Set sail on a journey of opulence and adventure with our curated guide to exceptional sailing experiences available from luxury resorts around the globe. Explore the world’s most exclusive destinations aboard sumptuous yachts. Discover secluded paradises, embark on bespoke itineraries, and indulge in unforgettable experiences, as we unveil a collection of yachting havens where luxury meets the open seas.
D-Maris Bay, Datça Peninsula, Turkey
Nestled on a rocky outcrop with stunning views of the meeting point between the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas, D-Maris Bay Hotel is a beacon of luxury in Turkey. Renowned for its opulence, it is no surprise that D-Maris Bay has become a sanctuary for superyachts, complete with its own private marina and an exclusive program for yacht guests.
Three luxurious yachts are available within the group for charter and day tours, including the 16-meter motor yacht Alia Opensea. With a dedicated crew at your service, the hotel offers a range of personalised itineraries encompassing nearby islands and towns, providing a private tour tailored to your preferences.
The Wellesley Knightsbridge, London
London’s exquisite boutique-grand hotel, The Wellesley in Knightsbridge, introduces six new suites aboard the newly launched 56m superyacht, MY The Wellesley. Harmonising with the hotel’s art-deco aesthetics, these suites present an opportunity to bask in the same exceptional service, fine dining, and meticulous attention to detail synonymous with the hotel, now on a private superyacht.
Luxuriate in the vast open deck space, unmatched in its class, perfect for intimate gatherings or corporate events with unparalleled privacy. The yachting experience is seamlessly united with a stay at The Wellesley in London’s Knightsbridge, offering the chance to charter in the Mediterranean (summer) or Caribbean (winter). MY The Wellesley, the ultimate choice for discerning charterers, invites you to relish a fusion of art-deco grandeur and maritime elegance.
Thanda Private Island, Tanzania
Thanda Island is a pristine private sanctuary shaped like a delicate teardrop. Surrounded by sparkling turquoise waters and embraced by flawless white sands and coral reefs, this island paradise is located within the Shungimbili Island Marine Reserve. With no other land in sight, it is a dream destination for ocean enthusiasts and a prime spot to explore the waters, where sightings of tiger sharks are possible.
Thanda Island offers an unparalleled tranquil environment to indulge in water activities, and it boasts a collection of boats that cater to every preference. For those seeking a more traditional sailing experience, the trade winds can be embraced on a traditional Arab dhow. Alternatively, guests can charter Thanda’s magnificent 34-meter classic motor yacht, Over the Rainbow. Whether you’re interested in engaging in water sports or immersing yourself in marine biology, the island provides a selection of motor yachts that cater to all interests.
7Pines Resort, Ibiza
Perched on a cliffside overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, this resort offers breathtaking views and the opportunity to explore the azure waters aboard one of its Pershing Yachts. The Pershing 5X and Pershing 9X, designed by the Ferretti Group and Fulvio de Simoni, combine futuristic elements for smooth, aerodynamic sailing.
One of the most sought-after charters from 7Pines Resort takes guests to Formentera Island, often called Ibiza’s little sister. Here, visitors can savour the slower coastal atmosphere and dine at a beachside restaurant while indulging in the beauty of this enchanting locale.
Marbella Club Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, Spain
Located on the Costa del Sol in Spain, Marbella Club Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa provides guests with the unique opportunity to charter not one but two sailing yachts. Lacruz and Revolution perfectly blend luxury and sport, offering modern amenities such as an expansive outdoor shower, guest cabins, and a spacious solarium.
On board, guests will also find paddle boards, surfboards, and various water sports equipment to explore the Mediterranean Sea. Powered by the wind, daily experiences on these luxurious vessels offer a tranquil sail where guests can enjoy stunning vistas of the Sierra Blanca Mountains and Gibraltar Rock and even catch a glimpse of the African coastline on the horizon.
Hotel Union Øye, 62 Nord, Norway
Nestled at the entrance of the secluded fjord village of Øye on Norway’s picturesque west coast, Union Øye Hotel is enveloped by majestic emerald peaks and cascading waterfalls that resound through the valley. Since its establishment in 1891, this historic hotel has inspired renowned writers like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes. With its original flagstones, intricate panelled walls, and a library housing the owner’s personal collection of exploration first editions, Union Øye offers an elegant glimpse into the past.
Given its ties to exploration, it is only natural that the hotel group 62 Nord offers a selection of yachts to delight guests on the water. Visitors can opt for a leisurely cruise along the dizzying fjords aboard the Fjord Explorer, accommodating up to 30 people. Setting off from the hotel, guests can spend a day revelling in the breathtaking beauty of Hjørundfjord, one of Norway’s most extraordinary fjords nestled within the Sunnmøre Alps. For those seeking a more exhilarating experience, 62 Nord also offers customised sea safaris on their speedboats.
The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos
The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos takes sailing to new heights by offering Sunday brunch cruises aboard their sailing catamaran, Lady Grace. Named after the hotel’s prime location along Grace Bay, famous for its serene, turquoise waters, this 64-foot catamaran gracefully glides through the waves, ensuring your eggs Benedict remain undisturbed.
Lady Grace is also available for personalised tours and activities, including reef snorkelling, sunset cruises, gourmet picnics, and visits to secluded beaches.
Anantara Layan Phuket Resort, Thailand
Nestled in the Andaman Sea, Anantara Layan Phuket Resort offers guests the opportunity to explore the numerous islands in the area with their 36-foot Sunseeker 90 Yacht, Major Affair. This private yacht can accommodate up to eight passengers and provides a range of exclusive packages.
Whether you prefer to spend a day anchored at Phi Phi Island, snorkelling around the Similan Islands, or visiting Phang Nga Bay, where the iconic James Bond movie “The Man with the Golden Gun” was filmed, Major Affair caters to your desires.
Canaves Oia, Santorini
A family-owned brand encompassing five hotels in Santorini, Canaves Oia offers a diverse range of experiences, including luxurious yachting getaways. Exclusively available to guests staying at any of their properties, Canaves Oia’s fleet consists of three upscale vessels.
Whether you’re staying at Canaves Oia Epitome or the original Canaves Oia Boutique Hotel, you can embark on various excursions like exploring the Santorini volcano, snorkelling at the red beach, or enjoying the turquoise waters of the white beach.
Additionally, the yachts provide opportunities for unforgettable experiences onboard, including romantic proposals amid the Aegean Sea and private parties. Guests can select their preferred vessel from the 73-foot Alexandros, 55-foot My Way, or 43-foot Pardo.
Pangkor Laut Resort, Malaysia
On the privately owned island of Malaysia, Pangkor Laut Resort provides unmatched views and access to the Straits of Malacca. Their in-house yacht, YTL Lady II, can be chartered for personalised itineraries year-round.
One of its most renowned offerings is The Straits to Luxury Experience, a five-day, four-night charter that takes guests from Pangkor Laut to Phuket. This 85-foot boat has a dedicated private hostess and chef available only from December to May.
Whether you seek tranquil exploration, gastronomic delight, or enchanting landscapes, these sailing experiences redefine luxury, inviting you to discover the world’s hidden gems from the opulent deck of a private sanctuary at sea.
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