6 Popular Luxury Charter Yacht Features

With literally hundreds of luxury yachts available for charter trying to decide which yacht would best suit your needs can be a little overwhelming. Here are a list of some of the most popular features and facilities that will help enhance your charter experience. From state-of-the-art cinemas to pampering spa treatments luxury charter yachts have much to offer and we can help you choose the one that is right for you.

Beach Clubs

The beach club, which began life as a platform on the transom (rear) of the yacht at water level, was originally intended to make launching tenders and toys easy and had a retractable ladder for swimming. But no longer is it just a place to splash about. These spaces now offer a range of experiences. Some owners have set them up as water level open air gyms while others are home to a full spa including a spa pool, steam room, shower, yoga space and treatment room. More generally they are set-up as an "al-fresco" salon, complete with bar, ideal for relaxing during the day and enjoying a refreshing cocktail while soaking up the rays on the sun beds or relaxing in the shade on the comfortable sofas. These versatile waterside venues are an entertainment essential on a luxury yacht.

Cinemas

When you first think about a luxury yacht charter watching a movie is probably not high on your list of things to do, however after a busy day exploring ashore or checking out the local dive sites a relaxing evening watching your favourite movie or catching the one you missed can sometimes be just the ticket. And if you have the family with you it's also a great way to entertain the kids while the adults enjoy sunset cocktails. And there are choices of cinemas – some have dedicated indoor cinemas complete with luxurious seating and popcorn machines while others offer an outdoor, under the stars, cinematic experience with state-of-the-art screens. The choice is yours and we can help you find the luxury yacht that has the best system and film library to suit you and your guests and/or family.

Jacuzzis

Nothing is more relaxing than lying in a hot tub and many luxury charter yachts feature these. Most are outdoor with some offering impressive panoramic ocean views. These are often surrounded by sunpads and deck chairs in addition to well-stocked bars. The area becomes the perfect place to relax and soak up some sunshine or gaze at the stars. It is very easy to while away a few hours enjoying soothing  luxury. Some yachts also offer jacuzzis as part of a spa treatment area with massage tables and a sauna nearby. As luxury superyachts are getting bigger so too are the size and sophistication of their jacuzzis.

Water Toys

One of the best aspects of the luxury charter yacht experience is the on-water fun! Guests young, old and young at heart can have a blast shooting the breeze, diving to depths or frolicking in the shallows. And there is an ever growing list of cool gear and gadgets to amp up the fun. From simple SUPS and jetskis to more exciting Underwater scooters and the AquaSkipper which converts the power generated by your up-and-down motion to let you fly high above the water's surface, there is a water toy for everyone. And if you'd like to try out something new then a luxury yacht charter is the perfect time. They are all easier than you think and with knowledgeable crew to assist you, a yacht charter is a great time to learn some new skills.

Gyms

Many yachts have dedicated gyms so if you are a regular user of exercise equipment, such as treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bikes, or stair climbers, you should be able to continue your existing fitness program on board. Some also have a personal trainer, who can create the perfect program to fit your needs and your time aboard. Each charter yacht has different types of equipment, so work with us to select the luxury yacht that best suits your requirements. Your Captain will endeavour to source specific equipment requests in advance of your charter. Consider where the gym is located on the yacht, too. Many are placed in glass-enclosed or waterfront areas so you can enjoy spectacular views while "pumping iron." Some have sliding doors for fresh air while others are located in or near the beach club so you can finish your routine with a cooling swim.

Spa Treatments

One of the ultimate luxuries must be indulging in personalised therapeutic treatments with services and facilities designed to pamper. Many yachts have crew members trained in various massage techniques given in either a dedicated room or on a portable massage table. Saunas and steam showers are ideal for soothing tired muscles and cleansing the pores. Some master cabins even offer private ones in their suites. Yet other yachts have crew members who specialise in Aromatherapy or can provide yoga sessions. And some even have beauty salons able to give you the perfect set of nails or the latest in hair styles. Let us know what wellness and beauty treatments you would like to be pampered with while on charter and we can advise on suitable yachts.

For further details about luxury charter yachts and the destinations that they are available in please contact one the the specialists at the Luxury Charter Group.

Related Blog Posts

Photography Tips for your Luxury Yacht Vacation

Photography Tips for your Luxury Yacht Vacation

A luxury charter yacht vacation makes for some fantastic photo opportunities. Spending time with loved ones in some of the most beautiful places in the world on a beautiful super yacht does that. Here are our top tips to ensure you come home with the most stunning photographs ever - lasting memories of a dream vacation. Learn more...

How to Enjoy the Epicurean Experience onboard a Charter Yacht

How to Enjoy the Epicurean Experience onboard a Charter Yacht

Dining onboard a luxury charter yacht is similar to eating in some of the world's best restaurants. Prepare to dine on the very finest gourmet cuisines, skilfully prepared by an outstanding chef to guarantee every mouthful is perfection and tailor-made to your preferences. The team at the Luxury Charter Group want you to get the absolute best out of your gastronomic experience onboard. Here are a few tips to ensure that you do. Learn more...

Watch this space! Sailing watches for your luxury yacht charter

Watch this space! Sailing watches for your luxury yacht charter

Time and tide wait for no man, or woman. Here’s our pick of exceptional timepieces to covet and collect, to ensure you make the best use of time on your luxury charter vacation. Learn more...

Luxury Yacht Charter whets the appetite of Gen Y

Luxury Yacht Charter whets the appetite of Gen Y

Gen Y, known as Millennials, are those born post-1980 to 2000 – the first digital generation, at ease with social media and relying on friends, Facebook and celebrity posts for their next big adventure. And luxury yacht charter ticks all the boxes! Learn more...

Disclaimer: The information about luxury yachts displayed on this page is merely informational and these yachts are not necessarily available for yacht charter or for sale, nor are they represented or marketed in anyway by Luxury Charter group. This web page and the superyacht information contained herein is not contractual. All yacht specifications and information is displayed in good faith but Luxury Charter Group does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the current accuracy, completeness, validity, or usefulness of any superyacht information and/or images displayed. All boat information is subject to change without prior notice and may not be current.