The Couples’ Guide to Cruising: Romance and Adventure at Sea


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If you’re looking to spend some quality time with your partner and escape reality for a week or two, a cruise offers the perfect romantic getaway.

Cruising is a great way to see the world. Allowing you to enjoy the right mix of adventure, relaxation, romance, and culture; you’ll be able to explore a variety of extraordinary destinations, enjoy new and exciting activities, and experience unforgettable moments that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Whether you’re thinking about booking a romantic cruise for your honeymoon, anniversary, or annual holiday, there are plenty of reasons why a cruise is the ultimate couples getaway…

The Ultimate Romantic Backdrop

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From stunning sunsets and nights spent gazing at the stars, through to days watching exotic new lands emerge over the horizon, a cruise offers a continuously changing romantic backdrop.

Of course, the ocean itself provides a beautiful backdrop to your romantic getaway. Peaceful, tranquil, and alluring, you really will feel as though you’re in the middle of nowhere!

A Shared Adventure

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A cruise is a great way to explore and discover new places, meet new people, and commit to a new adventure or experience on land or sea.

After all, why travel to one place, when you can experience a number of destinations on one trip? Removing the hassle associated with travelling to multiple places by air, you’ll be able to hop on and off the ship in multiple port destinations, and familiarise yourself with your new surroundings.

Cruising will also allow you to embark on a number of organised excursions when you dock at each destination.

An Exclusive Feel  

Providing plenty of opportunities to relax, unwind, and enjoy each other’s company in stunning surroundings, many cruise ships now offer adult-only retreats, private spa facilities, private access balconies, gourmet restaurants, and private pools, meaning you’ll be able to sail the open seas in optimum comfort and style.

With multiple entertainment options, live music, hot tubs, amusement parks, and even climbing walls, and the chance to perfect your surfing skills, today’s cruise ships also offer plenty of opportunities to mingle and get to know other couples on board. 

Date Night in Port  

Scheduling a date night in a port is the perfect way to add yet another unique dimension to your trip.

If you dock overnight in a port, it’s highly likely that your destination will have a fantastic restaurant scene for you to enjoy first class food in magical surroundings. So, you can experience a world of exciting and unique date nights.

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Memories to Last a Lifetime

From dining in style under a starry sky through to reserving a cabana for two, cruising will provide you with memories to last a lifetime…

Of course, with so much going on and so many things to see and do, there’s no danger of feeling claustrophobic or like you’re on top of each other. Why not schedule an hour each day to swim, shop, relax or try a new activity on your own?

If you’re looking for a romantic getaway to share with your partner, why not check out our great range of cruise online, or by calling our friendly sales team on 0808 301 4786?

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