Rent a boat in Santorini
You can find boats available to rent with or without a skipper in Santorini on the Nautal website. Search for sailboats, catamarans, motorboats and more in Santorini and/or in the world. Flexible cancellation or date changes up to 15 days before check-in is allowed on selected boats.
Why do a Santorini boat charter?
With its multicoloured cliffs and whitewashed buildings, you’ll instantly notice Santorini has a special charm you’ve never experienced before. It is notorious for its dazzling panoramas, romantic sunsets, and volcanic-sand beaches, it’s hardly surprising the island features on so many travellers’ bucket lists. Having a private boat hire in Santorini means you can enjoy the island from all perspectives.
How much does it cost to rent a boat in Santorini?
Renting a boat in Santorini costs from 447 $ per day in low season and from 1914 $ for a week. The price is highly dependant on the season, the boat type, the characteristics and capacity of the boat and additional services that may be included.
Yacht charters in Santorini can cost from $3,587 per day and $21,523 per week in the high season.
Catamaran rentals in Santorini instead cost per week from $3,842 in low season and $18,064 in high season.
Is it possible to rent a boat in Santorini with or without a skipper?
Renting a boat in Santorini with a skipper is ideal if you want to be guided through the best places in the area and get the most out of your sailing experience.
In Santorini, rent a boat without a skipper if you have the appropriate licence or if there are boats available to rent that do not require a licence. It is without a doubt a great idea to be the captain of your own boat if you are an experienced sailor.
What to do in Santorini?
From beautiful beaches, nature parks to hiking trails you won’t be lost for things to do in the island of Santorini. Boat rentals in Santorini are a great way to explore and experience the beautiful Greek culture with influences from the Byzantine empire, Dorians and more.
As you have the privilege of boat hire in Santorini, be sure to sail to the famous volcano which is said to be the greatest attraction of the island.
Other things to in Santorini are; visit a winery, sample the local delicious cuisine, visit archaeological sites, enjoy the spectacular views and go cliff jumping.
There is so much to see with your Santorini boat rental that you won’t know where to start! From beaches to island-hopping boat charters in Santorini give you more freedom whether it's to a sunset cruise, swim and snorkel or take personal boat tours to find the best white beaches.
Some suggestions for your Santorini boat tour include Perissa and Perivolos Beach! These two beaches are one long beach separated by Kamari by Mesa Vouno. This is a great family friendly beach with a little more of a party life at the beach clubs. The parties don’t get too crazy and it is quieter at night. The beaches get progressively quieter as you move south.
Looking for a stunning beach that makes you feel in another world during your boat trip in Santorini? Red beach is a pebbly red sand beach that makes unique scenery. This beach is best accessible by boat! Just imagine the beautiful contrasts of red and blue from the sand and the Aegean Sea.
Swimming or snorkelling lovers? Ammoudi Bay is a great swimming spot close to Santorini. There is a small island you can swim to that has gorgeous blue water and views of the rocky cliffs.
The best kept secret, especially if your have a boat rental in Santorini Greece, has gorgeous views, great swimming and is incredibly quiet. The beach has a mix of people who go to dive or sail, with the water getting very deep close to shore. The eastern part of the beach is wider and quieter than the western part near the port and taverna.
Looking for an isolated beach? You must visit Cape Columbo on your Santorini Greece boat hire! The impressive yet dramatic landscape will amaze you with its wild landscape. It does get windy and the enormous red cliffs will offer enough shade. There are no restaurants and bars close to this beach so make sure you stocked up on water and snacks before!
You can’t miss out on Gialos beach a Santorini boat trip! An ideal beach for privacy and relaxation with an impressive landscape. The spot offers an amazing view over the volcano and all of the space to snorkel and swim with your private boat in Santorini.
You can also plan your Santorini sailing cruise to other islands nearby! Visit Mykonos, Ios, Naxos
and more. When you hire a boat in Santorini you get more freedom, especially if you catamaran cruise! It becomes almost like a movable hotel resort.
Want to enjoy some clubs and bars? Head to Mykonos! Looking instead for some beautiful golden sandy beaches? If you are a young adult, this may be a perfect oasis with beautiful beaches and nice bars to enjoy also! Or why not head to the mainland in Greece and watch the sunset? The choices are endless.
How is the weather in Santorini?
Santorini has a semi-arid climate. From May to September is hot, dry and peak travel time with temperatures ranging from 22°C to peak of 29°C. In October to April the temperature is mild with some rain, ranging from lows of 9°C and highs of 15°C.
Which are the most popular ports in Santorini?
The most popular ports for a Santorini boat hire are:
How to get to Santorini?
There are two ways to access Santorini from Athens, the capital of Greece. You can travel either by plane (Athens International Airport ’’Eleftherios Venizelos’’) or by ferryboat (Piraeus Port). There are also links between Santorini and other Greek islands.