The Mediterranean has always been a hot spot for summer travel and IYC wants their guests to get the most out of the destination this year. Despite travel restrictions, the leading yacht sales and charter company is confident that the popular region will be open for tourists this summer.
Visitors have been discovering this region by sea for hundreds of years, and there is no better way to experience the variety of cultures, activities, and experiences offered in the Mediterranean than on a private yacht charter. The summer season in the Mediterranean is typically from May – September, and IYC has named the top 5 destinations in the region for guests to enjoy this summer.
France – France is defined by diversity. Filled with art, history, and gastronomy the country provides an encompassing experience. The South is the most popular region for sailing – with the Côte d’Azur ideal for superyacht cruising. There are also hidden gems along the coast like the Porquerroles and Levant Islands. France is perfect for guests looking to enjoy local culture.
Greece – The beautiful crystalline Greek waters have attracted visitors for centuries, drawn to the charming islands and secluded bays, and always welcomed by the warm Greek hospitality.
Brimming with a rich cultural heritage and 9,000 miles of gorgeous coastline, Greece is ideal for yachting. Whether it be soaking up the Santorini sunset or discovering Greek philosophy in Athens, Greece is a must-see destination.
Croatia – The striking coastline of Croatia is sprinkled with lush vineyards, fragrant olive groves, and hundreds of unspoiled islands to explore. The natural beauty, warm weather, and rich culture of Croatia have long been popular attractions among visitors. Steeped in rich cultural history that stretches back to ancient Roman times and the Ottoman Empire, it has an abundance of enchanting myths and legends to tell.
Italy – Known for its delicious food, art-filled towns, and breathtaking landscape Italy is a traveler’s dream. The picturesque Almafi Coast is a popular destination with its secluded harbors and crystalline waters. Sardinia also offers private coves and gleaming white beaches. Those are just a few of the enchanting destinations Italy holds in its stunning landscape.
Spain – As the third most visited country in the world, Spain is a worthwhile destination. It is known for its rich culture, excellent cuisine, and passionate people. Within the 8,000 miles of coastlines lay the islands of Ibiza, Menorca, Mallorca, and Formentera rich with entertainment and scenery. Those looking for vibrant nightlife might also find Barcelona enticing. Guests easily get whisked away once they embark on this journey.
IYC has the largest selection of charter vessels available in the world, making it easy for guests to craft their ultimate experience. While the destination is an important part of the yacht charter process, deciding which yacht to charter shapes the type of trip guests are looking for. Each yacht offers guests a completely different experience.
For trips to the Mediterranean, IYC is featuring the following Vessels:
Lady Lena (170’ / 52m) – Launched in 2020 by Sanlorenzo, Lady Lena is one of the newest yachts on the market. She combines a refined design, exquisite finishes and a classic interior – all making her a yacht to remember Equipped with superb outdoor spaces, a pool, wellness hub and countless water toys, she is perfect for entertaining larger groups. She is available to charter in the Mediterranean for €285,000 per week plus expenses.
Meserret (128’ / 39m) - a beautiful gentleman’s yacht with classic styling and a distinctive canoe style hull. Following a complete rebuild in 2002 and a refit in 2020 she now offers all the best of old and new with her timeless design and all-modern amenities. She can host up to 12 guests in six luxurious cabins. Enjoy the good life on board this timeless beauty. She is available to charter in Greece and Croatia for €75,000 per week plus expenses.
Tatiana (263’ / 80m) – is one of the most anticipated launches of 2021. She was constructed with exceptional eco-credentials and is considered the most environmentally friendly yacht in her class. She has eight astonishing cabins and a vast outdoor space that includes a beautiful swimming pool. Also equipped with a steam room, massage room, and gym, she is any guest’s dream. She is available to charter in the West and East Mediterranean.
Libra Y (139’ / 42m) – Stands out for her stylish interiors with original modernist furniture, her well-curated art collection and her large deck spaces. With five spacious cabins she can comfortably accommodate 10 guests. She is also pet-friendly. Libra Y is available to charter in Greece for €68,000 per week plus expenses.
Whether it be relaxing onboard, sampling local cuisine, or soaking up European culture, the IYC charter team will help create a bespoke itinerary tailored to each guest. To view all available vessels and organize your own Mediterranean adventure visit, https://iyc.com.