- A luxurious floating villa is currently being built in Tahiti and is set to be complete by the end of the year.
- The four-bedroom houseboat has a rooftop lounge offering 360-degree views, plus a grill, snorkelling equipment, and paddleboards.
- A dedicated captain will cruise the villa through the turquoise seas of the Bora Bora lagoon.
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Struggling to choose between holidaying on a yacht and a luxury villa? Well, travellers may no longer have to make that choice and will be able to enjoy the best of both worlds thanks to a soon to launch floating villa.
An incredible four-bedroom “houseboat” is currently being built by ELYT Charter Tahiti and is set to be finished by the end of the year, welcoming its first guests in the first quarter of 2021.
Situated in the turquoise lagoon of Bora Bora, you can rent the boat as a stationary villa, but it will eventually cruise the lagoon with a dedicated captain.
The 51-feet long houseboat will sleep eight people, and it’s fully furnished with two bathrooms, a 360-degree rooftop lounge offering spectacular views, a well equipped kitchen and dining area, flatscreen TV, and grill.
It also comes with inflatable paddleboards, kayaks, snorkelling gear, a concierge service, and the option of a personal chef and crew.
ELYT says on its website that the boat is being built with eco-friendly measures in mind: It will be powered by solar panels and lithium batteries, doesn’t have a diesel engine (which “means total silence, no smell and no pollution”), and has an in-hull wastewater treatment system.
Bookings are set to open from December 1, 2020, with a starting price of â’¬1,500 ($US1,770) per night, and a minimum stay of three nights.
The price includes return airport transfers to the houseboat.