Northern Europe is the summer 2017 home for Nautica, with a touch of the Mediterranean included, too. One highlight is the 20-day Trail of the Vikings voyage, which sails roundtrip from London, with several stops in Greenland and Iceland. Once winter arrives, Nauticawill journey to Africa and Asia on a number of 15- to 30-day trips, beginning with the 30-day Marvels of Time cruise from Dubai to Cape Town. A featured journey is the 30-day Indian Ocean Jubilee, a holiday voyage from Cape Town to cosmopolitan Singapore.
Marina spends summer and autumn in Europe, with a blend of Mediterranean sailings, as well. Follow the Midnight Sun is an 11-day roundtrip voyage from London, cruising to the northern reaches of Norway. Come wintertime, Marina will embark on a collection of 7- to 12-day Caribbean itineraries, such as the 10-day Cultural Mosaic cruise which calls on Ocho Rios, Jamaica; George Town, Grand Cayman; and Santo Tomas, Guatemala.
The first half of 2017 and 2018, Insignia will sail on an epic Around the World in 180 Days voyage. The eight segments that comprise the 180-day voyage will also be available for individual bookings. Two of the many Insignia highlights include a 28-day transatlantic journey, Picturesque Pathways, which sails from Rome to Montreal and a 20-day Northeastern Quest that sails from Miami to Reykjavik, calling on an array of fascinating destinations in Iceland and Greenland.
The newest addition to the Oceania Cruises family, Sirena will spend most of the 2017 summer touring the breathtakingly beautiful Mediterranean Sea. Then, she’ll head as far north as Dublin, Ireland on the 12-day, Lisbon-to-Bilbao Kings & Kingdoms voyage,before making a trans-Atlantic.
Calling all wine connoisseurs – the OLife has just become even better for you. Recently announced, our new and exciting OLife Choice* amenity package includes free unlimited Internet, plus your choice of either free shore excursions, a free House Select beverage package or free shipboard credit. The House Select beverage package includes unlimited Champagne, wine and beer with lunch and dinner.
Sail in all-inclusive luxury to spectacular destinations around the world on Regent Seven Seas Cruises. As part of a $125 million fleet-wide refurbishment, the public spaces and suites will feature contemporary, elegant style, new artwork, and indisputable attention to detail.
Whichever ship you cruise aboard, you’ll find that space abounds, with all-suite accommodations ranging from 300 to nearly 4,000 square feet, complemented by a private furnished balcony (in 90 percent of the suites on Navigator). Yet with all this room, there is still an air of intimacy, one of the hallmarks of cruising aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ intimate, luxurious ships. Another distinction: The most inclusive luxury experience at sea, from free roundtrip airfare, specialty dining, and prepaid gratuities to unlimited shore excursions in every port.
Encounter South America’s ever-changing landscapes in a continent of sublime contrasts. Silver-blue Chilean Fjords give way to lush, emerald Amazon rain forests. The searing hot rhythms of Buenos Aires and Rio’s Copacabana echo the shaded cool whisper of Peru’s colonial Spanish cathedrals. The mechanical marvel of the Panama Canal passage stands with the natural wonder of Iguazú Falls draped in rainbows. Here is fire and ice, the wild pampas, indigo mountains at the bottom of the world, ancient empires in the clouds, and the down-to-earth pleasures of vibrant, inviting ports.
Half a world away, ancient dragons, exotic jade landscapes and the dynamic cities of the Pacific Rim await. Discover the definitive Down Under as you cruise New Zealand’s dramatic Milford Sound, gem of Fiordland National Park, explore Sydney, with the graceful billowing sails of its famed Opera House. Timeless Asia beckons from India’s temples and spice-scented bazaars to Bali, ‘the most beautiful place on earth,’ from the prehistoric denizens of Komodo to the sights and tastes of multicultural Singapore. Jasmine-scented landscapes and contemplative temples meld into memories for a lifetime.
Ancient and mysterious, the wonders of India, the Middle East and Africa will enchant the most experienced traveler on a luxury cruise aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises. Journey to Mumbai, the world’s most populous city, and explore the endless cultural activities. Or gaze at the extraordinary skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi that defy belief. Cape Town has long been regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful cities, with its impressive mountains and vast beaches.
A CRUISE CAN BE THE PERFECT VACATION FOR JUST ABOUT ANYONE!
Always wanted to visit Asia but are nervous about the language barrier? Are you curious about the Middle East but nervous about country customs?
A cruise is one of the best ways to see the most exotic and foreign destinations in the world in an easy way. Itineraries offer calls at major cities and picturesque villages, all of which will be regional highlights, so you don’t have to do the research on the best places to visit in an unfamiliar destination. If you’re uncomfortable with independent sightseeing in a new locale, simply take a ship’s tour with English-speaking guides. Or team up with more experienced travelers you meet online or onboard to share a cab or private guide.
SMALL AND INTIMATE LUXURY SHIPS
Silversea’s small luxury ships are designed for those who delight in the thrill of discovery while indulging mind and body in the most lavish surroundings imaginable. All accommodations are spacious, ocean-view suites that include butler service, and most include private verandas. Silversea voyages and cruise expeditions sail to over 800 destinations on all seven continents, more than any other cruise line. Our intimate, ultra-luxury ships can sail up narrow waterways into the heart of a city, or tie up right at the pier while others must anchor off shore. And for those who yearn to explore the new and unknown, Silversea Expeditions can transport you to the furthermost boundaries of the planet. Renowned for culinary excellence and innovative spirit, Silversea’s luxury cruises offer a choice of open-seating dining options throughout the fleet, as well as several specialty venues aboard all non-expedition ships. Enjoy the ease, convenience and value of an all-inclusive cruise fare that includes almost all of your discretionary onboard expenses.
Snorkel with sea lions, hike along lava tunnels and back to the beginning of time. Experience this living museum of natural history while indulging in the unrivalled all-suite comfort and elegant sophistication of Silversea. Watch bellowing elephant bulls challenge each other in a spectacular display. Admire the courtship of a Blue-footed Booby. Step over iguanas basking in the sun. It is not only the abundance of wildlife, but their fearlessness that makes the Galápagos a nature lover’s dream.
Even for the most experienced traveler, the Far East can’t fail to fascinate. Here you can still glimpse the truly exotic — gilded shrines and floating markets, sampans in mist-shrouded harbours, harvested rice left to dry in the sun. But equally fascinating is the juxtaposition of the new and the old: skyscrapers towering over stone-carved temples: bullet trains speeding past rice paddies and tea plantations.
See the magnificent splendor of the Shwedagon Pagoda, a golden shrine towering to a height of 326 feet. Nearby visit the Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda with its reclining 230-foot-long Buddha statue, which was completed in 1966. Rising up from the Royal Lake, Karaweik Hall was built in the shape of the mythical Karaweik bird. The Botahtaung Pagoda was named after the 1,000 military leaders who escorted the sacred hair relics of Buddha, brought from India over 2,000 years ago. Opened in 1906 and located near the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel, the Yangon Zoo is noted for its collection of wild animals from around the world.
Leave the hustle and bustle of urban life behind on a tranquil walk through an ethereal bamboo forest in Kyoto.
Long closed to Westerners, the Russian Far East is one of the planet’s least explored destinations. Winter ice isolates the Kuril Islands with their stunning volcanic landscapes and spectacular populations of seabirds and cetaceans. The world’s largest bear roams the Kamchatka Peninsula, while the nutrient-rich waters of the Bering Sea support every form of Arctic life. This is a fantasyland for the intrepid explorer, and every landing here holds promise of something awesome, amazing… encounters that will be with you for a lifetime.
Silversea’s purpose-built luxury Silver Explorer expedition cruise ship has been designed specifically for navigating waters in some of the world’s most remote destinations, including both of earth’s polar regions. A strengthened hull with a Lloyd’s Register ice-class notation (1A) for passenger vessels enables the Silver Explorer Expedition Cruise Ship to safely push through ice floes with ease. A fleet of Zodiac boats allows Silversea Expedition guests to visit even the most off-the-beaten path locations and an expert Expedition Team provides insight and understanding to each unforgettable Silver Explorer luxury cruise adventure.
Abundant wildlife and dramatic landscapes, luminous under the Midnight Sun, create memories and emotions you won’t soon forget on our Arctic expeditions. Follow in the wake of the Vikings to Greenland and Iceland. Explore Svalbard where the polar bear roams freely. Hike and Zodiac amid icebergs and spectacular tundra. Vast colonies of birds pocket the rugged cliffs. Seals and walrus haul out on rocky outcrops. Whales spout and breach before your eyes. Come delve into the wonder of one of the planet’s most inspiring places.
Our highly acclaimed Odyssey-class ships carry just 458 guests to some of the most desirable destinations on earth in consummate comfort and sophisticated ease. Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn and Seabourn Quest maintain a high ratio of space per guest, enabling highly personalized service by close to one staff member for each guest on board. Expanding on our popular and highly acclaimed Odyssey-class ships, Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Ovation will build on the success of the Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn and Seabourn Quest. This award-winning class of ships revolutionized ultra-luxury cruising with enhanced accommodations and innovative amenities when they were introduced between 2009 and 2011. Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Ovation will maintain our high ratio of space per guest, enabling highly personalized service by close to one staff member for each guest on board. With the addition of these two new ships, Seabourn will have the youngest and most modern ultra-luxury fleet in the industry.
Step aboard your intimate Seabourn ship and into your beautiful suite, a spacious, well-lit, and thoughtfully appointed vacation home that is both a sanctuary and gracious venue for socializing with friends you meet along the way—a place to unwind after a day of discovery, and prepare for an evening’s pleasure.
You’ll find ample storage, a walk-in closet, and thoughtful details throughout, such as personalized stationery and even an umbrella for when you step ashore. Greet the morning with breakfast in bed, share afternoon Champagne and canapes, and indulge in a fragrant bubble bath drawn by your personal suite stewardess—who will note your pillow preferences, keep your in-suite bar stocked with your favorite beverages, and assist with special requests, such as for a romantic, rose-petal turndown or dinner with selections that may feature the cuisine of American chef and restaurateur Thomas Keller, served on your private verandah. Expect such gracious, intuitive service throughout the ship, delivered with a smile and never for a tip.
It’s all yours with Seabourn—make yourself at home.
YOUR SEABOURN SUITE IS THE IDEAL HAVEN
Your home away from home is a superbly appointed luxury suite. Here, you can revel in sublime comfort as the world passes by.
Measuring an ample 277 square feet or more, your Seabourn suite is an ideal haven. The sea is always in view, framed by the expanse of a five-foot picture window or the doors of your balcony or verandah. Fine Egyptian cotton linens, a fluffy duvet and king-sized down and feather pillows encourage the indulgence of afternoon naps. Sunshine enters your suite each day in the form of your personal suite stewardess. Whether she draws the warm, scented bath of your choice from our Pure PamperingSM menu or surprises you at night with a sprinkling of rose petals on your bed, she helps make your wishes come true.
Everything you could ever want and more is here. From the complimentary in-suite bar stocked daily with your personal favorites to the flat screen TVs and stereo systems, nothing is overlooked.
Work out in your ship’s well-equipped fitness center, with cardio and resistance equipment. Strengthen your core with complimentary Pilates and yoga classes, or book a private session with a personal trainer. Expand your horizons in our library, at a port lecture or at one of our many inspiring enrichment programs. Enjoy a complimentary Massage MomentSM on deck. Indulge your need for pampering at the spa, or pamper your palate at a food or wine tasting. Many voyages feature our signature Caviar in the SurfSM Beach Party or a Marina DaySM, inviting you to enjoy complimentary watersports right from the back of your ship.