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The Best Yachts to Charter for Christmas and New Year

The Best Yachts to Charter for Christmas and New Year

When the dark days and long nights of December have you pining for another, warmer, brighter, type of Christmas and New Year celebration, you might want to consider a luxury yacht charter in warmer climes.

Imagine listening to Christmas carols as you sunbathe on deck and gaze out at a sparkling seascape, or enjoying a delectable Christmas feast, prepared by your personal chef, and served overlooking breathtaking views of a secluded sandy cove, a luxuriant jungle-clad inlet or a charming colonial harbour town.

Here are some of the very best yachts you can charter to help make your dreams of a tropical Christmas at sea come true.

Escape to paradise onboard a Caribbean yacht charter

Palm trees swaying in balmy sea breezes, white sandy beaches that seem to stretch out forever without a single footstep in sight and warm, turquoise waters – all this and more awaits you on a Christmas and New Year Caribbean yacht charter.

Should you decide to head down to the magical isles of the West Indies – whether it’s to sample the glorious Exuma chain in the Bahamas, the laid-back haven of the Leewards, the exotic volcanic majesty of the Windwards, the idyllic beauty of the British Virgin Islands or the colourfully historic country of Cuba – there’s sure to be a superyacht that’s ideally suited for your perfect Christmas cruise.

Check out Havana’s legendary seafront Malecon esplanade or marvel at the graceful pirouettes performed by the swimming pigs off of Pig Island in the Exumas, all from the deck of SHERAKHAN yacht. Superbly accommodating 26 guests in 13 cabins, this 69.65-metre (228.51-foot) explorer megayacht boasts an 18-person Jacuzzi, a fully equipped gym, spa and beauty salon and the capability to travel to the furthest reaches of the earth with effortless ease. A jaunt around the Caribbean onboard SHERAKHAN will guarantee you an unforgettable Christmas and New Year.

For those who insist on sophisticated style melded seamlessly with superb quality, world-super-yacht-award-winner .11.11. yachtrepresents an outstanding choice for a Christmastime Caribbean charter. Featuring a unique axe bow with vertical blade, custom-designed art deco interiors and a massive owner’s deck with master suite, this 63-metre (206.69-foot) Benetti superyacht delivers an unparalleled taste of boating opulence.

Adventurous souls who long to discover hidden treasures, but refuse to concede an ounce of luxurious comfort along the way, will rejoice in the ruggedly lavish RH3 yacht. Retrofitted to the highest standards in 2016, this 38.72-metre (127-foot) discovery yacht has been expressly constructed to take you anywhere on the planet that might strike your fancy. Perhaps at Christmas and New, your preferred stops might include the volcanic peaks of St Lucia or unspoiled, picturesque bays in the Grenadines. No matter where you want to journey, RH3 yacht will get you there in great splendour.

When only the most spectacular option will do for your Christmas yacht charter to the Caribbean, you simply must take a look at the multiple-award-winning SEALYON yacht. Showcasing one-of-a-kind sumptuousness and cutting-edge technology, including a glass lift, a vast split-level sundeck with revolving circular sunbed, outdoor cinema, misting system, technogym with power plate and a stunning 103-inch plasma TV – truly this 61.80-metre (207.75-foot) Viareggio megayacht has been tailor-made for those with only the most discerning of tastes.

A Central America Yacht Charter Promises a Memorable Christmas Holiday

Wild natural wonders abound in the rainforests of Costa Rica, where monkeys swing through thick green canopies and vibrantly hued birds add splashes of colour to the cloudless blue sky. Throw yourself with abandon into the awe-inspiring scenery of this enchanting land for a remarkable Christmas and New Year celebration onboard the 39.6-metre (129.92-foot) CHASING DAYLIGHT yacht.

Highlighted by a forward-located Jacuzzi, wide-open exterior spaces, a broad range of toys and a young, enthusiastic and knowledgeable crew, CHASING DAYLIGHT offers countless hours of fun and frolicking beneath the warm Central American sunshine.

The Indian Ocean Beckons with a Maldives Yacht Charter

Should you wish to venture to another region of the globe entirely for your Christmas and New Year yacht charter, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more idyllic getaway spot than the gorgeous Maldives. Nestled in the Arabian Sea in the heart of the Indian Ocean, these jewel-like isles embody untouched tropical tranquillity, with deserted white-sand beaches lapped by crystalline, aquamarine waters.

Leave reality completely behind and get to know the Maldives intimately when you climb onboard the utterly distinctive and indisputably splendid OKTO yacht. Custom-created by famed yacht builder ISA, every detail of the majestic OKTO clearly broadcasts the care and attention that has gone into it. From its striking interiors, crafted by Albert Pinto and UST, Austria to its grey-and-black decks by Esthec (which enable the wearing of high heel shoes), and from its six-metre swimming pool with an innovative heating and cooling apparatus to its four tender garages, guest lift and button-operated owner’s balcony – every single element of the 66.40-metre (217.84-foot) OKTO reveals that no expense was spared in its making and that its main goal is to provide a yachting experience like no other. 

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