Looking for a final boost of vitamin D? Why not look ahead to a September luxury yacht charter, and spend languid days cruising the Mediterranean onboard your bespoke superyacht. The low season is the ideal time of year to fulfil your travel ambitions, without the peak-season crowds. Indulge in the pleasant temperature drops and respite from crowded anchorages, and marinas. With many of the popular yachts more freely available and more likely to negotiate charter rates, there are so many reasons to choose to charter outside of the peak-season. Can you resist the temptation of making your summer last longer?
Here are our favourite Mediterranean yacht charter destinations for a late summer gateway.
Late summer is undeniably the perfect time to visit the French Riviera on a luxury yacht holiday. An influx of events creates a lively atmosphere throughout its regions, with high-end occasions such as the Régates Royales sailing regatta, Cannes Yachting Festival and Monaco Yacht Show. Still, you can find tranquillity throughout its many secluded coves, and pristine beaches, and remember you can easily visit the abundant historic venues throughout the coastline, with significantly fewer crowds.
LA DOLCE VITA
Amalfi Coast and Sicily & Aeolian Islands
The warm wind that blows across the Mediterranean from Africa keeps Italy’s sun-drenched islands hot well into autumn. Leisurely explore the cool labyrinthine streets of the encapsulating baroque towns, or perch on pristine beaches, untouched by crowds. September is a fine time for fruits and produces from Etna’s rich national park in Sicily; and you will have no problem booking your desired restaurants during this time of year.
A HYBRID OF FRENCH AND ITALIAN CULTURE
Come September, these magnificent islands let out a collective sigh of relief. The lower temperatures mean it’s prime time to experience life onboard a luxury superyacht charter, with comforting cool breezes welcoming you during delightfully warm days. The sea is at its warmest in September and October, so go snorkelling at Cala Luna beach, abundant with marine life and enjoy secluded spaces to try out your water toys onboard.
A Richly Cultured Escape
For a romantic, ancient, and sublime escape, why not choose a luxury yacht charter in Greece? The broiling summer rush is over, the skies are indulgently clear, and the sea has been warmed to perfection. Enjoy cooler evenings as you wind through ancient cities and embrace the countries widely celebrated cuisine. Greece boasts a warm climate in September and on the mainland and Athens sees average temperatures of 24 degrees.
CUISINE AND CRUISING
Indulge in a temperate Mediterranean climate, with comfortably warm autumn days – perfect for adventure seekers who want to explore these destinations in full. Vineyards spark new life this time of year, providing ample opportunity to taste the regions finest wine, with wine trail excursions taking you to renowned cellars. If your Mediterranean fantasies feature untouched beaches, perched along sapphire waters in the shade of ancient walled towns, then superyacht charters throughout Croatia and Montenegro are for you.