With its sheer cliffs and rugged shoreline dotted with small beaches and pastel-coloured fishing villages, Italy’s Amalfi Coast makes for a magical yacht charter destination.
Unsurprisingly given its long-standing status as a yachting mecca, there are a vast number of companies catering for people seeking a yacht charter in and around the Amalfi Coast. And whether it’s for a charter of just a few hours or several weeks, there’s certain to be something to suit your tastes, budget, and time constraints. Below you’ll find three of the best companies for renting a yacht along this enticing stretch of the Mediterranean.
Billed as a “trusted community marketplace” for yacht rental deals, Ritzy Charters is our top recommended resource for crewed yachts on the Amalfi Coast. The company offers a huge variety of crewed yachts across several categories, including motorboat, catamaran and sailboat. When we searched, we found a total of 156 yachts available of varying lengths and styles. In particular there was an impressive mid-range selection, with prices of between €40,000-€50,000 for a week’s charter. Their inventory also includes 27 catamarans and around 70 motorboats. The booking process itself is simple and intuitive – all you do is fill in some key details about your trip, including number of guests, dates, preferred itinerary and special requests, then you request a quote and wait for the company to send back a short-list of vessels suited to your requirements.
Boatbookings are one of the biggest and most well-established companies operating in the yacht charter space. The company has a total of 167 yachts, including sailing yachts, motorboats and catamarans, available to embark on charter adventures on the Amalfi Coast with every preference catered for. Among their fleet are yachts ranging from 11 to 73 metres, 40 of which are offered as bareboat charter (no skipper or crew) and the rest as crewed yachts. Boatbookings also have over 33 catamarans available for Amalfi Coast charters, with cats being the most common request from prospective charterers. Additionally, the website offers a useful review section so you can read about the experiences of previous guests who have chartered specific vessels before you take the plunge yourself.
Founded by Joe Puzella, the eldest son of a family that has been active in the yachting world for three generations, Nestori Yachting offer a range of luxurious crewed yacht charter tours on and around the Amalfi Coast. Aboard a ultra-sporty Gagliotta Lobster 35 motoryacht, guests can cruise to a range of idyllic locations including Capri, Nerano, Positano, Ischia and Procida – or a mix of all three, with trips tailored to your preferences and needs. All tours include welcome drinks, a light lunch, soft drinks and snacks, and beach towels. The company also offer a unique Blue Space travel experience, which utilises the effects of water on the human mind and body by stimulating the five senses.