Food is an important part of a luxury yacht charter and while you will have a superb chef onboard it is also helpful to know about the local cuisine and try the regional delicacies when you are ashore. Here is a brief introduction into the some of the local specialities to enjoy while you are on your Mediterranean yacht charter.
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The Ionian, running down the west coast of Greece's mainland, is a charterer’s paradise. Steeped in culture and beauty with lush green hills, soft white-sandy beaches and attractive towns and villages, each island has their own distinctive landscape, history and architecture. It is a popular destination so if you are considering a charter here in 2018 we recommend you book now to avoid disappointment.
The Grenadines are a heady mix of a wealthy tropical playground combined with stunning beauty and real get-away-from-it-all territory. It is an idyllic location for a luxury yacht charter, and here we share some of the places we recommend as the jewels in this Caribbean crown.
Dive, surf, climb and tee off – no matter your favored outdoor pursuit, a mega yacht can take you there in style and comfort. Set a course for adventure on board a luxury yacht charter and let the team at the Luxury Charter Group guide you to the right yacht and destination for that dream vacation.
Fresh from this year's Monaco Yacht Show, which runs 27 to 30 September, a tantalising selection of some of the world's most prestigious and technically advanced mega yachts will call the Caribbean their home cruising grounds and be available for charter for the holiday season and into 2018.
The Ligurian coast in north-western Italy, borders with France, and is known for its picturesque blend of mountains, green hillsides, rocky coastline, broken by sandy coves, and always the azure Ligurian Sea. Here are some of our favourite places in this amazing area that you can visit while on your luxury charter yacht.
September signals the end of a long, hot summer, but there is still plenty of sunshine in the Greek Islands. As the high season and summer heat abate and the tourist crowds disperse, the ambience changes in the Greek Islands – the ideal time of year to book your luxury yacht charter vacation.
This year, you and your family can swap a chilly Thanksgiving and white Christmas for the warm welcome and white sandy beaches of the Caribbean and the absolute relaxation of a luxury crewed charter yacht. Feel the heat these holidays!
It was once the chosen world of pirates, privateers and plunderers, but today the beautiful islands of the Bahamas are a destination of desire for luxury charter yacht guests from around the world. Here are a few of our recommended crewed motor yachts and a sailing yacht and our top tips to get the most out of your vacation.
"There is no better way to connect family than having fun on the water". For some it is about celestial luxury, for others it's champagne-soaked parties – but many mega yacht vacations are all about lovely family occasions. We know both the luxury yachts and the destinations to make that superyacht vacation with your family truly sensational.
Croatia is well known as a country of many islands but lesser known is that it is a country of many vineyards ranging from the tiny unknowns to the award-winning wine producers. While on your luxury charter yacht or gulet it is definitely worth trying some of the local varieties and even visiting some of the vineyards located on the Dalmatian islands and Peljesac Peninsula.
Croatia is a charterer's paradise with quaint seaside villages, historic towns, islands and harbours to explore at convenient intervals. And chartering a traditional gulet or motorsailer with warm and welcoming Croatian crew provides you with the most authentic cultural experience ever. But don't leave it too long to book – many of the gulets are already booked for the 2018 season!
The team from the Luxury Charter Group are once again in Nafplion for the Mediterranean Charter Yacht Show so we thought it an ideal time to introduce you to an area a little less known but by no means less beautiful than other areas of Greece. Nafplion is at the head of the Argolic Gulf, renown for its unspoilt nature and sites of historical value. Here are some of our favourite spots to visit on your next luxury yacht charter.
Barcelona has a reputation as one of Europe's liveliest cities, famous for its architecture, art and avant-garde culture, cuisine and creativity. With a rich and varied history, reflected in its barrios and their buildings, Barcelona was conquered and colonized by the Romans, Visigoths, Muslims, Castilians and the French, among many others who migrated and found a home in its sunny streets. It's a great stop-over pre or post a luxury charter in the Balearics.
The food in Spain is influenced by many things including her history, with a strong connection to Moorish dishes. Combine this with the sunshine the Balearics are known for, the local produce that prosper on these islands and the bountiful sea surrounding them and you will discover a cuisine that is tasty and diverse. Here are a few of the local delicacies that we suggest you sample when visiting these islands on your luxury charter yacht.
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