With COVID-19 travel restrictions beginning to relax across the globe, many of us are looking to escape to the seas and experience the ultimate Social Distancing vacation this summer: A private yacht charter.
Yachts are hygienic, controlled and self-contained environments where you can minimize contact with strangers while still exploring new destinations and enjoying the finest in luxury travel.
If you’re considering making a booking in the coming weeks and months, a number of yachts are now offering special cancellation policies to allow you to book with complete peace of mind.
For the following yachts, you have to book before the end of May to be eligible for penalty-free cancellation. However, you may still benefit from the provisions outlined in the MYBA COVID-19 Addendum if you book after May.
The exact terms and conditions vary between yachts, so be sure to speak to your charter broker for more specific information and remember to check with your local authorities for the latest on international travel.
With luxury amenities spread out across 7 spacious decks, you’ll find no shortage of leisure and entertainment facilities on board luxury yacht WHEELS. Soak up the sun by the pool, brush up your card skills with her built-in blackjack table, and experience nights to remember on her fully-equipped dancefloor.
Accommodation is provided for a total of 12 guests in six cabins, which includes a duplex Owner’s suite.
Charter rate: from €580,000 p/w + expenses (approx $640,500)
Freshly refitted last year, VIBRANCE is in pristine condition with a locker of all the latest water toys and accessories. Her arsenal includes Jet-Skis, kayaks, Seabobs and fishing- so you can try your hand at catching some fish while you cruise.
One of the yacht’s stand-out features is a sundeck spa and alfresco gym, which promise the perfect mix of relaxation and wellness. In total, the motor yacht accommodates up to 12 guests in five cabins.
Charter rate: from $199,000 p/w + expenses
Currently available in Greece, superyacht Allure A has an experienced, knowledgeable and friendly crew. They’ll know all the secret spots to take you, providing you with an unforgettable yacht charter in Greece.
She’s the perfect platform for those in search of an authentic sailing experience without compromising on luxury. As well as an expansive selection of water toys and plenty of sunbathing spot, she has a formal salon and relaxed salon- great for every occasion.
The yacht’s interiors are timeless and elegant, and this theme extends into her guest suites. She provides accommodation for up to 10 guests in four cabins.
Charter rate: from €59,000 p/w+ expenses (approx $65,000)
Looking to get off the beaten track? Let luxury yacht PARADISE take you there. She will be based in the South Pacific this summer, giving you the unique opportunity to explore the exotic cruising grounds of Fiji and Tahiti.
PARADISE is a versatile and well-appointed charter platform, with onboard highlights including a huge swim platform and chic sundeck with spa pool.
In total, the superyacht offers accommodation for up to 10 guests in five cabins.
Charter rate: from $95,000 p/w + expenses
Currently available across the tropical cruising grounds of the Bahamas, ‘Vista Blue’ is a stylish and speedy motor yacht. Thanks to a diverse toy chest, luxury yacht Vista Blue is well-suited to her Bahamian cruising grounds.
She is a brand new launch, and features elegant, pared-back interiors with a number of on-board highlights including a full-beam Owner’s suite, chic foredeck lounging area and sundeck dip pool.
Accommodation is provided for 10 guests in five cabins, which comprises one master, two doubles and two double-twin convertibles.
Charter rate: from $140,000 p/w + expenses
If you’re based in the USA, you might be looking to charter closer to home this summer. Luxury yacht Komokwa will be cruising the coastlines of British Columbia this summer, where you can expect to experience some pretty spectacular sights such as whale watching and bear sightings.
The superyacht will transport you in the lap of luxury. Her interiors are sophisticated and contemporary, and she offers on-board gym equipment.
Her sundeck can function as an observation deck, and it’s home to a bar, lounging area and jacuzzi. She accommodates up to 13 guests in five cabins.
Charter rate: from $160,000 p/w + expenses
The yacht is a true explorer yacht, with an ice-classed hull and the capacity to launch a seaplane and submarine. But she’s also committed to the luxury lifestyle, with a 12-person cinema, on-board dive facility and a library.
Accommodation is offered for up to 12 guests in eight cabins, with one master, one VIP, two doubles and four twin suites.
Charter rate: from €600,000 p/w + expenses (approx $660,500)
A highly popular charter platform, 'All Inn' will be cruising New England this summer. One of the most classic yachting destinations on the planet, the shores of New England offer sandy beaches, charming coastal communities and great opportunities to see local wildlife.
Superyacht All Inn has a fantastic range of amenities, including a large aft deck with a bar, lounge area and shaded section with alfresco dining where guests can escape the midday heat.
Accommodation is offered for up to 11 guests in five cabins.
Charter Rate: from $100,000 p/w + expenses