Imagine waking up with the warm sun coming through the window, walking outside and all you can see is the sun rising over the ocean. When you go on a staycation with your family on a yacht or a catamaran, it’s beyond what you experience at a waterfront hotel. We’ve found the best family staycations on a boat in Singapore, from overnight charters on large vessels to houseboat accommodation on the shore. You can explore the attractions of Singapore and come ‘home’ to your accommodation on the water, giving you the best of city and sea life on your holiday.
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For a luxury staycation on the water, the large Lagoon 62 is a catamaran made for pleasure. The boar had many options for both active entertainment and relaxation. From the spacious sun-deck to lounge and sun-bathe, to the kayak and stand-up paddleboard, families will enjoy whatever type of holiday they desire. You can even book extras like a karaoke system or a food and beverage package if you fancy someone else taking care of your meals.
Marina At Keppel Bay Catamaran 162, 2 Keppel Bay Vista, Singapore, +65 6303 8448, email@example.com, www.marinakeppelbay.com/yacht_charter/catamaran-l62/
The Royal Albatross is a stunning ship for a large family looking for a luxury staycation on a boat in Singapore. It’s known as “Asia’s Only Luxury Tall Ship”, and the extravagance of the title is definitely felt when you stay here. Up to ten guests can fit across five spacious cabins. It has 22 sails and, 200 square meters of upper deck space, a galley resembling a restaurant, and water skis, canoes, and more. The Royal Albatross definitely feels like your own miniature cruise ship experience.
Royal Albatross Exclusive Charter, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore, +65 9350 7475, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.tallship.com.sg/royal-albatross-exclusive-charter
Departing from the famous Marina Sentosa Cove, the ONE15’s Eagle’s Wings 2 staycation charter experience is a two-day and one-night package that takes you out of the hustle-bustle of Singapore, and into the tranquility of the open waters. There are three spacious cabins for the family to sleep in and an open itinerary to design your staycation the way you desire. Just speak to the crew about how you’d like to travel the waters, and the rest is up to you!
For this luxury yacht staycation offered by the popular M Social Singapore hotel, you can choose between a one night and two days, or two night and three-day charter experience. For small families of two adults and one child, your stay begins with a generous welcome with personalized check-in by the staff. During the charter, you’ll have gourmet dinners made, a lunch picnic, and even a private limousine transfer to and from the boat.
M Social Singapore Yacht-cation Escape, 90 Robertson Quay, Singapore, +65 6206 1888, email@example.com, www.millenniumhotels.com/en/offers/asia/m-social-singapore/yacht-cation-escape
Valencia Yachts provides an array of catamarans for you to choose from for your charter staycation with your family. You can go for a day charter, book an evening event, or take overnight trips with your family. Your charter is run by an experienced and friendly captain and crew, and you’ll get the chance to personalize your itinerary and activities along the way. The Leopard 51 Ft yacht is a great option to fit a family of six for overnight trips.
Valencia Yachts, 11 Cove Drive, #01-01, Sentosa Cove, Singapore, +65 9383 0098, www.valenciayachts.com
The yachts that K2 Chartering offers can host up to 24 guests during the day and a large family for overnight cruises. With a big BBQ grill and full kitchen, you have plenty of space to dine together as you sit and enjoy the ocean views on the open deck. In your customized cruise, there are fun water activities for the kids, including fishing, and plenty of time for parents to relax. Take a load off and let the crew navigate the Singapore Islands as you enjoy your staycation.
Located at the Marina Waterfront in Punggol, this boat is great for the family that wants to stay on the water while still being close to the fun of Singapore without charting into the ocean. It’s conveniently situated within walking distance to the Punggol Waterway Park that your kids will love, as well as close to different dining options. Although it’s not a big boat, it’s the perfect size for a small family to enjoy being on the water.
The Sardinia luxury yacht is named after the Mediterranean island 'Sardinia' and gives guests a feeling of being out on a tropical vacation when they take a charter. For small families, this staycation is perfect as it’s three-decks high with tones of space to stay overnight, with even more capacity for large groups when holding an event on the water. For example, you can have a large party during the day with friends and family and then sail into the waters with your family to stay a few nights.
Sardinia, 11 Cove Drive Sentosa Cove, Singapore, +65 8742 7242, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.yachtly.com.sg/yacht-details?boatId=30
This power catamaran feels adventurous as it reaches higher speeds than regular catamarans (while still staying safe, of course). The design makes you feel like you’ve walked into an elegant home, and it’s easy to forget that you’re on a boat until you walk out onto the deck and smell the salty air. Fit for family charters, there are lots of customization options available. You’ll be completely taken care of by the helpful crew, so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy your family staycation.
Lagoon 400 - Whitesails, 11 Cove Drive Sentosa Cove, Singapore, +65 8742 7242, email@example.com, www.yachtly.com.sg/yacht-details?boatId=16
The Synergy B houseboat is a great way for families to get a feel for staying on the water while being close to fun attractions and landmarks in Singapore. You can choose a few options to suit your holiday preference, like sunset cruises, overnight stays, and longer staycations. From its moored location in the cultural district of Queenstown, you can walk to the popular West Coast Park in minutes. A family of five can fit comfortably sleeping in the Synergy B houseboat.
Synergy B, 52 W Coast Ferry Rd, Singapore, www.expedia.com/Singapore-Hotels-Synergy-B.h71089122.Hotel-Information
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