FABULOUS SPACIOUS YACHT IS READY TO HELP YOU UNPLUG

Paul Smith

Speaks english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type boat
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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FABULOUS SPACIOUS YACHT IS READY TO HELP YOU UNPLUG

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Boat, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths

Get ready to relax and unplug on board Unplugged South Beach. Enjoy waterfront living on your own private yacht! Located in South Beach across from Fontainebleau and Eden Roc luxury hotels.

The Yacht is located in the Fontainebleau marina, walking distance to South Beach Art Deco District, nearby shopping and the trendy South Beach night life.

Come join us on Unplugged and float all your cares away. Walk or bike to Indian Beach Park. Enjoy your mornings from one of the multiple on-board decks with a gourmet cup of coffee from the on board Keurig K cup brewer. Sunset cocktails from the Captain's Bridge offers an unobstructed view from the water surrounded by multi-million dollar yachts and mansions.

Chill out before a big night out in the spacious air conditioned main salon which features a leather sleeper sofa, easy chairs, dinning table, bar, kitchen, surround-sound with iPod doc, Wi-Fi, and a 47' flat screen TV.

After a big night out in South Beach come back to your private yacht with two private staterooms that each have Queen sized-beds, private bathrooms with showers, plenty of closet space, luxurious linens, & black-out curtains and flat screen TV's.

The fully stocked kitchen has a residential size refrigerator, oven, microwave, K-cup coffee brewing system and plates, glasses, and silverware for on-board dining.

The rear deck has a teak bar with sink, outdoor dining set, large cooler and spacious area to relax and dine.

Enjoy the day in the marina on board your luxury yacht, hang out by one of the neighboring hotel pools, walk through Indian Beach Park or take a short walk to the crystal blue waters of South Beach.

The Fontainebleau Marina has gated access. Rental is for lodging only. Separate charter with licensed Captain may be available but is not included in daily rental.

On Premise Services:

• Casual and fine dining at Fontainebleau Hotel & Eden Roc

• Market, deli, grocery, alcohol beer and wine available at near by Publix and CVS

• Jet ski rentals on the beach

• Sport fishing charters with Mark the Shark can be arranged by calling 305-759-JAWS (5297)

• Taxi stand 500 ft from yacht

• Taxi & Limo service, Auto rentals available

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Paul Smith (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
Speaks english

About Paul Smith

Paul & Angela Smith and their long time friends Craig Bayhi, and David & Marjorie Lowell purchased 'Unplugged' as their second boat to offer for rent after experiencing how fabulous Miami is with the amazing marinas in South Florida and the Keys. The couples all met in Florida and love to spend time in the tropical splendor of Southern Florida.

Paul Smith purchased this boat in 2013

Why Paul Smith chose South Beach

Fontainebleau Marina is the located at the iconic property that is home to South Beaches best nightclubs and restaurants, shops, clubs, and amazing people watching. Eden Roc located next door has 10 additional restaurants and bars that are some of the best in South Beach. Indian Beach Park provides an unbeatable family atmosphere and great park amenities on the beach.

What makes this boat unique

Staying in a Marina is always the ultimate location.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type boat
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

3.9
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Fabulous Spacious Yacht Is Ready To Help You Unplug
average rating of 3.875 based on 8 reviews
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South Beach Miami Beach
Tampa, FL
4

perfect price, location & value for my needs

perfect price, location & value for my needs
  • 4 of 5
I booked Yacht Rock because it was across the street from the hotel where a business event was being held. We had 2 good sized rooms and an excellent meeting location for less than the price of a single room at the hotel. The weather didn't make it easy on us, but I will say even in 20mph winds and severe thunderstorms, I slept like a baby and barely noticed any movement in the boat.

Alex, the first mate, was helpful, though I didn't really need him for anything.

I have 2 complaints about the boat - 1 of them being my own fault... I didn't bring my own water, drinks, K-cups, etc. I knew it wasn't a hotel but failed to realize a vacation rental didn't come pre-stocked with some of these things (I will know for next time I book this boat with my family).

The other complaint was the bridge/stairs used to board the boat. There was a latch or something off there and when it was high tide they didn't transition to stairs as it should, which made it difficult to board the boat in a hurry while raining. I had my hands full and went to catch myself with the railing bar, which popped out of place. Fortunately I didn't fall. The boat on the other side of the dock seemed to have the same system which functioned properly.

With that said, I would love to stay on the boat again and bring my family with me next time.
  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Atlanta, GA
5

"Best week ever!"

"Best week ever!"
  • 5 of 5
My family of 5 (3 kids ages 5,9,11) stayed on Unplugged for Spring Break. Upon boarding, my very opinionated 11 year old declared "this is going to be the best week ever!". And so it was... We went to the beach across the street, had lunch at Eden Roc & a dip in the pool, chartered a captain to take us up river to Casablanca's for dinner, dove in the water at the sand bar, snorkeled among statues, ate a fabulous dinner at Joe's Stone Crab, took the dinghy to the park across the river to climb the most amazing banyan tree, and enjoyed awesome people watching while having cocktails on the top deck. The boat was more than comfortable for all of us, and with a full size fridge, we were able to eat breakfast, lunch & snacks on board. We drove down and while we initially parked in the hotel lot (for $40/night) we ended up finding a public lot a block or so north for $10/day (though we had to feed the meter daily). The only time we used our car was for one big grocery trip, that's what I call a good vacation!!
  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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South Beach Miami Beach
3

Friendly Staff....

  • 3 of 5
Hats off to Alex and Paul for resolving our issues in a timely manner. When we arrived the boat had a strong smell of diesel fuel in the cabin. Paul handled it very well by offering another boat or a complete refund if we weren't satisfied. Within an hour mechanics were onboard and they fixed the leaking fuel filters and rinsed the bilge. The smell was still very strong so they returned and did additional bilge cleaning the next day.
The location was perfect for the Miami Boat Show, travelers more interested in the Art Deco District will need to take a bus or taxi. Look at the map for details.
Like any older boat this one could use some updating. The seat cushions reflect the age of the craft as does the Gelcoat on the exterior. The Bimini Top is missing but that is clearly shown in the listings pictures.
Overall we had a fun time on Unplugged. Paul's friend Randy took us for boat rides around the Indian River on his dingy giving us a great view of the other boats. I have plenty of fond memories of our trip and appreciate everyone's hospitality.
  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers
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South Beach Miami Beach
5

Perfect location for Miami weekend!

  • 5 of 5
I just returned from a fabulous stay on Yacht Rock. All in all, I highly recommend this boat for its amenities, uniqueness, and proximity to all the places you want to be in Miami!! The boat was ideal for the three of us but I could see it being perfect for 1-2 couples also. The boat features a covered deck area with a table for 6, which was great for whenever we wanted a bit of shade. We spent much time lounging on the flat front deck. It was absolutely perfect for sunbathing and our happy hour cocktails! The bed I slept in was incredibly comfortable. In addition to the comforts of the boat, I was very impressed with the location. We were just steps away from Eden Roc, Fountainebleu, and other resorts. We had a great lunch at the pool of the Fountainebleu. Even if you go just for a drink, it is worth seeing! The Eden Roc is great too and offers a great poolside menu. The location of the boat is also perfect for close beach access. We were very happy to be close to both the beautiful resorts AND the beach. It made for a wonderful experience.
  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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South Beach Miami Beach
2

Very nice boat, not a good location.

  • 2 of 5
Robert C:s description below is pretty accurate. We had also booked the boat when it was located in the old marina, and it is difficult to see how the new location could be better. I would stress the fact the boat is located just a few meters from a heavily trafficked and noisy 6 lane road and that the location is not what you generally call a marina. It’s perhaps not as bad as one might think as the outdoor part of the boat is not facing the road, but still I do not think the description of the location is fair as it indicates a pretty tranquil environment. Note also that the pictures of/from the boat is not taken from it’s current location, but from the previous location in the marina. To be honest, I hate that sort this sort of thing, people that carefully plan their vacation and travel from the other side of the world deserves to have an accurate and honest description of what it is they are renting. On that note, contrary to what the description says, this boat it cannot be taken out for charter, at least that was what we were told. On the positive side, it’s a clean, nice and supercosy boat. We were 2 adults and 3 kids for 9 nights. It worked, but I would recommend 4 people or less. We had some technical difficulties, but Rochelle and her husband that takes care of the boat arrived promptly and fixed the problems. I would rent this again only if the location were a marina or some less busy place and/or closer to the AD district. So to sum it up: + nice boat, + Rochelle and her husband that takes care of the boat and the guests are wonderful people, + close to beach, – not a nice location due to the road. Lot’s of minus for that the pics and the description does not accurately reflect the location. If this were not the case my review would have been more positive, because after all we had a nice time.
  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mats
Despite your demeanor and rude behavior to my staff I am glad you had a good time during your visit to my yacht. Google maps is very easy to use and very clearly shows the location at the Fontainebleau Marina.
The five star properties of the Fontainebleau, Eden Roc and SoHo House and the marinas of the properties are all located on Collins Ave.
Collins Ave on South Beach from 4000 block to 6,000 block is the only street and is referred to as "Millionaire's Row," due to the nicest resorts, condos, yachts and mansions located in the area. The private deck on the yacht overlooking Indian Creek and multi-million dollar mansions is a great sunset view that most guests find to be a superior location.

As you can clearly see on Google maps the yacht is within easy walking distance to the beach and your choice three of Miami Beaches, 5 star resorts, and twenty-plus restaurants. I elect to have full disclosure and a pin on Google maps so guests may determine exactly where the yacht is located.

Your family was very nice to my staff and apologetic about your temper and attitude...hope you can return to south Beach in the future but not at on one of my Yachts.
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Something different with a but...

  • 3 of 5
We booked our stay on this boat with friends of ours and the experience was generally good, but there are a few significant buts that you need to consider.
The best aspect (and I think what we had in mind when we booked) was sitting on the rear deck relaxing with a nice selection of food and drink. If this sounds like your idea of fun and you like being on the water it is very nice. The owner was fine in our dealings with him, the boat was clean and we were also granted a late checkout for free so from this perspective there were no issues.
The negatives if you are thinking of booking this is that boats are small. I am 6'2'' and I pretty much filled the shower. Storage space is also at a premium, though the beds were a reasonable size.
The biggest negative for us though was the location. When we booked the boat was located at the South Beach marina, but shortly before our trip the boat was relocated to the Fontainebleau marina (we were given the option of a refund, but it was very close to our departure). This isn't really a marina and you are moored along side the main road opposite the Fontainebleau Hotel. There are no amenities near by unless you pay (or bluff) your way into the hotels. There is expensive parking in the hotels or there is a public car park a couple of blocks away as $1 per hour during the day, though you can get hit with a $20 charge if you arrive after 6.00pm. The road is very busy and loading / unloading bags is an issue.
There is a security gate as per the description, but in reality this would not thwart anyone that wants to get aboard. The boat is air-conditioned, but we had to open the windows as the smell of fumes from the pump motor was a little unpleasant.
Finally, walk to the beach is straight through the hotels, but if you want to go to South Beach you need to drive or get a cab.
  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Ultra Music Festival
Wynwood Walls
Design District
Cvi Che 105
AmericanAirlines Arena
Garcia's Seafood Grille & Fish Market
Venetian Pool
Virginia Key Beach
"Dog friendly beach for water sports and locals."
Burger & Beer Joint
Eden Roc Miami Beach
"Best beaches,pools,restaurants overlooking the beach in South Beach."
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
"The Iconic designed South Beach destination for food and fun.LIV top club in the country."
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
"Concerts and Craps,Casino"
News Cafe
"Ultimate 24 hour Cafe for good food and people watching"
Clevelander South Beach Bar & Restaurant
"Live music,rowdy pick up bar you should have one cocktail at and see if it is your scene."
Joe's Take Away
"The Take Away at Joe's is the best place to get prepared food to provision a boat.Great spot..."
Joe's Stone Crab Restaurant
"The insiders secret is to get the fried chicken! The ambiance and experience of Joe's for $ ..."
South Beach Wine and Food Festival
"Maybe the best Food and Wine festival in the USA. A bucket list event."
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
"The glass bottom boats reef tours are fun and most protected reef in the state. Great for di..."
Boaters Grill
"The Boaters Grill and No Name harbor one of the best private yacht destinations in South Flo..."
Haulover Beach
"Take the Yacht to Haulover for a day on the sand bar.Join hundreds of boats from skiff's to ..."
Mondrian Miami
"A destination if you are on a boat and need a cocktail.You can do better for $$$$ food and s..."
Cabana Beach Club
Casablanca Seafood Bar & Grill
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Miami Airport
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
South Beach
Car: not necessary

Fontainebleau Marina is located directly across from the waterfall sign of the iconic Fontainebleau & Eden Roc resorts on Indian Beach at 4441 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL 33140. Adjacent to Eden Roc is the top rated park in South Beach. The ultimate nightclubs, restaurants, bars, pool scenes are located at these iconic hotels. Cabs, busses, and limos can take you anywhere in South Beach in 5 mins or less. Easy walk to pristine beach that has full beach amenities including jet ski rental, parasailing, and umbrella and lounge chairs for chilling out.

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2 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

cleaning service $95 + Tax
deposit insurance $49 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%
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Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

South Beach Boat Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • boat
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Very rare to have a bath tub on a yacht!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bathroom for guest room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom has flat screen tv,plenty of storage,V
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Guest bedroom has TV,storage private bath
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1) Dining table lowers to bench level transforms into a bed., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Enjoy staying on your own private yacht located near the iconic hotels Fontainebleau, Eden Roc, & Indian Beach Park.
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