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Full Day Private Sailing Boat

Full Day Private Sailing Boat

Product Code : 7037

About The Place

Irakleion Prefecture, nestled in the heart of the enchanting island of Crete, Greece, is a tapestry of rich history, diverse culture, and breathtaking landscapes. This region, with its capital city Irakleion, is a captivating blend of ancient charm and modern vibrancy.

The area boasts a history that stretches back millennia, with remnants of the Minoan civilization, exemplified by the iconic Knossos Palace. This archaeological marvel offers a glimpse into the advanced and sophisticated society that thrived in the region around 2000 BCE.

The prefecture’s natural beauty is equally remarkable, characterized by sun-drenched coastlines, rugged mountains, and fertile plains. The fauna is diverse, featuring indigenous species adapted to the Mediterranean climate. Olive groves and vineyards dot the landscape, a testament to the region’s agricultural heritage.

Charming villages, each with its unique character, dot the countryside. Traditional white-washed houses with blue accents line narrow cobblestone streets, preserving the authenticity of Cretan architecture. Villages like Archanes and Anogeia invite visitors to experience local hospitality, indulge in authentic cuisine, and immerse themselves in the warmth of the community.

Cultural traditions are deeply ingrained in Irakleion, reflected in its festivals, music, and arts. The locals take pride in their heritage, often expressed through vibrant celebrations and lively dances. Visitors can partake in these festivities, gaining insight into the heart and soul of Cretan culture.

The range of activities in Irakleion is as diverse as the landscape. From exploring ancient ruins to hiking the Samaria Gorge, there’s an adventure for every traveler. Pristine beaches like Matala offer relaxation, while the Lasithi Plateau provides a picturesque retreat.

In Irakleion Prefecture, history echoes through the hills, culture dances in the streets, and nature unfolds in all its splendor. This destination is not merely a place on the map; it’s a journey through time and a celebration of the enduring spirit of Crete.


  • ​​​​​Swimming in the crystal clear waters of Dia

  • The calm of the sea

  • The sun and privacy on Dia Island

Total Duration

  • 8 Hours

Full description

A captivating voyage across the enchanting Cretan sea and allow us to create an unforgettable sailing experience for you. With our extensive expertise, unwavering professionalism, and profound knowledge, we are committed to ensuring that every moment on our sailing boat is truly remarkable.

Immerse yourself in the tranquil azure waters of the Cretan sea as you uncover hidden gems and untouched paradises in complete privacy. Our collection of luxurious sailing trips around Crete caters to all types of travelers, ensuring an extraordinary adventure for families, friends, partners, and any special occasion.

Indulge in a remarkable journey to Dia, a charming small island situated just opposite Heraklion and protected within the NATURA 2000 network. Here, you can relish the opportunity to swim in the crystal-clear waters that cradle a host of indigenous species, including the endangered Cretan Ibex. As you navigate the island’s pristine shores, delve into its rich history and mythical legends that trace back to the Minoan era. Fascinatingly, Dia once served as a bustling port for the renowned Palace of Knossos, while myth tells the captivating tale of a dragon sent by Zeus to devour the Cretans. However, Poseidon intervened, convincing Zeus to toss two pieces of bread to satiate the dragon’s hunger. As the dragon bit into the bread, it and the bread instantly turned to stone, forming the remarkable island of Dia, along with the two small islands known as Paximadi and Petalidi.

Sailing Boat: 14m Hanze or Benetau

Maximum Number of Participants: 8 persons (per boat)

Special Services:

  • Moet champagne service is available upon request.

Price Excludes:

  • Personal expenses, including coffees and alcoholic drinks
  • Anything not mentioned in the “includes” list

What to Bring

  • Swimsuit and beach Towel

  • Walking shoes or sandals

  • Camera

  • Sunscreen

  • Hat – Sunglasses


  • Sailing boat – Fuels

  • Experienced Skipper

  • Hostess

  • Lunch

  • Free transport from/to your hotel (as long as you are within the predefined pick-up area)


  • Starting time 10:00
  • Ending time 18:00

Meeting point

Hotel Pick Up ( North Heraklio area)

Cancellation Policy - Flexible

  • Whenever you cancel 4 days or earlier than the confirmed activity starting date, your fee will be refunded for the entire activity charge.
  • In case of cancellation within 48 and 96 hours before the scheduled activity starting date, you'll get 50% reimbursed.
  • Those who cancel 48 hours or beyond are considered last-minute cancellations. There will be no refunds

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