A Capri yacht charter encompasses an intoxicating blend of cultural riches and Hollywood allure. Sitting just off the coast of Italy in the Bay of Naples, this iconic Mediterranean island is encirled by the Tyrrhenian sea, and makes the perfect addition to an Amafli Coast yacht charter vacation. After exploring the towns of Ravello, Positano and Sorrento, your charter yacht can then head to the island of Capri to explore a wealth of secluded anchorages and remote spots only accessible to those who have rented a boat.
Planning a luxury yacht charter in Capri
Located off the Sorrentine Peninsula in the Campania region of Italy, this area is characterised by craggy rocks and dramatic coastlines; but Capri itself has become something of a celebrity hotspot, and attracts plenty of celebrities and superyachts. There are two main towns; Capri and Anacapri, and both have their own unique charm. Capri is more cosmpolitan, and is home to nightclubs, shopping opportunities and upmarket hotels. On the other hand, Anacapri promises a peaceful alternative and a slice of rural Italian life.
There are numerous types of private yacht charters available in Capri. For charter guests looking to relax, there are plenty of bijou beaches, quiet coves and sites of natural beauty to be explored. For a little activity, the main town of Capri is awash with designer fashion emporiums and upscale restaurants where it's not unsual to spot famous faces. Most charter guests will enjoying a superyacht vacation which combines these two elements, and the flexibility of a crewed luxury yacht charter will make this particularly easy and straightforward. Cruising around Capri on a yacht, guests can spend anywhere between a few days to a week; the whole island is 10 square kilometres in total. The best time to visit is in the summer months, between June and August when the weather is warm and the seas are full of life.
Private yacht charter in Capri
Capri's beautiful Tyrrhenian coastline are strewn with hidden gems which are perfect for exploring by superyacht. One of the best known beaches is Fontelina, which is renowned for its relaxed vibes and world-class eatery on the rocks opposite Capri's famous Faraglioni Rock Formation. Afterwards, be sure to cruise to the nothern part of the island, to check out the magic of the Blue Grotto; a wondrous underwater cave which is naturally illuminated by bright blue water.
While on vacation in Capri, you can also expect to sample mouthwatering Italian fare, drink in breathtaking views from the peak of Mount Solaro and admire ancient art at Villa San Michelle in the hills on the northern side of Anacapri. Motor yachts are the most typical type of yacht available to charter in Capri, but you may also find sailing vessels and smaller pleasure cruisers, if you want to hire something different.
Capri luxury yacht charter itineraries
Capri is usually visited as part of an Amalfi Coast yacht charter vacation, making it the ideal place to finish after visiting this enticing stretch of West Italy. The nearest airport is Naples, however Capri has its own private Heliport for those looking to arrive in style. The island's cruising grounds are always busy during the summer months, but the west side is typically quiter, with more rustic coastlines and authentic Italian culture. Marina Grande, on the north side of the island, is usually considered the best place to begin a Capri private yacht charter.
Renting a private yacht in Capri
For more information about renting a private luxury charter yacht in Capri, feel free to contact your preferred yacht charter broker who can help you plan your perfect itinerary, book your yacht and tailor your party's needs and desires to create a private yacht charter vacation of a lifetime.
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