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Chartered Greek Saronic Islands

Encounter Greek Islands

Fall in love with the serenity and sophistication of the Saronic Islands as you set sail by luxury catamaran for an enchanting odyssey to some of the most unspoiled beaches, secluded coves and blissfully vintage seaside villages in all of Greece. From the jet setting allure of Hydra and romantic elegance of Spetses to the hidden island treasures of Poros and ancient riches of Epidaurus and the Peloponnese peninsula, you will experience the mesmerizing wonders of the Saronic Gulf before toasting to your voyage in the Greek capital of Athens.

Trip Details

8 Days / 7 Nights

About the Boat

6 to 8 Guests / 4 Cabins / 4 Bathrooms

Equipped with the most sumptuous of comforts, your private sailing catamaran offers an unforgettable luxury charter experience along the Saronic Gulf of Greece. With an expert Captain and crew waiting to welcome you aboard, the 15.54 meter Lagoon 500 Catamaran is a spacious dream on the water, with amazing onboard facilities and ample space to relax. Air conditioned throughout, the catamaran boasts amazing views from her large decks and bridge, ideal for sunbathing, an inviting TV lounge to decompress, a Bluetooth controlled music entertainment system in the front at the flybridge, salon and in the dining area. Deluxe guest cabins are roomy with full standing heights and en-suite bathrooms, USB charging facilities for phones, laptops and devices, and WiFi. Along with the plush onboard amenities, the catamaran also offers an excellent selection of sea toys for the ultimate in holiday fun, including a RIB outboard, water skis, donut, sit on top canoe, and stand up paddle board.

Day 1

In the afternoon be welcomed by your CB Regional Ambassador at Athens International Airport or your Athens hotel, and set off by chauffeur for the port where your luxury catamaran awaits. Toast to the start of your voyage along Greece’s breathtaking Saronic Islands with a sparkling aperitif and warm welcome by the Captain and crew, as you board your private catamaran and set sail for the cosmopolitan island of Aegina. Arrive to port, where your catamaran will be moored for the evening, and get ready to celebrate the start to your adventure at sea with a gourmet dinner and wine pairing hosted on board, and a restful night on the water.

MEALS: Dinner

Day 2

This morning will begin with a brilliant breakfast on board and a morning sail towards Hydra, considered to be one of the most beautiful islands in Greece. Along the way enjoy free time to swim in the crystal clear waters of a series of remote islets before savoring a freshly prepared lunch on board. This evening your boat will be moored on the island of Hydra, a haven for artists and jet setters for decades, offering architectural charms reflecting the prosperity of its inhabitants throughout the centuries and a distinctly scenic 19th character, made even more authentic by the absence of cars on the island. This evening you’ll savor stunning Aegean views and modern Greek cuisine at one of Hydra’s most sophisticated restaurants.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Awake to fresh sea air and sunshine as you enjoy breakfast served on board, before setting sail for the romantic island of Spetses. While sailing along, you’ll stop to swim in cerulean waters along the south-west shores of Hydra, including a breathtaking bay peppered with hidden islets and secluded islands, and enjoy a sun kissed lunch on board. In the late afternoon you will reach the elegant island of Spetses with its picturesque main town characterized by historic Venetian mansions, quaint boutiques and lovely eateries. For this evening’s dining experience you will enjoy a bountiful farm to table feast featuring organic delights at a unique farmstead on the island.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

After enjoying a leisurely breakfast on board, you will set sail for the ancient island of Dokos, a mostly uninhabited oasis of small beaches with pristine waters and unspoiled nature. Swimming and relaxation are the order of the day, before savoring lunch prepared for you on board. You will continue sailing onward to the island of Poros where the boat will be moored for the evening. Preciously petit, blanketed by lush vegetation and antique villages, Poros is a hidden treasure of island life in the Aegean. Tonight’s dinner will be enjoyed on shore at a typical taverna where traditional Greek dishes and seafood specialties are served with heart.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Following breakfast on board, you’ll embark for stunning Russian Bay, considered one of the best beaches on Poros for its golden sands and clear, calm waters perfect for swimming. You will continue onward to exit the straight of Poros, before sailing along the volcanic Methana peninsula of the Peloponnese en route to ancient Epidaurus. During today’s journey at sea you will have plenty of time to swim and enjoy an al fresco lunch on board, before setting anchor at the port of Epidaurus in the the early afternoon. Following arrival be welcomed by your CB Regional Ambassador, an Archaeologist, and set off for the inspiring architectural feat that is the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus. Marvel at the grandeur of the theater, dating back to the 4th century BC and revered for its impeccable acoustics and magnificent preservation, before exploring the fascinating archaeological ruins of the Sanctuary of Asclepius, a sacred center for healing and medicinal treatment in the ancient Greek world. Dinner will be a rustic meal of typical dishes from the Peloponnese in the setting of a lovely taverna before returning to the boat for the evening.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Enjoy a delightful breakfast on board before setting course for the enchanting island of Agkistri. While sailing along, appreciate a tranquil landscape of unspoiled beaches kissed by ultramarine waters, verdant vegetation and majestic pine trees to the sea, with ample free time to swim, sunbathe and savor lunch on board. Upon reaching the port of Agkistri, the boat will set anchor for overnight and you will enjoy a casual dinner hosted on board.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

Today you will enjoy a relaxing on board breakfast while still anchored at port, before setting sail in the late morning for the uninhabited islet of Metopi, for a refreshing swim in vibrant turquoise waters set against a backdrop of immaculate white sand beaches. The afternoon will be spent sailing back to port in Athens, where you will be welcomed by your chauffeur and transported to the exuberant heart of the capital for check-in to your chic, five-star city stay, the Perianth Hotel. A free evening is yours to take in the vibrant energy of Agias Eirinis square, conveniently near many of Athens’s major attractions, before tomorrow’s departure.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8

After breakfast and check-out, your private chauffeur will arrive to transport you to Athens International Airport for departure, and the end of your Encounter.

MEALS: Breakfast

Pricing

Pricing for this Chartered Encounter begins at:

  • $7,200/per person*, based on double occupancy and a travel party of 6 
  • $5,690/per person*, based on double occupancy and a travel party of 8 

*The final price of your Chartered Encounter will be determined by your travel party size, requested dates, and any additions or overages as related to daily incidentals, organized meals & snacks, and/or scheduled chauffeured transportation.

Included

A seamless travel experience designed by CountryBred from arrival to departure

An expertly prepared route determined by the captain, taking into consideration weather, water and safety conditions, time of year & length of voyage. Please note routes can be adjusted according to daily weather & water conditions, at the discretion of the captain and crew.

24/7 support during your Chartered Encounter by certified boat crew

Chauffeured, private transportation for arrival & departure transfers & all on shore touring activities, as indicated in the itinerary

Private touring with our professionally licensed & English speaking Regional Ambassadors, as indicated in the itinerary

A curated selection of signature local experiences & engaging expert-led activities, exclusively developed to showcase the culture and cuisine of the on shore regions you will be exploring

All entrance fees, required reservations & tickets associated with on shore touring during your Chartered Encounter

On board dining highlighting seasonal ingredients and regional flavors, including daily breakfast & one signature meal per day

Organized on shore dining experiences, as indicated in your itinerary

Daily assortment of snacks and refreshments, including select alcoholic beverages, wine, beer, soft drinks, water, coffee & tea

Daily cabin cleaning service with midweek changing of linens & towels

Fuel & docking fees

On board internet access

Traveler Welcome Package

Taxes & base gratuities for captain and boat crew, private chauffeurs & Regional Ambassadors

Not Included

International or regional airfare

Airport taxes and charges, airport parking or excess baggage charges

Expenses for activities/excursions not included or identified in the Encounter itinerary

Transportation expenses incurred during free time

A-la-carte food orders, alcoholic beverages or wines outside of pre-arranged menus during organized meals

Any meals or beverages during free time, not indicated in the Encounter Itinerary

Personal expenditures and personal spending money

On board incidentals not indicated in the Encounter Itinerary

Travel insurance including health, accidents, lost baggage and trip cancellation

Passport and Visa expenses

All other items that are not mentioned or included in your Encounter itinerary

Requesting Dates

Once you submit your Booking Request, our team will get to work confirming whether your preferred travel dates are available. Within 72 hours of receiving your Booking Request, we will provide you with a quoted trip price for your preferred dates and travel party size, along with booking instructions that will include steps on how to submit your required trip deposit.

What is the minimum & maximum occupancy for the boat featured in this Chartered Encounter?

The boat featured in this Chartered Encounter is available for exclusive charter only. The boat charter requires a minimum occupancy of 6 guests, and can accommodate a maximum of 8 guests.

Why is my quoted trip price different than the published starting price per person?

While our Chartered Encounters are pre-designed and ready to book travel experiences, there are important factors that may impact the quoted trip price, namely boat availability, number of travelers in your party, the minimum charter required, and whether you are requesting to travel during high or low season in a specific region or during a national holiday/special event.

What happens if my requested travel dates are not available?

Should your requested travel dates not be available, or if they happen to encompass a national holiday or special event that will significantly impact your quoted trip price, we will certainly let you know and work with you to identify alternate travel dates.

Months Offered

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October

Arrival & Departure

This Chartered Encounter includes a chauffeured private transfer from your Athens hotel or Athens International Airport upon arrival, and a chauffeured private transfer to Athens International Airport for departure.

Private transfers to and from alternate locations not included as part of this Chartered Encounter, such as a residence, hotel, car rental office, etc., can be requested at an additional cost.

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