Yacht Charter Mediterranean
Sail the Mediterranean and enjoy great weather and some of the most wonderful sailing areas in the world, with exciting islands, archipelagos and protected reserves.What’s on this page
Mediterranean Sailing Holidays
On your Mediterranean sailing holiday, you can discover ancient worlds, including the Romans in Naples, Greece, the birthplace of western civilization and democracy, and the Lycian settlements in Turkey. If you love history, you won’t be short of ruins to undercover and increase your understanding of the region.
If you love nature, you’re sure to enjoy the Mediterranean’s nature parks, where you can hike, swim, snorkel or just relax. Highlights include uninhabited islands, dolphins, loggerhead turtles and whales.
The beaches in the Mediterranean are spectacular. Anchor in secluded coves and discover black sand on volcanic islands or long stretches of golden sand. If you want to explore ashore, you can wander fishing villages or cosmopolitan resort towns.
Our Mediterranean yacht charters enable you to enjoy some of the finest dining, from chic French cuisine to Italian pasta, Greek salads to traditional Croatian cooking.
Wherever you want to sail in the Mediterranean, we have the perfect yacht charter for you.
Yacht Charter Mediterranean
From exciting islands and chic resorts to spectacular beaches and magnificent nature reserves, a Mediterranean yacht charter has it all. Start your Mediterranean sailing odyssey from bases in Spain, Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Greece or Turkey.
Locations to visit in the Mediterranean
Explore the wonders of the Kornati National Park, Brijuni National Park and the Krka waterfalls on a Med yacht charter. Stroll Dubrovnik’s city walls, see Pula’s impressive amphitheater or visit the islands of Hvar, Vis and Korčula. We have bases in Pula, Trogir, Šibenik and Dubrovnik.
There are so many things to do in the Mediterranean. Immerse yourself in the glamor of the French Riviera from our bases on the Côte d’Azur, or get close to wildlife among Corsica’s nature reserves and charming bays.
Get to know the individual island groups of the Ionian, Cyclades, Dodecanese, and the Saronic Gulf. Taste delicious Greek food, trace ancient civilizations, tour UNESCO sites and relax on some of the Mediterranean’s finest beaches.
Explore the rich archaeology of Naples and its bay with the Pontine Islands, Phlegraean Islands and Amalfi Coast. Sail Sicily and head to the Aeolian or Egadi Islands, or sail Sardinia’s Emerald Coast and La Maddalena archipelago from our base in Olbia.
On your Med yacht charter, you can sail in the Bay of Kotor and marvel at the wonder of UNESCO Kotor, where you can climb the hundreds of steps up the mountain to a Venetian fortress. Fine beaches await at Budva or explore Perast, Herceg Novi and Stari Ulcinj.
Embrace the beauty of the Balearic Islands from our base in Mallorca, the gateway to Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera. Head to the Costa Brava from our base in Girona for fine nature reserves, world-class restaurants and Salvador Dalí museums.
From our base in Fethiye, you can follow the trail of the Lycians, an ancient civilization that has left a trail throughout the Skopea Limani Gulf. See Antalya’s rock cut tombs, visit the UNESCO city of Kaunos city, relax in mud baths or anchor in attractive creeks.
When is the best time to visit the Mediterranean?
The best time to visit the Mediterranean is between the spring and fall. The region experiences a warm, dry climate with a long sailing season. The summer months between June and August offer the hottest days and warmest sea temperatures, making it an ideal time for your yacht charter in the Mediterranean.
Sailing trips in the Mediterranean to suit your budget
If you want to keep your flight costs low, sail the Mediterranean’s shoulder seasons of spring and fall. You’ll avoid the crowds, some marina and mooring costs may be lower and you’ll still enjoy good weather.
What are the sailing conditions in the Mediterranean?
The sailing conditions in the Mediterranean vary depending on where you sail. Some regions have wind systems that require more experience than other areas. Greece’s Ionian islands are popular for calmer winds.
Mediterranean wind systems
Mediterranean wind systems vary and can include: Bora and jugo in Croatia, Mistral in the French Riviera, Sardinia and Croatia; Meltemi in Greece’s Cyclades and Dodecanese island groups and Tramuntana and sirocco in Spain.
What are the mooring fees in the Mediterranean?
The mooring fees in the Mediterranean depend on when you are sailing and where. In some countries the marinas are modern with superior facilities and cost a little more. Marinas are popular in the peak season, so book ahead of your Mediterranean sailing holiday where you can, or turn up early.
There are many ways to find low cost moorings in the Mediterranean, such as dining at restaurants which offer moorings, anchoring in bays or using local fishing harbors where the fees are lower than in marinas.
What are the national park fees in the Mediterranean?
To enter national parks in the Mediterranean you may have to observe specific regulations and pay fees to support local conversation. Make sure you read up on them before your Mediterranean yacht charter.
Useful information for Mediterranean yacht charters
What is the currency in the Mediterranean?
The currency in the Mediterranean varies from the Euro to Croatia’s Kuna and Turkey’s Turkish Lira.
What is the Wi-Fi connection like in the Mediterranean?
Ashore, you’ll find good Wi-Fi hotspots in bars and restaurants in the Mediterranean. Some of our bases in the Mediterranean have free Wi-Fi at the marina or give you the chance to purchase Wi-Fi for your yacht.
You can buy a local SIM card but you may find them expensive.
What is the best way to get to the Mediterranean?
You can get to the Mediterranean from the US via connecting flights from European regional hubs.
We can help with airport transfers and most of our Mediterranean bases are close to airports, as well as being perfectly placed for the region’s main attractions.
Discover Mediterranean sailing with Dream Yacht Charter
Yacht hire Mediterranean
Sail some of the Mediterranean’s finest cruising grounds with our yacht hire in the Mediterranean. Choose from catamarans and monohulls and find your dream yacht.
Skippered yacht hire Mediterranean
Sailing experience isn’t needed to enjoy a Mediterranean sailing holiday – all you need to do is hire a skipper. Your skipper will sail your yacht for you while you relax.
Mediterranean crewed charters
Enjoy the ultimate Mediterranean sailing holiday with our luxury crewed charters with discrete, professional crew. Personalize your itinerary and menu to suit you and your guests while your crew takes care of everything.
Mediterranean sailing holidays
Let us do all the planning for you with our full board stateroom charters. Reserve a modern, double cabin with private bathroom and our professional captain will show you destination highlights while your chef serves your meals.
Mediterranean sailing itinerary
The Mediterranean offers so much variety, and our local teams have shared their knowledge for our seven and 14-day itineraries to help you plan your Mediterranean yacht charter, whether in France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Montenegro or Turkey.
Whether you are sailing islands or enticing coastlines, anchoring in secluded bays or heading for beaches, we’ve got some of the best Mediterranean sailing itinerary suggestions for you.
Athens, Alimos marina
Corfu, Gouvia Marina
Corsica, Ajaccio, Port Tino Rossi
Cote D'Azur, Marseille Marina Vieux Port
Cote D'Azur, Port Pin Rolland
Dubrovnik, Komolac, ACI Marina Dubrovnik
Kos, Kos Marina
Kotor, Port of Kotor
Lavrion, main port
Palma de Mallorca, Marina Naviera Balear
Trogir, Yachtclub Seget (Marina Baotić)
Šibenik, Marina Zaton
FAQSee all our FAQs
What is the cancellation policy for Sail Share?
We highly recommend you arrange travel insurance in case you need to cancel for an unexpected reason to cover non-refundable deposits.
Our Sail Share cabin cancellation fees are:
- More than 90 days before original embarkation date: 25% of the charter fee
- 89 – 60 days before original embarkation date: 50% of the charter fee
- 59 – 30 days before original embarkation date: 75% of the charter fee
- Fewer than 29 days before original embarkation date: 100% of the charter fee
How flexible is the itinerary for a Sail Share charter?
Our yacht itineraries are designed by our destination experts and are set to showcase the best of the destination’s highlights. They are set and not flexible, even if you book all the cabins.
What happens if the weather changes while sailing on a Sail Share charter?
The skipper may decide to change the itinerary if there is bad weather.
Can I choose which cabin I want when I book a Sail Share?
Choose a double cabin with shared bath, or private bath for an additional fee.
Are there child or age restrictions for Sail Share?
Minimum Age: 16 years old
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