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Windstar Cruise

Imagine the experience of cruising on a private yacht and visiting ports off of the beaten path. From the Mediterranean to Northern Europe to the Caribbean and the Panama Canal, Windstar Cruises offers a unique luxury cruise experience combining the refinement of a sophisticated hotel with the opportunity to explore exotic locals and hidden harbors. A luxury Windstar cruise pampers guests in an atmosphere of casual elegance. All of the Windstar ships exude a private yacht like atmosphere where service is attentive without being intrusive.

Windstar staterooms all feature ocean views, luxury linens, a flat-screen TV and DVD player, Bose SoundDock speakers for iPods, safe, mini-bar/refrigerator, direct dial phone, waffle-weave robes with slippers and sumptuous L’Occitane products. Wind Surf suites also include an extra bath, TV and sitting area while Wind Surf bridge suites give guests the additional luxury of a spacious private living room and relaxing whirlpool spa.

Dining aboard a Windstar cruise is a gourmet experience prepared by Windstar’s expert culinary team. Using only the freshest ingredients, the menus cater to the varied lifestyles of savvy travelers. Guests dine when they want, where they want and with whom they want. Only on a Windstar cruise you can dine alfresco under the ships dramatic sails while viewing exquisite sunsets or star-filled skies.

During the day, when not in one of the itinerary's amazing ports, guests aboard a Windstar cruise can enjoy complimentary waterskiing, windsurfing, sailing, ski-tubing and kayaking from the ship's aft Marina Deck as well as taking advantage of complimentary snorkeling gear.

The experience of a Windstar cruise is quite unique. Wide open teak decks, billowing sails, casual elegance and extraordinary itineraries which include both classic and unique ports are all the hallmark of a Windstar cruise. Enjoy the romance of the sea and the amazing feeling of sailing on your own private yacht while on board a Windstar cruise.

Ranging from 5 to 14 days, Windstar offers cruises throughout the Mediterranean to northern Europe and from the Caribbean to the Panama Canal. Take a few moments and watch a Windstar Cruise Video to learn more. You can book online or contact Cruise.com at 888-776-0659 and a cruise expert will be happy to help you.


Weekend Cruise Getaway

A weekend cruise is relaxing and fun and it doesn't use up your well earned vacation days! Weekend cruises are also a great opportunity to try out the experience of cruising for those who have never cruised before.

A cruise weekend offers something for everyone. You can have a romantic weekend away, family time with the kids, a girls (or guys) weekend out or a birthday or anniversary celebration or cruising just to have fun. Whatever your reason cruising is a great way to get away, leave the stress behind and have some fun.

What's it like to take a weekend cruise? Here is a sample itinerary:

Friday

You can board the ship around noon and start your weekend getaway. Change into your bathing suit and hit the pool deck. Enjoy a fabulous lunch. Make your spa appointments. Most ships leave port between 5PM and 6PM. Wave good-bye and feel your stress fade away!

Once at sea dine in one of the ships many restaurants. After dinner enjoy a show, listen to music and relax in one of the many lounges, dance the night away in the disco or try your luck at the casino.

Saturday

When you wake up you arrive in port. The day is yours to do as you please. Go on one of the numerous excursions, spend the day at the beach or take in some shopping. In most cases you have the full day in port. Most cruises arrive between 8AM and 9AM and depart between 5PM and 6PM.

Once you get on the ship it's time for another exciting night. Try a different restaurant for dinner. Make your way to the different clubs, see another show or try another hand in the casino.

Sunday

Wake up early (if you choose) and hit the gym. Or sleep in and relax. Perhaps order breakfast in your cabin or have breakfast in one of the restaurants. On some itineraries this day will be spent relaxing at sea or on other's you will visit the cruise line's private island. The private islands greet you with beautiful white sand beaches. There are water sports galore, activities for the kids, and beach barbeques for when you get hungry. The day is yours to send as you wish.

On your final evening have a relaxing dinner and then enjoy all of the evening entertainment that the ship has too offer.

Monday

Sadly, on Monday morning it’s time to disembark. You will leave feeling refreshed, with many wonderful memories and looking forward to taking your next cruise.

A number of ports offer weekend cruises at affordable rates. Whatever port you choose to cruise from you'll find weekend cruising to be fun and a great way to leave it all behind – oh, and a little addictive too!

You can book your cruise online or call 866-257-1489!