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Gain New Experiences with Virgin Voyages

by Susan Finch

Feb 21, 2020

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Trends / Adventure

On April 1, Virgin Voyages sets sail for an adults-only, luxurious cruise experience. Billed as “floating sanctuaries,” ships cater to experiential travelers looking for a mix of luxurious comfort and wanderlust. Debut destinations include the Caribbean, Mexico and the Mediterranean with stops including Marseille and Monaco.

 

Virgin Voyages strives for a yacht aesthetic over the mega cruise ship ambiance of its competitors. Amenities include mood-matching lights, in-cabin tech and a configurable seabed that transforms from a lounge area to bed.

 

Travelers can expect spas and entertainment like on any ship, but with a twist. Virgin Voyages’ original performances will go beyond the usual Broadway blockbusters and also offer DJs to keep the nightclub hopping. An On Deck residency program includes performers like artist and producer Mark Ronson and Diplo.

 

After a night of clubbing or an afternoon of yoga, guests can dig into cuisine reminiscent of a hipster festival. Food truck-inspired fare from international vendors can be delivered for around-the-clock service. There’s also an onboard Squid Ink tattoo parlor to ink a selection of bucket-list body art and commemorate the voyage forever.

 

Virgin Voyages hopes to be a one-stop-shop but also offers off-the-beaten-path excursions for experiential travelers. Among other offerings, a five-night Mayan Sol itinerary will stop in Costa Maya, Mexico, and Bimini, Bahamas, for an exploration of the culture and rich history.

 

With no kids to tend to or pint-sized travelers on board to distract you, Virgin Voyages is about blending relaxation and experiential fun for an adults-only oasis.

 

 

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