The temperate climate, lush vegetation, beautiful mountains, and breathtaking beaches ... All on the Ionian Sea yacht charters.

Blessed with a cool climate, the most beautiful beaches, olive-scented soaring mountains, and a cheerful local temperament, each Ionian Island has its own personality, which makes yacht excursions at this historically and naturally rich destination all the more thrilling.  Possessing the immense caves of Kefalonia, the awe-inspiring Byzantine and Venetian architecture of Corfu, vineyards of Kefallonia, and the Shipwreck Beach,” which is one of the most photographed beaches in the world, visiting the Ionian Islands by a crewed yacht charter or private boat will give you memories you’ll treasure for a lifetime.

The Ionian Sea contains the seven main islands of Corfu, Paxos, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kefalonia, Zakynthos and Kythira as well as many smaller islands. There are plenty of itineraries and islands to explore on a sailboat, crewed yacht charter or private boat in the Ionian.

Charter a crewed yacht with Rendezvous Yachts and prepare for a unique Greek Islands experience. Explore the Greek Islands by a private boat, private motor yacht, gulet or catamaran. The Ionian Islands offer perfect sailing conditions with moderate winds that are great for sailing holidays with the family. 

 

Why Visit?
Why Visit?
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Unique architectural heritage
  • Infamous local taverns
  • Blue caves and water falls
  • Scuba diving
  • Wind surfing
  • Paxos music festival
  • Kite surfing
  • Ionian Sea

    Zakynthos (aka Zante) is a top Greek destination where thousands of visitors travel to every year. The island’ s protagonist, Navagio, an undoubtedly postcard perfect beach of the Ionian Sea, and one of the most famous and most photographed beaches in the World.

    Ionian Sea

    Blessed with beautiful beaches, lush vegetation and distinctive architecture that reflects its tumultuous past, the Ionian Islands are ideal for an epic vacation.

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    Charter Guide
    charter Guide

    Day 1

    Day 1 Kefalonia

    Day 1 Kefalonia

    Welcome on Board! Boarding starts at 15:30 from Kefalonia Harbor. You will have free time to visit the town’s highlights. Your boat will remain anchored in Kefalonia for dinner and overnight stay. Kefalonia is the largest Greek island in the Ionian Sea on the west coast of Greece. The evergreen cypress and olive trees are a gorgeous contrast to the bright blue-green Ionian Sea. Kefalonia is famous for its natural beauty such as Drogarati Cave and Melissani Lake.

    Day 2

    Day 2 Kefalonia to Fiscardo

    Day 2 Kefalonia to Fiscardo

    We will set sail to Fiscardo after a nice breakfast early in the morning. Swimming break at Fiscardo then lunch, fun, dinner, and overnight stay will be at Fiscardo Harbor. Fiscardo is the beautiful Greek harbor village on the Northern tip of Kefalonia. one of many villages on this large island, Fiscardo is unique in that it is the only village on Kefalonia that has so many of the original Venetian buildings intact and still in use.

    Day 3

    Day 3 Fiscardo to Ithaca

    Day 3 Fiscardo to Ithaca

    You will cruise to Ithaca early in the morning. A swimming break and an overnight stay will be made at Ithaca Harbour. Ithaca is a Greek island mostly heard as its being the home of Greek poet Homer’s Odysseus. The only way to immerse yourself in the magic of this island is to discover it. Vathy, Kioni, and Frikes are the most beautiful and must-see villages in Ithaca. What is interesting about these villages is that they have managed to preserve their traditional and historical identity despite the touristic development.

    Day 4

    Day 4 Ithaca to Meganisi

    Day 4 Ithaca to Meganisi

    You will cruise to Meganisi while having your breakfast early in the morning. A swimming break in its beaches and splendid water along with its green nature. The Greek island Meganisi belongs to the Ionian islands group and lies between Lefkada and the western coast of Greece. Meganisi is still quite traditional, with its stone houses, small cobblestone streets, pedestrian streets, abandoned windmills on the hills, ruins, and small old churches. Meganisi means "the largest" and this is because it is the largest of the small islands in this area. An overnight stay will be held at Meganisi Harbour o the private boat.

    Day 5

    Day 5 Meganisi to Lefkada

    Day 5 Meganisi to Lefkada

    The cruise destination will be Lefkada early in the morning. The island takes its name from the white rocks located in the Lefkada cape, as the Greek word Leukos means white in English. Cliffs, white sand, and pebbles shimmering in the Ionian sun, clear, turquoise waters and landscapes, the best beaches you've ever seen, and more! The most popular and most photographed of these are Porto Katsiki beach, Egremni beach, Milos beach Lefkada and Kathisma beach. Head to Mylos, Kalamitsi, or Kaminia to get away from the crowd and relax. Overnight stay will be in Lefkada Harbor on the private boat.

    Day 6

    Day 6 Lefkada to Antipaxos

    Day 6 Lefkada to Antipaxos

    Your stop will be Antipaxos after breakfast. Antipaxos is a tiny and extremely beautiful island located about 1,5NM to the South of Paxos, Ionian. Largely covered in vineyards, the island has several very attractive beaches and one harbor, Agrapidia. The Antipaxos islet is famous for its beautiful beaches and offers some of the best swimming and snorkeling opportunities in Greece. It is the smallest of the Ionian Islands. Voutoumi and Vrika, the two main beaches of Antipaxos, are located at the northern tip of the island. To the south of these two beaches are several small and beautiful secluded coves. Overnight stay will be in Antipaxos Harbor.

    Day 7

    Day 7 Antipaxos to Paxos

    Day 7 Antipaxos to Paxos

    You will begin to cruise early in the morning to Paxos. Paxos is the smallest of the Ionian islands, lying just 7NM from the Southernmost tip of Corfu. Here you will have a swimming break, a visit to the town. Paxos is the ideal island for a peaceful trip. Fjord-shaped beaches, underwater caves, small coves, and green hills welcome lucky visitors. The island hosts internationally renowned Greek and foreign soloists at the beginning and end of the summer. The traditional "Water and Oil" festival dedicated to folk music is held in July. Your boat will stay here for dinner and overnight on the private boat.

    Day 8

    Day 8 Paxos to Corfu

    Day 8 Paxos to Corfu

    From Paxos, you will set sail for Corfu. Corfu island is one of the major islands in the Ionian Sea, the most Northern and the second largest of the group lying just 1 NM off the coast of the Greek mainland and Albania. The city tour is one of the best things to do in Corfu! Places to visit in Corfu include Achillion Palace, Mon Repos palace, iconic Panagia Vlacherna, and Pontikonisi island. They will make you fall in love with Corfu! If you manage to distance yourself from the charming town of Corfu, head to Corfu coasts with beautiful beaches! There will be a swimming break and then you'll stay in Corfu Harbor for the night on the crewed yacht charter.

    Day 9

    Day 9 Corfu to Saranda (optional)

    Day 9 Corfu to Saranda (optional)

    After leaving Corfu harbor there will be an optional private boat charter destination which is recommended. Saranda is a great base for exploring the beaches of the Riviera. What was once a sleepy fishing village is now a thriving city Saranda has retained much of its charisma. A yacht charter in Sarande is ideal to explore the coastline – pretty villages, stunning beaches, and expansive olive groves create wonderful scenery. Saranda’s main beach is a horseshoe bay with a mix of sand and pebbles next to calm blue Ionian waters. Relax by swimming in sparkling waters and strolling through modern ports. There will be a swimming break in the evening and then you'll stay in Saranda Harbor for the night. After breakfast, you can leave the boat until 10:30 am. We hope you had a pleasant cruising and we want to host you on a charter yacht next time on another crewed yacht charter voyage.

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