The Definitive Yacht Charter 2023 Guide

The Definitive Yacht Charter 2023 Guide

If you relish traveling in luxury and comfort, why not take a crewed yacht charter this year?  A luxury yacht charter vacation offers exclusive, tailored experiences and ensures ample space, complete privacy, security, and world-class service from an experienced captain and crew.  Below are five reasons why you should try a yacht charter in 2023.

What are the top 2023 luxury yacht charter experiences?

Amongst the top experiences yacht charterers are seeking in 2023 are sustainability, event experiences, reconnecting with nature, island-hopping adventures, and enjoying traditional superyacht hotspots such as the Amalfi coast in Italy.

 1. Go on a sailing vacation

Sailing yacht

Sailing yacht charters are gaining popularity as charterers seek a more sustainable way of exploring the world. Luxury sailing boats offer their guests complete freedom, with the chance to connect with the ocean and find adventure at sea.  Hosit up the sails, harness the power of Mother Nature, and enjoy the thrill of sailing some of the world's most elegant destinations in complete luxury.

 2. Embark on an event yacht charter

Monaco Grand Prix

A private yacht charter enables you to participate in some of the world’s most prestigious events, and nothing matches the event glamor of the French Riviera. In spring, take your crewed superyacht to the Cote d’Azur for the Monaco Grand Prix and then on to the Cannes Film Festival.  In June, enjoy the Voiles d’Antibes regatta, where vintage and classic sailing yachts compete.

 3. Explore the natural wonders of the Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands iguanas

Increasingly, charterers are seeking to explore more remote destinations that offer a chance to reconnect with nature. For the ultimate travel adventure by luxury crewed yacht charter, visit the Galapagos Islands, some 1000 km off the coast of Ecuador.  See the endemic species unique to the islands, such as giant tortoises and marine iguanas. Explore incredible volcanic formations and stunning red and green beaches, or sink under the waves and discover spectacular marine life, including sea lions, whales, dolphins, penguins, rays, tropical fish, and green sea urchins.

 4.  Cruise the Greek Islands

Cruise the Greek Islands

With its stunning coastlines and ancient ruins, the Greek Islands are a favorite Mediterranean luxury yacht charter destination for those seeking an island-hopping adventure. The Cyclades, which include Mykonos and Santorini, are the most famous for crewed charter yachts, loved for their white houses and blue-domed churches. At the Ionian islands of Zakynthos, Corfu, and Kefalonia, visit neoclassical towns, Venetian fortresses, and glorious pristine white sand beaches. The azure blue waters of the Greek Islands are also ideal for making the most of your yacht's water toys. 

 5.  Indulge in fine dining along the Italian Riviera

Atrani Amalfi Coast

Elegant superyacht hotspots such as the Amalfi Coast will remain popular cruising destinations in 2023. Take a mega yacht charter to the Italian Riviera and its stunning harbor town of Portofino, and feast on exquisite Italian seafood on the terrace at DaV Mare, with its glorious harbor views, or try the Ristorante O Magazin, famed for its fresh local produce and Ligurian flavors.  In the fabled Cinque Terre medieval villages, best accessed by boat, head to Monterosso and the family-run Ristorante Miky, and in stunning Vernazza, enjoy remarkable seafood dishes from the cliff-top terraces of Belforte.

Chartering a luxury vessel offers so many exciting possibilities.  To book your ultimate yacht charter in 2023 aboard a luxury motor yacht or sailing boat, contact a reputable yacht brokerage, who will create the ideal itinerary and find the right charter boat for you.