Although the beginning of Autumn marks the ending of the holiday season in Europe, the Mediterranean south offers ideal weather for yacht charter holidays during September and early October: Great sailing conditions, warmer waters, fewer tourist crowds, easily accessible marinas and less expensive charter rates, make the perfect combination for relaxing and affordable late season sailing holidays.
We picked for you the best destinations to catch the last warm rays of the Mediterranean sun while enjoying delightful sailing holidays:
Sail your way to the heart of the Mediterranean, to a timeless land dominated by breathtaking natural diversities! On the coasts, especially the south-western, the climate is affected by the African currents, with scorching summers yet pleasantly warm Autumns! So, forget about the calendar! Unwind on your own natural pool among its dramatic coastline, hike along the volcanic majesty of the Aeolian islands and delight with Stromboli’s natural fireworks, delve into history and art, taste delicious local wine and Sicily’s timeless recipes. Do not miss sailing to Cala Tonnarella beach, named among the most beautiful beaches in Europe for 2017.
Sound Dalmatian coasts and islands feature some of the Adriatic's finest pebble beaches, historic towns, karst mountains and fascinating landscapes. Let yourself sail along the blue coastline as the stark wall of the mountains sweeps down towards a lush picture of palm trees and oil plantations. Give in to a sophisticated experience blending the majestic aura of medieval times with contemporary comforts, striking landscapes, shimmering waters and unequalled leisure.
Turkey – Gocek or Fethiye
Dazzling turquoise colours embraced by golden shores and verdant green slopes, adrenaline-exploding extreme sports, quaint villages to time travel, outstanding market bazaars, historic and culture places to visit, create a mind-blowing mosaic of diverse things to do in Turkey, making it an amazing destination for youngsters and parents alike!
Beautifully scattered along the western coastline of Greece, the Ionian islands offer mild, less windy summers than the Aegean, making an ideal destination for family sailing holidays. With a wealth of natural coves, bays and havens, as well as organized marinas and sailing services, the Ionian islands are a safe playground for bareboat sailing holidays or skippered yachting holidays.
Saronic Islands, Greece
Just a blow away from Athens, in the sheltered Argosaronic Gulf, lie scattered some little gems, ideal for a Greek island hopping tour a wind’s blow away from Athens. Saronic islands are family friendly yet cosmopolitan destinations, where one can feel the essence of the nobility of a past era in the air or experience the ambiance of a traditional fishing village. Small ports and bays dotted with vessels of all kinds, await you to enjoy short sailing escapes in comfort.
Because sipping the warm Mediterranean sun is never enough, check out amazing offers and book your next sailing holidays now!