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Saronic Gulf  
Bases for Saronic Gulf
Piraeus
 
Boats for Saronic Gulf
HRTG (Sailing Yacht - Max 8 P.)
King I (Sailing Yacht - Max 10 P.)
Mamma Mia (Catamaran - Max 10 P.)
Nicole (Sailing Yacht - Max 6 P.)
Nova (Catamaran - Max 8 P.)
 
Saronic Gulf - Destinations
Aegina
Angistri
Hydra
Poros
Spetses
 
 

Among Saronic Islandsthe magnificent island clusters that are outspread all over the Greek seas and embellish the country in a bedazzling manner, the small but beautiful Saronic Islands cluster predominates mainly due to the fact that it is situated at a close distance from the capital of Greece and therefore it is considered to be an ideal resort for long-term vacations as well as for a weekend escapade. The cluster of the Saronic Islands is located in the heart of the Saronic Gulf, which is situated between the prefecture of Attica and the eastern side of the geographical district of the Peloponnese, and comprises of the following exquisite islands: Angistri, Aegina, Poros, Salamina, Spetses and Hydra. The verdant island of Angistri with the crystal clear beaches, the much-frequented island of Aegina with the picturesque settlements, the famous for its therapy spa islands of Methana, the exceptionally noble island of Poros with the unique natural beauty and the fine tourist substructure, the historical island of Salamina, which pulses with impressive sites, the non-identical island of Spetses with the beautiful gigs and finally the cosmopolitan island of Hydra

Saronic islandswhich has been declared scheduled, compose the irresistibly attractive icon of the Saronic Islands cluster: a perfect itinerary for luxury motor yacht charters or sailing cruise among the Greek islands. But Saronic gulf is not only for sailing holidays or private charters. Saronic Gulf is the ideal place for prestigious corporate sailing events, industry regattas, team building programs. With our experience as sailing event specialist our event management team will offer a fully comprehensive, highly professional and tailor-made service. It greece our operator are ideally situated to host your events. The charm of the Mediterranean seaside will surely make an unforgettable impression for your guests and will guarantee the best ever company holiday experience. Our local skippers can take you to the best sailing and swimming spots around the beautiful Saronis Islands. Every year more and more companies recognize that sailing events are beneficial to business. Corporate sailing is a unique possibility to host your business partners in an exclusive way and thus strengthen your business partnerships. Your investment in corporate activities will be returned in business success.


Aegina
Aegina Aeginais the first island of the sailing cruise among the Saronic Islands. You can sail to the main port or else the resort town of Agia Marina. Aegina is a nice island for bicycling and the small coastal village of Perdika has some good seafood restaurants but should be avoided on weekends when it is busy with visiting Athenians. Visit the Temple of Aphaia above Agia Marina. Surprisingly Aegina is one island which has really retained it's 'Greekness'. Maybe because it is too close to Athens to be attractive to mass tourism. It is a great place to go in the winter and the off-season. Agia Marina is a beach town with some tavernas and a view of Athens.

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Angistri
Adventure or relaxation, Angistrithe Greek island of Agistri, located just 45 minutes from the Athens’ port of Piraeus, is the smallest of the Saronic Gulf group of islands but the premier choice for a unique sailing holiday experience. This little pine covered hideaway of about 14 square kilometres, is packed with things to do and quiet places to re-charge the batteries. Its largely unspoilt atmosphere is supported by every modern convenience in its wealth of hotels, apartments and studios. The main towns boast tavernas, restaurants, bars and cafes to cater for all entertainment tastes – from party nights in buzzing bars to quieter nights in romantic spots. The food on Agistri is top rate and famous for its fresh produce and blending of the traditional with international dishes. Explore Skala, Skliri, Milos and Limenaria. Experience Aponissos and Dragonera. Soak up the fragrance of the wild herbs and flowers which grow in Agistri’s famous pine hills. Walk the sign posted trails and glory in the stunning views. Offering numerous beaches to suit all levels of swimmers and sunbathers from the toddler to the expert, from hidden coves to stretches of golden sand, gently shelving into the blue, blue sea, Agistri is a not to be missed holiday destination during a sailing vacation in the Saronic gulf Islands.

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Hydra
Hydra, Hydrawith its continuous offering to tourism and to the culture of our country, remains the adornment of the Saronic Gulf and one of the most important resorts that Greece has to offer. At the left side of the port, after the statue of A. Miaoulis, we can find the Harbour Authorities of Hydra, which are accommodated in the old, stonebuilt powder magazine. Next to the Harbour Authorities is the marble Archive Building of Hydra and further we find the house of Tsamados family, which accommodates the famous Sea Captain Academy. At the right side of the port, the coastal road passes under the House of Koundouriotis, from there reaches Spilia, then Milous and Kamini to finally arrive at Vlihos. On the Island you will enjoy romantic walks in the narrows, picturesque, paved alleys. Generally, Hydra is famous for the calm life is offers to the visitors in the day, but also for the intense, cosmopolitan night life. Bar, pub, disco, with foreign-Greek music and rave-up till the morning. Today, Hydra is one of the most cosmopolitan points in the Mediterranean. The fact that Hydra has a unique beauty in its architecture and its landscape, taken together with its proximity to Athens and its important historical interest, have gradually raised the island to the level of an international tourist centre. Undoubtedly, Hydra is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece with a unique atmosphere. Here you can enjoy an unforgettable sailing vacation.

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Poros
Poros is a small, Porosvolcanic little island of great beauty. It is very close to Athens Greece, and is a popular summer resort to both Greeks and foreigners. Many Athenians have summerhouses here, which can be noticed in the weekends, since the island livens up a lot then. The island's name means narrow strait, and is separated from the Peloponnese by only 370 meters. It is considered a very romantic place, but is also great for families or backpackers.

PorosPoros has both sand and pebble beaches. Most of them are on the southcoast of Kalavria and a lot of people also take one of the many small boats over to Galatas beach on the mainland. In General, the beaches on Poros are very calm, since they are situated in sheltered little bays. There is a very good nightlife on Poros. There are many bars and discos along the beach in Poros town, and it can get quite hectic, especially in August and during weekends, when the Athenians come over. You'll find many taverns in Poros town. There is a choice between Greek and international food, a special kind of lemon juice and local sweets.

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Spetses
The islands with no cars. SpetsesSpetses is a charming small island located in the Saronic Island group of Greece. It offers many beautiful and stately mansions, as well as fragrant pine trees and wonderful coves. The island is small enough that you can travel by bike and cover the entire area in less than five hours. Cars are scarce, but there are horse drawn carriages for transportation; a wonderful way to view the island while the charm of ancient tradition. The people are very hospitable, and the food is a wonderful array of local flavors and tradition. In the capital of Spetses, you can view the house of Bouboulina, which is a private museum that is open to visitors. The monastery of Agios Nikolaos is located just outside of Spetses town. The patron saint of the monastery is the patron saint of sailors, and this is also the place where the Spetsan leaders took the oath of freedom when the War of Independence was beginning in 1821. A sailing vacation in Spetses is an unforgettable experience, a journey where the time seems to flow swowly, and the nature is still the same from the ancient times.

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