Lagoon 450

  • The Lagoon 450 is the new creation of the French shipyard to replace the 440. It is an extraordinary catamaran, with imposing appearance and size. With its length of almost 14 meters this boat is suitable for competitive sailing and adventures, just as it is for a relaxing holiday and exploring beautiful places at the coast.

    The 450 is a perfect choice for renting with friends or family as it offers separate spaces in its more than generous deck. The space distribution is very convenient and will facilitate your stay aboard. In the stern, you will find a table and a cozy, U-shaped sofa along with an area to lie down, relax and enjoy the great weather.

    Following the wide corridors you will reach the bow, where you will find a comfortable area to sit and the nets, which are a perfect place for sunbathing, while listening to the rushing sea. The steering station on the fly bridge offers perfect visibility and control as well as another sundeck to spend relaxing moments.

    The 450 offers fast navigation due to its powerful engine but nevertheless it is very comfortable and safe.

    The interior is carefully designed with attention to the details and of high quality. The beautiful design under deck is modern, functional and will impress you from the moment you see it the first time. The large windows surrounding the entire saloon give lots of natural light, and the comfortable sofas and a big dining table where you can spend wonderful nights with your friends or family, will make you feel at home. The fully equipped kitchen is located in the saloon.

    Going down, you will find spacious cabins, with high ceilings and large double beds. All cabins have their own bathroom. In the interior you will also find enough storage room to fit all your personal belongings making your stay just as pleasant as in a luxurious hotel.

    With this catamaran all your wishes for a perfect holiday with your fellow passengers will be fulfilled. Rent the Lagoon 450 now for your sailing adventure and spend a unique and unforgettable time aboard.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Lagoon 450
    Type:
    Length: 13.96
    Beam: 7.84
    Draft: 1.3
    Displacement: 16900
    Motorboats: Volvo Penta
    Horse Power: 80
    Day by day capacity: 12

Destinations where you can hire a Lagoon 450

  • 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 Mallorca
  • <p>Charter one of our yachts and experience all that Mallorca has to offer, it’s the biggest of the Balearic Archipelago and has Palma de Mallorca as its capital. It's the Mecca for anyone interested in sailing, that's why to <strong>rent boats in Mallorca</strong> is an ideal holiday. So take a skipper or one of our crewed or bareboat charters and set sail to explore the Balearic Islands like Formentera and Ibiza and sail to secluded coves, bays, hidden marinas and puerto! </p> <p>Known in times gone by as the island of calm, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain for its beaches, bays, landscape and fun during the day and night. There are hundreds of small, rocky islands that surround Mallorca that you investigate and sail around. Majorca also has many towns and cities which are well worth a visit on our boats, such as the capital Palma de Mallorca, Pollença and the rustic town of Andratx. A yacht charter holiday in Mallorca is the easiest, and most luxurious, way to see the Balearics and enjoy the sun, sea and journey, to the full with your loved ones. </p> <p>It is very common for people interested in sailing to choose to charter a yacht in Mallorca as it’s a fantastic holiday destination. When talking about high quality options in the world of renting boats, Majorca doesn’t really have any rivals as it offers all the same benefits, and more, as its competitors. The crystal blue water, its bright sun and the fresh breeze make yacht charter in Mallorca the ideal escape for that getaway you’ve been looking for. So take a bareboat yacht charter and explore Majorca, the coast of Spain, Ibiza and Formentera, and have a fantastic holiday!</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Due to the popularity of Mallorca as a nautical destination, there are 33 commercial ports, with up to 20 thousand mooring points. The marinas in Pollença and Palma will supply you with anything that you require. </p> <h3>Palma de Majorca</h3><p>It is the biggest port on the Balearic Islands and has space for 162 boats. Its location is excellent to sail around the southern and the southeastern part of the isle. This port does not only harbor yachts and sailboats, but big cruise liners as well. </p> <h3>Olimpic Calanova Port</h3> <p>It is located in the Palma bay and Major cove, it has modern amenities, a sailing school and numerous restaurants. </p> <h3>Public port of Pollença</h3><p>This port is located in the north of Mallorca and is the perfect place to start and see the natural beauty of the coast. Its location in the bay of Polenza offers it great protection from the weather. </p> <h3>Adriano Port</h3><p>This port is one of the most modern in Majorca and it has docking spaces designed for large yachts. It was designed by Philippe Starck and has offers a great range of high profile stores and bars and bistros. Several regattas and other seasonal activities are organized in this marina throughout the year. </p> <h2>What to do in Mallorca</h2> <p>As well as plenty of activities available to be enjoyed whilst sailing on our bareboat or crewed yachts, Mallorca offers plenty of activities on land too: you can take a bike trip on one of the many trails, or emulate the great Rafael Nadal and play tennis in his homeland. </p><p>The local night life is also very famous and really good fun. During your time in Mallorca on your chartered yacht you will have everything at your fingertips, on land and at sea. </p> <p>The coast line of Majorca is characterized by a multitude of landscapes, on the east side of the island you can admire bays and beaches with charming tones of blue; the north offers a safe selection of ports where you can moor your boat without a problem. The east coast will surprise you with its sheer cliffs and incredible views. Moreover, you should take your yacht charter and sail to Cabrera which hosts some stunning views and amazing water to sleep in. Explore on your yacht and enjoy all that it has to offer. All you have to do is choose your boat model and the dates for your yacht charter trip in Mallorca. Enjoy the great sensation that sailing provides in one of Spain’s favourite sailing destinations. </p> <h2>What to see in Palma de Mallorca</h2> <p>Palma’s boardwalk is over 5km in length and it is ideal for nice walks at sunset, or enjoying a delicious meal. The Mallorcan nightlife is very vibrant and you will find great bars, pubs and clubs throughout the city. </p> <p>To get to know the culture a little better, it is recommended that you visit Majorca's old town, accessed by the two railway lines and many enchanting bohemian streets. The Santa Maria de Palma Cathedral is without doubt the symbol of Mallorca but we shouldn’t forget other monuments of architectural value such as Bellver castle, the Lluc Monastery or Bendinat castle. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <h3>Cala de Formentor</h3><p>This cove, located close to the Port de Pollença in the gorgeous town of Pollença, is one of the most internationally well-known ports due to the quantity of famous people that have visited over the years including Winston Churchill and John Wayne. This kilometer long stretch of sand is an isolated, startling space, perfect for relaxing on you sailing holiday and one of the more peaceful bays in Majorca. </p> <h3>Cala Varcas</h3><p>This cove, situated to the south east, is one of the most untouched of them all. Its main attraction is the wide variety of activities you can take part in there: underwater caves and reefs admired by marine life experts as well as plenty of water activities such as diving or deep water soloing. Its great beauty can only be appreciated from the sea and therefore the best way to visit is by boat. </p> <h3>Cala Llombards</h3><p>Situated to the south, is one of the most beautiful in Mallorca, and removing the distance, it looks extremely like the Nordic Fjords (only properly appreciable from the water). It has fine white sand, and turquoise waters that would look more at home in the Caribbean. From this mix of Nordic and Caribbean influence you can also visit Es Pontás. If you are looking for a beach to make you feel fantastic, then this is the one. </p> <h3>Cala Mondragó</h3><p>This is also one of the most popular spots in Majorca and is situated in the region of Santanyi. It has one of the largest entrances to any cove in Mallorca making it ergonomic for boat access, with fine white sand and surrounded by pine trees. Its natural beauty is so extraordinary that it was declared a National Park in 1992. </p> <h3>Es Trenc</h3><p>Another untouched part of Majorca is Es Tranc, a vast expanse of sand located in the south which looks legitimately Caribbean. It mainly stands out as being the only non-commercialised beach in Mallorca, which makes it into a unique space. The beach is usually overwhelmed with tourists which makes it much more appealing to moor up your boat and enjoy the privacy that it provides. </p> <h2>Natural parks</h2> <p>Majorca has a significant quantity of unique natural spaces, considering its size. Discover its forests, cliffs, coves, bays and islets a short sail away. </p> <h3>Sierra Tramuntana</h3><p>With its highest point being in the Puig Mayor at a height of 1,445 meters, you can’t miss the gorgeous views that it offers.</p> <h3>Cabrera Archipelago</h3><p>In the coastal area you can find the maritime archipelago of Cabrera, which is an idyllic location to go diving in and is easily accessible by boat. The surrounding areas guarantee an exceptional diving experience. </p> <h3>Dragonera</h3><p>The rich flora and fauna of Dragonera, whose name comes from the local lizards, will leave you breathless. It is only accessible by boat and it is full of hiking trails that will allow you to discover the area when you sail there. </p> <h3>S'Albufera natural park</h3><p>Every year the marshes and the swamps of S’Albufera becomes home to numerous migratory bird species. Several hiking trails go through the park, allowing you to enjoy nature and admire the numerous animal species that make this park their home. </p> <h3>Mondrago Park</h3><p>Located in the eastern part of Mallorca, the natural park of Mondrago has some spectacular views. Mondrago cove is known by sailing enthusiasts, who drop anchor every year in its turquoise waters.</p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Majorcan gastronomy is famous for its sweets, its rice dishes and its fresh fish and shellfish. Its dishes are simply another reason you must visit.</p> <p>Mallorca is an electrifying destination offering the best beach tourism and an undoubtedly interesting culture too. You can even visit Ibiza and Formentera with a skipper or on your own bareboat yacht charter! Don’t miss an opportunity to charter a yacht on holiday in Mallorca to experience all that this island has to offer including, sailing, diving and exploring, you will not be disappointed.</p>

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

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  • Yacht charter in Ibiza
  • <p><strong>Rent a boat in Ibiza</strong> and explore Spain, the surrounding islands, the tourist attractions and also its hidden areas of natural beauty. Being only 40 kilometres in length, Ibiza could be considered a small island however it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean and the small size allows you to take one of our yachts and visit Ibiza town and even the other islands including Formentera or Menorca in luxury. By taking one of our yacht charters in Ibiza you can explore these towns and locations at your own pace onboard your own catamaran such as the Sunseeker or another sailboat of your choice. Each year more than 1.5 million people choose the Balearic Island as a holiday destination, among which are many sailing boat fans who like to rent boats in Ibiza too. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <h3>Club Nàutic Sant Antoni Abad:<h3> <p>In the western part of the island, it is a huge port with 579 moorings, which can accommodate ships with a maximum draft of 4.5 meters and a maximum length of 30 meters. </p> <h3>Puerto Deportivo Santa Eulalia:<h3> <p>14 kilometers away from the city of Ibiza, it is a marina with 755 moorings with capacity for boats with a maximum depth of 4 meters and 22 meters of length. </p> <h3>Puerto Deportivo Marina Botafoch:<h3> <p>This port located in the north of the island has 428 moorings, and capacity for boats with 4 meters maximum draft and a maximum length of 30 meters</p> <h3>Marina Ibiza:<h3> <p>It is located in the center of Ibiza and 11 miles away from Formentera. </p> <h2>What to do in Ibiza</h2> <p>A boat hire holiday and the charter of a yacht in Ibiza offers the possibility of enjoying the marvelous world of the Balearic Islands and spending an incredible holiday full of yachting, beauty and adventure. With your head to the wind, enjoy incredible beaches and turquoise waters, enjoy fascinating landscapes, weigh anchor in a tranquil bay to rest wherever and whenever you so please when you rent a boat in Ibiza. </p> <p>During your holiday in Ibiza you could visit the world famous Ibizan clubs and party – there is no chance of getting bored on the white isle! You could even take one of our sailing boats as your boat rental for a hen party and enjoy everything the nightlife has to offer. We suggest that hen parties check out the club Pachá, it is one of the best nights out in Ibiza. The parties are the stuff of legend here and Pachá is a legendary club. The majority of the places to go are located in two areas: the city of Ibiza on the east side of the island and San Antonio on the west. The exciting atmosphere of Ibiza simply has to be seen to be believed. </p> <p>On the other hand, the experience of renting a yacht in Ibiza isn’t complete without trying some of the incredible seafood at one of the many high quality restaurants. The majority of which are found on beautiful beaches; some only being accessible by boat. Ibiza is a gorgeous place, perfect for a sailing, sunbathing and relaxing on a fully kitted out boat. A rental boat holiday in Ibiza will allow you to forget your daily life and completely relax. </p> <h2>What to see in Ibiza</h2> <p>Most popular places to go out at night are concentrated in two areas: Playa d'en Bossa and San Antonio. Both places have vibrant nightclubs, restaurants and bars for all tastes where you can taste the delicious cuisine of the Balearic Islands, and some luxury cocktails. The historic center of Ibiza town, on the other hand, is an ideal place to get to know what Ibiza´s actual culture is like, enjoy traditional restaurants, and shopping at dozens of shops around the Cathedral Virgen de las Nieves in Ibiza. Some of the places to visit in Ibiza are: </p> <h3>San José<h3> <p>San José is a Spanish municipality located in the southeast of the island of Ibiza, where there is a large presence of beach tourism. </p> <h3>Cubells<h3> <p>This is a village and parish in the municipality of San José. It is located in the southern part of the island. A tourist attraction of this place is the church of Our Lady of Cubells. </p> <h4>Our Lady of Jesus<h4> <p>It is a village formed from a fifteenth century church built on the site, which later was expanded. </p> <h4>Sant Llorenc de Balàfia<h4> <p>This is a village in the municipality of San Juan Bautista, on the northeastern side of the island. This place has a great archaeological heritage. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>If what you search for is freedom then we can’t stress enough the beauty of sailing by yourself (or with a crewed boat, but with your own route) between the best coves that Ibiza has to offer. Here are our 5 favourites to visit when you rent a boat in Ibiza: </p> <h3>Cala Salada</h3> <p>This cove, 4 kilometres from San Antoni de Portmany, is one of the most visited and valued on Ibiza. The beaches are often rather full of tourists: something that you can avoid with rental in Ibiza if you go yachting in one of our Ibizan yacht charters and find yourself some more elusive coves and beaches. </p> <h3>Cala de San Vicente</h3> <p>This cove, situated in San Juan Bautista, to the north of Ibiza is a beautiful beach, sheltered from the wind by the vegetation covered mountains. It is made up of a large, sandy beach where the sea is calm and blue which is perfect for practicing all manner of watersports such as windsurfing or hopping on a banana boat for a really fun time! </p> <h3>Cala Conta</h3> <p>This cove, joint with Racó d’en Xic is in San Antonio and has two openings opposite two small islands. It’s found on the western side of the island and its turquoise sea is crystal clear. One of the main spectacles of this cove are the sunsets, which you can enjoy from whichever point in the sea you choose on a hired boat or yacht charter in Ibiza. </p> <h3>Cala Gracioneta</h3> <p>This beach is located close to San Antonio, and is characterised by its small size and stunning views. It is rectangular in shape, with fine white sand and surrounded by pine forest and the typical traditional buildings of Ibiza. Its location means it’s sheltered from the wind providing calm waters; perfect for diving. The advantage of this cove is the lack of tourists making it ideal as a relaxing destination for a break whilst you are on one of our sailing boat charters, perhaps you could rent the stunning Sunseeker. </p> <h3>Cala Vadella<h3> <p>This cove on the south-western part of the island is very popular with yacht charter tourists, especially for those looking for a romantic sunset from the deck of their boat. Nevertheless, this isn’t its only draw. Its position, surrounded by pine trees makes it look like a natural swimming pool, which also lends itself to water sports such as diving. </p> <p>These are only some examples but, in general, choose whichever cove you wish, a boat rental in Ibiza will not disappoint you either way. It is a genuine paradise where you can enjoy your boat to the fullest, relaxing, watching sunsets or enjoying water sports. </p> <h2>Currency and language<h2> <p>The currency used in Ibiza, as in the rest of Spain, is the Euro (€). In Ibiza there are two official languages, Spanish and Catalan. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <h4>Ses Salines Natural Park of Ibiza and Formentera<h4> <p>It is located between the two Pityuses natural parks and 75% of its surface is under the sea. It is possible to find an underwater meadow of Posidonia Oceanica, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. </p> <h3>The Natural Reserve of Es Vedrà, Es Vedranell and the islands of Poniente:<h3> <p>This reserve is located in the western and southwestern part of Ibiza, and it has a great diversity in the landscape, its islands, its fauna and flora. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Because Ibiza is an island, its gastronomy is local and has its own style and take on typical Mediterranean food. Among the most outstanding dishes are the Pancuit, a local garlic soup, with tomatoes and eggs; the stingray in sauce with almonds; or the Flao, a cheesecake with a light touch of peppermint. </p> <p>Just as its neighboring islands, Ibiza offers an unlimited number of opportunities to enjoy your sailing holiday to the fullest. Sailing through its waters is a great idea to enjoy some wonderful locations like Menorca or Formentera and experience the culture of Spain. The white island is not just about parties, it is beautiful too, which is why it is a fantastic idea to hire a luxury boat or charter a yacht in Ibiza. Isn’t it aBoatTime you rent a boat in Ibiza?</p>

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  • Yacht charter in St. Martin
  • <p><strong>A yacht charter in Saint Martin</strong> is the perfect opportunity for discovering this unique Caribbean island. It shares its sovereignty between France and the Netherlands, and is the smallest landmass in the world divided between two nations. Despite the presence of both nations, it has been shared peacefully for almost 200 years. “Saint. Martin” or “Sint Maarten” in Dutch, is at the top of the Leeward Islands chain in the northeastern Caribbean and is widely esteemed as a “tropical paradise” for its beautiful, scenic landscape, and crystalline waters which are joyful. So rent one of our crewed or bareboat yachts or catamarans and experience the holiday of a lifetime when you rent one of our charters! </p> <p>St Martin was discovered in 1493 by Christopher Columbus, on his second voyage to the America. It was at this time he claimed it for Spain. He named it for the day he landed, it was later fought over by the British, French and Dutch, before eventually coming to be in its present arrangement in 1816. Today French, Dutch and a number of local languages are spoken, however English is the universal language. </p> <p>So rent one of aBoatTime’s bareboat or crewed yachts or catamarans and set sail to Saint Maarten and experience everything that this Caribbean island has to offer. Visit a new marina or bay every day during your holiday, or sail to new islands every day whilst chilling on their beaches and eating in a delicious array of restaurants. So come on a sailing holiday with aBoatTime to the Dutch and French island of St Maarten and visit some of the most beautiful areas of the Caribbean and also the world like the Leeward Islands, St Barts, Marigot, Anguilla, Antigua, Saint Lucia and many more stunning islands in the area. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There is a wide variety of ports all over the coast, in which it is possible to moor the boat. Some of them are: </p> <ul><li>Fort Louis</li><p>This marina, and has capacity to host 150 boats with a maximum draft of 3.5 meters. It’s surrounded by a large number of shops and restaurants to pass the time. </p> <li>Port la Royale</li><p>This port has also a lot of shops, restaurants and it is a very safe place. </p> <li>Captain Oliver's</li><p>In the east, this port has 150 berths and capacity for boats with a maximum draft of 2.5 meters.</p></ul> <h2>What to do in St Martin</h2> <p>For those interested in the local wildlife, this Caribbean isle is home to a diverse range of endemic wildlife, such as Pelicans, Egrets and a wide range of birdlife. Many of these can be found in La Reserve Naturelle, a wildlife reserve in the northeast. Another must see is the Butterfly farm, on the Route du Gallon, where hundreds of butterfly species from all over the world are housed in a 900 metre square greenhouse, and features a calm atmosphere with relaxing music and a small waterfall. There is also a number of lakes and lagoons, the most famous being Simpson Bay, where a wide variety of marine life can be found. You can see this diverse natural ecosystem up close by taking advantage of one of the many scuba diving locations, such as in Simpson Bay and the Baie de Grand Case. </p> <p>Due to the favourable location in the Caribbean, the island benefits from a sunny, warm climate, with average annual temperatures of 27 degrees Celsius, with little variation between summer and winter; thus allowing you to take advantage of its fantastic bays and crystalline clean waters whenever you so please. With such sublime weather conditions, why not try one of the many watersports available in St Martin, such as windsurfing, water-skiing or deep sea fishing. </p> <p>On your yacht charter you’ll find all the amenities you need to enjoy your vacation. The northern French half is famed for its luxury atmosphere, with its elegant colonial buildings and luxury boutiques, the capital of the French part. The main shopping streets boast a wide variety of shops, boutiques, restaurants and patisseries, whilst a modern designer shopping centre is in the southern part of the town. </p> <p>Owing to the popularity among sailing enthusiasts, St. Martin has a number of marinas available. When you charter your yacht through aBoatTime, you’ll find your yacht moored in the main city on the island. This allows you the convenience of having access to all of the city’s amenities, whilst being able to navigate to another island at a moment’s notice. Nearby places to visit include St Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Antigua, St Barthélemy, and Anguilla, all of which feature historical towns and beautiful volcanic landscapes. Each is different, as a result of their respective varying colonial heritage. </p> <p>In addition to the coastal facilities, there are many inland amenities, such as its famous casinos and lively nightlife. There are also many historical sites, such as the Hope Estate Archaeological Site, where remains of an Arawak (the original inhabitants of St Martin) were discovered. Another interesting historical site is the Loterie Farm, a former sugar plantation dating from 1773. Here you can travel back to colonial times, and take in its cool, fragrant atmosphere. The plantation also features a number of swimming pools, with waterfalls and stylish tropical cabins available for rental on a daily basis. Nearby, the coastal village of Grand-Case offers a wide range of gourmet restaurants, with a wide range of cuisine, including French, Spanish, Cajun and Caribbean. </p> <p>Moreover, St Maarten is set in the ideal location at the tip of the Leeward Isles, allowing you to explore the Caribbean and see a new country every day! For example, you should take your yacht charter and go sailing to exotic places like St Barts, Anguilla, St Lucia and the other Caribbean Isles. Fly to the Caribbean and land in the world famous Princess Juliana Airport where the landing is like no other in the world! <h2>Beaches and Coves</h2> <p>On your yacht charter holiday in St Martin you’ll enjoy and experience some of the best beaches in the Caribbean.</p> <ul><li>Friars’ Bay </li><p>It is one of St Martin’s liveliest shorelines. During the day it’s the perfect place for swimming and sunbathing. However in the evening, the promenade becomes St Martin’s premier night time destination, with plenty of bars and clubs. Among the myriad of parties that take place every day, we recommend visiting the Full Moon Party at Kali’s Beach Bar. </p> <li>Baie Longue</li><p>The biggest on the island, it is in the west. It is partially surrounded by the hotel “La Samanna” and ends in the Pointe des Canonniers. This beach, one of the quietest, looks like a postcard: blue sea, white sand, pelicans. </p> <li>Anse Marcel</li><p>This is one of the standout areas of beauty in St Martin. It’s is on the French part of the island (the Dutch must be very jealous!) in the north. Here you can sail, relax and enjoy a perfect Caribbean break. </p> <li>Maho </li><p>A famous landmark because it is at one end of the landing strip of Princess Juliana International Airport. The landing of airplanes such as the 747 have become a tourist attraction in the area. </p> <li>Baie de l´Embouchure</li><p>It is a long stretch of sand and mangrove under protection of the Natural Reserve. This place reunites all the conditions to become the perfect place to practice windsurf and kitesurf: It is protected from the waves by the small islands and the barrier reef.</p></ul> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Sint Martin has a vibrant natural wealth, with a huge variety of exotic fauna and flora located underwater as well as above it. The most important natural park is the St. Martin National Nature Reserve, located in the east and full of different species of animals and plants. It occupies an area of 150 hectares that include the surrounding islands as well. </p> <p>Like this park, everything else on St Maarten is also a natural paradise with a rich heritage, so walking tours are organized in the mountains in order to discover the secrets that this place keep. </p> <h2>Currency</h2> <p>The official currency used in the French side is the Euro. However, in the Dutch side the currency is the Netherlands Antillean guilder. </p> <h2>Cuisine</h2> <p>Typical dishes that you’ll find on your yacht charter vacation include rice and sauces made from lush, tropic fruits such as mango, pineapple, papaya and avocado. Why not also try the seafood salads with citrus fruits and chilli. There is a multitude of restaurants that will fill any desire you have, from Caribbean, to African and to European food, St Martin will not leave you hungry! </p> <p>Whether you prefer to take in the culture and history, or spend your time enjoying the useful coastal facilities and water sports, a yacht charter in St. Martin offers a calming getaway, in an unbeatable location. You could even join a flotilla and sail with others if you wish, then you could sail your bareboat or crewed yacht or catamaran and take the sailing charter to wherever you wish; a lagoon, an island or any of the beaches you like! Don’t miss the chance to visit nearby destinations like St. Barts, Marigot, Anguilla, Antigua, St. Lucia and even more islands and locations in the Caribbean. Isn’t it aBoatTime you enjoyed a yacht charter in St. Martin?</p>

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  • <p>In the main part of the Boka Kotorska bay we can find the coastal town of Tivat. A <strong>yacht charter in Tivat</strong> is a great option for starting off your sailing holidays as it offers everything needed to enjoy a great sailing experience: a well-equipped marina with all the necessary facilities, beautiful beaches and plenty of attractions to see. Founded in the 19th century and with a total area of 46 km2, the town of Tivat is the centre of the Tivat municipality, which is the smallest in Montenegro.</p> <p> A yacht charter in Tivat offers the opportunity to travel around Montenegro and enjoy its 290 km of unspoilt coastline, visit its stunning Natural Parks and discover the country’s culture and gastronomy. Tivat has become an important sailing tourism destination over the last few years due to such conditions as the perfect location, pleasant climate, beautiful landscapes and many charming towns which are a significant tourist attraction. </p> <p>Set sail from Tivat aboard one of aBoatTime’s luxury crewed or bareboat yachts and go sailing along the coastline of Montenegro whilst visiting fantastic towns, nearby places like in Croatia and the Adriatic Sea and also a gorgeous marina every day like Porto Montenegro in Tivat. Go sailing in Tivat and experience a different Mediterranean yacht charter holiday, perhaps on board your own gulet? Explore the coast and the Adriatic and moor your yacht in destinations of your choice such as; Kotor, Budva, Dubrovnik, Herceg, Boka, Novi and many other places in both Montenegro and Croatia! </p> <h2>What to see in Tivat</h2> <p>Tivat is located in the south-east part of Montenegro, in the Gulf of Kotor, and is only 42 km away from Dubrovnik (Croatia). During your yacht charter in Tivat we recommend you visit some of the fascinating places around the area like the Renaissance Summer House Buca in the centre of the town, the popular Flowers’ Island, Sveti Marko Island, the natural port of Kalimanj and the botanic garden. </p> <p> For those interested in culture and history there are plenty of sightseeing places and monuments to visit, as well as many white sandy shores and little islands where you can anchor your boat for those who want to enjoy the sea and the sun. Just tie up your boat and enjoy a peaceful walk by the sea while enjoying the amazing landscapes that merge the sea with the mountains or visit other places close by, such as Donja Lastva, a small picturesque village only 15 minutes away from Tivat, where you can spend the entire day admiring the town’s beauty and its special atmosphere. Don’t miss the town’s historic centre and the St. Roko church. </p> <p>Tivat has a Mediterranean climate and is the sunniest town of Boka Kotroska. The annual average temperature is 15ºC, with 240 sunny days a year. High season for your yacht charter in Tivat extends from June to September with average temperatures ranging around 27ºC. During the hottest days, in June and August, the temperature can easily reach more than 30ºC. </p> <p>You can also sail away from Tivat and enjoy other sailing areas and coastal towns. We recommend you visit these nearby towns and their corresponding shorelines during your sailing trip: Herceg Novi, Budva, Ulcinj and Bar. </p> <h2>Tivat’s Coast</h2> <p>The entire area of Tivat has 17 beaches with white sand, turquoise waters and the stunning Bay of Kotor, where swimming, snorkelling or sunbathing is a real pleasure. The sandy shore of Tivat is surrounded by wild and thick vegetation which makes these landscapes simply spectacular. You definitely go to these during your yacht charter in Tivat: Donja Lastva, Opatovo, Cape Seljanovo, Belane, Bonici, Zupa, Mulo Oko, Ostrvo Cvijeca, Kaladrovo, Sveti Marko, St. Ciglana, Krasici and Oblatno. The beach of Plavi Horizonti, with its 8.500m², is the largest beach in the area and has an International acknowledgement for its quality, being certified with the “Blue flag”. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Montenegro’s cuisine is quit rich in product variety and recipes, it has Hungarian, Serbian and Croatian tones. Some of the specialities are the lamb boiled in a salty milk sauce called Kajmak and the Skakavica, a dish of fish with olive oil, lemon juice and cabbage. </p> <p>If you choose a yacht charter in Tivat you definitely will have a great vacation time while living a unique experience. Tivat has a lot to offer to its visitors: sailing along the amazing coast, peaceful walks in the town centre, which is full of history and traditions, enjoying the local gastronomy in small restaurants still unspoilt by tourist masses and wonderful weather, all come together to make the perfect sailing holiday. Opt for a yacht charter in Tivat and enjoy the beautiful coast of Montenegro! </p>

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

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  • Yacht charter in Sardinia
  • <p><strong>Rent boats in Sardinia.</strong> The waters along the coast of Sardinia, also known as Costa Esmeralda, make a yacht charter in Sardinia an idyllic experience. The island is known for its spectacular scenery and landscape, large forests, parks, rocky cliffs and beaches that are far away from civilisation. Why not rent one of aBoatTime’s luxury boats or yachts like an Oceanis model and come sailing to Sardinia. Make sure you add certain stops on your itinerary, destinations like Portisco, Cannigione, Cala, Cervo, Maddalena, Olbia, Porto, Bonifacio, the nearby archipelago islands and many more Sardinian locations on the coast. Set sail to this picturesque costa on a yacht charter and make some great memories on your own yacht charter sailing holiday in Sardinia! </p> <p>Rent a boat in Sardinia and sail in waters which are a tourist attraction in themselves, not only because of their blue colour, but for the rich ecosystem housed within them. For this reason, scuba diving and snorkelling are popular activities for tourists who choose to rent a yacht in Italy. There are also many well-equipped marines ready to provide you with all you need when chartering a yacht in Sardinia, and facilitate all type of water sport activities, including recreational sailing. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The French isle of Corsica is really close, but if you prefer to make a longer trip, you can sail to the Blue Coast visiting Nice or making a trip to Rome.</p> <p>The Island, full of natural beauty, is waiting to be explored. The choice of a <strong>boat charter in Sardinia</strong> will give you complete freedom to sail to the most beautiful places around the island, at your own pace and on your own itinerary along the Emerald Coast. Don’t hesitate and discover the island when you rent a boat in Sardinia.</p> <h2>What to see in Sardinia</h2> <p>Popular attractions include the Maddalena Archipelago which consists of seven main islands and over 60 islets surrounded by stunning, untouched beaches. There is no better way to visit them than on a chartered yacht in Sardinia. Neptune's Grotto, a cave embedded in a cliff full of stalactites and stalagmites, is located near Cape Caccia. Access to this phenomenon is either by boat or down the naturally made set of stairs: 600 steps carved in a rock wall.</p> <p>Another important place to visit when you rent a boat in Sardinia are the "nuraghes" which are stone towers built during the second century BC by Sardinian civilization in order to defend the territory from potential invaders. These ancient megalithic edifices have been preserved throughout history in perfect condition. Last but not least, two essential visits are the Grotto of Neptune and the Maddalena Archipelago. Choose to rent a boat in Sardinia and appreciate all of the attractions this area has to offer.</p> <p>Additionally, there are many stunning locations along the coast of Sardinia (the Costa Esmeralda) that we strongly suggest you visit during your holiday yacht charter on one of our yachts. Go sailing along the coast and visit places like Portisco, Cannigione, Porto Cervo, Olbia, Cala and the islands of La Maddalena. Furthermore, when you are sailing you have to include in your itinerary a visit to the French island of Corsica where you should moor your yacht in the amazing area of Bonifacio.</p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p> Some of the most stunning beaches and coves you can visit during your boat rental in Sardinia are Alghero beach, Capriccioli, Liscia Ruja, Spiaggia del Principe, Porto Istana, Porto Taverna, Cala Brandinchi and La Cinta in the north of the island, and Cala Luna, Cala Sisine, Cala Mariolu and Cala Goloritzé in the southern part of the island. </p> <p>San Giovanni is a centric beach of the city of Alghero, which counts with all the necessary services and a large white sand shoreline. It is comfortable and easily accessible, quite popular among the tourists, especially on the weekends. </p> <p>The Luna cove, is one of the most spectacular coves, due to the clear blue color of the water and the Rocky Mountains that surround the coast. If you are a snorkel enthusiast the Luna cove will offer you the chance to discover its underwater caves and the diverse fauna during your dive.</p>

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  • Yacht charter in Phuket
  • <p><strong>Boats charter in Phuket</strong> is a great opportunity for a holiday and a great chance to visit Thailand’s largest island, and is located in the Andaman Sea, to the west of the Malaysian peninsula. It is mountainous, with 70% rainforest coverage. The western coast has many beautiful sandy beaches, whereas its eastern coast is much swampier. The southernmost point is Laem Promthep, which is an idyllic place for mooring your boat and watching the spectacular sunset. Phuket is full of friendly locals, who are very welcoming to visitors to the island. All in all Phuket is one of the best destinations for a luxury sailing holiday not only in Asia but the whole world, so take one of our yacht charters to Phuket and set sail in the stunning waters as you visit luxury beaches and sail around gorgeous islands! </p> <p>Thailand’s largest isle has become one of the most fashionable destinations in Asia for yacht rental. This picturesque location, a paradise for ancient sailors was found by the Arabs and Indians, between the year 880 and 916. When sailing in Phuket, you’ll experience a beautiful land replete with magnificent bays and palm trees, with magical views to other small bays and formations, and also a wealth of history. Yacht rental in Phuket is without doubt the best way to discover and explore this exotic and natural wonderland, and it’s perfect for all ages, preferences and most importantly, budgets!</p> <p>Furthermore, Phuket gives you access to some amazing destinations in Asia and Thailand, for example, visit stunning locations in the Andaman Sea like Koh Chang, Krabi, Phang Nga as well as the hundreds upon hundreds of small islands and beaches that are dotted around Thailand and Phuket’s coast! So take one of our bareboat or crewed charters in Phuket and have an amazing time sailing on a boat or one of our yachts where you can visit a different stunning marina or a picturesque bay every day of your holiday! </p> <h2>What to do in Phuket</h2> <p>Phuket has a variety of amazing things to do, including elephant rides, bungee jumping and a plethora of nautical activities to choose from. Sailing is held in such high regard that Phuket has held the annual Phuket King’s Cup Regatta, as a tribute to the King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej since 1987. Over 100 pleasure craft from all over the world participate in this annual event. </p> <p>Shark Point is another reason for hiring a boat to visit the island. This location is well known for being a leopard shark habitat, and also the location where the King Cruise ferry sank in 1997; its wreckage remains here and you can visit it. Phuket is also replete with sea caves which you can visit by kayak. Phang Nga Bay is a must-see for its magical rock formations which rise from the sea like huge towers, known as “Hongs”. </p> <p>It’s at Phang Nga Bay where you’ll find the Yacht Haven Marina, one of the main marinas. Located just 15 minutes from the airport, the marina is a key landmark for travellers who are looking to set sail on a private rental yacht and discover the hidden corners of Phuket. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>Despite Phuket receiving an average of 7 million tourists per year, it’s not hard to find secluded and private spots to relax on. </p> <h3>Ban Thao:</h3><p>Phuket’s longest, which despite its many luxury resorts, still has many uncrowded spots where you can relax. </p> <h3>Nan Thao:</h3><p>A beautiful and enormous bluewater shoreline, located near Ban Thao, but without the crowds; you can hear the gentle sound of rolling waves, and enjoy a relaxing, quiet day out. </p> <h3>Banana Beach:</h3><p> A small cove situated between Ban Thao and Nan Thao. Getting there is a little more difficult, as the only way to reach it is along a steep coastal path, although the walk is relatively short. If you’re in search of a relaxing, and intimate time, this is one of the better places to visit, and what better way to visit it than on your own rental yacht. </p> <h3>Kamala:</h3><p> Spacious and sandy with clear waters, this is typical of Phuket. It is also the perfect place for the adventurous, as there are many exciting activities for daredevils, such as riding on a jet ski, parachuting, and many more adrenaline-filled activities to accomplish! </p> <h3>Laem Sing:</h3><p> A spectacular cove surrounded by rocky cliffs, worthy of any postcard. Its only disadvantage is that it receives a large amount of tourists during high season, again making yacht rental in Phuket an ideal choice, as you’ll be able to relax, away from the crowds. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Don’t forget, Thailand has some amazing delicacies that you simply have to eat during your time on holiday on a yacht charter in Phuket. Phuket’s culture has remained relatively unblemished by tourism, and to see an example of this, why not take a trip to Phuket City’s centre and see its typical Sino-Portuguese houses and its house museums. The original inhabitants of these houses were the first expats who put Phuket on the map in the 19th century due to its significant tin reserves and rubber plantations. Chilli peppers, lime juice, demerara sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, purple basil, bamboo shoots, rice and noodles are some of the most important components of the local cuisine. The five key flavours of dishes are; sweet, sour, salty, spicy and bitter. The traditional delicacies are rather eclectic, as it includes influences from many different cultures. Thai culture has certainly been influenced a great deal by Chinese culture. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in British Virgin Islands
  • <p><strong>Rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands</strong>! It’s all you need to have a care-free holiday. So rent one of our crewed or bareboat yacht charters or maybe a catamaran and begin your sailing holiday in the Caribbean as the Caribbean winds sail you around one of the best sailing holiday destinations in the world! </p> <p>This beautiful British overseas territory, situated to the east of Puerto Rico, was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493. It was joint Spanish and Dutch territory until the English invaded the islands in 1672. The islands’ capital is Road Town, and the official language is English, although Spanish is spoken by Puerto Ricans and Dominicans who live on the island. </p> <h2>Ports</h2><p>Mooring our boat in the existing ports of this islands is always an option. Some of the places where it's possible to do so are: </p> <h3>North Latitude Marina</h3><p>Located on the island of Jost Van Dyke, in the Great Harbor. It has 20 berths in which the maximum length permitted is 30 meters and the maximum draft is 3.6 meters. </p> <h3>The Inner Harbour</h3><p>Found in Road Town, Tortola. It has capacity to host 30 ships with a maximum draft of 7 meters and a maximum length of 60. Tortola is an interesting part of the Caribbean and you should definitely explore the island when you are renting one of our yachts on your sailing holiday! </p> <h3>Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour</h3><p>Located on the famous island of Virgin Gorda, and has a capacity of 111 berths. The maximum draft of the boats it can host is 7.6 meters and the maximum length is 49 meters. The island of Gorda has a stunning Natural Park and Spanish Town, a fun place to visit, is located on the island too. </p> <h3>The Moorings Mariner Inn</h3><p>This marina is also located in Tortola, in Road Town. It has capacity for 130 boats with a maximum length of 55 meters and a maximum draft of 9.</p> <h2>What to do in the British Virgin Isles </h2> <p>The BVI archipelago comprises more than 40 islands, with Tortola, Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda and Anegada being the most populated and well known. The other smaller islands are also ideal locations for day trips, with their beautiful shores and exciting bars which are just a short distance away, all being at your fingertips if you choose to rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands. </p> <p>The archipelago is one of the most popular destinations for a chartered yacht holiday for many reasons: the steady winds allow you to enjoy the islands’ many beautiful white sand shorelines and moor your yacht in one of the picturesque bays. You also have the opportunity to discover the many places where you can go diving and snorkelling amongst coral formations and colourful fish. </p> <p>The islands have a sub-tropical climate, with an average annual temperature of between 25ºC and 29ºC which is ideal for practicing a wide variety of water sports, sunbathing or simply going for a walk along the beach. The steady winds and fantastic sailing conditions throughout the year make the rental of a boat in the British Virgin Islands an ideal option. Also, thanks to the Virgin Islands’ many surrounding islands, they are protected from strong Atlantic tides which makes sailing a pleasant and easy experience. </p> <p>The Caribbean is not only renowned for its long white sandy beaches, but also for the diverse marine life in its seas, you’ll experience it all on your yacht charter getaway in the British Virgin Islands. There are many different places to go diving in the BVI, ideal for all experience levels. Diving schools in the Caribbean are a popular attraction for the thousands of tourists who flock to the islands every year, and highly recommended for inexperienced divers. </p> <p>A yacht charter offers you the freedom to choose your favourite vessel and plan with your skipper the best voyage possible. </p> <h2>What to see in the British Virgin Isles</h2> <p>There are many places to visit, from sandy coastlines to a magnificent cultural heritage. Some of the important and some of our favourite are: </p> <h3>Road Town</h3><p>The capital of the island, it is located in Tortola, the largest island of the archipelago. It is also the main port on the islands, making it the best place to start your yacht charter as most charter yachts are moored here.</p> <h3>Tortola</h3><p>A legendary island of pirate folklore, it is a must see Caribbean island due to its unique landscapes and its laid-back, friendly inhabitants. You’ll find it hard to believe what a paradise you’re in when you rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands. </p> <h3>Anegada</h3><p>Although all of the British Virgin Islands are renowned for their diverse flora and fauna, Anegada is widely regarded as the best for seeing the abundant local wildlife, due to its low population density and it being the archipelago’s only coral island. Anegada is home to a variety of marine species, such as Parrotfish, Needlefish, Sea Bream and Stingray. For those who are interested in the island’s pirate heritage, there are guided diving tours of old Spanish shipwrecks that are scattered around Anegada. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <h3>The Bath</h3><p>Located in Virgin Gorda, it is one of the best in the eastern part of the Caribbean. It looks like a paradise, with white sand and surrounded by blue water. Through its rocky paths it is possible to go from one beach to another and see the wild fauna of the island. </p> <h3>Josiah´s Bay</h3><p> On the outer part of East End, in Tortola, it is probably the best place in the islands to practice surf. From October to April it is the best time to find the perfect wave. </p> <h3>Trunk Bay</h3><p>Beach located in St. John: white sand, blue water and goldfish underwater. Surrounded by all kinds of exotic plants, this beach is the perfect place for some days away from the routine on a boat in the BVI. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Below the surface of the islands’ waters, lie the marvels of the warm Caribbean Sea, such as amazing flora, colourful fish, turtles, manta rays, sharks and dolphins. If you choose to rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands in winter, you’ll also be able to see humpback whales, as they come to mate in Sir Francis Drake Channel at this time of year. Whether you’re just learning to dive, or are an experienced diver, you can’t miss out on this opportunity. There is a huge variety of natural parks in these islands (21!) and some of them are: </p> <h3>Cam Bay</h3><p>Recognised as national park in 1999, it is located in the northern coast of Camanoe Grande. It is formed by an enormous reef and lagoon system. In addition, it has calm waters, goldfish and a spectacular marine environment, perfect to go snorkelling in. If you need any lessons or training before your go snorkelling, there are plenty of affordable schools! </p> <h3>Sage Mountain</h3><p>This natural park is located in Tortola, and was recognised as natural park in 1964. The highest point of the BVI is located in it, and it has a wide variety of plants. </p> <h3>Devil's Bay</h3><p>On the south western zone of Virgin Gorda's island, it has beautiful beaches where you can relax and enjoy nature. In addition, it is possible to anchor the boat and watch the landscape from our boat. </p> <h3>Diamond Cay</h3><p>This place was declared national park in 1991, and it is located in Jost Van Dyke. The island of Jost van Dyke is famous for the huge quantity of birds that it hosts, apart from the rest of the fauna that live here. </p> <h2>Currency</h2><p>The currency used is the American dollar. Credit cards are accepted in most places, but not in all of them. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Caribbean cuisine is something you can’t afford to miss when you rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands. Fish, shellfish and spicy dishes are the islands’ specialities. If you’re a fan of tropical fruits, don’t miss out on mangos, pineapples and coconuts, all of which are abundant on the islands, and present in many of the typical cocktails. “Fungi” is typical British Virgin Islands, and is a cornmeal dish often made with okra. </p> <p>These Caribbean islands are one of the favourite destinations for sailing enthusiasts. Enjoy fantastic sailing conditions and the islands’ laid-back atmosphere, with our yacht charter offers in the islands. There’s so much to discover on the islands, we’re sure that when you <strong>rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands</strong>, you will enjoy an unbeatable experience! </p>

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  • <p>Why opt for a <strong>boats charter in Montenegro?</strong> There is an amazing geological diversity and different landscapes from the coastline to wild valleys and some of the most rugged terrains in Europe with mountains and peaks. The country has a rich and varied history and culture. Its capital, the largest city in the country, is Podgorica and the political system a Parliamentary Republic. So make 2016 a year to remember and set sail on your own bareboat or crewed yacht charter sailing holiday to Montenegro aboard one of our luxury gulets, yachts or catamarans and visit some amazing destinations in the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas such as Tivat, Kotor, Herceg, Dubrovnik, Budva, Perast and more locations on Croatia and Montenegro’s coasts. </p> <p>It has become a popular destination for tourists that like to combine relaxation time with amazing and natural landscapes, adventure activities and sightseeing trips, why not rent a gulet or another of our yachts and tour the local islands and beaches go sailing from marina to marina every day. Unspoilt nature, clear lakes and little charming villages where local traditions are very present makes this country a perfect sailing destination. If you choose a yacht charter in Montenegro for your next vacation, make sure you enjoy it all. </p> <h2>What to see in Montenegro</h2> <p>During your sailing trip there are several areas you should not miss, such as Durmitor National Park, the coastal area of Boka Bay also called the Bay of Kotor, Skadarsko Lake or Sveti Stefan in Budva. The coast is beautiful, calm and offers extraordinary bays and little coves but its beautiful lakes and amazing Natural parks are worth a trip too. There are four National Parks that attract tourists for their natural beauty. </p> <p>Durmitor is located in the North where you will be able to try out several activities like hiking, biking, swimming in perfectly clean lakes and rafting. This Park is a paradise for nature lovers, as is the Skadarsko Park. The latter is located in the so called Zeta Skadar valley and there you’ll find the largest lake in the Balkan Peninsula. </p> <p>Tivat and the Port of Montenegro are ideal to stop and tie up your boat during your yacht charter. The port offers a lot of sailing facilities and the area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The bay of Kotor is a large fjord where you can enjoy unparalleled landscapes. </p> <p>If you travel to Boka Bay (Bay of Kotor), we recommend you journey to Perast which is one of the most charming places in the entire country. It has one of the most significant attractions, a little isle called Lady of the Rock or Gospa od Skrpjela. Usually people take a small boat to get there and visit the church surrounded by hills there. </p> <p>Budva is another top place which you should sail to while on a yacht charter in Montenegro. Just imagine: sailing blue and turquoise waters, exploring small islands and visiting small towns and villages, full of history, such as the town of Sveti Stefan. At very short distances from Budva there are many great places to take your boat to if what you like is sun, sea and spectacular landscapes. </p> <p>The climate is mild and Mediterranean which is perfect for sailing holidays. Summers are balmy and sunny with an average sea temperature of 27ºC and an air temperature of 28ºC-32ºC, just perfect to enjoy your yacht charter. Winters are usually mild in the coastal areas; however, being a mountainous country, there are some peaks of about 1700m, where low temperatures and storms are frequent. This should be taken into account if you want to walk in or look at the mountains during your yacht charter holiday. Otherwise, Montenegro is perfect for sailing and other water sport activities. </p> <p>If you wish to dedicate a few days to sightseeing during your yacht charter holiday, there are also a lot of cultural activities to enjoy. Tour the monastery of Ostrog from the 17th century, constructed on a mountain and located above the Bjelopavlic valley or the city of Kotor, located on the coast and both declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The old ruins of Stari Bar are a less well known UNESCO site and are an attraction you should show up in if you are a history and nature lover. </p> <p>The former royal capital of Cetinje is a good choice for those who prefer to tie up the boat and do some city sightseeing. There are many historical buildings in the city, of which the most famous one is the monastery of Cetinje. And last, but not least, you can explore Podgorica which has the oldest settlements in the Balkans and is located on the original site of the early Illyrian tribes settlements. </p> <p>During your yacht charter holiday sailing in this quieter part of the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas, you have to sail on our gulets or yachts and visit nearby by areas of beauty and interest like Herceg, Novi, Dubrovnik plus many other locations along the Montenegrin coastline and also locations up and down the coast of Croatia. This adds to your sailing holiday and makes this more peaceful country one of the more ideal destinations to take a yacht charter, creating one of your most memorable holidays ever! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>The country has over 70 km of coastline in which you can enjoy of the wonderful Mediterranean climate, the most popular among them are: </p> <p>Velika plaza beach, in the southern end of the country, it is a long golden beach that is divided into sections, with excellent service being offered in each of them. </p> <p>The shores of Plavi Horizonti in Tivat and the island of Sv. Nikola have impressive vistas of the clear blue sea, a landscape in which you will be able to enjoy of a swimming day, or delight yourself with the views from the deck of your yacht. </p> <p>The white sand and turquoise water of Budva are famous in the entire country, and it is a place sailing through which is an authentic privilege. One of the most recommended routes with a yacht charter is one that takes you sailing along the Northern coast and into the amazing Bokay Bay (Bay of Kotor). From there you can continue to the Koto fjord, on the other side of the bay, where you will discover one of the most impressive locations in the country. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The local gastronomy is full of Hungarian and Italian cuisine influences, with especially flavoursome breads and seafood dishes. Traditional dishes you will find in restaurants and bars during your yacht charter in Montenegro are: chicken and beef soups, fresh creams and yogurts for breakfast, the popular Popara and noodle and mushroom porridge. Other main courses you can order are boiled lamb, fresh carp, mashed potatoes, green bean stew and many seafood dishes. Do not miss Burek for breakfast or as a dessert, Baklava (raisins and walnuts), the tort of keks, Krempita (vanilla ice) and Tulumba (similar to a Spanish churro with syrup). </p> <p>This Balkan paradise is waiting for you with its 290 km of coastline and about 70 km of sandy beaches far away from mass tourism. A yacht charter in Montenegro is simply the best option to enjoy all that the country offers! </p>

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  • <p>Set sail to Thailand in 2016 in one of the most exotic Asian destinations, <strong>a yacht charter in Thailand</strong> offers you the chance to discover its lush green rainforests, its magnificent and idyllic coast, the monuments and ruins of the old kingdom of Siam and its exotic cuisine and fascinating culture. Located in the Indian Ocean, Thailand’s climate can be defined by three seasons; warm, hot and rainy. The best season for visiting Thailand is of course the “warm” season, which extends between the months of November and February, with an average temperature of 25 degrees Celsius. </p> <p>Sailing is one of the favorite Thai outdoor activities. This is due in part to King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who in 1967 received the gold medal for winning a sailing race at the South East Asian games. In fact ever since 1987, an annual sailing race has been organized in Phuket, the king’s cup. It is a race conceived to honor the King’s achievements and to share in his passion for sailing, around 100 craft from all over the world participate in this race. </p> <p>Rent a boat or charter a yacht in Thailand with aBoatTime in order to embark on a sailing holiday that you will never forget! When you are sailing in Thailand, you have to make sure that you take your bareboat or crewed yacht to the array of beautiful and fascinating places that are found on Thailand’s coast and the Andaman Sea. From north to south and east to west, Thailand, its coast and its sea offer some amazing places for you to sail to during your yacht charter holiday such as; Koh Chang, Phang Nga, Phuket and the capital Bangkok. </p> <h2>What to do in Thailand</h2> <p>Thailand and Bangkok in particular are a paradise for shopping for electronics. There are malls like the MBK on Siam Square where one can find dozens of cell phone, photos and video camera as well as computer stores, where you would be amazed at the number of gadgets being sold, and their low prices. </p> <p>The passion that the Thai people have about sailing translates into the large number of ports that this country has available for craft of all sizes. That is why sailing holidays in Thailand will ensure that you will be able to experience all the places that this country has to offer in a comfortable and rapid manner. The sea is deeply embedded into the Thai culture and that is why there is no better way to enjoy its gastronomy, its history and its shores from the deck of a yacht. </p> <h2>Ports & Moorings</h2> <p>There are plenty of places to moor your boat when you charter a yacht in Thailand. Thailand’s moorings are in a growth period which is in turn due to the growth of the country’s economy. Thailand already counts with over four thousand recreational ships, and Phuket has four marinas with six more in the rest of the country which are full to maximum capacity. On top of an innumerable amount of mooring points throughout the country, you will be able to find a lot of bays and coves where to drop anchor and enjoy the turquoise waters for which Thailand is so well known. </p> <h4>Sattahip</h4> <p>Located in Sattahip, if your vessel has a trailer, it has the equipment necessary to take your yacht out of the water and store it on the ground. The easiest access is by ship as there are no nearby airports. It has 6 moorings with a maximum depth of eight and a half meters, best used by ships of a length not superior to the nine meters. </p> <h4>The Yacht Haven Phuket</h4> <p>Located in the Ban Laem Hin township, it has a variety of services that are available to its customers, among which is the electricity and a gas station. There is a capacity for 300 ships, for those of a maximum length of thirty meters and a maximum keel of two and a half meters. </p> <h4>Lakeside Villa Port</h4> <p>Located in Ban Khlong Khet, anyone who moors here will be able to enjoy of the most basic services, such as water, electricity and a gas station. It is an ideal marina for medium size vessels, those with a maximum length of no more than 12.19 meters and a keel no deeper than 3.5 meters. It advertises several water sport activities to its customers, and despite the easiest access is either by road or by sea, there is an airport within a 100 km radius. </p> <p>With over 3,200 kilometers of coast line, Thailand has some of the most beautiful and exotic beaches that can be found throughout the Indian Ocean. In addition to coastline, Thailand has some stunning islands that could be a perfect sailing location for a holiday. </p> <h2>Cuisine</h2> <p>Simply put, you’ll enjoy some delicious food during your time on your yacht charter in Thailand. The Thai gastronomy is known to be spicy with a rich and vivid mixture of colors, tastes and smells. This mixture is achieved by the combination of five fundamental flavors: sweet, sour, bitter and salty. The basic ingredients include garlic, peppers, lemon herbs and fish sauce. Throughout the large assortment of dishes in the Thai cuisine, it is almost assured that you will find rice as one of the components. Some of the typical dishes include the Tom Yum, a fiery soup made with shrimp, chicken or beef, mixed with coriander, mushrooms and lemon slices; the Sukijakithai is made of either meat or fish dipped in eggs, accompanied by vegetables, and pasta made from rice flour; or the Tom Kha Gai, a soup made of galangal root. </p> <p>Thailand is exotic from anyway that one looks at it; its landscapes, its history, culture and gastronomy are all part of this exotic experience. Choose Thailand as your next sailing vacation destination and enjoy luxury holidays for an affordable price. Sail around the gorgeous beaches and islands that cover Thailand in places such as Krabi, Phuket, Koh, Phang, Nga, Andaman and many more destinations in this amazing Asian country. Make this year a year to remember and sail one of aBoatTime’s yachts either bareboat or crewed in Thailand where it is a pleasure to sail in and that provides you with an unforgettable and stunning experience. Isn’t it aBoatTime you enjoyed a yacht charter holiday in Thailand?</p>

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