9 Best Yacht Charters Near Washington D.C., USA - Updated 2024

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The US capital city, Washington D.C., has a lot to offer, from historical attractions to exceptional restaurants. A day is definitely not enough to see and try everything here, so why not take a break from everyday life demands and enjoy a well-deserved vacation? A weekend vacation is always a great idea, even more so when you spice things up a little bit. Instead of booking an expensive hotel room, opt to gain a new and unique experience by staying in a houseboat during your time off. It is undoubtedly a fun way to destress and explore. There are a lot of affordable options for such a luxurious experience. Check out this list of best yacht charters near Washington D.C., the USA.

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. Bright and airy yacht located in Eastport (from USD 299)

Kathleen Marie is a 43-foot (13.11-meter) Hatteras yacht that’s moored in the Eastport section of Annapolis. You can find a bunk bed in the forward cabin and a queen-size in the aft cabin. For this reason, up to four people can be accommodated here. There’s also find a well-equipped kitchen here, so you can cook your own meals instead of eating out. WiFi access and television are also provided, so you can stream movies and shows in your spare time.

Considering its location, this yacht is near several iconic attractions. Some of the ones that you might be interested in checking out include the Annapolis Maritime Museum, Spa Creek, Ego Alley, Sparrows Beach, and the William Paca House.

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19.4 km (12.1 mi) from Tick Neck Park
44 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and we had a wonderful view
the accommodations are clean and very unique place to stay compared to the land alternatives
boat was amazing—spacious clean as a whistle beautiful view
Host:
lena and her husband were perfect hosts—communicative gracious attentive (but not too much so)
mena was very helpful and responsive
Location:
a great experience on the water and walking distance from annapolis
an easy walk to many places to eat and explore
beautiful views walking distance to great food and unique atmosphere
excellent location with great views
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2. Upscale boat docked at the historic Fells Point (from USD 234)

Even though this boat only has 200 square feet (18.58 square meters) of space, it’s still furnished well enough to accommodate up to four people. A king-size bed is in the V-berth, while a double bed can be found in the galley. There’s also a decently equipped kitchen for your dining needs.

There’s no internet connection or television, but there’s no need to worry because you can find many activities to do here. This boat is docked at the historic district of Fells Point in Baltimore, which means many iconic attractions nearby. A few examples of tourist sites to see include Patterson Park, the Jewish Museum of Maryland, and the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

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16.59 km (10.4 mi) from Tick Neck Park
15 reviews  
Boat 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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

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3. Luxury yacht with a spacious cockpit

This luxurious yacht comes with three bedrooms that can accommodate six people, and if you have extra guests, they can sleep on the couch in the saloon. There’s also a kitchenette where you can prepare light meals. You can request the host to provide you with ready-made snacks and drinks for convenience.

The outside area is just as marvelous. There’s a spacious cockpit where you can lounge with your loved ones, sipping your favorite drinks while enjoying the breeze. A hammock at the front of the boat will also be available for you. This is the perfect place to take a nap, snuggle with a good book, or gaze at the stars at night.

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Pasadena, Maryland, United States
1.82 km (1.2 mi) from Tick Neck Park
house boat 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
super clean and everything we needed was there
the cabin was spacious clean and had plenty of room for the four of us
Host:
the property owners were available and very willing to help with any questions or needs during our stay
eric and clara were great hosts and even helped with restaurant recommendations in the area
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4. Luxurious yacht with karaoke (from USD 989)

This luxurious four-bedroom yacht is perfect for large groups. Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom. It can accommodate up to 10 people, as well as a maximum of 2 small dogs weighing less than 25 lbs (11.3 kg) each. WiFi access is available, so you can quickly post stories in real-time. Aside from air conditioning and heating units, this accommodation also has an indoor fireplace for a comfortable stay any time of the year. Featuring a living room with an entertainment center complete with a flat-screen TV, karaoke, a piano, an aft deck with a hot tub, and an upper deck where you can enjoy a picturesque view while you grill.

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Edgewater, Maryland, United States
20.45 km (12.8 mi) from Tick Neck Park
15 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 10 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Host:
the hosts were very accommodating and easy to work with
great overall trip with a great host
great experience and great host we chartered the boat as well which made it even better
beautiful boat tony was a great host very helpful and accommodating
enjoyed our time but experienced significant challenges in attempting to communicate our intentions with the host
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Washington Tour Guide

Annie Leguennec

Annie Leguennec

My name is Annie. I am a local Tour guide based in Philadelphia enjoying fully what the city has to offer with its deep history, street arts, murals, architecture, traditional food, black history, Farmer Markets, green space, a melting pot of neighborhoods and its great locals. I am looking for to welcome you and show you this incredible city where you will gain a better understanding of the city's rich heritage and its continuing legacy as the birthplace of the United States of America. Book my tour. Explore and learn about this unique city where you will walk on the footsteps of our America's founding Fathers. My tours are conducted in English, French and Italian.

Tours by Annie

Washington Tour Guide

Stephanie Eley

Stephanie Eley

I'm a graduate of ITMI, International Tour Management Institute and 17 years as a licensed Tour Director and Program Director. My expertise began in NYC and Washington, DC where I'm a licensed guide and has expanded to Europe, South America, Cuba and the Western / Southwestern National Parks of the US. I'd love to introduce you for a day or a week to Denver, Colorado and the 4 corners region of the US: Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona! Let's GO!! stepheley@gmail.com

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5. Well-equipped sailing yacht for four (from USD 174)

This sailing yacht is fully furnished, and it can be used to sail, weather permitting. Complete with a bathroom with an electric toilet, dining area with couches, kitchenette, and two private cabins, this yacht is the perfect place for a staycation with your significant other or even your family. One cabin has a king-sized bed, while the other has a full-size bed. This property is also ideal for those looking for a change of scenery but still want to remain productive. You can take advantage of the decent WiFi connection and a dedicated workspace. No parties and events are allowed here so it is not recommended for groups looking for a place to stay and throw a party. One of the places you can visit during your stay here is Colonial Annapolis Historic District, which will give you a glimpse of the rich culture and heritage of Maryland.

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
19.1 km (11.9 mi) from Tick Neck Park
349 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Boat 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and we got great restaurant reviews from ryan including iron rooster and preserve
the boat itself is in great condition and had all the amenities that a small apartment would have
Cleanliness:
my studio was exceptionally clean upon arrival
beautiful clean and convenient
everything was convenient and clean
ryan’s studio was impeccably clean and very well kept overall
super clean comfortable and convenient though a little exotic
Host:
ryan is the perfect host
ryan was a wonderful host
ryan was an excellent host
ryan is a great host everything is explained in great detail
ryan is a great and attentive host
Location:
walking distance to many great places
great accommodations in an ideal location
the location is so convenient to many great restaurants and just a short walk to the downtown
great location right across the bridge from annapolis within walking distance of restaurants historic sites and stores
great location with easy walking access to eastport and annapolis
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6. Affordable stay in a splendid yacht

Staying at a private yacht does not have to be expensive. If it is a budget-friendly option you are looking for, this property near Fells Point might be for you. It is a 36’ cabin cruiser yacht with 2 cozy bedrooms that can accommodate up to 4 people. As a guest, you can have access to the entire yacht, except for the engine room. During your stay here, you can prepare your own meals as the kitchen is equipped with a stove, pots, pans, microwave, and refrigerator. Enjoy your meals using the dishes and silverware provided. There is also a coffee maker, so you can make yourself a nice cup of coffee in the morning. There are many interesting attractions within walking distance from the yacht such as Inner Harbor, National Aquarium, Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History & Culture, and many more.

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
16.07 km (10.0 mi) from Tick Neck Park
370 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sleeping cabins are very comfortable
a/c worked well too
portable ac units throughout the cabin kept it at a comfortable temperature
the fans and air conditioners were perfect for keeping a comfortable temperature throughout the cabin
we loved sitting in the open night air and watching the city from our cozy place to stay
Cleanliness:
awesome time on cristhian’s boat clean and comfy
the cabin offered a clean cool escape from the heat
cristhan gave very precise instructions upon arrival yacht was clean and the beds were very comfy
the yacht was private clean and in a safe location
Host:
host was awesome from onset of reservation
great stay with a great host
hosts are great and respond quickly
the host is incredible and will make sure you have any and all information needed quickly
christian is a great host
Location:
the location is safe and within easy walking distance to great restaurants and retail
great place to stay close to everything
walking distance from many great restaurants and fun bars
great location cozy and relaxing
great location felt very safe
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7. Modern yacht with lovely views

Securely docked with a fascinating waterfront view, this modern private yacht makes for a great weekend spot where you can catch up with your friends. The master cabin has a private bathroom and a queen-sized bed, while the front cabin has a queen-sized bed with a separate door leading to a bathroom. If you want to cook your own food, you can use the fully equipped kitchen. There is a Keurig 2.0 coffee machine, so you can make a fine cup of coffee to start the day right. This private yacht is conveniently located near American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore Museum of Industry, and M&T Bank Stadium.

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
16.62 km (10.4 mi) from Tick Neck Park
394 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
do not assume that means you will get hand towels and wash cloths for the bathrooms
Cleanliness:
it is clean and nice
it was very spacious and cleaned very well
the area is very safe and clean
the boat was clean and well appointed and the pier it is on is a quiet residential area
christian was very responsive when we needed to be in contact with him and the cleanliness was outstanding
Host:
response time from the host was awesome
his staff were also very responsive
great host - very convenient
cristhian was a great host
great host and great space
Location:
good location on boston
location is great
great location and a boat
the location was fantastic
great location for downtown and nearby
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8. Private yacht in a peaceful location

If throwing a party is not your thing and a little quiet time is just what you are looking for, then check out this 43’ private yacht. Furnishings are mostly in white, giving off a peaceful and relaxing vibe. It has two bedrooms with three beds, accommodating up to four guests per stay. Hot water is available if you want a stress-relieving bath after a long day. With the WiFi access provided to guests, you can instantly share your photos with your friends online. There is a dedicated workspace in case you need to work. Long-term stays are allowed, which means you can spend an entire month here if you wish.

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
15.71 km (9.8 mi) from Tick Neck Park
Boat 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

9. Two-bedroom yacht near Fells Point (from USD 88)

This private yacht for rent is another great property near the historic Fells Point neighborhood. Renting this two-bedroom yacht can give you access to the whole place, but the entire engine room is off-limits. The main bedroom has a queen-sized bed, while the other bedroom has two single beds, making the yacht suitable for up to five guests. Pets are allowed here so if you want to bring your pets with you on your vacation, you surely can. The kitchen is fully equipped, allowing you to prepare your own meals for a more homey experience. You can avail of harbor cruises in the same pier where it is docked for an extra fee. This cruise is perfect for couples who wish to spend some quality time together while enjoying the beauty of Baltimore. The area boasts many restaurants and bars including Captain James Seafood Palace, Thames Street Oyster House, and Ale Mary’s.

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
16.65 km (10.4 mi) from Tick Neck Park
652 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable and quiet sleeping nice to sit on deck and watch the harbor
beds were really comfy though ac was great
great unique experience there is a full bed and two small ones plus a small couch so spacious boat
the ac units were a nice surprise and made the temperature comfortable even in the rain
toilets are a bit cramped and cranky but the marina has access to nice showers and toilets
Cleanliness:
bed was comfortable and very clean
the boat was clean and well appointed and the pier it is on is a quiet residential area
amazing location super clean and cozy
it’s not a fancy boat but it was comfortable and clean
this boat rocks very comfortable and clean
Host:
very nice boat and host
lots of friendly boat owners nearby
his directions and instructions were clear and helpful
great host very respectful and responsive
cristhian was a great host and was very quick to answer any questions that we had
Location:
such a cool space and great location
cool space in a great location
it’s a good neighborhood and pretty close to fells point
location was amazing and the experience was fun
christian was great and it was close to everything
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Luxury for everyone

Washington D.C. and nearby cities offer many opportunities for fun and relaxation. Whether you are on a budget or have the means to splurge, there is something for you to see and experience. The best yacht charters near Washington, D.C., the USA, can guarantee a luxurious vacation regardless of your budget, so plan your trip and enjoy a unique getaway experience.

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