Luxury European River cruises combine elegance with visits to the many small towns along the river’s edge. The destinations offered for cruises by the Costa world cruise line include the US and Canada, Baltic and Russia, Dubai and the Suez Canal, cruises to the Orient, cruises to the South Pacific and of course the longer cruises that will take you right around the world.
While passengers can enjoy classic cruise activities like swimming, sports, and gambling, Holland America is particularly noted for its culinary and musical programs: it has a partnership the TV show America’s Test Kitchen for cooking demonstrations, cooking classes, and a number of live music venues (including a BB King’s Blues Club), and stage productions dedicated to the history of music on many of its ships.
For our top picks, we looked at criteria that we would deem universally romantic: ships that offer cabins with private balconies, great bathrooms and extra-special amenities; options for dining a deux; cozy nooks and date-night venues; and almost-private open-deck spaces for relaxing by day and stargazing by night.
We pride ourselves in providing exclusively tailor-made ocean and river cruises for our customers, ranging from indulgent solo trips to great value family cruises Just tell us where you would like to go on your cruise and we will work with you to create the perfect itinerary for your holiday, aboard the welcoming and luxurious ships.
Many cruisers favor the Celebrity Summit for its fine dining opportunities and spa options, while others would point to the Celebrity Solstice as their favorite ship because of the Lawn Club feature, where you can relax on real grass, as well as the ship’s hot glass art classes.