Discover Greece Experience (9-Day)

OVERVIEW ・ Sep 07, 2019 — Sep 15, 2019

Greece — Athens, Mykonos, Paros & Santorini

Mykonos

Athens

Experience Athens! Unifying archaeological sites with modern art, the pedestrian walkways of the Grand Promenade offer an insiders look into both ancient and current Athens. Soak up the sun as you navigate the legendary sites throughout this open-air museum.

Mykonos

Welcome to Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island, a whitewashed paradise in the heart of the Cyclades. According to mythology, Mykonos was formed from the petrified bodies of giants killed by Hercules. And did you know that the island took its name from the grandson of Apollo, “Mykonos?” Journey to Mykonos to discover a fascinating world where glamour meets simplicity. Whether you are an entertainment junkie out for a real good time, or a visitor who wishes to explore the island’s history and tradition, Mykonos will certainly meet your expectations.

Santorini

Santorini is the most popular island in Greece. It may be the most popular island in the world. There are few travel destinations that combine beautiful beaches, spectacular scenery, ancient cities, amazing restaurants, some of the world’s best wine, and an active volcano. But Santorini has all this and more.

Paros

Paros lands the most coveted space on the World’s Best list this year thanks to some of the most glorious beaches in the Aegean and its charming Cycladic villages of whitewashed buildings. Naousa, a traditional fishing town, has one of the most beautiful ports in Greece. Kolymbithres, a beach on the northern coast, is renowned for its unique granite formations.

September 7, 2019

  • Depart Home (international airfare not included)

September 8, 2019

  • Arrive in ATHENS
  • Private transfer from Airport to Hotel
  • Check into Electra Palace Athens

Stately, with the air of an era long gone, the Electra Palace Athens, hospitable and aristocratic, awaits to welcome you in the heart of the city. Classical in its architecture and design, blending beautifully with the noble historical buildings of the Plaka area, the hotel’s elegant luxury is complemented by the majestic views of the Acropolis that can be enjoyed from the rooftop restaurant, pool, rooms and suites.

Classic Guest Room —(Daily breakfast included) Elegant and comfortable, our Athens hotel classic guest rooms are inviting and relaxing, equipped with all the amenities necessary for a luxurious shorter or longer stay. The Electra Palace Athens’ single, double and triple rooms (comprising a sofa bed) feature wooden floors and marble-tiled bathrooms, central heating-cooling system and double-glazed windows.

  • Private transfer from Airport to Hotel
  • Half Day City Acropolis Tour With The New Acropolis Museum (included) — Discover some of Greece’s greatest treasures and the best of modern Athens on this 3.5-hour morning or afternoon Athens sightseeing With an expert guide, take a coach tour of top Athens sites, including the Greek Parliament and Panathenaic Stadium, stage of the first modern Olympic Games. Then, explore the mighty Acropolis on foot to see the glorious Parthenon and other highlights. This tour also included entry into the Acropolis Museum to see its incredible Parthenon friezes, and other archaeological exhibits
  • Dinner in the Sky in Athens (optional add on | $161.00 per person) — An extraordinary culinary proposal—in the center of Athens—welcomes you! A table for 22 people, along with our experienced chefs who are preparing a 5 course menu, lifts you up to 50 meters and offers once in a life time experience over the

Dinner in the Sky takes you to heaven, while the nightlife of Athens “awakens”. As the table slowly rotates you get views ranging from the sculpturally lit Acropolis, the surrounding mountains, the sea and of course the Athenian cityscape.

September 9, 2019 

  • Private transfer from Hotel to Cruise port
  • Take Hydrofoil Boat from Athens to Mykonos
  • Private transfer from Hotel to Cruise port
  • Take Hydrofoil Boat from Santorini to Mykonos
  • Private transfer from Cruise port to Myconian Ambassador Hotel
  • Myconian Ambassador Hotel — In combining the art de vivre of a Relais & Chateaux with the island’s inimitable lifestyle luxury, the Ambassador captures the very essence that draws the world to Mykonos. Myconian Ambassador architecture blends contemporary chic with tones and textures borrowed from the local vernacular. Interiors that embody the clean line and cool sophistication of high design flow into the quiet comfort of luxurious bedrooms and suites, or spill out onto the spectacular pool deck, all without ever breaking the spell of magnificent Aegean.

True Blue Room: The room’s contemporary open flow opens out onto a private balcony or terrace with endless views of the Aegean. Sophistication and comfort are invested in every detail: marble floors and floating shelves, walls and crisp linens all play to the power of pure white, while subtle touches of classic blue are softened by wood accents and superb mood lighting. A Flos designer fitting hangs over the desk like a floating moon, and striking customized lights glow at the bedsides. Coming from the vibrant atmosphere of the outdoors, it is an oasis of quiet intimacy and luxury.

September 10, 2019

  • Day trip to Paros (included) — From picturesque villages, rich architecture, superb beaches and gastronomic traditions — Paros is an ideal choice for all tastes and ages. The two prime destinations on the island are Paroika and Naoussa. Paroika is the main town and Naoussa is considered the “life of the island,” where much of the fun is happening. A blend of modern and authentic, you’ll find everything from fishermen boats bobbing in the harbor, bustling farmers’ markets to a throng of the island’s trendiest bars and restaurants.
  • Evening at Leisure — Enjoy Mykonos nightlife and chic vibes

September 11, 2019

  • Private transfer from hotel to cruise port
  • Take Hydrofoil Ferry from Mykonos to Santorini
  • Private transfer from Cruise port to Rocabella
  • Check in at Rocabella Santorini

Rocabella Santorini was born out of Santorini’s whitest whites and bluest blues, a peaceful retreat for travelers who seek a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Literally meaning ‘beautiful rock’, our resort is located in the picturesque village of Imerovigli, a slice of heaven where you can enjoy the best sizzling sunset story of your life. The privileged location of the hotel, just far enough away from the bustle of the city, yet strategically positioned within easy reach of the capital, Fira and the dreamlike village of Oia, makes it ideal for every type of traveller.

Our 42 rooms and suites have been carefully designed with minimal decor, simple lines and ethereal charm to accentuate the Cycladic culture and authentic island life. They beckon you to a storybook world of sea, romance and dreams.

Deluxe Room (with Caldera View – please add $99) — (Daily breakfast included) Indulge into the luxury and sophistication of a top rated two-bedroom suite featuring spacious comfort and style in harmony with the outstanding excellence of Cycladic décor and cherish moments of bliss in an expansive veranda overlooking the volcanic cliff of caldera.

  • Enjoy Santorini for 3 Nights — Suggestions and top activities will be provided

September 12, 2019

  • The Santorini Catamaran Red Cruise with Meal & Drinks (included)

Sail into the sunset off Santorini on a 5-hour cruise on board a catamaran, and enjoy a complimentary barbecue supper with wine and soft drinks. Sail past beautiful Red Beach and White Beach, and jump off to swim and snorkel.

September 13, 2019

  • Explore and enjoy Santorini from September 13-14, 2019

September 14, 2019

  • Transfer to airport from hotel
  • Depart for Athens
  • Check back into Electra Palace Hotel for 1 Night

September 15, 2019

  • Transfer from hotel to airport
  • Depart home (international airfare not included)

Your Experience Includes:

  • 4.5 & 5 Star Accommodations
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Land and Greek Ferry transfers
  • Flight from Santorini to Athens
  • All tours listed (Half Day City Acropolis Tour, Catamaran Cruise with Dinner, Paros Day Trip)
  • Pre-departure and In destination concierge service
  • Special YV Gift box (Valued over $200.00)
  • Elevated group service
  • and more! 

What’s Not Included:

  • Roundtrip International Flight — Your Travel Concierge can assist with flights. (Please Note: Flights vary from $900 – $1200 from DC area)
  • Any tours or transfers not listed OR it states OPTIONAL ADD ON

PAYMENT INFORMATION

 

Cost: $3,589.00 per person (double occupancy)*

Deposit: $375 per person (due: 11/24/18)

Payment Options:

  • Payment in full
  • $401.75 per person (from Dec 2018 — July 6th, 2019)
  • $200.00 Dec 2018 & Jan 2019 then $362.50 Feb 2019 — Jul 6th, 2019

Final Payment Due: July 6, 2019 (The final payment date cannot be modified)

All payments are non-refundable. Insurance is recommended to protect your investment.

Recommended:

  • Travel Protection Insurance: AIG/Travel Guard — $299.60 per person (can be added up to 14 days from deposit date)

*price can change prior to booking due to availability and promotional group rates

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