The South Pacific has long been associated with beautiful beaches, palm trees and picturesque little huts perfect for private getaways. What’s less familiar, however, is the diversity of activities available around island nations such as Fiji for those seeking something a little different.
The world of surfing turns its attention to the South Pacific island ofFijiat this time of year, as the Fiji Pro surfing tournament is held at the world renowned Cloudbreak, near Tavarua Island off the west coast of Fiji.The women’s competition was won last week by Johanne Defay of France, and the men’s competition starts on the 5th June. Many watersports and sailing enthusiasts turn up just to watch the action, a fabulous way to pass a few days on your yacht charter Fiji.
There are some amazing surfing destinations to be found in the South Pacific, including Tahitiand Fiji, and it is no accident that many professional and amateur surfing competitions are held in these places.
Water sports are an integral part of any South Pacific sailing holiday, including diving, surfing, snorkeling, kiteboarding, game fishing and many, many others, and Tahiti has more than its fair share of exciting surfing locations to explore while on your Tahiti yacht charter holiday! Or just watch the experts during the many competitions throughout the year.
In this spectacular region, you can float in total peace and quiet, away from all the city noise, and you may not even see another yacht for a month! Located in the Bay of Bengal, is a magical hideaway destination, the Andaman Islands. The area is comprised of300 islands that are the peaks of an ancient mountain range, stretching from Sumatra to India. This luxury yacht charter destination in Asia has everything you could want from an otherworldly holiday adventure. There are literally hundreds of deserted islands to explore, each one more spectacular than the last! It is truly a breathtaking location for adventurous people, who want to escape from the modern world for a phenomenal sailing vacation.
The beaches are often many kilometres long, and always peppered with pristine, white sand and without a single footprint. Instead of tourists and deck chairs, all you are likely to see is wildlife, including monkeys and deer.
The beautiful and breathtaking Maldives are quickly establishing themselves as a world-class surfing destination. Consistent turquoise waves, golden tropical beaches, challenging coral reefs and relaxed attitudes have been seducing avid and professional surfersfrom across the globe. The Maldives are an ideal location for almost all surfing standards, with it possible to find a wave at most times of the seasons to suit the majority of beginners to the seriously advanced. Experience a memorable surfing holiday from on board your luxury yacht charter in the Maldives. Boatbookings has an excellent selection of luxury yachts that are perfectly suited for surfing and adrenalin-fuelled getaways.
The magnificent turquoise blues of the Indian Ocean produce a varying degree of wave formations; including long rolling barrels, pipelines and ankle snappers. The Maldives archipelago is divided into three different surf areas: South Atolls, Central Atolls and the Male Atolls. The primary difference between these Atolls is the consistency, swell size and the level of popularity.
The Maldives experience a similar surf season to that of Indonesia, receiving inviting swells in March until April and from June to November. The best time to experience surfing in the Maldives is during the dry season, from March until April when there is a generally consistent surf of up to 12ft. The biggest swells are likely to occur during June, July and August so make sure to arrive before May if you are after clean waves and glorious weather.
The best way to reach those secluded surf spots and to avoid the crowds is on board a luxury yacht charter. Boatbookings has an excellent selection of luxury yachts available that specialise in surfing holidays. Cruise overnight on a lavish charter yacht and wake up the following morning in some of the world`s most spectacular surf spots.
Indulge yourself in the surfing paradise that is the Maldives on board this Azimut 103S. She is the perfect luxury charter yacht, accommodating up to 10 guests in 5 spacious cabins.
If you would like to have an underwater experience of a life time from on board one of our luxury yacht charters, please feel free to contact us on [email protected], and we shall provide you with a tailor made itinerary and a selection of luxurious yachts.