It's winter in Europe and you're fed up of the grey days, the cold and the rainy days... Get on a flight to the Caribbean and discover the benefits of some winter sun.
Paddling in beautifully clear water, colourful fish, barbecued lobster, infused rum, exotic fruits, paddle boarding, incredible coral, fine sandy beaches, amazing peaches, free diving, an island cocktail, a scuba diving trip, a kite-surfing lesson and exceptional local food -these are just some of the small, everyday pleasures you will experience if you rent a boat in the Caribbean.
Rent a boat with or without a skipper, or go for the luxury of doing nothing and rent a boat with a crew.
The Antilles extend from Cuba to Grenada. They therefore offer a wide choice of destinations and also many types of boasts, ranging from monohull sailing boats, catamarans, sailing yachts, and motor yachts. Each island has its own personality and its own secrets, but are all just as attractive as each other with heavenly landscapes, clear waters, white sandy beaches and colourful seabeds.
The Caribbean archipelago is huge and offers a wide range of cruises, each one more beautiful than the last. Coolsailing offers the following destinations:
From November to May, the Antilles are a safe bet as they enjoy constant heat, a regular breeze so you don't get too hot, 15-20 knots East-North/East and very few storms. It is the ideal time to rent a boat in the Antilles.
The winds drop from June to October, but there is a risk of rain and a humid heat. However, this period also offers the best rates.
Beware of storms from September to October! If you decide to rent a boat, pay close attention to the weather forecast and go to a port if any storms arrive.
A catamaran is an ideal boat to rent in the Caribbean, either with a skipper or with a crew. Catamarans allow you to make the most of the sun with their outside deck. The two hulls will offer you greater stability when moored outside a port. You can also bring a bigger group thanks to their extra space. As a result, the catamaran is ideal for family holidays. Finally, the draught from a catamaran is not as strong as that from monohull sailing boats and yachts. You can therefore get closer to the beach or the coast.