There is no better way to ring in the new year than from onboard a luxury yacht. Whether you want to count down the final seconds of 2018 stargazing from your sundeck, or head onto dry land to join the local festivities, we have all the details you need on the top destinations to celebrate New Year’s Eve in superyacht style.
With warm winds, white sand beaches, turquoise waters and secluded anchorages, the Bahamas are a haven for exceptional sailing and exciting island-hopping adventures.
For some tropical fun in the sun, ring in the New Year in paradise by joining the enthusiastic Bajans partying across these beautiful islands.
Staniel Cay Yacht Club in the Exumas hosts a highly popular New Year’s Eve masquerade party, complete with traditional Bahamian pig roast and midnight fireworks on the beach. The next day, the Staniel Cay Cruising Regatta is always great fun.
On New Year’s Day, Nassau hosts the traditional Junkanoo Parade on Bay Street. So much more than just a parade, this is one big party; elaborately costumed dancers head down the street to the sound of horns, drums and bells, in a celebration of Bahamian art and culture and a nod to welcoming in the New Year.