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Florida Yacht Charter Destination— Tampa Bay

Florida Yacht Charter Destination— Tampa Bay

Experience an Unforgettable Tampa Bay Yacht Charter Vacation

Make your vacation, YOUR vacation. Galati Yacht Sales offers fully customizable yacht charter vacations along Florida’s gulf coast, including Sarasota, St Pete, Anna Maria Island and more. Don’t spend your nights cramped in a hotel room. Enjoy a hands-off, luxury yachting experience on the water with family and friends.

When it comes to choosing the destination of your yacht charter vacation a few things come to minds such as activities, events, and food. You will most likely want to visit a place that will satisfy all these needs and more. To give you some inspiration we wanted to highlight a city we think you would love, that place is Tampa Bay, Florida. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should book your next charter vacation to Tampa, along with the top attractions to indulge in.


Stunning Beaches & Views:

The heart of Florida’s Gulf Coast is a sparkling waterfront of some of the best views in the world. Not to mention, Tampa Bay is home to some of the best beaches on the Gulf Coast. Aquamarine waters and white sandy beaches will have you diving in complete relaxation. Top beaches include Clearwater Beach, Belleair Beach, Indian Shores, and Madeira Beach. Whether you plan to cruise through the waterways of Tampa Bay or stop to visit the local beaches, your Tampa Bay Yacht Charter experience will be one to reminisce on.


Historic, Cuban Cultured Charm:

Tampa Bay is a historic, urban city with spectacular art, food, and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Filled with historical architecture and modern landmarks, with a mix of Cuban and Spanish culture. Tampa Bay is known for its vibrant business districts and beautiful waterways. When you’re done exploring out at sea, we’ll dock you at our Tampa Bay Galati Marina or dock you in Downtown Tampa where you can walk across the street to a Tampa Bay Lightning game or enjoy the authentic Cuban Cuisine in Ybor City. Regardless of where you dock these attractions are only a short distance away. Venture out and explore these top historic attractions listed below.

  • American Victory Ship Mariners Memorial Museum– Home to one of only 4 fully operational WWII ships in the country. Tours are available to tour and explore the entire ship while learning its history.
  • Ybor City State Museum– The Museum offers a tour of the evolution of Ybor City.
  • Tampa Baseball Museum– If you love the sport of baseball, this place is a must visit! 125 years of baseball history to learn about.
  • Henry B Plant Museum– This luxurious Victorian palace was once home to Henry Plant, a railroad tycoon who built an empire of railroads, steamships, and hotels. It was turned into a museum in 1933 where you can catch a glimpse of fine period furnishings, artifacts and the lifestyle of Henry B. Plant.


Top of the Line Dining Options:

Tampa Bay is home to some of the best dining in the world. A prime location for top-notch seafood dishes, premier steakhouses, Cuban cuisine, and so much more. It was hard to narrow this list down to a select few but these places are some of the top rated restaurants in the Tampa Area.

Within One Mile of our Galati Docks

  • The Getaway– Relaxed, colorful bayside Tiki Bar offering coastal favorites, tropical cocktails & craft beers.
  • Crab Shack– Blue crab leads a lineup of casual seafood favorites served in no-frills digs with a deck.
  • Kahuna’s Bar and Grill– Comfy neighborhood haunt with wings and other bar fares, plus drink specials, pool tables & live music.


20-30 Minute Drive

  • Burns Steakhouse– Opened in 1956, this destination features dry-aged steaks, a huge wine list & flocked wallpaper. Voted one of the best steakhouses in America.
  • Columbia Restaurant– Traditional Spanish restaurant, a branch of a long-standing local chain dating back to 1905.


Amazing Outdoor Exploring Weather

Florida weather, in general, is one of the top reasons to book a Tampa Bay Yacht Charter vacation. With constant sunshine and warm weather, it makes every day a good to enjoy life out at sea or exploring inland.

If you plan to explore inland during your yacht charter, no worries, we will dock you right at the Marina at Galati Yacht Sales Tampa location or downtown Tampa. From there you will be free to explore the town as you wish. Here are a few top outdoor activities that require a drive but are well worth it.

  • Tampa Riverwalk– The Tampa Riverwalk is the perfect spot to experience the best of Tampa Bay. From art and culture to outdoor adventures, and live entertainment. There is something for everyone.
  • Tampa Theme Parks- If you’re in for an adrenaline rush, Tampa has some of the best theme parks in the US. Including Busch Gardens, Adventure Islands, Dinosaur Land, and Grand Prix Tampa.
  • Ybor City-  Ybor City is the only neighborhood on Florida’s west coast to be designated a National Historic Landmark District. Featuring growing corporations and small businesses, diverse retail stores, and varied restaurants.
  • Hyde Park– Hyde Park Village is the essence of “new” Tampa. Offering the best on-street retail. Hyde Park brings together top national brands with local businesses and restaurants to create the downtown atmosphere Tampa has been waiting for.


Endless Shopping Options

Tampa Bay offers endless shopping options. Discover the best shopping experiences with the shopping options mentioned below.

  • International Plaza and Bay Street– Shop global luxury brands at this two-level enclosed mall. Not to mention 15 restaurants and bars on Bay Street.
  • The Shops at Wiregrass– This shopping center is filled with all the top trending collections and made up of 100 specialty shops.
  • Oxford Exchange- If you’re looking for a great gift, book, or cup of coffee, Oxford Exchange is the place to visit. Beware, once you get a glimpse of this unique store you’re bound to look at everything in sight.
  • Tampa Premium Outlets– Luxury brands at steep discounts are offered at this popular shopping center located just north of town. Browse more than 100 stores such as Kate Spade, Brooks Brothers, Cole Haan, and many more.


Book Your Tampa Yacht Charter Today

If you have made up your mind that Tampa Bay is perfect for your yacht charter vacation, click the button below to book your Tampa Yacht Charter today. Tell us what you’re looking for and we will get back to you with all of the options we have for you and your group to get out on the water to experience the luxury yachting lifestyle.