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Top 12 Mediterranean Cruises

  1. Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Seven Seas Explorer
Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Seven Seas Explorer

The Seven Seas Explorer of the Regent Seven Seas Cruise is capable of handling 750 passengers at one time. It’s the cruise line’s first new ship in more than 10 years. The ship features exciting features like a Parisian-style brasserie, a Canyon Ranch, and spa. The ship is also home to the most expensive suite ever. It consists of two bedrooms and is spread over 4000 sq feet. It comes with its own small spa attached to it. As a passenger on this ship, you can participate in pesto-making classes!

 

  1. Holland America’s MS Koningsdam
Holland America’s MS Koningsdam

The MS Koningsdam is capable of handling 2650 passengers on a voyage. The highlight of the ship is a new partnership with ‘America’s Test Kitchen’. This means that as a guest, you will get to participate in hands-on cooking tutorials and demos. The ship is home to a large wine bar as well. Enjoy exploring places like Gibraltar, Olympia, Malaga and Santorini on this ship.

 

  1. Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Esprit
Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Esprit

The Crystal Esprit is a yacht capable of hosting 62 passengers at one time. It’s the first ever yacht from Crystal Cruises. It’s totally different from their other large ships.  The Crystal Esprit is more about comfort and intimacy. The food served on board is incredible. The journey takes you to countries like Italy, Greece, Croatia, Slovenia, Cyprus and Montenegro.

 

  1. Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas
Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas

The Harmony of the Seas is the largest cruise ship in the world. It offers one of the most compact Mediterranean cruises. It is especially meant for tourists who are strapped for time. You can spend 3 nights hopping between places like Barcelona, Capri and Rome. The ship is well known because of its on-board restaurant, which is known as Michael Schwartz’s Signature.

 

  1. Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Vista
Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Vista

The Carnival Vista is a ship which can be described as ‘unique.’ It doesn’t come with a pretentious vibe like some other cruise ships. Experience a vacation to Europe on board this amazing ship. The journey takes 10 days and you will get to see places like Barcelona and Athens.  As a guest, you can have dinner at the ship’s seafood shack and listen to numbers played by the house DJ. There are also water slides which take you down to the ship’s pool.

 

  1. Hapag Lloyd Cruises’ Europa 2
Hapag Lloyd Cruises’ Europa 2

The Europa 2 comes from the German Hapag Lloyd line, which is mostly known for shipping commercial containers. However, once you see the ship, all your doubts will disappear completely. The Europa 2 can be easily described as opulent. There is a fine china collection in every dining room and there are some spectacular art collections onboard. The beds on the deck can easily compete with the beds of any 5 star resort. Take a 10-day voyage on the Europa 2 and enjoy seeing places like Capri, the Ionian Islands, Monte Carlo, Venice and more.

 

  1. Oceania Cruises’ Oceania Riviera
Oceania Cruises’ Oceania Riviera

Oceania Riviera is home to the finest restaurant on sea. It is also stuffed with imported products from France, a customized rotisserie, and the finest selection of cheese. The ship also boasts of cooking classes complete with market tours. Get to see Athens, Jerusalem, Barcelona and Venice with this cruise ship.

 

  1. Princess Cruises’ Royal Princess
Princess Cruises’ Royal Princess

The Royal Princess does complete justice to its name. The ship is more suitable for couples than for single adult travelers. There is a Champagne Bar, a cabana lounge and a pool. The latter is meant only for adults. However, during summer vacations in the Mediterranean, the ship gets filled with groups spanning across generations. Enjoy seeing destinations like Naples and Florence onboard the Royal Princess.

 

  1. Windstar Cruises’ Star Pride
Windstar Cruises’ Star Pride

Star Pride is one of the most popular cruise ships in the world. The parties on these ships are legendary. The capacity of the ship is just 212 passengers, providing tourists with a sense of intimacy. At night, the grill on the deck completely transforms the ship to a chic picnic spot as you sail past destinations like Italy and France.  The suites give you an expansive view of the ocean, making you feel like you are a part of it. There are also several clubs, lounges, casinos and libraries. There is also a pool, a spa and a fitness center.

 

  1. Cunard’s Queen Victoria
Cunard’s Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria, just like her real counterpart, is known for her grace and elegance. The facilities offered by the ship are some of the most modern ones. The ambiance is also special and is bound to remind you of some great cruise liners of the past. The floors and ceilings are decked with rich fabrics, marble and wood which are adored by both the tourists and the crew.

 

  1. Ponant Yacht Cruises & Adventures’ Le Ponant
Ponant Yacht Cruises & Adventures’ Le Ponant

Le Ponant is one of the most appropriate choices for going on a Mediterranean cruise. It has a partnership with Veuve Clicquot, which means there is free-flowing champagne onboard. The ship is also partners with La Durée, which supplies oven-fresh pastries to the ship’s bakery. The ship includes a large sundeck, where you can simply lounge and relax. There is also an outdoor restaurant and a swimming pool. The symbolic flags on the ship make you feel like you are on a yacht. There are 32 rooms decked up in white and blue. Along with this, there are also two restaurants and two lounges.

 

  1. Scenic Cruises’ Scenic Eclipse
Scenic Cruises’ Scenic Eclipse

The Scenic Eclipse hasn’t started its journey yet. The ship is set to debut next year. On her maiden journey, the Scenic Eclipse will carry two helicopters and a submarine along with it! It is most likely to make its first voyage on August 2018. Once it starts its journey, those onboard can enjoy a wide range of fine services. There is a theater which can sit 240 people. There are also two restaurants, one specializing in French cuisine and another in Italian. Beverages are completely complimentary on board Scenic Eclipse. It will take you to continents like Europe, Antarctica, the Americas, the Arctic and the Mediterranean.  The ship has a passenger capacity of 228 people.

Originally posted 2017-06-19 06:48:44.

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