Guide to marinas in Crete: discover the best places to add to your yacht charter itinerary in this famous Greek island.
Home to the Minoan civilisation and 1000km of beautiful coastline, Crete offers plenty of opportunities for discovering idyllic spots and amazing culture on your Greek yacht charter holiday.
The coast is scattered with small, hidden beaches where you can lie on the white sand with nothing but the azure waters Mediterranean in sight, stretching away as far as the eye can see.
Well protected from the elements all year round, the marina at Aghios Nikolaos is an idyllic stopover to take in on a yacht charter holiday in the Greek Islands. The ancient city provides plenty of fascinating history to explore, while the modern marina facilities are extensive and well-organised.
Gouves Marina is a large private facility on the famous Greek island of Crete, and welcomes guests all year round. Moorings are available for yachts of up to 18.5m, as well as comprehensive technical and nautical services. Part of a hotel resort, the marina is within easy reach of restaurants and shops.
This historic harbour area can accommodate yachts of up to 13m, with mooring berths organised by the Heraklion Yacht Club. Well-organised with basic facilities, the Heraklion Marina is ideally located if you would like to get ashore and explore the ancient culture of the town centre.
Located in the heart of the port, Reythmno Marina offers moorings and services to yachts of up to 40m in length. From the harbour area, visitors have easy access to amenities and entertainment facilities on the quay and in the town centre, as well as a wide range of sports on the beachfront.