Ideal for Summer Season
Resplendent in wild beauty, steeped in history and untouched by tourism, the French island of Corsica offers a unique blend of class and charm. With deep secluded bays, sun-kissed stretches of sand, quaint fishing villages and miles of picturesque coastline, the yachting hotspot is certainly well suited for discovering by superyacht, while vineyards, historical sites and enigmatic hilltop villages entice on-land exploration.
- Day 1
Embark in Calvi Distance: 35 nm*
Start your Mediterranean yacht charter in Calvi, a destination full of life and brimming in culture on the northwest coast of Corsica.
On this day you will meet the crew of your superyacht in Port Calvi, situated on the southern tip of the town's 6 kilometre-long beach. You will have some time to yourself beforehand, so why not explore the charming town for an hour or two and do a spot of shopping before you embark.
Spend the afternoon enjoying a welcome cocktail, or perhaps explore the glistening coast by making use of the yacht's waters toys. In the evening, you will take a short cruise along the coast to Girolata where you will dine on a decadent meal made by the onboard chef. The sunset will provide a romantic backdrop to end the first day of your time in Corsica.
- Day 2
Cruise to Capo RossoDistance: 70 nm*
From Girolata, we will take a short cruise to Capo Rosso, where you and your guests will spend the day exploring the area by tender.
After a light breakfast in the sun, the crew will take you through the Scandola Nature Reserve. The only way to explore the World Heritage Site is by boat. Strange rock formations emerge from the crystal clear sea in the Gulf of Girolata and the coastline is peppered with jagged inlets and caves.
This location is a perfect anchorage providing you and your guests a breathtaking view of the towering mountains and hills of Western Corsica. You will spend your evening here, so why not make the most of the secluded location and supper with a picnic on the shore.
- Day 3
Venture to BonifacioDistance: 35 nm*
On this day of your luxury yacht charter, you will head to the beautiful Southern tip of Corsica, Bonifacio.
Before you head to Bonifacio, spend the day at the beach where you can unwind with the sand between your toes. The water on this side of the island is phenomenal for a spot of diving. Following your relaxing morning, you will move on to Bonifacio, a town with one of the most dramatic port entrances in the Mediterranean.
Your afternoon will be full of possibilities whether you want to follow the medieval streets into the Old Town or explore the ancient walls of the citadel. There are many restaurants in the area, so we recommend that you dine in one of the Family-run establishments for an authentic taste of local cuisine.
- Day 4
First stop in SardiniaDistance: 15 nm*
Following yesterday's busy cultural adventure through Bonifacio, you will make your way to the Italian island of Sardinia for a day of relaxation and unwinding.
You will have a choice of anchorages for the day depending on your mood. If you're looking to indulge in some well deserved R&R, we recommend paying a visit to Cala Di Volpe. The location is host to a glamorous resort where you and your guests will find yourselves either lounging poolside or being pampered with massage treatments. Cala Beach Club is also a stone's throw away and provides an exclusive spot for relaxation.
If you're looking to take part in something a little more glamorous, why not berth in Porto Cervo. The site is a famous celebrity hotspot and home to some of Sardinia's finest boutiques and gourmet restaurants. In between shopping, lunch at Blu or Quattro Passi Al Pescatore and end your evening in the fabulous Billionaire's If you want something a bit more relaxed, Phi Beach Club will provide the perfect peaceful setting to end your day.
- Day 5
Explore the La Maddalena IslandsDistance: 15 nm*
Guests looking to actively and dynamically explore underwater worlds will thoroughly enjoy today's trip to La Maddalena.
About an hour's yacht journey from Porto Cervo, you will have time to breakfast in the comfort of your motor yacht before your adventure in this beautiful archipelago. Now a national park, La Maddalena is best explored by tender. The Crystalline waters are ideal for scuba diving enthusiasts and are teeming with rare aquatic life.
The late afternoon can be spent exploring the quaint seaside town where you can supper. Or, if you prefer, there are a variety of secluded spots to anchor and dine at, all of which provide jaw-dropping views of Sardinia and Corsica. In the evening, watch the sun go down in your peaceful surroundings with a flute of champagne in hand.
- Day 6
The Tropical Île PianaDistance: 120 nm*
Following your short trip to Sardinia, you will return to Corsica on this day to Île Piana.
This location could be mistaken for the Caribbean with its gorgeous sunkissed shores and electric blue waters; Île Piana will certainly be a destination that you and your guests will remember. There's not much to this little island, but there are plenty of spots to anchor and enjoy your morning. Or if you prefer, you can spend some time exploring the verdant landscape.
In the early evening, you will cruise to Porto Vecchio, where you will stretch your legs ashore in this 16-century walled town. Restaurants and boutique cafes are in abundance in this small port, so why not stop off and dine for the evening. There are also plenty of quiet beaches around for late-night walks before you return to your superyacht for the night.
- Day 7
Marvel at the Beauty of ElbaDistance: 75 nm*
Overnight you and your guests will have travelled east to the unique and beautiful island of Elba.
Perhaps best known as the place where Napoleon was exiled, Elba also boasts some amazing coastal scenery. Part of the Tuscan archipelago, Elba is a wonderful island to explore. Gastronauts will certainly enjoy their time here with the abundance of restaurants offering authentic Italian dishes. The island also has a deeprooted wine culture dating back centuries, and has gained a reputation as the "Island of good wines".
You may want to spend the day anchored in one of the hundreds of beaches peppered around the island. Some boast fine white sand and some are rocky and rugged, but you will certainly find a private and serene spot. Alternatively, you may want to spend your day exploring the floral mountains and evergreen hills of Elba where you will discover many jaw-dropping views.
- Day 8
Discover Paradise in Saint FlorentDistance: 125 nm*
Today will be the final full day of your charter experience through the stunning islands of the Tyrrhenian Sea, where you will enjoy a completely relaxing day in Northern Corsica.
You may wish to spend your morning exploring the port of Saint Florence where you can visit the local markets and do one last spot of souvenir shopping, or even barter with the local fishermen for the day's fresh catch.
However, if you want to spend your final day relaxing in the comfort of your superyacht, there are plenty of anchorages around to unwind in privacy. Why not visit the breathtaking Plage de Saleccia, or perhaps you would be interested in tucking yourself away in La Cabane du Lodu for an afternoon.
- Day 9
Disembark in St Tropez
On this day you will ring an end to your charter vacation and disembark in the glamorous St Tropez.
Overnight you will have been cruising to your final destination. Depending on the circumstance, you will have a few final hours to enjoy your the amenities of your superyacht. Breakfast will be served as you overlook the glistening shore, you may wish to enjoy one last dip in the water or ride on the water toys before you disembark.
There is still plenty to do to in the area to round off your trip. We recommend that you visit one of the many private beach clubs, such as Club 55 or Loulou. In the evening why not reserve a table in L'Opera for a contemporary meal and exciting in house entertainment.
As the day reaches its end you may decide to stay an additional evening at Hotel Cheval Blanc. As you sip your morning coffee and reflect on the experiences you have just had while on your charter, you may even begin planning your next big adventure.
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*All distances are approximate