Luxury yacht charter in Corsica, is a unique sailor's paradise. Wild and rugged, with deserted coves and sandy beaches lapped by crystal-clear waters and often only accessible by sea, secluded anchorages against a backdrop of stunning cliffs and mountains, and small sleepy ports where you can enjoy the daily catch of fresh fish brought in by the local fishermen. But Corsica also offers international-standard marinas and facilities accommodating the hundreds of luxury yachts that cruise its coasts during the summer season from April to October. With luxury boutiques, word-class restaurants and a vibrant nightlife, Luxury yacht charter in Corsica is a perfect mix of adventure and sophistication bound to appeal to all.
Sardinia is only 12 miles away, separated from Corsica by the Straits of Bonifacio, the southernmost port, The dramatic white cliffs on either side of the narrow picturesque port make for a spectacular scenery and many consider Bonifacio and the south of Corsica the most beautiful part of the island. From here you can cruise to the Lavezzi Islands, a natural reserve and a deserted array of rocks, reefs and beaches, perfect for a day of snorkelling and swimming, before your sunset cocktail and an evening out in Porto Cervo, the Sardinian jet-set capital, just a short distance away. Be sure to book your berth as the luxury yachts congregate in abundance, in Porto Cervo during July and August !
Porto Vecchio lies a few miles north on the Eastern coast and offers many sparkling-white beaches such as San Ciprianu, Palombaggia, Santa Giulia, with trendy beach restaurants overlooking the turquoise waters . Porto Vecchio also boasts the largest open-air discotheque in Europe hosting famous Djs during the summer and a busy town centre full of shops, restaurants and bars.
Ajaccio on the West coast is the birthplace of Napoleon, an old town with a towering Citadelle, relaxed cafes from which to admire the view of the bay.
Calvi, further up the coast, is also an old fortified town but it has felt the influence of the French Riviera and offers summer visitors quite a few festivals, the most famous being the International Pyrotechnic Festival.