Lavezzi 40

  • The Lavezzi 40 catamaran is manufactured by the prestigious Fountaine Pajot. Since its inception it has been a success in the charter boat world. It’s a fast, comfortable, and safe boat. In the stern you have a table with a sofa around it for enjoying moments of relaxation and meals outdoors. On the bow, you can enjoy the sun on its nets. Inside is a comfortable saloon with a full kitchen. The cabins are spacious and have generous double beds.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Lavezzi 40
    Type:
    Length: 11.9
    Beam: 6.5
    Draft: 1.1
    Displacement: 10500
    Motorboats: Yanmar
    Horse Power: 60
    Day by day capacity: 10

Destinations where you can hire a Lavezzi 40

  • 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 Menorca
  • <p>Known by the locals as “the white and blue island”, Menorca enjoys around 300 days of sun a year. A bareboat or crewed <strong>boats charter in Menorca</strong> is arguably the perfect place for sailing holidays. The origin of the name, comes from Minorica which means the smaller island of Majorca. The weather conditions of Menorca are ideal for yacht charter throughout the year. Its average temperature of 19ºC means that the temperature is warm even in the winter. If you’d like to you could even visit nearby islands like Ibiza, Formentera and Majorca and the other Balearics and traditional port towns and cities like Mahon or Ciutadella on one of our yachts or maybe a catamaran. This all adds together with the Mediterranean to create an amazing sailing holiday where you can enjoy sailing your own boat or yacht and fall in love with the surrounding islands and beaches. </p> <p>Why not rent one of the Jeanneau yachts either skippered, crewed or bareboat for example for your yacht charter sailing holiday in Menorca whilst visiting some fantastic destinations like; Mahon (Mahón), Formentera, Majorca, Ibiza and the other smaller Balearic Islands for any length of time that you wish! Sail around this idyllic area of the Mediterranean as you visit any port you want or any of the islands or beaches that you wish to relax on during your time on a chartered yacht in Menorca! </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are many ports in Menorca to moor your yacht, boat or catamaran in during your sailing holiday. Some of our favourite marinas that you could visit on our yachts are: </p> <h3> Marina Menorca: </h3> <p>Located in Mahón, this port has 550 moorings for boats with lengths between 5 and 25 meters. It also has a variety of services to meet the needs of all its customers during your stay on your yacht and whilst you take a break from sailing around the Balearic Islands. </p> <h3> Club Náutico de Ciutadella: </h3> <p>This port has 60 berths for boats with a maximum length of 18 meters and a draft of 2 to 6.5 meters. </p> <h3> Darsena Deportiva Cala'n Bosch: </h3> <p> This marina has a total of 274 berths and the capacity to accommodate ships with a maximum length of 14 meters. </p> <h3> Port Mahón - Ribera del puerto: </h3> <p> This port, located in Mahón, has a total of 240 berths for boats up to 18 meters in length, as well as various services for customers . </p> <h3> Club Maritime Mahón: </h3> <p> This club has been built to house 150 boats at the same time with a maximum length of 40 meters and draft of 1-13 m. </p> <h2>What to do in Menorca</h2> <p>The island was rewarded as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1993 thanks to its biosphere and the conservation of its historical heritage. The nature on this island is unique, protecting both plants and animals from extinction. Its Mediterranean style forests, its rocky cliffs and turquoise sea are just some of the idyllic areas this Spanish island has to offer. If you want to get to know the whole island then it is easy as it is split into different sections: from the capital, Mahón, to the old capital. If you decide to visit Menorca with a yacht charter, you will be able to enjoy a huge amount of cultural activities, lots of fun and paradisiac beaches. </p> <p>With a crewed or bareboat yacht charter in Menorca, you will be able to enter into the little bays and coves to swim and go diving, enjoy Mediterranean cuisine with rich food and drink on board your boat or in one of the numerous bars the island offers you on the water’s edge. Can you imagine a better, more deserving way to spend your holidays? </p> <p>A yacht charter holiday in Menorca is the stuff of dreams. On the island there is an abundance of orchids and wildflowers, offering their most impressive show during the spring. For the most of the summer many festivals and parties are celebrated in the small towns in which you will find a mix of local traditions from the 14th century with concerts and theatrical performances of the highest quality, putting on something for everyone’s different tastes.</p> <h2>What to see in Menorca</h2> <p>The island offers a complete cultural experience, from “el Santuario de la Virgen del Monte Toro” to the “Basilica de Santa Maria de Ciutadella” and finally the archeological sites of prehistoric towns in Trepuco and Talati. Additionally, you can’t miss out on the pyramid at Punta Nati or the windmills such as the one at Dalt de Sant Lluis. If you like handmade things and markets, then Menorca is your ideal destination. The old town offers many stalls and artisan shops where you can buy beautiful souvenirs during your yacht charter in Menorca. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <h3>Cala Macarella</h3><p>This cove (Cala means cove), along with Turqueta, is one of the most well known in Menorca. It has marvellous views, calm blue waters thanks to the tall cliffs that surround them, covered in leafy pines. All in all, this special and natural environment is best explored from the water, however, there is a somewhat untrodden path for getting there by land. </p> <h3>Cala Turqueta</h3><p> This cove is very close to Macarella and is very similar to Cala Macarella. Turqueta is a postcard destination you should not leave off your list. Ideally you should visit both, which is easily done if you charter a yacht in Menorca. </p> <h3>Cala Galdana</h3> <p>This cove is found to the south of Menorca. It also has a family friendly atmosphere and has a crystal clear piece of ocean, perfect for swimming in. It has white sand and an abundance of vegetation. In this cove you will be able to practice a number of water sports, such as kayaking or riding pedalos and if you decide to spend a little time on the beach, you can also have a go at paragliding. </p> <h3>Cala Mitjana</h3><p> Close to Galdana, you will find this cove to be untouched and typically Menorcan. From your boat you will be able to enjoy beautiful views surrounded by vegetation. However, if what you search is a more exclusive space then this beach is the place for you as it is one of Menorca’s best beaches with much less people and much calmer sea.</p> <h3>Cala Pregonda</h3><p> This cove is very different from the rest due to its red colour and a surrounding that makes the people on it feel as though they are on the surface of Mars. The contrast is accompanied by extremely calm waters and this cove is best accessed by boat as it is a long distance from anywhere by foot.</p> <h2>Natural Parks </h2> <h3> Cabrera Archipelago: </h3> <p> Located south of Menorca, this park has both land and marine zones. It was declared a national park in 1991, and is known for its marina. </p> <h3> Cabrera Archipelago: </h3> <p> Declared a park in 1988, it has a great international importance for its wetlands, home to several animal and plant species. </p> <h3> Mondragó: </h3> <p> It was declared a park in 1992. This area is noted for its scenery, and is a unique park after centuries of farming and ranching and covers 766 hectares. </p> <h3> s'Albufera des Grau: </h3> <p> Located near Mahón, is the most important park in Menorca. This place has a variety of landscapes, each with a different degree of human intervention, such as wetlands, agricultural land, forests, and characteristic coasts. </p> <h3>Sa Dragonera: </h3> <p> Formed by Pantaleu and Mitjana islets and the island of Sa Dragonera, this natural park has 274 hectares of stunning land, characterized by its spectacular number of species on both land and in the sea. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Menorca’s gastronomy was born from the contributions of the different civilizations that throughout the centuries have lived on the island. Making this cuisine full of surprises and contrasts, mirroring Menorca’s landscape. Menorca contributed to the world culinary establishment with mayonnaise, and in turn has known to adapt elements of other cuisines into its own. The medieval gastronomies, both Islamic and Catalan as well as the French, are the ones that left the biggest legacy to the recipes that have made Menorca famous. </p> <p>A bareboat or skippered yacht charter in Menorca will submerge you in the great splendour of the Mediterranean, offering you a wide variety of isolated beaches, magnificent coastal landscapes, a rich cultural heritage and the chance to visit great places like Majorca, Ibiza and the other Balearic Islands. Don’t miss this opportunity and discover this treasure in the best way. </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 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 Lavrion
  • <p>A <strong>yacht charter in Lavrion</strong> will be an unforgettable for you. Visit this beautiful coastal town located on the southernmost tip of the Attica peninsula. In ancient times this town was a major mining area and though the mines are closed now, there are aspects of the area which remind the visitors of times gone by. Nowadays, the busy port is one of the most important in Athens, and serves as the perfect starting point for your yacht charter in Lavrion after spending a couple of days sightseeing in Athens. So set sail on your next holiday and visit Greece with a yacht charter around the Cyclades, the Aegean Sea and amazing cities like Athens. </p> <p>Besides the old mining areas, the town is home to the country's largest amphitheatre, and the cruising waters that surround Lavrion are among some of the most spectacular surroundings in Greece. Additionally, there are many beautiful bays and stunning beaches to visit while on your yacht charter holiday. </p> <p>This city acts as the perfect starting point to explore Greece and the islands in the Aegean Sea. For example. It gives you’re the opportunity to sail to stunning and gorgeous places like Paros, Mykonos, the Sporades, the Saronics, Ionian and Dodecanese Islands as well as many Greek cities and ports like Athens that are found along Greece’s coast and the local gulf. Moor your bareboat or crewed boat in any town, island, port or beach you wish during your sailing holiday, your yacht charter in Lavrion offers you unparalleled flexibility when compared with more traditional holidays. Just think about it, you are in complete control and can decide which Greek beaches and islands you want to sail to and relax on that day! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves </h2> <h4>Kaki Thalassa</h4> <p>It is a beautiful beach with a free access located in Keratea, the eastern area of Atica. Recently remodeled, this beach has very modern infrastructure, excellent taverns and cafes, an open air cinema and a basketball court for the sport enthusiasts. Kaki is the perfect option for the entire family. </p> <h4>Anvyssos</h4> <p>One of the biggest beaches of Atica. This beach has a free access and has several organized areas where umbrellas and chairs are available. Windsurfers claim this beach as their favourite. </p> <h4>Hamolia</h4> <p>Is a small beach located just 4 km from Porto Rafti, it offers easy access a peaceful atmosphere and a special area available to nudists. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>During your yacht charter in Lavrion, you’ll get to taste some delicious food. Given the geography and the history of Greece, the style of the Greek cuisine is typical Mediterranean, sharing characteristics with the Italian, Middle Eastern and Balkan gastronomies. The main and most sacred ingredient is the olive oil, which has a presence in almost every dish. </p> <p>The most famous dish of the Greek cuisine is formed by a combination of appetizers served with a typical liquor, the Ouzo. Several sauces are used in combination with the pita bread. Another recognized dish is the Musaka, similar to the Italian lasagne, with the difference being that eggplant is used instead of pasta to separate the multiple layers of the dish. </p> <p>Lavrion is well known for its rapid development; so much so that the port is changing faster than any other town in the country. New taverns, cafes, and other yachting facilities are opening constantly, offering more and more opportunities for tourists who choose a yacht charter here for their sailing holiday in Greece. You can enjoy numerous water sport activities such as snorkelling, swimming and fishing. A variety of restaurants ensure that culinary enthusiasts will not be disappointed. </p> <p>As a starting point to your sailing holiday, a yacht charter offers a great number of opportunities. You will enjoy sailing through the scenic ocean of the Saronic Gulf and the Aegean Sea and visiting famous Greek islands such as the Cyclades, Dodecanese, Sporades, or Ionian isles. Opt for a yacht charter holiday in Lavrion and you will find much more than you were looking for. </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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  • Yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer
  • <p>In south eastern France, the scenic fishing and sailing port of Saint-Mandrier is located in the peninsula across from the port of Toulon. From a <strong>yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer</strong>, you have the chance to discover the charming view of the bays of both Tamaris and Toulon. </p> <p>Fishermen and divers are some of the people who cherish these rocky shores for activities such as fishing as well as water sports like scuba diving, snorkelling and sailing. Additionally, there are several stunning coastlines to travel around on your yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-surmer, for example Saint-Asile, La Vieille and Canon, as well as the Coudelière and Cavalas beaches. </p> <p>So what are you waiting for? Rent one of aBoatTime’s yachts and experience a fantastic holiday as you enjoy your very own yacht charter holiday in Saint-mandrier-sur-mer. Sail along the Azur coast aboard one of our yachts and visit any French destination that you want, be it a port, beach or coastal town. Locations that you have to visit are; Amel, Maramu, Corsica, St Tropez, Toulon, Porquerolles, Marseille, Hyères and many more locations that are found all over the Mediterranean. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>One of the best characteristics of Saint Mandrier-sur-Mer, in addition to its peacefulness, is its proximity to other coves, bays and beaches, that make a yacht charter the best option for holidays in this part of France. </p> <h4>L’Almanarre en Hyères beach</h4> <p>Located between Nice and Marseille, this beach extends from the coast to a rustic village by the name of Giens. You will love this place if you are a surfing/kite surfing enthusiast. The swamps that can be found close to the beach, will offer you a chance to spot wild flamencos. </p> <h4>Porquerolles</h4> <p>Is a small island with the bluest waters of the entire Mediterranean and is surrounded by incredible coves and beaches, access to which is much more comfortable from your yacht charter. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The French gastronomy is one of the most famous in the world. It is known for its variety born out of the French regional diversity, both cultural and ingredient, but also for its refinement. Its influence can be felt in every almost every gastronomy of the western world. </p> <p>Among the most popular dishes on the blue coast you can find the Tapenade, which is a type of mashed of black olives that is used as an appetizer or sauce. Another well-known dish is the Bouillabaisse, a soup made with a mix of Mediterranean fish, tomatoes and herbs, or the famous Ratatouille, made with eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini, peppers and basil. </p> <h2>Culture</h2> <p>To sample the culture whilst on your yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer, visit the 19th century church Chapelle St. Louis, or the Franco-Italian graveyard where there are graves of soldiers from the First World War. Go for a walk along the sentier douanier trail in the gorgeous, green landscapes between the three hills that enclose the port. In addition, during your yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer you should not miss the chance to see the Cap Cépet lighthouse and the Fort of the Croix des Signaux. </p> <p>Your yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer gives you the chance to visit other tourist attractions in the region. For example, the Naval Museum in Toulon (6 km), Aqualand Water Park at Saint Cyr Sur Mer which opens from June to September (22 km), the Chartreuse de la Verne monastery (42km) or the Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde in Marseille (51 km). </p> <p>With the variety of activities on offer, the climate and the beautiful landscapes, a yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer could be the perfect choice for your summer sailing holiday. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Sari-Solenzara
  • <p>The 19th century village is one of three that form the Coast of Pearls in the southeast of Corsica, along with Solaro in the north and Conca in the south. If you choose a <strong>yacht charter in Sari-Solenzara</strong> you will have the chance to explore the beautiful landscape made up of hills, small valleys and mountains, bordered by the golden sands and coves of the coastline. Sailing here will also give you the amazing sailing opportunity to make the most of your holiday by getting the most out of Sari Solenzara and the local area by sailing to places like Propriano, Corse, Vecchio, Ghisonaccia, Porto, Bonifacio, Bastia, Ajaccio, Bavella, Corsica and many more beaches on the Corsican coast. Make 2017 a year to remember by relaxing on your own rented boat, a secluded beach or a lively marina on your next holiday! </p> <h2>What to do </h2> <p>Your yacht charter sailing holiday will take you along the Coast of Pearls which is located in Corsica Natural Park. Here, if you are interested in nature you can discover a wide range of flora and fauna. The River Solenzara, waterfalls and natural pools with clear water combine in a beautiful, natural setting which lends its name to the commune. Additionally, a perfect place to visit whilst on your yacht charter holiday is Bavella, where you can admire the colour-changing mountain peaks and the extensive pine forests. </p> <p>Of course, your yacht charter sailing holiday will provide you with unparalleled views of the marina; the soul of the village and source of its fame. The harbour offers visitors a variety of nautical services and water events, such as the French powerboat championship finals at the end of September. Besides water sports, some of the many leisure activities in which you can participate while on your yacht charter are horseback riding, canoeing, hiking and mountain biking. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>The isle of Corsica has a coast line of 1000 kilometres, full of beaches and isolated coves. All of these are paradisiac, of white sand and turquoise blue waters, within a preserved natural environment. Some beaches are difficult to access by road, but all of them are easily accessible by boat, it’s the perfect excuse to sail on the Corsican coast. </p> <h4>Arone beach</h4> <p>Located in a wild natural environment. Is one of the most beautiful beaches of Corsica, with a large extension of fine sand and surrounded by an almost untouched vegetation. </p> <h4>Santa Giulia beach</h4> <p>This is a beautiful beach of fine sand and shallow waters, ideal for children. In addition, it has a good infrastructure, restaurants and a small supermarket. However, during the summer it is very crowded. </p> <h4>Canella beach </h4> <p>The crystal clear waters of this beach make it ideal for snorkelling. </p> <h4>Fautea beaches</h4> <p>These two beaches are separated by a piece of land with a well restored Genoese tower that you can explore. These beaches are characterised by its fine sand, its crystal clear and shallow waters and the restaurants that can be found in close proximity. </p> <h2>Culture</h2> <p>This rustic territory presents a fascinating historic legacy. The town's architecture, numerous churches and icons reflect the true Corsican identity, and there is no shortage of beautiful buildings to explore while you enjoy your yacht charter holiday in Corsica. At the centre of the town stands Saint Paul´s church, while other popular religious buildings to visit are the Chapel de Sainte Marie Assunta in Quenza (21 km) and Eglise San Giovanni Battista in Carbini (26 km). Don´t miss a visit to Trou de la Bombe, Le Refuge de Paliri, the Monastere de L’Assunta Gloriosa, as well as the tour of San Giovanni. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Corsicans’ unique identity and fieriness certainly comes across in their food, which includes local cold cuts such as salami, pancetta, figatellu and smoked ham, and local cheeses such as Brocciu. Vineyards are a major economic staple of the island, with red and rosé wine, such as Cru and Ajaccio wines, and are made from the sciaccarellu and niellucciu grapes, respectively. As Astérix discovered on his adventures, Corsica is the island of “strong cheese, wild pigs, chestnuts and wine”. </p> <p>Choose a yacht charter in Sari-Solenzara, sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning views that only such a unique location can provide. Make 2017 a year to remember and come on a sailing holiday with aBoatTime where you can spend your time relaxing on a beach or in a marina in some gorgeous destinations like Moriani, Figari, Sardinia, Cala, Vecchio, Corse, Ghisonaccia, Bonifacio, Bavella, Propriano, Corsica and many more locations along the coast. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Biograd
  • <p>This port city is situated on Dalmatia’s northern coastline, near the Sveta Katarina Islands and the Kornati archipelago. It is renowned as one of Europe’s sailing paradises, due to its beautiful shores, the favourable sailing conditions of the Adriatic Sea and its warm sunny climate throughout most of the year. Discover one of Croatia and Europe’s most picturesque medieval cities on your<strong>yacht charter in Biograd</strong>. Why not rent one of the luxurious Jeanneau or Bavaria models and fall in love with sailing on one of our yacht charters in the amazing sailing destination of Biograd on board one of aBoatTime’s great boats. </p> <p>Biograd’s seafaring tradition is one of its main features, and makes it a popular location for regattas, nautical competitions and sailing. The coast is long and meandering, and thus has many interesting sailing routes for yacht charters in Croatia. Biograd features interesting locations close by, nearby small islands to discover and is an excellent starting point for a sailing trip in Croatia. Moreover, some examples of Mediterranean destinations that you could sail to on your crewed or bareboat yacht charter are Kornati, Zadar, Trogir, Dubrovnik and even more places in the Adriatic, Dalmatia and the rest of the Croatian coastline including many islands. </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>One of the main attractions is its rich cultural heritage. Until the Middle Ages, the city was Croatia’s capital, and during the 10th century, the seat of the monarchy. Due to its strategic importance, many civilisations have invaded and laid claim to Biograd over the years, such as the Venetians in the 12th century and the Turkish in the 17th century. Its rich cultural heritage is a direct result of these occupations, and many archaeological relics from these periods can be found in the museum, whilst on your yacht charter in Biograd.</p> <p>If you set sail on your very own sailing holiday in Biograd, Croatia and the Adriatic Coast, you will be unlocking an area that will give you an amazing holiday! Take one of our crewed or bareboat yachts and go sailing in places like Zadar, Trogir, Dubrovnik, Kornati and many other places in Dalmatia and along the Adriatic coast. These areas have some fantastic ports for you to moor your boat in during your time on your yacht charter in Biograd.</p> <h2>What to see</h2> <p>In the evening, the seafront promenade becomes one of the city’s premier nightlife destinations, with many bars and clubs which open at dusk. Both the bars and clubs of the area make for an unforgettable night, it’s common for places to stay open until the early hours of the morning. You’ll fall in love with the city from the moment you arrive. When you sail in Croatia, one of the first things you’ll notice is the typical architecture of southeastern Europe, such as the quintessential white houses with red tiled rooves, clustered in the city centre. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are some fantastic ports in the area, the most important and popular are: </p> <ul><li>Sangulin Marina </li> <p>This marina has the capacity of boats with a maximum length of 80.00 meters and a maximum draft of 4.50. In addition, it has a lot of services available to users. </p> <li>Marina Kornati </li><p>This port has a capacity of 750 boats with a maximum length of 23 meters and a maximum draft of 65. It also includes several amenities for users.</p></ul> <h2>Biograd’s Coastline</h2> <p>The beaches are idyllic destinations for relaxing, with crystal clear waters, golden sand and wooded areas. The most popular are the following: </p> <ul><li>Drazica Beach</li><p> A 300 metre long Blue Flag certified beach, flanked by a pine forest where you can picnic after swimming in the vivid blue sea. </p> <li>Kumenta Beach</li><p>Is a small and quiet beach, where you can relax in the sun and escape the crowds. </p> <li>Crvena Luka</li> <p> Located 3 kilometres from the city and can be reached by car or public transport. It is one of Croatia’s idyllic and top-rated pieces of coast for visiting on your yacht charter in Biograd. </p></ul> <h2> Natural Reserves </h2> <p>Surrounded by wonderful natural landscapes: this city is located close to some stunning natural areas. Some of them are: </ p> <ul><li>Kornati </li><p>Consists of a total of 147 islands, and some of its main tourist attractions are the “krune” or crowns, big cliffs with dizzying heights. </p> <li> Krka </li> <p>Declared a National reserve in 1985, this place is situated along the river of the same name. It is famous for its high waterfalls (some 30 meters tall) and its large lake. </p> <li>Telascica</ li> <p> Located at the entrance of Kornati National Park, this place has the longest cliff in the Adriatic Sea, Grpašćak cliff, and a salty lake whose waters change with the tides. </p></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>You’ll find a variety of local restaurants in the city centre and port area, serving fresh seafood, Mediterranean salads and pizzas, due to the heavy Italian influence on the region. Selected yacht charter centres also house small restaurants where you can enjoy an evening meal once you’ve moored your yacht. </p> <p>There are two main places to moor your boat in and around Biograd, Marina Kornati and Segulin Marina. Both are open throughout the year, making it easy to moor your yacht whenever you travel to Croatia. If you choose to charter a yacht in Biograd, you can also spend the night in either one of these marinas. </p> <p>Visiting this coastal city on a Croatian yacht charter holiday guarantees the best sailing experience in the Adriatic Sea and one of the best sailing destinations in Europe! Sailing and spending your days on the Adriatic Riviera will make your yacht charter the trip of a lifetime. Relax in beach clubs, try the region’s delicious seafood cuisine and take in the breathtaking landscapes of Croatia. Enjoy the sun, sea and sand in Croatia without the crowds and immerse yourself in the local culture with a yacht charter in Biograd. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Cienfuegos
  • <p>Cienfuegos is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in Cuba and is located on the south coast of the island, it’s also one of the most important tourist destinations in Cuba. Find everything you’re looking for during a perfect holiday, so <strong>yacht charter in Cienfuegos</strong> with aBoatTime and take this opportunity to enjoy some unforgettable days spent relaxing, sailing and exploring this beautiful Caribbean island!</p> <p>Founded by Frenchmen from Louisiana in 1819, it contains parks, theaters, churches, and cemeteries filled with monuments of great value.</p> <p>Known as the City of the Sea, Cienfuegos has been declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO thanks to its impressive architectural beauty, its incredible natural landscapes and its cultural richness. Enjoy the fantastic climate here, one of the biggest reasons why tourists flock to Cienfuegos and Cuba from all over the world.</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The most important port in the province is the Cienfuegos Marina, located in Punta Gorda. It is a port with capacity for 50 moorings for all kinds of boats, since it has the capacity and space for boats of up to 60 meters in length and a draft of 30 meters.</p> <p>This port has all the necessities you would imagine, making you feel more comfortable and relaxed on your trip when you’re in need of something. In the same port you can also have some fun and do some sports activities such as kitesurfing and windsurfing, and enjoy watching different competitions.</p> <h2>Sailing Routes</h2> <p>If you decide to visit Cienfuegos aboard a rental boat you should explore as much of Cuba as possible, visit coastal cities such as Cayo Largo or Trinidad, either guided by a skipper or under your control.</p> <p>Thanks to Cuba's privileged position in the Caribbean, you can also visit different destinations during your boat vacation, such as the Cayman Islands, which have beautiful turquoise beaches or Jamaica, whose capital, Kingston, the home of reggae, where you can relax like never before.</p> <h2>What to do in Cienfuegos</h2> <p>The possibilities are endless in Cienfuegos. In this city you can enjoy everything you look for during your holiday, tranquility, nature, stunning beaches and endless tourist and leisure activities. Cienfuegos is also characterized by its population, they’re friendly, lively and cheerful.</p> <p>Relax and have some fun on the impressive beaches where you can practice all kinds of water sports, such as windsurfing or kitesurfing. Moreover, go on a trip to Rancho Luna beach, a few kilometers from the town center, where you can visit its famous coral areas.</p> <p>The bay of Jagua is the right place for lovers of fishing and all those who want to enjoy a refreshing swim, as well as Las Playa del Inglés, which is one of the best places to go diving in in Cuba. Here you can visit places like the Palace of the Valley and the Castle of Jagua.</p> <p>Also known as "The Pearl of the South", this island is distinguished by its natural charms and its people, who are charismatic, friendly, hospitable and faithful defenders of their traditions, which you can meet during your boat vacation.</p> <p>You must visit the Malecón de Cienfuegos to enjoy one of the best views in the whole of Cuba, as well as the Cienfuegos Club. Nor can you leave Cienfuegos without having visited one of its famous cafes and restaurants, such as the Mancebo Bar, the Terry Cafe or the El Beny Club. In addition, every April 22nd, the most important local party in the province happens which celebrates the founding of Cienfuegos, which was first called Villa Fernandina de Jagua.</p> <h2>What to see in Cienfuegos</h2> <p>Cienfuegos is also popular and famous in Cuba for its architecture and pretty sights. The Valle Joya Palace is one of the best examples of the architecture of this city, it dominates the eclectic style typical of the area and the nineteenth century.</p> <p>The museums and monuments in Cienfuegos are some of the best known on the island, such as the Historical Mountain Museum, Provincial Museum or Naval History Museum. In Cienfuegos, you’ll be surrounded by gorgeous nature. Visit the Niche waterfalls, or the cave Martin Hell, which have impressive stalagmites. Don’t forget to visit the lake of the Hanabanilla.</p> <p>Going to the west of the city you will find the Nuestra Senora de los Angeles de Jagua, one of the most important castles built in the south of the country during the Spanish occupation in order to protect the coast from pirate attacks.</p> <p>Palacio de Valle, in Punta Gorda, is worth a visit and is a national monument, and was built between 1913 and 1917. It is one of the few buildings in Cuba with architectural influence of various styles, Hispanic Moorish, Gothic, Venetian, Mudejar and Baroque. Next to this there are cemeteries, where you can visit such places as the necropolis of La Reina, built in 1839, or Tomás Acea, which has an American influence.</p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>In Cienfuegos there are two fantastic beaches where you can relax and swim in the Caribbean Sea:</p> <h3>Playa Rancho Luna</h3> <p>Find this beach 18 kilometers south of the city, and very close to the bay of Jagua. This beach is also protected by a coral reef and is an ideal setting for diving, as there are more than 30 points in which to do it.</p> <h3>Laguna de Guanaroca</h3> <p>This beach is also well known in the area as it is formed by the Arimao river joining the bay of Cienfuegos. It is surrounded by mangroves and is also a true paradise for all those who are interested in birdwatching.</p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Cienfuegos is characterized by its emerald green tone and surroundings, seen in the parks, trees and also the turquoise green blue waters. And in Cienfuegos, there is a large number of natural parks for you to visit during your boat holiday</p> <p>The most well-known is "El nicho Waterfalls". It is a lush natural enclave that is located inside the Natural Park of Topes de Collantes. There, there is one of the most impressive natural waterfalls in all of Cuba, belonging to the Hanabanilla River. The area also offers the possibility to go walking along a natural 2km path, known as "Reino de las aguas", swim in the natural pools or explore the caves.</p> <h2>Currency</h2> <p>In Cuba there are two official currencies, the Cuban Peso €1 = 150 pc and the Convertible Peso €1 = 1,1cuc. The Cuban peso is usually used by Cubans for "national" expenses and the convertible peso is used by the tourist and with it is paid foreign expenses such as taxis, restaurants, etc.</p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Cuban gastronomy that Cienfuegos boasts is delicious, you’ll love the combination of African, Spanish and indigenous flavours and foods. Fish is very common to eat, but so are cattle and varied vegetables such as legumes, rice and black beans.</p> <p>Some of the typical dishes that you can taste during your holiday on a rented boat in Cienfuegos are la Ropa Vieja, a vegetable and meat dish and the Congrí, which is composed of red beans, pork, bacon and rice. Another of the best known dishes on the island is Yucca with Mojo that comes with a sauce made with oil, garlic, salt, pepper and lemon. Not forgetting the Cuban sandwich, a sandwich made with Cuban bread, cooked ham, pork meat, slices of cheese, pickles and a spicy mustard sauce.</p> <p>So don’t waste any more time, book a holiday in the Caribbean and <strong>yacht charter in Cienfuegos</strong>! Isn’t it aBoatTime?</p>

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  • Yacht charter in Tenerife
  • <p>Why not spend your next holiday in Spain and <strong>rent a boat in Tenerife</strong> this year? Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and is situated to the northeast coast of Morocco in the Atlantic Ocean. The average annual temperature is 22ºC, making boat rental in Tenerife an ideal destination all year round. If you rent a boat, yacht or catamaran and go sailing in Tenerife you will not regret it as there is so much to explore. Tenerife has a population of around 900,000 people, although despite this high population many locations on the island remain relatively untouched and if you rent a boat and decide to sail one of our motor yachts bareboat for example, you could explore these areas by yourself. If you want to, you can sail to great towns, ports (puerto in Spanish) and beautiful bays like Adeje or Cristianos. </p> <p>Renting a boat in Tenerife is a worthwhile idea as the island’s year-round warm and sunny climate makes it a favourite destination amongst yacht enthusiasts. Private boat hire in Tenerife provides the opportunity to explore the island’s coastline and its many benefits, such as beautiful coves, whale watching, sunbathing, diving and the island itself. Renting a boat on a sailing adventure in Tenerife allows you to visit the capital Santa Cruz, the island’s volcano and its traditional villages or enjoying the coast’s vibrant nightlife which enhances your experience of boat hire in Tenerife.</p> <h2>What to do in Tenerife</h2> <p>Tenerife’s centrepiece is El Teide, the island’s volcano, which at 3,700m tall is the highest point in Spain. A visit to the volcano whilst you rent a boat will allow you to take in the breath-taking views it provides over the island, such as the contrast between the park’s rocky terrain and the blue expansiveness of the ocean. El Teide National Park is one of the largest protected areas in the EU, with approximately 42% of the island being under protection. </p> <p>A visit to the capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, situated on the island’s northern coast is highly recommended. It is a city filled with character, with various attractions such as theatres and squares, such as the Plaza de España and Plaza de Weyler. Why not walk through the city’s old bohemian streets, and stop for a drink at one of the city’s ocean view bars? A particular attraction is the Auditorio de Tenerife, Tenerife’s Opera House, where you can not only see Opera, but also a variety of different shows. This had led to Tenerife being nicknamed the ‘Sydney of the Atlantic’, as it is also a modern architectural symbol of the island. Rent a boat in Tenerife from aBoatTime and visit the Auditorio de Tenerife from beautiful angles on the water. </p> <p>Boat hire in Tenerife is a fantastic opportunity for you to visit one of the island’s major attractions is the Santa Cruz Carnival, held every February in the island’s capital. Second only to Rio de Janeiro’s festivals, it attracts people from all over the world, with over 100 music groups taking part, it encourages people to celebrate on the streets, and most wear typical fancy, flamboyant dress. Feel free to embrace the carnival, but you don´t have to join in! </p> <p>Elsewhere on the island, there are numerous other scenic locations. For example, San Miguel de Abona, on the southern part of the island, allows you to go horse riding. Additionally, the Acantilados de los Gigantes, or the Cliffs of the Giants, located on Tenerife’s south-western coast, are particularly spectacular when seen by boat. Why not go sailing in Tenerife now and see these amazing sights first-hand! Finally, if you rent a boat in Tenerife, you give yourself the chance to see dolphins and whales that share the sea that you sail your yachts and boats with. Who knows maybe you could even go diving with some dolphins? </p> <h2>Beaches and Coves</h2> <h3>De las Teresitas beach</h3> <p>This beach is perfect if you are travelling with children as there are many beach activities such as volleyball and aerobics that they can partake in. De las Teresitas is located near Santa Cruz and is unusual for having white sand, imported from the Sahara, unlike most of the island’s naturally occurring black volcanic beaches. It is one of the island’s most popular bays, and is the perfect place to swim and snorkel, due to its calm waters. If you are passionate about marine life, there are fantastic opportunities to go on a submarine safari on your chartered yacht holiday in Tenerife and see even more underwater spectacles of The Mediterranean. </p> <h3>De las vistas beach</h3> <p>Is the sister beach of “de los Cristianos” beach, some consider the two beaches as just one, as they are only separated by the southern port. They share a privileged location in one of the most animated areas of the region. It is ideal for both relaxing and fun. </p> <h3>Beach of Troy</h3> <p>Located in the southern part of the island, this beach has golden sand and clear blue waters, in addition it has all the necessary facilities for visitors to enjoy their day to the fullest and participate in some water sports. </p> <h3>Del Camison beach</h3> <p>Del Camison, is barely 100 meters in length and is totally protected from the waves, so sit back, relax and sunbathe in front of the calm waves. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Choose your preferred sailboat model and enjoy your private boat hire in Tenerife, spending your holidays sailing round its volcanic coasts and enjoying its unique cuisine, fresh seafood and the famous papas arrugadas, or Canarian potatoes, which are served with a pepper sauce called “mojo”. The island is also home to numerous vineyards, producing wine unique to the island, including Tacoronte–Acentejo and Abona. You can also tour the island’s wineries and vineyards if you want to, just don’t drink too much! </p> <p>There are a variety of interesting things to do and see with family or friends whilst enjoying hiring a boat in Tenerife, both in summer and winter. Despite its small size, the island offers a huge variety of landscapes; more than 140 scenic bays, coves and exotic black-sand volcanic beaches, large pine forests, vineyards, olive groves and much more. A boat rental holiday in Tenerife will be the experience of a lifetime, all this is waiting for you on your sailing charter to the Mediterranean as you explore Tenerife and the Canary Islands. Isn’t it aBoatTime you rent a boat in Tenerife?</p>

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  • Yacht charter in Dubrovnik
  • <p>Set sail to Croatia and <strong>rent a boat in Dubrovnik</strong> where you will enjoy the “Pearl of the Adriatic” and “the Jewel of the Mediterranean.” On your yacht in Dubrovnik you will appreciate the reasons behind the name: wonderful climate, perfect coastal cruising, easy navigation and crystal-clear waters. Combine this with a breath-taking scenery and even the most demanding sailing enthusiasts will be satisfied with the experience of a chartered yacht holiday in Dubrovnik. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Some of the most popular places to moor the boat are: </p> <h3> Dubrovnik ACI Marina </h3> <p>This marina has 380 berths for boats up to 60 meters in length. It also has a lot of services available to its customers. </p> <h3> Yacht Club Orsan </h3> <p>This marina can accommodate medium size boats, about 20 meters long and 3 maximum draft. This marina is also located near the airport. </p> <h2>What to do in Dubrovnik</h2> <p>The medieval city itself lies on Croatia’s Adriatic coast and boasts an amazing combination of architectural styles, such as Renaissance, Gothic, and Baroque. There is also a modern area with plenty of restaurants, bars and other attractions for those who enjoy vibrant life. Why not reserve a few extra days on board when you rent a boat in Dubrovnik to explore it if you want to fully appreciate all that it has to offer. </p> <p>It’s a must to take a tour of the old town and investigate its quaint alleyways, medieval buildings, and discover its squares and churches. The fort of Lovrijenac is perched out on a rocky headland with excellent views and steep cliffs surrounding it. The surrounding areas of Dubrovnik have excellent access by boat, meaning that you can enjoy all of its areas and islands with ease. Another one of the islands nearby is Elafiti. You will fall in love with its transparent waters and beautiful surroundings. It creates an impressive landscape, making people return year on year to rent a boat in Dubrovnik. This region on the coast of Dalmatia is, without doubt, a key point at which to start your sailing holiday, since you can combine tourism with beach time. </p> <p>Furthermore, during your holiday in Croatia and Dubrovnik, you have to visit the nearby towns and places such as; Trogir, Mljet, Korcula, Elafiti and the river of Neretva to the south of Croatia. Additionally, when you are sailing you have to visit different areas of Dalmatia by sailing up and down the Adriatic coast on your boat rental holiday in Dubrovnik to truly appreciate all of the islands, medieval towns and even the restaurants! </p> <h2>Beaches and Coves</h2> <p>Dubrovnik achieves a union of the old with the new and the traditional with the modern, guaranteeing true contentment for all boaters during their holiday. A yacht charter in Dubrovnik is the perfect way to discover all the amazing treasures Dubrovnik offers. Out of all the best coves that can be found in Dubrovnbik, we give you the five best. </p> <h3>Banje</h3><p>This beach is probably the most popular in Dubrovnik. It is found in front of the Ploce Gate to the city and within you can enjoy unparalleled views of the city walls (its directly outside them) and the island of Lokrum. Banje has incredible characteristics and beautiful surroundings, but sometimes however sometimes your experience can be hampered due to the large amount of tourism... something that can be avoided if you decide to rent a boat in Dubrovnik. It also offers a wide variety of water sports and activities. </p> <h3>Veliki Zal</h3><p>This cove is further from Dubrovnik and is perfect for those who prefer holidays surrounded by nature. This small cove with its white sand beaches is surrounded by a beautiful natural environment, with dense green vegetation. But some holidays surrounded by wildlife often don’t provide the chance to go water skiing or kayaking, unlike Veliki Zal. </p> <h3>Danče</h3><p>This is a very special cove. It can be found 5 minutes from the old town and it has no sand, just an array of big smooth rocks. This landscape is great for exploring by boat as you can enjoy the water for one, as well as sunbathe from the comfort of your boat which isn’t possible if you visit on foot. </p> <h3>Buza</h3> <p>With a similar style to that of Danče, Buza also isn’t an actual beach. Found to the south of the city, within this attractive, rounded white cliff, there is a swimming area perfect for enjoying the Adriatic and taking a dip off your boat. </p> <h3>Sveti Jakov</h3><p> If what you look for is a more exclusive spot then it can be found at Sveti Jakov. It is a small cove with clear blue water that’s lesser known by the tourists and has a great view from aboard your boat. On this golden sand beach, you can also practice many water sports such as kayaking, canoeing or jet-skiing, all away from the crowds. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Dubrovnik is located in a place with a beautiful natural background. The most characteristic place in the region is: </p> <h3>Lokrum Island</h3><p>Small Island declared Natural Park, where you can enjoy its breathtaking views, along with a wealth of historical heritage.</p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The mixture of cultures, the great variety of high quality of produce, both from the land and the seas, the love for the cuisine that the Croatian people have shown have given place to a Mediterranean cuisine that combines the purest of flavours with a healthy nutrition. With Italian, Slavic, Turkish and Greek influences, Dubrovnik’s cuisine surprises its visitors by its high quality and variety. </p> <p>Being on the coast with a fishing port, it’s logical that fish and shellfish have an important place in the local cuisine. A good example of this is the Bouzara, a dish that has the crayfish as the main ingredient. We can’t forget the calamari, since it is rumored that in Dubrovnik you can find the best in the world. The squid and the lobster are in many cases served with rice are undoubtedly delicious. The river species also have a representation in the local cuisine, through a very particular dish, the eel and frog Bordet of the Neretva valley. So during your chartered yacht holiday in Dubrovnik, you’ll eat like a king or queen!</p> <p>Dubrovnik’s culture that is best understood by sailing through its waters. If you are one of those non-conformist travellers, which when visiting a place is not happy until discovering all its secrets, your best option is to sail on a yacht and rent a boat in Dubrovnik. If you do this, we guarantee that you will be able to discover all aspects of life of this Croatian city. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Malta
  • <p><strong>Rent a boat in Malta</strong>, a fantastic idea for a holiday and the island is one of the Mediterranean’s liveliest places and a great destination for chartering a bareboat or skippered boat on one of our sailing trips. Malta has great towns and cities like Valletta and Mgarr to visit and many beautiful beaches which make for an unforgettable sailing holiday. Malta also has a rich cultural history, with many picturesque villages, Roman ruins and medieval castles which you can visit when you rent a boat in Malta. So take one of our private yachts with or without a crew and enjoy one of our crewed sailing boat charters. If you want to leave your motor yacht or boat and have a more private night away from your crewed boat, Malta has a selection of luxury hotels which have great reviews and usually have a reasonable price.</p> <p>Malta was previously part of the British Empire, but since 1964 has been independent and since 2004 has been a member of the European Union. It is located in the southern part of the Mediterranean, between Italy and the northeastern coast of Africa, and is made up of various islands, although only Malta, Gozo and Comino are inhabited. However, you could ask your crew to sail one of our motor yachts or sail on your own bareboat yacht to explore these other islands which have fantastic reviews because they are much more private and quiet compared to the more popular islands.</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Valletta’s marina, Valletta Waterfront is the archipelago’s most important marina and has all you need for your sailing holiday in Malta. Other nearby marinas include Portomaso, Msida Valletta, Mgarr and Vittoriosa which are perfect for visiting when you charter your yacht on your sailing holiday. Chartering a yacht gives you the opportunity to explore these Maltese marinas and enjoy a pleasant holiday and if you wish to spend time off your yacht when you rent a boat in Malta, stay in one of the luxury Maltese hotels. </p> <h2>What to do in Malta</h2> <p>When you charter a yacht in Malta, you can’t miss out on visiting the other islands of the archipelago, Gozo and Comino. You can also visit other countries, and sail to the Italian island of Sicily, which is just 80km away by boat. Moreover, sail around the islands and visit other towns like Mgarr and Valletta to really experience the Maltese and Mediterranean cultures. </p> <p>Valletta, Malta’s capital is a medieval era city, situated on the eastern half of the island, and is filled with quaint narrow streets which are home to some of Europe’s most treasured examples of architecture, including the 16th century San Elmo fort, or St John’s cathedral, which has some of Caravaggio’s original pieces. You could take one of our charters for a shorter amount of time whilst staying in Valletta, there are some pretty hotels with traditional Maltese and Mediterranean architecture. </p> <h2>What to see in Malta</h2> <p>Many places you can visit on your Maltese yacht charter are archaeologically important. Malta has some of the oldest constructions built by man, including the temple of Hagar Qim, built in the year 3600 BC. Moreover, there is an influence from Greece in terms of architecture inside Malta, because in ancient times, Greece controlled Malta. There are feudal monuments which are linked to the St. John’s Knights, such as the St John’s Cathedral. Visit the National Museum of Archaeology during your yacht charter and be transported back to the dawn of civilisation, or visit the gardens of Barraka and enjoy amazing views of San Elmo Bay. </p> <p>The Dingli Cliffs are another spot you can’t afford to miss out on your sailing holiday in Malta. They stand 250 metres tall, and are located on the western side of the island. These cliffs acted as a natural defense for the island in medieval times. </p> <p>Birgu is Malta’s largest coastal city, and the island’s nautical hub. The city’s modern marina, located just next to the beach blends in with the many historic buildings of the area, including the 16th century Saint Angelo Fort, which is located near the entrance of the ship maker Creek’s premises. </p> <p>Gozo is the archipelago’s second largest island, after the island of Malta, and is connected with the other Maltese islands by the port of Mgarr. There are many small idyllic villages on the island, such as Xlendi and Rabat, and many historic ruins, such as the Azure Window stone arch, which is also a great place for snorkelling. Moreover, there are some beautiful lagoons situated around the islands which are perfect for relaxing in. </p> <p>Ramla Bay, located on Malta’s northern coast, is a beautiful red sand beach. According to Homer’s Odyssey the Calypso Cave, which overlooks Gozo, is the rocky territory where the nymph Calypso captured Odysseus. Comino is a beautiful and unspoilt island, and the ideal place to go diving when you rent a boat in Malta, in its famous Blue Lagoon. Visit Malta’s Mellieha Bay, near the ports of Gnejna and Fomm ir rieh, an ideal starting point for sailing trips, or for simply dropping anchor and enjoying the weather. </p> <h2> Beaches and coves</h2> <h3>Golden Beach</h3> <p>Golden Beach is one of the island’s most popular sandy beaches. It has beautiful golden sand, with views of the northern mountains of Malta. </p> <h3>Gnejna Bay</h3> <p>Gnejna Bay is another sandy beach located very near to Golden Beach, although it is significantly quieter. Here you can spend a day sunbathing without the holiday crowds, and plan your sailing routes for the next day. </p> <h3>Blue Lagoon </h3> <p>Blue Lagoon is located on the island of Comino, one of the archipelago’s seven islands. It is a deep blue colour and surrounded by rocks in the sea, creating a fabulous scene. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Maltese cuisine is a melting pot of many different cultures, and it can be difficult to find typical Maltese dishes, although they can be found in certain places, such as the famous Barracuda restaurant in St Julian’s. It is based in one of the marina’s typical 18th century buildings, and has attracted many worldwide famous people such as Brad Pitt. </p> <p><strong>Rent boats in Malta</strong> and experience the unspoilt beauty of the isle, as well as Comino and Gozo and even Sicily, whether on one of our yachts or motor boats, for an affordable price. </p>

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

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