Full Day Private Sailing Trip

Dia Island

With Elan 37

Full Day Private Sailing Trip aboard an Elan 37!

8h, up to 8 pax.

Place of embarkation - disembarkation:

Old Venetian Port Heraklion


Suggested Programme

Departure from Venetian port of Heraklion
Anchoring at St George’s bay of Dia island
11:00 - 13:30
2h30 free time for swimming
13:30 - 14:30
Mediterranean cuisine lunch
14:30 - 15:00
Sailing to another small bay of the island
15:00 - 17:00
2 hours free time for swimming and relaxing
17:00 - 18:00
Sailing back to Heraklion Port

Take a cool dive into the crystal waters of Dia island, enjoy a fun-fishing experience, relax in the quiet small bay of St. George overlooking Heraklion!

Taste our full menu of roasted chicken fillets, rice with vegetables, Greek salad and wine, everything freshly prepared with olive oil from our family production.

Dia, the small island opposite Heraklion, environmentally protected and integrated in NATURA 2000 network, with a shape of a giant lizard, with turquoise, extremely clean sea water and a magical seabed. With a long history as an ancient Minoan port, Dia is surely one of the top attractions and one of the best swimming points in Crete and a sailing day trip is the only way to enjoy it!

With a geographical orientation that makes it fully protected from strong winds, this can be the best choice to spend a day at the sea even in the windiest days of the summer.

The Yacht and the Private Sailing Trip!

Yacht Elan 37

Elan 37 is fast performance sailing charter boat in light winds, but also very stable in adverse conditions. Ergonomically shaped cockpit with a large salon is ideal either for families and small groups up to 8 persons.

Charter a sailing boat privately and organize your escape, your birthday party, your anniversary.

Customize your sailing day onboard the way you wish: sailing for an hour and anchoring at Dia island, where you can have a full day of swimming, snorkeling, fishing, exploring the small rocky island that its south side overlooks Heraklion and is north side is beaten by the Aegean Sea.

Alternatively the 8 hours are adequate to have a small sailing tour along Heraklion gulf and in Agia Pelagia bay with a great scenery and beautiful water to swim in.

Undoubtedly this will be the highlight of your vacation!

What we Offer

  • Sailing Trips Yacht Crete


    As sailing lovers, our main goal is to offer to our client the unique experience and sensation of travelling with sails. The perfect windy conditions prevailing in Heraklion area during summer and the stability of a sailboat offer a joyful and relaxing hour of full sailing up to the paradise of St George’s bay at Dia.

  • Water And Beverages onboard yacht

    Unlimited Water and Beverages

    For cooling yourself during the trip.

  • Snorkeling Equippment

    Snorkeling Equipment

    Masks and flippers are available for you in a variety of sizes to help you enjoy the Dia seabed.

  • fishing-rod

    Fishing Rods

    Fishing equipment and bites of raw shrimps under our captain’s instructions, will make the fun-fishing facility a playful and «effective» activity and don’t feel strange if you enjoy it as much as a child would.

  • Life-Vest

    Life Jackets

    For swimming beginners, under their own responsibility, our crew will offer as much help as needed in order not to be just viewers of the sea beauty.

Please bring your own towels and sunscreen


Food - You can Choose One of the Options Bellow

  • Full menu (roasted chicken fillets, rice with vegetables, Greek salad, everything freshly prepared with olive oil from our family production) 15 € per person
  • Snack (sandwich and salad)10 € per person
  • Fish menu (sea bream with seafood risotto, Greek salad, freshly prepared with olive oil from our family production) 25 € per person
  • Upon demand extra services, e.g. birthday cake, Champaign etc.
  • Bring your own food

Transfer - From and back to the hotel


  • music icon


    Relaxing summer music for adding a point to the escape mood of the trip.

  • Comfortable Mats

    Around the deck for isolating and relaxing under the Mediterranean sun

  • Sun Protected Cockpit

    Shadow space to have a break from or for total avoiding intense sunbathing

  • WC

    At your service during the whole trip.

  • yacht-cabin-beds


    With clean linen to rest or take a nap if you need.

  • shower


    With non-salty water for a refreshing treatment before leaving the island

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