Yacht Charter in Crete

  1. Gib Sea 334 - Gib Sea (2003)Heraklion
    Cabins 2 cab
    Berths 4+2
    Engine 1x30hp
    Draught ---
    Size 33ft
    with skipper / crew
    from2 500 €*from 02/12 to 09/12View details
  2. Elan Impression 434 - Elan (2008)Heraklion
    Cabins 3 cab
    Berths 6+2
    Engine 1x76hp
    Draught 1.60m
    Size 44ft
    from2 500 €*from 02/11 to 09/11View details
  3. Hanse 470 - Hanse (2012)Heraklion
    Cabins 3 cab
    Berths ---
    Engine 1x76hp
    Draught ---
    Size 47ft
    from3 100 €*from 05/10 to 12/10View details
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  5. Elan Impression 514 - Elan (2009)Heraklion
    Cabins 5 cab
    Berths 12
    Engine 1x110hp
    Draught 2.20m
    Size 53ft
    from3 773 €*from 31/12 to 07/01View details
  6. Lagoon 400 S2 - LagoonChania
    Cabins 4 cab
    Berths 8+4
    Engine ---
    Draught 1.21m
    Size 39ft
    from5 000 €*from 02/12 to 09/12View details
  7. Azimut 85 - Azimut (2008)Heraklion
    Cabins 4 cab
    Berths 8+2
    Engine 2x2028hp
    Draught 1.35m
    Size 86ft
    from32 000 €*from 02/12 to 09/12View details
  8. SOLARIS - Pershing (2009)Heraklion
    Cabins 4 cab
    Berths 10
    Engine 3558hp
    Draught 2.52m
    Size 90ft
    from41 000 €*from 02/12 to 09/12View details
  9. Elena - Perama (2007)Heraklion
    Cabins 7 cab
    Berths 12+7
    Engine ---
    Draught ---
    Size 90ft
    from---prices on requestView details
  10. Posillipo 88 Fly Bridge - Posillipo (2006)Heraklion
    Cabins 4 cab
    Berths 8+2
    Engine ---
    Draught 2.70m
    Size 89ft
    from---prices on requestView details
  11. Bavaria 46 Cruiser - Bavaria (2009)Heraklion
    Cabins 4 cab
    Berths 8+1
    Engine 1x76hp
    Draught 1.85m
    Size 47ft
    from---prices on requestView details
Indicative price excluding any discounts and options

15 Boats to rent in Crete

Charter a yacht in Crete and discover the largest and the most diverse island of Greece! A boat hire in Crete will allow you to see the most unique part of Greece, which is significantly different from the rest of the country. A land of many ancient civilizations, Crete is full of surprises. Coming to this island is like an archaeologist digging through the soil to find hidden treasures. Architecture lovers will find Crete a real playground and will be able to travel through the centuries with the Venetian and Minoan civilizations, many of which still exist in buildings and remains.

Don't miss it in Crete: Heraklion

When is the best time to charter a yacht in Crete?

The best months are undoubtedly spring and autumn. The temperature is pleasant, which allows you to enjoy outdoor activities. The sea colors are more contrasted, it's ideal for photography and to watch a romantic sunset on waters. During the time, the sea remains pleasant for swimming, and the beaches are less crowded.

What to eat during your yacht charter in Crete?

Cretan cuisine is very famous, and many scientific studies have shown all the benefits of this cuisine. People with cardiovascular problems are less numerous in Crete, where life expectancy is the highest in Europe. But what is the secret of the Cretan diet? A very healthy diet with fruit and vegetable products, cereals, fish and little meat, and very good quality local olive oil are the secrets to staying in shape.

As a starter, you can take either a Greek salad, a mixture of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, onions, and feta. Or an excellent yogurt cucumber salad with garlic, mint, and olive oil. The main dishes are mainly made with eggplants, tomatoes, and zucchinis. Lamb, pork, or sheep are also consumed and flavored with herbs. Fish is also very popular with Cretans, which can be grilled or cooked in soup. For dessert, Cretans are more interested in fruit. But you will find delicious oriental pastries such as baklava or kadaifis. Make sure to have a glass of Raki, an aniseed alcoholic beverage, at the end of a meal.

Must-visit places when you are chartering a yacht in Crete


Chania, Hania, Chania, the same city in the North / West of the Crete island, has three names. Many civilizations have existed here (Minoans, Venetians, and Ottomans), which make Hania a beautiful and multicultural city. This city is the perfect place just to wander around, have a drink, and visit a museum.

Agios Nikolaos

The town of Agios Nikolaos, in Mirabello Bay, is a charming little town with a lot of tourists. It has one of the most charming ports in the country. Established on several hills, the city surrounds a tiny lake. Around it, there are a host of restaurants and bars. You can't really expect to have calm and tranquility here, Agios Nikolaos is undoubtedly touristic.


Elafonissi is a peninsula south of Crete. A lagoon of clear water borders the beach. It is very beautiful and therefore very touristy, the best thing to do is to come during the low season. Elafonissi is reachable by foot or by swimming through a sandy tongue.


Frangokastello is about 10 km east of Chora Sfakion, situated on the coast. The village consists of a few scattered houses, but it has a fort built by the Venetians in the 14th century. Located by the sea, the fortress has never been occupied and gives the impression of being a theatre setting. Frangokastello has a pretty, shallow, and protected lagoon, bordered by a sandy beach.

The Samaria gorges

The Samaria gorges are exceptional. The canyon is about 16 km long, and the cliffs can reach a height of 300 m. The narrowest point of the Samaria Gorge, known as the "Iron Gates," is only 2.5 m wide. The cliffs overlook the small stream, and you can see Kri-Kri, the goats of the country. It's really a beautiful walk if you arrive early in the morning to avoid the tourist buses.

Spinalonga Island

The island of Spinalonga, also known as the "island of lepers," is a small fortified islet in Crete. Facing Elounda, in Mirabello Bay, the fort was built by the Venetians, then occupied by the Turks, and eventually, the lepers were stationed there. It was they who renovated the fort from 1903 to 1957, during their stay in Europe's last leper colony. It is really touching to walk through the now-abandoned streets of Spinalonga.


Loutro is located between Agia Rouméli and Chora Skafron. It is a pretty fishing village with a superb beach and transparent waters. Loutro has managed to preserve his authenticity for the time being. Some of the village's merchants would like to build a road (yes, there are none in Loutro!) to open it up... It is still a real pleasure to enjoy a raki in the shade of a terrace while looking at the turquoise water.


Matala is located 70 km from Heraklion and 4 km from Pitsidia. The small fishing village is known for its caves and hand-dug cavities. At the time of the "Flower Power," many hippies stopped there on the famous Kathmandu road. Bob Dylan and Cat Stevens were there. Too bad, today the place has become very touristic: shops, pensions, restaurants... Make sure to visit the magical Red Beach during your sailing holiday in Crete.

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