Best Hotels For Boat Access & Ocean Adventures This Summer

Best Hotels For Boat Access & Ocean Adventures This Summer

Enhancing the oceanside hotel experience, below are 6 hotels with direct boat access from their own marinas and piers for aquatic adventures like visiting a winery only accessibly by boat, submarine trips, shark diving and whale watching, a dual-destination yachting adventure along California’s golden coast, and much more.

Submarine Adventure through the Maldives: Stay at Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island (pictured) to enjoy a submarine journey with unparalleled view of the Maldives’ colorful reefs, serene aqua-scapes and the flourishing marine life from the vessel’s large viewing windows.

A  Winery Only Accessible by Boat – In Hvar, Croatia, the Waves and Wine experience brings guests by boat to a wine cellar built inside an old limestone chasm next to the sea; a secluded tasting room that celebrates the island's wine scene that pre-dates the arrival of the Ancient Greeks. The experience is arranged by the concierge at the newly opened waterside Riva Marina.

Manta Ray Excursion in Bora BoraConrad Bora Bora Nui offers a variety of packages for travelers to experience up-close observation of manta rays and snorkeling with the resort’s marine biologist amidst sea turtles and reef sharks, plus education about wildlife conservation from the world-renowned Manta Trust charitable organization.

Remote Sandbar in Key West: On Key West’s only private natural sand beach, The Reach Key West, A Curio Collection by Hilton offers a private boat charter to Snipes Key, a collection of islands known with crystal-clear waters and encounters with ocean life along an all-natural sandbar, for a secluded beach picnic, sandbar toast and snorkeling.

Stargazing at Sea: Saint Lucia's inky black skies are an Astro-haven for galaxy spotting. In partnership with Saint Lucia National Astronomy Association, The Landings Resort and Spa hosts a stargazing at sea experience on a private yacht complete with a nighttime picnic, telescope, blankets and an onboard astronomy advisor.

Dual-Destination Yachting Trip: And finally, for a close trip to the hotels from the boat, savor the best of California with the Coastal Voyage Package where you’ll spend four nights at two Waldorf Astoria hotels - Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club and Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills - with a 40 ft. private yacht transporting guests between the two resorts where guests can indulge in spa treatments, unforgettable meals and oceanfront golf.