6 Reasons to Choose a Yacht Charter instead of a Hotel Vacation
There are many good reasons why the rich and famous choose a crewed charter yacht over a hotel. These bespoke vacations offer an unparalleled level of luxury, flexibility and privacy, combined with sensational personal service, even your own private chef, and a breath-taking new view everyday! The dream vacation.
Luxury Yacht Charters are the best kept secret when it comes to taking a vacation that offers privacy and the ultimate in personalised luxury.
At the Luxury Charter Group, we know that a vacation onboard your very own luxury charter yacht, being pampered by the dedicated Crew is an exceptional experience that being in a stationary hotel, however luxurious, cannot compete with. Here are some of the reasons why we are so passionate about our industry and why we love introducing our clients to these amazing vacations on the water, that we know will be both inspiring and memorable.
1. Different Destinations
Luxury charter yachts can be found in all the world's wonderlands, from the popular paradises of the Caribbean, Italian Riviera, and the Greek and Balearic Islands to the more unfamiliar but equally amazing areas like South East Asia, French Polynesia and Australia.
But what's very special about a yacht charter ? Of course there are many great hotels in these destinations, but your charter yacht can take you to more than just one fixed location within that destination, you have the opportunity to stop in numerous locations. You can visit secluded beaches accessible only by yacht and five-star beach resorts, shop at international designer boutiques and barefoot bespoke markets, party at the hippest clubs and sip sundowners at laidback beach bars ... all on the same vacation. And all this without having to touch your luggage, deal with other tourists, negotiate taxis or hotel lobbies... heaven!
2. Pure Privacy
Celebs love luxury charter yachts and one of the reasons is that they are inaccessible to the paparazzi! But even if you are not likely to have a camera trained on you, the joy of being in your own space with only your loved ones - your family and friends - around you, and with crew who know your personal preferences is bliss. You can have extraordinary quality time together, and with enough space for everyone to have their own privacy, and with no other hotel guests intruding.
It is a great feeling to leave the hustle and bustle and demands of normal life behind. You can relax away from cities and crowds, in places often accessible only by yacht, and enjoy the tranquillity of tropical islands, marine life and the local customs and culture . . . all in the lap of luxury and with only those friends or family who you wish to be around.
3. Freedom and Flexibility
At Luxury Charter Group your charter is totally personalised. We always ask you in advance for your Charter Preferences which includes your preferred activities, what you wish to see and do, which foods and beverages you prefer etc. Your charter will be designed just for you, based on the information you give us. While we do also offer a sample itinerary, between the embarkation and disembarkation ports your itinerary is flexible. You have the ability to change your mind as the mood takes, always under the guidance of your Captain and Crew and with their knowledge. If you find somewhere you like, then you have the choice to linger longer.
Everything is done at your pace and to make you happy. The Captain and Crew are attentive to your every impulse. Whether you feel like a romantic picnic on a private beach or it is time for some fun and frivolity at a funky beach bar they will know exactly where the next stop should be.
And it's not just destinations – should you want lobster for dinner then, as long as it is available and within his/her capabilities, your Chef will be asking "Is that with garlic butter or do you prefer Thermidor?"
4. Your Own Personal Chef
What a segue into the next advantage of a luxury charter yacht over a hotel and one that we think is hugely important! On your yacht charter you will be dining on the very best ingredients, presented to perfection. Superyacht chefs are masters of their trade and take great pleasure in catering to your every gastronomic desire.
And there is no set-menu here, but a menu that is customised to your tastes and timed to fit within your lifestyle... and you always have the best table in the house!
Formal fine dining, sun-drenched barbeques, al-fresco banquets, canapes and cocktails at sunset ... all these and more are easily provided for. Your on board private Chef delights in offering the very best of global gourmet cuisines as well as sumptuous regional specialties, sharing recipes you'll love to take with you so that you can relive your charter experience when back home.
5. Amenities and Activities
Everyone wants something different out of a vacation and we can help you choose the right yacht that gives you just what you desire. The choices are endless ... want a yacht loaded with water toys from jet-skis to windsurfers and more ...easy. Need high speed internet and an office to keep in touch ... can do. Looking for a "well-being" vacation with a fitness centre and rejuvenating spa treatments ... simple. Love movies ... then let us find you a yacht with the largest library of films and a dedicated theatre/media room. Just wanting to switch off, there is always a perfect position on a sunpad with a good book and a sea breeze. You name it, we can find a yacht to fulfil all that you and your guests wish for!
And most importantly all of this is for your pleasure alone ... no need to share with other hotel guests ... you get the use of all the gear and gadgets on board all to yourselves. And, if you wish, at a different place every day.
6. Sensational Service
Your crew are dedicated professionals. Relax and be prepared to be pampered. Your luxury yacht charter is your own private home afloat with a ratio of crew to guests so much higher than in any hotel or cruise ship. These attentive crew are always on hand, day and night, to ensure you receive five-star service at all times, but they are also unobtrusive and can, and will, disappear at all the right moments.
But there is more to your crew than just service. We can ensure that you have the right crew to be able to give you personalized instruction in sailing, diving, kayaking, windsurfing and more. On charter is a great time and place to learn new skills, at your own pace with quality equipment, that you can take home and have with you forever.
You have your own private advisors to help you chart your own course to the most amazing vacation ever!
Contact your Luxury Charter Group representative now to book your next luxury yacht charter in a dream destination and enjoy the advantages that a private vacation on board a yacht offers.
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.
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