If you are interested in having your family reunion at sea, you’re in luck. Just about every cruise line offers special theme cruise packages or discount rates for large groups. Not only this, but these special theme cruises will allow you to customize your cruise experience by mixing a variety of fun activities, your favorite foods, and entertainment together to create a family reunion cruise to remember. Offered on vessels of all sizes, theme cruises can be created from just about any activity, interest, group or desire, meaning cruise lines are open to just about any theme or activity as long as it’s not obscene or too over the top.
There are literally hundreds of theme cruises in existence today and many popular theme cruises, such as family reunion cruises, are offered on a regular basis on many ships. And, if you want to combine your family reunion cruise with any other type of theme cruise, the possibilities are endless. The following list represents only a fraction of the types of theme cruises on the market today.
Types of Theme Cruises
50s Sock Hop
Art, Epicurean/Food Wine
Broadway/Theater at Sea
Country & Western
Health & Fitness
Rhythm & Blues
Silver Screen/Hollywood Film Festival
One of the leaders in theme cruises is Crystal Cruises. Not only does Crystal Cruises offer a wide range of theme cruises such as family reunion, jazz, golf, film festival, health and food & wine theme cruises, these cruises typically travel to exciting places such as Aspen, the Caribbean, London and Monte Carlo, to name a few. A typical golf theme cruise aboard the Crystal Serenity will sail from Rome to London, a transatlantic jazz cruise is not uncommon or how about a Mediterranean/Black Sea food & wine theme cruise?
Cruise West features a variety of food & wine theme cruises and Clipper Cruise Line highlights educational themes and military theme cruises, to name a few. Carnival Cruise Lines is popular for casino theme cruises and Disney Cruise Lines is popular for film festival theme cruises.
Whether you’re interested in spending days or even weeks at sea surrounded by family, health & fitness types, film buffs or country & western fans, many cruise lines offer set dates for these types of theme cruises, so feel free to book directly through your favorite cruise line. If you’re interested in creating your own special theme cruise on your own time, most agents can help you through the planning process.
A great place to start your search for family reunion cruises and any other type of theme cruise is cruisemates.com. Cruisemates.com features a lengthy list of cruise lines along with each cruise line’s list of theme cruises, cruise dates, destinations, ports of call, excursions, and more.