Expedition cruising continues to take the world by storm and Silversea have acknowledged this by taking the idea one step further and adding a superb luxury edge. The ship was formerly the Prince Albert II and has been designed specifically for navigating some of the world’s most remote waters. Her hull has been strengthened allowing the ship to push through ice flows with ease and she truly has become an iconic luxurious experience. Silver Explorer even carries a fleet of Zodiac boats designed to take passengers even closer to the action, venturing off the beaten track for an unforgettable Silver Explorer luxury cruise adventure.
Silver Explorer is all about the itinerary and taking her guests to the finest destinations there is to offer. Itineraries range from the truly astonishing Antarctica to the breath taking charms of Africa, taking passengers closer to the heart of the action than ever before and certainly represents a superb opportunity to explore.
With only a privileged 130 guests on board, guests can expect to be welcomed by a delectably designed cosmopolitan ambience on board. From friendly camaraderie to intimate moments, there is something so satisfying about being aboard a smaller vessel. Many of the fantastic entertainment features you would expect to find on larger vessels, are set out just as perfectly on Silver Explorer adding a special touch of comfort to such an adventurous voyage. Two whirlpools set at the peak of the ship combine beautifully with the ships beauty salon, sauna and fitness centre to offer passengers a profound choice of relaxation and exercise. Additionally, guests can relax their body and mind in the Spa at Silversea where an impressive array of treatment options to choose from await so you can unwind amongst serene bliss.
Silver Explorer’s public rooms are all understatedly elegant, yet inviting, and those wishing to hear fascinating stories, learn something new and enrich their mind can gather in the Theatre. Here knowledgeable experts will be on hand for extraordinary seminars into the endemic wildlife and remarkable nature passengers can expect to see during their time on board.
Silversea’s Italian heritage is clear for all to see with enchanting venues and the traditions of excitement to welcome guests to dine. The Restaurant is completely open seating so no reservations are required and certainly no need for guests to abide by sitting times. Serving up contemporary and international cuisine with impeccable service to the match, guests will always want to come back for more. Regional specialities unique to the voyage destination, like Roasted Chilean Sea Bass while cruising the Chilean fjords, will feature on the menus. There’s also the option for guests to choose something during sea days from La Collection du Monde, a series of signature dishes created exclusively for Silversea by the Grands Chefs of Relais & Châteaux.
An intimate and interactive dining experience can be enjoyed at The Grill in the evening, where diners can grill their own fresh seafood and prime cuts of meat as the sun goes down. As a favourite with Silversea guests, dinner reservations are recommended for guests wishing to dine at The Grill.
Guests who appreciate good cognac and premium cigars, should be sure to head to the Connoisseurs Corner to see the exceptional selection, opting to sample a drink or two as they sit back and relax on the buttery leather sofas.
Shipboard attire ranges from casual during the day. Most nights on board revolve around an informal approach however jeans and shorts will not be allowed in the Main Dining Room. During Formal Evenings on board gentlemen often don black tie and ladies flaunt their lavish evening gowns.