Need inspiration for a unique luxury vacation for 2020? Plan your holidays ahead and get inspired by these 12 brand new luxury charter yachts under 35m/115ft – perfect for close family and friends groups, special events or even corporate getaways.
A smaller vessel doesn’t mean a compromise on quality or amenities, and guests can expect first-class service from the incredible crew. Power through the Mediterranean and Caribbean for boutique shopping, arts and culture in bustling metropolises then vanish among the distant archipelagos for lunch and a spot of sunbathing in complete quiet.
Built in 2019, every one of these vessels comes with the very latest technology for entertainment, stability navigation and comfort for excellent onboard efficiency and comfort throughout the charter. Read on to find out more.
Superyacht HEED zips through the water with a cruising speed of 21 knots and a large selection of water toys in tow, including a sailboat and jet skis. Two beach clubs offer guests luxurious spaces connected to the water in which to unwind, and the modern interiors are just as desirable to rest in air-conditioned environments taking in the scenery through floor-to-ceiling windows. Status as an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and a karaoke system on the flybridge increase the options for filling the hours on the water and onboard.
The accommodation is comprised of a Master suite with its own fold-down balcony, two VIP staterooms and two twin cabins (one with a Pullman berth) for uninterrupted rest from the end of one perfect day into the next.
Destinations: Winter – Croatia / Summer – Western Mediterranean
Luxury yacht MIMI LA SARDINE from Cantiere delle Marche has everything a group of 12 would desire for a break from the usual routine: A sumptuous sundeck fitted with a Jacuzzi and sunpads, a wet bar, plenty of sunbeds and her status as an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre provides guests with the opportunity to end the charter with a new skill.
The gorgeous award-winning interiors use weathered oak for a natural effect filling each room with ambiance, from the guest accommodation through to the skylounge with dining area and bar.
Her extensive cruising range of 5,500 nautical miles will take guests to the remotest islands for wild parties and tranquil nights beneath a carpet of stars.
Riva open yacht ELYSIUM I powers through the water to take guests on an island-hopping adventure. Guests have magnificent views through the windows of the main salon, where a grand piano will entertain diners during an unforgettable meal prepared by your professional on board chef.
Soak up the sunshine from the seating and sunbeds across the foredeck, or revel in the warm air while shaded by the flybridge overhang. The large collection of water toys includes Seabobs and a motorised surfboard for when you finally reach your far-flung destination.
Destinations: Winter – Spain / Summer – Western Mediterranean, Spain
Motor yacht SALT is a great vessel for family and friends groups looking to see as much of their chose destination as possible and enjoy life outdoors: Revel in the sunshine on the bow or the sun loungers on the flybridge, where there is also a bar for colourful cocktails throughout the hottest hours of the day.
Among the extensive collection of water toys is Scuba diving gear and a pair of e-bikes for extensive exploration under the water and across the trails, and you can head from one landmark to the next in quick time at a top speed of 31 knots.
The energy-efficient SEA CORAL II always attracts attention for her extensive use of glazing and solar panels, and although these innovative features have since been used by other shipbuilders, they are most iconic in the design of a vessel from Arcadia Yachts.
Floor-to-ceiling windows and colourful furnishings create a home away from home that further benefits form features such as fold-down side-balconies and bimini shades to cover the outdoor entertainment areas.
Light and airy with plenty of lighting to suit the mood after sunset, open yacht PIOLA is another excellent choice for charter groups looking for pale and inviting interiors combined with a top speed of 28 knots to get you to your destination.
Relax on board in contemporary surroundings as your captain takes you from one spectacular beach to the next. Savour life in the fresh sea air with light lunches and decadent multi-course meals prepared by your professional on board chef, then rest as you digest on the sun loungers and enjoy sweeping views of your destination.
Destinations: Winter – Saint-Tropez, Western Mediterranean / Summer – Saint-Tropez, Western Mediterranean
One of the most noticeable exterior features of M/Y MINI K is her main deck aft that gently descends to the swim platform, forming a large space close to the water for guests to use for sunbathing, lounging and alfresco dining. Within, a broad beam creates plenty of space for multiple conversation areas as light filters in from above through the solar panels.
A group of eight has a great selection of new water toys for thrills above water on the jet skis and thorough exploration below with the Scuba diving gear.
Destinations: Winter – Bahamas / Summer – Bahamas
This cutting-edge luxury catamaran offers 340m²/3660ft² of space onboard and comes furnished with a flybridge Jacuzzi and wet bar for spending a languid afternoon in complete comfort. The gorgeous monochrome interiors bring sophistication to parties, honeymoons and family getaways to some of the best charter grounds the world over.
Destinations: Winter – Caribbean / Summer – Western Mediterranean
This modern motor yacht has everything guests require for a holistic holiday in the sunshine, with a great selection of water toys, sunbeds and a large swim platform for morning exercise such as yoga beside the water. The natural interiors have a beach-club vibe with artwork and accents adding a burst of colour, and the occupants of the Master suite have a private lounge area within the bedroom and a spacious en-suite.
The flybridge has an abundance of seating for additional guests on board at dockside events, and the wet bar will ensure that guests have plenty of refreshments throughout the social occasion.
Destinations: Winter – Spain, Balearics / Summer – Spain, Balearics
This brand new sailing catamaran boasts a wide array of water toys for friends and family groups of all ages, and to warm up after a dip there are plenty of sunbeds on the foredeck and aft.
Your every day will be a delectable treat with the tempting creations from your on board chef, accompanied by colourful cocktails from the wet bar. Among the beautifully appointed cabins is a spacious Master suite with its own fold-down terrace for breakfast alfresco in privacy.
Destinations: Winter – Croatia / Summer – Croatia, Adriatic
This charming and spacious luxury catamaran from Fountaine Pajot is an excellent choice for guests looking to spend as much time connecting with their environment as possible, with few distractions but all the comforts and conveniences of the modern world along for the journey.
Destinations: Winter – Greece / Summer – Greece
Aptly named luxury catamaran LICENSE TO CHILL is ready to pamper guests inside and out with all the modern conveniences and a simple and clean layout ideal for families of all ages.
The group have a choice of dining and sunbathing areas, allowing everyone to spread out and have close conversations in smaller groups or spend time on personal interests. A shallow draft of 1.5m/4.10ft takes her close to the best beaches in the region and the lagoons for snorkelling among colourful fish and corals. At the end of a busy day, guests can retreat into their well-proportioned cabins.
Destinations: Winter – 2019/2020 Greece – 2020/21 Caribbean / Summer – Greece, Eastern Mediterranean