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Sailing on a catamaran in Mykonos

Mykonos is a fabulous sailing destination in the Mediterranean. Particularly popular with celebrities and people with money, the island is one of the best destinations for luxury private beaches, glamorous parties and lots of history. A catamaran charter in Mykonos allows you to explore the island at your own pace and in style.

The pros of renting a catamaran in Mykonos

A catamaran rental in Mykonos is the perfect choice for anyone who just wants to relax and escape their everyday worries for a week. There is plenty of space on deck to stretch your legs and sunbathe. Catamarans are generally bigger than other types of boats due to the way they are constructed and standing on two hulls.

Rent a catamaran in Mykonos if you want to enjoy a boat holiday that comes with plenty of flexibility. Catamarans are equipped with a sail as well as an engine. You can choose how you want to move forward depending on the weather conditions and your personal preferences.

Another great thing about a catamaran hire in Mykonos is the fact that catamarans offer more stability than other types of boats and feel a lot less shaky. They are standing on two hulls, so when the wind suddenly picks up you won’t feel it as much as would on a monohull.

Mykonos has plenty of amazing beaches to choose from, including Psarou Beach just south of Mykonos town and Paradise Beach, a popular location for summer parties. A catamaran allows you to easily access these beaches and more as they come with a shallow draft. It could also be a great idea to escape the crowds and explore other Greek islands that are close by, like Delos or Tinos.

The cons of renting a catamaran in Mykonos

Something to keep in mind when chartering a catamaran in Mykonos is the fact that catamarans are relatively big and not the easiest to navigate in narrow spaces. As the marinas are quite busy during the summer months you might not find a spot for mooring - and if you do, you will probably have to pay for all the extra space you’re taking up.

Charter a private luxury catamaran in Mykonos

Known as a fun and glitzy summer holiday destination, a luxury catamaran charter in Mykonos allows you to fit right in with the crowds. And you get more than a basic kitchen - you get all the amenities you could dream of. Some luxury catamarans even come with a jacuzzi or pool on board.

How many people can go on a catamaran in Mykonos?

In general a catamaran in Mykonos can host between 5 to 20 people, although 8-10 people are standard. This makes catamarans here the perfect size for a fun catamaran holiday in Mykonos with your closest friends or with your family.

When is the best time to sail on a catamaran in Mykonos?

The Greek island of Mykonos is blessed with nice weather almost all year round, making it the perfect destination for a catamaran holiday between the months of April and November, although the most popular months for tourists are July and August. If you prefer to sail with fewer crowds and save a bit of money while still enjoying the sun, a catamaran charter in Mykonos in September is the perfect choice.

How much does it cost to rent a catamaran in Mykonos?

A catamaran rental in Mykonos might not be the cheapest option you can find in the Mediterranean, but it certainly is one of the most beautiful ones. Starting from 6.700 EUR per week you can find a catamaran that allows you to sail with your closest friends - and don’t worry, you can always split the cost while enjoying a boat holiday on this exclusive island. While this is still pretty affordable, there are other options that come with a higher price tag and more luxury amenities. You would need to pay around 19.000 EUR for a week in order to rent a luxury catamaran like this in Mykonos. If you have the means to afford it, it’s definitely worth it.

What kind of boat license do I need when renting a catamaran in Mykonos?

Anyone who wants to rent a catamaran in Mykonos should know that they should be in possession of a valid boat license. The Greek authorities are very strict about it and you really don’t want to get caught without one. If you’re an EU-resident your boat license is automatically valid in Greece, if you’re coming from outside of the EU it might not be that easy. Before you embark on your trip ensure that your license fulfills the requirements of a Greek boat license. Also, if your boat license has been issued in a language other than English or Greek you need to have it officially translated to either of these languages before renting a catamaran in Mykonos.

If you don’t have a license or simply don’t want to operate the catamaran by yourself, you can always hire a skipper with Zizoo in addition to your bareboat charter.

The best routes for catamarans in Mykonos

Day 1 - Sail from Mykonos Town to Agios: Start your journey from the main port of Mykonos Town and sail along the western coast of the island. Explore secluded coves and anchor at Agios Ioannis Beach, known for its crystal-clear waters and beautiful views of the nearby island of Delos.

Day 2 - Sail from Agios to Delos and Rhenia Islands: Sail to the nearby Delos Island, an archaeological gem. Explore the ancient ruins and learn about the island's rich history. The island is also known as Apollo’s mythological birthplace. Every Greek deity seems to have their own island referenced as their birthplace. Afterward, head to the nearby Rhenia Island, where you can anchor in a peaceful bay and enjoy snorkeling or swimming in the turquoise waters. You will feel like you have arrived in paradise.

Day 3 - Sail from Delos to the South Coast of Mykonos: Cruise along the southern coast of Mykonos, passing by beautiful beaches such as Psarou, Paradise and Super Paradise. These beaches are famous for their vibrant beach clubs, lively atmosphere and crystal-clear waters. Choose a beach to anchor at and indulge in water activities or simply relax under the sun.

Day 4 - Sail from the South Coast of Mykonos to the North Coast of Mykonos: Head north and sail along the rugged coastline of Mykonos. Visit secluded beaches like Fokos and Paralia Vathia Lagkada, which offer tranquility, clear water and natural beauty. Explore the enchanting sea caves and enjoy snorkeling in the clear waters.

Day 5 - Sail from the North Coast of Mykonos to Tinos: Venture further north to the island of Tinos. This island offers a different atmosphere and a chance to experience Greek island life outside of Mykonos. Explore the charming towns, visit local tavernas and anchor at scenic bays for a peaceful overnight stay. Visiting stunning beaches like Paralia Agios Fokas and Paralia Apigania are a must!

Day 6 - Sail from Tinos to Syros: After exploring the captivating island of Tinos, set sail on your catamaran and head towards the neighboring island of Syros, known for its charming architecture, vibrant culture, and beautiful beaches. As you leave Tinos, enjoy the scenic coastal views and feel the refreshing sea breeze. In Syros you should also check out the scenic beaches.

Day 7 - Sail from Syros to Mykonos Town: Sail back to Mykonos Town, enjoying the coastal views along the way. Spend your final day exploring the narrow streets, iconic windmills, and vibrant nightlife of Mykonos Town. You are finishing your adventure where it started.