Windstar’s Wind Surf Sails The Greek Isles For First Time in Six Years

Seattle, June 30, 2010 — Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world’s most treasured destinations, offers guests exceptional opportunities to experience the mythical beauty of the Greek Isles aboard 7-day voyages on Wind Surf in 2011.

“The Greek Isles sailings on our 148-guest Wind Star and Wind Spirit have been popular with our guests and due to demand we are pleased to offer special voyages on our 312-guest Wind Surf,” said Hans Birkholz, CEO of Windstar Cruises. “There is no better way to experience the romance of the Greek Isles than from sailing on Windstar from one magical port to the next.”

Guests will enjoy the rich history and culture of the region, limestone cliffs, whitewashed villages, sandy beaches and azure waters while sailing through the Greek Isles aboard the luxurious Wind Surf.

Wind Surf’s 7-day Athens, Greece to Istanbul, Turkey sailings depart July 16; September 24; and October 8, 2011, visiting Mykonos, Greece; Santorini, Greece; Rhodes, Greece; Bodrum, Turkey; and Ku?adasi, Turkey with rates from $3,499 per person, double occupancy.

Wind Surf’s 7-day Istanbul, Turkey to Athens, Greece sailings depart July 23; October 1; and October 15, 2011, visiting Ku?adasi, Turkey; Rhodes, Greece; Bodrum, Turkey; Santorini, Greece; and Mykonos, Greece with rates from $3,499 per person, double occupancy.

Wind Surf also offers 2011 itineraries that combine the Greek Isles and Italy or Croatia:
• Wind Surf’s 7-day Athens, Greece to Rome, Italy sailings depart July 30 and October 22, 2011, and visit Milos, Greece; Monemvassía, Greece; Messina, Italy; Amalfi, Italy; and Ischia, Italy with rates on the July 30, 2011, sailing from $3,399 per person, double occupancy and rates on the October 22, 2011, sailing from $2,599 per person, double occupancy.
• Wind Surf’s 7-day Venice, Italy to Athens, Greece sailing departs September 17, 2011, and visits Pula, Croatia; Trogir, Croatia; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Pylos, Greece; and Monemvassía, Greece with rates from $3,599 per person, double occupancy.

Wind Surf’s deluxe, oceanview staterooms include beds with luxury linens and mattresses, flat-screen TV and DVD player, Bose SoundDock speakers for Apple iPods, waffle-weave robes with slippers and sumptuous L’Occitane products. Suites also include an extra bath, TV and sitting area. Wind Surf recently introduced new spa suites which include all the amenities of a suite along with luxurious microfiber linens, spa robes, an orchid flower arrangement, specialty pillow menu, daily fresh fruit platter, O SPA London products, WindSpa spa experiences and events as well as unlimited Pilates and Yoga classes. Bridge Suites offer everything in a suite along with the additional luxury of a spacious private living room and relaxing whirlpool spa. Guests enjoy culinary wonders in Wind Surf’s The Restaurant, Degrees, Le Marché and Candles. Wind Surf also features a lounge, Yacht Club, WindSpa, casino, three bars, two pools, two hot tubs, a shop, photo gallery and watersports platform.