Looking for instant relaxation in a beautiful location with the exclusive charter of a luxury yacht..?
Sail the Sardinian Costa Smeralda coastline, Maddalena Islands, Lavezzi Islands and Bonifacio, Corsica, Summer 2017.
Available for your Crewed Luxury Yacht Charter during June, July, August and September.
Your holiday experience…the Costa Smeralda coastline of Sardinia is a stunning sailing region with its own sense of Italian style. The adjacent Maddalena Islands are small gems having their own individual quality to enjoy and explore. The distances between Sardinia and the islands are small making this the perfect destination to sail, relax and discover the many secluded bays, beaches and lovely harbours in this area. Experience a longer sail across the straits of Bonifacio to visit the historic harbour of Bonifacio on the French Island of Corsica.
A typical day…wake up to the scent of Italian coffee and enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast collection served on deck by your crew.
Set sail, be involved in the sailing, take the helm or simply relax.
Anchor in one of the turquoise bays to swim, sunbathe and relax before being served lunch on deck…a delicious collection of Mediterranean dishes.
In the afternoon, enjoy more sailing and another anchorage to swim before your crew sail you to your next destination.
In the evening, we will take you ashore to the heart of the waterfront atmosphere. There you can enjoy exploring the cafés, bars and shops before choosing your restaurant to dine and taste local Sardinian cuisine. Your yacht will either berth in the waterfront marina or you can enjoy the wonderful sunsets at anchor in the bay before being transported to the shore via skippered dinghy.
A seven night holiday sailing the key destinations on the spectacular Costa Smeralda coastline of Sardinia, the beautiful bays of the Maddalena Islands, Lavezzi Islands and the historic harbour of Bonifacio in Corsica.
Luxury transfer from Olbia airport to Cannigione, Costa Smeralda.
Sail to Barca Bruciata bay and on to Porto La Maddalena, Maddalena Archipelago.
Overnight in Cala Mangiavolpe marina.
Arrival: Fly into Olbia Airport where your luxury transfer will take you directly to your yacht which will be waiting for you in Cannigione, ( transfer 35 mins ). You will be welcomed on board by your crew, Tony and Christina, who will discuss your holiday itinerary, your yacht and give you a short safety briefing. Dependent upon your time of arrival, your lunch will be served on deck in Cannigione before sailing or you will be welcomed with light refreshments.
Set sail along the Golfo di Arzachena with a back drop of the Sardinian coastline and the Maddalena archipelago.
Anchor in one of the stunning turquoise bays of Barca Bruciata or Zui Paulu.
Swim, snorkel,relax or sunbathe. (For guests who have arrived early morning, your lunch will be served on deck in the bay).
In the afternoon continue sailing, passing the Islands of Isola Caprera, San Stefano and on to the waterfront town of Porto La Maddalena, Island of Maddalena.
We will berth in Cala Mangiavolpe Marina. The marina is directly on the waterfront/main square, explore the old town and atmosphere ashore.
This harbour town has a lovely mixture of traditional 19th century architecture, chic restaurants, trendy bars and interesting shops. Local people and tourists promenade together on the Via Garibaldi. Dine ashore at a restaurant of your choice.
Sail to the Islands of Spargi and Budelli, Maddalena Archipelago and on to Porto Pozzo bay, Sardinia. Overnight at anchor in Porto Pozzo bay.
Breakfast is served on deck in La Maddalena. Sail west with views of Capo d’orso and its dominating bear-shaped rock. Sail to the beautiful unspoilt and uninhabited Island of Spargi. Only one mile in diameter, a tiny gem. Anchor to swim in the stunning bay of Cala Corsara.
An ancient Roman ship was discovered near this bay and the artefacts are now housed in the Museo Archeologico on the island of La Maddalena. Swim, snorkel, sunbathe, relax. Sail east to Budelli to anchor for lunch served on deck. Swim in the crystal water and enjoy a crewed dinghy transfer into the lagoon. Continue to Porto Pozzo bay to anchor and enjoy beautiful sunset on deck in this location.
A crewed dinghy transfer to the shore to for your evening meal with a choice of a traditional Sardinian BBQ in the beach restaurant, fresh fish and delicacies or enjoy a restaurant ashore. Overnight at anchor in Porto Pozzo.
Sail to Bonifacio, south coast of Corsica, crossing the Straits of Bonifacio. Overnight in the historic harbour town of Bonifacio.
Breakfast is served on deck at anchor in Porto Pozzo bay. After breakfast we sail across the Straits of Bonifacio, sailing past the spectacular medieval town of Bonifacio perched high on the dramatic weathered cliffs. Sail into the historic natural harbour where we will berth in the marina.
Lunch will be served on deck in this dramatic setting.
Enjoy the afternoon sunbathing, relaxing surrounded by the chic, waterfront atmosphere and the theatre of super yachts arriving and departing . Explore the architecture and atmosphere of the old citadel town. The mix of chic boutique shops, bars and French restaurants.
Enjoy your evening meal ashore in a restaurant of your choice.
Sail to the Lavezzi Islands, Corsica, continue to Marmorata or Liscia bay, Sardinia and on to La Maddalena. Overnight in Cala Mangiavolpe marina. (Option for Porto Cervo overnight in the marina).
Breakfast is served on deck in the spectacular harbour of Bonifacio. Sail south east to the French islands of Lavezzi. Anchor in Cala Lazarina bay and swim/snorkel in this stunning marine reserve location. Continue sailing across the Straits of Bonifacio to anchor in the bay of Marmorata or Liscia. Lunch is served on deck. Continue sailing to La Maddalena to berth overnight in Cala Mangiavolpe marina. Enjoy your evening in this cosmopolitan waterfront town. Dine ashore in a restaurant of your choice.
For guests wishing to visit Porto Cervo there is an option to to stay overnight in the marina on Day 4. Porto Cervo is lined with super yachts and mega yachts and has designer brand shopping. It has a reputation as a focus for celebrity visitors.
Sail to the Island of Caprera, Maddalena Archipelago, along the Costa Smeralda coastline, Porto Cervo, Pevero, Cala di Volpe and on to Portisco.
Overnight in Portisco marina.
Breakfast is served on deck in La Maddalena. Sail south through the Cheisa Passage passing the Islands of San Stefano and Caprera to the stunning turquoise bay of Porto Palma on the south coast of the island-Isola Caprera. Anchor to swim.
Dependant upon time of arrival, lunch will be served on deck in either Porto Palma bay or Pevero bay.
In the afternoon continue sailing south passing the Capo Ferro lighthouse, the resort of Porto Cervo and bays of Pevero and Cala di Volpe. This is the heart of the Costa Smeralda with stunning turquoise bays lined with super yachts. We will anchor in the bays for you to swim, snorkel, relax and sunbathe.
Sail south to Portico and berth overnight in Portisco marina.
Portico is a popular super yacht destination, a horseshoe shaped development surrounded by villas with a choice of restaurants ashore from pizza to fine dining.
Sail across the Golfo di Marinella, passing Capo Figari, Isola di Figarolo and on to Golfo di Aranchi bay. Overnight at anchor in Scoglio bay.
Breakfast is served on deck in Portisco marina. Set sail heading east along the Sardinian coastline passing Punta Volpe and across the Golfo di Marinella continuing to Capo Figari where the cliffs drop vertically from 1,000ft to sea level….a great spectacle from the yacht.
Sail south to Isola di Figarolo and anchor close to the small island. Lunch is served on deck in this location.
In the afternoon, sail to Golfo di Aranchi bay where the shallow water and pure white sand creates a turquoise anchorage, a perfect swimming location.
The waterfront town of Scoglio is a lively Italian tourist town. At sunset, tourists and local people gather to watch the sun fall as a back drop to a sculpture of a mermaid in the sea. Traditional Sardinian music is played from speakers in the area.
In the evening explore the waterfront town, shops, artisan street market and dine in a restaurant of your choice ashore.
Crewed dinghy transfer to the waterfront. Overnight at anchor in the bay at Scoglio.
Sail across the Golfo di Olbia, passing Isola Tavolara and on to the bays of Baia Caddinas, Cala Sabina or Isola Porri. Overnight in Olbia marina.
Breakfast will be served on deck at anchor in the bay at Scoglio.
Sail south across the Golfo di Olbia. Enjoy spectacular views of the Island of Tavolara on the bow, the granite cliffs of 1,640ft fall dramatically to sea level.
Sail to one of the popular bays in the Golfo di Olbia; Baia Caddinas, Cala Sabina or Poori.
Anchor for lunch served on deck. Swim, snorkel, relax and sunbathe surrounded by the Sardinian coastline and the back drop of Tavolara.
In the afternoon, choose to enjoy more time at anchor, sail to another bay or sail west along the Golfo di Olbia before berthing in the marina at Olbia.
The excellent marina is a base for many super yachts and is part of a villa development.
In the evening dine ashore in the adjacent restaurant or choose to take a short 15 min taxi journey to Olbia. Visit the old town to enjoy the artisan street market, cafes and shops. Dine in a restaurant of your choice.
Olbia Marina. Relax, sunbathe on deck. Depart for Olbia airport by luxury transfer. (15 mins).
Breakfast will be served on deck in Olbia marina.
With Sixth Sense Yachting you can relax on board until you need to depart for the airport.
Dependant upon your departure time, lunch or light refreshments will be served on deck. We will arrange your luxury transfer from the yacht to Olbia airport, (15 mins).
Please note: For Guests who have a late evening departure time on day 8 or will be continuing to a hotel in Sardinia, it is possible to add ‘Cannigione’ as part of the 7 night itinerary, sailing on the final day, day 8 into Olbia marina.5ontact