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Temptation II

Southampton, Hampshire, England

Stay on a 60ft classic Motor Yacht in Southampton Marina. Book 1 or 2 ensuite bedrooms, so boat stay for 2-4 guest. Hot tub on board!

Booking available for 2020 and 2021 


Stay on a luxury 60ft classic super-yacht and enjoy views over the river Itchen from the back deck and/or the hot tub on the enclosed upper deck. This sophisticated vessel sleeps 2-4 people and is moored in Ocean Quay Marina, Southampton. The yacht comprises of four levels - the hot tub at the top, the bridge, through a door to a lovely salon (lounge), leading to the back deck with outside dining, or down a few stairs to a fully equipped galley (or kitchen to the owners), which has everything you need to cook up that perfect meal! Then below is the companionway leading to the master cabin (bedroom), with an extremely comfortable super-king bed, a large 50" smart TV and en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower. Also off the companionway is a twin-bedded cabin (bedroom), with full-size separate beds and an en-suite shower room - all for exclusive hire.

The 1st Mate, Rob will be there to welcome and support during your stay. He lives next door on his own boat and will be social distancing due to COVID. The Yacht also has a thorough deep COVID clean between guests.

Back on board, delight in the bubbles of the hot tub after a busy day exploring the local area or simply spend your time relaxing onboard enjoying the experience of a superyacht. Temptation II now has very special food and drink packages available to be serviced onboard to experience that 'millionaire's lifestyle' - please ask the owners for details. Alternatively, takeouts can be ordered on the JustEat App and delivered directly to the yacht, it's a short walk to Shamrock Quay and 'The Yellow Wellie Cafe' or 'The Bistro' for breakfast/lunch or a short drive if you prefer the bussle of Oxford Street in the evening. Dine inside or out on the back of the boat overlooking the water indulging in a romantic meal al fresco or in the comfortable inside dining area. Local fresh fish can be purchased straight from the fishing boats at the fishmonger in Shamrock Quay to complete the experience of the sea and cooked in the galley with all the facilities of home. The comfy lounge is the perfect place to chat with friends/family, read a book or play board games. 

The yacht is a fantastic base to visit the local area. It's a 2min walk to the 'All Saints Football Ground' where they not only stage football but music events, or the Rose Bowl for cricket enthusiasts - Southampton has many museums, shopping centres and the New Forest and Beaulieu Car Museum are a short drive.

Babies in arms are welcome, but no young children or toddlers for safety reasons. Supervised children from 8 years upwards.

No pets. Free Wifi. 

Prices start from £350 (2 adults) inclusive use, with additional £100 per person fee per night for additional guests up to 4.

Special prices and/or discounts for longer stays upon request. Check in from 2.00 pm and check out by 12.00 noon the following day. 

Room Types

Double Ensuite

Nearest Airport/s