10 of the best day activities to do while sailing the Greek Islands
Experience the famous Greek Islands parties by night and spend your days exploring and sailing between all of the islands - Athens, Mykonos, Paros, Crete, Nafplio, Spetses, Poros, Aegina and Santorini - here we come!
1. Red sand beach - Santorini
There’s a super short hike (about 15-20mins) to get to this beach which features red sandy cliffs and it is well worth it. Head there early in the morning before peak time to have the beach to yourself!
2.Hike Samaria Gorge - Crete
If you thought hiking the islands would be all ocean views and villages teetering on cliff tops, Samaria Gorge will come as a surprise being the longest and most beautiful gorge in Europe. The hike is a one way deal, starting at 1230 metres above sea level south of Omalos, ending in the coastal village of Agia Roumeli. The only way back is a quaint boat ride.
3.Wine tasting - Santorini
Take your pick of winery tours as there are several beautiful vineyards on the island of Santorini to discover.
4.Village tour - Oia
Perfect for learning about the history of those blue-domed churches and finishing with that famous Oia sunset.
5.ATVing to get around
Not only is getting around the smaller islands on an ATV super fun, it’s also one of the easiest ways to navigate the islands.
Santorini was an absolute dream! Hostel's and ATVs are a total must to doing it on a budget (and obviously a blast as shown in this photo ). I took over @thedriftr 's Instagram stories while I was in Santorini and they'll be showing the goods tomorrow so head over to check it out! This photo was taken by the amazing @north2south_photographers who I would recommend a thousand times over, she's incredible and a great new friend! Thank you Santoirni! Xo Shayla #livingonaoneway #driftr #santorini #santoriniatv #santoriniwinery #santorinisunset #north2southphotographer #gregorypack
6.Cliff jumping at Sarakiniko Beach - Milos
Crystal clear water paired with stunning white cliffs that make for some killer jumping shots to go on insta.
7.Black sand beach at Perivolos - Santorini
This beach has beautiful black volcanic sand but just remember your thongs cause it can get hot on your tootsies.
8.Little Venice windmills - Mykonos
Have a cocktail in front of the windmills of Little Venice in Mykonos.
9.Olive oil distillery tour - Crete
In Chania, Crete, see where extra virgin olive oil is produced and make sure you come a little hungry for all the samples.
10.Snorkelling and stand-up paddle boarding
Most sailing boats will provide you with free to use snorkels, goggles and stand-up paddle boards.
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