The Ionian Islands are the third most popular group of islands in Greece, located on the western side of the country. You can plan an itinerary and sail around all the islands that belong to this group.
These islands have a historical and cultural link with Italy, especially the coastal towns of Corfu, Zakynthos and Argostoli. Charter a boat in Zakynthos to visit these coastal towns and discover their Venetian-style architecture.
Boat rentals in the Ionian Islands are quite popular. Especially during the summer when tourists visit the most famous islands of Kefalonia, Corfu and Lefkada. These three islands are the most visited for their beautiful beaches.
Visit the island of Mathraki by boat and enjoy the isolation and tranquillity that the area offers. It is ideal for nature lovers, who will enjoy the lush green surroundings.
The climate of the Ionian Islands is ideal for sailing. It has mild temperatures and northerly winds that will make your sailing experience more pleasant.
During the low season, the price for renting a boat in the Ionian Islands starts from 60 euros, depending on the type of boat. You can find a wide variety of boats such as motorboats, catamarans, and sailboats. During the high season, the prices increase due to the demand. Keep in mind that the high season in this area is from July to October. We suggest you start the boat rental process and book as soon as possible so that you can find the right boat for you.
If you plan to charter a yacht in the Ionian Islands, you must have a valid licence along with a nautical resume describing your sailing experience. If you plan to rent a motorboat, a license will be required if the engine is 30 hp or more. If you don't have a license you can rent a bareboat or any other boat from our catalogue with a skipper.
Licenses from the European Union will be accepted, licenses in languages other than English or Greek will have to be translated. For our international yachtsmen, Greece will only accept your license if it complies with EU regulations.
⚓ Visit the island of Kythira and discover the medieval castle of Chora, the impressive waterfalls of Fonasa, and the cave of Agia Sofia.
⚓Try the typical food of the region like the olive oil rusks and the famous thyme honey. You can delight your palate with the famous spicy fish dish called Bourdeto.
⚓Rent a boat and visit the island of Corfu, where you will find the blue caves in the northern part. The wave erosion created the arches of these caves.
⚓ Visit the island of Kefalonia and try the sea canoeing, one of the most popular activities in the area. You will find several establishments offering this experience.
SamBoat offers a vast range of boats to hire from 60€/day. Choose from a wide selection of sailboats, motorboats, RIBs, catamarans, yachts, and canal boats. With the best offers, SamBoat helps you to find the ideal yacht charter for the perfect vacation.