Between Italy and Greece, surrounded by turquoise waters the Ionian Islands are unlike other barren Greek islands. Filled with colour, the vineyards and olive groves and fruit orchards make this group of islands a wonderful destination for a yacht or sailing holiday. Discover these stunning Greek islands and experience gentle breezes, warm waters, stunning scenery and beautiful harbours from the comfort of a luxury yacht in Greece.

Plan your Ionian yacht holidays with 212 Yachts

The Ionian group of islands are made up of several islands. Cephalonia is the largest, followed by Corfu which is well known and a popular yacht holiday destination. Lefkas and Zante are well-liked for their attractive villages and sandy beaches. Ithaka is the renowned home of Odysseus, hero of Homer’s Odyssey in Greek Mythology. The small island of Paxos and finally, Kythrira can be found alone off the southern tip of mainland Greece. The splendour, quaint and pretty villages, sheltered and quaint ports and gentle winds make the Ionian Islands, one of the Mediterranean’s most popular yachting destinations. A yacht holiday cannot get much better than a yacht holiday in Greece. The protected seas of the Ionian provide an infinite number of serene bays and captivating fishing harbours. Navigation is straight forward with no tides, currents or other hazards. Winds when sailing or yachting here hardly ever exceed Force 5. Anchor your yacht in a charming bay or moor up during your yachting holiday in bustling fishing harbours and experience the local foods and culture.

Jenny Caird

Written by Jenny Caird

Dublin born Jenny Caird is the founder of 212 Yachts, applying her passion for customer service to create an ambitious and innovative brand. Over 7 years of experience in the yacht charter industry have made her an expert in her field. Whatever your query is, Jenny offers the perfect solution with a smile. With her motivation and dedication, Jenny and her team add the extra degree in yachting.


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