Why choose Porto Colom?
The warm see gladly receives all those who wish to bask in the splendour that sailing in the Mediterranean represents. This unique opportunity is given only to those who are willing and able to rent or charter a yacht and experience what it truly means to sail in the waters of Sardinia. With the beaches being the main attribute attracting tourists to Porto Colom, there is no historical heritage or important monuments to check out - just relaxing on the beach or on the deck of a rented yacht, soaking up the sun`s rays, satisfied and calm.
What to do and see on your yacht charter in Porto Colom?
Porto Colom is famous for the wines grown in the Pla and Llevant vineyards. These marvellous vines, grown from authentic grape sorts, represent centuries worth of crafting secretes and expertise combined with a modern twist to a classical approach, producing an explosion of exquisite aroma in every sip. The local restaurants offer an interesting variety of traditional dishes, like the ensaimada, a breakfast pastry, or the Langosta a la parrilla (lobster with local mayonnaise), with pork being the preferred meat of the island. Beaches are the main selling point of Porto Colom, and they are numerous and rich in variety. To the south of the Porto Colom marina is Cala Marcal beach, popular with the locals and with a blue flag award. Other beaches include S'Arenal Grand and S'Arenal Petit, situated on the nearby peninsula. Further south is the Cala Sa Nau beach, whilst far to the north is the beach of S'Algar. Others more noteworthy locations for potential exploration include the charming sandstone village of Santanyi or the Mondrago Natural Park.
Sailing season - When to charter in Porto Colom?
Porto Colom enjoys all the typical features of Mediterranean weather, meaning mild winters and hot summers. The sea rarely gets rough, so sailing conditions and visibility are almost always perfect. The best time to visit Porto Colom depends entirely on what are the priorities of a sailing vacation? If sun, sea and sand are the priorities, the best time to visit would definitely be July and August, with the burden of higher prices for chartering and accommodations and masses of people enjoying the Spanish sun. If avoiding the crowd is what is a priority, May and October may be the best options for visiting Porto Colom.