Larger ships offer first-at-sea experiences such as the iFly skydiving simulator on the Royal Caribbean fleet, however luxury cruising offers many amenities and services the larger ships cannot.
Smaller ships such as the Seabourn Sojourn, Holland America ms Prinsendam and the Azamara Quest have passenger capacities of less than 835 allowing you to build relationships and with staff and other cruisers. Smaller ships allows cruisers to experience destinations unreachable by larger cruise ships. For example the Misty Fjords in Alaska, Portofino in the Mediterranean and Komodo Island in South East Asia.
Cruise companies Seabourn, Holland America, Azamara, Cunard and Celebrity X allow customers to experience unparalleled first class service. With a high staff to customer ratio, be assured your every desire will be well catered for, down to baths drawn at your request.
From welcome bottles of Champagne and canapés to in room binoculars to enhance the view from your stateroom, a choice of soaps and pillow menus, every last detail has been carefully considered to create a truly luxurious experience. Essentially if you can dream it, luxury cruise lines can arrange it.
Fine dining onboard luxury cruise ships is perfect for foodies and cruises who enjoy flexible dining, fresh produce, crowd favourites and exquisite exotic flavours carefully created by world renowned chefs.
For an unforgettable, unique and luxurious experience, small luxury lines such as Seabourn, Holland America, Azamara, Cunard or Celebrity X are the perfect fit for your next cruising holiday.
Celebrity X prides itself on delivering unsurpassed levels of comfort, award winning cuisine, and first-class attentive service it’s no wonder their ships are internationally acclaimed. Celebrity blend best aspects of classic, elegant cruising with modern touches to reflect current lifestyles. Accommodations onboard are some of the most spacious at sea with plush amenities and room service from the dining room menu available, guests will feel right at home in their luxury stateroom.
Established in 1840, Cunard is one of the oldest and most prestigious cruise lines in the world. Experience White Star Service onboard Cunard’s young, elegant, spacious and luxurious fleet. Cunard staff, trained at the White Star Academy, ensure each guest is truly pampered and pride themselves on service that goes above and beyond. Hosting a planetarium at sea, enrichment programmes, wine tastings and more, a Cunard cruise is much more than just a holiday.
Spacious and comfortable luxury with five star dining and award-winning service has been delivered to guests of Holland America for over 140 years. The lines mission: “through excellence, we create a once-in-a-lifetime experiences, every time. Superior amenities, innovative programs and exclusive privately owned destinations are a handful of reasons Holland America are internationally recognised as the premium luxury cruise line. Mid-sized ships that hold anywhere from 835 passengers onboard the ms Prinsendam to 2,650 onboard the ms Koningsdam, Holland America offers an intimate ship feel with a high staff to passenger ratio.
Azamara has taken luxury small ship cruising to a whole new level. The Quest and Journey host a maximum of 686 guests per cruise offering an exclusive club like feel. These smaller ships are able to take guests to magnificent ports other ships cannot, such as the heart of Amalfi, Crete and Bangkok. The lines focus on destination immersion means guests are able to spend more time in ports. Along with first-class service, fine dining and elegant modern staterooms, Azamara hosts a large variety of unique shore excursions and onboard activities such as Aza-mazing Evenings event. Your cruise also includes select spirits, international beers and wines, shuttle services to and from port communities and English butler service for suite guests.
Operating 4 small ‘ultra-luxury’ ships allows Seabourn to dock into many ports other cruise lines cannot, earning themselves an outstanding reputation for service and exotic unique cruising experiences. The elegant ships offer all inclusive gourmet dining experiences, complimentary welcome champagne and in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, pillow menus and luxury toiletries ensuring guests every desire is catered for. Another positive on cruising with Seabourn is that tipping is neither required nor expected, making the ship feel like a private club.
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See the world from a new perspective with a world cruise. Make yourself at home onboard magnificent luxury ships and see the world without the hassle of airports, navigation and only unpack once. Entertainment onboard changes regularly as do the dining options, allowing you to try different cuisines and see exciting performances from all across the world.