Chartering A Yacht In The Bahamas
A yacht charter vacation to the Bahamas is an experience that will leave you speechless, in awe, and wanting to come back for more. From the Exumas to the Abacos, Grand Bahama, Freeport, Nassau and all across the islands, this part of the world is a dream destination for charter guests. Travelers from across the globe flock to the Bahamas to embark on their own private yacht charter getaway. Best known for its flat terrain and shallow waters, visitors to the area can escape their worries and leave stress behind, as they set sail on a yacht of their choice—whether it be a luxury catamaran, superyacht, motor yacht, sailing yacht, or another vessel in our fleet.
Bahamas Luxury Crewed Motor Yacht Charters
The best way to explore the Bahamas is by chartering your own private crewed luxury motor yacht with a supporting towed tender. This is the absolute best way to explore the Bahamian islands, gliding you from one activity to the next. You can spend your days finding your own private beaches, swimming with pigs and the incredible marine life. Or perhaps you prefer speeding around mangroves on jet skis and diving some of the most gorgeous turquoise waters on earth.
Although not technically part of the Caribbean, you can find the Bahamas resting along the North Atlantic coastline, just to the east of Florida. Popular charter areas within the Bahamas include the Exumas, which is a 120-mile-long archipelago that is quite secluded and off-the-beaten-path. Likewise, yacht charter itinerary like visiting the Abacos are a group of smaller islands surrounding Great Abaco Island, filled with charming, historical seaside towns. There are more than 700 islands and 2400 cays throughout all of the Bahamas—providing yacht charter guests with a large aquatic playground to explore, filled with coral and ocean trenches. Likewise, the area is one of the most sought-after sailing destinations in the world, with incredible beaches and local culture that transports you to another world. These beautiful islands are known as some of the best places in the world to go snorkeling and scuba diving, and they are also known for their rich history and luxurious atmosphere.
Nassau. Photo by Valeria Almeida
Along your journey, you’ll be supported by your own private onboard crew and charter captain. With a wealth of knowledge and experience not only in the yacht charter realm, but also in the Bahamas itself, your dedicated staff is more than happy to help you create a custom itinerary for your trip, including dinners ashore, exciting excursions and so much more. While aboard, look forward to enjoying a life of luxury and extravagance—with chef-prepared meals and endless cocktails for your enjoyment. If you’re in search of the ultimate vacation for you and your significant other, your family or your friends, a private Bahamas yacht charter is just what you need.
Bahamas Crewed Catamaran Charters
Catamarans often have shallow drafts, this means you can get closer to the empty beaches than monohulls or motor yachts. As you cruise from one Bahamian Caye to the next your dedicated crew will be treat you like royalty. If you're a group looking to unwind and enjoy unrivalled water quality, unbelievable scenery, and world-class diving then choose Bahamas crewed catamaran for your next vacation. A catamaran charter is a truly unparalled way of exploring the Bahamas and sailing through the sparkling clear blue waters.
Highbourne Cay, Bahamas. Photo by @hanhanbvi
Frequently Asked Questions About Chartering A Yacht In The Bahamas
- Treasure Cay International Airport located in Treasure Cay, Abaco Islands.
- Leonard M. Thompson International Airport located in March Harbour, Abaco Islands.
- Exuma International Airport located in Moss Town, Great Exuma.
- Lynden Pindling International Airport located in Nassau, New Providence.
Currency: Bahamian dollar (BS$) and US dollar (US$) are widely accepted.
Suggested Tipping In The Bahamas:
- Hotels: BS$2 or US$2 per bag for porters.
- Restaurants: 15% of bill is standard and sometimes automatically added.
- Taxis: Tip about 15% of fare.
Time Zone: Atlantic Standard Time (GMT/UTC minus four hours)
Weather/Climate In The Bahamas: Subtropical climate known for year-round mild temperatures, with a hot and rainy season from May to October.
Best Time to Charter A Yacht In The Bahamas
- Peak Season: December through April
- Low Season: June through September
Religion: Baptist, Anglican, Roman Catholic
Eleuthera, Bahamas. Photo by Trish Hartmann
Highlights Of A Luxury Private Crewed Yacht Charter In The Bahamas
The Bahamas is known for its pristine waters and beautiful beaches. The weather is one of the things that draws many people here from around the world. Average temperatures throughout the year range from 70°F (21°C) to 85°F (29°C), making it an ideal place to get away from the colder weather in other parts of the world. It does experience some rainfall and tropical storms in the summer, but generally the climate is very pleasant. Home to some very unique wildlife, yacht charter guests can see adorable swimming pigs on Big Major, and indigenous Rock Iguana populations on Allen's Cay. There are also many hikes you can do on several different islands to view the beautiful flora. The Bahamas also offers multiple snorkeling and scuba diving spots, such as Thunderball Grotto, an exciting place to go scuba diving that was actually featured in the James Bond films. A Bahamas private yacht charter is one of the best ways to see this beautiful archipelago in a luxurious, personalized environment.
Top Things to Do During a Bahamas Yacht Charter
- Historical & Cultural Tours
- Swimming with Pigs
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