Love cruising but hate those huge, crowded ships? Happy news! Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts small enough to explore hidden harbors and secluded coves, is offering seven-day cruises to the Greek Isles on the Wind Surf in 2011.
The details: Wind Surf’s seven-day Athens-to-Istanbul sailings depart July 16; September 24; and October 8, 2011, visiting Mykonos, Santorini and Rhodes in Greece and Bodrum and Kuadasi in Turkey with rates from $3,499 per person, double occupancy.
Wind Surf’s seven-day Istanbul-to-Athens, Greece sailings depart July 23; October 1; and October 15, 2011, visiting the same cities with rates from $3,499 per person, double occupancy.
Wind Surf also offers 2011 itineraries that combine the Greek Isles and Italy or Croatia:
Wind Surf’s seven-day Athens-to-Rome sailings depart July 30 and October 22, 2011, and visit Milos, and Monemvassía in Greece; and Messina, Amalfi and Ischia in Italy with rates on the July 30, 2011, sailing from $3,399 per person, double occupancy and rates on the October 22, 2011, sailing from $2,599 per person, double occupancy.
Wind Surf’s seven-day Venice-to-Athens sailing departs September 17, 2011, and visits Pula, Trogir and Dubrovnik in Croatia; as well as Pylos and Monemvassía with rates from $3,599 per person, double occupancy.