Yacht Charter Specialists take a closer look at 3 great Superyachts available for Luxury Mediterranean Yacht Charter this summer:
MY Grand Illusion – 145ft Palmer Johnson – Monaco
Grand Illusion is the ideal vessel for a memorable holiday cruising along the French Riviera. This luxury 145 ft Palmer Johnson motor yacht is a fine example of the builder’s Italian flair and elegance in design and provides every possible comfort and luxury. Her interior styling is by Demitri Christian of Demitri Christian Design and features the use of exceptional materials and highly original details. The experience onboard Grand Illusion is enhanced by a five-star captain and crew who do everything to make every day exceptional.
Grand Illusion is one of 10 yachts chosen to be featured in a new television series about mega yachts to air in 2018.
Grand Illusion accommodates 10 guests in 5 ensuite staterooms.
Every guest stateroom aboard Grand Illusion provides absolute luxury, privacy and comfort. All feature warm woods, fine designer fabrics, specialty wall coverings, and luxury linens. Modern marble bathrooms are stocked with toiletries, choice of terry or waffle weave bathrobes, and hairdryers. Guest rooms include a flat screen TV with Individual Direct TV receivers including movie channels and BluRay DVD players to take advantage of the onboard DVD library in the privacy of your stateroom. Each stateroom is individually climate controlled for your comfort.
The opulent full beam Master suite is on the main deck, with a King Sized bed, extra large walk-in closet and lots of drawer space. There is a couch, large work desk and chair, vanity with lighted magnifying mirror, and a 60″ flat screen TV with it’s own Direct TV receiver, HBO & other movie channels plus a BluRay DVD. The His and Hers marble bathroom has dimmable lighted & mirrored cabinets, separate toilets & a bidet, a wet room for hanging wet swimming suits, and plenty of counter space. The walk in marble shower is accessible from both sides, and has both a hand held shower head and an overhead rain shower.
On the Lower Deck are four guest staterooms:
The forward “Alabaster” room features a California King Sized bed, 54″ flat screen TV with it’s own Direct TV receiver, HBO & other movie channels plus a BluRay DVD. There are also two side chairs and a desk plus a large closet and marble bathroom with shower.
The midship “Ebony” stateroom features a California King Sized bed, 24″ flat screen TV/DVD combo with it’s own Direct TV receiver, HBO & other movie channels. A vanity and desk features lighted and dimmable makeup mirror. There is also a large closet and marble bathroom with shower.
The “Silver” stateroom is aft, and features a Queen Sized bed, 54″ flat screen TV with it’s own Direct TV receiver, HBO & other movie channels, and a BluRay DVD player. A mirrored vanity is complete with a magnifying lighted makeup mirror. There is also a couch and marble bathroom with shower.
The “Twin” is also aft, featuring two twin beds with personal end tables, across from a desk and flat screen TV with it’s own Direct TV receiver, HBO & other movie channels plus a BluRay DVD. There is also a closet and marble bathroom with shower.
Grand Illusion is designed to provide comfortable places for the entire party to dine and socialize. Spacious outdoor areas offer a variety of places to enjoy the sun or cool off in the shade. The Sky Lounge Aft deck is a favorite place for alfresco dining , seating up to ten at the large wood table. An additional 8 persons can be seated on the two corner settees for cocktails and conversation.
Aft of the main salon is a large open deck with comfortable seating for ten. Steps lead down to the teak swim platform “beach” deck with chairs and umbrellas. An inflatable dock provides access to the tender and wave runners with a fold up stairway to easily get in and out of the water.
The Sundeck is the most popular spot on the yacht for sunning and lounging. A 10 person Jacuzzi has a retractable Sunbrite TV with surround sound speakers, lots of sun pad and lounge space; a dining table with seating for 8-10 and a covered wet bar with refrigerator and ice maker.
Grand Illusion offers a full complement of facilities and amenities for relaxation and recreation. The expansive Sun Deck is equipped with everything for fun in the sun including a sun lounges, Jacuzzi, exercise equipment and a wet bar. As the sun goes down, this area converts to the ideal spot to enjoy movies and other entertainment with the big screen open-air cinema.
A large swim platform and a complement of water toys provide a wide selection of activities for guests to choose from. Steps from the main deck, the Swim Platform provides easy access to the outboard tender and the great selection of water toys and fun towables. Enjoy water skiing, swimming and paddleboarding right from the boat. Have the tender take you to the beach for a picnic or to a coral reef for snorkeling. There’s so much to do onboard Lumiere that guests never run out of options.
Sun Deck Jacuzzi, Sun Deck Cinema, 2 x SeaBobs, 2 x Kawasaki jetskis, 1 x Yamaha Waverunner, RIB Tender, Water Skis, Wakeboards, Towable toys, Paddle Board.
The 9 person crew of Grand Illusion are true professionals with extensive yachting experience. They understand the needs of charter guests and do everything to make your charter vacation safe and enjoyable. The professional private chef will prepare meals customized to your menu choices. Enthusiastic crew members will organize the water sports equipment and beach activities when you wish to enjoy them. The attentive crew is always on call to make your time aboard delightful.
MY Giraud – 131ft Admiral Marine – South of France
This ultra modern gold Superyacht not only sports a striking exterior design, it’s interior is funky too with neon lighting and even a gold thrown to sit on in the saloon. It offers luxury accommodation for 11 guests in 5 cabins (Pullman bed in one guest cabin) and it has 9 professional crew.
The Main Saloon & Dining Area are located on the Main deck of MY Giraud. The saloon is equipped with two custom sofas and two armchairs, coffee table and a gold thrown chair. The Dining area is fitted with a large dining table suitable for up to ten Guests. The entrance is from the aft deck through manually operated, dual sliding doors.
The Owner’s Stateroom, Study & Bathroom are also located on the Main deck of the yacht. The Stateroom comprises of a king sized bed, bedside tables, vanity unit with pouf, and a comfortable armchair. There is a walk-in closet with hanging, shelves, drawers and a safe. The en-suite has two hand basins, mirror, shower, bidet, WC.
A separate Owners study with desk and seating is adjacent to the bedroom.
Four Guest Staterooms & Bathrooms are located on the Lower deck. This Superyacht offers a flexible layout with two VIP cabins, one Double suite and one Twin cabin that also offers a Pullman berth.
The Aft upper deck is equipped with a large table which seats up to 12 guests, and also has two large sofas and coffee tables.
If you are looking for a striking eye-catching yacht to cruise around the South of France, this is it!
MY Sugar – 105ft Versilcraft – Athens
Cruise around the Greek Islands of the Cyclades aboard MY Sugar a 105ft Versilcraft which is based in Athens. Launched in 2001 she has just undertaken a refit in 2017 and is ready to take you cruising.
MY Sugar boasts a traditional dark wood interior throughout the yacht.
Offering luxury accommodation for 8 guests in 4 deluxe cabins, the yacht has 5 crew to look after you.
No matter what budget or type of yacht you prefer Yacht Charter Specialists can find the perfect luxury charter yacht and crew for you! Contact us today www.yachtcharterspecialists.com