In the first part of this series, we started discussing the concept of luxury cruises and discussed how this concept has evolved over the years.
Now will discuss the different luxury cruises offered by different cruise lines.
What are different types of luxury cruises?
Cruise lines of different luxury cruises and have ships meant only for luxury cruises. We will list some luxury cruises below:
Seabourn Sojourn is described as the closest thing that luxury cruising has to a land-based stay at an exotic but comfortable boutique hotel. Following are the qualities of Seabourn Sojourn:
1. Huge size:
Seabourn Sojourn is a 32,000-ton, 450-passenger vessel, which debuted in 2010. It offers comfortable cabins, the largest luxury spa at sea, an in-stern marina replete with kayaks and speedboats, and an on-board ambience that’s cultured yet also blessedly informal.
2. Fabulous amenities for food and drinks:
Glorious Colonnade restaurant on this ship has wraparound terrace and alfresco dining. On this ship, you can have coffee bar/Internet cafe/library. Each room‘s minibar is stocked with water, spirits and wine that match your preferences before you board.
3. Spacious lounges and suites:
Also, here 90 percent of all suites have balconies. The cabins on this ship have been marvelously designed.
Even standard accommodations have distinct living and sleeping areas, flat-screen televisions with a vast range of entertainment options, balconies with dining tables and marble bathrooms with separate showers and bathtubs.
Seabourn Sojourn has as much space dedicated to outdoor lounging. As far as food is concerned, this ship has superb cuisine and service lives on through Sojourn.
Crystal Cruises trains its crew to anticipate the needs of passengers and remember their preferences. Fresh flowers, nightly turn-down, Frette bathrobes and room service are some of the standard on-board perks.
Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony provide luxury cruises.
Both ships offer enrichment programs—language classes, golf lessons from PGA pros and wellness seminars sponsored by the Cleveland Clinic.
The luxury cruises of Crystal Cruises are renowned for the dining quality. It has two ships, each carries about 1,000 passengers. Most cabins are suites. Crystal Cruises has the most traditional style of the luxury lines.
In the circuit of luxury cruises, Carnival Victory is a name that cannot be ignored. It offers a great itinerary that would keep your moments on a cruise, jam-packed with luxuries, glamour, fun and excitement.
To properly enjoy a luxury cruise on Carnival Victory, you must book at least a 7-day cruise because Carnival has a lot to offer. Board the cruise and you are in for these luxuries:
1. Bellboy service:
Arrive with your cases at the port and they will be taken over to the ship for you.
2. Quick check in:
Friendly and helpful crew members will help you check in quickly.
3. Complimentary rum:
The moment you enter the ship, you will be offered a complimentary rum punch.
4. Spacious staterooms:
Staterooms are nice and spacious with a balcony. They are very well kept and have plenty of storage space. The bathrooms are a good size with shower and lots of storage space as well. There are king size beds and separate settee seating areas.
5. Variety of food:
There are buffet and restaurants in Carnival Victory. If you love pizza, tasty pizzas are waiting for you at the pizza place.
At the buffet, you can choose from salads to fast food and there is a great selection of desserts to choose from. Iced Tea and lemonade are only cold drinks included all other drinks were paid from the bar.
Hot drinks included are tea, coffee and hot chocolate. The prices of the drinks are not over inflated, paying around the same price as at an upmarket bar. There is a drinks package available but you would need to consume quite a bit to make it worthwhile purchasing.
6. Mind-blowing entertainment:
Entertainment on the ship is good and there is always a different show on in the evenings including magic shows, Broadway style show and variety shows.
Carnival Victory has something for all ages and interests going on all the time like quizzes, bingo, comedy shows, different bars and lounges. There is a casino, mini golf, several pools and Jacuzzis, water slide, sunbeds, jogging track, shops and nightclub.
7. Easy shore excursions:
If you enjoy being an explorer, getting on and off the ship will be easier each day and you will get some good information about the ports. The shore excursions from Carnival are very good and well organized.
Which of the following cruise lines did you like? Tell us! Be ready for the third and final part of this series where will tell you about luxury cruises offered by Norwegian Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean Cruises and Princess Cruises.
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