Top 12 Yacht Charters In The Bahamas - Updated 2024

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The Bahamas is known worldwide as a premier destination for marine activities, and yachting is no exception. The Abacos, specifically, is renowned for its white-sand beaches and marine life, making it a great destination to enjoy yachting. Of course, the entirety of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas is simply beautiful, with activities ranging from relaxing to adventurous. It’s home to the famous Atlantis Paradise Island resort as well as the charming Green Turtle Cay. If you’re planning to explore its many islands, all you’ll need to do is find a boat for rent.

Picking the right yacht charter will help you enjoy your Bahamas excursion to the fullest. From customizable houseboats to luxury superyachts, there are a lot of options for you to choose from. Keep reading to find the top yacht charters in the Bahamas.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 08, 2024.

1. Stylish sailboat for enjoying water activities, Berry Islands (from USD 289)

Experience more than just a cruise with this private yacht charter in the Bahamas where water activities keep you entertained. You can try thrilling adventures with fishing and snorkeling opportunities right from the yacht. For sailing enthusiasts, the captain offers sailing lessons, providing a chance to learn and navigate the waters like a pro.

Inside, a spacious living area seamlessly connects to the kitchen, ensuring comfort and convenience during your journey. Step out onto the deck with a lounging area for relaxing and soaking in the beauty of the surroundings. You can also take advantage of the two paddleboards or the floating chairs for ultimate relaxation on the water.

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Berry Islands, Bahamas
305.92 km (190.1 mi) from Blue Hole
9 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
jeremy thank you for being a kind exceptional human being
our host took us free diving for lobster which we ate on the boat every night
jeremy was a great captain host and cook
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2. Private boat with dinghy, George Town (from USD 285)

Embark on an unforgettable adventure on the ocean from this idyllic boat rental. It’s anchored by Stocking Island and surrounded by crystal-clear waters. If you want to visit beaches or replenish your supplies, you can take the provided dinghy to shore.

This rental offers a grill for delightful meals on the water. Thanks to the provided Wi-Fi access, you can share photos of your culinary creations or set the mood by streaming your favorite music as you enjoy a romantic getaway.

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George Town, Exuma, Bahamas
80.56 km (50.1 mi) from Blue Hole
25 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the host mathieu is wonderful
we don't think they were working but generally he was very responsive to text /calling
saw 1 shark the location where the catalina is so beautiful- can't recommend it more
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3. All-inclusive catamaran, Cat Island (from USD 2300)

The Bahamas’ beautiful capital of Nassau offers a satisfying travel experience all on its own, but if you want to explore further into the Exumas and Cat Island, Captain Dave Calvert is your man. Aboard his catamaran, Destiny III, Captain Calvert will chart a personalized tour to suit your desires: an adventure-filled day sail, a romantic overnight cruise, or a luxurious all-week getaway.

As its name implies, this all-inclusive yacht charter in the Bahamas guarantees a mix of everything. You’ll get a captain who will also be your tour guide, a cozy guest cabin, and fishing and snorkeling gear, among others. Meals and drinks are prepared for you, so all you have to do is enjoy the cruise and be amazed by the beauty of the Bahamas.

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CAT ISLAND, Cat Island, Bahamas
4.37 km (2.8 mi) from Blue Hole
house boat 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Dave is an expert sailor as mentioned in other reviews
I've known Dave Calvert for over 40 years
We also caught some fish had sushi and fabulous sundowners with live music
What an amazing experience to sail with Dave Calvert
My family and I had the most memorable couple of days on the beautiful Destiny
His wife is a great cook and is always got a smile on
We raced sailboards together while traveling around the US
Definitely one of my best sailing experiences and keeping memories for a lifetime
going snorkeling or paddle boarding or just riding the dinghy to a hidden channel in the mangrove and discovering the area is a real treat
The meals were well prepared especially the fresh caught tuna and lobster Be sure to visit Conception Island National Park to see the green turtles in Conception Creek
I had never been on a boat like that it really was an experience I want to repeat
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4. Comfortable home on the water, Nassau (from USD 1800)

Charter what essentially amounts to your own comfortable floating home on the sea. The Mac offers two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a living area, fully furnished to give you a comfy, at-home feel - except you’ll be sailing to a beautiful island in the Bahamas.

Amenities include full air conditioning, a television and a stereo system in the living room, a kitchen with a microwave, laundry facilities, and even an ice machine. Perfect for a party of four, this boat rental in Nassau, Bahamas, ensures that you’ll have the entire space to yourselves.

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Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas
220.57 km (137.1 mi) from Blue Hole
18 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Boat 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the boat was clean and interior was accurate as the pictured on airbnb
the beds were comfortable and spacious
the yacht is beautiful the host jermain was great
the staff and crew were great if we had any questions problems or concerns they were addressed immediately
sanchez was awesome wonderful man very friendly and helped us even days after our time on the boat
it was a great experience great location and safe
he was amazing the location was great
close to amazing restaurant the poop deck
super host perfect location great excursions all around wonderful time for everyone
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5. Fully equipped and customizable charter, Nassau (from USD 1750)

If you don’t want an all-week getaway and prefer a nice day tour instead, this charter is for you. Breakfast, lunch, and a standard bar are included. In between meals, the yacht will take you to one of the surrounding islands where you can comb the beach, go paddleboarding, snorkel, or swim in the blue ocean. Supplies provided include snorkeling equipment, water toys, sunscreen, and towels are provided.

You can, of course, just stay onboard and sunbathe with a refreshing drink in hand. The day ends with a cruise back to Nassau Harbour.

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Nassau, New providence, Bahamas
221.36 km (137.6 mi) from Blue Hole
house boat 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

6. Private sailing yacht with a full crew, the Abacos (from USD 805)

Gather your party of four and prepare to explore the Abacos, one of the most beautiful locations in the Bahamas, with this yacht rental.

Depart from Treasure Cay or Marsh Harbour and set sail on a week-long trip aboard The Dream Ketcher. There are two double cabins equipped with everything you might require for comfort. The master aft cabin has its own shower and toilet and a large double bed, and the spacious forward cabin offers a twin mattress.

Your tour of the Abacos will be fully crewed by a captain and chef, and even certified diving and sailing instructors so you can maximize the experience.

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Central Abaco, Bahamas
338.58 km (210.4 mi) from Blue Hole
Wifi Available
Boat 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

7. Exquisite floating villa, Nassau (from USD 2275)

Onboard the 80-ft (24-m) custom motor yacht Lucky Dog, you’ll definitely be feeling lucky sailing your own floating villa across the Bahamas.

Sailing out of Nassau, the crewed charter is available for half and full-day charters, two-night stays, or week-long excursions. This yacht boasts three bedrooms with five beds that can comfortably sleep six people. It also has three full bathrooms, a kitchen, a deck, and a dining area. The motor yacht is air-conditioned and has its own satellite TV and phone, as well as a host of other amenities so you’ll want for nothing during your stay.

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Staniel Cay Exuma, Bahamas, Bahamas
107.6 km (66.9 mi) from Blue Hole
house boat 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

8. Classic yacht for six, Nassau

If you want the classic yacht experience, this is the boat charter for you. With plenty of room onboard, the yacht comfortably hosts six guests in three bedrooms and two bathrooms, and you’ll have an experienced crew and captain to guide you.

The premium package offers an amazing experience: snorkeling gear, two paddleboards, an open bar, and delicious homemade breakfasts await.

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220.52 km (137.1 mi) from Blue Hole
11 reviews  
Boat 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pete is a great captain tour guide short order breakfast cook and host
he is great host and very knowledgeable captain
the hosts and the area were as amazing as you would expect
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9. ft (15-m) catamaran, George Town

If you’re looking for a charter that you can customize yourself, you can’t go wrong with this luxurious 50-ft (15-m) catamaran. Expect three bedrooms with four beds, three baths, and a kitchen - with the option to hire a private chef for fine dining. You can plot your own course of activities, from snorkeling and spearfishing to private beach yoga.

All rooms can comfortably accommodate two people. The boat itself has two levels and has a double trampoline - the perfect spot for sunbathing. Swim ladders are available on the rear deck. The galley is equipped for preparing drinks and light snacks.

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George Town, Exuma, Bahamas
81.73 km (50.8 mi) from Blue Hole
Boat 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

10. Luxurious Lagoon 450 Flybridge catamaran, the Abacos

If you want a floating villa to tour the boating capital of the Bahamas, Cristal is the yacht for you. This is a Lagoon 450 Flybridge catamaran. It’s smooth and stable to sail even for a beginner skipper. But you can also hire a skipper from Navigare Yachting if you prefer hassle-free cruising or want someone to be at the helm while you go and have fun in the Abacos.

With its four double cabins, it’s more than spacious enough for a family going on a holiday or a group of friends hanging out. And the layout of the boat’s interior is perfectly designed for socializing. This is, without question, one of the best ways to tour the Abacos.

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314.52 km (195.5 mi) from Blue Hole
Wifi Available
Boat 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

11. star luxury catamaran, Marsh Harbour

We travel to relax, relieve our stress, and throw our worries away even just for a while. And if that’s what you need right now, sailing the Abacos fits the bill, especially aboard this Lagoon 500 catamaran.

Aside from this yacht being among the best of the best, the charter includes a crew who will take care of everything for you. The captain will commandeer the yacht so you can just sit back and relax. And you’ll also get a 5-star chef preparing the meals for you. This is like staying at a 5-star hotel but better.

As for the amenities, three double cabins are available for use, as well as three full baths with showers. Fresh linens and towels are provided. A dinghy, paddleboards, snorkeling equipment, and an assortment of toys are also available. You’ll not run out of activities to do during your entire stay.

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Marsh Harbour, BS
8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

12. Private yacht with plenty of space, Dunmore Town

This private yacht is located on a dock in Dunmore Town, within walking distance of the marina. You’ll get some peace and quiet without losing convenience.

The yacht is spacious and comfortable enough, featuring three cabins with cozy beds and three bathrooms. There’s also a fully equipped kitchen, but the charter includes the services of a captain and a chef.

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194.75 km (121.1 mi) from Blue Hole
yacht 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Explore the Bahamas your own way

From classic yacht experiences to fully equipped catamarans, these charters in the Bahamas offer a wealth of options that cater to different tastes and preferences. One thing’s for sure—you won’t be left wanting in one of the world’s premier yachting destinations. Explore all the things to do in the Bahamas with your own crew and live in luxury when you choose from these top options!

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Frequently asked questions about the top yacht charters in the Bahamas

1. Which yacht charters in the Bahamas offer all-inclusive packages?

This all-inclusive catamaran in Cat Island, this fully equipped and customizable charter in Nassau, and this private sailing yacht with a full crew in the Abacos are yacht charters in the Bahamas that offer all-inclusive packages.

2. Which yacht charters in the Bahamas have parking?

This stylish sailboat for enjoying water activities in the Berry Islands and this comfortable home on the water in Nassau are yacht charters in the Bahamas with parking available. Drive down to the marina and park your cars before going for a sail.

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