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Saronic Islands Sailing trips & boat tours

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Athens: Boat Tour to Agistri, Aegina with Moni Swimming Stop

1. Athens: Boat Tour to Agistri, Aegina with Moni Swimming Stop

Discover the Saronic Sea on a wooden sailing boat with this tour from Piraeus. Sip on welcome drinks and snack on pastries on the way to the islands of Agistri and Aegina. Go for a refreshing dip in Moni or Metopi. Savor an authentic Greek lunch paired with traditional wine and beer.   Begin the excursion at Marina Zeas. The first stop of the cruise is the island of Agistri, surrounded by vibrant blue waters and clothed in pine trees. Here you can connect with the lush nature and feel the presence of ancient Greeks and deities while swimming and relaxing on the fine hot sand of the long flax-golden beach between Megalochori and Skala. Adventure lovers can join the optional bike tour between Melalochori and Chalikiada Beach. From there, move onto the island of Moni or Nisis Metopi (depending on the weather). While here, you will be served a delicious traditional Greek lunch, accompanied by traditional wine, beer, soft drinks, and coffee.  After finishing your feast, have the chance to jump off the boat, snorkel, swim around the boat, or swim to the island. This gorgeous and unique island has no inhabitants but is populated with law-protected deer, wild goats, rabbits, and peacocks. Make a final journey toward ards the beautiful island of Aegina. Aegina is famous for its white stone houses, flowery backyards, pistachios, red volcanic landscape, sensational food, the temple of Apollo, and the temple of Aphaia. Here, enjoy the island's crystal-clear water and sandy beaches, while exploring the breathtaking waterfront and traditional Greek cuisine. Sail back to the port of Marina Zeas while enjoying the ambiance of select and chill music, coffee, and drinks. 

Athens Riviera: Catamaran Cruise with Meal and Drinks

2. Athens Riviera: Catamaran Cruise with Meal and Drinks

Enjoy a sailing trip of a maximum of 10 guests on a luxurious catamaran, along the coastline of Athens. Share an all-inclusive cruise, offering the opportunity to discover the enchanting Athens Riviera. Start from the Marina of Agios Kosmas at 10:00 AM, and again at 3:00 PM, with a duration of approximately 5 hours, and sail almost 25 nautical miles in the sea. While onboard, you receive a welcome drink and get information about the vessel orientation and safety briefing. Head out in the blue waters for the chance to sunbathe and swim. During the trip, hear historical narrations across the Athenian coastline. When the wind allows, the catamaran sails will rise, and you can enjoy an unforgettable sailing experience. The captain will make 2 stops for swimming, and you will be served complimentary Greek wine, beer, and refreshments, while enjoying a special Greek barbecue meal, prepared onboard and served at a picturesque location.

From Athens: Saronic Islands Full-Day Cruise with VIP Seats

3. From Athens: Saronic Islands Full-Day Cruise with VIP Seats

After taking a transfer from Athens to the port, enjoy a welcome drink aboard as the boat sets sail for the cosmopolitan island of Hydra, where you'll have around 90 minutes to do whatever your heart desires. Enjoy the island's unique charms, and see the amphitheater shape that once served as a safe haven for Saronic pirates. From the decks, admire the special architecture and dramatic views of the island, the old traditional stone houses and mansions that silently stood witness to a long and turbulent history. Next stop, the island of Poros. For around 50 minutes, there is an opportunity to discover what makes the island famous - its natural beauty and the pine trees. Stroll around its hidden alleys full of little white houses and admire the famous and historical clock tower of Poros. Continue on to the island of Aegina It is world-renowned for pistachios, unique sandy beaches and the temple of Afea. Stay at the port for around 2 hours, and enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal clear blue waters or wander around the island and enjoy your coffee. Don't forget to taste the famous pistachio sweets. After sailing back to the port, be transferred to back to Athens.

Athens: Sailing Cruise along the Coast

4. Athens: Sailing Cruise along the Coast

Sail along the Athenian Coast and experience its beauty on a sailboat cruise. Dive into the sparkling clear waters for a swim or snorkel, and soak in panoramic views before savoring some Greek food and wine on the vessel. Meet your experienced crew and hop on the sailboat for a heart-filling experience sailing in the Saronic Gulf. Upon leaving the port, head towards Vouliagmeni Bay, past the Athenian Riviera, for your first swim stop. Next, 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 onboard snorkels, flippers, and goggles. If swimming is not your thing, then grab a fishing rod and try your luck with fishing. In the meantime, you will be served some authentic Greek tapas and quality Greek wine before making your way back to the base for your return. 

Athens Riviera: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Free Wine

5. Athens Riviera: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Free Wine

Sit on the deck of a comfortable sailing yacht and enjoy an evening sunset cruise around the Attica Coast, listening to chilled music while sipping wine. Hop on board a modern sailboat, meet the local skipper and be taken away on a memorable experience, sailing the Saronic Gulf during the most beautiful time of day. The captain sets sail every day at 4:00 PM. Cruise the coast of the Athenian Riviera, while you take-in stunning views. Experience sailing the sea just by the power of the wind. Let your crew look after you and enjoy a glass of wine (or another refreshment) at no cost. Learn the basics of sailing alongside your skipper or just sit and relax watching a gorgeous sunset. Ride the waves and explore the view of Athens from the sea. In the meantime, indulge in some authentic Greek meze (tapas) and high-quality Greek wine before making your return. 

Athens: Private Cruise of Athens Riviera & Saronic Islands

6. Athens: Private Cruise of Athens Riviera & Saronic Islands

Enjoy a day on a luxurious yacht in the Saronic Gulf and see the sunset on-board. The trip to your destination will take 1.5-hours and will give you the opportunity to see the Athens coastline of Aegina Island along with 2 to 3 swimming stops. Your destination will be Aegina Island and specifically, the islet of Moni with its crystal blue waters. There, you will be able to enjoy sea games such as paddle boarding, snorkeling and certified divers will also be able to dive.  On the boat, have time to relax with music, drinks and Greek snacks (meze). In addition, have the opportunity to learn about the history of the places you visit with narrative stories. 

Athens Riviera: Private Luxury Sailing Cruise with Lunch

7. Athens Riviera: Private Luxury Sailing Cruise with Lunch

On this luxury sailing yacht, you will discover the most beautiful bays of the Athenian Riviera, while travelling with comfort. There will be a 3 person crew (skipper, stewardess, and cook) always available to serve you and you will also have the opportunity to choose from 3 different menus for your meal on the boat. Light lunch: Special club sandwiches with chips potatoes, wine, soft drinks, water, coffee.Lunch: Greek salad, cheese pie, roll chicken with potatoes, seasonal fruits, desert, wine, soft drinks, water, coffee.Seafood lunch: Greek salad, grilled octopus, grilled shrimps with sauce, grilled fish, seasonal fruits, desert, wine, soft drinks, water, and coffee.You will be welcomed by the crew with coffee and pastries. The captain will tell you about the program, the spots that you will visit on the tour, and the security measures. Then, you'll set sail! Feel the sea breeze and relax in the outdoor lounge or on the deck and even get a quick sailing lesson from your captain. After a while, you will reach the first bay where you will throw out the anchor and dive in crystal clear waters of the Saronic Gulf. You will be provided with snorkeling equipment so you can explore the seabed. After enjoying your swim, continue to the second spot, enjoying sunbathing and a refreshing drink on the way. The crew will start to prepare the meal that you have selected while you enjoy your swim. Then, enjoy your lunch on board before returning to your starting location.

From Athens: Full-Day Boat Trip to Aegina Island with Lunch

8. From Athens: Full-Day Boat Trip to Aegina Island with Lunch

Make the most of a day in Athens with this full-day excursion on board a modern sailing yacht. You will leave Athens from the Marina Flisvos port at 10:00 AM and sail south towards the coasts of Aegina. During the first 2-hours of sailing, you can soak in the sun, have a drink and get ready for some swimming at one of the carefully-selected swimming spots. Your captain is very experienced in finding the best spots for swimming, where you will also be served lunch. You will stop for 2-hours and taste some amazingly fresh local delicacies with a glass of wine or a soft drink. After your 2-hour stop, you will take the boat into one of the accessible harbors of Aegina. The selected ports of call can be either Agia Marina in North-East Aegina or Souvala at North Aegina, depending on the weather conditions. On arrival, you will have 2 hours of free time to explore the island on your own. During this time you can choose to visit the breathtaking temple of Aphaia, or just sit in a café after a stroll to enjoy the views. The boat will leave the port at 5:00 PM to return to Athens by 7:00 PM at the latest.

Private Yacht Cruise on the Athens Riviera

9. Private Yacht Cruise on the Athens Riviera

Are you ready for a private yacht cruise in Athens Riviera on a luxurious yacht? If the answer is "yes", get on board and relax under the blue sky and the Greek sun on a luxurious yacht. This private cruise is available for up to 22 people, and is ideal to share with family and friends. Enjoy a unique private cruise during sailing southwards parallel to the Athenian Riviera. There are two swimming stops where you can splash in crystal waters and around islets such as Fleves and Hydrousa. There is snorkeling and paddle board equipment on board for you use.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the history of the area from the crew as you enjoy delicious Greek meze snacks and watch the sun set. This 5-hour cruise starts at 9:00 am from Marina Alimos, close to central Athens.

From Athens: Full-Day Cruise to Aegina, Agistri, & Aponissos

10. From Athens: Full-Day Cruise to Aegina, Agistri, & Aponissos

If you are looking for beach, sun, culture, and incredible scenery, look no further than this day trip. Explore Aphaia Temple in Aegina, revel in the blue waters of Agistri's beaches, jump off the boat in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of Aponissos. Board the authentic wooden sailing boat in Athens and enjoy coffee, tea, and freshly made juice with homemade cookies and cake. After an hour of sailing, tuck into a light healthy brunch. Then, arrive at Agistri Island, where you will have free time to explore the island and relax on the beach. Next, head to Aponissos for a traditional Greek lunch. Make use of the beautiful swimming spot and snorkeling gear. Then, sail to Aegina Island. Discover the ancient paths of Aphaia Temple and immerse yourself in the history of the island. Finally, tuck into fresh fruit on your return to Athens.

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4.9 / 5

based on 177 reviews

This trip was amazing and definitely a must do if you're in Athens! Everything was great - from the boat, to the itinerary and timings,the views and islands we were brought to, but most of all, the crew was very friendly and obliging.Sam and his team took great care of us and made sure we were all very comfortable throughout the trip.The views and waters of the Mediterranean are to die for,and there are plenty of opportunities for swimming in the clear blue waters throughout the trip. Very enjoyable and super worth it!

The tour guides were amazing. The cook in the boat really did his job and the boat was safe and good facilitated. The captain was funny, for people who wants to enjoy the islands and other tourists, this tour is a great option.

As a solo traveler this was so much fun. I met many amazing people from different places and the crew was absolutely fantastic and so professional.

Highlight of Greece all the crew were great hosts and the lunch was excellent

Amazing trip, would recommend and would love to do it again!