Expert Review of Silversea Cruises
Silversea attracts mostly couples in their 40s and older who like dressing for dinner and the luxury of being waited on.
Casual types who like to let their hair down and party, or families traveling with children.
- Silversea's all-inclusive pricing bundles wine, Heidsieck Champagne, top-shelf spirits, and tips in the fare.
- Beds are dressed with luxurious Italian Pratesi linens.
- Suites — and they’re all suites on five of the seven Silversea ships — have impressive walk-in closets.
- Large, marble-clad bathrooms come with separate showers and tubs, as well as decadent Bulgari toiletries.
- Full dinners, course by course, can be served in your cabin.
- La Terrazza’s “slow food” concept includes house-made pasta.
- Silversea offers around-the-world itineraries that veer way off the tourist path, spanning nearly 100 countries on all seven continents.
- Looking for luxury for less? One-week cruises in Europe, the Caribbean, and Alaska start at $300 per person a day.
We Could Live Without
- The stiff-upper-lip formality of both the passengers and crew can feel, well, stiff at times.
- Some cruises are more than $1,000 per person a day, not including airfare.