Ever wanted a private party, either for personal bash or for an executive corporate bash? San Diego offers some of the bigger and more luxurious yachts for any occasion. Enjoy a night reception on the bay, an all-out birthday party or a soiree just for the hell of it. While these yachts aren’t full on cruisers, they can fit as few as two people or as many as 20 or more. Youcan either charter these boats yourself, or have someone else do the driving while you enjoy all the fun. Personal exploration is always an option for the different routes, whether you want to explore the bay or the San Diego coast itself. Each of these yachts is like a personal condo, complete with full beds, restrooms and entertainment equipment so you can be seaside all night long. It’s perfect for any kind of party, but the most important thing is to enjoy the beautiful San Diego ocean view in ways that you normally couldn’t from land.
Discover these yachts for your next fun-filled all-nighter.
Ohana Pacific Yacht
This particular yacht has all the features of a high quality downtown hotel. It is perfect for a cruise, party, or something as simple as whale watching. Overnight stays on the yacht are easily accommodated because the interior couches turn into fold out beds that can fit about six people. There is a full bath and shower so one never has to dock to get clean. The full stereo system reaches throughout the entire boat, so one doesn’t have to feel they need to stay below deck the whole time. Of course, the below deck amenities such as a full TV and kitchen that makes eating more than just microwaveable dinners and frozen fish sticks. This is an all around year type of rental; if one thinks winter is too cold, the onboard heating system will make it feel just like summer again. Feel free to bring friends overnight and treat guests an ocean bed and breakfast right after a full night of aquatic fun. For more information, visit Yachtvacationrental.com.
California Crusin’ Yachts
California Cruisin’ has a whole fleet of yachts ready to accommodate any party. Try the Harmony for a getaway with friends, as this spacious yacht features two queen beds and satellite TV. The Blue Heron is for larger groups and overnight stays for birthday parties with its “suite worthy” interior that includes a full kitchen. Island Destiny is the kind of yacht to take for those who want to do all day cruising with only your sweetheart. The intimate, tight space is more than enough for a romantic evening or getaway cruise from the pressures of life. Finally, the big-daddy of the fleet is El Amo, with a large, spacious deck and enough beds to house 12 people overnight. For more information, visit Californiacruisin.com.
Harbor Sailboats isn’t just restricted to the harbor … many of its boats can travel as far as Catalina Island. From the small, personal Capri to the behemoth Beneteua, each yacht has a full charter to wherever patrons want to go. These are more ideal for a full day (or two or three-day) getaway, so each yacht is accommodated with comfortable sleeping quarters that includes full beds that are twin or queen size, and working kitchen with a grill included. You can choose to pilot the yacht yourself or have someone else do the dirty work; either way, expect some pretty fun weekend parties on these boats. Head over to Ensenada, Mexico to enjoy a different kind of beach culture, and take a round-trip sail back to San Diego. All the yachts are motor powered, so no oars have to be handled, and each interior features music and video systems to keep entertainment going on the more difficult weather nights. For more information, visit Harborsailboats.com.
San Diego Harbor Excursions
Harbor Excursions are full on dinner cruises and parties. Expect full catering for guests from the captains and staff as far as food and entertainment goes. This is a great arrangement for large Halloween or Christmas parties, either city based or if a corporation wants to rent the cruiser out. Soaring out twenty miles along the San Diego coast, usually the night is full of dance and music with live DJs and several bottles of champagne (this is more meant for adults only parties, but children are welcome). Weddings are also not a bad idea to host on this cruise, though if one is looking for a honeymoon getaway they may want to try and rent a smaller yacht, which won’t fit too many people but usually has a full size bed, kitchen and video system so two people can go and explore San Diego’s bay all by themselves in peaceful bliss. For more information, visit Sdhe.com.
Urban Desire Cruises
Right along the city in the Pacific Beach area, Urban Desires hosts a varied fleet that is mostly meant for large groups and parties. Whether it’s 20 or 200 people, Urban Desire rents out many different sized yachts for any occasion. Many of the charters are meant for long, weekly vacations that go as far as the Galapagos Islands. The larger yachts feature gigantic dining rooms and a fully staffed kitchen with several different menus. There’s plenty of bed space and none are like the cramped compartments one would find on a train. It is like a large, floating hotel, but all to yourself. During cruises towards the destination, you can enjoy other fun activities such as windsurfing, water sports like diving and even an on-site gym with a Jacuzzi for relaxation after a full day of action. The smaller yachts aren’t as luxurious, but they allow more personal freedom as far as chartering goes, and still include spacious interiors with amenities such as DVD players and TVs. For more information, visit Urbandesigercruises.com.
Jada: Classic Yacht Charters
Looking for that old-school feeling of when one had to get a hard day’s work into piloting a yacht, but felt well-rewarded after? Jada offers that feeling again. Most of the yachts are for smaller, personal cruises, but with each boat having a wooden finish and an 1800s warship helm design. There are also larger cruisers that can fit up to 25 people. Sail across San Diego in style without feeling like you’re lacking any of the modern touches. Many of these yachts have a full accommodated bed area along with a kitchen for a full service of cooking. Choose from going out for whale watching, a romantic evening with champagne, or just a day with the family; either way you should expect to have a great time in a state-of-the-art boat. Whether you’re there to party or just to get away from San Diego’s hectic urban life, you’re sure to find the daily vacation you’re looking for. For more information, visit Sailjada.com.
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