As one of the most popular destinations for yacht charter, Spain is a country that no real sailor wants to miss. A country known for its beautiful architecture, Flamenco, bull-fights and warm, passionate people, wonderful beaches and perfect climate, Spain has been a cultural center of Europe for hundreds of years. It is surrounded by the Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea, with the two longest coastlines in Europe.
When you charter a boat in Spain you can choose beteween various yachtin options: crewed, skippered or bareboat sailing yachts, motor yachts or catamarans. The sailing season lasts from April through November.
Top destinations to charter a yacht in Spain
If you are wondering where to sail with a charter yacht in Spain, you can explore its coastline from the Mediterranean or the Atlantic coast.
One of the most popular sailing destinations in the Mediterranean Spain charter routes is the Costa Brava, with beautiful fishing villages coves and beaches. You can start from Barcelona and continue to Costa Dorada, Costa Azahar and Costa Valencia, with its beautiful old town and the dried river bed. Along the way, another popular destination includes white sandy Costa Blanca, with plenty of tourist resorts along the way. More secluded and peaceful is the Costa de Almeria, the site of the Cabo de Gata national park. The Costa Del Sol is the top place for all the jet-setters and celebrities, with its popular resorts like Marbella and Malaga. The most southern point is the Costa de la Luz, famous for its beaches of fine, white sand, pine woods and fishing villages. Another very popular destination includes the Balearic Islands, with the four biggest Majorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera and the Canary Islands. Sailing Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and La Palma is an unforgettable journey - it's sunny and warm there during the whole year.
The North Atlantic coast is known as Costa Marisco ("The Seafood Coast") with its spectacular beaches along Asturias (Costa Verde), Cantabria (Costa de Cantabria) and the Basque country (Costa Vasca).
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