The French Riviera is one of the most popular Mediterranean luxury yacht charter destinations offering sublime climate, beautiful landscape and history, secluded and tranquil islands, as well as exciting and chic places, oozing with glitz and glamour. From Nice, Antibes, Cannes, St Tropes to Monaco, you will find everything you would expect from a perfect luxury yacht rental … and more. Below, you will find a selection of excellent motor yachts as well as sailing yachts available for charter this upcoming Mediterranean season around the French Riviera and the Western Mediterranean. This list is by far not the entire range of beautiful yachts on offer, therefore please do not hesitate to contact us for more information and free friendly advise.
Nice - The French Riviera - Western Mediterranean
63.40 m Lurssen expedition yacht POLAR STAR
Designed by renowned designer Espen Oeino and built by the prestigious Lurssen shipyard in Germany, the magnificent 208ft long motor yacht POLAR STAR boasts impressive six levels of luxurious and comfortable interior and exterior deck space. Great stability and safety is provided aboard mega yacht POLAR STAR, in addition to her powerful presence and graceful styling. Her interior on the other hand, shows tranquil ambience of sumptuous decadence and elegant poise, as created by her interior designer Pauline Nunn.
Motor Yacht Polar Star
Polar Star is truly a unique expedition yacht with an ample beam of 42 feet (12.80 m) and huge volume, creating an enormous interior living space. Luxury charter yacht POLAR STAR provides accommodation to 12 charter guests in 6 independent staterooms, including 4 doubles and 2 twins.
Charter Yacht Polar Star
To relax and unwind aboard, the POLAR STAR superyacht has a deck Jacuzzi spa pool as well as an internal sauna. Guest staterooms are located on her main deck, rather than below deck, for more natural light and beautiful ocean views. The Owner’s Area boasts a stateroom, a den and a ‘his and hers’ bathroom as well as an indispensable private deck. There is also a spa, found aft on the Owner’s deck, holding up to 10 bathers. More about POLAR STAR …
Polar Star Superyacht
67 m Mega Yacht APOISE by Lurssen
Another magnificent luxury vessel is the 219’82” Lurssen motor yacht Apoise refitted in 2009. Featuring exterior styling by Espen Oeino and spectacular interior by Francois Zuretti, superyacht APOISE is one of the largest and most exclusive mega charter yachts in the world offering the ultimate in cruising experience.
Accommodation aboard one of the largest charter yachts in the world is offered to 12 charter guests looking for the highest level of comfort and excitement. Spanning six decks, mega yacht APOISE boasts an impressively spacious sundeck with 360° views, a massive Jacuzzi, sports bar, theatre, gym and all-round WiFi. She also features excellent bridge and upper deck space with indoor and outdoor dining areas, as well as numerous lounges.
Superyacht APOISE - Jacuzzi on Sundeck
Lurssen charter yacht APOISE’s important main deck features include a beautiful formal dining area and a massive Owner’s Stateroom, measuring 130 square metres, reminiscent of a five-star hotel. The Owner’s cabin boasts a full -beam master bath and jacuzzi. The VIP suite is located on the bridge deck and the remaining four suites on the lower deck, all offering king-sized berths with en-suite bathrooms. More about APOISE yacht …
Superyacht APOISE - Master Cabin
67.2 metre luxury sailing yacht VERTIGO
The Philippe Briand designed charter yacht VERTIGO is a beautiful Alloy Yachts built luxury sailing vessel measuring 220 feet in LOA, with interior design by Christian Liaigre. She is the first sailing yacht of her size to have an almost vertical bow, which permits a greater waterline length, providing for a considerable improvement in speed both under sail and engine power. Superyacht VERTIGO reaches about 20 knots under sail with a true wind speed of 20 knots and a maximum speed of 17 knots with a range of about 4000 nm with a use of engine power.
Vertigo superyacht by Alloy Yachts
Particular attention has been given to the exterior relaxing areas, cockpit and flying bridge, affording the possibility to be outside and sheltered as you wish. The aft cockpit is especially well protected by a large hard-top that incorporates a louvre system and by lateral sliding windows. The flybridge is open but on demand it can be protected by a removable bimini top and a large dodger. More about sailing yacht VERTIGO …
Alloy Yachts Sailing Yacht VERTIGO
58.52 m Lurssen charter yacht CAPRI
Motor yacht CAPRI is a spectacular 192 foot luxury vessel with elegant interior design by Glade Johnson Design. Accommodation aboard CAPRI superyacht is available in 6 beautiful and spacious staterooms to 12 charter guests. The master suite offers a king-sized bed and a Jacuzzi bathtub in the his and hers private en-suite bathroom. The suite also has a private study and a full electronic entertainment system.
Luxury charter yacht CAPRI with tenders
There are additional four similar sized large guest cabins aboard CAPRI superyacht, found on the lower deck with extra large portholes. Additionally, there is a separate accommodation for thirteen to fifteen crew members. Her amenities and extras include a 22ft Chris Craft tender, a 22 ft Ribtech tender, 2 Sea-Doo 3 person waverunners, dive compressor, complete scuba and fishing equipment, two Hobie kayaks, two bikes, fully equipped gym observation deck, helicopter pad as well as a sound-proof music recording room with state of the art audio/video equipment. More about CAPRI superyacht …
Motor Yacht CAPRI Accommodation
60 m CMN luxury motor yacht CLOUD 9
Charter Yacht CLOUD 9 is a 2009 launched steel displacement yacht built by CMN shipyard in collaboration with the well known yacht designer Andrew Winch. Superyacht CLOUD 9 accommodates up to 12 charter guests in utmost in comfort and style. Her Master cabin if full beam, featuring an office, his and hers bathrooms, separate dressing rooms and stairwell up to a raised observation lounge giving panoramic views forward. The VIP cabin with a private balcony can be also found on the bridge deck.
Luxury charter yacht CLOUD 9 Aft Dining
CLOUD 9 yacht has an excellent range of extras on board, including two 22ft Nautica Express custom yacht tenders fitted with composite teak decks, pro wakeboard and ski pole, easy water access, and all the latest in electronics …, a Castoldi jet boat, two Seadoo RTX 3 man jet skis, two ClearBlue Hawai transparent kayaks, a large selection of waterski sand wake boards, plenty of towing toys and games like beach Volley Ball, a Beach dining set up, Snorkelling sets for all ages as well as safety and support equipment. Inside, Cloud 9 has a Kaleidoscope system and she has all of the modern communications equipment including SatCom with VOIP and Fleet 77. Read more about Cloud 9 charter yacht …
Motor Yacht CLOUD 9 Jacuzzi
57.9 m motor yacht MI SUENO
Built and launched by Trinity Yachts, charter yacht MI SUENO offers a modern combination of the latest technology with exquisite styling, featuring interior design by Patrick Knowles. Her accommodation includes one master suite, two VIP suites, one double and one twin cabin.
Motor Yacht Mi Sueno by Trinity Yachts
MI SUENO yacht’s deck equipment includes a Jacuzzi for seven people, one hydraulic 22.5 ft. Marquip Passerelle, two 10 step manual shipdise boarding ladders 24″ Nautical Structures, one 5,500 lb. Nautical Structures tender davit in garage, one Nautical Structures MCA approved 2,500 lb @ 22 ft. Telescoping davit on the flybridge, one Nautical Structures 1700 lb @ 15 ft. Telescoping davit on the bow. More about MI SUENO …
Luxury Motor Yacht Mi Sueno - Owner Stateroom
56 m Sailing Yacht PANTHALASSA
Created by Foster + Partners in collaboration with Perini Navi, with naval architecture by Perini Navi and Ron Holland Design, the spectacular 183’8” sailing yacht PANTHALASSA reflects a fusion of contemporary living and the finest in nautical heritage. Her interior is completely penetrated by light, featuring vast light and airy spaces, with clean lines and uncluttered style.
Sailing Yacht Panthalassa - Main Salon with natural light
Superyacht PANTHALASSA offers versatile arrangements, including a dining table transformable into a coffee table, a library with views over the open water providing a feeling of relaxation and contemplation, a boardroom with video conferencing facilities, which can also be used at a dining area, and a sweeping sofa in the saloon that becomes a bar.
Charter Yacht Panthalassa - Dining Table
Luxury charter ketch Panthalassa is able to accommodate up to 12 guests in 6 nearly equal sized cabins, including four fixed doubles and two twin cabins, with beds convertible into doubles. More about Panthalassa …
Sailing Yacht Panthalassa - Aft Deck Dining
54.20 m motor yacht MARAYA by CRN Yachts
Launched in Italy in 2008, this impressive motor yacht MARAYA, offers every possible amenity one could desire. Featuring contemporary and crisp minimal interior by Claude Misser, luxury charter yacht MARAYA offers accommodation in 6 elegant staterooms to up to 12 guests in total.
Relax on board charter yacht MARAYA
One of the main features of the superyacht MARAYA is an impressive sun-deck, boasting a bar and a Jacuzzi pool, along with an internal lift for access. She boasts an abundance of both internal and external spaces for her charter guests to escape, relax and fully enjoy their freedom aboard. Maraya yacht offers an extensive range of water sports equipment on board and a great selection of toys. More about MARAYA charter yacht …
Aboard Luxury motor yacht MARAYA
52 m Sailing Yacht MONDANGO
Built by the renowned and respected luxury yacht builder Alloy Yachts in New Zealand, the 2008 launched spectacular sailing yacht MONDANGO features naval architecture by Dubois Naval Architects. Her elegant and luxurious interior was created by Reymond Langton Design and she can sleep up to 10 guests on board, looked after by a crew of 10 professionals.
Sailing yacht Mondango - Photo Credit Alloy Yachts
The high performance aluminium ketch has been built to Lloyds Classification and complies with the Large Commercial Yacht Code LY2. The sailing yachts hull is a majestic blue with a Matterhorn white superstructure. Charter Yacht MONDANGO has been awarded the ‘Best Sailing Yacht over 45m’ at the ShowBoats International. More about MONDANGO superyacht …
51.7m superyacht MONDANGO
50m Motor Yacht LIBERY by ISA
Launched last year in March, the 164 ft charter yacht LIBERTY the first vessel from the 50m customer series by ISA Yachts. Her design was created by ISA’s in-house design studio and technical team in collaboration with Andrea Vallicelli.
Luxury charter yacht LIBERTY
Superyacht LIBERTY boasts elegant exterior lines, with smooth outlines and a dark grey metallic hull, contrasting with a brilliant white superstructure. Liberty’s spacious sundeck measures more than 17 metres in length and features a large pool and is furnished with sofas. This is an excellent area for her charter guests to relax and enjoy the magnificent views of her surroundings. More about LIBERTY yacht …
Luxury motor yacht LIBERTY by ISA Yachts
50m Superyacht ODESSA
Launched by the Turkish shipyard Proteksan Turquoise, the 164 ft luxury charter yacht ODESSA was designed by Ed Dubois and offers utmost in luxury and comfort to ensure an enjoyable time onboard. Her modern and relaxed interior was designed by John Horsfield of H2 Yacht Design.
Yacht ODESSA - Proteksan Turquoise
Motor yacht ODESSA provides accommodation in 5 spacious cabins to 10 charter guests in total, as well as several convertible options for additional flexibility. One of the main features of Odessa is her sun-deck, boasting vast sunbathing area, several dining options, shaded area, a Jacuzzi and plenty of sunpads for relaxation. Find out more about ODESSA …
2007 Yacht ODESSA by Proteksan Turquoise - Jacuzzi
41.80 metre charter yacht NATORI
Built by Baglietto shipyard in Italy, the beautiful motor yacht NATORI was designed by Jon Bannenberg with naval architecture by Francesco Paszkowski. Natori yacht is an excellent, well rounded semi-displacement luxury charter yacht providing accommodation for 10 guests in 5 splendid cabins.
Charter Yacht NATORI - Decks
Her contemporary and clever layout focuses on functional living areas, with fantastic access to the outdoor lifestyle living areas. Superyacht NATORI offers excellent features, such as large outdoor spaces and Jacuzzi pool, a gymnasium, zero speed stabilisers, jetskis, water toys, superb electronics and tasteful interior design. More about NATORI here …
Natori Yacht - Skylounge - BANNENBERG DESIGN LTD
72 ft Open style charter yacht JR – JR AICON 72
Motor yacht JR is an open style sports cruiser available for Western Mediterranean cruising around Northern Italy, South of France, Corsica and Sardinia. She is an excellent charter yacht with intelligent interior and exterior layout, great external spaces and outdoor living areas. Her hard-top roof retracts to create an open-air atmosphere and brings air and light indoors.
Motor Yacht JR - Alfresco Dining
Providing wonderful areas onboard, charter yacht JR boasts an aft deck with al-fresco dining table and a large sunbed. Her second sunbathing area can be found forward of the bridge. This well equipped, beautifully designed crewed Motor Yacht Aicon 72 is perfect for lovers of speed and luxury. With a cruising speed of 33 knots this yacht will not disappoint. Read more about charter yacht JR or contact us here for more information.
Charter Yacht JR - Master Cabin
As mentioned above, by no means is this the whole list of luxury motor yachts and sailing yachts available around the Western Mediterranean. There are countless wonderful boats available for charter in Italy, France (South of France), Sardinia, Sicily, Corsica, Spain and Malta amongst other popular destinations. Please, contact our friendly team at CharterWorld for more advise and information.