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Sail Your Senses: 7 days – 7 islands, sailing retreats and more!

Sail your Odyssey!
Experience the Ionian Islands through the eyes of Odysseus and become a part of his legendary journey with “Sail Your Odyssey”, a sailing art trip of epic proportions. Our meticulously planned route is inspired by the adventures of the mythical hero, offering you a transformative voyage that mirrors Odysseus’ own odyssey. Setting sail from Lefkada, you will navigate the azure waters, immersing yourself in the rich history and mythology of each destination. Our voyage will include a visit to the island of Ithaca, the hometown of Odysseus, where the echoes of ancient tales resonate through its amazing landscapes. As we sail through the Ionian Islands, our aim is not only to explore remarkable scenery but also to embrace the spirit of adventure and discovery. This trip will embrace the essence of Odyssey, the pursuit of knowledge and the fulfillment of the idea of a “journey” itself. As we continue our Odyssey, we will visit destinations steeped in myth and legend, each offering a glimpse into the timeless world of ancient Greece. Every stop along our route invites you to see deeper into the cultural tapestry of the region. Throughout the journey, our experienced skippers and instructors will lead daily art workshops, encouraging you to capture the essence of each destination through your own unique artistic expression. You can also enroll in Yoga classes, Sunrise or Sunset Meditation sessions and Body Awareness classes on board or on dreamy, secluded beaches. Whether meditating under the warm sun or bathing in the shimmering sea, you will have the opportunity to create lasting memories and masterpieces inspired by the beauty of the Ionian Islands.

Join us as we embark on this extraordinary adventure, where art, adventure, and mythology converge. to create an odyssey unlike any other. “Sail Your Odyssey” and gain an unforgettable experience that will leave you inspired, enlightened, and forever transformed!

Day 1: ARRIVAL IN LEFKADA ISLAND
Upon arrival in Lefkada Island, you’ll meet your skipper and instructor, who will assist you with embarkation and conduct a brief safety induction and make sure you get familiar with the sailing boat. Early afternoon we will set sail to Meganissi Island. This unique island is one of those Greek destinations that boasts an unspoiled beauty, the perfect place to relax, swim, gaze the warm sun and enjoy nature. Overnight at Meganissi

DAY 2: KALAMOS ISLAND
Kalamos is part of the Ionian Islands and has a surface of about 20 square kilometers and mountains, the highest of which is about 200 meters. The inhabited center of the island is by the port of Kalamos located on the eastern side of the island. Kalamos is the ideal destination if you are looking for the real and traditional Greek atmosphere and way of living. The coastline has lots of plants (especially pine trees) that in the northern part of the island grow almost vertically getting very close to the sea. Kalamos has small beaches, mainly covered in pebbles with crystal clear waters that, in most cases, can be accessed only from the sea.

DAY 3: ITHACA ISLAND
Can one journey provide myth and immortality? It can if the destination is Ithaca. Odysseus’ adventurous and tumultuous voyage towards his homeland made this island mythical. It turned it into a symbol for spiritual journeys, inspiration and solace. On the way to Ithaca we will make short stops to the islands of Kastos and Atokos for swimming. Overnight at Ithaca.

DAY 4: KEFALONIA ISLAND
Between the other islands of the Ionian Sea stands grand Kefalonia. Much-photographed, much-talked about, much-loved by Greeks and foreigners alike. Not just because of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, the 2001 film set on Kefalonia Island that attracted so much attention, but also because of its sheer beauty, stately towns and many other impressive attractions.
Fiskcardo, Assos, Mythos Cave… the names alone are something to marvel at! Kefalonia, the largest of the Ionian Islands, renowned for its emerald-green mountains and the sparkling azure waters and dazzling beaches of the Ionian Sea, has been a popular holiday spot in Greece for decades. The inhabitants of Kefalonia have a reputation for being the wittiest Greeks – always ready with a joke, a smile and a helping hand. Their laid-back attitude toward life is infectious and within hours of your arrival, you’ll feel as carefree as they do. Overnight at Kefalonia.

DAY 5: FISCARDO
One look at its traditional architecture, the bouganvillea in the gardens and the majestic harbor, and you’re in 18th century Italy, a close neighbour that has had so much of an influence over the Ionian Islands through the years.
Walking along its narrow streets, keep an eye out for the house of the poet Nikos Kavvadias, with the inscription proclaiming that this is where he spent his childhood summers.  Take care to bump or not to bump into the odd Hollywood icon (all  depending on how star-struck you’re feeling), a frequent occurrence in the summer, as Fiscardo is a favourite amongst celebrities from all over the world. Overnight at Fiscardo.

DAY 6: SIVOTA BAY – LEFKADA
Sivota lies nestled on the southern coast of Lefkada, cradled within a natural bay framed by verdant hillsides. Its scenic charm is unparalleled, boasting a long seaside promenade adorned with charming taverns, quaint cafes, and vibrant floral displays. Enjoy an overnight stay in the captivating ambiance of Sivota.

DAY 7: LEFKADA TOWN

A jewel of an island in the Ionian Sea, Lefkada is famous for its dense forests and array of world-famous beaches. You’re bound to have seen photographs of Lefkada’s world-famous beaches. But when you arrive, you’ll quickly realize that they’re even better in real life. Lefkada (or Lefkas) is easily accessible, hospitable and lively – a recipe for the perfect summer destination.
Welcoming Lefkada town will invite you to savour its culture by walking its alleyways, listening to its folk songs, enjoying bowls of Englouvi lentils on the feast day of Agios Donatas and meeting the famous bouranelous, the city dwellers for whom angling is still a major hobby. Immerse yourself in the magical world of Lefkada in Greece. Overnight at Lefkada.

 

 

What is included?

  • Transfer & 1 Night accommodation upon arrival and/or at the end of the sailing trip in Athens at 3* or 4* hotels (optional).
  • Transfer from Athens to the Port of Lefkada – vice versa.
  • A week-long sailing trip with overnights on board.
  • 7 nights / 8 days in shared cabins (or private cabins with extra charge) with a bathroom.
  • Skippers’ fee.
  • All Mooring fees.
  • Fuel.
  • Fresh Water tank refills.
  • End Boat Cleaning.
  • All linen (Sheets, pillows + covers, face + bath towels).
  • Introductory sailing lesson by an experienced skipper (sailing knowledge is not required).
  • Seven days of exclusive training (classes and activities).
  • Provisions to prepare/cook breakfast and lunch on board.
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks
  • Drinks: Water, Coffee, Tea & Juice


Breakfast consists typically of coffee and tea, toast, fresh fruits, yogurt, muesli etc.
Light vegetarian lunch consists of delicious salads, pasta dishes etc., accompanied by desserts such as fruit or juice. Snacks such as nuts, fresh fruits, muesli, juices are always available on the boat.

*The team preparation of meals is a very important element of our retreats.

Accommodation on board

The protocol of our boats covers accommodation for up to 10 people, including the skipper and the instructor who are the crew on board. All available cabins sleep two persons. Most of the cabins have a double bed and some have a bunk bed. Participants who travel individually will share a cabin with another participant of the same gender. Most of the cabins have a private bathroom, mirror, lighting, and portholes that provide natural light. Sheets – blankets – pillows and towels are included. On the deck there is a shower with fresh water that you can use after you’ve been in the sea.

There are 3 types of accommodation, 2 types of beds*:

      1. Shared Double cabin with bunk bed
      2. Shared Double Cabin with double bed (front and rear)**
      3. Private Cabin (upon request with extra charge)

* We will let you know about your cabin layout during the inquiry.
**Please click the links to see the types of beds

Accommodation in Athens
Suggested 3* or 4* hotels.

 

What is not included?

  • Extra Travel Arrangements
  • Participants’ personal expenses
  • Dinners in traditional Greek Taverns
  • Soft & Alcoholic Drinks
  • Paddle boards – SUP (1 SUP available with no extra charge)
  • Snorkeling equipment (3 sets available with no extra charge)
  • Whatever not mentioned clearly above.

JUNE – JULY – AUGUST – SEPTEMBER 2024

  1. Monohull Max participation up to 8 pax per boat
  2. CATAMARAN Max participation up to 8 pax per boat

Note: Flexible dates for sails booking.

Rates upon request.

*All our trips are suitable for individual travelers or groups and adjustable according to your specific needs*

 

You can send your enquiry via the form below

Package name : Sail Your Senses: 7 days – 7 islands, sailing retreats and more!

Trip Facts

8 days/7 nights

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