LET’S HAVE A GLANCE AT THE TOP CHARTER DESTINATIONS FOR THIS UPCOMING SUMMER 2022
By: Beatrice Chiardi
2nd March, 2022
With the yachting industry booming and reaching the highest levels of transaction in both the sales and charter sector, positive predictions have been made for this upcoming summer charter season. Many yachts are already fully booked and many bookings have been secured in advance to make sure the availability of the favorite yacht is possible.
For this reason, we strongly advise clients to plan ahead the summer holidays and book fast!
Combine the luxury service and utmost comfort on board a yacht with the cultural aspect of each destination. Discover the most demanded destinations for this summer, hosting fabulous places to explore beauty and relax our minds.
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Located in the southern part of the Italian coastline, this med glamour destination offers numerous fascinating spots for lifetime sceneries and experiences. A drive along the clifftop roads of the Sorrentine peninsula to the stylish town of Sorrento is recombined, as well as having a Bellini in one of the region’s cool terraced bars.
Cinque Terre, Italy
The “Cinque Terre” can be described as a collection of five colorful coastal villages situated in northwest Italy. Together these villages form the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Just a short cruise from the splendid Portofino, you will be able to explore breathtaking places, all one next to the other. Another amazing place nearby is Portovenere, also known as the Cinque Terre’s “sixth village”, where you can enjoy the amazing landscape and enjoy a sublime waterside lunch.
Known for its powdery white beaches, beachside caves and archaeological sites, chartering a yacht and cruising in Sardinia is for sure an exceptional adventure. Its Emerald Coast, is characterized by cristalline sea waters and a jet-set lifestyle by night, making it a luxury and fun destination to travel to. On board your preferred yacht, make sure you spend a day at Cala Di Luna, a remote sad beach best accessible by yacht.
Vivid blue waters, gorgeous beaches and excellent gourmet restaurants are just some of the reasons to cruise to this stunning island, also called “Isle of Beauty”. Pretty coastal towns of Bonifacio and Porto Vecchio are a “must”, as well as experiencing fabulous adventures such as the isle’s fabulous hiking.
Monaco is one of the strongest and most demanded yacht charter destinations, famous for its unique casino, Michelin gourmet restaurants and astonishing panoramic views. The beating heart of Monaco is the “Golden Square” or the “Carré d’Or”, overlooking Monte Carlo, and rich in luxury brand boutiques. The Principality is also recognized internationally thanks to the numerous events that it hosts throughout the year, such as the Tennis Rolex Master, Formula 1 Grand Prix, Jumping, Monaco Yacht Show and many more.
Ibiza and the Balearics, Spain
From hiking to yoga retreats and secluded anchorages to some of the best restaurants, beach clubs and night life in the Mediterranean, Ibiza has the combination between wild nature and night life like no others. Near Ibiza we find Formentera, characterized by stunning beaches and a charming destinations for couples and families to relax.
The Ionian Islands, Greece
The Ionians offer a calm pace for charter yachts to cruise. With Venetian-style towns, lush hillsides and beautiful, clear waters, the Ionians is a great destination for families wanting to explore more, with short durations between new islands. Paxos is one of the best islands to visit – so remote and unique.
Santorini is for sure one of the most iconic and treasures islands of magical Greece. Famous for its amazing clifftop restaurants, sunset views, nature-exposed caldera, and white sugar-cube villages, it’s one of the most handsome islands in the whole of the Mediterranean.
Characterized by great fun and stunning nightlife, Bodrum also hosts traditional Turkish villages and historic sites making your yacht charter experience unique and unforgettable. Compared to other destinations along the Med, Bodrum’s ports and anchorages are significantly quieter. Don’t miss the chance to visit extraordinary places of antiquity, such as the site of the former Temple of Artemis.
Bay of Kotor, Montenegro
Montenegro is surely a pearl of the Adriatic, with many unique landscapes and famous border destinations like Croatia. The Bay of Kotor is one of the most naturally beautiful bays in the world and the medieval town of Kotor, UNESCO protected, sits in the north-eastern corner of the valley.
The Dalmatian town of Trogir is situated on the central Adriatic coast of Croatia and offers fascinating landscapes or a charter experience with no limits. The walled city is filled with history and is only a short cruise away from other spectacular islands, with the excellent cruising conditions and warm waters for which Croatia is renowned.