West Nautical18A Osborne RoadJesmondNewcastle upon TyneNE2 2ADUnited Kingdom
Dive into the sapphire blue waters of the Greece from the luxury of a superyacht with West Nautical.
Embark in the historical home of myths and legends: Athens. With the most glorious history in the world, this magical city worshipped by gods and people is the perfect place to start your Grecian adventure.
Become acquainted with your crew and settle in before you spend the afternoon exploring this ancient capital. The ancient Greek temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion is a must-visit, built during 444–440 BC, it is one of the major monuments of the ‘Golden Age’ of Athens. A Doric temple, it overlooks the ocean at a height of almost 60 metres.
Wake in the city of the Gods to a freshly prepared breakfast after your first night on board your luxury vessel. Relax as your captain cruises towards Kea, one of Greece’s best kept secrets. A gateway to hidden coves, towering cliffside hiking trails and award-winning seafront restaurants, a visit to Kea is a step back in time.
Locals have opted to restore the ancient hiking trails that meander through and around the village rather than modernise. Spend your time hiking and exploring the cobbled streets. If you want to relax, spend the day on one of Kea’s remote beachfronts, or why not book a trip to one of the local vineyards and toast to your enviable surrounds?
Today you will cruise to the island of Syros. Syros’ charm lies in its undiscovered ancient alleyways and mesmerising ancient landscape. The island’s capital, Emoupolis, is one of the most picturesque locations in the Cyclades.
Cameras at the ready, expect Venetian mansions, winding cobbled alleyways, neoclassical architecture and churches straight out of fairy tales, all complemented by spectacular sunsets, best enjoyed from your yacht with your favourite drink in hand.
Mykonos is now one of the most popular tourist resorts in the Cyclades, and for good reason. The island effortlessly combines pristine sandy beaches with traditional Cycladic architecture through its iconic 350 white-washed chapels.
Enjoy some retail therapy, designer stores and gourmet restaurants line the alleyways amongst the traditional white houses.
After shopping unwind at one of the island’s exclusive beach clubs. Relax in a stylish beachfront cabana with an ice-cold drink, if you’re feeling hungry order from the indulgent restaurant menu. Choose from a mouth-watering array of Mediterranean dishes made with the freshest local ingredients.
Paros is another lesser-known Cycladic hidden gem. A foodie haven, every restaurant on Paros boasts a traditional menu filled with freshly caught fish and delicious locally sourced mezze. Explore the charming capital of Parikiá, the busiest port on the island, and keep a look out for the giant windmill which can be seen from the harbour.
If you are feeling adventurous and want to try something new, Paros is famous for windsurfing thanks to the northern summer winds that pass over the island. Your captain will anchor off the south-eastern side of the island and head for Golden Beach and New Golden Beach where regular lessons are held.
Today you will head for Santorini – the visual symphony of domed blue rooftops and white-washed walls that springs to mind at the mention of Greece. There is however more than meets the eye to this picture-perfect island.
Located around the rim of an ancient volcano, the island’s steep cliffs are covered with vineyards. Visit the volcano and the iconic Santorini Caldera and hot springs, the warm waters of Nea Kameni are said to have healing properties due to the iron and manganese in the water from the volcanoes previous eruptions.
Head to the traditional village of Oia for lunch and enjoy wine and mezze in this lively location in one of the many seafront restaurants.
A small island located at the southern part of the Cyclades, Sikinos is an excellent choice for those who wish to relax off the beaten path, stay away from crowds and get closer to nature.
Boasting stunning beaches, great sightseeing spots, picturesque settlements, scenic pathways and monuments, there is much to see and do on this little island.
Enjoy the island’s peaceful tranquillity and beautiful landscapes, stopping off at ancient monasteries and a Venetian fortress along the way.
Wake in the morning and enjoy your final day on board as you head towards Athens to disembark.