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Guide to the Middle East

A kingdom of wealth, luxury and astounding natural beauty

The shoreline of the Middle East holds a treasure trove of sheer opulence and stunning landscape beauty. Offering fascinating opportunities for invigorating adventure in superb extravagance, the Middle East is rapidly increasing in popularity for luxury yacht charters. Home to some of the world’s most magnificent sights and astounding splendour, this renowned destination is a true wonder.

The Middle East is a fascinating contrast of traditional and modern cultures and ancient civilisations. The very words alone tend to conjure up images of sultans, windswept deserts and remote isolation, with tumbling hills and vast isolated plains offering unforgettable charter memories. From primordial societies to glittering oceans and bright green oases, the majestic lands of the Middle East provide countless opportunities to admire the breathtaking landscapes from the deck of your superyacht. With ancient mosques, vibrant bazaars and spectacular coastlines to be explored, the Middle East offers an abundance of sights to be seen.

From the tip of the Red Sea, cruise down the Gulf of Aqaba and admire the rugged coastline which is lined with a stunning backdrop of insulated deserts and towering mountains. Oman is one of the oldest civilisations in the Arabian Peninsula and welcomes visitors with warm Arabic hospitality. Oman boasts sugar white sandy beaches, warm winter sunshine and turquoise waters which are excellent for diving. Combining culture and countryside with a melting pot of cultures, Oman is one of the Middle East’s best kept secrets. From Oman, cruise along the Gulf to admire the astounding sights of the United Arab Emirates. The glistening waters of Dubai are rapidly becoming a renowned superyacht destination, with some excellent new marina facilities under construction making it the new superyacht hub of the Persian Gulf. Home to the Dubai Boat Show held every year; Dubai has attracted the attention of the world with its sparkling charm. Similarly, the breathtaking sights of Abu Dhabi are just a short cruise away where you can witness the wealth and glamour of this prestigious destination. Home to the world famous Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and brimmed with art galleries and architecture, Abu Dhabi is the ultimate destination for a high end charter experience.

Follow the coast around to the west and you'll find Qatar, home to 8 iconic stadiums playing host to international sporting events such as the FIFA World Cup, as well as the cosmopolitan capital of Doha offering everything from high-end luxury to the more traditional souks. For a more secluded charter destination, visit the borderless island country of Bahrain which encompasses an archipelago of 33 islands. Surrounded by crystal clear waters, what Bahrain lacks in size is more than made up for in culture with this peaceful and tranquil location favoured for sailing and scuba diving opportunities. Explore the rich cultural heritage, meander around museums and revel in the warm climate of this idyllic charter destination.

For charterers looking to embark on a truly gratifying exotic adventure, the Middle East certainly doesn’t disappoint. If you are interested in a private crewed yachting vacation in the region, view all superyachts available for Middle East yacht charters today and start planning your next vacation with a recommended yacht charter broker

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