Sailing in Cyclades islands - Greece

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Cyclades, one of the  top sailing destination. With beautiful islands such as  Sifnos Santorini, Mykonos, Serifos,Paros and Antiparos, chartering a yacht on the Cyclades is a  unforgotten experience. 
Sailing  to this magical part of  Cyclades islands, set your sails to the largest island of the group, Santorini. There, you can go the famous Fira, go with donkey or swimming in the hot springs! Among the most popular of the Cyclades is the island of Mykonos, offering a great variety of sailing yachts. It is a true paradise, where you can enjoy the most luxurious resorts and water sports. Archaeological places that you will be enjoy with one visit to Delos, the sacred island in the central Cyclades, a birthplace of twin gods Apollo and Artemis.
North winds are one of characteristic in Greece, which blows in the Aegean Sea, called it “Meltemi”. This phenomenon   happens between July and September. It is specifically phenomeno in July and August that is season for experience sailors for sailing. It helps clear the atmosphere and cool the air. Meltemi starts in the afternoon and finish the strong wind with the sunset. Sometimes wind Meltemi continues for several days.

 If you like to rent a yacht on the lovely Paros, do it, in the bayside capital, village of typical Cycladi Parikia. Try the best Greek dishes in its a lot of restaurants and explore the island’s history by visiting Panagia Ekatontapiliani, ''The Church of 100 Doors”. From there, enjoy a relaxed sailing trip to the Golden Beach (Chrissí Aktí) on the southeast part of the island. Find in north coast's Kolimbithres is a beach where naturally create rocks overlooks the bay of Naoussa.

As it is the case in Greece, the best for sailing is high season (July-August). 

Good sailing conditions appear already in April and last all the way ‘till the end of October, so if you want to avoid crowds, low season will be the right choice for you.