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Base:  Marina of Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Skippered Charters:  min time frame: half - day

Bareboat Charters:  min time frame: 4 nights

Embark on a cruise from Heraklion to the uninhabited and Natura 2000 protected island of Dia. Enjoy a completely private sailing tour and take in views of the wonderful coastline.

Meet your crew and board the luxurious, 53 ft (16.15 m) sailboat TREATON, equipped with an extensive swimming platform, ample cockpit and lounge areas, extra freezers and drink fridges, multiple washrooms, and air-conditioning.

As you sail towards Dia, learn about the local myths and legends of the island, like how it was created by Zeus, the God of the sky. Once you reach the island's amazing, wind protected coves, take your time to swim in the crystal - clear waters, fish, snorkel, try out paddleboarding or have fun with the sea scooter and other water toys.

Alternatively, stay on the boat and enjoy all the amenities it has to offer. Suntan and even take a little snooze on the comfortable, high-quality mattresses of the expansive front deck.

You may enjoy seasonal fresh fruits and a variety of soft drinks onboard. Later on, a delicious, authentic Mediterranean meal and some luscious, fragrant local wine will be served by the crew.

Trip Overview

15 % 

 Last minute discount - applies up to 48 hours before check in

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Duration: 8 hours  (10:00 - 18:00)

Free  Wi - Fi  on Board

Capacity: Up to 10 Guests

Food and Beverages Included

Hot/Cold Water shower on deck

Private Full Day Trip to    Dia island

Duration: 5 hours 30 min.

Starts at: 9:30

Capacity: Up to 14 Guests + Crew

Luxurious, A/C, 16.15  m (53 ft) Sailboat

Included: Full Board, fruits, unlimited water & soft drinks, white wine

Private Morning

 Trip to  Dia island

01/01 to 30/06: from  620 € 
01/07 to 15/09:   from 810 €
16/09 to 31/12:  from  620 €

Base:  Marina of Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Skippered Charters:  min time frame: half - day

Bareboat Charters:  min time frame: 4 nights

  • Name: TREATON

  • Model: Elan Impression 514 / Built in 2012 / Expansively renovated in 2023 (new engine, new mainsail, new genoa, new pipe valves, new internal couch fabrics, new cockpit cushions, new deck mattresses etc.)

  • Luxurious, Air conditioned, 53 ft (16.15 m) sailboat, the largest, safest, and most comfortable in Heraklion Port (especially under windy weather conditions)

  • The open sitting / cockpit area is extremely roomy, the most spacious (by far) in the yacht’s class 

  • The opening aft platform and the three unfolding steps provide an extensive swimming and entertainment area

  • Underwater night lighting in the stern  

  • Ample sunbathing areas in the front deck, equipped with comfortable, high - quality mattresses

  • Deck and cockpit floor is solid teak wood.

  • The retractable BESENZONI gangway is exceedingly helpful and convenient while getting in and out of the yacht 

  • The extra fridge at the cockpit table. 

  • The hot / cold water shower at the swimming platform 

  • The roomy main lounge and the spacious, fully equipped galley (includes fridge, freezer, microwave oven and espresso coffee machine)

  • The three separate Air condition/Heating units

  • For Day Cruises guests may use 1 cabin with electric toilet and shower (including clean bed linen and towels) in case they need to rest or have a nap

Sailboat Highlights

Private Morning Trip to Dia island

Important notice

  • The sailboat can host up to 14 guests. Prices refer to groups up to 10 guests.

  • For groups from 11 to 14 guests there is an extra cost of 70 € per guest​

Inclusions

  • Experienced skipper and hostess

  • Fuel, Taxes, End cleaning fee

  • Full Mediterranean menu (Pasta with shrimps in tomato sauce, Greek salad)

  • Seasonal fresh fruits

  • Soft drinks, water, white wine

  • Charter + Fun pack:

1 x Sea scooter

2 x SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard)

Snorkeling sets

Fishing rods,

Various inflatable water toys

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Beach towels

  • Gratuities

Useful Tips

  • Bring a beach towel, sunscreen, a hat, your swimming suit, and a light jacket.

  • Bring your passport or ID with you the day of travel.

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Meeting point: Meet us at the Northwest side of Marina Café, in Heraklion Old Venetian harbor

Additional Info

  • Since the cruise is a private one, we can adjust timetable or destination according to your personal requests.

  • Modifications to the trip schedule may be applied depending on weather conditions.

  • In case the trip has to be canceled due to severe weather conditions you will be offered an alternative day. If no other date can be found, you will get a full refund.

Cancellation Conditions

You may cancel your trip anytime, for any reason. Notice of a request for a cancellation, must be sent in writing (via e-mail). Our refund policy on cancellations is as follows:

- More than 45 days before check-in: No charge.

- Between 45 and 30 days before check-in: 50% of the deposit will be refunded.

- Less than 30 days before check-in: 0% of the deposit will be refunded.

However, If the boat is re-booked for the same date the client will be refunded. Only the dossier expenses (180 euros for Half or Full Day Cruises) will be charged.

Terms  &  Conditions

10.00: Departure from Heraklion port

14.30: Lunch time

It’s time to enjoy a fresh, tasty, traditional meal (includes Greek salad) served on board together with fine local wine and a variety of soft drinks.

Enjoy seasonal fresh fruits and refreshments while slowly cruising back to port feeling recreated, tanned and ready for the night ahead.

It is time to say goodbye. Hope you had an exceptional experience and wish to see you aboard soon.

The boat leaves Heraklion Venetian port, sailing north to Dia island. You can relax, get some suntan on the deck, or join the sailing procedure while getting eye – catching views of Heraklion from aboard and sensing the sea breeze on your skin.

At Dia island you can enjoy swimming, fishing, or snorkeling into the crystal clear waters and exploring the remnants of the ancient port. Alternatively, you can take a walk around the island or just relax and continue sun tanning on deck or at the golden sandy beach at Agios Georgios bay.

16.00: Fruits served on board

18.00: Arrival back at Heraklion port.

10.00: Departure from Heraklion port

The boat leaves Heraklion Venetian port, sailing north to Dia island. You can relax, get some suntan on the deck, or join the sailing procedure while getting eye – catching views of Heraklion from aboard and sensing the sea breeze on your skin.

At Dia island you can enjoy swimming, fishing, or snorkeling into the crystal clear waters and exploring the remnants of the ancient port. Alternatively, you can take a walk around the island or just relax and continue sun tanning on deck or at the golden sandy beach at Agios Georgios bay.

14.30: Lunch time

It’s time to enjoy a fresh, tasty, traditional meal (includes Greek salad) served on board together with fine local wine and a variety of soft drinks.

16.00: Fruits served on board

Enjoy seasonal fresh fruits and refreshments while slowly cruising back to port feeling recreated, tanned and ready for the night ahead.

18.00: Arrival back at Heraklion port.

It is time to say goodbye. Hope you had an exceptional experience and wish to see you aboard soon.

Trip Timetable

Private Morning Trip to Dia island

Dolphin playing around sailboat TREATON during a sailing trip in Crete

Trip   Timetable

9:30 - 10:30: Departure from Heraklion port / Arrival at Dia island

10:30 - 13:00: Free Time for Swimming

13:00 - 13:30 Lunch Time (Full Mediterranean menu)

13:30 - 14:00 Free Time for Swimming

14.00 - 15:00: Departure from Dia island / Arrival at Heraklion port 

* Lunch options

  • You may bring your own menu onboard free of charge

  • Tasty Sandwiches, Seasonal fresh fruits, unlimited water, refreshments, white wine: included in the price

  • Chicken menu (fresh chicken fillets, rice with vegetables, greek salad, local wine):  10 € per person

  • Vegan menu (fresh mushroom fillets, rice with vegetables, Greek salad, local wine):  10 € per person

  • ​​For the meals we use extra virgin Cretan olive oil (family production)

Private Morning Trip to Dia island

Dia Island / Gallery