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Exclusive: Virtual tour inside Below Deck Yacht 'The Wellington'

By Editorial Team   28 April 2020

Take a closer look inside the yacht from Below Deck Mediterranean Season 5, Spain edition: the 184'5 (56.2m) superyacht 'The Wellington'.

With some truly unique features including a cigar lounge and quirky 1920's interior theme, The Wellington (also known as the Wellesley) is one of the most impressive yachts ever to feature on Below Deck Mediterranean.

She is also the largest yacht ever to star on the hit Bravo TV series.

Curious to take a look around? The Virtual Tour below will give you a sneak peek inside  Below Deck Mediterranean Season 5 superyacht the Wellington.

Virtual Tour inside superyacht The Wellington (aka The Wellesley)

The yacht was launched in 1993 by prestigious Dutch shipyard Oceanco.  A complete refit in 2016 ensures she remains modern, fresh and is equipped with all the latest facilities and technology to ensure a relaxed yacht charter vacation

She is the perfect host for the new season of Below Deck Mediterranean, as Captain Sandra Yawn explains in the video below. She is accompanied by Bosun Malia White and Chief Stewardess Hannah Ferrier as they give a tour of the yacht. 

Captain Sandy takes you on a tour of The Wellington

What's the real name of the Below Deck Mediterranean Season 5 Yacht?

For the purpose of the show, the yacht in Below Deck Med Season 5 is called 'The Wellington.' In real life, the charter yacht is actually 'The Wellesley'. Often the names of the yachts on Below Deck will be changed; read our article 'Below Deck Yacht Real Names and Cost to Rent' for more information.

Great Gatsby-style Interiors

As you can see from the virtual tour, the yacht's interiors are seriously stunning. 

They have been created by world-renowned designer Donald Starkey, and the Art Deco theme is reflected across all areas of the superyacht.

the main salon of charter yacht the wellesley aka the wellington which is the yacht that cruises mallorca in BravoTV below deck med
the stylish and classic interior of motor yacht the wellington the brand new charter yacht in the hit tv series below deck Mediterranean guests on board superyacht the wellesley also known as the wellington with sleek great gatsby styling

The yacht's main salon can be found on the upper deck. An elegant nameplate greets guests when they step inside via the aft deck, and black and white photos on the wall add some character to the living space.

A color palette of light gray and cream creates a soothing ambiance, while wide windows let in plenty of light and air during the day. On the forward wall, a large TV screen with a range of on-demand movies allows the space to function as a movie theater.

Forward of the main salon is the formal dining salon, which seats up to 10 guests. 

The Club Lounge

guests who enjoy the finer luxuries in life will make great use of superyacht the wellesley club lounge where they can drink scotch as they cruise mallorca

The piece de resistance is a bespoke, glass-encased humidor which displays a range of vintage cigars.

a glass encased humidor in the stylish club lounge in charter yacht wellington where guests on board who are cruising mallorca as part of below deck mediterranean can unwind in sophistication
the club lounge in crewed yacht the wellesley aka the wellington can wnjoy an intimate setting as they cruise the coasts of palma as part of the Bravotv series below deck mediterranean

On the bridge deck above, the yacht's classic club lounge is a beautiful and unusual touch not often seen on yachts. The salon has a timeless theme, with leather seating, a warm coffee color palette and noir photographs depicting historical icons smoking. 

The piece de resistance is a bespoke, glass-encased humidor to port. It showcases a huge variety of vintage cigars, and is flanked either side by decadent whiskey cabinets with snakeskin embossing and crystal glasses.

The space is more intimate than the main salon below, and benefits from an entertainment system and small study space.


The motor yacht offers accommodation for up to 12 guests in five cabins.

A master cabin on the owner’s deck offers incredible views, a king-size double bed and a walk-in closet. A small vanity and bijou lounging area ensures the principal charter guests are totally catered to.

Adjoining the master cabin is a decadent en-suite finished in gold-veined black marble with a sit-down shower and his and hers sinks. Not including the en suite and walk-in closet, the master suite spans 40 square metres.

the master cabin in charter yacht the wellington is sleek and stylish with muted interior design that is classic and luxurios

The master suite spans 40 square metres, not including the en suite and walk-in closet.

every cabin in charter yacht the wellesley also known as the wellington have a glorious marble finish providing the guests who will cruise the coasts of mallorca a luxurious space to unwind and beautify

Close to the Owner's cabin, the nanny’s cabin is also conveniently located on this deck. It features twin beds and ensuite bathroom.

The remaining cabins are situated on the lower deck and include a 30sqm full-beam VIP Cabin with king-size double bed, a spacious walk-in closet and a generous bathroom en suite including a separate shower and a separate head.

There is a Queen- size cabin to Starboard and Twin cabin to Port; both benefit from ensuite facilities.

even the vip cabin in superyacht the wellington is awe inspiring with a delicate styling that will make all of her guests relaxed and feel at home as they cruise the Mediterranean on a luxury yacht charter vacation
the half beam cabin on the lower deck provides the guests on board charter yacht the wellesley lots of natural light to wake up every day to the glow of the mediterranean sun
the master head in luxury yacht the wellington is grander than most regular bathrooms in standard mansions and are all finished with marble

Sundeck pool with waterfall feature

The yacht has one of the largest volumes of open deck space for a yacht of her size class, and one of the favorite spot while on charter is the sundeck.

Here, a large pool offers the perfect spot for lying back and soaking up the sights. It has an innovative 'spillpool' feature, with a waterfall that feeds fresh water into the tub. 

As ever, we can expect to see the yachties from Below Deck Med enjoying the jacuzzi to the fullest after big crew nights out!

two women enjoying the jacuzzi on the sundeck of charter yacht the Wellesley also known as the wellington in the bravo tv popular series Below Deck Mediterranean
the best place to catch some mediteranean sun is on the sundeck of charter yacht the wellington wher eguests can unwind as they cruise in mallorca
the aft jacuzzi on the sundeck of charter yacht the welleslely will be the space where guests on a luxury yacht charter vacation will be unwinding and where a lot of footage for the Bravotv hit show below deck med

As well as the pool, the sundeck also boasts a large alfresco dining arrangement, a variety of sunloungers and a barbecue. 

Outdoor barbecue

The Wellington is one of the few Below Deck yachts to feature an alfresco barbecue grill on deck. We're keeping our fingers crossed that new chef Kiko Lorran will be putting it to the test and whipping some gourmet delights on the barbecue. 

guests enjoying a decadent meal after a day of cruising mallorca on board charter yacht the wellington which is staring in the hit tv series below deck mediterranean
The Wellington is one of the few Below Deck yachts to feature an alfresco barbecue grill on deck
guests on board luxury yacht the wellesley also known as the wellington enjoying an alfresco meal in the morning before they enjoy a day of cruising mallorca

Ample alfresco areas including generous beach club

Guests on Below Deck Mediterranean will find no shortage of places to enjoy the sunshine on board the Wellington. As well as her sundeck, she also has a large lounge area on her upper deck aft, which is adjoined by a  sunpad spread.

 There is an alfresco dining set-up on her main deck aft, where guests can enjoy their meals while still feeling connected to the sea and their surroundings.

a guest on a luxury yacht charter on board superyacht the wellington enjoying the massage on the aft deck of their cruise in mallorca
there is so much space on the decks of superyacht the wellesley where guests on a cruise in mallorca can spend some energy and keep up with their fitness routine
you can even get the crew of charter yacht the wellesley aka the wellington to prepare a banquet which we are all bound to see whe we tune in to the new season of below deck mediterranean

The finishing touch is the beach club, which is a welcome retreat where guests can sit back and relax in the shade or bask in the sun on the swim platform. 

The yacht has an excellent selection of water toys and accessories, which includes Seabobs and Jet-skis. All of these can easily be accessed via the swim platform, and will ensure hours of fun splashing in the water.

the well appointed beach club of superyacht wellington where guests on a luxury yacht charter vacation in mallorca can unwind in between filming the hit tv show below deck mediterranean
thew crew of charter yacht the wellington prepares the water toys for the guests cruising mallorca as part of the new season of below deck mediterranean
a woman unwinds on the swim platform of charter yacht the wellington as she cruises the ports of mallorca water toys in the water at sunset behind the aft deck of charter yacht the wellington

To find out more, check out our article: How much does it cost to rent a yacht from Below Deck?

If you have any questions about COVID-19, superyacht rental and Social Distancing Yacht Charters during these uncertain times, you can check out our Coronavirus and Yacht Charter Guide.


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