Before you decide to dock at one of Europe's fashionable marinas this summer, it might be an idea to check out the following list. MASTERS in fact lists a few where you will have to dig deep into your wallet to park your superyacht for the day.
5. Marina di Portofino | Portofino
With only 14 berths for superyachts and a daily mooring fee of € 2,398, Marina di Portofino is one of the most exclusive marinas in the world. The original small fishing village, with a protected bay and green waters, has now become the ultimate playground for the jet set. Featured guests here include Steven Spielberg, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin and Rihanna. Kourtney Kardashian also chose Portofino's picturesque setting for her wedding.
4. Marina Grande | Capri
Hidden among the cliffs, five-star hotels and colorful buildings is Capri's marina. However, getting a spot for your barge here is not easy. In fact, you have to make reservations several months in advance. When paying for your berth in Marina Grande, you can get a receipt of € 3,000. On the other hand, you may run into celebrities like Jay Z and George Clooney on the jetties.
3. Porto Cervo | Sardinia
In the 1960s, Arab prince Karim Aga Kahn IV was struck by the beauty of the stretch of coast. Therefore, he decided to create a true paradise for tourists there. Meanwhile, Porto Cervo forms the heart of the Costa Smeralda and is the vacation destination of choice for the international jet set. So is the marina. It can accommodate sixty yachts. Mooring fees are a small € 3,176 per day.
2. Marina Port Ibiza | Ibiza
You can enjoy a week in a good hotel or spend a day in this marina. After all, in terms of price, it doesn't make much difference. Mooring in this small, romantic marina costs €4,084. Including sailor service which gives you a hand while mooring.
1. Puerto Banús | Marbella
About seven kilometers from Marbella, this marina was conceived in the 1960s by José Banús. He was looking for something that would make Marbella develop economically and touristically. The opening was celebrated grandly, with guests including the King of Spain and Hugh Hefner. José's plan seems to have been quite successful, as the marina has become one of the most famous - and expensive - in the world. At this place you are € 4,289 per day to tie up a 55-meter yacht at the dock.