Why Santorini Sailing is a lifetime experience?
It is a fact that sailing in Santorini is a lifetime experience. But the question is why? Don’t other sailing itineraries around the world give sailing guests a similar experience? What is it that only Santorini can offer those who are blessed enough to see the island with their own eyes? The answer varies on many factors such as the weather and sea conditions, the destination’s landscape, the coastline and shores’ formations, nautical and yachting knowledge of the skippers and their crews, the range of budget, and available times to spend for a sailing cruise that covers larger areas, local food, drinks, views, diverse experiences and much more.
Referring to the island’s landscape formation, it is something that you’ll not find anywhere else in the world! After the big eruption of Akrotiri in Thera in 1646 BC, when the volcano of Santorini blew up, causing…. a tsunami that destroyed the region and also one of the greatest civilizations of the world, the Minoans in Crete, it is totally admissible that Santorini island has a pure, natural and extremely striking landscape formation that allows for breathtaking visuals, in comparison with other destinations, even within Greece, let alone the rest of the world. It used to be a circular islands and after the eruption it became an island like a ring, now resembling a crescent, with a volcano in its center which is surrounded by the Aegean sea-creek. Analyzing the local weather, sea and climate conditions, it is validly documented that the Mediterranean and especially the Aegean Sea where Santorini Island is located boasts the best sailing itineraries of the world. Historically it is also reported that the Greeks, who were always consummate seafarers, were among the leaders in nautical and sailing art and had the marine knowledge that is still alive today, making them among the best in the world! The area’s skippers and crews are experts of the nautical and sailing sector, knowing the secrets of sailing, the sea and weather as well, so they are able to guarantee safe and amazing sailing itineraries.
Santorini island has an area of 90,96 Km2 and the island is just only 128 nautical miles from Piraeus port and 63 nautical miles from Crete. Situated in the heart of Aegean Sea, it is admissible to say that there are few places capable of providing such wonderful sailing itineraries in the world where you can admire and experience, within just few 4 or 5 hours worth of excursion time, so many breathtaking picturesque landscapes and God’ masterful creations as the sites that Santorini island offers. The Santorini volcano and its hot springs, the Red beach, White beach, Akrotiri, Palia Kammeni, Aspronisi, Thirasia, Oia, and so many other sites can be explored in about 5 hours sailing itinerary under an unexpected calderas’ divine beauty of the island. So, as a result, it is absolutely guaranteed that Santorini is among the best sailing itineraries in the world! Live the Santorini sailing experience in affordable prices (Book a 5 hours’ Catamaran semi-private sailing cruise Santorini from just €95!!!) with a Yacht Lagoon Catamaran. In any case you will be astonished of the beauty of Santorini Greece and the experience of any sailing itinerary with Spiridakos Sailing Cruises.