Canal boat vacations

Canal boat vacations (36)

Cruising the canals of the world on your own boat is a fantastic way to unwind and take in a whole lot of culture. From England to Europe, there's something special about these holidays.


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36 Vacation rentals

(17) Very Good 

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Narrowboat rental in Nantwich

Cheshire / Nantwich

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
Have you ever dreamed of taking to the canals in a lovely narrowboat, floating peacefully amongst the splendour of our idyllic countryside? Well now you can… Our lovely 58ft narrowboat, ‘Adele Marie’ is available for hire from September 2015. You can  …see more

from $100 / night

$1000 - $2294 / week

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from $100 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Narrowboat rental in Henley-on-Thames

Oxfordshire / Henley-on-Thames

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Boat Gina is the perfect boat for anyone who wants to enjoy boating on the River Thames with all the comforts of home. There is nothing quite like the sense of freedom of cruising at your own pace and mooring up when you feel like it, exploring some of England's mo  …see more

from $314 / night

$1557 - $2000 / week

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from $314 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Porto Vacation narrowboat rental

Porto District / Porto

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
CANAL BOAT HIRE DOURO RIVER WATER WAY PORTO Portugal.ATTENTION: PLEASE CHECK AVAILABILITY BY EMAIL The company owns a small Marina "Douro Fluvina" at Ferradosa - Sao Joao da Pesqueira.The boat is a 26ft Yachts ideal for a couple or a family  …see more

from $205 / night

$701 / week

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from $205 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Henley-on-Thames Vacation narrowboat rental

Oxfordshire / Henley-on-Thames

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
Cruise and explore some of the most stunning parts of the River Thames at your own pace. Boat Gema is a delightful 4 star narrowboat that has a fresh and modern feel but without losing the quaint charm of an English narrowboat. Cruise to Henley-On-Thames, Marlow and Win  …see more

from $379 / night

$1688 - $2193 / week

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from $379 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Ille-et-Vilaine / Rennes

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Suitable for children age 5+

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from $151 / night

$970 - $1875 / week

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from $151 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Worsley Vacation narrowboat rental

Salford / Worsley

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Lucy Joe Sleeps upto 4 - A beautifully finished boat, Lucy Joe has been designed with space, luxury and comfort in mind. A fixed double bed at the back supplemented by a luxurious double sofa bed at the front and spacious wet room, galley and lounge gives you the free  …see more

from $188 / night

$1313 / week

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from $188 / night

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Aude / Marseillette

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 35 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from $92 / night

$642 - $755 / week

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from $92 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Narrowboat rental in Draveil

Essonne / Draveil

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Three levelsSun deckNatural level: loungeLiving room- kitchenLower deck 3 bedrooms 2 full bathrooms, one cabinOne bedroom and its en suite bathroom and separate WC form the guest suite.Step out and you are in the leisure park with many sports  …see more

from $216 / night

$970 - $1725 / week

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from $216 / night

(53) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat rental

Salford / Worsley

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
Now taking bookings for 2017. From November 2017 to April 2018 'Gloria' will be available for a 5 month, static, houseboat hire only at our base - our other boat 'Queenie' will still operate as normal. We offer 2 unique, bright, clean and cosy narr  …see more

from $213 / night

$1488 / week

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from $213 / night

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Lisbon District / Lisbon

2 2 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask about children

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from $323 / night

$2256 / week

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from $323 / night

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North Holland Province / Weesp

7 18 2 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 40 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from $539 / night

$3772 / week

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from $539 / night

(1) Excellent 

12

Rhone / Lyon

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

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from $81 / night

$453 - $604 / week

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from $81 / night

(4) Excellent 

10

Vacation narrowboat in Guildford

Surrey / Guildford

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
A break away from the busy demands of everyday life, a trip on a luxury narrowboat on the scenic and quiet River Wey is the ideal solution. Very well appointed with granite worktops and a belfast sink in the galley, plenty of seating, a comfortable double bed with memo  …see more

from $375 / night

$1750 / week

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from $375 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat in Worcester

Worcestershire / Worcester

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
60ft cruiser stern narrowboat This boat is ideal for two couples as luxury boat with seperate bathrooms and cabins. Quiet water-cooled diesel engine with simple controls. Instruction and buoyancy aids supplied free of charge.Boat design feature  …see more

from $313 / night

$1249 / week

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from $313 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Narrowboat rental in Peterborough

Cambridgeshire / Peterborough

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Our hire base is located near the market town of Oundle, Northamptonshire in the heart of the Nene Valley. On board one of our narrowboats, you can explore the river between Northampton and Peterborough winding your way through the timeless English countryside.  …see more

from $250 / night

$1607 / week

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from $250 / night

(36) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat in Bath

Somerset / Bath

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Topsy is available for a 3 night weekend break starting on a Friday and ending on a Monday, a 4 night midweek break, starting Monday and ending Friday and a full week break starting on a Friday and ending on a Friday. Please enquire about short break prices. You can opt  …see more

from $275 / night

$1257 - $2888 / week

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from $275 / night

(4) Excellent 

5

Vacation narrowboat rental

Warwickshire / Harborough Magna

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
we are a family run business based on the North Oxford Canal. We have 2 lovely traditional narrow boats based in Rugby, Warwickshire, ideal for first timers or people looking for a relaxing traditional boat but with modern twists. Our boats both have portholes and  …see more

from $315 / night

$944 / week

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from $315 / night

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Uppsala County / Uppsala

17 32 1 night min

  • 17 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 32
  • 1 night min
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly

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from $52 / night

$358 / week

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from $52 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat in Guildford

Surrey / Guildford

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
Box of Delights is a 60 ft narrowboat offering lots of home comforts, from radiator central heating (whilst enjoying a woodburning stove for that cosy evening in), memory foam mattresses, fully equipped kitchen with granite worktops, including microwave and filter coffe  …see more

from $375 / night

$1875 / week

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from $375 / night

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Alappuzha Vacation narrowboat rental

Kerala / Alappuzha

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
The main attractions of a shikara Boat alleppey ride are the shallow and narrow canals, Paddy , village in Kuttanad, mouthwatering lunch on the outskirts of the lake with fresh lake fish and variety of other dishes.Riding on a shikara in the evening is a tranquilising  …see more

from $10 / night

$70 / week

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from $10 / night

4

Rhineland-Palatinate / Meuspath

1 50 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 50
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from $11 / night

$76 / week

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from $11 / night

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Vacation narrowboat in Alappuzha

Kerala / Alappuzha

1 15 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 15
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Godly shikara Boat alleppey is relatively smaller than a home vessel. alleppey shikara boat can take that for provided, as if a shikara cruise alleppey were a pick up van on the streets and has been providing the visitors of Alleppey as a cab does on land. A shikara al  …see more

from $10 / night

$70 / week

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from $10 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Vacation narrowboat in Tewitfield

Carnforth / Tewitfield

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Ask about pets
Ducklings Narrowboat Hire is a small family self drive hire boat business operating on the beautiful Lancaster Canal in Lancashire. We operate from Tewitfield marina in Carnforth at the most Northerly point of the Navigable canal. You can book a holiday with us all yea  …see more

from $157 / night

$938 - $1000 / week

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from $157 / night

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North Holland Province / Weesp

7 20 2 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 40 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from $539 / night

$3772 / week

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from $539 / night

14

State of Rio de Janeiro / Paraty

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

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from $281 / night

$1967 / week

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from $281 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Vacation narrowboat in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

10 20 1 night min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min
All three Bassac are built of wood according to the tradition of the rice barges of the Mekong delta, with amendments where safety standards require.Bassac I actually once was a rice barge, which we bought and overhauled into the cozy cabin cruiser it is today,  …see more

from $210 / night

$1470 / week

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from $210 / night

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Vacation narrowboat in Wallingford

Oxfordshire / Wallingford

2 2 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Car not necessary
Our Hotel Boat 'Down the Hatch' is a brand new fully crewed super sized wide beam river cruiser, with more space per guest than any other Hotel Boat on the Thames. Wake up to freshly ground coffee or tea of your choice followed by our full breakfast menu. Join  …see more

from $75 / night

$525 / week

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from $75 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Llangattock Vacation narrowboat rental

Crickhowell / Llangattock

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 75 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
For a relaxing holiday, cruise the most picturesque canal in the UK, on one of our 17 luxury narrowboats. The Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales is not joined to the rest of the UK's canal network so it remains uncrowded eve  …see more

from $266 / night

$1862 - $2913 / week

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from $266 / night

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Toliara Province / Toliara

4 9 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly

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from $270 / night

$863 / week

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from $270 / night

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Henley-on-Thames Vacation narrowboat rental

Oxfordshire / Henley-on-Thames

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Experience a luxury boating holiday on the Thames on our brand new widebeam boat which we are introducing this season. Boat Georgia is 62ft x 12ft and is an extremely spacious boat making it true luxury as a self drive boating holiday, ideal for families or friends holi  …see more

from $434 / night

$2037 - $2430 / week

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from $434 / night

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Vacation narrowboat in West Row

Mildenhall / West Row

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Fully refurbished 50ft Cruiser stern Narrow boat. With fitted log burner in a spacious lounge area, fully functioning modern kitchen with fitted fridge, gas cooking and instantanious water heater. Wetroom style shower area with cassette toilet and wash basin. Cruise th  …see more

from $188 / night

$1313 / week

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from $188 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Penkridge Vacation narrowboat rental

Staffordshire / Penkridge

2 8 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
Whether you’re a seasoned boater or new to canal boating, “JONES FAMILY CRUISING” would like to offer you the opportunity to get afloat at an affordable price and experience the joy of the UK Canal Network on our privately owned boat “Maddison&rd  …see more

from $188 / night

$1313 / week

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from $188 / night

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Formentera / La Savina

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from $318 / night

$2226 - $2980 / week

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from $318 / night

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Porto District / Leca da Palmeira

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly

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from $22 / night

$130 - $238 / week

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from $22 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Florida / Ruskin

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from $90 / night

$550 - $690 / week

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from $90 / night

14

Broward County / Hollywood

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min

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from $149 / night

$950 - $1285 / week

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from $149 / night

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