Family sailing holidays aren’t just an opportunity for budding skippers to wear silly hats and control the tiller all holiday long – the plus points are rather more numerous than that. Just think about it: you can set sail whenever you like, sailing from one beautiful location to another at the turn of a wheel. Best of all, you don’t have to put up with heaving beaches. Just find your own deserted stretch of sand or an isolated cove, moor up and enjoy the sunshine and quiet. Sailing doesn’t have to be an activity holiday, you know.
The more competent sailors among you might like to take the wheel yourself on one of our yachts in Spain or Greece. Or, for a little added luxury, you can hire your own private skipper.
For families in which there’s an even split between sea legs and landlubbers, there’s the sailing holiday compromise of renting a holiday home that has the use of its own boat and private mooring. Check out these sailing adventures in the Caribbean and along the coast of England.
But if sailing sounds just a little too involving for what’s supposed to be a relaxing holiday, there is the more tranquil option of a houseboat. Either stay put or pootle merrily around the waterways of England and the Netherlands. Whichever appeals more, you should definitely step aboard soon.
Luxury Narrowboat holidays in the heart of England which offer a unique and relaxing way of discovering the English countryside and fascinating heritage. Beginners welcome, full training provided. Bed linen, towels, safety and boating equipment and WIFI is included in the holiday cost, fuel is extra. …see more
Unique place to stay in Barcelona! Excellent service, lovely & peaceful location, next to beach, only 10 min center Barcelona. Beautiful 80ft boat, en-suite bathrooms, free WiFi, free parking. Former fleettender Royal Navy, had complete refit, all new & clean. Located next to beach, 500 mtrs largest shopping mall + CCIB , only 10 (tube) min from centre of Barcelona. …see more
we are operating one bedroom a/c deluxe/premium bot to 10 bedroom boat with conference hall facility
We can conduct birthday/wedding/party functions for 100 nos in our special category boats
We can serve organic food on request …see more
1. Well furnished single or double or triple bedroom boats (a/c and non a/c) with attached bathroom, living and dining area, Home theater music system, T.V*, V.C.D player, living and dining area, sundeck and kitchen.
2.Complete peace, privacy, rela …see more
Moored on 5 acres of lake and wetland habitat, each houseboat has a private jetty with onshore boathouse and parking. Fishing for Rainbow Trout, with wildlife in abundance. Proximity to North coast makes this a great base for exploring Cornwall and Devon. …see more
The ship called Berezina is located in the citycenter of the old town of Haarlem. The green Haarlem is situated in between Amsterdam and the beach. The ideal location for exploring the typical Dutch flower fields or the beach and visiting Amsterdam …see more
Dublin Barge Hire is a self catering cruising barge with a fully fitted kitchen, full-size bath with shower located in Dublin City Centre. It has a stove and central heating ,a king size bed, bunk beds, Free WIFI a private outdoor space with loads of amenities beside it …see more
We offer the chance to sail the Caribbean aboard a crewed Catamaran. You can stop in most harbours and inlets and explore the islands in the way they were meant to be seen - from the sea. As part of the package, we serve 3 homely meals a day onboard. A crewed yacht that sails the windward islands of the Caribbean ranging from Grenada through to Martinique. …see more
stay on a houseboat in Holland
more dutch you can not get
stay in the real Holland Stay in a new hip and modern decorated Houseboat/Watervilla in Holland, more Dutch you can not get! …see more
Houseboat on the Amstel, near the centre. 2 double bedrooms with 2 single sofa beds in main bedroom and double sofa bed in the living room, floating terrace, living room with open kitchen and bathroom with shower. 10 mins walk to Rembrandt Square. Simple but comfortable houseboat, just 10 mins walk from Rembrandtplein and the flower market. …see more
Beautiful houseboat on the Amstel, next to Rembrandt Plein, central Amsterdam and walking distance to Dam Square. Modern and light boat with 2 double bedrooms and 1 single bedroom. Sofa bed available for an extra guest. Modern houseboat on the Amstel, centre of Amsterdam, walking distance to all tourist attractions. …see more
Self charter boating holidays on Loch Ness & the Caledonian Canal. Weekly and shortbreak hire available from April to October. No previous experience required as comprehensive instruction provided.Cruise through the spectacular scenery of Loch Ness and The Great Gle …see more
The Axo Houseboat is a self-catering apartment with spectacular views over the Amstel canal. Right in the heart of the city, you are in walking distance to everything. And with sleeping for 4 guests (4 singles or 2 doubles) it's perfect for a family or friends. …see more
Our houseboats are sitiuated on the tranquil Dal Lake, offering stunning views with the Himalaya providing a beautiful mountain backdrop, yet the town centr is within easy reach for all your needs. Our experienced chef serves up delicious home cooked food everyday and can cater for both veg and non-veg. …see more
Boat for small groups up to 32 guests, easy access and very central, very good prices, best view from the city and lovely programs on board. Good food and wine to introduce you to Portuguese flavours …see more
Winner of 'Four In A Bed' Channel 4.
High standard accommodation for up to 7 guests in 3 cabins with extra berths for 4 persons in the saloon. The perfect holiday for first time boating holiday guests to experience life on a boat without the stress of driving the boat. Stunning 4 star hotel boat on the Thames. Winner of 'Four In A Bed' channel 4. You are the only guests. …see more
Yacht for rent in Lisbon with 5 rooms available to spend the night or to enjoy your hollidays in a diferent way. All facilities and luxury conditions in this brand new catamaran. All the safety and silence of the marina beats all the best hotels. Experience the best …see more
Enjoy two holidays for the price of one - visit Paris AND experience life on a luxury houseboat! Ideal for a family, with easy access to central Paris. The best way to stay in Paris - on a luxury houseboat! …see more
Hire a Motor Yacht and cruise the beautiful Douro River. From Porto - Portugal Our two bases are on the lower and upper end of the vineyards area making possible a one way cruise in the entire Douro.
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Canal, barge, boat hire, River Thames, Shepperton, Chertsey, Windsor, Thorpe Park, Runnymead, Egham, Marlow, Maidenhead, Clivedon Hall IslandHenley, Day Hire, Holiday Hire, Short Breaks in London, RYA Training Courses for Inland Waterways, Marine VHF Licence, Power 1&2 Great family accommodation on the River Thames Shepperton, Walton, Weybridge, Chertsey, Thorpe Park, Egham …see more
Houseboat Cruise in the beautiful backwaters of Kerala make a wonderful journey that leads visitors on a dream voyage. Our house boats gives you the feeling of a traditional Kerala home with modern facilities. Kitchen | Dining Hall | Television | Attached Bathrooms …see more
At 65ft Kate Elizabeth provides accommodation for up to six to eight people. There are two permanent double beds, two single beds and the facility for an additional bunk, or a convertible double in the lounge if required. …see more
The forward lounge features a dining area with comfortable seating which converts into a double berth, or two single berths. In this area is the usual entertainment area, with a tv and dvd player, and radio with cd. …see more
The interior arrangement consists of 2 single beds (that can be converted to a large cross double) in the rear cabin, then a spacious bathroom with an electric macerator toilet and shower cubicle, followed by a cabin with a fixed double bed. …see more
Peter Michael, a 60 foot narrowboat can accommodate six to eight people and, uniquely, can be divided into four separate cabins. The front cabin affords scenic views over the low bow, and incorporates the dining and lounge area. …see more
n the lounge area there are two comfortable chairs. The galley is well equipped with a full size four burner cooker with overhead extractor fan, 4 cu ft. refrigerator with frozen food compartment, stainless steel sink and drainer and ample storage space. …see more
Thomas David, our smallest boat at 38 foot, provides accommodation for up to four people and is available for mid- week and weekend breaks, or longer periods, commencing on Fridays or Mondays …see more
Amy Clare provides comfortable accommodation for four to five people. She is a 52ft all-steel narrowboatLooking out over the bow is the lounge and dining area with a foldaway table and two settees, which convert to two single berths and a single bunk. …see more
Gray Line Halong is passionate about sophistication.
Spreading over 3 decks, she has 14 luxury cabins offering boutique interiors with oak-wooden wall, all rooms and bathrooms having sea-view, private sundeck and private balcony. Gray Line Halong cruise is your home while you are in Halong Bay.