Special Events
Water-Based Venues for Special Events

Water-Based Venues for Special Events


ADDRESS: 200 Nohea Kai Drive, Lahaina, HI 96761

WEB SITE: www.maui.hyatt.com

LEARNING THE ROPES: The 65-foot Shangri-La is available for private snorkel excursions, scuba diving and whale-watching cruises.

EVENT AREAS: The Shangri-La, which can accommodate up to 49 guests, features an outdoor, shaded aft deck with teak cocktail tables, a 12-foot fully stocked wet bar and a 81-square-foot sunning cushion on the bridge deck. The yacht includes a full galley where chefs prepare guest meals.

SAILOR'S DELIGHT: The yacht operates from Ka'anapali Beach on a custom-chartered basis for guests of the Hyatt Regency Maui; it specializes in outer island adventures and sunset sails.

AHOY!: The Shangri-La can be chartered for everything from weddings and receptions to corporate events.


ADDRESS: 200 Hi Circle N., Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

WEB SITE: www.hsbresort.com

LEARNING THE ROPES: Located in Texas Hill Country, Horseshoe Bay Resort offers a 90-foot dining yacht that can be booked for corporate events or intimate cocktail parties and receptions.

EVENT AREAS: The yacht features a 53-foot open-air deck, a climate-controlled dining room, an enclosed observation area on the upper deck and two full-service bars. The vessel can accommodate seated dinner and cocktail parties for groups up to 100.

SAILOR'S DELIGHT: Designed with brainstorming meetings and executive board functions in mind, the yacht is equipped with a high-definition television monitor and a full stereo system connected to a PA system.


ADDRESS: 21/100 S. Sathon Road, Sathon, Bangkok 10120, Thailand

WEB SITE: www.banyantree.com

LEARNING THE ROPES: Apsara I, Banyan Tree Bangkok's vintage-style rice barge, is constructed of teak wood and outfitted with modern furnishings. Guests can either close the canvas “window” panels or open them to reveal views of the river.

EVENT AREAS: Event groups have access to the entire vessel, which can accommodate up to 64 guests and offers a fully stocked bar.

SAILOR'S DELIGHT: The Apsara I's dinner cruise follows the Chao Phraya River and features Thai cuisine and canapes from Banyan Tree Bangkok's Saffron Restaurant.

AHOY!: The Apsara I plays host to birthday celebrations, weddings and corporate events — all of which can be customized to guests' specifications.

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