Are you looking for a different type of holiday? Why not take a boat holiday? This type of special holiday involves renting your own private boat for the duration of your trip. Imagine cruising down the river, jumping off to swim, fishing, or just lounging about. A boat holiday is sure to be something you remember for quite some time. There are many reasons to take a boat holiday than just to do something different, however.
Boat holidays can often be much longer than your traditional holiday. While you can rent a boat for a few days, its also possible to hire a boat for several weeks at a time. This gives you a nice, long holiday that is really much cheaper than youd expect. Its certainly cheaper to spend three weeks on a boat holiday than it would be to spend three weeks in a hotel, where youd also have to think about buying food, paying for transportation or parking, and paying admission to events. With a Boat Holiday, its all includedthe accommodations and the activities. You will need to supply food, however, but buying groceries is cheaper than eating at restaurants for every meal.
Another benefit to a Boating Holiday is that its just you and your guests, if you invite any. Some boats are fairly small and only accommodate two people, while the larger vessels can hold a dozen or more. You can even take your pets with you on some boats! If youre thinking about going on holiday with your friends or with your extended family, a boat holiday may be the perfect escape. Whats really great about a boat holiday is that anyone can do ityou dont need any experience in driving a boat at all! Youll be given a complete demonstration of how to operate the boat, and youll get to take a short driving lesson with a licensed professional to make certain youre comfortable with all aspects of operating the vessel.
The boats available for boat holidays are more than just small vessels. These boats have been equipped with all the luxuries you could want on your holiday. They include comfortable seating, hot and cold water, a fully equipped galley for cooking, carpets in the cabins, televisions, DVD players, microwaves, and much more. Theres nothing youll find lacking on these boats. All of the vessels feature toilets and showers, dining areas, a small kitchenette, and spacious cabins.
Once youre out on the river, youll find plenty of things to do. Fishing is an option as long as you have the appropriate licenses, and swimming is always fun. Of course, there are generally plenty of ports along the way. You can dock at these ports and head out to explore the area. This gives you the option of doing a little shopping, doing land-based activities, and more. With a boat holiday, you truly get the best of both worlds: a great time on the water and the option to stop along the way to enjoy everything available along your route.
by: Chris tyreelAbout the Author:Ben Alexander is a resident of Norfolk and cruises regularly on a Boating Holiday along the Norfolk Broads.