Pleasure seekers, this one is for you! Dramatic, diverse landscapes, breathtaking diversities, lush vegetation against sapphire waters and rich coastline forming countless bays, coves and beaches is what expects you while on sailing vacations in the Ionian islands.
Beautifully scattered along the western coastline of Greece, the Ionian islands offer mild, less windy summers than the Aegean, making an ideal destination for family sailing holidays. With a wealth of natural coves, bays and havens, as well as organized marinas and sailing services, the Ionian islands are a safe playground for bareboat sailing holidays or skippered yachting holidays.
World renowned not only from “Captain’s Corelli’s Mandolin” movie but also for its multi awarded, awe-inspiring Myrtos beach, Kefalonia island is the largest among the Ionian islands. With dramatic natural diversities ranking from majestic mountainous landscapes to sweeping beaches scattered along the rich coastline, Kefalonia inspires amazing sailing experiences.
Hidden beach: Stretching just below Kipouria Monastery in southwestern Kefalonia, Platia ammos beach is a hidden gem accessible only by boat, with amazing waters and exceptional sunsets.
A small island with big name and homeland of mythical Odysseus, Ithaca island is an idyllic destination that remains unspoilt from mass tourism. Just a short sail away from NE Kefalonia, features the same kind of deep green, verdant nature and shares those amazingly refreshing, deep turquoise waters with is sister island. With a wealth of pristine beaches accessible only by boat, Ithaca island is a sailing heaven worth to explore.
Hidden beach: Do not miss to sail to Gidaki, an amazing beach with crystal blue-green waters kissing soft white sands, resembling Caribbean landscape.
Described as the “shores of glory” by Lord Byron, Corfu island is a blessed destination for beach lovers and adventure explorers. Cosmopolitan and quintessential, amazingly blending culture and tradition on a most inspiring natural backdrop, the island is an inviting call to charm pleasure seekers of all kinds.
Hidden beaches: Along Corfu’s long, golden coastline, are scattered countless bays and havens accessible only by boat. All you have to do is pick yours!
Mountains dropping off to shimmering turquoise waters, lush vegetation, amazing beaches and sparkling lifestyle create a unique ambience making it a favourite destination for sailors and hedonists alike. Sail to the renowned Shipwreck Cove with your own, chartered boat and indulge in this breathtaking scenery without the vast crowds arriving by boat cruises.