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The best 7 locations on the Mediterranean to enjoy a sunset by boat

27 January 2022

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The best 7 locations on the Mediterranean to enjoy a sunset by boat

Every day nature brings us a spectacle that we rarely get the chance to enjoy. Sunsets take the sky as a canvas and paint it with unique colours. In this post, we compile the best locations to witness the beauty of a perfect sunset in the Mediterranean by boat. 

Zadar, Croatia

Sunset in Zadar, Dalmatian coast

Zadar is one of the oldest towns on the Dalmatian coast and is becoming one of the most popular tourist towns. Its small cobbled streets invite you to stroll around the town and visit its terraces. The biggest secret of this city is the sunsets that can be seen from the waterfront or onboard a boat. Let yourself be surprised by the colours of the sky before the sun disappears completely.

Santorini, Greece

sunset onboard in Santorini

Santorini is one of the world’s most famous islands in the southern Aegean Sea. The iconic white architecture with blue domes of the town of Oia is the most attractive feature of the island and is a typical tourist backdrop for photo spots. The most striking thing about Santorini is its sunsets, as thanks to the island’s location, there are several incredible places to watch them. The best place to watch the sunset is from the sea onboard your boat. Rent a boat in Santorini to have the best place to enjoy the sunset. 

Little Venice, Mykonos

Sunset in Little Venice, Mykonos

Little Venice is a small village on the island of Mykonos famous for having the best sunsets. On its small coastline, there are several bars and restaurants that sell the view of the best sunsets in Greece. But if you have a boat, you can watch these breathtaking sunsets without spending a fortune in these establishments. 

Antibes, France

Sunset in Antibes port

Antibes is a town on the Côte d’Azur of France that mixes the beauty of a typical French village with the charm of the Mediterranean. It is visited by tourists and glamorous personalities, while still retaining its charm. In this city, you can appreciate incredible sunsets with different shades and tones, enjoy these beautiful sunsets onboard your boat in Antibes  and with a cup of French wine.

Ghajn Tuffieha Bay Malta

Sunset inGhajn Tuffieha Bay Malta

Malta is a small island south of Italy and the north of Africa with great natural beauty. As the island is very small, the best way to explore it, its bays and beaches is by boat. Rent a boat in Malta and discover all the secrets that nature brings to this island. In Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, you will find the best spots for swimming, snorkelling and the best sunset on the island. Relax onboard your boat and appreciate a unique natural spectacle.

Benirrás Cove, Ibiza

Boats Sunset Ibiza

The cove of Benirrás is located in the north of the island and is well known for its relaxed and alternative atmosphere. Right in the middle of the bay, there is a small islet that stands out against the colour of the sky and the sea when the sun goes down. When the sun begins to set, the Benirràs drum festival is held on the beach of this bay. A typical celebration full of drumming, singing and dancing. If you prefer a quieter atmosphere, you can watch the sunset from your boat and have front row seats. 

Manarola, SP, Italy

Sunset and boats in Manarola Italy

Manarola is one of the most beautiful coastal towns in northern Italy. Built on a rock about 70 metres above sea level, Manarola is the most charming part of this small town. The most charming thing about this small town is the colourful houses that contrast with the colour of the rock and the sea. The sunsets here highlight the colours of the village, a unique spectacle that can only be spotted from a boat. Sail alongside the best seaside villages of the Italian Riviera and let yourself be amazed by the sunsets.