The best way to explore the beautiful island of Comino is to charter a yacht from Malta. It is a Paradise on Earth, and despite being the smallest of the Maltese Islands it has plenty to offer. It is a well known and popular destination for windsurfers, snorkelers, and divers.
Having said that, Comino is also an ideal destination for those that want to relax and unwind. It’s crystal clear waters are perfect for anyone who loves a refreshing swim on a warm sunny day.
More about Comino
Comino is a car-free, almost uninhabited island located between Malta and Gozo, with a surface area of 3.5 square kilometers.
The Blue Lagoon, with its sheltered, dazzlingly blue waters, is unquestionably the primary attraction. It is a popular destination for day-trippers throughout the summer, and it is easily accessible via yacht tour.
Did you know that Comino gets its name from the cumin seed that grew abundantly on the island in the past? Did you know that, despite the fact that it is currently mostly abandoned, it wasn’t always like this? Comino was populated by farmers throughout the Roman era. The Knights of Malta later used this island for hunting and relaxation.
Things to do when in Comino
It’s extremely difficult to resist such a quant island, especially when you’re able to explore more quiet areas with a private yacht. A yacht charter will also allow you to discover areas that aren’t accessible by foot. Here are some ideas for things to do as soon as you arrive:
Swim, Relax and Snorkel
This is one of the most popular pastimes for tourists and Maltese locals alike. Starting with the most well-known, the Blue Lagoon, there are several magnificent bathing sites. In addition, the Crystal Lagoon, which has deeper waters and more dramatic colours, is a popular destination for many.
Also, don’t forget to snorkel through Cominotto Cave and admire the gorgeous fish that will swim by you. This can be made possible when privately Hiring a yacht. Another benefit of being on a private yacht is that you’re in control. You’ll have the option of directing the yacht’s skipper to the locations YOU want to see. Alternatively, you can rely on the skipper’s knowledge to take you to some of the island’s less known locations.
Visit and unwind at Santa Marija Beach
On the other side of the island of Comino you can find Santa Marija Beach, where you may get away from the noise and confusion of civilisation. While it is possible to get there on foot it is much easier to get there through a chartered boat! Once there, you can enjoy a well-earned day of tranquility in complete leisure and silence.
Explore Santa Marija Tower
When talking about Santa Marija and Comino, one can’t forget to mention the Santa Marija Tower. If you’ve been to Comino before you have most probably caught a glimpse of the tower waving the flag of the Knights of St. John.
Built in 1618 by Grand Waster de Wignacourt, the tower was a defensive point for the island, as well as a means of communication between the sister islands of Malta and Gozo. Indicated by its flying flag the tower is only open to tourists for a few days a week, but the view from the top is spectacular and definitely worth a visit.
Embark to Comino with OCEAN Charters
There is no better way to explore the crystal waters of Comino than chartering the luxurious OCEAN – an Atlantis 48 sports cruiser (a brand of Azimut / Benetti Group). Whatever your wishes may be, we will do our utmost to provide you with a memorable experience.
With our Private Yacht Charter, you and your loved ones will have the opportunity to experience the lovely Comino while enjoying full privacy. Contact us at [email protected] so that we can help you organise your All-Inclusive Yacht Charter.