Gold Trusted Service Award
Gold Trusted Service Award
Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
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Boating expertise since 1969
With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
Boussole
18 amazing destinations
Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
Bateau
World’s largest fleet
We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
Bouée
No boat license required
That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
  • Gold Trusted Service Award
    Gold Trusted Service Award
    Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
  • badge rosette
    Boating expertise since 1969
    With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
  • Boussole
    18 amazing destinations
    Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
  • Bateau
    World’s largest fleet
    We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
  • Bouée
    No boat license required
    That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
  • Gold Trusted Service Award
    Gold Trusted Service Award
    Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
  • badge rosette
    Boating expertise since 1969
    With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
  • Boussole
    18 amazing destinations
    Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
  • Bateau
    World’s largest fleet
    We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
  • Bouée
    No boat license required
    That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
Holidays for couples

Boating vacations for couples

Our top boating recommendations to find the perfect couple's getaway

If you're looking for a quiet break to recharge your batteries or a romantic getaway, then a boating holiday for two may be just the answer.  Choose from our smaller cruisers such as the Cirrus or Sheba, which are easy for two to handle.

Our best romantic holiday destinations

Rideau Canal, Canada

Visit Canada for a romantic couple's getaway.

Quiet nights in nature listening to the loons sing on the lake, makes the Rideau Canal in Ontario, Canada one of the most romantic destinations to reconnect. 

More about the Rideau Canal

Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

The enchanting city of Venice and its surrounding islands is the perfect destination for a romantic and historic holiday.

More about Venice & Friuli

Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam, Holland

Cruise past slender 18th century merchant houses towards the bright lights and cosmopolitan flavours of this friendly waterways city.

More about Holland, Amsterdam and Friesland

Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium

Perfect for a short break, the cobbled streets of pretty Bruges are a delight to explore, especially by horse and carriage.

More about Flanders

Charente, France

Charente, France

Visit the famous cognac distilleries and treat yourself to Michelin-starred dining along banks of this serene river near historic Angoulême.

More about Charente

Nivernais, France

Nivernais, France

With its picture-postcard scenery and delightful vineyards and villages to visit, this is one of the most romantic waterways we know.

More about Nivernais

Mecklenburg Lake District, Germany

The Mecklenburg Lake District in Germany

The Mecklenburg Lake District in Germany is full of breath-taking natural beauty and couple-friendly activities. Take the time to truly slow down and enjoy one another’s company in this special part of the world.

More about the Mecklenburg Lake District

Looking for more vacation inspiration?

Take a look at all our houseboat rental vacation activities to see what else you could discover on your Le Boat vacation.