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Joyfull Adventures - the name says it all. I will provide you with a trip customized to your expectations. The boat is warm and cozy even in the winter months. You may want to cruise locally in Lake Union or go through Portage Bay into Lake Washington. You'll see the University of Washington and many of the houseboats that were made popular in the movie 'Sleepless in Seattle'. The views of Mt. Rainier to the south or Mt. Baker to the north are spectacular. If ocean cruising is your passion, we can pass through the Ballard Locks, an adventure in itself, out into the Puget Sound. From there we can cruise south and explore Seattle's waterfront or travel to one of the nearby islands. If you want to cruise up to the San Juan Islands this can be booked and would need to be a 1-2 week trip. As there are many variables some pricing will need to be discussed when you call. I do liveaboard so am present, very informative and will be the captain on boat outings. I have one friendly cat, Bunny. If you are looking for that romantic getaway, you will be completely pleased with staying onboard for your Joyfull Adventure. I am within walking distance to the Space Needle and downtown Seattle. There are wonderful restaurant's very close by the boat and we can also take the boat out to a restaurant. If you want to eat in, the kitchen is fully stocked and don't forget the BBQ to cook up fabulous steaks or seafood of choice. Keywords: Boat, liveaboard, fabulous views of Seattle and the space needle. It is NOT cold on this boat in the winter. It is warm and cozy.
Kids love this boat, the slide and the hot tub. I allow kids if the PARENTS are very in tune and absolutely watch them. They are a liability and there will be no option of them in jeopardary. You are responsible for your children. I am responsible for the boat operations....moreless
Non Smoking Only:
Smoking is not preferred but sometimes there are exceptions. Absolutely NO smoking inside the boat....moreless
Pets Not Allowed:
No other pets allowed as I have my cat, Bunny and she informed me that she has issues with any pet visitors. Sorry....moreless
My vessel can handle up to a wheelchair in the forward part of the boat and you would have access into one bathroom with assistance. I am a nurse so understand and can assist....moreless
Queen size Beds (1) Excellent sleeping conditions. Warm and very cozy., Double Beds (2) The third bed is called 'the penthouse.' It is a double bed that is in a small room. You crawl into it as the ceiling is 36 inches high.Check out the video. It is super fun, cozy, a private nook. All younger ones fight for the room. 'I have my own space.' Even when two sleep in their. Super comfy. It is a whole new way of saying 'crawling in for the night', Twin or Single Beds (1) My boat accommodates 6. You will have MORE than a room with a view. I usually sleep up in the garden during the summer....moreless
I have a 1989 Honda Pacific Coast that I can rent out if you have a valid current endorsement and your own insurance. I would be willing to rent it per week for 300.00. Back to my boat: On top of the boat there is a 10 X 10' garden (beer/wine garden) along with the hot tub with full views of the downtown and the space needle. We can take the boat out cruising on Lake Union, Lake Washington or out to the Puget Sound. I design the trip around your vacation....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Direct TV, blue ray, surround sound, can play all MP3, I phone, CD's, all options....moreless
Away From It All
Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
Fabulous views of the downtown and the Space Needle from ever part of the boat but best of all, from the hot tub. ...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Golf Privileges Optional
Hot Air Ballooning
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Ski Lift Privileges
Ski Privileges Optional
Seating for 7 people
It is NOT cold on the boat in the winter. It is warm and cozy....moreless
Winter Mid-Week Oct 2 - May 28, 2015 1 night min stay
$500 Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2015 May 29 - Sep 30, 2015 2 night min stay
My Standard Rate 1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Gas per hour for cruises$50 + tax
You will have an amazing experience onboard Joyfull Adventures. Anchoring out in a bay and waking out there is priceless. I am a great tour advisor with a wealth of information and suggestions that will help you make the most of your vacation time and will save you money.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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About the owner: Captain Joy Nelson will lead your Joyfull Adventure and she has a wide range of experiences to safely pilot and navigate you on your trip. You are in the hands of a professional who has a master license for vessels up to 100 tons.
As a registered nurse, Captain Nelson can handle medical emergencies if they occur. Captain Nelson is also a licensed commercial airline pilot and is a certified PADI scuba diver. Those who are scuba certified will appreciate Captain Nelson’s underwater tours of Puget Sound and the San Juan island dive sites. Captain Nelson is also a licensed Ordain Minister.
Captain Nelson is known as a gracious host and gourmet cook. Your comfort on board is of prime importance. Captain Nelson has high energy and an infectious laugh. When you're on board with her, you'll feel right at home.
Why the Owner Chose South Lake Union: I bought this unique stable vessel to meet and share with others. It is a great way and super relaxing way to get out on the water. Seattle is such a beautiful city to live in let alone on a boat with the views of the downtown and the space needle.
The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast: One of the unique benefits is the fabulous views of the downtown day or at night. When the sun sets on the buildings of the downtown or capital hill the windows light up and glow shades of yellows and reds. It is awesome to enjoy the hot tub day or night and than jumping from the boat or going down the slide right at the dock. Come on in, the water is great. I am super close to entertainment, the city, on the bus line and an abundance of places to eat out at.