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Set at the forefront of luxury travel, the Flying Fox offers the most lavish yacht charter experience in the world. Not only is the chic vessel easy on the eyes, but it redefines tailor-made journeys for the mega-rich with a unique charter journey that offers an exclusive and private paradise on the water. With a cruising speed of 15 knots and an impressive list of leisure and entertainment facilities, the Flying Fox is the perfect combination of performance and luxury.
Part of Monaco-based Imperial’s fleet of charter yachts, the Flying Fox is not only the world’s largest charter superyacht on the market, but it’s also the most expensive at a staggering $3.9 million per week. Along with a 40-foot swimming pool, swimming platform, and sun deck, this ultra-luxury charter yacht also offers a beauty salon, two-floor spa, beach club, and cinema. Equipped with almost every luxury perk imaginable, it also has an incredible array of water toys and a professional dive center with a decompression chamber.
Once you step onboard the massive vessel, you’ll re-evaluate everything you know about superyachts, as the Flying Fox establishes new rules when it comes to superyachts with the 14th largest interior in the world. The newly launched yacht charter has ample space for 25 guests and 11 suite-like cabins, which are each equipped with their own en-suite bathrooms and private waterfront terraces. Onboard, there are 54 professional crew members to ensure that your every need is taken care of, which means there’s at least two staff for each guest.
Imperial worked together with Espen Oeino to create the yacht’s one-of-a-kind exterior design, while the interior was the vision of Mark Berryman. The yacht’s curvy exterior and high-ceiling interior create an extraordinary design that is complemented by comfortable living spaces where you’re invited to kick back and relax. Along with the use of warm and neutral decor and colors, the chic furniture is made of bamboo, teak, and oak to create an elegant atmosphere, which is combined with Travertine and Jerusalem stone with fine leathers throughout. The unique design focuses on lots of natural elements, including the use of materials such as wood and stone as well as real trees and plants.
At 446-feet long, the Flying Fox is longer than a football field, but it has got a lot more to offer than its record-breaking size. The interior boasts an intimate and cozy feeling despite the spacious layout, with its 4,305-square-foot spa being one of its key features. Set across two floors, the decadent spa area is a space of Zen where you can get pampered with treatments such as Hammam, Sauna, Cryo Sauna with highly skilled therapists. The Beauty Center also boasts massage rooms, while the fully equipped gym area has all the latest equipment as well as professional trainers.
Step inside the large two-floor salon to discover a wood fireplace and a beautiful 22-seat dining table or settle in and catch the latest flicks in the high-end Cinema room that features D-box seats and state-of-the-art surround sound. To soak up views of the stunning outdoor scenery, head to the Observation Salon to admire your surroundings through circular roof windows or from the Jacuzzi. On the roof deck, there’s a panoramic exterior salon enhanced by natural light.
The main guests have the utmost privacy when staying onboard, as well as luxury spaces to rest and recharge. They have access to a separate Master area on the Upper deck with a private office, bathrooms and dressing rooms (His and Hers), as well as a magnificent Master stateroom with en-suite private salon, wood fireplace and bay window opening to a private Jacuzzi.
If you’re a diving enthusiast, make sure to visit the impressive Dive Store area for the finest diving materials available on the market as well as qualified, experienced instructors. Even if you don’t plan to explore underwater, there are plenty of recreational water toys available for making a splash, including Sea-Doo jet skis, Seabobs, and the exclusive Zapata Flyboard and Hoverboard.
Fine dining is taken to the next level onboard the Flying Fox, with high-skilled Chefs and their extensive Michelin-star restaurant knowledge ready to satisfy your taste buds. Guests can enjoy any type of cuisine they prefer, as the latest cooking appliances, as well as a Teppanyaki grill and a rotisserie oven are at the Chef’s fingertips. Guests will find multiple indoor and outdoor dining areas to choose from, including the exterior gallery on the bridge aft deck where chefs cook meals right in front of you using the barbecue or tandoori oven.
Want to arrive in style? There’s not just one, but two helipads available on the Flying Fox. There’s also a small fleet of nine tenders, including a custom enclosed Limo tender, as well as four Vespa GTS Super 300s for when you’re ready to explore nearby islands.
So, are you ready to experience the most luxurious yacht charter experience in the world? If you’ve already imagined yourself enjoying the lavish perks of being onboard the Flying Fox, request information about the boat’s charter rates and cruising plans from Imperial’s official website. ■