This Summer Set Sail to the Idyllic Ionian Island of Zakynthos

With its beguiling mix of crystal clear blue waters, picturesque beaches, fabulous Grecian fare and culture, and plenty of options for sun-soaked bliss and watersport fun, Zakynthos is the perfect coastal retreat.  An exceptional summer sailing destination renowned for its natural beauty, it is a prime pick to visit on a luxurious private yacht charter vacation in the Ionian Islands.

Zakynthos is blessed with some of the finest beaches in Greece, most notably the iconic Navagio Beach located on the northwest side of the island.  The highly photographed locale is marked by its towering limestone cliffs, dazzling sapphire waters, and golden sand, peaking out of which is the remnants of the Panagiotis ship wreck.  Other idyllic beaches which promise to entice and offer options for enjoying watersports include Vassilikos, Gerakas, and Spiantza.

For a unique experience during your yacht charter in the Ionian Islands, the Blue Caves in Zakynthos is a can’t miss attraction.  Formed over the years from erosion, the caves glisten in deep sapphire tones, mirroring the reflection of the sky on its walls.  Sunrise and sunset are the best times to enter the caves and experience this wondrous phenomenon as the atmosphere becomes truly enchanting.

For yacht charter guests that want to tour the town, many treasures can be discovered in Solomos Square, such as the Post-Byzantine Museum of Zante, a great pick for history buffs and those interested in viewing an impressive collection of Greek art. Another highlight is the hilltop Venetian Castle, which sits on the old Psofis acropolis.

This July, the newly launched Sunreef luxury catamaran 19TH HOLE will be traveling to this exceptional summer yachting destination, ready to spoil you to your heart’s content on an unforgettable sailing holiday in Greece.  For more information and availability, please contact the charter experts at Sunreef Yachts Charter at


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