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Servais and Helena Boosten

Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish

Motor Yacht in Port Forum, Barcelona, more fun than a hotel or a villa!!

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type boat
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday boat in Diagonal Mar i el Front Marítim del Poblenou - The Margaretha

Sleeps 8

The Margaretha is a fantastic 74 feet motor yacht laying in the Beautiful Port Forum in Barcelona. There are various spacious decks that provide lots of space for sunbathing and drinking cocktails. Instead of watching TV in a boring hotel room after a long day of sight seeing and exploring, your day just starts when you come aboard of the Margaretha! It’s like being on a quiet island in the middle of a vibrant city. Outside we created a fantastic kitchen with a perfect grill for shrimps etc, connected to a big lounge area. With 100sqm interior area, you have all the comfort that you have in a house yet you are on a yacht in a beautiful marina. Inside you find 2 spacious lounges with a great music system and television and DVD. You will find a well equipped kitchen here as well.

Private Harbour Police (24 hrs a day) guarantees your safe haven!.

Free parking space for 1 car.

Barcelona: One of the most popular European destinations, Barcelona is a minute away. Barcelona is Spain's most cosmopolitan city and is best known for its Gaudi architecture, pulsating night life and avenues for strolling along.

There is plenty of family fun, with an excellent aquarium, IMAX cinema and shopping malls. Only 45 minutes away is Port Aventura, the second biggest theme park in Europe. Set up by Universal Studios, it has one of the fastest roller coasters and rides for all ages.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Servais and Helena Boosten (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish

Reviews

Good! 3.9/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)
Motor Yacht in Port Forum, Barcelona, more fun than a hotel or a villa!!
average rating of 3.8888888 based on 9 reviews
Oslo, Norway
5

Something completely different

  • 5 of 5

The yacht was the perfect base for our family when we stayed 3 days in Barcelona at the end of our summer holidays in Spain. A very charming and elegant way of living - quite opposite from a noisy and busy city hotel. We were a family of four - plenty of space to strech out and even entertain guests for drinks&dinner in the evening. The kids totally loved the place - actually hard to bring them along to our planned city visits and sights.On the negative side....? Well, she is placed in Port Forum which turned out to be a quite "dead" area and with taxi distance to the city, You can take the tram/underground, however somewhat cumbersome. The yacht is not luxurious or impeccable, it you require that. She is 30 years old and with a lot of charm!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your positive comment Guran! Children indeed love it. About transport, we offer now the possibility of rental bikes standing ready for you at the boat, then center is only a short ride. About Port Forum, it is a new harbour in a area of Barcelona which is recently completely renovated, since your stay more and more shops and restaurants have opened their doors in and around the harbour. Kind regards, Servais.
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2

Nice location. Overpromised services

  • 2 of 5

It was a nice boat. The website indicated that it was air-conditioned and that was not the case. WiFi was not working. There was no one to receive we arrived.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Top

  • 4 of 5

Ons verblijf was top! Met 8 vriendinnen hebben wij een geweldige tijd gehad. 4 goede slaapkamers! Prachtig achterdek, heerlijk voordek. Top vakantie.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Margaretha summer 2014

  • 4 of 5

We spent a lovely week at the Margaretha in July 2014.

Margarethea contains several lovely cabins and a fantastic outdoor well equipped kitchen, where you have plenty of opportunities to cook food and enjoy quiet evenings in Port Forum.

Port Forum is not interesting, but it is easy to get from Port Forum into the city center, with the underground or tram. (10 -15 minutes walk.

Marbella Beach is 20-25 minuts walk away.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

'Forget staying in an apartment'

  • 5 of 5

I booked this for a group of 7 friends and it slept all of us comfortably. With the combination of the deck and the interior communal areas there is more than enough room, and we found it a far more enjoyable experience than just staying in an apartment. The whole group were excited to stay on the boat and it didn't disappoint. Servais (the owner) was kind enough to stock the fridge with a couple of bottles of Cava on arrival, which served as a great start to a fantastic weekend. Needless to say, come the end of the visit we didn't want to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best holiday ever!

  • 5 of 5

The Margaretha has all the facilities you'd expect from a decent holiday apartment, but it also has the advantage of being on a yacht! We were really surprised by how roomy it was, with 7 adults we all had plenty of space.

The place was well-kept and clean with plenty of cups/plates/cutlery etc. in the kitchen and even a few cans of cervesa in the fridge when we arrived (definitely needed after a long trip from Ireland!)

The location is a little out of the city centre (this can be a good thing!), but it is clean, modern and safe with lots of shopping, and transport options available close by. The Marina at Port Forum is really secure and well-laid out and organised. There are extra showers and toilets provided on dry land (in addition to whats on the boat) and they are clean and well-managed.

The best part of staying on the yacht is the deck area- theres an outdoor lounge at the stern (!) with a mini-kitchen and fridge (we used it to make breakfast pancakes!) in addition to the proper kitchen inside. Its a great feeeling to wake up in the morning and wander up to the deck for a bit of breakfast in the sun, especially compared to waking up in an apartment in the heat with no outdoor space!

We all thought it was really good value and Servais, the owner, was really friendly and accomodating. We can't wait for next time!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Port Forum
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Port Forum
Nearest Ski
110 Kilometres
Pyrenees
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: not necessary

One of the most popular European tourist destinations, Barcelona is a fascinating city and deserves a few days of exploring.

Port Forum is located in one of the most up and coming areas of Barcelona.

It currently includes:

A hotel area

A convention centre

Offices and business parks

The Natural Science Museum

The Catalan Sailing Federation and High-Performance Centre

The Catalan Federation of Underwater Activities

A park and swimming area

A beach

A residential area

The Diagonal Mar Shopping Centre

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday boat in Diagonal Mar i el Front Marítim del Poblenou, Sant Marti

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
11 Jun 2016 - 16 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
£832
for 3 nights
From
£277
 
 
Early fall
17 Sep 2016 - 21 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£730
for 3 nights
From
£243
 
 
Fall
22 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£653
for 3 nights
From
£218
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £1
Refundable Damage Deposit £427

To check availability and make your booking please phone or send an email to Servais or Helena Boosten. The first 40% should be paid within 10 days, and the rest 5 weeks before arrival. If you are booking less then 5 weeks in advance the whole sum has to be paid within 10 days.

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A deposit of 350 Euros (in case of damages) is required on arrival, this can be any currency.
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100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday boat in Diagonal Mar i el Front Marítim del Poblenou in Barcelona

Property Type:
  • boat (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathrooms with shower and WC. At only 50 meters from the boat clean showers and toilets in the harbor building.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , High quality sofa bed for 2
  • Master bedroom with double bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed bedroom 3 with double bed Bedroom 4 with 2 single beds each. Living area with 1 high quality sofa bed, sleeps 2.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Motorboat
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The outdoor pool is the sea! It´s not heated, but really nice from April/May until end October.

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