CRUISING WITH YACHTS OF SEABOURN
Adventure and luxury await you aboard The Yachts of Seabourn
The Yachts of Seabourn is a company that provides ultra-luxury cruises on small, yacht-like ships to the most desirable destinations in the world. In the more than 20 years that Seabourn has served its guests, it has consistently been rated not only among the top cruise lines, but also among the world's premier holiday choices. The key features that set Seabourn apart from other cruise lines are:
- A superior level of personalized service made possible by the smaller ships.
- Elegant, spacious all-suite accommodations
- Superb cuisine served in a style matching the finest restaurants ashore.
- Exceptional delivery of a wide variety of intriguing destinations
With their unmatched sense of style, elegance and grace, The Yachts of Seabourn beckon you to travel beyond the bounds of the imagination. Whether it's a warm blanket and a cup of gourmet hot chocolate as you drift along the Norwegian Fjords or a relaxing neck massage poolside, you'll feel that you're a member of a very exclusive club. Step aboard any one of the yachts - Seabourn Pride, Seabourn Spirit, Seabourn Legend or Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn and Seabourn Quest - and you'll enjoy a sophisticated and luxurious journey like no other.
Three of the yachts carry just 208 privileged travellers to some of the most desirable destinations on earth in consummate comfort and sophisticated ease. Seabourn Odyssey and Seabourn Sojourn accommodate 450 guests, with the same personal feel and relaxed ambiance of her sisters, Seabourn Pride, Seabourn Spirit and Seabourn Legend.
Perhaps best of all, each yacht offers all-suite accommodations, Seabourn's signature water sports Marina, an open-bar policy serving premium wine, champagne and spirits, and menus by renowned celebrity chef, Charlie Palmer.
YACHTS OF SEABOURN LIFE ONBOARD
From the moment you first step aboard The Yachts of Seabourn, you´ll be part of an exclusive circle, the privileged few, who have discovered the true joys of yachting. Aboard one of the intimate yachts, you will feel like a welcomed guest. The days and nights are carefree and ultra luxurious, personalised service is a way of life and the captain and officers seem like old friends. Everyone on the professionally trained staff - more than one per suite - not only knows you by name, but knows your personal preferences as well.
If there's anything you need, just ask one of the attentive staff, if they don't ask you first. Whether it's a frozen towel to cool off with on deck, another glass of chilled champagne or some extra sun block to ward off the sun's rays, the professional staff will happily indulge your slightest whim. Rest assured that you will fall in love with Seabourn yachting life over and over again.
Discerning travellers expect and deserve the very best. And that's what Seabourn Signature Delights are all about - the very best life has to offer. They include:
- An intimate yacht that visits places inaccessible to others
- All-suite accommodations
- Impeccable personalised service
- Open bar throughout the ship
- Open-seating Restaurant with gourmet, prepared-to-order cuisine created by celebrity chef Charlie Palmer
- Evening Under the Stars sumptuous barbecue dinners or gala parties with live music and dancing on the open deck
- Fine soaps by Hermes and L'Occitane; bath amenities by Molton Brown
- Pure Pampering bath drawn by your suite stewardess
- Caviar in the Surf where available
- Seabourn's Personal Shopper
- Shopping with the Chef
- Water sports from the ship's unique marina
- Wi-Fi access from suites and public rooms; mobile phone service at sea
- Tipping is neither required nor expected
The Gym Onboard Yachts of Seabourn
The gym on each Seabourn yacht is well-equipped for maintaining a complete fitness regime. Equipment available includes:
- Abdominal Crunch
- Lat Pull-down
- Hip Adductor
- Pectoral Fly
- Seated Leg Curl
- Leg Extension
- Chest Press
- Biceps Curl
- Triceps Extension
- Leg Press
- Back Extension
- Adjustable Benches and Rubber Encased Dumbbells: 5-50lbs
- Recumbent Cardio Cycles
- Upright Cardio Cycles
- Programmable Treadmills
- In addition, free classes in stretch yoga, mat Pilates and cardio Ki-Bo are offered
Evening Entertainment Onboard Yachts of Seabourn
Each evening, their ships come to life with exciting entertainment and an array of activities. Begin your evening in the Sky Bar, watching the sun set over the horizon. Before or after dinner in one of the fine gourmet restaurants, you can sway to the rhythms of a six-piece band in the lounge. Try your hand at Blackjack in the casino or take a romantic stroll under a canopy of stars on deck.
After dinner, share tales of the day's adventures with fellow travellers in the Observation lounge, backed by classical guitar music. If you're in the mood for dancing, head to The Club, where a duo performs nightly, playing all the hits of the past and present.
On select nights, on deck, you can watch first run movies during Movies Under the Stars, complete with fresh popcorn. Or enjoy Dessert Under the Stars. The chef may even surprise you with a delightful flambé. On special nights, the captain turns off all the ship's lights so you can marvel at the Milky Way accompanied by a glass of 25-year-old scotch and a fine cigar.
Spoil yourself in the state-of-the-art spa at Sea Onboard Yachts of Seabourn
A sanctuary to health and fitness, The Spa on Seabourn allows you to pamper your mind, body and soul. Experienced masseuses a wait to soothe your muscles and invigorate you from head to toe. Indulge in a collection of treatments culled from ten Eastern cultures, from the ancient art of Chinese reflexology to aromatherapy. Expert therapists custom design treatments to match each guest's desires.
To top off your spa experience, visit the salon for a pedicure or complete makeover in preparation for a romantic evening. Whatever feeds your health and beauty needs, you can find it at the luxurious Spa at Seabourn
For guests looking to take their fitness to the next level, have one of the personal trainers develop a customized workout plan using our state-of-the-art fitness equipment, including machines designed especially for cardio, strength and weight training. You can also enjoy daily classes in the fitness studio, including yoga and Pilates.
YACHTS OF SEABOURN DINING & DRESS CODE
Seabourn yachting life offers you a choice of up to five dining venues. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in one of the traditional restaurants. Dine on deck in one of the al fresco eateries, or at your request, you can have dinner from The Restaurant served course-by-course in your suite, complete with white linens, fine china and silver service.
Seabourn guests understand fine dining. And celebrated Chef Charlie Palmer delivers on all levels; with an innovative menu that fills the senses with wonder. From traditional fine dining in the open-seating Restaurant and an eclectic and adventurous menu in Restaurant 2 to themed dining in The Colonnade and more casual fare in the Patio Grill, the acclaimed made-to-order dining experience is enhanced by the personal custom of welcoming you like an honoured guest.
Don't miss special culinary events like shopping with the Chef at local markets in select ports around the world. Learn from the masters of the Chef's Circle as guest chefs from well-known restaurants share their culinary secrets. Enjoy tempting treats and rare estate teas, compliments of the popular "Seabourn to a Tea", complete with white glove service and relaxing, live music.
No matter what your dining pleasure, Seabourn's award-winning staff will always be there for you - when you want, with what you want.
Fine Wine Selection Onboard Yachts of Seabourn
The sommeliers on board Seabourn Pride, Seabourn Spirit, Seabourn Legend and Seabourn Odyssey offer guests a Vintage Seabourn pre-purchase option, granting you access to a varied selection of premium wines from the ships' well stocked and diversified cellars, at specially privileged prices:
- Silver Connoisseur Collection Onboard Yachts of Seabourn
- Gold Connoisseur Collection Onboard Yachts of Seabourn
The Silver collection will provide a menu of six premium white wines and six premium red wines, including one dessert wine selection, from which guests may select a total of three bottles to enjoy on board.
The Gold collection offers the same menu, plus an additional four whites and four reds of higher priced vintages, from which guests may select a total of six bottles.
Yachts of Seabourn Dress Code
Attire On Board Yachts of Seabourn Ships
Daytime: casual, resort-style attire, including shorts and jeans, is welcome in all lounges and dining venues. Swimsuits, brief shorts, cover-ups and exercise attire should be reserved for poolside, on deck or in the spa and fitness centre
Evening: Each day in the ship's program, a suggested dress advisory designates appropriate attire for lounges and dining venues on board after 6.00 pm. It will be specified as one of the following:
- Resort Casual
- Elegantly Casual
- Formal Optional
- Cruises up to 13 days: One Formal Optional evening
- Cruises of 14 to 20 days: Two Formal Optional evenings
- Cruises of 21 or more days: Three Formal Optional evenings
- (Note: World Cruises, Holiday voyages and crossings may be scheduled differently.)
Casual trousers and a sweater or shirt for men; sundress, skirt or trousers with a sweater or blouse for women. Jeans are not considered appropriate in the Restaurant.
Trousers with a jacket over a sweater or shirt for men. Dress, skirt or trousers with a sweater or blouse for women. Jeans are not considered appropriate in the Restaurant.
While Elegantly Casual is always appropriate during the evening, a Formal Optional evening will be provided for guests who wish to dress more formally at least once each seven days.Formal Optional attire includes a tuxedo or dark suit with tie for men, cocktail dress or other formal apparel for women.
YACHTS OF SEABOURN LOYALTY CLUB
When you sail aboard The Yachts of Seabourn, you feel as though you've joined a very exclusive club. That's because you have. Once you complete your first cruise, you are automatically a Seabourn Club member. As a seasoned Seabourn traveller, you're eligible for members-only rewards and incentives to make your future cruises even better value:
Yachts of Seabourn Club Benefits at Home:
- Exclusive savings of up to 50% on select Signature Value Sailings
- Seabourn's club magazine, Club Herald, as well as periodic mailings featuring destinations and special programs.
Yachts of Seabourn Club Onboard Benefits:
- Bonus 5% onboard booking savings, plus other savings programs, on a future sailing that is booked while on board a Seabourn cruise
- Current award: seven days for sailing 140 days, 14 days for sailing 250 days.
- Special recognition for the frequent cruisers
- Private Club cocktail party hosted by the Captain and senior officers
Certain restrictions may apply.
Yachts of Seabourn Tips & Gratuities
Tipping is neither required nor expected onboard Seabourn ships.
Prices do not include gratuities for local shore excursion guides, drivers, and related service staff. Independent, subcontracted ground operator companies employ all ground staff and these entities do not participate in Seabourn Cruises' on board "no tipping" practice. Tipping of guides, drivers and other independent ground staff is at the individual guest's discretion, anticipated and appreciated.
YACHTS OF SEABOURN SPECIAL OCCASIONS & SPECIAL NEEDS
Bon Voyage Gifts Onboard Yachts of Seabourn
Choose from a selection of beautiful gifts from Seabourn. For the wine lover there is a variety of premium wines and champagne that can be delivered to your stateroom. Perhaps you would like to indulge someone special with a beauty treatment at the spa or have their cabin filled with fresh cut flowers. Whatever the special occasion, Seabourn will provide the perfect gift.
Yachts of Seabourn Special Needs
Seabourn has limited facilities for guests in wheelchairs or for those with significant health problems. Existing medical problems or physical disabilities, which may call for treatment by the ship's medical staff or for assistance during embarkation, must be brought to the attention of Seabourn Cruise Line well in advance. For safety reasons, guests in wheelchairs cannot be carried up staircases, on gangways, or launches in ports and when at anchor.