The world’s wealthiest people are always looking for a yacht to buy. Their yachts can be compared to any five-star hotels in the world. Here are the most expensive luxury yachts in the world.
History Supreme – $4.5 billion
The owner of this luxury yacht is an anonymous Malaysian businessman. It was designed by the UK designer Stuart Hughes. About 100,000 kg of solid gold and platinum was used to adorn the yacht. The base of the yacht has a thin layer of solid gold. The other places of the yacht feature precious metals.
Eclipse – $1.5 billion
It is owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. There are lots of onboard luxuries like hot tubs, swimming pools, disco hall, etc. There are 24 guest cabins. There are three launch boats, two helipads, and one mini-submarine that can submerge up to 50 metres underwater. It has intruder detection and missile defence system. The master bedroom has bullet proof windows. There is also an anti-paparazzi shield that can detect photographers.
Streets of Monaco – $1.1 billion
This yacht is designed by Yacht Island Design of Derbyshire County in England. It has a floating replica of the city of Monaco. It has a smaller reproduction of the city’s famous landmarks. There are swimming pools and tennis courts on board. There are seven guest suites which can accommodate up to 16 people. There are bathrooms, dressing rooms, reception rooms and balconies. There is a three-floor luxury penthouse designed for the owner. There is BBQ facility, a mini waterfall, helicopter and submarines feature on board.
Azzam – $650 million
It is owned by the President of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nayan. It is 590 feet long and can reach speed more than 30 knots or 35 mph. It is one of the longest and fastest yachts in the world. The interior of the yacht was designed by the Frech interior designer Christophe Leoni.
Dubai – $350 million
This yacht is owned by His Highness Sheik Mohammad Rashid al-Maktoum. There are several Jacuzzis on board. There are sunbathing areas and lovely swimming pool. The interior is designed with handmade mosaics. There is beautiful circular staircase with glass steps that changes colour as the light enters from the top deck. There are separate owner’s deck, a lounge and huge social area. There are many guest and VIP suites. There is a helipad on this yacht.
Well, now you know where the richest people in the world go on holidays. Sailing on luxury yachts is the best holiday they can have, away from all the media attentions. These yachts prove that there is no limit to luxury and people’s imagination.