Looking for a luxurious place to dock your yacht this year? There are plenty of extravagant docks around the world that are calling your name. Whether you need a place to store your yacht while you explore an ancient city or you need somewhere to wait for your Beneteau parts to come in to replace a worn-out piece of equipment or upgrade your current setup, these docks are magnificent.
The incredible Dubai Harbor can host 1,100 yachts up to 160 meters in length and is an ideal yachting destination year-round. You’ll be surrounded by world-class luxury yachts that are owned by people you’ll want to be networking with. But if you’d rather play tourist, you’re just minutes away from Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Fountain, the Dubai Miracle Garden, and many other famous attractions. At the dock itself, you’ll find helipads, an upscale shopping mall, and the cruise terminal.
Marina di Portofino, Italy
Boats are the preferred method of travel in Marina di Portofino, so your yacht will fit right in. It’s smaller than most of the other destinations on this list, with only 14 berths, so you’ll need to make reservations early, but if you get a spot, you’ll be in ultra-exclusive company. The marina itself is one of the top attractions in this former bustling fishing town, but if you’re looking for other things to do, try Piazza Martiri Dell’Olivetta, Castello Brown, or the Church of San Giorgio.
Luštica Bay, Montenegro
Montenegro is an intriguing blend of old and new, with traditional Montenegrin features and modern technology and accommodations. The water is clear and the weather is almost always gorgeous, so no matter what time of the year it is, you’re sure to have the time of your life. It’s also a great place to get your yacht maintenance done or equipment repaired as there is round-the-clock yacht assistance for anyone who docks there. You’ll also find designer stores and a private beach for those off-the-boat adventures.
Port de Saint-Tropez, France
The lifestyle that comes with owning a yacht is reflected perfectly in the 700-berth dock at Port de Saint-Tropez, France. This is where the super-rich frolic and you’re sure to spot numerous celebrities enjoying the crown jewel of the French Riviera. Fine wine, majestic architecture, breathtaking scenery, endless beaches, and more will serve as the incredible backdrop for your luxury experiences.
Ibiza Magna, Spain
Casinos and nightclubs are the staples of Ibiza Magna, Spain, which is why it’s such a popular destination for yacht owners who relish the glitz and glamor of the wealthy lifestyle. In fact, the world-famous nightclub Pacha is just a stone’s throw away from the berths. Whether you own your yacht outright or you’re in a yacht-share program, you won’t get a better taste of the yachting way of living than at this trendy dock.
No matter where you dock your yacht, you’re going to enjoy your boat for its own luxurious amenities. But if you’re looking for a little more pizazz to go with your yachting lifestyle, try docking in one of these fantastic locations and revel in an experience like no other.