South America’s tropical climate is ideal for year-round cruise-goers. Here are our favorite ships that go above and beyond when accommodating their passengers around the continent.
Silversea – Silver Cloud
The Silver Cloud welcomes passengers aboard with a butler offering fresh flowers and champagne. This 254 passenger ship features the highest “space per guest” ratio and each stateroom features an ocean view with private veranda. En suite guests receive personalized stationery, a wide range of toiletries, full selection of their favorite wines and spirits as well as a choice between nine different pillows. The Silver Cloud features a beauty salon, pool deck, whirlpools, luxury shopping, fitness center, and a library with an observation lounge. A photo studio is available for photographers and the Dolce Vita has daily live music. Passengers can enjoy drinks at the Cigar Bar, Dolce Vita, and The Grill’s outdoor cocktail bar. The ship’s cuisine features bespoke french dining, authentic Italian foods, and regional specialties.
Azamara Club Cruises
Azamara’s ships offer butler services twenty-four-hour room service, laundry services, and afternoon tea and spirits is served en suite. The ships have an onboard casino, shopping, spa, and salon, as well as acupuncture. Nightly live music and cultural performances by acts from the ships destination ports can be enjoyed along with deck parties. There are Broadway performances by the New York City Cabaret Club and the Magic City Opera. Fine dining options include the Aqualina for Italian cuisine, Prime C featuring steak and seafood, and the Discoveries Restaurant offering an international menu. For casual dining options, the ships have the Windows Cafe with international options, The Patio featuring a “pool grill” by day then turning into the Swirl & Top offering al fresco dining at night. The Mosaic Cafe is the onboard coffee house and the Wine Cellar offers a vast selection of fine wines.