Dreaming of sailing the Mediterranean Sea, on a traditional hand-carved wooden schooner luxury yacht, with an itinerary custom to your very own preferences and desires, five-star boutique hotel services and a Michelin starred restaurant on-board…? That dream is called Satori!
From the Michelin-starred restaurant team members flown in from Italy and on-board masseur to the pop-up cinema under the stars, Sonos sound system and wifi throughout, air-conditioned wine cellar, water sport facilities, and extendable hydraulic swim ladder and platform that allows guests to dive straight into shallower turquoise waters, it’s clear to say; Satori feels like a dream!
To give you a taste of what Satori can offer, here is a proposed itinerary from Tuscany to Amalfi Coast…
Day 1: From Marina of Gala Galera Argentario to Giglio Island
12:00PM: Embarke in the marina of Gala Galera Argentario area, in the Province of Grosseto, (approx. 1hr 20min drive from Borgo Santo Pietro). Welcome on board and meet our crew.
After familiarizing with Satori we will start sailing around the Monte Argentario It is an appealing destination because of its splendid and wild nature, its picturesque corners, and also for its underwater beauties attracting so many scuba divers and enjoy a lovely lunch in a calm bay .
We will continue to sail towards the Giglio island and Moore in the splendid bay of Campese. From the Castle at Giglio you'll be able to admire a marvelous view and visit the medieval village.
We also suggest to the marina taking a very pleasant and beautiful walk through the Mediterranean maquis following the old mule track (approx. 1 hour walk, downhill).
Dinner on Satori: Dine tonight at the Satori’s Michelin starred restaurant with a professional open-view kitchen, expansive mahogany bar and dining area situated mid-deck, where guests are able to watch their personal chef at work and dine in privacy while in harbor.
Overnight in harbor.
Day 2: From Giglio Island to Pontine Islands
Enjoy a rich breakfast , relax and morning swim in the turquoise waters of the Giglio. Start sailing to Giannutri, it mirrors the uncontaminated nature and is also called Island of the Seagulls because of the thousands of nests existing there; the only two landings are Cala Spalmatoio (East coast) and Cala Maestra (North-West coast) because of the Natural Park and the cliffs surrounding the island. There is a beautiful grotto at Cala del Lino if you love snorkeling or ancient roman remains for sightseeing.
Dinner on Satori: Managed by the Michelin-starred restaurants Meo Modo and La Bottega del Buon caffè in Italy, the menu is tailored to local areas en route and ranges from light snacks to gourmet degustations, highlighting the catch of the day.
Overnight sailing towards the Pontine islands
Day 3: From Palmarola Island to Ponza
A wonderful wake up in Palmarola island the most western island of the archipelago. We suggest you visit Punta Tramontana, from where you can admire a very beautiful bay called "The Cathedral" because of its cliff falling vertically to the sea and the big bays which remind us of that image.
Lunch , relax and enjoy swimming in beautiful turquoise waters.
In the afternoon start sailing to Ponza, The whole island is fringed by inlets and coves. Discover Cala Inferno , Ansa dello Schiavone, Cala di Feola e Cala dell’Acqua Here you will find the natural pools, excavated by the sea in the Tufa stone. Cala di Lucia Rosa. This coastline is particularly beautiful and is characterized by a series of grottoes and rocks. Visit Chiaia di Luna, from this marvellous beach you can reach the town of Ponza walking through a tunnel excavated by the ancient Romans.
Dinner in Ponza. Experience a lovely dinner in one of the most renown restaurants of Ponza.
Overnight in a calm bay.
Day 4: Island of Ventotene and more of Ponza
After your healthy breakfast start sailing the island of Ventotene . The old harbor, Porto Nicola, has been excavated by the ancient Romans, as well as the bollards and the portico running along the quay, still perfectly functioning and the ancient Roman fishpond for fish raising, provided with an ingenious system for water recycling through pipes flowing into two covered pools. The island saves other historical vestiges among which the remains of a great roman construction towards Punta Eolo: the Borbonic stairway and the fortress.
Lunch and relax and enjoy swimming in the natural marine reserve: Cala Parata Grande, Cala Nave and Parata della Postina zone of the natural marine reserve. Sail in the afternoon to the nearby Island of Santo Stefano, a big rock of a couple of kilometers from the perimeter, where the only building is a prison (of the form circular) and the journey continues towards Zannone and the rest of the wonders of Ponza.
Cooking Class Dinner on Satori. Satori offers guests the opportunity to indulge their gastronomic passion by taking cooking classes with the chef, using ingredients freshly harvested from the sea or hand-picked from local markets along the coast, and drawing their inspiration from the sparkling sea viewed directly from the kitchen bench.
Overnight in a calm bay.
Day 5: From Ponza to Ischia Island
Early sail to Ischia Island – and enjoy your rich breakfast. Ischia is the biggest of the Flegrean Islands and is surmounted by Mount Epomeo. The island is famous for its thermal springs and is is characterized by a rich, luxurious vegetation, covering not only the cultivated areas (vineyards) but also the little rocks and the stones, forming the tipical "green tufa". The main port serves as the entrance to the city that extends itself all the way to the Aragonese Castle, dating back to the Vth century B.C. Other harbors are: Casamicciola, Florio d'Ischia and S. Angelo. This last one is built on the East side of a stretch of sand linking Punta S. Angelo with the main land and is one of the most picturesque corners of the island, with its unaltered nature.
We will circumnavigate the island and have lunch and swim in a calm bay , “off the beaten tracks.
Dinner on Satori or in one of the famous restaurants of Ischia.
Overnight in Ischia
Day 6: From Ischia to Procida Island
After breakfast still enjoy half of the day in Ischia. In the afternoon according to the activities you would like to do in Ischia we will sail to Procida island definitely lesser known of the Neapolitan islands, and owes its name to the verb "prochyo", which means "erupted". It was probably formed by the eruptions of volcanoes that are inactive nowadays. The vertical coast is made of Tufa stone, but the inland presents many cultivation and gardens. The maritime and terrestrial environment are perfectly integrated and create an incomparable and marvelous blend. The main port of the island is Marina di Procida a fishermen's village, South of the island is the Corricella, a fishermen's harbour, where the famous movie by M. Troisi, "Il Postino" was shot and Chiaiolella, lovely fishermen's village, with its pink and yellow little houses.
Dinner and overnight in Procida. Dinner on Satori or in one of the restaurants of Procida.
Day 7: Capri
After our rich breakfast we will sail to Capri discovering Cala di Matermania, Cala Ventroso, the White Grotto, the Green Grotto and the most famous Blue Grotto.
Enjoy the swim and relax and a lovely lunch. You can’t miss a nice aperitif at the Internationally known Piazzetta of Capri (the main square).
Dinner and overnight in Capri. Experience lively Capri at night, and dine in one of the many renowned restaurants.
Day 8: Naples, end of journey.
Breakfast with the Glamorous Capri Atmosphere , sail to Naples and disembark at 12:00PM
Enjoy the dream of Satori…
Satori is available throughout the Mediterranean in Italian, French, Greek, Turkish, and Croatian waters, with flexible customized itineraries; the choice is yours!