Renting a sailboat is a fantastic way to explore Delos, west of Mykonos. The Cyclades are the most famous island complex of the Aegean and have islands with stunning beaches and architecture. In the Cyclades, there are many organized Marinas where you can easily find the ideal sailboat of your choice. You can directly contact the owners of the vessels for the ideal boat, or simply allow a BednBlue travel expert to guide you with some suggestions.
You have plenty of options:
You can book and hire a sailboat with a skipper, or without one if you have a license, and enjoy a one-day cruise to Rhenia and Delos. In case you have more time and wish to visit more places, you can explore both Mykonos and Delos on a two-day cruise. Finally, the Cyclades are an enchanting island group that can be explored with a sailboat charter at a great price. Make sure to include Delos in your week-long itinerary.
Delos is located west of Mykonos and belongs to the Cyclades island chain. Delos is recognized as a World Heritage Site with about 24 inhabitants. There are impressive temples in honor of the twin gods Apollo and Artemis, who were born here. Delos was a city of particular importance in the age of antiquity. Not only was it an important religious site, but it was a significant treasury for the Athenian Alliance, and also served as a commercial port. The Cyclades are a cluster of islands located in the heart of the Aegean Seam, they include some of the most famous Greek islands such as Mykonos, Santorini, Milos, and Paros. The capital of the Cyclades is Syros which is located in the northern part of the complex. The Cyclades islands clearly express and epitomize an ideal summer holiday in Greece. They consist of 220 islands, most of which are uninhabited, which create a circle around the sacred island of Delos. In Greek mythology, the Cyclades were created from Poseidon, who transformed the Nymphs into multiple islets. The period 3000-1000 BC was an era where the so-called Cycladic civilization flourished. To this day, many are moved by the timeless art and beauty, that is the very soul of this island group.
A sailing trip to Delos will allow you to explore several beaches away from the crowds of Mykonos, Paros, or Naxos. Mykonos, Delos, and Rhenia island are referred to as the Cycladic sisters and are a perfect day cruise with a sailboat. Rhenia Island has four solitary beaches protected by two coves, you can moor your boat near the sandy shore and enjoy swimming in crystal clear waters. Mykonos and Santorini have a cosmopolitan vibe, a day trip with a sailboat to Delos island and Rhenia will shift your mood and take your breath away. You will be impressed to see so many secluded bays and coves as you sail. BednBlue has many owners available offering day trips to Delos, allowing you to tour and take pictures of the exceptional UNESCO site. You may also be lucky enough to spot the perfect sunset and return to your sailboat for a late afternoon swim.
Below you will find some useful information for your sailboat rentals in Delos.
Tourlou Marina: located on the enchanting island of Mykonos and welcomes yachts of all sizes with modern facilities. It has 222 berths for boats up to 25 meters and a depth of up to 3 meters.
It is just 20 minutes away on foot from the unique center of Mykonos.
Naoussa Marina is a small marina located in the beautiful Naoussa of Paros. It has 70 berths for boats up to 25 meters and a depth of 3.8 meters. You can also enjoy eating in any of the traditional restaurants nearby.
Naxos Marina: A beautiful Marina with a capacity of 70 berths for boats up to 20 meters and a depth of up to 5 meters. It is very close to cafés and restaurants, and overall, an ideal marina for relaxation.
Ermoupolis Marina is a magnificent marina on the unique island of Syros. It has several berths for boats up to 60 meters and a depth of 9 meters. It is located in the historic town of Ermoupolis. The incredible architecture of the area, the taverns, the cafés, and the churches of the island will impress you.
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