Top 12 Most Stunning Greek Islands

If you haven’t yet sailed and island-hopped your way around Greece, then what are you waiting for? Each of these beautiful islands offer something unique and are the perfect place to charter a yacht in Greece and escape from it all this summer.

1. Hydra 

Hydra is one of the most relaxed and tranquil of the islands, but also with a good dose of sophistication. All vehicles are banned here so it has retained an authentic, under developed
charm, staying clear of mass tourism. Find a spot on the horseshoe harbour and watch the world go by.


2. Corfu

This green, olive grove covered island is the second largest island of the Ionian Sea and has charmed visitors for many years thanks to its beautiful Venetian style architecture and stunning vistas. Its old town is even protected by UNESCO world heritage status.


3. Mykonos

Renowned as the most glamorous of the Greek islands, head here if you want to enjoy a taste of the hedonistic, party atmosphere. Charter a yacht in Mykonos and perhaps rub shoulders with some well known faces.


4. Santorini

When you picture Greece, the famous view of Santorini may well be what comes to mind. The stunning white and blue houses clinging to the coastline are truly breathtaking. Stroll the tiny winding streets and be captivated by its beauty.


5.  Kefalonia

Kefalonia is largest of the Ionian islands and well known for its stunning, exotic looking beaches as well as its lush mountains. Although it has become more popular in recent years, there is still plenty of room for you to find a spot to relax and unwind.


6. Koufonisia

The lesser known little sister of Mykonos and Naxos, Koufonisia oozes a more relaxed air of glamour. Actually made up of 3 smaller islands, it has many beautiful beaches and coves to discover, and some delightful bars to admire the sunset from.


7. Milos

This small volcanic island boasts all of the best of Greek hospitality, scenery and food. It is well worth a detour from the larger islands! You will love the colourful little houses hugging the shore
line, its impressive rock formations and many secluded beaches.


8. Skiathos

One of the most popular and cosmopolitan of the Sporades islands, Skiathos is home to some truly stunning beaches where pine tree forests sweep down to the shoreline. Venture inland and enjoy some walking, hiking or horseriding in its incredible natural landscape.


9. Lefkada

This “island” – it is in fact connected to the mainland by a small bridge – remains one of the most untouched and unspoiled of the Greek islands. Its long sweeping beaches are great for water sports and Lefkas yacht charter base is a great first stop on your tour of the islands.


10. Serifos

Serifos is a breathtaking little island in Western Cyclades and very popular with locals as it is not far from Athens. Full of wild and natural untouched charm, it is
the perfect place if you really want to escape. Enjoy the beaches and the wonderful view from the hilltop town of Chora.



11. Rhodes

The largest island in the Dodecanese Rhodes is an island of great historical interest, perfect for taking a step back into the time of antiquity. It is also perfect for relaxing thanks to its many fantastic beaches, and if keeping active is more your thing than there are plenty of wooded valleys for you to explore.



11. Symi

As you approach this small island, with its beautiful brightly coloured houses hugging the shoreline you will hardly be able to take your eyes away. Here island life continues as it has done for centuries, and you will love strolling the tiny streets and admiring the impressive architecture.

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