AQUA BLU - in the pristine East Indonesian Archipelago

1 Cabin | 2 Guests | 25 Crew | 60m - - From USD 7,525 / 7 nights / adult - ALL INCLUSIVE

 

Setting the stage for the greatest luxury cruise expeditions in the Coral Triangle

 

Presenting a brand-new cruise experience in the pristine East Indonesian Archipelago, Aqua Blu is a long-range explorer yacht sailing the region’s most prized destinations, including Komodo National Park, Spice Islands and Raja Ampat on unforgettable 7- and 12-night itineraries.

 

Welcome to AQUA BLU indonesia Cruise — Unlocking access to the Earth’s most intriguing destinations

 

Faster, further, greater safety and comfort — Aqua Blu’s naval pedigree makes it the perfect vessel to navigate East Indonesia’s vast seas. Having attained the highest international classifications (RINA, SOLAS, ISM) in safety, the vessel is additionally equipped with Quantum Zero Speed stabilizers for optimal comfort at rest or while sailing. Aqua Blu’s range stands heads and shoulders above that of its peers in East Indonesia. Able to cover vast distances in a short span of time — and in any sea condition — the vessel enables explorers on board to experience the most varied, enjoyable and rewarding coastal cruise itineraries in this wild and stunningly beautiful region of the world.

 

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Highlights

INDULGE

Where modern luxury meets naval heritage

With a grand legacy as the former British Naval Explorer HMS Beagle and later as the private yacht of a European aristocratic family, Aqua Blu is a compelling maritime statement. A 2019 refurbishment overseen by Dutch yacht design maestro Cor D. Rover brings the vessel to world-class cruising specifications. Guests can expect to embrace an distinguished sense of history and seafaring evolution when they set foot on this one-of-a-kind cruise ship.

Inside the five-deck, 15-suite Aqua Blu, Cor has tastefully paired with a brass-and-ivory interior theme with generous and inviting indoor and outdoor social spaces, including a sun deck.

RELAX

Unlocking access to the Earth’s most intriguing destinations

Faster, further, greater safety and comfort — Aqua Blu’s naval pedigree makes it the perfect vessel to navigate East Indonesia’s vast seas. Having attained the highest international classifications (RINA, SOLAS, ISM) in safety, the vessel is additionally equipped with Quantum Zero Speed stabilizers for optimal comfort at rest or while sailing.

EXPLORE
An array of activities depending on fitness and interest. Experience in the pristine East Indonesian Archipelago, Aqua Blu is a long-range explorer yacht sailing the region’s most prized destinations, including Komodo National Park, Spice Islands and Raja Ampat

FOOD ON BOARD
Brekafast , lunch or Dine in one of the most unique settings in Raja Ampat or Komodo, Flores … Experience the Myriad Flavors of the Sea and Earth with Chef Benjamin Cross

BOAT SPECs

Year Built: 1968 as British Naval Explorer HMS Beagle
Year Converted: 2006
Year Refurbished: 2019
Year Operational: 2019 (Inaugural voyage November 2019)
Cabins: 15 suites across 4 decks in 3 different suite categories
Ports of Embarkation: Bali, Labuan Bajo, Maumere, Ambon, Sorong
Vessel’s Registry: Indonesia
Type of Vessel: Ocean-and-sea Expedition Yacht
Length: 198 feet / 60 meters
Beam: 37’ 05” / 11.4 meters
Draft: 13 feet / 4.2 meters
Cruising Speed: 10-12 knots
Electricity: 220V and 110V
Engines: 4 x 660hp Lister Blackstone
Generators: 2 x Volvo Penta 225kW, 1 x Volvo Penta 80kW (backup)
Stabilizers: Quantum Zero Speed
Safety: ISM Compliant/RINA Class/SOLAS Certified

Location

Location
Departing from Bali and Flores, this sensational 7-night cruise offers an in-depth exploration of the legendary Komodo National Park and Moyo Island of East Indonesia

Cruises around Indonesia Islands:

Rising from the seas of East Indonesia where two continental plates collide, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Komodo National Park is a wonder of nature in every way imaginable. Ancient volcanic activity has created some of the most spectacular coastal terrain on Earth, with picture-perfect savannah hills, bays and beaches. The Park’s dramatic landscape also sets the perfect stage for stunning marine discoveries at some of the best diving and snorkeling sites in the world.

Komodo National Park spans an area of 669 square miles (1,817 square kilometers) and comprises of three main islands — Komodo, Padar and Rinca — and 26 smaller islets. Several of these are inhabited by prehistoric creatures, the native Komodo Dragon, that are the largest lizard species to walk the Earth.

Accommodation

LUXURIOUS SUITES
15 suites Cabin | 30 Guests | 30 Crew | 60m

Settle into modern yachting refinement and comfort of the highest caliber

Each of the 15 individually-designed suites aboard the Aqua Blu is an oasis on the vast East Indonesian seas. Conceptualized with modern luxury and ultimate comfort in mind by renowned Dutch yacht designer Cor D. Rover, these private sanctuaries lend a luxurious sense of home to every journey on the Aqua Blu cruise ship.

All Aqua Blu suites
Luxurious design suites from 14sqm to 34sqm with portholes or windows
Comfortable King-size bed or twin beds
All suites are air-conditioned
Pampering organic natural hair and bath amenities
Ensuite bathrooms with overhead rainshower
Closet with electronic safe


Categories
Cat I: 8 suites on the Bridge Deck (1 suite), Forecastle Deck (2 suites), Main Deck (2suites) and Lower Deck (3 suites)
Cat II: 4 suites on the Bridge Deck (1 suite), Forecastle Deck (1 suite) and Main Deck (2 suites)
Cat III: 3 suites on the Main Deck (1 suite) and Lower Deck (2 suites)

Amenities

Immerse in ultimate relaxation with world-class superyacht amenities aboard the Aqua Blu

Sun Deck

With an elevated vantage point, the Sun Deck offers spectacular 360-degree views wherever you sail in the picturesque East Indonesia region. Equipped with a barbecue, outdoor seating with umbrellas and wraparound lounge sofas, this is the perfect location for sunrise yoga, evening grill party or night stargazing.

 

Jacuzzi and Lounge Daybeds

Few things are more enjoyable in the tropics than cooling off in Aqua Blu’s jacuzzi, which is flanked by plush daybeds for sunbathing and perhaps even a snooze after a diving or snorkeling session!

 

Spa and Exercise area

Make wellness a priority at Aqua Blu’s onboard spa and outdoor exercise area. Indulge in Balinese massage and aromatherapy from our onboard therapist or work up a sweat in the outdoor exercise area. Take your massage outdoors, if you wish.

 

Sky Lounge Bar

Exchange the days’ tales of marine sightings over a cocktail at the stylish Sky Lounge Bar, while looking out to gorgeous views of the surrounding seas.

 

Dining Room

Experience refined Indonesian-inspired cuisine onboard Aqua Blu in an inviting and stylishly-appointed dining room on the Main Deck.

 

Alfresco Dining Area

Located on the Forecastle Deck, the alfresco dining area is the ideal spot to enjoy freshly prepared meals. Choose to mingle with other guests, or retain a sense of privacy while enjoying the fresh breeze and stunning sea views.

 

Private Speedboat

Aqua Blu boasts three Alson Flash private speedboats, each with a capacity of 16 passengers. Two of the tenders are used for daily excursions to nearby islands, and one is exclusive to diving activities.

 

Watersports equipment

Aqua Blu carries a comprehensive suite of top-of-the-line, non-motorized watersports equipment, including diving and snorkeling gear, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.

2 x Alson Flash 750 powered Evinrude E tech 2 x 225 DHX. Each boat has a capacity of 16 passengers

Rates

What it will cost
15 Cabin |  30 Guests max | 30 Crew | 60m
From USD 7,525 / 7 nights / adult

BESPOKE CRUISE
Aqua Blu sails the Komodo National Park from April to September.

BUY-OUT possible on request with special rates

Inclusions:

Aqua Expeditions Cruise rates include all meals, non-alcoholic drinks, selected wines and beer, Design Suite accommodations, excursions with knowledgeable local guides, onboard lectures, and evening entertainment.

Before and after your cruise, we provide transportation between the vessel and our rendezvous point.

Breakfast will be provided on your last day and is included in the rate.

One advantage of our “all inclusive” rates is that you know in advance exactly how much your Mekong River vacation will cost. Your only additional expenses will be airfare, cocktails, boutique purchases, spa and gratuities

Special Offers

Great Savings | Outstanding Flexibility , Special offers on request for members only

Complimentary Nights 2020

1 Suite | 2 Guests | From USD 6,930 instead of US$ 9,630/ 7 nights / adult – ALL INCLUSIVE

Gain additional value when you sail seven nights for the price of five or four nights for the price of three.

Save up to US$2,107 per person when you travel with us this year!
This promotion is only valid for Design Suite 201 and 203 on the Aqua Blu*.
You’ll have more time to make your travel dreams a reality with our complimentary nights offer, whether your bucket list includes swimming with whale sharks off Komodo Island, visiting UNESCO heritage sites like ancient Angkor Wat, or venturing into the mystery that is the Peruvian Amazon. Your adventure starts with us.

Terms and Conditions

Savings are applicable to all departures in 2020 only.
Flexible booking conditions are applicable for all bookings made in 2020 until further notice. (ask for details)
Guests booking 7 Nights will enjoy a 28% discount (equivalent to 2-night rebate). Guests booking 4 Nights will enjoy a 25% discount (equivalent to 1-night rebate).
This promotion can be applied on top of the Aqua Mekong’s Summer Rates.
This offer cannot be combined with any other promotions, offers or discounts.
Aqua Expeditions reserves the right to withdraw any special offers at any time and without notice.

*Only applicable for a 7-night trip on Aqua Blu.

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Steeped in Romance

 The first days of a lifetime together are a memory to cherish and what better way to celebrate starting a lifelong journey than on AQUA BLU– your very unique private motor yacht. Wake up in the most romantic cabin ever designed, spend the day exploring the ocean and the islands. Enjoy a bottle of champagne and the most beautiful kiss while watching the sunset. Grill lobsters for dinner, dive into each other’s eyes under the stars, swim naked in the moonlight, and fall asleep in each other’s arms.

Away from it all ...

 Forget the world around you: dive into yoga, meditation, healing and life style coaching with our Holistic Master. Getting to be your pure self again is nothing but pleasure when the world around you is so pristine and wonderfully full of

Actives and Culture

Discover Indonesia onboard your floating home AQUA BLU, the most undiscovered archipelago in the world. Here marine life is abundant, coral reefs are untouched, islands are counted in thousands, beaches in millions. Unique tribal cultures are still maintaining their centuries-old traditions and rituals. Explore the depths of the sea and the land, hunt for antiques, encounter whales and observe Komodo dragons. Be the first to put your foot on the pink sand of a remote island, take part in mystical ancient ceremonies on your Indonesian exclusive motor yacht AQUA BLU.

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