Cruise Ships that cater to every taste

Cruise Ships that cater to every taste

Whether you are looking for adventure, entertainment, family programs, or good food, there is a cruise ship for everyone. You might want to explore the most exotic areas of the world and enjoy its wildlife like on a trip to the Antarctica, or might prefer a romantic cruise under the stars. Whether you are into entertainment or world-class dining onboard, there is a cruise ship for you.

Best for Foodies: Oceania

Renown for its celebrity chef Jacques Pepin, Oceania (in photo) is famous for its dedication to fine onboard dining. Ranging from Asian-style Red Ginger to Italian Toscana and French bistro, Oceania's specialty venues are all fee-free and offers a great range of mouth-watering cuisines. You can even learn to prepare it yourself with classes in the Culinary Center.

Best for Entertainment: Norwegian

Musical revues, comedy and improve shows, live music and guest performers is some of the entertainment you will find in all Norwegian ships. However, its newest ships are the real gems: Norwegian Epic, Breakaway and Getaway. Drawing inspiration from all-time winners, cruisers will be able to enjoy onboard Broadway musicals such as “Legally Blonde” and “Rock of Ages”, sizzling dance shows like “Burn the Floor”, comedy by Second City improv and music by Grammy winners, with the talent of pianists and blues bands. The line turns meals into theater with dinner shows including The Illusionarium and Cirque Dreams. There is also a large array of entertainment for the little ones, with a variety of Nickelodeon-themed events for their entertainment pleasure. There are also many bars, discos, bowling and Wii to keep you entertained the whole time.

Best for Adventures: Lindblad Expeditions

From the Arctic to Antarctica, Galapagos and Amazon, Lindblad will embark you on an adventure to remember and take you to the most exotic places. On its Arctic trips, passengers sail aboard an ice-class vessel that easily slips through frozen passageways populated with polar bears. On its Antarctica explorations, you can get a eco-insights and information from National Geographic naturalists, marine specialists and photographers that live onboard. If you want to get up close, you can use of the line's Zodiacs, sea kayaks and underwater cameras. Shore excursions trade bus tours for educational and active diversions, such as naturalist-led glacier hikes and deep-water snorkelling. The company is still responsible and fosters sustainable practices and supports many conservation programs in the fragile destinations it visits.

Best for Romantics: Windstar

Romance fills the sails of Windstar Cruises, intimate ships carrying between 148 and 312 passengers. These vessels float through romantic destinations the likes of Greek Isles, Costa Rica, the Windward Islands, the South Pacific and the Far East. You will find that the stops are even intimate as they seek out interesting small harbors and coves where other lines don't go. During the night, you can lie next to your loved one and enjoy stargazing while having an alfresco candle-lit dinner. By day you can doze on a padded lounger by the pool. All ships have water sports platforms for floating, kayaking, sailing, water-skiing, windsurfing, and diving in aquamarine waters across the world.