For the discerning traveller seeking a traditional small ship cruise meticulously crafted to meet your needs, Azamara is the perfect line for you. Azamara seeks to create a cruise itinerary bursting with unique and stimulating offshore excursions that are sure to form life-long memories. With more overnight stays and longer days spent in port, travellers on Azamara cruises will rarely be rushed back onto the ship, gifting you all the time you need to explore the port at a comfortable pace.
The excitement also extends to onboard the vessel, where entertainers and local musicians from the port you’re visiting perform live exclusively for the ship’s guests. Building on their mantra of immersing you into the culture, on certain longer cruises, Azamara also holds host to a complimentary “AzAmazing Evening” shore excursion. This is where Azamara, for one special night, take you on a private and intimate event offshore that showcases the beautiful culture of the area. Whether you are treated to a traditional tribal dance, an exhilarating live concert, or a sweeping orchestral symphony, these performances always make for compelling viewing.
In addition, Azamara prides itself in providing a passenger experience unparalleled amongst its peers, with a hands-on and attentive cabin crew always ready to help you in any way. With their smaller ships, Azamara cruises naturally build a comfortable environment that encourages you to know your neighbour, and cabin staff can be more hands-on to swiftly attend to your needs.
Azamara is a great fit for well-travelled adventurers searching for lesser-known and hard to reach cruise destinations. Due to their size, longer time in port and overnight stays, passengers regularly come back for the strong destination focus and ability to truly adventure each place being visited.
Azamara travellers tend to be more multigenerational on Caribbean and short jaunts while retirees tend to be aboard longer itineraries, and it isn’t uncommon for such guests to book back-to-back cruises to create one longer bespoke voyage. Azamara cruise passengers are usually adventure-driven empty nesters searching for awe-inspiring bucket-list destinations to check off their lists.
Every Azamara cruise comes included with the fare:
Upgrading to Veranda Plus adds in some amenities that would normally be an extra cost such as (but not limited to):
Having a suite provides guests with these bonus amenities (but is not limited to):
The best aspects and reasons to go on an Azamara cruise are
With the exception of transatlantic cruises and voyages less than seven nights, each Azamara cruise has a complimentary AzAmazing Evening excursion, where passengers have the chance to further connect to the local culture and understand the immense history of their current port through incredible and unique activities. These need to be booked in advance however, and space is limited, so get in early!
Burning rubber, booming engines, and the thrill of the chase, the Monaco Grand Prix is a must-see event that has to be experienced on a lovely Azamara ship. Enjoy sailing to the beautiful coastline of Monte Carlo for an overnight stay where you can soak in the glitz and glamour of the city and the event. Departing from the bustling and beautiful city of Barcelona, race into a remarkable Monaco Grand Prix sailing with Azamara now!
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All Azamara cruises have the same accommodation options across all ships. Accommodation is split into staterooms and suites, each with their own different styles and types.
When selecting your desired stateroom, you have the option of choosing a room with a veranda, a simple ocean view through a window, or the interior of the ship. Each is beautifully designed and well-spaced to provide you with a luxurious level of comfort and all the amenities you need to have a hassle-free holiday.
Staterooms all come with complimentary 24-hour room service, umbrella, and a tote bag. Do note that the recently implemented Club Veranda Plus staterooms also come with a number of additional ‘fan-favourite’ complementary features that can be found when booking suites such as 120 minutes of complimentary internet or $130 towards a full voyage unlimited internet package, priority embarkation and debarkation, and in-room spirits.
Azamara has a selection of stylish suites great for those desiring a more decadent level of luxury not found anywhere else. Limited in availability, suites come with the exclusive benefit of being located in convenient locations including near the soothing Sanctum Spa or the scenic Sunset Bar.
All suites come with complimentary amenities in addition to everything provided for the regular staterooms as well as priority embarkation and debarkation and priority seating in speciality restaurants. Club World Owner’s Suites, Club Ocean Suites, Club Spa Suites furthermore will enjoy US$300 onboard credit per person.
When it comes to dining on Azamara, you will usually find yourself heading to a different restaurant every single night during your holiday. There is a strong variety of different dining options, and while most are free, some come with a fee which you can either book independently or bundle together with a wallet-friendly dining package.
Azamara has gone out of its way to make sure passengers with dietary requirements and restrictions are catered for, with each dinner menu always having a vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and healthy choices available. The cruise line endeavours to ensure you have a stress-free cruise throughout your entire holiday and this an outstanding example of one way it is achieved.
Azamara cruises have a fairly light dress code depending on the time of day and your location. The wearing of singlets, bathing suits, shorts or baseball caps and being in bare feet is prohibited across the dining hall and specialty restaurants. Additionally, blue jeans are not permitted to be worn anywhere after 6 pm.
Generally, passengers aboard the cruise line do not have to wear formal clothing, as evidenced by having no formal night on most trips. Often referred to as “resort wear”, men will usually wear t-shirts and collared shirts or polos. Women also put on sundresses or pants with blouses throughout their trip.
Passengers on Azamara cruises come aboard for the often hard to reach and lesser-known destinations other lines cannot get to. Naturally, the most popular activities come from the shore excursions that happen at every port. Since Azamara prides itself on having overnight stays and leaving port at a later time, passengers can move at their own leisurely pace during their shore adventures.
Depending on your destination and length of the cruise, there are additional amazing overnight excursions that can last multiple days which bring you a little further inland. This can include going on an African safari, exploring the UNESCO Heritage-listed Taj Mahal, and exploring the beautiful city of Marrakesh.