If you don’t have a boat license, how can you fulfill your ambition of spending the day on the water? You can savor the benefits of boating or solidify your understanding of it with the aid of a skippered boat charter, so no issue.
Hiring a smaller boat doesn’t require a boat license, which is required in Greece when renting larger boats, and a boating day is the greatest way to see a location from a new viewpoint.
One of the finest ways to restore your contact with nature and the water is by renting a motorboat, whether with or without a captain.
Here we have gathered 3 top skippered cruises for you to choose from for your next vacation in Halkidiki!
1. VOURVOUROU ISLANDS DAILY CRUISE
The best place in Sithonia is without a doubt the area of Diaporos island. Little islets set a mesmerizing scenery of exotic beauty, crystal-clear, blue waters and pristine beaches.
Some of the places you will visit during this cruise are Kryftos, the famous Blue Lagoon, Myrsini, and the islands surrounding Diaporos.
You will have the opportunity to explore hidden places and swim in the glacier, sparkling azure waters surrounded by a lushness that will make you believe you are at some exotic place in the Caribbean.
During the cruise, you will have time to set anchor at one of the picturesque bays to have some snacks and drinks before heading back to base. A truly once-in-a-lifetime experience no one shouldn’t miss!
2. MOUNT ATHOS CRUISE
If you wish to tour the second and third peninsulas of Halkidiki and have an amazing time visiting holy places then this cruise is exactly for you!
You will begin your day by visiting the unspoiled and untouched location of Kavourotripes, a collection of beaches that have been relatively unknown for many years, with practically little human involvement. Small natural caverns formed over time by the water on the region’s white rocks, green lakes, and pine trees beautify this lovely environment, making it appear to be heaven on earth!
Mount Athos, the medieval Orthodox location of monasteries, is located just across Kavourotripes. You will cruise there, 500 meters from the beach, at the closest authorized approach in the region, to see the architecture of magnificent monasteries. You will get the option to visit the region around Ammouliani island and Gaidouronisia, a cluster of 6 tiny islets with shallow, turquoise, glistening seas and white, pebble-and-sand beaches, near the end of your excursion. a breathtaking scenery that will take your breath away!
3. OURANOUPOLI-AMMOULIANI DAILY CRUISE
During this cruise, you will set sail to the third peninsula of Halkidiki and set an anchor to Ouranoupoli, the gem of the Athos area. This beautiful, traditional village is a must-visit for strolls and gives you a unique view of Mount Athos.
Then you will sail to Ammouliani island and its “Blue Flag” beach Alykes for swimming in mesmerizing emerald waters. This beach is ideal for people of all ages since the waters are warm and shallow during the summer months. A perfect place for kids to have fun and adults to relax.
Lastly, you will visit the Drenia islands, a complex of 6 islets creating a truly exotic scenery! The waters of these islands are dreamy with a turquoise color that captivates every visitor.