A catamaran charter is a fantastic way to discover the hidden beauty of Folegandros. Folegandros or Polykandros is an island of the Cyclades. It is located between the Cycladic islands of Milos and Sikinos. It is a picturesque island with wild beauty, endless capes and beaches, steep cliffs, and pristine bays. Several of the island's beaches are difficult to access and almost impossible without a yacht charter. The island's port is Karavostasis, situated at the southeastern end of the island and about 22 miles from Santorini. You can easily find the ideal catamaran of your choice from Karavostasi Marina or any other marina in the Cyclades. You can directly contact the owners of the vessels for the ideal vessel, or simply allow a BednBlue travel expert to guide you with some suggestions.
You have plenty of options:
You can book and hire a catamaran with a skipper, or without one if you have a license, and enjoy a full-day cruise around idyllic bays and beaches. By renting a catamaran, you can also visit Sikinos or Ios on a day trip. Catamarans are great because they have plenty of space, this way you can throw a party or impress your guests with a corporate event. Finally, by hiring a luxury catamaran from Santorini or Milos, you can enjoy a multi-day cruise, making sure to include Folegandros in your itinerary.
Folegandros is part of the Cyclades complex, a beautiful gem right in the center of the Southern Aegean.
Folegandros is surrounded by Milos, Sikinos, Sifnos and Santorini and occupies an area of 32 square km with almost 800 inhabitants.
Often overlooked as a tourist spot, it is an ideal sailing destination in Greece thanks to its pleasurable climate and unspoiled natural setting.
According to mythology, the island was inhabited by shepherds and was named ‘Polyandros’ at the time, which translates to ‘many men’.
In the following years Folegandros, the son of King Minos of Crete gave his name to the island, but there is also evidence that the word ‘Phelekgundari” (meaning rocky in Pheonician) was where it was derived from.
You can rent a catamaran in Folegandros to visit Santorini.
The distance between the two islands is only 22 nautical miles.
You can also go for a two-day or three-day cruise to Ios or Milos, taking in an experience you never thought was possible.
With a yacht charter in Folegandros, you can enjoy swimming and snorkeling in Sikinos in complete isolation.
Sikinos is an island with limited vehicles and an ideal place to feel isolated from crowded places, the beach of Daskalaki is your best choice.
Although the island has passed through many conquests from Romans, Venetians and Ottomans, it has managed to remain unspoiled and enchant visitors with unparalleled beauty.
Tourism in Folegandros has cotinuously increased annually.
The road network of the island is small, which is why a catamaran cruise is a great option.
You will find the Folegandros Yacht Club, which organises swimming and sailing races every August in Karavostasis and Agali.
Catamarans have the perfect layout and space for you to enjoy refreshing dives.
They are also stable, allowing guests to moor near the shore with safety.
Below you will find some useful information for your catamaran hire in Folegandros.
Karavostasi Marina: Located on the east side of the island with a 3 km distance from Chora. There is a direct ferry route with Piraeus, Sikinos, Paros, Santorini, Milos, Mykonos and Heraklio.
The nearest Airport to Folegandros is in Santorini island, which receives daily flights from Thessaloniki and Athens.
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