The South of France to the Italian Riviera is an endlessly popular cruising ground for luxury yachts and superyachts. The glittering shores, quaint coastal towns and unrivalled array of boutiques, hotels and fine dining restaurants never ceases to impress, with luxury yachts returning to the Med year after year to soak up the relaxed lifestyle and European charm. Although there is no shortage of romantic and luxurious destinations in the French and Italian Rivieras, the endless available choice can at times be overwhelming. We put together a mini-guide containing our top pick of luxury yacht marina stop-offs when sailing the seductive South of France to the dazzling Italian Riviera.
The latest addition to the Monaco Ports collection of marinas has officially opened its doors. Cala del Forte in the Italian city of Ventimiglia, will accommodate superyachts up to 70 metres in length, and proudly welcomed its first superyacht last month after only slight delays relating to COVID-19.
On the spectacular south-eastern shores of the Dominican Republic, Marina Casa de Campo is one of the Caribbean’s most complete yachting destinations. Nestled in the heart of the opulent Casa de Campo Resort, this is a private paradise for superyachts, with phenomenal berthing facilities and indulgent lifestyle amenities.