Ask for a quote
Account
General

Hydra

No connection here between the island’s name and the mythological goddess, but rather, deriving from the Greek word Ύδρα meaning “water.” Historically living up to its name, it used to be a site for plentiful fresh-water springs which would later facilitate naval glory, Hydra’s golden age began in the 15th century, when the population of the neighbouring Peloponnese began fleeing the islands from the advancing Turkish invasion. The rocky local terrain was difficult for growing crops, so the inhabitants were forced to turn to the sea. Gradually, the talented fisherman began distinguishing themselves as outstanding mariners and the island wound up giving Greece dozens of admirals and fleet commanders.

But Hydra’s cultural life was not to be outdone. Despite its relatively small size, the island counts roughly 300 churches, six ancient monasteries, numerous captains’ houses turned museums, and a handful of monuments to prominent local figures and milestone events. The Greeks decided that the locally shot film, Boy on a Dolphin (1957), was one such milestone event. It dramatically enhanced the locality’s tourist attraction, making Hydra a high-end resort for international celebrities. The monument to the film was erected on the island in 2006.

Recommended boats for this region

Beneteau, 2019
Oceanis 41.1
Booked 1 time recently
Marina Lefkas, Lefkas
(Greece)
Autopilot
Batten mainsail
Bimini
Bow thruster
CD/DVD
Deck shower
Dinghy
Fans in cabins
GPS plotter
Lazy jack / Lazy bag
Outboard engine
Outside speakers
Roller furling genoa
Sprayhood
Teak
From 03/07 to 10/07
3 895 3 506
for 1 week, rent a yacht bareboat
Bavaria Yachtbau, 2012
Bavaria Cruiser 45
Booked 2 times recently
Skiathos, Skiathos
(Greece)
Autopilot
Bimini
CD/DVD
GPS plotter
GPS plotter in cockpit
Outside speakers
Roller furling genoa
Roller furling mainsail
Solar panels
Sprayhood
From 03/07 to 10/07
3 588 2 958
for 1 week, rent a yacht bareboat
Beneteau, 2020
Oceanis 46.1
Booked 2 times recently
Marina Alimos, Athens
(Greece)
Audio input
Autopilot
Bimini
Bow thruster
Deck shower
Dinghy
GPS plotter
Hot water
Outboard engine
Outside speakers
Refrigerator
Roller furling genoa
Roller furling mainsail
Self-tacking jib
Solar panels
Teak
TV
From 03/07 to 10/07
4 850 4 123
for 1 week, rent a yacht bareboat
Lagoon, 2017
Lagoon 450
Booked 2 times recently
Marina Alimos, Athens
(Greece)
Autopilot
Batten mainsail
Bimini
CD/DVD
Deck shower
Dinghy
Electric toilet
Electric winches
GPS plotter
Heating
Hot water
Hydraulic gangway
Internet connection
Inverter
Lazy jack / Lazy bag
Outboard engine
Outside speakers
Refrigerator
Roller furling genoa
Safety net
Solar panels
Spinnaker
Stand up paddle
From 03/07 to 10/07
8 000
for 1 week, rent a yacht bareboat
Jeanneau, 2011
Jeanneau 53
Booked 1 time recently
Marina Alimos, Athens
(Greece)
Air condition
Autopilot
Batten mainsail
Bimini
Bow thruster
CD/DVD
Deck shower
Dinghy
Fans in cabins
GPS plotter
Hot water
Outboard engine
Outside speakers
Roller furling genoa
Solar panels
Sprayhood
From 03/07 to 10/07
5 200 4 420
for 1 week, rent a yacht bareboat
Bavaria, 2015
Bavaria 41 Cruiser
Booked 1 time recently
Port of Lefkada, Lefkas
(Greece)
Autopilot
Bathing platform
Bimini
Bow thruster
CD/DVD
Deck shower
Dinghy
GPS plotter
Hot water
Inverter
Outboard engine
Outside speakers
Roller furling genoa
Roller furling mainsail
Solar panels
Sprayhood
TV
From 03/07 to 10/07
3 300 2 970
for 1 week, rent a yacht bareboat