Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea is sailing the South China Sea between Hong Kong and Singapore this autumn, bringing discerning Hong Kong residents the opportunity to experience the style and sophistication of the ‘Golden Age’ of travel without having to venture too far from home.
Bespoke butler service in spacious suites with private verandas; open bars, cocktail hours and gourmet cuisine inspired by Relais & Châteaux; and fascinating shore excursions, sophisticated entertainment and enriching lectures are all included aboard the elegant and luxurious liner Silver Shadow in a season of voyages through the most pleasant climate of the year, priced from US$3,550 per person (Voyage 3534).
Silver Shadowis embarking on three southbound voyages to Singapore on October 18, November 22 and December 12.
Departing 22 Nov and 12 Dec, the 9-day “Vietnam In-Depth” voyages, visit the limestone islands and floating villages of UNESCO-listed Ha Long Bay in the north; continuing to ‘China Beach’ and the World Heritage port of Hoi An at Danang in central Vietnam; and to the coastal resort city of Nha Trang in the south, convenient for visiting Vietnam’s largest city Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon.
Departing 18 Oct, the 11-day “Beaches and Cities” voyage also extends to Bangkok and Thailand’s idyllic holiday island of Koh Samui.
If you prefer to start in Singapore, alternative voyages to Hong Kong sail on November 10 and December 1.
The 12-day “Philippines and Malaysia” itinerary hops up the island of Borneo to Kota Kinabalu and Brunei, crossing to the Philippines, through Bohol, Boracay, Coron and Manila. The 11-day “Vietnam and Thailand” itinerary returns to Hong Kong via Thailand, visiting Bangkok and Koh Samui, then back up through Vietnam.
With a passenger-to-crew ratio of 1.3 to 1, Silversea is the most exclusive and acclaimed cruise line in Asia, consistently voted the best luxury voyager afloat by renowned travel publications including Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure.
The line is especially renowned for formal and informal fine dining, all-inclusive with the exception of vintage wines, along with a cigar bar, Champagne bar, with fitness / recreation facilities including a gym, sauna, spa and beauty salon, golf driving range, outdoor shuffleboard and jogging track. Entertainment extends from a show lounge with international acts to lectures, a card room and casino.
Flexible itineraries also allow a choice of port of embarkation and disembarkation and length of cruise, with a minimum of five days, meaning guests can opt to fly home from Hong Kong-Singapore trips in Vietnam.
“No creature comfort is denied, including butler service and the option of 24-hour in-suite dining, along with the intimacy and friendly camaraderie that only small, boutique luxury liners can offer,” added Karen Christensen, Silversea’s General Manager & Director of Sales/Marketing, Australasia.
For more information about Hong Kong-Singapore voyages, please visit http://www.silversea.com/.