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Mainland Greece

Washed by the blue-green waters of the Ionian archipelago, the coasts of the Greek mainland offers irresistible locations, ideal for sailors!

The coasts of the Greek mainland hide a multitude of mesmerizing locations which promise to offer unforgettable moments to sailors who have charter a yacht from Ionionsails. The Epirus Riviera offers amazing beaches, crystal clear waters and secret coves.

Plataria

Nested between the caves of Agionisi and Erimonisi, settled in the bay of Plataria, the homonymous village is considered one of the most picturesque and beautiful villages of the prefecture of Igoumenitsa. Developed without losing its traditional identity, Plataria welcomes the visitor offering them all the modern amenities for care-free holidays.

Ideal For
Swimming
Shopping
Sightseeing
Mooring
Difficulty: Easy
Port Protected up to 5 beaufort
Protected to any type of winds
You must drop in the water more than 45mtr of anchor
Syvota

Moor your IonionSails chartered sailing yacht in the port of Syvota and lose yourself in the scenery. Its crystal clear waters mingle with the lucid green nature, offering you the sense of floating somewhere between heaven and earth. Organised in a way that caters for its visitors' needs, Syvota lives up to their attributed title, the Carribean of Greece.

Ideal For
Swimming
Shopping
Lunch/ Dinner
Nightlife
Mooring
Difficulty: Easy
Port Protected up to 5 beaufort
Avoid in North - Northwest strong winds
You can find a nice spot in the municipality marina easily if you get before lunch time.
Parga Town

Located on the Ionian coastline between the cities of Preveza and Igoumenitsa lies Parga. Curling around a sandy beach, the town is delimited by two rugged outcrops. Emerging from the Venetian castle on the top of the hill the town descends down to the sea, where you can relax on your privately chartered yacht and enjoy the summer breeze.

Ideal For
Swimming
Shopping
Sightseeing
Lunch/ Dinner
Mooring
Difficulty: Medium
Port Protected up to 5 beaufort
Preferable for NorthWest direction winds
You cannot moore in the city center of Parga. Stern Mooring with lines on shore, on dock or on rocks. You can choose to moore in the wavebreakers (you will need your dinghy to get out of the yacht). You can also choose to stay in the middle of the bay on anchor and choose to take a sea taxi that will get you to the city center. While you are on anchor you must have up to 45 m of chain in the water
Preveza

The beautiful city of Preveza is located close to the island of Lefkada where IonionSails base lies and prevails at the entrance of Amvrakikos bay. Its cobblestone alleys come into life under the hustle and bustle of its locals as well as the tourists who roam through them in order to visit the traditional shops and the numerous well-known fish restaurants. By mooring in the port of the city, immediate access is granted to the heart of this peaceful town.

Ideal For
Lunch/ Dinner
Nightlife
Shopping
Mooring
Difficulty: Easy
Port Protected up to 6 beaufort
Preferable for any type of winds
In Preveza there are 3 different marinas, contact any of them to get your spot before you enter Preveza.
Palairos

Palairos, the small town of the prefecture of Aitoloakarnania, is strategically located in the crossroads of Preveza, Lefkada and Meganhsi. Due to its position, Palairos constitutes the ideal spot for those who wish to enjoy the local cuisine at its central square or stroll by the sea. Bathyabali, with its crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches, lies within proximity of the town.

Ideal For
Shopping
Swimming
Lunch/ Dinner
Mooring
Difficulty: Easy
Port Protected up to 5 beaufort
Preferable for any type of winds
The port is tiny, during high season make sure you enter right on time to find a spot.
Mytikas

Just 18 kilometres in the South of Palairos, you can find Mytikas. As the land cuts into the sea, the village offers a breathtaking view of the island of Kalamos and it is connected to it by daily ferries. The small port welcomes its visitors with its taverns and traditional houses reaching up to the sea.

Ideal For
Shopping
Lunch/ Dinner
Mooring
Difficulty: Hard - Medium
Port Protected up to 5 beaufort
Preferable for any type of winds
There is not enough depth in this tiny port, please check the water pilot before entering.
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