Bavaria 49

  • The Bavaria 49 has been for a while the Bavaria's flagship, being the biggest and most luxurious boat they ever had. When you step onboard through the transom door you can immediately feel the size of the Bavaria 49. The cockpit with two wheels is really spacious having all halyards and controls lead back making it simple to handle with a short crew. The deck is very wide so you can easily walk to the foredeck where you can relax or sunbathe. As all the other Bavaria Yachts, the 49 is roomy taking advantage of its beam. You can sit from eight to ten people around the dining table. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything need such as a spacious fridge, twin stainless steel sinks a gas stove and many spaces to stow what needed. The entire interior is very well finished and is very cozy and comfortable. All cabins are roomy and have plenty of space to stow gear in cupboards and drawers, something very useful when hiring a boat for a week.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Bavaria 49
    Type:
    Length: 14.95
    Beam: 4.46
    Draft: 1.8
    Displacement: 11000
    Motorboats: Volvo Penta
    Horse Power: 77
    Day by day capacity: 12

Destinations where you can hire a Bavaria 49

  • Yacht charter in Croatia
  • <p>Set sail on a <strong>yacht charter in Croatia</strong>, it’s the ideal holiday choice, 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> <h3>What to do in Croatia</h3> <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> <h3>What to see in Croatia</h3> <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> <h3>Ports</h3> <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> <ul><li>Dubrovnik</li><p>Located two miles away from the commercial marina. Amenities include water and electricity for the boats, and its capacity reaches 450 boats. </p> <li>Korcula</li><p>This can host 135 boats, and provides every service needed by the clients. </p> <li>Split</li><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></ul> <h3>Natural Parks</h3> <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> <Ul><li>Brijuni National Park</li><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> <Li> Krka National Park</li><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> <Li>Mljet National Park </li> <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> </ul> <h3>Beaches</h3> <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> <Ul> <li>Dance Cove</li> <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> <Li>Valovine Beach</li> <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> <Li>Cube Beach </li> <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> <Li> Raduca Beach </li> <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> <h3>Gastronomy</h3> <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 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 upon <strong>yacht charter in Spilt</strong> here, 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 yacht 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 </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> <ul><li>Vis</li><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> <li>Pakleni Isles</li><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></ul> <h2>What to see </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>The Coastline</h2> <p>The Dalmatian Coast has some stunning bays on offer, some of the most popular are: </p> <ul><li>Bacvice Beach</li><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> <li>Stomarica</li><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> <li>Zlatni rat (The Golden Cape)</li><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></ul> <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? Choose a yacht charter in Split 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 Majorca 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 Bays</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 Gocek
  • <p>A <strong> yacht charter in Gocek </strong> will offer you the chance to appreciate one of the most attractive areas of the Turkish coast, as well as one of the most famous boat clubs of the entire country, a fame that it has acquired due to the mountains, the forests and the beautiful islands that surround it. On top of enjoying the yacht charter, you will find yourself in a prime sailing location in Turkey. So set sail in Turkey on board one of our bareboat or crewed yachts and go cruising on the Turkish waves on your own yacht charter as you visit different islands, destinations and a different bay every day. </p> <p>Why not rent one of our luxurious models like a Jeanneau either crewed or bareboat and go sailing in Gocek and sail to nearby places like Dalaman, Fethiye, Marmaris, Bodrum, Dalyan, Lycian and many more destinations in Turkey that you wish to visit. Take your boat to any Turkish bays, islands, towns and anchorages that you want on your boat, or even sail out into the Mediterranean! You are in control of our yachts, you decide where to sail your yacht! </p> <p>Located between Fethiye and Dalyan, in the South East of Turkey and it is surrounded by a small group of 12 islands which form part of its territory. In spite of having a modest population of just 4,000 people, this city is one of the most popular destinations of Turkey for the nautical tourism, so get your flip-flops and sunscreen ready and embark on an epic journey. </p> <p>The variety of views and its unique and forest full environment, pulls in thousands of tourists every year, tourists that decide to rent a sailboat or a gullet in Turkey and enjoy of the harmony of this picturesque town. The town has made efforts to preserve its flora and fauna, limiting the construction of large hotels and resorts. Because of this, it could be said that if you are looking to discover the traditional side of Turkey, so do it on a yacht charter in Gocek. </p> <p>The climate cooperates well, leaving the area with over 300 days of sunshine that bathes the shores with an average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius between the spring and the fall. In addition, the smooth tides and the mild winds that generally blow from West and Northwest, make the long summers perfect for sailboat cruising and for your yacht charter sailing holiday in Gocek. </p> <p>Gocek has a prime position in the Mediterranean along the coast of Turkey, use this to your advantage and sail to different destinations in the area. Rent one of our yachts such as a Jeanneau and visit interesting and picturesque towns, islands and ports like Bodrum, Fethiye, Marmaris, Dalyan and many other places on the Lycian shores. This will all add together to create one of the more memorable holidays you will ever have! </p> <h4>What to see and do</h4> <p>There is plenty to see and do on your yacht charter in Gocek. This marina town is built on the shoreline, therefore there are many places that are accessible only form a boat that you can visit throughout your nautical holidays, places like the gorgeous turquoise bays of Atbuku, Bedri Rahmi and Manastir.</p> <p>The Gobun cove is one of most acclaimed marvels in East Turkey, to which one can access by crossing through the impressive opening between the cliffs that bid you welcome. Once inside, you will be able to enjoy the views from the deck of your sailboat in an unbeatable environment. </p> <p>However, without any doubt, the most interesting option is to visit some of the 12 islands that lie out at sea near the territory. There you will enjoy at maximum of a day on the beach, snorkeling, or simply relaxing on the deck of your ship in front of a winding bay. </p> <p>Besides visiting the islands, you can go to one of the nearby towns if you would like to enjoy a sandy beach. The most famous beaches are those of the D-Resort; the Sarigerme beach, only 10 minutes away by bus, and the Inlice beach. </p> <p>The center of town will transport you directly to the past through the fascinating local culture. Take advantage of this marvelous combination between the ancient and the modern that is offered here, and enjoy the beautiful Lician area throughout your sailing holidays. <p/> <h2>Water Sports </h2> <p>The geography is perfect for watersports such as rafting through the river Dalaya, as well as canoeing and snorkeling. There are various schools that will provide you with the necessary equipment so that you can experience the wonderful marine life of the Aegean Sea. </p> <h2>Gastronomy </h2> <p>Without a doubt, you will taste some delicious food during your time on a yacht charter in Gocek. If you decide to visit Turkey, you can’t miss out on an immersion into its delicious gastronomy through the fantastic kebab and the legendary Baklava. The region in particular is famous for its fruits, in particular oranges, mandarins, lemons and bananas. </p> <p>Throughout your journey you will have the option to stop and enjoy the local gastronomy at one of the many restaurants that are located right on the shore. They are equipped to host nautical tourists and have docks available for their sailing patrons. </p> <h2>Traveling and Sailing Routes </h2> <p>One of the best trips from Gocek includes a stop in Fethiye, a city with a rich historical patrimony that is worth visiting if you want to know some of the region’s history. In addition of its history museum, Fethiye preserves the tomb of Amyntas of the year 350 A.C. On the other hand, it is also worth visiting the amazing city of Marmaris, a natural enclave full of an atmosphere in which you will be able to engage in various activities, explore coves and discover its vibrant local life. <p/> <p>Where ever you go, there will always be space for your yacht as there is over 300 moorings and anchorages, maintenance services as well as ship repair and resupply services, therefore it’s an excellent starting or ending point in your journey through Turkey. </p> <p>Choose the right boat for you and unwind on your once in a lifetime yacht charter holiday in Gocek! </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>charter a yacht 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>What to do </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 </h2> <p>Some of the main touristic points to visit are: <ul><li>The Venetian Land Gate</li><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> <li>The Forum</li><p>The large square in the centre, remnants of the Roman forum where in ancient times criminals were restrained. </p> <li>Church of Saint Donat</li><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> <li>The University</li><p>Dating back to 1396, it is one of the first European universities and the first one in Croatia. </p> <li>The Singing Sea Organ</li><p>A piece of municipal architecture which creates unpredictably delightful music from the waves flowing through its tubes. </p> <li>Greeting to the Sun</li><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></ul> <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> 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>Beaches </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 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 Cienfuegos
  • <p>Cienfuegos is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in Cuba and is located on the south coast of the island, it’s also one of the most important tourist destinations in Cuba. Find everything you’re looking for during a perfect holiday, so <strong>yacht charter in Cienfuegos</strong> with aBoatTime and take this opportunity to enjoy some unforgettable days spent relaxing, sailing and exploring this beautiful Caribbean island!</p> <p>Founded by Frenchmen from Louisiana in 1819, it contains parks, theaters, churches, and cemeteries filled with monuments of great value.</p> <p>Known as the City of the Sea, Cienfuegos has been declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO thanks to its impressive architectural beauty, its incredible natural landscapes and its cultural richness. Enjoy the fantastic climate here, one of the biggest reasons why tourists flock to Cienfuegos and Cuba from all over the world.</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The most important port in the province is the Cienfuegos Marina, located in Punta Gorda. It is a port with capacity for 50 moorings for all kinds of boats, since it has the capacity and space for boats of up to 60 meters in length and a draft of 30 meters.</p> <p>This port has all the necessities you would imagine, making you feel more comfortable and relaxed on your trip when you’re in need of something. In the same port you can also have some fun and do some sports activities such as kitesurfing and windsurfing, and enjoy watching different competitions.</p> <h2>Sailing Routes</h2> <p>If you decide to visit Cienfuegos aboard a rental boat you should explore as much of Cuba as possible, visit coastal cities such as Cayo Largo or Trinidad, either guided by a skipper or under your control.</p> <p>Thanks to Cuba's privileged position in the Caribbean, you can also visit different destinations during your boat vacation, such as the Cayman Islands, which have beautiful turquoise beaches or Jamaica, whose capital, Kingston, the home of reggae, where you can relax like never before.</p> <h2>What to do in Cienfuegos</h2> <p>The possibilities are endless in Cienfuegos. In this city you can enjoy everything you look for during your holiday, tranquility, nature, stunning beaches and endless tourist and leisure activities. Cienfuegos is also characterized by its population, they’re friendly, lively and cheerful.</p> <p>Relax and have some fun on the impressive beaches where you can practice all kinds of water sports, such as windsurfing or kitesurfing. Moreover, go on a trip to Rancho Luna beach, a few kilometers from the town center, where you can visit its famous coral areas.</p> <p>The bay of Jagua is the right place for lovers of fishing and all those who want to enjoy a refreshing swim, as well as Las Playa del Inglés, which is one of the best places to go diving in in Cuba. Here you can visit places like the Palace of the Valley and the Castle of Jagua.</p> <p>Also known as "The Pearl of the South", this island is distinguished by its natural charms and its people, who are charismatic, friendly, hospitable and faithful defenders of their traditions, which you can meet during your boat vacation.</p> <p>You must visit the Malecón de Cienfuegos to enjoy one of the best views in the whole of Cuba, as well as the Cienfuegos Club. Nor can you leave Cienfuegos without having visited one of its famous cafes and restaurants, such as the Mancebo Bar, the Terry Cafe or the El Beny Club. In addition, every April 22nd, the most important local party in the province happens which celebrates the founding of Cienfuegos, which was first called Villa Fernandina de Jagua.</p> <h2>What to see in Cienfuegos</h2> <p>Cienfuegos is also popular and famous in Cuba for its architecture and pretty sights. The Valle Joya Palace is one of the best examples of the architecture of this city, it dominates the eclectic style typical of the area and the nineteenth century.</p> <p>The museums and monuments in Cienfuegos are some of the best known on the island, such as the Historical Mountain Museum, Provincial Museum or Naval History Museum. In Cienfuegos, you’ll be surrounded by gorgeous nature. Visit the Niche waterfalls, or the cave Martin Hell, which have impressive stalagmites. Don’t forget to visit the lake of the Hanabanilla.</p> <p>Going to the west of the city you will find the Nuestra Senora de los Angeles de Jagua, one of the most important castles built in the south of the country during the Spanish occupation in order to protect the coast from pirate attacks.</p> <p>Palacio de Valle, in Punta Gorda, is worth a visit and is a national monument, and was built between 1913 and 1917. It is one of the few buildings in Cuba with architectural influence of various styles, Hispanic Moorish, Gothic, Venetian, Mudejar and Baroque. Next to this there are cemeteries, where you can visit such places as the necropolis of La Reina, built in 1839, or Tomás Acea, which has an American influence.</p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>In Cienfuegos there are two fantastic beaches where you can relax and swim in the Caribbean Sea:</p> <h3>Playa Rancho Luna</h3> <p>Find this beach 18 kilometers south of the city, and very close to the bay of Jagua. This beach is also protected by a coral reef and is an ideal setting for diving, as there are more than 30 points in which to do it.</p> <h3>Laguna de Guanaroca</h3> <p>This beach is also well known in the area as it is formed by the Arimao river joining the bay of Cienfuegos. It is surrounded by mangroves and is also a true paradise for all those who are interested in birdwatching.</p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Cienfuegos is characterized by its emerald green tone and surroundings, seen in the parks, trees and also the turquoise green blue waters. And in Cienfuegos, there is a large number of natural parks for you to visit during your boat holiday</p> <p>The most well-known is "El nicho Waterfalls". It is a lush natural enclave that is located inside the Natural Park of Topes de Collantes. There, there is one of the most impressive natural waterfalls in all of Cuba, belonging to the Hanabanilla River. The area also offers the possibility to go walking along a natural 2km path, known as "Reino de las aguas", swim in the natural pools or explore the caves.</p> <h2>Currency</h2> <p>In Cuba there are two official currencies, the Cuban Peso €1 = 150 pc and the Convertible Peso €1 = 1,1cuc. The Cuban peso is usually used by Cubans for "national" expenses and the convertible peso is used by the tourist and with it is paid foreign expenses such as taxis, restaurants, etc.</p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Cuban gastronomy that Cienfuegos boasts is delicious, you’ll love the combination of African, Spanish and indigenous flavours and foods. Fish is very common to eat, but so are cattle and varied vegetables such as legumes, rice and black beans.</p> <p>Some of the typical dishes that you can taste during your holiday on a rented boat in Cienfuegos are la Ropa Vieja, a vegetable and meat dish and the Congrí, which is composed of red beans, pork, bacon and rice. Another of the best known dishes on the island is Yucca with Mojo that comes with a sauce made with oil, garlic, salt, pepper and lemon. Not forgetting the Cuban sandwich, a sandwich made with Cuban bread, cooked ham, pork meat, slices of cheese, pickles and a spicy mustard sauce.</p> <p>So don’t waste any more time, book a holiday in the Caribbean and <strong>yacht charter in Cienfuegos</strong>! Isn’t it aBoatTime?</p>

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  • Yacht charter in Tenerife
  • <p>Why not spend your next holiday on a <strong>yacht charter in Tenerife</strong> this year? Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and is situated to the northeast coast of Morocco in the Atlantic Ocean. The average annual temperature is 22ºC, making boat rental in Tenerife an ideal destination all year round. If you rent a boat, yacht or catamaran and go sailing in Tenerife you will not regret it as there is so much to explore. Tenerife has a population of around 900,000 people, although despite this high population many locations on the island remain relatively untouched and if you rent a boat and decide to sail one of our motor yachts bareboat for example, you could explore these areas by yourself. If you want to, you can sail to great towns, ports (puerto in Spanish) and beautiful bays like Adeje or Cristianos. </p> <p>Yacht charter in Tenerife is a worthwhile idea as the island’s year-round warm and sunny climate makes it a favourite destination amongst yacht enthusiasts. Private boat hire in Tenerife provides the opportunity to explore the island’s coastline and its many benefits, such as beautiful coves, whale watching, sunbathing, diving and the island itself. Taking a chartered yacht for a sailing adventure in Tenerife allows you to visit the capital Santa Cruz, the island’s volcano and its traditional villages or enjoying the coast’s vibrant nightlife which enhances your experience of boat hire in Tenerife.</p> <h2>What to do in Tenerife? </h2> <p>Tenerife’s centrepiece is El Teide, the island’s volcano, which at 3,700m tall is the highest point in Spain. A visit to the volcano whilst you rent a boat will allow you to take in the breath-taking views it provides over the island, such as the contrast between the park’s rocky terrain and the blue expansiveness of the ocean. El Teide National Park is one of the largest protected areas in the EU, with approximately 42% of the island being under protection. </p> <p>A visit to the capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, situated on the island’s northern coast is highly recommended. It is a city filled with character, with various attractions such as theatres and squares, such as the Plaza de España and Plaza de Weyler. Why not walk through the city’s old bohemian streets, and stop for a drink at one of the city’s ocean view bars? A particular attraction is the Auditorio de Tenerife, Tenerife’s Opera House, where you can not only see Opera, but also a variety of different shows. This had led to Tenerife being nicknamed the ‘Sydney of the Atlantic’, as it is also a modern architectural symbol of the island. A yacht charter in Tenerife from aBoatTime would allow you to see the Auditorio de Tenerife from beautiful angles on the water, but only if you partake in boat rental in Tenerife. </p> <p>Boat hire in Tenerife is a fantastic opportunity for you to visit one of the island’s major attractions is the Santa Cruz Carnival, held every February in the island’s capital. Second only to Rio de Janeiro’s festivals, it attracts people from all over the world, with over 100 music groups taking part, it encourages people to celebrate on the streets, and most wear typical fancy, flamboyant dress. Feel free to embrace the carnival, but you don´t have to join in! </p> <p>Elsewhere on the island, there are numerous other scenic locations. For example, San Miguel de Abona, on the southern part of the island, allows you to go horse riding. Additionally, the Acantilados de los Gigantes, or the Cliffs of the Giants, located on Tenerife’s south-western coast, are particularly spectacular when seen by boat. Why not go sailing in Tenerife now and see these amazing sights first-hand! Finally, by going on a yacht charter in Tenerife, you give yourself the chance to see dolphins and whales that share the sea that you sail your yachts and boats with. Who knows maybe you could even go diving with some dolphins? </p> <h2>Beaches and Coves</h2> <h4>De las Teresitas beach</h4> <p>This beach is perfect if you are travelling with children as there are many beach activities such as volleyball and aerobics that they can partake in. De las Teresitas is located near Santa Cruz and is unusual for having white sand, imported from the Sahara, unlike most of the island’s naturally occurring black volcanic beaches. It is one of the island’s most popular bays, and is the perfect place to swim and snorkel, due to its calm waters. If you are passionate about marine life, there are fantastic opportunities to go on a submarine safari on your chartered yacht holiday in Tenerife and see even more underwater spectacles of The Mediterranean. </p> <h4>De las vistas beach</h4> <p>Is the sister beach of “de los Cristianos” beach, some consider the two beaches as just one, as they are only separated by the southern port. They share a privileged location in one of the most animated areas of the region. It is ideal for both relaxing and fun. </p> <h4>Beach of Troy</h4> <p>Located in the southern part of the island, this beach has golden sand and clear blue waters, in addition it has all the necessary facilities for visitors to enjoy their day to the fullest and participate in some water sports. </p> <h4>Del Camison beach</h4> <p>Del Camison, is barely 100 meters in length and is totally protected from the waves, so sit back, relax and sunbathe in front of the calm waves. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Choose your preferred sailboat model and enjoy your private boat hire in Tenerife, spending your holidays sailing round its volcanic coasts and enjoying its unique cuisine, fresh seafood and the famous papas arrugadas, or Canarian potatoes, which are served with a pepper sauce called “mojo”. The island is also home to numerous vineyards, producing wine unique to the island, including Tacoronte–Acentejo and Abona. You can also tour the island’s wineries and vineyards if you want to, just don’t drink too much! </p> <p>There are a variety of interesting things to do and see with family or friends whilst enjoying hiring a boat in Tenerife, both in summer and winter. Despite its small size, the island offers a huge variety of landscapes; more than 140 scenic bays, coves and exotic black-sand volcanic beaches, large pine forests, vineyards, olive groves and much more. A yacht charter holiday in Tenerife will be the experience of a lifetime, all this is waiting for you on your sailing charter to the Mediterranean as you explore Tenerife and the Canary Islands. </p>

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  • <p>Set sail and choose a <strong>yacht 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 Lefkas
  • <p>A <strong>Lefkas yacht charter</strong> is the perfect way to spend your next holiday. This beautiful hilly island of the Ionian archipelago lies on the west coast of Greece, and is connected with the mainland only by a narrow causeway and a floating bridge. It is hard to find a better option than a yacht charter in Lefkas as this island boasts everything desired by sailing tourists: plenty of safe anchorages, scenic beaches, beautiful spots for snorkelling and scuba diving and picturesque fishing villages lining the coast. Balmy breezes, a pleasant climate, and friendly locals make a yacht charter here ideal. So take one of our boats or yachts bareboat or crewed, perhaps an Oceanis or Bavaria, and enjoy all that are charters have to offer when you set sail in one of the best sailing holidays in the Mediterranean. </p> <p>Located on the northern part of the island, Lefkas is a base from which to start your yacht charter holiday and sail to some amazing areas in Greece, Corfu, the Ionian Islands or many more Greek beaches and islands during your holidays. Whether you choose to sail to Corfu, Nisos and Paxos in the north or to Kefalonia, Preveza and Ithaca in the south, there are islands to fit all tastes and desires. Enjoy the opportunity to take in this breathtaking scenery. The town is known as the capital of the island's nightlife, and like many other Greek islands, it has numerous bars and clubs, meaning that those who seek a variety of entertainment options won't be disappointed with a yacht charter in Lefkas. </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>There are a variety of water activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving in which you can take part and discover the underwater flora and fauna. You will also be able to visit many beautiful and charming fishing villages. </p> <p>One the things that you should definitely visit is the Panagia Faneromeni monastery. It is regarded as the most important religious center of the island, which being located on a hill overlooking the city; it offers spectacular views of the capital as well as the continental coastline across the sea. </p> <p>During your skippered or bareboat yacht charter sailing holiday, it is worth visiting the Dimossari waterfalls. There is an abundance of underground water, the main reason for the island being covered in extensive vegetation. One has to be careful while walking on the slippery rocks, but the view is worth it. After a path among the vegetation, rocks and streams, you will find a natural pool that leads to a 30 meter fall. </p> <p>Moreover, Lefkas can act a hub to explore Greece and the Aegean Sea, sail to the nearby Ionian Islands and gorgeous destinations like Preveza, Nisos, Vassiliki and Ithaca. If you want to, you could even sail to the wonderful island of Corfu, which will be a very entertaining time in the middle of your stint on a yacht charter sailing holiday! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>Nidri</p> <p>Is a beautiful sandy beach with crystal clear waters, where you can enjoy the impressive vistas of the islands of Heloni, Scorpius, Sparta, Scorpidi and Madouri. Its port is normally full of fishing boats, yachts and luxurious sailboats. On the outskirts of the town, you can explore the ruins of a prehistoric settlement, an aqueduct and some ancient tombs. </p> <p>Vassiliki</p> <p>Is a charming village surrounded by dense vegetation and has a long shingle beach that attracts windsurfers above anyone else. In addition, many shores only accessible by boat are nearby, making a yacht charter in Lefkas the best option to explore the island in the most thorough way. </p> <p>Milos Beach </p> <p>Located close to the lively town of Agios Nikitas, and to which you can access only by boat, it is quite a large beach, of fine white sand and turquoise waters, where it is common to see some nudists. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>There is a great production of farm products of excellent quality: olive oil, citrus products, honey, grapes and wine. The island is also known for producing the best wine of all of Greece, the Bertzami. In addition to wines, you can try some of the aromatic liquors like the Rosoli, made on a base of mint and roses, or the Soymada, a drink based on almonds. The island’s cuisine is similar to the Mediterranean gastronomy, but also has elements of the Venetian cuisine. This is a common occurrence in all of the Ionic Isles due to them being controlled by Venice for many years in the past. </p> <p>Among the most famous dishes, you can find the Savoro, a fish baked with garlic, onions and rosemary; the Alada, a fresh fish dish; the Ladopita, a pie made with olive oil; and the Pasteli, which is a honey made nougat.</p> <p>Thanks to its unbeatable natural landscapes, its historical wealth, its climate, its gastronomy and its lively nightlife, this is the dream holiday destination. Discover the Greek islands aboard a crewed or bareboat chartered yacht like one of the Oceanis or Bavaria models from Lefkas as a base, you will not regret it! So rent one of our boats and enjoy one of the best holidays of your life in Greece on a Lefkas yacht charter! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Mar Menor
  • <p><strong>Charter a yacht 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 charter one of our yachts in Mar Menor for a smaller amount of time – it’s up to you! </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <Ul><li>Club de Regatas Mar Menor</li><p>This port has electricity and water for the boats, along with a wide range of services. It accommodates medium size boats. </P> <Li> Club Nautico Dos Mares</li><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> <Li> Marina Mar de Cristal</li><p>This port has the basic services, as well as Wi-Fi for customers. It has a total of 222 moorings.</P></ul> <h2>Beaches</h2> <p>There is 70 km of coast peppered with several sandy beaches and rocky coves. The most famous are: </p> <ul><li>Mar de Cristal</li><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> <li>The Red Cove, or the Cala de Escalera</li><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></ul> <h2>What to see and do</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> National Parks </h2> <P>There is a large diversity of animals and plants. Some of the most important natural reserves are: </p> <Ul><li>Regional Park of Salinas and Arenales of San Pedro del Pinatar</li><p>It is 800 hectares in size and has an enormous wealth of animal and plant species and numerous ecosystems. </p> <Li> Monte Carmolí </li><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></ul> <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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  • Yacht charter in Cuba
  • <p>The Republic of Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean, which is located on an archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. Cuba is a country world renowned for its stunning natural landscapes and the vast coastal areas that it possesses. A <strong>yacht charter in Cuba</strong> gives you the perfect opportunity to enjoy your next holiday. Its capital is Havana, the country's most populous city. It is surrounded by a large number small islands that you can visit on your chartered boat. To the north of Cuba is the United States, specifically Florida, the Bahamas are close and to the west and south you will find Mexico, the Cayman Islands and Jamaica respectively. Its official language is Spanish. It also has 3,735 kilometers of coastline, which makes Cuba an ideal destination for nautical tourism. </p> <p>In Cuba generally high temperatures occur. The mean values ranging from 24 ° C to 34 ° C on the eastern coast. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>As Cuba is an island, there is a large number of ports, but they don’t always have the capacity for larger boats. However, depending on the model you choose for your boat rental holiday, you can choose to dock other ports. Some of the most important ports are: </p> <h4>Marina Santiago de Cuba: </h4><p>this marina is located in the province of Santiago de Cuba, and has a full range of services such as utilities, water sports and many activities. It has a capacity for 100 moorings for boats of 60 meters in length and a draft of up to 9 meters. </p> <h4>Marina Varadero:</h4><p> located in the town of Varadero, one of the most important points for maritime tourism in the country, this marina has a moderate capacity, with 30 berths, but can accommodate large vessels up to 60 meters in length and a maximum draft of 3 meters. Here you can enjoy a multitude of water sports and exciting activities. </p> <h4>Marina Hemingway:</h4><p> Located on the north coast of the city of Havana. In addition, it is the historical and traditional port of Cuba. In it you can perform various types of fishing. It also has a ship repair service. Officially it has 400 berths, but only 100 are available, support for large yachts and sailboats can accommodate vessels up to 70 meters in length and a draft of 12 meters. We recommend you try to visit here as there are coral formations that are worth your time. </p> <h4>Cayo Largo Yacht Club:</h4><p> This port is located in La Coloma, in the province of Pinar del Río. It has 50 moorings with capacity for boats with a draft of up to 4 meters and 60 in length. It offers services such as restaurants, electricity and drinking water. </p> <h2>Sailing Routes</h2> <p>Because of the privileged position that has Cuba in the Caribbean, there are different routes that you can follow from its shores to other islands or countries on your boat rental holiday. You can let the captain of the ship take you to their recommended destinations, or you can choose for yourself where to sail if it’s safe to go! </p> <p>You can travel to the coast of Florida, where you will enjoy a warm climate and will enjoy water sports such as surfing or windsurfing. Also visit the nearby Florida Keys, a set of paradise like islands that are famous for their unspoiled nature and crystal blue waters. </p> <p>On the other hand, if you decide to make your journey southwards you can find the Cayman Islands, and enjoy its characteristic turquoise waters and gorgeous beaches. Also visit Jamaica, a renowned tourist destination, whose capital, Kingston, is known for being the birthplace of reggae and enjoy a few days of tranquility in this country. </p> <h2>What to do in Cuba</h2> <p>Cuba is a country of great natural beauty both as architectural. It is a destination with a large number of activities to offer. </p> <p>On one hand, you could spend a few days relaxing on the beaches, which have transparent waters and white sands, visiting the keys that surround the island, these are small paradise-like islands that can only be accessed by boat. On these islands, it’s possible to experience different water sports such as diving which is fantastic due to the gorgeous underwater life in Cuba. </p> <p>The capital of Cuba, Havana, is the prime tourist destination on the island. It’s known for its famous cigars and friendly character, enjoy the rhythm of this city and the welcoming locals. It also has a wide variety of fun nightlife and delicious restaurants. You can visit the Plaza de la Catedral, which was built in the eighteenth century and the Museum of Colonial Art, the oldest building in the city. </p> <p>You can also visit the city of Holguin, where you will find spectacular beaches, like the Emerald beach, Pesquero and Guardalavaca. These add up to make this province on the northern coast of the island, Cuba's third most popular tourist destination. </p> <p>The town of Varadero, where some say, has the most beautiful beaches in Cuba, due to its wild nature. Here you can perform many water sports and activities like golf or even swimming with dolphins. You can make a trip to Santiago de Cuba, the country's second largest city, it’s noted for its beautiful squares and its huge musical environment or also visit Trinidad, called the "city museum" and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988. </p> <p>On the other hand, if you want to enjoy the nightlife in Cuba you have multiple options to choose from, like going in Havana's famous Tropicana cabaret, a musical show in which you will enjoy excellent live music performed by the best orchestras in the country. </p> <h2<What to see in Cuba</h2> <p>What really stands out in Cuba are the beautiful natural landscapes. You can explore Holguin’s protected forests, which are home to more than a hundred different species of endemic plants, or admire the waterfall of Cienfuegos, a majestic waterfall surrounded by lush vegetation. Moreover, in Havana there are different places to visit, such as the Cathedral of San Cristobal, which is noted for its Baroque façade and is currently considered one of the most stunning American Baroque religious buildings. </p> <p>The famous Revolution Square in Havana is well worth a visit. With more than 72 thousand square meters in size, the interior ministry and a large sculptural relief with the image of Che Guevara there, this square is very interesting. </p> <p>Moreover, in Cuba there are over 250 museums, 120 art galleries open to the public which hold valuable Cuban and international works. For example, the Cuban Museum of Art, is in the historic center of Havana. There is also a wide theatrical tradition in the country, as more than 60 theaters operate continuously throughout the year that will give you a full cultural experience. </p> <p>You can’t leave Cuba without visiting Old Havana, famous for the character of its people and its urban landscape. It’s also characterized by old buildings and the old own car models from the 50's that line the streets. There is also the evocative promenade in Havana which is about 8 kilometers in length. </p> <h2>Beaches and Coves. </h2> <p>In Cuba there are huge beaches and secluded coves that are of enormous beauty. Moreover, the water is clear and turquoise and the beaches are practically uninhabited, sometimes surrounded by mountains, which you can visit in your own rented boat. Some of these beaches are: </p> <h4>Esmeralda Beach: </h4> <p>Considered to be the most beautiful beach in Holguín, it is home to beautiful lagoons, lush vegetation and stunning marine landscapes that are due to the immense barrier reef. </p> <h4>Playa de Varadero: </h4> <p>Located in the Matanzos region, it has more than 20 kilometers of beautiful white sand, it is one of the main tourist destinations on the island. Here you can take part in activities such as diving, snorkelling or other watersports. There are many other sailboats and yachts here too. </p> <h4>Cayo Sabinal:</h4> <p>Located in Santa Lucia, to the north of the province of Camagüey, it is a beautiful coral cay bordered by mangroves and lagoons that make this a lush landscape. </p> <h4>Cayo Guillermo: It is 13 kilometers in length and has 6km of golden beaches where water sports and fishing are some of the many activities you can do. It is an area only accessible by boat, so it is advisable to visit it during your vacation in your rented boat. <h4>Playa Ancón:</h4><p> Known as the best beach on the southern coast of Cuba, it is surrounded by dazzling mountainous landscape and coves of fine sand surrounded by pine trees. It is also located just 13 kilometers from Trinidad. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>In Cuba there is a large number of natural parks to visit in the area during your boat rental holiday. It is a country in which vegetation and stunning landscapes thrive. Some examples of the best known are: </p> <h4>Viñales Valley:</h4><p> Located in the province of Pinar del Río, west of Cuba, it is a mountainous area of unique beauty, called mogotes which is filled with numerous caves and caverns, making it one of the most visited natural wonders of the country. It is part of the Guaniguanico mountain range. In 1999 it was classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and in 2001 the Cuban government granted it as a National Park. </p> <h4>El Nicho Waterfalls:</h4><p> The waterfalls of El Nicho are located in the Guanayara Park, in the province of Cienfuegos. A paradise like place where the vegetation, the rivers and the waterfalls surround the local, traditional villages. In addition, it is the home of the national bird, the Tocororo. </p> <h4>Topes de Collantes:</h4> <p>This is an immense area that is protected by the Cuban government, located in the central part of the island, in the Sierra del Escambray. A short distance from the city of Trinidad, there are several tourist attractions to enjoy during your boat vacation, make sure to visit Salto del Caburní, a 62 metre waterfall and La batata, a system of caverns with natural pools. </p> <h2>Currency:</h2> <p>In Cuba there are two official currencies, the Cuban Peso 1 € = 150 pc and the Convertible Peso 1 € = 1,1cuc. The Cuban peso is usually used by Cubans for "national" expenses, and the convertible peso is used by the tourist and with it is paid the foreign expenses like taxis, restaurants etc. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Cuban cuisine is a combination of culinary arts from Africa, Spain, and also from the indigenous area. A mixture of cultures that have created a vast array of flavors with abundance of fish, meats and varied vegetables such as legumes, rice and black beans. </p> <p>Some of the typical dishes that you can try during your holiday is the Ropa Vieja, it consists of stewed vegetables, rice and fried bananas. Furthermore try los Moros y Cristianos, a plate of black beans served with white rice which can be ordered mixed or separately. Other popular dishes on the island are Yucca con Mojo, Yucca with a special sauce called Mojo, and the Cuban sandwich, a sandwich made with Cuban bread, cooked ham, pork meat, Cheese slices, pickles and a spicy mustard sauce. </p> <p>In any case, making your next holiday a boat rental break in Cuba will allow you to access places on the island that you wouldn’t be able to see by any other means. It will be an experience that you’ll never forget, due to its beautiful landscapes, the variety of vegetation, and the multitude of activities you can do in the country, in addition to all the vibrant and different places you can visit. Don’t wait any longer and know Cuba during your next boat trip, you will fall in love. </p>

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