Gourmet Dining on Cruises in Africa

Whether you’re exploring the diverse landscapes and deserts or beautiful vineyards of Africa, you’ll find several cruise ships that have some unique dining experiences. Most of the cruises depart and return to Cape Town and some are as long as 14 days. This gives you plenty of opportunities to enjoy onboard activities and amazing dining experiences during your voyage. Here are some of our best dining picks for cruises in Africa.

Oceania Nautica

The Nautica cruise ship is famous for its open dining concepts and you can enjoy 5-star experiences in some of the most beautiful dining rooms at sea. Enjoy a sumptuous meal in The Grand Dining Room where the tables are set with bone china and Riedel crystal glasses. This is also the place to enjoy healthy fare from Canyon Ranch Spa Cuisine and nightly specials prepared by the chef. Head to The Bistro for family recipes and global flavors with the Taste of the World selections.

Regent Seven Seas Voyager

Another ship that boasts 5-star dining experiences is from Regent Seven Seas Cruises. The Compass Rose and Chartreuse are the fine dining destinations on board, but you can also enjoy an intimate and glamorous dining experience at the Prime 7 steakhouse. Enjoy Pan-Asian dishes and a dramatic setting inside the Pacific Rim. Elegant breakfast and brunch offerings are available at La Veranda. Enjoy an Italian menu and specialty wine at Sette Mari at La Veranda, the perfect spot to enjoy views of the water while you dine.

Crystal Symphony

Whether you’re going on a 50-night adventure from Cape Town to Europe or another adventure around Africa, enjoy the VIP experience aboard the Crystal Symphony cruise ship. Waterside is the main dining room on the ship and offers fresh takes on classic dishes. You can enjoy a celebrity-chef prepared meal at Umi Uma, formerly the Silk Road restaurant. If it’s date night, be sure to settle in at Prego for the sophisticated ambiance and gourmet cuisine.

Norwegian Adds New Turkey Itineraries

Dreaming of sailing the Black Sea or visiting the only city that straddles two continents, Europe and Asia? If you’re considering a cruise to Turkey, you’re in luck. After almost three years of pulling out of the region, Norwegian recently announced 12 sailings to the Eastern Mediterranean this year and an additional 20 in 2020.

The Norwegian Jade and the Norwegian Spirit will both be calling to Kusadasi, Turkey in November and December of this year respectively.

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Thanks to a bevy of upgrades, Norwegian Jade’s modern décor, and design coupled with refurbished staterooms, makes for the perfect home base while exploring the Mediterranean. With 16 fabulous dining options onboard – from a 24-hour pub to Asian fusion options – epicureans can bask in a bevy of worldly cuisine. While at sea, the entertainment options are endless. An award-winning casino not only features your favorite gaming options but also hosts on board tournaments. Taking exclusivity to the next level, The Haven features the ships most luxurious accommodations. Located on the top of the ship, each suite boasts 24-hour butler service, concierge service and private sundecks. With options for every guest, The Haven’s 3-bedroom garden villa sleeps 8 and features a living room, dining room and a private garden with a hot tub, ensuring each guest has their own space. The 440 sq. ft Haven Courtyard Penthouse with balcony sleeps three and includes a luxury bath and shower, living area dining area and private balcony.

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Norwegian Spirit will be sailing its 13-Day Italy, Greece and Israel: Mediterranean Wonders from Rome itinerary on December 2 and will be calling to Kusadasi on December 6, 2019. She will return to the port on February 13, 2020, as part of her 21-day Arabian Odyssey: Greece, Israel, Egypt and Abu Dhabi from Rome leaving on February 10.

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If you choose The Norwegian Spirit and are looking for prime accommodations, the Aft-Facing Owner’s suite with a large balcony employs 605 sq. ft of space. Great for two guests, the suite includes a living room, dining room, walk-in closet and of course incredible ocean views and butler service. Aside from the dining options, guests can sit back and relax enjoying the sights of the sea and sky at the Galaxy of the Stars Observation lounge, join in the ship’s signature soiree – the White-Hot Party – and sing along with the performers at the Stardust Theater. Enjoy pampering at the ships Mandara spa or relax by the Tivoli pool, soaking in hot Norwegian spirit, as you sail to far off places.

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