New to luxury Cruising?


New to Cruising?

Discover the Difference of Silversea's Intimate Cruises

If you’re new to cruising or have never cruised with Silversea before, you owe it to yourself to experience the extraordinary thrill of Silversea’s truly luxurious and intimate cruises. Preconceptions vanish as you discover the spacious public spaces, sumptuous suites, personalised service, generous amenities and all-inclusive lifestyle aboard Silversea’s smaller cruise ships. This is what it means to arrive in style, travelling from one fascinating destination to another without repacking or airport hassles. Awakening each day refreshed and ready to explore shoreside or to indulge in a variety of leisurely onboard activities. This is the allure of ocean travel and the uncommon experience offered exclusively by Silversea.

A gentle warning though, cruising can become an irrepressible addiction! So don’t be surprised if you find that you’re among the many Silversea guests who have already booked their next Silversea voyage before even returning home. 

New to Cruising with Silversea?

With a world of different travel choices available today, discover why discriminating travellers choose Silversea Cruises. Aboard the beautiful ships of Silversea – Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Spirit and Silver Explorer – you will find a world of casual elegance and genuine hospitality. Known for their intimate size, Silversea’s smaller cruise ships are agile enough to visit more remote, lesser-known destinations as well as some of the world’s greatest cities.

How does a Silversea cruise compare to land-based luxury vacation holidays and competitor cruise lines?
In addition to Silversea’s generous All-Inclusive Value, travellers may be surprised to find the number of other aspects that make a Silversea cruise so enticing:

  • Multiple Destinations – Visit a variety of intriguing ports and cruise along scenic routes without unpacking and repacking or airport hassles.
  • Ocean-View Suites – All accommodations offer your own view of sea and sky. Silversea suites are amongst the most spacious at sea and 85% have private verandas.
  • Butler Service – All Silversea guests will receive the ultimate in personalised service with the white glove attentions of their own professional butler. An elite indulgence often reserved only for penthouse hotel rooms.
  • Dining – All meals are included. Onboard venues include a variety of intimate restaurants, a poolside grill and in-suite dining. Enjoy a light continental breakfast served by your butler on your private veranda, healthy lunch selections from a Wellness menu, traditional afternoon tea and night after night of divine dinners.
  • Beverages – Truly complimentary. An extensive selection of fine wines, spirits, champagne, soft drinks, juice, specialty coffees and bottled water are yours to enjoy not only with meals but throughout the ship. Your preferred selections are even stocked in your suite…compliments of Silversea.
  • Entertainment – No reservations. No cover charge. No bar tab. The Show Lounge presents cabaret-style shows, variety acts, special performances and feature films. Enrichment lecturers host discussions of specialised topics related to the voyage destination. There’s live music and dancing. Casino games and top deck celebrations under the stars. In your suite, films are always complimentary.
  • Gratuities – Already included. Never expected. The service is gracious, the hospitality genuine.

What are the benefits of choosing Silversea’s smaller cruise ships?
Silversea’s intimate cruises mean more space and less crowds. This equates to unparalleled ease when embarking, going ashore and disembarking. Even more important, this allows Silversea guests to experience close-up encounters with nature and culture, and when onboard, to enjoy the personalised attention afforded by one-on-one service. Some Silversea guests also appreciate that aboard a smaller ship, they feel less risk of widespread contagious illnesses, which can be difficult to contain and control on larger ships with more passengers.

What other distinctions set Silversea apart?
The warmth and welcome of Silversea’s Italian heritage envelops guests with an instant sense of family, of having come home. By embracing cultural nuances and offering itineraries that span the globe, Silversea voyages attract discerning international guests who relish the cosmopolitan ambience on board and the festive opportunities to socialise with like-minded, well-travelled fellow guests.