Yacht Charter Holidays in GREECE: A Fact File

What to pack, must see attractions, marinas, restaurants, beaches, itineraries and the best Greece yacht charter seasons.

Yacht Charter Holidays in Greece: A Fact File

A land of myths and legends, Greece is a warm and inviting superyacht charter destination year-round that you could spend an entire lifetime exploring and still find new adventures as contemporary ideas and technology surface. Lie back and relax on your sundeck with a cool drink and admire the breath-taking scenery of crystal clear waters, white cliffs and green vegetation strewn with ruins and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Go here for the full Greece Yacht Charter Guide.

Things to Consider:

Yachting Seasons & Climate:

Greece is a year-round destination die to its warm climate, which sits around 10°C/50°F in winter and rises to 30°C/84°F in the summer.

Clothing to Pack For Your Charter:

In the larger towns and cities, Grecians tend towards a smart-casual appearance and accessories are an important part of fashion. Natural fabrics such as cotton and linen are recommended due to their breath-ability, while an additional layer after sundown is advised for charters outside of summer.

Main Ports and Marinas:

Skiathos Town, Glossa, Panormos, Koukounaries, Skopelos Town, Steni Vala, Linaria Port, Patitiri, Vathy, Symi Port, Rhodes Port, Kos Port, Port Augusta, Zakynthos City, Poros, Lekfas Marina, Gouvia Marina, Port of Hydra, Port of Spetses, Port of Salamina, Port of Aegina, Poros, Kiani, Akti, Port of Hydra, Lakki Marina

Famous Restaurants & Clubs:

Santorini Yachting Club, Kariatis (Crete), Serenissima Restaurant (Crete), The Venetian Well (Corfu), Toula’s Seafood Restaurant (Corfu), Ambrosia Restaurant (Rhodes), Wonder (Rhodes), Bassia (Zakynthos), Rotonda (Naxos)

A Must See Attraction:

The Acropolis (Athens), The Palace of the Grand Master (Rhodes)

Best beaches to visit in your superyacht:

Navagio, Myrtos, Kathisma, Porto Katsiki, Pedi, Polemi, Ladiko, Nas, Kyra, Koukounaris Bay, Molos Beach, Rousum Gialos, Bay of Panormos, Paros, Naxos, Tinos, Amorgos, Milos, Sifnos and Andros

Local Yacht Events:

East Med Yacht Show, Poros Yacht Charter Show

Best time to go:

Late spring - early autumn, when the weather is cooler and the islands are open for tourism.

Further Charter Information

Yacht Rentals Available:

Go here for the current list of yacht rentals in Greece.

Full Greece Yacht Charter Guide:

Go here for the essential Greece yacht charter guide.

Greece Itineraries:

Here is a selection of broker itineraries for Greece.

News:

Read the latest superyacht news about Greece.

Basic Holiday Info Summary

Capital: Athens
Currency: Euro (€/EUR)
Official languages: Greek
Main religions: Christianity
Area: 131,957 km² (50,949 sq mi)
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