Rewind: guide to the most luxurious cruise ships


Written by Valentina Romano

Few months ago we published an article on the best river cruises around the world, and as we noticed that The Golden Scope readers really enjoyed it, we thought of putting together a piece on the best and most luxurious ocean cruises!

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Along the lines of the luxury trains’ article, today we write about the top 5 luxury cruise ships that one could ever dream of.

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Forget about casinos, big pools and crowded lounge areas, these five boats are actually exclusive, elegant and quiet.


If you’re looking for a romantic and/or relaxing vacation, definitely jump on board of one of those five jewels and travel around the world experiencing the height of luxury.


Silver Shadow is a beautiful ship that travels around Alaska, Asia, South America and Oceania. It hosts up to 380 guests and each suite offers private butler and other luxurious complementary services.
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Seabourn Sojourn is known for having one of the biggest luxury spas ever built on a ship! Offering the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday, this luxury cruise ship can have 450 guests on board.
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Seven Seas Navigator gives you the choice between Penthouse Suite, Master Suite, Concierge Suite, Grand Suite and Deluxe Window Suite. Guests are able to enjoy the maximum level of luxury through some of the highest space and service ratios at sea. The three restaurants on board of Seven Seas Navigator are not just exceptionally good, but they are open at any hour.
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Seabourn Spirit is as beautiful and luxurious as its sister ship, the Seabourn Sojorn. Having only 104 suites, this cruise ship is very exclusive, and each accommodation offers either a spacious and quite veranda, or an ocean view big window.
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Crystal Symphony’s suites span 982-square-foot featuring a spacious living room/dining area, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a beautiful and elegant veranda to unwind and have some good quality time with your travel companion.
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