Planning a sailing holiday in September is a good way to say goodbye to the summer and have a fresh start in the new academic year or get back to work full of energy. A month in which the temperatures are still warm and most tourists have already finished their holidays; you can find best yacht charter deals available and enjoy destinations more peacefully.
Take a look at our selection of best sailing destinations for September and enjoy a sailing trip with the best conditions.
1. Yacht charter Dubrovnik
Croatia, thanks to its location and fabulous sailing conditions, is a very popular destination among sailing enthusiasts.
Rent a boat in Dubrovnik and start your sailing holiday in Croatia enjoying pleasant walks through a walled and medieval city with a very peculiar architecture. A destination that has gained even more popularity since its streets and landscapes are regularly used for scenes in the successful series of Game of Thrones.
From Dubrovnik you can enjoy a quiet sailing around dozens of islands, also finding a mooring in most marinas will be easier than during the high season.
Visit Mijet and its national park, this green island covered with dense vegetation is ideal to spend a relaxing day and explore its fauna. Load your backpack with provisions and visit the salt water lakes of the national park of Mijet, where you can swim and stop for lunch in their natural surroundings. This national park is a highly recommended visit that will mark your holidays in Croatia.
Discover the sixth largest island of the Adriatic, Korcula, a charming island full of olive trees and vineyards. This island is well known because its inhabitants say that Marco Polo was born here, and probably this story is not true, but if you wish you can even visit the house where supposedly this famous merchant lived.
The picturesque village of Lumbarda worth a visit, it is about 6 km away of Korcula and you can taste very good white wines elaborated in the island.
On the island of Lopud you can enjoy spectacular beaches and explore some of its monasteries and ruins. You cannot miss out on the island of Sipan, the largest of the Elafiti islands.
If you decide to rent a sailboat in Dubrovnik you can discover the Dalmatian coast and its islands in the best possible way, reaching corners that are only accessible by boat. Enjoy a pleasant sailing surrounded by a great variety of landscapes and warm temperatures during September.
2. Yacht charter Amalfi coast , Italy
Italy is one of the most idyllic destinations to enjoy a few days sailing. When you rent a boat in Italy you ensure a holiday full of relaxing evenings on sandy beaches and transparent waters, mornings of walks in movie villages and nights of delicious Italian gastronomy and good wines.
A yacht charter in the Amalfi coast and the Tyrrhenian Sea is an ideal choice for a couple or family holiday. Along the Amalfi Coast, you can explore incredibly romantic villages and feel the most authentic Italian essence going across its streets.
Our favorite places to visit during a cruise in the Amalfi coast are; Positano, Amalfi, Ischia, Capri, Procida and the Pontine islands. Depending on how long you are on holiday and the sailing conditions in that time, it is sometimes possible to sail till the Aeolian Islands, in the north of Sicily.
Renting a catamaran in Salerno is one of the best options to start a sailing trip through the Tyrrhenian Sea. Salerno is a city full of history and a rooted tradition, a spectacular place to contemplate the beautiful Amalfi Coast. From Salerno you can also visit the famous city of Pompei, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
If you prefer, you can also start your yacht charter in Procida, a small island located in the heart of the Bay of Naples that have managed to escape mass tourism. Procida stands out for its colorful houses.
September is a perfect month for sailing along the Amalfi coast and enjoy warm weather and excellent water temperature for swimming and water activities. All the restaurants on the coast are open and finding an available table is easier than in the high season.
3. Yacht charter Mallorca , Balearic islands
With temperatures up to 28ºC and a sea temperature of 22ºC, September is one of the best months to rent a boat in Mallorca and discover every corner of this beautiful island. Most of the available boats to rent in Majorca are located in the port of Palma, which is a perfect location to visit the historic capital of Palma and its incredible cathedral by foot.
Whether you are sailing with children or you are a large group of friends, the best option is to rent a catamaran in Majorca and enjoy comfort and space while sailing.
There is a great variety of catamarans to rent In Majorca. You can find catamarans from 3 to 6 cabins, ideal for large families who want to enjoy a comfortable sailing trip in the Mediterranean. The great diversity of landscapes, its numerous anchorages and coves of white sand and turquoise waters, the national park of Cabrera and the excellent sailing conditions, make Mallorca an exceptional sailing destination.
If you plan on sailing calmly the whole island of mallorca, it is advisable to rent a boat for at least 2 weeks to have enough time to sail the island and make some stops to discover also its interior beauty.