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Sail in Greece Ionian Cruises - Corfu

Explore the unique beauties of the Ionian Sea with a 7 day Sailing Boat Cruise. 

 

 

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Embark on an unforgettable Ionian cruise, where historical sightseeing meets Mediterranean relaxation! Our multiple vessels accommodate 25 to 49 passengers in 9 to 18 cabins, ensuring a personalized experience. Discover the pristine beaches, impressive sea, and breathtaking landscapes of the Ionian region. Indulge in half-board accommodation with daily breakfast and lunch as you explore Sivota, Parga, Antipaxos, and Paxos - the gems of this idyllic island complex. Let this Sailing Boat Cruise create memories to cherish forever.

Day 1: Saturday -  Kassiopi, Corfu

Check in at 16:00. Depart from Corfu's old port at 17:00. After boarding and meeting with the rest of the group, a lovely welcome dinner will be offered to guests before heading to the first destination. Kassiopi.

Kassiopi is a popular destination in the north part of Corfu and is a bustling small town set around a scenic harbour and overlooked by the remains of a Byzantine castle. Kassiopi is an old fishing village which has retained its charm. 

Day 2: Sunday -  Sivota 

The Ionian Sea will amaze you with its lush forests, green hills covered with olive groves, crystal clear waters and sparkling white beaches!You can find this descriptive scenery, hidden among the Sivota – Mourtos Islands, which are located south of Corfu’s mainland. The group arrive here, on the second day and visit its highlights, the blue lagoon and the famous Papanikolis cave. Optional cooking class available in Sivota

Later into the day, stroll through the traditional marina village and grab something to eat and drink from the numerous idyllic tavern-lined tavernas, which are located on the marina, above the shore. 

Day 3: Monday - Parga 

Parga has been described as one of the most beautiful villages in Greece and undoubtingly, as the most beautiful in the Ionian Sea. With its two crystal clear bays, each on both sides of the village, its famous Venetian castle, and its numerous bars and water sports facilities, Parga is a must see for the summer holidays. Grab hats and sunglasses, put on plenty of sunscreen and prepare to create some forever lasting Greek summer memories, at this beautiful, picturesque destination. Optional wine tasting available in Parga.

Day 4: Tuesday - Antipaxos

The small island of Antipaxos is a true hidden gem and will be, a one of  a  kind experience. While here, fuel up with lunch, before stopping for some coastal relaxation, at some of the island’s most secluded and tranquil bays, which are home to the famous Greek beaches of Voutoumi and Vrika. The group will have the opportunity to snorkel in the turquoise waters.

Later in the night, dine at a pop-up beachfront tavern on a private beach off the public main coast, and admire the sparkling night sky from the boats deck. 

Day 5: Wednesday - Gaios, Paxos 

Enjoy the lush green scenery of this small stunning island, by renting a bicycle or motorbike and head to any of its secluded coves to spend an idyllic summer afternoon, while sunbathing and swimming. The group will head to Gaios, the capital of Paxos and enjoy some traditional local Greek seafood or even Meze at one of the many local taverns which are run by the local fishermen. Optional guided tour available in Paxos. 

Gaois has а picturesque port with colourful houses, cafes and taverns along the prоmеnade, 

Day 6: Thursday - Lakka, Paxos 

The group will head to Lakka, this part of Paxos Island is packed with secluded coves and sea caves. A true dream, for any sea explorer who want to discover the Ionian Sea, by exploring its underwater wonders.

Lakka is a small but vibrant village and is situated on a hill covered with olive trees and cypresses with spectacular views of the sea which make it very scenic. The promenade is lively with taverns, cafes and bars. Lakka is the epitome of Greek charm. 

Day 7: Friday - Corfu 

Arrive at Corfu's old port in the afternoon and have the opportunity to roam around the new and old town. Head to the old Venetian fortress to see the city from up high or walk through the old town and make some time to grab some Greek local souvenirs or visit its museums and churches. In the evening, the group have the option to enjoy a traditional dine at the marina for a final farewell party. Optional bus tour available in Corfu. 

Day 8: Saturday - Corfu 

Check out 09:00 to end the cruise

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Itinerary may be subject to change due to weather conditions, difficulties docking and other unforeseen circumstances. 

The vessel will not depart on Saturday until all passengers have boarded. In the event of flight delays, the vessel will remain at the port and depart on Sunday.

Corfu Old Port, Kassiopi, Sivota, Parga and Paxos are public which means they operate as a first come first served basis for docking, therefore availability cannot be guaranteed and is subject to the boats time of arrival. 

For any dietary requirements, please advise at the time of booking. 

Travel insurance is highly recommended before departing for this cruise. 

Olympic Rating: Cruise

Official Rating: 3 Star

Accommodation

Standard Cabins sleeps up to 3 persons featuring a comfortable double bed, fully equipped bathroom with shower, toilet, toiletries, reading light, wardrobe, electric fan, hairdryer and air conditioning (subject to limitations of power supply from the ports) and free WiFi ( subject to limitations of power supply connected to the ports). To accommodate the third person there a single bunk bed on top of the double bed. Superior Cabin also available at an extra supplement subject to availability. 

Engine will be switched off when boat docks at Parga and Lakka therefore hot water for showers will be reduced. No hot water and air conditioning after midnight.

Amenities

  • Crew on hand 24/7
  • Free WiFi (subject to limitations)
  • Bar

Cuisine

Half board basis serving daily buffet breakfast and lunch. The times are discussed with the captain on a daily basis and are based on the day to day programme. 

Breakfast consists of a variety of jams, bread, butter, honey, olives, cheese, eggs, tomatoes, cucumbers, fruit, tea and coffee. 

Lunch consists of a 3 course meal which is based on Greek traditional cuisine

No external food or drinks are allowed on board. 

Important Information

 Included: 

  • 7 night accommodation with half board basis
  • Crew
  • One group welcome captains dinner on boat or at a stop
  • Private beach stops 
  • Swim stops 
  • SUP & Kayak

Not included: 

  • Port fees - 80 Euros  per person ( payable locally in cash) 
  • Travel insurance 
  • Private dinners
  • Onboard drinks (payable locally in cash) 
  • Optional activities and tours in Sivota, Parga, Paxos and Corfu
  • Local transportation 

Before Departure:

 We will require the following information to pass on to the cruise company Sail in Greece, this must be provided at least 40 days before departure

  • Full name
  • Birth date
  • Nationality
  • Passport number
  • Dietary requirements
  • Contact details
  • Flight details
  • Any other info we need to know

To book your Cruise, call our specialist team on 020 8492 6868

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