You may not be able to buy a yacht, but you can certainly sleep on one. Speedboats and lake rentals make great day trips, but nothing says “waterlust” like dreaming atop the waves. From luxurious superyachts to spacious houseboats, these 5 AirBnbs will rock you to sleep. 


1. Oriana Yacht

North Vancouver

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The swankiest of the swanky, this luxury yacht claims to have the best views in Canada. Considering the location and accommodation, this might not be a stretch. Oriana Yacht is sophisticated and stylish, with 5.5 bathrooms, 4 bedrooms and a full-service crew at your disposal.

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2. Pekona

Mayne Island, British Columbia


Sleeps: 5
Cost per night: $135

Moored in Village Bay, Pekona is a pilothouse cutter, spacious for a family of 4. The boat includes all of the essentials and even welcomes pets on board. It can also be rented as a skippered charter boat to sail the Gulf Islands.

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3. The River Den

Wakefield, Quebec



Sleeps: 2
Cost per night :$99

In operation year-round, the River Den is permanently moored on the Gatineau River. It is cooled in the summer by ventilation and warmed in the winter by a log-burning wood stove. Guests can sun-tan on the cedar roof-top deck and snuggle up in the loft bedroom. You won’t find running water, electricity or a fridge on board, although guests can request a cooler and ice.

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4. The Skal Nuphar

Montreal, Quebec


Sleeps: Up to 21
Cost per night
: $750

Located in Old Port, this gigantic boat has 11 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and a deck-top hot tub. There is a commercial kitchen, sprawling indoor and outdoor common areas, air conditioning, heating and a fireplace. Whether it’s for an event, a reunion or just an epic evening with friends, the Skal Nuphar is a remarkably unique place to spend the night.

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5. Ste. Anne’s

Cobourg, Ontario


Sleeps: 5
Cost per night: $195

Tethered to the pier in Cobourg Harbour, this boat is minutes away from restaurants, the historic downtown, and one of the nicest beaches in the province. If you’d prefer to stay in, you can cook on board. For a more relaxing stay, polish off your experience with a trip to nearby St. Anne’s Spa.

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