1. Greece
  2. Crete
  3. Chania

From Souda Port of Chania: Private Sailing Cruise with Meal

Product ID: 225360
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Enjoy a day full of sailing and swimming, and lunch on Cretan cuisine. Feel the sea spray on your face, ride the waves of the Mediterranean and anchor in a secluded bay to swim and snorkel.
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 9:30 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the best the sea of Crete has to offer
  • Sail away from the safe harbor and catch the trade winds in your sails
  • Lunch on Cretan/Spartan cuisine made fresh from local ingredients
  • Swim or snorkel in turquoise waters
Full description
At 9:30 AM sail east out of the bay past the Souda Fortress on a small uninhabited island. If the winds are favorable stop to take a dip or some photos at the pebbled beach of the scenic white chapel of Agiannis.

Follow the coast on the wind and marvel at views of the Ottoman fort high up on the hills and the fort of the Idjedin prison just below it. Continue past the seaside villages of Kalyves and Almyrida, around the Isle of Karga before reaching the lighthouse on the peninsula of Drapano. Again, if the gods of the winds are with you the boat will anchor in a tiny, secret cove for another quick swim.

The wind will dictate if the boat sails northeast to a very small cove with beautiful sandy waters or otherwise northwest around another small island to a beautiful lagoon. Either way, the White Mountains (Lefka Ori) will be in view, serving as the backdrop to the cruise. After dropping anchor, enjoy a swim or snorkel and play in crystal clear turquoise waters while a freshly cooked Cretan/Spartan lunch is prepared with Greek specialties such as local pasta, sautéed vegetables, fresh salad, mama’s olives, goat cheese and fresh bread with wine and beer to wash it down and a dessert of fresh yogurt and sweet fruit. 

Following a relaxing meal sail back to the port as the sun starts to set, arriving back by around 5:30 PM. Even if you’ve never sailed before have a go at taking control of the boat with expert supervision for a roughly 30 nautical mile trip.
Includes
  • Cruise with an experienced skipper
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Food and drinks
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Towels
  • Sunscreen
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Sail in Chania. Ellis st. Souda, Chania, Crete, Chania 732 00, Greece

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From US$ 542.22 Per group up to 3

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JKR Sound Expeditions

Product ID: 225360