Like us
Like Us on Facebook
Sailing in Greece Holidays Options For Yacht Charters in Greece Catamaran Charters Bareboat Charters Greek Islands ItinerariesSailing Cruises Charter Yacht Request Form Greek Charter Companies Contacts


Destinations - Dodecanese Symi

A lovely, mountainous island, Symi (or Simi) was reputed to be the birthplace of the Three Graces. While its interior is punctuated with small valleys, its coastline alternates between being steep and rocky or sandy and indented with little coves.The island took its name from the nymph Syme, who was Poseidon's wife.

    After its conquest by the Knights of St. John in 1373, commerce and shipping flourished until steam replaced sail. The stately mansions in the main town date from this period, which reached its peak in the 19th century. The island was famous for ship-building and sponge-diving. Even today, you will admire the wonderful caiques at the port, but sponge-diving tends to stop.

    One of the island's most famous landmarks is the monastery of the Archangel Michael Panormitis on the southwest coast. It was built in the 18th century, and contains marvellous frescoes and a carved iconostasis.

    There is no lack of wonderful beaches on Symi. You'll find good swimming at Yialos, Pedio, Emborios, Marathounda, Nanou as well as on the nearby islets of Agia Marina and Nimos.


Featured Bareboat

Dehler 36 JV "Nafkrati"
Dehler 36 JV Featured Yacht Charter in Greece
Sporty Cruiser
Fast & Comfortable
Full Electronics
DVD/Kayak/Folding Bike/
New Sails
  More Info »

Featured Crewed Yacht

"Elegance Custom 53"
Featured Crewed Yacht Charter
Classic Luxury Yacht
Accommodates 6-8 guests
Full amenities + Crew
Choice of Sailing Itineries
  More Info »

Learn To Sail

Featured Company

EasySail is the place where you can find quality catamarans and sailing yachts at reasonable prices for your holidays in Greece. Founded by Mr Omiros Tsenoglou, a sailor with 25 years experience, with the aim of sharing his passion for the sea with everyone wishing to visit the beautiful Greek waters.

  Ikaria Homepage -  Sailing Homepage - Bareboat Charter Yachts - Catamaran Charters -  Learn-To-Sail - Sailing Itineraries - Skippered Cruises - Crewed Sailing Yachts -   Chartering Info/FAQ
  Weather -  Special Offers - Charter Companies Contacts - Yacht Request Form