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Boat Tours in Santorini

Sailing Cruises

Private Sailing Cruise in Santorini with meal and drinks

5 hours - 10 hours
Max 8 people
English speaking tour guide
Private: Only you & your group
Sunset near Akrotiri
BBQ meal included Lunch or dinner with seafood, chicken fillet and salads, dessert
Free local wine, beers & soft drinks Welcome drink, open bar with white local wine, beers & beverages
Free pickup & drop-off You will be picked up from your stay or the nearest accessible point, by minibus
Vessel information The cruise takes place on a 45ft (13.7m) Sailing Beneteau Oceanis 45 (2018)
Electronic voucher (e-Ticket) Show the voucher on your mobile device to enjoy the activity
Free cancellation Up to 100% refund according to the cancellation policy
Book Now & Pay Later Secure your spot while keeping your plans flexible. Pay a few days before your experience.
Departure point Vlychada Marine
Starting time10:30 AM (Daytime Cruise) or 15:30 (Sunset Cruise)
Brace Yourself for an Exclusive Private Sailing Experience in Santorini

Want to celebrate a special occasion or an important event with your friends and family like never before?

Consider booking a private sailing cruise in Santorini for a memorable experience!

As you step onboard, you’ll be served a welcome drink. The deluxe yet homely vibes of the cruise will instantly make you feel at home. This tour includes transportation from and to the hotel along with high-quality snorkeling gear, fresh towels, and maps with important information about Santorini. All passengers are served a delicious meal on board. The menu includes fresh seafood, chicken fillet, salads, and dessert. A vegetarian meal can also be served upon request. The yacht features an open bar where you can enjoy sipping on some local white wine, beer, and other beverages.

You can choose from the following tour options, depending on your specific needs, requirements, and preferences.

Day Trip

The day trip starts at 10.30 and ends at 15.30. It allows you to admire the unique beauty of Santorini while sailing across the crystal blue waters. The first stop is the Red Beach, where you can swim and snorkel. Next, you’ll visit the White Beach for some photography before heading towards the Hot Springs of the world-famous volcano. On your way, you’ll witness the stunning Black Mountain and the historic lighthouse of Caldera. Next, you’ll stop at Mesa Pigadia Beach for swimming and devouring a fulfilling meal before heading back to the port.

Sunset Trip

The sunset trip starts at 15.30 and offers a once-in-a-lifetime kind of experience. You get a chance to explore the beauty of Caldera while sailing across the exquisite island of Santorini. This trip follows the same route as the day trip, taking you from the Red Beach and White Beach to the Black Mountain and the hot springs. The highlight of the trip is the spectacular sunset of Santorini. You’ll enjoy a tasty dinner onboard with wine and fresh fruits and then watch the sun go down.

Full-Day Trip

The full-day trip lasts 10 hours and allows you to explore Santorini along with the nearby islands. Spending the whole day surrounded by the clear waters and beautiful landscape of Santorini will be a treat to your eyes, mind, and heart. You can relax and unwind on the cruise or party with your friends and family to make the most of your private sailing cruise experience.

What you will see/visit
Booking options
Select Date
Select Participants
Tour Details
  • Maps and information about our island
  • Welcome appetizer
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Private: Only you & your group
  • Transportation from/to your stay with an A/C mini-bus
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Towels on board
  • Unlimited white local wine, beer, soft drinks
  • Sea food, Chicken fillet, Salads & dessert
  • Seafood BBQ lunch/dinner on board
  • Swimming noodles
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional info
  • Full name is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Vegetarian or any other special dietary needs available upon request
  • For the sunset cruise, you are advised to bring a jacket
  • A white swimsuit is not recommended at the sulfurous hot springs
  • Alcoholic drinks will be denied for those under 18 years old
  • Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult
Reviews by real customers
Excellent based on 23 reviews
Joanna K. United Kingdom, 30 Aug 2023

Absolutely fabolous experience. Highly reccomend it.

Andrew L. United States, 11 Jul 2023
Best experience with the best boat & crew!

This was our first time on a sailboat and boy was it thrilling! First of all, the sailboat was really clean and comfortable. It was very impressive! The crew were incredible! Thakis & Nasia were the perfect crew for our group of 3. They were very welcoming and felt like we made new friends at the end of the trip. Thakis is an experienced and well trained captain, and his first mate is equally professional. They catered to our every need, and provided great historical & geographic lessons on the islands. They truly made our day trip memorable!

Charlotte P. United Kingdom, 28 Jun 2023
Amazing experience

I cannot recommend this trip enough. From the outset of the booking, the company were very communicative via email and I found it easy to manage the booking via their online portal. On the day, I called up to check everything was ok with the booking and got through to someone straight away. The transfers, boat, food and drinks were all exceptional. We saw quite a few boats going out at the same time as us and they were quite crowded with multiple groups on the same boat - it was definitely worth paying to have a private trip. The crew were also fantastic; they were clearly very experienced sailors but they were also great hosts and tour guides. We had a beautiful meal as the sun was starting to set and then watched it go down as we headed back towards the port. We didn’t want for anything whilst on board; they provided snorkelling and swimming equipment and also kept us topped up with food and drinks. It was a very special day and one we won’t forget. Thank you so much.

JEFFREY M. United Kingdom, 20 Oct 2022
A birthday to remember

The best experience we could have wished for. The captain and his assistant were fantastic, the yacht beautiful and the food fantastic. Do not hesitate to book this wonderful experience.

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Vessel Information
See detailed information on the boat on which the tour/cruise takes place.
Sailing Beneteau Oceanis 45
up to 8 45ft (13.7m) Captain & Crew Build 2018
Good to Know


Once your booking is complete, you will receive the voucher, which includes the meeting point, time and supplier’s contact information, at your email address. You need to have it with you, in paper form or in digital form.


If you cancel at least 2 day(s) in advance of the scheduled date, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled date, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Passport or Id

Full names of the passengers (as shown on their passport or id). Passengers need to have onboard with them their passport or id or a copy of them, in case the Port Authority runs a check on the boat. A picture on their mobile will suffice.

Frequently Asked Questions

If the tour or cruise is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be refunded the entire amount you paid unless you wish to change the date of your booking with no extra cost.

Yes, all catamaran cruises provide free pickup and drop-off services no matter where you stay in Santorini. Please fill in the details of your Airbnb on the checkout page.

Don’t worry! The tour operator’s vehicle will come to the nearest possible spot to pick you up. After booking, you will receive a voucher via email which contains a map with the pickup location.

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