Athena 38

  • The Athena 38 catamaran is ideal for charter. It offers a spacious deck, and a huge cockpit for dining and lounging. Its nets are an excellent area for use as a solarium. Its interior offers comfort and good accommodations. The roomy saloon allows the navigator and the galley passengers a panoramic view while comfortably seating the rest of the crew. The Athena 38 is also very easy to handle, which is an important consideration when hiring a boat.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Athena 38
    Type:
    Length: 11.53
    Beam: 6.3
    Draft: 0.8
    Displacement: 5500
    Motorboats: 2xYanmar
    Horse Power: 40
    Day by day capacity: 10

Destinations where you can hire a Athena 38

  • Yacht charter in Marmaris
  • <p>Choose a <strong>yacht charter in Marmaris</strong>, the ideal place not just for any type of water sport - and especially for sailing - but also for one of the most beautiful cities on the Aegean.</p> <p>With a spectacular climate, Marmaris has the privilege of having long days of sun from spring to autumn. This, joint with the clarity of the waters, makes it considered one of the brightest cities in the Mediterranean and a common point of reference for sailing in the Aegean. It remains difficult to say which of the small Turkish coastal cities is the prettiest however Marmaris is a fairly safe bet. This coastal city has an average of 20ºC in spring and 30ºC in summer, with a smooth, dry climate during the high season. </p> <p>For its geographical location, Marmaris is an amazing little corner of rich culture: product of all the conflicts it has suffered over the years. The constant stream of tourists and business that sailed the Aegean Sea in search of new products saw Marmaris as a crucial commercial and political stronghold. The city has been conquered in the past by the emperors of Rome, Byzantium and the Ottoman, as well as the Italian Republic during the Second World War. </p> <p>All that turns the environment of Marmaris, which until recently was a small fishing town with no real tourist interest, into a place with so much more to experience. The town has numerous unspoilt beaches and bays on which you can witness true peace and quiet and the tranquility that the landscape provides, whilst seeing one of the breathtaking sunsets this little island in the middle of the Aegean can provide. </p> <p>A yacht charter in Marmaris gives you all you need to have an incredible sailing holiday; perfect weather, spectacular beaches, intriguing architecture and a magnificent port with space for hundreds of boats and facilities for every need. It isn’t a surprise that Marmaris has been converted into the centre of sailing for the Aegean. </p> <p>Finally, you can use Marmaris as a hub that should be used to visit local towns, ports and islands during your yacht charter holiday. Go sailing in Turkey and sail across the turquoise Turkish coast, ocean and bays and visit amazing places like; Orhaniye, Fethiye, Dalaman or Bodrum. Fall in love with yachting and sailing by renting one of our bareboat or crewed yachts and experience a Mediterranean holiday like no other when you come with aBoatTime on a yacht charter in Marmaris! </p> <h2>What to do in Marmaris</h2> <p>If you want to combine a yacht charter in Marmaris with all that is to be enjoyed on land, Marmaris offers all manner of activities. You could rent a canoe, go on a bike ride, go for a safari ride in a Jeep or simply take a walk through its pretty landscape. </p> <p>The local flavours can also be sampled in one of the local markets that you will find in the centre of the city at fairly low prices. We recommend that you explore the city by foot on your holidays in Turkey and enjoy the shows, markets and all other activities offered by Marmaris, especially in spring and summer. </p> <p>Marmaris has, without doubt, so much to offer in terms of nature, sandy beaches, rocky coves and the countryside that surrounds them. While sailing in Marmaris you will find spots only accessible by sea where you can relax, free from stress of your daily life. Marmaris is just one destination on your journey through the Aegean, and you have the option to visit various islands during a week sailing. </p> <p>Some of the other notable cities are Bodrum and Datca, which belong to Turkey and also Rhodes which is one of the closest Greek Islands. A yacht charter in Marmaris offers so many activities that we guarantee you will want to return year on year to get everything done. Discover the fantastic Turkish coast on board one of our yachts and go on a holiday like no other. </p> <h2>Beaches</h2> <h4>Icmeler Beach</h4> <p>Located very close to Marmaris and of easy access by see. On this beach one can do some water sports or some relaxing in one of the numerous eateries and pubs. It is ideal for visiting with family and/or friends. </p> <h4>Marmaris Beach</h4> <p>The area is beautiful, surrounded by pine trees and crystal clear waters. It is an ideal area to drop your anchor and dip in one of its coves. </p> <h4>Cleopatra Island</h4> <p>A gorgeous location, located very close to Marmaris, to which sailing should be mandatory. On top of the amazing ruins that populate this island, it has a picturesque shoreline, perfect for those looking for a peaceful place to sit back and worship the sun. </p> <h4>Sedir </h4> <p>Another nearby isle where you can sale with your chartered yacht. Protected by the ministry of culture, it’s secluded and hidden with a gorgeous white sands and impressive turquoise waters. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>After a rich dinner at the edge of the sea, perhaps you want to spend the rest of the night in one of the pubs or bars found in the town. The Turkish cuisine is worth trying in Marmaris, where the coastal restaurants don’t miss the chance to offer the visiting tourists the most traditional of food. The majority of the dishes are elaborate with fish and seafood fresh from the sea, as well as spices and vegetables grown right there on the coast. The most popular dishes are stuffed mussels, anchovies in vinegar and a traditional Turkish kebab with spices, rice and lamb. </p> <p>A yacht charter in Marmaris will provide you everything you need to enjoy some incredible holidays: perfect climate, spectacular beaches and amazing architecture. The port of Marmaris is modern and high quality, with sufficient capacity for hundreds of ships of all types with all kinds of facilities for your comfort. Choose your Gulet, catamaran or sailboat available for rent and discover the spectacular Turkish coast on board of one of our yacht charters and experience your holidays like never before. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Trogir
  • <p>A <strong>yacht charter in Trogir</strong>, one of the sailing hotspots, is the only way to complete your sailing holiday Croatia. Surrounded by the sea, it is the perfect city to visit during your boat holiday in Croatia. Why not sail a gulet or a yacht like an Oceanis or Bavaria either bareboat or crewed in Trogir, Croatia for your next holiday and find out for yourself how amazing a yacht charter sailing trip is! </p> <p>Trogir is in a fantastic location for you to use as a hub as you explore the nearby Mediterranean and Adriatic seas and coasts! Charter a yacht from us and sail your boat to a different town, marina or island every day during your holiday. We advise you don’t miss out on visiting amazing and gorgeous places such as; Sibenik, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Trogir, Split and many more destinations in Dalmatia, the Adriatic and in Croatia too! </p> <h2>What to do in Trogir</h2> <p>With a yacht charter in Trogir you can appreciate this city which lies on the southern part of the Adriatic coast in the region of Split, and has one of the longest tourism traditions in Croatia due to its historical heritage and impressive natural beauty. As part of your yacht charter in Trogir, you will enjoy both sailing in the clear, blue water and anchoring your charter boat in one of the well-maintained ports to take a look at the city. </p> <p>For those who want to combine a yacht charter in Trogir with some culture, you can appreciate the beautiful medieval city with its white buildings and cobbled streets. While sailing along the coast, you will have a great view of those white buildings from your charter yacht. The most popular tourist attractions in Trogir are the Cathedral of St. Lawrence, the Church of St. Peter, the Duke’s Palace, and the St. Michael Bell-tower. The city’s Old Town has been included in the UNESCO World Cultural heritage register since 2007 as one of the world’s best preserved medieval centres, which makes it the perfect place to visit during your yacht charter holiday in Trogir. </p> <p>But don’t forget to take one of aBoatTime’s yachts or a gulet like the Oceanis or Bavaria either bareboat, crewed or skippered come sailing in Croatia as you visit some splendid destinations in the Mediterranean like Dalmatia, Hvar, Split, Dubrovnik, Sibenik and many more Dalmatian locations on your yacht charter sailing holiday in Trogir. Don’t miss out on the UNESCO sites in Croatia and the ones near Trogir and also remember to visit a new town or marina as much as possible during your trip. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are some ports where you can moor the boat to go to the city of Trogir that have plenty of berths for you to moor your yacht in. If you require a marina that is quieter or more secluded, there are plenty of options along the Adriatic coast of Croatia. Here are some examples: </p> <Ul> <li> Marina Trogir </li> <p>This port has 133 berths for mooring a boat with up to 3 meters draft and 60 meters long. You will definitely find one of the berths suitable for you yacht. </p> <Li> Baotic Marina </li> <p>This port has 400 moorings and berths and a lot of services for customers. It can welcome vessels with up to 5 meters draft and 25 meters long. </p> </ul> <h2>The Coastline </h2> <p>The main reason a yacht charter in Trogir is so popular is due to the city´s marvellous beaches, beautiful waters, and spectacular landscape. </p> <ul><li>Cubo bays</li><p>Great for families, there are many services, such as restaurants, changing rooms, tennis courts, etc. They are surrounded by pine trees and rock formations. </p></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The cuisine is very influenced by Mediterranean cuisines, such as the Greek, the Italian or the Spanish. This influence is especially felt in the coastal region. However, it also has its own popular and traditional dishes. </p> <p>Olive oil and the good table wine are the two ingredients that can’t be absent from a traditional local table. Fish and shellfish cooked with rice, a good sausage from the Dalmatian region…one of the typical dishes Croatian dishes is the Kulen, which is a sort of dry spicy sausage. Another dish that you should try if you are interested in other culture’s cuisines, is the Brodest, which is a rice dish similar to the Spanish Paella. </p> <p>It is a luxury to sail in Torgir, not only because of its crystal clear waters and all the beaches and coves that it has nearby, but also because of the culture of the country it is in. Croatia is a country with a long maritime tradition, and that is why sailing on a yacht charter in the Adriatic will help you to understand in the best way the local inhabitants and their traditions. One of the best ways to discover the secrets that Croatia has to offer is with a yacht charter in Torgir. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Lavrion
  • <p>A <strong>yacht charter in Lavrion</strong> will be an unforgettable for you. Visit this beautiful coastal town located on the southernmost tip of the Attica peninsula. In ancient times this town was a major mining area and though the mines are closed now, there are aspects of the area which remind the visitors of times gone by. Nowadays, the busy port is one of the most important in Athens, and serves as the perfect starting point for your yacht charter in Lavrion after spending a couple of days sightseeing in Athens. So set sail on your next holiday and visit Greece with a yacht charter around the Cyclades, the Aegean Sea and amazing cities like Athens. </p> <p>Besides the old mining areas, the town is home to the country's largest amphitheatre, and the cruising waters that surround Lavrion are among some of the most spectacular surroundings in Greece. Additionally, there are many beautiful bays and stunning beaches to visit while on your yacht charter holiday. </p> <p>This city acts as the perfect starting point to explore Greece and the islands in the Aegean Sea. For example. It gives you’re the opportunity to sail to stunning and gorgeous places like Paros, Mykonos, the Sporades, the Saronics, Ionian and Dodecanese Islands as well as many Greek cities and ports like Athens that are found along Greece’s coast and the local gulf. Moor your bareboat or crewed boat in any town, island, port or beach you wish during your sailing holiday, your yacht charter in Lavrion offers you unparalleled flexibility when compared with more traditional holidays. Just think about it, you are in complete control and can decide which Greek beaches and islands you want to sail to and relax on that day! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves </h2> <h4>Kaki Thalassa</h4> <p>It is a beautiful beach with a free access located in Keratea, the eastern area of Atica. Recently remodeled, this beach has very modern infrastructure, excellent taverns and cafes, an open air cinema and a basketball court for the sport enthusiasts. Kaki is the perfect option for the entire family. </p> <h4>Anvyssos</h4> <p>One of the biggest beaches of Atica. This beach has a free access and has several organized areas where umbrellas and chairs are available. Windsurfers claim this beach as their favourite. </p> <h4>Hamolia</h4> <p>Is a small beach located just 4 km from Porto Rafti, it offers easy access a peaceful atmosphere and a special area available to nudists. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>During your yacht charter in Lavrion, you’ll get to taste some delicious food. Given the geography and the history of Greece, the style of the Greek cuisine is typical Mediterranean, sharing characteristics with the Italian, Middle Eastern and Balkan gastronomies. The main and most sacred ingredient is the olive oil, which has a presence in almost every dish. </p> <p>The most famous dish of the Greek cuisine is formed by a combination of appetizers served with a typical liquor, the Ouzo. Several sauces are used in combination with the pita bread. Another recognized dish is the Musaka, similar to the Italian lasagne, with the difference being that eggplant is used instead of pasta to separate the multiple layers of the dish. </p> <p>Lavrion is well known for its rapid development; so much so that the port is changing faster than any other town in the country. New taverns, cafes, and other yachting facilities are opening constantly, offering more and more opportunities for tourists who choose a yacht charter here for their sailing holiday in Greece. You can enjoy numerous water sport activities such as snorkelling, swimming and fishing. A variety of restaurants ensure that culinary enthusiasts will not be disappointed. </p> <p>As a starting point to your sailing holiday, a yacht charter offers a great number of opportunities. You will enjoy sailing through the scenic ocean of the Saronic Gulf and the Aegean Sea and visiting famous Greek islands such as the Cyclades, Dodecanese, Sporades, or Ionian isles. Opt for a yacht charter holiday in Lavrion and you will find much more than you were looking for. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer
  • <p>In south eastern France, the scenic fishing and sailing port of Saint-Mandrier is located in the peninsula across from the port of Toulon. From a <strong>yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer</strong>, you have the chance to discover the charming view of the bays of both Tamaris and Toulon. </p> <p>Fishermen and divers are some of the people who cherish these rocky shores for activities such as fishing as well as water sports like scuba diving, snorkelling and sailing. Additionally, there are several stunning coastlines to travel around on your yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-surmer, for example Saint-Asile, La Vieille and Canon, as well as the Coudelière and Cavalas beaches. </p> <p>So what are you waiting for? Rent one of aBoatTime’s yachts and experience a fantastic holiday as you enjoy your very own yacht charter holiday in Saint-mandrier-sur-mer. Sail along the Azur coast aboard one of our yachts and visit any French destination that you want, be it a port, beach or coastal town. Locations that you have to visit are; Amel, Maramu, Corsica, St Tropez, Toulon, Porquerolles, Marseille, Hyères and many more locations that are found all over the Mediterranean. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>One of the best characteristics of Saint Mandrier-sur-Mer, in addition to its peacefulness, is its proximity to other coves, bays and beaches, that make a yacht charter the best option for holidays in this part of France. </p> <h4>L’Almanarre en Hyères beach</h4> <p>Located between Nice and Marseille, this beach extends from the coast to a rustic village by the name of Giens. You will love this place if you are a surfing/kite surfing enthusiast. The swamps that can be found close to the beach, will offer you a chance to spot wild flamencos. </p> <h4>Porquerolles</h4> <p>Is a small island with the bluest waters of the entire Mediterranean and is surrounded by incredible coves and beaches, access to which is much more comfortable from your yacht charter. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The French gastronomy is one of the most famous in the world. It is known for its variety born out of the French regional diversity, both cultural and ingredient, but also for its refinement. Its influence can be felt in every almost every gastronomy of the western world. </p> <p>Among the most popular dishes on the blue coast you can find the Tapenade, which is a type of mashed of black olives that is used as an appetizer or sauce. Another well-known dish is the Bouillabaisse, a soup made with a mix of Mediterranean fish, tomatoes and herbs, or the famous Ratatouille, made with eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini, peppers and basil. </p> <h2>Culture</h2> <p>To sample the culture whilst on your yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer, visit the 19th century church Chapelle St. Louis, or the Franco-Italian graveyard where there are graves of soldiers from the First World War. Go for a walk along the sentier douanier trail in the gorgeous, green landscapes between the three hills that enclose the port. In addition, during your yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer you should not miss the chance to see the Cap Cépet lighthouse and the Fort of the Croix des Signaux. </p> <p>Your yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer gives you the chance to visit other tourist attractions in the region. For example, the Naval Museum in Toulon (6 km), Aqualand Water Park at Saint Cyr Sur Mer which opens from June to September (22 km), the Chartreuse de la Verne monastery (42km) or the Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde in Marseille (51 km). </p> <p>With the variety of activities on offer, the climate and the beautiful landscapes, a yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer could be the perfect choice for your summer sailing holiday. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Murter
  • <p>A yacht charter holiday in Murter is the perfect way to explore this island, a nautical centre in Central Dalmatia. Only 6 metres away, it is connected to the mainland by a draw bridge, making it very easy to reach. A <strong>yacht charter in Murter</strong> will allow you to enjoy the island´s sandy beaches that are hidden from the crowds who flock to the larger ones. It´s strategical position - at the gate of the Kornati Nature Reserve – makes it an attractive destination for sailing enthusiasts. </p> <p>Rent a boat in this Croatian city on board one of our bareboat or crewed yachts and enjoy a fantastic time sailing in Dalmatia and Croatia and around the multitude of islands that the coast offers there. Furthermore, visit stunning towns and marinas such as Biograd, Rogoznica, Trogir, Sibenik, Kornati and a host of other places in the Adriatic and the Mediterranean Seas. Also, if you feel like sailing to a new marina or town every day, you can, the coast of Croatia is all accessible by boat in a few days so don’t worry! </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>There is so much to do on your yacht charter in Murter. It is the main town of the island that bares the same name, which belongs to the Kornati archipelago, consisting of over 160 islands, islets and rocks. The authentic stone arched alleyways, popular and simple houses, stone walls covered with vines in the historic center, protect from oblivion the story of how it was one day: a settlement of the High Roman Empire with rich summer houses. Currently, they are witnesses of the growing number of archeological sites on the island and in the sea. </p> <h2>What to see</h2> <p>This town is exceptionally attractive to sailors for its marina and its proximity to the Kornati islands. If you're not a professional sailor, surely the beautiful sandy shores (Slanica) and temperate and clean sea will call your attention. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are a few places on the island where you can moor the boat. Some of them are: </p> <ul><li>Hramina Marina</li><p>This port is located on the island and has a capacity of 400 boats. It can also accommodate ships with a maximum draft of 3 meters and a maximum length of 30. </p> <li>Betina Marina</li><p>Located northeast of the island, this marina has 240 berths. Boats must have a maximum length of 30 meters and a depth of 5. </p> <li>Jezera ACI Marina</li><p>This port has 225 berths with a capacity of 5 meters deep and 25 long. </p></ul> <h2>The Coastline</h2> <p>One of the "must do" things whilst on your yacht charter in Murter is to take a trip to the neighboring area of Kornati which consists of 140 islands of various sizes, 89 of which are included in the Kornati National Park thanks to the beauty of their numerous coves and clear blue waters. These bays provide tourists with endless options to anchor their boats and appreciate the spectacular scenery. </p> <p>Most of the islands are inhabited and the majority of the area belongs to the residents who go there to tend olive fields and vineyards. With your rental yacht, you can take daily trips to the Kornati islands, and enjoy a number of sports, such as tennis or a wide selection of water sports. Some of our favourites are: </p> <ul><li>Podvrske beach</li><p>A small nudist beach where one can find areas of sand, rocks and gravel. It is possible to fish and enjoy water sports such as snorkeling, beach volleyball and water polo. The beach has a dock for small craft, a place from where one can jump into the water as well as a nice bar. </p> <li>Slanica beach</li><p>Slanica beach is one of the most beautiful and most popular in the area and is appropriate for families and young people. There are several bars in the bay area attracting a large number of young people who spend the day sunbathing. There are many coves in close proximity to this beach. </p></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Delicious food is waiting for you on your yacht charter in Murter. The Croatian gastronomy is varied and known as a region based cuisine, since each region of Croatia has its own culinary traditions. The modern roots are based on older periods and on the differences between traditional culinary customs of the inhabitants of the interior and those of the coast. In the coastal regions there is a heavy influence of the Greek, Italian and French cuisines. </p> <p>Some of the typical Croatian dishes are: the Janjetina, which is lamb decorated with Mediterranean herbs; the Ćevapćići, a roasted meat in the form of a sausage that is served with onions, pita bread and mustard with potatoes; black rice and the sea spider salad. </p> <h2>Culture</h2> <p>You’ll fall in love with the town and Croatian culture during your yacht charter in Murter. Apart from beautiful beaches, during your visit in Croatia you will have the opportunity to appreciate historical architecture and island’s long history beginning with a Roman settlement. You will also find plenty of beautiful landscapes, and large fields of olive and fig trees, which are the traditional crops grown by the locals. </p> <p>Rent a boat, yacht or catamaran either skippered, bareboat or crewed and fall in love with sailing on your holiday along the coast of Croatia in Murter. Make sure to sail to the nearby destinations such as Zadar, Kornati, Biograd, Rogoznica. Trogir, Dalmatia, Sibenik, plus many more places in Croatia and along the Adriatic coastline. So rent a boat from us and explore marinas, beaches and islands that are different to your average Mediterranean sailing holiday! </p> <p>Due to the wonderfully clean seas, the Mediterranean climate, amazing landscapes and friendly locals, a yacht charter in Murter makes a great Croatian holiday. Exploring natural and cultural beauty on board a beautiful sailing or motor yacht is a truly fascinating experience. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Cienfuegos
  • <p>Cienfuegos is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in Cuba and is located on the south coast of the island, it’s also one of the most important tourist destinations in Cuba. Find everything you’re looking for during a perfect holiday, so <strong>yacht charter in Cienfuegos</strong> with aBoatTime and take this opportunity to enjoy some unforgettable days spent relaxing, sailing and exploring this beautiful Caribbean island!</p> <p>Founded by Frenchmen from Louisiana in 1819, it contains parks, theaters, churches, and cemeteries filled with monuments of great value.</p> <p>Known as the City of the Sea, Cienfuegos has been declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO thanks to its impressive architectural beauty, its incredible natural landscapes and its cultural richness. Enjoy the fantastic climate here, one of the biggest reasons why tourists flock to Cienfuegos and Cuba from all over the world.</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The most important port in the province is the Cienfuegos Marina, located in Punta Gorda. It is a port with capacity for 50 moorings for all kinds of boats, since it has the capacity and space for boats of up to 60 meters in length and a draft of 30 meters.</p> <p>This port has all the necessities you would imagine, making you feel more comfortable and relaxed on your trip when you’re in need of something. In the same port you can also have some fun and do some sports activities such as kitesurfing and windsurfing, and enjoy watching different competitions.</p> <h2>Sailing Routes</h2> <p>If you decide to visit Cienfuegos aboard a rental boat you should explore as much of Cuba as possible, visit coastal cities such as Cayo Largo or Trinidad, either guided by a skipper or under your control.</p> <p>Thanks to Cuba's privileged position in the Caribbean, you can also visit different destinations during your boat vacation, such as the Cayman Islands, which have beautiful turquoise beaches or Jamaica, whose capital, Kingston, the home of reggae, where you can relax like never before.</p> <h2>What to do in Cienfuegos</h2> <p>The possibilities are endless in Cienfuegos. In this city you can enjoy everything you look for during your holiday, tranquility, nature, stunning beaches and endless tourist and leisure activities. Cienfuegos is also characterized by its population, they’re friendly, lively and cheerful.</p> <p>Relax and have some fun on the impressive beaches where you can practice all kinds of water sports, such as windsurfing or kitesurfing. Moreover, go on a trip to Rancho Luna beach, a few kilometers from the town center, where you can visit its famous coral areas.</p> <p>The bay of Jagua is the right place for lovers of fishing and all those who want to enjoy a refreshing swim, as well as Las Playa del Inglés, which is one of the best places to go diving in in Cuba. Here you can visit places like the Palace of the Valley and the Castle of Jagua.</p> <p>Also known as "The Pearl of the South", this island is distinguished by its natural charms and its people, who are charismatic, friendly, hospitable and faithful defenders of their traditions, which you can meet during your boat vacation.</p> <p>You must visit the Malecón de Cienfuegos to enjoy one of the best views in the whole of Cuba, as well as the Cienfuegos Club. Nor can you leave Cienfuegos without having visited one of its famous cafes and restaurants, such as the Mancebo Bar, the Terry Cafe or the El Beny Club. In addition, every April 22nd, the most important local party in the province happens which celebrates the founding of Cienfuegos, which was first called Villa Fernandina de Jagua.</p> <h2>What to see in Cienfuegos</h2> <p>Cienfuegos is also popular and famous in Cuba for its architecture and pretty sights. The Valle Joya Palace is one of the best examples of the architecture of this city, it dominates the eclectic style typical of the area and the nineteenth century.</p> <p>The museums and monuments in Cienfuegos are some of the best known on the island, such as the Historical Mountain Museum, Provincial Museum or Naval History Museum. In Cienfuegos, you’ll be surrounded by gorgeous nature. Visit the Niche waterfalls, or the cave Martin Hell, which have impressive stalagmites. Don’t forget to visit the lake of the Hanabanilla.</p> <p>Going to the west of the city you will find the Nuestra Senora de los Angeles de Jagua, one of the most important castles built in the south of the country during the Spanish occupation in order to protect the coast from pirate attacks.</p> <p>Palacio de Valle, in Punta Gorda, is worth a visit and is a national monument, and was built between 1913 and 1917. It is one of the few buildings in Cuba with architectural influence of various styles, Hispanic Moorish, Gothic, Venetian, Mudejar and Baroque. Next to this there are cemeteries, where you can visit such places as the necropolis of La Reina, built in 1839, or Tomás Acea, which has an American influence.</p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>In Cienfuegos there are two fantastic beaches where you can relax and swim in the Caribbean Sea:</p> <h3>Playa Rancho Luna</h3> <p>Find this beach 18 kilometers south of the city, and very close to the bay of Jagua. This beach is also protected by a coral reef and is an ideal setting for diving, as there are more than 30 points in which to do it.</p> <h3>Laguna de Guanaroca</h3> <p>This beach is also well known in the area as it is formed by the Arimao river joining the bay of Cienfuegos. It is surrounded by mangroves and is also a true paradise for all those who are interested in birdwatching.</p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Cienfuegos is characterized by its emerald green tone and surroundings, seen in the parks, trees and also the turquoise green blue waters. And in Cienfuegos, there is a large number of natural parks for you to visit during your boat holiday</p> <p>The most well-known is "El nicho Waterfalls". It is a lush natural enclave that is located inside the Natural Park of Topes de Collantes. There, there is one of the most impressive natural waterfalls in all of Cuba, belonging to the Hanabanilla River. The area also offers the possibility to go walking along a natural 2km path, known as "Reino de las aguas", swim in the natural pools or explore the caves.</p> <h2>Currency</h2> <p>In Cuba there are two official currencies, the Cuban Peso €1 = 150 pc and the Convertible Peso €1 = 1,1cuc. The Cuban peso is usually used by Cubans for "national" expenses and the convertible peso is used by the tourist and with it is paid foreign expenses such as taxis, restaurants, etc.</p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Cuban gastronomy that Cienfuegos boasts is delicious, you’ll love the combination of African, Spanish and indigenous flavours and foods. Fish is very common to eat, but so are cattle and varied vegetables such as legumes, rice and black beans.</p> <p>Some of the typical dishes that you can taste during your holiday on a rented boat in Cienfuegos are la Ropa Vieja, a vegetable and meat dish and the Congrí, which is composed of red beans, pork, bacon and rice. Another of the best known dishes on the island is Yucca with Mojo that comes with a sauce made with oil, garlic, salt, pepper and lemon. Not forgetting the Cuban sandwich, a sandwich made with Cuban bread, cooked ham, pork meat, slices of cheese, pickles and a spicy mustard sauce.</p> <p>So don’t waste any more time, book a holiday in the Caribbean and <strong>yacht charter in Cienfuegos</strong>! Isn’t it aBoatTime?</p>

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  • <p>The Republic of Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean, which is located on an archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. Cuba is a country world renowned for its stunning natural landscapes and the vast coastal areas that it possesses. A <strong>yacht charter in Cuba</strong> gives you the perfect opportunity to enjoy your next holiday. Its capital is Havana, the country's most populous city. It is surrounded by a large number small islands that you can visit on your chartered boat. To the north of Cuba is the United States, specifically Florida, the Bahamas are close and to the west and south you will find Mexico, the Cayman Islands and Jamaica respectively. Its official language is Spanish. It also has 3,735 kilometers of coastline, which makes Cuba an ideal destination for nautical tourism. </p> <p>In Cuba generally high temperatures occur. The mean values ranging from 24 ° C to 34 ° C on the eastern coast. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>As Cuba is an island, there is a large number of ports, but they don’t always have the capacity for larger boats. However, depending on the model you choose for your boat rental holiday, you can choose to dock other ports. Some of the most important ports are: </p> <h4>Marina Santiago de Cuba: </h4><p>this marina is located in the province of Santiago de Cuba, and has a full range of services such as utilities, water sports and many activities. It has a capacity for 100 moorings for boats of 60 meters in length and a draft of up to 9 meters. </p> <h4>Marina Varadero:</h4><p> located in the town of Varadero, one of the most important points for maritime tourism in the country, this marina has a moderate capacity, with 30 berths, but can accommodate large vessels up to 60 meters in length and a maximum draft of 3 meters. Here you can enjoy a multitude of water sports and exciting activities. </p> <h4>Marina Hemingway:</h4><p> Located on the north coast of the city of Havana. In addition, it is the historical and traditional port of Cuba. In it you can perform various types of fishing. It also has a ship repair service. Officially it has 400 berths, but only 100 are available, support for large yachts and sailboats can accommodate vessels up to 70 meters in length and a draft of 12 meters. We recommend you try to visit here as there are coral formations that are worth your time. </p> <h4>Cayo Largo Yacht Club:</h4><p> This port is located in La Coloma, in the province of Pinar del Río. It has 50 moorings with capacity for boats with a draft of up to 4 meters and 60 in length. It offers services such as restaurants, electricity and drinking water. </p> <h2>Sailing Routes</h2> <p>Because of the privileged position that has Cuba in the Caribbean, there are different routes that you can follow from its shores to other islands or countries on your boat rental holiday. You can let the captain of the ship take you to their recommended destinations, or you can choose for yourself where to sail if it’s safe to go! </p> <p>You can travel to the coast of Florida, where you will enjoy a warm climate and will enjoy water sports such as surfing or windsurfing. Also visit the nearby Florida Keys, a set of paradise like islands that are famous for their unspoiled nature and crystal blue waters. </p> <p>On the other hand, if you decide to make your journey southwards you can find the Cayman Islands, and enjoy its characteristic turquoise waters and gorgeous beaches. Also visit Jamaica, a renowned tourist destination, whose capital, Kingston, is known for being the birthplace of reggae and enjoy a few days of tranquility in this country. </p> <h2>What to do in Cuba</h2> <p>Cuba is a country of great natural beauty both as architectural. It is a destination with a large number of activities to offer. </p> <p>On one hand, you could spend a few days relaxing on the beaches, which have transparent waters and white sands, visiting the keys that surround the island, these are small paradise-like islands that can only be accessed by boat. On these islands, it’s possible to experience different water sports such as diving which is fantastic due to the gorgeous underwater life in Cuba. </p> <p>The capital of Cuba, Havana, is the prime tourist destination on the island. It’s known for its famous cigars and friendly character, enjoy the rhythm of this city and the welcoming locals. It also has a wide variety of fun nightlife and delicious restaurants. You can visit the Plaza de la Catedral, which was built in the eighteenth century and the Museum of Colonial Art, the oldest building in the city. </p> <p>You can also visit the city of Holguin, where you will find spectacular beaches, like the Emerald beach, Pesquero and Guardalavaca. These add up to make this province on the northern coast of the island, Cuba's third most popular tourist destination. </p> <p>The town of Varadero, where some say, has the most beautiful beaches in Cuba, due to its wild nature. Here you can perform many water sports and activities like golf or even swimming with dolphins. You can make a trip to Santiago de Cuba, the country's second largest city, it’s noted for its beautiful squares and its huge musical environment or also visit Trinidad, called the "city museum" and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988. </p> <p>On the other hand, if you want to enjoy the nightlife in Cuba you have multiple options to choose from, like going in Havana's famous Tropicana cabaret, a musical show in which you will enjoy excellent live music performed by the best orchestras in the country. </p> <h2<What to see in Cuba</h2> <p>What really stands out in Cuba are the beautiful natural landscapes. You can explore Holguin’s protected forests, which are home to more than a hundred different species of endemic plants, or admire the waterfall of Cienfuegos, a majestic waterfall surrounded by lush vegetation. Moreover, in Havana there are different places to visit, such as the Cathedral of San Cristobal, which is noted for its Baroque façade and is currently considered one of the most stunning American Baroque religious buildings. </p> <p>The famous Revolution Square in Havana is well worth a visit. With more than 72 thousand square meters in size, the interior ministry and a large sculptural relief with the image of Che Guevara there, this square is very interesting. </p> <p>Moreover, in Cuba there are over 250 museums, 120 art galleries open to the public which hold valuable Cuban and international works. For example, the Cuban Museum of Art, is in the historic center of Havana. There is also a wide theatrical tradition in the country, as more than 60 theaters operate continuously throughout the year that will give you a full cultural experience. </p> <p>You can’t leave Cuba without visiting Old Havana, famous for the character of its people and its urban landscape. It’s also characterized by old buildings and the old own car models from the 50's that line the streets. There is also the evocative promenade in Havana which is about 8 kilometers in length. </p> <h2>Beaches and Coves. </h2> <p>In Cuba there are huge beaches and secluded coves that are of enormous beauty. Moreover, the water is clear and turquoise and the beaches are practically uninhabited, sometimes surrounded by mountains, which you can visit in your own rented boat. Some of these beaches are: </p> <h4>Esmeralda Beach: </h4> <p>Considered to be the most beautiful beach in Holguín, it is home to beautiful lagoons, lush vegetation and stunning marine landscapes that are due to the immense barrier reef. </p> <h4>Playa de Varadero: </h4> <p>Located in the Matanzos region, it has more than 20 kilometers of beautiful white sand, it is one of the main tourist destinations on the island. Here you can take part in activities such as diving, snorkelling or other watersports. There are many other sailboats and yachts here too. </p> <h4>Cayo Sabinal:</h4> <p>Located in Santa Lucia, to the north of the province of Camagüey, it is a beautiful coral cay bordered by mangroves and lagoons that make this a lush landscape. </p> <h4>Cayo Guillermo: It is 13 kilometers in length and has 6km of golden beaches where water sports and fishing are some of the many activities you can do. It is an area only accessible by boat, so it is advisable to visit it during your vacation in your rented boat. <h4>Playa Ancón:</h4><p> Known as the best beach on the southern coast of Cuba, it is surrounded by dazzling mountainous landscape and coves of fine sand surrounded by pine trees. It is also located just 13 kilometers from Trinidad. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>In Cuba there is a large number of natural parks to visit in the area during your boat rental holiday. It is a country in which vegetation and stunning landscapes thrive. Some examples of the best known are: </p> <h4>Viñales Valley:</h4><p> Located in the province of Pinar del Río, west of Cuba, it is a mountainous area of unique beauty, called mogotes which is filled with numerous caves and caverns, making it one of the most visited natural wonders of the country. It is part of the Guaniguanico mountain range. In 1999 it was classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and in 2001 the Cuban government granted it as a National Park. </p> <h4>El Nicho Waterfalls:</h4><p> The waterfalls of El Nicho are located in the Guanayara Park, in the province of Cienfuegos. A paradise like place where the vegetation, the rivers and the waterfalls surround the local, traditional villages. In addition, it is the home of the national bird, the Tocororo. </p> <h4>Topes de Collantes:</h4> <p>This is an immense area that is protected by the Cuban government, located in the central part of the island, in the Sierra del Escambray. A short distance from the city of Trinidad, there are several tourist attractions to enjoy during your boat vacation, make sure to visit Salto del Caburní, a 62 metre waterfall and La batata, a system of caverns with natural pools. </p> <h2>Currency:</h2> <p>In Cuba there are two official currencies, the Cuban Peso 1 € = 150 pc and the Convertible Peso 1 € = 1,1cuc. The Cuban peso is usually used by Cubans for "national" expenses, and the convertible peso is used by the tourist and with it is paid the foreign expenses like taxis, restaurants etc. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Cuban cuisine is a combination of culinary arts from Africa, Spain, and also from the indigenous area. A mixture of cultures that have created a vast array of flavors with abundance of fish, meats and varied vegetables such as legumes, rice and black beans. </p> <p>Some of the typical dishes that you can try during your holiday is the Ropa Vieja, it consists of stewed vegetables, rice and fried bananas. Furthermore try los Moros y Cristianos, a plate of black beans served with white rice which can be ordered mixed or separately. Other popular dishes on the island are Yucca con Mojo, Yucca with a special sauce called Mojo, and the Cuban sandwich, a sandwich made with Cuban bread, cooked ham, pork meat, Cheese slices, pickles and a spicy mustard sauce. </p> <p>In any case, making your next holiday a boat rental break in Cuba will allow you to access places on the island that you wouldn’t be able to see by any other means. It will be an experience that you’ll never forget, due to its beautiful landscapes, the variety of vegetation, and the multitude of activities you can do in the country, in addition to all the vibrant and different places you can visit. Don’t wait any longer and know Cuba during your next boat trip, you will fall in love. </p>

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