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EXPLORE MALTA & THE MEDITERRANEAN WITH SUNSEEKER MALTA
THE MALTESE ISLANDS
Known as the azure of the Mediterranean, the Maltese Islands are a feast for the senses. With it’s mellow honey-coloured limestone which characterises the architecture, Malta boasts clear skies, colourful fiestas and wealth of historical attractions. Between one region and another, one can sense the difference! While you can discover 7000 years of visible history.
The North, the most rugged of all Malta’s regions, offering spectacular views across to Comino and Gozo. It also has Malta’s most established beach and holiday resorts, Buġibba, Qawra, St. Paul’s Bay, and Malta’s largest sandy beach at Mellieħa including other larger sandy bays, Golden Bay, Għajn Tuffieħa and Paradise Bay.
Sliema and St. Julian’s are Malta’s main coastal resort towns and a heartland for shopping, entertainment and café life. They also house some of Malta’s newest hotels and apartments. Also, St. Julian’s and Paceville are Malta’s main nightlife areas.
The South is characterised by its fishing villages and quiet bays. It offers an authentic insight into Maltese rural life. It is also the location of two of Malta’s prehistoric temples, Ħagar Qim and Mnajdra. The region is largely undeveloped. Most hotels are in the harbour town of Marsaskala, a southern resort which bustles by night yet is charming and quiet by day.
Central Malta is dominated by Malta’s ancient capital, Mdina, a near perfect example of a medieval walled town. Beyond the walls, lies Rabat, a large town of Roman origin. The central region also has some of the most interesting inland options, ranging from palaces to town house hotels.
Malta is best seen and appreciated by sea. There are a number of spots around the Maltese Islands that are reachable only by sea. Visiting all these spots in one day might be very stressful, thus, we always recommend that if you decide to visit most of these spots you do so by chartering a yacht over a period of 2 to 3 days.
All our charters commence and end from either Portomaso Marina or Grand Harbour Marina. As part of our day charter package, we offer free fuel up to 30 nautical miles. Beyond the 30 nautical miles we charge fuel at the market rate consumed. On one of our Sunseekers, the Mediterranean beckons. Let us know when you would like to charter and we will give you some incredible options on destinations and the right yachts to take you there. Below are just some of the most sought after destinations in the Western and Eastern Mediterranean:
Sicily & Aeolian Islands
Experience the amazing history of Siracusa & Taormina. Visit or cruise past Etna the most active Volcano. Enjoy swimming in the crystal clear waters, dine and go shopping in Lipari, visit Stromboli & Vulcano, the active volcanos of the Aeolian Islands.
You may wish to experience the five villages of Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Portofino, the Island of Elba, the Amalfi coast including Capri. Picturesque towns and villages filled with history and amazing restaurants servicing delicious Italian dishes.
A true yachting haven, with beautiful, crystal clear turquoise waters. Boasting of secluded coves, white beaches, picturesque coastal villages and rural scenery, Sardinia is simply one of the most captivating places to discover by sea.
From Calvi to Bonifacio is one of the most spectacular destinations. You can enjoy visiting historic towns, local markets and elegant quay with palm trees and great restaurants.
This is certainly the most exclusive Riviera in the Western Mediterranean that includes Cap d’Antibes, Villefranche, Cap Ferrat, Cannes and Monte Carlo. You can enjoy the jet-set life of the Cannes Film Festival or the Formula I in Monaco while enjoying a relaxing time on board.
East of the Spanish mainland are the Balearic Islands which comprise of Ibiza, Formentera, Mallorca and Menorca that offer everything from lively beaches and world-class clubs where one can enjoy the jet-set night life, to prehistoric ruins and picturesque countryside
During the summer months Porto Montenegro becomes a beautiful sight. The marina is filled with luxury yachts which is a beautiful sight against the rocky coast. This is a destination for the discerning traveller – with all the glamour that you would expect from a luxury yacht vacation, along with rich history, stunning national parks and excellent food.
Croatia has an amazing 5,800km of coastline, 400km of which belongs to island, cliffs and reefs. There are 1,186 islands of which only 50 are populated. The water is crystal clear and the weather is superb. You will love this country and its surrounding and would surely want to return.
Every Greek Island has its own personal characteristics. There are cosmopolitan as well as deserted Islands. Some have an intense night life, while others are calmer. There are those who offer a variety of exhilarating water sport activities, those that give off an artistic flair, as well as the ultimate ones for relaxing. A truly classic and contemporary experience
Certainly one of the most amazing yachting destination. The turquoise coast from Marmaris to Antalya is one of the most beautiful, dramatic cruising areas anywhere. Incredible nature reserves and rivers that provides the right tranquility and if you are looking for a more vibrant place then Bodrum is not to be missed, full of resorts, spas and beach clubs.