Where are the best places to go on a sailing holiday?
We asked our Customers to review the list of Yachting Destinations on YACHTICO.com and rate their favourite one. The votes are in! This is how you decided. Here are our Top 5 Best Places to Go Sailing
The Best (Favourite) Places To Go On Sailing Holiday
In your opinion – nothing can beat sailing in Sardinia. Sardinia boasts pristine white sand beaches and turquoise waters amongst all the rustic charm and history of southern Europe. Hidden bays, rocky coves, caves and grottos litter the coasts. By boat you can explore medieval towns and untouched islands that belong to another world. The modern sailing infrastructure is just the icing on the cake. Discover the coasts of Sardinia by boat, and enjoy the unforgettable views and places.
Places to Visit: Portisco, Caprera, La Maddalena, Budelli, Cala Santa
Suggested Sailing Route: 7 Days Sailing Sardinia
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Greek Islands (Mediterranean/Greece)
Mind blowing sailing, mythology, and mouthwatering cuisine. Greece is a well-established sailing area and is rewarding for sailors of all levels. Following in the footsteps of Odysseus one cannot help but be moved by the ancient, awe inspiring beauty of Greece. Cosmopolitan cities and island fishing villages offer a range of activities. As well as of course, the to die for beaches.
Greece has a large number of islands. According to Greece Goverment, there is a group of 56 islands belonging to Greece. Aegean islands, Dodecanese, Sporades, Ionian Islands. Most recommended by our Customers islands in Greece are Santorini, Crete, Mykonos, Naxos, Rhodes, Kos, Paros, Corfu and Elafonisi.
Places to Visit: Ermoupoli (on Syros), Naoussa (on Paros), Leivadion (on Serifos), Delos Island
Suggested Sailing Routes: 1 week Sailing Crete| Sailing Itinerary Dedecanese (Rhodes) | 7 Days Sailing Sporades (Skiathos)
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The Kornati Islands (Mediterranean/Croatia)
It has been agreed that island hopping in Croatia is the coolest way to spend the summer. Docking in any of the picturesque harbors – you can sip cocktails in a chic beachside bar after a dip in the crisp ocean. The south Dalmatian coast has much to offer. There’s plenty of places to discover by boat. The port city of Trogir – a medieval old town and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Vis – with great vineyards, palm, pine, olive, oleander, fig, carob and mulberry trees, local seafood and wine. Pag – known for its stunning moonlike landscape, and for cheese, lamb, lace, and salt. To go to Croatia without renting a boat is like, well… just don’t bother!
Places to Visit: Silba and Olib, Mali Losinj, Biograd na Moru, Trogir, Telašćica Nature Park
Suggested Sailing Routes: 10 Days Sailing along Adriatic
Charter Yachts Kornati Islands
Sailing around Miami – Cruise Capital of the World. Miami and The Florida Keys are a paradise on earth, especially for yachtsmen. Sailing to the luscious Florida Keys, tropical Bahamas, or any of the Caribbean islands starting in Miami is easy. Not only this, but the city itself has a wealth of activities to tempt visitors. After sailing the nearby islands, revel in all the glamour and energy Miami exudes. Visit the legendary Miami Beach and soak up some sun with the celebs. Party into the balmy evening after watching the sun go down behind the palms… Just watch out for the crocs.
Places to Visit: Miami Downtown, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, Everglades National Park, Florida Keys (Marquesa, Garden Key and the Dry Tortugas)
Suggested Sailing Route: 7 Days Florida by Boat
Charter Yachts in Florida
Mallorca (Balearic Islands/Mediterranean)
The Balearic Islands have a certain je ne sais quoi that is hard to put into words, and Mallorca has a lot to offer. The historic port town of Palma de Mallorca is an exciting hub of activity. Long, sandy beaches make up the majority of the east coast. Whereas parts of the southwest coast remain rugged and untamed against the backdrop of the Tramuntana mountain range.
Places to Visit: Port d’Andratx, Old Village of Pollensa, Terrestrial National Park
Suggested Sailing Routes: 7 Days Sailing around Majorca
Charter Yachts Mallorca