The anchorages on Mykonos:
Kalafatis bay is a great sailing destination for yacht charters in the Cyclades and it is situated southeast of Mykonos. It is a perfect spot for motor yachts and boats as it is around 12km from Mykonos town. The bay is open to strong east and south winds, and chartered yachts in Greece should mind the reef on the southern part of the bay.
Once your chartered yacht gets to the bay, you will find a bight that offers protection from the Meltemi, and it is open completely to the S and E. You will find the bay immediately E of Ormos Ay Annas and Ak Tarsanas. Crewed yachts should be careful of a reef on the W side of the bight when approaching the bay. You can then anchor off your yacht or boat off the N side of the beach 3-4m off the hotel complex. There are cafes and tavernas that you can explore ashore.
Members of chartered yachts will find many stores close to the bay where you can shop for groceries and other needs. Greek yacht charters can also opt for Mykonos Yacht Provisioning Services for your provisioning in Ormos Kalafatis. Mykonos yacht provisioning service caters for groceries, beverages, cigarettes, flora arrangements, water supply, fuel, laundry, yacht cleaning, VIP transfer and chauffeur services, car rental service, and so on.
Capacity and technical data
Kalafatis bay has good holding for motor yachts and boats and it provides shelter from the Meltemi winds. The bay is usually open to strong winds in the east and the south. You should mind the reef located on the southern part of the bay, which is less than 200m from the shore. Ormos Kalafatis features numerous mooring buoys in the bay for the gravel loading facility.
Here is a video showing some of the amazing things that you will enjoy by joining a yacht charter to Ormos Kalafatis.
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Things to do in Ormos Kalafatis
Kalafatis bay offers a thrilling sailing vacation for yacht charter as it is surrounded by beach. The beach is considered the only beach in Mykonos that is surrounded by trees, which means it has natural shades. The beach is a perfect destination for water sports enthusiasts, and you can try out like windsurfing, canoeing, and lots more. You will also find beach bars and taverns where you can try out mouth-watering local cuisines.