Gibraltar Yacht Charter

Gibraltar is a British overseas territory that is located on the southern side of the Iberian Peninsula at the entry point of the Mediterranean Sea. The peninsula has a total area of 6,843 square miles and it has the Spanish city of Andalusia on the northern side. The rock of Gibraltar is the most famous landmark of the region. At its foot is the densely populated city with local residents numbering 30,000. Today, Gibraltar is colloquially referred to as Gib or the Rock. Other names Gibraltar is referred to is the Rock of Gibraltar, Bay of Gibraltar, and Strait of Gibraltar.

Gibraltar Queensway Quay  - Image credit to Gibraltar Tourism Board

Gibraltar Queensway Quay  - Image credit to Gibraltar Tourist Board

Many Sailing Tours Offered from Gibraltar
Today there are a several superyachts that pass through Gibraltar. On the Spanish side there is a beautiful town of La Linea de la Concepcion and picturesque Spanish hinterland. The shoreline here measures about 12 kms in length. You can venture to any of the two coasts of Gibraltar. The eastern coast has the Sandy Bay and Catalan Bay settlements. Majority of the population lives on the western side.

Famous Gibraltar Rock
The famous Gibraltar rock is made from limestone that dates back to the Jurassic period. There are many tunneled roads around and make sure you visit the Gibraltar Monkeys or Barbary Macaques that have made the fmaus Gibraltar Rock their home and are considered by many to be the top tourist attraction in Gibraltar. The Gibraltar region has over 500 different species of flowering plants. One of the plant species only grows in Gibraltar and nowhere else on earth. The olive and pine trees are very common here. You can go for nature trails and mountain biking in these regions and marvel at the natural surroundings.

Gibraltar from above - Image credit to Gibraltar Tourism Board

Gibraltar from above - Image credit to Gibraltar Tourist Board

Visit to Nature Reserve
The nature reserve around the rock is home to about 230 Barbary Macaques which are similar to apes. You can go for dolphin and whale watching in the Bay of Gibraltar. Other mammals that you will frequently encounter on your Gibraltar yacht charter trip include bats, foxes and rabbits. You will also see many migratory birds coming to this region. The Barbary Patridges are found only in the European continent and nowhere else on the planet.

Yacht charter tourism has become a prominent industry in Gibraltar. The place is a popular port for super yachts and luxury yachts as well as cruise ships, and there is a large superyacht marina ableto accommodate both motor yachts and sailing yachts. The yacht charter is taken up by many British tourists who want to explore the Spanish side. Gibraltar is amazing place of mingling of the past, present and future.

Gibraltar - Calatela Hotel - Beach - Image credit to Gibraltart Tourism Board Gibraltar Architecture - Image credit to Gibraltart Tourism Board Gibraltar - Calatela Hotel - Beach - Image credit to Gibraltart Tourism Board

Gibraltar - Images credited to Gibraltart Tourist Board

There are many things to discover in Gibraltar. You can visit the Cradle of History, a monument in the shape of the rock showing the various civilizations that have inhabited Gibraltar throughout history and houses the skull of a Neanderthal Man, which was found here.

The Alameda Botanical gardens can be visited during the day and the Rosia Bay and the Catalan Bay are worth a visit during your Gibraltar yacht charter tour.

Gibraltar is also one of the few remaining VAT free holiday destinations in Europe, offering its visitors a wide range of tax free goods.

Summary
In terms of yacht charter tours, Gibraltar offers a range of options to the discerning tourists. You can take part in marine activities such as whale watching and dolphin watching. Don't forget to visit the great Gibraltar Rock. There are other places to see such as the bays with their natural attractions. Gibraltar is a region full of brimming species of plants, birds and animals. There are many lighthouses as well on the shore. You can climb to the top of these lighthouses to get a panoramic view of the Gibraltar strait.

Below is a list of luxury yacht available for charter in Gibraltar, for more yachts available in this area, please contact us here.

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