South Dodecanese sailing route

Boarding in the late afternoon in Kardamena ( 15 km from Kos Airport), welcome drink and accommodation in your cabins.Then, all together you are going to buy food and beverage in the near supermarket. In the evening, we go out to eat in a typical greek restaurant .

Early morning departure to the nearby Gyali , a small volcanic island characterized by a large open pumice quarry  and is inhabited only by some workers of the quarry. Swimming, snorkeling and walk on the deserted beach, lunch on board and in the afternoon we move to the  South tip of Gyali where there are other white sandy beaches with crystal clear waters. If there are the conditions we will saty in the bay for the night , otherwise we will move in the port of Pali ( Nisyros )

A few miles of sailing downwind to reach Pali. Nisyros is one of the most beautiful islands of the Dodecanese and is worth renting a scooter or a car to see the inside and the volcano . Do not miss a visit to the village of Nikia with its beautiful square, the descent into the crater (it is not active, there are only fumaroles ) and sunset at Emporio where there is a small restaurant with a few tables where you can enjoy a beautiful sunset on the crater. The restaurant run by a local family has a great food!

Downwind sailing for 3-4 hours to Tilos. Lunch at bay then we will spent the afternoon snorkeling , sunbathing and relaxing. In the late afternoon we move or in the small harbor of Livadi , or if there is no place we will drop the anchor in front of the village. Dinner ashore or aboard at your choice.

Beautiful 25 miles typically sailed downwind to reach a remote bay in the South of Symi. Usually we will sail with the gennaker and our boat at this pace gives the best of herself and you can try some nice glide. Lunch during the navigation. We will anchor in a deserted bay  with beautiful scenery . Dinner onboard and overnight at bay

Quick navigation to reach the beautiful bay of Saint George . A white beach surrounded by towering cliffs . Lunch in the bay, swimming and relaxation . In the afternoon we move to the port of Symi, a Dodecanese Portofino . Dinner out .

Long upwind sailing  in front of the wild coast of Turkey. Lunch in navigation. We will arrive in the afternoon in Kos Town where we will moor in the town harbour under the walls of the ancient castle just a few meters from the city center . Do not miss the plane tree of Hippocrates and shopping among hundreds of shops in the old town . Dinner out .

Breakfast and disembarkation.