Instead of dealing with the pressure of deadlines and having to plan parties and prepare meals, why not sail away from the stress of the festive season this year and start a relaxing holiday tradition with Silversea?
Imagine dashing through the surf in the paradise islands of the Lesser Antilles, or a safari in the game reserves of South Africa. Or discover the stunning seascapes of Australia, or an unforgettable sunset in Costa Rica.
Come ring in the New Year with Silversea and get a whole new perspective on the one you left behind. Let balmy breezes refresh your spirit as you forge new friendships and raise a glass to a fresh new outlook for 2014! It's the perfect gift to give yourself.
Whether it's a Caribbean cruise or a voyage Down Under, we hope you'll join us on one of these exciting holiday itineraries:
VOYAGE 1334: Buenos Aires to Santiago (Valparaiso), Silver Cloud, 16 Days, 20 December - 5 January. Calls in Montevideo, Punta del Este, Puerto Madryn, Falkland Islands, Ushuaia, Punta Arenas, Puerto Chacabuco, and Puerto Montt. Highlights include an overnight stay in Ushuaia and cruising the Chilean fjords. *Guest Lecturers: Captain Richard Hayman, mariner and author, David Horner, historian, and Lyn Farmer, wine expert and food writer.
VOYAGE 3336: Sydney to Auckland, Silver Shadow, 15 Days, 20 December - 4 January. Calls in Melbourne, Burnie, Stewart Island, Dunedin, Akaroa, Picton, Tauranga, and Bay of Islands. Highlights include an overnight stay in Melbourne and cruising the Milford and Dusky sounds. Guest Lecturers: Dr Herb Keyser, author and world traveller, and Mike O'Brien, historian and retired major general, Australian army.
VOYAGE 4333: Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles, Silver Whisper, 17 Days, 20 December - 6 January. Calls in Santa Marta, Cartagena, Puntarenas, Puerto Chiapas, Huatulco, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, and Cabo San Lucas. Highlights including a crossing of the Panama Canal. Guest Lecturers: Laurel Corona, PhD, author and historian, and Peter Damisch, adventurer, explorer and author.
VOYAGE 2337: Cape Town to Cape Town, Silver Wind, 14 Days, 21 December - 4 January. Calls in Walvis Bay, Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban, Richards Bay, and Mossel Bay. Highlights include overnight stays in Walvis Bay, Richards Bay, and Cape Town. Guest Lecturers: Peter Hawthorne, journalist and Africa expert, and Rob Prentis, South Africa expert.
VOYAGE 5339: Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale, Silver Spirit, 14 Days, 23 December - 6 January. Calls in San Juan, St Barts, Antigua, St Lucia, Barbados, Bequia, Virgin Gorda, Samana, and Grand Turk. Guest Lecturers: Dr Andrew J. Pierre, US foreign policy expert, and Joan Root, painter, printmaker and art historian.
Silversea holiday voyages are filled with all kinds of festivities, feasts and good cheer. And with open bars and open-seating restaurants, it's easy to mingle and make merry with guests from around the globe.
There's no better way to enjoy the spirit of the season!
*Guest lecturers subject to change.