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Greece is a popular holiday destination for sailing enthusiasts. With thousands of islands, pristine bays and a long coastline, Greece is a fantastic destination for a sailing holiday! A boating or sailing holiday in Greece often starts from the capital, Athens. As you can easily fly from the Netherlands to Athens at affordable prices. In addition, if you don't have a sailing licence, you can easily hire a boat with skipper.
Prices vary depending on the type of boat and the high or low season. It's relatively cheap to rent a boat in Athens, or Greece in general, compared to other European destinations. Powerboats or RIB's can be rented for half a day, full day or several days. A sailboat or catamaran is in many cases only rented per week (8 days). The changeover days take place on Saturday. A sailboat costs, on average, about €1900/week in low season and €3900 in high season. A catamaran is slightly more expensive. Prices per week start from around €2200 in low season. You can rent a motorboat from €393 per day. If you do not have a boating license and would like to rent a boat with skipper, there will be an extra charge on top of the total price. A skipper costs about €150 per day.
Athens is located directly on the waterfront and is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea. It is a water sports paradise. In Athens you will find several marinas:
The Port of Piraeus is the largest and most famous port in Athens, located 12km from the city. It is probably the most important port in the Mediterranean. The Alimos Marina has one of the largest berth capacity in Greece, located 15 km from Athens. Most sailboats, yachts and catamarans are located in Alimos Marina.
Electricity and water supply are available in all ports. In addition, the lighting at the entrance to the port ensures easy entry. And you will also find a petrol station, car park and restaurant here. Prices may vary with regard to demurrage. However, it is true that the demurrage in Greece is considerably lower compared to other European destinations. For one night in a Greek port you often pay no more than $20.
Athens is the largest city in Greece and one of the oldest cities in the world. No matter if you go on holiday with friends or family, Athens offers everything you are looking for. Often referred to as the cradle of Western civilisation, Athens is a city where memories of a glorious past merge with the temptations of Europe's most cosmopolitan cities. Athens is the world's oldest cultural centre, and despite difficult times it is still buzzing with cultural events, from concerts and art exhibitions to festivals.
If you decide to visit the House of Socrates and Plato, you will have plenty of activities to do. An absolutely inevitable point in Athens is the Acropolis, the upper city, recognised as one of the finest examples of classical Greek art and architecture. There you will find the striking symbol of the city, the Parthenon - a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. In addition to the Parthenon, there is also the Erechtheum, known for its columns in the form of female figures - caryatids.
Greece is known as a country with rugged coasts, many islands and beautiful bays. Renting a boat in Athens is the perfect way to discover the country. Athens is located directly on the waterfront and from several ports you can easily go in all directions. Some of the most beautiful islands in Greece are Lefkas, Santorini, Zakynthos, Mykonos and Kefalonia. All are easily accessible by boat from Athens.
Mykonos is one of the most beautiful islands of Greece with its stone walls, charming living architecture and is located quite close to Athens. Known for its windmills, beautiful sea, long sandy beaches and hilly areas, the island is sure to appeal to every tourist. The most recognisable part of Mykonos is known as Little Venice, with colourful houses, facades and balconies.
Another interesting sailing destination is the island of Zakynthos, where some of the most famous beaches are located, such as the shipwrecked beach of Navigo. Zakynthos is part of the Cyclades archipelago. It is a popular sailing destination, as it is perfect for island hopping. The picturesque island is a popular holiday destination known for its beautiful beaches, historic town centre and many vineyards.
The Sporades, consisting of several islands including Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos, Skyros and some other smaller islands, are centrally located in the middle of the Aegean Sea.
Astir beach is, without a doubt, an unmissable location if you are looking to lounge by the sea during your yacht rental in Athens. Located in Vouliagmeni, just 30 minutes from the city centre, this exclusive beach boasts incredible turquoise waters and delicate sand. The beach is also lined with numerous things to see and do, such as stylish boutiques, beach volley courts and a whole host of bars and restaurants. What’s more, whilst at the beach you also have the opportunity to visit the Temple of Apollo Zoster. Dating back to the 6th century, this Temple provides the beach with a unique twist, providing you with the chance to view unforgettable sites just minutes after relaxing by Greece’s spectacular coastline. It is also important to note that there is an entrance fee to access this beach, however, prices can vary depending on the season or day of the week.
There are also so many other beaches to visit during your boat rental in Athens. Here are a few more gorgeous spots:
In Athens, privately owned yachts are available for charter. See other yachts in the area.