Regent Seven Seas is now getting ready for its ‘A Holiday Down Under’ sailing as part of its summer offering for 2024.
The summer holiday cruise is a 14-night Sydney to Auckland voyage via Seven Seas Explorer.
Formerly known as Radisson Seven Seas Cruises, this luxury cruise brand is a subsidiary of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, also the parent company of Norwegian Cruise Line and Oceania Cruises.
For Australian cruisers wishing to experience the ‘World’s Most Luxurious Fleet’, here is your ultimate guide.
On Regent Seven Seas ships
Seemingly unrivaled for over three decades in terms of luxury cruising, the line features six highly stylish ships namely: Seven Seas Explorer, Seven Seas Mariner, Seven Seas Navigator, Seven Seas Splendor, Seven Seas Voyager, and Seven Seas Grandeur.
Regent’s ships can accommodate 482-750 guests with gross tonnage ranging from 28, 803 to 55, 500.
The brand’s smallest vessel is the Seven Seas Navigator which spans 172. 48 metres while its biggest ship to date, the Seven Seas Grandeur spans 224 metres.
On Regent Seven Seas staterooms
Regent offers nothimg but the best of luxurious life at sea. The line’s suites that range from 28 to 412 square metres feature top of the line décor and amenities. In addition, all suites fleet-wide have stunning ocean views and 99% of which have private balconies.
Moreover, each suite highlights a separate sitting area, Elite Slumber™ beds, bigger closets, and an interactive flat-screen TV with complimentary movies upon request. Since Regent offers an all-inclusive voyage, all suites have minibars stocked daily with guests preferences.
Regent’s suite categories are clustered into three classes: the Spacious Suites, Distinctive Suites, and Regent Suites. Included in the Spacious Suites are Horizon View Suite, Penthouse Suite, Concierge Suite,
Superior Suite, Deluxe Veranda Suite, Veranda Suite, and Deluxe Window Suite.
On the other hand, Regent’s Distinctive Suites range from 46.5 square metres to 189 square metres. Additionally, guests enjoy guaranteed reservations at a specialty restaurant of their choice and a full-liquor bar set-up. An in-suite caviar service is also provided for cruisers booked in this accommodation.
The line’s Distinctive Suites include Master Suites, Grand Suites, Splendor Suites, Explorer Suites, Voyager Suites, Mariner Suites, Navigator Suites, and Seven Seas Suites.
Meanwhile, the line’s top-of-the line most exclusive suite at sea, The Regent Suite, truly sets the standard for most lavish accommodations. This highly luxurious 371-plus square metre suite is only featured in Seven Seas Explorer, Seven Seas Splendor, and Seven Seas Grandeur.
On dining and culinary experience
World-class dining is always one of the highlights of any Regent Seven Seas cruise. The line’s reputation for culinary excellence starts with one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios at sea, ensuring impeccable personalized service. The talented chefs onboard incorporate influences from all corners of the globe to create mouthwatering menus using the freshest, highest quality ingredients.
Regent offers an extensive array of dining options to satisfy every taste bud. First on the list is Compass Rose, the line’s largest specialty restaurant where cruisers get to design their own entrée. In addition, for cruisers who crave for French bistro style menus, the Chartreuse is the go-to dining hub.
The line also boasts its Prime 7 restaurant that raises the bar when it comes to stakehouse fare. There’s also Pacific Rim which serves delectable Pan-Asian cuisines and the La Veranda which offers sumptuous breakfast and lunch buffets.
Moreover, for a more casual dining experience, cruisers may opt to go to the Pool Grill and enjoy the best grilled-to-order burgers. And of course, for cruisers who want to dine in the comfort of their own suites, there’s a 24-hour in-suite dining service.
On amenities and onboard activities
Regent Seven Seas Cruises takes pride in offering a wide array of on-board activities and entertainment, ensuring that every moment at sea is as enriching as the breathtaking ports of call. From refined cultural experiences to thrilling recreational pursuits, the cruise line goes above and beyond to cater to the varied tastes of its cruisers.
At day time, passengers may opt to stroll around the Sports Deck or grab a book in the Library while enjoying afternoon tea or coffee. There’s also the Business Centre where passengers are provided computers to check on their emails or check the latest news.
Additionally, may take a dip in the heated pool or avail the rejuvenating services at the renowned Serene Spa and Wellness.
During night time, passengers get to enjoy broadway-inspired productions at the two-decker state-of-the-art Constellation Theatre. And of course, there’s always the bars and lounges that light up the night with the famed Regent Signature Orchestra providing live music.