Welcome aboard, fellow adventurers! Set your sights on the shimmering waters of Corfu, Greece, where every wave carries the promise of a new discovery. With Songs in the Sails Yacht Charters, your dream crewed yacht charter vacation is about to come true! Get ready for a week of sun, sea, and unforgettable moments.
Day 1: Gouvia Marina to Agios Stefanos Bay Our journey begins at Gouvia Marina, where you’ll be welcomed aboard your luxurious yacht. We’ll set sail towards the enchanting Agios Stefanos Bay, a haven of tranquility on the northwestern coast of Corfu. Dive into the crystal-clear waters, bask in the sun, or explore the charming village. Don’t miss the traditional tavernas and the beautiful beaches – a perfect start to your adventure.
Day 2: Agios Stefanos to Petriti Bay As the sun rises, we’ll sail to Petriti Bay on the southeastern coast. Along the way, you’ll pass picturesque fishing villages and lush green hills. Petriti Bay welcomes you with its serene atmosphere and clear waters. Dive into the refreshing sea, indulge in fresh seafood at local tavernas, and let the peaceful ambiance wash over you.
Day 3: Petriti Bay to Syvota Next stop: Syvota! This bustling mainland town boasts beautiful beaches, coves, and olive groves. Explore the lively waterfront, where local shops beckon and waterfront tavernas invite you to savor authentic Greek cuisine. Anchor at the marina and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Syvota.
Day 4: Syvota to Lakka Bay Prepare to be enchanted as we sail to Lakka Bay on the northern tip of Paxoi Island. Navigating through turquoise waters and passing by small, picturesque islets, you’ll find yourself in a true paradise. Explore the village, anchored in the bay, and sample the delights of local cuisine at the welcoming tavernas.
Day 5: Lakka Bay to Gaios Port A short journey takes us to Gaios Port, where history and charm converge. Wander through narrow streets adorned with Venetian architecture, visit local shops, and soak in the lively atmosphere at waterfront bars and restaurants. Anchor in the port, and let the beauty of Gaios Port captivate your senses.
Day 6: Gaios Port to Parga Heading towards the mainland, we arrive at the picturesque town of Parga. Dominated by the impressive Venetian Castle, Parga invites you to explore its cobbled streets, vibrant waterfront, and historical sites. Don’t miss a visit to the castle for panoramic views of the Ionian Sea. Anchor in the bay near the castle, and let the magic of Parga unfold before you.
Day 7: Parga to Garitsa Bay and Gouvia Marina On the final day of our adventure, we sail to Garitsa Bay, near the historic Corfu Castle. Enjoy swimming stops along Corfu’s southern coast as we make our way back to Gouvia Marina. Reflect on your incredible journey, filled with sun-kissed days, starlit nights, and the joy of exploring beautiful destinations.
At Songs in the Sails Yacht Charters, we believe in crafting experiences that leave a lasting melody in your heart. Embark on this crewed yacht charter vacation and let the songs in the sails carry you to the extraordinary beauty of Corfu, Greece. Your adventure awaits! ⛵️🌊✨
Dining is an essential part of any travel experience, especially in Greece where the cuisine is as vibrant as the scenery.
Here are some delightful dining spots at each stop of your Corfu sailing adventure with Songs in the Sails Yacht Charters:
Day 1: Gouvia Marina to Agios Stefanos Bay
- Taverna Tou Psiri, Agios Stefanos: Indulge in traditional Greek dishes with a modern twist, right by the sea. Their fresh seafood is a must-try.
Day 2: Agios Stefanos to Petriti Bay
- Taverna Stefanos, Petriti: This family-run taverna offers an authentic taste of Corfiot cuisine. Try their grilled octopus and moussaka for a delightful meal.
Day 3: Petriti Bay to Syvota
- To Perasma, Syvota: Enjoy panoramic views and exquisite seafood dishes. Their grilled sardines and seafood pasta are highly recommended.
Day 4: Syvota to Lakka Bay
- Nionios Taverna, Lakka: A cozy spot offering delicious Mediterranean cuisine. Don’t miss their calamari and traditional Greek salads.
Day 5: Lakka Bay to Gaios Port
- Taka Taka, Gaios: Located by the water, this restaurant offers a variety of Greek and Mediterranean dishes. Try their souvlaki and baklava for dessert.
Day 6: Gaios Port to Parga
- Ouzeri Tsoukas, Parga: A charming ouzeri offering a range of appetizers (mezedes) and fresh fish. Their fried calamari and grilled octopus are favorites among visitors.
Day 7: Parga to Garitsa Bay and Gouvia Marina
- Garitsa Grill, Corfu Town: For your final meal, enjoy a hearty Greek barbecue at Garitsa Grill. Their lamb chops and gyros are mouthwatering, providing a perfect end to your culinary journey.
Each of these restaurants not only offers delicious food but also provides a taste of the local culture and culinary traditions. Bon appétit and enjoy the flavors of Greece as you sail through the stunning Ionian islands! 🍽️🌊⚓️