Endless sands, beaches, and unexplored islets, castles, ancient civilizations, cosmopolitan but untouched Dodecanese islands are waiting to be explored by you on a private yacht charter.

The Dodecanese islands are lined like a jewel above the deep blue sea in the southeast of the Aegean Sea. It is possible to see the traces of cultures over the centuries in almost every part of the islands. You will discover and experience surfing beaches, roads with soft hills ideal for cycling, and shimmering, glass-blue water for swimming and snorkeling. Dodecanese islands await you with all their charm and hospitality. You will have a great time on your Dodecanese Island Private Charter Yacht Trip. You’ll enjoy the endless entertainment capture nature, culture, and history at the same frame. 

Why Visit?
Why Visit?
  • World-class surfing beaches
  • Windsurfing, rock climbing and scuba diving
  • Sunbathe & relax at secluded coves
  • Sightseeing and adventure
  • Culinary delights and local gastronomy
  • Traditional and touristic Greek taverns
  • Plenty excellent wine kinds to enjoy
  • Living breathing history on private yacht
  • Dodecanese Islands

    Dodecanese islands are fantastic sailing destinations, enriched by a unique culture and turbulent history with each civilization leaving their mark behind, be it the Ottomans, Greeks, Romans or Venetians.

    Dodecanese Islands

    All island offer opportunities for relaxation, sightseeing, adventure and beautiful beaches.

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    Charter Guide
    charter Guide

    Day 1

    Day 1 Kos to Astypalea

    Day 1 Kos to Astypalea

    Boarding at the port of Astypalaia after 15.30 and the captain will be informing you about the details of the cruise. Astypalaia called in Italian Stampalia and in Ottoman Turkish İstanbulya, is a Greek island. It belongs to the Dodecanese chain in the southeastern Aegean Sea. The island has a rich historical past being mentioned in Greek Mythology and then colonized by the Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans. Astypalea is known as “The Butterfly of the Aegean” because of its shape, white light, and crystal-clear water. The main highlight of Astypalea is the Chora! Local white houses are most common in Cyclades Islands but the island officially belongs to the Dodecanese. We will dock the private yacht to Astypalaia Harbor for dinner and an overnight stay.

    Day 2

    Day 2 Astypalea to Chalki

    Day 2 Astypalea to Chalki

    Chalki is a Greek island and municipality in the Dodecanese archipelago in the Aegean Sea, some 6 Km west of Rhodes. Early in the morning, we will have a pleasant breakfast on the way to Chalki Island. Chalki is a beautiful island of Dodecanese distinguishes for its traditional architecture and relaxing beaches. Chalki has been chosen as ‘’the island of peace and friendship’’, a meeting place. Nimborio, the capital of Chalki is one of the prettiest neoclassical settlements of Greece! We will stay at Chalki Harbour for the night.

    Day 3

    Day 3 Chalki to Karpathos

    Day 3 Chalki to Karpathos

    We will set sail to Karpathos after a nice breakfast early in the morning. Karpathos is the second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, in the southeastern Aegean Sea. The island has a typical ancient history being mentioned in Homer’s The Iliad and being involved in successive wars and conquests. Karpathos Island is known for its unspoiled nature, magnificent beauties, and wonderful beaches. However, the best-known place of Karpathos is Olympos village on the almost inaccessible hill in the northernmost Karpathos mountains. Thanks to the high position of the village, you can enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding countryside and sea from many points in the town. We will dock the private yacht to Karpathos Harbor for dinner and an overnight stay.

    Day 4

    Day 4 Karpathos to Tilos

    Day 4 Karpathos to Tilos

    Tilos, a small and quiet island in the Dodecanese, hypnotize the visitor with its original atmosphere and unspoiled nature. Tilos island is located between Kos and Rhodes. Remains of a dwarf elephant have also been found on this island, some of whose remains are in the museum. It is one of the small islands belonging to the Dodecanese Islands. The culture of Tilos has also left its mark on time with Byzantine monuments, medieval castles, caves, churches, and rare iconography. You may want to take a bus tour to Megaro Horio, a pretty village set on the hillside below a Medieval castle, which is now experiencing a revival due to the return of ex-pat Greeks to the island. Dinner and overnight stay will be on this lovely island on the private yacht.

    Day 5

    Day 5 Tilos to Kalymnos

    Day 5 Tilos to Kalymnos

    We will cruise to Kalymnos Island early in the morning and have a swimming break in a bay around the island. Kalymnos is one of the Northern Islands in the Dodecanese sailing area being the fourth largest of the group. Kalymnos is famous for its rocky landscape and the International Climbing Festival is taking place every year in Kalymnos, attracting climbers from all over the world! You may find yourself doing activities such as climbing, scuba diving, mountain hike, and spelunking. Moreover, Kalymnos is known as an international sponge-harvesting trade center. There’s still a lovely beach at Emborio, a charming resort at Vathi, and the added interest of Telendos. You should also visit the Monastery of Saint Sava near Pothia and buy a local natural sponge in one of the shops. Your private yacht will stay here for the dinner and overnight.

    Day 6

    Day 6 Kalymnos to Leros

    Day 6 Kalymnos to Leros

    In the morning we cruise to the island Leros; a small island with a beautiful sea. Leros is a Greek island and municipality in the Dodecanese in the southern Aegean Sea. It lies 317Km from Athens's port of Piraeus. Leros has been able to preserve much of its traditional way of life. You can explore Leros island on foot or by renting a bicycle. To see Leros Castle, you have to climb 300 steps from Platanos. As you climb the stairs from Central Platanos, you pass through narrow streets and flower gardens. Here we’ll have a swimming break and stay at Leros Harbour overnight.

    Day 7

    Day 7 Leros to Nisyros

    Day 7 Leros to Nisyros

    We will set sail to Nisyros after a nice breakfast early in the morning. Nisyros is a volcanic Greek island and municipality in the Aegean Sea. It’s part of the Dodecanese group of islands, between the islands of Kos and Tilos. One of the features that make Nisyros a tourist destination is a volcano that is still active on the island. Nikea village, which is on the shore of the volcano that last exploded in 1422, attracts you with its mosaic square, church, and snow-white streets. Here in Nisyros Island we will have a swimming break and stay at Nisyros Harbour overnight.

    Day 8

    Day 8 Nisyros to Rhodes

    Day 8 Nisyros to Rhodes

    In the morning we cruise to the island Rhodes; a large island with a beautiful sea. Rhodos is the capital and the largest island of the Dodecanese group. It is located on the Easternmost side of the Aegean sea. The capital, also called Rhodes, has modern, ancient and medieval places to visit. The island of Rhodos consists of long, sandy beaches and coves. The island of Rhodes is a very popular holiday destination, with an average of 300 days of sunshine a year. Lindos and Kamiros are the touristic areas of Rhodes Island. You’ll begin to get a taste of authentic traditional Greece. Here we’ll have a swimming break and stay at Rhodes Harbour overnight.

    Day 9

    Day 9 Rhodes to Symi

    Day 9 Rhodes to Symi

    We will set sail to Symi after a nice breakfast early in the morning. Your yacht charter destination Symi provide a relaxing reference back to the different time and peace. Symi Island is distinguished from other Greek islands, which are generally dominated by blue and white, with the striking beauty of pastel colors. Panormitis is the island’s famous monastery which is visited by people from all over the world. Symi is a Dodecanese island close to Turkey and has long been a tourist destination for superyacht charters due to its coastal beauty and quaintness. Here we’ll have a swimming break and stay at Symi Harbour overnight.

    Day 10

    Day 10 Symi to Kos

    Day 10 Symi to Kos

    After breakfast on the boat, you can leave the boat in the morning. We hope you had a pleasant cruising and we want to host you on a private charter yacht next time on another voyage.

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