Ionian Discovery

Skippered sailing holidays for 20-35 year olds

Ionian Discovery

7Days    From  €574pp
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Ionian Discovery

Ionian Discovery

With hidden sea caves, lush coastlines and turquoise waters, the Ionian Islands make for the perfect island-hopping adventure. Discover local culture, classical architecture and the best of Greek cuisine, all while enjoying breathtaking beaches like you've never seen before.

Highlights

Corfu

Discover stunning coastlines and charming towns on the Emerald Island of Greece.

Paxos Island

Meet friendly locals and enjoy white sand beaches on this small Ionian island.

Iggy Beach

Experience epic watersports and an incredible beach bonfire under the stars.

Sivota

Discover hidden caves, gorgeous bays and the beautiful Blue Lagoon.

Itinerary

Below is an overview of our planned sailing itinerary although at times, weather and other conditions may affect or alter our route. Don't worry your skipper will keep you aware of any changes along the way.

Day 1

Gouvia, Corfu

Welcome to your MedSailors Greece Ionian Discovery! We'll kick off the trip from Corfu. Before meeting your crew at the marina you will have time to take in the rugged mountains and scenic coastline. Explore Corfu town with it's 2 Venetian fortresses, featuring winding medieval lanes, a French-style arcade and the grand Palace before checking in for your adventure.

Day 1 cont

St Stefanos

In the afternoon we set sail to the horseshoe bay of St Stefanos for an afternoon of swimming and paddleboarding. We'll explore the village at night and you'll get to know your flotilla crew over a group meal in a Greek taverna before enjoying a night of dancing.

Day 2

Iggy Beach

Today we set sail for a true hidden gem where you'll spend the day relaxing in and around Iggy Beach. Play some beach volleyball or spend the afternoon whizzing over the waves with various water sports on offer. Come sundown, we'll gather for a night under the stars with a beach bonfire and epic greek barbecue.

Day 3

Plataria

Today we'll sail to the Sivota islands where you'll get to see the Blue Lagoon and plenty of sealife. Enjoy the crystal blue waters as you spend the morning exploring the caves and surrounding bays. Afterwards, we'll sail to the traditional town of Plataria before heading to the taverna-lined harbour for a delicious Greek feast.

Day 4

Parga

Next up, we make our way to Parga one of the most beautiful villages in the Ionian! With a Venetian castle forming an impressive backdrop, explore the charming town and its boutique shops. As well as plenty of beach bars and water sports to enjoy, you'll have the evening to experience the very best of Greek hospitality.

Day 5

Lakka

Today we set sail for Lakka, a small but vibrant village lined with silver green olive plants. Studded with secluded bays and sea caves, this part of Paxos Island is an explorer’s dream! With clear waters, Lakka is known as an incredible diving hotspot for those keen to discover the underwater marvels of the Ionian Sea.

Day 6

Gaios

Gaios is the largest and liveliest of the villages on Paxos with an excellent selection of shops. Grab a scooter and take in the lush green countryside of this island as you head to a secluded cove for an afternoon of sunbathing and swimming. Wander the town in the evening and enjoy the freshest seafood at a local taverna.

Day 7

Gouvia, Corfu

Today is the final day! Sailing back to Gouvia Marina, we'll arrive around mid-afternoon after some swim stops. You'll have plenty of time for souvenir shopping or exploring more of what Corfu has to offer. Back on land, be sure to farewell your MedSailors family and toast to an awesome, unforgettable week sailing in Greece.

What’s included

Seven days’ accommodation onboard your own yacht

Breakfast & lunch made fresh every day

Tea, coffee and drinking water

Explore & learn to sail with your professional skipper

BYO: bring your own drinks and snacks

Towels, bed linen end of week cleaning fees

Live like a local with the help of your ‘Guest Experience Leader’

Stand Up Paddle Board, dinghy and snorkelling gear

Transfers to Hvar Old Town (Croatia only)

I had one of the best weeks of my life with MedSailors! I had the best crew mates, skipper, cheeky adventures, and food. We have already talked about our next Med Sailor crew reunion! Just do it...you won't regret it!

Alyson Erickson
USA

MedSailors was above and beyond my expectations. A great mix of relaxing by the sea, touring the islands then eating, drinking and partying the night away.

Matthew Handy
UK

My time with MedSailors was amazing!!! The staff was incredible, and the food was sooo good! Way beyond my expectations. I look forward to another trip in my future.

Caitlin Berger
USA

Our Yachts

Premier Yachts

Our well-appointed Premier yachts are classic monohull cruisers that offer all the comforts you could expect. Launched between 2005 and 2008 they feature big sunbathing decks, swimming platforms and above deck dining areas.

Superior MonoCats

Our MonoCat yachts are perfect for those looking for a yacht holiday a cut above the rest. These brand new 2020 models offer the ultimate in space and luxury with an extra large social and dining area, onboard 360 sound system and plenty of extra charging sockets.

Catamarans

Catamarans are ideal for those who want to experience the ultimate in yachting life. With a sunbathing net, large deck space and living areas, they offer modern, spacious surroundings with a touch of luxury.

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Getting there

Corfu International Airport hosts regular direct flights from the UK, as well as domestic connections via Athens and other European capitals. Gouvia marina is just 9km from the airport and can easily be reached with a short taxi ride.