Adults Only

Yacht Getaways Italy Explorer 2023

Capo d'Orlando - Vulcano Island - Lipari Island - Panarea Island - Salina Island - Filicudi Island - Vulcano Island - Capo d'Orlando

Discover the picturesque UNESCO listed Aeolian Islands. The unique landscape offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to sail by day and admire active volcanoes by night. 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
• Lisca Bianca - Snorkel the pristine and crystal clear waters off Lisca Bianca
• Vulcano - Experience a natural mud bath and trek to the smouldering crater
• Salina - Discover the lush greenery of Salina and the signature sweet wine
• Panarea - Wander the boutiques and stylish promenade of luxurious Panarea

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
Capo d'Orlando - Vulcano

Welcome to the Italy Explorer with Yacht Getaways. We begin in Capo d'Orlando where you'll have plenty of time to explore before we set sail in the afternoon. Enjoy an Italian bite at one of the local restaurants or cheers a drink to the start of your holiday at one of the bars facing the beautiful Lipari Island. Sit back on deck and relax as we sail towards our first destination, Vulcano. Well known for its sulphur rich mud baths and visibly smoking crater, Vulcano makes an indelible first impression. Relax on the black sand beaches or enjoy a therapeutic mud bath before enjoying your first Italian meal for dinner.

Day 2
Lipari

Start your day with a walk to the main crater for an astonishing morning view before we sail to Lipari. Explore the island by bike or scooter admiring the whitewashed villages and breathtaking views of the Aeolian Islands. Take a dip in the afternoon before celebrating some of the best of Italy with a fine Italian dinner and local wine. (B, L)

Day 3
Panarea

Today we make our way to the most beautiful of the Aeolian Islands, Panarea. Expect delicious seafood and boutique shopping. A short ride away is Cala Junco, a beautiful secluded bay, and nearby Lisca Bianca offers hidden coves and bubbling sea springs you can explore. Tonight, is also the perfect setting for sunset cocktails. (B, L)

Day 4
Salina

Enjoy a memorable sunrise as we watch lava bubble from active volcano, Stromboli. Today we sail to Salina, a fertile island famous for the production of the local sweet wine Malvasia. Spend the day venturing around the town and the lush landscape before a sunset dinner admiring the view towards smouldering Stromboli volcano. (B, L)

Day 5
Filicudi

Today we'll sail to one of the most isolated of the islands, Filicudi, well known for its wild natural beauty, untouched sea grottos and ancient pathways. Explore an extinct Aeolian volcano before a swim in crystal clear waters. The rocky shores are a beachcomber’s dream and an incredible spot to spend a tranquil night under the stars. (B, L)

Day 6
Vulcano

After a morning swim we'll sail to our final stop, Asino Beach on Vulcano. On the way we'll stop at some gorgeous bays and enjoy a freshly prepared lunch. Spend your afternoon relaxing on the black sand beach or exploring by paddleboard. In the evening, we'll raise a glass to an incredible week while admiring a final sunset over the sea. (B, L)

Day 7
Capo d'Orlando

We'll enjoy a delicious breakfast and morning swim before we slowly journey back to the port where we started our trip. Stopping along the way at some beautiful off-the-beaten track bays, we'll make sure you soak it all in. Once we arrive back, spend the evening on the beach or by the pool before settling in for a final night on your catamaran. (B, L)

Day 8
Capo d'Orlando

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)

  • Vulcano Mud Baths From €3 per person​
  • Lipari Bike Hire From €12 per person
  • Salina Car Hire From €50 per person​
  • Salina Scooter Hire From €15 per person
  • Salina Wine Tasting From €22 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.

Extras and Add Ons

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