Water activity

Athens: Sailing Cruise along the Coast

Activity provider: YachtHop

Athens: Sailing Cruise along the Coast

Activity provider: YachtHop
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From US$ 123.12 per person

Likely to sell out

Don't miss your chance to join this inclusive half-day sailing experience and explore the beautiful coastline. Swim, snorkel and taste some local delicacies on-board a modern sailing yacht.

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Duration 5 hours
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  • Experience sailing on the clear waters of south-east Athens
  • Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, fishing and snorkeling
  • Have Greek snacks on-board with local wine
  • Choose a morning or evening cruise option
Full description
Few people know that just half an hour away from the city center, there is a beautiful coastline with sparkling clear waters waiting to be explored. During this tour, you will sail along the Athenian Coast and experience the beauty for yourself. Hop on a sailboat, meet experienced crew and join a heart-filling experience sailing in the Saronic Gulf. Upon leaving the port, the boat will head towards Vouliagmeni Bay, past the Athenian Riviera, for your first swim stop. Enjoy a quick dip in the clear waters before you continue to your second swim stop located off the coast. There you will be served a selection of Greek appetizers and some local wine or refreshments. Learn the basics of sailing from your skipper or just sit and relax in the sun. Explore some hidden coves and drop an anchor in beautiful secluded bays where you will be able to enjoy a swim using the on-board snorkels, flippers and goggles. If swimming is not your thing, then grab a fishing rod and try your luck with fishing. In the mean time, you will be served some authentic Greek tapas and quality Greek wine before making your way back to base for your return. 
  • Sailing trip on a modern sailboat
  • Local, professional English-speaking skipper
  • Greek snacks for a light lunch
  • Water, a glass of wine or a soft drink
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Fuel, port fees and taxes
  • Transfers from/to the port
  • Towels
  • Optional gratitudes
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Meet outside Dia Noche cafe on Alimos Marina

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • You can reach the meeting point by tram or taxi from Athens Syntagma square
  • Please bring sunglasses, a hat, towel, swimsuit and sunscreen
  • According to Greek law, at the time of booking you must let us know ID/passport number, full name, date of birth and nationality of all participants
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 117 reviews

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The experience was really amazing! The boat ride itself was so beautiful since we could see Athens so clearly. Views were 100% wonderful from the boat. The water was also very blue and gorgeous. The teal and dark blue areas of the sea are just so breathtaking. We got to swim at two stops and used the snorkeling equipment for about a half hour each time. I loved the experience and highly recommend to anyone for their Athens trip. One of the tour guides cooked for us and the other took pictures for us and used the drone to get better picture views. It was a good size group so it was enjoyable and everyone was able to chat with each other. The only issue is that the bathrooms weren't too clean but I still recommend doing this. It was honestly so amazing and I'm happy my group did it. The tour guides were exceptional, welcoming, and extremely fun. Also, Irene, one of our tour guides, is absolutely wonderful. Don't miss out

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July 10, 2022

So much fun! This was our last day in Athens and it was the best way to end our trip. The snorkeling was so much fun and the water was so clear. They stopped twice for swimming and food. The food was also amazing. We will definitely do this again when we're back in Athens!

July 5, 2022

We had an amazing time! This was my first trip to greece and my first activity and it did not let me down! The crew & the weather were perfect! 2nd stop was my favorite because we got served traditional greek food ( the tzatziki and rice dish were amazing). I would do this everyday if I could! Thank you Nikki!

June 28, 2022

Product ID: 147084