ADVERTORIAL • December 2021
Get ready to discover the marvels of the Mediterranean with Seabourn’s elegant modern fleet. From the enchanting lagoon city of Venice to the winding bay of Kotor, explore countries and cultures that touch the soul and create memories that last a lifetime, all from the finest player in all-inclusive, luxury cruising. Here are eight things that make Seabourn so special…
Going where others can’t, Seabourn’s insider connections and uncrowded spaces create world-class experiences are truly once in a lifetime. Venture into off-the-map harbours and marquee ports, like the Sicilian city of Syracuse and the fortified town of Kotor on Montenegro’s golden Adriatic coast. Then it’s on to the Côte d’Azur, Costa del Sol, Sardinia, Corsica and Amalfi: the brightest gems on the Med.
Seabourn’s exclusive relationship with Unesco enables guests to experience wonders of the world as never before, granting unprecedented access to the Mediterranean’s many ancestral World Heritage Sites. Attend a classical concert held in the ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus, visit the Vatican after hours and take in the famed archaeological sites of Pompeii and Olympia – all free from the bustling crowds.
The world’s finest resort at sea, Seabourn radiates a private clubhouse feel, with an elevated aesthetic that’s as inspiring to the senses as the great Med itself. Boasting the highest space-per-guest ratios in the industry, Seabourn’s hotels-at sea are intimate yet spacious. With each featuring a variety of dining venues, inviting lounges and bars, a wellness spa, spacious sunbathing areas and pools, never have comfort and adventure been so perfectly combined.
Rooms with more than a view
Most of Seabourn’s lavishly appointed oceanfront guest suites are blessed with a panoramic veranda, along with a fully stocked in-suite bar, walk-in wardrobes with plush robes and slippers, five-fixture marble bathrooms and unprecedented amenities. With a casual elegance and abundant luxury, Seabourn’s suites are designed to be oases of relaxation and rejuvenation.
Experience complimentary fine dining, regionally inspired cuisine and tantalising tastes at Seabourn’s signature eateries. From the informal Earth & Ocean Patio Bar to The Grill by Thomas Keller – inspired in partnership with the world-renowned three-Michelin-star chef, Seabourn serves up a tour de force of temptation guaranteed to please any palate.
Behind the scenes of world-class cuisine
Discover the freshest ingredients and seasonal produce that make Seabourn’s world famous dishes sing as you accompany the ship’s culinary artists on an exclusive ‘shopping with the chef’ excursion. Explore local markets across Kuşadası, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Split, Kotor and Kos and crescendo your tastebuds at Seabourn’s famous Galley Market Lunch.
Service with a smile
A genuine smile can go a long way, and the quality of service you’ll enjoy with Seabourn is intuitive and sincere – you will feel the discernible difference between being simply catered to and being genuinely welcomed and cared for. Each suite is attended by a Personal Suite Attendant, who will greet you with a glass of sparkling Champagne, replenish your ice and bar set-up, draw you a pampering bubble bath or arrange an in-suite cocktail party. Tipping is neither required, nor expected.
From enriching evenings in with esteemed speakers to on deck dance parties, extraordinary expeditions and cultural experiences, Seabourn has an activity to suit every physicality and taste. One of its most popular Mediterranean guest offerings is the Marina Day, where (subject to weather conditions) the ship’s unique retractable marina platform lets guests make a splash with a wide array of watersports, including kayaks, pedal boats, donut rides, banana boats, paddleboards, water-skiing and more, all to the breathtaking backdrop of the sunkissed Mediterranean and shimmering seas of the Adriatic.