Silversea Luxury Cruises A Limbe

Limbe is located on a beautiful bay against the backdrop of a major mountain range. Cameroon is world famous for its tea and agriculture production, and Limbe is the centre of its oil industry. Formerly known as Victoria, Limbe is on the southwest coast of the Republic of Cameroon between West and Central Africa. Victoria was founded by Alfred Saker (Baptist Missionary Society of London) in 1858 during his missionary work to Cameroon. View more

Colonised by Germany in 1884, and then divided into French and British zones after World War I, Cameroon became a republic in 1972. Limbe got its name from a small river called Limbe, after the German architect called Limburg who constructed the bridge at the entrance to the town. In 1983, a presidential decree changed the name of the town from Victoria to Limbe. Official languages for its people are French and English, although Cameroonian Pidgin English and Bakweri are commonly spoken. Limbe city has many industries like textile, chemicals, food processing and petroleum. The main exports of the city include coffee, cacao, tobacco, rubber, palm oil, cotton, sugar. This city of Cameroon serves as the centre of the oil industry of Cameroon. Limbe port is one of the most important commercial ports of the country. Situated on a bay, Limbe is known for its beaches, some sandy, some rocky. The sand beaches, some of which are quite dark from past lava flows of Mount Cameroon, attract a number of tourists during the peak season. From the beach you see towering volcanic mountains covered with mist and magnificent vegetation, which included palms and various other tropical trees.

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.