Air Partner - 04 Jul 2018
Whilst travel trends are on the move each year, there are a number of classic Mediterranean destinations that never grow old with private jet flyers. The more exotic destinations such as Morocco are increasingly popular, as well as lesser-known and untapped gems such as Montenegro. However, year on year, we see travellers return to their Mediterranean idylls, whether to settle down in their summer bolthole or pick up their yacht. Here are the top 5 destinations for private jet flyers escaping to the Med this summer.
Nice has long been a destination to holiday celebrated by the elite. Attracting artists in the 19th century, including Henri Matisse, these pebbly shores of the French Riviera offer an idyllic and sophisticated place to experience this summer. Castel Plage is the last private beach left on the Baies des Anges. Sunbathe on your private lounger or enjoy a light meal at the elegant beach-side restaurant. Opera Plage dates back to 1889 and is Nice's oldest beach club, overlooked by some of the area's finest properties.
The unrivalled party island is one of the most popular destinations to fly to by private jet. With the short flight time, you can enjoy weekends of partying in the sun. Its also the ideal island to enjoy the best of both worlds – offering untouched scenery in parts of the island and a number of detox retreats, to golden coastlines perfect for a yacht charter, to some of the best and most glamorous nightlife Europe has to offer.
Mykonos has vastly grown in popularity in past years. The idyllic setting of chalky white Mediterranean building perched on aquamarine waters bathed in the strong Grecian sun has grown as the iconic image of the island. There's plenty to do during the day - the small quaint streets are host to a variety of local jewellery and clothing boutiques. If you want to explore the waters, you can take a boat trip to the fascinating archaeological site on Delos islet or go scuba-diving on the island's South Coast. Last, but certainly not least, is the island's celebrated nightlife. Loud and long, Mykonos has bars, restaurants and clubs a plenty – you're sure to have a good time.
The rugged Sardinian landscape has captured the imagination of travellers over the years. The combination of its sandy coastlines and dry hilly terrain make it an idyllic destination to experience. Spiaggia del Principe is the longstanding hideaway for the paparazzi-chased elite. Chia beach, with shallow waters and the occasional flamingo making an appearance, is the perfect beach for families.
A destination that is rapidly growing in popularity, Croatia offers beautiful and historic scenery. Its Mediterranean waters are ideal for sailing from island to island. Discover the old town of Dubrovnik and charter a yacht along the coast to Split, being sure to visit the party island of Hvar on the way. Fly by private jet into either Dubrovnik or Split for a seamless sky to sea experience.
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