MEGA YACHT CRUISE - CLASSICAL GREECE
Travel dates: MAY 12 to OCTOBER 20, 2024
9 days, 7 nights, including round trip air from most East Coast gateways,
4+* cabin on the M/Y Harmony V, some meals, sightseeing and taxes.
9 days - 7 nights starting at:
in DBL occupancy
from EAST COAST
Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of Classical Greece. The beautiful Cyclades, Kea, Santorini, Mykonos and the neighboring UNESCO-protected archaeological isle of Delos. Crete, the largest and southern most Greek island. The crystal blue waters of the island of Kythira, a hidden gem of the Aegean sea. The Peloponnese with Monemvasia and Nafplion historical treasures. Hydra, an off-the-beaten track island with her picturesque harbor. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich
cultural diversity to intrigue you.
Imagine a place far from home that feels just like home, where the borders are delineated by the golden shores of the sea; and home is wherever the anchors drop. Imagine 179 feet of comfort, beauty, and safety classified by the latest International “Safety of Life at Sea” (SOLAS) standards. Imagine your floating home on board the sleek, contemporary state of the art Mega Yacht that sails the seas under the name HARMONY V, waving her Greek flag through the wind. Discover the world by sea at 10 knots per hour, in her un-rushed pace, one island or seashore at a time. Harmony V loves to seduce her select 49 guests with her sleek lines and ample deck space redefining what yachting was meant to be. A spacious lounge with ample space, dining areas decorated with warm colors, large windows offering pristine views of all destinations, shaded areas and outdoor bar and loungers are just some of the elements that define her essence. 360° views of unobstructed ocean are your eyes’ canvas painted with ocean blue and deep green mountains. Mingle with likeminded travelers in` our public areas, enjoy a moment to yourself in our ample deck space, or retreat to your cabin-sanctuary all offering windows or portholes connecting you with Mother Nature’s wonders. Harmony V’s experienced crew of 18 is trained with hospitality at heart to pamper her guests and guarantee the ultimate home away from home experience.
Main program includes:
Round trip airfare from U.S East Coast, airport. Airline taxes and fuel surcharges are included. (Valid at present time)
First class cruise accommodations for 7 nights on the M/Y Harmony V (7 nights) or similar including hotel tax and service charges.
Private cabin with SH/WC & air conditioning
Services of an English-speaking cruise escort throughout the program.
Use of fishing and snorkeling equipment (subject to availability)
Deluxe air-conditioned motor coach transportation for all transfers, tours and guided excursions.
Guided tours as per program
Admission as mentioned in the itinerary.
Half-board: Buffet breakfast and one meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a local Theme Evening , fun BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner. (mineral water and a glass of wine are included)
All VAT, city, Port charges and local Tax, baggage handling at hotels. (Based on one bag per person).
Headsets on guided tour
WIFI: Extra Charge
Day 1: (Thursday) Departure from the USA on your overnight flight to Greece
Day 2 (Friday) Marina Zeas (Piraeus) - Kea
Upon arrival, proceed through customs and collect your luggage. A Jet Vacations professional guide will personally greet you. Departure and transfer by deluxe coach to your Mega Yacht. 2:00-3:00 pm embarkation from Marina Zea. Depart via Cape Sounion to Kea. Leisure time to explore Kea’s tiny port, Korrisia after dinner. Departure in the early hours for Delos. Overnight at sea.
Day 3 (Saturday) Delos (anchorage) - Mykonos
Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. On to the port of Mykonos, with a swim stop on the way. Free afternoon and evening to enjoy the island’s cosmopolitan lifestyle. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 4 (Sunday) Santorini
Santorini Noon arrival in Santorini's famous port of Fira. Experience the stunning natural drama of the volcanic caldera. Optional tour to archaeological sites and typical villages with unique views over the Aegean Sea. Overnight sailing to Crete.
Day 5 (Monday) Rethymnon/Crete
Morning arrival at Crete’s famous and lively port of Rethymnon. Optional tour to the ancient city of Knossos near Heraklion. Late departure for Kythira. Overnight at sea.
Day 6 (Tuesday) Kythira
Late morning swim stop and afternoon arrival to Kythira, a less known island gem now fast becoming a favourite among visitors to Greece. Evening at leisure to visit the picturesque main town of Chora and experience the subdued charms of this peaceful island. Overnight in Kythira.
Day 7 (Wednesday) Monemvasia - Nafplion
Early morning sailing to Monemvasia. Discover a remarkable medieval fortified town, with time at leisure to explore the uniquely preserved Byzantine and Venetian architecture and experience the beauty of the natural setting. The famous Greek poet Yiannis Ritsos, described his birthplace Monemvasia as a “stone ship” about to set sail, calling you for immediate boarding for a journey through time. This uniquely preserved medieval town is carved into the majestic grey rock like a sculpture. Depart for Nafplion in the early afternoon, with a swim stop on the way. Evening arrival at Nafplion. The old quarter is charming, with narrow streets and characteristic period architecture. Also, impressive medieval fortifications can be seen in the port and crowning the hills above. Overnight in Nafplion.
Day 8 (Thursday) Nafplion - Hydra
Optional tour to Mycenae, the powerful walled palace of Agamemnon, the Homeric Achaean king. Early afternoon departure for the island of Hydra. Afternoon arrival at Hydra and time at leisure to explore this picturesque port town. Late evening departure for Marina Zeas, Piraeus.
Day 9 (Friday) Marina Zeas (Piraeus)
Arrival in the early hours at Marina Zea, Piraeus. Disembarkation after breakfast at 8:00-9:00 am and transfer to Athens airport for your return flight back home! (Breakfast)
Call us for air pricing (all U.S. gateways available, optional Business - First class upgrades - adding extra nights to the above program).