The Cyclades sparkle proudly under the Greek summer sun. Famous for their white-washed architecture, pristine beaches and crystal-clear azure waters, each island is stunning in its own unique way.
Forming a circle around the sacred island of Delos, myth has it that the Cyclades were once nymphs transformed into islands out of Poseidon’s rage. But not just any islands, perhaps the most breathtaking islands in the world.
This journey takes you across some of the most popular Cycladic islands, famous not only for their beauty but also for their cosmopolitan vibe, culinary scene and famous night life. Discover Milos, Sifnos, Paros, Mykonos, Syros, Kea and more hand-picked hidden gems and make lifelong memories in true yacht-style.
Combine journeys for a fully immersive experience of Greece.
Departure dates: First cruise May 25th– Last cruise October 5th 2024
Saturday – Saturday
PLEASE NOTE: Half board, open bar, port taxes and transfers from/to your hotel or the airport are inclusive of your cruise with M/Y Gemaya. We will also be happy to assist with land/accommodation arrangements.
IMPORTANT: Please note itineraries are subject to change dependent on weather conditions, difficulties at docking or unforeseen circumstances. This decision will be solely made by the captain based on the safety of the passengers, the crew and the vessel.
Relaxing & Fun:
Swimming, snorkelling, jacuzzi, board games, gaming console, sleep under the stars
Hiking trails, scuba diving (third party providers), water ski, wakeboard, SuP, kayak, sea bob, sea scooter, tubes
Greek dances, fishing experience with our seamen
Ancient ruins, churches and monasteries, museums
Greek Cooking demonstration
Nature & Architecture:
Pristine beaches, volcanic islands, sea caves, Cycladic Architecture
* Scuba diving will be offered by our trusted providers in Sifnos, Milos, Soros
*Please note activities may vary depending on itinerary changes due to weather conditions.
Embarkation at Lavrion port between 14:00-15:00. Enjoy a refreshing welcome drink during your smooth check-in. We set sail for the beautiful island of Kythnos, known also as Thermia, due to the famous thermal baths located in the area of Loutra. Dinner onboard. Overnight at Kythnos.
Morning arrival at the northern part of Milos and Sarakiniko bay, famous for its milky blue waters which swash into the sea caves. Lunch onboard. In the afternoon enjoy exploring the volcanic island of Milos, consistently voted best island in the world. Whether you prefer a romantic drink or a more intense nightlife, Milos is here to offer it. Overnight at Milos.
Enjoy a morning swim stop before the arrival in the dreamy island of Sifnos, with its traditional, white-washed architecture, its famous hiking trails and a sizzling food scene. Lunch on board. Hike one of the many “Sifnos trails” or choose an optional excursion to the medieval ancient castle and the most photographed spot of Sifnos, the church of Seven Martyrs. Explore Apollonia, the picturesque capital, named after the God of light Apollo. Overnight at port.
We set sail to the astonishing islet of Despotiko, which lies next to Antiparos, for an unforgettable swim stop. Lunch on board. In the afternoon we arrive at Paros, an island famous both for its natural beauty and its cosmopolitan vibe. There are many things to do and discover in Paros, explore the charming fishing villages and quaint towns, enjoy the beautiful beaches or shop at the fancy boutiques. When the night falls its time to enjoy the island’s lively nightlife. Overnight at port.
Morning arrival at the island of Delos, the mythical birthplace of God Apollo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of unique energy. Mid-day sailing to the magnificent islet of Rhinia, walk on the golden deserted sandy beach and swim in the turquoise waters, before heading to the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos. Lunch onboard. Afternoon at leisure to explore the island. Enjoy a sunset drink at Little Venice, photograph the iconic windmills or simply explore the swirling pathways of the white-washed Chora with its many elegant boutiques, cafes, restaurants and clubs. Overnight at port.
Set sail to Syros, the “Lady of the Aegean”, a small but prosperous Cycladic Island famous for its excellent restaurants, its rebetika music, and delicious sweets such as loukoumi. There’s plenty to explore and experience here, including historical and cultural activities, hikes for the adventurous, a walk to the neoclassical capital or horse-riding at the beautiful beaches for those who are romantic. You may join an optional excursion to discover some of the best elements that Syros island has to offer. Lunch on board. In the evening enjoy dinner at one of the many nice restaurant and discover the island’s nightlife. Overnight at port.
Set sail to Tzia this morning and enjoy a morning swim stop at the protected area of Yiaros. Yiaros has been a marine wildlife sanctuary since 2015 and a Marine Protected Area since 2019, providing a reference point for nature conservation in the Northern Cyclades. The WWF has been working systematically over the last 6 years to protect and promote this unique ecosystem, that supports 10% of the world’s Mediterranean seal population. Early afternoon arrival to Kea or otherwise known as Tzia. Take a walk on Kea and discover the treasures of the island, ancient sights, water fountains and picturesque little churches. As the sun sets, it’s time for our farewell cocktail & dinner. Late night we set sail for our return to Athens.
Disembarkation at Lavrion port after breakfast, before 10:00.