There are many, many destinations which have become the “go-to” places to visit by yacht. From the Maldives to the Bahamas to the Côte d’Azur… let’s be honest, we’ve all been there. Lovely as they are, having a yacht gives you a unique opportunity for adventure, far from the crowds. But where to go?
We’re always on the lookout for the hidden gems which will take us off the beaten track and to a luxurious and exclusive destination. Today, we’re sharing four of our favourites. So, settle back, relax in try to decide which you’re going to visit first!
Amanera, Dominican Republic
Hidden within 2,170 acres of perfect Caribbean jungle, the luxury Amenera resort is a jewel like no other. Overlooking the ocean from Playa Grande, this stunning resort has rich, golden sands and pure azure waters as a setting.
But it’s more than just breath-taking scenery, the resort boasts the Playa Grande golf course designed byRobert Trent Jones Sr. For those looking for a more relaxing time there’s a spa which is inspired by the shamanic healing traditions of the Dominican Republic.
Six Senses Resort, Turkey
Set on the headland of the Turkish Aegean, Kaplankaya is a 400-hectre reserve steeped in natural beauty and the rich history of the area.
Visitors can sail from near-by Bodrum and drop anchor in Çivit Koyu before heading to land to uncover a thoroughly modern slice of luxury in this gorgeous setting.
The stunning Six Senses Resort is set into the hill-side, overlooking the ocean. The resort is a world-class wellness centre offering the latest in innovative treatments. Visitors can choose a dedicated package or choose options as they see fit.
With thirty-eight treatment rooms as well a sauna, fitness centre and restaurant, this resort will cater to your every desire.
Puyuhuapi Lodge, Chile
Increasingly the truly adventurous yacht owners are heading deep into the glaciers and fjords of Chilean Patagonia. For those who do, there’s the heart-stopping reward of the Puyuhuapi Lodge.
Accessible only by water, the Lodge is an exclusive destination which lacks any type of internet connection, phone or television. For those wishing to take time to disconnect, it’s perfect.
But don’t be fooled, the Lodge knows how to deliver luxury. From the restaurant which offers the unique fusion of Patagonian, Chilean and Mediterranean dishes to the waterfront hot springs and spa; whilst you’re disconnecting from the world, you will be spoiling yourself!
Cape Weligama, Sri Lanka
Standing proud atop ochre cliffs, standing watch over the Indian Ocean, the Cape Weligama is immersed in nature. The resort is built within twelve green, manicure acres of stunning indulgence.
Everything about this destination is indulgent, from the dive school to the fifteen pools, you’ll be spoilt every second you’re there. Speaking of pools, we can really recommend the sea view offered by one of the infinity pools, what better place could there be to admire your own yacht from?
But if you’d like a more relaxing experience, then the resort includes a truly unique spa with treatments which offer both a local and international feel.
Those are our top undiscovered luxury destinations for you and your yacht. Are there any we’ve missed? We’re always on the look-out for our next favourite discovery!