Extraordinary Adventures at Sea

Extraordinary Adventures at Sea

Cruising is more popular than ever, with 35.7 million passengers gearing up to set sail in 2024, a significant 6% increase from 2023, as reported by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). While the allure of waking up in a new port each day is well-known, what many travelers might not realize is the abundance of exciting activities that await onboard cruise ships. As the industry continues to flourish, cruise lines are constantly innovating to offer unique experiences, making each voyage a memorable one. Explore the sea and indulge in extraordinary activities with Somewhere Beyond Vacations.

Foodie Delights:

  1. Chocolate Journeys, Princess Cruises:
    Sweeten your journey with the "Chocolate Journeys" experience by master sweets maker Norman Love on all Princess Cruises ships. Indulge in 15 signature desserts, including chocolate-flavored cocktails and exclusive wine and chocolate pairings.
  2. The Culinary Center, Oceania Cruises:
    Elevate your culinary skills at sea with Oceania Cruises' hands-on cooking school, The Culinary Center. Immerse yourself in immersive classes led by professional chefs and prepare delicious creations while sailing to new destinations.
  3. Afternoon Tea, Cunard:
    Experience an indulgent hour with Afternoon Tea aboard Cunard cruise ships. Held in the Queens Room, this daily ritual offers scrumptious finger sandwiches, tasty scones, and elegant patisserie, all served on fine bone china.

Fun and Adventure:

  1. Zipline, MSC Cruises:
    Soar to new heights with the adrenaline-pumping zip-lining experience on MSC Seaview and MSC Seaside. Race from Deck 20 to Deck 18, enjoying unparalleled ocean views. Note: Zip-lining comes at an extra cost of $10 per ride.
  2. Laser Tag, Norwegian Cruise Line:
    Unleash your competitive spirit with laser tag on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Bliss, Norwegian Joy, and Norwegian Encore. Enjoy family-friendly fun as you dart throughout the course, aiming for victory at just $9.95 per round.
  1. Squid Ink, Virgin Voyages:
    Embrace nautical tattooing at Squid Ink, Virgin Voyages' unique tattoo parlor aboard the Scarlet Lady. Partnering with World Famous Tattoo Ink, this one-of-a-kind experience offers sailors a chance to create lifelong memories at sea.
  2. Snow Grotto, Viking:
    Recharge and unwind at Viking's Scandinavian-inspired spa, The Spa. Experience hot and cold therapy, including the unique Snow Grotto—a glass-enclosed room blanketed in manmade snow.

Entertainment Extravaganza:

  1. The Carousel Lounge, MSC Cruises:
    Immerse yourself in live acrobatics, dance, and music at the Carousel Lounge aboard MSC Cruises' Meraviglia class ships. Witness over-the-top performances and innovative technology for a cruise ship entertainment experience like never before.
  1. Planetarium, Cunard:
    Embark on a celestial journey at Cunard's Queen Mary 2, home to the largest planetarium at sea. With up to four screenings a day, enjoy solar-themed flicks and science and natural history films under the stars.
  1. Ice Bar, Norwegian Cruise Line:
    Chill out at the Skyy Vodka Ice Bars aboard Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Epic, and Norwegian Escape. Sip vodka-infused cocktails in glasses made of ice, inspired by the ice hotels of Scandinavia.
  2. Contemporary Art, Celebrity Cruises:
    Explore the floating gallery on Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Edge, housing over 4,000 works of art. Turn mundane activities into creative experiences with "Edge Exposed: The Art, Architecture and Design Tour," a guided tour diving into the ship's unique collection.

Embark on a cruise adventure like never before with Somewhere Beyond Vacations. Book your next vacation now to enjoy these unique experiences at sea and take advantage of exclusive deals.