All the cruise addicts of the world are feeling it, we are missing cruising! Given the World situation, Covid, people losing their jobs, furloughed people. lockdown, closed international borders, second waves, we are all a bit dazed and confused! You may have future cruise credit, you many have a refund, you most definitely want a break from the current shutdown norm. If the last few months has taught you anything, it should be to live your life. You never known when you or loved ones may lose your jobs, you never know when you or loved ones may become critically ill or even die.
Live your life to the fullest you can within your means and let your loved ones know, you love them! In the United Kingdom, hotels will begin to open soon. If you are not vaccinated yet, or do not feel like Cruising yet, here are some Nautical themed hotels that may satisfy your yearn to cruise for a little longer!
1. Sunborn, London.
Have you ever wanted to stay on a luxury yacht? Look no further, you can, for a reasonable price in a corner of Docklands in London. Sunborn London, is a 108 metre Superyacht, converted to be a 138 bedded 4 star hotel. A selection of cabins are available classic rooms, executive rooms and suites. Each stateroom is decked out with the usual
2. Sea Containers, London
If you’re heading to London for a staycation why not treat yourself to a night or two in the impressive Sea Containers, London. Located on the South Bank, on the River Thames, Sea Containers is designed like a 1920s transatlantic cruise liner. Make sure you visit Lyan-ess , one of the Worlds 50 best Bars. Created by multi award winning Ryan Chetiyawardana, the unique cocktail menu is focused on ingredients rather than actual cocktails. Another must visit during a stay is the 12th Knot, a rooftop bar, gaze out over the fabulous London Skyline whilst sipping on fantastic cocktails.
3. Solent forts
If you cruise from Southampton, you may have noticed these quirky Hotels. These historical man made forts played an important part in protecting the Solent and Portsmouth from enemy attack. Since converted into a secluded luxury hotel, you many notice it as you sail out from Southampton. This hotels are far from cheap, but where else would you get such a secluded, isolated stay? It’s not currently open, but if it opens before the Ships sail, you could even imagine you were cruising!
4. The Boathouse, London.
Another option could be this beautiful boutique House Boat in Paddington. ( Another to open soon in Islington). The BoatHouse and MADE.COM have worked together to create a beautiful Houseboat. A contemporary Scandinavian decor makes this a fabulous place to relax and spend the night either with your loved one or up to four people. There are so many extra luxury add on’s to really make your stay extra special. Hire a private Chef or ensure Champagne is on ice for you to sip on your private rooftop.
5. Absolute Pleasure Yacht.
Last but by no means least, do you fancy staying on an exclusive, luxury yacht in London’s Docklands? Maybe you fancy celebrating hosting a party, if you loved cruising, love ships, boats, love being on the water, then this is THE place to hold your party! Alternatively if there are a group of you, club together and treat yourself to a fantastic night or two in luxury!
Hopefully our beloved Cruise Ships will be back sailing soon, in the meantime, you only live once, treat yourself!