Renting a houseboat in Lake Powell is not only a recommended thing to do in the Page and Lake Powell area, but it's kind of the thing to do. With nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline, endless sunshine, warm water, perfect weather, and some of the most spectacular scenery in the west, Lake Powell is the ultimate playground for families, spring breakers and avid adventure seekers alike. Renting a houseboat can be easy, more affordable than one would expect and undoubtedly an experience to remember. If you've never piloted a boat before, no problem!
One of the best things about houseboating is that even a first-time boater can learn how to pilot a houseboat after just a short lesson, taught by the experienced staff at the marina. Renting a houseboat at Lake Powell is a fantastic way to combine complete luxury, relaxation and adventure into one, single vacation. Those who want to sit on the deck, drink a cocktail and bask in the sunlight with beautiful scenery, there's no shortage of any of that. But for those looking for a little more adventure, bring a personal watercraft and explore deep into the canyons that jet out from the lake. There are majestic cliffs and shores, fishing and even deep water soloing to be had.
When you rent a houseboat at Lake Powell, there are several to choose from depending on the number of people in your party and level of luxury preffered. Each houseboat is provides a fully a equipped kitchen stocked with plates, bowls, glasses, mugs, pots, pans and utensils; comfortable beds with bed linens; and of course, towels, a BBQ grill, deck chairs, and water slides.
As far as food goes, there are three main options for meal planning: Cook for yourself, Grocery Delivery Program, and Chef on Board Program. Cooking for yourself entails making a complete list of groceries you'll need and going grocery shopping before boarding the boat and making sure you have everything you need. The marina also provides aGrocery Delivery Program where they'll take care of the going grocery shopping for you. For the Chef on Board Program, a private chef will be standing by in a separate houseboat, ready to prepare your favorite dish. Yes, that's a thing!
As fun as renting a houseboat on Lake Powell is, the fact is that there is so much to explore and not enough time (or space for a houseboat) do it all! It is highly remcommended that you rent or bring your own personal watercraft in addion to renting the houseboat. Think of the the houseboat as your basecamp that you will use to sleep, make meals and relax in. During the day, go explore slot canyons and little fingers of the canyon that branch out into some deep and very worthy areas of exploration. In addtion, having your own watercraft will save time, gas and allow you choose your own adventure.