California Yacht Charters

California yacht charters take you to some of the western United States’ most breathtaking destinations. The California coast has so much to offer, from San Francisco to Newport Beach and San Diego. California is a popular destination, with over 800 miles of beautiful beaches and rugged shorelines.

California Yacht Charters Catalina Island
Catalina Island

Catalina Island

Want to make time slow down? Catalina Island is the place to go. Take your time, and paddle through crystal-clear waters in the crisp morning air.

Follow it up with Mai Tais and massages on the beach in the afternoon. Moonlight walks are also a favorite pastime. Please take a look at our L.A. to Catalina to L.A. itinerary.

San Diego

San Diego has a mild climate and beautiful beaches. From exploring the diverse marine life and outdoor activities to discovering the vibrant cultural attractions of downtown, you’ll find endless opportunities for exploration and relaxation.

San Diego is home to many fantastic activities, such as:

  • Swimming or surfing at La Jolla beach.
  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Whale watching. Look for blue whales, grey whales, humpbacks, fin whales, minke whales, and dolphins.
  • Windsurfing and kite surfing at Mission Bay and Coronado Beach.
  • You can explore the rich cultural scene, with plenty of museums, galleries, and theaters.
  • San Diego Zoo. The most-visited exhibits include the Monkey Trails, the Polar Bear Plunge, Elephant Odyssey, Tiger River, Koalafornia, and the Panda Trek.
  • Balboa Park
  • Maritime Museum of San Diego. A fascinating museum with exhibitions, model boats, educational programs, and more. There are also outdoor exhibits where you can walk the decks of historic ships.
  • Dining. Options are plentiful in San Diego, with some of the city’s top restaurants offering waterfront dining experiences.

San Francisco

The San Francisco coast is a great place to watch dolphins play in the surf. Enjoy other wildlife, such as whales, sea lions, and birds. Cruise into the San Francisco harbor, dock at the pier and take some time to experience the unique culture and nightlife.

Other activities to do in San Francisco:

  • Visit the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Cruise around Alcatraz Island. This infamous island once housed some of the most notorious criminals in U.S. history and offered amazing views of San Francisco Bay.
  • Check out Fisherman’s Wharf, located right along the waterfront. This charming area has many great restaurants and shops, plus some unique attractions like the famous sea lions at Pier 39.
  • Explore the famous Lombard Street. This world-famous street is the most crooked in America, with its eight hairpin turns and lush gardens.
  • Tour Chinatown. Colorful shops, bustling markets, and amazing food make Chinatown a must-see.
  • Shop at Ghirardelli Square. This old chocolate factory is now a shopping and dining center with many unique stores and restaurants.
  • Visit the Exploratorium science museum.
  • Take a hike in Muir Woods National Monument. This breathtaking redwood forest is home to some of the world’s most giant living trees and is just a short drive from the city.

Newport Beach | California Yacht Charters

Experience Newport Beach’s beautiful coastline from the deck of your private yacht. Indeed, Newport Harbor is one of the largest recreational boat harbors on the U.S. west coast.

Big Corona is located south of the harbor entrance, a beautiful cove ideal for swimming. Further south is Emerald Bay, a popular anchorage just off the private beach of an exclusive community.

Enjoy a scenic California coast in luxury and comfort! Charter past Marina del Rey, Malibu, Santa Monica, and Venice. Then, continue to Long Beach, San Pedro, Redondo Beach, Huntington, and San Diego.

Stop wherever you like. Your itinerary is entirely customizable.

Marina del Ray

Marina del Ray is the largest marina in the world, with over 6,000 slips available.

The marina offers plenty of activities, including a wide array of restaurants and shops, fishing, jet skiing, parasailing, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding. Several beaches are nearby for those looking to explore nearby attractions, including Playa del Rey, Ballona Creek, and Venice Beach.

Marina del Ray is also home to the renowned Fisherman’s Village, which offers various seafood restaurants. Visitors can enjoy live music performances, public art displays, and seasonal festivals at MaFisherman’sy.

The marina is within easy driving distance of many of L.A.’s top attractions, like Universal Studios Hollywood, the Getty Center, and Griffith Observatory.

The Channel Islands

Located off the coast of Ventura County, the Channel Islands are an incredibly unique and beautiful set of islands you can explore on a California yacht charter. With five main islands and numerous islets, each with its distinct geography, there are plenty of opportunities to explore and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

One of the best things about exploring the Channel Islands on a yacht charter is that it’s possible to visit two or more islands in one day. A day visiting the islands can include kayaking, fishing, scuba diving, beachcombing, and whale watching.

There are also some wildlife viewing opportunities, with abundant marine life and birds on the islands. The diversity of the wildlife here makes it one of the most ecologically diverse areas in California.

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is one of the most popular destinations for California yacht charters. The Port of Los Angeles is the primary port for many yachts traveling through the area. This bustling port is full of activity and is home to many shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. While at the port, visit the Battleship IOWA Museum and explore the historic ships in the harbor.

The best way to experience Los Angeles on a yacht charter is to sail along the city’s beautiful coastline. Cruise past iconic landmarks like the Santa Monica Pier and the Venice Canals while enjoying the incredible views of the Pacific Ocean. Stop at one of the beaches, swim in the warm water, or have a beach picnic.

Los Angeles also has a vibrant nightlife with plenty of bars and clubs to explore.

Dining in Los Angeles

Los Angeles also offers plenty of culinary delights. The city is full of diverse dining options, from the trendiest restaurants in Hollywood to the eclectic eateries of the downtown area.

Try the flavorful tacos and margaritas at El Tejano in Koreatown or the Italian delights of Taverna Ristorante in West Hollywood. For an upscale experience, visit The Bazaar by José Andrés, where the innovative dishes will delight you.

Whatever your preference is, Luxury Yacht Charters will provide it!

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