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4 marvellous luxury cruises with BIG perks – but you have to act fast 

Luxury cruises 2024 and 2025 give holidaymakers looking for opulence plenty to choose from – and there are great benefits if you book soon, too.

Luxury Caribbean cruise anyone? Sailing the world in splendour is on the bucket list of many a wanderlusting traveller who enjoys the suite life (pun intended).

Luxury cruise ships indulge holidaymakers to the max, whether that’s non-stop unlimited champagne and caviar with Silversea luxury cruises or butlers attending to your every need on Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

Indulgence doesn’t have to stop at the ship though. Travel agent Iglu Cruise is currently offering a free £200 Spabreaks.com voucher per booking so you can relish pampering on terra firma, too.

The offer applies to any Oceania Cruises, Seabourn, Regent Seven Seas, Silversea or Crystal Cruises sailing with a minimum spend of £2,999pp – but you’ll need to book by May 31, 2024.

We’ve rounded up just four incredible luxury cruise holidays you could be getting your hands on, whether you’re after luxury Mediterranean cruises, exploring Morocco or lying in the sunshine on Caribbean luxury cruises.

What’s more, they all come with flights included and added hotel stays before or after your luxurious cruises so you can explore your departure or arrival port in depth before taking to the high seas or heading home.

Top 4 luxury cruises to book NOW

Sailing in style

Crossing to the Caribbean from Barcelona to Bridgetown with Stay

Onboard free spirits and fine wines, complimentary Wi-Fi & tips included

Enjoy a sojourn in Barcelona (don’t miss architectural marvel La Sagrada Familia, a magnificent basilica designed by Antoni Gaudí) before hopping on your Seabourn luxury cruise ship.

In Funchal, explore the Mercado dos Lavradores, a lively market showcasing local produce and crafts, before crossing the Atlantic and relaxing on the beautiful beaches of St Kitts – think pristine sands and crystal-clear waters.

Duration: 17 nights

Stay: 2 nights Barcelona hotel stay pre-cruise

Cruise: Barcelona, Spain | Funchal, Madeira | Carambola Beach, St Kitts | Fort de France, Martinique | Bridgetown, Barbados 

Ship: Seabourn Ovation

Price: From £4,999 pp (flights included)

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Barcelona, Park Guell
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Iberia from Barcelona to Lisbon with Stays

Beverages throughout the ship + Butler service in every suite + included shore excursions

Join one of the newest Silversea luxury cruises onboard the line’s latest ship to benefit from overnights in Valencia, with its futuristic City of Arts and Sciences, and Malaga, where the Picasso Museum offers a deep dive into the works of the famous artist. 

Admire the iconic Rock of Gibraltar in southern Spain before sailing the Mediterranean Sea to Tangier in Morocco, blessed with an enchanting medina – a labyrinth of narrow streets filled with bustling markets and history galore. Finally, enjoy a post-cruise escape in Lisbon, home to the historic Belém Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage site harking back to Portugal’s Age of Discoveries. And yes, definitely fuel up with a traditional pastel de nata sweet treat.

Duration: 15 nights

Stay: 2 nights Barcelona hotel stay pre-cruise | 2 nights Lisbon hotel stay post-cruise

Cruise: Barcelona, Spain | Valencia (overnight) | Cartagena | Malaga (overnight) | Gibraltar | Casablanca, Morocco | Tangier | Cadiz, Spain (overnight) | Lisbon, Portugal 

Ship: Silver Ray

Price: From £4,579 pp (flights included)

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Lisbon, Pastel de nata

Sunset Over Seville from Lisbon to Barcelona with Stay

Onboard unlimited Wi-Fi, shore excursions and drinks + pre-paid gratuities + speciality restaurants 

After a spell on land in Lisbon, jump aboard your Regent Seven Seas Cruises luxury Mediterranean cruise. You’ll stop in Spain and Morocco before calling at Ajaccio in Corsica where visitors can explore the Maison Bonaparte, the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte. 

It’s then on to Portofino – check out the picturesque harbour, lined with colourful houses and luxury yachts – and Monte Carlo, France. Hello glamorous Casino de Monte-Carlo, a symbol of luxury and sophistication (debuting your inner Bond girl optional).

Duration: 12 nights

Stay: 2 nights Lisbon hotel stay pre-cruise

Cruise: Lisbon, Portugal | Cadiz, Spain (overnight) | Gibraltar | Tangier, Morocco | Melilla | Ajaccio, Corsica | Portofino, Italy | Monte Carlo, France | Barcelona, Spain

Ship: Regent Seven Seas Splendor

Price: From £5,099 pp (flights included)

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Luxury Caribbean Island Escape with Barbados Stay

$400 shore excursion credit + gourmet speciality dining + $50 onboard spend + free upgrade to Prestige Beverage Package

On this itinerary from Oceania’s luxury Caribbean cruises collection, you’ll depart from Fort de France in Martinique, boasting Fort Saint Louis, a historic fortress with panoramic views of the bay. In St Barts you’ll find a pretty harbour studded with upscale boutiques and gourmet restaurants, and in Dominica, there’s Morne Trois Pitons National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines features lush Botanic Gardens, one of the oldest in the Western Hemisphere, while Bridgetown in Barbados – where you’ll enjoy a three-night post-cruise holiday – houses the UNESCO-listed Garrison Savannah, a historic area reflecting the island’s colonial past.

Duration: 11 nights

Stay: 3 nights Barbados hotel stay pre-cruise

Cruise: Fort de France, Martinique | Gustavia, St Barts | Roseau, Dominica | Castries, St Lucia | Kingstown, St Vincent & Grenadines | St George’s, Grenada | Bridgetown, Barbados

Ship: Sirena

Price: From £2,899 pp (flights included)

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St Lucia Beach
Published 21.05.24