Itineraries

Check some of our sailing trips and activities in the Greek islands. Keep in mind that our trips are customized.

Contact us for more details and a quote. Enjoy!

10:00

As soon as the guests arrive on the yacht in Heraklio old venetian port,  a welcome drink will be offered while a small briefing concerning safety regulations and boat handling will be given by the instructor/skipper. We set sails for the nearby island of Dia (around 6 miles ~1 hrs). Our experienced crew will help our guest feel comfortable while sailing (not motoring). Enjoy silence, while the yacht moves only by sails. Your experienced professional skipper will guide you through some secrets of sailing.

11:00

We put our anchors in a protected cove of Dia island which belongs in the Natura 2000 project.

12:30

After a snack, a briefing concerning the activity is held by our certified instructor. We take our masks and the special BioWatch cards and dive in order to observe and record the different fish species. While back on yacht we upload our findings in COMBER portal.

14:00

It is time for lunch. A buffet is prepared on board. A variety of organic salads, freshly prepared by our crew and spaghetti with fresh mussels and salmon will be accompanied by excellent dry wine (2 bottles per yacht). Season fruits and local sweets will supplement the lunch.

15:00

time for relax, diving, playing with water toys, fishing etc.

17:00

As the sun declines, we set sails to the marina, wishing only to greet the pair of dolphins on our way. Check out at 18:00

Day 1

Embarkation at the old venetian harbor of Heraklion. Sailing and afternoon approach to Santorini. We will overnight in the fishing port or in a small dock inside the Caldera.

Day 2

Free day to explore Santorini. A car can be rent in order to reach the most beautiful places. A visit to the archaeological site of Akrotiri, as well as to several of the excellent local wineries is strongly recommended.

Day 3

The caldera of Santorini is a magnificent spectacle.Three small islets inside the caldera offer shelter from the prevailing winds as well as the opportunity to visit the volcano. Overnight in Thirasia – the ‘poor’ cousin of Santorini lies only a few miles to the west.

Day 4

It is time to begin sailing back to Crete. The winds will be with our side, and OINOH flies over the waves.

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Day 1

Embarkation and sailing to Dia (6 miles). Dia is a now uninhabited island which took the name by Zeus and has a rich history dating from the Minoan times to the recent past. We drop the anchor in one of the protected coves and enjoy the crystal clear water and tranquility. Overnight at anchor.

Day 2

Early waking up and after a breakfast, we set sails for Santorini (8 hrs). The most famous island in Greece justifies its reputation. A small marina in the south is a good shelter after a long day in the sea.

Day 3

Wander around Santorini, taste local wines, and relax. Afternoon sail to Nea Kammeni, the volcanic island.

Day 4

Ios (4 hrs) – Beautiful bays for snorkeling and an old town which certainly worths a visit. A dinner at our local friends’ taverna will be the top of the night.

Day 5

Sikinos (2 hrs) – A peaceful little island with a few people living on. Very friendly locals and beautiful scenery.

Day 6

Iraklia (4 hrs) – Breathtaking seabottom for snorkeling and the best fish taverna in the area. We will enjoy our meal in the friendly atmosphere of the locals.

Day 7

Amorgos (4 hrs) – After a stop in Keros (a small but beautiful uninhabited islet), a visit in Amorgos will offer unforgettable moments. The island where the famous film “The Big Blue” was filmed offers a lot of opportunities for hiking, sightseeing and snorkeling.

Day 8

Anafi (5 hrs). A jewel in the middle of the Aegean.

Day 9

Sailing back to base.

Day 1

Embarkation at the old venetian harbor of Heraklion. Sailing to Santorini. We will overnight in the fishing port or in a small dock inside the Caldera.

Day 2

After a refreshing dive and some exploration on the island, we set sails towards Sikinos. A small beautiful island about 20 miles from Santorini. Enjoy calmness, great bays and nice food!

Day 3

Folegandros will be our next destination. Beautiful scenery, and a picturesque Hora at the top we shall not miss.

Day 4

Kimolos is a small islet next to Milos. Beautiful volcanic bays and a tranquil port. If we are lucky, we can swim next to monk seals in the nearby Pollywogs.

Day 5

Sifnos is our next destination. One of the jewels of Aegean and a great place to overnight in one of its bays.

Day 6

Antiparos, Despotiko and the newly found temple of Apollo will offer a great opportunity for hiking. A visit in a small tavern to taste the local “gouna” (delicious traditional fish plate) should not be missed.

Day 7

Visit to nearby islets to swim and enjoy the turquoise water of the bays. Afternoon in Paros and sail back to base.

Day 8

Check out at 09:00.

Check some of our standard South Aegean routes – do not forget though, that each trip can be fully accommodated to your needs and personal preferences!

Check some of our standards routes. Do not forget that our trips can be fully customized. Enjoy!

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