Our friends at Trip Advisor recently sent us an email with some stunning images of 20 awe-inspiring places you must see. The locations were selected by their members.
Several of the spots were accessible by yacht or could easily be accessed by land during a luxury yacht charter vacation.
From the locations submitted by the members, we’ve selected our favorite three for you to see:
1. PULPIT ROCK – Ryfylke, Norway.
The Pulpit Rock (“Preikestolen” in Norwegian) soars 604 meters over the Lysefjord. This flat mountain plateau, was most likely carved and formed from melting ice over 10,000 years ago.
Her yacht charter rates start at $140,000 per week, plus expenses.
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A well known owner of a Mediterranean yacht charter vessel charges nearly €100,000 per week to rent his yacht, but it is his day job that brings him vast sums of money.
“Basically, if they’re going to pay me the stupid money right now, I’m going to take it,” he admits in the magazine article. “I have to. I mean, it’s not for me. Do you know what I mean? At this point, it’s for my kids. It’s ridiculous, yeah, yeah. But ultimately is it for me? No. No. It’s for the kids.”
Depp has shot to the top of the list of Hollywood’s highest paid actors, thanks to the stellar success of Disney‘s Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise. While Depp is mum on the size of his Pirates “ransom,” a recent report puts his total take in the $300 million range, due to a gross-profit-sharing deal brokered with Disney. To date, the four-film franchise has tallied $3.7 billion in worldwide receipts, and Depp is slated to star in a 5th installment.
It’s believed Depp’s passion for the sea, and his purchase of a mega yacht charter vessel stems from his years of filming the Pirates movies in exotic locales such as the Bahamas. His yacht, motor yacht VaJoLiRoJa — the boat’s clever name comes from combining the first few letters of each family member’s name, partner Vanessa Paradis, Johnny, and their kids, Lily-Rose and Jack — is a 156 foot yacht of distinctive character, inspired by the classic gentleman’s yachts of the 1930’s.
The lavishly-styled interior evokes the romance and glamour of a bygone era (with a few pirate-themed hints throughout).
Relive the Golden Era of yachting on board a classic yacht this winter. Depp’s yacht VAJOLIROJA is available for hire in the Bahamas or St Martin. It joins another classic-style Caribbean charter yacht, sail yacht GERMANIA NOVA.
In other destinations, classic-styled sail yacht MONTIGNE is available in the Far East, and in the Mediterranean, sail yacht ATLANTIC and motor yacht CHRISTINA O are available this winter. Contact 1-800 Yacht Charters at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/ to reserve your yacht today.
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Looking for an alternative to the traditional Mediterranean yacht charter experience?
The 57-meter, and extremely comfortable motor sail yacht MONTIGNE is currently in Phuket. She is also available in Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar. Montigne will sail throughout Indonesia during the months of May through September. This is the perfect itinerary for those looking for an alternative destination to the Mediterranean.
The Far East is a place less traveled, far from the more popular cruising grounds of the Mediterranean. Its isolation and stunning beauty is part of the appeal. This area presents rewards for those who venture forth to experience its wonders.
Expect towering pinnacles of stone jutting from emerald-colored seas.
Experience exotic flora and fauna.
Enjoy magnificent coral reefs.
Relax on secluded white-sand beaches.
Enjoy quiet in hidden bays and coves.
Meet the warm and delightful people that welcome cruisers.
Mega yacht MONTIGNE offers an elegant profile and classic lines. These classic features disguise her modern construction. She offers the latest technology in her systems and equipment, as well. The sail super yacht boasts total sail area of 720m² carried on the 3 masts and a 6-meter bow sprit, as well as being equipped with two 850hp engines, giving the vessel a range in excess of 4000 nautical miles under engine power alone.
A Thailand sailing vacation is a superb option for those seeking an adventure in an exotic and beautiful place a world away from the hustle and bustle of a busy life.