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8 of the best superyachts available to charter for Thanksgiving 2018

By Katia Damborsky   16 October 2018

If you’re looking to spend Thanksgiving enjoying a yacht charter vacation with your loved ones, then you’re in luck; there is still a stand-out selection of superyachts available over the national holiday in the Caribbean and the Bahamas.

Celebrate Thanksgiving in the lap of luxury on board a superyacht, creating lasting memories with your family and friends in the idyllic setting of the Caribbean. With ample accommodation for the whole family coupled with all of the modern amenities to ensure everyone is happy and comfortable on board, a superyacht vacation is a perfect way to kick off the holidays.

We’ve rounded up a superb selection of superyachts that still have availability over the week of Thanksgiving, and all of them will be chartering in the breathtakingly beautiful cruising grounds of the Caribbean and the Bahamas. Promising sun-kissed beaches, azure oceans and thriving marine life just waiting to be explored, the region will play host to the most unique vacation of your life.

At Last

At Last in the Caribbean with toys and tenders
Sun deck on superyacht AT LAST with seating and parasols
Main salon of luxury yacht At Last
Sun deck with bar and jacuzzi and seating on board charter yacht At Last

A classic Heesen build launched in 1990, the 44m/145ft luxury yacht 'At Last' underwent an extensive refit in 2017, leaving her primed and ready for yacht charter vacations. She will be celebrating Thanksgiving in the Caribbean, and her charter guests have the opportunity to explore the postcard-perfect cruising grounds of the Bahamas should they want to. An experienced and seaworthy charter option, At Last supplies accommodation for 11 guests across five cabins.

Her sun deck features a generous Jacuzzi, sumptuous seating, and a fully-serviced wet bar which is sure to make the space a popular hang-out during the day. For a little more action, guests can make use of the motor yacht's extensive range of water toys, which includes an inflatable slide plunging down from the sun deck. A resident dive master and dive instructor will be on hand to help guests get the most out of the coral reefs and exotic wildlife below the surface of the sea.


Harle profile shot on the water in the Caribbean
Superyacht HARLE skylounge
Jacuzzi and sun pads on charter yacht HARLE
Sun deck and dining area on board luxury yacht HARLE

With her exquisite Feadship pedigree, the 45m/146ft motor yacht HARLE is now open for charter bookings in the Caribbean. She has a large sundeck, with a jacuzzi, dining area and plenty of seating options for guests to take advantage of. Her extensive beach club allows easy access to the ocean and her karaoke facilities are sure to delight the discerning charter guest.

Her interior styling is by Sinot Design, and she exudes a comfortable yet classic on-board ambience. She offers accommodation for 12 and the principal guests will enjoy a light and airy cabin which can be transformed into a day spa for an indulgent pampering session. She also boasts a unique hammock feature, which hangs on the exterior of the yacht. 


Superyacht REBEL on the water
Charter yacht REBEL main salon
REBEL sun deck with TV and wet bar
Sun loungers on foredeck of REBEL

Currently available in the Bahamas, the 48m/157ft superyacht REBEL was designed with a well-appointed sun deck which forms the heart of outdoor living. The area features a bar, widescreen TV and plenty of areas in which to recline and soak up the sun. There is another generous al fresco area on the main deck, which offers an alternative spot for guests to lie back and relax.

Launched by Trinity Yachts in 2005, she underwent a refit in 2015, and now boasts stylish and contemporary interiors with accommodation for up to 10 guests. She is equipped with a huge selection of water toys which will ensure all of her charter guests are suitably entertained.  For all of the meals you're sure to enjoy over Thanksgiving, she provides formal and laid-back dining arrangements.


Motor yacht SERENITY on the water
Superyacht SERENITY al fresco space
Main salon on motor yacht SERENITY
Sun pads on charter yacht SERENITY

Blending sleek and stylish interiors with a wealth of stand-out amenities, the 40m/135ft luxury yacht SERENITY is an experienced and popular charter option, currently available for Thanksgiving yacht charters in the Bahamas. Chief among her assets is the sun deck, which boasts a six-person Jacuzzi fitted with a unique waterfall feature and a wet bar and barbecue to cater to the every need of her guests.

Ideal for those looking to feel at one with their surroundings, there are fixed balconies adjoining the suites and a skylounge offering panoramic vistas over the ocean. The charter yacht has an interior that is sure to impress, with discreet lighting panels that create an edgy and atmospheric vibe and an elevator serving all floors. She was launched by IAG yachts in 2016 and provides accommodation for 12 guests.


Profile shot of superyacht CHECKMATE on the water
Main salon on luxury yacht CHECKMATE
Jacuzzi sun deck of charter yacht CHECKMATE
Semi al fresco dining on superyacht CHECKMATE

The Benetti-built 44m/145ft superyacht CHECKMATE is easily recognisable on the water, thanks to her distinctive glossy black hull. Launched in 2013, her interior styling is by the Zuretti design team, who have created a classic and refined look with an opulent twist. Her main salon features high windows which bathe the space in natural light, and her innovative semi-al fresco dining set-up allows guests to enjoy their Thanksgiving meals while soaking up Caribbean views.

Accommodation is provided for 12 guests across five tastefully-furnished cabins. Her expansive sun deck sports a large Jacuzzi and plenty of sumptuous seating for guests to get together and unwind on their private yacht charter vacation

Amarula Sun

Amarula Sun running shot
Main salon on Amarula Sun
Jacuzzi on sun deck of motor yacht AMARULA SUN
Sun pads on foredeck of AMARULA SUN

Sure to wow guests with her interior, the 50m/164ft superyacht AMARULA SUN is perfect for guests looking for a particularly luxurious option for their private yacht charter. With a palatial theme, her interior features gold tones and plush fabrics, with intricate fresco detailing on her ceilings and floors. Built by Trinity Yachts, the yacht provides accommodation for 10 guests across five cabins and will be chartering in the Virgin Islands over Thanksgiving.

There is al fresco dining available, as well as numerous places to unwind and enjoy the warm weather. Crowning the motor yacht, the sun deck is home to a jacuzzi with a swim-up bar, teak sun loungers and blocks of sun pads. Should guests want to feel even closer to the ocean, the yacht is equipped with a spacious swim platform.


ODESSA running shot
Main salon area on superyacht AMARULA SUN
Outdoor seating space on charter yacht AMARULA SUN
Sun deck with dining on AMARULA SUN

The award-winning 49m/160ft superyacht ODESSA is equipped with luxurious features including Esmeralda Quartzite in the master bathroom, full-length underwater lights and an integrated jacuzzi on the sun deck. She also has an on-board aquarium, but while she charters around Central America and the Caribbean over Thanksgiving, guests will have the opportunity to see rich marine life in the wild.

Christensen is responsible for the build and interior design of the motor yacht, and they have used Casa Armani furnishings to create an extremely sophisticated and sleek ambience. This theme extends across her six cabins which sleep 12 guests in total. She has plenty of al fresco spaces for guests to relax in the sun or dine together, with a sofa on the sundeck easily transforming into an additional table.


ZULU running shot

With an impressive emphasis on fusing indoor and outdoor living, the 36m/118ft motor yacht ZULU has been considerately designed for the comfort and enjoyment of her charter guests. Launched by Inace Yachts in 2009, her numerous outdoor areas and expedition-style good looks make her the ideal charter option for exploring the unspoilt beauty of the Caribbean.

She boasts a generous sun deck jacuzzi, a beach club which adjoins the main deck, and al fresco dining in a convivial and relaxed setting. Her interior was expertly refitted in 2017 with a reflection on fashion and culture through the ages, and it is sure to charm anyone who steps on board. Her quirky theme extends across her five cabins, which accommodate 10 guests in total.

Caribbean beach and sea
Family snorkels in the Caribbean ocean
Houses in Nassau, Bahamas

To find out more about chartering any of these yachts, please get in touch with your preferred charter broker.

Alternatively, view all superyachts for charter in the Caribbean.

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