When it comes to summer, the first thing that comes to our mind is that of vacations. There is nothing more relaxing than escaping from the scorching summer sun and the hustle-bustle of city life. If you are looking for an adventure with the wind on your hair and the spray of the sea on your face, then here are some of the best destinations that can offer you a memorable sailing experience. With the best yacht charter experts, you can have the ultimate sailing escape and enjoy the magnificent scenery of Greece, Croatia, the Med, the Caribbean, and many other popular destinations. Here are a few of them.
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
This archipelago of islands in the eastern Pacific Ocean may be tiny and remote. However, it never seizes to entice people with its legendary abundance of rare wildlife and sunny, vibrant beaches. The best way to explore the charming beauty of the 19 islands is through a week-long cruising expedition. Snorkeling, diving, and occasionally coming ashore to discover new and astounding wildlife makes this sail truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Popularly called the ‘New Riviera’, Croatia has become one of the most sought out summer holiday destinations for all types of travelers. Being a charming island tourist spot, there is no better way to explore the tranquil waters, vibrant green slopes, and the endless number of beaches, than by sailing on a yacht. Make sure to visit the traditional fishing villages, hidden coves, and the remote island groups as well.
Made up of five main groups of islands, French Polynesia is home to lush vegetation, beautiful lagoons, traditional culture, and extraordinary marine life. The islands are scattered over a massive South Pacific stretch and the best place to start your sailing would be from the unforgettable Raiatea. The trip will take you through a one-of-a-kind sailing adventure, exploring the brilliant natural beauty of the Society Islands, which includes Tahiti, Tahaa, Bora-Bora, and Moorea.
Newport, Rhode Island
When it comes to great seaside boating scenes, Newport is undoubtedly one of the best premiers yachting destinations in America. Known as the ‘Sailing Capital of the World’, the beautiful beaches and New England charm attracts boating enthusiasts from all parts of the world. Don’t forget to visit the Newport mansions, harbor, and Narragansett Bay while you are here.
Located off the coast of Tanzania in the Indian Ocean, sailing through Zanzibar is like traveling back in time to experience the ancient empire of Persia. A traditional dhow, an ancient Arabic sailing vessel, is used commonly to travel through the turquoise waters and best explore picture-perfect beaches of the region. You can easily enjoy the brilliant sunsets from the deck and do snorkeling or diving along the way. With an average water temperature of over 80 degrees Fahrenheit, the Zanzibar waters are worth visiting for all boating enthusiasts.
From azure seas to cloudless skies, Whitsundays has everything you have ever wanted from a summer holiday destination. The area comprises 74 stunning islands, most of which belong to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Sailing here takes you to the wonders of the natural world including the amazing array of colorful fishes and the vast, kaleidoscopic coral gardens. Airlie Beach is considered the gateway to the Whitsundays and is a good starting point for your expeditions. You can find boats and toursfrom here for everyone from beginners to experienced.
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