Article by Emma Drummond
The Birth of Luxury Yachts At the beginning of the 20th Century, wealthy individuals began commandeering large private yachts for personal pleasure – this was the dawn of the phrase “luxury yachts”. However, over the last decade or two, there has been a significant increase in the popularity and number of these large private luxury yachts. Luxury yachts epitomise elegance at sea. Staffed with professional crew and offering supreme service and eagle eyed attention to detail – the interiors of luxury yachts are sure to astound even the most discerning traveller. Luxury yachts represent a self-contained world, with five-star dining, world-class accommodation and every amenity your heart could desire. All this is at your fingertips, whilst cruising some of most magnificent coastlines and ports in the world. Trips aboard luxury yachts will provide a timeless experience in a floating paradise, instilled with extraordinary moments that will be etched into your memory forever. A holiday onboard a luxury yacht will see you sipping on a cool cocktail while taking in the panoramic view of turquoise waters and burnt orange sunsets. All this is afforded without having to sacrifice on any comforts or quality. Ideal Destinations for Luxury YachtsLuxury yachts are particularly bountiful in the Caribbean and Mediterranean Seas, but more recently there has been an increase in luxury yachts cruising to more remote areas of the world. These trendy yacht charter destinations vary from season to season but some of most enjoyed and most popular destinations include:* The Mediterranean* The Caribbean* South East Asia The MediterraneanThe azure beauty of the Mediterranean lures travellers with its fine wines, spectacular cuisine and alluring history of ancient civilisations and breathtaking architecture. Western Mediterranean destinations for include; the Balearics, the South of France’s pristine Cote d’Azur, Sicily, the spectacular Amalfi Coast, Corsica and Sardinia’s Cala di Volpe. Some extraordinary destinations in the Eastern Mediterranean region include the likes of the diverse Greek Islands that tempt admires to visit again and again. The south coast of Turkey and the remarkable Adriatic Sea with Croatia and Montenegro have also proven incredibly popular. The CaribbeanEver charming the visitors that arrive on their luxury yachts, the Caribbean abounds with natural beauty and immaculate blue waters. Somewhat of a celebrity playground, the Caribbean is made up of many islands, ideal for leisurely exploration. The most popular of the Caribbean islands, the Virgin Islands is a must visit destination. The magical archipelago, made up of more than forty islands and cays, is an absolute treat.South East AsiaEncompassing Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, South East Asia has recently grown in popularity when it comes to yachting. The region draws travellers with its collection of exotic islands and magical getaways. Locations in South East Asia are all unique in what they can offer travellers – there is the diversity and rich cultural and historical heritage of the Indonesian islands, the delightfully unspoilt islands and rainforests of the Malay Peninsula or the adventure rich South China Sea. Activities and Facilities Aboard Luxury YachtsRegardless of the destination you choose, you can rest assured that you will have access to every amenity to make your stay onboard pure bliss. Rooms on luxury yachts are all professionally designed with fine interior details such as wooden floors, marble columns, plush carpets and granite countertops. Living up to their opulent reputation, most luxury yachts feature entertainment systems, internet access and multimedia centres. Powered luxury yachts are ideal for those who wish to combine elegance with sporting adventure. Most vessels will offer jet skis, waverunners, scuba diving and even windsurfing equipment to explore your surroundings.
A luxury yacht chartered by a professional crew is the ideal solution for the traveller looking to enjoy the elegance and freedom of sailing the oceans waters. Yachting Partners International understands the intricacies of excellent service and offers various luxury yachts for charter in some of the world’s most magnificent destinations.
Welcome aboard the Super -yacht ‘Pure Bliss’ for a trip from Portofino in Italy to stay in the famous Carlton Hotel in Cannes France, via Monaco… Enjoy this fabulous episode of World Class from the Travel TV producers Hall TV.
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