SeaDream Yacht Club Review
Founded in 2001 by cruising professionals Atle Brynestad and Larry Pimentel, SeaDream Yacht Club asserts that it is 'yachting, not cruising' that is the driving theme behind their combined venture. Operating two twin luxury vessels, the SeaDream I and the SeaDream II, the SeaDream Yacht Club offers an 'open unstructured ambience' where passengers enjoy their vacation at their own pace.
Featuring flexible itineraries, overnight stays in key ports, and award-winning fine dining, the SeaDream Yacht Club is designed for discerning travelers seeking a luxurious retreat from the ordinary. This SeaDream Yacht Club review aims to provide you with important information regarding this luxury line.
SeaDream Yacht Club Review - Ship Facts
The SeaDream I and the SeaDream II are identical luxury vessels. At 344 feet in length, the ships accommodate up to 110 guests and 92 crewmembers, respectively. Both travel at a cruising speed of 15 knots per hour and the gross tonnage of each ship is 43,000. Both vessels are stabilized and fully air conditioned with individual stateroom thermostats.
SeaDream Yacht Club Review - Destinations
The ships of the SeaDream Yacht Club sail on seasonal schedules. From May through October, the SeaDream I and II sail to spectacular ports in the French and Italian Riviera, Costa del Sol, the Amalfi Coast, the Greek Islands, and the Adriatic and Black Sea. Ports can include Nice, Monte Carlo, Cannes, St. Tropez, Santorini, Barcelona, and Portofino. From November through April, the SeaDream I and II venture through the Caribbean with service to ports including St. John, St. Croix, St. Martin, Virgin Gorda, St. Barts, Jost van Dyke, Barbados, the Grenadines, and Saba Nevis.
SeaDream Yacht Club Review - Sample Itineraries
Voyages on the SeaDream yachts vary by season and generally range in length from 7-14 days. A 7-night Caribbean tour sails from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas with stops in Cruz Bay, St. John; Marigot, St. Martin; Charlestown, Nevis; Saba, Netherlands Antilles; Gustavia, St. Barthelemy; and Jost van Dyke, British Virgin Islands.
Sail from Nice, France to Monte Carlo, Monaco on a 7-day Mediterranean journey with stops in St. Tropez, Cassis, and Corsica, France; Polto Quatu and Calla di Volpe Bay, Italy; and Cannes, France. Explore Spain with a 7-day cruise departing from Barcelona and arriving in Seville, with stops in Valencia, Ibiza, Alicante, Motril, and Gibraltar, United Kingdom. This SeaDream Yacht Club review lists merely a representative sampling of available itineraries; contact Cruise Network for more details.
SeaDream Yacht Club Review - Onboard Life
The pace of life onboard the SeaDream yachts is relaxed and the onboard activities and entertainment are tailored to the discerning traveler. Each yacht features a retractable water sports marina, designed to allow guests to enjoy water activities including kayaking, water skiing, tubing, boarding, wave running, snorkeling, and Sunfish sailing. Improve your game on 30 championship courses accessible to you through the state-of-the-art onboard golf simulator or enjoy an invigorating workout in the fitness center.
Indulge in a massage or body wrap in the spa or treat yourself to a manicure or pedicure in the onboard salon. Select a volume from the expansive library to read in a Balinese DreamBed on the sixth deck or enjoy a tranquil afternoon in the Jacuzzi. To learn more about the aforementioned ship activities in this SeaDream Yacht Club review, contact Cruise Network.