Join us as we discover the top 5 charter destinations you must visit in 2021.
The south of France and the French Riviera are each beautiful charter destinations, and why we have entered them into our top 5. For decades, famous stars of the international jet set would frequently travel to the bays of Saint Tropez, Cannes and Monaco. Here, they would indulge in the luxurious restaurants, cafes and marinas. In an effort to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, the French Riviera offers just that. With no less than 14 national parks plus natural and stunning coastline, you’ll soon lose yourself in the remote beauty of this destination. From beautiful beaches to relax on, to large mountain landscape with stunning clifftops to view panoramic sea views – the French Riviera has something for everyone.
A firm member of our top 5 charter destinations, the Italian Riviera enjoys a reliably warm climate and exquisite coastline. This coastline runs from the South of France to the Tuscan borders, encompassing towns such as Genoa, Portofino and La Spezia. The islands of Corsica and Sardinia also await discovery. To charter a yacht in the Italian Riviera is by far the best way to discover this destination. From your yacht, you’re able to anchor and tender to shore, or arrive in marinas ready to discover high-end boutiques and restaurants.
Not far from the Italian Riviera lies the Amalfi Coast and a series of fishing villages, boutique towns and long beach stretches. The coast stretches along 50km of the southern Italian coastline. With places such as Capri, Ischia, Positano, Amalfi town and Nerano to discover, there is much to see and do here. Aboard your yacht charter you can really get back to nature, with fishing and diving at sea. Plus ashore, you can explore rugged cliffs, natural landscapes and medieval history. The winding clifftop roads of the Sorrentine Peninsula meander from the port city of Salerno, through vineyards and lemon groves, opening up to a picturesque clifftop village of Sorrento. To experience the lavish and idealised lifestyle in this region of the Mediterranean is best done so by yacht charter.
The Balearics consist of four islands; Ibiza, Formentera, Menorca and Mallorca. Each island has its own unique characteristics, which is why we have made this charming destination one of our top 5. The islands lie on the eastern coast of Spain, enjoying year-round Mediterranean sun and warm climates. From the vibrant port of Ibiza, to the secluded coves and bays of Menorca and the historic towns within Mallorca, there is much to see and do across the islands. Hopping from island to island can’t be easier than by yacht charter, especially when visiting Formentera where untouched beaches and snorkelling sites await.
Croatia is a land of unique beauty and charm – a visit here won’t be soon forgotten. The perfect and, quite frankly, only way to sample this wonderful country and its Adriatic coastline is by yacht charter. On board your Princess yacht, you can explore the sights at your own leisure whilst taking time off to enjoy time onboard and the beautiful climate. Offering amazing cuisine, historic landmarks and fascinating cities, Croatia is now considered to be one of the wonders of the world, and is why we have featured it within our top 5 destinations. An unmissable point on your itinerary, Split, lies on the southernmost top of the country – a city which seamlessly combines ancient traditions and architecture with modern lifestyle.
A popular resort country and exquisite charter destination, Greece has always been high on our recommendations. For those seeking culture, diversity, fun and warmth – Greece is the one! Chartering a yacht here is the best way to journey through Greece and its islands. Through the Cyclades and Ionian islands, you can explore just how this destination has changed through time as civilisation moved in. Turquoise waters, pristine sands and picturesque villages await in the Cyclades where dropping anchor at a little place called Paros is a must. Whilst the Ionian islands offer divine culinary experiences typical of the Mediterranean. With so many islands to choose from, there’s no better way to see as many as you can on board a yacht charter.