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Vassiliki Stay & Sail

Beach Club (B&B) for Week 1

Direct Flights/Transfers

Windsurfing, Dinghy Sailing

RYA Tuition all week

Paddle boarding, Kayaks, Fun boats

Mountain biking & Guiding

Beach fit, Kids Clubs, Social events!

Hotel Pool, Sun loungers, Beach bar

Fully Equipped Yacht for Week 2

Marina transfers

Yacht handover, support

Flotilla options available



Vassiliki Stay & Sail

A great way to combine one of our Lefkada Sailing Holidays with a relaxing week at our Beach Club in Vassiliki. After a fun-filled week at our beach hotel making use of our sailing dinghies and windsurf kit, bikes and kids clubs; then take to the crystal-clear waters of the Southern Ionian for a week of sailing your own yacht on a bareboat basis so you have the freedom to discover the many beautiful islands that surround the local area.

Stay and Sail is a great way to sample the best of both worlds. Hone your dinghy sailing with our RYA coaches at our sociable Beach Clubs, and then transfer your skills to the big-boat world of yachting whilst discovering stunning islands and their welcoming harbour side villages along with the ubiquitous clear-water bay for lunch stops and swimming off the boat.


View our full sailing holidays price list 


What’s Included?


Week 1:

Spend week one relaxing in our beautiful beach club in Vassiliki, relaxing and enjoying activities at our superb Surf Hotel Beach Club. We include Flights, (Gatwick/Manchester), and use of all the latest Windsurf kit, sailing dinghies with RYA tuition all week. You can also use our range of Paddleboards, kayaks and Mountain Bikes at your leisure, and even make use of our fabulous Kids Clubs for 4-13 year olds.

Vassiliki has many tours and excursions with island hopping to historic villages like Ithaca and Cephalonia or secluded bays and lovely white-sand beaches nearby.


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Week 2:

We transfer you down to our marina yacht base to sail the idyllic Southern Ionian for week two aboard your chosen Yacht. You get a full yacht handover and training on systems and support throughout your week where Flotilla sailors will benefit from our expertise which is always close to hand.

Then, when it's time to depart we will meet and greet you at the marina for your transfer and flight home. We also provide your marine Insurance and our Charter Pack to include: the first tank of diesel and water, basic starter pack with bed linen and towels and berthing fees for the first and last night. You will very rarely need to pay additional mooring fees throughout the week.


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Sailing Experience & Qualifications

To charter a yacht in Greece you will need some previous yacht sailing experience and a Day Skipper (non-tidal) qualification, or an ICC certificate, which is generally a half day assessment that can easily be done in the UK at an RYA Training Centre. We also ask that at least two persons aboard are aged 18 or over and have experience of yacht sailing. More on qualifications






What does a Stay Sail include?





Picture Full weeks stay at our superb Surf Hotel Beach Club

Picture Flights from Manchester or Gatwick

Picture All tuition and equipment at the beach club

Picture Kids clubs for 4-13 year olds

Picture Fully equipped cruising yacht for your week

Picture Flotilla welcome party

Picture Full shore team support

Picture All sailing, navigation & safety eqt on board

Picture Fully equipped galley with each boat

Picture First fill of diesel, water and gas

Picture Area cruising notes

Picture Bed linen, hand and bath towels

Picture Social events throughout your week

Picture Free use of dinghies, windsurfs & all kit &
    facilities at our Beach Club on Freesail day

Picture Mooring fees and guaranteed mooring
    at each island stop-over

Picture A Paddleboard for your week

Not Included:

> Security Deposit [more]

> Food and drink

> Charter Pack £58 [more]

> Outboard engine for dinghy is £69 extra





Try our Flexi Flotilla



Ideal for you...

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The Benefits of a Flotilla...
With The Freedom To Choose


Our new Flexi Flotilla allows you to dip in and out of our flotilla and mix up sociable sailing with Bareboating, as you choose.

Perfect for those that don’t want a whole week of flotilla and prefer some time to themselves, but still relish the idea of a sociable group when they want and help with route planning from the lead boat.

Call one of our sales team and express an interest in our Flexi Flotilla option so we can tailor your holiday to your preferences.


Our Stay Sail Holidays Are Ideal For...

  1. Families who are looking for the best of a flotilla or yacht charter holiday and a beach club holiday
  2. Anyone looking to mix up their holiday with watersports and yachting
  3. People with an ICC or day skipper qualification
  4. Watersports enthusiasts who are looking for 2 weeks of heaven




Our Fleet




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A Diverse Range Of
Modern Cruisers

Our yacht fleet is among the most varied in the flotilla industry.

We have our exclusive range of 9 modern and well kept boats from 36 to 50 feet, but if there's anything else you fancy then give us a call and we will see what we can do.




What Do I Need?


To hire a yacht for a bareboat or flotilla charter in Greece requires the skipper to have some previous sailing experience and preferably a Day Skipper (non-tidal) qualification or International Certificate of Competence (ICC).

Sailors without a Day Skipper certificate but with experience can easily get an ICC with a half day assessment - easily done at your local RYA Training Centre in the UK






Sailing Conditions



Travel & Transfers

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The Ionians are the least challenging destination in the Med, perfect for beginners and experts wanting a truly relaxing break.

Each morning you can expect Force 1-2 which slowly builds to Force 3-4 most afternoons with the thermal wind.



Fly With Us Or Self-travel...

Our yachts and flotillas are sold without travel included so you can organise your own flights (Preveza airport) and transfers to the marina base or we can organise everything for you. The transfer from Preveza to Lefkas marina is about 35 mins.

Marina Address: Lefkas Marina, East Shore Lefkada, 311 00 Greece






A Free Paddleboard!



100% Financial Protection

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A Complimentary SUP!

Each of our yacht charters, Flotilla and bareboat, come with a free SUP for the week. This ultra-modern blow-up SUP can be packed away or left on deck. Learn the soulful art of "walking on water" whilst you are away!



100% Financial Protection


Our yacht charter holidays sold with flights have 100% financial protection as we are a fully bonded ABTA and ATOL licensed operator.






How to book Stay Sail


Stay Sail holidays are only bookable via our specialist sales team. We can guide you around the best yacht for your budget and help tailor your perfect fun-filled break this summer!


Call us now on 0844 770 40 70 or email us!


Southern Ionian Sailing area

PictureLefkada perfectly serves the southern Ionian and the many picturesque Islands which offer thousands of miles of stunning coastline with clear water inlets, bays and quaint harbour towns to explore.

The Ionians are the least challenging of all our destinations and offer sailors a sheltered sailing area with short island-hopping distances, easy-holding anchorages and culture tours and fantastic things-to-do ashore to break up the sailing. As well as consistent wind and a friendly welcome in every port, you can expect lots of hot sunshine and a long summer which starts in April and ends in October.


The weather, wind and sailing

If you are looking for calm seas and conditions with a generally gentle but consistent breeze in the afternoon, then the Ionians are perfect. Expect a Force 1-2 in the morning and Force 2-4 in the afternoon which is ideal for families and friends to experience a generally calm and peaceful holiday with some excitement in the afternoon!

From May to September average sunshine is 10-12 hours a day, and temps range between 25 -35C



Example Itinerary Lefkada

Day 1:
Fly to Preveza (Sunday) and our meet and greet service at the airport with whisk you off to the marina in Lefkas for your yacht handover and briefing. This port is ideal for Provisioning, and you should have plenty of time to do so.


Day 2:
Lefkas marina to Meganissi, lying due South approx. 11nm. Meganissi is a quiet village with a lovely modern marina development in the port of Vahti run by a welcoming Greek/British couple. This is likely to be the only place you will have to pay to berth, but we say it’s worth it! If you have time then explore the impressive Papanikolas caves.


Day 3:
Meganisi to Frikes on Ithaca, lying South West approx. 20nm. Frikes has a very nice beach for clear water swimming and is a vibrant little village with good tavernas and shops for provisioning.


Day 4:
Ithaca to Vassiliki, lying North West approx. 11nm. The busy little harbour side village of Vassiliki is a pretty place to relax and has a pleasant surf-inspired vibe to it. Good nightlife and well prices tavernas. Take a day out and try some beach activities at our Surf hotel like dinghy sailing and windsurfing!


Day 5
Vassiliki to Fiskardo, Kephalonia, lying South West approx. 12nm. The ancient town of Fiskardo is a cosmopolitan port with boutique shopping and fantastic tavernas. It attracts a well-heeled crowd and with its surrounding forest has been declared an area of outstanding natural beauty.


Day 6:
Kephalonia to Kalamos, lying North East approx. 20nm. Kalamos is a peaceful island, very green and lush in vegetation. The marina is in a small fishing village, very authentic and un-touched. Visit the old village of Port Leone which has been uninhabited since the 1953 earthquake.


Day 7:
Kalamos to Lefkas marina, lying North West approx. 19nm. Arrive back in Lefkas town and amble around its vibrant streets for some last minute souvenir shopping. Then pack up, handover and enjoy one last dinner in this pretty Greek town.

Day 8:
Disembark the boat for the 40 minute taxi or minibus ride back to the airport. The driver will greet you at the marina



Stay & Sail Prices

and Yacht
Build Year
& Length
03-Jul 10-Jul 17-Jul 24-Jul  31-Jul  07-Aug 14-Aug
Surf Hotel &
Bavaria 38 "Scorpio"
FULL £1,153 £1,242 £1,329  FULL  FULL £1,697
Surf Hotel &
Bavaria Cruiser 39 "Milos"
£878 £1,166 FULL FULL  £1,671  £1,696 FULL
Surf Hotel &
Bavaria Cruiser 40 "Neraida"
FULL FULL FULL £1,349  FULL  £1,709 £1,722
Surf Hotel &
Dufour 405 "Albatros"
£928 £1,216 FULL £1,392  £1,739  FULL FULL
Surf Hotel &
Bavaria Cruiser 36 "Brightstar"
FULL FULL FULL FULL  FULL  £1,734 £1,760
Surf Hotel &
Oceanis 37 "Wind of Change"
£953 £1,228 FULL £1,404  £1,764  £1,759 £1,785
Surf Hotel &
Bavaria 37 "IO"
FULL £1,179 £1,279 £1,367  £1,716  £1,734 £1,734

Includes B&B accommodation, watersports, tuition & fully equipped yacht

More dates, boats and Beach Club options available to suit all tastes and budgets.


View our full sailing holidays price list 



Our Bare boat Yacht Fleet

Most Yachts available for our Stay Sail holidays

Prices are per person for bareboat charter only.


03/06 10/06 17/06 24/06 01/07 08/07 15/07
Bavaria 38 (2003-5) Bareboat, Ionian Bareboat Full Full Full Full Full Full Full
Bavaria 39 Cruiser Bareboat, Ionian Bareboat Full Full Full Full Full Full Full
Bavaria 42 Bareboat, Ionian Bareboat Full Full Full Full Full Full Full
Bavaria 44 Bareboat, Ionian Bareboat Full Full Full Full Full Full Full
Bavaria 46 Bareboat, Ionian Bareboat Full Full Full Full Full Full Full
Sun Odyssey 439 (2011-12) Bareboat, Ionian Bareboat Full Full Full Full Full Full Full


Surf Hotel Beach Club, Vassiliki


  • Beach front locationPicture
  • Free use of all dinghies & windsurfs with RYA tuition
  • Free use of all kayaks, SUP's & Fun boats
  • Free use of Mtn bikes, tours, social events, excurions



An exclusive Club Hotel

Our Surf Hotel Beach Club is an exclusive Beach hotel to Ocean Elements. The hotel capacity is 80 guests and offers a warm welcome for couples, families and active sports enthusiasts. Our private pool and gardens front onto one of the finest water sports beaches in Greece.



For week one of your Stay-Sail holiday, relax in the beautiful grounds of our Surf Hotel Beach Club before you take to your Yacht for week two. Spend the week relaxing around the pool or in the water learning to Windsurf and Dinghy sail or perfecting old skills with our RYA instructors. Try kayaking and Paddle boarding which are also complimentary (inclusive) activities for you to dip in and out of at your leisure. We also offer Mountain biking and guides, RYA tuition for Windsurfing and sailing, a complimentary Kids Club and organised tours, events and ewxcursions all week. [More on Surf Hotel Beach Club]


Restaurant & Catering

Breakfast is included with our holidays: a hearty continental buffet with cooked items. Our beach bar and Sky bar offers discounted guest prices for drinks and snacks all day. We run Theme Nights with all catering and entertainments on site for 3 days a week, on other nights guests tend to visit the nearby beach front Taverna’s or take the 10 minute stroll into Vassiliki.



Centre Facilities

Ensuite bedrooms, many with direct sea views | Wi-Fi | Sun loungers | Swimming Pool | Beach front location | Ensuite bedrooms with balcony (air con & sea views) | A Hearty Breakfast | Hotel Gardens | Sailing Dinghies (2013-14 boats) | Performance Sailing Dinghies (2013-14 boats) | Performance and Beginner Windsurf boards & rigs| Mountain Bikes (2013 models) | Kayaks | Paddle Boards | Fun Boats | RYA Windsurf & Dinghy Sailing Instruction | Support Boats | Car & Moped Hire (pay for locally) | Door to door airport transfers (included) | Hotel Reception | Bar and restaurant | Beach Bar with lunch time & Evening menu (pay for locally) | Gardens and beach front | Windsurf Storage | Children's Room | Kids Club



About Vassiliki

Vassiliki average weather

A haven for water sports and relaxation!

Vassiliki is a pretty harbour side village with a relaxing atmosphere which doubles as one of Europe’s hottest active sports resorts and is a very famous windsurf and dinghy sailing destination.  It also offers superb walking, mountain biking, kayaking, tours and excursions around the island’s many beautiful sights, secluded bays and sandy beaches.


Watersports and Activities

Almost everything that you’ve heard about ‘Vass’ is probably true, from a Thermal wind called ‘Eric’ to its clear blue waters, and from its laid back but buzzing nightlife to the sheer beauty of its bays. The island’s green clad mountains frame what is arguably the best flat water windsurf and sailing venue anywhere in the known world, and also offers some excellent mountain biking.


Vass is unique in that as well as being a top water sports destination; it is also surrounded by beautiful beaches,  stunning coastal walks, hills, mountains, cultural sites and olive groves which provide some of the best walking and mountain biking in Greece. Expect a variety of tours and day trips with dozens of walks and cycle rides to nearby secret coves and beaches and sunbathing spots with plenty of snorkelling and swimming.

Out and about

The resort centre is situated an easy 10 minute stroll along the beach from our hotel; a pretty harbour side village which has a traditional and old-world feel to it, lots of shopping and friendly bars or colourful Tavernas which buzz with life until late in the evening. The Greeks are known for their hospitality and eating out is an entertaining experience with good food and inexpensive prices. Main courses cost from only 7-8 Euros.


Evening Entertainment

Vass really comes alive at night, and its laid back surf-style atmosphere encourages a happy and welcoming vibe in all the bars where holiday-makers are buzzing from the day’s excitement on the water. If you prefer to keep things local, there are some lovely water-side Tavernas just 2-3 minutes stroll from the hotel. Or you may choose to relax and enjoy the convenience and comfort of our Beach bar and Sky bar which are open until late, and where we run various theme nights and social events throughout the week.



More on our Vassiliki Beach Resort



View the full Stay Sail Price List


For bookings & advice call our expert sales team on 0844 770 40 70 or email us


Week 1 Beach Club

Week 2 Yacht

• Direct Flights
• Resort Transfers 1hr 10mins
• Beachclub Accommodation
• Outdoor Pool
• Breakfast each day
• WiFi Internet

Inclusive Activities

• Dinghy Sailing
• Windsurfing
RYA Sail & Windsurf Tuition 5/6 days
RYA 5 day Courses (included)
• Kayaking & Paddleboarding
• Mountain biking & Guiding
• Sailing cruises, races & events
• Beach Fitness, Zumba & more
• Kids Club (4-13yr)
• Theme nights, Social events






• 7 Nights Bareboat Yacht Charter
• Yacht Handover
• Yacht Base Support
• Yacht Navigation equipment
• Yacht Deck, Galley & Cockpit equipment
• Yacht Safety equipment 
• First fill diesel, water, gas, linen
• Charter pack: Welcome pack, Diesel, linen, Mooring fees (extra)
• Direct Flights (if flights booked)
• Airport Meet & Greet (if flights booked)
• Resort Transfers 40 mins (if flights booked)


• SAVE 10 % off Stay Sail holidays
• Infants Travel for Free (£150 Peak)


• Assymetric Spinnaker - from €25 per day
• Skipper - from €150 per day
• Hostess - from €140 per day
• Charter Pack - from £50 p/yacht (see below)


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