Where We’re Going This Summer

Winter is comfortably behind us, and summer has finally settled in, bringing warmer temperatures and longer days. Here at Boatbookings, we couldn’t be more excited about our upcoming vacations and the boats we’ll be taking to explore undiscovered islands and towns that await! We can plan your charter vacation too; just get in touch and email charter@boatbookings.com today!

Name: Ben, Charter Broker
Destination: Sardinia

The combination of the breath-taking Tavolara, chic Porto Cervo, the beautiful Maddalena and iconic Bonifacio are unbeatable. Sardinia is discreet and exclusive, the perfect yacht charter destination. I’d combine the quiet anchorages around Porto Pollo with beautiful Port towns like Porto Rotondo and Bonifacio. I’d go for traditional Italian coffee and breakfast at the Cafe du Port (Porto Cervo), then cruise into the Maddalena, swim at Caprera (Cala Coticcio), seafood lunch at La Scogliera (Isola Maddalena north, close to Cala Spalmatore) and then back to Phi Beach Club (Porto Cervo) for sunset. I would stay there, but you could also then go for dinner at Just Cavalli Porto Cervo and then onto Billionaire Club!

Chosen Yacht: PORTHOS SANS ABRI – with a yacht owner that has picked the best crew from his fleet of yachts, you are in excellent hands with Captain Carlo. He knows the area inside out, so whether you’re looking to relax, water sports or party, he will take you to the best spots. Contact: ben@boatbookings.com 

 

Name: CordeliaCharter Broker
Destination: Ibiza and Palma

The craziness of Ibiza is a lot of fun and there is an abundance of great beach clubs – Blue Marlin, Juan y Andrea, Lio for the night, then head over to Formentera for a change of scenery. I would be travelling with my family, so would want to visit Mallorca for a quieter time in beautiful bays and the national park Dragonera. The stunning natural beauty of this area is breathtaking and spots are best accessed on a boat, with secluded bays offering us some downtime from the buzzing vibes of Ibiza!

Chosen Yacht: QUASAR – she has the best crew who have been together since last summer; their deckhand loves the water toys, there’s a fabulous chef that makes the best fresh tuna tacos and Captain Ian knows all the more remote spots in Ibiza, not just the obvious places. The yacht is in great condition and has lots of exterior space to kick back and relax as you soak up the sun. Contact: cordy@boatbookings.com

 

Name: EveProduct Manager
Destination: Greece

Having spent just a short weekend in Greece last month, I am super keen to go back again. Greek people are all so friendly and welcoming, the food is amazing – particularly the baklava and souvlaki – and the weather is always hot hot hot! In particular, I want to go sightseeing in Athens and visit some of the islands – some more rural like Milos, and some more for partying like Mykonos, as Greece is so versatile!

Chosen Yacht: BARENTS SEA – Barent’s sea has had a full refit and is so modern, gorgeous and has the most amazing stewardess and chef, who will go above and beyond to ensure an exceptional charter. Her interior is stunning, with a true feel of a luxury floating hotel at your own disposal! Contact: eve@boatbookings.com

 

Name: Eleanor, Sales and Marketing Executive
Destination: French Riviera

Having moved to the Cannes office for the summer season, I’ve adored being in the South of France – it’s perfect for relaxing on the beach and the French Riviera has all the beach clubs, bars and incredible restaurants you could ask for, so no need to go elsewhere! I would do a Day Charter from Cannes to St Tropez or Monaco during my time off, as I think exploring the coast by yacht is unrivalled. I’d spend the day cruising with the music going and drinks flowing with friends, before having lunch at one of the glamorous Beach Clubs; then swim and use the water toys on board before returning back to Cannes for an evening out at Baôli, our favourite club.

Chosen Yacht: REHAB – she is ideal for cruising along the hotspots of the French Riviera and has plenty of deck space for tanning and chilling with friends. Inside there’s a great seating area, too, for sipping champagne whilst on the water!

Contact us today for more information about any destination you might like to charter in – we can plan an amazing trip for you!

Explore the Greek Islands Onboard Xtreme!

The Greek islands are awaiting you for next summer, time for your yacht rent Greece is full of mesmerising islands such as Mykonos, Santorini and Milos. Depending on the type of holiday you are looking for each island serves a different purpose. Whether you want to party the night away, explore quaint fisherman towns or choose a beach and anchor yourself to it, we know an island for each of these desires!

Stunning Santorini
Stunning Santorini

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Luxury Motor Yacht Charter in Greece on ZALIV III

Are you ready to set sail and explore the Greek seas this summer? A prime cruising ground for your luxury motor yacht charter Greece has an amazing culture and array of islands ready for you to discover. We have chosen one of the most modern mega yachts in the East Med and a finalist on the prestigious Show Boats Design Awards 2012, ZALIV III! A real head-turner based in Athens, Mondomarine ZALIV III is available for charters around the Greek Islands and East Med in general.

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Saronic Gulf Islands: a Pleasant Surprise Only Two Hours Cruise from Athens

The Greek islands are the stars that illuminate the world of yachting! Bright stars such as Santorini or Mykonos are dominant, with the Cyclades Islands being another desirable “constellation.”

However, as the night sky is filled with celestial bodies, so does Greece encompass countless islands — each with its own character and individuality.

You do not have to travel far from Athens to find beauty. The Saronic Gulf Islands can be reached by sailing only two hours from the Greek Capital. There you will find the full “island package,” including almost intact ancient temples, serene beaches, high-end hotels and scenery of unmatched beauty. Aegina, Poros, Hydra, Spetses and many smaller islands have always been at the heart of Greek History.

 

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 One of the best-kept secrets of the Saronic Gulf: the Temple of Afaia in Aegina

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Super Yacht of the Week: OCEAN PARADISE

If you love the outside space on Benetti yachts but you’re looking for something a little different, something a little futuristic and something very special look no further than luxury motor yacht OCEAN PARADISE. Stand-out garden themed design incorporating futuristic materials with fun splashes of colour and bold patterns makes for a quirky charter yacht for those keen on creativity and with an eye for detail.

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