This year the famous Festival de Cannes, also known as the Cannes Film Festival celebrates its 71st anniversary. Celebrities from around the world will flock to Cannes, France from May 8th through the 19th to celebrate the rich history of film during one of the most elegant events of the year. Guests will arrive via all forms of transportation but a fortunate few will arrive in the ultimate style: on-board the finest luxury yachts in world.
The Festival is also known for its extravagant parties, many of which will be hosted on the yachts that travel from around the world to take part in the festivities. We have compiled a list of some of the best luxury charter yachts in the world for those looking to entertain in style and make the ultimate entrance at the Festival later this month.
Here are the top 5 charter yachts in the Mediterranean that capture the spirit of the Cannes Film Festival:
Built by Feadship in 2015 Savannah has all the amenities imaginable to ensure a great week of relaxing and partying during the Cannes Festival. This 274′ (84m) work of art is unmistakable with sleek and powerful exterior styling designed by Feadship and CG Design. Her interior accommodates 12 guests across 6 sumptuous staterooms and additional quarters for 24 crew members ensure that everything runs smoothly and guests are well taken care of.
A few of the features you’ll find on Savannah include a hybrid power train, multiple swimming pools, an underwater viewing lounge and on-board gym.
- Underwater viewing lounge
- Multiple swimming pools including large main deck pool
- Open floor plan interior layout
- Extensive windows and natural lighting
Charter rates Approx $1,00,000 week + expenses
One of renown Italian builder Benetti’s newer builds, the 207′ (63m) 11.11 built in 2015 is an ideal yacht for entertaining in absolutely comfort and style during the Cannes festival. With striking exterior design by Benetti and a tasteful yet sumptuous and opulent interior 11.11 is sure to be a hit for guests looking to arrive and entertain in style. The layout includes staterooms for 12 guests across 6 staterooms and additional space for up to 15 crew members to ensure a relaxed and luxurious experience.
- Custom Limousine Tender to shuttle guests to and from the superyacht
- Swimming pool and jacuzzi
- Master suite office
- Child-proof design with rounded edges at toddler height
Charter rates Approx €650,000p ($804,000) week + expenses
3. Alfa Nero
The iconic 269′ (82m) Alfa Nero built by Oceanco in 2007 turns heads anywhere it cruises and always provides a great experience for guests on board. She was built with entertainment as a key design consideration. The large infinity pool overlooking the sea on the main deck raises to become a helicopter pad or a large dance floor.
Albert Pinto and Nuvolari & Lenard collaborated to design a comfortable and elegant interior that can accommodate 12 guests across 6 cabins in absolute luxury. The master stateroom boasts its own private deck and spa pool. There is also a complete beauty and hair saloon to keep everyone looking their best during the Cannes Festival.
- Convertible 7m by 3.5m pool becomes helicopter pad or large dance floor
- Beauty and hair salon
- Private deck and spa pool attached to the master suite
- Bridge Deck Gymnasium
Charter rates Approx €840,000 ( $1,035,500) week + expenses
Built in 2011 by bespoke Dutch superyacht builder Feadship the 266′ (81m) Air is a complete package for enjoying the Cannes Festival in utmost comfort. At 81m she boasts plenty of interior and exterior living space with a variety of amenities for entertaining and relaxing.
- Full gym on the sun deck with incredible views
- 102″ TV outside for an al fresco theater experience
- Swimming pool on the fore-deck
- Spa with steam and massage room
- Helicopter landing pad and storage
The Remi Tessier Design includes sumptuous accommodation for 12 guests across 7 staterooms including a split-level master suite.
Charter rates Approx €750,000 ($918,500) week + expenses
5. Silver Fast
Built by SilverYachts in 2015 the 252′ (77m) Silver Fast looks like a superyacht fit for James bond. With sleek, powerful exterior lines designed by Espen Oeino and an all silver exterior paint job Silver Fast makes a strong first impression of power and grace. With a top speed of 27 knots she is the world’s largest and fastest aluminum superyacht powered by typical propulsion.
She features a sumptuous interior by Vain Interiors that sleeps 12 guests across 8 staterooms plus additional quarters for up to 19 crew members. When it comes to entertaining Silver Fast is sure to please with a number of features that will make any stay on board unforgettable.
- Large Beach Club
- Dynamic and Unique Interior Design
- Zero Speed Stabilizers
Charter rates Approx €650,000 ($796,000) week + expenses