Step Into a Dream
Come True…

Welcome aboard “Nile Lily,” a chartered luxury sailing boat waiting to take you on an extraordinary journey back in time. Inspired by the elegance of the Pharaohs’ royal sail boats, this dahabia, known as “The Golden Boat,” offers a unique and enchanting experience on the majestic Nile River.

Stepping on board, you’ll be transported to a bygone era, relishing the timeless charm and tranquility that only sailing can provide. As the gentle breeze guides us through the Nile’s scenic landscapes, you’ll embark on a sailing meditation, immersing yourself in the captivating beauty of Egypt, just as it was experienced thousands of years ago during Biblical times.

Join us on Nile Lily and let the spirit of ancient Egypt embrace you, as we sail off the beaten path, and towards unforgettable memories.

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Allow Yourself to be Pampered…

Nile Lily boasts 10 elegantly designed cabins with panoramic views, featuring large windows that can be fully opened to invite in refreshing breezes. The accommodation includes 7 twin cabins and 3 king cabins, all meticulously furnished with period pieces and handcrafted wicker chairs, exuding an air of timeless luxury. A 36 jet jacuzzi on deck enhances your relaxation experience.

Uniquely, Nile Lily offers the most expansive deck space among all Nile sailing boats. Take pleasure in the breathtaking vistas of the Nile River from the partially shaded main deck and upper deck, where you can unwind and soak in the beauty of your surroundings.

With a strong commitment to passenger safety, security, and well-being, your comfort remains our utmost priority throughout your journey.

An Experience Fit for Pharaohs

Nile Lily sun deck
Nile Lily sun deck

The highest US and European standards of hygiene and cleanliness are rigorously enforced in the kitchen, the dining room and throughout the entire boat.

locally sourced food on deck of Nile Lily

The sumptuous traditional Egyptian and Continental cuisine is meticulously and carefully prepared by the head chef.

locally sourced food on deck of Nile Lily

Nile Lily is air-conditioned throughout, including each cabin with individually controlled units.

locally sourced food on deck of Nile Lily

Privately chartered Nile Lily is staffed with an experienced crew. The boat is equipped with required safety equipment, and is fully insured.

Enjoy your days with “Nile Lily.” A luxury sailing yacht, she is waiting to take you on an extraordinary journey.

Inspired by the elegance of the Pharaohs’ royal sail boat, this dahabiya offers a unique and enchanting experience on the timeless Nile River.

Stepping on board for a 5-star experience, be prepared to be pampered. The staff will be waiting on you hand and foot. Each moment becomes a “floating meditation” sailing by lush landscapes not much changed for millennia.

“The crew and attendant staff were impeccable…healthy, delicious prepared foods at each meal are just a couple of examples of how the Nile Lily experience made us feel special and well cared for…”

– Ken M.
November, 2021

Services & Facilities

Each cabin is equipped with mini-fridge, safety deposit box, luxurious thick terry-cloth bathrobes, and including individually controlled environmental system, 2 bottles of mineral water, and 2 life jackets. Each bathroom has a hair dryer and personal amenities for your convenience.

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A sumptuous appointed Dining Room

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Beautiful Lounge Area with bar

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Outdoor Dining & Bar on the 2 sun decks

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Fully relax in a Jacuzzi with 36 jets

Also Enjoy These On-Deck Amenities

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner with organic, locally sourced, fresh meats, fruits & vegetables
  • Exquisitely prepared traditional Egyptian cuisine, with an occasional Continental, French-inspired touch
  • Afternoon Tea Time during sailing days
  • Special dietary requests available
  • Large kitchen with deluxe  European standard appliances
  • Meals are prepared with mineral bottled water. Staff members involved with food preparation are gloved and wear hair nets
  • An industrialised ultraviolet purification water system services the entire boat
  • Meeting and Conference Facilities; Inside the boat and on the gorgeous wooden deck surrounded by The Nile.
  • Laundry Service- Laundry & Ironing (no dry cleaning.)
  • Dynamic Surround Sound for your listening pleasure.
  • Handicapped bathrooms.
  • Large gang planks available for those with wheelchair or walkers.
  • Satellite capability to accommodate TV in the lounge and cabins.
  • Baby/child cot available upon request


5-star yacht sailing boat dahabiya.
There are 7 twins and 3 king cabins.

5-star Nile Lily comfortably carries 20 passengers with an experienced well-trained crew, ensuring world-class service.

Nile Lily has 10 luxuriously appointed, outside facing cabins, with large windows that open to the fresh air. Sink into the soft comfortable bed with its 300 count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and plush pillow top mattress.

Enjoy organic, always fresh and locally farmed produce. The fish, lamb, poultry and beef served are always fresh, never frozen. Gluten free, vegetarian, and diabetic cuisine available.

NILE LILY: Deck Plan

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