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The Sunshine State, where the days are hot and the nights are haute. South Florida has everything under the sun to offer from casual to chic and coconuts to cocktails. With hundreds of miles of beaches along its coastline, South Florida is easily one of the most chartered destinations in the Americas.
Begin your charter in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the Yachting Capital of the World and home to the largest concentration of mega yachts and its supporting industry. While the swaying palms and white beaches haven’t changed, Fort Lauderdale’s image has. Long ago considered a spring break destination, Fort Lauderdale now caters to a more sophisticated crowd with services and amenities to tantalize and please. While your charter yacht is docked at The Hall of Fame Marina, walk over to Coconuts and her sister restaurant, G&B Oysters, for the finest seafood sourced from the best purveyors all over the country. Take up a hand of cards at “The Guitar” at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, stroll down Las Olas restaurants, bars and boutiques, pop in local favorite, FG Lifestyle Spa, or dip your toes in the Atlantic Ocean.
Perhaps you prefer a cruise down the ICW onboard your charter yacht, taking in the rich Fort Lauderdale architectural history on the water and home to many “game changers.” Our backyard also houses a beloved ecological treasure, The National Everglades, where you can ride a private airboat and enjoy unimagined natural beauty or perhaps stroll along an Alligator Alley bike path.
Fort Lauderdale, the ‘Venice of America’ is a perfect destination to begin your charter.
Head south to Miami’s clear blue water and white sandy beaches, with Ocean Drive as the backdrop. In South Beach, tour the Art Deco Historic District, pop up coffee shops, delicious delis and upscale dining in the many boutique hotels. Visit art galleries supporting the international art fair, Art Basel, which works in collaboration with the host city’s local institutions. The festival is in early December and is fantastic, otherwise the galleries will happily satisfy your interest in adding to your private collection.
After a sizzling night, the sounds of the morning are quiet with a mellow vibe in the air and Cuban coffee brewing. Take a morning stroll on the beach, spend the afternoon exploring the design district or Wynwood. Give yourself two nights in Miami to bask in the unique international vibe.
About an hour south of Miami, yet a world away is, are the Florida Keys. This is where the sea, and all it has to offer, is the main focus. The Keys have a subtropical climate with warm, balmy temperatures year-round, and even January is characterized by high temps in the 70s and clear blue skies.
Known as the dive capital of the world, this is the place to get back to nature and disconnect from the hustle. Snorkel, dive, swim, fish or lose the time by spending a day at a beach bar with your feet in the sand. Have your crew pack you a picnic on the beach, make use of the tender and explore the nooks of the islands. Keep traveling south and see why Ernest Hemingway made his home in Key West, the Southernmost Point in the USA. Visit Mallory Square for the sunset and hear the applaud of the cheering crowd as the last of the sun slips away and Duval Street comes alive.
Seventy miles west, a water enthusiast delight, is the Dry Tortugas National Park. Accessible only by boat or sea plane, the magnificent Fort Jefferson awaits you surrounded by coral reefs, fresh cool blue waters and an abundant bird assortment, this stop is home to history and natural wonders above and below the water’s surface. This is a wonderful end of itinerary for your east coast of Florida yacht charter.
As you return to your charter yacht from a memorable adventure, be prepared to enjoy the attention to detail your yacht crew specializes in. This is when your yacht chef truly delights as you have worked up an appetite from excursions and are welcomed back on the yacht with cocktails and a promise of unique gastronomical adventures.
When you work with one of our charter specialists, they will arrange the ideal and bespoke charter yacht experience for you. Whether you prefer to begin in Palm Beach, with its vast swaying palms, notable shopping on Worth Avenue, exquisite dining at any award winning, chef owned and operated restaurant or…
Perhaps you would like to explore the West Coast of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico on your luxury yacht charter vacation. Naples, shop, dine or take your chance at dolphin sightings, take in show at the theatre or select from one of the many golf courses. Visit Naples’ neighbor, Fort Myers and tour one of the many historical estates or the summer homes of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, take the boat to Sanibel Island or kayak the mangroves. It’s a different change of pace on the west coast and it’ll leave you feeling connected with yourself, your friends and family.
Disembarking and traveling home is easy with several national and private airports. Cheeks sun kissed, spirit cleansed, the coastline of Florida will call you back again for your next charter.
Want more? Visit Fort Lauderdale on first weekend of November each year for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show where hundreds of yachts are showcased for sale and charter. We welcome you with open arms!