The Costa Smeralda is home to some of the most beautiful anchorages in the Mediterranean. From the designer shops in Porto Cervo to the warm waters and white sandy beaches of the shoreline, the sixty-plus isles and inlets in the Maggadela archipelago are closer to Africa than Italy and have an exotic culture and cuisine all their own.
DAY ONE: Calvi and Girolta
Situated on the northwest coast of Corsica, Calvi’s marina sits below a unique citadel that appears to be standing directly on the water. Start your charter journey in the nature reserve in the Golfe of Girolta and anchor for the night in the tranquil fishing village of Girolta.
DAY TWO: Girolta and Ajaccio
Stop for lunch in the Golfe of Sagone before continuing on to Ajaccio. Discover Napoleon’s birthplace and enjoy the traditional Mediterranean experience of sunny streets juxtaposed with picturesque ruins.
DAY THREE: Ajaccio and Bonifacio
Have a morning adventure with water sports around the Sanguinaires Islands before cruising to the southern tip of Corsica and the port of Bonifacio and it’s 16th century houses carved of limestone perched on rock shelves precariously overlooking the bay.
DAY FOUR: Bonifacio and Maddalena Islands
Start your day early and explore Bonifacio’s old citadel and the alleys twisting towards the sky for a perfect view of your next port of call at the Maddalena Islands.
DAY FIVE: Maddalena Islands and Porto Cervo
Cruise south along the rugged coastline of the Costa Smerelda, where you can stop for lunch around Porto Rotondo before heading to the luxury boutiques of Porto Cervo. Cap off the night on the roof terrace of the Yacht Club Costa Smerelda (members and guests only) or in one of the many bars and restaurants that line the port.
DAY SIX: Porto Cervoa and Cala di Volpe
The beautiful wide bay of Cala di Volpe and its clear waters is an ideal destination for water sports, or venture inland to the mountain village of San Panteleo to discover real Sardinian life.
DAY SEVEN: Cala di Volpe and Porto Rotondo
You deserve to spend the last day of your charter voyage in the peaceful rippling waters surrounding Porto Rotondo.