The Ionian has a selection of beautiful islands, which are very different from those of the Aegean. Greener, mellower and overall differently colored, with paler, sweeter pastel shades. With their superb beaches, excellent marinas and safe harbours, yachting enthusiasts will have the experience of a lifetime. It is the ideal yachting destination.
Corfu, the land of Phaeacians. It charms visitors with the Venetian style, its rich multi-cultural heritage, its historic monuments and its crystal clear seas. Many beautiful beaches are found around the island. Isolated picturesque coves or large and crowded beaches with beach bars, tavernas, shops and watersports. If you swim in the Canal d'Amour, the myth says you'll find your soul mate. A favourite destination for mariners, the Diapontia islands are ideal for diving and fishing.
“Keep Ithaca always in your mind. Arriving there is what you are destined for” wrote the great Greek poet Constantinos Cavafy. Ithaca is a magical island, full of history and beautiful beaches. This peaceful island is formed by two large peninsulas connected by a narrow isthmus and dotted with huge cliffs, steep mountains and extensive olive grove. It is an island for lovers of reflection and tranquility, for travellers excited by discovery, and most of all… for those in search of their own private Ithaca.
Captain Corelli’s paradise lost: beautiful beaches, delightful ports, a national park and locals always ready for a laugh. The largest of the Ionian islands, with its sparkling azure waters, dazzling beaches and dark green mountains, has been a popular holiday spot for decades. The island was chosen for filming the Hollywood movie Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Endless private beaches and bays of exceptional beauty, such as Myrto and Makri Gialos. Fiscardo is the most cosmopolitan place with a port that receives many yachts every summer.
Considered as the Caribbean of Greece, Lefkada Island amazes visitors with the exotic blue colour of its beaches. Glorious beaches, sophisticated capital and easy accessibility (the “island” is in fact linked to the Greek mainland via a small bridge). Kathisma, Egremni, Porto Katsiki have won international acclaim and are awarded annually with Blue Flags (symbolizing cleanliness and quality). Immerse yourself in Lefkada magical world.
Parga, on the coast of Epirus, is an idyllic resort which combines mountain and sea. It is one of the most picturesque and cosmopolitan points of northwestern Greece, that challenges you to get a closer view of its long history and its natural beauty. Historical sightseeing and gold beaches with the crystal blue water. Enjoy the beaches in the tiny bays between Parga and Syvota. Here are just a few: Ai-Giannakis, Ai-Sostis, Kryoneri and Sarakiniko. Welcome to Parga, the town with the island feel.
This is a place with intense cosmopolitan style due to the many yachts that moor in its ports in summer. The beaches are unparalleled: white sand or pebbles lapped by glittering water. Once-in-a-lifetime experiences to look forward to: the sunset from the white cliffs at Eremitis, exploring caves and hikes in search of historic cisterns. Paxoi is colors…blue and green… a paradise that marries graphic surrounds with nobility…These islands will remain etched in your memory forever.
Zakynthos in Greek, or Zante in Italian; White beaches, sea turtles and partying around the clock make Zakynthos a favorite holiday destination. The Venetians called this island “The Flower of the East”. Have a swim at the wide sandy beaches in the company of sea turtles, go snorkeling or scuba diving between rocks and in underwater caves. Navagio, an undoubtedly postcard perfect beach of the Ionian Sea, and one of the most famous and most photographed beaches in Europe.