Yoga, pilates, personal trainers, healthy cooking classes. These are among the choice on luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises’ new wellness journeys. Designed for travelers looking to recharge both mind and body, Silversea is offering a unique blend of enlightening exploration and a holistic approach to rejuvenation with its lineup of more than a dozen wellness-themed expedition cruises sailing in 2016 and 2017.
The Wellness Expedition Voyages offered aboard Silver Discoverer are designed to provide guests with the opportunity to improve their well-being while journeying to destinations that are well off the beaten path in Southeast Asia, Australia, Oceania, Africa, and the Indian Ocean. On these voyages, guests will encounter exotic landscapes, fascinating cultures, and unique wildlife, returning each day to a ship that is a sanctuary for mind, body, and spirit.
Silversea has partnered with Technogym, a leading company in the field of wellness and fitness, to create a comprehensive — and complimentary — program that includes:
Stretching, yoga, and Pilates classes held on board and ashore (depending on location)
Fitness classes conducted in the ship’s onboard swimming pool
Choice of one complimentary spa massage treatment
Daily lectures and cooking demonstrations on the benefits of healthy and balanced nutrition
Gym sessions led by personal trainers using state-of-the-art Technogym fitness equipment
Also featured on the Wellness Expedition Voyages is a dedicated team of wellness specialists to accompany guests on their wellness journey. The team includes fitness lifestyle expert Natasha Eksteen, yoga instructor Jenni Kauppila, and nutritionist Dalila Roglieri.
“We want to enable our guests to focus on their personal well-being as they journey to discover some of the world’s most fascinating places and unique cultures,” says Kristian Anderson, Silversea’s senior vice president and general manager for the Americas. “Each wellness theme cruise offers a well-balanced program of fitness education, exercise, and nutritional guidance, plus an indulgent spa treatment. These voyages are great for travelers seeking a personal journey to wellness to complement their quest for adventure.”
Among the Wellness Expedition Voyages aboard Silver Discoverer is the: Australia & Indonesia Voyage 9622: Cairns to Balikpapan, 14 Days, Oct. 4 – 18, with fares from about $11,000 per person. Others include: In 2016, Indonesia Voyage 9623: Balikpapan to Singapore, 11 Days, Oct. 18 – 29; and in 2017, Bangladesh & Myanmar Voyage 9705: Kolkata to Phuket, 14 Days, Feb. 27 – Mar. 13, Kimberley Coast Voyage 9707: Bali to Broome, 11 Days, Mar. 26 – Apr. 6; Micronesia & Solomon Sea Voyage 9722: Koror to Honiara, 14 Days, Oct. 4 – 18.