Hidden Gems

Follow the celebrity trend with Greek islands sailing

By Jenny Wilson
on  October 14, 2015

Greece has long been a popular holiday destination with couples and families, and more recently it has found favour with celebrity trendsetters. It is one of the hottest locations around among the rich and famous, drawn by the blue waters, clean beaches, impressive culture and laid-back atmosphere.

Sailing in Greece - Celebrity hotspots
Many Hollywood stars get their first taste of Greece when they film on location, with the spectacularly varied landscapes and breathtaking architectural features making it a great setting for a number of big-budget films. Santorini was the location for the second Tomb Raider film; James Bond soared over the hanging monasteries of Meteora in For Your Eyes Only; Captain Corelli’s Mandolin was set in Kefalonia; and Skiathos and Skopelos found fame as the backdrop for the incredible musical film sensation Mamma Mia! This sort of attention has put Greece centre-stage as one of the most desirable holiday destinations around.

Celebrity fans include Tom Hanks, Russell Crowe, Sarah Jessica Parker and even the Beckhams. Many opt to enjoy a few weeks of Greek islands sailing to soak up the country’s unique character whilst enjoying an indulgent break; for example, Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas often board their luxury yacht to travel between the Greek islands.

Hydra is one of the most popular destinations for those who want to see and be seen. Fashion designer Valentino and fashion blogger Olivia Palermo are among the celebrities who favour this most attractive and vibrant of the Saronic islands.

Treat yourself to a celebrity-style holiday with Greek islands sailing and enjoy the ultimate in luxury.

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