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9 Boating safety tips you should know

No matter how experienced you are, it is a good practice to go over safe boating tips. Find below 9 basic boating safety tips to help you stay safe during your trip:

Panoramic view of Kalithea beach in Kassandra

5+1 Tips to avoid seasickness on a boat trip

Seasickness is a highly discussed topic, especially between the first time boaters, due to the fact that it affects each individual differently. Almost every passenger will experience some level of seasickness on a boat trip, especially on rough waters.

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Renting a boat, a unique experience nobody should miss!

Millions of people each and every year want to do something different and have more interesting and exciting vacations. Many of them are considering visiting lesser known locations in order to discover the beautiful secrets of our planet. But there are still many hidden gems to explore in the world’s most visited destinations. Generally speaking, the most stunning beaches, especially in the Mediterranean Sea, can only be reached by boat. Now, renting a boat has never been easier, but why should you look into chartering a boat?

Evripus 5.60 - RIB retnal

Dream Swim boat equipment

Dream Swim was founded by people with considerable yachting background experience, and genuine passion for the sea. Our goal is to provide our clients with excellent services, and ensure that you will have the best vacation memory after riding one of our boats. All our boats are fully equipped to offer you maximum safety and comfort during your trip.

Perfect Sea View - Dream Swim

What to expect from your boat trip

There is no doubt that Chalkidiki is rightfully considered one of the best summer vacation spots in Greece, especially the second “leg” of Chalkidiki, called Sithonia, which has a more authentic feel. It is the perfect destination for those who prefer a more laid-back atmosphere. The shallow turquoise waters and the sandy sea bottom of the beaches, combined with the numerous secret coves, make Sithonia the ideal location people who wish to visit a serene retreat.

Kavourotrypes - Chalkidiki Beaches

Kavourotrypes – Α hidden paradise in Chalkidiki

Orange beach or Kavourotrypes (as the locals call it) is a hidden paradise-on-earth with a coastline which is over 5km long. Kavourotrypes forms a lace-like coastline of small secluded beaches with crystal clear waters, white coves and dense pine trees that spread all the way down to the shore.

blue lagoon

8 reasons you should visit Chalkidiki

If you are thinking of a vacation in Chalkidiki this summer, wait no more. Chalkidiki has so many diverse aspects that it provides everyone with a magical experience to enjoy. Whether you are a looking for a cosmopolitan atmosphere, or prefer a more quiet vacation or maybe you are looking for an extreme sport-filled vacation, Chalkidiki is the right place to be! Let’s have a look at top the eight reasons why one should visit Chalkidiki this summer.

Skipper Licence

Skipper license – How to get your certificate

If you are interested in renting a boat in vourvourou with an engine over 30 hp, the International Certificate of Competence (ICC) is an important certificate you should obtain before you go to European Mainland.  As you are the skipper of a vessel, you are responsible for the crews safety and you must ensure that you hold the required qualifications before venturing into another country’s jurisdiction.

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Mount Athos: A unique holy place

Mount Athos or Agiο Oros (as the locals call it) is situated in the third peninsula of Chalkidiki. It is the oldest surviving monastic community in the world, and it is regarded as one of the most important hubs of the Orthodox Christian world. The first monks settled there in the 9th century AD, during Byzantine times. Since then, the monks living in the region have preserved the same way of life, and nothing seems to have been affected by modern lifestyle.

Why is Halkidiki one of the top summer vacation locations in Greece

Why is Halkidiki a perfect destination for your summer vacations?

There is no doubt that Halkidiki is considered one of the top summer vacation locations in Greece. It stands out for its three peninsulas, Kassandra, Sithonia, and Mount Athos. These three green “legs” (as the locals call them) are surrounded by calm, warm waters, and can be easily reached within an hour from Thessaloniki, the second biggest city of Greece.

bareboat cruise in Halkidiki with Dream Swim Boat Rental

Bareboat Cruise or Skippered Cruise: What to choose? – Dream Swim

Dream Swim offers its customers two boat rental options to rent a boat in Vourvourou: bareboat and skippered. The difference between these two options lies in the identity of the person steering the boat. More specifically, in bareboat cruise rental, you have the amazing opportunity to be the one navigating the boat, whereas in skippered boat rental, there is a professional skipper on board to navigate the boat for you.

Top Chalkidiki Beaches to visit by boat

9 Chalkidiki Beaches to visit by boat

With short travel distances and some of the Chalkidiki’s most pristine beaches, boat rental in Sithonia is idyllic. Ancient history, endless miles of sandy beach with wonderful views, little “eye-hidden” heavenly bays of shimmering turquoise waters, amazing landscapes, small islands, and a perfect climate are just some of the delights on offer when you visit Chalkidiki. The calm sea and the balmy summer winds make this an ideal destination for renters of all experience levels. The ideal boat trip with the luxury of privacy in this easily accessible paradise. Here are 9 Chalkidiki beaches Dream Swim Boat Rental recommends you to visit:

Holly Mountain Daily Cruise

Holly Mountain Private Cruise

Now sail across to Mount Athos, an Orthodox spiritual centre since 1054 –an autonomous statute since Byzantine times, unique in the world. Sailing at 500m from the shore, at the closer approach permitted in the area, you will have the chance to admire the magnificent architecture and beauty of the monasteries. You will have some time to capture this unique expirience.

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Drone view of Diaporos Island!

With its gorgeous shimmering, clear, turquoise waters, Diaporos Island tends to be a popular playground for travelers. Our drone photos can give you a taste of Blue Lagoon, the most famous beach of Diaporos.