Top Ten Superyacht Marinas in the Med

The Mediterranean, with its myriad sandy, secluded beaches, warm sunshine and superb anchorages, has long been the preferred playground of those seeking the ultimate superyacht vacation. With so many fantastic superyacht destinations to choose from, it can be hard to know where to head next, so here we take a trip from west to east via ten of the Med’s best superyacht marinas.

Club De Mar, Mallorca

One of the most established and prestigious superyacht marinas on offer in the Med, Mallorca’s Club De Mar makes the perfect starting point. Host to several leading regattas throughout the year, Mallorca is also the perfect location for enjoying a range of stunning beaches and dramatic cliff scenery.

Top Ten Superyacht Marinas in the Med Club De Mar Mallorca

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Port Vell, Barcelona

Barcelona’s Port Vell is undoubtedly one of the Med’s prettiest superyacht marinas, with row upon row of palm trees rustling gently in the warm Catalonian breeze. Be sure to explore the wonders of Barcelona while in the area, including Gaudi’s incredible and awe-inspiring ongoing creation at the Sagrada Familia.

Top Ten Superyacht Marinas in the Med Port Vell Barcelona

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Port De St Tropez

A delightful mixture of pretty houses crowds the waterfront at Porte De St Tropez, their soft hues gently glowing in the rich Mediterranean sun. Enjoy the thriving pace of life in the town and its world-class restaurants, before retiring to the beaches along the Baie de Pampelonne, which offer some of the most beautiful bathing spots in the area.

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Port Hercule, Monaco

Backed by steeply rising hills, Monaco’s Port Hercule enjoys a splendid setting and provides convenient access to Monaco’s wide range of truly incredible restaurants. Be sure to stay at least one night in Port Hercule in order to see the marina and town at night, when the twinkling lights of boats and buildings combine to create a truly spectacular sight.

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Port De Bonifacio, Corsica

Hemmed in by traditional Corsican buildings and rugged hills with winding roads carved out of them, Port De Bonfacio has a distinctly James Bond-esque feel to it as you approach. Bonifacio’s hilltop castle, pretty churches and striking towers make this a delightful place to explore at your leisure.

Top Ten Superyacht Marinas in the Med Port De Bonifacio Corsica

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Porto Cervo, Sardinia

Porto Cervo is simply bursting with choice when it comes to deluxe beach clubs to enjoy during the day and exclusive restaurants and clubs for entertainment well into the small hours. The plush surroundings of the Billionaire Club are highly recommended, both for dining and for dancing the night away.

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Marina Grande, Capri

Capri’s Marina Grande has a uniquely exclusive feel to it, while the colourful houses and brightly painted fishing boats dotted along the waterfront ensure it retains something of its old-world charm. The marina is perfectly located for visitors to enjoy the soft sands of the island’s biggest beach, making it ideal for those looking for a few days of utter relaxation as part of their Mediterranean tour.

Top Ten Superyacht Marinas in the Med Marina Grande Capri

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Grand Harbour Marina, Malta

Set against the stunning backdrop of a UNESCO World Heritage site, Malta’s Grand Harbour Marina provides direct access to the bustling medieval town of Birgu that packs the gentle slope up from the sea. Within the calm waters, a stunning array of fish and coral make the area particularly popular with those wishing to snorkel and scuba dive.

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Mykonos Harbour, Greece

The whitewashed buildings crowding the gently curving beach capture the heart as one approaches Mykonos Harbour. The narrow, winding streets invite exploration while the plethora of restaurants serving sparklingly fresh seafood cannot fail to delight.

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Palmarina, Turkey

Dock in Palmarina for a day of serious retail therapy, enjoying the wide range of boutique shops before dining in one of the marina’s many fine international restaurants and dancing in the unrivalled surroundings of one of the town’s nightclubs. Recover in style on the beach the following day, allowing the gently lapping waves to wash away the excesses of the night before.

Bio: Captain Carl Sputh spends the majority of his time at the helms of MY Starfire, a 178′ superyacht for charter. When ashore, he enjoys traveling the world, driving his custom Triumph motorcycle and learning to fly helicopters.

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Carl Sputh

Carl Sputh

Captain at MY Starfire
Captain Carl Sputh spends the majority of his time at the helms of MY Starfire, a 178' superyacht for charter. When ashore, he enjoys traveling the world, driving his custom Triumph motorcycle and learning to fly helicopters.
Carl Sputh