Boat Rental in Miami
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Yacht and boat charters are an ideal way to explore South Florida and Miami and escape the city worry free. Charter a boat in Miami by choosing from a wide range of vessels with or without and skipper at reasonable prices. Whether you are looking for luxury yacht charters in Miami or sailboats to have a great time on a long weekend check out our different offers.
On the east coast of Florida, the sunshine state, Miami holds a number of popular marinas — including Miami Beach, Downtown and Coconut Grove — offering anything from day voyages around Virginia Key and Biscayne National Park to week-long trips to the Bahamas.
How much does it cost to rent a boat in Miami?
Miami boat rentals cost in the low season from 600 dollars per day and from 4,130 dollars for a week. Several factors can influence the price of a boat charter in Miami such as the type of boat, length, age, capacity, with or without a skipper, extras, etc.
The price of yacht rentals in Miami
1 day: from $2,350 in high season
1 week: from $16,600 in high season
The price of catamaran rentals in Miami
1 day: from $2,600 in low season
1 week: from $16,500 in low season
The price of sailing boat rentals in Miami
1 day: from $915 in low season
1 week: from $8,850 in low season
The price of motorboats rentals in Miami
1 day: from $600 in low season
1 week: from $4,130 in low season
Skipper: from $150 per day
Is it possible to rent a boat in Miami with or without a skipper?
Renting a boat in Miami with a skipper is ideal if you want to be guided through the best places in the area and get the most out of your sailing experience. The additional cost with a skipper starts from 150 dollars per day. You can rent a boat in Miami without a skipper if you have the appropriate licence or if there are boats available to rent that do not require a licence. It is without a doubt a great idea to be the captain of your own boat if you are an experienced sailor.
Which are the most popular ports in Miami?
In Miami you can find yachts, motorboats and catamarans in their different ports:
Miami Beach is our most popular boat rental marina as it is located between mainland Miami and Miami Beach. There are up to 400 berths in this marina and the amenities really are state of the art. Heated swimming pool, laundry facilities, both casual and fine dining, not to mention in close proximity to some of Miami’s most famous beaches, this marina has everything you could possibly require.
Downtown Miami is a smaller marina with 130 slips, based at Bayside with a fantastic location in terms of access to mainland Miami, Miami Beach, or southerly directions towards Virginia Key, Key Biscayne, and the Florida Keys.
Coconut Grove offers capacity for up to 260 vessels and is based further south from Miami Beach and Downtown Miami. This area is very tranquil and downbeat, yet extremely close to the Miami buzz, Key Biscayne, and also a short half-hour sail to the Florida Keys, depending on the cruising speed of your boat rental.
Yacht rentals in Miami
are our most popular type of vessel, but we also rent various types of boats, including sailboats, catamarans and motorboats, in Downtown Miami and Coconut Grove. Families can opt to rent a large berthed catamaran with a skipper for exploring the nearby Keys, while adults will relish in the region's popular water sports and bustling nightlife via yacht and sailboat.
What to do in Miami?
Our top two museums of choice are the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science. The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens are known for the wonderfully extravagant decor and architecture, as well as the antiques ranging from the 16th to 20th centuries. On the opposite end of the spectrum, the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is a new and modern museum, spread across four buildings. For all ages, this museum is interactive, educational and even has a planetarium with a laser light show once a month!
Miami’s Little Havana is an ideal plan for an afternoon or evening. Explore the street Calle Ocho and its Cuban vibes, while you contemplate staying for some salsa at Ball & Chain. At 9pm on a Saturday, you can witness or join in with La Pachanga, a Cuban salsa night hosted weekly. There are often jazz nights from a Thursday to Saturday, as well. Be sure to try one of their incredible Cuban cocktail concoctions!
Fancy a change in aquatic scenery? Visit the Venetian Pool in Coral Gables. Built in the 1920s, this paradisiac pool is maybe one of the world’s most notorious swimming pools.
If you’re looking for some sailing itinerary inspiration, whichever boat rental area you’re based in, Key Biscayne is an idyllic retreat nearby Miami. You can also sail south to visit the Florida Keys, or branch out even further and plan a sailing route to the Bahamas.
After experiencing the city and beaches, families will want to charter a skippered boat for a week and explore Florida Keys or the Bahamas. From your marina in Miami your skippered boat can sail either east or south, to Bimini or Key Largo respectively, for a perfect week-long trip. Bimini offers a taste of the Bahamas, with the Keys delivering world-class dining and diving.
How is the weather in Miami?
Typically, Miami’s weather is blissful year round and beats all other mainland US destinations when it comes to warm winters. The winter temperatures average approx. 75 to 77 °F and during the nighttime, the temperature averages 60 °F. This tends to be the norm during the winter, though daytime temperatures have been known to exceed 80 °F!
Summertime temperatures range in the 90s with plenty of humidity, too. Watch out for June and September which are subject to lots of showers! Though the rain isn't something that should put you off from a boat rental, as the intermittent sunshine of Miami dries you out quickly in a case you want to swim during your boat adventure!
The wind is light and breezy in the summertime, though from autumn to spring, there is an eastward-flowing cycle. Usually, it tends to complete its full cycle within three to four days. This pattern usually repeats itself throughout the winter season.
How to get to Miami?
Miami International Airport (MIA) is only approx. 7-8 miles away from Coconut Grove and Downtown Miami and 13 miles from Miami Beach. You can get a taxi, or alternatively public transport. Miami has plenty of public transportation such as the metrobus, metrorail and also tri-rail, for those who want to help reduce those CO2 emissions!