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3 Islands 1 day Cruise

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More to see, more to enjoy on your
Greek island hopping cruise

Athens Day Cruise one day Saronic Islands cruise from Athens offers you the beauty of a Greek island hopping cruise to three magnificent islands of the historical Saronic Gulf, Hydra, Poros and Aegina. With Athens Day Cruise’ Saronic Islands cruise, you’ll discover the rich history, nature, traditions, authentic local cuisine and cosmopolitan lifestyle of these sparkling gems of the Saronic Gulf. With an exceptional choice of special interest tours at all island destinations, our knowledgeable, multilingual guides bring to life each island through compelling stories, legends, customs and the rich history of three, famed islands close to Athens. Relaxation, fun, authentic Greek cuisine, Tax free shopping and
entertainment offer all possibilities for enjoyment. You’ll have fun learning the steps of Greek dance from our professional instructors on deck during your Greek island cruise from Athens. For the food aficionado, the complimentary lunch buffet is an exceptional experience with an array of tempting authentic Greek and International specialties. There are many optional menu choices, on request, such as vegan and vegetarian. And, of course, each glorious island destination opens your appetite for a taste of local cuisine and delicacies. A live orchestra sets the stage for celebration with mood and dance music highlighted by a Greek Folk Dance Show as the sun sets over the sea and your cruise ship enters the harbor.

UPGRADE TO A VIP EXPERIENCE

Athens Day Cruise’ luxury VIP cruise from Athens is the ultimate travel experience for distinguished passengers who appreciate privacy and exclusivity. Our luxury VIP travel is in a class of its own with exclusive advantages and a more affordable cruise package, with more value for privileged VIP services. Our philosophy, in two words, is ‘Unforgettable Hospitality’ and you can expect a five-star, journey of the senses on your one day cruise from Athens (Hydra, Poros, Aegina).
VIP includes lunch buffet served in the separate VIP lounge, finger food first class, welcome drink (alcohol not included), Greek ouzo & meze, transfer from & to your hotel, fast lane embarkation, selection of tour: Hydra Walking Tour or Aegina Panoramic Tour & a private tour on the bridge by the captain.

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All about the 3 Islands 1 day Cruise.

Dining, music and dance are the essence of Greek lifestyle from morning till night.

Aboard Athens Day Cruise’ one day Saronic Island cruise, life on board is carefree, with every opportunity for relaxation and entertainment. Socialize in the party atmosphere of our Sun Deck sipping your favourite drink and learn Greek dance joining the lively circle of adventurous passengers following the steps of our professional dancers for an afternoon of outdoor fun.

Once your ship docks, there’s the magic of the Greek islands for fun moments with every step. You’ll enjoy exploring the narrow, winding streets, shopping, as well as interacting with the locals and maybe even learn a few Greek words. On the islands, people-watching is a favourite pastime and you’ll catch the mood for animated conversation over coffee at a picturesque seaside cafe.

You will discover the rich history of the Saronic Islands exploring the local heritage.

On Hydra, marvel at the island’s unique architectural beauty. There are no cars on the island and the donkey remains the traditional means of transportation. Stone windmills, 350 churches, the mansions of wealthy ship-owners and the Naval history of the island, all inspire.

Poros is a beautifully green island distinguished by stretches of lemon groves and sandy beaches lined with pine forests. The town’s archaeological museum, housing displays from the Mycenean era to the Roman period, highlights the island’s long history. The famous clock tower, built on the highest point of the island, is a characteristic feature. Aegina is known not only for its famous antiquity, the 2,500 year-old Temple of Aphaea, but also for its delicious pistachios. The Temple of Aphaea, situated on a pine covered hill, is the highlight of the island’s treasured antiquities. Built in the 6th century BC, it is one of the best preserved Doric temples in Greece. The Church of St. Nectarios is culturally inspiring as a beautiful example of the island’s religious heritage.

On board Platinum Cruises’ one day cruise from Athens you will enjoy the authentic taste of Greek cuisine in the complimentary lunch buffet. The Aegean diet is internationally – acclaimed for its health benefits and the fabulous cuisine made from local vegetables, seafood, meat, dairy products and herbs. There is also the option of A La Carte Menu.

Every island has its own unique culinary tradition based on local products and the local culinary arts. On all the Saronic islands, you’ll find fresh fish cooked in a variety of ways, fried, baked in a delicious variety of sauces, meat and vegetable specialities, glorious Greek salads and delightful shrimp specialty baked in tomato sauce with feta cheese.

If you’re in the mood for just a taste of island fare, there is always a table for Greek ‘mezes,’ a tempting array of hors d’oeuvres (Greek style) with a glass of ouzo. The Saronic Islands are renowned for their special almond biscuits, not to be missed. And, of course, Aegina, with its world famous pistachios, surprises the most cosmopolitan food lover with a variety of pistachio temptations unique to the island.

VIP EXPERIENCE

Athens Day Cruise’ luxury VIP cruise from Athens is the ultimate travel experience for distinguished passengers who appreciate privacy and exclusivity. Our luxury VIP travel is in a class of its own with exclusive advantages and a more affordable cruise package, with more value for privileged VIP services. Our philosophy, in two words, is ‘Unforgettable Hospitality’ and you can expect a five-star, journey of the senses on your one day cruise from Athens (Hydra, Poros, Aegina).
VIP includes lunch buffet served in the separate VIP lounge, finger food first class, welcome drink (alcohol not included), Greek ouzo & meze, transfer from & to your hotel, fast lane embarkation, selection of tour: Hydra Walking Tour or Aegina Panoramic Tour & a private tour on the bridge by the captain.
When cruising on Cosmos, one of the fastest cruise yachts, our distinguished passengers will experience the utmost in comfort for luxury travel on your adventure cruise to cosmopolitan Hydra, cinematic Poros and Aegina, the first capital of modern Greece. With a new specially designed VIP area, Cosmos promises our passengers a new standard of comfort, entertainment and luxury on the Athens one day cruise to the Saronic Islands.

 

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

Breakfast

You’re welcomed to start your cruise with the optional choice of a delicious breakfast from our well-balanced menu including authentic Greek yogurt, honey, homemade marmalades, freshly squeezed juice, fruits and many other delicacies. You can order breakfast just the way you like it served at a comfortable table in our indoor lounge. You will also enjoy a selection of fie coffees, as well as a variety of tea.

Lounging

Anywhere you lounge on our outdoor decks, the legendary blue water and gentle sea breeze create a mood total relaxation. This is the perfect setting to enjoy coffee or a drink and socialize under the warmth of the Greek sun. Our sun Decks on the 3rd level are ideal spot to enjoy an impressive panoramic sea view.

Complimentary Lunch

Our complimentary lunch buffet tempts your senses with a wide choice of Greek and Mediterranean specialties to please the eye and palate. An array of cold dishes and fantastic, fresh salads opens your appetite for a delicious selection of authentic Greek specialties. You’ll also have the chance to discover fine Greek wines (optional) and delectable desserts.

Tax Free Shopping

On the 2nd deck, you’ll find our Tax Free store. Depending on the cruise ship you’ve booked, you will enjoy browsing either our Luxury Boutique featuring prestigious international brands, exquisite jewelry, clothing and accessories.

Live Orchestra & Dance

Our live orchestra spotlights traditional Greek music with the bouzouki as well as international favorites with a live saxophone for easy listening, as well as a dance beat. You’ll have the chance to learn Greek dance and join our professional dancers for an afternoon of fun. The Greek Folk Dance Show with dancers in local costumes from all over Greece is an inspirational experience to enjoy as your cruise ship enters the harbor at sunset.

Our decks

On board our 3-deck cruise liners, you will have plenty of room to soak up the sun on our outdoor decks. Our indoor, sunlit lounges, is ideal for enjoying breakfast, coffee, drinks and later cocktails in a sociable atmosphere. On the 2nd deck, you’ll also find our Tax Free luxury goods store for excellent shopping. Our 3rd level, the Sun Deck with all day bar offers a spectacular sea view and plenty of entertainment.

VIP EXPERIENCE

Lounging & Catering

We welcome guests on board with a cool drink and delicious food, such as various types of delicious appetizers as a festive start to your adventure cruise to three spectacular island destinations, Hydra, Poros and Aegina.
Lounge comfortably on our sunny decks with a glass of fine wine (optional) and enjoy the Aegean atmosphere. Inside our executive VIP lounge, you will relax in the aesthetic atmosphere of a modern lounge with spacious, comfortable seating and all conveniences at your fingertips.

VIP Executive Cabin Suite

Cosmos surprises our VIP passengers with the option of the VIP Executive Cabin Suite, a first in cruise yachts, for the epitome of luxury and privacy you appreciate. For your ultimate pleasure and comfort, our unique VIP cabin is designed with all amenities and lavish surroundings, equal to the most luxurious 5-star hotels. In catering for the convenience of our VIP passengers, Athens Day Cruise provides transfer to and from the hotel, as well as fast lane embarkation. On our island destinations, you can choose to join either the Hydra Walking Tour or Aegina Panoramic Tour.

  1. 1st Island Hydra

    Welcome on board Athens Day Cruise’ one day cruise from Athens where our live orchestra sets the stage for celebration.
    You’ll depart Athens under the morning sun and enjoy a delicious, optional breakfast, if you choose, from our menu. As you cruise the legendary waters of the historic Saronic Gulf, our first island destination, is Hydra.
    On arrival you’ll marvel at the amazing architecture of the harbour town and have plenty of time to discover the many charms of the island on one of our tours. A leisurely stroll through the narrow streets is a must.

  2. 2nd Island Poros

    Depart Hydra and cruise to Poros, a quiet and beautifully green island, noted for its pleasant beaches and the fragrant aroma of lemon carried by a gentle wind from its many groves. The boat will be at Poros for about 1 hour leaving you enough time to admire the graphic setting of the island’s Chora.

  3. 3rd Island Aegina

    Cruise to Aegina and discover the island’s brilliant cultural heritage, including an optional short boat ride to swim. You’ll have about 2 hours to discover the island’s beauties either on your own or through one of our guided tours. Return to Athens in the early evening and enjoy an amazing view of the Attica sky at sunset from our Sun Deck and Live Greek Folk Dance Show that will accompany you for about 1.5hour to 2hours until you reach Attica’s port.