Italian Riviera Charters
Superyacht charters in the Italian Riviera have long been popular due to is stunning coastline, glitzy ports of call and balmy climate.
Italian Riviera Yacht charter / Cruising the age of Hollywood
Cruising east out of Monaco, the coast quickly changes from France to Italy, where the Italian Riviera borders the Ligurian Sea. Superyacht charters in the Italian Riviera have long been popular due to is stunning coastline, glitzy ports of call and balmy climate. The area was first thrust into the limelight back in the early 19th century when the wealthy classes descended on its shores. This established it as the place to be seen. A yacht charter in the Amalfi Coast is a favorite cruising ground among the famous; Capri, Portofino and Positano are all must-sees en route along with the stunning island of Ischia. Whether it is scenic walks such as village hopping along Cinque Terra or fine dining and designer shopping in the likes of Capri or Genoa –the Italian Riviera cruising route has it all. Infact Genoa has been a super yacht hot spot for many years and hosts the annual MYBA yacht show. Destinations Genoa/Ligurian Sea/Portofino/San Remo
Italian Riviera – Top Marinas
Marina di Capri. Capri has been a firm favorite with the rich and famous for many years. Think back to the 1950s and the age of the Tinsel town greats. Clark Gable and Sofia Loren were frequently spotted holidaying here. This marina, located near the town itself is the place to be seen but expect to pay around US$4,000 a night to gain a spot. Portofino – this once fishing village is now one of the most exclusive spots in the superyacht world. If you are lucky enough to bag one of the 14 berths expect to pay around US$3,335 per night. Capri/Portofino
Italian Riviera – Top Anchorages
Ischia. This island is for relaxing so ask the captain to head over, drop anchor in one of the many anchorages spots dotted around the island, then spend your day unwinding in one of the many hot springs, thermal spas or just in the semi-tropical inland environment. Pontine Islands A yacht charter around the Pontine Islands offer many great, secluded spots to drop anchor. Choose from several islands including Ponza or Ventotene – both perfect to get the water toys out or head to the charming island of Procida with its narrow cobblestoned streets, flat roofed cubic houses and inland of vines and orchids. Ischia/Pontine Islands