14 of the best hotels with luxury yachts

Alila Hotels & Resorts, Indonesia

Alila Hotels & Resorts offer traditional Phinisi sailing yacht Alila Purnama for guests to enjoy. Currently located in the East Indonesia seas, in Komodo National Park, the 46 metre yacht is available for private charters for four nights or more.

Guests can relax on board the handcrafted yacht with a spa therapist offering massages and the opportunity to try yoga. Charterers can also take in some of the world’s best dives as the crew of 16 includes two PADI qualified instructors.

Cheval Blanc Randheli, Maldives

Set in the Noonu Atoll, Cheval Blanc Randheli has a 30 metre Azimut 98 Leonardo, which gives guests the opportunity to explore the Maldives by superyacht. The hotel offers extended diving trips, an ultra-private honeymoon experience, or a family adventure. She can accomoate 10 guests and has an open-deck Jacuzzi, an extensive toy box and fishing and dive equipment.

For guests wanting to sleep on dry land, there is also the option of a sunset cruise with champange.

Picture courtesy of Cheval Blanc Randheli

Amanwana, Moyo Island east of Bali

Amanwana, which is the only resort located on the island of Moyo, offers guests the choice of two traditional Indonesian Phinsi style boats.

The larger is 38 metre sailing ship Amandira which was hand-crafted by the Konjo tribe, a sub-ethnic group of Bugis-Makassar. Accommodating up to ten guests, Amandira sails in Indonesia’s Komodo National Park (April to September) and Raja Ampat (October to March). While 32 metre Amanikan has three above-deck cabins, a foredeck with bar for outdoor dining and extensive dive facilities. The boat comes with a crew of 10 including a dive instructor and a private chef.

Picture courtesy of Aman Resorts

Amanpuri, Phuket

The Thai beach resort of Amanpuri has a large fleet of luxury boats exclusively for the use of guests and specializes in scheduled and private charters to the beautiful islands and bays of the Andaman Sea.

While many are purely for day trips the largest boat, 27 metre Maha Bhetra is designed for extensive cruising in the islands and bays of Phang Nga and Krabi. With three air-conditioned cabins Maha Bhetra takes day charters for up to 12 passengers and extended overnight cruises for as many as six.

Picture courtesy of Aman Resorts

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