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Azamara Cruise

To cruise is to explore, to taste, to learn and to experience the ultimate adventure. A world of opportunities await and Azamara Club Cruises is a shining jewel offering diverse itineraries, unique destinations and smaller, elegant ships that are similar to urban boutique hotels.

Azamara Club Cruises' two ships, the Azamara Journey and the Azamara Quest, each accommodate 694 guests and offer an upscale intimate cruise experience featuring impeccable service, gourmet dining and a warm and inviting atmosphere. Their itineraries are designed to provide longer stays in each port to allow travelers to truly immerse themselves in the local culture and to gain a much deeper understanding of the ports that are being visited.

On a cruise your stateroom is your home away from home. It is a place where you should feel comfortable and relaxed. As you enter you stateroom or suite on an Azamara ship you will feel that and so much more. All accommodations feature Egyptian cotton linens, terry bathrobes, daily turndown service and fresh-cut flowers. Suite guests will enjoy the luxury of priority check-in, a sparkling wine and fruit basket, English butler service, en-suite dining from restaurant menus, complimentary specialty restaurant reservations and other amenities to enhance your journey.

Azamara guests will appreciate many amenities including complimentary gratuities, bottled water, sodas, specialty coffees and teas, boutique wines at lunch and dinner as well as complimentary shuttle service to and from ports (where available). Complimentary concierge service ensures graceful and unobtrusive service throughout the voyage. For all guests the highest standard of service ensures a truly remarkable cruise experience.

Dining onboard Azamara is a culinary delight. The gourmet menus include classic favorites combined with regional specialties. Guests can choose to dine in the main restaurant with open seating or in one of Azamara's specialty restaurants, Aqualina, inspired by the cuisine of Italy, or Prime C, serving prime beef and fresh seafood. The wine cellars aboard each of the Azamara ships boast more that 8,000 bottles of limited production, small label and rare vintage wines from all over the world and their knowledgeable sommelier will help you pick the perfect bottle.

What truly sets Azamara Club Cruises apart from other cruise lines is the unique itineraries and the diverse ports of call that they offer. Azamara's ships visit a variety of enticing ports that will intrigue even the most well-traveled and discerning traveler. The Azamara Journey's Caribbean itineraries Including ports such as Virgin Gorda, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, and St. Barts. Their South American itineraries include classic ports such as Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires as well as ports such as Belem, Recife, and Devil's Island.

Azamara Club Cruises is featuring a number of itineraries with free air with the purchase of an ocean view or higher stateroom on select sailings as well as offering complimentary upgrades from ocean view staterooms to veranda cabins on select sailings. To book your amazing Azamara Club Cruise visit Cruise.com or contact one of our experts at 888-776-0659.


It's not too late to book your Christmas/New Year's Holiday at Sea cruise on your choice of exciting cruise ships. Sail away and enjoy the holidays the way you have always dreamed about, where everything is done for you. Imagine a holiday season with no shopping, no cooking and no cleaning, just pampering, excellent cuisine, spas and beautiful, sun-drenched Caribbean islands. Amazing prices are still available at Cruise.com. Holiday cruises are offered by many cruise lines including Azamara Club Cruises, Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International and many more.

Family Reunions at Sea

Family Cruise A holiday cruise is hassle-free and fun for the entire family and a perfect setting for a family reunion! Everyone can relax and enjoy each other's company while a fabulous holiday meal with all the trimmings is prepared for you. No need to get the spare bedroom ready. Beautiful staterooms and suites await you, many with balconies offering incredible views. Many ships offer adjoining cabins that are perfect for families. Everyone will enjoy the holidays while relaxing and being pampered as the beautiful Caribbean islands and azure blue seas await you.

Dining options on a holiday cruise are varied and offer something for everyone, from casual choices to more formal settings. Flexible dining times ensure that there is no rush and no pressure. Enjoy gourmet cuisine made from the finest and freshest ingredients. The entire family can dine together as a group or individually at their favorite time and in their favorite restaurant. Enjoy delicious cuisine, delectable desserts and fine wine, as well as pizza and burgers. Now this is the way to spend the holiday!

As board your ship the holiday spirit welcomes you with glittering decorations, beautiful Christmas trees, elegant wreaths, sparkling lights and glowing Menorahs. Holiday festivities fill your days and evenings; Santa will surprise the kids. There may even be some carolers. The holiday season is a wonderful time to be on a cruise ship enjoying the warm climate of the sunny Caribbean in a fun, festive atmosphere, full of holiday cheer.

Best of all, there are plenty of things to do onboard for all age groups, so no one will be bored. Everyone can do what they like to do according to their own schedule. Many fun and entertaining activities are offered for children, teens, adults and seniors. This holiday season don't worry about pleasing everyone else as they will be entertained by the many exciting onboard amenities. Guests can be pampered at the top-quality spas, enjoy fabulous shows in the evenings, try a hand in the casino or spend time with friends and family in one of the ship's many lounges. Take in a port lecture or a computer class, work out in the state of the art fitness center, relax at Afternoon Tea or catch up on that great novel that you have been waiting to read. Or, simply choose to do nothing at all. Forget about the malls or endless hours shopping online. Instead you can find unique Christmas gifts while shopping at exciting ports.

A Tropical Christmas Holiday

Each Caribbean island has its own unique culture, so you can learn about history and experience cuisines from around the world, such as French dishes in St. Barths and foods with a British influence in Barbados.

Of course, shopping is one of the highlights of any cruise and in the Caribbean you are sure to find great bargains wherever you go. From jewelry and perfume, to lovely hand-made items, batik and liquors, the Caribbean has something for everyone, many of which are duty-free. What better place to shop for Christmas gifts for loved ones back home?

Sail from the convenient ports of Fort Lauderdale and Miami to some of the romantic Caribbean's most beautiful ports. These exciting Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean itineraries may include calls at such tropical and romantic destinations as Antigua, Barbados, St. Lucia, Virgin Gorda, Grand Cayman, St. Barts, San Juan, Cozumel, St. John, Ocho Rios, St. Maarten, St. Croix, Montego Bay and St. Thomas.

The Caribbean is one of the most popular destinations in the world and a favorite of cruise passengers. During the holiday season, the islands are especially beautiful, decorated with colorful, sparkling lights and Christmas trees making a Holiday Cruise even more of a magical experience. The tropical islands of the Caribbean are a haven for snorkeling, diving or simply sunning on the magnificent sun-drenched beaches.

New Year's Eve under the Stars

Holiday Cruise A Holiday Cruise also lets you enjoy your New Year's Eve to the fullest. Welcome in the New Year by toasting champagne under the sparkling stars at a fun New Year's Eve party. Afterward, don't worry about driving or parking, simply stroll back to your comfortable stateroom or suite.

Leave the crowds, the shopping and the work back home, and get pampered on a fabulous Holiday Cruise and toast in the New Year on deck with loved ones and new found friends. A cruise is the perfect way to welcome the New Year. It probably will be the best Christmas/New Year's holiday ever! Cruise.com is offering incredibly low rates, so you can't afford to stay home this Christmas and New Year!