A Seven Day Sailing Itinerary around the Abaco Region of Bahamas with Yachtoo Private Charters
The Abaco region of Bahamas is perfect for sailing adventures due to numerous reasons. Firstly, it consists of many charming islands and islets which offer you many attractions. All of these are surrounded by pristine waters and one of the greatest coral reefs in the world creating the perfect conditions for practicing watersports of all kinds. Moreover, it is the part of the Caribbean located closely to the US coast making it easily accessible from places such as Florida. Yachtoo offers you many wonderful catamarans available for private charter in Marsh Harbour located on Great Abaco Island. These are, for example: widely-appreciated Lagoon 400 S2, Lagoon 450, Salina 48 Evolution, Lipari 41 and Neel 45 Trimarar. Choose the boat that suits your needs and spend an unforgettable week sailing around the Bahamas! Below we present an exemplary sailing itinerary around the Abaco region:
Charter one of our yachts in Marsh Harbour, the largest town in Great Abaco, located in the northern part of the island. Spend the rest of the day buying provisions and enjoying the sunset on beautiful beach. Dine at Pete’s Pub, where you can get extremely delicious fresh seafood.
Set off early in the morning and sail north to Guana Cay, famous for dazzling beaches and wonderful nature. Rent a golf cart and explore the beauty of the island. In the afternoon, go to the Nippers Beach and swim and snorkel in the turquoise lagoon. Then, have a dinner at famous Nippers Beach Bar & Grill.
Sail to the wonderful Fowl Cay National Park and spend the time diving and snorkeling in the wonderful reefs then sail south to the Man-O-War Cay, known for rich boat-building history. Must-sees on this island are Joe’s Studio as well as two great seafront shops: Albury’s Sail Shop and Sally’s Seaside Boutique. In the neighborhood you will find many excellent local restaurants to have a late dinner in.
Wake up early and sail further south to reach a wonderful Hope Town, which is a wonderful town located at Elbow Cay. Hope Town is mostly famous for an astonishing lighthouse, which is one of the last manually-operated ones in the world making it a must-visit. Go to the top and admire a spectacular view. Then, a lunch at one of the neighboring restaurants, rent a golf-cart and start exploring the beauty of the island. The island offers you dazzling beaches and many amazing restaurants and cocktail bars. We especially recommend you have a dinner at Cracker P’s which is a magnificent seafront restaurant with a long tradition.
Sail a bit north to reach the Pelican Cay Land & Sea Park, which is the spectacular nature reserve. Devote an entire day 5 to exploring this extraordinary place known for breathtaking wild beaches as well as extremely luxuriant marine life. Have a picnic and then enjoy the pristine waters filled with beautiful marine creatures and marvelous snorkel and dive spots.
Sail north and on your way back visit the astonishing Tilloo Cay National Reserve situated in the northern part of Elbow Cay. Spend the first half of the day in the bosom of wonderful tropical nature that can be found there. In the late afternoon sail back to Marsh Harbor and have a dinner in one of the seafront restaurants.
Have a quick morning swim in the pristine waters and then return your charter.