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Island hopping in the Mediterranean

Tuesday 31st May 2022 |

Summer is around the corner, and one of the best ways to spend it is by hopping around Mediterranean islands. This is a record-breaking year with the UK consumers booking more boat rentals in May this year compared to the previous years.

Click&Boat is the perfect solution for island hopping with sailboats, motorboats, yachts, catamarans, RIBs to choose from and selecting the level of crew support needed. All sailing skills can be catered to, from experienced sailors taking boats out alone to renters taking on a captain, crew and full catering staff.

Click&Boat has a plethora of boats available to rent all around the Mediterranean, including some of the most popular destinations for boat rental this year. Since the beginning of the season, the website’s number of visits from the UK market has increased by 2.8 compared to last year during the same time period. Here, we look at these top five spots in the Mediterranean for island hopping by Click&Boat and some of the most unique boats to hire there. 

Top five spots in Mediterranean for boating holiday

Ibiza, Spain

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Most know Ibiza as the Mediterranean’s number one party destination, however the island’s natural beauty also makes it a hotspot for sailing fanatics. With stunning coves, beautiful beaches, and one-of-a-kind moorings, renting the Llauts Balears – Montse is the perfect way to take advantage of this island. During a sailing trip travellers can discover all of Ibiza’s charms. Spending the night at Cala Salada in San Antonio, one of the most impressive coves on the island. Those interested in a snorkelling expedition can sail to Cala Bassa, where they’ll enjoy crystal clear waters and a variety of marine life in the area. 

Corfu, Greece

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Corfu is the northernmost of the seven Ionian Islands and the perfect starting point to explore the sun-drenched Ionian Sea. A mixture of sheltered coastal spots and more adventurous blue water stretches make Corfu an ideal destination for sailors of all abilities. The famous Heptanese Islands are known for their relaxed culture and attractive scenery, excellent beaches and warm, clear waters. Corfu is home to a number of relaxing beaches and imposing castles, as well as numerous outlying islands and abundant native wildlife. Boat rental by Click&Boat is an excellent option to explore this island, and what it offers, and Jeanneau – Prestige Sport is one of the most recommended choices.  

Amalfi Coast, Italy

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Italy’s Amalfi Coast is a must for summer sailing trips. It is perhaps one of the most beautiful parts of the country with nearly vertical sea-front towns and colourful homes that give the holiday that extra sparkle. Set sail for the Tyrrhenian Sea and enjoy a sunny day on board visiting villages like Positano and Praiano. For those planning a longer trip, a cruise along the Amalfi Coast and then visiting  the island of Capri is a great choice. This island is home to a variety of significant landmarks like Tragara and the Blue Grotto, as well as a few Roman villas. Boat rental is the best way to explore this beautiful part of the Mediterranean, and Commander 31 from 1972 is one of Click&Boat’s favourite choices. 

Cannes, France

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Cannes is one of the best options for sailing holidays on the French Riviera. From La Croisette, the Gulf of Napoule, and the Lerin Islands, there is plenty to see on board in Cannes, and the great thing is, popular destinations like Nice and Antibes are just a short cruise away. There are also many great options by Click&Boat for a boat rental in this beautiful part of the Mediterranean, Trimara Electrique – Orphie 29 being amongst the best. 

Istria, Croatia

With a magnificent coastline, clear waters and splendid beaches, Croatia lures increasing numbers of visitors for sailing holidays each year. Istria is one of the best regions for sailing in the country and there’s a wide selection of boats by Click&Boat. Custom made, traditional Pasara is one of the more unique and interesting options, however there are many other options to choose from as well. Pula, the region’s capital, is a stunning town with a Roman amphitheatre that hosts concerts and events throughout the summer. The surrounding countryside is covered in vineyards producing some great wines; food in this part of Croatia is superb. The seaside town of Rovinj is also beautiful and very worth a visit and there are many islands in the Kvarner bay area nearby perfect for island hopping holidays.

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