Luxury cruises to the Caribbean this winter are nearly sold out says Regent Seven Seas Cruises because airfare, gourmet meals, wine, premium spirits, sightseeing tours in every port and a Fort Lauderdale hotel stay before departure are included in the price.
“Most of our guests book these sailings to escape cold weather in the Northeast and Midwest,” says Mark Conroy, the line’s president. “There is limited space left on our Caribbean cruises not only because of the warm weather, but travelers are taking advantage of our bonus savings of up $2,000 per suite.”
Regent Seven Seas Cruises is the world’s most inclusive cruise line. Rates include gourmet dining, open bar throughout the ship, free sightseeing in all ports, all onboard gratuities, roundtrip air from more than 25 North American cities and a luxury hotel stay in Fort Lauderdale before the cruise.
Depending on the itinerary, guests can choose from as many as 51 complimentary shore excursions, which include learning to scuba dive in Cozumel and rappelling through caves in Belize.
The cruise line’s 10 “Tropical Escapes” are offered from January through April 2012. Two-for-one fares start at $4,999 per guest and include free round-trip air and bonus savings of up to $2,000 per suite on select sailings when booked by December 30, 2011.
•Caribbean Tapestry, departing Jan. 6, 2012, 10 nights, visiting San Juan, Tortola and St. Barts. Save up to $1,000 per suite.
•Tropical Hideaways, departing Jan. 26 and March 8, 2012, 11 nights, midnight departures from San Juan, St. Maarten and St. Barts allow time to enjoy local nightlife. Save up to $1,500 per suite.
•Realm of the Maya, departing Jan. 16, Feb. 6, 27 and March 19, 2012, 10 nights, best of the Western Caribbean, including Cozumel, Belize City and Santo Tomas, gateway to Copan and Tikal, which consists of over 3,000 Mayan temples. Save up to $1,500 per suite.
•The Essential Caribbean, departing Feb. 16, 2012, 11 nights, best of the Eastern Caribbean including, Eleuthera, San Juan, St. Barts and Cayo Levantado. Save up to $1,000 per suite.
•Sun-Splashed Sea Breezes, departing April 3, 2012, 11 nights, combine Caribbean and Bermuda with Southern charm of Savannah, Charleston and Wilmington. Save up to $1,000 per suite.
•Panama Canal, departing April 14, 2012, 17 nights, from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via the Cayman Islands, Cartagena, ports in Costa Rica, Acapulco, Cabo San Lucas and San Diego. Save up to $2,000 per suite.
Travelers cruise the Caribbean aboard the all-suite Seven Seas Navigator. With one of the highest space and service ratios in the cruise industry, the 490-guest Seven Seas Navigator is considered to be one of the most luxurious cruise ships afloat. All suites include ocean views, 90 percent with private balconies, and range in size from 301 to 1,173 square feet.