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The best mooring spots in Greece

 

Located between the Ionian Sea and the Aegean Sea, Greece with its many islands is a paradise for sailing lovers. One of the best ways to discover this country, considered the cradle of Western civilization, is to rent a boat in Greece. You can then explore many islands such as the Cyclades Islands, Sporades or the Dodecanese. All travellers will find their own corner of paradise among the beaches of golden sand or white pebbles and the crystal clear turquoise water. As they say in Greece, "enjoy life, it's tradition". And what better way to enjoy life than enjoying beautiful mooring spots while sailing in Greece? Mooring is one of the favorite activities of yachtsmen who can enjoy the most beautiful beaches, small corners of paradise preserved from mass tourism, and the most beautiful sunsets. In this article you will find our selection of the best mooring spost to dock your boat in Greece. 

Mongonissi Beach on the island of Paxos

Located on the island of Paxos, Mongonissi Beach is certainly one of the most beautiful mooring spots in Greece. Here you can swim in crystal clear water, admire small fish and reach the sandy beach which is very popular with families. Have some lunch the restauran that offers fresh fish and Greek specialties. Ideal for going swimming, chilling and also tasting local specialties. 

Caldeira Beach on Santorini 

Santorini, with its white houses, blue roofs, exotic landscapes and beaches, is one of the most beautiful Greek islands in the Cyclades. The island also offers magnificent moorings spots to discover by renting a boat in Santorini. Some exceptional natural sites deserve to be discovered only on board a boat, for example the popular Caldeira Bay, a beach bordered by a submerged volcanic crater. We recommend you to take a tour of the island of Thirasia to reach this exceptional place to moor. 

The Blue Caves "Galazia Spilia"

Located on the island of Zakynthos, the Blue Caves, also known as Galazia Spilia, are marvellous. Accessible only by boat, these caves are an exceptional anchorage. You will discover the remarkable and irresistible colour of water. We recommend visiting the caves in the morning, when ther is full light to appreciate the beauty of this unique natural site. You will not never forget this almost magical blue color. 

 
Blue caves
 

Sidari and "Channel of Love" 

This is the perfect mooring spot for romantic visitors. In fact, according to a legend "if two lovers swim through the channel of love, their love will last forever". Considered one of the most spectacular natural wonders of Corfu Island, Love Channel is an exceptional looring site. Enjoy this unique experience by swimming through caves and sea galleries and exploring the colorful seabed. For the bravest, climb the rocks to admire the unique view of the bay and have unforgettable memories. 

Laganas Bay, also known as Turtles Bay

Located in the southern part of the island of Zakynthos, this white sandy beach is a breeding ground for turtles and is considered one of the most beautiful places on the island. You can moor in front of Laganas beach and dive into its turquoise waters. However, the place attracts many people and it is important to respect the welfare of the turtles. It is also forbidden to swimming in the sea during the turtle breeding period. What could be nicer than to see the turtles swimming next to you? 

 
turtle bay backwash island
 

Navágio beach in Zakynthos 

This list of the most beautiful mooring spots in Greece ends with this beach that has been designated as the most beautiful beach in Greece. Navágio beach, also known as the shipwreck beach, is an essential mooring spot during your cruise in Greece. This place will leave you speechless: a beautiful expanse of sand, an almost unreal blue sea, high cliffs: you will feel like in a film next to the wreck of the Panagiotis, a boat of smugglers stranded on the beach. A paradise that you will not forget!

 
wreck beach
 

As you can see, there are plenty of mooring spots in Greece and there are many paradisiacal places. Like all the most beautiful places in the world, you will not be alone when it comes to discover them, but one of the privileges of renting a boat is to visit less accessible places and above all protected from mass tourism. One thing is certain, you will leave all these places with images of beautiful places in your eyes and unforgettable memories in mind. We wish you a safe cruise and wish you to discover many mooring spots!


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