All Aboard For Luxury: 5 Cruises that redefine sea travel

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By Buro Malaysia

Text By: Adrianna Haris | Edited By: Amanda Fung | Featured Images: Royal Caribbean | Viking Cruises
All Aboard For Luxury: 5 Cruises that redefine sea travel

Amidst a burgeoning interest in high-end travel experiences, the luxury cruise industry has seen significant growth, with ships boasting top-tier amenities that rival the best resorts. From exploring the rugged landscapes of the Arctic to basking in the tropical splendour of the South Pacific, each cruise line promises to elevate your sea travel to a world of indulgence and breathtaking adventure. So, grab your virtual boarding pass and set sail as you discover the finest luxury cruises.



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Come aboard the Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas, where innovation and opulence meet aboard this sprawling vessel that will have you living the luxe life! Featuring lavish suites adorned with high-thread-count linens and a plethora of dining options, this isn’t your average cruise liner—it’s a floating megacity brimming with once-in-a-lifetime experiences. When the sun sets, it transforms into a buzzing hub of nightlife, offering Broadway-style shows and lively cocktail bars.

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While aboard you can indulge in the ultimate VIP treatment with the Royal Suite Class as it provides exceptional amenities, including a dedicated check-in line and priority boarding. For your rooms, choose from Sea, Sky, and Star Class suites—each designed to cater to your every need and desire. With Star Class, you’ll have the expertise of a Royal Genie—a personal concierge service—at your fingertips, attending to your every wish.

For more information, visit the official Royal Caribbean website.



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Embarking on a journey aboard the Regent’s Seven Seas Grandeur means you’ll be travelling with the first Fabergé egg to permanently reside at sea. The ‘Journey in Jewels’ is part of a 1,600-piece art collection, which includes multiple works from Picasso and a Bonsai Cherry Tree sculpture, transforming the vessel into a floating gallery. Every detail on board exudes luxury, from the serene spa retreat to premium dining in its signature restaurants like Compass Rose, Chartreuse, and Prime 7.

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Passengers can choose from 15 accommodation options such as the palatial Regent Suite and the contemporary Distinctive Suites. Each room is designed to be your elevated sanctuary, with lush décor and balconies that open to the vast expanse of the sea. Setting sail for its maiden voyage this summer, the liner will have you exploring enchanting locales like the breathtaking vistas of Taormina in Sicily and the chic Riviera glamour of Monte Carlo, Monaco’s crown jewel.

For more details on the Mediterranean itinerary, click here.



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Discover the Alaskan wilderness and its tranquil, glacier-carved waters through the Inside Passage. When you travel with Norwegian Cruise Line from British Columbia to Skagway, you’ll be treated to nature’s artistry: snow-capped mountains, breathtaking glaciers, and spectacular views. For wildlife enthusiasts, the journey offers opportunities to whale watch—spot an orca or a humpback whale in their natural habitat—or seek out grizzly bears and bald eagles onshore.

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Thrill-seekers, families, and wanderers alike can deep dive into the region’s rich culture, whether you’re looking to learn about the heritage of the Tlingit people or savour a traditional Alaskan salmon bake. Set sail on the Wyland in May for cooler temperatures, or in the summer months to witness the midnight sun. September voyages, on the other hand, will allow you to see the Arctic tundra’s colour changes, where an array of natural wonders await you. 

Explore more about Norwegian Cruise Line and its Alaskan cruises here.



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Embark on a journey where luxury and adventure come together in the tropics of Tahiti and the Caribbean. Perfect for those dreaming of a romantic escape to Bora Bora with its crystal-clear lagoons or the colonial charm of Cartagena, each journey promises immersive experiences in stunning destinations. Uncover hidden gems like Nuku Hiva and St. Lucia’s vibrant rainforests for seven to 16 days, complemented by on-board amenities such as libraries, casinos, and evening entertainment.

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With over 100 voyages available aboard Oceania Cruises’ newest ship, Vista, this route will have you basking in the Caribbean sun for days as you indulge in five-star dining, world-class entertainment, and more at sea. After exploring, unwind in the most spacious of accommodations, spanning more than 290 square feet. You can also elevate your stay in the Penthouse Suite, which features a large bathroom with an oversized rain shower.

Find out more about Oceania Cruises here.



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Viking River Cruises offer high-quality nautical experiences across various destinations worldwide. The company is renowned for its elegant ships, immersive itineraries, and exceptional service. Set to debut in August 2024, the Viking Hathor will join a growing fleet of state-of-the-art vessels with a Nile River journey and its 12-day Pharaohs & Pyramids itinerary. During this trip, you’ll delve into the tales of Egypt along the picturesque Nile with visits to historic cities, ancient temples, tombs, and pyramids.

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Designed for just 82 passengers, it offers an intimate Nile cruising experience with amenities tailored specifically to this unique setting. Its light and airy ambience can be attributed to its elegant Scandinavian design and indoor/outdoor spaces like the Aquavit Terrace. Its open-air viewing decks provide unmatched vantage points for enjoying the riverbanks, as well as al fresco dining that incorporates flavours freshly picked from the onboard herb garden.

Learn more about the Viking River Cruise, Pharaohs & Pyramids, here.



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