Even if you use the International Airport of Athens, Lavrion might be a better choice to start your bareboat vacations, since it is only a couple of hours to the nearby island of Kea. From the usual Kalamaki or Alimos marina of Athens this will take most of the day. The common itinerary is first to visit Aegina and then via Cape Sounion towards Kea.
Then from Kea onwards a visit to Kythnos and Sifnos is highly recommended. There is no consensus whether to sail the circular route clockwise or anticlockwise, but for a one-way charter the preferable direction is downwind, roughly north to south.
Common oneway bareboat vacations are:
A lovely anchorage, Poleis bay, can be found on the south east side of Kea island, ruins of an ancient city can be found just north of this secluded little place.
If bareboat vacations are not possible due to lack of experience, you could consider a crewed charter, either on a regular yacht or on a motorsailer or gulet. Nearly all these cruises visit Kea. More information on these crewed options can be found on my yacht charter guide.
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