Maldives and Seychelles Named ‘Top Yachting Destinations’

Among the top six destinations in 2024 for fans of luxury sailing as determined by OceanBeachBulletin.com are the South Asian Island countries of the Maldives and Seychelles.-OceanBeachBulletin.com, is a beach resource for finding out about the best destinations for a seaside getaway, and they recently announced their top six global destinations for fans of luxury sailing. Reporting that luxury sailing is an experience few can shake once tasted, the Bulletin noted two ingredients are vital to a successful experience. First, the vessel and then the second ingredient: the destination. The other four of the destinations were The French Riviera, The Amalfi Coast, the Whitsundays, and British Virgin Islands.


Let the winds guide us from Europe down to the Indian Ocean, to the Seychelles, an archipelago of islands off East Africa. This is where your luxury will have less urban influence and appear more like the luxury sailing you daydream about at work. Think hammocks strung from coconut trees on pristine beaches, diving trips that tour the incredible nursery of local marine life, and the inimitable Creole culture. “From imposing boulders to secluded award winning beach spots, the Indian Ocean’s dot on the world map, Seychelles, represents one of the very few luxurious and untouched frontiers for vessels wishing to cruise in tranquillity, and diversity”, adds manager Gilbert d’Offay of Asia Pacific Superyachts Seychelles


It’s one of the genuine jewels of the Indian Ocean says Asia Pacific Superyachts Director Mohamed Hameed who is based in the Maldives. Hameed reports that, “Most superyachts visit the Maldives from November to May, and with 99% of the Maldives territory made up of sea water and is home to some of the most diverse sea life on the planet. Over 240 varieties of corals can be found in the crystal-clear waters this diving paradise.

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