The Chocolates and Lace Cruise for 7 Nights aboard a 44' Horizon 4 Motor Yacht in Nieuwpoort
Discover Belgium from a different perspective! Go for the best of everything — great beaches, vibrant cities, and beautiful countryside replete with historic towns. Book and stay aboard the Horizon 4 Motor Yacht for up to 10 people. Rates as low as $623 USD per night (3 nights minimum) Rates: • $623 USD per night (3 nights minimum) What's included in the price? • Renting the boat and its equipment • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect • Towels and linen for all passengers • A boat handling demo • Technical support • On-board cruising information • Locks free (except in Ireland & Holland) What's NOT included in the price? • Any additional extras & services • Boat damage waiver, Fuel cost & deposits • Travel from/to the base(s) • Mooring fees • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance What You Can Expect: Your mouth waters as you and your friends haunt a candy store in Bruges, the capital of West Flanders. The fragrance of chocolate fills the air, and you surrender to the urge to indulge! A Capital Cruise boat rent in Belgium captivates you as you travel through beautiful country settings into medieval cities like Gent with its impressive Gothic architecture. Your Cruise Details • Waterways: Kanaal Plassendale-Nieuwpoort, Kanaal Gent-Oostende, River Leie • Distance: 200 km • Locks: 5 • Cruising time: 42 hrs • Bridges: 37 • Lock types: manned by lock-keepers Key Towns And Villages On Your Cruise Nieuwpoort Nieuwpoort is a lively and cosmopolitan city on the seaside, popular with families and has a 2 km long promenade. Take a walk along the beach, and feel relaxed by the wind and the sound of waves. A pretty town to have a break. Ostend Oostende is a big city on the seaside whose history is built around intensive fishing. You can visit several monuments here, like an old stronghold built by Napoleon. Take time to visit the museums, and have a bite at one of the nearby restaurants. Bruges The architecture in the medieval center of Bruges, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, makes this city one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Small enough to explore on foot, by carriage or canal boat, there are many museums to see, along with good restaurants and shops. Deinze Deinze is a delightful little town with many shops and attractions.The Brielmeersen Park has beautiful footpaths, along with a large children's playground, mini-golf and a giant bamboo maze. Ghent Gent, the pearl of Flanders, was once the largest city in Europe after Paris. No other city in Belgium has as many monuments and important buildings as Gent. The historic center is ideal to explore on foot - take your camera though! What To Expect Onboard: The perfect boat for a large group that checks all of the boxes in terms of space, ease of handling, accessibility and on-board features. With 4 ensuite cabins that sleeps up to 10 people, the Horizon 4 is a spacious boat for large groups. Its roomy saloon and kitchen area opens to a rear seating area, and you will love its large sundeck with second steering position, dining area, BBQ hotplate and sunbathing area. Features: • Boat Size: 13.5m x 4.35m • 2 double cabins at the front • 2 side cabins with convertible double/twin bed(s) • All cabins have ensuite bathrooms • Large stateroom with convertible settee (sleep 2) • Rear outside seating area and large sundeck Interior & Saloon • Roomy and comfortable interior with generous headroom throughout • Large sliding glass doors to outside seating area at the rear • One bright and spacious forward stateroom with convertible double bed • The full kitchen/galley includes an oven, stove, large electric refrigerator, microwave, and high-quality equipment and utensils • Air cooling in the saloon & cabins + USB port Cabins & Bathrooms • 2 front cabins with double beds • 2 side cabins with convertible double/twin bed(s) • All cabins with en-suite bathrooms & electric-flush toilet • Individually controlled air-cooling + USB ports in both cabins Sundeck & Features • Spacious 'fundeck' with sunbathing area, table, sink, ambient lights, BBQ hotplate and deck shower • Large removable bimini (Sun Shade) • 2 steering position inside and outside & bow thruster for easier handling and easy access to all sides of the boat. • Aft cockpit with settees to be used as second outdoor space • MP3 entertainment system – waterproof speakers Security & Navigation tools • Large border along the boat for easy & secure access to all sides of the boat during maneuvers • Large aft cockpit secured with a door, ideal for children • 2 steering position inside and outside • Bow thruster & stern thruster (NEW) for easier maneuvering • Rudder angle indicator & GPS Speed sensor for an ideal handling of the boat • Demister system for secured navigation from inside in case of rain Additional Services: Options and Extras To enhance your experience, you can add extras & services to your vacation. The availabilities and prices of the extras will be confirmed at start of your booking. Bicycles To explore the countryside or just get to the boulangerie. • Standard: $60 per week • Child / Tag-along: $46 per week BBQ and Lantern For alfresco dining on the sundeck of your boat. • BBQ: $63 per week • Lantern: $21 per week Parking • Open-air locked parking: From $5.50 USD per car/day • Garage: From $11 USD per car/day Grocery Pack Take the stress out of foraging for food when you arrive and have your groceries delivered to the boat. • Sundowner pack: $55 in Europe / $45 in Canada • Starter pack: $85 in Europe / $65 in Canada Angling Pack Enjoy fishing on the water, score a great catch! • Angling Dinghy: $100 per week • Outboard Motor: $100 per week Top Deck Cushions Enjoy extra comfort with top deck cushions, perfect for sitting and sunbathing on! • Pack of 2: $7 per week Pets Take the whole family with you! Two pets allowed per boat. • $55 per animal per week Cleaning Enjoy a green and more relaxing vacation thanks to our Eco-Cleaning Pack and our Cleaning service at the end of your cruise. • Eco-Pack: $15 • Cleaning Service: $110 to $210 (depending on boat model) Early Check-in & Late Check-out • Early Check-in : $125 (subject to availability) • Late Check-out : $125 (subject to availability) • *Not available on Vision boat models Special Occasion Gift Basket Order a special occasion gift basket full of local delicacies and regional specialities, this is a great mark to celebrate a birthday or a special occasion. • Gift Basket: $100
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 10 guests
- Luxury, Events & Large groups
- Motor Yacht
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Air Conditioning
- Wheel steering
- Inboard Engine
- CD Player
- Chart Plotter
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
0% refund up to 30 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
If You Cancel Your Holiday Cancellation Terms: To cancel a reservation, the Renter should notify the Company in writing. Period before departure in which you notify the Company and Cancellation Penalty: More than 70 days prior to departure date: Deposit is non-refundable Between 70 and 43 days prior to departure date: 45% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 42 and 15 days prior to departure date: 60% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 14 days and departure date: 100% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable If You Change Your Booking If, after our confirmation invoice has been issued, you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way, for example your chosen departure date (in the same season only), destination or boat, we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes to be made must be in writing from the lead name or your travel agent. The price of your holiday may increase or decrease to reflect the changes requested by you. You will be asked to pay an administration charge of US$140 (more than 70 days prior to departure) or US$250 (between 70 and 15 days prior to departure) per booking amendment and any further cost we incur in making this alteration and any increase in the cost of your trip. Please note that no changes or rescheduling are permitted less than 14 days prior to departure. Please check whether your holiday insurance will cover any changes or increased costs resulting from a change. You should be aware that these costs could increase the closer to the departure date that changes are made and you should contact us as soon as possible.