Belly Dance Cruise

Carnival is one of the world’s most festive cruise lines. Not only is this cruise line famous for fun, it is also the world’s most affordable cruise line. Carnival offers cruises to the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Mexico, Hawaii, Alaska, Canada & New England, Europe, and Transatlantic voyages. Carnival is so versatile, that it also offers a number of special cruises such as “cruises to nowhere” and theme cruises. The cruise lines most popular theme cruise is the Carnival Live Music Cruise, but the cruise line also offers the most popular and longest running belly dance cruise. Carnival’s Middle Eastern belly dance seminar cruise is called “Arabian Nights At Sea.”

The Arabian Nights at Sea cruise is a 3-night/4-day Baja cruise that travels to Ensenada, Mexico from the Long Beach Cruise Terminal, aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Fun Ship, M.S. Paradise. The Arabian Nights At Sea cruise typically departs on any given Friday and returns on Monday.

The Carnival Fun Ship M.S. Paradise has 1,026 staterooms, 10 decks, and a passenger capacity of 2,052. For your entertainment, the ship features several lively lounges and bars, a library, several dining venues, an elaborate dance club called Rex Dance Club, a unique cafe, and a buzzing casino.

Arabian Nights At Sea features roughly 10-15 individual belly dance workshops, and performances by nearly a dozen dancers and musicians. The cost for this belly dance cruise varies depending on accommodations. An Inside Cabin (Category 4) costs $405.00 per person; Ocean View (Category 6) $455.00, per person and 3rd or 4th passenger (any category) costs $275.00 per person with limited availability.

The price includes all meals, entertainment, two workshops of your choice, a Gala Show, a private cocktail party and more. Port charges and taxes are $123.94 per person and additional workshop tickets are available at three for $60 prepaid or $25 each (also prepaid). Payment plans are available. To book a room on an Arabian Nights At Sea belly dance cruise, call 925.458.3300 or visit the Arabian Nights At Sea website.

For information about other cruises that offer belly dance, contact your local cruise travel specialist or visit Carnival on the web at

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