Barcelona Yacht Charter

Easily one of the most important yachting destinations in Spain with it large port, luxury yacht charter holidaymakers consider Barcelona as main stop for their Spain yacht charter holiday. There is a large port and marina (Puerto de Barcelona) and areas to moor your yacht so that you can go ashore and experience this magnificent city. This bustling Spanish city port has the enviable distinction of having the oldest history in all of Europe, with historical marvels that include priceless art pieces, old churches with Romanesque theme, and masterpiece creations by popular artists like Picasso, Miro, Gaudi and Dali.

Sardanes a la plaça de la Catedral - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona

Sardanes a la plaça de la Catedral - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona

Aside from this historical landmarks and important archaeological pieces, Barcelona is also popular for its pristine beaches and the more popular ones include those found in La Costa Brava. This popular yacht charter destination is known for its appeal that is distinctively avant-garde and contemporary. 

Yacht Charter Barcelona

The Port Vell area of Barcelona includes two main marinas or yacht harbours, a fishing port, and a dock for ferries travelling to the Balearic Islands and other destinations in the Mediterranean. This is the place that luxury charter yachts and superyachts berth so that charter guest and yacht owners can visit the city’s highlights. Barcelona, a Spanish city known for its unique diversity, is a microcosm of rich culture and history and considered as a teeming social milieu in tourist circles. It boasts of impressive and important landmarks, and yacht charter holidaymakers will have to spend at least a week to cover the more important and popular historical attractions.

Torre Agbar - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona  

Photo 1: Torre Agbar, Photo 2: Basílica de la Sagrada Família, Photo 3: Fonts de Montjuïc - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona

Barcelona appeals to varied interests and preferences as it is able to seamlessly blend a diverse set of attractions in its political, cultural and commercial centres. In addition to this, seasoned sailors and yachting aficionados use Barcelona as the jump-off point for their Spanish jaunt.

There are several ways by which Barcelona can be accessed, and majority travel by air through one of the several international airlines from various points of origin, including those coming from major international airports in several European cities. The airport facility serving Barcelona is a short 10-kilometre drive from the city’s main district. Transfers to specific locations within the city can be done through shuttle service, taxi or car rental.

Because of its important and indispensable contribution to the country’s economy, Barcelona boasts of a modern and comprehensive infrastructure support system that links it to other cities and important destinations within the region. There are various road networks leading to other important yacht charter destinations and these include C32, which traverses the coast area; and E90, C33 and C58, which are the road links that connect the city with the various cities and important destinations on the northern, south western and eastern sections of the peninsula.

Port Vell  Palau Sant Jordi - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona

Photo 1: Port Vell, Rambla de Mar, Photo 2:  Palau Sant Jordi - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona

Popular Places and Things to See in Barcelona

Because of its sheer size and the number of important attractions in Barcelona, it would be physically impossible to explore and discover all the marvels and treasures of this city in just a single visit. The best way to enjoy your yacht charter holiday in Barcelona is to focus on a few important attractions and popular destinations that you can possibly cover in a week.

Park Güell - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona Photo 1: Park Güell; Photo 2: Jardins Costa Llobera - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona

Photo 1: Park Güell; Photo 2: Jardins Costa Llobera - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona

A good way to start your holiday in Barcelona is by visiting La Rambas, a popular pedestrian avenue that hosts several restaurants, cafes, boutiques, shops and galleries. A leisurely walk through this avenue will already allow you to experience some of the best attractions in Barcelona.

Other notable attractions that can be visited from your luxury charter yacht include the Picasso Museum, the Guell Park, which was the creation of Antonio Gaudi, the church of La Sagrada Familia, the Joan Miro Museum and Museum of Contemporary Arts.

Below you will find the latest news related to the superyacht industry in Barcelona as well as a selection of Barcelona charter yachts. For more information, please email our dedicated and proffesional team of brokers here

Barcelona Superyacht News

Charter Broker’s Expert Opinion: Aboard Luxury 43m Superyacht Blue Vision in Spain
CharterWorld yacht charter specialist Trina Howes has been on a FAM trip aboard luxury charter yacht Blue Vision. Find out what Trina has to say about the incredible yacht charter experience.
Engaging 29th MYBA Charter Show for CharterWorld’s senior brokers and management in Barcelona
CharterWorld Senior Brokers Nicolas Benazeth, Martha Lukasik, Josh Burdett, Reia Stannard, Trina Howes and Amanda Brilliante attending the MYBA Yacht SHow
The 29th MYBA Charter Show took place in Barcelona from the 24th until the 27th of April, holding cuisine competitions and showcasing a wide range of the Mediterranean's superyachts. CharterWorld senior brokers and management attended the event and gave us their comments on the advantages and disadvantages on the change of location from Genoa.
Top 15 Superyachts with Helicopters
Luna: Helicopter landing. Photo credit Muscapix
Luxury superyachts offer a large variety of luxury amenities these days. Not only they provide amazing opportunities for travelling in remote places and around the world but also feature helicopter pads, which allow their guests to travel from A to B with much more flexibility and comfort. Here are the top 15 superyachts with helicopters.
Top 10 Superyachts you HAVE TO SEE at MYBA Charter Show in Barcelona
MY GO - Main
MYBA Charter Show is coming to Barcelona this year. OneOcean Port Vell will come alive with over 60 superyachts visiting the city. Do not miss out - here are the top 10 charter superyacht you should see in Barcelona from the 24th until the 27th of April.
Take to Cannes and the Mediterranean in style this summer and charter luxury yacht G3
M/Y G3 - Main salon
44m/144ft superyacht G3 (ex.SIBELLE) is back on the charter market after an extensive refit and is ready for the summer season in the Mediterranean. Sporting a brand new forward deck Jacuzzi, an outdoor cinema and a beach club as well as beautifully appointed modern interiors, she will impress both visitors and guests alike.
New Paint Job: M/Y LADY MICHELLE ready to impress on Amalfi and Western Mediterranean charters
Superyacht LADY MICHELLE - Sundeck and Jacuzzi
Fresh from an extensive refit and hull repainting, 55m/181ft superyacht LADY MICHELLE is returning to the Mediterranean charter market. A fusion of classic and modern design elements create elegant modern interiors and alfresco living spaces to give 13 guests an exceptional treat.
Mega Yachts Dilbar and Madame Gu in Barcelona
The stunning tourist hub of Spain has recently got two more incredible attarctions, as mega yachts Madame Gu and Dilbar entered Port Vell a few days ago. The mega yachts' fans made their way to the port to take some great shots. Here are the best ones.

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Top 18 Mediterranean Superyachts for Summer Charter
Luxury yacht SIREN - The main salon
Make use of the glorious summer weather and head off to see the sights on a Mediterranean charter: From Western Mediterranean to East, the captivating history and landscapes are made that much better with a private yacht with facilities tailored to your needs. Take a look at these top 18 Mediterranean superyachts and reserve your dates today.
Sailing Yacht “A” Surprised Formentera’s Visitors
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Sailing Yacht A once again impressed the visitors of the Mediterranean region this summer. The 143-metre luxury superyacht made her appearance in Formentera, after she has visied Italy and France.
Fall in love with the South of France and the Balearic Islands on a Mediterranean charter aboard M/Y Nero
90m/285ft superyacht NERO is available for charter in the Mediterranean, providing guests with an exceptional cruising experience combining the beauty of classic design with the efficiency and entertainments of a contemporary yacht.
10 Mediterranean Superyachts with Fantastic Water Toys Selections
Motor yacht LIONESS V - Sundeck
If you and your group find that a couple of different water toys is never enough on your holiday, take a look at what's on offer from these 10 spectacular superyachts, each offering something unique in themselves to the charter market too.
50m Superyacht Vertige Delivered and Ready for Charter
Motor yacht Vertige
Superyacht Vertige is a brand new luxury charter yacht, launched in 2017 and ready for vacations in West Mediterranean this summer.
Charter Broker’s Expert Opinion: Aboard Luxury 43m Superyacht Blue Vision in Spain
CharterWorld yacht charter specialist Trina Howes has been on a FAM trip aboard luxury charter yacht Blue Vision. Find out what Trina has to say about the incredible yacht charter experience.
Blade, the iconic superyacht H2ome, is ready for Mediterranean charters
Superyacht BLADE - Built by MMGI
44m/144ft motor yacht BLADE - the iconic superyacht previously known as H2OME - is ready for charter in the Mediterranean. Capable of up to 36 knots, she also has generous exterior deck spaces uncommon for an open yacht, plus an impressive selection of water toys to entertain at any Mediterranean beach.
Balearics gain in popularity as the number of super yachts for charter grows
Master suite aboard motor yacht THE WELLESLEY
Luxury charters to the Balearic Islands are growing year on year after a change in Spanish tax exemption laws for luxury yachts above 20m. Always an area filled with natural beauty and a bustling nightlife scene, visitors now have greater financial freedom to take to the seas and explore the waterways surrounding the islands. The number of superyachts available for charter in the area is increasing - find your favourite among this list of the newest and biggest superyachts in the Mediterranean.
2017 Mediterranean Superyacht Charter Specials
Summer yacht charter season is fast approaching. With a huge amount of charter yachts out there CharterWorld wants you to make the best decision on where to go for your next holiday and which yacht to charter. Here are the 2017 Mediterranean superyacht charter specials. Get inspired and contact our friendly brokers for specialist advice and expert opinion.