BestCruise offers you a well-priced unique
one day cruise from Athens to the islands

Aegina and Agistri have a knack of dazzling wherever you explore.
Our all-day cruise offers you a full buffet lunch with the finest Greek food

If you are looking for beach, sun, culture and incredible scenery, or an all-in-one experience, the Athens one day cruise to the Saronic gulf from BestCruise has got you covered. Feel the salted fresh air, enjoy the breath-taking view of the Greek islands and taste delicious authentic Greek cuisine. Join us in an unforgettable one day cruise, dive into the turquoise waters, relish the Mediterranean sun and soak up the unique Greek island lifestyle.

BestCruise offers you a lifetime experience of a day cruise to Aegina and Agistri islands on an authentic wooden sailing boat. Walk-in ancient paths at the Aphaia Temple in Aegina, revel in the numerous shades of blue of Agistri beaches, dare to jump off the boat in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea and snorkel in crystal-clear waters of Aponisos. Aegina and Agistri have a knack of dazzling wherever you explore. Enjoy an exquisite savoury lunch made from fresh, local products will be served, introducing you to the famous Greek cuisine.

BestCruise offers you a well-priced semi-private one day cruise from Athens, this experience, unlike mass tourism boats that advertise daily cruises with multiple stops resembling a normal ferry service. Food served on board is ethically sourced from trusted farms and groceries around Greece. We use the finest quality of olive oil in all our meals and fresh bio ingredients. We are proud of the quality of our services honoring the traditional Greek cuisine and hospitality. Our one day tour of the best spots Saronic gulf has to offer will amaze you.



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Aegina is the largest island in the Saronic Gulf, just 17 miles away from Athens. Aegina’s ancient history takes place back in the 500 B.C.

Explore the ancient Greek temple of Aphaia, one of the most well-preserved sanctuary places of worship. What a bonus to a summer holiday to be able to walk around in one of the three temples of Sacred Triangle of Greece.

Aegina is also famous worldwide for the high quality of its local pistachio nut. Among the highlights of the island, are the stunning beaches of Marathon, Agia Marina, and Perdika which is known for the seafood taverns.


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Agistri is one of the Saronic Gulf’s islands, ideal for a weekend getaway from Athens. Thanks to its magnificent natural environment and the secluded, sun-drenched beaches, this island is a little hidden gem ready to be explored.

Visit the most spectacular beaches, including Dragonera, Skala, Aponisos and Chalikiada, and taste delicious traditional delicacies. Get lost at Megalochori’s streets with charming houses and taverns. This is what you really expect from Agistri: authenticity, freedom and tranquillity.


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Aponisos is our swimming spot to enjoy pristine crystal-clear green-blue waters full or underwater sea life. You could not ask for more than Aponisos which can offer you an ideal situation for both swimming and snorkelling.

Cruise Schedule


What’s Included

Food & Beverages
  • During boarding coffee, tea and freshly made juices along with homemade cookies and cake will be offered.
  • One hour after departure a light delicious healthy brunch will be offered.
  • After visiting our swimming spot in Aponisos enjoy our traditional Greek lunch using top-notch quality ingredients.
  • During our return to the port, freshly cut fruits will be offered.
  • All-day beer, wine and soft drinks will be provided for free.
  • Wi-Fi, Snorkelling gear.
  • Price is all-inclusive without any hidden cost for the above-provided food and services.

What’s NOT included

  • Optional excursions, e.g. bike tour.
  • Hotel pickup (can be provided at an extra cost of 12€ p.p.)


Explore charming villages of Agistri island, its mesmerizing landscapes and panoramic views by an eco-friendly bike tour.

Discover all the must-see locations and hidden spots, chase the light through the shadows in utterly beautiful pine forests, be amazed by sandy beaches, picturesque sceneries, and find your inner peace.

Book the tour onboard and join us in this fun ride around the island’s boundless beauties.


What are the available payment methods?2021-01-30T15:44:36+03:00

All payments can be made by credit/debit card.

Where exactly is the cruise departure point ?2021-02-01T17:24:16+03:00
Do the children need a ticket?2021-01-30T15:56:31+03:00

Children under 3 years old cannot sail.
Children 3 to 5 years old need a ticket for a nominal price (check booking page)
Children from 5 to 13 years old need a ticket but at a reduced rate (check booking page)
Teenagers from 13 to 18 years old need a ticket at a discounted price. (check booking page)

I am only one person, can i join the cruise ?2021-06-24T19:56:44+03:00

You are more than welcome to join, our one day cruise. A one day cruise from Athens is preferred by many people that travel alone and is the most common way to visit nearby islands and have fun swimming and meeting travelers from all over the word.

Am I able to rent the boat for a special occasion?2021-01-30T15:55:51+03:00

We can arrange a private event on board for your celebration. Please feel free to contact us.

What is your cancellation policy?2021-01-30T15:55:41+03:00

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Can I book the cruise offline?2021-01-30T15:55:22+03:00

You can make your reservation by calling us on: +30 2102201604

Are there special diet menus?2021-01-30T15:55:14+03:00

We are delighted to inform you that our vegetarian lunch menu includes Greek salad with or without feta cheese, green salad, giant (kidney) beans (large dried white beans cooked in a tomato-based sauce), four-cheese penne pasta, rigatoni pasta with a tomato-based sauce. Moreover, fresh fruits will be available after the departure from the Agistri island.

Our vegan lunch menu includes Greek salad without feta cheese, green salad, giant beans (large dried white beans cooked in a tomato-based sauce), rigatoni pasta with a tomato-based sauce. Moreover, fresh fruits will be available after the departure from the Agistri island.

Please contact us at [email protected] at least 48 hours before departure if any allergies or special dietary needs are requested.

What clothes/shoes should I wear?2021-01-30T15:55:04+03:00

There is no dress code on board. We suggest comfortable clothes during the trip and for the dining areas inside and outside of the boat. Don’t forget your swimsuit and a towel.

The is no restriction for the shoes except high heels for your own safety.

Are pets allowed onboard?2021-01-30T15:54:57+03:00

Unfortunately, pets are not allowed on board.

Does the price include travel insurance?2021-01-30T15:54:48+03:00

No, travel insurance isn’t included in the price.

Can I bring my drone with me?2021-01-30T15:54:42+03:00

Drone use is strictly regulated in the islands and travellers are responsible for complying with all legal requirements. It is essential to have the approved registration or authorization to operate the drone.

About us

SunCruises the operator of BestCruise in Athens Greece is a new collaborative effort of experienced tour organizers.

Having many years of successful cruises around the Aegean SunCruises is now the leading provider of the Athens authentic wooden sailing boat experience.

Striving for customer satisfaction and high safety standards SunCruises offer you a hassle-free, full of fun and spectacular scenery cruises. By choosing one of our excursions or sailing trips you will be sure that you are in the right hands.

With offices centrally located in Syntagma Square, you can rest assured that one of our staff is ready to assist you in the whole process from booking to embarkation and efficient safe return to your accommodation in Athens.



Covid-19 info – We are operational – Check our latest guidelines.

Following the last announcement by the Greek Government, Best Cruise has adopted all sanitation and hygiene standards in compliance with guidelines from the National Public Health Organization and the World Health Organization. We want to offer you an all-day worry-free experience abiding by our highest priority: To keep our guests safe.

We would like to assure you that all staff members have already been informed and trained regarding COVID-19. Moreover, we reduced the number of passengers to 60% capacity, and given the size of the ship social distancing can be attained. Cleaning and sanitizing procedures are carried out regularly. All travelers have access to disinfectants during the cruise in various places. Do contact us if you require more info. Happy Traveling again!