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If you're looking for an active break and aren’t afraid of getting wet, book one of these holiday homes near fantastic water sports destinations worldwide.


Water sports holidays by the sea allow you to spend energetic mornings on the water and lazy afternoons chilling on the beach. Inland destinations near lakes and rivers are less tied to the summer season and can offer great windsurfing, canoeing and sailing throughout the year.


If you’re planning an action-packed holiday, choose a villa or cottage with plenty of home comforts. You’ll really appreciate a bubbling Jacuzzi, steamy sauna or cosy log fire after an active day on the water.

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £98 /night

£684 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Luxury holidays in Gran Canaria in this wonderful houseboat with all the necessary to have a perfect holidays.  …see more

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £106 /night

£737 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
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

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Houseboat | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 11

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £179 /night

£1250 - £1700 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
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

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £63 /night

£435 - £477 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Swallow Tail is the sister boat to The Painted Lady. She is moored at Blagdon Water, a 35 acre wildlife and natural habitat located not far from the North Devon coast. Visitors can enjoy the rare opportunity of sharing the environment with the wildlife, local walking and cycle routes and fishing at the lake.  …see more

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £66 /night

£456 - £525 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
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

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Houseboat | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

Very Good 4.5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £169 /night

£1181 - £1344 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Best and Authentic houseboats at best rates. Book direct from the owner for 2, 3, 4 or 5 bedroom houseboats at alleppey.  …see more

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Houseboat | 10 Bedrooms | sleeps 25

1 night min stay

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from £38 /night

£264 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
About Golden Lily Group Of Houseboats Golden lily has group of houseboats in Dal lake Srinagar with the convenient crossing from the road in the heart of Kashmir. Golden lily group of Houseboats have the deluxe and Super Deluxe rooms have all better modern facilities an  …see more

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £66 /night

£456 - £525 / week

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  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Clouded Yellow is a House Boat located on a 3 acre lake at Blagdon Water. She enjoys the privacy and seclusion of her own 3 acres with fishing and wildlife in abundance. Proximity to the North Devon and Cornwall coasts make a great base for exploring the two counties.  …see more

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £73 /night

£509 - £1556 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Two luxury, 100% smoke-free rooms on a boat, and en suite bathrooms, free WiFI. After a busy day in the center you can enjoy the grand view of the eastern docklands on the deck terrace on a nice summer's day. Also suitable for 2 quests. Stay on the water in the Venice of the North: Amsterdam.  …see more

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £116 /night

£807 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Watervilla houseboat stay on a houseboat in Holland more dutch you can not get new watervilla houseboat new 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

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Houseboat | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £20 /night

£135 - £172 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Fully Air conditioned, Best House Keeping System, Dedicated courtesy full staff, Quality of food, Managed by people with international exposure with star hotels. Best safety systems, Certified by concerned Gov. departments. Imported duvets and pillows, additional beds Equipped with satellite tv, LCD 42" tv, Dvd player with mike, facility to play different table games,  …see more

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £63 /night

£440 - £678 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 27 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Located in a quiet spot, yet close to the historic city centre. Every modern comfort, including central heating and AC, TV, Wifi internet. Theatres, cinemas and museums, but also waterways and lakes are close by. Leiden is centrally located, with Amsterdam, Rotterdam and the seaside town of The Hague 20-40 minutes away.  …see more

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Houseboat | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £19 /night

£132 - £264 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Shahbaaz Houseboats truly represents a model craft in all the houseboats of Kashmir for its opulence, spaciousness and decorum. Its interior designing is based on traditional and classical patterns of famous woodcarving of Kashmir. Having well furnished  …see more

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Houseboat | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £3 /night

£16 - £53 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
Unique beach hut that will bring you closer to the waves! Peace and Love  …see more

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £87 /night

£605 - £1045 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
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

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Houseboat | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £104 /night

£726 - £807 / week

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  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
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

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Houseboat | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £117 /night

£817 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
The center houseboat for 1-4 guests, moored five minutes walking from Central Station in a quiet, wide canal in the middle of the old centre of Amsterdam, contains a living-area with fold-out couch, built-in kitchen, luxury bathroom and one bedroom with king size bed  …see more

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

1 night min stay

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from £49 /night

£340 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
A beautifully finished boat, SS Maverick has been designed with space, luxury and comfort in mind. A fixed double bed at the back supplemented by a luxurious double sofa bed at the front and spacious wet room, galley and lounge gives you the freedom to unwind and relax.  …see more

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Houseboat | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £16 /night

£111 - £968 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
Houseboat Pamela Group of Houseboats in Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir India The houseboat has cosy rooms with attached bathrooms featuring all modern facilities, wifi 24/7 electricity  …see more

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Houseboat | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 15

Very Good 4.5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £29 /night

£201 - £1581 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
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

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

2 Nights min stay

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from £153 /night

£1069 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Rent between private individuals of this boat of quite wooden dream, at the heart of the marina of Banyuls sur Mer. Rent in half a day, in the day, in the weekend, weekly inquire!  …see more

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Houseboat | 18 Bedrooms | sleeps 18

1 night min stay

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from £91 /night

£636 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Alova Gold Cruises Halong - owned by Go Asia Travel offer overnight boats in Halong bay. our tour departs everyday from Hanoi Center to Halong bay. tour is includes transfer from Hanoi by bus, tour guide, entrance tickets, meals, kayking...  …see more

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £93 /night

£646 - £830 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Romantic nights on serene backwaters on a House Boat Live life to its fullest. The house boat of good times !  …see more

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Houseboat | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

1 night min stay

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from £100 /night

£695 - £964 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Die SeeSuite ist eine schwimmende Suite auf dem Ruppiner See. Tageweise mietbar - hauptstadtnah - führerscheinfrei – Hotelservice - Die SeeSuite ist wie eine Suite im Hotel eingerichtet. Schlafen auf dem Wasser, entspannen, sich sonnen, von Bord schwimmen gehen, ... Direkt auf dem Ruppiner See Nächster Flughafen : Berlin Tegel in 66 Kilometer Bahnhof: 5 km  …see more

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Houseboat | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £74 /night

£513 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Nei mesi di Invernali e primaverili è possibile usufruire di sconti particolari  …see more

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Min stay varies

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from £46 /night

£318 - £371 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
We can offer cruises on Connie at an extra cost depending on amount of days/nights. The skipper would not be on board over night. There is also a dinghy available for rowing on the canal. Excellent cycling on the canal tow path, bikes are available here. We can offer catered dinners on board, also a freezer full of frozen dinners of your choice.  …see more

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Houseboat | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 18

Min stay varies

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from £31 /night

£214 - £706 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
sailing trips, sailing vacation, You completely relax during a week or weekend drifting on the IJssel Lake and visiting beautiful old towns.  …see more

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Houseboat | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

Min stay varies

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from £65 /night

£452 - £734 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Barca a vela di 17 metri con 3 cabine due triple e una doppia tutte con bagno e doccia ,cucina con fornelli a induzione elettrica, forno a gas , microonde macchina del caffè e tante altre comodità per non farvi mancare nulla.  …see more

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Houseboat | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Min stay varies

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from £9 /night

£60 - £82 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Your houseboat will be a traditional kettuvallam with two en-suite air-conditioned bedrooms. It is built and furnished from local materials, and we provide you with a luxury cruise whilst minimising our impact on the fragile ecosystems of the backwaters  …see more

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Houseboat | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

Min stay varies

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from £90 /night

£630 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Private affordable apartment (from 80 EURO a night) on a real houseboat on the edge of the city centre.  …see more

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Houseboat | 24 Bedrooms | sleeps 48

Min stay varies

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from £185 /night

£1291 - £1521 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Rates are Quoted Per Room in U.S Dollars, Rates are Nett and Inclusive of Taxes & Service Charges, Rates are Valid Until December 30th, 2014, Instant Confirmation, 100% Lowest Price Guarantee, Charter Rate applied for 24 Rooms, Free hotel pickup and drop-off included, Confirmation will be received at time of booking, Daily Departure.  …see more

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Houseboat | 44 Bedrooms | sleeps 50

Very Good 4/5 

Min stay varies

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Visiting Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay Vietnam? Pelican Luxury Vessel's offering amazing low prices, stop searching and start saving - we've got the lowest prices guaranteed. And because all meals, accommodations, a variety of live entertainment and 2 days or 3 days activities are included onboard. Plus let you visit multiple places in Gulf of Tonkin HURRY - SALE ENDS SOON  …see more

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Houseboat | 17 Bedrooms | sleeps 34

Very Good 4.5/5 

Min stay varies

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Visiting Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay Vietnam? Luxury Syrena Vessel's offering amazing low prices, stop searching and start saving - we've got the lowest prices guaranteed. And because all meals, accommodations, a variety of live entertainment and 2 days or 3 days activities are included onboard. Plus let you visit multiple places in Gulf of Tonkin HURRY - SALE ENDS SOON  …see more

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Houseboat | 20 Bedrooms | sleeps 40

Very Good 4.5/5 

Min stay varies

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Visiting Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam? Bhaya Classic Cruises offering amazing very low prices. Stop searching and start saving and because all meals, accommodations, a variety of live entertainment and 2 days, 3 days or 4 days activities are included onboard HURRY UP - SALE ENDS SOON!  …see more

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Houseboat | 20 Bedrooms | sleeps 40

Very Good 4.5/5 

Min stay varies

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Visiting Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam? Paloma Vessel's offering amazing low prices ..... Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay Vietnam on Paloma Cruiser - "Longer Stay, More Overnights, Night Touring"  …see more

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Houseboat | 11 Bedrooms | sleeps 23

Very Good 4.5/5 

Min stay varies

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
The Dragon's Pearl Junk is ideal for parties for larger groups (up to 23 people) or even incentive groups. Alternatively book a berth and get to meet new friends as you cruise the Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay. Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay cruising – Longer Stay, More Overnights, Night Touring!  …see more

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Houseboat | 10 Bedrooms | sleeps 20

Good 3/5 

Min stay varies

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Rates are Quoted Per Room in U.S Dollars, Rates are Nett and Inclusive of Taxes & Service Charges, Rates are Valid Until December 30th, 2014, Instant Confirmation, 100% Lowest Price Guarantee, Charter Rate applied for 10 cabins, Free hotel pickup and drop-off included Confirmation will be received at time of booking, Daily Departure!  …see more