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The best charter yachts for out of this world cruising in 2023

By Steph Loseby   17 February 2023

For those wanting to bring extra excitement and adventure to their luxury yacht vacation this year, there are many charter yachts cruising some pretty sensational destinations across the globe, from the magnificently unspoiled Antarctica to the paradisiacal isles of French Polynesia.

Looking to avoid the usual yachting hotspots of the Caribbean and the Mediterranean this year? Get inspired as you take a look at some of the best charter yachts heading to unique cruising grounds in 2023.

77m (253 ft) yacht LEGEND

Cruising ground: Antarctica

Perfectly primed for any adventure one could possibly imagine, superyacht LEGEND allows adventure-hungry charter guests to experience the breathtaking vistas and wonderful activities that Antarctica offers in complete private luxury.

Accommodating up to 22 guests, the expedition yacht provides opulence on a grand scale and caters for epic adventures across the magical white continent. Guests can spend their days exploring Antarctica’s mountains, trekking blue-tinged glaciers and whale watching til their heart's content before climbing back on board to a welcoming interior and the option to use the yacht’s elaborate Balinese spa, cigar room, whisky bar, and the 14-seat cinema.

Legend from €595,000 per week + expenses

90m (295 ft) superyacht DAR

Cruising ground: Indian Ocean

From Seychelles to Sri Lanka, superyacht DAR is guaranteed to provide guests with the most impeccable yacht rental experience. Transporting you to idyllic and tranquil islands that are renowned for their natural beauty, picturesque coves and soft white sandy beaches, guests can soak up their surroundings in style aboard this lavish motor yacht.

luxury charter yacht dar cruising through the water

The Oceanco yacht is custom-built for world-class yachting, offering a wealth of spacious living areas and an abundance of top amenities that will take your charter experience to the next level. From the sweeping sundeck to the extensive health and beauty center, this yacht is the perfect platform for entertaining, socializing and, of course, relaxing. 

Dar from €1,200,000 per week + expenses

75m (246 ft) yacht CLOUDBREAK

Cruising ground: South East Asia

For adventures off the beaten path, expedition yacht CLOUDBREAK is the charter yacht for you. Designed to offer a sublime combination of luxury and comfort for an owner with a passion for the great outdoors, the yacht is the perfect launchpad for adrenaline-fuelled adventures around the likes of Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia

helicopter on luxury charter yacht cloudbreaktowering rock formations in thailand, south east asia
superyacht cloudbreak cruising through blue waters

The Abeking & Rasmussen yacht comes equipped with an extensive selection of the latest water toys and tenders so that you and your charter party can explore the beauty of the surrounding islands above and below the water line. Not only this, the yacht has an outdoor cinema set up that can also be used as a nightclub, a well-equipped gym featuring a water-level balcony and a huge beach club and sundeck used for soaking up the sunshine in style on a daily basis.

Cloudbreak from €750,000 per week + expenses

54m (177 ft) motor yacht MISCHIEF

Cruising grounds: French Polynesia 

Scenic, charming and sunkissed, the islands of French Polynesia are the epitome of heaven on earth. Encompassing the likes of Tahiti and Bora Bora, a yacht charter itinerary around these tropical hotspots is set to be an unforgettable vacation and what better way to see the islands than onboard the super yacht charter MISCHIEF.

Primed for comfortable cruising and luxury living, the Baglietto yacht boasts a highly modern interior design and a superbly-equipped exterior. Guests will adore her large Jacuzzi which frames the expansive sundeck and also boasts an alfresco dining section. What’s more, there’s a retractable swim platform that can be extended off the aft to allow guests to relax by the water during their private yacht charter.

Mischief from $265,000 per week + expenses

91m (300 ft) super yacht TRANQUILITY

Cruising grounds: Northern Europe

Available for summer cruising around Northern Europe, the multi-award-winning yacht TRANQUILITY is perfectly suited to her name and offers guests the ultimate blend of luxury living and indulgent relaxation. Home to an enormous spa and wellness zone as well as a movie theater, beach club and fully-equipped gym, there is an abundance of space onboard where guests can kick back and relax before exploring all that Northern Europe has to offer. 

superyacht tranquility

From the magnificent fjords of Norway and the mirror-like lakes of Finland to the picturesque emerald green forests of Denmark, Scandinavia’s cruising grounds are one of a kind, with sweeping seascapes and vast tracts of untouched nature providing the perfect backdrop to an action-packed superyacht charter. Guests can witness some of the most spectacular views during their vacation and may even catch a glimpse of the enchanting Northern lights as they dance across the sky.

Tranquility from $1,100,000 per week + expenses

Need more information?

Unsure where to start? Have a read through our in-depth destination articles that are guaranteed to offer further inspiration.

If you are interested in renting any of the yachts featured in this article, please contact a recommended yacht charter broker who will be happy to help you create your dream yacht charter vacation.


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