5 PLACES TO VISIT IN BAHAMAS BEFORE YOU DIE

Nassau

Nassau, located on New Providence Island,  is the capital of Bahamas and the city which is a must-see when visiting this region. It is an exuberant city which offers numerous attractions, such as excellent restaurants and colorful markets. However, there is one which is an absolute must when discovering Nassau: Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center. This place is a real exotic paradise for both nature and animal lovers. If you are in Nassau, I highly recommend you take a day trips to the nearby islands, such as Blue Lagoon Island, where you can admire charming dolphins and Paradise Island, which offers you amazing views and beautiful beaches.

Peterson Cay National Park

This small national park, located near Grand Bahama Island, offers you one of the best reef dives in the Caribbean.

Lucayan National Park

Lucayan National Park represents the most luxuriant Caribbean nature offering you many spectacular hiking trails in the surroundings of the exotic flora and fauna. Moreover, it is known for many stunningly beautiful isolated beaches and azure lagoon.

Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park

This marine park is a paradise for watersports lovers giving divers and snorkelers rich marine life and excellent visibility. The cays are known for their astonishing nature, they are home for many various species of exotic plants and animals, especially birds.

 Andros Island

<p style=”text-align: justify;”>Andros Island is a beautiful place itself but it is mostly known for its spectacular aquatic environment. Due to large coral reef it is surrounded by, Andros is another marvelous snorkel and dive site in Bahamas. However, it is not only the reef that makes this spot so attractive; you can find there also underwater rocks formed in a shape of coves and arches. What is more, another extremely popular activity on Andros Island is fishing.

What to See in the Balearic Islands

Top places to visit in the Balearic Islands:

 

Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca, located in Mallorca, is the capital of the Balearics and the spectacular city mallorca-1690102_1920which offers you numerous attraction. Palma is known for its spectacular architecture and breathtaking landscapes as well as long sandy beaches. You cannot omit visiting the astonishing Cathedral de Mallorca, Almudaina Palace and Bellver Castle as well as many fascinating museums, such as Fundacion Pilar y Joan Miró. I also recommend you visit one of the city’s wonderful beaches, such as Playa del Arenal and Playa de Palma.

Alcudia

Alcudia is a historic village, where you can admire wonderful ancient and medieval buildings, such as impressive churches. It is a wonderful place for a day trip as besides sightseeing spots it offers you many charming cafes and restaurants. Many guidebooks put Alcudia as a top attraction in Mallorca.

Valldemosa

Valdemosa is another medieval village located in Mallorca. As it is situated on top of a hill, it offers you not only a fascinating architectural treasures but also breathtaking views. When you are there, you cannot miss the 14th century Carthusian Monastery. Port of Valldemosa, located nearby is a lively fishing village, where you can try an especially good fresh seafood.

Cala Portinatx

Cala Portinatx is a beautiful beach resort in Ibiza. It offers you spectacular beaches and exuberant nightlife. Moreover, Cala Portinatx is a paradise for watersports fans giving you a great snorkeling and surfing spots.

The Natural Park of Ses Salines

The UNESCO-listed Natural Park of Ses Salines is a place which you cannot omit when visiting Ibiza and Formentera. It spreads throughout the significant parts of the two islands offering you many astonishing hiking trails. It is known for extremely rich fauna and luxuriant flora.

Discovering Gran Canaria: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is a place, where everybody can find an attraction for themselves. It offers you breathtaking landscapes for hiking or biking, pristine waters for watersports practicing, white-sand beaches for relaxing as well as historic sites for sightseeing. And these are only a few out of many things that you can do while visiting this spectacular island. Gran Canaria is the largest of the Canaries and a must-anchorage when island hopping in this wonderful region of Atlantic Ocean. If you do not have time to explore the beauty of the entire island, you should at least visit the islands capital: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Las Palmas is Grand Canaria’s major city and anchorage at the same time. Although it offers you many fascinating places of cultural and architectural value, the city is also exceptionally rich in breathtaking natural landscapes that can be found in numerous parks and gardens. Moreover, it is a place where you can find an entertainment of any kind as it is also full of excellent restaurants, such as famous Deliciosa Marta or Que Leche and fantastic clubs and bars, such as the Paper’s Club or Bravia.las-palmas-459114_1280

When you are in Las Palmas, you cannot omit visiting the 16th century Catedral de Santa Ana and the fascinating Museum of the Canary Islands.  Moreover, you should visit at least one of its exuberant beaches, such as Las Canteras or Las Alcaravaneras. Watersports fans can also find there many great diving and snorkeling spots. You should also have a long walk in the impressive Canary Gardens full of stunning tropical greenery.

Cruising in the BVI: 7 Day Itinerary

The Caribbean region is simply created for island hopping adventures. So if you are planning to spend your vacation in the Caribbean, the best way to explore it will be by chartered yacht. It will give you a chance to discover the most of it, without being dependent on fixed schedules of cruise ships or spending hours at the airports to get from one island to another.

<p style=”text-align: justify;”>Today, I will present you a 7 day cruising itinerary in the BVI:

Tortola – Cooper Island – Salt Island – Peter Island – Norman Island – Tortola

Day 1

Charter a yacht in Road Town, the capital of the British Virgin Islands. Spend the rest of the day in this wonderful place; go sightseeing and hiking. I really recommend you visit the wonderful hilltop restaurant called Skyworld, ask for the window table and admire the amazing view.

Day 2

In the morning, visit the spectacular J.R. O’Neal Botanic Gardens situated in the city center and then sail east along Tortola’s coastline to the scenic Parham Town. Rent a car and explore what else Tortola has to offer. If you are a hiking fan, you cannot omit Sage Mountain National Park. Spend an evening relaxing on the beach; you can organize a picnic if you want.

Day 3

Set off early and visit the marvelous Cooper Island, where you can anchor at the scenic Manchioneel Bay. Have a lunch in the seafront restaurant and spend the rest of the day sunbathing and snorkeling near Cistern Point. It will give you an opportunity to discover an extremely rich aquatic environment of this part of the Caribbean Sea.

Day 4

Sail to the neighboring Salt Island   and explore the wonderful shipwreck diving site –  RMS Rhone. The ship sunk in 1897 during a hurricane. Anchor for the night on the scenic Peter Island.

Day 5

Have a relaxing morning on Peter Island, spend some time on the beach and eat lunch at one of its great local restaurants, such as Deadman’s Beach Bar. Anchor for the night near one of the lovely quiet beaches of the neighboring Dead Chest Island.

Day 6

Start the day with sailing to Norman Island, where you can find many magnificent snorkel sights, such as the Caves, the Indians or the Aquarium. In the afternoon, sail back to Tortola and anchor in a buzzing Soper’s Hole Marina. Spend an evening partying in one of the local bars. I especially recommend Willy T’s, which is located aboard a floating ship.

Day 7

Have a refreshing morning swim and sail back to Road Town to return your chartered boat.

Voyage 600

VOYAGE 600 represents the highest standards in terms of naval design and thus Voyage hails it as its flagship model.

With an impressive length of 18.23 m. and beam of 9.33 m. it offers you maximum safety and stability in all weather conditions. Its stylish design and spatial cabins give you a feeling as if you were spending your holiday on a floating mansion.

In general, Voyage Yachts is a widely-appreciated family-owned manufacturer based in Cape Town, South Africa. Since 1994, their boats have been produced with great attention to details. All of them can be characterized by easy handling and excellent performance. If you are looking for a boat which is smaller than aforementioned Voyage 600, check out Voyage 520 or Voyage 480.

Voyage 600 is however the most impressive yacht that has ever left their shipyard. Besides the newest technological advancements, it offers you maximum comfort of living aboard, whether it is below deck, main level or upper deck. The living room along with the ultra-elegant and fully-equipped kitchen are extremely spacious and elegant, a perfect place for socializing and dining. Moreover, the large windows let a lot of natural light, which makes this area even cozier. The bedrooms of Voyage 600 are air-conditioned to provide you with maximum sleeping quality. Outside, you will find a large sunbathing area.

Voyage 600 is an exceptional catamaran, which combines comfort, elegance and highest quality of sailing. The charter of this nautical wonder is available in the Caribbean, so if you are planning an exotic cruise, you should really consider this one. Although a rental of Voyage 600 is rather pricey for a couple, you can invite onboard a large group of friends (up to 12 people in a 6-cabin version of Voyage 600 Off the Grid) and share the expanses. It will make the charter affordable, especially for the boat of THIS quality.

Pictures taken from Yachtoo.net.

Bavaria Yachtbau

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German Bavaria has been producing its yachts since 1978 and it offers you a wide range of sailing yachts, motor boats and sailing catamarans. Established by Winfried Hermann and Josef Meltl, Bavaria Yachtbau has quickly achieved a status of one of the most appreciated and largest shipyards in Europe. It is also considered to be most modern in Germany. Their creations are particularly famous for an exceptional quality and safety, and what is important, all of it comes along with unbeatable prices. Bavaria uses the most innovative technologies to build their cats and improves its project every single year. Moreover, the company offers you very advanced system of customization – each model can be adjusted to your personal needs, even these most sophisticated.

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The line of Bavaria cats is called Nautitech – you should especially check the most recent ones: Nautitech 46 Open, Nautitech 46 Fly, Nautitech 541 and Nautitech 542 all of them are extremely luxury and comfortable. The most popular charter model is probably Nautitech 40 Open designed in collaboration with well-known Marc Lombard  and praised for its elegance, excellent performance and functionality.  For example, it is available.

Bavaria is also famous for its monohulls, the CRUISER line. They come in all sizes, from a perfect boat for a couple, CRUISER 33 or CRUISER 34 to large yachts for up to 10 or 12 people, such as CRUISER 55 or CRUISER 56. The cruisers are built in collaboration with notable naval designers and architects to give you not only comfort and visual pleasure but also safety and astonishing performance and stability in all weather conditions.

To sum up, Bavaria Yachts belongs to the narrow circle of the most reliable shipyards in the world. Choosing its boat, you are guaranteed with safety, comfort and wonderful performance. Moreover, all of it is offered at a reasonable price.

All pictures taken from Yachtoo.net

Fountaine Pajot

In the next few post I would like to introduce you major brands of cruising catamarans. Becoming familiar with the leading shipyards can help you make a right choice if you are planning to buy or charter one.

Today I will present a French company – Fountaine Pajot.

Although the company’s origins reach 1976, its first sail cruising catamaran was released in 1983. Now, Fountaine Pajot produces both sail catamarans and power catamarans, which are extremely popular among sailors around the world.LE VILLI-yacht-charter-Caribbean-id979729

Fountaine Pajot’s cats are built with great attention to detail, which makes them infallible, safe and ultra-comfortable. They can be distinguished by perfect stability even on high waves; and moreover, they are easy to maneuver due to its dual engines and great steering’s location. Saloons in majority of models possess panoramic windows to provide you with spectacular view and a lot of natural light. You can spend your time cooking, relaxing or hanging out with your crew and have a breathtaking 360° panoramic view. Cabins in Fountaine Pajot catamarans are extremely comfortable, intimate and functional to give you a perfect sleeping place. You can be sure that living aboard any of Fountaine Pajot boat will be idyllic and satisfactory wherever you will take it. What is more, MAGEC-yacht-charter-Mediterranean-id32695 -yachtooyou each catamaran produced by this French innovator is available in ECO CONCEPT variant so you can take care of our planet while having a cruising vacation.

The most popular among Fountaine Pajot catamarans are: Helia 44 Evolution, Lucia 40 as well as strikingly sophisticated Saba 50 and Victoria 67.

If you are planning to buy or charter a luxury catamaran, you should consider Fountaine Pajot. Its high quality and elegant design will not disappoint you.

All pictures taken from Yachtoo.net

Yacht Charter Weddings and Honeymoons Virgin Islands

Are you looking for a unforgettable scenario for your wedding? Do you want to spend the most important day of your life in picturesque scenery? Or you are just married, young couple who are looking for the greatest adventure of all time? If you look for such experience, choose the yacht charter on Virgin Islands!

Wedding in paradise

If you are about to live the most important day of your life and you wish it to be the most unique and perfect experience, don’t waste your time and plan your wedding ceremony on the yacht. There is such option while choosing a proper yacht charter. You can rent a big, luxury, crewed boat with enough room for your guests. You can also organize everything from the ceremony, to catering and the party with DJ playing music on the deck of your yacht. Than you can take your guests on the trip around the paradise – Virgin Islands.

The best honeymoon on the planet

If you are just after the wedding and you are planning the voyage of your life, Virgin Islands is the perfect destination. Yacht charter for honeymoons in this area is a popular option for young couples. There are almost 60 islands, most of them sparsely populated, waiting to be discovered by young sailors. You can travel to The Baths of Virgin Gorda, with its impressive collection of granite boulders or the Devil’s Bay that can be reached by climbing these boulders. When you want to chill out and rest, you can do it on one of the golden, sandy beaches and then jump into the azure and sparkling waters surrounding the islands.

Experience the Adventures of the Maldives With a Super Yacht Charter

Have you ever dreamt of sailing on a huge super yacht in some distant, remote and amazing region of the world? How about a yacht charter in the Maldives? This paradise-like, island country, located southwest of India and Sri Lanka in the Laccadive Sea is a place where you will find peace of mind and have the occasion to admire landscapes of unspoken beauty.

Perfect destination for winter charters

If your country is encountering usual problems connected with the winter season and you can afford short vacation of your dreams, Maldives would be a perfect place to visit and escape from this black-and-white reality. It is one of the world’s most famous winter destinations, where you can leave your everyday routine behind, rent a yacht and set sail throughout marvelous landscapes that this archipelago has to offer.

Sailing in paradise

Maldives are one of the most picturesque places on earth. This island country is made of over 26 big coral atolls which contain over 1,100 beautiful islands just waiting to be discovered by adventurous sailors like you. There are dozens of islands not inhabited by humans, where you can admire the natural beauty of the amazing coral reefs, sparkling waters, golden beaches and outstanding lagoons.

Male – the capital city of Maldvies

After all that, you can visit highly civilized and modern island of Motu, where the country’s capital – Male – is located. This bustling and lively city has everything you need for entertainment including shops, restaurants and many more.

Charter a Yacht in Greece and Sail Around the Greek Islands

Greece is a beautiful and colorful country with very warm-hearted and open-minded people. The trip to this unique, southern country is not only looking at breathtaking landscapes, but also tasting delicious local cuisine and getting to know the rich cultural heritage. If you would like to live an ultimate sailing experience, choose a yacht charter around the amazing Greek islands.

Cyclades Islands

If you are looking for a traditional Greek experience rent a yacht in the Cyclades Islands. This archipelago takes its name from the fact, that all the islands form a big circle. There are some key locations that you will have to visit during your trip such as:

  • Mykonos with its world-famous windmills

  • Paros where you can taste local wine and cuisine

  • Volcanic island Santorini

  • Capital of the Cyclades – Syros

During your yacht trip you will admire the classic white-and-blue houses along the coast, sparkling waters and sandy, paradise-like beaches.

Ionian Islands

This archipelago is not the area that can be immediately associated with Greek culture. You won’t see any white houses with blue-tiled roofs and other characteristic elements of typical Greek architecture. The reason for this is that these Islands were under Venetian government for a significant period of time and their influence can be seen everywhere. When you will choose a yacht charter around these islands you will have the chance to admire the picturesque coastlines of Zakynthos, Corfu and Cephalonia with their beautiful bays and azure waters.

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