Calling all sailors: there’s a new ship in town. Virgin Voyages just opened their new sailings for 2020 summer and you are going to want to get onboard for your next vacation. They call them Voyages because the term cruise doesn’t do them justice. And we have to agree. Why should a Virgin Voyage make your cruise list? Let’s talk.
There are very few adult-only ocean sailings from any cruise line. Virgin Voyages ships are all adult-only which means you won’t have to fight the tots for pool space or worry about teeny boppers taking over the yoga class. This makes these voyages perfect for honeymoons, romantic escapes, and a girlfriend’s getaway at sea.
Cruises are notorious for a fee here, a charge there that makes the total way more than advertised. Virgin is about providing a first class experience for everyone, so they include all luxury up front. Gratuities, basic beverages (including soda and filtered water), basic wifi, fitness classes, and all the dining locations are included in your fare. No sailor is cut short when it comes to luxury. All Staterooms have a sophisticated flare from innovative furniture that makes more room or hanging out to a rain shower and smart lighting system that intuitively adjusts to match the mood. No outdated floral patterns here.
The onboard experience is designed to be flexible to fit in all your fun. There are 20 dining establishments onboard and you can eat when you please with whomever you please. You don’t have to cut short your pool time to make sure you make your assigned dining hour. Innovative clubs and theaters allow for entertainment that transforms into parties as the night goes on. Boring is not allowed.
Virgin Voyages has put together some chic itineraries out of Miami stopping in ports like Havana and Puerto Plata. The real shining star of these itineraries is a stop in Bimini, the Bahamas at the Virgin private beach club. Here you can relax on the sand or party with the pros as the best guest DJs keep the vibe going. The destinations are a bit unusual and provide a chance to experience the best of culture and fun. Virgin is also staying longer in port, sometimes overnight. This means you get more time to explore the old streets of Havana or relax on the beach in Puerto Plata.
Virgin is known for providing an energetic, fun, luxury experience that doesn’t follow the rules. If you have thought of traditional cruises as stuffy, formal, sleepy, and old…this could be the cruise experience that converts you to sailing. It’s perfect for adults who aren’t looking for a floating retirement village or Chuck E. Cheese. You get all the pros of sailing: seeing new destinations without unpacking twice, fabulous dining experiences, convenient all-inclusive pricing, and effortless fun…with all the sophistication of the golden age of luxury sailing.
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