Thinking about spending the holidays at sea? We’ve found some winter and Christmas-themed cruises that you should know about for a splendid holiday on open oceans. The winter and Christmas cruises on our list offer fun festivities for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. And, they give passengers a bit of winter magic through special parties, décor, and meals.
The 2015 winter and Christmas-themed cruises we’ve spotted can be great ways to join others in merriment, while celebrating the beauty of our planet.
For your next holiday at sea, consider the following winter and Christmas-themed cruises:
Royal Caribbean Holiday and Christmas Cruises
Royal Caribbean cruises are fantastic any time of year. But, during the holidays, they’re mesmerizing and miraculous. Royal Caribbean cruise vacations are royal gifts for the holidays, offering fully-planned seasonal activities and events so you can sit back and just enjoy it all.
Fill up on holiday cuisine like apple chestnut stuffing and potato pancakes. Sip holiday-inspired drinks, eat cookies with Santa, and savor a hot chocolate as you watch a movie onboard. Traditional holiday entertainment is reimagined on Royal Caribbean’s holiday-themed cruises. Magical moments like taking photos with Mr. Claus are part of the festivities on December voyages, as are watching Jolly Old St. Nick parade around the ship.
Kids sailing on select Royal Caribbean’s holiday cruises get a DreamWorks experience with a seasonal makeover. They enjoy family story time, holiday movie screenings, and surprise little towel animals in their cabin.
Holiday shopping on Royal Caribbean winter cruises makes it easy to find exactly what you need for gifts. You have access to special holiday deals that are only accessible on your ship!
Disney Cruise Line
When many people think about hospitality and travel companies doing the holidays right, they think of Disney. Disney Cruise Lines offers a holiday occasion on its ships that’s just as magical as the ones in the Disney Resort theme parks. Starting with Thanksgiving, Disney Cruise Lines pampers passengers with their holiday best by serving a delicious feast.
Disney ships fleet wide let you relax over a Thanksgiving meal that highlights traditional mains and sides, along with festive holiday decor. Disney characters are dressed in holiday costumes, Thanksgiving towel animals make their way into staterooms, and holiday fun is found all over the ship.
Disney’s Very MerryTime Cruises let you sit back and enjoy the holidays, while the ships’ staff takes care of cooking, cleaning, and decorating. You get to spend more time with loved ones as you sail from one fantastic port to another.
Book a Very MerryTime Cruise from November until the end of December. Enjoy winter wonderlands onboard and the splendor of the holiday season. When you venture off your Very MerryTime ship, Castaway Cay (Disney’s private island paradise) awaits and it’s been transformed with “snow” flurries and a Christmas tree. Mr. and Mrs. Snowman are ready to greet you in their island attire. The island’s tram is dressed up as a reindeer, complete with tail and antlers.
These are just a few of the winter and Christmas-themed cruises you can enjoy this season. Another option for a holiday at sea is Holland America’s Holiday Cruise. This adventure includes some of the best holiday meals and family activities, with tropical breezes and private island excursions thrown into the mix.
No matter where you spend the holidays this year, we hope you’ll enjoy them to the fullest and savor the times that make memories.