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September 28, 2020

Exploring by Sea: Our Top Private Yachting Experiences in Latin America and the Mediterranean

Looking for a way for your family to travel in absolute privacy? Whether it’s a multi-day yacht charter around the Galapagos Islands or along the Adriatic Coast, traveling by private yacht offers an alternative perspective into a destination, as well as total privacy and comfort. Enjoy kayaking and scuba diving in the Galapagos to experiencing the natural wildlife in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest, our clients are pampered with gourmet meals catered to their individual preferences, childminding services when needed, and much more. With our on the ground team, every adventure is personalized to you and the party you’re traveling with.

Luxury Journey to the Galapagos Islands

Galapagos National Park, Ecuador 

Exploring the Galapagos by sea is one of the best ways to discover the archipelago that inspired Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. From hiking through unique volcanic landscapes to snorkeling with fearless sea turtles and sea lions, the Galapagos have endless exploration possibilities. When it comes to your choice of private yachts, ship sizes vary from 12 to 20 passenger vessels and are best for a multigenerational families or groups of friends. Luxury features can include a ratio of one staff member per guest, gourmet cuisine, jacuzzis, and excellent service. Blue Parallel specializes in privately chartered yachts and our team of luxury travel experts visit the Galapagos yearly to vet all of the private yachts we recommend.

Luxury Journey to Croatia

Adriatic Coast, Croatia

Journey back in time as you sail to historical places and immerse yourself in the local culture. Enjoy the perfect mix of leisure and fun as you take in the natural beauty around you, exploring both popular and secluded Croatian islands on your own private yacht. Visit places like Vis, the Pakleni Islands, Hvar, Korcula, Mljet, and the Pearl of the Adriatic – Dubrovnik. Proclaimed to have the purest waters in the Mediterranean, the Adriatic inspires the discerning traveler to appreciate life’s simple pleasures: dining on freshly caught fish, biking through olive groves, and swimming in a crystalline sea. It’s a place where life slows down, in the best possible way.

Luxury Journey to the Amazon

Amazon River in Peru & Brazil

Home to half of the world’s remaining rainforest, the Amazon offers fascinating lessons on biodiversity and stretches over 9 countries in South America. The Amazon promises endless opportunities to discover flora and fauna found in no other part of the world! Fully immerse yourself in nature by staying on a luxury river boat in the Peruvian or Brazilian Amazon. In Peru, explore the headwaters of the Amazon, located near Iquitos, where you can discover remote estuaries in the Peruvian rainforest and the Pacaya Samira Reserve. In Brazil, discover the “Meeting of the Waters” near Manaus where the black waters of the Negro River and the brown waters of the Solimões River converge and run together for miles without mixing until they finally merge to form the great Amazon River itself.

Luxury Journey to Greece

Ionian & Cyclades Islands, Greece

It’s easy to see how legendary myths of gods and giants originated in Greece’s vast and varied landscape. Wide-open skies, a sea speckled with islands and white-sand beaches combine to form a land of unique natural beauty. Here you have the choice to see Greece’s famous blue waters along the Ionian Coast or Cyclades archipelago. The Ionian is ideal for people looking for lush green landscapes while the Cyclades boast Volcanic landscapes that are ripe with history and culture. No matter where you choose to go, Blue Parallel will help design a custom route to ensure you visit the best off the beaten path islands and experience a taste of true Greek island life!

Luxury Journey to Panama

San Blas Islands, Panama

Just off the coast of Panama is the stunning San Blas archipelago: a cluster of picture-postcard islands, home to white-sand beaches with swaying coconut palms. The 365 islands are run by Panama’s indigenous Guna community, yet over 300 of them are uninhabited. Surrounded by crystal clear waters, the archipelago’s paradisiacal and remote setting is perfect for those who wish to escape the hustle and bustle of urban life by private catamaran. Your highly experienced captain will reveal some of the hidden treasures found in this idyllic archipelago and your attentive crew will assist with your every need.

Luxury Journey to Turkey

Aegean Coast, Turkey

Turkey is a hidden gem along the Mediterranean coast where you can experience the history of multiple empires, learn about a deep cultural heritage influenced by the east and west, and enjoy the relaxing waters of the Aegean coast. Here you can take a multi-day journey on your private gulet (a traditional wooden sailing boat) to discover the inlets, islets, and pristine beaches of the region. Spend your days discovering Turkey’s fascinating culture and natural beauty while enjoying sunset cocktails and exquisite Turkish food.