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What Are The World’s Top Luxury Yacht Charter Destinations For 2017?

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What are the best and most popular destinations to charter a luxury yacht for 2017?  From beautiful islands in Mediterranean to the exotic destinations like the Bahamas, find out the best and most popular luxury yacht charter destinations for 2017.

In the CEOWORLD Magazine’s recommended “Top 6 Luxury Yacht Charter Destinations For 2017,” the first rank went to the Dodecanese Islands in Greece, followed by Spain’s Balearic Isles, ranked 2nd, and the French Riviera (third place),.

CEOWORLD Magazine’s Luxury Yacht Charter Destinations Survey, 2017, reflects the opinions of some 15,000 luxury yacht charter enthusiasts around the world. Out of these responses 29% were female and 71% were male. Magazine surveyed 15,000 people in 40 countries between 22nd September and 16th December 2016. CEOWORLD Magazine’s Luxury Yacht Charter Destinations Survey, 2017 was conducted by the CEOWORLD Magazine in partnership with Aegean Luxury Yachting.

The margin of sampling error for the full sample of 5.000 respondents is plus or minus 1.6 percentage points. In addition to sampling error, one should bear in mind that as in all survey research, there are possible sources of error—such as coverage, nonresponse and measurement error——that could affect the results.

What Are The World's Top Luxury Yacht Charter Destinations For 2017

Below are the top 6 best and most popular luxury yacht charter destinations for 2017:

1. The Dodecanese Islands, Greece
Overall score: 98.5/100

The Dodecanese islands are made up of 12 main islands, the principle of which are Astypalaia, Kalymnos, Kos, Leros, Nisisros, Patmos, Rhodes and Symi and are situated in the south-eastern Aegean sea, just off the coast of Turkey. What’s more, Dodecanese is actually a group of over 163 islands, and only 26 of those are inhabited. The word Dodecanese is derived from the Greek word meaning “twelve islands”.  Chartering a luxury yacht is the best way to go and visit these islands as there are so many.

2. Balearic Isles, Spain: The 4 largest islands are Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera.
Overall score: 96.8/100

3. The French Riviera, France:
Overall score: 92.1/100

Known for its mild climate and stunning landscape, the French Riviera, in the South of France, is one of the world’s most popular luxury yacht charter destinations. The French Riviera is packed with glitz, glamour, and desirable hotspots between the world famous Monaco, Nice, Antibes, Cannes, St Tropez, and Marseilles.

4. Croatia: The Dalmatian coast & Dubrovnik
Overall score: 88.6/100

In recent years, Croatia has blossomed as one of world’s hottest new luxury yacht charter destinations, and the Dalmatian Coast and Dubrovnik have become 2 of the Croatia’s most famous stretch and sought-after escapes.

5. The Bahamas and British Virgin Islands
Overall score: 88.2/100

6. Turkish Riviera: the southwest coast of Turkey
Overall score: 75.4/100
The Turkish Riviera, also known  as the Turquoise Coast, is an area of southwest Turkey

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Megan Batchelor
Executive features editor at The CEOWORLD magazine and lover of reality TV. I eat cereal for breakfast, lunch and dinner.