Escape the Winter to These Warm Boating Destinations

Curious which sailing destinations would allow you to escape the winter? Some of us are still dreaming of glorious summer days that came with boating excursions. But you still have the option to boat on warm waters! There are many incredible places where summer lasts all year long and will offer the perfect escape from snow, rain or just plain gloom. You’ll just want to make sure you can fully enjoy yourself by obtaining boat insurance before your trip.

So, what are the best destinations for a warm winter boating experience?


Aruba is very much the ideal destination for a relaxing and awe-inspiring trip. Located below the hurricane belt, Aruba has the most of sunny days of any island in the Caribbean.


Known for its extreme biodiversity, Belize is a Central American nation with strong ties to both the Latin and Caribbean cultures. The jungle filled land is packed with wildlife, and Belize also has the largest cave system in Central America, if you decide to dock and do some further exploring.


Positioned in the North Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda is such a popular destination that is famous for its pink-sand beaches, a combination of crushed coral, calcium carbonate and the shells of tiny single-celled animals. It may be offering that subtropical climate you’re looking for during the cold season.

The British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands includes about 60 unspoiled islands and cays in the Caribbean! From natural wonders to culture and history, sightseeing and adventure, the British Virgin Islands are sure to please just about anyone. 

Caribbean Netherlands

The Caribbean Netherlands consists of the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Sava. Bonaire is known as one of the best scuba diving and snorkeling resorts in the world.

Cayman Islands

White sand beaches, rugged coastlines and a large variety of activities, the Cayman Islands feature coral sands, turquoise waters, and even some lovely secluded beaches.

Dominican Republic

If you’re seeking a destination rich in both culture and water activity, The Dominican Republic is it! Talk about stunning beaches for snorkeling, surfing, kiteboarding or windsurfing! Plus, the sugar cane plantations and unspoiled coves and bays are pretty spectacular. 


Whether you’re looking for white-sand beaches, all-inclusive resorts, top spas, culinary destinations or outdoor adventures, Fiji has it all. The lush forests house a large array of endemic species and many of which are even accessible through the walking trails.

French Polynesia

Known for the exclusive resorts on Bora Bora and Tahiti, French Polynesia is a group of more than 100 islands. If you are interested in an overwater bungalow experience, this place has you covered. 


Grenada offers enchanting long stretches of white sand beaches, sunken pirate ships and hiking trails along the lush interior. Snorkeling and scuba diving are a unique experience, allowing you to see an underground sculpture park and a variety of corals.

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