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Top destinations to visit and sail in winter

18 November 2021

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Top destinations to visit and sail in winter

Winter has landed, and with it, the cold, wind and rain. When temperatures drop, people tend to look for warmer destinations to visit during their winter holidays or decide to go to the mountains to practise snow sports. They forget about the sea and boats and most of the time people do not consider sailing as part of their holiday activities. The cold weather and rain could indeed make the experience challenging. However, we can always find destinations that suit our desires for a winter holiday. In this article, we will give you European and International destinations for sailing during the winter.

Spain

Spain is one of the countries in Europe with warmer weather during the winter, especially on the island of Ibiza, located in the archipelago of Spain in the Mediterranean Sea. The temperature can reach up to 25°C during the winter. It is an excellent destination to charter a yacht and plan a day trip to enjoy the excellent weather. If peace and quiet is your thing? Then another good option would be Palma de Mallorca.  It is less crowded during winter and also has a warm climate. In this city, you can find a wide variety of boats to charter and enjoy the sun while you explore the coastline.

Boats in Ibiza, Spain

Portugal

Portugal has beautiful destinations which are accessible all the year thanks to the warm weather. During winter, the temperature does not drop below 10°C so renting a boat in Lisbon is a great idea. You can plan a boat trip on the Tagus River, to get a better view of the city and then visit the nearby beaches to relax in the sea breeze. Do you want to know the best part? Portugal has many places to explore with your friends so do not miss any of them. Explore its colourful streets and meet its friendly locals for a unique and unforgettable experience.

Camilo Beach, Portugal during winter

Thailand

Thailand is a famous international destination for the winter season because of its lovely weather. The minimum temperature during the winter in Thailand is 25°. In this weather, hiking adventures can be enjoyable, and why not rent a catamaran to enjoy the sea and the sun. Do not forget to visit Railay Beach, which is one of the most beautiful in the area according to several tourists. What is the icing on the cake? On this beach, you can find several famous millenary stones to climb, and the best part is that most of them are friendly to climbers of all levels.

Boat on Railay Beach, Thailand

Cuba

Cuba is one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean region. According to experts, it is the best place to visit during winter due to the nice weather. The temperature during winter is around 25°C-30°C. With this weather, we can enjoy different outdoor activities such as sailing. Cuba is not considered a sailing destination, but you can find boat rentals in several cities. Our favourite place: Cienfuegos, best known for its colonial buildings. It is the best place for sailing, and it has excellent marine facilities. Enjoy this paradise and discover all its coves and beaches.

Cienfuegos beach, Cuba

The arrival of winter is unavoidable, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay away from boats and water. You can still enjoy sailing during the winter now that you know the top sailing destinations in Europe and around the globe. Have a different and unique winter holiday, pack your bags and don’t forget to plan your sailing itinerary