Discover the enchanting island of Zakynthos, a captivating destination in the Ionian Sea. Boasting turquoise waters, picturesque landscapes, and a rich cultural heritage, this Greek paradise offers an unparalleled sailing experience. Rent a boat to uncover hidden coves, secluded beaches, and charming coastal villages, all while enjoying the warm Mediterranean climate and exceptional natural beauty that defines Zakynthos. Set sail for an unforgettable adventure on the azure waters surrounding this idyllic island gem. Additionally, for those looking to explore more of the Ionian wonders, consider a boat hire in Lefkada to experience another facet of this remarkable region's maritime allure.
Sailboat Minimum capacity 2 and maximum capacity 5
Motorboat Minimum capacity 2 and maximum capacity 10
RIB Minimum capacity 2 and maximum capacity 24
Catamaran Minimum capacity 2 and maximum capacity 12
Yacht Minimum capacity and maximum capacity
Sailboat Minimum cabin space 2 and maximum cabin space 5
Motorboat Minimum cabin space 2 and maximum cabin space 3
RIB Cabins not included for this type of boat
Catamaran Minimum cabin space 2 and maximum cabin space 6
Yacht Minimum cabin space and maximum cabin space 3
There are several factors that can impact the price of hiring a boat in Zakynthos. The time of year you plan to sail can affect the cost. The cost could be higher in the months of July and August vs the months of December and January. It’s important to consider the duration of renting a yacht, with longer rentals often being cheaper per day. The port or marina that you rent from will also impact the price, with some charging higher fees than others. The hiring of a skipper, crew and extra equipment may incur additional costs and can vary depending on the boat you hire.
Below are some average prices of boats per day
Sailboat Prices start at £253 per day
Motorboat Prices start at £97 per day
RIB Prices start at £487 per day
Catamaran Prices start at £1,356 per day
Yacht Prices start at £797 per day
The cost of hiring a boat includes the use of the yacht itself as well as the fuel throughout the trip. A skipper may also be included in the price of a private boat hire. When you hire a private yacht with Click&Boat, some vessels may also include a crew who are there to help with any additional tasks such as cleaning and cooking. Sporting equipment can also be arranged but this depends on the boat owner and type of boat.
The best season to go sailing in Zakynthos is from May to October, when the weather is warm, sunny, and ideal for exploring the island's breathtaking coastline. During this period, temperatures typically range from 24°C to 31°C, with July and August being the hottest months. Sailing conditions are generally favourable, with moderate winds and calm seas. While summer is the high season and can be quite busy, it's also the perfect time to partake in local festivities in Zakynthos town, such as the Feast of Saint Dionysios in August.
Docking is usually easy as there are plenty of large, private marinas such as Port Zakynthos and Agios Nikolaos One thing to bear in mind when sailing around Zakynthos and in the Ionian Sea is that some bays can be deep, so a slightly longer anchor line may be a good idea.
Zakynthos is the perfect destination to rent a boat when you book your trip to Greece. The island is basically a natural paradise with its spectacular sandy beaches and stunning nature. Renting a RIB or a motorboat will take you quickly between the stunning beaches and bays and allow you to explore the coastline with ease.
One of the most spectacular beaches that is a must visit during your boat rental is Navagio beach, also known as Shipwreck Beach. The historic shipwreck that lies washed up on the beach has become a symbol of Greece and is an amazing sight to see as the old ship creates a breathtaking contrast against the beach, the rocks and the turquoise sea.
Another must-see spot is the National Marine Park of Zakynthos, located in the southern part of the island. This protected area is home to the endangered loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta), which nest on the island's beaches. Turtle Island, or Marathonisi, is a small islet in Laganas Bay, within the marine park, and is a popular destination for turtle-spotting.
The Ionian Islands, of which Zakynthos is a part, are known for their lush vegetation, crystal-clear waters, and picturesque landscapes.
The Keri Caves, on the southwestern coast of Zakynthos, are a series of stunning sea caves that can be accessed by boat. These caves are perfect for snorkelling, swimming, and exploring the captivating rock formations.
In addition to the stunning scenery, there are also fine coastal communities that offer stunning architecture and tasty gastronomy. The main town, which shares its name with the island, stands out with its classical architecture and stunning buildings.
There are also many other smaller villages on the island that you can visit when you rent a boat on the island. If you dock in Keri harbour, you can walk up to the mountain village to enjoy the view of the sea and the stunning scenery. Argassi, Volimes are also two villages that you must visit when sailing around the Zakynthos coast.
Don't feel comfortable with a bareboat rental? Or do you not have the valid permit for the boat you want to rent? With Click&Boat this is no problem as a large part of the boats we rent in Zakynthos are available for rent with skipper.
When you rent a boat with a skipper, you can fully enjoy the beautiful scenery around Zakynthos and spend time with friends and family on the boat. The skipper can also usually give you great tips for the best places to visit, as he or she is often from the local area.
The average cost of hiring a boat in Zakynthos is around £400 per day. Various factors can influence the cost of a boat charter, such as the season, the year the boat was built, and the equipment. The prices can vary between £120 and £5,250 per day.
The price of a skipper varies depending on the destination and the owner of the boat. In Zakynthos, you can expect to pay an average of £82 per day for a skipper.
The most popular boat manufacturers in Zakynthos are Dufour and Barracuda.
The maximum capacity for boats in Zakynthos is 92 persons. Note that if you hire a boat with skipper, they also count to the number of people.
In Zakynthos you can hire for example a Motorboat, Without license or even a Motor Yacht.
In Zakynthos, privately owned boats are available for hire. See other boats in the area.