Top 5 Must-See Destinations You’ve Seen Under the Bridge

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Bravo’s hit series Below Deck Mediterranean just released its 7th season and fans are already discussing all the drama.

The show’s loyal viewers love following their favorite yachts to paradise, whether it’s on an island in Southeast Asia or the Caribbean. Here are 5 of the best destinations you’ve seen in the different seasons of Below Deck. If you’re a fan of reality TV, why not watch one on your next trip?

    Yachts and tourist ships parked at the marina of Trogir in Croatia

1. Split, Croatia

When the sirocco first docked in Split in Season 2 of Below Deck Med, it put this beautiful destination on the travel radar for many viewers.

Located on the Dalmatian coast, Croatia’s second largest city is beauty, style and serenity all rolled into one. Book a stay at a resort hotel near Trstenik Beach or spend your days sunbathing and playing sports on Bačvice Beach.

After exploring some of Split’s history in the pedestrianized Old Town, stroll the Riva promenade before sunset before settling into one of the many restaurants around for dinner and drinks , where you can chat with your fellow travelers about ‘what really happened in Split?’ ”

Aerial view of the coast of Split, Croatia Adriatic Sea

2. The Bahamas

Season 3 of Below Deck was set in the Abacos, a series of beautiful islands and cays considered the boating capital of the Bahamas. On their stylish 161ft yacht Eros, the crew escaped winter for stunning sunrises and bonfires on the beach. The Abacos offer plenty of opportunities for diving, deep sea fishing, snorkeling and more, so take your pick here in paradise.

If you are tempted by such a trip, the best time to visit is January and February, which falls right between the November to April rental season.

East Bay on a boat

3. Phuket, Thailand

Season 7 of Below Deck kicked off in Phuket, one of the most popular travel destinations in southern Thailand. By navigating on Valuethe yacht used for this season, the crew hit all the hot spots of this little corner of paradise.

The crew docked at the large Ao Po Marina in Phuket giving our yachts the perfect base in beautiful Phang Nga Bay and indulging in the nightlife culture the area is so famous for. become known on the international travel scene.

Other hotspots this season of Below Deck include iconic Koh Phi Phi, quieter Koh Rang Yai and Koh Yao Yai (Koh means “island” in Thai), as well as the island of Koh Poda, a small island across the bay. coast of Krabi where you will find white sand beaches and turquoise waters all around.

4. Mallorca, Spain

Recall Season 5 of Below Deck Med when Captain Sandy and his crew travel to Mallorca on The Wellington?

Located off the east coast of Spain in the beautiful Balearic Islands, you can recreate the adventures of the crew starting in the small town of El Toro (the Port Adriano location) where you can shop and dine in style.

Then, drive an hour north to explore (and even stay a while) in the quaint coastal towns of Sóller and Deià. After getting your culture fix, return to Palma for sunny days and fun nights out at the city’s best rooftop bars.

5. Malta

The final season of Below Deck Mediterranean premiered July 11 on Bravo and the drama continues! Season 7 is filmed on location in Malta, a European island in the Mediterranean Sea. Captain Sandy leads the way Housethe yacht of the season, as the crew navigates the world of super yachting.

“Exploring the Maltese Islands by yacht is like sailing through 7,000 years of history. With approximately 122 miles of coastline, Malta’s clear blue sea allows yachtsmen to enjoy beautiful secluded beaches, an abundance of reefs, stunning caverns and caves,” said Michelle Buttigieg, Malta Tourism Board North America representative.

Malta is a destination with a lot to offer, whether you are a history and architecture buff or a beach lover who loves the outdoors.

And Malta is an even more tempting destination now that Covid-related entry restrictions have finally been lifted.

Maltese flag flying against the backdrop of a medieval town in Malta, Mediterranean Sea, Southern Europe

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