5 extravagant suites on expedition cruises breaking the ice and making their way to the polar regions
Visit the polar regions: 5 ultra-luxurious suites.
Northern lights, fjords, up close and personal with penguins, waving to humpback whales and watching leopard seals sunbathe, watching the ocean take in spectacular views, these suites will touch your soul.
1. PONANT: – For owner, ship: Le Commandant Charcot
The owner’s suite of PONANT’s Le Commandant Charcot expedition yacht, the world’s first luxury icebreaker powered by liquefied natural gas, features stunning ocean views. The 1,237-square-foot suite features a living room with a steam fireplace, a dining area for six guests, and an elegant minibar with RIEDEL crystal glasses. You’re also spoiled for choice with a selection of sweet or savory canapés and a fruit basket each day.
Witness the ocean wilderness on a private terrace and outdoor lounge with a Swarovski Optik telescope. You’ll fall in love with the bathroom, complete with the finest Balneo bathtub and Dyptiqueb Paris bath amenities. The expedition cruise ship is also highly sustainable with its own Nordaq system to produce drinking water and uses recyclable glass bottles and stainless steel bottles to reduce its carbon footprint.
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2. Oceania Cruises – Ralph Lauren Home Owner’s Suites, Naver. Oceania Marina, Oceania Riviera.
A bottle of champagne awaits your arrival at the Ralph Lauren Home Suite on your Oceania cruise. As you enter the 2,000-square-foot suite, it opens to an entry foyer with a music room and grand living room decorated with exceptional artwork. It is furnished with a king-size bed, two closets, and an indoor and outdoor whirlpool spa. The Owner’s Suite spans the breadth of the ship with privileges ranging from card-only access to the Executive Lounge and private library, Bulgari gift set, cashmere blankets, complimentary bar setup with 6 full-size alcohol bottles. and unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace.
Immerse yourself in their royal treatment and leave the rest to your butler; from hosting a cocktail party right in your room or having a spa appointment for you at Canyon Ranch Spa.
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3. Seabourn – Wintergarden Suite, Naver. Seabourn Pursuit, Seabourn Venture :
The Wintergarden Suites are a home away from home on Seabourn’s custom-built cruise ships. About 1399 sq. Living room and master bed open to two huge private balconies with unobstructed Ocean View in front. An additional guest is provided with a separate bathroom and a convertible sofa bed for one. Keep the fun going with a fully stocked bar and wet bar pantry.
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4. Scenic luxury cruises and tours – Owner’s Penthouse Suite, Ships: Scenic Eclipse I, Scenic Eclipse II
The Penthouse Suites offer some of the best views aboard Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, with unparalleled ocean views no matter where you are. The highlight of this spacious 2,099 sq. ft. is the large curved terrace with its own private spa pool and sun loungers. Also add an exclusive lounge, private dining room and oversized bathrooms. These two types of handcrafted and plush suites are equipped with the finest toiletries, Egyptian cotton linens and all the little luxuries. Go to sleep in the electronically controlled Scenic Slumber Bed, choose your pillows from a variety of menu options. The only problem here, living with your butler unpacking your bags for the best in-room dining service, is that you’ll regret it when the cruise is over.
If you think it doesn’t get any better than this, combine one of the owner’s penthouse suites with the spa suite to create a two-bedroom penthouse suite, 2,637 square feet of luxury overload.
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5. Viking – Owner’s Suite, Ships: Viking Polaris, Viking Octantis, Viking Saturn
Open your welcome bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne or a personalized pre-dinner cocktail and canapés and toast to your luxurious stay in the Owner’s Suite aboard a Viking expedition cruise ship. The 1,238-square-foot suite comes with 24-hour room service, a Scandinavian balcony and a private garden lounge area with a Badenstump (wooden hot tub). In addition to these rich amenities, the suite has individual climate control, complimentary laundry, a spacious shower with heated floors and Premium Freyja® toiletries. End your day in the oversized Viking Explorer bed with a traditional Norwegian Marius-weave blanket and make the most of the Silver Spirits beverage package. Did we mention the specialty dinner and guided tour with the ship’s officers?
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