4 Over-the-Top Cruise Ideas

Have it all on the high seas.

See and do as much – or little – as you like from some of the most luxurious ships at sea: Drop anchor in the Caribbean to snorkel and swim among the region’s most colorful coral reefs; charter a yacht to hop amidst Scandinavia’s smart capital cities; cruise Europe’s most storied rivers; or, enjoy laid-back, no-agenda sea days with spa treatments, celebrity chef-planned meals, and a good book, and brilliant blue horizons.




PONANT Antarctic Expeditions



PONANT is the World Leader in Luxury Expeditions with ultra-modern, intimate ships, offering attentive service, and well-designed itineraries sailing to all corners of the globe. Each year PONANT offers more than 400 awe-inspiring cruises, calling at over 450 ports on all seven continents. Their fleet of 12 purpose-built intimate ships are able to call at iconic, international ports as well as secret harbors accessible only to smaller-sized ships and our expeditions all include Zodiac landings, and onboard expert naturalists to enhance your experience.

Featured Sailing – Geographic North Pole

Push the limits of sailing with this exceptional 16-day expedition cruise to the Geographic North Pole.

To reach this mythical point covered by ice floe all year round, 700 km away from any emerged land, you will board Le Commandant Charcot, the first hybrid electric polar exploration vessel.

Setting sail from Spitzbergen, you will enjoy an unforgettable maritime experience at the heart of sumptuous landscapes that are constantly evolving according to changes in the ice and the light. This itinerary, which lends itself perfectly to the observation of the wildlife, particularly rich at this time of the year, will take you as far as the pack ice. Then you will slowly progress to the heart of this silent world, frozen by the extreme cold, in the direction of the Grail of all polar explorers: the North Pole!




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SeaDream Yacht Club

“It’s yachting, not cruising” Enjoy the difference. SeaDream Yacht Club is different from big ship cruising. Their philosophy of casual perfection runs through everything they do. An award-winning crew pampers guests, and the level of attention and service they pay to each of their guests makes yachting aboard the mega-yachts SeaDream I or SeaDream II, feel as if you are on your private yacht. Be as active or as relaxed as you like and take in the ultimate in luxury, privacy, and pampering. 5-star cuisine can be enjoyed in the well-appointed Dining Salon or on deck Al Fresco. A plus, SeaDream fares are inclusive.

SeaDream Yacht Club destinations include ports throughout the Caribbean, Europe and the British Isles. Offering unique and luxurious sailing trips ranging from 5 to 16 days. Enjoy watersports and swimming from our Marina located at the rear of our yachts at unique destinations. Plunge into the Atlantic Ocean while sailing aboard a Transatlantic cruise.




Seabourn Encore



At Seabourn, we are passionate about travel. Traveling for pleasure has a redemptive power that enriches people’s lives. Cruising on a Seabourn ship is unlike other forms of travel. The experience is luxurious, yet relaxed -elegant, yet casual -sumptuous, yet understated. Our intimate ships visit desirable destinations worldwide, sailing to landmark cities & hidden gems where larger vessels cannot follow. Our ships attract people who seek to share experiences beyond the ordinary. Our acclaimed staff offers a style of heartfelt hospitality that is sincere, thoughtful & personal as guests sail on the World’s Finest Ultra-Luxury Resort at Sea.

Featured Sailing – Majestic Fjords of Greenland and the Canadian Arctic

Sail from Reykjavik, Iceland to St. John’s, NL,Canada on this 29 day trip – exploring the gorgeous landscapes and enjoying the elegance and service aboard Seaborn Venture. Seabourn’s Venture is equipped to explore both under and above the sea. Go diving in a submarine – or if you’d rather stay above the water explore by zodiac or double seated kayak, and on land by mountain bike! You are sure to have a once in a life time experience!






Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

The moment you step onboard any of Uniworld’s luxurious, one-of-a-kind floating boutique hotels, you’ll experience the care that went into the beautiful design. With outstanding service that comes from the heart, a choice of personalized and exclusive excursions, delicious farm-to-table cuisine, and a choice of inspiring destinations throughout world—every element is included, and is as unique and special as each guest. U by Uniworld is innovating the travel industry with a fresh approach to river cruising. Our sleek ships give you access to the heart of the city, local food, lively onboard atmosphere, and immersive activities.

Featured Sailing – Brilliant Bordeaux

Uncover the proud legacy and heritage of Southwest France.

Set sail along three stunning rivers, the Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde, on one fascinatingly historical and invigorating journey. Explore the country’s breathtaking backdrops, wines and cultural treasures across the region in Bordeaux, Fort Médoc, Cadillac, Blaye, Libourne and more. Wander through archaeological marvels, historic landmarks and magnificent vineyards where you’ll be treated to a sampling of quintessentially French experiences.

Embark on a scenic drive from Blaye to Bourg along the Route de la Corniche Fleurie and marvel at the sights of Blaye Fortress and Lansac Windmill along the way. Slow things down in Libourne and on your return to Bordeaux with multiple wine tastings, village tours, a farmers’ market visit and Bordeaux heritage walking tour. Join us on a showcase of the best Southwest France has to offer.