Yacht charter in Spain

Rent Boats in Spain

Spain is one of the most touristic countries in the world, due to its magnificent cultural patrimony, the good climate, its beaches, the exquisite gastronomy and the active nightlife that can be found all over the country. A boat charter in Spain has always been an ideal option to enjoy great holidays, sailing along the coast and islands while enjoying the Mediterranean or the Atlantic. So rent one of our yachts, catamarans or boats on our crewed or bareboat charters in Spain and go sailing around the coast of Spain and experience all that Mallorca, Formentera, Barcelona, Ibiza, Menorca, Palma and the Balearic Islands have to offer!


Spain is located on a peninsula, so you have many kilometers of shores to navigate. There is also a variety of marinas where it is possible to moor the boat and enjoy the many places to visit in the country. Some of the most important are:

One Ocean Vell, Barcelona

Found in the city of Barcelona, you can perform many activities, as it has a variety of cultural offerings and sports inside. It also has the capacity to house a total of 410 ships with maximum draft of 16 meters.

Palma in Palma de Mallorca, Baleares

This is the largest port in the Balearic Islands, and is located in the old town of Palma de Mallorca.

Club Náutico de Ciutadella, Menorca, Baleares

Here there are 60 berths for boats with a maximum length of 18 meters and a depth of 2 to 6.5 meters, amongst other services such as food and entertainment.

What to do in Spain

Sailing in Spain on a bareboat or crewed chartered yacht or one of our catamarans is very popular and offers the possibility of enjoying some luxurious yet affordable breaks. Why not take one of our yachts or perhaps a catamaran or a Jeanneau model and spend a week living in luxury in one of the best sailing destinations in the world! Spain is full of ports with unbeatable nautical infrastructure and crew services. Sailing vacations in Spain ensure that you will always find yourself only a few hours away from the next destination, which you will be able to enjoy while discovering its magnificent coves for as long as you choose.

What to see in Spain

The cultural and entertainment offer is vast and will satisfy all tastes. One can enjoy a walk down the streets of one of its cities, discover its monuments and go shopping until going out for dinner and enjoying the nighttime entertainment like has no equal.

The activities on the water, the sun, the coastline, the culture, the gastronomy and the entertainment options make the yacht charter in Spain the best choice to enjoy some peaceful or exciting holidays, with your family, partner or friends. Furthermore, the coast of Spain gives you the fantastic opportunity to explore holiday sailing destinations such as Mallorca, Formentera, Barcelona, Ibiza, Menorca and the smaller Balearic Islands. Just ask the crew of your boat, perhaps in a luxury Jeanneau model catamaran to sail to any destination in the Mediterranean that’s near Spain.

Beaches and coves

There is no better way to explore everything that Spain has to offer than through sailing, especially when it is combined with other activities. Spain offers safe and magnificent shores of all types, including large and of white sand, small rocky bays, close to touristic sites and those that are far from crowds and are fused with nature. Make sure you visit as many of these as possible when you charter a yacht in Spain.

The Barceloneta, in Barcelona

The Barceloneta is the third longest shoreline in Spain. It has fine toasty sand with palm trees, the shadows of which result ideal to sunbathe, and the blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea. It is the most touristic beach in Barcelona, it has showers, and all the other comfort and services that you might need.

A Ribeira, Coruña

With a length of 180 meters and fine white sand, it is very popular with the tourists. In addition it has the advantage of being very close to the urban center. It has a boardwalk full of terraces and has services such as parking lots and restrooms available.

Salada Cove, in Ibiza

4 km off San Antoni de Portmany, is one of the most visited and higher valued locations in Ibiza. Both Salada and Saladeta come out of the same sea entrance in a “U” shape, open in between cliffs. They are surrounded by vegetation and they are highly attractive due to their short distance to the Illeta.


Probably the most famous in Lanzarote, due to its white sand and its crystal clear waters, which make it look like as if you were in the Caribbean. It’s in the south and is easily accessible by boat thanks to its mooring services, that allow you to visit the beach and enjoys its landscape with all the comforts and privacy that your yacht charter offers.

Les Rotes cove

Les Rotes is a small cove of turquoise waters surrounded by a territory full pine trees and rock formations that go into the sea line. It is a landscape of just 150 meters that is used for walks and as a prime location from where to see the sunset above the bay of Denia.

Ancha, in Malaga

With over 2 km of sand among which to take a walk if you get tired of the sea. It is a very peaceful and it has all the required services available for the comfort of its visitors.

Estacio, Murcia

Estacio beach in the San Javier township, offers spectacular views over its dunes. It is very peaceful and rarely frequented.

Natural Parks

There are a lot of parks in Spain perfect for nature lovers. Some of them are:

The Natural Park of Ses Salines d'Eivissa i Formentera, Balearic

Large part of the surface of this park is covering the sea. The most characteristic feature of this place is an underwater meadow of flowering sea grasses (World Heritage Site by UNESCO).

Maritime Terrestrial National Park of the Islands of Galicia

This natural park goes from the Arousa estuary to Vigo, and has many cliffs and wild landscapes. It also has a wide variety of plant species.

Sierra Nevada National Park

This park has more than 2,000 plant species, as well as 80 endemic animal species. It is a high mountain landscape of great beauty.


There are a lot of culinary enthusiasts who think that Spain is one of the places where one can enjoy some of the best food in the world. Its gastronomy is highly varied offering paella, sausages, tapas, wines, beers, and shellfish, among many other highly popular dishes. Cured ham is another dish that stands out, being one with the highest demand among locals and tourists alike. The Spanish tortilla, or the potato tortilla, is a great attraction for tourists and is cooked on a regular basis throughout all the regions of the country.

Spain has an ideal climate with the Sun shining throughout most of the year, especially in the East and the South. Denia, Altea, Alicante or Malaga are some of the preferred destinations for vacations at sea. The Balearic Islands offer and average annual temperature of 18 degrees Celsius, and are an ideal place for a yacht charter in Spain. Mallorca, along with Ibiza and Menorca offer white sandy beaches, turquoise water, tranquility and entertainment without limits. As Spanish tourist destinations, we can’t forget about the Canary Islands, positioned to the north-west of Africa. They offer high temperatures throughout the entire year and extensive and rocky landscapes full of vegetation. Rent a yacht in Spain and you will not regret it!

Spain has a very varied climate between the north and the south as well as on its various islands. In the Galicia area to the north, the temperature averages between 11ºC to 14ºC, offering slightly less cold winters and mild summers with a slight chance of rain. The Costa Brava and Levante offer great annual averages of 13ºC-16ºC and approximately 23ºC average temperature during the summer. The south of Spain is also very warm and sunny with average annual temperatures of 11ºC-12ºC and 24ºC in the summer months. The Balearic Islands offer a mild climate throughout the year and a higher humidity level, with average annual temperatures of 15ºC-18ºC with a rise to 27ºC in the summer. The Canary Islands is, without doubt, the best place in Spain to spend a sailing holiday, since the average annual temperature doen't drop below 15ºC in summer nor 25ºC in the summer.

Average temperatures

The average temperatures in Spain during the peak months are:

  • May - 25

  • June - 30

  • July - 33ºC

  • August - 32ºC

  • September - 26ºC

  • October - 19ºC

hours of daily sunshine

The average daily hours of sun during the peak months are:

  • May - 15

  • June - 15

  • July - 14

  • August - 13

  • September - 12

  • October - 11

By plane

To enjoy your boat charter holiday in Spain, there is an extensive network of airports to reach your nearest port city chosen. The country's largest airport is Madrid-Barajas (Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport) but you can travel to the following airports near the coast, where the ports are to start your holiday: La Coruña or Vigo Airport to reach the coast of Galicia, Tenerife South Airport Tenerife North airport to reach the Canary Islands and to reach the Balearic Islands: Ibiza Airport, Palma de Mallorca and Menorca. Other airports on the coast of Spain near the port include: Barcelona-El Prat, Tarragona-Reus airport, Murcia-San Javier, Valencia and Alicante airport.

By bus

To reach Spain by bus, you can inquire with the company Eurolines coming from outside the country or companies: ALSA, Socibus or Sepulvedana to travel within the country for very low prices. In all cases, from airports or train stations, there are lines that reach the urban coastal areas or offer a special service for travelers from the airport.

By train

Spain has several train lines (RENFE) and a high-speed line (AVE) to travel comfortably and quickly though prices are higher rates than conventional rail lines. The train stations on the coast are usually in the city but never too far from the coast, making it a highly recommendable method of transport. You can travel in 1st or 2nd class and get discounts with a youth or student card.

By boat

It is possible to go from Valencia, Barcelona and Dénia to the Balearic Islands by boat. There are several public ferry lines that run from the mainland to Mallorca and Ibiza for very affordable prices. You can travel with or without a car as they are very large ships. The Canary Islands can not be reached by boat from the mainland, due to the large distance between the two.

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Why choose aBoatTime?

Divide the cost of the yacht by the number of passengers, and you'll find in most cases, that it's cheaper than an equivalent week long stay in a hotel.
Drop anchor in a quiet cove, and enjoy wonderful evenings and the tranquility of the cove, allowing you to avoid the typical holiday crowds.
Organise your trip at your own pace, to suit you and your family and friends.
If you don't have a sailing license, don't worry. We'll find you a suitable skipper.

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