Greek Islands Cruise on Emerald Kaia – Save up to $6,000 per couple

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$12,895

Duration

12 Days

Deal Type

Ocean Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Ultra Luxury Cruise

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Looking for a Greek Islands Cruise on the amazing new Emerald Kaia Superyacht? Look no further! Plus, book and receive a super earlybird offer with Emerald Cruises – Save up to $6,000 per couple!

Embark on a deluxe 12-day cruise commencing from Athens, Greece’s historical hub. This Greek Islands Cruise takes you through the remarkable Corinth Canal, an engineering marvel linking the Aegean and Ionian seas. Explore the charming town of Itea and stopover at the picturesque port of Katakolon, your entry point to the ancient Olympia site.

Experience the allure of Chania, adorned with its Venetian harbor and lively markets, soak in the breathtaking vistas of Santorini Island, and delve into Turkey’s rich past in Kusadasi. Unwind in the coastal gem of Kepez, renowned for its scenic shores and delectable seafood. Wrap up your Greek Islands Cruise in Istanbul, the dynamic metropolis where antiquity blends seamlessly with modernity amidst the convergence of eastern and western cultures.

Emerald Kaia, Greek Islands Cruise

Emerald Cruises Luxury Superyacht, Emerald Kaia

Included Items

  • 11 nights on board an Emerald Cruises luxury yacht
  • Includes 10 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
  • Drinks package including unlimited access to a selection of wine, beer, cocktails, sparkling wine, soft drinks, juices and mini-bar
  • An unforgettable crossing of the Corinth Canal, exclusive to only a few cruise vessels
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • UNESCO World Heritage sites: Delphi from Itea, Olympia from Katakolon, the sacred island of Delos from Mykonos, Ephesus from Kusadasi and Hagia Sofia in Istanbul
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Shore Excursion Manager and first-class English speaking crew, with tours led by knowledgeable, local guides
  • EmeraldPLUS and Emerald ACTIVE excursions included
  • Sailing through the strategically important Dardanelles
  • Port taxes and charges
  • Istanbul, a vibrant and historic Turkish city where east meets west, evident in its stunning architecture and rich cultural legacies
  • All tipping and gratuities

Tour Company

Emerald Cruises

Tour Location

Europe, Mediterranean

Deal Type

Ocean Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Ultra Luxury Cruise

Map

Greek Islands Cruise with Emerald Cruises

Greek Islands Cruise with Emerald Cruises

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Cruise Itinerary +

DAY 1 – ATHENS, GREECE

Your cruise begins in the ancient Greek capital, Athens, a city that presents a remarkable blend of rich tradition and modern dynamism. Here, you will be transferred to your Emerald Cruises luxury yacht for the start of your unforgettable voyage.

Please book your flight to arrive into Athens prior to 04:00 PM.

Meals Included: Dinner

DAY 2 – TRANSIT THE CORINTH CANAL, ITEA, GREECE

A narrow waterway that connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in Greece, the Corinth Canal is a 19th century feat of engineering. As your luxury yacht passes through this slender canal, you will appreciate the stunning views of the surrounding cliffs. After transiting the Corinth Canal, you will then visit the picturesque town of Itea, gateway to the ancient ruins of Delphi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its archaeological significance and marvellous vistas of the surrounding scenery.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3 – KATAKOLON, GREECE

Katakolon is a small seaside town located on the western coast of the Peloponnese peninsula, best known as the gateway to the ancient archaeological site of Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Arguably the most celebrated sacred place of Ancient Greece, at this UNESCO World Heritage-listed site, explore these important ruins, which include the Temple of Zeus and original Olympic stadium.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4 – CHANIA, GREECE

Welcome to Chania, a charming coastal town located on the northwest coast of the Greek island of Crete. Chania is known for its picturesque Venetian harbour, narrow winding streets, and vibrant atmosphere. The town boasts a rich history that is evident in its mix of architectural styles, including Venetian, Ottoman, and Greek influences. Here, you can enjoy a range of activities including relaxing on one of the beautiful beaches or exploring historical sites, such as ancient ruins and museums.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5 – SANTORINI, GREECE

Known for its spectacular views, gleaming whitewashed architecture and legendary sunsets, Santorini is a hugely popular destination. This gorgeous Greek island is also famed for its iconic, blue-domed churches, transparent azure waters, and charming villages dramatically perched on cliffs overlooking the sea. Santorini’s picturesque main town, Fira, precariously rests on the edge of a caldera cliff, presenting jaw-dropping vistas of the Aegean Sea. Oia, another of Santorini’s traditional villages, is particularly renowned for its quaint narrow streets, stunning sunsets, and panoramic caldera views.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6 – MYKONOS, GREECE

A stunning Greek Island embedded in the beautiful Aegean Sea, Mykonos is world-famous for its beautiful beaches, and traditional, white-washed buildings set on hillsides. Mykonos is also known for its iconic and historic windmills, narrow cobblestone streets, and charming waterfront cafés and restaurants.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7 – KUSADASI, TURKEY

Along Turkey’s western Aegean coast, this beach resort town offers beautiful beaches, a lively, fun atmosphere and vibrant markets. Kusadasi is also a remarkable destination for history buffs, as it is located near several ancient ruins, including the ancient city of Ephesus, today, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. A visit here offers a glimpse into the grandeur and sophistication of one of the ancient world’s most important cities.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8 – CRUISE THE DARDANELLES, KEPEZ, TURKEY

The Dardanelles is a stunning strait that connects the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara, a small inland sea within the borders of Turkey. As you cruise through here, grasp the opportunity to learn all about the region’s rich history, including its importance in various conflicts throughout the centuries, as well as take in breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. Later, you will arrive in Kepez, which boasts a rich cultural heritage and historic sites such as the fascinating Old Town and Hadrian’s Gate.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9 – CRUISE THE SEA OF MARMARA & BOSPORUS, ISTANBUL, TURKEY

Today, you will get the chance to learn about the Turkish cultural heritage through architectural masterpieces and savour the strong culinary diversity in Istanbul.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10 – ISTANBUL, TURKEY

Istanbul is a dynamic Turkish city drenched in history, the former capital of Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires. This rich history is reflected in the city’s classic architecture, with iconic landmarks such as the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace. Istanbul is also known for its vibrant markets, such as the Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar, where you can enjoy shopping for local goods and sample traditional Turkish cuisine.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11 – AT SEA

Relish the nautical adventure of a lifetime with some relaxing downtime at sea. Enjoy the lavish comforts of your stylish yacht – slide into the infinity-style pool where the azure water seems to blur with the horizon, ascend to the Sky Deck to drink in panoramic views, or simply relax in the Observation Lounge.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12 – ATHENS, GREECE

Your luxurious yacht cruise concludes in the Greek capital, Athens, the birthplace of democracy and Western civilization, where you’ll be transferred to the airport for your return flight home or to continue your holiday.

Please book your flight to depart out of Athens after 01:00 PM.

The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will operated unaltered from the itinerary states above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Ship Information +

The Emerald Cruises luxury yacht, Emerald Kaia has been thoughtfully designed to allow access to smaller ports that others of their type cannot. This is intimate yacht cruising at its finest, sail into the heart of some of the most exciting destinations of the Mediterranean, the Adriatic Sea, the Red Sea, and the Caribbean & Central America.

From the Greek islands, Italy and the French Riviera, to Turkey, Egypt, Israel, Jordan and sun-kissed islands of the Caribbean, travel some of the world’s most celebrated seas and coastlines in contemporary luxury, docking close to the action, giving you more opportunity to explore independently and off the beaten track.

You’ll be enraptured by the surrounds of our small luxury yachts from the moment you take your first step on board, basking in unparalleled comfort and enjoying world-class amenities and generous inclusions. 

What to expect on board an Emerald luxury yacht:

1: As much space as you need: With room for just 128 guests and reaching 120 metres in length, you’ll have plenty of space on board, whether you want to enjoy your own company or get to know your fellow adventures.

2: The freedom of choice: Revel in your yacht cruise in any way you see fit.  Enjoy yoga in the sun, exercise in the indoor/outdoor workout space or unwind in the Spa Pool. Find a cosy reading nook in the Observation Lounge or sip cocktails at the Sky Bar. The choice is yours.

3: More dining options: Choose from a casual lunch by the Aqua Pool & Cafe, or go upmarket for dinner at the La Cucina Dining & Terrace. For something more intimate, experience private dining for just 8 guests at the Night Market Grill.

4: Exceptional views: Enhancing the beauty of your luxury yacht  are the stunning views from the expanded Sky Deck, measuring over 5,500 sq. ft. Enjoy the sights from your cabin, gaze out from the Observation Lounge, or grab a cocktail and watch the sun set at the Sky Bar.

5: All gratuities included: You won’t need to pay any extra for the excellent service you’ll receive; all on board and onshore gratuities will be taken care of, meaning all you have to do is relax and enjoy your luxury yacht cruise.

Suites and staterooms

Emerald’s award-winning yachts are your sanctuary of serenity; boutique floating hotels with a selection of suites and staterooms to accommodate a range of tastes and budgets. You’ll be able to choose from the following to enhance your luxury yacht cruising experience:

  • Owner’s Suite
  • Yacht Suite
  • Terrace Suite
  • Deluxe Balcony Suite
  • Balcony Suite
  • Oceanview Stateroom

Booking Terms & Conditions

Advertised price based on 14th April 2026 departure in an Oceanview Stateroom, price is per person twin share and reflects the $3,000 per person saving*. Pricing is correct as of 27 May 2024, subject to availability at the time of booking. Offers may be withdrawn or prices updated by the supplier at any time, so please enquire with our expert consultants for the latest pricing, terms and conditions. Single supplement may also apply.

*Super Earlybird deal: Full payment required 10 months prior to departure, or if booking within 10 months full payment is due within 7 days. Offer applicable to category D. Offer is strictly limited and subject to availability until sold out. Not combinable with other earlybird offers.

Tour Code: E04G

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