Mature couple on cruise ship
Plan A Romantic Couples Getaway On One Of These Great Cruise Lines
Princess Cruises touts itself as "MedallionClass" for all passengers, and the line's fleet of 15 mid-to-large ships makes landfall everywhere from Alaska to Europe.
Princess Cruises
Excursions focus on Instagrammable romance and offer full-service staterooms, fine dining, private balconies overlooking the sea, and plenty of tastings for wine and chocolate.
On-ship entertainment ranges from competition game shows to Broadway classics, and romantic activities include ballroom dance courses, disco parties, and the Lotus Spa.
Paul Gauguin is a single 330-passenger ship whose destination is Tahiti's slice of French Polynesia. Service is five-star, with a reputed 1:1.5 crew-to-guest ratio.
Paul Gauguin
On the ship, 70% of the cabins feature balconies, and all guests receive 24/7 butler and room service. It also gives you admission to a Gauguin-only retreat known as Motu Mahana.
The ship offers a fitness center, pool decks, a library, and many cultural activities hosted by local experts. Most stunning of all is the watersports marina built onto the ship.
On Silversea's 13 intimate ships, every stateroom is an expansive suite with ocean views, and white-gloved butlers pamper guests from the moment of embarkation.
Silversea Cruises
Silversea's renowned S.A.L.T. (Sea And Land Taste) diners showcase the flavors of your current port of call. Expert cooks will share their secrets and then let you try the results.
Silversea sails to hotspots like the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, plus rarer ports like Ecuador's Galapagos Islands and the raw tundra of Greenland.
Virgin Voyages' four, adult-only "lady" ships feature wild, extravagant nightly entertainment. Drinks are free on tap, and there's no expectation to tip.
Virgin Voyages
The ships' fitness centers offer everything from yoga classes to bungee workouts, and there's even an onboard tattoo parlor. Virgin Voyages loves to stay up and party.
Virgin sails to all the biggest destinations, including the Bahamas and Aruba. Their Splash of Romance Package includes complimentary champagne, spa passes, and pressed juices.
Viking sails on various rivers with a fleet of modern-day Viking longships. Their ships are bereft of loud music and parties, offering a more quaint experience.
Viking Cruises
The line offers culturally enriching experiences deep into the heartland of destinations via their Privileged Access program. You'll experience the local life of wherever you sail.
The fleet features minimalist, Scandinavian-inspired interiors and staterooms. You can stroll the top deck's garden while taking in views of passing villages and mountains.