Ideal for Summer Season
A paradise retreat of pristine beaches and colorful culture, the Bahamas is made up of 700 coral islands that offer undeniable beauty and impeccable cruising grounds for a superyacht charter vacation. Whether you are looking to lounge on palm-fringed white beaches, explore historic villages or try your hand at fishing, diving or sailing, the Bahamas offer it all.
- Day 1
Nassau to Highbourne Cay
After enjoying a freshly prepared lunch on board, a short cruise to the Northern Exumas will lead you to Highbourne Cay where you can soak up the impressive views, warm Caribbean sunshine and unwind with a cocktail in hand. If the weather is not perfect, there is a marina available for dockage, otherwise, spend the night at anchor just off the beach.
- Day 2
Highbourne Cay to Warderick Wells
Awake to some of the most beautiful waters ever seen. From the luxury of your private superyacht, enjoy a leisurely breakfast as you take in your stunning surroundings.
Spend the morning playing with your yacht's expansive water toy collection or explore some of the nearby shorelines. Filled with an abundance of wildlife, shore exploring is a must as this area is one of the only remaining habitats prolific with iguanas in the Bahamas. After lunch, get underway for the Exuma Cays Land and Sea National Park, part of the Bahamas National Trust, the park includes 176 square miles of virgin waters in which all living creatures are protected. It is here you can snorkel to your heart's content, admiring the abundance of colorful and exotic marine life.
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Exuma Cays Land and Sea National Park
- Exuma Cays Land and Sea National Park
- Day 3
Warderick Wells to Hog Cay
Indulge in a fresh breakfast onboard and take in the magnificent views as you venture over to Hog Cay.
Spend the morning exploring the reef before enjoying a hearty lunch onboard. For adventure enthusiasts, why not climb Boo Boo Hill? With wonderful views of the surrounding islands, this is just one of the many trails in the area, another trail close by even allows you to see a sperm whale skeleton that has been reconstructed on the beach! Alternatively, if it’s relaxation you’re searching for you could opt to enjoy the tranquil and inviting spa facilities onboard your superyacht and refresh your mind with a dip in the crystalline waters of the Bahamas.
- Day 4
Hog Cay to Fowl Cay to Staniel Cay
Make an early morning passage to Fowl Cay and once you’re anchored behind the island in perfect shelter, you can begin to explore the exotic area.
There is an abundance of must-see and do’s from the swimming pigs at Big Majors spot to snorkeling the famous and legendary, Thunderball Grotto. This spot has been featured in several Hollywood films, such as James Bond and Ron Howard's 'Splash.’ After a morning of exploration, dock at Staniel Cay Yacht Club in the late afternoon, the perfect place to kick back, socialize and party at the Yacht Club bar and restaurant.
- Day 5
Staniel Cay to Bell Island
Rise for a delectable breakfast onboard before getting ready to feel the sleepy sharks off the end of the docks, an exciting and memorable activity for the entire charter party.
Set off from Staniel Cay, bound for Bell Island, an isle renowned for being the top spot for snorkeling in the whole of the Bahamas. Have a lazy afternoon onboard, making the most of your yacht's impeccable amenities, snorkeling in the amazing Bell Island reefs and enjoying the warm summer sun on your face. Spend the night at anchor to enjoy the peaceful serenity of your surroundings and a remarkable dinner beneath the stars.
- Day 6
Bell Island to Norman’s Cay
Have a chilled morning onboard before steaming toward Norman’s Cay to enjoy an afternoon of picture-perfect beaches and unforgettable snorkeling.
The area is home to Pablo Escobar’s historic plane wreck which crashed in 4 inches of water between Norman’s and Way Cay. Only a small portion of the plane remains above the water at this time but the plane is remarkably intact, allowing you and your charter guests to witness the drug runner’s plane up close for yourself.
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Pablo Escobar’s Plane Wreck
- Pablo Escobar’s Plane Wreck
- Day 7
If you’re a lover of deep sea fishing, this is the place to carry out your passion. Head out for a morning fish and hopefully bring back lunch for those who decided to sleep in.
The water at Norman’s Cay has some of the shallowest water in the Exumas making it the perfect place to try out your yacht's Jet Ski’s and with a large lagoon and miles of beaches to choose from that are all close by, there is something for everyone to enjoy here. After lunch, pull up anchor and head for Albany Marina on Paradise Island to allow time for a spot of shopping. With an abundance of fine dining restaurants to choose from ashore, relax, socialize and enjoy the taste of Caribbean cuisine surrounded by total luxury.
- Day 8
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast onboard as your yacht cruises back to Albany Marina in Nassau for disembarkation and your onward flight.
If flight times allow, there are several options for you and your guests to choose from whether that be a trip into downtown Nassau or one final scuba diving trip, rounding out your week-long Bahamas vacation in style!
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*All distances are approximate