Cruise the Holiday Season in Unparalleled Luxury with Regent Seven Seas Cruises – Manila Bulletin


Here is a collection of immersive trips to destinations to celebrate vacations around the world

For travelers looking to create truly exceptional vacation memories in 2022 and 2023, Regent Seven Seas Cruises has unveiled seven seasonal cruises to ensure an unforgettable party experience.

Departing December 2022 and 2023, voyages range from 14 to 67 nights aboard the world’s most luxurious fleet, including the most luxurious ship ever built, the Seven Seas Explorer. From the coastal beauty of Australia and New Zealand to exotic Africa, the culture and color of Asia and various destinations across the Americas, there is an assortment of holiday itineraries to explore. .

“Guests will be immersed in the festive spirit from the moment they step on board, with each ship decorated in a spectacular seasonal style. From the magnificent Christmas trees in the atrium to the striking festive flower arrangements, an exquisite handcrafted gingerbread village and a breathtaking display of Menorah lighting, there is a celebratory spectacle around every corner of street, as well as unique holiday customs, seasonal cuisine and magical decorations to discover at every port of call, ”said Steve Odell, senior vice president and general manager of Asia-Pacific, Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

A series of carefully curated holiday menus will be offered as part of Regent’s unrivaled all-inclusive experience, with delicious treats designed for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Hannukah, courtesy of the expert culinary team.

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Christmas Eve will feature European-style fare, with an American themed menu served on Christmas Day. Seasonal dishes include decadent baked ham with traditional toppings, roast turkey with chestnut stuffing, pumpkin pie with cranberries and cinnamon-vanilla sauce and a classic English Christmas pudding with gravy with vanilla and whiskey. A specially crafted cranberry Santa Clausmopolitan and eggnog will be available at each bar to extend the festivities. Seasonal entertainment ranges from Christmas and Hanukkah services to festively themed trivia nights and musical performances.

Starting close to home, Seven Seas Explorer will make its first trips to Asia-Pacific during the 2022 holiday season.

A taste of the tropics

Departing Singapore on December 12, 2022, with the option to extend the trip with a free three-night land program before the cruise, the 17-night Coastal Beauties of the Pacific ship will visit ports such as Java, Bali and Thursday Island. , with Christmas Day spent on spectacular Whitsunday Island and the landing in Sydney. Choose from 28 free shore excursions, including a horseback ride to visit Hindu temples in the Semarang Mountains, watch artisans create vibrant Batik fabrics in Bali, fly over the beautiful beaches and coral reefs of Thursday Island in a helicopter, or a luxury top. Fast catamaran cruise to Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays, consistently voted one of the top 10 beaches in the world.

Celebrate New Zealand’s New Year

The following year, Seven Seas Explorer will sail the local waters on a 14-night trip from Sydney to Auckland, New Zealand. Departing December 22, 2023. Guests can look forward to some highlights, including a day of scenic sailing through New Zealand’s breathtaking fjords and a choice of 46 free shore excursions through nine docks. , which include a cheese and chocolate tasting in Burnie, Tasmania, a mud bath or a visit to a local Maori village in Rotorua, a yoga and meditation retreat in Christchurch to start the New Year mindfully, or a Adrenaline-fueled off-road tour of New Zealand’s Southern Alps high country.

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A holiday safari

A little further afield, Seven Seas Voyager’s 15-Night Round-Trip Safari from Cape Town on December 21, 2022 is the ultimate trip to create magical memories. From a complimentary three-night pre-cruise or post-cruise program of Cape Town’s vineyards and wildlife to the unspoiled sites of Namibia, the warm hospitality of Mozambique and the natural beauty of Richards Bay, this itinerary will thrill travelers. clients who appreciate nature in a refined setting. luxury. Guests can choose from up to 20 free shore excursions, including a great seal and pelican cruise where dolphins play alongside the boat in Namibia’s famous Walvis Bay lagoon, a walking tour in Maputo, in Mozambique, enjoying the sights and sounds of the bustling central market, which is full of exotic fruits, colorful spices and fresh seafood, or an exhilarating safari to get up close and personal with elephants, giraffes, lions, leopards and white rhinos in the Hluhluwe reserve.

From the coastal beauty of Australia and New Zealand to exotic Africa, the culture and color of Asia and various destinations across the Americas, there is an assortment of holiday itineraries to explore. .

Celebrate in unparalleled opulence

Travelers seeking the ultimate in luxury might consider booking a stunning suite on Seven Seas Grandeur, which will join the world’s most luxurious fleet in 2023. Embark on 16 nights of unprecedented luxury from Miami to Los Angeles from the 21st December 2023 Comfort on the other side of the canal. Boasting exceptionally generous suites, all featuring furnished balconies and exquisite furnishings, along with the highest standards of service and every luxury imaginable included, Seven Seas Grandeur will be your home away from home as you explore destinations including the Cayman Islands, Nicaragua, Acapulco, and Cabo San Lucas. From turtle sanctuaries, street vendors, Stingray City and rum distilleries in Georgetown to glamorous beaches in Acapulco, arts district tours, tequila tastings and salsa lessons in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, it there is much to discover both on board and ashore.

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Extend the Holiday Season in South America

For those willing to make up for lost time, Seven Seas Splendor will embark on an epic 67-night ‘Grand Voyage’ of South America from Miami on December 4, 2023. Trip highlights include the coast and the color of Mexico , Belize and Honduras. , Guatemala, Chile, Argentina, Brazil and beyond and an overnight stay exploring the cobbled streets and rooftop bars of bustling Panama City and Buenos Aires. Offering an incredibly diverse choice of up to 194 free shore excursions, highlights include the chance to interact with curious monkeys and native iguanas at a sanctuary in Honduras, a jungle cruise to experience wildlife and flowers on a canal in Costa Rica, lunch at an iconic Malabar restaurant in Peru, a tango show in Argentina or a day exploring the beach and historic sites of beautiful Barbados. Grand Voyage customers also get a complimentary pre-cruise dinner and overnight hotel stay, complimentary exclusive shore experience, and up to 200 onboard credit. $ per person.

Live Christmas in the Amazon

For an unforgettable vacation memory, experience Christmas in the Amazon aboard the Seven Seas Mariner. A round-trip sailing from Miami on December 12, 2023, this 25-night adventure includes up to 90 free shore excursions through destinations from St. Barts and Guadeloupe to Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada and Brazil. Spend Christmas Day amid the renaissance splendor of Manaus, the “Paris of the tropics” on the Amazon River, and take a boat cruise to see pink dolphins, exotic orchids and caimans. Other highlights include Guadeloupe’s fabulous flamingos and botanical gardens, historic plantation life, Dominica’s snorkeling and whale watching, and a getaway to Blue Lagoon Island and a Caribbean dinner in the Bahamas.

A holiday of highlights

Also in South America, the 21-night Earth, Fire, & Ice departs Lima for Buenos Aires aboard the Seven Seas Splendor on December 20, 2023, offering up to 33 free shore excursions. Experiences not to be missed on this route include the UNESCO listed Blue Ice Wall in Laguna San Rafael in Chile, the penguin colonies, the world’s southernmost Anglican church in the Falkland Islands and the cosmopolitan marina of the chic resort town, Punta Del Este, Uruguay.

Visit, call Singapore at 800-616-7097 or Hong Kong and the rest of Asia at +852 2165 6020 or contact a professional travel advisor.




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