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Ten of the Best Superyachts for a Holiday Season Charter

By Editorial Team   24 October 2014

A luxury yacht charter vacation over Christmas and New Year is a fantastic way to spend quality time with family and friends surrounded by comforts and provided with first-class service and cuisine.

Breathtaking views along coastlines of some of the world’s most beautiful destinations, luxurious accommodation to rival that of the best luxury resorts and access to once-in-a-lifetime experiences – a superyacht vacation is perfect for relaxing during the festive season. Here we have compiled ten of the best options for Christmas and New Year’s charters this winter, each offering total relaxation for you and your loved ones to enjoy this special time of year. 

Superyacht NAIA underway in the CaribbeanPanoramic master suite on M/Y NAIA
NAIA's helipad can be used for sunbathing

Having already built a solid reputation on the charter market since her launch in 2011, the 73m/239’5 expedition charter yacht NAIA was refitted earlier this year to ensure she continues to offer charter vacations at the highest levels of luxury. Her extensive amenities and beautiful accommodation are perfect for long range cruising while her tender garage includes the largest submarine available on the global fleet. She is available this Christmas in the Caribbean, contact your charter broker for more details.

The majestic profile of superyacht NERO

For those who want to spend the holiday season on board one of the yachting industry’s most distinctive superyachts then the magnificent 90m/295ft NERO. Built in 2008 as part of the legendary ‘Corsair’ fleet, she represents the true spirit of the golden era of yachting while offering every conceivable modern comfort. She will be chartering in the Caribbean throughout the winter and with facilities that include an open-air cinema, swimming pool and beach club she is ideal for outdoor living.

SY Maltese Falcon offers beautiful outdoor dining
SY 'Maltese Falcon' sailing in the Caribbean

Maltese Falcon
Fancy seeing in the New Year in ultimate style? The multi-award winning 88m/288ft Perini Navi built ‘Maltese Falcon’ is a sailing yacht that combines vast living spaces, luxurious amenities and state-of-the-art performance technology. From the largest outdoor cinema on the charter fleet and watertoys that include a custom inflatable slide to an onboard massage therapist, she offers both relaxation and excitement for an unforgettable vacation with loved ones. 

Superyacht NATITA's unique shaped Jacuzzi

The 66m/217ft Oceanco motor yacht NATITA encompasses all the luxury expected of a superyacht vacation. Her high volume interior and intelligent layout is enhanced by exceptional styling that creates an elegant yet comfortable beach house feel, with accommodation offered for 12 guests in six spectacular staterooms. One of her most impressive features is the vast sundeck which boasts a uniquely designed light-up Jacuzzi with glass walls and step-down pools.

Luxury charter yacht APOGEE at anchorGuests on APOGEE can enjoy a beach lunch prepared by her crew

With amenities to rival that of a five star resort, the 62.5m/205ft Codecasa motor yacht APOGEE is a fantastic platform for a festive winter escape. Her spacious interior defines classic elegance while her onboard facilities such as a bar, elevator, gym ensure every charter guests need is catered for. APOGEE is also a certified RYA watersports centre so whether at novice or advanced level, guests have the opportunity to experience the full lifestyle at sea.

Stylish charter yacht BURKUT underway

The ultra-sleek 53m/174ft luxury charter yacht BURKUT is perfect for the style conscious traveller. Her generous interior living spaces epitomise luxury with fine fabrics and furnishings finished with an elegant and modern décor. Outdoors guests can enjoy sipping cocktails in the Jacuzzi, watching movies in the cool evening breeze and relaxing in the private beach club. Winter charter rates start at $245,000 per week, contact your yacht broker for information on availability and bookings.

Spectacular views from Sycara V's Jacuzzi
Beautifully designed living areas on board 'Sycara V'

Sycara V
Winner of the coveted World Superyacht Awards ‘Best Displacement Motor Yacht’ in 2011, the 68m/223ft superyacht ‘Sycara V’ is one of the best-equipped vessels for entertainment on the global charter fleet. With a total of four bars on board as well as a huge beach club, expansive sundeck, gym with massage room and full kaleidescape music and movie library, she is perfect for keeping the whole family occupied while at sea.

Aerial shot of the beautiful sailing yacht ATHOS

At 62m/203ft, sailing yacht ATHOS was launched from Holland Jachtbouw in 2010 as the world’s largest privately owned two-masted schooner. Her impressive performance on the water sees her compete in the world’s most prestigious regattas over the racing season, some of which she is made available for charter. She accommodates up to 10 guests in five staterooms including a master suite that features its own private cockpit and deckhouse and is the perfect choice for sailing enthusiasts.

Superyacht Slipstream with her tenders in the CaribbeanSLIPSTREAM's stylish master suite
Charter yacht SLIPSTREAM's elegant skylounge dining

Since her launch in 2009 the striking 60m/197ft motor yacht SLIPSTREAM has carved a superior reputation on the charter market. Combining style and facilities in equal measure, she has been designed with comfort in mind and has been recognised for this with a number of industry awards. A sundeck cinema, smoke machine and karaoke are on hand to provide all manner of evening entertainment while her gorgeous interior living and dining areas invite guests to relax amongst absolute luxury.

The award-winning SEAHAWK sailing

Pedigree and quality are words often used to describe the 60m/197ft Perini Navi sailing yacht SEAHAWK. She was launched in 2013 as part of Perini Navi’s new generation of superyachts that push the boundaries of design and technology while providing a setting for a fantastic charter vacation. She was one of the stars of the 2013 edition of the Monaco Yacht Show, noted for her exceptional performance sailing design as well as her beautiful Christian Liaigre interior.

For more information about booking a seasonal charter on board any of the superyachts mentioned contact your preferred charter broker.


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