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Private Afternoon Sailing to Dia

Departure and arrival: Heraklion Old Venetian Port
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Duration

6 hours

Tour Type

Specific Days

Group Size

8-10 people

Languages

English, Greek

Overview

An ideal trip for a romantic getaway or how about a special proposal to your other half? Sailing privately and taking all the moments and the colours of the magnificent sunset. And if you are a family or party of friends remember how the beauty of this hour can soothe any soul!

After the pick-up we meet at the Old Venetian port. Our staff welcomes you on board, where you will be given a briefing about safety, and boat handling. We set our sails and we are off to our destination, Dia island.

Dia is an uninhabited small island, 7 nautical miles north of Heraklion and is protected by the Natura 2000 project for its biodiversity. 

The trip there lasts almost one hour, during which you can enjoy the silence, the sun, the blue surroundings, get informed on eco sailing and marine life around Crete or participate in the sailing activities with our skilled skipper!

When we reach Dia, we set anchor on either Agios Georgios or Panagia bay (depending on the weather conditions), which are located on the south part of the island. Both coves are known for their green, crystal waters surrounded by protected wildlife, like the cretan eagle and wild rabbit. Get ready to learn everything you want regarding the history and the flaura and fauna of this little island.

Enjoy swimming in the beautiful waters, snorkelling, sunbathing or isolating to explore your surroundings and admire mother nature. On board you will find refreshments and fresh fruit to snack!

After this fulfilling mind and body experience get ready for our gastronomic journey as your skipper and host prepares a dinner for you on spot, made exclusively from fresh and local ingredients.

We set our sails again to return to Heraklion Venetian port after a full afternoon. Keep in mind that there is always a possibility to spot some of our lovely mammal friends, the dolphins!

This cruise is just for you and your significant other & your friends or family to enjoy privacy and the beauty that surrounds you with your loved ones!

Choose your sailboat:

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Large, comfortable & safe sailing yachts (that actually sail) with expert local crew;
  • Sail to uninhabited island of Dia (Natura 2000). Positive footprint policy;
  • Lunch & drinks selected locally by small producers.
  • Ageless yachts, Fully equipped, Lots of extras, regularly disinfected

Itinerary

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From 1 PM - Pickup from your hotel/Accommodation
We welcome you on board and give you a small safety and boat-handling briefing. We set our sails to Dia island
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We welcome you on board and give you a small safety and boat-handling briefing.
We set our sails to Dia island.
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We arrive in Agios Georgios or Panagia Cove. We drop our anchor
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Free time for swimming, snorkelling, enjoying the sun and nature.
Refreshments and drinks are served.
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Lunch time.
Cretan dish with fresh salad, and desert just prepared by your skipper and host/hostess
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A quick dive or more relaxing in the boat.
And we set our sails back to Heraklion
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Arrive at the Old Venetian Port
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From 7 PM - Drop off at your accommodation

Included/Excluded

  • Skipper
  • Deckhand
  • Full lunch
  • Wine (responsible consumption)
  • Mineral water
  • Snorkel and tube
  • Diesel
  • All taxes and fees
  • Beach towel
  • Swimsuits
  • Beach shoes

Languages

English
Greek

Tour's Location

Departure and arrival: Heraklion Old Venetian Port

FAQs

Where should we meet?
You will receive meeting point information with your booking. Either you are picked up from your accommodation by our transfer service or we meet at the meeting point at least 20’before the starting time.
What should I bring with me?
You need to bring your own towel. If you wish to walk ashore or explore the rocks, rubber could be very helpful. You won’t need them if you wish to stay on the beach. Regarding food and drinks, we provide everything on board. Kindly let us know in case you have special dietary arrangements or you need to place anything in the fridge. Alcohol is offered on the boat (responsible consumption) and we advise not to bring your own.
What is the language spoken by the crew ?
Both our skippers and stewards speak English and at least one of the following languages: Greek, German, Italian, Spanish.
Are the yachts insured?
All our yachts are covered for Third Party Liability with sum insured equal or higher than the obligatory from Greek Legislation (Bodily Injury, Material Damage , Sea Pollution ).
The above mentioned yacht insurance is valid in excess of the security Deposit (not applied in cabin charter) the client chooses to pay.
Do the yachts meet any safety standards?
All yachts safety equipment meets or exceeds the safety standards set by the Greek Ministry of Merchant Marine
Should I have a travel insurance?
In your own interest, you are advised to buy suitable travel insurance before leaving home, including cancellation insurance to protect your booking deposit.
Do you provide activity briefings?
You will receive a general briefing at their arrival concerning the schedule of the day, safety, hygiene and accommodation on board. A detailed leaflet in 3 languages is provided to each one in order to have everything in written.

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