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Cruising with Seabourn

Seabourn prides itself on offering the crème de la crème of cruise experiences. Its five ships welcome 458 or 600 guests (depending on the ship), and they offer cruisers a bevy of luxurious amenities both inside and outside their suites. Travelers can expect multiple dining options (both fine and casual), stimulating onboard activities and a variety of excursions available before, during and after the cruise.

Seabourn sails all over the world, visiting popular cruising destinations like Alaska, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, as well as more far-flung destinations in Australia, Asia and Antarctica. In 2019, itineraries range from seven to 72 days.

No matter which itinerary you choose, you'll be treated to ocean views galore, whether it's from the comfort of your suite (all cabins feature sea views), while working up a sweat in the fitness center or as you indulge in a treatment at the salon. Ships also offer casinos, pools, a nine-hole putting course and live music venues. 

Additionally, passengers can take advantage of Seabourn's fine dining experiences, many of which feature menus crafted by Michelin-starred chef Thomas Keller. Each ship has a roughly 1-to-1 crew-to-passenger ratio, so you can expect personalized service at its best.

 
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Seabourn prides itself on offering the crème de la crème of cruise experiences. Its five ships welcome 458 or 600 guests (depending on the ship), and they offer cruisers a bevy of luxurious amenities both inside and outside their suites. Travelers can expect multiple dining options (both fine and casual), stimulating onboard activities and a variety of excursions available before, during and after the cruise.

Seabourn sails all over the world, visiting popular cruising destinations like Alaska, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, as well as more far-flung destinations in Australia, Asia and Antarctica. In 2019, itineraries range from seven to 72 days.

No matter which itinerary you choose, you'll be treated to ocean views galore, whether it's from the comfort of your suite (all cabins feature sea views), while working up a sweat in the fitness center or as you indulge in a treatment at the salon. Ships also offer casinos, pools, a nine-hole putting course and live music venues. 

Additionally, passengers can take advantage of Seabourn's fine dining experiences, many of which feature menus crafted by Michelin-starred chef Thomas Keller. Each ship has a roughly 1-to-1 crew-to-passenger ratio, so you can expect personalized service at its best.

 

Pros & Cons

  • All onboard dining and drinks (alcoholic and nonalcoholic) are included in the cruise fare

  • All accommodations are suites with ocean views

  • Fitness classes and other onboard activities are complimentary

  • Dress codes enforced

  • No activities or services available for children

  • High cruise fares year-round

Rankings

Seabourn Cruise Line has been ranked based on an expert evaluation of the line's level of luxury, as well as an assessment of user reviews and health ratings.

4.47Scorecard
  • 4.7Expert Rating »
  • 4.3Traveler Rating »
  • 4.5Health Rating »

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Seabourn Ovation
Ovation debuted in May 2018, making it the newest addition to the Seabourn family. The ship holds 600 passengers and has an intimate crew-to-passenger ratio of nearly 1-to-1. Still, some recent travelers felt service was not up to ...
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On Board

Seabourn attracts affluent, seasoned travelers in their 40s to 60s. With the absence of children's activities or amenities, Seabourn ships rarely see families with young children. However, with the rise in popularity of multigenerational cruising, you may see some groups with kids during school holidays and summer breaks.
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On Shore

Seabourn offers a variety of shore excursions at many ports of call. Cruisers can take part in tours that cover top attractions in some of the world's most popular destinations, or go on a special interest adventure. For example, in Barcelona, you can see some of the city's biggest highlights, including La Sagrada Familia, or go hiking nearby on Montserrat....
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Before You Book

  • A 25 percent deposit is required within three days of booking your reservation for cruises of up to 14 days, or within seven days for cruises that last 15 days or more.
  • Final payment is due 90 days before sailing on cruises of up to 31 days. For sailings that are 32 days or longer, final payment is due 120 days prior. Cruises booked within 90 days of sailing for itineraries of up to 31 days or within 120 days for itineraries lasting 32 days or longer must be paid in full within one day of the reservation.
  • Cancellation policies vary by how long your cruise is and how far in advance you cancel. For cruises of up to 25 days, you'll be charged 15 percent of the full fare if you cancel between 91 and 120 days before your scheduled departure. For cruises that are 26 days or longer, you’ll be charged 15 percent of the full fare if you cancel between 150 and 121 days before your departure. Fees increase after that. For more information, visit see Seabourn's cancellation policy.
  • Cruisers with special dietary needs must notify Seabourn at the time of booking or, at the latest, six weeks prior to departure. If you have severe, life-threatening food allergies, you must also fill out a Special Requirements Information form.
  • Every ship has a small medical facility onboard staffed with a doctor and nurse. If you have medical or mobility needs, you must fill out the Special Requirements Information form and send it to access@seabourn.com. Seabourn advises bringing enough prescriptions and anticipated medicine with you to last the entire cruise, if necessary.
  • On Seabourn, cruisers younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Before You Board

  • Passports valid six months beyond the completion of your cruise date are required, even for domestic destinations such as Hawaii or Alaska. If an international destination requires you to obtain a visa, it is your responsibility to do so.
  • Necessary vaccinations vary by destination and can change, so you should consult the WHO or CDC websites before you go. Should a destination call for vaccinations, you must bring a vaccination certificate with you.
  • You must arrive no later than one hour prior to your cruise's scheduled departure time.
  • You can check in online within 50 days prior to your cruise departure date once you have paid your fare in full and provided all your information to Seabourn. Per government regulations, you must check in at least 90 minutes prior to departure.
  • There is no limit to how much luggage you can bring on your cruise.
  • As soon as you finish booking your cruise, you are able to reserve shore excursions and make dining reservations online at Seabourn.com. To place reservations by phone, call 1-800-984-3225 for shore excursions or 1-866-755-5619 for dining.

Disclaimers about ship ratings: A ship’s Health Rating is based on vessel inspection scores published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If a ship did not receive a CDC score within 22 months prior to the calculation of its Overall Rating, its Health Rating appears as N/A; in such a case, the ship’s Overall Rating is calculated using the average Health Rating of all CDC-rated ships within the cruise line. All ship Traveler Ratings are based on ratings provided under license by Cruiseline.com.