Saronic Islands Yacht Charters

The Saronic Islands Yacht Charters visit some of the closest Greek islands to Athens. Your charter will take you to the mainland and the islands of Aegina, Agistri, Poros, Hydra, Salamina, and Spetses.

Since each island has its character, you’ll want to experience as much as time allows. From the elegance of Aegina to carless Hydra, you will find plenty to see and do. Although you may be tempted to relax on a beach, countless active adventures must be tried.

Saronic Islands Destinations

Saronic Islands Yacht Charters experiences in Greek culture.


Aegina, a Saronic Island, is within two hours of sailing from the marinas of Athens. Visiting Aegina is a great way to experience the rich history, unique shopping, and excellent restaurants this area offers. Aegina-Town has Neoclassical buildings and is a beautiful place to enjoy a leisurely walk. You'll find pistachio vendors offering samples of all things pistachio. Try tasty treats such as pistachio ice cream, chocolate with pistachio, and butter. Aegina Island Climate Aegina has a Mediterranean climate. The winters are mild, while the summers are hot and dry. It is the coldest in January. The most rain occurs in December. If you visit in August, you'll find it very hot. For the best weather, visit in the springtime. Places to see Aegina Town, the capital and main port. Once you get past the busy harbor, the town of Aegina is saturated in authentic Greek town life. Perdika. A...


Agistri is a lush green island in the Saronic Gulf. It has thick pine forests extending down to the beach-lined shore. Its villages are unspoiled, making for a delightfully low-key vacation destination. Agistri is famous for day trips from Athens and Aegina and weekend getaways. Mediterranean yacht charters include Agistri on many itineraries. Snorkeling Agistri Island. The islands of Agistri, Aegina, and the surrounding area formed the kingdom of Aegina, which King Aeacus once ruled. There are archaeological finds on the islands and their surrounding waters. Agistri Mediterranean Yacht Charters | Climate Agistri is warm and has dry periods in May, June, July, August, and September. July is hot, with an average high temperature of 31°C (87°F). The coldest month is February, with an average maximum temperature of 13°C (55°F). December sees the most rain. Places to see Agistri Mediterranean yacht charters stopping in Agistri will find loads of places...


Hydra, within easy access by ferry from Athens, is a must-visit when exploring the Saronic Islands. This peaceful island is free from traffic noise since cars are not allowed, and Donkeys are the primary mode of transportation. Like many of the Greek Islands, the pace of life is slower than in the US or Athens. Enjoy a leisurely meal at one of the tavernas on the waterfront or the many side streets.  Hydra Island Climate Hydra summers are hot and sunny. Temperatures range from 25 to 38°C and sometimes rise to 44°C during July and August. Hot winds from the south blow slowly during August. The sea temperature averages 27°C. Rainfall is rare, and the humidity is low. Places to see Hydra Town is the main town with a small harbor. Kaminia. This small town is within walking distance of Hydra Town, and several good restaurants offer authentic food and...


Poros is a stone's throw away from Galatas, mainland Greece and about 1 – 2 ½ hours by ferry from Athens. It is a popular boating destination with a vast harbor that winds along with the town of Hora, the capital. Tavernas are along the waterfront with banks, supermarkets, shops, and the famous Clock Tower on the hill. Two Saronic Islands make up Poros, Kalavria, and Sphairia, where the town is located. During a Saronic Charter Itinerary, you can visit Spetses, Hydra, Aegina, and Agistri in addition to Poros. Poros. Climate Poros's Mediterranean climate is warm and temperate. There is more rainfall in the winter than in the summer in Poros. The temperature averages 18.2 °C. The best time to visit is May and October, as these months have the best weather. Places to see Towns and villages. The scenic waterfront. The Archaeological Museum. The museum contains a notable collection...


Salamina is the largest island in the Saronic Gulf and the closest to Athens. For this reason, it is trendy for day trips from Athens. It has a rich cultural heritage and natural beauty, combined with monasteries and churches. Although some areas are touristy, you can still find lovely beaches and cozy tavernas. Salamina Island Climate | Salamina The best time to visit Salamina is from May through October. During this time, the temperature is warm, and there's not much rainfall. The highest average temperature is 31°C in July, and the lowest is 12°C in January. The water temperature ranges between 16°C and 28°C. The island is known for the Battle of Salamis and many famous men, such as the Homeric hero Ajax and the poet Angelos Sikelianos. Places to see The historic Agios Nikolaos Lemonion Monastery from the 17th century. The Museum of Folk Art and History and the...


Charming Spetses, part of the Saronic Islands, is a popular weekend destination due to its closeness to Athens. The island flourished with trade in Medieval times, and the locals constructed elegant mansions that survive today. The town is large and ideal for long walks. Spetses Spetses is a place of charm, traditional values, pine forest, and many visitors during the summer months. The streets are narrow, with a picturesque harbor and charming waterfront. No cars are allowed on the island. Climate The island has a warm, Mediterranean climate. Summer in Spetses is hot and sunny, like in most places in Greece, and temperatures range from 25°C to 38°C. Places to see Cave of Bekiris - This is one of the most beautiful and challenging spots to reach on the island of Spetses. Church of Panagia Armata - (Virgin of the Armata, which means Armed Virgin in Greek) is a white...

Yacht Types

Like in other parts of Greece, you may select from crewed monohull sailboats, sailing catamarans, power catamarans, motor sailors, or motor yachts. Most likely, your charter will depart one of the marinas in Athens, or you can start from Porto Heli. Take a look at some sample itineraries.


The Mediterranean climate of the Saronic islands offers pleasant days with low humidity. The spring and autumn are warm, and winter brings the most rainfall and an average temperature of 15°C. The best time to visit the Saronic islands is in summer.

Places to see

  • Churches. Each island has its religious sites, from tiny chapels to large monasteries.
  • Museums. One of the best ways to learn about each island is to visit a museum. Choose from different historical, archaeological, maritime, and folklore types.
  • Parks.
  • Beaches. The beaches of the Saronic islands are some of the world's most beautiful.

Things to do

  • Enjoy beautiful architecture.
  • Hike old footpaths and see fantastic scenery.
  • Browse museums.
  • Sun on a beach.
  • Snorkel.
  • Scuba dive.
  • Kayak.
  • Mountain climb.
  • Shop.


All islands offer something tasty and unique from Aegina's pistachios to Poros' lemons to Hydra's almonds. As in all Greek cuisine, olive oil plays a key role. And, because of the vast array of seafood in the waters surrounding the islands, fish and other seafood are plentiful.

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