Sailing the Greek Islands
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Connect With Your Deepest Calm
Sailing the blue waters of the Mediterranean you will rediscover ancient ports and tap into a sense of timeless peace. From swimming and snorkeling in the crystal waters to strolling along the cobblestone streets of the quintessential white-washed villages, get ready to explore the magic of Greece for a trip of a lifetime!
We will set sail on a Sun Odyssey 519 (2020) with 5 cabins and a 52′ monohull.
Day 1: Epidavros
Fly into Athens airport and shuttle/taxi to Kalamaki Marina
Depart the marina for Epidavros
Enjoy your first swim in the salty, buoyant, blue Mediterranean healing waters
Enjoy a traditional Greek meal at a famous local tavern where Henry Miller sat and stated, “The road to Epidavros is like the road to creation. One stops searching. One grows silent, stilled by the hush of mysterious beginnings.”
Day 2: Poros
Enjoy local, organic, breakfast on the boat carefully curated by our beloved cousin
Explore the ancient theater in Epidavros where Hippocrates encouraged people to retreat out of the city when they fell into dis-ease
Practice tai chi and learn the beautiful practice of Sand Painting. Sail to the cove of the sunken city for snorkeling
Arrive at the quintessential island of Poros and enjoy a gentle stroll along the water
Day 3: Ermioni
Wake up in the sweet fishing port of Poros and enjoy a fresh, locally sourced breakfast on the boat
Set sail to Ermioni, a tranquil town built on the tip of a peninsula, where the first regatta of the world was created
Practice tai chi and meditation at one of the oldest temples of Athena
Day 4: Spetses
Sail to the historic island of Spetses, an island known for its elegant atmosphere full of impressive Mediterranean mansions and tranquil atmosphere due to lack of cars
Anchor in a secluded cove for the night under the stars
Day 5: Hydra
Sail to the impressive stone-built town of Hydra which is famous for its crystal clear waters, lack of motor transportation, quaint villages, international galleries, and beautiful architecture
Hydra offers a mystical energy. It is an island with no roads or cars, and the main transportation is donkeys
Day 6: Aegina
Anchor right outside the picturesque port of Aegina where we will enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of local restaurants, shops, and cafes
Aegina played a major role in the Greek revolution fighting against the Turks. From 1827-29 the island was declared the capital of the partially liberated Greece
The island was a favorite home and writing place for Nikos Kazantzakis the prolific author of Zorba the Greek, The Last Temptation of Christ, and more
Day 7: Kalamaki
Enjoy a visit to the most intact Temple of Athena where we will practice tai chi and meditation
As we make our way back to the port, we will enjoy shopping for any last-minute souvenirs before sailing back to arrive in Kalamaki in the late afternoon
*Itinerary is subject to change, but you will visit all of these beautiful places. We allow the winds to determine where we travel to ensure that we are not going against the flow of nature.
Explore the enchanting Greek islands, the culture, music and culinary heaven alongside world travelers Ray and Nina Crist.
Relax on the deck as we embark to each location, or improve your sailing skills alongside your captains!
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