Sailing in Europe, the Baltic, South America, Asia, and the Pacific, as well as Alaska, Canada/New England, and the Caribbean, REGENT SEVEN SEAS CRUISES
is distinguished by very personal service, outstanding cuisine, and in-depth itineraries. The company has added shore excursions to its list of all-inclusive items that include airfare, tips, beverages, pre-cruise hotel stay, and transfers.
SEABOURN CRUISE LINE
Celebrated Living editors also recognizethese outstanding cruise lines.Large Resort Ships
(800) 728-6273, cunard.comSmall/Midsize Ships
SeaDream Yacht Club
(800) 707-4911, seadream.com
delivers a pampered, luxurious style of cruising, exotic itineraries, and a high staff-to-passenger ratio. In a major expansion, the company built the 450-passenger Seabourn Odyssey
, Seabourn Sojourn
, and Seabourn Quest
to augment the older 200-passenger vessels. Seabourn’s ships call in every continent on Earth except Antarctica.
This year, OCEANIA CRUISES
adds a second 1,250-passenger ship, Riviera
, sister ship of the popular Marina
, which debuted in 2011. Marina
each boast 10 restaurants and a top-notch cooking school at sea. Other ships in the fleet include the 700-passengers apiece Regatta
, which cruise in Europe, the Baltic, South America, Asia, and the Panama Canal.
The closest one can get to the experience of sailing on a private yacht is with SEADREAM YACHT CLUB
, which garnered an Editors’ Mention in the Small/Midsize Ship category. Carrying 112 passengers each, the SeaDream I
and SeaDream II
are casual and sophisticated, visiting secluded, pristine ports in the Caribbean, Europe, and the Amazon.
With all of these amazing itineraries and amenities, you’ll want to get your sea legs ready for an ocean adventure this year.