Why not take a break from Ibiza’s vibrant party scene this summer and explore the island’s collection of more tranquil restaurants and beach clubs? There is a multitude of venues that provide a relaxing atmosphere, breathtaking views and some simply fantastic gastronomic delights – perfect to visit whilst on a luxury yacht charter.
The Pontine Islands have acted as a secret summer escape for Roman and Neapolitan locals for years – but now is the time for you and your family and friends to discover this idyllic archipelago that is located just off the West coast of Italy on your next yacht charter holiday.
If you are looking for the ultimate holiday of serene relaxation, stunning beaches and extravagant soirées this summer, then look no further than Northern Sardinia. We offer a number of exciting yacht charters that start in Olbia, Sardinia’s cultural centre, and cruise around the idyllic Costa Smeralda and explore the hidden coves of La Maddalena Archipelago.
It is well known by now that the French Riviera is one of the best places in the world to discover classic French cuisine. With the freshest regional fruits, vegetables, meats and herbs (that can be haggled for in the local Forville Market in Cannes) there is no doubt you will enjoy gourmet cuisine on your yacht charter. Yet, there are also some fantastic restaurants in this area that are sure to entice you to step off your yacht for the afternoon, and try some of the local delicacies! Here are some of our suggestions:
We know the action is all around Cannes at the moment, with Cannes Film Festival well in to its third day of the programme, and soon the stars will be flocking towards Monaco as well in light of the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix. But do you get a little tired of the hustle and bustle? It’s clear that actress Charlize Theron wanted to step out of the limelight for a little while before she stepped on to the red carpet for the première of Mad Max: Fury Road in a stunning gown by Dior. So where did she go?
Whether you’re chartering for a week or a day on the French Riviera this summer, food is no doubt on your mind. What better way to enjoy the picturesque coastline, a cool breeze and of course fantastic fresh food than at one of the Riviera’s famous beach clubs; hire a yacht for the day from Cannes, St Tropez or any of our French Riviera destinations for a memorable day out!
Club 55 is perhaps St Tropez’s most famous beach club; on approaching you’ll see the novel cabanas housing striking blue beach cushions. The place to stop if you want to bump into the rich and famous without a doubt! Situated on Pampelonne Beach you’ll be able to relax for the day, enjoying the view of the world’s largest super yachts as they anchor in these turquoise waters. Since its creation in 1955, Club 55 has led the way in setting trends for beach clubs around the world, offering the finest fresh food money can buy.
Sticking around Pampelonne Beach, we also have the buzzing atmosphere at Nikki Beach. Best known for its parties that continue well into the evening, Nikki Beach also has some of the finest cuisine around. We highly recommend their sharing platters, each themed by a Nikki Beach Club around the world! Cool white decoration provides the perfect background for the hottest pool parties on the Riviera!
A favourite of the Boatbookings team, Paloma Beach is situated is the striking and dramatic bay of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. Once again, a haven for the world’s coolest and largest luxury yachts the daunting cliff faces create a secluded place to enjoy a relaxing extended lunch and enjoy the crystal clear waters. Simplicity and authenticity is the key here, with fish being the centre of attention, whether it be a whole catch of the day to share or beautifully contemporary seafood dishes there’s something on this menu for every taste. It is most easily accessible by boat, so why not charter for the day from Monaco and visit this beautiful beach club?
Back in St Tropez, Nioulargo has very different offerings to any beach club on the Riviera coastline. With two outstanding but very contrasting restaurants, one offering traditional flavours of the Mediterranean and the other fusing flavours of the East Nioulargo and Kailargo offer a completely original dining experience. Wash them down with one of the many refreshing cocktails on the menu whilst relaxing at the heart of Pampelonne Beach!
A truly invigorating and relaxing experience! Eden Plage Mala sits just before Cap d’Ail on the way to Monaco. Accessible only by boat or two mysterious winding paths it’s the perfect retreat if you’re looking to escape the crowds. Stunning booths under beautiful wooden canopies provide shade and give a sense of seclusion, whilst the bright colours around give the whole club an energised feel. Fresh fish and lobster everyday, combined with option of either a Swedish or Japanese massage you’ll leave feeling like a new person! Live bands on the weekends mean Eden Plage Mala even offers something for the party-minded.
The sun is still shining in the stunning south of France and what better way to make use of the fantastic weather than to get out on the water and charter a boat? Mingle with a rich and famous and cruise around the glorious bays in style, once you’ve absorbed some of the sights why not visit the fantastic Keller Plage beach restaurant? Cruise down the coast, enjoy the crystal clear waters and work up an appetite for the modern and luxurious food you are sure to enjoy. The broad menu has something for every taste, from simple fresh grilled fish to fantastic fusion foods to excite the senses! Afterwards, head down to Cannes and enjoy the serene Îles de Lérins from where they are best seen, the water.
There is truly no better to way to arrive at Keller Plage than by boat, and we cannot recommend NEW BEGINNINGS OF LONDON highly enough. This sleek and sporty Sunseeker 75 offers the perfect mix of sport and comfort with a spacious flybridge to take in the sights and sounds of the French Riviera. Her can-do crew of 3 have had fantastic reviews from former charterers and guarantee an unforgettable service. The flybridge and the aft provide perfect spaces for al fresco dining, and the sunpads and seating on the foredeck offer a great space soak up the sun and enjoy your charter from the helm of this stunning yacht.
NEW BEGINNINGS OF LONDON is available for the fantastic fee of €5,250 per day, or you can take her for a week for the brilliant price of €31,500.