Once again the topic of Titanic comes up when talking about cruises. I can already hear you sigh, but don’t worry this article is not about the similarities between modern day cruises and the famous ship. There are, however, several ways you can recreate the sentiments portrayed by the classic love story. Here are some examples of some of the most romantic cruises and activities:
Some ships are better equipped for couples than others, you wouldn’t want go on a Disney themed cruise for a romantic getaway, so make sure you investigate the cruise thoroughly. So make sure you look into the type of cruise you are booking.
There are several companies which specifically target their cruises to couples and they have a lot of experience in this regard, these cruises are well equipped and know how to create that all important romantic atmosphere.
Star Clippers are one such company, their rigged ships are perfect for loved up evenings under the stars. Chartering cruises in some on the most beautiful seas around the world, they sail in the Transatlantic, the Caribbean, northern Europe, Costa Rica, Panama Canal and the Mediterranean. The boats are small compared to the larger cruises offering a completely different intimate experience.
Windstar is another company which offer rigged cruises. The ship provides dining under the stars, so make a reservation at the on board restaurant, Candles, for a spectacular meal of steaks and skewers.
SeaDream Yacht Club owns some of the most luxurious cruise liners around and they only allow 112 guests on board at a time. These luxurious ships provide staterooms with marble-lined bathrooms and double-size massage showers. To further the air of opulence, on deck are thick double Balinese beds, which can be made up at night so you and your partner can sleep under the stars.
If you are on one of the larger cruises then why not book a couples massage? The larger cruises are well equipped for couple activities, which range from seeing films on the deck at night to rock climbing and lounging on your private sundeck. The rooms are generally larger than those on the rigged boats, giving you room to lounge around.
You could always renew your vows or receive a blessing on your cruise or even propose. What could be more romantic than taking the chance to ask for your partner’s hand in marriage on your romantic cruise? Just down throw the ring over board. There are several ways that you could pop the question and the staff on board may be able to give you a little help and encouragement. You could even visit an online forum like CruiseLineFans to get some tips off regular cruisers.