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Half Day Private Sailing Boat

Half Day Private Sailing Boat

Product Code : 7050

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.

Highlights

  • Swimming in the crystal clear waters of Dia

  • The calm of the sea

  • The sun and privacy on Dia Island

Total Duration

  • 4 Hours

Full description

An extraordinary sailing adventure with us and immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Cretan sea. Our extensive experience, unwavering professionalism, and profound knowledge are dedicated to providing you with an unforgettable journey on our luxurious sailing boat. Traverse the azure waters of the Cretan sea and uncover hidden gems and unexplored destinations, all while enjoying complete privacy. Our wide range of meticulously designed sailing trips around Crete cater to all types of travelers, including families, friends, partners, and those celebrating special occasions.

Indulge in a remarkable voyage to Dia, a captivating small island located opposite Heraklion, boasting environmental protection as an integral part of the NATURA 2000 network. Dive into the crystalline waters that embrace the island, home to the endangered Cretan Ibex and a plethora of indigenous species. Immerse yourself in the island’s rich history and mythical tales that date back to the Minoan era. Discover that Dia once served as a bustling port for the illustrious Palace of Knossos, and according to myth, it is said to be a dragon sent by Zeus to devour the Cretans. However, Poseidon intervened, convincing Zeus to toss two pieces of bread for the dragon to consume before attacking. As the dragon bit into the bread, it and the bread miraculously turned into stone, forming the magnificent island of Dia, along with the adjacent Paximadi and Petalidi islands.

Sailing Boat: 11m Oceanis

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 “Price includes” list

What to Bring

  • Swimsuit and beach Towel

  • Walking shoes or sandals

  • Camera

  • Sunscreen

  • Hat – Sunglasses

Includes

  • Sailing boat – Fuels

  • Experienced Skipper

  • Hostess

  • Snack or Meal.

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

Itinerary

  • Starting time 10:00
  • Ending time 14:00

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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