“Refined” is the word most travel publications use to describe Silversea Cruises â€“ and rightly so. This Cruise Line is famous for luxury and sophistication, with an element of surprise sprinkled on top. With destinations described as â€œexoticâ€? and excursions referred to as â€œexclusive explorations ashore,â€? Silversea Cruises has everything the luxury cruiser desires, and much more.
Silversea Cruises has four all-suite luxury ships in its fleet including: Silver Cloud, Silver Wind Silver Shadow, and Silver Whisper. All ships offer six-star luxury, all-ocean view suites (many with private verandahs), entertainment such as Jazz musicians, and world-class cuisine. Additionally, according to the Silversea Cruises website, â€œEvery Silversea cruise features regionally specific lectures by noted historians, ambassadors, state leaders, authors and geographers — all experts and each sharing special insights into areas of the world they know intimately. Guest chefs and wine experts also join special Culinary Arts and Wine Series Voyages.â€?
Voted World’s Best Small Ship Cruise Line by Conde Nast Traveler 9 years and Travel + Leisure for 6 years, Silver Sea Cruises, Silversea Cruises features dozens of â€œEscapesâ€? and recently added 25 new extended escapes to its menu of â€œElegant Explorations.â€? The latest additions to the menu include: the 28-day Western Europe Journey, the 36-day Mediterranean sailing and through the Red Sea of Egypt, Kenya, and Seychelles, and finally, the 62-day Voyage from Venice and Dubai to Singapore and Sydney.
Other Elegant Explorations include:
Lisbon to Copenhagen (29 days)
Singapore to Auckland (31 days)
Manaus to Santiago (38 days)
Bridgetown to Santiago (39 days)
Athens to Dubai (39 days)
Auckland to Singapore (40 days)
Dubai to Singapore (43 days)
Santiago to San Juan (46 days)
Copenhagen to Athens (59 days)
Athens to Port Louis (64 days)
Silversea doesnâ€™t stop at Elegant Explorations â€“ but they could. Instead, they go a step further to offer yea another menu full of enrichment voyages. Adventure, Art, Culinary, Culture, Gourmet, History, Nature, Wine, and World Observation enrichment voyages are offered and hosted by expert Enrichment Specialists.
An excellent example of one of Silversea Cruises many enrichment voyages is the Adventure Voyage. Guests can snorkel in the Seychelles, â€œkayak in Grand Cayman,â€? and go whitewater rafting in Chile, tour volcanoes by helicopter, take hot-air balloon tours, bike through rainforests, four wheel across the desert, go horseback riding along the coast, golf in Dubai, sail in a dhow next to dolphins, or ride aboard a Vietnamese junk. These types of adventures are rare and some are exclusive to Silversea. Keep in mind that this is just a small sampling of Silversea Cruisesâ€™ enrichment voyages.
With exotic destinations, exciting ports of call, world-class cuisine, sophisticated entertainment, and amazing spa services, you might be thinking, â€œhow much is this going to cost me?â€? Well, this is one of the top Luxury Cruise Lines in the world, so prices are steep. Depending on destination, accommodations, and length of trip, to name a few, rates may start at around $6,000 up to $30,000 or more. To book a Silversea Cruise, you may visit the Silversea Cruises website and book online, you can contact a Silversea cruise specialist at 800-722-9955 (U.S.), or you may contact an outside cruise travel specialist.