A magical cruise around Crete aboard a gulet

An exclusive offer to discover Crete for two!
A serene one week cruise in Crete
Departure Crete (Greece)
Half board
8 days, 7 nights
You will love:
  • • Elafonissi Beach
  • • Island of Gadvos, the southernmost point of Europe
  • • Samaria Gorges
Price available on request

On the edge of Europe, you will discover the most beautiful landscapes of the west coast of Crete. Thanks to its location, its Mediterranean climate is milder than in Western Greece. Your cruise will be supervised by a professional skipper and a sailor chef, who will be able to advise you on how to make your cruise unforgettable.

Your Boat

Boat

Over 20 metres long, this sumtuous gulet is built entirely out of wood. Take advantage of the interior space by relaxing in the lounge or having a drink at the bar. The solarium is ideal for relaxing and sunbahing. Enjoy the sunset while eating outside on the dining table. Masks and snorkels are also at your disposal to allow you to explore the seabed.

Specifications
Boat Model :Argentina
Type :Gulet
Number of Cabins :4
Maximum Capacity :10
Crew Members :2
Comfort onboard :

Sun deck seating
Shaded outdoor dining table
Masks & snorkels
Wifi
Layout
The owner reserves the right to replace with a different boat model of the same quality and performance

Your Cabin

There are two double cabins and a "family suite" cabin, all air-conditioned. Sheets and bath towels are provided during your cruise, however beach towels are not included.

Double Cabin
Double Cabin

The doubles cabins have their own bathroom.

Family Suite
Family Suite

This family cabin can accommodate up to 5 people. All occupants will share the bathroom next to the cabin.

Itinerary

Map

The friendly atmosphere and breathtaking scenery of Crete embodies what makes Greece such a beautiful country. Enjoy a night in Paleochora, relax on the beautiful beaches of Elafonissi and Kedrodassos and hike the Samaria Gorges. Your 8-day cruise around Crete will be a sailing vacation like no other.

DAY 1: Kolymbari port - Gramvoussa Castle
Board at 4pm and sail to the Balos lagoon. Take advantage of the secluded swimming area in the lagoon. Dinner on board and overnight in the cove.

Day 2 : Gramvoussa castle - Elafonissi Beach - Kedrodassos Beach - Paleochora Port
In the morning, climb the hill to visit the ruins of the Venentian fort of Gramvoussa. Followed by a swim, you will sail along the west coast of Crete to Elafonisi and Kedrodasos Beaches. At the end of the day, your gulet will anchor in front of a small port in Palechora. Known widely for its family atmosphere and entertainment, enjoy your free dinner in the taverns of the small seaside village. Overnight at port.

Day 3: Paleochora Port / Lissos Beach - Sougia
Feel free to visit the ruins of the Venetian castle that overlooks the city. Built around 1275 in Paleochora, it was destroyed by the pirate Barbarossa. The panorama from the castle allows you to see the entire city: Kafenion terraces, local crafts and the 2 beaches that border the city on each side. Enjoy your free lunch in the taverns. In the early afternoon, you will sail to Lissos, an archaeological site and cove only accessible by boat. Dinner and night on board.

Day 4: Lissos Beach - Island of Gavdos - Karaves port
The captain weighs anchor heading towards the southernmost point of Europe, the Island of Gadvos. Since the island is not buzzing with tourism, it is very calm and secluded. Lunch on board in a cove on the island. Free dinner and overnight at Karaves harbor.

Day 5: Island of Gavdos - Trypiti beach (southernmost point of Europe)
Sail around Gadvos, exploring the beaches. Have free lunch in a crossover tavern on a beach and a barbecue dinner on a beach. Overnight in a bay.

Day 6: Island of Gavdos - Marmara
You sail back to the southern coast of Crete crossing towards Agia roumeli, you will arrive at the Samaria Gorges, a World Biosphere Reserve. Test yourself and try to cross them! Free lunch in Agia roumeli. In the afternoon, slow sailing in front of coves including the famous Pavlos is followed by anchorage in Maramara. Captain’s dinner is at the tavern Dialeskari, night in the bay of Maramara.

Day 7 : Marmara - Sweet Water Beach - Loutro
Relax in Marmara in the morning, Sweet Water Beach is not far from there. Lunch on board. In the late afternoon you will be in Loutro, a small fishing port that is only accessible by boat. Dinner free and overnight in the quiet little bay.

DAY 8 : Loutro – Chora sfakion
In the morning, sail to the port of Chora Safkion. Breakfast on board and disembark at 10am.

The proposed itinerary is for information only and can be proposed in the opposite direction while keeping the same stops.

Your stops :

Kolymbari Port > Gramvoussa > Elafonisi > Paleochora > Lissos Beach > Trypiti beach > Marmara > Loutro > Chora sfakion

The itinerary may be changed without prior notice due to technical or weather conditions

Prices

Contact us to receive the availabilities and prices for this offer
Price includes• Double cabin accommodation
• Crew service (skipper, hostess / cook)
• Bed linens and bath towels
• Insurance
• Shipping Costs
• Fuel
• VAT
Price does not include• Flights
• Cancellation Insurance
• Beach towels
• Mandatory Cash box/ half board and open bar (250€ /adult or 125€ /child under 12 years old)

FAQ

For EU residents, for a stay up to 30 days you will need a valid passport. For non EU residents, check with the consulate of their country of origin for information on formalities.
To confirm your booking you should inform your GlobeSailor advisor who will put an option (hold) on the cabin for a certain time until we receive your down payment.
The booking will only be considered final once your down payment has been recieved (by bank transfer, Paypal or credit card) which is 50% of the total amount. A 100% down payment is required for any booking made less than one month before departure.
The balance should be paid no later than one month before boarding.
If you wish to make a cancellation, you should contact your GlobeSailor advisor as soon as possible. Whatever the circumstances, you will be charged the following cancellation fees, depending on when the cancellation is made: up to 90 days before departure = 25%; 89 to 60 days before departure = 50%; 59 to 30 days before departure = 75%; 29 days or less before departure = 100% of the total cost of your booking. We recommend that you sign up for cancellation insurance with your personal insurance provider.
During your cruise, you benefit from the half board package, including breakfast and one meal (lunch or dinner) per day prepared with fresh and local products. Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are not included. Check the terms and conditions of your quotation carefully. On request, your advisor can send you the menus proposed on board. Please inform us as soon as possible if you are allergic to any food or if you are on a special diet.
All the skippers which we offer are qualified, have the necessary professional licenses and speak fluent English. If you have any particular demands regarding a skipper make sure to let us know.
The skipper is in charge of navigation and your safety on board. Feel free to try out some of the manoeuvres with him; he will be happy to teach you the basics of sailing.
Regarding sleeping arrangements, the skipper will sleep on board, either in a cabin or in the common area (saloon).
The skipper is not in charge of cooking or washing up. A hostess (or cook) will prepare your meals, clean the saloon area and the cabins and make sure the boat is kept tidy.
The transfer can be arranged by your GlobeSailor advisor and the base chief by minibus in the Chania area. Payment for this service is generally to be made to GlobeSailor at the time of payment of the balance or directly on site in cash. Don't forget to forward your arrival times to your advisor.

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