Top 10 Yacht Charter Destinations in the World
From the Mediterranean to exotic countries, find out why these destinations have been proclaimed the best of the best.
Greece has an indented coast that boasts thousands of islands ideal for sailing short distances. The warm Mediterranean climate will make you want to stay on sandy beaches forever. Explore sailing Greece
Since Greece has one of the biggest yacht charter fleet in the world, you will have plenty of
Sail in the most popular Corfu, Lefkas and Cyclades regions. See the centuries-old Acropolis and the Parthenon in Athens or party on Santorini and Mykonos.
One of Mediterranean's hidden gems, sailing in Croatia with more than a thousand islands is a sailor's paradise. Its southern coasts are especially interesting featuring the ancient Greek port of Trogir or the beautiful city of Split. Split region is also know among sailors for the largest yacht charter fleet in Croatia.
The Dalmatian Coast boasts the barren and isolated Kornati archipelago and other islands with centuries of history, such as Korčula, Hvar or Brač, with the 'Golden Cape/Horn' beach that many consider
For those who prefer peace and quiet, there are plenty of other beaches without anything that might spoil the view, hidden coves, and rocky platforms.
When sailing in Italy explore Sardinia, Sicily and Tuscany which will amaze you with its beautiful landscapes. Sailors are attracted to this part of the Mediterranean by some of the most famous beaches in the world, secluded anchorages and quiet fishing villages.
Have a taste of Italian ice cream (gelato), pizza and pasta joined with a glass of fine wine or coffee.
The French Riviera
Charter a yacht in France and explore the French Riviera which manages to combine both the unspoilt islands, rugged inlets and fine beaches with the large cosmopolitan resorts of Cannes, Nice and Monte Carlo.
However, the French Riviera has a completely another side to the coastline entirely down at the islands of Port Cros and Porquerolles where people go to escape. Port Cros resembles a French Caribbean port with
You can also after embarking on the Riviera, go to Corsica or head off into Italy along the Ligurian coast to Portofino.
Turkey is a popular sailing destination that has been a crossroads of European and Oriental ways of life. As such is often described as an open-air museum, so if you are sailing, there is plenty to do and see. Turkey has over 8,300
The British Virgin Islands
Sailing the British Virgin Islands in trully unique experience. Tortola as a yacht charter destination comes as no surprise due to its white powdery sandy beaches, sheltered
The Canary Islands
The Canaries have been a popular tourist destination ever since Columbus arrived here before setting sail to discover the New World.
This archipelago is an autonomous region of Spain. It is divided into two provinces of Gran Canaria with the islands Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura; and Tenerife consisting of the islands of Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro. The Canary Islands have lovely, sheltered marinas and boast excellent beaches.
Montenegro is a small Adriatic country that offers a big sailing experience. From Porto Montenegro over the Bay of Kotor to the Budva Riviera, there is something for everyone's taste. The country will amaze you with crystal-clear sea and warm Mediterranean weather, but also with plenty of beautiful beaches, picturesque surrounding and duty-free fuel.
Mahé, the Seychelles
The gorgeous tropical scenery with calm waters