The Cyclades is made up of numerous picture perfect islands with white stone walled buildings nestled into the hillside surrounded by azure blue seas. This island chain is located in the central and southern area of the Aegean Sea and it comprises of 39 islands of which 24 are inhabited. It is the perfect destination for an Eastern Mediterranean yacht charter. The two most famous islands within this island chain are Santorini, famous for its stunning sunsets and Mykonos, where superyachts moor beside local fishing boats in the picturesque port. Other beautiful Greek islands that you can visit on a private yacht cruise around the Cyclades are:
Most larger crewed charter yachts prefer to base out of marinas located on the coast of Athens. This enables the luxury yachts to provision to a high standard prior to the commencement of a charter. It also simplifies travel arrangements with many flights from the USA and UK to Athens.
To find out more about the different cruising areas surrounding Greece read our Eastern Mediterranean guide. We can recommend the perfect charter yacht for your next vacation to Greece.