From mixology classes to croquet lawns, these royalty-worthy ships blend large public spaces with intimate hideouts and personalized service. Welcome to the good life.
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You won’t find bargain-basement prices on a Spirit sailing, but what you will find is well worth the price tag: all-suite accommodations, a fold-out marina for water sports ranging from sailing to water skiing, and impeccable service on an overgrown yacht where the crew-to-passenger ratio is practically 1-to-1. Book Now.
You need look no further than the Bulgari boutique on the main promenade for proof of Celebrity’s luxury cred, but don’t overlook the ship’s other upscale touches — gourmet restaurants, personal enrichment classes and a world-class spa, all of which come at surprisingly low fares. Book Now.
Cruise ships, now in fun size. MarineMax offers what are essentially floating villas: crewed yachts ranging in size from 50 to 300 feet that are available for charter not only in the Caribbean, but the Mediterranean and South Pacific as well. Book Now.
A deluxe itinerary that covers virtually all of the eastern Caribbean, a menu created by the executive chef of Le Cirque, a stunning design highlighted by priceless artifacts and works of art — the Noordam may be a megaliner, but it makes you feel like you’re on a private yacht. Book Now.