Barkissimo is a beautiful Classic motor yacht berthed in the town of Emeryville, California. Emeryville is nestled between Oakland and Berkeley, and only four miles from San Francisco, with lots of shopping and entertainment, it is the perfect place to call your home base as you discover the wonders of the Bay area and Northern California.
We are a floating oasis, a luxurious bed and breakfast with just three wonderful staterooms, offering an extremely intimate and private experience. Prices quoted in this listing are for one room only. If you are interested in the other rooms either for a larger party or for complete privacy, please inquire about rates.
On Barkissimo, we have all the amenities you could want: Hot tub, fire pit, fantail lounge, spacious main salon, three dining areas, commercial kitchen and even a private chef, should you decide to stay aboard for a fine dining experience right here on the water.
The Captain's state room is a large and comfortable room with three windows, a private bath with jacuzzi tub, fine linens and fluffy towels, fancy soaps and shampoos, fresh flowers, a welcome bottle of wine, chocolates, and more. the gentle lapping of the wavelets and creaking of the lines as the vessel softly rocks will sooth you completely as you relax and rest.
The master's state room, listed separately, is our other guest state room. boasting a queen bed, private bath, and all the amenities as mentioned above in the captain's state room. Either of these two suites can be yours or you have the option of renting both of them out if you have a larger party or would like total privacy. Just contact us before booking for rates and availability.
Your stay begins as we greet you at your car and carry your bags as we escort you to the yacht. There, you are welcomed with a snack and glass of wine between 5:00 and 6:00 before we give you the tour of the yacht. you will have the option of dining aboard (with prior arrangement) or going out to some of the world's finest restaurants located just minutes away. The area boasts lots of entertainment and night life, and we will be glad to make recommendations and reservations for you if you desire. We also offer airport service as well, with prior arrangement, of course.
You can enjoy the hot tub on the upper deck as you take in the lights of the Berkeley hills and celestial bodies that fill the night sky; a truly wonderful way to end your day.
When you wake, we invite you to partake of our complementary breakfast, which features fresh fruits, yogurt, bagels, and a warm entree such as one of the many quiche creations Barkissimo is famous for.
We also offer tours of the wine country and other interesting places in the region, as well as cooking classes and the occasional group foodie event, such as wine tastings and food themed events hosted here on Barkissimo.
Barkissimo is also the home of the "Music on the water concert series", featuring a variety of talented artists performing shows in our intimate and magical setting. Please see our web site for the schedule of upcoming events. As our guest, you are invited to enjoy the activities while they coincide with your visit.
At Barkissimo, we will do all we can to insure your stay with us is exceptional. We strive to anticipate your needs, and will respect your privacy and be completely discreet when it comes to our guests. we look forward to your visit, and are sure you will find it exceeds your expectations.
You may use the fantail lounge, hot tub, main salon, and the fridge and microwave if needed.
I stayed on the Barkissimo with a colleague for almost a week. It was the perfect getaway from the bustle of the city. The boat staff were extremely accommodating and a pleasure to chat with. It was an easy ride into the city on the metro. I really enjoyed sleeping with the windows open and listening to the sounds of the water & seagulls. At night I enjoyed dips in the hot tub. This is truly a full service B&B and you'll enjoy your time here especially if you enjoy chatting with other guests & boat crew. Book with confidence!
It was way above expectations. Sometimes I wish I could keep it a secret!
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