Let’s look at some amazing day cruise ideas and ideal spots that can help you explore the beauties of Santorini while cruising on a luxurious yacht!
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world is Santorini. With historic Greek characteristics engrained in the island’s architecture and modern aspects that make visitors feel at home and enable them to experience Greek culture, it is a picture-perfect site that perfectly captures the spirit of a Greek vacation. Santorini, one of the Cycladic islands, is located on the Aegean Sea’s southern coast.
When visiting the island, you must visit Santorini’s capital. On Santorini’s northwest coast is the town of Thira. The stunning traditional white and blue houses that cover Santorini’s slopes offer a breathtaking perspective and embody the spirit of the Cyclades, making it a majestic location that is frequently referred to as the “lost Atlantis.” Feel free to explore Thira’s attractions while meandering around the island’s narrow alleys, which every visitor remembers fondly. Don’t forget to sample the various flavors Santorini has to offer while you’re in Thira. Experience a gastronomic journey through the Mediterranean tastes in Thira’s traditional Greek taverns, where filling dishes are made from the freshest surf and turf ingredients available in the local markets. Try a traditional Greek coffee in one of the small Greek coffee shops with an undisturbed view of the Aegean.
Another village worth visiting is Oia, which is located on the northern tip of the island and is well-known among tourists for its breathtaking sunset views. Every area of Oia fills up with people in the evening, and everyone stays still to watch the sun disappear into the Aegean Sea waves, leaving behind a recollection that is tranquil and dreamlike (Do not forget to capture these moments with some classic Santorini sunset photographs). Additionally, Oia offers you the chance to ride donkeys to explore the village’s narrow streets and steep roadways. It’s a very fascinating and enjoyable way to observe the island from a fresh perspective.
There is a sight in Santorini that cannot be missed while traveling: Caldera! Few people are aware of the fact that Santorini was actually formed by a volcanic explosion, the effects of which can be seen all around the island. The best place to take in the caldera’s unusual aspect is from the island’s eastern cliffs.
The red beach is another remarkable and well-known Santorini feature. This unusual beach is red, as odd as that seems! It is regarded as yet another “wonder” that was brought to life by the volcano’s outburst. Don’t pass up the opportunity to swim in the red beach’s pristine waters, stroll along the red sand, and discover the cobbles’ various shades of red and black.
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If you have limited time on the island, you should definitely consider taking a day cruise around all these famous and beautiful spots. What better way to do that than onboard a luxurious yacht?!
CRUISER YACHT 60 EXPRESS
The Cruiser Yacht 60 Express is a top-notch American sports yacht with a unique profile and large interiors. The 60 Express dedicates the whole main deck to entertainment, with an open-plan interior packed with luxury features, offering no less than five inviting venues, stretching from the bow to the swimming platform, each with a fully equipped sound system, a fully stocked bar, and kitchen, access to water sports, and other amenities. The accommodation consists of three large cabins, each with two bathrooms ensuite and a spacious basement sitting space, thus, comfortably accommodating overnight six people. Cruiser Yacht 60 Express is, also, designed as a family-friendly yacht with a safe corridor for children.
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SUNSEEKER MANHATTAN 72
In 2020, this magnificent 72-foot Sunseeker Manhattan received a complete renovation. Its outer lines seamlessly transition from the front seating and sunbathing spaces to the cockpit, which is next to the fully equipped aft galley with a saloon and a hydraulic swimming platform on the main deck. The bow features a large sunbathing pad for taking in the view while basking in the sunshine. There are numerous cozy seating spaces and sun loungers on the iconic flybridge, which are incredibly spacious and comfortable. The saloon section features great seating places and saloon windows to optimize entertainment options. The main deck places a lot of emphasis on designing spacious, communal areas. This luxurious yacht includes six sleeping spaces and four showers, offering the absolute Greek cruising experience for up to six people.
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The Princess V58 was created for those who want to spend more time above deck, connecting with their surroundings, and fully enjoying everything a sports yacht has to offer.
The V58’s dynamic silhouette hides a spacious interior and exterior, ideal for lounging or taking longer trips in absolute luxury. The swimming platform provides access to the inside and leads to a teak deck that runs across the lounge and bow areas, where a large sunbathing pad is located to enjoy the sun. A staircase connects the cockpit to the large main saloon, elegantly fusing the two living spaces. Also, you can completely expose yourself to the surrounding beauties of nature thanks to the electric sunroof that opens up over the main deck. There is comfortable accommodation for up to six guests arranged across three exquisitely furnished cabins below the deck.
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Maiora 66 is considered a unique yacht in its category that can offer you unforgettable memories.
It is the perfect yacht for luxurious multi-day cruises around the beauties of the Greek islands and it is more than spacious for a day trip of exploring. Its interior, as well as, exterior design is perfect for large social gatherings, as it can accommodate 10 guests overnight and up to 23 guests during the day for events, parties, or just the absolute relaxation session for a large group of friends and family.
More specifically, it includes two master cabins with queen-sized beds, each with its own private bathroom, and two cabins with six single beds that can be converted into two queen-sized beds with a shared bathroom.
For the guests’ relaxation and entertainment, the deck of the yacht is equipped with a dining table for ten people, and a BBQ for delicious meals. Of course, a yacht cruise around Greece wouldn’t be complete without extensive tan sessions! The yacht offers sunbeds and a large sunbed area.
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