Silversea Luxury Cruises A Balikpapan


As East Kalimantan’s second-largest municipality, the bustling city of Balikpapan has two important harbors, a tropical climate with an average temperature hovering around 27° Celsius (80 Fahrenheit), and very little variation in rainfall (an average of 20 cm or 8 inches per month). The area around Balikpapan itself is very hilly and the surroundings have both mineral and oil reserves. As a result, several international companies trying to exploit the resources have established headquarters here. View more

Due to the influx of foreign money and the need for a skilled workforce, local authorities have done much to make the city attractive. Nature tourism is quite popular and there are many beaches, a fantastic market full of produce, spices, fabrics, and beads, and a new Botanical Garden has been inaugurated in recent years.

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.

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