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Luxury Yacht Charter in the Middle East
With spectacularly beautiful coastlines and white sandy beaches that are in stark contrast to its cutting-edge, cosmopolitan cities, the Middle East is a wonderful yacht charter destination, incorporating the Persian Gulf hotspots of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman and Bahrain, as well as Saudi Arabia in the Red Sea.
A luxury yacht charter in the Middle East and the Red Sea offers guests a heady mix of unsurpassed glamour, fascinating culture and exciting opportunities for adventure. Meanwhile, the recently developed superyacht infrastructure also provides ultimate convenience for those on a luxury yacht charter in the region.
Selection of Available Charter Yachts in the Middle East
When is the Best Time to Rent a Yacht in the Middle East and the Red Sea?
The best time for a luxury yacht charter in the Middle East and the Red Sea falls between November and April when the climate is not too hot or humid. On average temperatures in the Middle East and the Red Sea range between highs of approximately 31C (88F) in November to 32C (90F) in April. The sea temperature is usually around 28C (82F), with little significant variation throughout the year.
Why Charter a Yacht in the Middle East and the Red Sea?
A yacht charter in the Middle East offers the chance to visit many stunning and exclusive destinations, each offering its own unforgettable experiences and unique adventures.
Dubai is famous for its shopping and five-star resorts, with luxury brands lining the Emirate’s numerous malls. While on a luxury yacht charter in Dubai and the Middle East, guests can take advantage of the tax-free retail therapy before heading to one of the many luxury resorts for a day of pampering at the spa, or to soak up some winter sun by the pool. The spectacular towering architecture holds many world-class gastronomic experiences, with Michelin-starred restaurants found in abundance in Dubai.
Abu Dhabi is an exciting, ever-changing charter destination with something to offer everyone looking for warm November weather and outstanding luxury. Home to the F1 racing, Yas Island Marina is a purpose-built superyacht marina with five-star Yas Viceroy hotel and Cipriani restaurant, as well as other activities to enjoy before the action starts at dusk. Head to the Ferrari World theme park to keep the adrenaline junkies on board happy with the world’s fastest roller coaster, or take to the skies in a seaplane tour.
As the understated, hidden gem of the Middle East, Oman offers plenty of options for adventurous yacht charters that break the traditional mould. Its’ capital, Muscat, is steeped in history and worthy of a visit during a luxury yacht charter in Dubai and the Middle East. Head to souks in Muttrah for pashminas, spices and frankincense or to the Gold Souk for dazzling displays of jewellery.
The Kingdom of Bahrain was one of the first countries in the Persian Gulf to invest in tourism and that has paid off with an established network of museums, luxury hotels, boutique shops and high-end restaurants. Locals claim that diving was invented in waters off Bahrain, with evidence of pearl diving taking place here from more than 5,000 years ago.
Saudi Arabia and the Red Sea
The Red Sea Coast runs over the western shore of the Gulf of Aqaba and along the eastern coast of mainland Egypt, south of the Gulf of Suez. It is a popular tourist spot due to its delightfully warm climate, warm sea, thousands of kilometers of sand and shore, majestic national parks and fascinating historic landmarks. Only developed for tourists in the 1990s, it is now the place to come for rest and relaxation in the Middle East.
Looking to contact a yacht charter broker in the Middle East?
YACHTZOO prides itself on privacy and trust for our charter clients. Booking a yacht charter in the Middle East is no exception. With the help of YACHTZOO’s dedicated Middle East yacht charter broker specialists, you can choose between the highest quality superyachts, a choice of itineraries and the best rates available.
If you would like to book a Middle East yacht charter, please get in touch with a YACHTZOO Middle East boat charter broker by filling in the form here. A dedicated yacht charter broker will be in touch with you by phone or by e-mail with the perfect yachts for your vacation.