Top 5 Cruises In The World For A Romantic Journey
Valentine's Day is around the corner and some of you might have already made plans. You could be heading to one of the romantic destinations that we listed in our most romantic destinations post.
Going to a romantic destination can be extremely memorial, if you so choose to make it, that is. It could be the first time you are planning on a journey with a special purpose, or you might be one that has done it several times before. If you were thinking about something a little different, cruises are a great alternative to going to a specific destination.
You get to be with each other, meet new and like-minded people, enjoy your holiday and see beautiful sights. Here are the top 5 cruises for your romantic journey.
1. Silver Spirit, Silversea Cruises
A luxury cruise to experience. Silversea Cruises is a luxury cruise company with headquarters in Monaco and was founded in 1994. The company's co-founders, owners and operators are the Lefebvre family of Rome, Italy, and as of 2014 Silversea Cruises has eight boutique cruise ships.
Silversea's Silver Spirit ship can carry up to 540 passengers, and was specifically designed for romance. Upon arrival you will be greeted with champagne to make you feel comfortable. The ship has 5 restaurants including a supper club with music and dancing. Here, you can even dine on fresh sushi, innovative Asian fusion, and if you would like some plates head over to the Supper Club.
The ship also holds an 8300-square-foot spa and fitness center for you to recharge and relax. Not to mention that the Silver Spirit boasts the largest suites in the Silversea fleet.
Certainly you would want to know about the voyages available, the Silver Spirit has many trips according to the dates that you would like to book. Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Bridgetown is the most recent trip, Bridgetown to Buenos Aires starts on January 25th and last for 21 days; Buenos Aires to Valparaiso is on February 15th for 17 days. Prices vary depending on trip, but generally it would be about $5000 to $11000.
You can find out more about it here.
2. Celebrity Equinox, Celebrity Cruises
This cruise will give you the Miami Chic vibe, premium cruising at its best this ship can accommodate up to 2850 occupants. The cruise line was founded in 1988 by Chandris group that is based in Greece, they later merge with Royal Carribean International and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd in 1997. The company's headquarters is in Miami, Florida.
On the Celebrity Equinox they have over 10 restaurants on board, a spa, lawn club, which is the highest deck on the ship where you can just relax on the lawn, a Sky Observation for gazing over the sea and even a Michael Kors boutique. There are plenty of things for you to do on this ship. Other than those already mention, they also have other amenities on the cruise as well. You can enjoy a movie at the Equinox Theater, and go for a one of a kind glass-blowing class.
The cruise mainly goes on voyages around the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Civitavecchia (Rome) and Fort Lauderdale. Again the prices of the cruise will depend on the voyage. A stateroom for two adults on the Celebrity Equinox Ultimate Caribbean Cruise on February 1st will cost about $1489 USD.
3. Ruby Cruise, Princess Cruise
This cruise line and ship have such sweet names, the Ruby Cruise by Princess Cruise is a grand-class cruise. Princess Cruise is a Santa Clarita based cruise line incorporated in Bermuda and is owned and operated by American/British Carnival Corporation&plc. The company was made famous by the TV series, The Love Boat, which featured the Pacific Princess. The Ruby was christened in 2008 by lovebirds Trista and Ryan Sutter of TV's The Bachelorette.
The Ruby is a great choice for a romantic trip with intimate areas such as adults-only sundeck. Enjoy a night of romance being serenade by a Piazza singer, get a massage at the spa area, or cuddle up under a warm blanket and watch a romantic movie at the venue “Movies Under The Stars”.
The Ruby Cruise will travel to many beautiful and romantic destinations to enhance your romantic journey, they include the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. You can find out more about the trips available on their website.
4. Crystal Serenity, Crystal Cruises
The Crystal Serenity is a luxurious cruise to keep in mind, they even have an extravagant penthouse suites available if you would like a 1345 square-feet room (the largest suite on board). The cruise line is headquartered in Los Angeles and own by Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), a Japanese shipping company. The readers of Condé Nast Traveler voted the cruise line as being the Best Midsize Cruise Ship for the past 21 years.
They Crystal Serenity is a beautiful ship that has services to make your trip memorable. They even have butlers on board to help you unpack, before you head out to the James Bond worthy casino. There are chic boutiques with some that feature personal and private sales areas. You can head to the pool area and relax on circular pod beds, sofas and lounge chairs. World renowned Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa, also has a restaurant on the Crystal Serenity for you to enjoy some authentic world class Japanese cuisine.
Crystal Serenity has trips as short as 6 days to as along as 102 days (for a full world tour trip). A 6 day trip will cost about $2500 and the 102 day world tour is approximately $36500.
5. SeaDream 1 and 2, SeaDream Yacht Club
Here is something a little more intimate, the SeaDream 1 and 2 offer a casual yacht like experience, The luxury cruise will accomodate only 112 passengers on board. It would definitely be different as the atmosphere will be pleasant and quiet, great for couples to enjoy to company of each other.
The yachts have all the luxury amenities, including teak decks, inviting seating and lounging areas, yacht bar, casino, golf simulator, and several areas to dine in. They have voyages that cover Mediterranean, Caribbean and Transatlantic.
A trip on the SeaDream 1 or 2, is great for couples that just want to get away from it all and just enjoy the company of one another.