Vacation For The Rich: Charter Your Own Cruise

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Vacation For The Rich: Charter Your Own Cruise

There’s no better way to explore the Mediterranean islands, the Caribbeans, or the vast oceans of the world than onboard a luxury super-yacht. Just imagine laying back on the sun-deck, being able to decide where and when to stop, whether it is in the middle of the sea or in an intimate, romantic harbor. Surrounded by crystal clear waters, all you need to do is reach the swim platform, put your snorkeling gear on, and simply dive in to have a close look at all the magnificent lively-colored creatures lurking on the seabed.

Owning your own yacht is a symbol of wealth and power, and it is definitely the solution if you wish to escape the crowds and explore some of the rare beauties of our planet. However, if you don’t have one and don’t plan on buying one anytime soon, simply rent a yacht and indulge yourself in an exotic and relaxing cruise far away from the world you know. A charter cruise is the perfect getaway. Sailing away on a yacht will take you far away from the suffocating beaches filled with tourists, and deep into the most secluded areas on the planet, where there will only be you, your guests, and the crew.

Luxury yachts are in great demand when it comes to renting vessels that will take you out at sea onboard stylish decks, while being catered for by a professional crew. With sophisticated designs, appealing and welcoming cabins, as well as notable performances, the following luxury yachts are just waiting to be taken out at sea. So go ahead and rent your own luxury yacht and take the cruise you’ve been dreaming of, no strings attached.

10. Black & White, $145,5000 per week


Built in 2010 by Sunseeker, Black & White is a motor yacht available for charter cruises in the Mediterranean under the Cayman Islands flag. Measuring 111.5 feet in length, it can accommodate 10 guests and five crew members. There is a spacious master suite with a king size bed, two VIP suites, two twin cabins, and a large sundeck. Plus, it offers two wave runners and numerous inflatable toys to entertain guests with. Equipped with powerful twin MTU M93 V16 engines generating 2,400 horsepower each, it can reach a maximum speed of 24 knots, while its cruising speed is 22 knots.

9. Aqua, $150,000 per week


Built in 2010 by Admiral, Aqua is a luxury charter yacht based in Athens, available for cruising the Greek Islands in the Mediterranean. With appealing sleek lines, Aqua can accommodate 12 guests and 7 crew members. Measuring 130 feet in length, there are one master suite, two double cabins, and two twin cabins. The centerpiece is the large fly-bridge, perfect for sunbathing during the day and partying during the night. It is equipped with powerful twin MTU 16V 4000 M90 engines that can take her up to a maximum speed of 32 knots and a cruising speed of 27 knots.

8. Amarula Sun, $163,000 per week


Built in 2011 by Westport, Amarula Sun is a motor yacht that can be taken out at sea toward the Mediterranean and the Caribbean under the Cayman Islands flag. Spacious, warm, and welcoming, the 130 feet long luxury yacht can accommodate 10 guests in a total of five cabins, out of which three are double cabins and two are twin cabins. Among its unique features, Amarula Sun has a zero speed stabilizer, on-deck jacuzzi, waterslide, fishing gear, snorkeling equipment, and wave runners to entertain its guests. Equipped with twin MTU 12V4000 engines generating 2,735 HP each, it is faster than other charter yachts, reaching a maximum speed of 24 knots, while its cruising speed is the average 14 knots.

7. Baron Trenck, $184,000 per week


Built in 2011, Baron Trenck is a motor yacht that cruises the Mediterranean under Portugal’s flag. The perfect luxury super-yacht for island hopping, it can accommodate 10 guests and eight crew members. There are three spacious double cabins and two twin cabins. The large Master Suite on the main deck comes with his and hers bathrooms with jacuzzi, office, and dressing rooms. Measuring 142.7 feet in length, guests can indulge in some relaxing time at the sauna, sunbathing on the fly-bridge, or using the available water skis, wake-boards, and snorkeling equipment. Baron Trenck is also equipped with its very own aqua park with trampoline, a mega slide, and lounge. With twin MTU 12V2000M60 engines generating 1,632 horsepower each, it can reach a maximum speed of 14 knots and a cruising speed of 10 knots.

6. Harmony III, $218,000 per week


Built in 2009 by Benetti, Harmony III is a 143 foot long motor yacht available for charter in the Mediterranean and in the Caribbean. Characterized by large outdoor areas, it sails under the Maltese flag. Harmony III can accommodate 10 guests and nine crew members. There’s a total of five cabins, three double cabins, and two twin cabins. Among its distinctive features, there is one Yamaha Wave Runner, two Outfitter Adventure Kayaks, water skis, wake-boards, knee boards, and zero speed stabilizer. Equipped with twin CAT 3508B engines generating 1,300 horsepower each, it can reach a maximum speed of 16 knots, while its cruising speed is 14 knots.

5. Latitude, $276,000 per week


Built in 2008 by the same Benetti, Latitude is a super-yacht available for charter in the Mediterranean. Cruising under the Cayman Islands flag, the 170.6 feet long motor yacht can accommodate 12 guests and 13 crew members. Designed in Art Deco style, this luxury mega-yacht is equipped with twin Caterpillar 3512 B DITA engines that can take her to a maximum speed of 15 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots. There’s a large Sun Deck, five double cabins, one twin cabin, a gym, climbing wall, three kayaks, snorkeling equipment, three paddle-boards, two Sea Bobs, and an elevator.

4. Bistango, $447,500 per week


Built in 2010, Bistango is one of Benetti’s finest yachts available for charter cruises in the Mediterranean. Measuring 203.4 feet in length, it can accommodate 12 guests and 14 crew members. Boasting modern and elegant lines, the mega yacht has a total of five double cabins and one twin cabin. Among its unique features, Bistango has a zero speed stabilizer, a large jacuzzi pool, Turkish bath, gym, and even a piano. There is one large master suite, three double cabins, one VIP cabin on the bridge deck, snorkeling equipment, two Yamaha Wave-runners two sea kayaks, water skis, and numerous water toys. Equipped with twin 1760 MTU engines, it cruises at a speed of 14 knots and can reach a maximum speed of 16 knots.

3. Diamonds are Forever, $449,000 per week


Built in 2011 by Benetti, Diamonds are Forever is a motor yacht available for charter cruises in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Measuring 200 feet in length, the luxury mega yacht can accommodate 12 guests. Get pampered in style onboard Diamonds are Forever. There’s a gym, a beauty salon, a steam room, Sky Lounge, Main Salon, Sun Deck with captain’s cabin, as well as a secluded and peaceful Sky Deck. On the Upper Deck, the Master Suite comes with its own office, marble bathroom, and king size bed. The VIP suite comes with a marble bathroom and king size bed, too. There is a total of four lower-deck guest cabins, three king cabins and one twin cabin. An elevator takes guests from the lower deck all the way to the Sun Deck. Equipped with twin CAT 3512 HD engines generating 1,850 horsepower each, Diamonds are Forever reaches a cruising speed of 12 knots and a maximum speed of 16 knots.

2. Imagine, $632,500 per week


Built in 2011 by Amels, Imagine is a mega yacht onboard which you can charter your own cruise toward any destination on the Globe. Characterized by plenty of outdoor options, there’s a large swimming pool with jacuzzi, jet stream, wet-feet bar, mini-beach, gym, steam room, and a large swim platform that serves as a Beach club. Imagine can accommodate 14 guests and 14 crew members. Its full-width master suite is equipped with its own deluxe bath, dressing room, and office. The two VIP suites come with their own private balconies. Plus, there are four other grand suites on the lower deck. A central elevator takes guests from the lower deck all the way up to the Sun Deck. The 214.8 foot long motor yacht is equipped with twin CAT 3512 engines generating 1,650 horsepower each, which can take Imagine to a maximum speed of 17 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots.

1. Amaryllis, $1,047,431 per week


A mega yacht available to charter any destination on the planet, the Amaryllis was built in 2011 by Abeking & Rasmussen. Extremely spacious, 257.5 feet in length, it is large enough to accommodate exotic parties and entertain guests on its open decks. Sailing under the Cayman Islands flag, the Amaryllis put a whole new meaning to pampering. Just spin the Globe, choose any destination your index finger lands on, and the Amaryllis will take you there in style. It can accommodate 12 guests and 23 crew members that cater to your every need. Its Caterpillar 3516 B engines can take her to a maximum speed of 16 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots. Among its distinctive features, there’s an owner’s deck with a master’s suite and a private terrace, a beach club, a gym, and a spa. Plus, there’s a swim platform that allows easy access to the sea. However, its centerpiece is the sundeck with a 16.4 foot pool with changing colors. A VIP suite can be found on the main deck, there are three double cabins, and one twin cabin on the lower deck.