Fairytale castles, forests touching the sea, exotic beaches and cosmopolitan ports

Ionian Islands

The Ionian Sea consists of beautiful islands, which are very different from those of the Aegean. Greener, with pine trees ending up in the sea full of olive groves, with more pleasant pastels and earthy shades adorn the Ionian Islands. With their magnificent beaches, exquisite marinas and safe harbors, yachts lovers will have the experience of a lifetime. It is the ideal yacht destination.


Corfu, the land of the Phaeacians. It fascinates visitors with its Venetian style, rich multicultural heritage, historical monuments and crystal clear seas. There are many beautiful beaches around the island. Isolated scenic sprints or long and crowded beaches with beach bars, taverns, shops and water sports. If you swim in the Eros channel (Canal d’Amour), the mystery says you will find your other half. A favorite destination for sailors, the Diapontia Islands, is/are ideal for diving and fishing.


Captain Corelli’s paradise: beautiful beaches, beautiful harbors, a national park, and locals always with a smile in their face. The largest of the Ionian islands, with crystal clear blue waters, amazing beaches and blue mountains, has been a popular vacation spot for decades. The island was chosen for the recording of movie “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin”. Endless private beaches and beautiful bays, such as Myrtos and Makry Gialos. Fiscardo is the most cosmopolitical port area with many yachts in the summer.


Zakynthos in Greek or Zante in Italian. White beaches, sea turtles and 24-hour entertainment make Zakynthos a favorite holiday destination. The Venetians called this island “the flower of the East”. Take a dip in the long sandy beaches along with the Caretta-Caretta sea turtles, go for diving between rocks and underwater caves. The shipwreck, an undoubtedly perfect beach of the Ionian Sea and one of the most famous and photographic beaches in Europe.


It is a cosmopolitical-style place, due to the numerous vessels anchoring in its harbors in the summer. The beaches are unparalleled: white sand or pebbles filled with sparkling water. Experiences of a lifetime in your life look forward to: the sunset from the white rocks of the Hermitage, the exploration of caves and hikes in search of historic water tank. Paxoi are colors … blue and green … a paradise that marries picturesque environment with aristocracy … These islands will remain etched in your memory forever.


Considered as the Caribbean of Greece, the island of Lefkada amazes visitors with the exotic blue color of its beaches. Impressive beaches, sophisticated city and easy access (the “island” is actually connected to the Greek mainland via a small bridge). Kathisma, Egremni, Porto Katsiki have gained international recognition and award the Blue Flag every year (symbolizing cleanliness and quality of sea). Immerse yourself in the magical world of Lefkada.


“Always keep Ithaca in your mind. Getting there is what you are destined for, “writes the great Greek poet Constantine Cavafy. Ithaca is a magnificent island full of history and beautiful beaches. This peaceful island is made up of two large peninsulas connected by a narrow isthmus and intersected by huge rocks, steep mountains and extensive olive groves. It is an island for lovers of reflection and tranquility, for travelers who are excited about discovering and especially for those seeking their own Ithaca. (or who are seeking?)

Published on: 21 December 2019  -  Filed under: Sailing Destinations