10 Reasons for a Yacht Charter in Spain
Above all, Spain is a country that fascinates its visitors with its atmosphere. Chartering a boat in Spain is one of the best alternatives to breathe this unique atmosphere, which includes lifestyle, nature and history. Modern marinas, a wonderful coastline, culinary culture, history, shining sun… If you still can't decide on a sailing holiday in Spain, take a look at our tempting list.
1. Unique Beaches
Both the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic and Canary Archipelago will make your sailing trip in Spain unforgettable with their most beautiful beaches. Famous for its crystal clear sea stretching from Blanes to the French border; on the Costa Brava, you will find countless beaches where you can unwind and relax after the rough Barcelona days. The Balearic Islands are gorgeous with their white sandy beaches and the Canary Islands with their Saharan beaches and volcanic black sand beaches. If you love the beach life, we can say that renting a boat in Spain is just for you.
2. Spectacular Landscapes and Nature
One of the most important features that make a boat holiday in Spain attractive is the green nature, picturesque villages and towns created especially on the islands. You will find magnificent lakes, mountains, volcanoes, waterfalls, forests, valleys in Spain, the country with the largest biosphere reserves in the world... Your sailing vacation in Spain is where you can immerse yourself in the unique beauty of the wild nature. It will definitely be a unique experience with countless options.
The history and culture of the Mediterranean; Spain, one of the richest countries, is perfect for those who like to blend sea holidays with history. Also, you don't need to visit a museum because history is everywhere in Spain. Monuments, ancient ruins, works of art and magnificent architectural structures will be with you in towns and villages such as great cities. Every step of your boat holiday in Spain will make you experience this richness again and again.
Barcelona on the mainland is also considerable, but the Balearic Islands and especially Ibiza are famous for their vibrant nightlife and nonstop parties. In the Balearic Islands, which host the best clubs, DJs and parties in Europe, parties continue on the beaches even during the day. Formentera, one of the Balearic Islands, is the island where you can find the hippie style of parties. If you find it hot to combine nightlife and magnificent nature on your boat holiday in Spain, we can say that your route should be the Balearic Islands.
5. Welcoming and Friendly People
Spanish people are outgoing and friendly people. They love to chat, meet new people, laugh a lot, and spend hours at delicious tables. If you want to observe the lifestyle of the Spaniards while renting a boat in Spain, Andalusia, Valencia, Catalonia and the Balearic Islands will make you very happy.
6. A Quiet Holiday
If you are one of those who like to spend their sea vacation in calm and peaceful places, Spain will offer you many options. Towns in the north of Barcelona such as Tossa de Mar, Calella de Palafrugell and Palam's and the coves around them will make you happy. If you are thinking of taking a boat holiday in the Balearic Islands, but do not want to mingle with the crazy crowds, you can especially explore the hidden coves of Menorca. Sea holidays in the Canary Islands, on the other hand, are excluding cities; each bay and small port will meet your request and will give you the opportunity to travel from island to island.
7. Great Alternatives for Snorkeling
Whatever your route, you will find wonderful coves for snorkeling on your yacht charter holiday in Spain. On the Costa Brava coast of Catalonia, famous for its coral reefs; Cabo de Gata offers a rich marine life in its secluded coves close to the Medes Islands and Gibraltar. On your boat holiday in the Balearic Islands, you can observe the rich underwater life in Mondrago Nature Park and Cala Santanyi.
8. Rich Spanish Cuisine
Spanish cuisine is an important reason in itself to go on a sailing vacation in Spain. Combining the basic features of Mediterranean cuisine with Arabian elements, Spanish cuisine is simply delicious with appetizers called tapas, offering the most delicious form of seafood, and dried meats and cheeses. The reason behind the goodness of Spanish cuisine is their passion for good ingredients, delicious olive oil and living life to the fullest.
In a Spanish town, in the afternoon, in a cafe overlooking the square, we recommend you to taste the wine cava. Sangria, on the other hand, will win your heart as a fruity wine cocktail. During your boat holiday in Spain, you can try the most delicious wines made from Rioja, Jumilla, Toro grapes, and discover many more different wines.
10. Climate - All Season Sailing Opportunity
In Spain, which is bathed in sunlight for more than 300 days a year, the average temperature is around 27 °C in summer. So it's neither too hot nor too cold. Another wonderful feature of Spain is that you can have a sea holiday in the Canary Islands with its subtropical climate, even in winter. Even in November-February, the temperature rarely drops below 18°C. In addition, the sea temperature is constantly close to 22°C.