5 – The Caribbean

The Caribbean is blessed with crystal clear blue waters, white sandy beaches and year round sunny skies. It’s little wonder then, that this region is regarded as a tourist and holiday mecca.

The Caribbean has literally hundreds of exciting and breathtaking holiday destinations for every budget and lifestyle.

When travelling by yacht, be sure to stop off at the various islands found in this region, including Antiqua, Barbados and of course, the Bahamas.

4 – Cote d’Azur

Also known as the French Riviera, this remains one of the most exclusive holiday destinations in the world.

From the celebrity playground of St Tropez to the luxurious decadence of the Cannes hotels and villas, the Cote d”Azur is a must for yacht travellers looking to experience the finer things in life.

Dock at Monaco and rub shoulders with the rich and famous.

monaco yacht show

3 – The Adriatic

For sailing lovers looking for sprawling unspoilt coastlines, look no further than the coastline of Croatia in the Mediterranean, with it’s more than 1,800 islands interspersed with reefs and rocky coves.

Sailing along the Dalmation coast, you will bear witness to some of the finest examples of Roman architecture in Europe.

Once docked, be sure to explore the popular seaside resort towns of Split, Dubrovnik as well as Porec, with it’s winding cobbled streets, stores and boutiques, as well as always popular bars and restaurants.

2 – Phuket

Also known as the ‘Pearl of the South’, Thailand’s Phuket region is surrounded by the Andaman Sea in the Indian Ocean.

Phuket is made up of coves, bays and sandy beaches and is most famous for its picturesque beaches and tasty seafood.

Phuket is a popular destination for yachting enthuisiasts, and is widely considered to the premier yachting destination in Asia.

In addition, there are a number of other water activities on offer, such as deep sea fishing, speed boating, surfing, snorkelling as well as scuba diving.

Phuket King’s Cup Regatta is the biggest sailing event in Asia, regularly attended by scores of international visitors.

1 – Balearic Islands

Although Ibiza is probably the most famous island in the region, the Balearic Islands also consist of Mallorca, Formentera and Menorca and boasts some of the most picturesque and secluded beaches in Europe.

It’s the ideal spot for yachting visitors looking for secluded relaxation along the European coast.

The coast is a holiday maker’s dream, offering a variety of water sports, luxury hotels, and easily accessible harbours filled with bustling bars and restaurants and a busy nightlife.

Guest post from YPI Group, a yacht charter and brokerage company specialising in luxury yachts.

Balearic Islands yacht

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