An Introduction To Silversea: Intimate, Luxury Cruise Ships

An Introduction To Silversea: Intimate, Luxury Cruise Ships

Launched in 1994 by the Lefebvre family in Rome, Silversea aims to create the highest quality and most luxurious cruises. They offer cruises to all 7 continents and over 900 destinations, so wherever you fancy, Silversea has got you covered. Read on to discover what to expect from Silversea, and why you should consider an ultra-luxury cruise for your next voyage…

Meet The Fleet

Silversea’s ships range in size from 51 to 304 suites to ensure every guest is catered for. Their intimate, ultra-luxury ships can sail up narrow waterways and take passengers straight into the heart of a destination. If you’re looking for a little adventure, Silversea also has 4 expedition ships within their fleet that can take you to the furthermost boundaries of the globe whilst doing it in ultra-luxury style.


Silversea’s suites offer one of the highest space-per-guest ratios of any luxury cruise accommodations. All of their suites feature ocean views and many with a private teak veranda. No matter which ship you are on within their fleet, guests will be pampered by the personalised service on offer with an attentive butler to cater for their every need. Services include personalised stationery, a bar full of your favourite wines and spirits as well a wide selection of toiletries to choose from. Here are just a few of the Suites you can choose from onboard Silversea;

Owner’s Suite – For those who are looking for the finest luxury experience, then this stylish apartment is the place to book. Enjoy breakfast on your private veranda or take a luxurious bath in your Italian Marbled bathroom.

Grand Suite – With a large living room and beautiful Italian marbled bathroom, this suite offers an abundance of fine comforts. Prepare for an elegant meal with your own vanity and walk-in wardrobe or enjoy a relaxing dinner in the comfort of your suite.

Royal Suite – The Royal Suite is perfect for entertaining, with enough living space to roam and relax. Select a one-bedroom configuration or, to double your comfort, expand to two-bedrooms by adjoining with a Veranda Suite. 

Deluxe Veranda Suite – The Deluxe Veranda Suite is a spacious place with a private balcony where you can head for panoramic views of the ocean throughout your cruise. This type of suite can comfortably hold up to three guests at a time.


Onboard Silversea, where ever you eat you will experience the finest of dining experiences. Destination influence is readily apparent in the great diversity of choice within the restaurants. There are also a number of speciality restaurants to choose from if you’re looking for something a little more special. Here are a few of the restaurants you can expect to dine in onboard their ships;

The Restaurant – The Restaurant is the main dining room with open seating which means no assigned times or seating. They offer continental or regional specialities impeccably presented and graciously served.

Kaiseki – The fine art of Kaiseki lies in its meticulous preparation and beautiful presentation. With teppanyaki available exclusively for evening diners, daytime menus feature a varied and balanced menu of sushi, sashimi and other raw Asian-inspired dishes.

La Dame – La Dame features a bespoke menu by Silversea’s top chefs, and is the highest expression of excellence of French dining. Quintessentially Parisian, extremely elegant and very refined, meals at La Dame are a fusion of tradition and modernity.


If you’re looking for a touch of wellness, then Silversea is the place for you. A holistic approach to wellness fully integrates exercise, fitness and spa therapies with health lectures and nutritious dining to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, even while away from home. For those looking for a little more adventure, Silversea offers a wide variety of shore excursions as well as specially crafted land adventures where you can really get stuck into a destination.

Spa Treatments – Curated by the experts from the House of Elemis in London, the onboard spas have a rich selection of spa services that will cater to your every need. Enjoy a deep hydrating facial, hot stone massage, seaweed body wrap massage, cellulite reduction treatment and so much more. 

Fitness Centre – Onboard every Silversea ship you’ll be able to find The Fitness Centre. Each provides a comprehensive and diversified health and fitness programme as well as state of the art Technogym equipment and free weights.

Shore Excursions – As Silversea sail to over 900 destinations, there are a number of shore excursions to book on to. Silversea’s Concierge team are happy to help when it comes to picking the perfect shore excursion for you.


Onboard Silversea cruises, the thing that makes them different, is all the special touches you get to experience whilst sailing with them. From butler service in every suite to all-inclusive drinks, you’ll really understand why Silversea are an ultra-luxury cruise line.

Butler Service – Silversea are the only cruise line in the world to include butler service in every suite, in every category. With a staff-to-guest ratio of nearly one to one, you’ll get to truly experience the personalised service on offer.

Private Executive Transfers – As part of the Silversea all-inclusive experience, Silversea is introducing a new chauffeur service. From Spring 2022, you can be picked up and dropped off at your local airport and back again.

All-Inclusive Drinks – Whether your favourite tipple is a glass of champagne or a whisky on the rocks, you’ll never need to worry about paying for your favourite drink on board a Silversea cruise. Your in-suite bar, on request, will be fully stocked with all your favourite drinks, soft or alcoholic.

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