When you think or hear of a yacht, the picture that comes to mind is a sleek white vessel gliding through the crystal-clear waters, with people in colorful beachwear lounging on the deck, popping bottles of champagne, and enjoying colorful cocktails.
Yacht parties and events in Kenya are increasingly gaining popularity for local and international tourists who want to experience the height of a luxurious tropical sea paradise holiday. Nothing speaks luxury like hosting an event on board a superyacht while cruising in the beautiful turquoise sea waters with good company, plenty of scrumptious food, and flavorful drinks.
Whether with friends, family, or business associates, everyone gets to do many fun sea activities such as swimming, jet skiing, fishing, or cruising while getting chilled and exploring the beautiful Kenyan coastal towns and beaches that always have you looking skyward.
Kenya’s Coast, Where Kenya meets The Indian Ocean
Kenya is a top tourist destination Country in Africa with a range of stunning places to visit and fun activities to do. Best known for its famous parks and wildlife for a Safari Experience, Kenya has grown to be a top bucket list for a memorable holiday experience. Kenya also has one of the best coast beaches in East Africa, with a long coastline of about 250 miles (400 km) along the Indian Ocean. Being a tropical country, Kenya enjoys the same geographical and climatic conditions as some of the world’s top sun, sea, and sun destinations, such as The Maldives, Seychelles, and Bali.
Kenya’s Indian Ocean coast is characterized by a long stretch of powdery, white, sandy beaches surrounded by a long coral reef, coconut palm trees, mangroves, and dozens of beautiful coastal vegetation. The turquoise waters make coastal Kenya one of the best destinations in Africa for water sports. Kenyan coast boasts a number of beaches that are top tourist destinations in Kenya, such as Diani, Watamu, Nyali, Shelly, Malindi, Shanzu, Bamburi, Kilifi, Manda Moto, Malindi, and Lamu.
What is a Yacht?
A yacht is a luxurious vessel used simply for leisure activities such as cruising and racing. But while all yachts are undoubtedly luxurious, not all are created equal. Some yachts are, in fact, superyachts. They feature the highest level of craftsmanship, amenities, and service. Some have spacious cabins, multiple decks, and top-of-the-line technology. The crème de la crème of superyachts have private swimming pools, helipads, and even mini submarines.
Cost of Yacht Parties in Kenya
You can enjoy an hour’s ride on these luxurious vessels and have fun with as little as Ksh. 1500 per person for a minimum of ten people per yacht ride in Mombasa. You can carry along your favorite food and drinks to make the experience more fun. There is no party without delicious food options and refreshing beverages.
For a better experience on a superyacht, you’ll have to part with much more with some charging Ksh. 6,000 per hour. The crème de la crème charge is as high as Ksh. 20,000 – Ksh. 50,000 per hour. The upside is that you’ll get to enjoy being pampered by a professional charter captain and crew. Enjoying the most breathtaking views of Kenya’s coastline as you enjoy the best food and drinks available on board.
Yacht Party Activities in Kenya
There are many fun activities to enjoy as you go offshore the Kenyan beaches on a yacht or superyacht. Visitors get to enjoy a number of activities, such as:
Yacht parties have made Kenya a fun hub for Revelers looking to have a club experience in a Coastal setup. The parties host a broad range of clientele who enjoy music, dance, food, drinks, and culture while exploring Kenya’s beautiful coasts. Formal events can also be held in yachts to give it that memorable luxurious touch.
Water sports – Windsurfing, Kite surfing, Jet skiing, Kayaking, Paddleboarding, and scuba diving are all available for those who want that adrenaline rush.
Exploration and Sightseeing – Cruising with the yacht offers a chance to explore the wonderful clear turquoise waters, perfect for snorkeling. You get to enjoy seeing the marine flora and fauna of the Kenyan coastline. You can get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to swim with the Dolphins, which can be spotted in different parts of the Indian Ocean Kenyan coastline. In Diani, Kenya, bottlenose dolphins are often spotted when they come to the surface to breathe.
Casual relaxation- Apart from onboard partying and water sports activities, you can sunbathe on the deck and have a relaxing moment on board.
Things to bring to a Yacht party
Here are some of the things to consider before setting sail on a Yacht party experience
Food and drinks – Perhaps the most important items on the list. Make sure you have enough of your favorite food, snacks, and beverages to keep you energized and refreshed throughout
Sunscreen and sunglasses
Boat clothing – make it comfortable and colorful to suit the event’s mood. Bring warm clothing if you intend to extend the yacht party to late nights.
What is the best time to enjoy Yacht Parties in Kenya?
Whereas Kenya enjoys good weather and atmosphere all year round, the best time to visit the Kenyan coast and have a memorable yacht experience is between December to March and June to September when the weather conditions are perfect and the holiday mood is activated. There is less rain and lots of hot, sunny weather. April to May in Kenya is mostly wet and humid, while October to November is sunny yet very humid.
Experience the warm seaside charm with tranquil, crystal blue waters and the gentle Sea breeze of the Kenyan Coastline aboard the beautiful Yachts in Kenya and have that memorable Yacht party experience.
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