Those in the yachting set certainly appreciate the benefits of a hotel-serviced residence with an integrated marina. Being able to depart quickly when the weather makes a turn for the better, or to have one’s shopping and errands arranged by the concierge when delayed at sea are all real perks to those with a passion for the boating lifestyle. And having a hotel nearby to house any transient crew doesn’t hurt!
These six hotel-residential properties offer highly desirable properties for sale, along with integrated marinas for the optimal yachting lifestyle – both on land and at sea!
Alongside Boston’s waterfront, the new Battery Wharf development offers owners convenient access to its marina, as well as services and amenities from the adjacent Fairmont Hotel. According to Tim Marsh of Marsh Properties, who specializes in luxury properties such as Battery Wharf, the marina is designed to offer parallel dock space to condominium residents, as well as water taxi transfers to and from Logan International Airport. Charges for the season are offered for $195/foot of length, with water included, and electrical, WiFi and cable service also available. With the developer having completed sales, the building’s 900 to 2500 square foot homes are available through brokerage professionals such as Marsh Properties.
Down in the Bahamas, the new Reef Residences at the Atlantis Resort are offering a new marina offering to accommodate mega yachts. The 63-slip marina is accessed through a 100-foot wide channel without bridges and can dock large yachts of up to 240 feet in length with unlimited mast height. These hotel-condo residences at The Reef are now available for sale, priced from US$700,000 to US$3.4 million and are rented out for additional income when the owners are not in residence.
Those looking for a prime marina on the Mediterranean should look no further than the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya. Located just outside Tel Aviv and directly on the sea, the development stands right next to Israel’s largest and most beautiful marina. It hosts moorings for yachts up to 60 meters (197 feet) in length and a new luxury shopping destination known as “Arena” with numerous waterside restaurants and cafes. The residences themselves range from studio to two-bedroom layouts, offered fully furnished in a choice of Beach House or Marina Chic styles, topped off by a rooftop swimming pool.
Located on the Gulf of Oman in the UAE’s eastern emirate of Fujairah, the Fairmont Residences in Mina al Fajer are an ideal starting point to explore the Arabian coast along the Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean. This large mixed-use development is a one-of-a-kind master planned community, with residences including luxurious apartments and distinctive mountain villas, all under the management of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. The picturesque marina is where the Hajar Mountains embrace the sea, offering 100 berths along with cosmopolitan boardwalks and exclusive shopping and dining options.
At Miami’s Epic Hotel and Residences, the marina occupies an ideal location where Biscayne Bay meets the Miami River, with no bridges between the marina and the ocean. With over 900 linear feet of deep-water slips, the marina is the gateway between the playgrounds at sea and on land, with a host of restaurants, bars, lounges, Exhale spa and fitness facility. The marina is fully-serviced with 24-hour staff and security, power, WiFi, crew parking and catering services. The residences themselves include expansive layouts of 1000 to over 7000 square feet.
Buyers at the Ritz-Carlton Residences Baltimore Inner Harbor can enjoy privileged access to a 22-slip marina, accommodating boats up to 100 feet in length. Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is well located to enjoy and explore the vast Chesapeake Bay, its myriad tributaries and picturesque towns. The marina offers meals and refreshments delivered directly to the boats as well as electrical power, fresh water, security and dock-master services. Available homes at the Ritz-Carlton Residences Baltimore Inner Harbor include an oversized one-bedroom home available for $699,000 and a giant two-bedroom with water views for $999,000.
Integrating marina berths with luxury hotels and residences for sale may only be appreciated by a special few in the yachting set, but these top picks represent superlative lifestyle opportunities for their lucky purchasers!