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Corfu 2024

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Deposit 25%. Balance due 12 weeks before departure
Enjoy the best of the Ionian islands off the Northwestern shores of Greece, with their warm clear waters, scenic ports of call, sheltered bays and delightful local tavernas.
Suited to
Families, Couples, Groups
Difficulty
No previous experience required
Nights onboard
7
Vessel type
Sun Loft 47
Vessel length
47ft
Skipper
Yes
Berth Style
Double cabins (air-con and en suite)
Insurance Required
Yes

Discover the beauty of the Ionian Islands, where breathtaking beaches, rugged mountains, and captivating archaeological sites await exploration.

Duration: 7 nights – Various dates available from May - October 2024

Price Per Person*: 

May 2024: From £697

June 2024: From £833

July 2024: From £1,143.25

Aug 2024: From £1,011.50

Sept 2024: From £722.50

Oct 2024: From £697

*Based on two people sharing one cabin. Prices will vary depending on the time of year and the number of people per cabin.

Depart from our base at Gouvia Marina on beautiful Corfu, the most popular of the Ionian islands due to the stunning beaches, rugged mountains and intriguing archaeological sites. Your skipper will show you the best of the Ionian islands off the North-western shores of Greece, with their warm clear waters, scenic ports of call, sheltered bays and delightful local tavernas.

By day, enjoy breakfast and lunch onboard; while sailing between islands in the company of like-minded travellers, stopping for swimming, paddle boarding, and sightseeing along the way. Upon arrival at your evening anchorage, seek out delightful local restaurants offering an array of traditional food and drink.

Day 1 Saturday: Gouvia

Embarkation at 6PM. Your skipper will begin with a safety demonstration and briefing then settle in your cabin. Afterwards, you have the opportunity to explore the compact. walkable old town, a cultural UNESCO World Heritage site built between two Venetian fortresses. Corfu is the northernmost and most popular of Ionian Islands due to its stunning beaches and natural settings, a distinctive history, intriguing architectural and archeological remains. Find a place to have dinner, spend your first night on board at Marina, ready for an early start on your sailing adventure the next day.

Day 2 Sunday: Corfu / Syvota town (3.5hr)

We sail toward Syvota. Syvota town is famous in Greece for its crystal-clear waters, beautiful beaches and picturesque landscapes. It is also a popular destination for yachting and sailing due to the small islands very near to the Coast and is considered one of the most exotic destinations within Greece, with beautiful shores, green islets, long sheltered beaches, and secret coves. You will visit the Town and choose from one of the many different tavernas to have dinner and explore local cuisine. During the morning, we’ll visit more of Syvota’s beautiful islands and stunning sandy beaches with crystal clear waters or head to End bay, pebbly beach sorrounded by lush greenery. Enjoy swimming and water sports (paddle & snorkeling), before returning to have lunch on board. After lunch we will sail to Lakka, the second largest village of Paxos. Most of the the buildings in Lakka area are of Venetian design and the bay is surrounded by olive groves and cypress trees making the setting very picturesque. Visit the town and have dinner. Enjoy fresh seafood, some must try dishes like grilled octopus, fried calamari and seafood pasta. Spend the night in the Bay.

Day 3 Monday: Syvota / Lakka (2hrs) / Blue Caves west of Paxos / Gaios Paxos

We navigate towards Gaios Island where we will head out to visit the Blue Caves on the western coast, only reachable by sea. The sea water around the caves is vivid blue and thus they call them ” The Blue Caves”. Gaios is a harbor town and the capital of the Ionian Islands of Paxos. It’s named after the saint that brought Christianity to the island. As the liveliest of the three main villages on Paxos, there are good selection of restaurants, tavernas, coffee bars and shops to be found in the many streets that lead from the Venetian main square. Spend the night on board in the bay.

Day 4 Tuesday: Gaios / Antipaxos / Parga

Right after breakfast we sail south towards Antipaxos, a small and uninhabited island, to enjoy the beautiful and unspoiled sandy bays. The views from the top are remarkable. Enjoy lunch on board before swimming, and water sports in the unique location before setting sail to Parga. Parga is on the western coast of Greece’s mainland, and is famous for its exotic beaches, breathtaking natural landscape, and traditional architecture. It has the ambiance of an Ionian landscape, and traditional architecture. Upon arrival you will have the chance to visit and find a special place to have dinner.

Day 5 Wednesday: Parga / Petriti (4hrs)

We start the day sailing to Petriti, a fishing village located on the southeast coast of Corfu. A popular attraction in Petriti is its fishing port. The port is home to several fishing boats and offers visitors the opportunity to watch the local fishermen at work. Here you can also sample some of the fresh seafood at one of the many restaurants located near the port. You’ll enjoy beautiful seaside sunset views while the many moored boats create a variety interesting color combinations with the water! Take a walk through the village and admire the traditional architecture and charming streets. Have dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 6 Thursday: Petriti / Old Fortress Garista Bay

Enjoy the breakfast and clear waters in the morning. Then we will head towards Old Fortress. There is no visitor in the island who is not enchanted by the view of Garitsa Bay. After having lunch on board, vist the special place. The most imposing monument in Corfu, the old fortress built on a rocky peninsula with two characteristic hills (Corifes), the Old Fortress is positioned at the eastern end of the citadel. What makes the Old Fortress special is the inspiring 360 degree, panoramic view it offers of the Ionian Sea and Old Corfu Town. For many centuries the Venetian built fortress underwent transformations and extensions. Today, the Old Fortress along with New Fortress, Old Corfu Town and its other fortifications, and Castles are also UNESCO World Heritage. Visit some of the several restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy traditional Greek cuisine while enjoying the beautiful views of the bay.

Day 7 Friday: North East of Corfu / Gouvia

After leaving Garista Bay, we’ll navigate for one hour and thirty minutes towards the north of the Island of Corfu to visit its famous beaches: Agni, Kalami & Koulura. Here you can enjoy swimming, paddle boarding or snorkeling in these unique crystal-clear waters or maybe just relax and sunbathe. In the afternoon, we set sail back to our base in Gouvia, where you can use the marina facilities, swimming pool, restaurant, bar, showers, laundry or just decide to enjoy the last night at Corfu town, which is easy to reach by bus or taxi.

Day 8 Saturday: Dubrovnik

Disembarkation at 9am.

Itinerary subject to modifications without prior notice for technical and/or weather reasons.

  • Accommodation in double cabin as below: 2 superior double cabin with private bathroom 3 standard double cabin with shared bathrooms cleaned daily by crew (2 mid-ship cabin can be made as 1 double bed or 2 bunk beds on request) Possible to split the doubled beds in 2 by using a suspended separation cloth (easily removable
  • Half board (breakfast + lunch OR diner)
  • Drinks at meals (2 beers / guest / day and water), juices Due to restricted storage, whilst customers may purchase extra drinks to take on board., they must be kept out of communal areas. The skipper has full authority to control consumption on board the yacht and to remove excessive amounts of alcohol.
  • Service of the crew : 2 persons: captain & hostess)
  • 1 sets of linen & towels / person / week
  • Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water)
  • Insurance for the yacht and the passengers
  • Water sports on board : snorkelling equipment, paddleboard
  • Hammocks, floating mats & additional outside cushions
  • Airfares Transfers
  • Extra beverages, soft and alcoholic drinks are not included in the half board.
  • Lunch or dinner (details on the itinerary)
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Destination fee* (Mandatory): £165.75 per person
    Includes: National park fees (for the boat),Tourist taxes, Mooring fees, Possible re-fills of water, fuel, gas, fresh products, Miscellaneous: repurchase of broken crockery
  • Extra for the cabin with private toilet: £161.50 per booking
  • Special Diet*: £63.75 per booking
    *Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Diabetic, Pescatarian, and Vegan Diet. Please communicate dietary requirements at least 2 weeks before the charter to adapt menus accordingly.
  • Transfer
    RT 1-5 pax – from/to Corfu airport – base: £88.40 round trip
    RT 6-8 pax – from/to Corfu airport – base: £132.60 round trip
    RT 9-12 pax – from/to Corfu airport – base: £144.50 round trip
  • Open to novice sailors

Gouvia Marina, Greece

Gouvia Marina, Greece

Day 1 Saturday: Gouvia

Embarkation at 6PM. Your skipper will begin with a safety demonstration and briefing then settle in your cabin. Afterwards, you have the opportunity to explore the compact. walkable old town, a cultural UNESCO World Heritage site built between two Venetian fortresses. Corfu is the northernmost and most popular of Ionian Islands due to its stunning beaches and natural settings, a distinctive history, intriguing architectural and archeological remains. Find a place to have dinner, spend your first night on board at Marina, ready for an early start on your sailing adventure the next day.

Day 2 Sunday: Corfu / Syvota town (3.5hr)

We sail toward Syvota. Syvota town is famous in Greece for its crystal-clear waters, beautiful beaches and picturesque landscapes. It is also a popular destination for yachting and sailing due to the small islands very near to the Coast and is considered one of the most exotic destinations within Greece, with beautiful shores, green islets, long sheltered beaches, and secret coves. You will visit the Town and choose from one of the many different tavernas to have dinner and explore local cuisine. During the morning, we’ll visit more of Syvota’s beautiful islands and stunning sandy beaches with crystal clear waters or head to End bay, pebbly beach sorrounded by lush greenery. Enjoy swimming and water sports (paddle & snorkeling), before returning to have lunch on board. After lunch we will sail to Lakka, the second largest village of Paxos. Most of the the buildings in Lakka area are of Venetian design and the bay is surrounded by olive groves and cypress trees making the setting very picturesque. Visit the town and have dinner. Enjoy fresh seafood, some must try dishes like grilled octopus, fried calamari and seafood pasta. Spend the night in the Bay.

Day 3 Monday: Syvota / Lakka (2hrs) / Blue Caves west of Paxos / Gaios Paxos

We navigate towards Gaios Island where we will head out to visit the Blue Caves on the western coast, only reachable by sea. The sea water around the caves is vivid blue and thus they call them ” The Blue Caves”. Gaios is a harbor town and the capital of the Ionian Islands of Paxos. It’s named after the saint that brought Christianity to the island. As the liveliest of the three main villages on Paxos, there are good selection of restaurants, tavernas, coffee bars and shops to be found in the many streets that lead from the Venetian main square. Spend the night on board in the bay.

Day 4 Tuesday: Gaios / Antipaxos / Parga

Right after breakfast we sail south towards Antipaxos, a small and uninhabited island, to enjoy the beautiful and unspoiled sandy bays. The views from the top are remarkable. Enjoy lunch on board before swimming, and water sports in the unique location before setting sail to Parga. Parga is on the western coast of Greece’s mainland, and is famous for its exotic beaches, breathtaking natural landscape, and traditional architecture. It has the ambiance of an Ionian landscape, and traditional architecture. Upon arrival you will have the chance to visit and find a special place to have dinner.

Day 5 Wednesday: Parga / Petriti (4hrs)

We start the day sailing to Petriti, a fishing village located on the southeast coast of Corfu. A popular attraction in Petriti is its fishing port. The port is home to several fishing boats and offers visitors the opportunity to watch the local fishermen at work. Here you can also sample some of the fresh seafood at one of the many restaurants located near the port. You’ll enjoy beautiful seaside sunset views while the many moored boats create a variety interesting color combinations with the water! Take a walk through the village and admire the traditional architecture and charming streets. Have dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 6 Thursday: Petriti / Old Fortress Garista Bay

Enjoy the breakfast and clear waters in the morning. Then we will head towards Old Fortress. There is no visitor in the island who is not enchanted by the view of Garitsa Bay. After having lunch on board, vist the special place. The most imposing monument in Corfu, the old fortress built on a rocky peninsula with two characteristic hills (Corifes), the Old Fortress is positioned at the eastern end of the citadel. What makes the Old Fortress special is the inspiring 360 degree, panoramic view it offers of the Ionian Sea and Old Corfu Town. For many centuries the Venetian built fortress underwent transformations and extensions. Today, the Old Fortress along with New Fortress, Old Corfu Town and its other fortifications, and Castles are also UNESCO World Heritage. Visit some of the several restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy traditional Greek cuisine while enjoying the beautiful views of the bay.

Day 7 Friday: North East of Corfu / Gouvia

After leaving Garista Bay, we’ll navigate for one hour and thirty minutes towards the north of the Island of Corfu to visit its famous beaches: Agni, Kalami & Koulura. Here you can enjoy swimming, paddle boarding or snorkeling in these unique crystal-clear waters or maybe just relax and sunbathe. In the afternoon, we set sail back to our base in Gouvia, where you can use the marina facilities, swimming pool, restaurant, bar, showers, laundry or just decide to enjoy the last night at Corfu town, which is easy to reach by bus or taxi.

Day 8 Saturday: Dubrovnik

Disembarkation at 9am.

Itinerary subject to modifications without prior notice for technical and/or weather reasons.

Sailing boots

Trainers/ deck shoes (no black soled shoes please – they mark the deck)

Waterproof sailing kit

Hat

Sailing gloves

Clothes for on-board and on shore

A small backpack for trips on-shore (30-40 litres)

A water bottle

Sun glasses (polarized)

Sun cream – SPF50+

Small quick dry towel

Swimming kit

USB cord to charge your phone

Cash

Head torch

Sailing knife

Passport

Printed out Insurance details

Any medication you require