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Six Fine Food Destinations for a Luxury Yacht Charter

Food is an important part of any holiday. It is a great way to get to know a place, whether you're interested in where and what the locals eat or checking out the latest fashionable restaurants or the hippest cafes. Here's a list of 6 places that we think would make perfect holiday destinations on a luxury charter yacht for a foodie.

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If fine food is an important part of your life when you're at home, then it's also going to be important when you're on vacation. And of course the marvellous meals that you enjoy while on holiday will feature highly in your holiday memories. While on board your luxury charter yacht you will have your own personal chef who will create any number of tasty treats some destinations are more suited, both for the local specialities and the outstanding restaurants found there, for a holiday that a "foodie" will enjoy. Your chef can also tailor the menu around these local specialities. So here a few places that we think will tickle your tastebuds. Bon Appetit.

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1. Singapore

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If you love Asian food then Singapore is the place to go. Due to its location and historical background it is melting pot of cultures with especially strong Chinese, Indian and Malay influences, as well as European influences. This produces some of the tastiest treats in this region if not the world, with a range of dishes from the authentically traditional to modern punchy fusion food with a unique Singaporean twist. While there is any number of remarkable restaurants to try Singapore is most known in food circles for its markets or hawker centres where legendary vendors offer tasty bowls of rice and noodles, curries and claypots. Don't miss trying the chilli crab at least once, although we doubt once will be enough!

2. Sicily

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It is little wonder that Sicily serves us such fantastic food. Geographically and historically it is a melting pot with influences from the many invaders and conquerors over the centuries set on a strong Italian base. Add to this the fertile soil, thanks to the beloved Mt Etna, along with the seriously long sunshine hours and a surrounding sea loaded with seafood if you like food then Sicily should definitely be on the menu for your next luxury yacht charter. Sicily's home-grown produce are a rich and varied spread, ranging from olives, grapes, bright oranges and lemons to tasty cheeses and cured meats. Seafood, including swordfish and sepia (cuttlefish), is another staple of the diet with pasta with sardines and fennel (con finnochio e sarde) being a local favourite. Couscous, enjoyed especially in the west of the island, is an example of Sicily's mixed food heritage.

Italian olives

Italian pasta

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3. St Barts

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St Bart's is a paradise for gourmets and foodies alike. With over 80 restaurants there are lots of choices from high-end five-star establishments to funky sidewalk cafes and beachside bistros. French-inspired but with a Caribbean flair and using the freshest of local seafood along with the finest of imported ingredients eating in St Barts is a real treat. You are sure to find a restaurant for every occasion. If you are looking for an off-the-beaten track, sand-in-your-toes type eatery then try La Gloriette's and while you're there don't forget to sample some of their home-made rum. For a seaside view with a lot more elegance and exquisite fine food then go to the romantic Michelin-starred On-the-Rocks at Eden Rock. For a more relaxed but still trend-setting place to hang out and enjoy the food and view head to the world-famous Nikki Beach. Or check out the long-time favourite that is Jimmy Buffet's Le Select, inspiration for the Cheeseburger in Paradise song. There's also constantly new places opening up such as the French-Japanese Fusion Orega and La Guerite (sister to the restaurant of the same name near Cannes) to inspire the locals and visiting gourmands alike.

St Barts restaurant

St Barts restaurant

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4. Mallorca

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Mallorcan cuisine, based on its delicious local produce, seafood and pork, with lashings of garlic and olive oil, is hearty peasant fare steeped in tradition. There are some wonderful food specialities only found in the Balearics. Breakfast may include an 'Ensaimada' - this is a delicious spiral yeast bun dusted with sugar and sometimes filled with fruit and/or custard. For lunch you might try some cocarrois (delicious local pasties with a variety of savoury fillings), trampos (vegetable cheese-less pizza slices) or pa'amb oli (mallorquin bread with garlic, tomato, olive oil, served with cured ham or cheese). Mallorca also has their own sausages: sobrassada is made of a mixture of minced pork with paprika, while botifarro, more akin to an English black pudding, is made with pork and liver and flavoured with aniseed. Both are traditional delicacies that have been made on the island for centuries. We are of course in Spain and tapas are a must – with lots of restaurants serving everything from traditional to more modern innovative fare. And of course there are restaurants a plenty here and some very fine ones with no less than 7 Michelin-starred establishments on the island.

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5. Anguilla

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Without a doubt Anguilla is a culinary destination with great food (think huge, fresh lobsters) and five-star super high-end restaurants. The scenery here is stunning with 33 striking beaches and a remoteness that is charming. The most memorable meals are likely to be found at a relaxed restaurant either on or overlooking one of these gorgeous beaches and the luminous sea that laps against them. There are some great restaurants to try including Veya, set in a tropical, treehouse setting to Jacala for a true Caribbean-French fusion experience. And while your on board chef will no doubt have many ideas about using the fresh lobster here we do suggest popping across to Scilly Cay for lunch. The Cay, although uninhabited has a delicious daytime restaurant that serves only three things: grilled lobster, grilled chicken, and grilled crayfish.


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6. Santorini

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Greek people are passionate about food and very proud of their culinary traditions Much of Greek food is widely known around the world – souvlaki and tzatziki, spanakopita and baklava, and of course the ubiquitous Greek salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, onion, feta cheese and olives seasoned with oregano and dressed with olive oil. But Santorini, the small crescent shaped island in the southern Aegean offers a cuisine like no other. The island is seriously dry however despite the arid conditions the volcanic soil yields some yummy riches from tiny, aromatic cherry tomatoes to their famous fava beans and uniquely white aubergines. The tough-skinned but intense tomatoes are a key ingredient in one of the island's most famous and delicious specialities, domatokeftedes, or tomato fritters combining crumbly feta cheese and fresh herbs with the tomoatoes. While the fava beans are made into a delightful light mash covered with butter, chopped onions, capers and a dash of sweet paprika. And if good food with a spectacular view is what you are looking for then the many restaurants perched on the side of the cliff offer this in abundance.

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For further details about these cruising areas, and the luxury yachts available for charter here, please contact one of the experts at the Luxury Charter Group. 

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