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Divine Cyclades

This relaxing new yacht cruise on 58-passenger Elysium showcases 14 idyllic Greek Islands, including picture-postcard Santorini and the archaeological site of Delos, with the opportunity to swim and snorkel

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7 nights from £2500pp

Megayacht Holiday
  • Santorini
  • Mykonos

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Combine both cruises and save up to 40%! Combine this 7-night yacht cruise with the 7-night 'Ancient Paths' itinerary and receive a 40% discount on 2021 departure or 15% on 2022 departures

Peace of mind with flexible cancellation policies!

Divine Cyclades Special Offer

This brand new Greek Islands yacht cruise is the ultimate island-hopping adventure, taking in 14 incredible islands and offering refreshing swim stops plus carefully-designed wellness activities.

Set sail from Piraeus to Cape Sounion for your first swim in the azure waters, before enjoying an alfresco dinner onboard as you watch the sun set. Step ashore on the white-washed island of Sifnos, enjoy a swim off the volcanic island of Milos, and discover the hidden gem of Kimolos and its surrounding authentic fishing villages. Close by is Goupa with its colourful boat garages, known as 'syrmata'.

Manganari is one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in Greece and perfect for a refreshing dip. The next stop is the famed island of Santorini with its iconic blue-domed churches, where you can enjoy an unforgettable sunset over the Aegean.

Explore the extraordinary sea caves on Pano Koufonisi island, enjoy a swim at the uninhabited island of Despotiko, and wander the winding alleys of Naxos island. Visit the UNESCO-listed island of Delos, the mythical birthplace of god Apollo and his twin sister Artemis, before heading to lively Mykonos with its iconic windmills. The lesser-known island of Serifos and pretty Kythnos are the last ports of call on this exciting yacht cruise.

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Divine Cyclades Itinerary

Day 1 - Marina Zea (Piraeus, Greece)

Embark your ship in Marina Zea between 14:00 and 15:00. Be greeted by the crew and enjoy a signature cocktail during check-in. Set sail for nearby Cape Sounion, home to the “Temple of Poseidon”, for a refreshing dip in the Aegean waters. Perched at the edge of the cliff, the ancient sanctuary it is one of the most important monuments of the golden age of Athens. Enjoy an al fresco dinner on board to experience the sunset (weather permitting). Overnight at anchor

Day 2 - Sifnos - Milos - Kimolos

Arrive at the island of Sifnos, with its traditional white-washed architecture. Hike one of the many 'Sifnos trails' or choose an optional excursion to the medieval ancient castle and the most photographed spot of Sifnos, the church of Seven Martyrs. Explore Apollonia, the picturesque capital, named after the God of light Apollo. Perhaps opt for a special Greek cooking lesson experience with lunch at a local home or enjoy your lunch at one of the many local tavernas. Afternoon sailing to the volcanic island of Milos for a swim stop at the iconic Sarakiniko beach. Sail on to Kimolos, and discover its port Psathi and the surrounding authentic fishing villages. At nearby Goupa, you can see the so called “syrmata”, colorful boat garages carved in the rocks. Dinner on board this evening.

Day 3 - Ios - Santorini

Sail to Ios island and enjoy a refreshing swim stop at Manganari, one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in Greece. Today there is an otional excursions to the tomb of Homer, the author of the epic poems Iliad and Odyssey and strolling through the charming “chora” alleys. Return on board for lunch. This afternoon arrive at in Santorini island. Choose from an array of optional activities such as a winery tour, a guided photography walk and more. Experience the local cuisine this evening, and moor overnight at Santorini.

Day 4 - Santorini - Schoinousa-Koufonisia

Today there is more time to explore Santorini, and perhaps visit the Akrotiri prehistoric excavation site and the Venetian castle or hike the volcano crater. Enjoy lunch on board whilst cruising to unspoiled Schoinousa island for an afternoon swim stop. Cruise on to Pano Koufonisi Island to explore the extraordinary sea caves, only accessible by boat. “Koufonisia”, meaning hollow islands, were given this name by pirates, as the huge caves convinced them the islands were in fact hollow. Moor overnight at Pano Koufonisi port.

Day 5 - Despotiko Antiparos - Naxos

Cruise to the island of Antiparos. Enjoy a morning swim stop at the uninhabited island of Despotiko next to Antiparos, before an al fresco lunch on board and afternoon sailing to Naxos island. Explore the town of Naxos or perhaps take one of the many optional excursions such as a visit to Kouros of Apollon, the olive press museum or hiking the Devil’s eye trail. Enjoy an exciting Greek dance workshop. Overnight in Naxos port.

Day 6 - Delos - Mykonos

Arrive at the island of Delos this morning, the mythical birthplace of god Apollo and his twin sister Artemis, a Unesco World Heritage Site. Today there is an optional tour of the archaeologica site. Cruise on to the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos, where we drop anchor at one of its beautiful southern beaches. Enjoy lunch on board. Explore Mykonos at leisure this evening.

Day 7 - Serifos - Kythnos

Morning arrival in Serifos, a lesser-known island of distinct Cycladic flair, dotted with windmills, white-washed chapels, pristine beaches and many sites of cultural interest. Optional excursions today include a visit to the Venetian Castle, the Monastery of Taxiarches, the Archaeological Museum, the Cave of Koutalas or opt for an immersive “Make a Greek jewel” workshop by a local artist. Sail to Kythnos island for a swim stop at Kolona Bay beach, famous for its crystal-clear waters and golden sand. As the sun sets, enjoy a special farewell beach BBQ. Cruise to Piraeus later this evening.

Day 8 - Marina Zea

Disembarkation at Marina Zea until 10:00 after breakfast.

The Captain of the ship reserves the right to alter or deviate from the ship's advertised or ordinary itinerary or route due to weather conditions, force majeure, or other extraordinary conditions.

Price Includes

  • 7-night yacht cruise in a twin or double cabin
  • Buffet breakfast, half-board and on some days full-board
  • Welcome Cocktail and beach BBQ
  • Still water and unlimited filter coffee and tea, plus cookies station
  • Room service offered without surcharge
  • Group yoga, pilates, aquarobics, meditation sessions with a qualified onboard Wellness Coach
  • Occasional themed seminars by visiting masters
  • Access to mini gym
  • Use of fishing equipment, snorkeling equipment and water sports equipment
  • Wi-Fi
  • Advice from the multilingual Cruise Concierge

Price Does Not Include

  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Beverages and alcoholic drinks
  • Optional shore excursions or additional land arrangements
  • Spa treatments
  • Boutique purchases
  • Medical services
  • Water ski & scuba diving
  • Passenger personal expenses
  • Crew gratuities at passenger discretion
  • Hair and nail services
  • Laundry and dry-cleaning services
  • Travel insurance
  • Port charges

Special Features

  • Please note: All onboard charges are in Euros
  • Solo travelers are welcome on the cruise, as there are many activities and facilities suitable for all types of travelers. Single supplement is set at a reduced 50% over current fares. In addition, the Elysium has a single cabin/no single supplement reserved on priority basis
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2022 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 16th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • Apr 23rd - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
  • May
    • May 7th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • May 14th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • May 28th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
  • June
    • Jun 4th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • Jun 18th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • Jun 25th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
  • July
    • Jul 9th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • Jul 16th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • Jul 30th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
  • August
    • Aug 6th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • Aug 20th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • Aug 27th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
  • September
    • Sep 10th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • Sep 17th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
  • October
    • Oct 1st - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • Oct 8th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • Oct 22nd - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950
    • Oct 29th - Piraeus and back - Sailing on: Elysium From: £2500
      Cat C Porthole cabin Cat B Porthole cabin Cat B+ Porthole cabin Cat A Window cabin Cat A+ Window cabin
      Blue Water Price from: £2500 Blue Water Price from: £2900 Blue Water Price from: £3100 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £3950

Price Information

  • Solo travelers are welcome on the cruise, as there are many activities and facilities suitable for all types of travelers. Single supplement is set at a reduced 50% over current fares. In addition, the Elysium has a single cabin/no single supplement reserved on priority basis
  • Port charges - 2021: £200pp 2022: £230pp
Map for Divine Cyclades