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Yachts you could charter at Cannes Film Festival 2023

By Steph Loseby   27 April 2023

Set against the glittering backdrop of the French Riviera, the 76th Cannes Film Festival is fast approaching. Wanting to get in on the action? Take a look at the selection of superyachts available to charter in Cannes during the world’s greatest cultural event.

Running from 16 - 27 May, world-leading filmmakers, directors and actors will come together for the exclusive event and lined up close by in the Old Port of Cannes will be an impressive fleet of superyachts, some of which you could charter

The Cannes Film Festival offers 11 days of film premieres, awards ceremonies and VIP events where artists, journalists and film industry professionals will gather to celebrate this year’s outstanding creative achievements.

A yacht is the place to be, and be seen, during this prestigious event

Cannes is the Mediterranean hotspot during the event, providing the perfect destination for exclusive parties and some of the most iconic names of all time to gather and celebrate in ultimate style. Adding to the glitz and the glamor of the world-renowned festival will be a whole host of superyachts jostling for a space along the coveted Jetée Albert Edouard, moments away from all the action.

Here are a few of the top yachts you could charter in Cannes during the Cannes Film Festival 2023.


An iconic Lürssen superyacht, the 90m (296ft) PHOENIX 2 has been designed for exquisite indoor and outdoor living. With a variety of space across several decks for guests to bronze, lounge and entertain, this mega yacht is a “masterclass in modern opulence.”

lurssen charter yacht pheonix 2

Onboard highlights include her sophisticated Art Deco interiors, styled by Winch Design and her beautifully detailed main salon, complete with a grand piano and large chandelier. Taking inspiration from the 1920s and 30s New York Art-Deco scene, the yacht is primed for entertaining in private luxury and is perfect for hosting extravagant soirees. Accommodating 14 guests across 7 cabins, the 2,667GT yacht also holds a crew of 28.

Phoenix 2 from $1,000,000 per week + expenses


Excellently equipped and oozing with sophistication and class, the multi-award-winning 85m (278ft) superyacht VICTORIOUS is a stand-out expedition motor yacht that certainly makes for a wonderful yacht charter. Her onboard highlights include a 10-seat cinema, heated swimming pool, Hammam and a dazzling upper deck complete with a sweeping sky lounge that allows incredible views over your chosen cruising ground.

The yacht is also home to a beautiful cocktail lounge, perfect for those who want to enjoy the party atmosphere during the Cannes Film Festival. Accommodating 12 guests across 6 elegantly appointed cabins, the yacht can also carry a remarkable 26 crew members who will ensure a seamless and timeless yacht charter experience. 

Victorious from €800,000 per week + expenses


Boasting excellent leisure facilities and elegant interior spaces, the 50m (163ft) superyacht K2 was delivered by Columbus Yachts in 2021 and continues to grab the attention of the yachting elite thanks to her sleek lines and high performance. She can accommodate up to 11 guests across five suites, including a full-beam master cabin featuring his and hers ensuite and a walk-in wardrobe. 

Designed with relaxation and comfort in mind, charter guests can enjoy her raft of ultra-modern amenities, including a foredeck Jacuzzi, casual dining area and of course, her generously sized beach club which leads to a large swim platform with hydraulic steps for easy access into the warm Mediterranean waters. 

K2 from €270,000 per week + expenses


An invariably popular yacht charter platform thanks to her superlative combination of speed, style and onboard comfort, the 48m (157ft) motor yacht KHALILAH is just as striking inside as she is out. Providing guests with a totally unique experience, the Palmer Johnson yacht has two saloons and a fully serviced bar, perfect for entertaining and socializing in Cannes. 

palmer johnson yacht khalilah

Sporting a carbon composite structure with a fuel-efficient hull design, the motor yacht's 485 GT also allows for five staterooms, 11 guests, a 110-square-meter alfresco lounge and dining area, a smart beach club and a raised spa pool in the bow.

Khalilah from €255,000 per week + expenses


Delivered in 2022, the 30m (99ft) yacht MINI K2 is the prime choice for anyone looking for a taste of the superyacht lifestyle. Primed for outdoor living, the yacht is sophisticated and modern, featuring interior styling by LUCA DINI Design & Architecture.

luxury charter yacht mini K2

Hosting 10 guests across 4 cabins, comprising a supremely spacious full-beam master suite, one VIP, and two twin cabins. The vessel has a cruising speed of 32 knots and is able to access shallow bays and coves of the Mediterranean with ease. With a large beach club and impressive interior volume for a yacht of this size, MINI K2 is a fantastic candidate for exploring all that Cannes has to offer.

Thinking of booking a yacht charter in Cannes?

Panoramic view of Le Suquet- the old town, Port Le Vieux and La Croisette of Cannes, France

If you’d like to learn more about a Cannes Film Festival yacht charter, please get in touch with your preferred yacht charter broker. You can also check out our ultimate guide to the Cannes Film Festival and our range of articles showcasing all that you can see and do whilst in Cannes for the event. 

Alternatively, you can view and compare the entire fleet of superyachts available for charter in the South of France


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