Silversea Luxury Cruises A Cypress Island, WA

Cypress Island, a small remote island, is located in the middle of the San Juan Islands in Puget Sound, Washington. Nearly 90% of its area is managed by the Department of Natural Resources and has been designated by the State of Washington as a Natural Resource Conservation Area and a Natural Area Preserve, giving it the highest possible form of protection. The waters surrounding the island became an Aquatic Reserve in 2007.The steep slopes are heavily forested and provides critical habitats for island wildlife. View more

Recent surveys found over 142 species of birds and over 264 plants. The Spanish were the first Europeans to sight the island in 1791. It was originally named San Vincente but was later renamed by Captain George Vancouver in 1792, when he mistook juniper trees for cypress trees. Prior to 1900, the island was used by the local Samish tribe as a satellite-fishing village.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.