Windstar Cruises, which operates a fleet of three luxury sailing yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world’s most treasured destinations, will include complimentary soft beverages on all voyages starting this December.
Windstar’s complimentary soft beverages include bottled water, sparkling water, sodas, fresh juices, milk, fruit smoothies, tea, coffee, cappuccinos, lattes, mochas, and espresso. The new benefit will be available in December at the start of Windstar’s Caribbean, Panama Canal, and Costa Rica voyages.
The addition of soft beverages increases Windstar’s complimentary offerings which include dining at Windstar’s specialty restaurants—Candles Grill on each of the three yachts, and Degrees and Le Marche on Wind Surf; complimentary watersports such as kayaking, waterskiing, sail boating, and windsurfing from Windstar’s Watersports platform; and complimentary DVD and iPod rentals.
In addition to new itineraries in the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Baltic and Mediterranean for 2012, Windstar recently announced an $18 million fleet refurbishment plan, which will be completed in phases beginning this fall. Each yacht will receive stylish, new furniture, upholstery, art, lighting, wall coverings, carpeting, ceiling finishes, window treatments, and floor coverings, elevating the look and feel to ultimate luxury at sea, providing an unparalleled guest experience.
Windstar Cruises has been recognized by some of the most notable names in the travel and lifestyle world in 2011. Windstar was voted a “Top Small-Ship Cruise Line” in Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards, honored on the magazine’s annual Gold List of “Best Cruise Lines” and all three Windstar yachts were recognized in Conde Nast Traveler’s “Best Small Ships” Reader’s Poll. Celebrated Living, American Airlines’ prestigious publication for first class passengers, named Windstar Cruises “Top Small-Ship/Midsize Cruise Line” on their Platinum List for the fifth time in a row. Earlier this year, Windstar was selected by Travel + Leisure as one of the top five “World’s Best Small-Ship Cruise Lines.”