See Marbella from the Med

relaxing on a yacht

Spending time on a boat is a must while visiting Marbella. Why not rent a luxury yacht for a day of cruising and soaking up the sun? There is a massive selection of luxury yachts to choose from in Marbella. Have drinks and dinner, cruise into the sunset, or explore other little towns around the area on your yacht charter.

Article by Victoria Wood

The lapping crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean blesses Marbella with not only beautiful beaches but it also provides one of the best ways to see the coastline and iconic landscape.

Taking to the water is not difficult as there are a vast number of places to charter boats, yachts, and more in the area. If you have ever taken a stroll through Puerto Banús and seen the plethora of luxury boats that pepper the quays there, you’ll know that this area is serious about its boating!

Puerto BanĂşs
Puerto BanĂşs has moorings for 915 boats

There are countless teams of experienced professionals in their field available to take you on your perfect day on the water, and there are plenty of options to choose from when planning your trip.

What’s on offer…

Super yacht
Luxury Yachts

How about a day out at sea in a luxury yacht with on-board skipper, crew and caterers? Lounge on the deck with a glass of champagne while you cruise along the coast and your private chef cooks up a world-class lunch or dinner.

Visit A Boat Hire for more details.

Party Boats

Party boats are a really popular way to host an event and accommodate a good crowd of people with DJ, bar and catering and a deck big enough to dance the night away with the sparkling lights of Marbella and Puerto BanĂşs as your backdrop.

Visit Lovit Charter a Boat for more ideas and information.

Sail away

If you are more of a sail boat kind of seafarer then you won’t be disappointed by the range of ten-twelve metre boats that are on offer for charter. Sailing along the coastline between Marbella, Estepona, Sotogrande and Gibraltar without the interruption of engines and being at one with the elements, can prove to be one of the most peaceful ways to tour the Mediterranean.

Couple enjoying a yacht

Nautica Estepona have some beautiful boats and offers to select from.

Leisure Boats

There is a huge range of leisure boats available, some of which offer day trips to Morocco or the neighbouring island of Ceuta. There are combinations available to suit all budgets, group sizes and requirements including music, catering, drinks, DJs, floaties, water sports, snorkel gear, etc.

See Get My Boat, Marbella for comparative prices and offers.

jet ski

Or just keep it simple and take a jet-ski out for the day. Specified areas allow jet skis to cruise up and down the pristine beaches and are available at a multitude of locations along the coast.

Click here for more information and prices on jet-ski rentals in and near Marbella.

Private Tours

Take a private tour to see dolphins, the rock of Gibraltar, go scuba diving, make some stops and see quaint little fishing villages, coves and bays, stop for lunch at an exclusive Marbella fish restaurant, or simply relax on the open water – the choice is yours!

Have a look at Marbella Boat Charter to arrange your ideal private tour.

Fishing boats, plus equipment, are also available for keen fishermen to go out with a professional crew and either bottom fish or deep-sea fish.

Concierge services are widely available in Marbella and the surrounding areas, many of which will offer to create the perfect day on the Med for you and your group. Otherwise there are a multitude of websites where you can personalise your trip or tour and book online.

Champaign at sea

Contact @lxrylifeconcierge for more information on their exclusive range of services.

For a quick taxi-style trip from Marbella to Puerto BanĂşs, or vice versa, the Fly Blue crew operate a catamaran ferry every hour from either port. This is a great, economical way to hug the coastline and spot the sights from the water.

Puerto BanĂşs

See the Fly Blue website for more information on all their boat services.

Prices will vary depending on the season; June-September being peak season and October-May being classed as off-peak. Charters will generally be priced per hour, 2 hour, 4 hour, 8 hour, all-day, or two day trips depending on the type of boat and specifications for your booking.

Most of the sites have covid-friendly cancellation policies so you don’t need to worry if restrictions come into play and you can’t make it due to unforeseen circumstances.

However you choose to get out there you’ll see why so many of the jet-set choose this as their port of choice to moor their yachts and boats, plus you can just about guarantee the weather will be on your side. See the sights from a whole new angle and make the most of the blue, warm waters as your luxury playground!

playing at sea