Fall foliage, tropical paradise, transatlantic journeys – luxury cruises for 2014-2015
Lavish suites with butler service. Island hopping through crystalline waters. Delicious dining of the highest caliber. The following five luxury cruises from NYC are the perfect escape for residents of the New York Metro area – an all-inclusive vacation, without any need to get on a plane! And even beyond these sailings, a variety of cruises depart regularly from terminals in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Cape Liberty, New Jersey. So just step onboard, sit back, and let the luxury come to you.[–articleimage id=”800″ –]
Canada and New England
Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Seven Seas Navigator
Sails September 22 and October 12, 2014
Sailing from NYC to Montreal out of Manhattan, cruisers will experience the charm of a Canada and New England cruise, in stunning fall beauty. Stops along the sailings include Rhode Island, Boston, and Maine, as well as Halifax, Sydney, and Quebec City. Plus, a day of St. Lawrence River cruising offers some of the region’s most stunning natural scenery. Onboard the all-suite ship, every room offers an ocean view, while restaurants dish out dry-aged steaks and Italian wine, and the teak deck beckons relaxation in a heated pool and two whirlpools.
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New York to London
Crystal Cruises, Crystal Symphony
Sails June 12, 2015
This 16-day journey is so much more than just a transatlantic cruise. Departing out of Manhattan, the itinerary visits Maine and Halifax before making its way to amazing Iceland. From there, it’s on to Scotland and Ireland, before stopping in Portland, England and concluding in London. Days at sea are spent luxuriating on the spacious cruise ship, relaxing at the Feng Shui-inspired spa and sipping complimentary champagne around the ship. Dine at famed chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s onboard restaurant, and learn new skills at University@Sea classes.
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Cunard Line, Queen Mary 2
Sails October 16, 2014
New England, Canada, England, Germany – this 21-day sailing is quite the adventure! Sailing out of Brooklyn, this cruise hits Boston, Halifax, Quebec, and Southampton, to name a few of the many stops. Onboard the magnificent ocean liner, state-of-the-art amenities include a 3D Cinema, a planetarium, and the luscious Canyon Ranch SpaClub. Foxtrot in a ballroom, attend a Gala Ball, sneak off to the 8,000-volume library – the QM2 is one special luxury cruise ship.
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Caribbean and South America
Oceania Cruises, Insignia
Sails October 17, 2014
Enchanting islands take center stage on this 15-day Caribbean cruise from Manhattan. Port calls in Bermuda, St. Barts, St. Lucia, Grenada, and Aruba provide Caribbean sun, sand, and surf, while Venezuela and Columbia add South American flare to the journey. Cap off your tropical cruise in Key West, before concluding in fun-filled Miami. And sailing on this cruise ship comes with plush perks – sip tea and nibble treats at High Tea each afternoon, taste treasures from the wine cellar, lounge by the lux pool beneath sunny skies.
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Silversea Cruises, Silver Whisper
Sails October 27, 2014
10 days of Caribbean relaxation, setting sail from Manhattan? Sign us up! Stops in Bermuda, St. Barts, Antigua, St. Lucia, and Barbados will leave you feeling sunned and satiated. Meanwhile, three days at sea are the perfect chance to enjoy the luxurious all-suite ship. If butler service isn’t enough for you, suites also come with down bedding, picture windows, and marble bathrooms. Outside your private haven, indulge your palate at wine restaurant Le Champagne, sip a cognac in the Connoisseur’s corner, and take in peaceful views from the Panorama Lounge.
Are these luxury cruises calling your name? Start planning your sailing here.