Relax in luxurious comfort aboard your very own private yacht charter, sailing the waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily. Here lies the volcanic archipelago of the Aeolian Islands, the backdrop to your voyage, listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. With a private captain and dedicated crew, your yachting experience will be tailored to your comforts and desires. Magnificent onboard dining focused on regional cuisine, and a customized, intimate experience awaits you. Should you want to explore a hidden cove, or jump into the crystalline waters for some snorkeling, these things are all possible with the ease and flexibility of private yachting. Visit the jet-set celebrity hot spot of Panarea, see the continuous eruptions of the volcano on Stromboli, and marvel at the ancient walls and fortifications encircling the castle atop Lipari. A new experience awaits you every step of the way.
Grand Hotel San Pietro (5*) – Taormina
The Grand Hotel San Pietro (5*) is the product of two travel-fascinated sisters who shared a love for the island of Sicily. As the only Relais & Chateaux in Sicily, this quiet and beautifully maintained retreat located a few minutes walk from the centre of Taormina town, is encapsulated by the glorious Sicilian flora that flourishes in this part of the world. Breathtaking views can be enjoyed over the Mediterranean seas and out to the ‘Isola Bella’ (beautiful island), a small emerald promontory that can only be reached at low-tide via a connecting bridge.
Luxury Gulet 138′ (7N) – Aeolian Islands Yacht Charter
Built in 2010, this luxury gulet ship measures 138′ from end to end, and is able to accommodate up to 12 guests in 6 spacious cabins located on the lower deck. There are 2 enormous master cabins; one located forward with a king sized bed, ensuite bathroom, jacuzzi and separate dressing area, the second is situated aft with a king sized bed, ensuite bathroom and jacuzzi. The remaining 4 guest suites are also spacious, with Queen sized beds and ensuite bathrooms. One of the cabins features an extra single bed. A crew of 7 will gladly cater to your desires on an exclusive private charter.
Hotel Des Etrangers et Miramare (4*) – Syracuse
On the edge of the island of Ortigia, the Hotel Des Etrangers et Miramare (4*) is within easy walking distance of the centre of Syracuse. The hotel is made up of 78 guestrooms and 13 suites. The architecture is rather elegant, in a neoclassic Sicilian style. The floors are covered with precious marbles, while the walls and ceilings are enriched with stucco work. Most bedrooms open onto the Porto Grande sea. On the 6th floor, there is a restaurant that offers a panoramic view of the Ortigia rooftops, bell towers and the expansive sea below.
Trip Schedule: Departs on From 01-May-2013 to 30-Sep-2013
* USD per person, double occupancy. Custom designed personal tour. Prices subject to change.Private charters available May-September. Please inquire for specific dates