Bavaria 38

  • The exterior lines of the Bavaria 38 are sober, discreet and classic in its deck and in its inside. The Bavaria 38 is a carefully detailed boat that will appeal to families looking for a cruise ship comfortable and strong, with a better stayment than usual. There is a head shower that makes not justice to a larger boat.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Bavaria 38
    Type:
    Length: 11.85
    Beam: 3.85
    Draft: 1.85
    Displacement: 7500
    Motorboats: Volvo
    Horse Power: 29
    Day by day capacity: 7

Destinations where you can hire a Bavaria 38

  • Yacht charter in Croatia
  • <p>To <strong>rent a boat in Croatia</strong> is the ideal holiday choice for your next holiday, allowing you to fall in love with Croatia’s beautiful islands, with calm winds and spectacular views of its crystal clear waters. Along with its calm countryside, Croatia is famed for its diverse marine life and for its extensive sea caves, ideal for snorkelling enthusiasts.</p> <p>On your crewed or bareboat Croatian yacht charter, perhaps a Bavaria mode, you’ll find a wide variety of entertainment and leisure opportunities to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Croatia is the ideal place to spend your holidays, whether your main interest is taking in the evening atmosphere of the local area, or enjoying the peaceful rural landscape, with its quiet, hidden coves. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There is a wide variety of ports in Croatia where it is possible to moor our boat and visit every single place. Some of the most important in Croatia are:</p> <h3>Dubrovnik</h3><p>Located two miles away from the commercial marina. Amenities include water and electricity for the boats, and its capacity reaches 450 boats. </p> <h3>Korcula</h3><p>This can host 135 boats, and provides every service needed by the clients. </p> <h3>Split</h3><p>This port has a very complete set of amenities, as well as shops and shipyards. Its capacity is 360 boats with a draft of 3-6 meters.</p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Croatia is a country full of greenery: the perfect destination for nature lovers. Its wealth of natural parks, in addition to its still small tourist influx makes it a great place to see a wonderful environment without stress. Some of the most important natural parks in Croatia are: </p> <h3>Brijuni National Park</h3><p>This natural park is formed by a group of 14 islands and is located near the island of Istria. In total, it is covering an area of 7 square kilometers and is home to a large number of plant species. </p> <h3>Krka National Park</h3><p>The Krka river is a stunning limestone area within the Croatian territory. It is characterized by the many waterfalls that exist along their course, formed from the deposition of limestone.</p> <h3>Mljet National Park</h3><p> Located in the far south of Croatia, this park covers the western part of the island with the same name. It is characterized by its unique beauty.</p> <h2>What to do in Croatia</h2> <p>A yacht charter holiday in Croatia is rapidly growing in popularity and the country's sailing destinations are recognised as some of the best in Europe, offering comprehensive facilities for travellers. Some of the best bases for yacht chartering in Croatia are the cities of Dubrovnik, Split and Trogir, which have some of Croatia’s best nautical facilities, and for this reason can be found in many tour guides. </p> <p>Split’s marina is one of the biggest in Croatia, and has moorings for up to 370 yachts of up to 14 metres in length. It has all the facilities and conveniences you need to experience a pleasurable, care-free yacht charter. The city of Split is home to an enormous amount of nautical traffic, both commercial vessels and pleasure craft, the latter of which is transforming the city into a highly fashionable yachting destination. Split’s charm lies in its medieval core, which offers visitors a glimpse into history, with its beautiful architecture and in being located on the picturesque Adriatic coast, with its crystalline turquoise blue waters. Other cities and places which are well worth a visit are; Kornati, Hvar, Trogir, Biograd and Dubrovnik. </p> <h2>What to see in Croatia</h2> <p>Trogir is another beautiful city, not to be missed. Sunny shores line the city’s coast, making it a very popular tourist destination. It’s also worth taking a walk through its historic cobbled streets and visiting the San Lorenzo Cathedral and the Duke’s Palace. The excellent entertainment and leisure facilities available are another reason thousands of tourists choose this glorious southeastern European country for their summer holidays. Split and many other Croatian cities are top party destinations for young people who also wish to relax on the beautiful surrounding beaches. If this sounds like you, why not visit the islands of Hvar, Vis and Maslinica. </p> <p>Despite the high nautical traffic and modern, highly accessible marinas, the extent of the Croatian coast and nearby small archipelagos make it easy for you to moor your hired boat in the cove or bay of your choosing. If you decide to spend a day or night in one of these idyllic locations, you can anchor your boat here, or if you have one of our experienced skippers with you, why not ask them to follow your preferred route. Moreover, one of our favourite areas is Kornati, which is one of the most beautiful locations in the Adriatic and Europe! The opportunities for a yacht charter holiday in Croatia are endless. Whether you choose a bareboat charter or a skippered yacht charter getaway in Croatia, it is sure to be the adventure of a lifetime! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>Among these marvellous Croatian cities where you can charter a yacht, there also magnificent hidden coves ideal for diving such as Hvar Cove and Pula Cove. You can also go snorkelling in the city’s aquarium and explore the shipwreck of the Baron Gautsch. If you’re new to diving, there are schools in each coastal city, and in addition, other water sports such as windsurfing and jet skiing are also popular in Croatia. Some of our favourites in Croatia are: </p> <h3>Dance Cove</h3><p> Located in Dubrovnik, it is a very particular cove, as there is no sand, but the environment is composed of large soft rock. This place is great to visit by boat, since you can swim in the water on one side, and relax under the comfort of the sun from the boat on the other, something they cannot make those who are on foot.</p> <h3>Valovine Beach</h3><p>It is one of the few sandy coastlines you'll find in Istria, but still also retains an overwhelming vegetation environment. It is ideal for sunbathing or completely relaxing during your holiday. </p> <h3>Cube Beach</h3><p> Located in Trogir, it supplies many services such as restaurants, changing rooms, tennis courts, etc. and it is surrounded by pine trees and many rocks.</p> <h3>Raduca Beach</h3><p> It appears in all the guidebooks as one of the best beaches of Croatia. Situated in Primosten, a pristine beach is narrow and long at the crossroads forests and white sand. </p> </ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Gastronomy of Croatia is heterogeneous and known, therefore, as a “cuisine of regions”, as each part of Croatia has its own culinary traditions. There are many differences between traditional culinary customs of the inhabitants of the interior and of those who live on the coasts. The indoor kitchen is more characterized by its Slavic influences and the more recent contacts with other cultures’ cuisines such as Hungarian, Viennese and Turkish. Coastal regions, on the other hand, have influences from the Greek, French and Italian gastronomies. </p> <p>The advantage of sailing in Croatia compared to other places in the Mediterranean Sea is that the air currents and the distance between the islands allow you to have a quick and interesting navigation. For boaters who want to feel the sea breeze on your face for your vacation, Croatia is a highly recommendable destination.</p> <p>The options for Croatia enjoy a rented boat are limitless! Spend some time with your employer plan which is the best route to meet your best vacation plans. Whether you rent a boat, charter a yacht or catamaran in Croatia, it will be an unforgettable experience.</p>

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  • Yacht charter in Torrevieja
  • <p>On your <strong>yacht charter in Torrevieja</strong>, you can visit the seaside resort located on the Costa Blanca about 50 km southwest of Alicante, you won´t regret it, it’s one of the highlights of Spain. Perhaps you could go yachting in one of our many luxurious catamarans whilst on one of our boat trips? And whilst you’re exploring the Costa Blanca, you have to visit Benidorm, the island of Tabarca and other areas of Alicante. Many boat charter holidaymakers say Torrevieja offers some of the most spectacular sandy beaches on the Mediterranean coast. As a famous sailing destination, the port is large which provides you with the facilities you need during your yacht charter in Torrevieja. There are three marinas that are protected by the breakwater, so you can relax when in port. You can choose to have a skipper or go on one of our boat trips in Torrevieja bareboat if you have experience and will be safe on your sailing holiday.</p> <p>Torrevieja embraces a fusion of both old and modern styles. So during your time renting a boat in Torrevieja, it will be like going back in time, whilst maintaining the luxury of today. There is no doubt that every visitor will find something they want to see and experience during their boat hire holiday in Torrevieja. The ´Old Town´ is one of the most popular areas to stay while on your yacht charter sailing holiday in Torrevieja. You can spend your evenings taking long walks along the wonderful promenade in the evening heat, where you will find many historical buildings to explore and fantastic restaurants to dine in. </p> <p>Boat hire in Torrevieja can let you explore your possible love of nature. Nature walks and rock climbing allow you to admire the amazing scenery of the area. Or simply take a boat trip in Torrevieja along its coastline and discover the beautiful beaches where you can stop and spend some time sunbathing. You will find many pleasant coves between the beaches where you can practice scuba diving and enjoy the under-water scenery. If you go on a bareboat yacht charter holiday in Torrevieja, you could drop anchor anywhere you want whilst you take your boat hire in Torrevieja and go on your own personal scuba diving adventure. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are numerous moorings so you won’t have any trouble in finding a place to moor when you hire a boat in Torrevieja. Moreover, if you decide to sail your yacht bareboat, you can choose your perfect location to moor up and stay for the night. In any of its three ports you will be able to resupply and find all the facilities that you might need for your journey to be safe and importantly, relaxing. </p> <h2>What to see in Torrevieja</h2> <p>Torrevieja’s beaches are beautiful, you can’t miss out on the natural parks and the salt marshes which you can visit during your time hiring a chartered yacht or boat in Torrevieja. The natural park De La Malta and the Torrevieja lagoons are protected habitats that occupy more than 50% of the land. They contain two salt marshes, one green and one pink, which dry up due to the baking Spanish sun, leaving an amazing array of natural salt statues. Why not visit the salt sculptures whilst on an aBoatTime boat hire holiday in Torrevieja? </p> <p>Traditionally salt commerce was the main economic activity of the town and nowadays you can approach the salt docks, where the ships used to depart towards the Caribbean Sea to trade with the Americas and get a real sense of history in front of your eyes. </p> <p>Another place that deserves a visit is Molino del Agua, where you can find an impressive dune system on the beach that will make you discover the magic of an arid landscape between two salt marshes. Other places of interest are the Garden of the Nations and the Tower of Malta, which was built in the fourteenth century and deserve your attention. </p> <p>The old center of Torrevieja combines traditional and modern feelings and gives off a vibrant array of emotions, experiences and lifestyles. Walk through Torrevieja and have dinner in a restaurant on one of the streets with a view of the cathedral and immerse yourself in the relaxing holiday feel of Torrevieja. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>During the time of your boat rental in Torrevieja, you should visit some of the best beaches the east coast of Spain has to offer, some of our favourites are the bays Mata, Locos and Guardamar. The Ferris Cove is ideal for snorkeling and enjoying a sunny day under the cover of palm trees. </p> <p>De la Mata is located about 6km away. It is a nice and peaceful bay to which you can access with your ship with ease, and it is an excellent location to drop anchor during your yacht charter holiday in Torrevieja. </p> <p>Playa de los Locos is the closest beach and is equipped with various services for tourists, services such as shops, restaurants and public restrooms. It’s perfect to relax on, but above all else it is interesting to discover the marvelous grasslands that lie underwater to the North and South of the beach. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Without a doubt, being right on the coast allows Torrevieja to produce delicious seafood for you to eat in their delightful restaurants. The fresh fish, fused with local culinary skill in the kitchen, will dazzle your taste buds - leaving you wanting more. </p> <h2>Traveling from Torrevieja</h2> <p>From Torrevieja you could take a bareboat charter and visit Santa Pola, Guardamar del Segura, or the city of Alicante. If in addition you want to visit an island, get your ship and your sunscreen ready and make your way to Tabarca, a marine reserve so fascinating both above and below the surface of the seawater. If you love snorkeling, it is a must-see destination. </p> <p>Choose a yacht charter holiday in Torrevieja and visit the surrounding area including Benidorm, the island of Tabarca and Alicante that lies on the spectacular Blanca. Surprise yourself with its natural beauty, delicious food, gorgeous weather and historical heritage while you enjoy sailing under the sun. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Split
  • <p>Split is the largest city on Croatia’s Adriatic Coast and the most important in Dalmatia. It is marvelous to visit given its rich historical heritage and the wide variety of activities it offers. It can be the perfect starting point for any type of holiday if you decide to <strong>rent boats in Spilt</strong>, there are many itineraries that can be followed on board your boat of choice. It makes no difference if you sail towards the north or to the south, you will always have a great time since there are multiple sailing destinations in both directions. </p> <p>A boats charter holiday in Croatia and its surrounding area, allows for a wide variety of possibilities for visiting the main tourist attractions of central Dalmatia. The climate is Mediterranean, meaning warm and dry weather in summer with annual maximums of 30ºC and lows of 12ºC, although the winter is not warm.</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Split is the busiest Marina in Dalmatia, with thousands of yachts and sailing boats that sail every day with multiple berths for you to moor your boat. For this reason, if you decide to spend your holidays here and choose a yacht charter here to start your journey, you will have all necessary commodities on board. So take one of our yachts or catamarans like one of the Jeanneau models and spend some quality time in this entertaining marina! </p> <h2>What to do in Split</h2> <p>There’s plenty to do when you charter a yacht in Split. For diving and nature enthusiasts, another possibility is to tour the neighboring Pakleni islands and enjoy the enchanting underwater life. So on your sailing holiday in Croatia on your bareboat or crewed yacht, make sure you make the most of the Adriatic, the Mediterranean and the local sailing and holiday destinations like Trogir, Dalmatia, Kornati, Hvar, Dubrovnik, Brac and many more Dalmatian and Croatian islands and locations. </p> <h3>Vis</h3><p> Located only 47 kilometres from Split, Vis is known for its strong winds that make it ideal for all types of watersports. It’s one of the most popular diving destinations in Croatia, since the marine life includes Lobsters, scorpion fish and octopi. Dive in the “Blue Grotto”, an underwater cave known for its beautiful lighting and the flora and fauna that youkan find in it. If you like exciting vacations where you get to explore amazing new places, this island is for you. </p> <h3>Pakleni Isles</h3><p> If you want to find a fully untouched landscape that is completely natural while sailing in Croatia, close to Split there are a number of tiny islands stuck in time such as Pakleni. They are known for their deep clear waters that are inhabited by an overwhelming sea life. Forget returning to moor in a town one night and stay on one of these beautiful islands to escape reality. </p> <h2>What to see in Split</h2> <p>The beautiful old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its streets and buildings. Split is testament to amazing historical change: the fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the change to the kingdom of Yugoslavia, and of course, the Second World War. Don’t miss out on the views from Maryan hill, Diocletian’s Palace, the cathedral and the National Theatre, even if it’s just to pass by them outside. </p> <p>You shouldn’t miss the opportunity to visit the nearby islands of: Hvar and Vis. These islands are still only very slightly affected by the tourism in the area and each have small, calm bays and incredible fishing spots. If you want to moor up your boat and spend the night on any of the islands, there are many options to choose from. </p> <p>As a sailing region, the central part of the Adriatic Sea is characterised by large islands, as well as by the large distances between them and it is therefore advisable to check the favourable winds and conditions before setting off. </p> <p>The boardwalk is another one of the must visits during your sailing holiday in Croatia. With the sea and the marina to one side, and a trail of Renaissance style houses going up the hill on the other, the boardwalk provides the most cosmopolitan social life in its multitude of bars and restaurants from which you can enjoy fantastic views! </p> <p>Located in the center, the local fruit market is a huge meeting place for the thousands of tourists that visit each day as well as the local farmers who come to sell their fresh produce. It offers a wide variety of fruit, vegetables and delicacies from the countryside such as honey, oranges, peaches and other such items from the Mediterranean diet. </p> <p>Finally, Croatia is filled with interesting and entertaining towns and ports that you have to visit during your time sailing in one of our crewed or bareboat yachts on your yacht charter! For example, at some point on your Mediterranean adventure, you have to sail along the Dalmatian coast, in the Adriatic Sea and visit fascinating places like Trogir, Kornati, Dubrovnik, Hvar and many other locations in Dalmatia. You’ll have to be busy if you want to fit all that Split and Croatia has to offer on your yacht charter and sailing holiday, but if you do, you’ll be experiencing one of the best sailing destinations that Europe has to offer! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>The Dalmatian Coast has some stunning bays on offer, some of the most popular are: </p> <h3>Bacvice Beach</h3><p>A very popular beach, especially among the locals. The local sport of Picigin is played here, so if you want to discover a new sport, this is the beach for you. </p> <h3>Stomarica</h3><p>It is one of the famous beaches of Barela, a fishing village and an important summer center on the coast of Makaraska, to the south. It is a rocky beach and it has the blue banner certificate. It is good for some water sports activities. This beach, as the others on the Makarskan coast, has a magnificent natural landscape, formed on one side by the high mountain of Biokovo (natural park) and on the other side by Hvar. </p> <h3>Zlatni rat (The Golden Cape)</h3><p>This thick sand beach, located on the south of the island of Brac, is one of the best pictures of the Adriatic. Its triangular shape submerging into the seas is spectacular. There is a very interesting natural phenomena occurring here: the tip of the beach changes of shape due to the winds and the waves. Right by the beach you can find a beautiful pine tree forest. This beach is nice for water sports, among them kitesurfing. The small fishing village of Bol offers a large selection of entertainment and excursions. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>If you want to enjoy the nature, you can’t miss the Marjan Natural Park. It is made up of 340 hectares and rises 1.5 km. This forest park is a huge green area, and one of the biggest reserves in Croatia. You can get there walking from the centre to relax away from the lively urban atmosphere. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>During you time on board a chartered yacht in Split you ca eat some fantastic food. Split is characterized by having a varied and healthy gastronomy. In the numerous restaurants there is no shortage of high quality sea products or the meat, always accompanied by fresh vegetables. You will also find a large selection of sausages and cheeses, all of which is accompanied with traditional Croatian deserts and liquors. Having a glass of liquor is the way to start a meal; you know the saying, when in Rome… </p> <p>Some of the typical dishes of the region are the Brodetto, a fish soup served with Polenta from northern Italy, grilled fish, roasted octopus, always served with some olive oil, garlic, pepper and salt. The desserts include the Krostule, typical Dalmatian pastries and the Makaran and the Kastel cakes. </p> <p>Without a doubt, Split is an ideal place for a tourist that visits Croatia as it is the gateway into the Dalmatian way of life. With its millenary history, its marvelous waters and its healthy life full of music and culture, sailing along its coasts will become the best option to ensure some amazing holidays, be it with friends or family. Why not rent a luxury gulet or join an exciting flotilla for your sail trip in the Adriatic? <strong>Choose a boat charter in Split</strong> and let the winds guide you on your sailing holiday, you will not regret it! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Mallorca
  • <p>Charter one of our yachts and experience all that Mallorca has to offer, it’s the biggest of the Balearic Archipelago and has Palma de Mallorca as its capital. It's the Mecca for anyone interested in sailing, that's why to <strong>rent boats in Mallorca</strong> is an ideal holiday. So take a skipper or one of our crewed or bareboat charters and set sail to explore the Balearic Islands like Formentera and Ibiza and sail to secluded coves, bays, hidden marinas and puerto! </p> <p>Known in times gone by as the island of calm, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain for its beaches, bays, landscape and fun during the day and night. There are hundreds of small, rocky islands that surround Mallorca that you investigate and sail around. Majorca also has many towns and cities which are well worth a visit on our boats, such as the capital Palma de Mallorca, Pollença and the rustic town of Andratx. A yacht charter holiday in Mallorca is the easiest, and most luxurious, way to see the Balearics and enjoy the sun, sea and journey, to the full with your loved ones. </p> <p>It is very common for people interested in sailing to choose to charter a yacht in Mallorca as it’s a fantastic holiday destination. When talking about high quality options in the world of renting boats, Majorca doesn’t really have any rivals as it offers all the same benefits, and more, as its competitors. The crystal blue water, its bright sun and the fresh breeze make yacht charter in Mallorca the ideal escape for that getaway you’ve been looking for. So take a bareboat yacht charter and explore Majorca, the coast of Spain, Ibiza and Formentera, and have a fantastic holiday!</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Due to the popularity of Mallorca as a nautical destination, there are 33 commercial ports, with up to 20 thousand mooring points. The marinas in Pollença and Palma will supply you with anything that you require. </p> <h3>Palma de Majorca</h3><p>It is the biggest port on the Balearic Islands and has space for 162 boats. Its location is excellent to sail around the southern and the southeastern part of the isle. This port does not only harbor yachts and sailboats, but big cruise liners as well. </p> <h3>Olimpic Calanova Port</h3> <p>It is located in the Palma bay and Major cove, it has modern amenities, a sailing school and numerous restaurants. </p> <h3>Public port of Pollença</h3><p>This port is located in the north of Mallorca and is the perfect place to start and see the natural beauty of the coast. Its location in the bay of Polenza offers it great protection from the weather. </p> <h3>Adriano Port</h3><p>This port is one of the most modern in Majorca and it has docking spaces designed for large yachts. It was designed by Philippe Starck and has offers a great range of high profile stores and bars and bistros. Several regattas and other seasonal activities are organized in this marina throughout the year. </p> <h2>What to do in Mallorca</h2> <p>As well as plenty of activities available to be enjoyed whilst sailing on our bareboat or crewed yachts, Mallorca offers plenty of activities on land too: you can take a bike trip on one of the many trails, or emulate the great Rafael Nadal and play tennis in his homeland. </p><p>The local night life is also very famous and really good fun. During your time in Mallorca on your chartered yacht you will have everything at your fingertips, on land and at sea. </p> <p>The coast line of Majorca is characterized by a multitude of landscapes, on the east side of the island you can admire bays and beaches with charming tones of blue; the north offers a safe selection of ports where you can moor your boat without a problem. The east coast will surprise you with its sheer cliffs and incredible views. Moreover, you should take your yacht charter and sail to Cabrera which hosts some stunning views and amazing water to sleep in. Explore on your yacht and enjoy all that it has to offer. All you have to do is choose your boat model and the dates for your yacht charter trip in Mallorca. Enjoy the great sensation that sailing provides in one of Spain’s favourite sailing destinations. </p> <h2>What to see in Palma de Mallorca</h2> <p>Palma’s boardwalk is over 5km in length and it is ideal for nice walks at sunset, or enjoying a delicious meal. The Mallorcan nightlife is very vibrant and you will find great bars, pubs and clubs throughout the city. </p> <p>To get to know the culture a little better, it is recommended that you visit Majorca's old town, accessed by the two railway lines and many enchanting bohemian streets. The Santa Maria de Palma Cathedral is without doubt the symbol of Mallorca but we shouldn’t forget other monuments of architectural value such as Bellver castle, the Lluc Monastery or Bendinat castle. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <h3>Cala de Formentor</h3><p>This cove, located close to the Port de Pollença in the gorgeous town of Pollença, is one of the most internationally well-known ports due to the quantity of famous people that have visited over the years including Winston Churchill and John Wayne. This kilometer long stretch of sand is an isolated, startling space, perfect for relaxing on you sailing holiday and one of the more peaceful bays in Majorca. </p> <h3>Cala Varcas</h3><p>This cove, situated to the south east, is one of the most untouched of them all. Its main attraction is the wide variety of activities you can take part in there: underwater caves and reefs admired by marine life experts as well as plenty of water activities such as diving or deep water soloing. Its great beauty can only be appreciated from the sea and therefore the best way to visit is by boat. </p> <h3>Cala Llombards</h3><p>Situated to the south, is one of the most beautiful in Mallorca, and removing the distance, it looks extremely like the Nordic Fjords (only properly appreciable from the water). It has fine white sand, and turquoise waters that would look more at home in the Caribbean. From this mix of Nordic and Caribbean influence you can also visit Es Pontás. If you are looking for a beach to make you feel fantastic, then this is the one. </p> <h3>Cala Mondragó</h3><p>This is also one of the most popular spots in Majorca and is situated in the region of Santanyi. It has one of the largest entrances to any cove in Mallorca making it ergonomic for boat access, with fine white sand and surrounded by pine trees. Its natural beauty is so extraordinary that it was declared a National Park in 1992. </p> <h3>Es Trenc</h3><p>Another untouched part of Majorca is Es Tranc, a vast expanse of sand located in the south which looks legitimately Caribbean. It mainly stands out as being the only non-commercialised beach in Mallorca, which makes it into a unique space. The beach is usually overwhelmed with tourists which makes it much more appealing to moor up your boat and enjoy the privacy that it provides. </p> <h2>Natural parks</h2> <p>Majorca has a significant quantity of unique natural spaces, considering its size. Discover its forests, cliffs, coves, bays and islets a short sail away. </p> <h3>Sierra Tramuntana</h3><p>With its highest point being in the Puig Mayor at a height of 1,445 meters, you can’t miss the gorgeous views that it offers.</p> <h3>Cabrera Archipelago</h3><p>In the coastal area you can find the maritime archipelago of Cabrera, which is an idyllic location to go diving in and is easily accessible by boat. The surrounding areas guarantee an exceptional diving experience. </p> <h3>Dragonera</h3><p>The rich flora and fauna of Dragonera, whose name comes from the local lizards, will leave you breathless. It is only accessible by boat and it is full of hiking trails that will allow you to discover the area when you sail there. </p> <h3>S'Albufera natural park</h3><p>Every year the marshes and the swamps of S’Albufera becomes home to numerous migratory bird species. Several hiking trails go through the park, allowing you to enjoy nature and admire the numerous animal species that make this park their home. </p> <h3>Mondrago Park</h3><p>Located in the eastern part of Mallorca, the natural park of Mondrago has some spectacular views. Mondrago cove is known by sailing enthusiasts, who drop anchor every year in its turquoise waters.</p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Majorcan gastronomy is famous for its sweets, its rice dishes and its fresh fish and shellfish. Its dishes are simply another reason you must visit.</p> <p>Mallorca is an electrifying destination offering the best beach tourism and an undoubtedly interesting culture too. You can even visit Ibiza and Formentera with a skipper or on your own bareboat yacht charter! Don’t miss an opportunity to charter a yacht on holiday in Mallorca to experience all that this island has to offer including, sailing, diving and exploring, you will not be disappointed.</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 Vigo
  • <p>Why not opt for a <strong>yacht charter in Vigo</strong>, Galicia which lies on the gorgeous Spanish coast? The largest city in Galicia, a region in the northwest of Spain. Its name derives from its location along the Ria (fjord) with the same name and this area of Spain offers a different kind of sailing holiday compared with a Mediterranean charter. It is also one of the largest natural ports in Spain and a very important fishing port. So take one of our yachts on a Spanish sailing holiday and enjoy a fantastic holiday on the coast, in the cities and in the beautiful Ria de Vigo! </p> <p>Visiting this area of Spain, Galicia, on a yacht charter is growing in popularity although it is not as well-known as Spain's Mediterranean yacht charter destinations, so you will find yourself being able to enjoy your sailing holiday in a more secluded atmosphere. The climate can be described as oceanic, although the summers and winters are usually warm because of its sheltered location, surrounded by mountains as well as the Cies Islands out in the bay towards the sea. During your holiday you´ll be blessed with pleasant weather conditions throughout a long sailing season. Don’t worry about sailing the boat yourself, even if you consider yourself a yachtmaster, you can take a skipper with you so you can sit back and relax! </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The ports in this area of the Spanish coast will cater for your every need during your sailing holiday and every marina is very pleasant to stay in. The main port in this Spanish city has numerous bars and cafes that allow the seafarers to meet and exchange their yacht charter experiences with other sailing enthusiasts. In addition, after a long day at sea, there is nothing better than to sit at one of the coastal bars and enjoy a cold drink, or a deliciously fresh shellfish dinner. Furthermore, you could sail around the northwest coast of Spain and visit the nearby port or marinas along the coast, in Coruna and the Bay of Biscay to add to your Spanish sailing holiday. If you are worried about finding a marina in Vigo and Galicia, don’t, there are plenty of anchorages and marinas for you to moor you boat or yacht at when you fancy a break from sailing. </p> <h2>What to see and do</h2> <p>This city that lies on the Atlantic Spanish coast is the perfect place to experience true navigation, being surrounded by a deep blue sea and a stunning wild environment that will allow you to disconnect from the world. There are many places that you can sail to in order to enjoy the stunning local environment. Apart from sailing, you can also do water sports like surfing, as the waves are a great attraction for surfers from all over the world. Just imagine sailing your own yacht up and down the Ría de Vigo, the cities gorgeous estuary that opens out to the Spanish Atlantic Ocean. </p> <p>The historic center holds the majority of activities that this city has to offer, from eating in one of the many shellfish restaurants, to walking into its bars, clubs and sun decks to enjoy the midday sun or very animated nights. </p> <p>Discover a very festive atmosphere, especially during the summer. You will be able to enjoy street performances, concerts, and the city center’s bars, which remain full from sunset until deep into the night. If you would like to get to know the Spanish culture, and discover one of the best gastronomies, a yacht charter in Spain is one of the best options for your next holiday. </p> <p>The majority of the shops can be found spread out through the narrow streets of the city center, especially on Principe Street. You also have the opportunity to visit traditional markets such as the market of A Pedra, where you will be able to find local products that you will not see anywhere else. </p> <p>On the outskirts of the city you will find Romanic ruins, such as the Santa Maria de Casterlos cathedral, of the XV century, and the XII century Santiago de Bembrive Cathedral.</p> <p>The city has a great ship building and sea faring legacy. Nowadays it is the home of six of the most important shipyards in Spain. This might be perhaps due to the ease of access by ship to many places in the region. The easy access that sailing on a chartered yacht offers to the coast, the Cies Islands, or the beaches and the nearby towns, makes the decision to spend your holiday on a yacht charter in the region a right one.</p> <h2>Beaches and Coves</h2> <p>Vigo’s coast has 38 beaches and coves where you can enjoy a sunny day on the beach, or simply admire the views of the bay of Rias Baixas from the deck of your ship.</p> <ul><li>O Vao beach</li><p>Has a large extension of fine sand where you can always find people windsurfing, playing volleyball and having fun with other beach and water sports.</p> <li>Samil beach</li><p>One of the most popular beaches, due to the quality of its services and to its proximity to the urban area. On it you will be able to find a long promenade with ice cream stands, restaurants and shops of all types that will entertain you through your walk.</p> <li>Rodas beach</li><p>It has been awarded the title of the best beach in the world by the British paper, The Guardian. It stands at more than one kilometer in length and sixty meters in width. It is one of the most beautiful as well, due to the turquoise color of the water and the dense vegetation that can be found right behind the white sand. Don’t forget to visit this beach, it’s perfect for relaxing! </p></ul> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p> Galicia is a place with a lot of green areas due to the type of landscape, temperature and humidity. </p> <Ul> <li> A Riouxa Park </li> <p>This place of 60 hectares has a large number of tree species, some brought from different corners of the globe. </p> <Li> Castrelos Park </li><p>220,000 m² is the extension of this park, which also has a museum inside. It also has an outdoor amphitheater where events are organized. </p> <Li> Monte O Castro </li><p>This park has the best views of the surrounding landscape and the estuary. It is a mountain located in the middle of the city which also has an archaeological site within. </p> </ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The local gastronomy is recognized throughout the world for its flavors, the freshness of its products and for its high quality. Fresh fish and shellfish are typical products of the coastal region and are unmatched in flavor. </p> <p>Dining in Galicia will immerse you into a myriad of unique flavors. Its cuisine is much more than a gourmet experience, it’s an entire ritual. The gastronomic culture has manifested itself in all the daily customs, from the appetizers to the tapas and after work beers, or the weekend family barbecues. </p> <p>On top of this, there are dozens of gastronomic fiestas that are dedicated to show off all the local products. Typical Spanish dishes can also be found at these parties, dishes like the fried squid and the empanada. </p> <p>Sailing in Vigo on a yacht charter will give you the opportunity to discover first hand all the customs and secrets of this Galician city. You will taste its exquisite cuisine while aboard the yacht that best adapts to your needs. So make 2016 a year to remember and enjoy a holiday in Vigo, the Bay of Biscay and Galicia which will be an unforgettable experience. </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 Zadar
  • <p>This small town set on a cape, is the perfect place to begin your sailing holiday, <strong>rent boats in Zadar</strong>, around the Dalmatian coast and its islands. Though Split may be the largest town in Dalmatia, the city’s rich history goes back 3,000 years, and a yacht charter vacation is the perfect way to appreciate it. </p> <p>Don’t miss out on the chance to have a great yacht charter sailing holiday in Zadar and Croatia as you sail along the Croatian and Dalmatian coasts! Sail to idyllic, secluded islands every day in Dalmatia and in the Adriatic in one of our yachts or catamarans and also don’ forget to visit memorable locations in Croatia like; Kornati, Sibenik, Dubrovnik, Krka, Biograd and wherever you wish to moor your yacht during your yacht charter sailing holiday. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The main port is great and spacious and has a wide variety of services to provide during your yacht charter. A little further away is Biograd, about 30 kilometers away, it is one of the most impressive port cities of Croatia. When you rent your crewed or bareboat yacht you have the opportunity to meet and have fun sailing Croatia. Do not hesitate and choose your sailboat, yacht or catamaran favorite and cast into the sea. </p> <h2>What to do in Zadar</h2> <p> While you enjoy your vacation on your or yacht charter in Zadar, take the opportunity to rest and to visit the most charming coastal towns of Dalmatia such as Ugliano Island and Pasman. You can also sail to the island of Osljak, it was a concentration camp during World War II. You can also see the natural beauty of the 8 national parks in Croatia, such as Krka, which surprisingly has seven falls. </p> <h2>What to see in Zadar</h2> <p>Some of the main touristic points to visit are: <h3>The Venetian Land Gate</h3><p>A famous feature is the commemorative arch, built to demonstrate the importance of this town and fort during the republic of Venetia. The design embraces the town’s leading patron, Saint Chrysogonus, and the protective shield of Saint Mark, another Venetian benefactor. </p> <h3>The Forum</h3><p>The large square in the centre, remnants of the Roman forum where in ancient times criminals were restrained. </p> <h3>Church of Saint Donat</h3><p>For those who want to combine their yacht charter holiday with a bit of culture, it is a great thing to visit this 9th century church, built using stones from the forum. In the 18th century it ceased to be a church and currently hosts classical music shows during the summer. </p> <h3>The University</h3><p>Dating back to 1396, it is one of the first European universities and the first one in Croatia. </p> <h3>The Singing Sea Organ</h3><p>A piece of municipal architecture which creates unpredictably delightful music from the waves flowing through its tubes. </p> <h3>Greeting to the Sun</h3><p>It is another public sculpture nearby. It consists of many crystal plates organised in a circle to illustrate the solar system, and reminiscent of Saturday Night Fever disco floor when illuminated at night time. </p> <p>If you are fond of shopping, take some time out from your yacht charter in Croatia to visit the small lanes in Varos, and continue your trip to the numerous taverns, referred to as konobas, to have squid and taste Malvasia wine. Go back to your yacht, dive in the seafront and then relax on the enormous Dalmatian stones. For night time entertainment, a yacht charter is the perfect way to enjoy the “world’s most exquisite sunset”, as stated by the renowned movie director Alfred Hitchcock. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>The local beaches are known for their boulders and turquoise waters. The post popular is Zaton beach, which is known for the dense forest that surrounds it. If you want to enjoy the sandy beaches of Croatia, you can visit Biograd and Nin. In the majority of the coves along the coast and the nearby islands such as Ugliano, you can snorkel and discover the sea fauna. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>The nature lovers have much to visit during your holiday in Zadar. While you take advantage of the opportunity to meet the Dalmatian coast by boat, you can also visit the Paklenica National Park and Telascica Nature Park, which are the lungs of Dalmatia and one of the most beautiful environments of the region. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>During your trip on a chartered yacht in Zadar, you will taste some delicious food! As an appetizer, try a glass of the famous Maraschino, a sweet liqueur made from sour cherries. Then follow with the Pag cheese, the most appreciated Croatian cheese made from the milk of sheep on the island of Pag. Brudet is prepared in a thousand different ways, and it is a mix of some species of crabs and fish mixed with sometimes shells or even grilled fish seasoned with the salt of Pag and Nin. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Biograd
  • <p>This port city is situated on Dalmatia’s northern coastline, near the Sveta Katarina Islands and the Kornati archipelago. It is renowned as one of Europe’s sailing paradises, due to its beautiful shores, the favourable sailing conditions of the Adriatic Sea and its warm sunny climate throughout most of the year. Discover one of Croatia and Europe’s most picturesque medieval cities on your<strong>yacht charter in Biograd</strong>. Why not rent one of the luxurious Jeanneau or Bavaria models and fall in love with sailing on one of our yacht charters in the amazing sailing destination of Biograd on board one of aBoatTime’s great boats. </p> <p>Biograd’s seafaring tradition is one of its main features, and makes it a popular location for regattas, nautical competitions and sailing. The coast is long and meandering, and thus has many interesting sailing routes for yacht charters in Croatia. Biograd features interesting locations close by, nearby small islands to discover and is an excellent starting point for a sailing trip in Croatia. Moreover, some examples of Mediterranean destinations that you could sail to on your crewed or bareboat yacht charter are Kornati, Zadar, Trogir, Dubrovnik and even more places in the Adriatic, Dalmatia and the rest of the Croatian coastline including many islands. </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>One of the main attractions is its rich cultural heritage. Until the Middle Ages, the city was Croatia’s capital, and during the 10th century, the seat of the monarchy. Due to its strategic importance, many civilisations have invaded and laid claim to Biograd over the years, such as the Venetians in the 12th century and the Turkish in the 17th century. Its rich cultural heritage is a direct result of these occupations, and many archaeological relics from these periods can be found in the museum, whilst on your yacht charter in Biograd.</p> <p>If you set sail on your very own sailing holiday in Biograd, Croatia and the Adriatic Coast, you will be unlocking an area that will give you an amazing holiday! Take one of our crewed or bareboat yachts and go sailing in places like Zadar, Trogir, Dubrovnik, Kornati and many other places in Dalmatia and along the Adriatic coast. These areas have some fantastic ports for you to moor your boat in during your time on your yacht charter in Biograd.</p> <h2>What to see</h2> <p>In the evening, the seafront promenade becomes one of the city’s premier nightlife destinations, with many bars and clubs which open at dusk. Both the bars and clubs of the area make for an unforgettable night, it’s common for places to stay open until the early hours of the morning. You’ll fall in love with the city from the moment you arrive. When you sail in Croatia, one of the first things you’ll notice is the typical architecture of southeastern Europe, such as the quintessential white houses with red tiled rooves, clustered in the city centre. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are some fantastic ports in the area, the most important and popular are: </p> <ul><li>Sangulin Marina </li> <p>This marina has the capacity of boats with a maximum length of 80.00 meters and a maximum draft of 4.50. In addition, it has a lot of services available to users. </p> <li>Marina Kornati </li><p>This port has a capacity of 750 boats with a maximum length of 23 meters and a maximum draft of 65. It also includes several amenities for users.</p></ul> <h2>Biograd’s Coastline</h2> <p>The beaches are idyllic destinations for relaxing, with crystal clear waters, golden sand and wooded areas. The most popular are the following: </p> <ul><li>Drazica Beach</li><p> A 300 metre long Blue Flag certified beach, flanked by a pine forest where you can picnic after swimming in the vivid blue sea. </p> <li>Kumenta Beach</li><p>Is a small and quiet beach, where you can relax in the sun and escape the crowds. </p> <li>Crvena Luka</li> <p> Located 3 kilometres from the city and can be reached by car or public transport. It is one of Croatia’s idyllic and top-rated pieces of coast for visiting on your yacht charter in Biograd. </p></ul> <h2> Natural Reserves </h2> <p>Surrounded by wonderful natural landscapes: this city is located close to some stunning natural areas. Some of them are: </ p> <ul><li>Kornati </li><p>Consists of a total of 147 islands, and some of its main tourist attractions are the “krune” or crowns, big cliffs with dizzying heights. </p> <li> Krka </li> <p>Declared a National reserve in 1985, this place is situated along the river of the same name. It is famous for its high waterfalls (some 30 meters tall) and its large lake. </p> <li>Telascica</ li> <p> Located at the entrance of Kornati National Park, this place has the longest cliff in the Adriatic Sea, Grpašćak cliff, and a salty lake whose waters change with the tides. </p></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>You’ll find a variety of local restaurants in the city centre and port area, serving fresh seafood, Mediterranean salads and pizzas, due to the heavy Italian influence on the region. Selected yacht charter centres also house small restaurants where you can enjoy an evening meal once you’ve moored your yacht. </p> <p>There are two main places to moor your boat in and around Biograd, Marina Kornati and Segulin Marina. Both are open throughout the year, making it easy to moor your yacht whenever you travel to Croatia. If you choose to charter a yacht in Biograd, you can also spend the night in either one of these marinas. </p> <p>Visiting this coastal city on a Croatian yacht charter holiday guarantees the best sailing experience in the Adriatic Sea and one of the best sailing destinations in Europe! Sailing and spending your days on the Adriatic Riviera will make your yacht charter the trip of a lifetime. Relax in beach clubs, try the region’s delicious seafood cuisine and take in the breathtaking landscapes of Croatia. Enjoy the sun, sea and sand in Croatia without the crowds and immerse yourself in the local culture with a yacht charter in Biograd. </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 Krk
  • <p><strong>Charter a yacht in Krk</strong> and visit this stunning Croatian island located in the bay of Kvarner. This large island (420 square km) holds 68 different villages, towns and cities, the biggest among which is Krk, home of the island’s administration. So why not sail a gulet or one of our yachts either bareboat or crewed around the Adriatic and all the islands and marinas that Croatia has to offer, destinations like Losinj, Kornati, Dubrovnik, Kvarner, Cres, Punat and many more areas, even the Venetian coast! </p> <p>Krk is an island with a great cultural heritage, which can be seen through the rich religious architecture throughout the island. Among them, the most famous is the cathedral of Asuntion and its two churches, Saint Margarita and San Quirno. During your yacht charter sailing holiday, you have to visit these places. </p> <p>The island also contains a large Roman heritage that can be seen in the Frankopan castle, the plaza of the tower and the market plaza. </p> <h2>What to do </h2> <p>It’s a great natural paradise characterized by spectacular coasts great for open-air activities and watersports. </p> <li>The island of Cres:</li><p>Very close to the island is the island of Cres is one of the biggest in Croatia. One of its biggest tourism attractions is the Vransko lake, rent a gulet either bareboat or crewed and sail to this Croatian town and see great things like this lake on your yacht charter sailing holiday on the Adriatic coast. </p> <li>Baska:</li><p>to the south of the island, it’s characterized by its impressive landscapes. </p> <li>The Biserujuka cave</li><p>An impressive cave of a krastic origin where it is normal to find bands playing in concerts. </p></ul> <h2>What to see </h2> <p>This Croatian citadel is one of the oldest cities in the Adriatic, it is full of Roman ruins and other points of interests, among which are: </p> <ul><li>Roman ruins:</li><p>they can be found throughout the entire city such as the mosaics in the houses. </p> <li>Medieval fortifications</li><p>Among which are the fortified walls, built during the times when the Venetian Republic held the island. </p> <li>The Kamplin plaza</li><p>which constitutes the center of the ancient city and where you can find large Roman ruins. </p></ul> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>One of the most important ports is the Punat marina: constructed on 30,000 square meters of water, it can provide multiple services such as cranes and towing vehicles. There are a multitude of interesting and relaxing marinas on offer for you in many different destinations on the coast near Krk that will provide you with everything you need. Sail and moor your boat or yacht in places like Losinj, Kvarner, Cres, Punat, Kornati, Dubrovnik and many more destinations in Croatia and the Adriatic Sea, as well as any beaches you wish to relax on or marina. </p> <h2>The Coastline</h2> <p>One of the most important points of interest in Croatia are its beaches, and the best are: </p> <ul><li>Stara Baska </li><p>A spectacular group of beaches characterized by blue waters and its stony shores. </p> <li>Golden beach:</li><p>Only accessible by boat, it got its name due to the toasty color of its cliffs. </p> <li>Sveti Marak :</li><p>It´s a rare find as it is sandy when usually in Croatia, shores are normally stony, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations of the island. </p> <li>Vrbnik :</li><p>It has great views and crystal clear waters. </p> <li>Klimno :</li><p>an ideal place to find peace and quiet, it is separated into two areas, one offers a lot of services while the other is more secluded. </p></ul> <h2>Currency</h2> <ul><li>Currency:</li><p>Kuna (1kn=100 lipas// 1€=7.5 kn approx.)</p> <li>Places for exchange:</li><p>Banks, exchange offices, post offices, travel agencies, hotels and camping sites.</p> <li>Accepted credit cards:</li><p>Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Dinners.</p></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Krk is an island rich in delicious gastronomy. This island has a lot of fertile lands and high quality fish in its waters. That is why during the Roman times it was known as the “island of gold”. It’s a traditional cuisine, whose roots go back to the foundation of the settlement. Among its most known products are the shellfish and the lamb. In terms of wine, the most traditional one is Vrbnička Žlahtina, a dry white wine locally produced on the island. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Portoroz
  • <p><strong>Chartering a yacht in Portoroz</strong> or the port of Roses, is a unique opportunity to discover the charming Slovenia. Enjoy your sailing holiday of the peaceful and picturesque villages and the friendliness of the inhabitants. It was established in the XIX century as an important mecca for the European tourism due to the healing properties of its waters rich in minerals. The crown jewel of the city, the Hotel Palace was one of the favorite resorts of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. Nowadays, the city boasts luxury and modernism and has a total of six spas, a large number of restaurants and several casinos. Visit as many ports, towns and islands (like the Greek Cyclades) as you can during your yacht charter sailing holiday in Croatia on one of our many yachts or a luxury motorboat. </p> <p>You can sail to the charming towns Losinj, Kvarner, Pula, Opatija, Istria, Rovinj, Trieste and many more sailing holiday destinations in Italy and Croatia that have many entertaining things to do that makes a crewed or bareboat yacht charter sailing holiday here worthy of a fairy tale. A sail along Slovenia’s shoreline can be a good start for a visit to this small country. Its wonderful natural beauty has numerous protected areas such as Triglav National Park in the Julian Alp area. In less than an hour and a half journey, you can reach the heart of Slovenia: its charming capital, Liubliana. The capital has a large offer for tourists and a center that makes a great picture for postcard. Slovenia is located in the heart of Europe and the short distance that separates it from Croatia and Italy make of it a perfect destination to begin a journey around the Adriatic Sea. One of the most popular places to sail to from Portoroz is Pula, in the province of Istria. </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>This town is the destination of choice for many tourists who decide to visit Slovenia, and its port is one of the most important on the coast. It holds many expos and conferences, which makes it very active throughout the entire year. One of the biggest events is the nautical expo Internautica, which attracts more than 400 exhibitions and 40,000 visitors. </p> <p>One of the places that you can’t miss is the hotel Kempinski Palace, a building that was once one of the most luxurious and important resorts of the aristocracy in the XIX century, together with Grado and Opatija. In the Riviera Casino the visitors can try their luck, while the large number of hotels offer thermal water treatment in its historic bathhouses. </p> <p>During your journey through the Istria, you can’t miss out on a visit to Piran, known as the small Venice for its Venetian influence. Its central plaza is right by the marina. While going by car you have to park outside of town, with a boat you get right to the town’s heart. The charming city of Izola will not let you indifferent with its gorgeous medieval architecture, don’t forget to visit the Palace of Manzioli and Lovisato built in the gothic Venetian style. </p> <p> Just one hour away from the sea one can find the capital, Liubliana that has a city center that looks amazing on a postcard, coroneted by the famous three bridges. On both sides of the river that runs through the middle of the city, one can find many bars with a great atmosphere, especially during the summer months. On the way to the capitol you will find the Postonja caves, considered one of the most important caves in the world. Very close to these caves one can find the Predjama Castle built in a rocky mountain at a height of 123 meters. </p> <p> No one who likes nature should miss a visit to the Triglav National Park and its amazing hiking trails with spectacular waterfalls and glaciers. The most famous is the Vintgar’s throat trail. Another famous Slovenian jewel is the village of Bled, located by an alpine lake of the same name. In the center of the lake there is a small island to which the most adventurous visitors swim during the summer months. </p> <p>The short distance from cities such as Trieste and Grado provides the option to sail to their coasts and ports. At the same time the Croatian Istria region is located just one step away from Slovenia and it is possible to moor in the ports of Rovinj or Pula in a route that has Portoroz as a starting point so that you can visit Croatia. </p> <h2>The Coastline </h2> <p>Slovenia’s small and charming coast offers non-crowded beaches that are surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes where you can drop your anchor and relax soaking in the sun from the deck of your boat. Many of Slovenia’s coves are credited with the blue flag in recognition for their cleanliness and high natural qualities. Its waters are known for their clarity and their turquoise color. </p> <p>The best sandy beaches are combined with a great tourist offer. The gulf is credited with the blue flag due to its high quality. </p> <p>Simonovzaliv beach</p> <p>For families with kids we recommend a visit to Simonovzaliv beach, located close to Izola. This sandy beach is one of the biggest and it has a beach umbrella renting service and an area for the kids to play in. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>During your sailing holidays you will have a chance to discover the mixture of the gastronomic influences. The gastronomy in Slovenia has been influenced by the Slavic, Austrian and Italian cuisines. The cuisine is more Mediterranean with a lot of seafood, such as the traditional fried calamari. The restaurants offer pizzas with really thin dough, fresh pasta and risottos. The ice creams and coffees that you can enjoy at one of the terraces have nothing to envy from their local rivals. In the family owned taverns, “Gostilnas”, you will find typical dishes with such traditional ingredients as pork meat, col and buckwheat. White truffle grows naturally in Slovenia, where one can enjoy delicious dishes with this exotic ingredient in almost every restaurant and at affordable prices. </p> <p> Due to the Austrian and German influences, in the bakeries they use a large variety of flour, making bread with a natural fermentation that is so characteristic of these countries. In the cafes one can find delicious cakes and pies, such as the traditional Gibanica, a pie with a Serbian origin with several layers of fine dough and fresh cheese. You have to buy traditional food from the Balkans such as the čevapčiči (spicy sausages) and the burek (a Turkish pie) try one for an authentic local culinary experience while on your sailing holiday. </p> <p>Set sail to Croatia and this wonderful port town on a bareboat, crewed or skippered boat or yacht from aBoatTime and spend a sailing holiday in luxury as you visit a new marina, beach or island every day in the Adriatic or Croatia and resting in some amazing towns that will keep you entertained like Porec, Losinj, Opatija, Kvarner, Pula, Istria and many smaller locations in Slovenia. Don’t miss out on the chance of a lifetime, rent a boat now and fall in love with a yacht charter sailing holiday! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Sukosan
  • <p><strong>Yacht charter in Sukosan</strong> lets you visit the small city located in the western part of Croatia, on the Dalmatian coast. Lying in between Zadar and Biograd, it is a very popular tourist destination, specially known for its nautical tourism. Its lengthy coast is full of gorgeous coves and crystal clear waters. Its economy is strongly linked to tourism; companies and businesses in this sector are some of the most important in the region. </p> <p>Rent one of aBoatTime’s yachts or catamarans either bareboat or crewed with a skipper and go sailing in Sukosan which will allow you to have an adventure in the Adriatic Sea along the beautiful coast of Croatia! Go sailing in Sukosan, Croatia and the Adriatic and visit nearby sailing destinations that are very entertaining, places such as; Kornati, Dalmacija, Zadar, Sibenik, Biograd and also the hundreds of islands that are dotted along Croatia’s Adriatic coast that you can sail to if you want to – you’re in control of your yacht charter sailing holiday! </p> <h2>What to do in Sukosan</h2> <p>Open air and nautical activities are very popular in this region, as some of the most famous tourist attractions are its spectacular coasts, from the stony beaches to its beautiful cliffs.</p> <p>You can participate in guided visits and activities such as hiking through the numerous natural parks of the region. Another option is the practice of watersports, such as scuba diving and snorkeling, which will get you acquainted with the vibrant underwater life of this region. </p> <h2>What to see in Sukosan</h2> <p>There are many attractions that the city of Sukosan has to offer, the majority of which are from its religious heritage. Some of the most important are: </p> <ul><li>Church of Our Lady of Mercy:</li><p>This church is located in the center of old town. It was built in 1650 as gratitude to the virgin for protecting the city from the plague that the country has suffered. </p> <li>San Casiano church:</li><p>This church has roman and baroque characteristics, is also located in old town. </p> <li>St. Martin church:</li><p>This church has been a witness to the long history of this region. It has been destroyed on several occasions; until it was restored by the San Martin brotherhood restored it in 1753. </p> <li>Gates in the fortified area:</li><p>They were used to come in and out of the fortified city and now they are open for visits. </p></ul> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Sukosan is home to one of the largest ports in Croatia, the Dalmacija marina. This port has 1,200 docking spaces and the capacity to host vessels with a length of up to 25 meters. It has the best services and the biggest luxuries, and it is designed for the maximum comfort of its guests. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>Croatia’s shores are some of its most important attractions and Sukosan has a large number crystal clear waters. Some of them are: </p> <ul><li>DjeČji Raj:</li><p>A beautiful beach of sand and stone, perfect to visit with children. It offers services such as bars, restrooms, showers and changing rooms. </p> <li>Zlatna Luka:</li><p> located by the entrance to Sukosan and is covered with stones. This beach is surrounded by trees that provide shade during the hot summer months. It counts with showers, changing rooms and restrooms. </p> <li>Makarska:</li><p> this beach is very close to volleyball and basketball courts and it also has showers, restrooms and changing rooms. </p></ul> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Sukosan is a region with a rich natural heritage, it is surrounded by several natural parks that are perfect to spend several days relaxing and enjoying nature. There are 5 national parks and 2 natural parks in the vicinity. Some of the most important are: </p> <ul><li>Kornati national park:</li><p>declared national park in 1980 for its natural beauty, it has turquoise waters and a large animal biodiversity above and underwater. This archipelago has 144 islands covered in vegetation, creating a spectacular landscape. </p> <li>TelaŠČica natural park:</li><p> this natural bay surrounded by little islands is located 9 nautical miles from Sukosan. It is 10 km in length and it was declared a natural park in 1988. It has peaceful a shoreline on one side and rocky cliffs on the other. Its spectacular marine diversity makes it an ideal place for scuba diving. </p> <li>Vrana lake natural park:</li><p> located 25 km away from Sibenik, it’s a natural park where freshwater mixes with seawater in a lake that is 14 km in length, 4 km in width and 4 meters in depth. In this park you will be able to observe several types of birds. It is an ideal place for fishing and watersports. </p> <li>Krka national park:</li><p> an unbeatable natural landscape located by the Lrka river, it was declared a national park for its beauty in 1985. </p></ul> <h2>Currency</h2> <ul><li>Currency: Kuna (1kn=100 lipas// 1€=7.5 kn approx.)</li> <li>Places for exchange: banks, exchange offices, post offices, travel agencies, hotels and camping sites. </li> <li>Accepted credit cards: Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Dinners.</li></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Croatian gastronomy is characterized by the large variety of different types of food that can be found in its restaurants and cafes. Sukosan’s specialties are based on fish and shellfish with olive oil and fresh vegetables typical of the region. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Athens
  • <p>Set sail and choose a <strong>boat charter in Athens</strong> and explore the capital, cultural and financial centre of Greece, and cradle of European civilisation. Rent a crewed, skippered or bareboat yacht and experience all that Greece, the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean has to offer. With more than 5000 years of history, this city is home to marvellous monuments, squares, parks and museums, intermixing the old and the new. Mythology is woven into the fabric of the city, with hills and ruins being a normal part of the city’s landscape. </p> <p>Athens is home to over 3.8 million people, and the average temperature varies between 12º and 22º Celsius, with 260 days of sun annually. Athens has a warm, mild climate throughout most of the year, with the busiest times being from May until October. The best way to get to know Greece is by relaxing on its sunny beaches, taking tours round its monuments, and enjoying its vibrant nightlife, all of which you can enjoy when you charter your yacht in Athens. This choice offers you the most flexibility in terms of adapting your trip to your preferences and needs, without having to waste time on a cruise; instead being able to spend your holiday doing what you want, where you want.</p> <p>The Ionian Islands make up a significant amount of Greece, two of the most exciting groups of islands are the Cyclades and the Saronic Islands, which include many sites to visit such as the fun city of Mykonos. You simply have to explore! Moreover, with easy access to the Mediterranean, you can visit nearby islands such as Sicily, Malta and also Turkish islands. Owing to the sheer variety of Greek islands in terms of population, activities available and wildlife, we recommend you plan a route in advance, to your needs and preferences. Wherever you go however, we recommend visiting Athens, or at least stopping at this historic city on your voyage. </p> <h2>What to see in Athens</h2> <p>Athens boasts a huge range of things to see and do during your yacht charter holiday in Greece. Whilst on your yacht charter in Athens, you will have the opportunity to explore this city's incredible past. Among Athens’ many extraordinary sights, some of the must-sees include the Acropolis, the Pantheon, the Dionysus Theatre and the House of Music. If you’re interested in art and archaeology, be sure to explore the National Archaeological Museum, where you’ll find a huge collection of pottery and many other objects from Ancient Greece, which will take you to the origins of modern civilisation, art, and history.</p> <h2>Central Athens</h2> <p>Athens is a highly pedestrian-friendly city, and you can easily walk around the city centre, whilst shopping and stopping at one of its quaint restaurants. For those who are interested in the evening entertainment of Athens, it’s worth visiting Athen’s harbour, Piraeus, home to many typically Greek bars, with a relaxed atmosphere. The most tourist-oriented areas are Plaka and Monastiraki. In Plaka, you’ll find Arabesque architecture, and remnants of ancient Ottoman traditions in its shops and street markets. Monastiraki is also a tourist-oriented shopping district, with influences from many civilizations. Typical of the area are street markets, where you can see locals selling all kinds of things, from sofas to televisions on market days. </p> <p>As the country’s capital, Athens is home to a Greece’s diverse range of establishments, restaurants, cafés, casinos and nightclubs with a lively and vibrant atmosphere in the evenings. Its nightlife is matched only by that of Mykonos, nicknamed the Ibiza of the Aegean, due to its sophisticated, vibrant culture and its many nightclubs and festivals. </p> <p>Once you’ve taken in Athens’ scenic coastline from your chartered yacht, why not go walking amongst one of Athens many hills, which are ideal for hiking and also provide spectacular views of the city, the most famous being Mount Lycabettus, Filopappos and of course, the ancient Acropolis. The Acropolis is an ancient Greek citadel which contains buildings that were built almost 2,500 years ago! Here you’ll be able to see Athens’ ancient streets, monuments and the distant sea, from above. A truly amazing sight to behold, especially at the beautiful Greek, Athenian sunset. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Immerse yourself in the Greek way of life and go out to dinner, taking your time to enjoy the various local dishes and watch the evening entertainment. For tourists looking to enjoy a bit of partying while on their yacht charter in Athens, a night in Piraeus is a popular choice. Piraeus is Athens’ Harbour, one of the most important shipping junctions in the Mediterranean from ancient times and the largest port in Greece. From here it is possible to take a ferry to other Greek islands and enjoy the scenery that they have to offer. In Athens, it’s not a place where old meets new in this fantastic city, but also a place where east meets west. For example, one can spend time in the colourful Turkish bazaars, whilst seeing beautiful 18th century neoclassical architecture in the same street. It is for this reason that many people have nicknamed Athens “The pearl of the Mediterranean”. </p> <p>Don’t miss out on this glorious city and take advantage of the opportunity to visit the nearby islands of Santorini, Mykonos and Crete. Choose a yacht charter in Athens to enjoy this vibrant, exciting and city, which is unparalleled in its historical, artistic and cultural heritage. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Mar Menor
  • <p><strong>Rent boats in Mar Menor</strong> and experience this beautiful hidden corner of the Spanish coast known as the Costa Calida that is steeped in history, beauty and fun. Mar Menor is a coastal lagoon in the Mediterranean Sea that can be found in the southeast of Spain in the province of Murcia where you can enjoy sailing in one of our charter yachts as you sail along the Costa Calida. Visit beaches and enjoy many water activities like scuba diving too when you make 2016 a year to remember by taking a yacht rental holiday! There’s so many activities to do you may even become adicta (addicted in Spanish) – make some memories in 2016 and take one of our yacht rentals sailing in Mar Menor, Spain and the Mediterranean! </p> <p>Mar Menor contains a small sea that is a beautiful turquoise colour, very calm and boasts a coast of 73 km where sailing is a great experience due to the good weather, the large beaches and the coves. There is a wide array flora and fauna and a few protected natural parks. Furthermore, the nearby province of Alicante is well worth a visit on your boat. So make your 2016 special and rent a boat or yacht with us and explore the lagoon, the Mediterranean, the gorgeous towns like Cartagena, Torrevieja, Alcazares (or Alcázares in Spain!), La Manga and the province of Alicante all on your one charter trip! </p> <p>During the Muslim era, it was known as “the little Sea” and in the nineteenth century it started to develop an important fishing and agriculture industry due to the large portions of land and marinas. Nowadays, it is an important destination for tourists that want to spend their vacation in Spain or try a yacht charter in Mar Menor while enjoying the beach, good weather, the cuisine and having fun. </p> <p>The annual average sea temperature in Murcia is around 17ºC-30ºC. During the year, you can enjoy an average annual temperature of 18ºC with an average maximum of 25ºC and a minimum of 13ºC. Snorkelling and other water sports are common activities in Mar Menor, because of the calm and clear waters and the good climate. Adicta water sports centre in the south of Mar Menor is a place where you can do all kinds of water sports! A yachting holiday is always a good choice to spend your spring break, summer and winter holidays with the entire family, friends or with your significant other. If you don’t fancy a week or longer at sea, why not rent one of the villas in the area and <strong>rent boats in Mar Menor</strong> for a smaller amount of time – it’s up to you! </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <h3>Club de Regatas Mar Menor</h3><p>This port has electricity and water for the boats, along with a wide range of services. It accommodates medium size boats. </P> <h3> Club Nautico Dos Mares</h3><p>Also prepared for medium size boats, this port has several amenities for its customers. It also gives you great access to the Mediterranean and also the opportunity to sail to nearby holiday and sailing destinations such as Alicante, Cartegena, Faro Cabo de Palos and many more marina up and down the coast of Spain. </p> <h3> Marina Mar de Cristal</h3><p>This port has the basic services, as well as Wi-Fi for customers. It has a total of 222 moorings.</p> <h2>What to do in Mar Menor</h2> <p>If you choose to charter a yacht in Mar Menor for your next holiday, you will be able to visit the five small islands in this territory: Perdiguera, Deer Island, Mayor Island, Round and the island of Subject. These islands are very small and have a volcanic origin but it is a great plan to spend a great day with your family and friends. You have to visit Cabo de Palos and its famous lighthouse surrounded by rocky cliffs and turquoise waters. </p> <p>The most popular port of Mar Menor in Murcia is definitely La Manga. This coast town is about 70 km away from the main city of Murcia and is an excellent area for boat rental in Murcia due to the climate, tourist facilities and calm beaches but at the same time a great choice for nightlife. We recommend you to visit the city of Murcia for the day. You can enjoy a short route through the historic city centre and visit the baroque Cathedral of Murcia. It is also a good opportunity if you want to do some shopping, visit a museum or enjoy a gastronomic tour around the bars and terraces. La Manga also offers you some amazing villas, chartering a yacht in Mar Menor gives you the chance to stay in one of La Manga‘s villas and sail on one of our rentals for just a short getaway on the Mediterranean water! </p> <p>The city of Cartagena is another part of Murcia you should not miss. The coast here is perfect for enjoying the beach and the sea and at the same time, also visit its popular Roman amphitheatre which dates back to the 5th century BC. Another iconic monument of Mar Menor is the amazing Faro Cabo de Palos which has stood guard over the town, the beaches and the boats and yachts out in the Mediterranean. </p> <h2>What to see in Mar Menor</h2> <p>There are a number of national parks with a large diversity of animals and plants. Some of the most important natural reserves are: </p> <h3>Regional Park of Salinas and Arenales of San Pedro del Pinatar</h3><p>It is 800 hectares in size and has an enormous wealth of animal and plant species and numerous ecosystems. </p> <h3> Monte Carmolí </h3><p>It is a volcano (111 meters tall) where it is possible to see rock formations and features, as well as a very peculiar vegetation and stunning views. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>There is 70 km of coast peppered with several sandy beaches and rocky coves. The most famous are: </p> <h3>Mar de Cristal</h3><p>It is a very recognized urban beach, during the summer it is densely populated, but it offers several public services including restrooms, showers and hammock rentals. In addition, it is located at the entry of the boat club. </p> <h3>The Red Cove, or the Cala de Escalera</h3><p>This place is located in Cape Palos and is one of the most beautiful natural enclaves of the region and a paradise, recognized for its native underwater fauna.</p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The cuisine is famous worldwide for its “tapas”, potato omelets, and delicious rice dishes with vegetables, cold meats, seafood and drinks that are going to be a plus during your time on your yacht. Murcia offers tasty dishes and a lot of restaurants and terraces where eating is a pleasure. We recommend you to try some rice dishes, fish, seafood, fried vegetables, and the following desserts that are typical from the region: fried milk, bread of Calatrava with caramel, fruit with honey, Paparajote (a mass of egg, flour and milk with lemon leaf) and “sweet yellow pudding” made of egg yolks and sugar, called tocinillo de cielo”. So during your yacht charter sailing holiday in Mar Menor, don’t worry about going hungry – there will be enough delicious Spanish tapas to go around in the local bars and restaurants! </p> <p>In la Manga you will be able to find several ports where to moor your yacht and Torrevieja and Dénia marinas are also nearby. Therefore a yacht charter in Mar Menor is the easiest and most enjoyable way to spend your holidays in 2016. </p>

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