Cyclades Unexplored

Sailing Route

Starting and ending in Athens this 14-days journey will reveal the hidden beauty of Cyclades! The route comprises some of the Cycladic islands with the most important ancient monuments, like Delos, the sacred island of ancient Greece, Kea, with the prehistoric settlements, Thira, with the Ancient Akrotiri.

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Kalamaki Marina

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Marina

Kalamaki or Alimos Marina is one of the largest marinas in Greece and is considered the ideal base for sea-loving voyagers eager to explore the Greek islands, many of which are within leisurely sailing distance (i.e.

Xyla Beach

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Beach

Nuzzled amidst picturesque surroundings this beautiful beach with the golden sand, the fine pebbles and the deep clean waters is a remote beach paradise for unforgattable beach days. Visitors can swim into the crystal clear waters, lie on the soft sand and bask in the sun or unwind under the shade of the straw umbrellas.

Korissia Harbor

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Port

Korissia is the commercial harbor within the large Bay of Saint Nicholas where the ferries dock. There is room, however for several yachts.

Agkathopes Beach

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Beach

The sandy beach Agathopes located 14 kilometers southwest of Ermoupoli, one kilometer from the Posidonia (Delagratsia), opposite the islands Shinonisi and Round. Using the same beach and seals Monachus monachus-spring to nest in a welcoming and safe sandy beach.

Ermoupolis Harbor

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Port

Ermoupolis or Hermoupolis is a large commercial harbor part of a sizable town. The harbor has an uncomfortable swell during the meltemi (the Etesians) (the Etesians) season and there are always the annoying wakes of the ferries.

Agios Stefanos Beach

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Beach

One of the most popular beaches of Mykonos on the west coast, with spectacular views of Delos and Renia. Located a short distance from the new port of Tourlos and 3 km north of the country.

Mykonos Marina

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Marina

Mykonos Marina (known locally as the New Port or Tourlos) is a new marina located around two kilometers north of the old harbor and the town of Mykonos, the most popular and cosmopolitan town and island of the Cyclades. Mykonos International Airport (IATA: JMK) is located 3.

Mykonos Harbor

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Port

Since the partial completion of Mykonos Marina, yachts are no longer permitted to berth in the old harbor, which is reserved for tripper boats. The harbor is extremely crowded and noisy.

Delos Harbor

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Port

Delos is a small island without a secure anchorage. According to the Greek mythology Delos was a floating island where Leto, after being impregnated by Zeus and refused by every land because of the wrath of Hera, gave birth to Apollo and Artemis.

Agios Fokas Beach

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Beach

The beach of Agios Fokas is situated at a distance of some 6 kilometers far from Paroikia at the North, very close to the homonymous cape at the entrance of the bay of Paroikia. Very close to the beach it is found the small twin church of Agios Sostis and Analipsi, where on the feast of Analipsi it takes place a local feast (“panighyri”).

Parikia Harbor

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Port

Parikia is the main commercial harbor of the island. It is a fairly busy and noisy harbor but it is an excellent shelter form the meltemi (the Etesians) (the Etesians) and from the south winds.

Kampaki Beach

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Beach

Kambaki is among the most secluded beaches on Ios located on the north western side of the island. The unspoilt beach of Kambaki gives a lovely scenery with azure waters and peaceful atmosphere.

Ios Harbor

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Port

Port Ios or Yialos is the only port on the island. It provides excellent shelter from the meltemi (the Etesians) (the Etesians) but during the peak holiday period it is so noisy with l disco music and loud beer parties, that it is impossible to sleep.

Armeni Beach

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Beach

It is a small beach with deep blue water, located a few meters to the south of Ammoudi beach. It can be accessed by boat (from Ammoudi) or through 286 steps which begin at the marble street of Oia village.

Oia Anchorage

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Anchorage

It is a reasonably shelter from the meltemi but there is almost always some swell. There is a small pier with about 6 m depth but it usually crowded with fishing boats.

Skala Thira Harbor

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Port

Skala Thíra or Skala Fira is the main harbor and where the cruise ships call. It is not really a harbor but a quay.

Livadi Beach

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Beach

Situated near the scenic village of Karavostasi as well as the tourist settlement of Livadi, Livadi beach is a long sandy beach with sapphire waters, ideal for sunbathing, beach fun and water sports. Tamarisk trees offer shade to bathers who can also enjoy a refreshing drink or snack from the restaurant and bar at the camping nearby.

Karavostasis Harbor

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Port

Karavostasi is the port of the island and it is only a somewhat secure anchorage. While you can anchor off, it is not safe with a strong meltemi (the Etesians).

Cave Chrisospilia

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Cave

The cavern of Chrisospilia is a great natural monument. It is one of the biggest caves in Greece, most of it though unexplored.

Kleftiko Beach

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Beach

In the southwest tip of Milos we come across the Kleftiko. Kleftiko is not a beach in its classical definition we all know, but it is a unique landscape that definitely needs a visit and why not also a swim.

Adamas Harbor

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Port

Adamas or Port Milos is the only harbor in Milos. It is near the end of Milos Bay, one of the largest natural harbors in the Mediterranean, which is the volcano`s caldera.

Livadi Harbor

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Port

Livadi (meadow) is the only harbor in the island. There are two alternatives here.

Livadakia Beach

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Beach

Livadakia is one of the most popular sandy beaches on Serifos, situated on the south-western side of the island below Chora, the beautiful capital. This area has many beaches as well, like Livadi, and Avlomonas beach, but usually Livadakia is the most crowded.

Koutalas Beach

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Beach

Koutalas beach is about eleven kilometers long, it is connected to Ganema beach by a small dirt road that is about 2,5 kilometers long. The beach is a natural anchorage as it is very safe from the north winds.

Agios Dimitrios Beach

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Beach

Named after the seaside chapel of Agios Dimitrios, near the homonymous village, this quiet beach invites travelers to succumb into the crystalline sapphire waters and sunbathe while laying on the thick sand under the sun kissed sky or enjoy the natural shade under a tamarisk tree. Even though the beach offers easy access it is not considered a popular beach destination and is usually uncrowded.

Merichas Harbor

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Port

The harbor of Merichas lies on the west side of the island, five miles south of the cape of Kefalos at its northern tip. The main harbor used by the ferry boats, Merichas lies at the SE end of the homonymous bay and offers reasonable protection from the meltemi (the Etesians), which mainly gusts here from the NE.

Kalamaki Marina

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Marina

Kalamaki or Alimos Marina is one of the largest marinas in Greece and is considered the ideal base for sea-loving voyagers eager to explore the Greek islands, many of which are within leisurely sailing distance (i.e.