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La Belle: the world's first superyacht for female millionaires

The deluxe yacht will span over five decks and include a spa area, ice fountains, Swarovski crystal chandeliers, a cinema, disco, jacuzzi - and a helicopter landing pad

Faizah Malik
Wednesday 04 February 2015 18:57 GMT

Super yachts are the ultimate symbol of success, and a new lavish design, conceived by a woman for women, could possibly go on the market soon.

Monaco based designer, Lidia Bersani, has mocked up plans for the spectacular mega yacht, the first-of-its-kind with females in mind. Measuring 80 metres long (262 feet), the spectacular floating cruiser is named La Belle (the beauty) and its sumptuous interiors are in Bersani’s words “in a romantic and warm style using predominantly white, ivory and gold.”

La Belle is a study in opulence with Swarovski crystal chandeliers, floral glass mosaics, mother of pearl and golden taps - you could mistake the bathroom for a jewellery store. The plans include tailor-made fabrics embroidered and studded with gemstones, cream and white coloured marble and onyx used along with bespoke wooden furniture.

Rising over five decks, the craft flaunts a range of special features including lounges and dining spaces with facilities for live music, spa area with hydro pool, sauna, a hammam, snow room and ice fountains. It also includes a small fitness club with an outdoor Jacuzzi, library with a fireplace, a beauty centre, disco, cinema as well as a few bars.

“It was to be designed as a yacht completely different from other luxury boats, standing out, recognisable from a distance, ultra-modern and luxurious, while having a woman's touch,” said Bersani.

If you and a few friends fancy a break or perhaps a hen do needs organising, the liner can comfortably sleep 12 guests in six sumptuous cabins. Outside, guests can lounge on one of the decks and soak up the sun around the main swimming pool. If taking the impressive staircase is too strenuous, there's also a lift. And the crowning glory? What else but a helicopter landing pad.

The luxurious vessel is still at the planning stages, so a price tag is up for negotiation, according to the customer's requirements.

Images: Lidia Bersani

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