Athens is the chosen yacht charter destination for thousands of people every year, and offers both excellent sightseeing, and relaxation on its beautiful sandy beaches. The Cyclades Islands are a cluster of Greek Islands situated in the deep blue Aegean Sea. The Cyclades were the stepping stones for civilization and the foundations for development. The Cyclades are made up of the following islands: Amorgos, Andros, Antiparos, Delos, Los, Kimolos, Kythnos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Santorini, Serifos, Sifnos, Syros... Yacht charter from Athens is considered one of the finest sailing vacation destinations in the world, offering immense beauty and providing visitors with a wide range of diverse characteristics.
During July and August, sailors must beware of the fierce wind known as the "Meltemi", particularly in the Cyclades, which blows from north east to south west at 30 knots with waves up to 10 feet high.