When the Yachts of Seabourn Cruise Line originally started up back in 1987, it was developed to join in on the rapidly expanding ultra luxury cruise line industry. Indeed, from the very beginning Yachts of Seabourn was designed to provide impeccable luxury and unbeatable amenities, itineraries and services. Since then, Yachts of Seabourn has been brought into the fold of Carnival Corporation’s extremely successful roster of brands, and has flourished beneath its wings. Today, Yachts of Seabourn is the cruise line of choice for well-to-do passengers, offering a level of service that is often favorably compared to that of any exclusive, five-star European hotel. From exotic itineraries to intimate and exquisitely appointed ships, the Yachts of Seabourn Cruise Line brings a whole lot to the table.
The biggest news in the world of the Seabourn Cruise Line – which is often marketed as The Yachts of Seabourn – is the roll out of three brand new, top of the line ships beginning in 2009. These news ships are especially intriguing because they are going to be “green ships,” using specialized waste water treatment systems to help reduce the overall impact that they have on the health of the planet. In this way, Yachts of Seabourn is looking to tap into the steadily growing eco-friendly movement that has been sweeping the globe for some time. As well-heeled as many of Yachts of Seabourn’s passengers are, it makes sense that the line is looking to accommodate more Earth-friendly endeavors. The Seabourn Odyssey is the first of the three ships and has already made a huge splash in the world of cruises.
Seabourn Cruises – or The Yachts of Seabourn – is synonymous with taste, class and elegance. In addition, it is well known for:
All of the ships in the Seabourn Cruises fleet boast suites only. This means that nary a passenger on board any Seabourn ship has to cram into a small, cramped cabin. That fact alone makes The Yachts of Seabourn really stand out from the crowd. When booking a cruise on a Seabourn ship, passengers can rest easy knowing that they will be traveling in comfort and style.
Nice Little Touches
The Yachts of Seabourn truly spares no expense when it comes to offering neat little touches to the people traveling on its ships. For example, when first arriving at their suite each and every passenger is presented with a bottle of fine champagne, This is just one more way in which The Yachts of Seabourn welcomes its guests and lets them know that they are in for a real treat.
While many cruise lines offer free drinks to their passengers, The Yachts of Seabourn takes it one step further by offering free bar drinks to every single one of its passengers. Regardless of the hour or any other detail, guests on board a Seabourn ship can sidle up to the bar and receive free drink after free drink. Indeed, an empty glass is simply unheard of on these ships, as the impeccable service ensures that no one goes thirsty.
Gems of the Java Sea
The Yachts of Seabourn prides itself on bringing its passengers to truly unique and exotic points on the globe. With its Gems of the Java Sea itinerary, The Yachts of Seabourn whisks passengers along to ports of call like Singapore, Komodo Island and Borneo.
World cruises are truly first class in the world of Seabourn. Its World Odyssey itinerary includes stops at ports of call around the globe, including Sydney, Cartagena, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Dubai and Haifa.
Grand Caribbean Waltz
Like any great cruise line, Seabourn offers plenty of Caribbean itineraries to keep its passengers on their toes. The Grand Caribbean Waltz itinerary includes ports of calls as varied as Marigot, St. Martin; Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos; and Bridgetown, Barbados.
The Yachts of Seabourn’s newest ship has already carved out an enviable reputation for itself among topnotch luxury ships. Indeed, the Seabourn Odyssey – which boasts the largest spa at sea in the entire world – pulls out all of the stops. Its Seabourn Square public room offers a compelling mix of services and amenities, including an Internet café, concierge and a coffee bar. Most of the cabins – which are actually suites – have balconies, adding to the roomy and elegant atmosphere. A plunge pool – along with hot tubs – allows guests to luxuriate wherever the ship may bring them.
Poolside massages are just one of the many ways that traveling on board the Seabourn Legend can feel amazingly decadent. The Seabourn Legend offers up some of the most varied menus of any cruise ship on the seas today – that, despite its compact size, is a true marvel. Not only are the dining options wonderfully diverse on board the Legend, they are also truly gourmet and delicious. A small casino and a very nice cabaret club converge to make the Seabourn Legend feel as intimate as it is entertaining.
With free caviar and a constant flow of topnotch champagne, passengers on board the Seabourn Pride never want for the finer things in life. Standard suits on the Seabourn Pride clock in at an impressive 277 square feet, meaning that each and every guest has plenty of room to stretch out. In addition to its delectable dining options and general opulence, the Seabourn Pride boasts a water sports marina that has a little bit of something for everyone. Finally, in-suite bars are stocked with selections that are chosen by passengers, meaning you always have easy access to the libations of your choice.