Hot Spots & Hot Yachts -Charter the Mediterranean with Ocean Independence
With an extraordinary fleet of spectacular superyachts available to charter, global yacht brokerage Ocean Independence is the authority on where to plan an exceptional getaway for 2022. Many of the world’s best charter yachts can be found dotted amongst the coves, bays and harbors of the glorious Mediterranean during the summer, and it’s easy to see the obvious appeal. From exceptional beaches and movie-set backdrops to superlative shopping and magnificent architecture - everyone is catered for on a Mediterranean charter.
The home of European cruising, the Mediterranean is dotted with hundreds of marinas, ports and islands. The delights of Croatia, Turkey, Italy, Greece, Spain, France and beyond mean that charterers are spoiled for choice when planning a summer itinerary. With a season running from April to October, a number of factors come into consideration, such as prevailing weather and availability in order to match the style of cruising envisaged, whether you favor the glittering west or the mystical east. There is most certainly no better way to explore the Med than from the water but, with so much variety, knowing where to start can sometimes be tricky. Take time to carefully choose your charismatic coastline from a range of hotspots in order to tailor a yacht charter exclusively to your vacation needs in 2022.
Hot Spot – French Riviera
Evoking timeless images of sophisticated glamour, the South of France simply oozes personality. Unwind at cool beach clubs favored by the jet set crowd or head off the beaten track to hilltop villages hosting artisan markets. A landscape brought to life in the Mediterranean sun: discover sparkling harbors, fascinating old town heritage and fun festivals for some authentic French bonheur.
Charter Rate from EUR 230,000 per week
With a range of impressive leisure and entertainment facilities VICKY is the ideal yacht for socializing and entertaining with family and friends on the French Riviera. Soak up the sun in the large Jacuzzi, dine alfresco under the stars on the aft deck and luxuriate in the Hammam steam room with interior lounge area. With an impressive 17 knots cruising speed, exciting itineraries are certainly on the agenda.
Hot Spot - Italy
Italy’s Amalfi Coast is a treasure trove of scenic delight, where cliffs, coves and bays playfully adorn the magical shoreline. Pastel-hued towns interspersed with sprawling villas interlace lush hillsides, delicately ringed by meandering corniche roads. Enjoy expansive vistas across emerald waters, visit bustling towns packed with charm and sample mouth-watering cuisine in the myriad of charismatic eateries – this is indeed la dolce vita.
Charter Rate from EUR 750,000 per week
A luxurious and sophisticated superyacht with first class amenities, SOARING features contemporary styling, spacious living spaces plus an abundance of entertainment areas, perfect to make the most of cruising along the glittering Amalfi Coast. Why not enjoy the opportunity to dine al fresco in the warm Italian night air while your dedicated chef delivers unique cuisine prepared solely to the tastes of your charter group?
Hot Spot - Corsica & Sardinia
The universal allure of Corsica is evident amidst lofty villages and sprawling citrus groves. Bursting with cultural diversity, ancient town squares are lined with intimate restaurants where local tradition is tangible. A picturesque playground for outdoor lovers, the coastline enchants with an intoxicating mix of ever-changing scenery. Legendary neighbor Sardinia delivers a mesmerizing combination of dreamy beaches, smart coastal towns and chic celebrity haunts. There are countless opportunities for visitors to relish the enchanting culture, impossibly emerald seas and pervasive Italian charm. Packed with allure, the delights of Corsica and Sardinia provide the option to escape or participate, whatever suits your mood.
Yacht: OCEAN PARADISE
Charter Rate from EUR 265,000 per week
Echoing the laid-back cruising grounds of the Mediterranean, OCEAN PARADISE boasts spaces where her unique Zen gardens stylishly mix with shimmering glass walls, delivering an abundance of natural light. Make the most of warm, sunny days on the panoramic sun deck complete with stylish Jacuzzi and water fountains, or lounge in the large beach club, which boasts a vast array of water toys to amp up the fun-meter.
Hot Spot - Croatia
Rich in nature and ranking high for biodiversity, Croatia is teeming with forests and underwater life flourishes in protected marine parks. Visit beautifully preserved towns bursting with quaint stone buildings where you will receive a warm welcome and in charming restaurants relish mouthwatering cuisine. There is no doubt that the best way to fully appreciate Croatia’s coastline and numerous islands is by luxury yacht – relish the ultimate in relaxation, plenty of fun plus the opportunity to become immersed in captivating local culture.
Yacht: SEAGULL II
Charter Rate from EUR 95,000 per week
An ideal yacht for family and friends to explore the beautiful waters of Croatia, SEAGULL II is an elegant and timeless classic. With her vast deck spaces, multiple lounging areas and incredible volume, it is easy to soak up the stunning views and picturesque scenery along the shoreline. Water sports enthusiasts will love her floating platform which gives easy access to explore the emerald sea.
Hot Spot – The Greek Islands
From the creamy swathes of sand to the blissfully relaxed pace of island life, the Greece exudes a very special atmosphere. Expect a warm welcome at whitewashed tavernas, island-hop by yacht at leisure and relish tranquility. For history fans, a treasure trove of ancient culture mixed with legend and mythology awaits, where intriguing ruins exude spellbinding appeal. Greece delivers an intoxicating blend of delightful lifestyle and seductive adventure that will result in an unforgettable yacht charter experience.
Charter Rate from EUR 220,000 per week
Stylish, stable and highly luxurious, cruising Greece on AQUARIUS is a charm. With extendable decks thanks to the use of multiple balconies, the ‘inside-outside’ effect is perfect to make the most of incredible views and the temperate climate. Outdoor spaces are cleverly designed and arranged with a choice of areas for sunbathing, socializing and dining to ensure that choices abound and no day or evening resembles the next.