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Luxury Mediterranean Cruises 2023

Last Updated

August 2, 2023

Embark on a journey through the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean, where sun-kissed shores and vibrant cultures await. Luxury cruises are the epitome of indulgence, offering unparalleled experiences, opulent amenities, and personalized service. In this article, we will explore some of the best options for an unforgettable voyage: The Haven by Norwegian Cruise Lines, The Retreat by Celebrity Cruises, Le Ponant, Sky Class Suites by Royal Caribbean, and the lavish Regent Seven Seas. Discover the magic of these exceptional cruise lines as you sail in style, savoring every moment of your Mediterranean adventure.

1. A Ship-Within-a-Ship, The Haven by Norwegian Cruise Lines

The Haven, a private Oasis at the top of the ship.
The Haven, a private Oasis at the top of the ship.

The Haven by Norwegian Cruise Line stands out as a premier choice for luxury cruises in the Mediterranean, offering an unparalleled experience of opulence and exclusivity. This hidden oasis invites guests to indulge in an intimate atmosphere, overflowing with lavish amenities and bespoke services. From the moment you step onboard, you'll feel like royalty, with a devoted concierge team at your beck and call to attend to your every desire. The accommodations boast ample space and exquisite design, adorned with premium bedding, plush towels, and high-end toiletries.

Guests of The Haven can revel in extravagance and leisure, enjoying access to a private pool deck, elite dining establishments, and 24/7 butler service. Offering an array of itineraries throughout the Mediterranean, this ship within a ship is among the top choices for a luxurious cruise in the region. The Haven on Norwegian Cruise Line promises to exceed your expectations.

The lavish suites within The Haven on Norwegian Cruise Line ships afford guests an upscale and distinctive experience, featuring personalized service, exclusive amenities, and breathtaking Mediterranean views.

Haven's exclusive amenities include:

  • Private keycard-only access to an elite suite enclave

  • A secluded bar and lounge area

  • A custom restaurant reserved solely for Haven guests

  • A private sun deck and pool encircled by top-tier accommodations onboard

  • Tranquil courtyard area for relaxation

  • Personal concierge service and 24-hour butler service

  • Priority embarkation and disembarkation

  • Priority reservations for entertainment, dining, and shore excursions

  • Complimentary limousine service from the port to the airport (on select sailings)

  • Deluxe bath amenities and opulent bedding

  • In-suite espresso machine and mini-bar stocked with complimentary beverages

Discover the Haven by Norwegian Cruise Lines

2. Sail Le Ponant, a 16 Cabin Three-Masted Yacht

Le Ponant creates an intimate ambiance, enabling you to voyage with an exclusive group of fellow ocean and sailing aficionados.
Le Ponant creates an intimate ambiance, enabling you to voyage with an exclusive group of fellow ocean and sailing aficionados.

LuxRally Travel, a distinguished Luxury Travel Agency, is delighted to endorse Ponant as one of the premier choices for a Luxury Mediterranean Cruise. Ponant's contemporary fleet consists of small-sized ships specifically crafted for expedition cruises and yachting, delivering an unmatched luxury experience.

Le Ponant, their emblematic three-masted yacht, epitomizes Ponant's dedication to excellence. With a mere 16 cabins and suites, Le Ponant creates an intimate ambiance, enabling you to voyage with an exclusive group of fellow ocean and sailing aficionados. Revamped in 2019, this majestic yacht now sets the standard for luxury yachting, welcoming you into a truly exceptional and refined setting for the adventure of a lifetime.

Besides Le Ponant, Ponant also presents the PONANT EXPLORERS series, introduced in 2018. These compact ships merge environmental responsibility, sophisticated design, and advanced technology. The PONANT EXPLORERS fleet boasts Blue Eye, an innovative multi-sensory lounge situated below the waterline, providing guests with a remarkable underwater experience. Each of the six extraordinary yachts, containing only 92 staterooms and suites, is named after a French explorer who journeyed in pursuit of undiscovered territories.

As a Luxury Travel Agency, LuxRally Travel recognizes the significance of both passenger safety and environmental conservation. Ponant's fleet is outfitted with the most recent technology to guarantee these priorities are fulfilled, making them a top choice for travelers seeking a sumptuous, eco-friendly Mediterranean cruise experience.

Select Ponant for your upcoming Luxury Mediterranean Cruise and embark on a memorable voyage with LuxRally Travel's expert guidance and support.

Guests staying in upper-level suite categories can indulge in an array of exclusive amenities designed to enhance their luxurious cruise experience. These premium offerings include:


  • Private round-trip transfers for seamless transportation

  • A welcoming touch of champagne and fruit basket upon arrival

  • Daily assortments of sweet or savory canapés and a fresh fruit basket

  • Comfortable king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or twin beds (90 x 200 cm) in the bedroom

  • A spacious lounge featuring an armchair, sofa bed (160 x 190 cm), and an additional TV

  • A dedicated dining area that accommodates up to four guests

  • Room service available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, providing ultimate convenience

  • A well-appointed bathroom with dual showers for added luxury

  • One complimentary hour-long spa treatment per person (for two guests) in our well-being space, with options from our range of facial and body treatments

  • Premium drinks served at the bar for a heightened experience

  • A glazed panoramic swing door and three portholes offering stunning views

  • A private 9 m² balcony furnished with two armchairs, perfect for relaxation and enjoying the scenery

3. Royal Caribbean Star Class Suites

Stay in a Space Star Class Suite for the Ultimate Level of VIP Service
Stay in a Space Star Class Suite for the Ultimate Level of VIP Service

Discover unmatched opulence on your Mediterranean journey with Royal Caribbean's Star Class Suites, a premier choice for luxury cruises. These extraordinary lodgings elevate the concept of VIP service, providing an all-encompassing experience that goes beyond preferential treatment to cover every facet of your voyage.

Star Class Suite Perks:

  • Exclusive Royal Genie Service: Enjoy personalized assistance from a dedicated Royal Genie who ensures your VIP experience extends throughout the ship.

  • All-Day Access to Coastal Kitchen: Savor delectable cuisine at this exclusive venue, available only to Star Class Suite guests.

  • Complimentary Specialty Restaurants: Indulge in a variety of gourmet dining options without any additional cost.

  • Deluxe Beverage Package: Quench your thirst with a complimentary array of premium beverages.

  • Refreshment Package: Stay refreshed with complimentary non-alcoholic drinks.

  • Daily Replenishment of Still and Sparkling Water: Enjoy fresh water in your suite every day.

  • Complimentary Gratuities: Show your appreciation without worrying about extra charges.

  • VOOM, The Fastest Internet at Sea: Stay connected with complimentary high-speed internet access.

  • Expedited Boarding and Departure: Breeze through embarkation and disembarkation processes with ease.

  • Prime Seating in Select Entertainment Venues: Secure the best seats for unforgettable performances.

  • Priority Entrance to Onboard Activities: Skip the lines and make the most of your vacation time.

  • Suite Lounge Access: Relax in this exclusive retreat, reserved only for suite guests.

  • Suite Sun Deck Access: Soak up the sun on a private deck designed for relaxation.

  • Complimentary Minibar: Enjoy a fully stocked minibar with Coca-Cola® beverages and water.

  • Laundry and Pressing Services: Keep your wardrobe fresh and wrinkle-free with complimentary services.

  • Luxury Mattress and Pillows: Rest easy on high-quality bedding for ultimate comfort.

  • Frette® Linens: Experience the luxury of premium linens for a restful night's sleep.

  • Upscale Bathroom Amenities: Pamper yourself with high-end toiletries.

  • Royal Caribbean Plush Bathrobes: Stay cozy and comfortable with plush bathrobes for use onboard.

  • Lavazza Espresso Coffee Maker: Start your day with a delicious espresso made right in your suite.

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4. The Retreat, a Decadent Oasis by Celebrity Cruises

Sail in luxury with the iconic suites from Celebrity Cruises, offering luxurious amenities and breathtaking views of the open sea.
Sail in luxury with the iconic suites from Celebrity Cruises, offering luxurious amenities and breathtaking views of the open sea.

Welcome to The Retreat by Celebrity Cruises, the epitome of luxury and exclusivity in the Mediterranean. This extraordinary haven within the cruise ship offers more than just remarkable accommodations; it also provides exceptional amenities, services, and a dedicated team devoted to making your Mediterranean cruise an unforgettable experience. Stay on a Forbes Rated Celebrity Ship for the ultimate contemporary luxury cruise adventure.


As a distinguished guest of The Retreat, you'll have access to an exclusive lounge exuding warmth and elegance. Savor complimentary beverages and gourmet delights as you unwind in style. The dedicated concierge will cater to any needs you may have, whether you're seeking a serene spot to read or a place to stay updated on current affairs.


*On non-revolutionized ships, this experience is offered at Michael's Club.


The suites at The Retreat flawlessly integrate indoor and outdoor living, providing an unparalleled level of comfort and opulence. With meticulous attention to detail, from cashmere mattresses to premium amenities, you'll never want to leave your sanctuary. Choose from the Iconic Suite, Edge Villa, or Penthouse Suite, each boasting unique features such as panoramic views, private terraces, plunge pools, and spacious living areas. The Retreat offers an exclusive suite accommodation experience, including:


  • All-suite accommodations

  • Private restaurant: Luminae at The Retreat

  • Exclusive lounge: The Retreat Lounge (or Michael's Club on non-revolutionized ships)

  • Exclusive sundeck: The Retreat Sundeck (on Edge Series and revolutionized ships)

  • Dedicated butler service

  • Luxury amenities (learn more)

  • Newly added amenities*:

    • Premium drinks

    • Shore excursion credit

    • Tips

    • Streaming Wi-Fi

    • Onboard credit

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5. Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Experience the majestic beauty, rich culture and awe-inspiring scenery of the Mediterranean aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
Experience the majestic beauty, rich culture and awe-inspiring scenery of the Mediterranean aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

Set sail on a voyage as extraordinary as you with The Retreat by Celebrity Cruises, the top choice for a Luxury Mediterranean Cruise. As the epitome of all-inclusive luxury cruising, countless complimentary shore excursions are offered, allowing passengers to explore over 500 ports of call worldwide at their own pace. They can cruise confidently with The World's Most Luxurious Fleet™ and experience unparalleled freedom through Unrivaled Space at Sea®.

Aboard The Retreat by Celebrity Cruises, the invigorating ocean breeze rejuvenates their spirit, enticing them to discover hidden treasures in exotic locations and beloved ports of call. Passengers awaken each day in a spacious suite, greeted by a new view from their private balcony. They can enrich their experience with insights from knowledgeable onboard speakers and local guides as they immerse themselves in diverse destinations. Sharing stories of the day's adventures over exquisite cuisine at specialty cruise restaurants, they can then let the rhythm of the evening's entertainment sweep them away before retiring to their personal sanctuary at sea.

Experience the essence of Park Avenue sophistication onboard the Seven Seas Navigator® in the stunning Master Suite. The suite boasts elegant rosewood furniture, luxurious fabrics, and a crystal chandelier, creating an atmosphere of refined comfort. A personal butler is at your service to cater to any requests you may have. Featuring one bedroom, two-and-a-half baths, a spacious living room, and two private balconies, this exquisite suite is perfect for entertaining guests in style. Suite Size: 1,067 sq. ft., Balcony Size: 170 sq. ft.


  • Complimentary 1-Night Pre-Cruise Hotel Package, including FREE ground transfers, breakfast, and porterage

  • Inclusive & unlimited WiFi with up to four logins and devices per suite

  • 15 minutes of complimentary ship-to-shore phone time

  • Free valet laundry service

  • Choice of Guerlain, Acqua di Parma, and L'Occitane® Jasmin & Bergamot soaps, shampoos, and lotions

  • Guerlain fragrance and Spongelle buffer

  • Personal butler service

  • Welcome bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne

  • Priority check-in on embarkation day with suite access at noon

  • Complimentary pressing on the first night

  • VIP status, including dinner with a senior officer

  • Welcome letter from the President and General Manager

  • Complimentary cocktail party for 8

  • Personalized in-suite full-liquor bar set-up

  • Sumptuous in-suite caviar service

  • Guaranteed reservation each night in specialty restaurant of your choice†

  • Complimentary 25-minute personal fitness session at the Serene Spa & Wellness™ Fitness Center

  • 24-hour room service with specialty restaurant selections during dining hours

  • Priority online shore excursions and dining reservations

  • 10% discount on premium wine and liquor

  • 5% savings on pre- or post-cruise hotel or land programs

  • 5% savings on Regent Choice shore excursions

  • Selection of bed pillow styles

  • Selection of Fig and Tea Leaves bath salts

  • Regent plush bathrobes and slippers

  • Daily canapés

  • Luxe fruit arrangement and Chocolate Leonidas

  • Tea Forte set-up

  • Personalized stationery

  • BOSE® SoundLink Mini II Bluetooth speaker

  • Complimentary shore excursion bag

  • Delivery of up to three daily newspapers

  • World atlas and elegant weather clock

  • Binoculars, illy® espresso maker, and cashmere blankets

  • Bath scale

  • Vanity and hairdryer

  • Interactive flat-screen television with extensive media library and complimentary movies-on-demand

  • Direct dial satellite phone

  • Shoe shine service

  • Essentials including men's unscented shaving kit, facial wipes, sewing kit, emery board, stain remover, hand sanitizer, and dental care

  • Complimentary tote bag

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