Regent Seven Seas Cruises have some of the most luxurious ships ever built. Each ship nestles you in the lap of pure luxury and is absolutely amazing. The furniture is custom designed. The flowers in each lounge have been carefully selected for their aesthetic presence and delicate scent to create the perfect ambiance. Even the work has been handpicked to encourage conversation and wonder.
The fleet consists of four ships, with a fifth debuting in 2020. The public areas on board are never crowded, and standing in line for disembarkation or dinner seating is practically nonexistent. The crew members, whose only mission is to tend to your every need, are quick to get to know you and remember your name, making sure you feel at home every second of the day. Since Regent Seven Seas Cruises is all-inclusive, shore excursions in every port are a main attraction, and the guides are phenomenal!
Suites range from 300 square feet all the way up to 4,400 square feet! My suite, a Concierge Balcony Suite on board the Seven Seas Explorer provided an entire 454-square-feet to enjoy. I had a huge walk-in closet, bedroom area, separate sitting area, desk, minibar hutch, a large balcony furnished with two chairs and table as well as an incredibly comfortable lounge chair. The bathroom was beautifully laid out with double vanities, ample storage space, a bathtub and the most amazing rain shower ever! My favorite feature in the stateroom, you ask? All drawers are easy-close. Simply tap them and they close themselves. It’s truly the little things in life that make a difference.
Feel like snacking? Try any of the amazing (up to seven) restaurants on board each ship. Each features its own cuisine and unique décor. Your options range from buffet style, Asian-Fusion, modern French, Italian, a top-notch steakhouse or the main restaurant. All dietary needs and food allergies can be accommodated.
Feel more like lounging by the pool or getting spoiled silly in the spa? Not a problem at all. The saltwater pool is accompanied by two hot tubs and the spa features a separate infinity pool for a more relaxed atmosphere. The pool bar is fully stocked and the bartenders make a mean strawberry daiquiri. Of course there is nothing better to aid your relaxation than a visit to the Canyon Ranch Spa. Choose from a wide array of treatment options (at an additional cost). Get a manicure or simply relax in the sauna for a while. The choice is yours.
For those who can’t sit still for too long, there is a tennis court, an 18-hole putting course, a jogging track and a top-of-the-line gym with stunning ocean views for your workout. The Constellation Theater offers a different show every night. All three lounges have live music in the evenings, and after 10 p.m., the DJ is ready for you. Don’t forget to stop by the casino, as the cruise manager would say: The casino is ready to pay out tonight…maybe.
Trying to recover from last night’s party? The library has a plethora of books available for your enjoyment, and the business center is available for your computer needs. Did I mention each suite receives complimentary WiFi?
I can tell by now you are wondering what else is there to do on board. Clearly this can’t be it? And you are right! Do you know an aspiring chef? The Culinary Arts Kitchen (on the Seven Seas Explorer exclusively) offers cooking classes (extra charge applies), themed by the port of the day. Some classes are a hands-on experience on board, others offer the chance to go ashore with the chef to pick ingredients at the local market and then learn how to prepare them.
Where does this wonderful fleet sail? Regent Seven Seas Cruises offers itineraries anywhere around the world; except Antarctica and the Galapagos. You can choose from seven-night itineraries all the way to 147-night World Cruise adventures! Get ready to be spoiled beyond belief in some of the most unique ports of call. It would be my pleasure to make your arrangements and help get you there. We secured fantastic group rates for sailing in 2018, 2019 and 2020 and there are some amazing specials to take advantage of for departures during the remainder of the year!
Still not sure if this is right for you? Join us for our 5th Annual Northern Arizona Travel Expo, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Sept. 20, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Flagstaff. A Regent Seven Seas Cruises representative will be on site to meet with you in person and answer any questions you might have. The event is free to all! FBN
By Daniela Harrison
Daniela Harrison is a Travel Consultant for Avenues of the World Travel in Flagstaff AZ.
For questions, or to make reservations, she can be reached at:
Daniela@avenuesoftheworld.com or 928.556.0853