Italy – Go Private

7 days
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
From 870€

Italy – Go Private

Departures on every Saturday from June to September

Choose your Sailing Week


  • Pick any week during the summer
  • You decide the pace of the route
  • Explore the fascinating Aeolian Islands
  • Tour available for booking a full yacht 4-10 pers.
  • The cost vary depending on season and yacht type.
  • Price start from 610€/pers. Request a custom offer.
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What’s included

  • Seven days & nights on a sailing yacht 
  • Professional and friendly skipper
  • Safety and navigation equipment
  • Sheets and towels
  • Learn to sail with your skipper
  • Dinghy with outboard and gasoline
  • End-cleaning

Smokin' vulcano right ahead'

stromboli – Natural lighthouse

Route description

Pure turquoise water bays surrounded by high peaks, lovely small towns and the delicious “cucina italiana” – these are the Aeolian Islands, a paradise in the Mediterranean sea, which can be reached only by water. The islands of Lipari, Stromboli, Panarea, Salina and Vulcano are part of a volcanic chain which starts with Mount Etna and ends with Vesuvius, near Naples. Their beauty and unique features have been officially recognized in the year 2000, when they were included in UNESCO World Heritage list.

If you are looking for “once in a lifetime” moment, this is the place where you can admire a perfect sunset on the top of an active volcano, while lava flows a few meters away from you. You will definitely fall in love with the small Mediterranean towns, while enjoying the sea and the sun in a perfect sailing holiday.

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If you are looking for “once in a lifetime” moment, this is the place where you can admire a perfect sunset on the top of an active volcano, while lava flows a few meters away from you.

Sail the Aeolian Island!

The Mediterranean paradise

Your 7-Day Sailing Schedule

  • check-in sailing holiday sail armada
  • Welcome on board

    • Arrive in the marina around 3:00 PM
    • Meet the skipper and the rest of the crew
    • Handle the provisions shopping 
    • Get on board around 5:00 PM
    •  Pay the fuel&docking fees and leave the deposit
    • Relax, unpack, and settle into your cabin
    • Dine out, mingle, meet your sailing family

Discover Aeolian Islands Itinerary

Sicily – Italy


Leaving from Marina di Portorosa our first stop will be the black beaches of Vulcano, where we will dock for the night in the southern part of the island. Named after the Roman God of Fire, this island is nothing but impressive with its lunar landscape created by the smoking volcano that last erupted in 1890. The smell of sulphur is a dayily thing here but once you a feel the soft black sand under your feet and have a swim in the sea bubbling with hot springs, it will be the last thing on your mind.


One of the largest Aeolian Islands, Lipari has many docking marinas for us to choose from. We`ll let you get lost in the narrow streets with charming little shops and restaurants perfect for enjoying the Italian cucina with the Malvasia delle Lipari on the side. If you feel like basking in nature, renting a scooter is the best way to get away and discover the panoramic points with breathtaking views of the neighboring islands. But did we mention the turquoise waters and the perfectly white beaches around the island? Papesca, Campo Bianco or Aqua Calda are just a few of them and trust us, it`s a sight worth seeing with waters worth swimming in.


Defined by its erupting lava, you will not want to miss a one of a kind sunset enjoyed from one of Europe’s still active volcanoes. Yes, that’s right, we will get you on top of Stromboli with a guided tour and all you need are some hiking boots, a warm jacket, 30 euros and 5 hours of your time. This dramatic island bursts of lava fireworks and coves with black beaches with turquoise waters ideal for snorkeling, if you are not the hiking type.


The smallest but yet the most beautiful of them all, Panarea is the unspoiled jewel where the rich and famous come to play. Rocky shores with colorful sub-tropical vegetation, surrounded by small islets with see through waters, this is the go-to place for snorkeling. Measuring just 2.5km by 1.8km, this unspoiled little island, is the best example of nature at its finest. Delight yourself with a quiet afternoon in the secluded bay of Cala Junco and hypnotizing views of Stromboli from its highest points.


Portorosa is our starting point and just as well end-line where we’ll get back Friday. Marina where we’ll spend our last night on the yacht is like a skittish small village with many villas and canals. Fare well dinner will be served at a restaurant by the sea.

Choose the perfect yacht to balance your budget and comfort

Prime Yacht

Classic cozy monohull cruisers launched before 2018, which offer all the comfort you would expect from a sailing holiday, with more standard features, big sunbathing decks, swimming platforms, and above the deck dining areas.

Superior Yacht

Comfort, space and more functional features. The Superior Yachts are an array of boats from 2018-2022, so expect more dining room, socializing and lounging, extra charging sockets, a better sound system and a more deluxe experience overall.


The epiphany of comfort and space for the ultimate sailing experience. Equipped with a sunbathing net, large deck space, bigger lounge and kitchen area and more spacious cabins, sailing on a catamaran checks the luxury and comfort boxes.

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How to get there

Portorosa Marina, Sicily You can catch a flight to the nearest airport in Catania or the farthest one in Palermo. We recommend using search engines like SkyScanner, Momondo, Expedia for the best deals.


We can arrange your transfer from the airport to the Portorosa Marina with taxi companies. The prices depend on the number of people and the airport you are arriving at. It is around 40-50 Euro/pers.


You do have some train and bus options but they take around 4-5 hours to get in the marina. Go check out Rome2Rio to see more details about public transportation.

Portorosa Marina, Sicily
Departures on every Saturday from June to September
  • Sailing yacht rental
  • Towels and linen
  • Dinghy with outboard
  • Professional skipper
  • End-cleaning
  • Not Included
  • Transport to/from the Portorosa marina in Sicily
  • Food & drink provisions for the week
  • Refundable deposit - depending on the yacht (around 2000€)
  • Docking fee & yacht fuel for the week - around 350€
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