Rent a boat in Mykonos
You can find boats available to rent with or without a skipper in Mykonos on the Nautal website. Search for sailboats, catamarans, motorboats and more in Mykonos and/or in the world. Flexible cancellation or date changes up to 15 days before check in is allowed on selected boats. Located in the middle of Greece’s famed Cyclade Islands, Mykonos offers some thrilling sailing opportunities and a wide variety of travel routes around the island’s coastline. Although Mykonos remains popular with summer tourists because of its stunning beaches and bustling nightlife, a boat charter is the best way to explore both the island and the Aegean Sea, taking you to the island’s hidden gems and tranquil areas. When it comes to a Greek holiday, Mykonos is an island that gives you a bit of everything. If you’re searching for glamour, warm weather and just the right mix between great nightlife and family-friendly fun, then this island is for you… in fact, it’s got something for everyone! Boat rentals in Mykonos are very popular as they provide the perfect way to explore it’s crystal clear waters and golden sands. Dreamy, right?
How much does it cost to rent a boat in Mykonos?
Renting a boat in Mykonos costs from 128 dollars per day in low season and from 895 dollars for a week. In high season, the price of renting a boat in Mykonos begins from 249 dollars per day and from 1741 dollars for a week.
Is it possible to rent a boat in Mykonos with or without a skipper?
If you have a suitable sailing license you can rent a boat without a skipper in Mykonos. You will also find boats available to rent in Mykonos with a skipper on the Nautal website. An additional cost for a skipper starts from 212 dollars per day.
Which are the most popular ports in Mykonos?
It’s never been easier to charter a boat in Mykonos, simply choose from a variety of boats with a skipper for a week-long exploration. Shorter rentals are also available, offering excellent daytime adventures. For those renting for a week or longer, it’s best to start in Mykonos town, before sailing to Naxos, Paros, Serifos and Kithnos, before heading for Syros to come full-circle in Mykonos. This will give you a complete experience of the region’s vibrant coastlines, picture-postcard white-painted architecture, heritage sights and thermal springs. Loutra, a small harbour in the north-west, is famed for its mineral waters.
What to do in Mykonos?
Moor up your boat hire in Mykonos, walk along the beautiful waterfront and soak up the good vibes and lively atmosphere. Check out the Kazárma building, which served as accommodation for the soldiers of Manto Mavrogenous, a heroine of the Greek Revolution if history and culture is your thing. One of the most beautiful corners of the island is Alefkántra or “Little Venice”, an 18th-century district with colourful balconies and old stylish windows. Why not relax at a waterfront café and take in the breathtaking views.
Another traditional settlement of Mykonos is Áno Merá. This is a 16th century church with a brilliant carved wooden iconostasis. To the north, in Fteliá, lies an important Neolithic settlement, and a 14th-13th century BC Mycenaean tomb.
Mykonos is said to be Greece’s most cosmopolitan island and a whitewashed paradise located in the very centre of the Cyclades. If Greek mythology is your thing then you will be interested to know, the myth is that Mykonos was formed from the petrified bodies of giants killed by Hercules. It is also said that the name ‘Mykonos’ is taken from the grandson of Apollo. Boat hire in Mykonos is the perfect way to see the beautiful island from a different perspective. Whether you’re seeking entertainment of adventure, there really is something for everyone on this special island.
A vibrant nightlife, quieter beaches and spectacular cuisine make Mykonos the perfect summer vacation spot. When you charter a boat for a week to circumnavigate the island, you get a far more intimate experience of the area’s best sights and sounds. Many neoclassical buildings and ruins are found across the island and surrounding islets, including the archaeological site of Delos (birthplace of Aphrodite and Apollo), a short boats ride west of Mykonos island proper, and the Church of St George on Rinia island. The sunsets on Mykonos are to die for and are best experienced whilst resting quietly offshore.
Explore the white-washed houses of Greece and take in the captivating and alluring aspects of the island. Just imagine spending an afternoon walking through Mykonos Town after a morning of topping up your tan on the beach. Boat rentals in Mykonos allow you to moor a close walk away from restaurants and bars on the island, but far enough so that you can enjoy listening to the water splashing on the side of the boat when you go to sleep… pure bliss!
How is the weather in Mykonos?
Mykonos weather is typical of the Mediterranean climate. Summer is relatively warm and dry while the winter is mild and rainy. Humidity occurs mainly in winter and early spring. Boat rentals in Mykonos are common when the weather is hot and the winds are strongest in July and August.
The island is windy, and it's cooler in summer than other islands of Greece. The wind has been exploited for centuries by windmills, which are found all over the island. The average temperature ranges from 10.5 °C (51 °F) in January to 24 °C (75 °F) in July and August.
How to get to Mykonos?
Every major airport has direct flights to Athens. Then, there are around 18 flights from the Greek capital to Mykonos on a daily basis in the summertime. It won’t take more than 35 minutes to get there, and the airfare usually ranges between 25 euros and 140 euros.
There are several ferries departing daily from Piraeus port (Port Gate Ε7) to Mykonos New Port (Tourlos area), and from Rafina port to Mykonos New Port. The trip lasts from 2 hours (with speed ferry) and up to 6 hours (with conventional ferry).