Yesterday afternoon, officials in Greece announced that charter yachts are now allowed to cruise freely across Greek waters, signalling a promising future for Mediterranean yacht charters this summer.
Most marinas in Greece are fully operational, so chartering a yacht in Greece this summer is now fully feasible- and it's also a great way to maintain Social Distancing, as Greece has countless little islands and remote beaches for you to discover by boat. You can even choose to avoid busy marinas, as Greece is great for mooring and spending nights at anchor.
To ensure the safety of residents and visitors, all superyachts visiting Greece must adhere to local COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
The news about yacht charter comes after private yachts got the green light to resume activity in Greece on May 25.
Most marinas in Greece are fully operational, so chartering a yacht in Greece this summer is now fully feasible.
Many airlines have resumed flights to and from Greece, with more set to resume close to normal schedules in mid-June.
Greece is also in the process of reopening other areas of its economy, including restaurants, tourist attractions (such as cultural sites) and beaches. Hotels are set to open from June 1.
As mentioned above, Greece is the perfect destination for Social Distancing at sea. To help you plan a superyacht vacation in the region, we've put together this 7-day Greece Social Distancing Itinerary. With a focus on natural attractions and scenic wonders, you can follow it to a tee or ask your yacht charter broker to tailor it to create a bespoke travel experience for you and your charter party.