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Enjoy Visiting Greece And Especially Greek Islands By Sea

Aug 24, 2008
Do you enjoy visiting Greece and specifically Greek Islands? If so, you are absolutely not alone. Each year, millions of people take a trip to Greek Islands to fancy the Aegean Water and everything that it has to provide. Although it is excellent to like Greek Islands from the coast, you may want to think about taking it a step further. You may like to to think about actually love the water, from a vessel. There are two options. Either cruising or one of the best vessels to do this is a privately chartered yacht.

Visiting by sea the Greek Islands conjures visions of deep blue skies, clear azure sea, breathtaking scene, white villages, fabulous nightlife, dining in seaside taverns and nothing compares to the freedom and stimulation one feels.

Going by water there are numerous options, first of all there is self-sail, bare boating or bareboat shipping, which means that you will have to skipper the yacht yourself and no hired skipper, cook or hostess will be onboard. Chartering gives you a convenience, which no other holiday and can give.

Greece has many sailing areas to select from depending on your decision for wind conditions, scenery, cultural historic interest, and nightlife. The Aegean Sea Winds usually blow during the summer season, from May to September, but they are particularly known for the months of July and August.

Greece offers more than 2.000 islands and islets of which only the 169 are inhabited, each and every one of them offering original beauty, fascinate and many bays only accessible by boat. The most beautiful itineraries are the Ionian Water, the Cyclades, the Dodecanese, the Sporades or the Northern Greece area.

In Greece sail vacations are considered the most fulfilling way to reveal the beauty and splendor of her coastlines and islands. Sailing holidays are often organized by companies who are based in other countries and have few or no Greek personnel or representatives. Whatever your penchant for yacht charters, Greece will meet or beat your expectations giving you a vacation like none other.

When it comes to chartering a private yacht, there are many individuals who automatically get yachts confused with boats. While they do have a few small similarities, there are quite a few differences. Before you go about charting a private yacht, you are urged to know the difference between a private yacht and a private boat. For the most part, yachts are equipped with cabins under the deck. These cabins not only contain sleeping quarters, but bathrooms, kitchens, and small dining rooms. This is what makes a yacht larger than most traditional boats, because boats do not have all of the previously mentioned amenities.

Due to the fact that yachts are often compared to small apartments or hotel rooms, they are perfect for those looking to take a long, extended trip, as they can provide guest exactly what they need. Due the size of most yachts, you will also find that they accommodate more individuals. That is why the charting of a private yacht is ideal for those who are looking for a unthinkable family vacation, because most have enough room to accommodate even a large sized family.

If you are interested in charting a private yacht for your next romantic getaway, family vacation, or business travel, you will need to find a private yacht chartering company. For the best chance of success, you are urged to use the internet. However, it is not uncommon for your local travel agent to also have information on private yacht companies, primarily those that come highly rated and recommended.

After after all Yachting in Greece is consider the most unforgettable vacation experience, and the cost for such an experience is also affordable. Following are some prices for different rentals for your consideration. Generally Price varies as same is calculated according to distance and fuel consumption of engine (s).

Prices are per 2-days (minimum hire) and an on-site cash payment of Euros 45 per booking to be made to cover Yacht Damage Waiver, Cleaning and Fuel. Price is: US $1510 or 1680 euro per person sharing double cabin Singles Supplement: US $1890 or 2100 euro, if single occupancy cabin on boat is required Included in the price are the following: Price is: US $990 or 1100 euro per person sharing double cabin Singles Supplement: US $1240 or 1375 euro, if single occupancy cabin on boat is required Included in the price are the following.

Prices for super luxury yachts are in the region of eight to ten thousand Euros a day-but yachts this size are fully staffed with crew and sleep between four and six couples, so the price of shipping is comparable to the price of a suite at a super luxury resort.

Not such an impossible idea as one would think, anymore hiring a yacht for a sail round the Greek islands is available from yacht charter companies situated in the capita, or local Islands. Anything from a day to a week or month, yacht hire is one of the fastest growing aspects of the leisure industry and while you're here, why not like a sail? Bare boats or crewed vessels, engine or mast, a variety to suit the variation of the many Islands in Greek sea.
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