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Brief description of the holiday
A sailing holiday, in itself, is something different that goes outside the common schemes, sailing in a flotilla is even more. Do you want to come and find out?
Come with us to the fantastic and solitary bays kissed by the sun, with an intense blue sea and a group of friends who, pushed by the wind, will take you to discover the fabulous islands of the Dodecanese .
The flotilla will sail from Kos to sail the waters of the eastern Aegean Sea and enjoy the beauty of these islands. There will be aperitifs under the stars or in the moonlight and unforgettable baths
We will be 2 Catamarans and 1 Sailboat, see details and photos in the "Boarding classes" section.
The Dodecanese is a beautiful island complex located in the southeast of the Aegean Sea. It is one of the sunniest corners of the Greek islands. Twelve large islands and numerous smaller islets with crystal clear waters, sandy or pebble beaches, important archaeological finds, imposing Byzantine and medieval monuments are waiting to be discovered.
WHY CHOOSE THIS HOLIDAY?
• A soft itinerary without long crossings against the wind or with rough sea
• Circular program that allows you to always visit different places
• Modest on-site expenses
• Warm and not humid climate, in August it is fabulous
• Stops scheduled in relation to the prevailing wind
PROGRAM of principle
PSERIMOS: It is located a few miles north of Kos. It is a small island ideal for an anchorage in a very protected bay with a beautiful beach and clear water like a swimming pool.
LIPSI: Small and quiet island located between Leros and Patmos, with beautiful bays. In the largest and safest is the port and the largest settlement on the island, Leiposoi. In the picturesque square there are taverns and small bars. With a walk you can reach the church of Panaghia Charou, the most important on the island.
ARKI: The largest of the islet complex north of Lipsi. The marina with about 70 inhabitants is located in the innermost point of a fjord protected at the entrance by other islets. Beautiful anchorages between the various islets in clear blue water.
PATMOS: Long and narrow and very twisted, arid but with jagged coasts and rich in splendid anchorages, it must be traveled by motorbike to appreciate the gentle slopes and the numerous panoramic points. Cosmopolitan and full of tourists, however, it has retained its own personality. In Chora we find the imposing monastery of Agios Iannis Theologos from whose terrace you can admire a unique panorama that extends over almost all of Patmos and the nearby islands. There are many beautiful bays, some of which are sandy.
LEROS: It is the island of multiple and wonderful bays including Lakki, the largest and safest port in the Dodecanese. The northern bays between the Archangelos islets are wonderful for an anchorage. The scooter is ideal for visiting the settlements in the interior: Platanos, Agia Marina and Pandeli. The view from the castle is amazing as you can admire both the bays of the west coast and those of the east coast of the island. A downhill road then leads us to Agia Marina, the island's second port.
KALYMNOS: It is a mostly rocky island with many bays and sea caves. The capital is Pothia or Kalimnos, built as an amphitheater on the hillside, with the geometric shapes of the colorful houses, churches and picturesque streets, it gives the image of cheerfulness.
KOS: It is the tourist port from where we will sail, it is located in the center of the Dodecanese archipelago. It is a long island, with irregular coasts and fertile plains. The capital is a garden city where all the eras of history overlap in the shade of large trees or between groves of pink laurel.
NYSIROS: It is the volcano island. Few beaches, black rocks and white houses. What is most striking is the green found on the island. The road that rises and then descends inside the volcano winds in fact among splendid olive trees. You can go down inside the main crater (30mt deep); you will feel like walking in a lunar landscape!
Mandraki is the capital of the island, built under the imposing rocky mass of the Monastery of Panagia Spilianì and behind the black rocks scattered in front of the sea. Characterized by picturesque alleys and wonderful squares. The monastery, the medieval castle and the Acropolis are worth a visit. We will certainly stop one day to go on a moped excursion.
SYMI: It is one of the most picturesque islands of the Dodecanese, very close to the Turkish coast, with the mountains that descend almost precipitously to the sea, creating wonderful bays. Chorio 'is captivating, it climbs the two hills that flank the port and reaching the two peaks creates a single city.
AGATHONISSI: It is the northernmost island of the Dodecanese, it consists of three large traditional settlements (Agios Georgios, Megalo Chorio and Mikro Chorio). The sea is an enchantment.
ASTIPALEA: It is the westernmost island of the Dodecanese, located at the point where the Dodecanese and the Cyclades archipelago meet. This is why Astypalea has the characteristics of both island complexes. You can't miss a visit to the Chora, the island's capital and the port.
The itinerary is subject to the decisions of the captain and the weather and sea conditions.
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Several boarding classes are available for this holiday. Choose the one that best suits your wishes for this experience!
4 cabine matrimoniali + 1 cabina con letto a castello + 3 bagni - Posti 10 + 1 – Lunghezza 14,60 m – Immatricolata anno 2020
4 cabine matrimoniali + 4 bagni + 2 cabine skipper - Posti 8+2 - Lunghezza 12,10 m – Immatricolato anno 2019
4 cabine matrimoniali + 4 bagni + 2 cabine skipper - Posti 8+2 – Lunghezza 12,80 m – Immatricolato anno 2018 – generatore - climatizzatore
Our trip starts here
Saturday 7 August from 16:00 until Saturday 7 August at 17:00
Our trip ends here
Tuesday 17 August from 8:00 until Tuesday 17 August at 9:00
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Other important information
FLIGHT: 15 allotments are available with AEGEAN company managed by our partner tour operator.
-> ONE WAY: Saturday 07/08/2021 Milan Malpensa - Athens (departure 10:50 am - arrival 14:20 pm)
Saturday 07/08/2021 Athens - Kos (departure at 16:50 - arrival at 17:40)
-> RETURN: Tuesday 17/08/2021 Kos - Athens (departure 10:35 am - arrival 11:30 am) Tuesday 17/08/2021 Athens - Milan Malpensa (departure 08:25 am - arrival 10:00 am)
For those who will travel with our air flights, we will organize a shared transfer (payment on site). For the other people, who will arrive individually, the airport is well connected to the Kos Marina by taxi or bus.
EMBARKATION AND DISEMBARK: Kos Tourist Marina. It is essential that all participants arrive at Kos airport by evening.
DOCUMENTS: valid identity card.
THE PRICE INCLUDES:
- Catamaran / boat and skipper fee
- Accommodation in a shared double cabin
- Final cleaning of the boat
- Dinghy with outboard engine
- Linen: sheets and pillowcases, bath towels
- Sailing school
THE FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Common cash box managed on board (it will pay for ports, parks, food, fuel, skipper's food, etc.). NB: The skipper is exempt from the common fund.
- Transfer from / to airport to port
- Aegean international flight from Milan Malpensa to Kos € 400.00 + airport taxes
- Travel cancellation insurance + medical baggage - Recommended
- UISP card including accident and third party liability insurance € 20.00 to be paid upon confirmation - Mandatory
- Insurance on the deposit of boats € 50.00 to be paid locally before boarding - Compulsory
- Everything that is not included under "The fee includes"
Payment and cancellations
This Experience undergoes Sailsquare reservation and cancellation policies.
- Book this Experience paying directly online via credit card, or via wire transfer by contacting our Customer Support.
- If this Experience starts in more than 45 days and the share is higher than 500 Euros, you can pay a deposit of 30% and then pay the balance within 30 days before the departure date. Contact our Customer Support to benefit from this payment scheme.
- If the Experience is not Confirmed yet, you may cancel your reservation anytime and you will be entitled to a full refund of the paid shares.
- Policy update - Covid19
Are you obliged to cancel a reservation of a Confirmed Experience? Contact our Customer Support within 30 days before the departure date and you will be entitled to a full refund of the paid shares.
Knowing what expenses are included and excluded from your booking fee will enable you to have a good idea of the total cost of your chosen experience.
Included in the price.
- Final cleaning
Not included in the price.
- Meals/drinks consumed ashore
- Trip from and to embarkment/disembarkment port
To be paid onboard.
In addition to the price, there will be some additional expenses that you will incur during your trip. Expenses have been listed below.
- Meals onboard
- Mooring fees
- Drinks onboard
- Voli Aegean A/R
- Tessera associativa
- Transfer locale
- Assicurazione sulla cauzione
The estimated expenses for the rest of the holiday are approximately 150-200€ per person.