3 Days Sailing Trip to Elounda Bay and Agios Nikolaos

3 Days up to 10 People Private Charter
Free Wi Fi on board

Discovering Crete in Ultimate Luxury with Avanti

Swim in emerald waters and visit some of the most incredible sites and beaches that can only be reached by boat while relaxing in the luxurious environs of our boat. This trip offers 3 days of enforced relaxation and an unforgettable journey down the coast of east Crete. Elounda is a picturesque fishing village in lovely Mirabello Bay and nowadays is an ideal destination for people who seek for seaside holidays in a place which is neither too busy nor too isolated, having a spectacular coastline, shaded beaches with crystal clear water and archeological interest. Elounda often welcomes princes with their families, film and music stars, Russian tycoons and other VIPs from all over the world. Once reaching Elounda by boat, the island of Spinalonga deserves a visit which was subsequently used as a leper colony from 1903 to 1957 and it is notable for being one of the last active leper colonies in Europe. Agios Nikolaos which is also part of this trip is one of the most picturesque towns in East Crete, having become a cosmopolitan tourist resort, attracting thousands of visitors every year. Strolling along the streets of Agios Nikolaos you come across Beautiful Neo-Classical buildings, the lake "Voulismeni", numerous churches, architectural sights and lots of cafes and local restaurants with awesome Cretan recipes.

Trip Itinerary


Departure from Heraklion port and sail along the Cretan coast down to Elounda bay. Once we reach Elounda bay we take a tour around the historical Spinalonga and we spend the afternoon swimming at one of the beautiful beaches in the bay called Kolokytha. There you can swim out and take a walk to the beautiful Byzantine church of “Agios Fokas”.

The boat will overnight in the marina of Agios Nikolaos, one of the most attractive resorts where we have prime position to immerse ourselves in the atmosphere of restaurants and cafes.


Early in the morning we depart for a cruise along the exotic beaches and landscapes around the gulf of Mirabello. Some of the beaches that we will visit are Agriomandra, Karavostasi, Voulisma, Ammoudara and Istron where you can swim or even have lunch at a local restaurant outside. For our second night we also stay along the town in the marina of Agios Nikolaos where you can take a walk out and explore the cosmopolitan city.


We leave Agios Nikolaos in the morning and the boat starts its way back to Heraklion, stopping for a swim break or even lunch at one of the pretty coastal beaches. We arrive in Heraklion late afternoon. Enjoy the view of Koules fortress as we sail into port. We spend the last night in Heraklion port. The traditional restaurants with the Cretan atmosphere and the late night hang-outs wait for you to keep you awake into the early hours.

4rd day – END OF THE TRIP

It is time to say goodbye.

Hope that you had a wonderful time and hope to see you again on Avanti Sailing!

What's Included

Experienced Crew Captain
Experienced Crew / Captain
Free Wi Fi on board​
Free Wi Fi on board​
Snorkeling Equipment​
Snorkeling Equipment​
Fishing Gear​
Fishing Gear
Dinghy with outboard motor​
Dinghy with outboard motor​
Mooring Fees and Charges


  • Meeting point: Marina café at Heraklion port
  • The schedule is always subject to changes depending on weather conditions.
  • This kind of trip includes 3 days and 3 nights on board. You can either start the trip checking in in the morning and checking out morning also, or start the trip with a night on board and end it with an afternoon check out.
  • This cruise is a private one, so we can add or remove destinations according to your preferences


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