Most people get lost in the Balearic Islands and miss some of the most beautiful spots in Spain. Don’t get me wrong, the islands are as close to paradise as it gets, but what if you could unveil the true Spanish spirit onboard your yacht?
Well, if you are interested in letting this country’s huge historical and natural beauty haunt your senses, read on. We are going to tell you where to drop your anchor and what to see to understand what makes Spain one of the top touristic destinations in Europe.
20 Michelin-Star restaurants, vibrant nightlife, some of the finest architecture in the world, and beautiful weather are waiting for you in Barcelona. indeed, lowering your anchor at the Marina Port Veil will grant you a VIP pass to one of the most-visited cities in the world.
In Barcelona, you can admire art, go partying, relax at the beach, watch some of the best football in the world, and drink some Spanish wine all in one place. It doesn’t get much better than this in Europe or around the world, save at least two days for it.
This city will take you back in time all the way to the times of the Roman Empire with its immense historic wealth. But not everything is old in Tarragona, you can dock at the Marina Port Tarraco and enjoy state-of-the-art facilities. Finally, when the sun sets it’s time to try some of the most delicious reinterpreted Spanish classic dishes.
You can save an entire day for Tarragona and see most of its beauty before dinner.
The Valencia Mar marina is a modern, state-of-the-art set of facilities that are in synchrony with the city itself. Indeed, Valencia is one of Spain’s most advanced cities and offers a juxtaposition of Gothic and Romanesque architecture with futuristic buildings which is uncanny. Furthermore, the Spanish Art-Noveau design can be seen up close in national buildings too.
Once you get tired of admiring the magnificence of this city, you can head to Quique Dacosta, one of the few three Michelin-star restaurants in the world. There is no better way of rounding up a perfect day.
Heading to Costa del Sol, Malaga is one of the best cities in the world for those looking for relaxation. Indeed, this paradise on Earth features golf courses, wellness spas, and one of the best culinary scenes in the region. Furthermore, dock in the IGY Marina and head out to experience how the freshness of the seafood and vegetables take every dish to the next level. Málaga is an uncanny food experience.
To end the day, choose one of the many bars overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and watch a sunset while you sip on a drink and eat some tapas.
A hedonistic approach to life surely looks something like Marbella. Allow two days at least to relax in this beautiful side of Costa del Sol and dock your vessel at Puerto Banús (up to 164ft only) or just moor up offshore.
The keyword for Marbella is “relaxed” and thus, it offers some of the finest wellness retreats in the country. Furthermore, the facilities are always top-notch and the attention to detail completely uncanny. It is hard not to have the time of your life while at Marbella.
Spain is a country of wonders, exuberant natural beauty, rich history, vibrant nightlife, and an uncanny food scene. Plus, while you enjoy the destinations above, most people will be queuing up in the Balearic Islands, leaving you with more to enjoy in a non-crowded environment.
Set sail for dreamland and stop in each of these marinas to make your dreams come true on Spanish soil.