Ocean Cruising

  • Cruising for wellness

    Cruising for wellness

    Wellness is making waves. Forget the confines of the traditional massage table, wooden sauna and crowded steam room, facilities are now drifting out to sea. Many cruise-lines are embracing the wellness concept with a more holistic lifestyle attitude with integrated … Continue reading →


    Ritz-Carlton has announced it is to move into cruising, making it the first luxury hotel brand to offer bespoke yacht experiences. Marriott-owned, the luxury hotel brand is launching The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection in partnership with Oaktree Capital Management and with … Continue reading →
  • A vegan voyage

    A vegan voyage

    Cruise & Maritime Voyages is offering a vegan cruise around the Norwegian Fjords. Aboard The Columbus, the cruise will sail from Tilbury on September 25th this year. Presentations on a range of vegan subjects will be given by guest speakers … Continue reading →
  • Norwegian Cruise Line unveils its top five spa facilities from the on-board Mandara Spa®

    Norwegian Cruise Line unveils its top five spa facilities from the on-board Mandara Spa®

    Norwegian Cruise Line has selected its top five spa facilities on board Norwegian’s young fleet. As part of the Thermal Suite, the Salt Room is designed to mimic the naturally occurring salt mines and caves of Europe, used for centuries … Continue reading →
  • Quartz Crystal Treatment Beds now on board

    Quartz Crystal Treatment Beds now on board

    Crystal Cruises has introduced a Quartz Crystal Treatment Bed on its two ocean ships, Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony. The MLX Quartz bed comprises a base made of alpha-quartz sand which can be selectively heated to varying temperatures, helping to … Continue reading →
  • Cruising to Wellness

    Cruising to Wellness

    Wellness themed holidays can be experienced in many forms but if you like fresh air, open skies, and the sound of waves on rewind, then take to the ocean or to the myriad of river routes for your prescribed dose … Continue reading →
  • Wellness cruising, Polynesian style

    Wellness cruising, Polynesian style

    Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering voyages in Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji and the South Pacific that provide health and wellness opportunities for fitness-minded travellers. Dr Sideroff, a healing, resilience and optimal performance expert, will offer insights into integrating the most advanced … Continue reading →
  • Fitness with Carnival

    Fitness with Carnival

    Carnival Cruise Lines’ wellness offering includes its onboard SPA Fitness Center with its state-of-the-art Life Fitness equipment and  classes in Yoga,Pilates and Tai Chi. These facilities are supplemented by fitness & beauty seminars, ranging from Detox for Health & Weight … Continue reading →
  • Wellness cruise with Seabourn

    Wellness cruise with Seabourn

    The luxury small-ship cruise line, Seabourn, is offering its first-ever holistic spa and wellness experience at sea. Onboard, each programme will be led by a wellness guide, a certified yoga and meditation practitioner. The daily practice of meditation and yoga … Continue reading →
  • Detox 2017 aboard Alexa Private Cruises

    Detox 2017 aboard Alexa Private Cruises

    A gourmet chef, spa therapist and an attentive team are on hand to pamper guests to remove traces of post Christmas sluggish toxins on an holistic escape aboard ALEXA Private Cruises. The private yacht serves a specially designed anti-oxidant menu … Continue reading →
  • Yoga Cruises

    Yoga Cruises

    Activate your inner yogi under the sails of Star Clippers’ four-masted ships with yoga themed cruises. Onboard, world-class instructors provide insight to yoga philosophy as well as advice and tips to travel back home. Complimentary classes accommodate all skill levels … Continue reading →
  • Holistic Holidays at Sea

    Holistic Holidays at Sea

    Italian cruise-line, MSC, offers a cruise dedicated to nurturing mind, body and soul. This journey to well-being is hosted on the MSC Divina. This specific programme is designed around self-pampering, health-conscious classes on board, vegan meals, inspiring excursions, lectures and … Continue reading →