Pearls of The Aegean

1 Week Sailing Cruise

Pearls of the Aegean

Secluded beaches, ancient ruins, local flavours and spectacular landscapes  – this seven-day cruise offers a hearty dose of Greek island life. Apart from the popular buzzing islands it also takes you to the lesser-visited idyllic Small Cyclades with their laid-back vibe and pristine nature. During this yacht cruise you will have a chance to enjoy some of the most beautiful beaches you’ve ever seen in your life, endless opportunities to swim and snorkel in the clear turquoise sea and experience the most relaxing time. Sail through sparkling waters and soak up the salty sea breezes as you explore charming hill villages and hidden coves. Add the delicious Greek cuisine and you’ve got yourself and unforgettable journey through the Aegean Sea.

Trip Information


Semi-private or Private


Mykonos - Paros- Naxos- Iraklia- Schinousa- Koufonisi- Antiparos - Delos / Rhenia / Mykonos


Upon Request


Weather conditions may affect published itinerary


Marina’s Office / New Port Tourlos

Full Itinerary

Day 1

Embark in Mykonos and set sail to Paros

Your cruise begins at around midday in Mykonos. Considered as one of the prettiest and the most cosmopolitan of all the Greek isles, Mykonos has an international reputation of picturesque Cycladic architecture, impeccable beaches, friendly locals, first class gourmet cuisine, and a buzzing nightlife that attracts glamorous crowds that enjoy partying until dawn.
Before you embark on your yacht, be sure to wander around the Mykonos Town’s picturesque narrow streets, pass by it’s landmarks Little Venice and the famous windmills and visit one of the island’s decadent beaches such as Super Paradise, Paraga or Kalo Livadi. 

Following this, you will cruise to Paros in the early afternoon with a swimming stop at the picturesque Kolymbithres beach, famous for its crystal waters and remarkable white rock formations.
Paros is one of the most beautiful and popular Greek islands, combining modern with traditional elements in the most distinctive way. Spend the afternoon exploring the island’s unique mix of traditional Cycladic architecture, vivid nightlife, magical beaches, enchanting rural villages, and historical monuments.  The heart of Paros beats mostly in the lovely main town of Parikia and in the charming village of Naoussa in the north – with whitewashed houses overlooking the port, full of traditional taverns, luxurious restaurants and sophisticated bars, overflown with cosmopolitan crowds every night.

Day 2


Today we set sail to Naxos – the biggest and the greenest island of the Cyclades. Breathe the island’s history as its glorious ancient past and strong influences of the Venetians and the Franks are responsible for the abundance of ancient sites. The most iconic of them – and the trademark of Naxos – is Portara, the remaining gate of an ancient temple dedicated to the Greek god Apollo.
Apart from its impressive monuments Naxos boasts a beautiful natural landscape. In the island’s mountainous interior, you find enchanting villages.

The island is a wonderful place for you to explore on foot, as many old paths between villages, churches and other sights still survive. Make sure to visit one of Naxos beautiful beaches, which are considered as some of the best of the Cyclades islands with Plaka – the longest sandy beach of the archipelago. In the evening wander around Naxos Chora, the main town of Naxos, with it’s wonderful mixture of Venetian and traditional Cycladic architecture. Climb the hill among the whitewashed houses up to imposing Venetian castle, oozing a medieval charm!

Day 3

Small Cyclades – Iraklia

Leaving Naxos, we cruise towards the “Small Cyclades” island group just south of Naxos, where our first stop today will be the beautiful island Iraklia. Like the islands of the Small Cyclades in general, Iraklia remains untouched by mass tourism, offers extravagantly simple elegance, natural beauty and of course, sparkling beaches with hues of green, turquoise, blue. Here, you can truly relax, away from the hustle and the bustle. The beaches are isolate, villages are traditional and people are welcoming. Enjoy the purest aspect traditional Greek life.
Spend the day lounging to the sound of tranquil waves, swimming in the azure sea, exploring the hidden caves or snorkeling to discover what the rich and tropical seabeds have to show off.  Enjoy the evening savouring local delicacies at family-run restaurants and sipping cocktails with locals in laid back bars.

Day 4

Small Cyclades – Schinousa

We continue our Small Cyclades islands hopping to Schinousa – a tiny island with only a few inhabitants where paces of life are slow and traditional. Boasting an unspoiled natural setting with 18 secluded pristine beaches and wild landscapes, tiny traditional villages, hospitable locals and authentic Cycladic style, Schinousa is the perfect destination to relax and unwind.
The beaches here are unspoiled, backed by raw natural landscapes and enticing cobalt waters. Most of them are easily accessible by foot. It’s a perfect day for swimming, hiking and exploring the nature’s treaures and the island’s unique landscape. Enjoy this small paradise!

Day 5

Small Cyclades – Koufonisia

Actually made up of three islands, although only one is inhabited, Koufonisia is an increasingly a popular destination, famous for the exotic ambiance and pristine beaches. The locals take it in their stride, and many of the 400 or so still fish for a living. The scenery in Koufonisia Greece is beyond words. Unreal translucent water, glittering sand, laid-back atmosphere, and Cycladic architecture create a true wonder. Take a break from reality and let the magical atmosphere seduce you.
Finish with an afternoon of diving in the reefs around Pano Meria and try to spot monk seals and rainbow wrasse. Back on land, head to Chora, the capital of Koufonisia. Chora is not particularly large, but it oozes a unique charm. Stroll around its narrow alleys, marvel at the scenic setting, eat fresh fish at its traditional taverns and immerse yourself in the island way of living!

Day 6


We leave the Small Cyclades in the morning and set sail to Antiparos which is approximately 5 hours away. This small picturesque island just opposite Paros is considered the relaxing, easy-going alternative to its cosmopolitan neighbour. The island is famous for its beaches, mostly sandy with crystal clear waters, while most of them are within walking distance of Chora, the island’s capital.
On the southern side of Antiparos, you’ll find the most impressive sight of the island, Antiparos cave, a stunning cave full of stalactites and stalagmites. In the evening stroll around Chora, the beautiful capital of Antiparos where the island’s heart is beating with a vibrant nightlife scene.

Day 7

Delos, Rhenia and Mykonos

On the final day of your cruise through the Cyclades we set sail towards Mykonos. On our way back we stop at Delos island – a magical ancient site of great archaeological, historical and mythological importance, the birthplace of the Ancient God Apollo and the Ancient Goddess Artemis. Explore the history of the Aegean, ​a sea full of myths and legends. Back on board, we sail across a narrow strait to the unspoiled island of Rhenia. Rhenia’s idyllic bays, coves and pristine beaches are one of the Aegean’s great treasures.
You will reach back Mykonos and disembark around 4 o’clock after a farewell drink. Enjoy the evening in Mykonos and celebrate the end of a beautiful journey with a stroll around the charming labyrinth of the main town with its abundant shopping, exquisite restaurants and one of the best nightlife scenes in the world.

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