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Boating holidays in Europe

Boating holidays in Europe

If you're looking for a break with a difference this year, how about a getaway afloat on a British or European waterway?

Malaysia: Arguably South East Asia's premium sailing destination

Malaysia: Arguably South East Asia's premium sailing destination

There are a growing number of marinas and yacht clubs throughout Malaysia and the country's unique natural environment provides a colourful backdrop for exciting sailing holidays.

Huge summer savings on narrowboat holidays from Worcester

Families looking for a great value boating holiday this summer can enjoy £400 savings on a week’s hire of selected narrowboats from Worcester on the River Severn courtesy of specialist boating holiday agency, Waterways Holidays.

Learn to… with the Amieira Marina

Learn to… with the Amieira Marina

In the corner of the Alentejo region in Portugal, the Amieira Marina provides the perfect houseboat holiday for children, adults and budding sailors alike to try their hand at a range of water and land-based activities.

Algarve on the water

Framed by a 200km coastline, the Algarve’s warm waters play a central role in highlighting the history, culture, gastronomy and nature of the region.

The Alentejo for the culture vulture with the Amieira Marina

Located on the shores of the Alqueva Lake in Portugal, the Amieira Marina offers a gateway to charming pockets of rural life giving visitors a true taste of Portuguese history and culture.

A houseboat for everyone: Choose your vessel at the Amieira Marina

The Amieira Marina is a hidden gem set upon Europe’s largest man-made lake in located Portugal’s stunning Alentejo region.

Girls at sea

Girls at sea

When Carrie Martin was offered the job of a lifetime in New York, she wanted to say goodbye to her best friends in style. She certainly did, on board the luxury motor yacht Samaric!

All aboard for an historic anniversary in Ontario's 'cottage country'

Only two hours from the hustle and bustle of Ontario's capital Toronto, the Muskoka region of Ontario, has become a perfect place for visitors who wish to combine urban and outdoor experiences into one holiday.

Cruise the Royal River Thames

The Queen will be cruising along her Highway – the Royal River Thames – as part of this year’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations and those wishing to follow in her wake and discover royal palaces and castles should check out the range of boating holidays available on this great river courtesy of specialist boating holiday agency, Waterways Holidays.

Spend your birthday in style

Spend your birthday in style

Sun, sea, and a sleek, luxurious motor yacht. Could you think of a better way to spend your birthday? Neither can we! Whether it’s a day charter, a long weekend, or a two-week cruise, Samaric will ensure that your birthday is one to remember.

Amieira Marina offers ‘taster’ houseboat experiences

In a corner of Portugal’s stunning Alentejo region awaits the Amieira Marina, a houseboat holiday company offering visitors the chance to explore Europe’s largest manmade lake aboard their own private houseboat.

Choose to cruise in France

A new section of’s website for boating and cruising, 'Aboard in France',is launched this week.

Boating holidays for mum, dad and even the teenage kids!

Planning the annual summer family holiday can be a tiresome task. Dad wants outdoor adventures, mum wants some peace and quiet and not to mention the teenage kids who are reluctant to travel with their parents, let alone be dragged along the tourist circuit…Enter Amieira Marina!

Alqueva becomes certified star-gazing destination

UNWTO and UNESCO have certified Alqueva in the Alentejo region of Portugal as a starlight destination for tourism. Alqueva, within which the Amieira Marina is set, is the first site to be granted official ‘Starlight Tourism Destination’ certification.