Guide to Cabin Yacht Charter in Greece

Last update: Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Couple enjoying cabin charter on a catamaran

Sailing in Greece offers a sublime fusion of ancient allure and modern luxury, beckoning adventurers to explore its azure waters and sun-kissed islands. As you embark on a voyage through this maritime paradise, the concept of cabin yacht charter emerges as a gateway to a truly immersive experience.

In case you are a solo traveler, couple or a smaller group of friends, and want to have a wonderful sailing experience, but are not able to afford a whole boat charter, cabin yacht charter is a great and accessible option for you!

Combining the freedom of sailing with the comfort of onboard accommodation, cabin yacht charters provide an unparalleled opportunity to traverse Greece’s enchanting coastline. Joining fellow seafarers, each day promises a new adventure, marked by captivating landscapes, cultural encounters, and the boundless serenity of the open sea.

From the historic harbors of Corfu to the hidden gems of the Ionian Islands, embark on a catamaran journey where every moment unfolds into a cherished memory amidst the splendor of Greece’s seas.

Porto Timoni beach, Corfu

Greece Cabin Charter “Corfu” Route Plan:

Day 1: Meeting point at Marina Gouvia at 5 PM

Embark on your maritime odyssey in Greece with a safety demonstration and an insightful briefing from your seasoned skipper, setting the stage for an unforgettable journey. As you settle into your cozy cabin around 5 pm, the anticipation of adventure looms in the air, beckoning you to explore the charming labyrinth of Corfu’s old town. This cultural gem, nestled between ancient Venetian fortresses, whispers tales of bygone eras, its UNESCO World Heritage status a testament to its historical significance.

Corfu, crowned jewel of the Ionian Islands, awaits with open arms, boasting sun-kissed beaches and untamed natural beauty that captivates the soul. Immerse yourself in its rich tapestry of history, where each cobblestone street and weathered facade narrates a story of resilience and heritage. From architectural marvels to archaeological wonders, Corfu enchants with its diverse offerings, promising an experience that transcends the ordinary.

Day 2: Sunday Sailing from Corfu to Syvota Town

On your first sailing day, head towards the enchanting shores of Syvota, where every wave whispers tales of serenity and adventure. Nestled amidst verdant islets and secluded coves, this coastal haven beckons yachters and sailors alike, offering a glimpse into paradise.

As you dock in Syvota town, the allure of exploration tugs at your soul, urging you to wander its cobblestone streets and immerse yourself in its vibrant culture. Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of local cuisine, choosing from a myriad of tavernas that line the waterfront, each offering a culinary journey through Greece’s gastronomic delights.

Awaken to the promise of a new day, as you set sail to uncover more of Syvota’s hidden treasures. Dive into the azure depths of its pristine beaches, where soft sands caress your toes and crystal-clear waters beckon you to explore. Alternatively, venture to End Bay, a serene oasis nestled amidst lush greenery, offering respite and rejuvenation amidst nature’s embrace.

night view of boats moored in Gouvia marina on Corfu

Day 3: Monday Sailing from Syvota to Lakka on Paxos Island

Set course for Lakka, the picturesque gem of Paxos Island, where Venetian architecture meets the verdant embrace of olive groves and cypress trees. Delight your palate with fresh seafood delicacies and traditional Greek fare, as you bask in the warm hospitality of Lakka’s charming village.

Then, set sail towards the captivating shores of Gaios, where adventure and tranquility converge in perfect harmony. Here, visit the famed Blue Caves, a mesmerizing spectacle nestled along the island’s western coast, accessible only by sea. The azure waters shimmer with an ethereal glow.

Arriving at Gaios, the heart of Paxos, you’ll be enchanted by its rich history and charming ambiance. Named after the saint who brought Christianity to the island, Gaios exudes a timeless allure, with its bustling harbor town and crescent-shaped port serving as a gateway to exploration. Make sure to indulge in the culinary delights of Gaios’ restaurants, tavernas, and coffee bars. And as the night falls, find solace in the serenity of the bay.

many boats anchored in a turquoise bay

Day 4: Tuesday Sailing from Gaios to Antipaxos to Parga

Indulge in a leisurely breakfast accompanied by the rich aroma of freshly brewed coffee as you prepare to chart your course southward towards the pristine shores of Antipaxos. This idyllic, uninhabited island beckons with its untouched sandy bays and panoramic vistas that unfold before us in all their splendor. Venture ashore to marvel at the breathtaking views from atop, a testament to nature’s unrivaled beauty.

As the sun reaches its zenith, relish a delectable lunch served aboard the vessel, surrounded by the tranquil serenity of Antipaxos’ unspoiled shores. Dive into the crystal-clear waters for a refreshing swim or partake in exhilarating water sports, immersing yourself fully in this unique and enchanting locale.

As the sails catch the breeze once more, set your sights on Parga, nestled along the western coast of Greece’s mainland. Renowned for its exotic beaches, dramatic landscapes, and traditional architecture, Parga exudes the charm and allure of an Ionian Island. Upon arrival, take the opportunity to explore its winding streets and discover a hidden gem among its array of restaurants, where you can savor the flavors of local cuisine and immerse yourself in the ambiance of this coastal paradise.

Day 5: Wednesday Sailing from Parga to Petriti

As the sun rises, set your course for Petriti, a quaint fishing village nestled along the serene shores of Corfu’s southeast coast. A highlight of this picturesque enclave is its bustling fishing port, where the rhythmic dance of local fishermen and their colorful boats paints a vibrant tableau against the tranquil waters. Indulge your senses with the tantalizing flavors of freshly caught seafood at one of the charming restaurants dotting the port, as you bask in the warm glow of a seaside sunset.

Take a leisure stroll through the winding streets of Petriti, adorned with traditional architecture and adorned with the charm of yesteryear. As night descends, dine under the stars, savoring the bounty of the sea and the camaraderie of fellow travelers. With the gentle lull of the waves as your lullaby, drift into a restful slumber, lulled by the whispers of the sea.

Day 6: Thursday Sailing from Petriti to Old Fortress Garitsa Bay

Following a refreshing swim and a delightful breakfast, set sail towards the iconic Old Fortress, a timeless symbol of Corfu’s rich history and heritage. While approaching, the breathtaking vista of Garitsa Bay unfolds before you, captivating every visitor with its sheer beauty and serenity. Perched atop a rocky peninsula, flanked by two characteristic hills, this ancient stronghold commands awe and admiration. Its storied past, marked by centuries of Venetian influence and strategic importance, is palpable in every stone and turret.

Step into history as you explore the labyrinthine corridors and ramparts of the Old Fortress, each echoing with tales of bygone eras. But perhaps its most enchanting feature is the panoramic vista it offers, a sweeping 360-degree panorama of the shimmering Ionian Sea and the timeless beauty of Old Corfu Town.

As the sun begins its descent, retreat to one of the charming restaurants or cafes nestled within the fortress walls, where you can savor the flavors of traditional Greek cuisine amidst a backdrop of unparalleled beauty.

Day 7: Friday Sailing from the Northeast of Corfu to Gouvia

Departing from the idyllic shores of Garitsa Bay, your journey takes you on a scenic sail towards the northern reaches of the enchanting Island of Corfu. Here, a trio of renowned beaches awaits your exploration: Agni, Kalami, and Kouloura. These pristine stretches of coastline beckon with their crystalline waters, inviting you to indulge in a final day of aquatic adventures. Whether you’re drawn to the thrill of paddle boarding, the tranquility of snorkeling, or simply seeking solace in the warmth of the sun, these beaches offer an array of experiences to suit every inclination. Then, bid farewell to these coastal gems and set sail once more, retracing your path towards the marina base in Gouvia.

Upon return, you’ll have the opportunity to avail yourself of the marina’s amenities, from swimming pool to restaurant, bar to showers, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing conclusion to our seafaring escapade. Alternatively, venture into the vibrant heart of Corfu town, easily accessible by bus or taxi, and immerse yourself in its rich tapestry of culture, cuisine, and charm. As the day draws to a close, reflect on the memories forged during your Greek island hopping, cherishing the beauty and wonder of Corfu’s shores.

Day 8: Check out in Gouvia

Departure time is scheduled for 9 am.


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What’s Included in Corfu Cabin Yacht Charter Package?

  • Double cabin accommodation on a catamaran featuring:
    • 2 superior double cabins with private bathrooms
    • 3 standard double cabins with daily crew-cleaned shared bathrooms (upon request, 2 mid-ship cabins can be configured as 1 double bed or 2 bunk beds)
    • doubled beds can be split into 2 with a removable suspended separation cloth
  • Half-board meal plan (choice of breakfast with either lunch or dinner)
  • Beverage service during meals (includes 2 beers per guest per day, water, and juices)
    • Note: Additional drinks can be purchased but must be stored away from communal areas; the skipper has full authority over alcohol consumption.
  • Dedicated crew service: Captain and hostess
  • Linen and towel sets provided (1 set per person per week)
  • All necessary consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel, and water)
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage for both the yacht and passengers
  • Onboard water sports equipment: snorkeling gear, paddleboard
  • Additional amenities for relaxation: hammocks, floating mats, and outdoor cushions

What’s NOT Included in Corfu Cabin Yacht Charter Package?

  • Airfare expenses
  • Transfer arrangements
  • Any extra beverages, soft drinks, or alcoholic drinks beyond those included in the half-board package
  • Additional meals not specified in the itinerary (lunches or dinners as per the schedule)
  • Personal travel insurance coverage

Important reminder – each passenger must carry a valid passport!
The itinerary may be altered as necessary due to meteorological or technical considerations.

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