At the southern most tip of Western Europe on the Iberian peninsula lies the enchanting land of Portugal blessed with everything for a perfect charter destination: luxurious sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean, plush sandy beaches, dramatic mountain ranges, verdant flora, olive groves, excellent wine, fresh seafood and a number of historic and cultural monuments around every corner. Portugal is lucky to be one of the warmest countries on the Old Continent and is drenched in sunlight all year round making this destination extremely appealing to both summer and winter charterers alike. This land is an exciting slice of paradise where each guest will find something unique to discover during their luxury charter.
Let your Captain navigate your luxury charter powerboat or luxury charter sailing catamaran to Faro, the region’s bustling coastal capital city quenched in history and boasting premium Atlantic beaches to explore during your vacation. Situated near the Ria Formosa lagoon, a nature reserve being a stopping place for many different bird species during their migratory periods, Faro is flanked with handsome historic buildings of the Cidade Velha standing vis a vis the marina, a top notch facility for luxury charter yachts. Cobblestone alleys of vivid houses and stone walls are a true maze of authentic restaurants and cafes surprising visitors with typical Portuguese dishes, such as Carne de Porco à Alentejana, a succulent meal consisting of marinated pork, clams, potatoes and coriander.
The second Portuguese archipelago is Madeira, a group of islands lying north of the Spanish island of Tenerife. Discovered by Portuguese sailors in the early 15th century, Madeira is believed to be the first territory explored during the Portuguese Age of Discovery. The island’s mild Mediterranean climate makes Madeira a marvelous charter destination and with Madeira wine, vivid fragrant flowers, plush landscapes and embroidery artisans scattered throughout the islands, the archipelago is a breathtaking blend of rustic beauty and rich cultural heritage of Portuguese flavor.