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How to pick the right cruise ship for you

21 Oct 2022 | Updated on: 24 Oct 2022 |By Luxury London

Whether you're looking for a culinary journey, or embark with the hope of honing a new hobby, by offering unrivalled space per guest Regent Seven Seas Cruises® has a cruise ship for you

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They say the road to a richer life is paved with the lessons of new discoveries – and there are few better ways of experiencing so many new discoveries than on a cruise. Of course, the greatest discoveries are often personal, enjoyed in your own space and at your own time. That’s why Regent Seven Seas Cruises is committed to providing unrivalled space at sea – to deliver profound experiences, away from the crowds, that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Each of the six ships in the Regent fleet has been designed to provide guests with as much space as possible – with large outdoor terraces, expansive areas for activities, and secluded spaces for personal time. Each suite on every ship also boasts its own private balcony, with the fleet’s pool decks being some of the biggest on the oceans.

Whichever ship you choose, crew-to-guest ratios range from 1:1.2 to 1:1.4, meaning that there’s almost one crew member for every guest – some of the highest ratios of any cruise line. There’s also the fact that Regent’s all-inclusive fares mean that everything is included – from unlimited drinks and all meals, to airport-to-ship transfers and limitless shore excursions. You won’t even pay anything more for the laundry service and in-suite minibar. For life-enriching experiences without the crowds, browse the Regent fleet below.

Seven Seas Splendor®

Regent Seven Seas cruise ship - Splendor

Guests: 732
Crew: 567
Suites: 366
Decks: 10
Length: 224m

Stretching the length of two football pitches, Seven Seas Splendor® is the jewel in the Regent fleet. At the heart of the ship is the magnificent Atrium, which boasts a beautiful chandelier above, and the flagship Compass Rose restaurant below (the largest specialty restaurant in any of the cruise line’s fleet). Even the cosiest of suites measures an expansive 93.6 sq m, while the largest spans more than 1,350 sq m. Every room features its own a private balcony. Elsewhere, the ship’s casino is inspired by the iconic gaming halls of Las Vegas and Monte Carlo, while its two-deck Constellation Theatre is devoted to bringing the magic of Broadway and the West End to the seas.

Cruise locations: Caribbean, Greece, Mediterranean

Seven Seas Explorer®

Regent Seven Seas cruise ship - Explorer

Guests: 732
Crew: 567
Suites: 366
Decks: 10
Length: 224m

As sister ship to Splendor®, Seven Seas Explorer® offers the same spacious suite sizes – with large closets and deep Elite Slumber™ beds in each – and expansive outdoor deck areas. The ship’s own Compass Rose restaurant features art by Pablo Picasso on the walls and a vivid cobalt-blue glass installation on the ceiling. Offering dramatic views on the fifth deck, you’ll find an infinity-edge plunge pool that contours to the shape of the stern of the ship. Up on the 11th deck, at the end of a black and gold-lit tunnel, is the Observation Lounge, where musicians perform throughout the day in front of theatrical floor-to-ceiling windows.

Cruise locations: Northern Europe, Mediterranean

Seven Seas Voyager®

Regent Seven Seas cruise ship - Voyager

Guests: 680
Crew: 469
Suites: 340
Decks: 8
Length: 204.2m

Designed for those who appreciate large external deck areas, Seven Seas Voyager® was engineered so that the outdoors can be enjoyed just as much as the indoors while you cruise. As well as various dedicated places to watch the sun go down, each spacious suite comes with its own private balcony (as well as marble accent baths and roomy closets). Social spaces include the Voyager lounge, a casino and a nightclub that plays host to karaoke competitions. The ship’s pool deck is one of the most expansive at sea and features a large heated pool, two whirlpools and a table tennis area. There’s also a putting green, golf net and shuffleboard tables.

Cruise locations: Mediterranean, West Africa, Cape Horn, Caribbean

Seven Seas Mariner®

Regent Seven Seas cruise ship - Mariner

Guests: 684
Crew: 467
Suites: 342
Decks: 8
Length: 216.1m

If it’s wide-open views you’re after, then consider Seven Seas Mariner® with its indoor-outdoor La Veranda restaurant on deck 11 and live music-imbued Observation Lounge on deck 12. For more intimate experiences, you can play bridge in the ship’s Card Room or retire to your own private balcony. Night owls will find a circular dancefloor in the Star Lounge, and a glamorous casino above that. Wake yourself up the next day on a putting green, bocce court or by playing paddle tennis. Or simply unwind in one of two whirlpools on the pool deck.

Cruise locations: Alaska, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific

Seven Seas Navigator®

Regent Seven Seas cruise ship - Navigator

Guests: 482
Crew: 378
Suites: 241
Decks: 8
Length: 172.5m

Not many cruise ships can boast a full-circle jogging track – but Seven Seas Navigator® can. In fact, after running 11 laps you will have completed a mile. Other on-board sports-related activities include golf cages, shuffleboard tables, paddle tennis courts and a fitness centre. There’s also table tennis on the pool deck, where you’ll find a large heated pool and two whirlpools. After an active day, book a table at al fresco Italian restaurant Sette Mari at La Veranda, or reserve seats at Seven Seas Lounge to watch rousing cabaret shows with music performed by the five-piece Regent Signature Orchestra. As evening turns to night, head to Galileo’s lounge where the dance floor comes alive as the sky fills up with stars.

Cruise locations: South Pacific, Canada, New England

Seven Seas Grandeur™

Regent Seven Seas cruise ship - Granduer

Guests: 732
Crew: 567
Suites: 366
Decks: 10
Length: 224m

Slated to join the fleet in November 2023, Seven Seas Grandeur™ has been designed to take on-board luxury to new heights. Every space has been designed with refinement and elegance in mind, from the ship’s seven restaurants, casino, two-deck theatre, library and multiple bars. As well as some of the largest suites and private balconies on the water, Grandeur™ will boast a stunning spa, where guests will be able to schedule massages, facials, therapeutic bodywork, aromatherapy, and ayurvedic and seaweed treatments. Elsewhere, there’s Pilate classes, yoga and aerobic lessons, and for sports lovers: golf nets, shuffle-board, pickle ball and a full-circle jogging track. The Speaker Series will see lectures given by scientists, authors, filmmakers and historians – so that you can learn about the local wonders of every port you visit.

Cruise locations: Atlantic, Caribbean, Mediterranean

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