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Yacht charter in Punta Ala

Choose a yacht charter holiday in Punta Ala, a charming resort situated in Tuscany, Italy. The province of Grosseto is a terrain of wonderful landscapes and spectacular seaside resorts. The town was formerly known as Punta Troia, but due to the love of the local population for aviation, the name was changed the current name. The town is a resort famous for its sailing regattas, spa resorts and a modern port which attract a large number of boat rental enthusiasts who opt for a yacht charter for their sailing holiday here. For example, the renowned sailboat racing team Luna Rossa Challenge or ´Prada Challenge´ originated here.


So rent a bareboat or crewed yacht from aBoatTime and enjoy your very own yacht charter sailing holiday in Italy. Sail up, down and along the coast of Italy and also visit Tuscany and its stunning Tuscan coast on one of our yachts. During your time on one of our Tuscan charters, make sure to visit the nearby areas of Giannutri, Follonica, Elba, Grosseto and even to the surrounding Italian islands near the Tuscan coast, you could even sail to Sardinia! Don’t miss out on the holiday of a lifetime, come sailing with aBoatTime on one of our crewed or bareboat charters!


What to do


In the town there are several historic fortresses which were built to protect the coast from pirate attacks. While on your yacht charter, go to the sixteenth century Hidalgo Tower, created to safeguard the southern frontier. The castle is from the same period and was made to protect the city from northern invaders.


If you are interested in nature, visit Maremma Park which is the most extensive natural area in the region and a popular tourist attraction. This town is a pearl of the Tuscan region in Italy and is probably one of the most beautiful places in Tuscany and the whole of the country. A yacht charter is the perfect choice for a relaxing holiday as this city is some distance away from the noisy tourist cities of Follonica and Castiglione.


This Tuscan town blossomed during the tourism boom of the seventies when a large number of luxurious villas and residences were constructed. On your yacht charter holiday, don’t forget the wide range of activities that this place has to offer. For example, try the elite golf club that opened over 50 years ago, or go to one of the wellness centers.


Beaches and coves


Punta Ala beach


Located in Castiglione della Pescaia, it is of easy access from the main cities of Tuscany. It appears in tourist guides as on the cleanest beaches of Italy and is without a doubt one of the most beautiful in Tuscany.


Follonica


Located on Tuscany’s coast, easily reachable from Siena or Florence, it is one of the best in Tuscany. Follonica offers kilometers after kilometers of beautiful and wild shores. Close to it, you will be able to find the coves of Civette and Barbiere, ideal for a visit with family and kids.


Talamone


Located in the southern part of Tuscany, very close to the Argentario, this small town has beaches of rock and sand, which are ideal to enjoy sail sports. The area of Talamone is located in the middle of a natural park, where it is very easy to spot animals like the wild boars.


Gastronomy


Make sure your yacht charter is not over before you try the delicious local food. Perhaps the most traditional product of the area is cheese, reflecting the Tuscan simplicity and high standards of food quality. At night you could have a drink in some of the clubs or simply spend a pleasant evening in a cozy bar.


For a unique and diverse yacht charter sailing holiday, the Association of the Local Tourist Office of the city offers several interesting activities, excursions and cultural events suitable for all ages. They briefly explain the local history as well as informing the tourists about the weather, beaches, restaurants and any tourist activities. Choose a yacht charter in Punta Ala and experience all that this city has to offer.

A perfect example of the mediterranean coast, Punta Ala has hot dry summers from June through September and the months either side also provide a beautiful climate for yacht charter in Punta Alba. Average high temperatures for the high season between June and September vary from 24ºC to 27ºC and even in the shoulder months of May, and October it experiences temperatures of 20ºC which would be a nice time to enjoy a yacht charter in Punta Ala.

The water temperatures are perfect for a yacht charter in Punta Ala with highs of 25ºC during the hottest months of July and August and never dropping below 14ºC in the coldest months of February. You can also be sure of good, year round, sailing winds: perfect if you wanted to sail to the island of Elba.

By plane:
The best way to start your yacht charter in Punta Ala is by plane. You can choose between the airport of Pisa (130km) and the airport of Florence (184km). Once you arrive, you can take a taxi or a bus to Punta Ala which is 1:30-2:30h away.

By bus:
It is possible to take a bus from the airport of Pisa or Florence to the region of Grosseto where Punta Ala is located. From Florence bus tickets are very cheap, bus lines are available during the entire year and it will take you around 3h to get to Punta Ala. From Pisa the best way to get there is by train but there are daily bus lines between Follonica and Punta Ala.

By train:
The central train station of Punta Ala is located 20 minutes away from the city and the port. The closest train station is Follonica which is 15km away what also can be an option if you prefer to stop there by train/bus. From Florence it will take you around 2h 45min to get to Punta Ala. From the train station of Pisa, it will only take you 1h 15min to get to your destination.

By boat:
Punta Ala Marina has 893 berths for boats with a length of 28 meters long with 4.5 meters draft. The port is located in the city centre and has plenty of modern facilities like security, weather forecaster, electricity, drinking water and more. Yacht charter in Punta Ala is one of the best ways if you want to discover the Tuscany. The best way to get to Punta Ala is definitely by plane because of the fact that there are no public ferry services at the port.

By car:
It is possible and quick to rent a car in Pisa or Florence if you want to drive to Punta Ala. Just check out some car rental companies at the airport or city centre. You can make a reservation online or directly rent at the car rental office. Taxis are also a common way to get to Punta Ala but price rates are higher.

What boat are you looking for?

We have over 10,000 boats available throughout the world, including Punta Ala although you will not be able to find all of them on our web. Contact us and we will send you a budget.

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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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