General

Description:

Daily sailing cruises from the city of Chalkis to the shores of the gulf of Northern Evia with a sailing boat. A trip that combines the relaxing pace of a holiday with the needed dose of marine adventure! Enjoy a dip into the bright blue crystal clear waters as well as visit to small and unique private seasides, approaching shorelines that are impossible to access overland, where you will have the chance to swim – sunbath - snorkel.

Declant beach, our first destination, is a deserted beach with turquoise water, small pebbles and pine trees end up to the beach. It is located just below Kantili mountain in the North Evian gulf and accessible only by sea. We will be able to moor to a permanent dock. We will enjoy the beach and the teal waters for about an hour and explore the small coves by swimming.

Keen walkers can enjoy a small hiking path along the beach, but you can also relax under the shade of a huge pine tree on the beach.

Our Second destination is the “Englishman’s” island which is a large uninhabited island just below Htypas mountain. Three sublime beaches you can swim in, walking on the island or go snorkelling are just some of the activities you can do on the island.

The island was leased in 1930 by the Englishman Francis Tervil Petr (Francis Turville-Petre), hence the second name, who built his villa there. His house was bombed during the Second World War, destroying all vegetation throughout the island. Ruins of the house are still preserved for us to visit.

  • Total Tour Time: 8,5 hours
  • Start and Finish Time: 09.30 – 18.15

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Itinerary

• 08.45
Departure from the picturesque port of Nea Artaki.
Boarding
First meeting with the crew
• 09.00-10.30
On board
North-West sail of 11 miles, heading to Melouna (Dafni)
Getting familiar with the vessel and its operation
Enjoying a sail in waters surrounded by lush landscapes
• 10.30-12.30
Arrival at Destination
Anchorage in the beautiful bay of Meluna
Swimming in turquoise waters & sunbathing
Options for fishing or snorkeling
Gourmet snack with Greek products and beverages
• 12.30-14.00
On board
South-East sail of 8 miles heading to Egglezonissi (Ktyponissi)
• 14.00-16.30
Arrival at Destination
Anchorage in front of the picturesque beach of the lush island
Swimming in crystal clear waters with one of the most interesting seabeds of Evoikos Gulf.
Options for snorkeling
Generous treat with Greek tsipouro and a wide variety of local meze
• 16.30-18.15
Onboard
Sail along the impressive coastline of cosmopolitan Chalkida
A brief narrative of the long history of the region over the centuries
Arrival at Nea Artaki.
Optional commemorative photo with the passengers and the crew
Disembarking

  • The schedule is indicative and subject to modifications depending on weather conditions.

Pricing per person

Price per Person/adult : 80 €

Price per child under 4 years old : 60 €

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Special Notice :

Due to maintaince at the dock of St. Nickolas in Chalkida, departures will temporarily be performed from Marina New Artakis until further notice. For more info please contact us.

***Bookings are handled in 48 hours notice***

The excursion package includes: :

  • Skipper / Fuels / Docking Charges / Vessel Cleaning
  • Learning sailing principles
  • Snorkel Masks / Sea Mattresses
  • Gourmet snack with greek products and beverages/ Generous treat with greek tsipouro and variety of local meze
  • Coffee and accompanying throughout the excursion

Other extras – Not Included – Must Haves

Do care to bring a lightweight windproof along in case it is windy
Sunscreen is needed from April - October
Sun hat or scarf
Swimsuit and towel

Notes:

The maximum number of passengers per boat is 10 people, so that a true climate of friendship, a personalized approach of the crew to each passenger, a time for familiarization with sailing and activities and a space for personal moments can be all enjoyed.

Chalkis

ChalkisChalkis is the capital of Evia with a population of about 52.000 people. One part of Chalkis is situated on the island of Evia, but the other part is located on mainland Greece. The town of Chalkis lies right at the narrowest point of Evripus strait thus claiming the nickname of the city of “Crazy Read more

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