With Southeast Asia being one of the world’s most ideal yachting destinations, it was to warm applause that the Thai government recently passed laws which will allow superyachts to charter its waters.
In 2016 there will be more luxury charter yachts located in the region so guests will have the opportunity to cruise around Singapore, Thailand, and Myanmar,in complete style. Here, our experts select ten of the best luxury superyachts available to explore these internationally coveted waters.
With so few yachts of this calibre offering the chance to experience these waters, there’s no question that this will be a popular choice for the discerning VIP traveller.
With one of the most stunning interiors and expansive outdoor deck areas ever built by Lurssen, those taking TV out on her first Philippines charter will be treated to the highest of luxury experiences whilst taking in exceptional sights along the way.
As well boasting a bold exterior designed by Espen Oeino, TV offers a range of ultra-modern features spanning its five decks.
Traversing the living and dining spaces via elevator, guests can make good use of the spa pool on the sun deck and the facilities available in its state of the art health centre. After a day spent enjoying the sun and sea, guests will be sure to enjoy resting in one of its well furnished suites.
With a cruising speed of 10 knots and an emphasis on spacious outdoor deck areas, CALISTO is in many ways the most appropriate yacht for a Southeast Asia charter. With a range of lounging options, guests are perfectly situated for taking in the deep blue waters and exotic surroundings unique to this part of the world.
‘With its distinctive naval exterior and softly furnished interior, CALISTO cuts a bold figure whilst offering the highest level of comfort and luxury inside.’
Comfortably accommodating parties of 12 with a crew of 19, CALISTO also comes with exactly the kind of scuba gear equipment necessary for experiencing the rich marine life of destinations such as Andaman Islands.
One of the most sleek and modern yachts heading to Southeast Asia next year is the multi-award winning super yacht VERTIGO. Measuring 67m/220ft, the sailing yacht has gathered considerable acclaim for its interior design as well as its exceptional performance.
Available for chartering in Thailand from the beginning of 2016, VERTIGO is the largest sailing yacht in the Southern Hemisphere, offering the most spacious of cruises.
Perfectly balancing tradition with innovation, VERTIGO includes the best of classic yachting and the latest in modern amenities
Indeed, whilst she looks and performs like a quality sailing vessel, her on deck Jacuzzi and gym keep her firmly rooted in the contemporary scene.
With the project manager revealing that the yacht was designed to be like a watersports club, VERTIGO anticipates the more adventurous guests and comes with a generous amount of toys, including water skis and kayaks.
Perfect for discovering the exceptional beaches and bays of Thailand, VERTIGO comfortably accommodates 12 guests over its 5 fantastically furnished suites.
Boasting a widely experienced crew, the yacht guarantees a five star service for its luxury charters.
Originally delivered in 2011, the 56m/184ft sailing yacht FIDELIS remains one of the most impressive charter options. With convertible suites, the vessel allows for a spacious experience for families and small parties. Currently available for cruises in Myanmar, FIDELIS is the perfect choice for those looking for the best in style and comfort.
With a maximum speed of 15 knots, FIDELIS provides both pace and comfort for its guests. Boasting a wide range of entertainment and leisure facilities, the yacht perfectly complements the scenic waters she’ll be entering for the first time next year.
5. JADE 959
Built in 2014, the 52m/170ft motor yacht JADE 959 is perfectly suited for Southeast Asia charters. With current availablity in the Maldives, the vessel was designed with family and large groups in mind.
Bearing the signature of the acclaimed Espinosa Yacht Design team, JADE 959 cuts an impressive figure in the water.
Boasting large guest suites and a VIP stateroom complete with a private lounge, JADE 959 is ideal for entertaining in outstanding comfort.
Continuing this theme on the top deck, the yacht features a private loft with surrounding windows offering expansive, panoramic views. What’s more, by simply drawing the curtains, guests will be able to kick back and enjoy the ultra-modern TV lounge in cinema style.
With an unrivalled collection of water toys and on board entertainment facilities, JADE 959 ensures that her guests are never far from having fun
Committed to refreshing its guests, JADE 959 comes with an experienced therapist to provide relaxing treatments in the beautiful surroundings of its massage room.
Up to 12 guests will be able to enjoy all that this yacht has to offer, and a Southeast Asia charter is no doubt the best way to realise her potential.
Also venturing into Southeast Asia for the first time next year is the 59m/149ft expedition yacht SENSES. Spanning an impressive 6 decks, the yacht is in many ways a model for others in the explorer class.
More familiar with harsh environs than the tranquil waters of Southeast Asia, SENSES effortlessly matches luxury with high performance.
As well as featuring an instantly recognisable exterior, SENSES has a light colour palette running through its interior to create a calm atmosphere whilst accentuating the beautiful artworks on display.
Whilst prepared for tough waters, SENSES is also suitably equipped to relax its guests. With a vast array of relaxation facilities including a jacuzzi, gymnasium, and a sauna and steam room, the yacht perfectly balances excitement with perfect quiet.
As a classic discovery yacht, SENSES comes with full sets of diving gear, fishing equipment, and a jet propelled kayak. With so much to see in the waters of Southeast Asia, the yacht is a perfect choice for guests looking to explore exceptional marine life
Comfortably accommodating up to 12 guests across 7 exceptionally furnished suites, SENSES hosts its guests in true style.
Currently available for charter in the Indian Ocean and South East Asia, the 71m/233ft motor yacht TITANIA boasts an impressive range of accommodation including a newly installed second master suite on the upper deck.
With designs from Espen Oino and built by Lurssen, TITANIA embodies the height of luxury yachting. What's more, acccesing the decks via elevator means guests will be able to enjoy all of the yacht’s modern features with the utmost ease.
Getting the most out of the fully equipped gym on the sundeck, a charter on board TITANIA comes with an experienced personal fitness instructor.
At night, the beach club and sauna on this deck can be easily converted to a nightclub to ensure that guests are fully entertained during them time on the yacht.
On top of its incredible onboard facilities, TITANIA caters for watersports fans with an 8m custom tender and and 2 sailing dinghies ready to hit the deep-blue waters of South East Asia.
For some serious daytime fun, the yacht also has inflatable slides and toys to construct a moveable waterpark off the aft deck.
In order to properly appreciate the marine life on offer in these waters, the yacht also comes with the latest professional scuba diving equipment.
With a truly service oriented charter crew, the first to traverse South East Asia in TITANIA will be in for a hugely memorable experience.
A concept come to life, the yacht embodies innovation and sets its own frame of reference. Contrasting monochrome suites with colourfully lit social spaces, the fluent design of SALUZI isn’t to be found anywhere else in the world, let alone on another yacht.
With 16 cabins offering accommodation for up to 32 guests, SALUZI is the perfect choice for larger groups and corporate events charters in the region.
With her subtly soothing lights and uniquely designed furnishings, it’s safe to say that the future still hasn’t caught up with SALUZI.
On board SALUZI there is an almost infinite variety of amenities and living spaces for guests to unwind in. All consistently fresh and bright, the sundeck and its two jacuzzis create the finest of luxury environments whilst cruising or at anchor.
Peppered with splashes of colour, the furniture which makes up the grand salon perfectly complements the creatively positioned lighting, making for a cozy alternative to the fantastic al fresco dining options on offer.
As well as spoiling her guests onboard, SALUZI comes with three jet-skis, three wakeboards, and an assortment of towable toys. For those wanting to get acquainted with the famous dive spots, there is also the latest snorkelling gear available for use.
With an experienced crew of 32 ensuring that every guest is suitably looked after, SALUZI effectively redefines what is meant by luxury.
After being recently extended and chartering some of the world’s most adventurous waters, the 64m/209' motor yacht SURI is preparing for similarly exciting journeys around South East Asia in 2016.
As well as being a highly functional vessel, SURI comes with a diverse set of toys and a spa room complete with a dedicated masseuse.
In many ways, this superyacht couldn’t be more suited to such exotic and rich waters. With a seating area neatly arranged around glass-bottom panels, guests will be able to observe all of the marine life whilst cruising or at anchor in any of the world-leading ports.
Setting a new standard for luxury yachts, SURI is as eloquent as it is technically impressive
An impeccably designed vessel, SURI comes with a speedboat, dune buggy, and a hovercraft to ensure that its guests are able to get the very most out of the stops they make along their charter.
Once back inside, guests are treated to an interior composed of neutral tones and timeless furnishings. Perfect for families and small parties, SURI offers a homely yet sophisticated environment for cruising the waters.
Complete with 8 cabins refitted less than three years ago, the yacht can host up to 12 guests with a crew of 14 for a wholly immersive luxury charter.
10. TRIPLE SEVEN
Every inch the classic, the 68m /223ft motor yacht TRIPLE SEVEN will no doubt bring the most class to the waters of South East Asia in 2016.
Currently based in the Indian Ocean with availability for charters in the Maldives, this award-winning yacht couples luxury features with a timeless design.
With an impressive sky lounge on the bridge deck, and huge windows lining the walls of the interior, guests will be able to truly experience the Maldives in a yacht which encapsulates luxury.
Softened by neutral shades and gentle furnishings, the angular design of TRIPLE SEVEN offers guests a truly consistent experience whilst chartering.
Besides creating a warm and engaging atmosphere inside, the yacht also comes with a jetski in order to get out amongst the waters of her chartering grounds.
TRIPLE SEVEN is capable of hosting up to 12 guests and 18 crew on her charters around Maldives, ensuring that time spent on board is as memorable as her build.
To enquire about chartering any of the above yachts in South East Asia next year, please get in touch with your prefered charter broker.
Alternatively, take a look at all luxury yachts currently available for charter in South East Asia.
78m Lurssen, 2008 / 2015
73m Lurssen, 2006 / 2012
69m Austal, 2003 / 2014
67m Alloy Yachts, 2011
63m Halter Marine, 1978 / 2016
59m Fr. Schweers Shipyard, 1999 / 2015
56m Perini Navi, 2011
52m Jade Yachts, 2014
42m Astoria Marine, 1944 / 2008