Exploring the Dodecanese Region on a Charter Yacht
The Dodecanese, or the “Twelve Islands”, are actually a group of fifteen larger and around 150 smaller Greek islands in the southeastern Aegean Sea, belonging to the wider Southern Sporades group of islands and the Aegean Islands. Hop aboard your sailboat, motor boat, gulet or catamaran and explore the Dodecanese at firsthand: the capital - Rhodes; Kalymnos, Symi, Kassos, Leros, Tilos, Kastelloriso, Kos, Patmos, Astipalea, Karpathos, Nisyros, Lipsos and Arkoi. They are widely popular among sailors from all over the world for their beaches and clear blue sea, medieval towns, volcanic craters, great cuisine and nightlife.
Some other islands in the Dodecanese Yacht Charter worth visiting include Alimia, Arkoi, Chalki, Farmakonisi, Gyali, Kinaros, Levitha, Marathos, Nimos, Pserimos, Saria, Strongyli, Syrna and Telendos.
Unique Experience on Your Sailing Holiday - Renting a Boat in Rhodes
Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of both land area and population, situated in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is a perfect destination for your yachting holiday in Greece whether you want to experience serenity, peace and quiet or have more fun and action on your sailing trip. Rhodes offers unique experience to all its visitors - rich green valleys, bright green hills, some of the most beautiful and romantic streets and a number of long, golden beaches. Rhodes is another top sailing rental location in Greece - for yachtsmen all over the world.
Why is the Island of Kos Another Popular Yachting Destination?
Kos or Cos is another Dodecanese island in the southeastern Aegean Sea, off the Anatolian coast of Turkey and it is the third largest island of the Dodecanese. Its most popular inhabitant was Hippocrates - "father of medicine" (5th century BC). The primary attraction of the island among the sailors are its numerous beautiful beaches.
The main port and population centre on the island, the town of Kos, is also the tourist and cultural centre, with amazing architecture of its whitewashed buildings. There are a number of beautiful restaurants and nightclubs forming the Kos "barstreet". At the entrance to its harbour, there is a 14th-century fortress The Byzantine Antimachia Castle, as well as Ancient Agora, the ancient market place of Kos, considered one of the biggest in the ancient world.
There is another interesting sailing stop near Kos - the popular seaside resort for young yachtsmen - Kardamena, with its numerous bars and nightclubs.
Visit the Dodecanese region on your sailboat, motor yacht, gulet or catamaran and enjoy all the boating fun!