Samos Yacht Charter
A Samos yacht charter is a holiday experience is typically Greek in its feel. Based on its geographical location, the Island of Samos should have been part of the island cluster that comprises East Sporades. However, most seasoned yacht charterers and travelers to the region consider it as part of the islands that comprise Dodecanese. This popular superyacht and luxury yacht charter destination is in fact the closest to Asia Minor among the islands of Greece. Specifically, Samos is just a nautical mile from the coastline of Turkey. Being such, it is one of the islands that are frequently visited by yacht charter enthusiasts.
Yacht Charter Holiday in Samos Island
Samos Island is a holiday resort that is popular among sailors and yacht charter enthusiasts for its rich culture and history, seamless mix of traditional lifestyle and cosmopolitan trappings, modern infrastructures and facilities and idyllic beaches, considered by many as the best in all of Greece.
This holiday destination offers diverse options for those who are looking for best that they can experience and enjoy during their stay in the Mediterranean. Samos is your typical Greek holiday resort, with its verdant terrain, densely-covered forest, rustic Greek villages, pebbled and sandy beaches, azure waters and a lot, lot more. Of course, the Island is also famous for its Samos wine, and the typical landscape in various parts of the island is dominated by lush vineyards.
Main Attractions and Important Places in Samos Island
The natural allure of the island is interwoven with ancient artifacts and remnants of a glorious ancient civilization. Samos boasts of several old structures and historical landmarks that indicate a rich and flourishing ancient civilization. The town of Samos lies on the northeastern section of the Island. The town is organized following a concentric pattern with the bay serving as the heart of the town, typical of Greek towns that retained its old character.
If you want to get a glimpse at the rich culture and history of Samos Island, then you should include in your day activities visits to several museums that are found in the old town as well as in other parts of the island. These would include the Archeological Museum in Vathi town, the Fossil Museum, which is located at the Mytilini Village, Temple of Hera, which is found in the village of Heraion, the Museum of Folklore in the town of Pythgorian, the Lykourgos Castle, which lies in the southwestern section of the Port of Pythagorian and the churches and monasteries in the towns Vathy and Samos, and the village of Panagia Spiliani.
The old section of the town as well as the harbor features buildings and structures with neoclassical theme as well as modern designs. The town of Samos and the harbor are teeming with an assortment of restaurants, cafes, bars, clubs and tavernas. Indeed, these are the places that you cannot afford to miss when you spend your yacht charter holiday in the Island of Samos.
Fun Activities in Samos Island
The Island of Samos is a good Mediterranean yacht holiday destination if you want some real action. The island boasts of an assortment of spectacular beaches and coves for you to explore in the superyacht’s water toys or tender. There are also several bays in the region which are secluded making them perfect venue for holidaymakers to relax and savor the charm of the beaches. The top beaches in the island include Roditises, Potami, Potokaki, Mykali, Platanakia, Kerveli, Lemonakia, Kedros, Tsamadou, Pythagorion, Heraion, Psilli Ammos and Kokkari.
If you want to experience what a typical Greece vacation has to offer, then you should set sail to Samos Island on your next crewed luxury yacht charter holiday to the region.