Looking for pristine waters, vivid colors, a summertime vibe in a wow-factor landscape? Look no further than the mediterranean. When it comes to the Mare Nostrum there is no shortage of wonderful sailing destination options especially for people looking for a yachts for charter.
Needless to say, the dazzling array of anchorages and topnotch marinas will only add to your yachting experience. So work with one of the worlds best brokerage companies – Moran Yacht & Ship. This has been the preferred choice for charterers for nearly three decades. Here is a list of the ultimate destinations in Europe for your sailing pleasure.
Sailing in Greece is one of the most delightful ways to discover its myriad of islands. In fact, Island hopping around the Greek islands is often at the top of many a travellers’ bucket list and these divine islands are certainly a great place to start.
Over 3000 islands await you with relatively small distances between them, making sailing island hopping by boat relatively straightforward. Your first pitstop can be the bigger, and more well-known islands starting with Naxos and then going down ro Ios and Santorini. You can then enjoy some downtime in the quieter, more remote destinations of the lesser-known Greece starting from Ikaria and then wandering through the turquoise waters down to Anafi and Karpathos.
You can even sail to the other side of Greece and explore all seven islands on the Ionian side. These are the stunning Zakynthos, Ithaca, Corfu, Kefalonia, Lefkada, Paxi (or Paxos) and Kythira The greek sailing conditions are mostly excellent, with super hot, and bright summer days.
This unique country is bursting with spectacular natural beauty and Mediterranean charm is just waiting to be explored. You will be amazed by the typical yet beautiful images of the greek towns which are surrounded by stunning harbours lined with vibrant colourful fishing boats, white-washed villages, spectacular beaches.
Spain’s Mediterranean coastline extends over 1,700 km and offers some of the most magnificent sailing opportunities around. The spectacular landscape is mixed with secluded coves and beaches along with a climate ideal for sailing, making it a true sailing paradise.
The cluster of Spanish islands include Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera which are all major holiday spots known for their stunning sunny beaches and sparkling waters.Each one of the coastal regions has its own unique character. Picturesque bays like the secluded Ibizan bay of Cala Llentrisca, unspoilt towns of Deia in Mallorca and beaches like Cala Mitjaneta, Cala Pregonda are found all along the coast and the Balearic Islands are recommended for a stopover.
Situated in the heart of the Mediterranean, it is safe to say that the French Riviera is one of the most popular places to rent a boat in France..
Start at the gorgeous Saint-Tropez and make your way along the celebrated coastline making a pitstop at Saint Raphael, Cannes, Nice and of course, Monaco.
Cruising Europe’s fantastic waters is nowhere as stylish and luxurious as it is in the warm and sunny South of France. Known for its glamorous resorts, movie star lifestyle, and charming coastal towns full of culture, history, which drew in great masters like Chagall, Rénoir, and Cézanne. This is a great place to discover fabulous hilltop towns; enjoy heavenly Provençal cuisine; and take a gander at works by Matisse and Picasso in the stimulating museums and art galleries along the quaint cobblestone streets.
In a nutshell, the South of France can easily be considered the adventure of a lifetime which has it all – blazing sun, crystal clear blue seas, as well as an iconic mix of glamour and rustic charm that sets it apart from the rest. Making it Europe’s most luxurious sailing destination.
Without a doubt, the mediterranean is and continues to be one of the top regions to sail away and have the tropical adventure of a lifetime. But don’t take our word for it, visit these three destinations, as well as the many other spectacular destinations yourself.