Silversea Cruises

Silversea Cruises is a trailblazer in the ultra-luxury cruise sector, offering guests the opulence of large-ship amenities within the intimate setting of its all-suite vessels: Silver Nova, Silver Dawn, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Spirit, Silver Muse and Silver Moon. These Silversea ships are designed to cultivate an atmosphere of both sociability and refined elegance.

Silversea’s highly personalised and immersive experience boasts spacious suites with butler service, gourmet dining and a wide range of included amenities such as shore excursions, beverages and gratuities.

In addition to ocean ships, Silversea’s portfolio includes expedition ships Silver Endeavour, Silver Origin, Silver Wind, Silver Explorer and Silver Cloud, enabling travellers to embark on voyages that span every continent, encompassing sought-after destinations ranging from the Mediterranean and the Caribbean to the Galápagos and both Polar Regions.

Silversea is eagerly anticipating the debut of the ultra-luxurious Nova-class vessel, Silver Ray, sailing in summer 2024. Silversea Cruises is among the five cruise brands under the umbrella of the global cruise company, Royal Caribbean Group.

Silversea Cruises Cruise Types

Expedition Cruises: Silversea expedition cruises take passengers to remote and adventurous destinations, including Antarctica, the Arctic and the Galápagos Islands. These cruises often involve specialised expedition teams, zodiac landings and opportunities for wildlife viewing and exploration.

Classic Ocean Cruises: Silversea’s classic ocean cruises are designed for luxury travellers seeking a more traditional cruise experience. These cruises explore a wide range of destinations around the world, including popular ports in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Asia and more.

World Cruises: Silversea world cruises circumnavigate the globe, visiting numerous countries and continents over several months. These cruises are ideal for travellers looking to explore a wide range of destinations in a single grand voyage.

Theme Cruises: Silversea themed cruises cater to specific interests, such as Bridge sailings, wine-themed voyages and wellness-focused journeys. These cruises often feature guest experts, workshops and activities related to the chosen theme.

Cruises to special events: Silversea sometimes offers cruises tailored around special events, such as major sporting events, festivals and celebrations. These cruises provide a unique way to experience the event while enjoying the cruise line’s luxury amenities.

Pre- and Post-Cruise Land Programs: Silversea offers pre-and post-cruise land programs that allow passengers to further explore destinations before or after their cruise. These programs often include guided tours and accommodations.

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Silversea Cruises Ships

Silver Ray

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Silver Wind

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Silver Whisper

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Silver Explorer

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Silver Shadow

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Silver Spirit

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Silver Origin

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Silver Nova

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Silver Dawn

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Silver Moon

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Silver Cloud

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Silver Endeavour

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Silver Muse

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Dining on Silversea Cruises is marked by gourmet cuisine, personalised service and an array of dining venues. Guests can indulge in open-seating elegance in the main restaurants, savour diverse cuisines at speciality dining venues or enjoy 24-hour room service.

The cruise line’s commitment to culinary excellence shines through curated menus, exceptional wine selections and foodie events such as wine tastings and chef-led demonstrations. With most dining options and alcoholic beverages included in the fare, passengers can relish fine dining experiences and a wide range of beverages. The following restaurants can be found across the fleet (although not on every ship):

The Restaurant: Silversea’s main dining room where guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu in the main dining room offers a range of international and regional dishes, often changing daily to reflect the destinations visited.

Il Terrazzino: Petite Il Terrazzino boasts Italian cuisine served in a refined ambience. Immerse yourself in the essence of Italy with a curated selection of the nation’s finest dishes and authentic recipes.

The Grill: Grill-style restaurant where guests can indulge in high-quality steaks, seafood, and other grilled specialities. This venue often offers al fresco dining options, allowing passengers to dine under the stars.

La Dame: This speciality French restaurant is known for its exquisite cuisine and elegant atmosphere, providing an intimate and romantic setting for a special evening.

La Terrazza: Serving authentic Italian recipes and the freshest sustainable ingredients.

Spaccanapoli: Spaccanapoli plates up traditional Italian dishes such as pizza, pasta, and antipasti in a casual yet stylish environment.

Indochine: Asian-accented restaurant paying homage to the flavours of this vast continent. Discover the spice markets of Mumbai, savour the flavours of Thailand, and sample food from Vietnam to tantalise your taste buds.

Kaiseki: Kaiseki serves authentic Japanese cuisine with a focus on sushi, sashimi, and other Japanese delicacies. The décor and ambience typically reflect Japanese culture.

Atlantide: Atlantide is a chic seafood and grill restaurant. It offers a diverse menu featuring seafood, steaks and other culinary delights in an upscale setting.

The Marquee: Silversea’s new outdoor dining venue, open from early morning until late evening.

Seishin Restaurant: Offering an exquisite blend of Asian fusion cuisine, featuring a diverse range of regional delicacies from Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam and India.

Silver Note: Small plate dishes of international cuisine complement the lively and rich entertainment provided by live jazz and blues music during your dining experience.

S.A.L.T. Kitchen: An exclusive destination-centred dining venue that enriches your travel adventure by immersing you in the local cuisine, heritage, and culinary traditions of your destination.

S.A.L.T. Chef’s Table (exclusive to Silver Nova): An intimate and engaging speciality dining adventure unlike any other at the S.A.L.T. Chef’s Table. Delight in a meticulously crafted menu of regional flavours and standout ingredients, presented as a choreographed series of small plates. Complement your culinary journey with exceptional wines and cocktails.

In-Suite Dining: Silversea offers 24-hour in-suite dining for those who prefer the privacy of their suites. Guests can order from an extensive menu, including full meals and late-night snacks, delivered by butlers.

Silversea Cruises offers a diverse range of entertainment options to keep passengers engaged and entertained throughout their voyage – although specific entertainment offerings can vary by ship and itinerary.

Live Music and Performances: Silversea cruises feature live music performances, including classical concerts, jazz bands and solo artists, providing a sophisticated and enjoyable atmosphere in various onboard venues.

Theatre Shows: Silversea’s theatres host a variety of shows, including Broadway-style productions, cabaret performances, comedy acts and more.

Guest Lecturers and Enrichment Programs: Silversea frequently invites guest lecturers and experts in various fields, such as history, culture, science and wildlife, to provide informative talks, lectures and workshops.

Silversea’s suites boast an exceptional space-per-guest ratio, surpassing that of most luxury cruise accommodations. Every suite provides ocean views, and many come complete with a private teak veranda. Dedicated butler service is offered in all suites.

Otium Suite: One of the newest suites on Silver Nova, the Otium Suite boasts an extraordinary 270-degree view, providing stunning destination vistas.

Owner’s Suite: A spacious and classic apartment-style suite for those seeking the highest level of comfort and service on board. Owner’s Suites include a large veranda, separate bedroom and living areas, a dining room and even a whirlpool bath.

Grand Suite: Perfect for both entertaining and relaxation, the Grand Suite is elegantly designed and features a private veranda.

Master Suite: Exclusive to Silver Nova, the Master Suite is stately and ideal for unwinding after a day of exploring ashore.

Signature Suite: Another exclusive for Silver Nova, the Signature Suite offers exceptional destination immersion with unobstructed views from all interior areas.

Royal Suite: Commanding and majestic, the Royal Suite is spacious and excellent for entertaining, offering a high level of comfort. These suites include a separate bedroom and living room, two verandas and additional amenities. Passengers in Royal Suites receive priority embarkation and other exclusive privileges.

Silver Suite: The Silver Suite combines style and sophistication and is a favourite among returning Silversea guests. These rooms offer an elegant living space with a separate dining area and a larger veranda.

Junior Grand Suite: Silver Nova’s Junior Grand Suite offers a comfortable home away from home.

Premium Medallion Suite: Similar to the Medallion Suite, the Premium Medallion Suite is well-placed at the aft of the ship.

Medallion Suite: The Medallion Suite is distinguished, offering a spacious living area with rich textures and panoramic views. They boast a separate bedroom and living area, including a veranda, walk-in closet and luxurious marble bathroom. Medallion Suite passengers enjoy a variety of enhanced services and amenities.

Premium Veranda Suite: Featuring elegant decor and a luxurious marbled bathroom, the Premium Veranda Suite provides a high level of comfort.

Deluxe Veranda Suite: The Deluxe Veranda Suite offers extra space to relax and enjoy panoramic views from the private balcony.

Superior Veranda Suite: Located on the upper deck with spectacular sunset views, the Superior Veranda Suite provides comfort and luxury.

Veranda Suite: This suite offers a spacious living area both inside and on the private veranda, combining elegance and comfort.

Classic Veranda Suite: Generous living space and attention to detail characterise the Classic Veranda Suite, situated in the lower bow. They typically feature a private veranda, a spacious living area, a comfortable bedroom and a marble-appointed bathroom.

Panorama Suite: Providing ample living space, the Panorama Suite is comfortable and filled with attention to detail.

Vista Suite: A peaceful haven with large picture windows offering panoramic ocean views, ideal for breakfast in bed. They include a sitting area and a bedroom. Vista Suites are a great choice for those who want to experience Silversea’s luxury at a more budget-friendly price point.

View Suite: View Suites are similar to Vista Suites but are often located on the lower decks of the ship. They offer comfortable accommodations with ocean views and may have a picture window or a small veranda.

Explorer Suite: Explorer Suites are typically found on Silversea’s expedition ships. Offering fine comforts and warmth, the Explorer Suite is a suitable space for winding down after adventurous days ashore. They offer comfortable accommodations with a veranda, separate living and sleeping areas, and ocean views

Adventurer Suite: Even for guests who spend minimal time in their stateroom, the Adventurer Suite offers a cosy and distinctive space for relaxation.

Silversea Cruises primarily caters to adults and is known for its intimate and sophisticated cruise experience. However, the cruise line does accommodate families with children during select sailings.

Kids must be over six months (and over one for Silversea Expeditions). Silversea also reserves the right to limit the number of children under the age of three on any given sailing. Here’s what Silversea Cruises offers for families:

Family-Friendly Sailings: Silversea designates specific sailings as “family-friendly” to create an environment where families with children can feel more comfortable. These cruises typically occur during school holiday periods.

Enriching Activities for Children: On family-friendly sailings, Silversea provides supervised activities and entertainment for children through partnerships with renowned companies like the Ocean Foundation. Kids can engage in educational programs and fun-filled adventures.

Dedicated Family Suites: Some Silversea ships offer family-friendly suites with additional space to accommodate families. These suites may include a separate living area, a sofa bed for children, and extra storage space.

Children’s Menus: Silversea offers children’s menus in its dining venues to cater to younger palates. The menus feature kid-friendly options, ensuring that young travellers have enjoyable dining experiences.

Kid’s Corner: Silversea may set up a “Kid’s Corner” in certain onboard venues during family-friendly sailings. This area typically includes games, activities, and age-appropriate entertainment.

Babysitting Services: Silversea may provide babysitting services on select ships for an additional fee, allowing parents to enjoy some adult-only time during their cruise.

Family Excursions: Silversea offers family-friendly shore excursions designed to accommodate all ages. These excursions provide opportunities for families to explore the destinations together.

Cruise Personalisation: Silversea is known for its personalised service, and the staff is often willing to accommodate specific requests and preferences to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience for families.


Silversea Cruises offers a luxurious spa and wellness experience that’s designed to rejuvenate both the body and mind. Otium, inspired by the traditions of Ancient Rome, provides a tranquil oasis at sea, offering a wide range of treatments and therapies.

Passengers can indulge in massages using Mediterranean-inspired products, facials, body wraps and more, performed by skilled therapists using premium skincare products, or visit the beauty salon. These treatments are often tailored to the needs and preferences of each guest, ensuring a personalised and relaxing experience.

In addition to the spa services, Silversea provides a comprehensive wellness program that includes fitness classes, yoga and Pilates sessions. Passengers can participate in expert-led wellness activities that promote physical fitness and mental well-being.

Every ship also features a well-equipped fitness centre with state-of-the-art equipment, plus personal trainers available for individual sessions, allowing guests to maintain their fitness routines while at sea.


Movie Screenings: Some Silversea ships offer movie screenings in dedicated theatres or outdoor spaces. Passengers can watch the latest films or classic movies under the stars.

Themed Parties and Events: Silversea occasionally hosts themed parties and events onboard, such as masquerade balls, deck parties and holiday celebrations.

Casino: Silversea guests can try their luck at various games like blackjack, roulette, poker, and slot machines in the casino.

Cooking Demonstrations: Culinary enthusiasts can attend cooking demonstrations and workshops led by the ship’s chefs.

Art Auctions and Galleries: Silversea frequently hosts art auctions and displays art collections onboard. Passengers can explore art galleries and, if interested, bid on artworks during auctions.

Card Games and Board Games: Passengers can participate in card games, and bridge tournaments, and enjoy a selection of board games available in designated areas.

Destination-Inspired Events: Depending on the cruise itinerary, Silversea may organise destination-inspired events, such as cultural performances and themed dinners, to immerse passengers in the local culture and traditions.

Dancing and Dance Classes: Dance enthusiasts can participate in dance classes and themed dance nights, whether it’s ballroom, salsa or other dance styles.

Silversea Cruises offers a diverse range of cruise itineraries that span across the globe, providing passengers with the opportunity to explore numerous destinations. These include:

Mediterranean: Silversea offers cruises to various Mediterranean destinations, including ports in Italy, Greece, Spain, France, Turkey, and Croatia. Passengers can explore historic cities, stunning coastlines and ancient ruins.

Caribbean: Silversea’s Caribbean cruises often include stops in popular destinations such as the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, St. Lucia, Barbados and the Virgin Islands. These cruises feature beautiful beaches, vibrant cultures and water-based activities.

Northern Europe: Passengers can explore the rich cultural heritage of Northern Europe on Silversea cruises to destinations such as Scandinavia, Russia, the Baltic States and the British Isles. Highlights may include visits to St. Petersburg, Stockholm and Edinburgh.

Alaska: Silversea offers Alaskan cruises that take passengers through the breathtaking wilderness of the Inside Passage. These cruises often include stops in Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka and Glacier Bay.

South America: Cruises to South America may feature destinations like Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago and the Galápagos Islands. Passengers can experience the diverse landscapes and cultures of the continent.

Asia: Silversea explores various Asian destinations, including Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and Indonesia. Cruises in this region often provide a mix of ancient traditions and modern cities.

Africa: Silversea offers cruises to Africa, visiting destinations like South Africa, Namibia, Madagascar and the Seychelles. Passengers can experience wildlife safaris, vibrant cultures and stunning landscapes.

Antarctica: For those seeking a truly remote adventure, Silversea offers cruises to Antarctica, where passengers can witness pristine landscapes, glaciers and unique wildlife.

Australia and New Zealand: Silversea’s itineraries often include stops in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland and other iconic cities in Australia and New Zealand, allowing passengers to explore the natural beauty and cultural attractions of the region.