Yachtico’s favourite yachting destinations

Where are the best places to go on a sailing holiday? The votes are in! Here are our top five:

In our 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.

The Florida Keys are a paradise on earth, especially for yachtsmen. 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.

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.

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. To go to Croatia without renting a boat is like, well… just don’t bother! Check out our sailing route from Split to Dubrovnik for ideas.

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.

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