Discover the magic and mythology of the Greek Isles – one of the most storied regions of the world – on a private all-gay voyage of the beautiful tall ship, Star Flyer. Sail across the azure waters of the Aegean Sea visiting the small hidden ports of Milos, Sifnos & Spetses, and the legendary islands of Santorini and Mykonos. It will feel like your on your own private yacht as you experience unique island cultures, intimate tavernas, ancient treasures, and the breathtaking beaches of Greece.
You’ll feel like you are sailing between heaven and earth when you sail into Mykonos and Santorini.
We’ve customized this voyage so you’ll have plenty of time to explore everything Mykonos has to offer: world-famous gay beaches, vibrant nightlife and world class shopping. Santorini is famous for its cliff hanging villages and stunning landscape. While some believe that Santorini is the remnant of the lost civilization of Atlantis, we say its absolute…paradise.
What’s your pleasure?
Whether your passion is exploring the ancient secrets of the Acropolis, diving into the turquoise blue waters of the Aegean, or choosing from a selection of shore excursions, think options. Enjoy complimentary snorkeling or kayaking off the ship’s water sports platform. Workout in the fitness center or enjoy a massage. Take a dip in one of 2 onboard pools. Or simply relax and do nothing.
At night. Some possibilities.
Join friends for a sunset cocktail as the sails rise and you greet the wind and stars. You’ll enjoy T-dances and Theme Parties, Deck and Nautical Games and Movies Under the Stars. After dinner, there will be special entertainment and singing at the Piano Lounge.
Romance the Wind Aboard a Tall Ship
Star Flyer is true clipper ship reflecting her proud heritage in every inch of polished brass and gleaming brightwork. Step aboard this unique vessel and discover a new age of sail, where the traditions of the past are happily married to the comforts and amenities of the present day. Star Flyer is modern cruise ship in every way, created for luxury-loving passengers who also love the traditions and romance of the legendary era of sailing ships. Star Flyer is 360 feet long and carries just 170 guests in pampered comfort.
Life aboard is blissfully relaxed, much like traveling on a private yacht. You’ll never feel confined on Star Flyer. Ship offers spacious accommodations and expansive teak decks with ample space and not one, but two swimming pools. In fact, you’ll find that this ship offer more outdoor space per passenger than most conventional cruise ships.
The décor of Star Flyer is reminiscent of the grand age of sail. Antique prints and paintings of famous sailing ships please the eye, while teak and gleaming mahogany rails are richly reminiscent of Star Clippers’ proud nautical heritage.
All Star Clippers ships feature open-seating dining in an elegantly appointed dining room, our convivial indoor-outdoor Tropical Bar and Piano Bar, and an Edwardian style library where a Belle Époque fireplace glows with a warmth that reflects the friendliness and enthusiasm of Star Clippers’ hospitable officers and crew.
Athens, Greece – Saturday, August 24, 2019 Step back in time and walk upon the same steps as the ancient gods. The magnificent Acropolis, visible from almost every part of the city, reminds Greeks daily of their heritage and the city’s many transformations. Cultural and social life plays out amid, around and in ancient landmarks where philosophers and heroes battled wit and brawn. Go and explore the stunning new Acropolis Museum, enjoy a beer at a local taverna or dance the night away in the hip Gazi district.
Milos, Greece – Sunday, August 25, 2019 Milos is the untouched Greek Island of your dreams. The island has a mythological landscape, uncrowded tavern-lined port towns, and the bluest water in the Cyclades. The island’s coastline is stunning, with more than 75 small and big beaches of crystal, blue caves and sparkling seas. It’s no wonder that Milos is beginning to get attention from celebrities and adventurers looking for an untouched Greek Island. We’ll include a beach stop in Milos
Santorini, Greece – Monday, August 26, 2019 As our ship approaches the spectacular cliffs rising from the deep azure sea, you’ll understand the magic of this area, where some say the ruins of Atlantis remain hidden. With multicolored cliffs soaring above a sea-drowned caldera, Santorini looks like a giant slab of layer cake. Visit the village of Oia with white Cycladic houses lining the cliff tops and watch the sun cast a golden glow on iconic Santorini blue domes. Take a guided tour of Bronze Age excavations at the UNESCO site of Akrotiri, enjoy a excursion to the volcano in the middle of the Caldera, or relax on Santorini’s red sand beach.
Bodrum, Turkey – Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Once a tiny fishing port, you’ll see why Bodrum has become a vacation paradise; perfect climate, natural beauty, magnificent history and a bustling nightlife. More than any other Turkish seaside getaway, it has an enigmatic elegance that pervades it, from the town’s crowning castle and glittering marina to its flower-filled cafes and white-plastered backstreets. Bodrum is also the site of the ancient city of Halicarnassus, the location of the famous Mausoleum, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Mykonos, Greece – Wednesday, August 28, 2019 The gayest island in Greece, Mykonos gleams with Mediterranean charm. In addition to world-renowned gay beaches, seaside cafes and nightlife, this classic Greek isle is dotted with hundreds of whitewashed churches and thatch-roofed windmills in a harbor bobbing with fishing boats and luxurious private yachts. You’re also just a short ferry ride away from the tiny island of Delos, a UNESCO site and the mythical birthplace of Apollo.
Sifnos, Greece – Thursday, August 29, 2019 Sifnos has a dreamlike quality. Three whitewashed villages, anchored by the capital Apollonia, sit like pearls on a string along the crest of the island. The changing light kisses the landscape, and as you explore the flanking slopes of the central mountains you’ll discover abundant terraced olive groves, almond trees, oleander and aromatic herbs. Each of the island’s bays harbours a spectrum of aqua waters and offers breathtaking vistas. Sifnos has gained a reputation as the most “delicious” of the Greek Islands, with foodies coming from around the world to experience it’s unique cuisine.
Spetses, Greece – Friday, August 30, 2019 This lovely Greek island of the Saronic Gulf has always had an air of quiet carefree glamour. It’s long been a popular playground for rich Greeks and the yacht crowd. The lively, historic old town is the only village on the island; the rest, ringed by a simple road, is rolling hills, pine forests and crystal-clear coves. Explore the little alleys and look out for charming black and white pebble mosaics. Touring the island by bicycle is a great way to experience the lush nature.
Athens, Greece – Saturday, August 31, 2019 Enjoy Athens or fly back home!
Single occupancy: individuals who prefer a cabin to themselves will be charged a 100% surcharge of the double occupancy rate.
All prices in U.S. dollars and are cruise tour only.
The following additional fees apply based on double occupancy: Port fees $315, prepaid gratuities of $125.
Initial deposit is $750 pp, Second deposit ($750 pp) is due on November 1, 2018, Third deposit ($1000 pp) is due January 10, 2019, Fourth deposit ($1500 pp) is due March 1, 2019. Final payment is due May 1, 2019.
If imposed by cruise line, there may be a $80 per passenger fuel surcharge fee.
Valid Passports Required: Non-US or EU Passport holders may be required to secure a visa. Passports must be valid for six months beyond the return date.
Does not include international airfare, trip cancellation insurance, shipboard purchases, gratuities, pre and post cruise packages, or optional excursions.
Initial Deposit of $750 per person required to secure a cabin.
Arrival and Departure airport airport: Athens, Greece (ATH).