Best Winter Sailing Destinations around the World

Curious which are the best winter sailing destinations? While most of the people have already embraced the beautiful colors of autumn, some of us are still thinking of those glorious days of summer that came with sailing trips, swimming sessions and epic boat parties.

But what if you could still sail on warm waters, what if you could enjoy a fresh cocktail under a sunny sky… what if summer lasted forever? It’s not just an idea to stir up your imagination; it is a choice you can make right here, right now.

There are hundreds of incredible places where summer lasts all year long and we chose the best for you! Yes, now you can book a berth for your boat in the world’s most exotic and exquisite marinas. All you need to do is pick your favorite place, reserve a mooring for your boat online and get ready for a new sailing experience. The crystal clear waters, the soft white sand and the warm breeze are already there, waiting for you.


What are the Best Winter Sailing Destinations around the World to Escape the Cold?

So here is our brand new list of the first 10 dream sailing destinations and just as many reasons to start planning your next sailing adventure:

1. Aruba

Maybe you’re familiar with the Beach Boys song Kokomo about a tropical island paradise where many of us dream of going. While Kokomo itself is fictional, the many islands mentioned in the song, including Aruba, are not and they are very much the ideal destination for a relaxing and awe inspiring trip. Located below the hurricane belt, Aruba has the most of sunny days of any island in the Caribbean.


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 2. Belize

Known for its extreme biodiversity, Belize is a Central American nation with strong ties to both the Latin and Caribbean cultures. Most of the land is covered with jungles and wildlife reserves that house a large variety of flora and fauna. Belize also has the largest cave system in Central America.



Recommended marina in Belize:


3. Bermuda

Positioned in the North Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda is such a popular destination that Conde Nast Traveler named it Best Island in the Caribbean/Atlantic 18 times since 1994. Bermuda is famous for its pink sand beaches, a combination of crushed coral, calcium carbonate and the shells of tiny single-celled animals. The island also gave its name to the Bermuda shorts, a popular clothing item in this subtropical climate.


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4. British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands includes about 60 unspoiled islands and cays in the Caribbean, of which the main four are Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost van Dyke. From natural wonders to culture and history, sightseeing and adventure, the British Virgin Islands is a place for everyone.


Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands

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5. Caribbean Netherlands

The Caribbean Netherlands consists of the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Sava, collectively known as the BES Islands. Bonaire is the largest of the three and lies north of the coast of Venezuela. The island is known as one of the best scuba diving and snorkeling resorts in the world. Saba and St. Eustatius (also known as Statia) are located in the Lesser Antilles, south of Sint Marteen.


Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands | Photo source:

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6. Cayman Islands

Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, the three islands that make up the Cayman Islands, are located in the Western Caribbean region, offering white sand beaches, rugged coastlines and a large variety of activities. The popular Seven Mile Beach on Grand Cayman features coral sands and turquoise waters, while Little Cayman offers more secluded beaches.


Cayman Islands

Recommended marina in the Cayman Islands:


7. Dominican Republic

Occupying the eastern part of Hispaniola Island in the Greater Antilles, the Dominican Republic is rich in history and culture, being the site of the first European town in the Americas, Santo Domingo. The country also features stunning beaches for snorkeling, surfing, kiteboarding or windsurfing; world class resorts in Punta Cana; sugar cane plantations and unspoiled coves and bays in the Semana region.


Dominican Republic

Recommended marina in the Dominican Republic:


8. Fiji

The Fiji archipelago includes more than 330 islands in the South Pacific Ocean, of which 110 are inhabited. Whether you’re looking for white sand beaches, all-inclusive resorts, top spas, culinary destinations or outdoor adventures, Fiji has it all. The lush forests house a large array of endemic species and many are accessible through walking trails.


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9. French Polynesia

Known for the exclusive resorts on Bora Bora and Tahiti, French Polynesia is a group of more than 100 islands in the South Pacific Ocean. Bora Bora, the Jewel of the South Seas as it is known locally, is probably one of the most famous places in the world. Synonymous with overwater bungalows, the island is an unforgettable experience.


Bora Bora, French Polynesia

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10. Grenada

Long known as the Island of Spice for the production of nutmeg, Grenada enchants its visitors with long stretches of white sand beaches, sunken pirate ships and hiking trails along the lush interior. Snorkeling and scuba diving are a unique experience, giving you the chance to see an underground sculpture park and a variety of corals.



Recommended marinas in Grenada:

Read more about 9 of the World’s Best Winter Sailing Destinations and 9 of the World’s Most Stunning Winter Sailing Destinations and start planning your next sailing holiday! Do you need to book a berth? Contact us for any marina reservation.