Honeymooning aboard an ultra-luxurious Silversea Cruise brings pure escapism, epitomising the romance of cruising while exploring some the world’s most breath-taking coastlines in a travel style reminiscent of the ‘Golden Age’.
Spared from the daily grind and demands of the everyday world, newlyweds can easily slip into a carefree fantasy where time has little meaning and where the journey is as enjoyable as the destination; allowing holidaying couples to simply relax and enjoy each other’s company with the freedom that comes with all-inclusive fares.
Silversea’s small luxury ships are perfectly designed for couples who delight in the thrill of discovery while indulging mind and body in some of the world’s most lavish surroundings. All accommodations are spacious with outstanding ocean-views and are equipped with personal preferences including a mini-bar filled with your favourites, a pillow menu for dreamy slumber, personalised stationery and world-renowned branded toiletries. Most suites boast private verandas for guests wanting an added touch of luxury for the ultimate cruising experience; this is the type of intimacy and uncompromising attention that distinguishes small luxury cruise ships, with only 100 to 540 guests onboard. A staff-to-guest ratio of nearly one to one ensures guests receive the highest level of personalised attention, at any hour of the day or night – including pampering by a personal butler.
Renowned for its culinary excellence and in partnership with Relais and Chateaux, Silversea’s intimate ships offer a choice of open-seating dining options, as well as several specialty venues such as Seishin – serving authentic sushi and sashimi – and the Stars Supper Club, as well as in suite dining – breakfast in bed, lunch in your suite or dinner on your veranda – served by your butler. Silversea’s all-inclusive fares include fine dining, as well as all drinks, including cocktails and top shelf spirits.
Itineraries are meanwhile limited only by your imagination, encompassing a plethora of over 800 fascinating destinations in all seven continents.
Silversea’s intimate Classic Fleet can sail up narrow waterways into the heart of a city, or tie up right at the pier, while others must anchor off shore. And for those couples who yearn to explore the new and unknown, Silversea Expeditions can transport you to the furthermost boundaries of the planet.
Among a wide choice of upcoming itineraries, ‘Relaxing in Asia’ is a languid 9-day journey from Hong Kong to Singapore discovering the proud and dynamic culture of Vietnam, from the karst towers of peaceful Ha Long Bay to centuries-old Vietnamese cities laced with French colonial flair, getting to know Old Saigon, the bustling metropolis now known as Ho Chi Minh City. Voyage 3534 departs on December 12, 2015 fares from US$3,950 per person twin share.
A romantic Mediterranean cruise departing on 13 April 2016 Sailing from Barcelona, Spain to Piraeus (Athens), Greece, cruise through the Corinth Canal, experience the ‘Eternal City’ of Rome and explore the sun-dappled island of Cephalonia on a 10-day voyage aboard Silver Wind (Voyage 2612, fares from US$4,050 per person twin share.
Enjoy a romantic expedition on an adventure into the Arctic Circle and the ‘land of the midnight sun’ from the northernmost Norwegian port of Tromsø to remote trading posts in the North Polar Sea and White Sea of Russia. A paradise for nature lovers and birdwatchers unfolds from Murmansk, homeport of nuclear powered icebreakers, to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Solovetskiy Islands, on this 12 day voyage (Voyage 7612 departing on June 11, 2016, fares from US$9,850 per person twin share.
The jaw-dropping natural beauty of New Zealand and kaleidoscopic colour of the South Pacific unfurls on a 16-day cruise departing onFebruary 11, 2016, fares from US$12,150 per person twin share. Voyage 9604 from Dunedin to Honiara / Guadalcanal takes in whale spotting in Kaikoura, the world-famous vineyards of Marlborough and unmatched bird watching on Norfolk Island before island-hopping through Ile de Pins, known as the “closest island to paradise” and Aniwa Island, teeming with vibrant coral.
The ultimate getaway is to Antarctica departing on December 2, 2016 from Ushuaia on Tierra del Fuego, the ‘Land at the End of the World’. The 10-day voyage 7627 cruises through the legendary Drake Passage to finally set foot on Earth’s least-visited and most mysterious continent: Antarctica. Traveling there is a thrill in itself, in awe of icebergs and glaciers, while spotting whales, penguins, seals and a wealth of seabirds, as well as learning about the icy wasteland’s history from whaling stories to tales of intrepid explorers. Fares from US$11,850 per person twin share.
No creature comfort is spared in indulging honeymooners including butler service and the option of 24-hour in-suite dining, along with the intimacy that only small, boutique luxury liners can offer.
For more information please call toll free numbers: Hong Kong (800 908 793) and Singapore (800 616 7056) or +61 2 9255 0600 or visitwww.silversea.com.