Top Sunset Spots to Visit on Your Luxury Yacht Charter

The yachting winter season has started, which means the number of very happy ...

Top Sunset Spots to Visit on Your Luxury Yacht Charter

December 12, 2016

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The yachting winter season has started, which means the number of very happy people in world has significantly increased. There is no wonder, as yachting certainly makes you happy: stunning views, sunshine, beautiful white-sand beaches, tiny little islands and lagoons, and of course, some amazing sunsets fascinate everyone who ever cruises on a yacht. Indulge in luxury experience and admire some breathtaking sunsets in the most popular yacht charter destinations this winter.


The Maldives has become one of the most luxurious travel destinations in the past few years. Not only it attracts a lot of travellers and photographers but also yacht charterers. The reason is simple – the nature is stunning both during the day and at night. The islands are famous for the pink sunsets and glowing beaches, creating a truly romantic atmosphere for adults and a fairly-tale for kids.


Maldives Sunset. Photo courtesy of Flickr / Stefano Milan



The Seychelles is also known as the “Paradise on Earth”, which implies that the place is worth visiting while on a luxury holiday. The islands have become a favourite place of divers and fishing enthusiasts from all over the world. The on-shore and on the water activities are vast. The topical islands with jungles, charming birds, bright flowers and, indeed, the amazing sunsets will win your heart.


    Seychelles sunset. Photo curtesy of Flickr / Keuth Van Deventer



A popular hub among sailing yachts and catamarans, Mauritius is a cosmopolitan places with a lix of languages and cultures from different parts of the world. Among the most popular day activities you will find golf to be in favour of some visitors of the islands. Relaxing ambience is found in the natural environment, as well in luxury spa facilities in Mauritius. There are plenty of great spots to enjoy sunsets, for example your luxury charter yacht of a villa overlooking the bay.


Mauritius sunset. Club Med La Plantation d’Albion. Photo courtesy of Flickr / Antonie Debroye



Delicious Thai cuisine, welcoming and friendly locals, scuba diving and snorkelling spots, vibrant culture and architecture onshore – these are some of the very best reasons to visit Thailand on your next vacation. Thailand has been gaining popularity among yacht enthusiasts, thanks to a large development project of its marinas. What is more, nightlife there is just amazing, including night markets, fine-dining restaurants, bars and clubs. When exploring Thailand, don’t forget to take your camera, as you cannot miss a chance to take a picture of the stunning sunsets.

Thailand sunset: fishing boats in sea harbor. Photo courtesy of Flickr / eWastudio


5. BVI

The British Virgin Islands is an ideal location for yacht charters and sailing. No matter what kind of activities you prefer, you will find plenty to do on the BVI. Spend a day sunbathing on soft-sand beaches, or snorkelling and doing water-sports and then dedicate some time to enjoy beautiful evening and breathtaking views of the marine.


BVI sunset. Bitter End Yacht Club Sunset. Photo by Flickr / Chaosbay



Whitsundays is a sailing paradise. Located behind the Great Barrier Reef, Whitsunday’s Coral Sea has no waves making the waters ideal for sailing. Not only that, but also some incredible beaches, bays and crystal clear water, attract the yachting elite to Whitsundays. There are 74 islands to choose from to visit, with some magnificent views and magical sunsets.


Whitsunday One Tree Hill. Sunset. Photo by Flickr / Russell Charters



St Barths is the crème de la crème of the variety of luxury travel destinations. The beautiful people from around the world head to St Barths to escape the cold in winter. Gustavia, the capital of St Barths, is known for its yacht-filled harbour, high-end restarts, boutiques and historical attractions. There is plenty of various activities, from kitesurfing to a peaceful relaxation on one of the top ranked beaches in the world. Some of the premium class villas, bars and restaurants are located up on the hills, providing spectacular views and a chance to admire the sunset.


St Barths Eden Rock sunset. Photo by Flickr / Carlyjayne12


To find out more about yacht charter destination and how to secure a yacht please contact your preferred broker. You can view a selection of some stunning yachts for charter here.

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