Seabourn is a company that provides ultra-luxury cruises on small ships to the most desirable destinations in the world. The key features that set Seabourn apart from other cruise lines are: A superior level of personalized service made possible by their 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.
Amenities and facilities
Though intimate in size and style, the wealth of amenities and facilities on The Yachts of Seabourn may surprise you. Options abound.
THREE LOUNGES *The Show Lounge is the place to enjoy Dress Circle presentations, the evening’s variety show, first-run films and dancing to the four-piece band. *With its commanding 300-degree view, the Observation Lounge is a wonderful setting to enjoy soft-after dinner music or simply daydream. *The Club features a variety of night time entertainment and game shows. The four-piece band invites dancing before and after dinner. *Bar service, complimentary of course, is available in all three lounges.
FOUR DINING VENUES *The Restaurant offers open-seating dining during restaurant hours. *The Veranda Cafe provides a more casual indoor/outdoor setting for breakfast and lunch, plus dinner-with reservations required. *The Sky Grill serves a tantalizing selection of grilled foods, weather permitting, on select cruises. *In-suite dining is available, course, during The Restaurant’s hours.
THE SPA AT SEABOURN The Spa is home to three different facilities: *The Spa whose professional therapists provide such specialised treatments as facials, massages, aromatherapy and fitness programmes. *The Salon offers complete hairstyling and related services, including manicures and pedicures for both men and women. *The Gym, complete with male and female saunas and team rooms, offers personal training and an impressive array of LifeFitness equipment, including treadmills, recumbent and upright stationary bicycles, Schwinn Windrigger rower, bicep curl chest press, pectoral fly, seated rower, lat pull down, back extension, seated leg extension, seated leg press, hip adductor, abdominal crunch and free weights.
CASINO-Tempt Lady Luck with a game or roulette, black jack or slots.
WATER SPORTS MARINA During select cruises, dive into water sports from the unique Marina- Complete with a soft drink ice cream station. Complimentary activities include snorkelling, wind surfing, kayaking, banana boat rides and water skiing from the ship’s motor boat.
COMPUTER CENTRE Browse the Internet or send and receive e-mail this 24-hour facility.
LIBRARY/VIDEO LIBRARY Open 24 hours a day, the Library boasts a large selection of books ranging from classics to best-seller, as well as a variety of videos including action blockbuster hits and timeless classics.
CARD ROOM Amuse yourself with a variety of board games or play cards (decks and score are provided).
THE BOUNTIQUE A Fine Selection of clothing and souvenir items as well as fragrances, giftware and fine jewellery are among the tempting items for sale here.
SWIMMING POOL & WHIRLPOOLS (3) Do laps in the outdoor pool. Then relax in the two adjacent whirlpools. A third whirlpool in the forward bow area offers a stupendous view.
CONCIERGE SERVICES Have special arrangements made for you-from a private drive to dinner reservations while in port.
Attire for the evening
Attire for the Evening One of the great pleasures of cruising aboard The Yachts of Seabourn is the glamour of evenings at sea. Guests appreciate the contrast between the special atmosphere of more formal evenings, which occur two nights during a one-week cruise and three to four nights, depending on the itinerary, on a two-week cruise, and the elegant yet more casual ambiance that prevails on other evenings. Each day in the ship’s programme, a dress advisory designates appropriate attire after 6:00 pm for: The Restaurant. It will be specified as one of the following: Elegant Casual: Slacks with a jacket over a sweater or shirt for men; sundress, skirt or trousers a sweater or blouse for women. Black Tie (optional): Tuxedo (alternatively a dark suit) for men; evening gown or other formal attire for women. The Veranda Cafe. Always offering guests a more casual dining experience, it will be specified as one of the following: Casual: Slacks and a sweater or shirt for men; skirt or trousers with a sweater or blouse for women.
Attire for Daytime On all Seabourn cruises the general shipboard atmosphere is elegant but relaxed, and you will enjoy dressing comfortably while indulging in a variety of moods. Elegant casual wear is preferred for The Restaurant. Shorts and other more casual attire are welcomed in the Veranda Cafe during breakfast and lunch. Swimsuits, brief shorts, exercise clothing and cover-ups should be reserved for poolside lounging, deck activities and the fitness centre or The Spa. Attire on Shore When planning your cruise wardrobe for any climate, layering your clothes will work best. For tropical cruises, bring light, loose-fitting garments that can be paired with a lightweight jacket or sweater.
For cooler seasons or climates, pack extra layers or warmer garments such as a light topcoat and some sweaters. When dressing to go ashore, it is helpful to be aware of the customs of the countries you are visiting. In some ports men and women should not wear shorts. May cultures prefer that women wear dresses or skirts when visiting shrines, Churches and temples. If your cruise takes you to Monte Carlo, casino dress codes require a jacket and tie for men. Once you are on board, Seabourn’s well versed staff members offer informative talks on local customs. Additional hints can be found in the Shore Excursion Information Booklet that you will receive with your cruise documentation.
Celebrity chef & dining
Applaud the flavour of Seabourn yachting life a la celebrity chef Charlie Palmer Honoured with a first place Diamond Award for food service for the 10th time at the 2004 On board Service Awards, the star-quality of their cuisine is legendary. Fresh seasonal ingredients and distinctive a la minute preparation play the leading roles, supported by playfully aesthetic presentations of classic and eclectic offerings inspired by the regions of the world they visit.
Soon you will be singing the praises of Charlie Palmer, two-time James Beard Award winner and the creative force behind this consistently stellar cuisine. His culinary virtuosity is showcased in a wide variety of specially-created signature dishes, including lighter fare worthy of the finest spas. Renowned for their mastery in the kitchen, their chefs also delight in chatting with guests. If by chance you mention a fondness for souffle, do not be surprised at being treated to a different flavour every night. The selection of complimentary red and white wines exquisitely complements lunch and dinner daily. Avid oenophiles will appreciate the discretionary boutique wine list. Every excels at making you feel special , whether you are a single guest invited to dine at staff-hosted table or the flattered recipient of an unexpected special dessert made in your honour. Choice defines Seabourn yachting life Embrace the mood of the moment in a variety of dining venues.
Be seated when and where you want in the stylish open-seating Restaurant, where tables glisten with Porsgrund china and Schott Zwiesel crystal. Some evenings are candlelit black-tie (optional) affairs, often with dancing. Most, however, are simply ‘jacket required.” The Veranda Cafe presents delicious fare inside or out on the deck. There are fresh breakfast and lunch buffets, with waiters to assist you. Nightly, the cafe features different culinary themes and more casual by-reservation-only alternative to The Restaurant. Opt for a barbecue lunch al fresco at the Sky Grill on sea days. Treat yourself to daily afternoon tea. Around the clock, selections such as crudités and gourmet pizza are available from the Suite Service Menu. Privately, enjoy course-by-course service from The Restaurant menu in your suite. Or invite friends to join you for an intimate dinner party.
Complimentary Amenities Your Seabourn cruise includes many amenities such amenities such as soft drinks, wine, fine champagne and spirits. You will also enjoy Message Moments on deck and Exclusively Seabourn Complimentary Shore Experience where itineraries allow. In-suite amenities include fine champagne upon arrival; stocked bar with selected spirits, wine and soft drinks; fresh fruit and flowers; personalized stationery; Pure Papering aromatherapy bath selections by Molton Brown of London; shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, lotion and a choice of designer soaps. All suites are equipped with a refrigerator, television, VCR, Bose Wave Radio/CD stereo system and direct-dial telephone. Cotton bathrobes, slippers and hair dryers are provided for your use on board.
Suite service is available 24 hours a day, and course-by-course dining is available in your suite during The Restaurant dining hours. Complimentary Water Sports Mariana Depending on the itinerary climate and local regulations, the ships offer complimentary water skiing, kayaking, banana boat rides, pedal boats, board sailing, sunfish sailing and swimming from a unique Marina at the stern. Cocktail Parties at Sea The onboard staff can provide reservations, arrangements and invitations for parties in public rooms or in your suite.