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More to see, more to enjoy on your
Greek island hopping cruise

Platinum Cruises one day Saronic Islands cruise from Athens offers you the beauty of a Greek island hopping cruise to three magnificent islands of the historical Saronic Gulf, Hydra, Poros and Aegina. With Platinum Cruises’ Saronic Islands cruise, you’ll discover the rich history, nature, traditions, authentic local cuisine and cosmopolitan lifestyle of these sparkling gems of the Saronic Gulf. With an exceptional choice of special interest tours at all island destinations, our knowledgeable, multilingual guides bring to life each island through compelling stories, legends, customs and the rich history of three, famed islands close to Athens. Relaxation, fun, authentic Greek cuisine, Tax free shopping and

entertainment offer all possibilities for enjoyment. You’ll have fun learning the steps of Greek dance from our professional instructors on deck during your Greek island cruise from Athens. For the food aficionado, the complimentary lunch buffet is an exceptional experience with an array of tempting authentic Greek and International specialties. There are many optional menu choices, on request, such as vegan and vegetarian. And, of course, each glorious island destination opens your appetite for a taste of local cuisine and delicacies. A live orchestra sets the stage for celebration with mood and dance music highlighted by a Greek Folk Dance Show as the sun sets over the sea and your cruise ship enters the harbour.

Our Sun Deck with an all-day bar is ideal for lounging with your favorite drink caught in the magical spell of the Aegean atmosphere. The gentle sea breeze, fresh, salty air, sights, sounds and sensations of your Saronic Islands cruise meet all your expectations for a sea escape travelling the waters of the ancient Athenian mariners.

If your cruise personality demands the utmost in elegant yachting Platinum Cruises’ luxury one day cruise to the Saronic islands is your cruise match for an amazing yacht cruise with every comfort, convenience and VIP services.

Life on board

Our decks

On board our 3-deck cruise liners, you will have plenty of room to soak up the sun on our outdoor decks. Our indoor, sunlit lounges, is ideal for enjoying breakfast, coffee, drinks and later cocktails in a sociable atmosphere. On the 2nd deck, you’ll also find our Tax Free luxury goods store for excellent shopping. Our 3rd level, the Sun Deck with all day bar offers a spectacular sea view and plenty of entertainment.

Breakfast

You’re welcomed to start your cruise with the optional choice of a delicious breakfast from our well-balanced menu including authentic Greek yogurt, honey, homemade marmalades, freshly-squeezed juice, fruits and many other delicacies. You can order breakfast just the way you like it served at a comfortable table in our indoor lounge. You will also enjoy a selection of fine coffees, as well as a variety of tea.

Lounging

Anywhere you lounge on our outdoor decks, the legendary blue water and gentle sea breeze create a mood of total relaxation. This is the perfect setting to enjoy coffee or a drink and socialize under the warmth of the Greek sun. Our Sun Decks on the 3rd level are the ideal spot to enjoy an impressive panoramic sea view.

Complimentary Lunch

Our complimentary lunch buffet tempts your senses with a wide choice of Greek and Mediterranean specialties to please the eye and palate. An array of cold dishes and fantastic, fresh salads opens your appetite for a delicious selection of authentic Greek specialties. You’ll also have the chance to discover fine Greek wines (optional) and delectable desserts.

Tax Free Shopping

On the 2nd deck, you’ll find our Tax Free store. Depending on the cruise ship you’ve booked, you will enjoy browsing either our Luxury Boutique featuring prestigious international brands, exquisite jewellry, clothing and accessories.

Live Orchestra & Dance

Our live orchestra spotlights traditional Greek music with the ‘bouzouki’, as well as international favourites with a live saxophone for easy listening, as well as a dance beat. You’ll have the chance to learn Greek dance and join our professional dancers for an afternoon of fun. The Greek Folk Dance Show with dancers in local costumes from all over Greece is an inspirational experience to enjoy as your cruise ship enters the harbor at sunset.

Cosmopolitan islands with a tradition of their own

Hydra

Welcome on board Platinum Cruises’ one day cruise from Athens where our live orchestra sets the stage for celebration.
You’ll depart Athens under the morning sun and enjoy a delicious, optional breakfast, if you choose, from our menu. As you cruise the legendary waters of the historic Saronic Gulf, our first island destination, is Hydra.
On arrival you’ll marvel at the amazing architecture of the harbour town and have plenty of time to discover the many charms of the island on one of our tours. A leisurely stroll through the narrow streets is a must.

Depart Hydra and cruise to Poros, a quiet and beautifully green island, noted for its pleasant beaches and the fragrant aroma of lemon carried by a gentle wind from its many groves. The boat will be at Poros for about 1 hour leaving you enough time to admire the graphic setting of the island's Chora.

Poros

Aegina

Cruise to Aegina and discover the island’s brilliant cultural heritage, including an optional short boat ride to swim. You'll have about 2 hours to discover the island's beauties either on your own or through one of our guided tours. Return to Athens in the early evening and enjoy an amazing view of the Attica sky at sunset from our Sun Deck and Live Greek Folk Dance Show that will accompany you for about 1.5hour to 2hours until you reach Attica's port.