Your Next Favorite Small-Ship Cruise Line: Azamara Cruises

Discover the joys of small-ship cruising and let Azamara take you beyond the ordinary, one extraordinary moment at a time.

Arrive at the doorstep of the world’s most hidden gems on an intimate ship unlike any other. Azamara’s ships’ size, style, and service all combine to deliver a true small-ship experience. Dig deeper with specialized encounters that connect you to the people, traditions, natural wonders, and cultural riches of each destination. Their carefully curated immersive itineraries feature more Extended Destination Days, including late nights and overnights, than other cruise lines, allowing you to get an authentic taste of each place you visit. 


Read on to see why Azamara will be your next favorite small-ship cruise line. 


Itineraries That Will Awaken Your Wanderlust 

Their carefully curated itineraries unfold to offer a rich array of iconic and unique destinations. As you chart a course, you’ll go beyond the predictable, seeking out hidden gems, and ensuring that every port of call on your journey allows you to explore like a local. 


In Dundee, Scotland, explore the legendary Scone Palace, set in the very heart of Scotland and the landmark where some of the nation’s mightiest kings were crowned. Embark on an exhilarating game drive at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve in Mossel Bay, South Africa, home to the Big 5 (African elephant, lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, and rhinoceros). Stroll through Tottori Flower Park in Sakaiminato, Japan, a meticulously maintained 123-acre garden park, presided over by lofty Mount Daisen. Cruise through the pristine waters of Antarctica Sound and Peninsula and spot native wildlife, like humpback whales, in their natural habitat. Learn about the history of the Revolutionary War at Fort Napoleon in Iles de Saintes, Guadeloupe. 


Whether you’re checking bucket list landmarks in Asia, relaxing on the sunny shores of the Caribbean, or learning about the local gastronomy at a hidden gem in Europe, Azamara ensures you’ll embark as an explorer and return as a storyteller. 

Embracing the Spirit of Exploration: Extended Destination Days 

Azamara believes in giving you more time to immerse yourself in your chosen destination. That's why they offer more Extended Destination Days than any cruise line, giving you 10 or more hours in port. No rushed itineraries or hurried glances – you'll have the opportunity to delve into the local culture, savor authentic cuisine, and create connections that transcend the boundaries of traditional travel.  


Imagine a 14-hour day in Montevideo, where you can venture beyond the iconic landmarks and bustling beaches. With extended hours, you can join a cooking class with a local chef, learning the secrets of Uruguayan churrasco (barbeque) at a local ranch, and indulging in a feast of flavors. Or see one of the most beautiful areas of Kotor, Montenegro during a 12.5-hour stay, as you sail to the tiny islet Our Lady of the Rocks and explore the medieval coastal village of Kotor.  


Whether you're exploring the vibrant markets of Bangkok with 25 hours in port or strolling through the historic streets of Dubrovnik during a 14-hour stay, the Extended Destination Days ensure you can truly savor the essence of each locale. They don’t just take you to these places; you’re invited to fully experience them. Embrace the spirit of exploration, step off the beaten path, and immerse yourself in the local culture of each destination.  


All-Inclusive Cruises: Always Azamara 

Always Azamara is not just a tagline; it's a promise they keep from the moment you step onboard. It encapsulates a commitment to excellence, where every detail, from attentive service to curated dining experiences and immersive cultural events, embodies their dedication to ensuring your journey is effortlessly extraordinary. 


Variety of Dining Venues & Room Service 

Enjoy a variety of dining venues offering everything from elegant fine dining to casual al fresco meals, including unique meals for those with special food requirements. Onboard chefs craft menus inspired by the regions you’re visiting, ensuring that each meal is a celebration of local flavors. Imagine savoring tapas in Barcelona, exploring the delicate nuances of sushi in Tokyo, or indulging in the rich spices of Turkish cuisine while in Istanbul. 


Drinks, Including Alcohol, All Day & Night 

Raise your glass to carefree moments with specialty beverages, including alcohol. From the familiar comforts of standard spirits to the enticing allure of international beers and wines, the carefully curated selection caters to every palate and preference. Savor a crisp Chardonnay as the sun sets over the French Riviera or toast with new friends with a handcrafted cocktail crafted by skilled mixologists in the vibrant heart of Lisbon. 


Tips & Gratuities Always Included 

Bid farewell to tip calculations – they're already included, allowing you to bask in the exceptional service provided by our dedicated crew. From anticipating your needs and knowing you by name to surprising you with the smallest attention to detail, exceeding your expectations is their greatest motivation. It's about more than just attentive service; it's about creating a sense of belonging, where you feel like a valued guest rather than a passenger. 


No Hassle, No Crowds 

Experience the joy of hassle-free travel with no crowds at iconic and unique destinations around the world. Azamara takes care of the details so you can savor every aspect of your journey, from the moment the sun rises to when the stars are twinkling in the sky. Explore Santorini, Greece in the evening without the hustle of large crowds, discovering the charm of this picturesque island at your own pace. Or wander through the streets of Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as the sun peaks over the horizon, experiencing the magic of the city without the usual tourist bustle. 


With Always Azamara, every moment is an opportunity to enjoy the journey without the typical stresses of travel. It's about creating a space where you can fully immerse yourself and relish the luxury of all-inclusive cruising. 


Complimentary Cultural Events: AzAmazing Celebrations 

Be captivated by the enchantment of AzAmazing Celebrations – one-of-a-kind events that transport you into the heart of local culture, exclusively for Azamara guests. From dazzling performances in historic theaters to intimate gatherings in charming town squares, these celebrations are curated to leave you with memories that linger long after you disembark.  


Picture yourself in Livorno, Italy, attending a private showing of La Traviata, a beautiful Italian opera featuring one of the most iconic and tragic scores of all time. Witness the drama unfold in a historic theater, surrounded by the echoes of centuries past. Or imagine yourself at a private light and sound show in Adelaide, Australia, performed by a local jazz ensemble against the backdrop of the city's stunning skyline. The ambiance is electric, and you find yourself lost in the rhythm of the music and the enchanting play of lights.  


These celebrations redefine cruise entertainment, offering a taste of the extraordinary at every port and leaving you with memories that linger long after you disembark. As an Azamara guest, you're not just a spectator but an active participant in these cultural events, creating a connection with the destination that goes beyond the typical tourist experience. These are the moments that make cruising with Azamara truly unique. 


Never a Dull Moment on Board 

When you’re back on the ship, enjoy curated enriching experiences that transform each day and night into a celebration of the extraordinary. Enjoy indulgent spa days, where relaxation and rejuvenation become an art form, providing a blissful escape amidst the azure seas. From hot stone therapies and deep tissue massages to cellulite reduction body sculpting and teeth whitening treatments, the Sanctum Spa is designed to pamper your body and soul. 


Then, as the sun sets, watch the deck come alive with the vibrant energy of White Night, an elegant affair that transforms the entire ship into a sea of white, where guests mingle beneath the stars, creating memories that linger long after the night concludes. Enjoy traditional dishes and drinks, dance to music, and get a chance to speak with the captain – all with a panoramic view of your destination. 


Discover the joys of small-ship cruising and let Azamara take you beyond the ordinary, one extraordinary moment at a time. The world’s most compelling destinations are ready for your arrival. Book your Azamara cruise today. 

Azamara invites you to uncover a world of destinations at a more relaxed pace, giving you time to appreciate the landscapes, culture, and people, by day and night. It's a richer, more immersive travel experience, where you can rediscover the joy of discovery. Book a journey with us and see the difference between traveled and well-traveled. Let us show you the world and Change The Way You Sea.

Azamara cruises amenities are anything but average. Little luxuries, specialized services, onboard events, drinks, and dining—everything you can imagine is within reach and included in your cruise fare.

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