Zizoo Boat Index (zBI): The most popular destinations, marinas and boats of 2021

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Travel is possible again, and boat holidays are (still) considered one of the safest travel options! We have put together a list of the most booked – hence, the most popular destinations, marinas, and boats based on booking inquiries on Zizoo.com*.

The most popular destinations: Classics all the way!

Croatia, Greece and Spain take the lead in most popular destinations for European boat holidays. The #1 marina in Croatia is the town of Sukosan with its Marina Dalmacija. In Greece Alimos Marina Kalamaki in Athens is especially popular, and in Spain, boats are most often chartered in Mallorca at Puerto de Mahón Marina.

Take a look at our ranking of popular destinations and marinas:

The most popular boats

The most popular boat type among Europeans is the sailboat (#1: Bavaria Cruiser 46), followed by motorboats (#1: Jeanneau Merry Fisher 795) and catamarans (#1: Lagoon 42).

*About zBI (Zizoo Boat Index)

Zizoo is the leading global charter platform offering more than 43,000 boats in over 500 destinations worldwide. The zBI is determined from all booking requests made by travellers on www.zizoo.com. The above data is based on the search period from 16 May to 18 June 2021 and includes searches from European travellers looking for boat holidays within Europe.  

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