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December 11, 2016updated Oct 26, 2017

World’s 7 Most Luxurious Yachts

By Chris Boyle

galactica-super-nova-6By Codelia Mantsebo

The yachting life has rapidly evolved into unrivaled extravagance redefining the concept of luxury traveling. Flowing waterfalls, mini submarines and a 24-carat gold Aquavista Panoramic Wall Aquarium are just some of the features aboard some of the world’s most luxurious yachts.

These floating mansions are filled with ultra modern amenities, top-of-the-range technology gadgets and interior designs that could downplay those of the most luxurious hotels around.

We have listed some of the opulent yachts that will make every elite traveler’s hedonistic dreams come true.

history-supreme-yachtHistory Supreme

Designed by UK luxury designer Stuart Hughes, History Supreme was assembled using 100,000 kg of solid gold and platinum to adorn it. Sold for $4.5 billion, the base of the superyacht boasts a thin layer of solid gold whilst the entirety of the vessel including the deck, rails, staircases, dining area and even the ship’s anchor, all feature these precious metals.

history-supreme-yacht-interiorThe master bedroom is decked with platinum and has a wall feature made from meteoric stone and a genuine T-Rex dinosaur bone, while a 68 kg, 24-carat gold panoramic wall aquarium graces the master suite.

Also on-board is a liquor bottle featuring an extremely rare 18.5-carat diamond worth $45 million. There’s also an Apple iPhone wrapped in 500 cut diamonds, including two interchangeable diamonds fitted over the “home” button – a single cut 7.4-carat pink diamond and a rare 8-carat diamond.


The Eclipse is one of the largest superyachts in the world at 536 feet long.

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eclipse-luxThis luxury liner’s immense size allows space for the yacht’s extravagant features, including two swimming pools, two helicopter pads and three launch boats. The superyacht also has several hot tubs and a mini-submarine, capable of submerging up to 50 meters underwater.

eclipse-interiorThe master bedroom and bridge of the Eclipse have been fitted with a missile defense system, armor plating and bullet proof windows whilst an anti-paparazzi shield featuring lasers sweeps the surrounding areas, which make all attempts to take a picture impossible for lurking photographers.

world's most luxurious yachtsBenetti FB265 M/Y 11∙11

At 68 meters, the superyacht features luxurious en-suite facilities equipped with the finest Italian marble and bespoke Lalique crystal taps.

05-11-11-forward-deck-jet-pool-and-sunbathing-1The VIP suite and the master suite, together along with a walk-in wardrobe and study area are designed to reflect a sophisticated home on the waters. Six full height, 180-degree windows seamlessly blend the inside and outside while offering constant exposure of the sea.

fb265_maind8With a large jet pool and an expansive sunbathing area, the sun deck rear features a fluted bar constructed with sandblasted Italian stone.There are plenty of fitted curved seating and a spa-inspired pool with adjacent kitchenette.

The steam room is made entirely from pearlescent mosaic tiles with smoky quartz stones and soothing chroma-therapy, whilst the white marble treatment room features an adjustable massage bed and heated towel cabinet.

galactica-sGalactica Supernova

Heesen’s 70-meter-long
Galactica Supernova features an infinity pool, waterfall, and enough deck space for an outdoor cinema, helipad, or concert space.

cinema-galacticaThe central staircase with a crystal elevator makes the Galactica Super Nova yacht stand out.
The opulent Galactica Super Nova is equipped with a great selection of amenities and water toys, including a tender and quad ski. The yacht’s toys and tenders are housed in the garage located forward, which doubles as a beach club. There is a 13.500 liters pool on the main deck aft with contraflow system for swimming, a waterfall and integrated Jacuzzi for relaxing, while the glass bottom of the pool allows natural light to filter into the beach club below.

Other features include a touch-and-go helipad which doubles as an outdoor cinema on the main deck, offering owners and guests the highest levels of luxury.

Streets of Monaco



Although still in the making, Streets of Monaco is set to be one of the world’s most luxurious yachts. Expected to be finished in 2017, the superyacht is a floating replica of the city of Monaco.

streets-of-monacoThe 500 foot super-yacht features the famous Monte Carlo Casino and racetrack, alongside Hotel de Paris, Cafe de Paris, La Rascasse and the Loews Hotel. The yacht has swimming pools, tennis courts, a mini waterfall, a cafe-bar with underwater views, a helipad and submarines.
The VIP suites have the added luxury of a private office. On the same level and located centrally to the guest suites are the Library, Communal Office, Communal Balcony and Cinema.
somThe entertainment areas comprise the Main Saloon with separate Havana room and adjoining wine cellar, the Dining Room, Casino and Dance Hall.
Connected to all decks via a private lift and spread over 3 floors, the Owners Apartment covers a total 1460 square meter of floor space. As well as a lounge with a feature fire place and double height ceiling, office, bedroom, bathroom, his/hers dressing rooms, the apartment also benefits from a listening room, private courtyard, sunroom, numerous balconies and private sundeck with a Jacuzzi/swimming pool.

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