Rent A Boat In Venice, Italy - Updated 2022

rent a boat in venice italy

Venice has a lot to offer in terms of beauty and history. It is the capital of the Veneto Region of Northern Italy, and it comprises of 117 small islands separated by a network of canals. It is not the largest city in Veneto, but it is one of the top tourist destinations in Italy. With all the canal networks and the series of bridges, boats are the main mode of transportation on the island. In addition to being the main mode of transportation, you can also use them as your vacation rental so that you have a floating house that you can use for touring the city at your convenience. And with that said, here are our top picks for those who would like to rent a boat in Venice, Italy.

1. Venice boat and breakfast accommodation (from USD 91)

Scherazade is a 37-foot (11.28m) sailing boat currently moored in the heart of the Venice lagoon. Its location makes it easy to access most attractions in the area, with places such as Murano, Burano and natural attractions within the surrounding being just a few minutes from the boat. This boat has a total of three bedrooms and one shared bath, giving it the capacity to comfortably accommodate up to six guests. The living area is spacious, with a sectional and a table that can be used for dining, and there is also a small kitchen area with a sink as well as a few utensils, mainly glasses, for enjoying wine. The boat is in a great location to allow for easy access to the Marina, where you will find a variety of amenities to let you enjoy the authentic Venetian traditions, including food and entertainment.

Venice boat & breakfast
Cavallino Treporti, Venezia, Veneto, Italy
36 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in boat 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the marina amenities are super comfortable no trade-offs there and you sleep on a real boat wow
but any other time would be more comfortable i assume
it is very clean
the boat is very clean the marina is in a nice location and is very clean as well
the accommodation was comfortable clean and i can recommend it to anybody
i made use of the ablutions at the marina which was spotless comfortable and so accessable
the boat is nice clean and in good condition
ernesto is a very good host and his boat is beautiful
ernesto was a great host and provided us with a good breakfast
ernesto is a great host and very accommodating
ernesto is an excellent host helpful and gave us advice as soon as we asked
he was really helpful
the boat is in a fun location quite near a beautiful beach
ernesto was nice to pick me up at the bus stop/water bus dock
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2. Spacious motorboat at the new Marina de Sant’Elena (from USD 226)

Parloroca boat features two comfortable bedrooms with each having its own bathroom. There is a shared small kitchen with the necessary appliances and utensils for a comfortable stay. And next to the kitchen is a small space that can be used as living and dining areas. The cockpit is spacious enough, featuring a dining table, as well as a forepart where you can enjoy nice sessions of sunbathing.

Paloroca Boat & Breakfast Venice
 Wifi Available
Boat 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

3. Elegant houseboat (from USD 339)

Spending your nights in this houseboat not only guarantees you a comfortable stay but it also comes with a few luxuries you won’t find with most of the options. This is where you get to relax, enjoy free food, drinks & Wi-Fi on board, and even call for an in-room massage to help you sleep better. The boat features 10 individually decorated rooms. Every cabin is carpeted and has a fan and heating for your comfort. The bathrooms are clean, spacious and come with complimentary toiletries. On dining, the boat has a houseboat restaurant with a nice menu featuring local delicacies, and for every guest, there will be a complimentary buffet breakfast served every morning between 8:30 am to 10 am. In addition to the complimentary breakfast, guests will also enjoy hot drinks, fruits, pastries, yogurt, and various juices while on board. If you are traveling for business or you want to catch up with work, the boat not only offers complimentary Wi-Fi but also has a computer station, complete with a work chair and desk.

Venezia Boat & Breakfast Caicco Freedom
Venice, IT
0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

4. Luxury boat with great views of Venice (from USD 65)

Renting Sarah Sun Island for your stay in Venice is bound to give you an unforgettable experience on the island. The yacht is docked in a very quiet environment – far away from the noise generated by the water bus, but in proximity to St Mark’s Square which allows for easy access. The boat has a panoramic bridge from where you can marvel at the beautiful views of Venice as you enjoy a glass of wine. The rooms in the boat are elegantly decorated, featuring wooden cabins, and each with a private bathroom. All guests are entitled to breakfast every morning, usually served on the deck or in the dining room. For those who would love to go for some sightseeing, lagoon cruises are available twice a week, though at an extra charge. The warmth, comfort, and elegance exuded by this boat will give you reasons to come back to Venice just to spend a few more days onboard.

Yacht Sarah Venezia

Wifi Available

Address: Check-In at Fondamenta Beata Giuliana di Collalto 1, Isola di Saccafisola
Accommodates: 4

Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Terrace Non-smoking rooms Internet services Packed lunches Heating

5. Bright and welcoming sailboat (from USD 79)

Bianca is a bright sailboat docked in Puntasabioni. The boat is relatively small, though big enough to accommodate up to four guests. It is newly refurbished, and its location guarantees great views of the lagoon, both from inside and outside. Sleeping in it will give you the feeling of sleeping in a nest.

Asd offre ai soci vacanzasportiva con barca BIANCA
Venice, Venezia, Italy
77 reviews  Wifi Available
Boat 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a small fan heater inside bianca that makes the place approachable for cold nights too
you can have a nice breakfast at the harbour café/bar before you explore the city
the sailboat is comfortable and it was great to enjoy the view in the evening
bruno made sure we were ok and left us a heater to warm up the boat
the bed was comfortable and we slept well all 4 nights
the bathrooms were extremely clean and with hot water
the toilets and the shower were clean and directly beside the boat
we had a great time on bruno's boat it was really clean and cosy
we had a really nice stay the boat wasn't that clean (exterior) but didn't bother us
we were kept safe and dry even during the thunderstorms
bruno is a great host
bruno was an amazing host
bruno was a kind and welcoming host
bruno was very helpful and gave us precise directions to get there
bruno is the best host you can think of
very comfortable location between center and lido
an enjoyable walk to the city center
you can't go wrong really for the location and price
the location is great and venice is an amazing city
it's a truly special place and beautiful location
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6. Cozy boat in the middle of the Venetian Lagoon Park

Enjoy the pleasures of spending your nights aboard a classy boat in the middle of the Venetian Lagoon Park. The boat is anchored in a quiet, safe and controlled area. It is just a few steps away from amenities and attractions such as the beaches of Cavallino, Venice, and Jesolo. In addition to being in a great location, the boat has every amenity of comfort and convenience you will need for a comfortable stay on top of the Venetian waters. It features a kitchen with a refrigerator and a sink. The sitting area has a dinette with two sofas each facing one another – they can be easily converted into beds to increase the sleeping capacity inside the boat. The interiors feature fine wood which adds to the elegance and the comfort inside. The cockpit is spacious, and this makes it possible for you to join the captain and walk around while you admire the views while sailing. It also comes with a large deck that’s ideal for sunbathing or enjoying dinner under the stars on those magical clear nights. With prior arrangements, you can plan cruises so that you spend on different locations during your stay.

Dormire a bordo di “dada”
Cavallino Treporti, Veneto, Italy
22 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the host is also super friendly and helps with any concern
massimo is very kind and hospitable
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7. Newly renovated sailboat with beautiful views

Wake up to beautiful views aboard this newly renovated 6-meter (19.6-foot) sailboat. It is bright and welcoming, and it has very beautiful views of Lido and the lagoon. The boat is conveniently located in proximity to the beach, and nearby attractions and amenities such as Piazza San Marco, and Marina de Liogrando which are less than 30 minutes away. With a total of three beds and a half bath, the boat can comfortably sleep up to four guests. The interior is well-furnished, with comfortable beds and a decent sitting area. The deck may not be the largest of all the boat in the dock, but it is spacious enough to allow you enough room for relaxation while you enjoy the nice views all around.

Asd offre ai soci vacanza sportiva su barca BREZZA
Venice, Venezia, Italy
16 reviews
Boat 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
bruno is a great host
bruno is a great host who gave us a great homemade wine
bruno was very kind and helpful
he was very helpful and made a great job fulfilling our needs
bruno is a great host and it's fun meeting the neighbours doing the same thing
location-wise it is a gorgeous waterbus ride away (7
50€) from the tourist areas or an easy 30-40 minute walk along the grand canal
my girlfriend and i stayed 3 nights in total perfect quiet location the sureal moments we had
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Memorable nights in Venice

Venice has a lot to offer. It is a city that has been around for centuries, and the network of canals and how the locals have managed to adapt and leave with them is a fascination to many. It has been the shooting location for many movies, especially those that border on love and romance. Also, it has a variety of attraction, ranging from museums, art galleries, theatres, and beaches. This is a destination that exists in many people’s travel bucket lists, and it is only fair that when you visit, you get to experience the boat rentals. Hopefully, the above options will offer a good variety for travelers who will prefer to rent a boat in Venice.

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