Holidays Afloat: Your Guide To The Best Yachting Vacations.

Written by John Thompson

Yachting vacations used to berepparttar sole preserve ofrepparttar 148337 rich or famous;repparttar 148338 price being unachievable for most people. Prices have now dropped considerably withrepparttar 148339 introduction of chartering and many yacht owners now offer other potential seafarersrepparttar 148340 opportunity to ‘rent’ their boat for their dream vacation.

Yachting means you aren’t confined to any one area, or even any one island; giving yourepparttar 148341 opportunity to visit various beaches, coves and beautiful coastlines on your travels. Alternatively, you can remain on your boat and watchrepparttar 148342 sun rises andrepparttar 148343 sun set overrepparttar 148344 clear horizon ofrepparttar 148345 sea. Whether you are looking for an action packed vacation inrepparttar 148346 destinations of your dreams or a tranquil, even romantic getaway for you, your family and loved ones. The possibilities are endless.

Where you can go on your yachting vacation.

Whether you choose to go bareboat, take a captain, or even an entire crew there is bound to be a destination to suit you. Many destinations offerrepparttar 148347 complete package for your vacation. Spend a couple of days in a secluded cove, exploringrepparttar 148348 beaches and seeingrepparttar 148349 beautiful plants and wildlife and thenrepparttar 148350 rest of your vacation inrepparttar 148351 exotic harbour onrepparttar 148352 next island. Everything is possible on a yachting vacation.


Greece offers a number of popular destinations for mooring your yacht. Each island offering you a new surf washed beach combined with traditional Greek villages and exquisite countryside and mountains. The local restaurants and taverns are friendly and welcoming offering some fantastic Greek cuisine and drink.

A short distance away fromrepparttar 148353 harbours you will be able to find a busy and popular nightlife, if required and historical excavations, museums and hospitable people always more than willing to idle awayrepparttar 148354 time with you. For those not proficient inrepparttar 148355 local language there is no need to worry, a vast majority ofrepparttar 148356 locals speak very fluent English and are usually only too happy to put it into practise.


The mainland of Turkey offers a combination of quaint and quiet villages withrepparttar 148357 occasional large town for stocking up on provisions and some fantastic sight seeing. The whole country is awash with ancient ruins fromrepparttar 148358 numerous cultures that have resided there, giving ruins and buildings to visit suiting everyone’s needs.

The larger towns have regular bazaars that bring Turkish crafts both ancient and modern and a sea of many different colours. The smells, sights and sounds are an experience you will never forget.

Visit Pismo Beach California

Written by David G. Hallstrom, Sr.

Are you looking for a vacation spot where you can relax, unwind and get rid of every day stress without dying of boredom? Why not visit Pismo Beach, California? Pismo Beach is situated onrepparttar central coast of California just about midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. You can get there by car, camper, boat, rail, bus or you can fly into San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport.

There are no large amusement or theme parks or crowds of people, just twenty three (23) miles of beautiful sandy uncrowded beaches and sand dunes surrounded by golf courses, wooded areas and small towns.

Accomodations are plentiful, with everything from campgrounds and RV parks, to inexpensive motels to hotels in various price ranges to luxury beachfront resorts and spas. There is no dearth of restaurants, you can find coffee shops, family restaurants, excellent seafood restaurants and fine steakhouses.

Lie on a white sand beach soaking uprepparttar 148297 sun duringrepparttar 148298 day and go for long moonlit walks alongrepparttar 148299 oceans edge at night. Go whale watching for gray, humpback and killer whales. View dolphins, sea otters, sea lions, pelicans and seagulls. See hugh colonies of giant elephant seals up close and personal, dig your own clams for lunch or dinner, visit one ofrepparttar 148300 most spectacular Monarch Butterfly Groves inrepparttar 148301 country, spend a leisurely day fishing offrepparttar 148302 1200 foot pier.

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