Hiring a sailboat is one of the best ways to explore Sikinos, a hidden gem in the Cyclades complex. An island with plenty of beaches, unique natural beauties, and several points of interest offering visitors a wonderful day trip. Sikinos has one functional port, located in the southeastern part of the island. You can easily moor your sailboat in the main port of Sikinos. 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 Sikinos. By renting a sailboat you can tour and swim in various beaches in Sikinos, some of which include Agios Georgios, Dialiskari, and Malta Beach. Finally, you can hire a sailboat or catamaran from Folegandros or Santorini, making sure to include Sikinos in your week-long itinerary.
Sikinos is located between Ios and Folegandros and is roughly 102 nautical miles from the Port of Piraeus. It is a perfect destination to explore if you are staying in Ios, Santorini or Folegandros. Sikinos has several organized beaches, but many more secluded ones that are ideal for snorkeling activities. Besides sailing, you may partake in water-sport activities to boost your adrenaline and fun. Before you begin exploring Sikinos by boat, you have the opportunity to explore several monuments and attractions. The most popular points of interest of Sikinos that are definitely worth visiting are the Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi, the Church of Episkopi, and the Virgin Mary Panochara of Elytis.
A private sailboat cruise to Sikinos will allow you to explore multiple beaches that are ideal for relaxation. The main beaches in Sikinos are Alopronia beach, Agios Georgios, Dialiskari, Malta beach, Santoriniika, Agios Panteleimonas and Ai Giannis. From Santorini, you can plan the perfect two-day cruise to Sikinos. You can even head to Folegandros, and Ios, setting Sikinos as your final destination. Paros, Mykonos, and Naxos are perfect starting points for a week cruise on a sailboat since they are located in the center of the Cyclades. From any of these islands, you can include Sikinos and Santorini as your final destinations to your itinerary.
Sikinos has a wide variety of traditional products with excellent quality. The island is known for its excellent cheese products such as kefalotyri, graviera, and mizithra, Also, Skotiri is a known cheese in Sikinos, characterized by its distinctive flavor. Sikinos is an ideal place to buy oregano, thyme, sage, Fliskouni as well as other beneficial herbs. You will be surprised to know that there is also high-quality honey with which the traditional Pastelia is made. The main traditional sweets you can find are excellent pure thyme honey, pasteli, capers, Sikinos cucumbers, and dairy products such as fresh mizithra cheese and sour milk. Overall, Sikinos is a perfect destination to visit on a one-day cruise and offers a stress-free vacation away from the crowds. Take the chance to rent a sailboat or any other yacht of your choice to take in the impressive scenery that will unfold in front of you.
Below you will find some useful information for your sailboat rentals in Sikinos.
Sikinos has no airport but is connected by ferry with Ios.
Port of Ios: The main port of Ios located on the southeastern side of the island, has a ferry connection with Sikinos.
The port of Sikinos has mooring facilities for about 20 medium-sized yachts.
If you have difficulty finding the ideal sailboat for your trip, you can contact owners of vessels that offer trips to Sikinos from Santorini, Ios, or Folegandros. Otherwise, we recommend you directly contact a BednBlue travel expert to better assist you with the process.
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