Chauffeurs and delicious cocktails: These truly all-inclusive cruise holidays are making waves, with unmatched dining experiences and unforgettable excursions
- Award-winning Saga offers adventurous itineraries, amazing included experiences and a splash of luxury
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Whether you’re sailing on the Hudson into the Big Apple, discovering the immense fjords of Greenland or tucking into the bijou capital of lush Caribbean island Dominica, on a Saga cruise, you can enjoy every destination in fabulous style.
Smaller ships create a friendly, intimate atmosphere and visit incredible destinations and lesser-known ports of call that other ships can’t reach, while adventurous itineraries will take you from the Mediterranean to the Baltic, the Canaries to the USA and Norway.
When you set sail with Saga Cruises, you’ll enjoy a whole variety of included extras to help make your holiday unforgettable. Your ship may be smaller, but it is modern, spacious and exquisitely designed, with all-balcony cabins, wraparound decks and a fantastic choice of speciality restaurants.
Indulge in the decadence of all-inclusive luxury with Saga Cruises – where an unmatched standard of service comes as standard
Two new boutique ships, Spirit of Adventure and Spirit of Discovery, offer every guest their own balcony cabin and plenty of space to socialise (Pictured: Spirit of Adventure)
A complimentary chauffeur service will ensure your holiday begins the moment you close your front door, while included premium drinks invite you to toast a truly special journey.
You won’t need to worry about travel insurance* either – that’s all taken care of – and with free Wi-Fi and included gratuities, you won’t be hit with unexpected bills at the end of your journey.
You can even enjoy complimentary sightseeing excursions at selected ports of call, as well as entertainment, activities and spa access, all at no extra cost. So all that’s left for you to do is enjoy the voyage.
Modern Spirit of Adventure and Spirit of Discovery welcome just 987 guests on board, so you’ll enjoy a warm welcome and personalised service – crew get to know you by name and will soon remember exactly how you like your cocktail mixed.
Fine dining on the high seas with specialty restaurants offering flavours of the Amalfi Coast and Nepal, as well as a contemporary take on seafood and British staples
Fancy a cocktail? You’re sure to get well acquainted with your favourite bar tender who’ll make it their business to know your usual tipple
You’ll also enjoy à la carte dining at three speciality restaurants on each boutique ship, all included in the price. So whether you fancy Nepalese delicacies at Khukuri House, dinner and a show at the Supper club or Italian flavours at Amalfi on board Spirit of Adventure, or steaks at 1950s-style The Club, vibrant Eastern cuisine at East to West and seafood at Coast to Coast aboard Spirit of Discovery, mouthwatering dishes await at no extra cost.
As well as all meals, afternoon tea and snacks, you’ll also be served sommelier-selected wines, draught beer and lager and premium spirits.
Sip an aperitif at the vibrant The Living Room social hub, relax with a digestif at The Britannia Lounge or simply soak up the elegant atmosphere at The North Cape Bar or The South Cape Bar, aboard Spirit of Adventure and Spirit of Discover respectively.
Whether you want to explore the elegant coastal cities of Scandinavia, join a 30-night island-hopping tour of the Caribbean or delve into the ancient treasures of past Mediterranean cultures, you’ll find your ideal Saga cruise.
Set sail to awe at the rust and gold hues of New England in autumn on a 28-night US and Canada itinerary, explore the unparalleled natural beauty of Iceland on a 17-night cruise, or spend eight days sailing Cornwall and the idyllic Isles of Scilly.
As part of each cruise, you’ll enjoy a host of included on-shore excursions to get to know key destinations even better. On the Autumn Colours of New England itinerary, excursions will introduce you to glitzy New York and Boston, pretty Portland and Sydney in Canada, as well as Ponta Delgada in the Azores.
An array of adventures to choose from – where every port brings a promise of discovering something new (Pictured: Spirit of Discovery)
The 14-night Contrasts of Scandinavia cruise, local guides will help you discover stunning capital cities, from Stockholm and Tallinn to Helsinki and Copenhagen.
Looking for a little sunshine? Combine two sets of fascinating islands on the 21-night Cape Verde and the Canary Islands itinerary and enjoy included panoramic excursions to explore Funchal in Madeira, Santa Cruz, Tenerife and Arrecife in Lanzarote, as well as Cadiz and La Coruna in Spain. Then add in your own extra excursions to explore lush forests, otherworldly volcanic landscapes and botanic gardens.
Whichever cruise you choose, you can explore fascinating destinations at no extra cost, as well as cherry-picking from a host of other paid excursions if you’re looking for a specific experience.
The on-board lifestyle
Life at sea is all about enriched experiences, whether that is simply perusing the books in the library, joining an art class or catching a colourful cabaret.
Sink into the spa and ease away the day’s sightseeing in the hydrotherapy pool, infrared sauna and steam room. Or head to the deck for a game of quoits with new friends. There are classes, workshops and activities of all types, from a bridge club to crafts and a virtual golf course.
Sink into the spa at no extra cost as – unlike with other cruise holidays – it’s all part and parcel of your getaway
Striking the perfect balance of spacious and social – where guests are free to mingle as they please with world-class entertainers
Special guests also join selected cruises. From broadcasters to chefs, musicians to authors, sharing stories, performances and masterclasses. You can learn how to make chocolate with master chocolatier Mark Tilling, see Jools Holland play, or take a crafting class with Julie Peasgood.
Catch a West End-worthy show at the Playhouse theatre, or head to the Britannia Lounge to hear classical concerts, guest musicians and more. The Craft and Card rooms are also great places to socialise and meet like-minded guests.
A Saga cruise is all about adventure and discovery, exploring the incredible natural landscapes and rich cultures that make this planet so special.
A higher standard of service: Included extras like the chauffeur service make holidaying with Saga Cruises an unmissable luxury experience
With contemporary, boutique ships that can take you to harder-to-reach destinations and an all-inclusive luxury offering so you can get the most out of every journey, Saga leads the way when it comes to ocean cruising.
It’s no wonder it was named ‘best value for money cruise line’ at the Wave Awards – known as the kingmakers of cruising – and ‘best luxury cruise line’ at the British Travel Awards.
With a world of destinations to choose from and so many included extras, your next Saga cruise promises to be plain sailing.
Find out more and book your cruise at saga.co.uk/mail-cruise
*Travel insurance is underwritten by Astrenska Insurance Limited, and includes up to £5 coronavirus emergency medical cover. Price reduction available if you choose not to take the included insurance and additional cancellation cover. Cover is subject to a few medical questions. Saga Cruises are for guests over 50 only.
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