Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unravelling the wonders of the Classical Greece. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
A 177 ft-wide elegant yacht was renovated 2013. She complies with EUROSOLAS safety regulations, ISPS (International Ships Port Safety Code) ISM, (International Safety Management), while its powerful engines, generators and state of the art twin stabilizers will allow for safe and comfortable cruising.
The 21 cabins of the M/Y HARMONY are located on Upper Deck (4 cabins), on Main Deck (11 cabins) and on Lower Deck (6 cabins). They are upscale and intimate, decorated with soft color furnishing. The cabins are equipped with twin or queen size beds, with two of the cabins being triples, and have large windows (two portholes on the Lower Deck). All cabins offer en suite bathrooms with shower, flat-screen TVs, CD/DVD players, music channels, mini fridges, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.
LIFE ON BOARD
During the day, life on board centers around the Bar Lounge and Dining Room at the Main Deck and meals are also served “al fresco” depending on the weather. The Captain will drop anchor at secluded bays and beautiful uninhabited islands where, weather permitting, guests enjoy swimming, snorkeling, kayaking. The Mega Yacht accommodates all guests at one single seating and provide a high standard of cuisine, always with some local flavor.
MAIN DECK LOUNGE & DINING ROOM
The classy dining room is surrounded by large windows providing beautiful views of the ports of call. The spacious dining room seats all passengers in a single, unassigned seating and food is served at the table or displayed on the state of the art hot & cold buffet which also includes a “a la minute cooking” section.
UPPER DECK LOUNGE AREA & DINING ROOM
The interior lounge has relaxing couches and comfortable lounge chairs where you can have a drink and gaze out of the large windows into the breathtaking sceneries you are cruising to, read a book, watch television on the satellite TV or one of our documentaries on the next place you are visiting. Also located on the Upper Deck, the outdoor dining area provides beautiful views of the ports of call visited.
The vessel features a Sun Deck with a sitting area to relax and enjoy unobstructed views and with ample Sun loungers’ space to bask under the sun, read a good book or just gaze at the scenery.
8 days cruise from Athens/Marina Zea
Day 1 – Friday
MARINA ZEA, PIRAEUS - KEA
Embarkation at Marina Zea in Athens, between 2-3 pm. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Depart via Cape Sounion to Kea. Time at leisure to explore Kea’s tiny port, Korrisia after dinner. Departure in the early hours for Delos. Overnight at sea.
Day 2 – Saturday
DELOS (anchorage) - MYKONOS
Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. On to the port of Mykonos, with a swim stop on the way. Free afternoon and evening to enjoy the island’s cosmopolitan lifestyle. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 3 - Sunday
Noon arrival in Santorini (anchorage at Fira). Experience the stunning natural drama of the volcanic caldera. Optional tour to archaeological sites and typical villages with unique views over the Aegean Sea. Overnight sailing to Crete.
Day 4 - Monday
Morning arrival at Crete’s famous and lively port of Rethymnon. Optional tour to the ancient city of Knossos near Heraklion. Late departure for Kythira. Overnight at sea.
Day 5 – Tuesday
Late morning swim stop and afternoon arrival to Kythira, a less known island gem now fast becoming a favorite among visitors to Greece. Evening at leisure to visit the picturesque main town of Chora and experience the subdued charms of this peaceful island. Overnight in Kythira.
Day 6 - Wednesday
MONEMVASSIA - NAFPLION
Early morning sailing to Monemvassia. Discover a remarkable medieval fortified town, with time at leisure to explore the Early morning sailing to Monemvasia. Discover a remarkable medieval fortified town, with time at leisure to explore the uniquely preserved Byzantine and Venetian architecture and experience the beauty of the natural setting. Depart for Nafplion in the early afternoon, with a swim stop on the way. Evening arrival at Nafplion. The old quarter is charming, with narrow streets and characteristic period architecture. Also, impressive medieval fortifications can be seen in the port and crowning the hills above. Overnight in Nafplion.
Day 7 – Thursday
NAFPLION – HYDRA or SPETSES
Optional tour to Mycenae, the powerful walled palace of Agamemnon, the Homeric Achaean king. Early afternoon departure for the island of Hydra. Time at leisure to explore this picturesque port town. Captain’s Farewell Dinner. After midnight arrival at Marina Zea, Athens.
Day 8 – Friday
MARINA ZEA, PIRAEUS
Departure in the early hours for Marina Zea, Piraeus. Arrival and disembarkation after breakfast.
Itineraries can be changed at the discretion of Alpha Cruises and of the Vessel's Captain in case of adverse weather conditions - winds of 6/7 beaufort or more depending on the vessel- on port authorities not allowing a vessel to leave port or in case of other extraordinary conditions. Such itinerary changes do not entitle automatically passengers to any refunds but Alpha Cruises guarantees that passengers are disembarked at the advertised port of disembarkation on time for their flights.
|ALPHA-1 GREECE CRUISE 2020
|SAILING DATES & CRUISE RATES|
|Marina Zea Departure Fridays
April 17**, 24**
|CABIN CATEGORIES||EUROS||U.S $|
|Cat C - Lower Deck, Twin or Double bedded Cabins||€2.400||$2.890|
|Cat B - Main Deck, Twin bedded Cabins||€2.850||$3.490|
|Cat A - Main Deck, Twin bedded Cabins||€3.300||$3.990|
|Cat P - Upper Deck, Twin or Double bedded Cabins||€3.700||$4.490|
|3rd person Discount in Cat. C||30%||30%|
|Children 7-10 years old in triple cabin w/2 adults in Cat C||50%||50%|
|Children 11-16 years old in triple cabin w/2 adults in Cat C||35%||35%|
|Port Charges||€280||$ 335|
* 10% EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT FOR ALL RESERVATIONS MADE UNTIL JANUARY 31, 2020
– VALID FOR JUNE, JULY AUGUST & OCTOBER 2020 SAILINGS (MAY & SEPTEMBER EXCLUDED)
10% EBD Conditions & Restrictions
** 20% EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT FOR ALL RESERVATIONS MADE UNTIL JANUARY 31, 2020
– VALID FOR APRIL 2020 SAILINGS
20% EBD Conditions & Restrictions
Cruise fares are per person and week and include
25% deposit is required 7 days from confirmation.
75% Balance of payment no less than 60 days prior to day of embarkation.
240 to 120 days from embarkation € 120/ $140—cancellation fees
119 to 90 days from embarkation 15% of the cruise fare
89 to 60 days from embarkation 25% of the cruise fare
59 to 30 days from embarkation 50% of the cruise fare
29 to 00 days from embarkation 100% of the cruise fare
Cancellations must be confirmed by ALPHA in writing in all cases.
There may be a charge for amendments of cruise date or decreasing pax number received less than 60 days prior to sailing. Amendments must be confirmed by ALPHA in writing.
Children between the ages of 7-10 sharing a cabin with two paying adults receive a 50% discount. Children between the ages of 11-16 sharing a cabin with two paying adults receive a 35% discount. Port taxes are not discounted.
NOT INCLUDED IN CRUISE FARE
Such personal expenses as drinks (other than included in the rate), laundry, spa-where applicable-, boutique items and gratuities, (gratuities are optional but as a rule, satisfied clients are expected to give to the captain, at the end of the cruise, approximately Euro 13.00-15.00 p/p p/day for distribution among all crew members) medical expenses, port taxes, shore excursions (shore excursions are proposed and arranged on board by the tour leaders), use of the on board Wi-Fi (available at a charge), expenditures incurred ashore, and anything not mentioned in cruise program.