A romantic holiday on the waterways: enjoy a well-deserved couples cruise, going with the flow aboard your Pénichette® equipped with all mod cons.


Close to the water, close to your heart…

Exploring lakes, rivers and canals as a couple is the ideal way to add some new memories to your photo album. Whether you’re looking to rekindle your relationship or just enjoy some time away together, here are three reasons why boating holidays are the perfect choice. Are you struggling to find the right restaurant for a romantic dinner? Not even the finest establishments can rival a waterside picnic in the open air, or a sunset cocktail at the water’s edge. Are you tired of renting the same types of holiday homes every year? Our boats provide all the comforts of an apartment with the added magic of the waves rocking you to sleep: the perfect backdrop for couples holidays. Do you want a break from the daily grind, where it seems you never have a minute to spare? There are countless waterways and routes to choose from, opening up a whole new world of boating holidays: as skipper, you decide where you’re going every day… and for the whole of your holiday!


our selection of couples breaks on the waterways

Each route has its own attractions, but some are especially suited to couples holidays. Our top 5 ‘romantic specials’.


Take a couples cruise on a Pénichette® and fall in love all over again

More and more people are choosing boating holidays, including couples. Wherever you go, from the picturesque Nantes-Brest canal to the Venice Lagoon – the last word in romance – you’ll find the perfect backdrop for passion, and we’ve even heard of some passionate proposals being made! If you visit the immense lakes around Müritz, the journey itself will be on a grand scale.

The villages on the Canal du Midi are utterly charming, though of course they can’t compete with the charms of your other half, as you enjoy a romantic drink overlooking the canal. Maybe you’re looking for a complete break from daily life? A couples cruise from Dompierre is just what you need – drifting away from it all to the sound of birdsong and the wind in the trees. Wherever you are, a couples break on a self-drive boat will have you singing along to a chorus that makes perfect sense, “Where you go, I’ll go”…


Choose a boat that has everything you want

Boating holidays are the perfect way to spend time relaxing with your partner. To make the most of the experience and leave nothing to chance, rent a boat from Locaboat and choose from a range of options suitable for couples


2 cabins
Maximum comfort for 4 persons

Brochure price

From € 1652

per week (before discounts)


2 cabins
Maximum comfort for 4 persons

Brochure price

From € 1918

per week (before discounts)

P.935 / P.935W

1 cabin + 1 simple bed
Maximum comfort for 2/3 persons
Fitting perfectly for a couple

Brochure price

From € 945

per week (before discounts)

Our current Offers

Indian Summer offer 2020

Take a reservation during the Indian summer and benefit of -25% on a departure in September and October 2020! Offer applicable on all destinations and all boats.

Expires on 31/10/2020 -25 %
on a departure in 2020

Early Booking 2021

Book your stay during the Early Booking period and take advantage of better discounts for season 2021. Can be cumulated with our other permanent discounts limited to a maximum of 25% discount.

Expires on 30/11/2020 -10 %
for a departure in 2021

Last minute departures 2020

Travel at the last minute and get up to 30% off on our one-week stays. First in, first served!

up to -30 %
on a selection of last-minute trips

Short Breaks 2020

Take the pressure off during a long weekend & leave your everyday cares behind thanks to our short breaks between 3 and 4 days !

up to -30 %
for a selection of departures

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Mystery on the waterways

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Why choose Locaboat?

Locaboat Holidays has been the industry specialist for boating holidays and waterways cruises since 1977. Inventor of the Pénichette®, Locaboat is as famous for the friendliness and quality of its customer service as for the comfort and easy handling of its boats. When you rent a boat from Locaboat, you’ll benefit from the advice of local experts who are passionate about boating and will do their utmost to make sure you enjoy a wonderful holiday.

More than 200 routes throughout Europe

1.4 million customers since 1977

97% of our customers would recommend us

More than 40 years of expertise to draw on

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