L'Incanto del Mare
Dispelling a myth: the holiday in sailing boat is an expensive option, is not just for sea dogs and is no more, for a long time, a “posh holiday.” On the contrary: a sailing cruise is primarily a holiday of simplicity and freedom. At sea time magically expand, we forget the clock and finds harmony with nature. It is to rest, to get away from the hustle and bustle, with the rhythms and the duties of life in the city. A holiday immersed in the blue, in the sun and in the wind, a cheap and original solution for the summer. They serve only joy, a little ‘spirit of adaptation and love for the sea. A vacation that you will remember for a lifetime, and that many will want to try again.
– At the beginning of April NeverLand will go back to the sea and will sail around Corfu area, the most lively, cosmopolitan and interesting location during the low-season. Our base will be the picturesque port of Mandraki, in a magnificent spot behind the old fortress and Corfù old town! From here with weekly cruises we will visit the island and its surroundings: the marvelous Paxos Island, with her caves and picturesque villages of Lakka and Gaios, Syvota and Parga on the mainland.
– At the end of April we will enter the Gulf of Patras for a great adventure, the bow facing East towards the Aegean, to discover the Cyclades Islands. Before the dreaded Meltemi wind begins to blow hard and above all before the islands get full of tourists in the high season, once we cross the spectacular Corinth’s Canal we will reach Athens, with its history and its incredible charm. After exploring the islands of the Saronic Gulf, we will sail down the Aegean, from island to island: Kithnos, Milos, Folegandros, Santorini, Ios, the Little Cyclades, Naxos, up to Mykonos and descend to Milos again.
In mid-June from Milos we will set sails for a two-week adventure circumnavigating the Peloponnese. A very interesting itinerary that will give us the opportunity to stop in Monenvasia, a surprising medieval city in the heart of Greece, the submerged ruins of Elafonisos, Kalamata, the wonderful bay of Pilos, to arrive in Zakynthos at the end of the month. An itinerary for lovers of the sea, sailing, history and Greek culture!
– From the 04th of July, once back in the Ionian Sea we we will start again our cruises sailing between Corfù and Zakinthos Island. The navigation area includes the so-called “inland sea” – sheltered from the strong winds and rough seas – between the mainland and the islands: Lefkada, Meganissi, Skorpio, Kalamos and Kastos, Ithaca and the islets of Atokos and Arcudi and the rocks of Formicula, the beautiful Kephalonia and the lively Zakynthos!
These seas were the theater of Odiesseo’s legendary journey to the beloved Ithaki and were at the center of major historical events, rich commercial traffics and endless disputes over the centuries. Scattered throughout the archipelago, traces of this glorious past will be found, between history and mythology. The itineraries are innumerable and the locations are all beautiful, if you already have a group we can agreed a specific route in advance, while for cabin’s charters it will be set an itinerary between Lefkada and Kefalonia, visiting more islands, coves and villages.