The Best Destinations for a Christmas and New Year Charter
December 13, 2016
With the festive season just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about where to spend the holidays this year. Why not leave the cold and the crowds behind and book a luxury superyacht charter to spend time relaxing in the sunshine and creating memories with your loved ones. To ensure your Christmas and New Year period is unforgettable this year, we've put together a short guide to some of the best winter charter destinations world-wide.
1) The Caribbean
The beautiful Caribbean region with its tropical climate, warm waters and pristine white beaches is always a highly sought-after winter destination. Spend Christmas cruising the islands and discovering hidden coves, sandy beaches and delicious waterfront restaurants serving the freshest sea-food around, before stopping off in St Barths to celebrate New Year's Eve in magnificent style.
Why not head Down Under and enjoy some winter sunshine in Australia this year. With some of the world's most diverse scenery ranging from vast desert outback to glittering cosmopolitan cities, plus incredible opportunities to enjoy world-class diving and water sports, there's nothing quite like Australia. See out the year watching the spectacular fireworks display over the Sydney Harbour Bridge from the deck of your superyacht.
With miles of glorious coastline, hundreds of remote islands and year-round sunshine, a winter charter to Thailand is sure to please. Spend the festive season sailing around the Gulf of Thailand, enjoy the natural beauty and exotic marine life of South East Asia and sunbathe on some of the most pristine beaches in the world. Opt for a traditional Thai massage in one of the many spas to ensure you are relaxed and ready for the epic end of year festivities on the beach in Phuket.
For the ultimate in luxury cruising, take a winter trip to the Persian Gulf. Dubai is renowned for its incredible malls full of designer boutiques, perfect for those last-minute Christmas presents. Spend time exploring the souq with its exotic spices, take a camel safari out to the desert or dive the warm waters of the gulf, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Dubai. Ring in the new year whilst watching one of the most extravagant fireworks display on the planet at the Burj Khalifa from the comfort and privacy of your superyacht.
Set in the heart of the French Polynesia region, Tahiti is an ideal location for a winter charter. With year-round sunshine, magnificent beaches and crystal clear waters for diving and swimming, you will love cruising the secluded bays and sandy coves of the surrounding Society Islands. See out the old year by strolling along the beautifully decorated waterfront in Papeete then dine under the stars whilst watching the colourful beach processions accompanied by local musicians and dancers.