Gay Sailing Cruises
Why join a gay sailing cruise?
Whether you are travelling with a partner, a group of friends or as a single, when you join a sailing cruise, you hope to feel comfortable with the other guests on board and of course the skipper. Sailing with like-minded people means you can relax and be yourself, meaning you have a better opportunity to enjoy the ride.
Cruises take place on a monohull Bavaria 49 or a catamaran Lagoon 380. There are 4 double cabins for up to 8 guests and separate accommodations for the skipper. With spacious interior, these sailing boats provide exceptionally ample room and remarkably generous stowage, which makes it ideal to explore the Greek islands in the most relaxing way. Imagine a great day on the water, sipping with a sweet cocktail, relaxing in quality materials and comfort. For private cruises we offer a larger selection of yachts from all locations in Greece.
The sailing season runs from May to October, peaking in high season, July and August. Cruises are from Sunday to Saturday. Below you will find an outline of the most popular 7 and 14 day gay sailing cruises. Please note that itineraries are suggestions only and changes may have to be made to the route according to the weather conditions.
Athens to Mykonos: 7 day Gay Sailing Cruise in Central Cyclades
Discover Sounio and 5 of the most beautiful islands of Cyclades in the most relaxing and luxurious way in gay-only sailing cruise.
|Athens - Sounio
Embark your yacht in Athens, Alimos marina. The journey starts by sailing to Sounio, located on the southernmost tip of Attica, and best known for the temple of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the sea. Poseidon dominates Attica where the horizon meets the Aegean Sea. Indulge yourself with a refreshing swim in the small beach by the foot of the temple of Poseidon. The breeze of the ancient history will make you feel calm, as you will become a small part of it. Don’t forget to taste some fresh fish and seafood in the local tavernas.
|Sounio - Kea
The scenery changes as you approach Kea, one of the closest islands to Athens, traditional and cosmopolitan at the same time. The warm atmosphere, the local food and the beautiful Cycladic scenery make Kea very special. Its traditional vibes and quiet beaches offer relaxing moments. While in Kea, you should also visit the beautiful beaches of Koundouros and Otzias.
|Kea - Kythnos
Kythnos will impress you with its Cycladic architecture, traditional villages and the long beautiful beaches. Almost all beaches feature crystal clear waters and white sand, while most of them are unorganized and undeveloped. Of course, don’t miss the chance to swim in th most popular beach of Kythnos, Kolona, which is actually resembles a strip of golden sand that connects the islet of Agios Loukas with Kythnos. It’s one of the most beautiful beaches on the island and a must-visit for any traveler!
Kythnos - Syros
Syros - Tinos
Tinos - Mykonos
Mykonos to Athens: 7 day Gay Sailing Cruise in Southern and Central Cyclades
Explore six of the most beautiful islands in the world in a luxury crewed sailing yacht and live the ultimate Gay Holiday Experience. Enjoy the sun, the breeze and the magnificent Aegean blue in the most relaxing cruise. This seven-day adventure takes you from the famous island of Mykonos to the Greek capital, Athens, while gives you the chance to explore five more Cyclades islands. Relax in the sun and enjoy a cold beer on the deck or try your hand at sailing as your experienced skipper guides you through deserted bays and famous archaeological sites. The cruise offers you plenty of time for sunbathing, swimming, hiking, exploring and relaxing before digging into some local seafood and experience the Greek lifestyle and vivid nightlife.
|Mykonos - Naxos
Starting from Naxos island you will be fascinated by its combination of high mountains with green valleys, amazing seascapes and traditional villages perched high on mountain tops. The main characteristic of Naxos is coexistence. You can see beautiful old churches, monasteries, Venetian castles and Cycladic architecture. Don’t miss the chance to taste Naxos local cheese and swim the gay friendly beach, Agia Anna
|Naxos - Paros
Paros combines natural beauty, beaches with crystal clear waters, Byzantine footpaths connecting traditional villages and breathtaking landscapes. The island is located at the heart of the Cyclades and is one of the most loved destinations in Greece.Paros, offers its guests a comfortable cosmopolitan environment that includes walks on the beach, cushy sun-beds under the hot sun and rejuvenating dives into the clear waters of the Mediterranean sea. Visit Lageri beach, where gay men like to gather.
|Paros - Sifnos
Sifnos is known as the island of flavors, with unique traditional villages, organized or secluded beaches, and 227 churches spread around the island is just waiting for you to discover it! Sífnos is the centre of pottery in the Cyclades since the first samples that were found here are dated back to the Early Cycladic period. Stroll around the island and don’t forget to take a selfie at picturesque Kastro area.
|Sifnos - Serifos
Serifos the “iron island” of the Cyclades stands out, in its unique way and beauty, enchanting the visitors at first sight. The island of Perseus and the Cyclopes is the ideal destination for a relaxing day among the Aegean Sea. The island keeps untouched the Cycladic architectural tradition with white and blue houses, making the island look like a Greek miracle. Take a walk in Chora and get inspired from the architecture style and the breeze of this elegant small town.
|Serifos - Sifnos
One last stop before Athens and Kythnos will impress you with its Cycladic architecture, traditional villages and the long beautiful beaches. Almost all beaches feature crystal clear waters and white sand, while most of them are unorganized and undeveloped. Of course, don’t miss the chance to swim in the most popular beach of Kythnos, Kolona, which is actually resembles a strip of golden sand that connects the islet of Agios Loukas with Kythnos. It’s one of the most beautiful beaches on the island and a must-visit for any aspiring traveller.
|Kythnos - Athens
This is might be the last stop of the cruise, but the journey begins now! Athens, the land of the sun, offers an unforgettable holiday experience with limitless choices. This city is the historical capital of Europe. Inhabited for more than 3,000 years, Athens is widely known as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy. There are so many things to do in this beautiful capital. Stroll around the city center, visit the iconic Parthenon monument, meet beautiful Athenians, climb at Lycabettus hill to enjoy a panoramic view of the city and enjoy the vivid nightlife of Athens!
Combine Week 1, Athens to Mykonos, and Week 2, Mykonos to Athens, for a spectacular 14 day cruise around the Greek islands.
7 & 14 day Gay Sailing Cruises in Saronic Islands – Routes A & B
Explore the picturesque islands of the Saronic Gulf and experience an amazing, luxurious 7-day Gay Sailing Cruise. The Saronic islands are known for their calm winds and crystal-clear beaches, and are the perfect destination to charter a sailing yacht and bask in the wonderful Mediterranean sunshine! Discover their stunning, old-world charm and Greece as it used to be! You will enjoy sunbathing, swimming, exploring and relaxing before digging into some local seafood! Route A starts in Athens and ends in Porto Heli on the southern tip of the Argolic peninsula. Route B starts from Porto Heli and returns to Athens. On 14 day cruises you will visit a variety of islands with some changes in the itinerary each week. Among the locations visited over both weeks will be the following:
With pretty portside villages and popular beaches, this is the perfect place to spend a day. Enjoy the narrow streets with cafes or anchor off one of the beautiful beaches of Faros and Marathonas. You can also stop off at the remote islet of Moni, with astonishingly clear waters perfect for snorkeling with the colourful sealife. This is a popular escape for Athenians, just up the coast and offers a more lively scene for restaurants and bars. Visit the fish taverna Floisvos for wonderful greek and Mediterranean cuisine located right on the waterfront in town or seat yourself at Avli and enjoy the surrounding plants and flowers as well as delicious dining.
Epidaurus was a small city in ancient Greece, famous now for its ancient theatre, designed by Polykleitos the Younger in the 4th century BC, is one of the most popular ancient monuments in Greece. The old town has a beautiful beach and some lovely tavernas and bars.
Ermioni is a small port town and popular tourist resort in the Peloponnese, Greece. The port town Ermioni is situated in the southeastern part of Argolis, on the coast of the Aegean Sea. It faces the islands of Hydra and Dokos.
Poros is a small charming island full of picturesque villages and traditional architecture. Some of those villages are fishing settlements located near beautiful beaches, while others are close to the mountains surrounded by green vegetation. Anchor in a protected bay for wonderful views while you lunch and tranquil waters for swimming and snorkeling. The capital of the island is characterized by beautiful two-story houses with tiled roofs, coloured walls, wooden balconies and narrow windows. There are plenty of places to visit in Poros, the beach of Kanali with crystal clear sea and fantastic ‘tavernas” to enjoy a Greek feast, as well as the beaches or Askeli, and Monastiri.
The island of Hydra has been a popular tourist destination since the 1950s, with beautiful architecture and a delightful port. Edith Piaf and Leonard Cohen both had houses there. The town of Hydra is a paradise-like place closed to any type of motorized vehicle, and not having any roads except for donkey paths. It is full of red-tile traditional houses, old mansions and stoned paved narrow alleys. The protected port is bordered on all sides by hills, making it particularly picturesque. Stroll the town, sit in a cafe watching the boats and water taxis glide by, take a donkey ride, or climb to the old fort, this is a town that will relax you as you enjoy your day. Hydra is the perfect island for combining tranquility and fantastic night life.
The island of Spetses is one of the most popular weekend destinations for Greeks. With a rich historical background, it has all the ingredients for an unforgettable sailing holiday. Tranquil and cosmopolitan, is full of wonderful beaches, great dining and gorgeous verdant scenery. Visit Agia Paraskevi beach for seclusion, soft sand and azur waters – the perfect place to enjoy a picnic and a swim in the sea. The island has great restaurants and shopping, after a day relaxing in some of its wonderful beaches, one can go and enjoy the fantastic night life. Visit the museum home of the woman-warrier Bouboulina, who led the fight against Turkish invaders. Cars are not allowed in the island, only bicycles and motor bikes. In the evening, book a table at the wonderful Agrogialia in Spetses town where you can enjoy local Greek wines, fresh fish and wonderful steak or risotto.
Nafplio is probably one of the most beautiful towns in Greece, it is a unique spot which combines the medieval atmosphere of the old town with great nearby beaches and easy access to important archeological sites, such as Mycenae and Epidavros. Nafplio was the first capital town of the modern Greece and it shows in the aristocratic style of the town with neoclassical mansions and Venetian style houses lining its quaint streets. Full of quayside cafes and gorgeous shops, you’ll surely enjoy your stay in this stunning settlement.
Porto Heli is a summer resort town situated on a bay of the Argolic Gulf, 6 km south of Kranidi and 40 km southeast of Nafplio. The island of Spetses is located 6 km south of Porto Heli. There are ferry connections from Porto Heli to the islands of Spetses, Hydra and Poros, and to Ermioni and Piraeus. There is a small private airport, Porto Cheli Airport, south of the town.
This is might be the beginning or the end of your cruise week, but the journey begins now! Athens offers an unforgettable holiday experience with limitless choices. This city is the historical capital of Europe. Inhabited for more than 3,000 years, Athens is widely known as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy. There are so many things to do in this beautiful capital. Stroll around the city center, visit the iconic Parthenon monument, meet beautiful Athenians, climb at Lycabettus hill to enjoy a panoramic view of the city and enjoy the vivid nightlife of Athens!
Private Charter – Several charter bases and sailing boats
Discover the Greek myth in the most beautiful islands on a luxury crewed sailing yacht and live the ultimate Gay Holiday Experience. Cater the holiday of your dreams. Choose your boat and set the itinerary. We will provide boats of all models and sizes to suit your needs, anywhere in the Greek islands, and we will provide a gay friendly crew to look after you.
|Dates 2020||Bavaria 49 Monohull||Lagoon 38 Catamaran|
|27 July - 29 August||€1375.00 per person/week||€1700.00 per person/week|
|20 June -26 July & 29 Aug – 19 September||€1295.00 per person/week||€1550.00 per person/week|
|30 May - 20 June & 19 Sept – 3 October||€1212.50 per person/week||€1462.50 per person/week|
All prices are for cabin charter per person/week and based on double occupancy per cabin. Single supplement (single occupancy of a double cabin): + 65%
Prices include: your berth in a double cabin, a skipper and hostess, welcome drink, breakfast and lunch on board, fuel for the trip, port and marina fees, full water tanks, bed linen, dinghy and outboard, end cleaning charges, VAT and local taxes, yacht and crew insurance.
Not included: dinner at a taverna, shore excursions, bring your own alcohol, crew gratuities, transfers to / from the yacht (can be arranged), flights, personal insurance.