Adults Only

Yacht Getaways Greece Ionian Explorer 2023

Gouvia - Kalami - Lakka - Gaios - Antipaxos - Parga - Sivota - Gouvia

Explore the lush northern Ionian islands off the coast of Corfu, with hidden sea caves and turquoise waters. Sharing a yacht with other guests, this trip is perfect for those looking for a relaxed and social sailing holiday on a modern and spacious catamaran.

Highlights
• Corfu - Discover stunning coastlines and charming towns on the Emerald Island of Greece
• Paxos - Meet friendly locals and enjoy white sand beaches on this small Ionian island
• Sivota​ - Snorkel the blue lagoon and discover natural beauty in Sivota
• Parga​ - Witness the beautiful pastel village with crystal-clear bays and a Venetian fort

Note: The itinerary and sailing route is subject to change dependent on weather and prevailing conditions. Guests under the age of 18 are only permitted on whole yacht bookings or private yacht charters.

Catamarans
Luxurious catamarans accommodate 8 guests in a collection of comfortable cabin sizes. With a fleet ranging in size from 40-45 feet, catamarans provide plenty of space for you to sit back and relax on your sailing holiday.

Cabins
Yachts consist of four double Queen cabins, each with their own ensuite. This will become your home away from home as you enjoy a week of relaxation, sunbathing and exploring local spots.

Skipper & Host
First-class Skipper and Host teams are committed to the excellence of your trip, taking care of every detail of your holiday and ensuring you have access to all the best sights, restaurants and stunning hidden bays. Skippers are all fully qualified RYA Yacht Masters with extensive local knowledge. Hosts have excellent culinary and hospitality skills and bring their own bespoke menu ensuring fresh and appetizing half board meal plans.

Who Travels on Yacht Getaways
Explorer routes are enjoyed by like-minded individuals looking for a shared sailing experience. Every week a mix of guests from around the globe - couples keen for a getaway, families young and old and small groups of friends enjoying a sailing holiday.

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Day by day Itinerary

Day 1
Gouvia - Kalami

Welcome to your Greece Ionian Explorer with Yacht Getaways. You'll start your holiday in Gouvia Marina, fully equipped with a swimming pool, attractive tavernas and supermarkets, perfectly situated for the start of your week-long adventure. Spend the morning at a nearby beach or exploring the local stores before meeting your crew. We’ll ease you into your holiday by sailing to the tranquil waters of Kalami Bay on the North East coast of Corfu. Enjoy the afternoon paddle boarding around the crystal-clear waters or reading a book on deck. In the evening, sample traditional Greek cuisine in a seafront restaurant while taking in a breathtaking Greek sunset.

Day 2
Lakka

After breakfast we'll sail towards Lakka, a small but vibrant village, home to beautiful beaches and turquoise waters. Studded with secluded bays and sea caves, this part of Paxos Island is an explorer’s dream and a great spot for discovering the underwater world. Round off the day with a local wine and a night under the stars. (B, L)

Day 3
Gaios

Enjoy a cruisy morning sail to Gaios, the largest and liveliest of the villages on Paxos. The beauty of this idyllic island lies in the secluded coves and beaches so take a bike or scooter for an afternoon of exploring and swimming. Wander the town in the evening before enjoying a fresh seafood dinner at a local taverna. (B, L)

Day 4
Antipaxos

After a morning swim we'll sail over to a true hidden gem of the Ionian islands. The tiny and totally unspoilt Island of Antipaxos will be a once in a lifetime experience. Enjoy blissful white sand beaches and shallow waters by day, and anchor under the stars at night to admire the sparkling night sky from the deck of your catamaran. (B, L)

Day 5
Parga

Next up, we make our way to Parga one of the most beautiful villages in the Ionian. You'll be treated with two crystal clear bays either side of the main town and a Venetian fort forming an impressive backdrop. Climb to the fort for a stunning view or explore the charming town, its boutique shops and the best of Greek hospitality. (B, L)

Day 6
Sivota Mourtos

Today you'll have time to practice your sailing as we head for Sivota stopping for a swim stop on the way. Well known because of the area's natural beauty you'll find yourself in a lush, verdant paradise featuring endless olive groves and pine forests. Snorkel in the blue lagoon before enjoying a final sunset drink in the harbour. (B, L)

Day 7
Gouvia

Enjoy a final swim at sea before we sail back to Corfu. Arriving in the early afternoon you'll have plenty of time to explore the UNESCO listed old town, complete with winding cobbled streets, ancient stone walls and pastel window shutters. Raise a glass to an amazing holiday together before enjoying a final night on your catamaran. (B, L)

Day 8
Gouvia

Check out by 0900HRS. (B)

Inclusions

  • 7 Nights onboard catamaran (max 8 guests)
  • Freshly prepared breakfast & lunch onboard (B, L)
  • Welcome cocktail & local aperitifs
  • Wine & soft drinks served with all meals
  • Tea, coffee & drinking water
  • Yacht Master Qualified Skipper
  • Superb hospitality with Professional Host
  • Linen, towels & final cleaning
  • Stand up paddleboards & snorkelling gear

Exclusions

Supplements Payable Upon Embarkation

  • Fuel & Marina Fees approx €230 per person

Optional Extras (booked & paid direct, price approx)

  • Lakka Scuba Diving From €80 per person​
  • Parga Watersports From €10 per person​
  • Parga Wine Tasting From €20 per person

Yacht Types

Superior Catamaran (max 8 guests)
Superior Catamarans are exclusively presented for Explorer routes. Modern and comfortable, they are perfectly suited for 8 guests.

Key Features
▪ Accommodates up to 8 guests
▪ 4 x Queen Enuite Cabins
▪ 40-45 foot catamarans
▪ Launched after 2016
▪ Swimming platform
▪ Features communal A/C
▪ Crew accommodation

Pricing and Accommodation

Pricing and Accommodation information is not available.

Important Notes

The above itinerary and sailing route is subject to change dependent on weather and prevailing conditions. Guests under the age of 18 are only permitted on whole yacht bookings or private yacht charters.

Port taxes, entrance fees, sightseeing and excursions (if not included in the package) must be paid in local currency upon arrival.

Please note that additional costs apply to certain cabin types.

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