Greek Isles and Turkish Delights Cruise

Explore the Greek Islands, the Aegean Seas, the magnificent Turkish coasts where thousands of years of civilisation remain in evidence in the signature voyage on the Wind Star. A sleek 4-masted sailing yacht, featuring wide-open teak decks, all staterooms have queen sized beds, flat screen TV, DVD player, Bose SoundDock speakers for Apple iPods, along with stunning ocean views. Enjoy eclectic gourmet cuisine in the evenings at the Veranda Restaurant and casual dining for other meals. Cruise only, please contact us for flights from any UK or Worldwide Airport.

Holiday Highlights

Your journey of discovery starts in Athens, home to the Acropolis, the Plaka and the Acropolis Museum, before setting sail this evening and waking up in the morning to a picture perfect scene of Mykonos. This traditionally Greek Island is a perfect example of its traditional architecture, whitewashed churches and windmills, with a stunning backdrop of its harbour, here take a scenic ferry ride to the tiny island of Delos, the mythical birthplace of Apollo, re-join your yacht this evening for a late sailing.

In the morning, sail into Santorini, its spectacular cliffs rising majestically from the deep blue waters and whitewashed buildings with iconic blue roofs dotted along the coastline. Spend the day exploring this magnificent Greek Isle, take advantage of optional tours to maximise your time here, as you board your yacht quite early this afternoon to enjoy dinner on-board, sail onwards tonight to Rhodes.

Also known as the ‘Island of Roses’, Rhodes was reputed to be the legendary home to Colossus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, now a yachting paradise. Its lush green mountain-side scalloped by white sandy beaches lapped by crystal clear seas. Your scenic drive takes you through traditional quaint villages and lemon groves to the Acropolis of Lindos, or you may prefer to spend your time strolling through the old walled city of Rhodes.  

Board your ship much later tonight, with an overnight sailing to Bodrum in Turkey. In Bodrum you have an array of fascinating optional tours, explore historic Bodrum Castle with a professional guide, enjoy a SCUBA dive or learn to cook Turkish food with a professional chef. After an action packed day in Bodrum another late evening sailing onwards to Kusadasi arriving the following morning. 

Discover a rich combination of scenic beauty and cultural history in Kusadasi, visit one of the greatest outdoor museums in the world, visit the houses of Bulbul Mountain, followed by an intimate private lunch with eclectic Turkish cuisine complimented by the region’s best wines.  

An early start back to your yacht tonight for dinner on-board before your overnight sailing followed by a full day tomorrow on-board this magnificent yacht, enjoy the on-board comforts as you watch the oceans sail by. On arrival in Istanbul, disembark from the Wind Star after eight wonderful days, with magical memories and new friends.
 
If you would like to stay longer in Greece or Turkey pre or post your sailing, travel onwards within Europe, arrange optional sightseeing tours or very competitive travel insurance, please speak with our highly knowledgeable Travel Specialists for more information.

What's Included

• Complimentary Windstar Private Event in Rhodes
• Watersports Marina (with complimentary equipment hire)
• All meals including room service
• Non-Alcoholic beverages including speciality teas and coffee
• Fresh fruit & flowers in your stateroom or suite
• Champagne welcome reception
• Access to the Open Bridge
• Evening Entertainment

Excludes flights - Fly/Cruise packages are available on request

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. Please contact us for prices for alternative dates or number of travellers. Pricing is subject to change and availability. Terms and conditions apply. Please call for details or to book. Alternatively you can book or enquire online

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Total from
£2,806.00

Excludes flights

Travel Dates:
28 Jun - 30 Oct 2016

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