Mount Desert Island is Maine’s largest island and home to Acadia National Park, one of the most treasured national parks in the United States. Take a week away from the busyness of everyday life to enjoy nature, freshly caught seafood, and luxury aboard a private yacht charter. There are a selection of quaint restaurants and pubs to choose from on Mount Desert Island if you want to try a meal or drink ashore, especially in Bar Harbor, as well as adorable shops, including wine shops where you can sample wines and gourmet cheeses.
Vacationing has changed this year due to the novel COVID-19 pandemic. Luxury travel during COVID-19, however, is still possible by private yacht charter, where you decide who to vacation with and you decide on the itinerary. Whether you stay remote, spend time ashore, or a combination of both is up to your discretion. A yacht charter vacation is a terrific trip to take for privacy, luxury, and fun. While private yacht charters have adopted all of the changes needed for COVID-19 including cleaning and operating protocols, the crew can also usually be COVID-19 tested before any charter, if requested. One thing remains constant about private yacht charter vacations—the opportunity to vacation in whatever manner you would like, all designed around your choices within your comfort zone.
A private yacht charter is the perfect vacation to remain socially distant. Enjoy new scenery daily, while onboard your own private floating full service “hotel and restaurant.” The private crew is there to help make each charter a special experience. Enjoy water fun, drinks, excellent cuisine, stateroom service, and anything else needed so you don’t have to lift a finger. It is, after all, your vacation. Below we share three reasons why taking a private yacht charter vacation could just be the best way to vacation during the coronavirus.
The Alaskan Panhandle is an isolated part of the state, making it an excellent private getaway—and an even more private way to see it is via a private yacht charter. During the summer months, temperatures are milder than the frigid winter months, which makes it an optimal time to visit. It is best visited onboard a private yacht, in order to visit areas not easily accessible by the larger mega cruise ships. WiFi is very limited when sailing throughout the remote parts of Alaska, so this will give you a chance to truly disconnect from the world and enjoy the gorgeous scenery.
What is the key to taking the perfect holiday? The Croatians, specifically the Dalmatians, would say it’s fjaka—which means a “deliciously lazy mood of utter contentment.” We’d have to agree. Croatia is an excellent private yacht charter destination for a relaxing summertime vacation. With clean fresh water, an abundance of islands (1000 to be exact), and TONS of remote anchorages, there is no shortage of ways to enjoy the beauty and relaxation of a yacht charter vacation in Croatia. Below, we share a list of 13 of the best destinations in Croatia and ways to enjoy your vacation.
While yacht charter destinations may be a bit more limited these days, a yacht charter vacation in New England is hands-down an excellent, luxurious getaway this summer—especially if you’re looking for a trip that allows for social distancing. Creating a private yacht charter itinerary provides so much flexibility. It is all about tailoring the trip to your desires, including what you want to see and do, making sure that the on board cuisine created by your private chef satisfies your food tastes and having your favorite wines on board.
Choose to stay aboard your private yacht for the entire charter—enjoying beautiful scenery and the crystal blue ocean, perfect for swimming and watersports fun or a swim to a deserted beach. Or, if you’re interested in seeing what New England has to offer ashore, disembark and head out. Visit museums and art galleries, try a little shopping for local favorites and take home a memory, or enjoy a terrific hike or bicycle ride. Or, perhaps a little beach time is in order. What are the best things to do on a New England private yacht charter vacation? Read below for our recommendations.