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Rolling out the red carpet: Superyacht charters attending the 2024 Cannes Film Festival

By Katie Scott   15 May 2024

Hollywood descends to the Cote d'Azur as superyacht charters line Vieux Port to welcome the 2024 Cannes Film Festival. As one of the biggest social events of the year, visiting Cannes yacht charters can find A-listers in abundance as the region prepares for an 11-day run of exclusive screenings.

Scheduled to run from 14-25 May 2024, the 77th edition presents charter guests on Cannes Film Festival yacht charters with an elaborate affair filled with glamorous award ceremonies, legendary parties, and boundless opportunities to make the most of the beautiful city of Cannes.

With French actress Camille Cottin set to host the opening and closing ceremonies for the event and Greta Gerwig serving as jury president, the 77th edition is set to be an incredible addition to visiting South of France yacht charters with many lining the marinas of Vieux Port and Port Canto, just a stone's throw away.

Luxury yacht charters attending the Cannes Film Festival

Vieux Port

Annually attracting a plethora of striking Mediterranean yacht charters in and around the Bay of Cannes, the Cannes Film Festival is an ideal opportunity for corporate yacht charters, acting as a base for meetings and presentations during the day and elegant soirees in the evening. 

Charter yacht CORAL OCEAN underway with tall cliffs in the background
Overview of the sun deck onboard charter yacht CORAL OCEAN, wet bar to starboard with a white sofa to port and television aft
Interiors onboard charter yacht CORAL OCEAN, bar to starboard with two seating areas, surrounded by large full height windows

Currently hosting some spectacular motor yacht charters, Vieux Port has welcomed the captivating 239.6ft (73m) private yacht charter CORAL OCEAN from the fleet of Lurssen yacht charters. The largest superyacht charter berthed in Vieux Port at the time of writing, CORAL OCEAN completed a refit in 2022 and offers extensive spa-quality facilities, a spacious sun deck ideally suited for round-the-clock entertainment, and a staggering master cabin with sweeping panoramic views.

Coral Ocean 73m Lurssen 1994 13 Guests 7 Cabins 22 Crew from €650,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas
Charter yacht SECRET LIFE at anchor
Interiors onboard charter yacht SECRET LIFE, lounge area in the foreground

Offering charter guests a traditional take on modern yachting, 147.8ft (45.01m) luxury yacht charter SECRET LIFE has a timeless aesthetic that showcases the ultimate classic Feadship yacht charter. Completing a refit in 2023, she has a new lease of life with a great amount of deck space for enjoying the festivities of a French Riviera yacht charter during the Cannes Film Festival.

Secret Life 45m Feadship 1974 12 Guests 5 Cabins 10 Crew from €100,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas
Charter yacht BEHIKE at anchor with a Jet Ski speeding along side
Interiors onboard charter yacht BEHIKE, spacious lounge area with sofas and armchairs facing in, surrounded by wide windows
Exterior deck space onboard charter yacht BEHIKE, wicker sofas with panoramic views

Back for more after visiting the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, 139.9ft (42.6m) private yacht charter BEHIKE is back in Vieux Port for a second helping of glitz and glamor. Hosting a wealth of indulgent amenities and lavish interior furnishings the CRN yacht charter makes a real statement with her admirable range and collection of toys for unforgettable watersports yacht charters

Behike 43m CRN 2009 10 Guests 5 Cabins 9 Crew from €135,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas

Port Canto

Charter yacht CHAMPAGNE AND CAVIAR at anchor
Overview of the flybridge onboard charter yacht CHAMPAGNE AND CAVIAR
Main salon onboard charter yacht CHAMPAGNE AND CAVIAR, with plush lounge area in the foreground with white seating and red cushions

Berthed over in Port Canto across the bay, 112ft (34.14m) luxury charter yacht CHAMPAGNE AND CAVIAR offers the perfect opportunity to experience a newly refitted superyacht charter. Completing the refurbishment in 2024, the Custom Line yacht charter boasts eye-popping splashes of red throughout the interior and exterior styling, and overnight accommodation for up to 12 charter guests. 

Champagne and Caviar 34m Custom Line 2004 12 Guests 5 Cabins 7 Crew from €65,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas
Charter yacht PARA BELLUM at anchor with a tender adjacent
Aft decks onboard charter yacht PARA BELLUM

Taking exploration to a whole new level with one of the most glitzy events on the France yacht charter calendar, 154.2ft (47m) expedition charter yacht PARA BELLUM has everything needed for an action-packed charter vacation to some of the most remote corners of the world. Launching on to the Sanlorenzo charter fleet in 2023, she offers charter guests an eyebrow-raising selection of amenities and stylish decks with plush furnishings and abundant natural daylight throughout the interiors.

Para Bellum 47m Sanlorenzo 2023 11 Guests 6 Cabins 10 Crew from €300,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas

Superyacht charters at anchor

Charter yacht GALENE underway with cliffs in the background
Deck Jacuzzi and sun loungers onboard charter yacht GALENE
Interiors onboard charter yacht GALENE, lounge area in the foreground with a grand piano aft

At anchor out in the Bay of Cannes, Amels yacht charters have also made their presence known at this year's Cannes Film Festival with the streamlined 180.5ft (54.99m) yacht charter GALENE. An Amels 180 yacht charter with all the trimmings, GALENE launched onto the scene in 2020 and sports a vast array of key features including; an expansive toy locker, a large deck Jacuzzi, spacious interiors, a gym, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Galene 55m Amels 2020 12 Guests 5 Cabins 13 Crew from $300,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas
Charter yacht ALLURIA at anchor, surrounded by sea at sunset
Exterior deck space onboard charter yacht ALLURIA, with large sunpads and a deck Jacuzzi

A Benetti yacht charter that also joined the yacht charter fleet in 2023, 121.19ft (36.91m) motor yacht charter ALLURIA can accommodate up to 10 charter guests in five cabins. Featuring interior designs from Lazzarini Pickering, the Motopanfilo 37M yacht charter oozes style and sophistication and is a perfect choice for relaxing family yacht charters.

Alluria 37m Benetti 2023 10 Guests 5 Cabins 7 Crew from $160,000 per week + expenses Full Details & Cruising Areas

Cannes Film Festival yacht charters

An actress posing on the red carpet in a black and white dress at the Cannes Film Festival

If you’d like to learn more about a Cannes Film Festival yacht charter, contact your preferred yacht charter broker today about remaining availability and yacht rental costs. You can also check out our complete guide to the Cannes Film Festival.

Alternatively, view and compare all superyachts for charter in the South of France.


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