With the rising popularity of cruise ships in recent years, it is only natural that they have the necessary luxuries and features to accommodate the exquisite taste of the ultra rich. From lush furnishings to 24-hour butler service – these are just some of the perks of the top-of-the-line cruise suites that can be rented for a hefty sum. Here are some of the most exclusive ones:
1. Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity
The penthouse of this luxurious liner comprises 1,345-square-feet of spectacularly decorated space, complete with floor-to-ceiling windows, designer furniture and Swarovski crystal chandeliers. All of this can be yours for the whooping $1,762 per person, per night. High-quality wood and marble finishes blend seamlessly with the neutral tones and there is even a private deck to enjoy the views.
2. Regent Seven Seas Explorer
The 3,875-square-foot penthouse was “designed to be the most luxurious suite at sea” and it lives up to these expectations. With a private SPA, sauna, heated loungers and unlimited SPA and massage therapy treatments – guests can have a deeply relaxing and luxurious experience. What’s even more – they will be driven to and from the airport with a private chauffeur. The 270-degree views over the bow are just one of the many perks of the two-bedroom apartment. Furnished in wood and marble, the suite has a Steinway Arabesque piano and high-definition televisions fitted throughout. Its price per person per night starts at $4,499.
3. Cunard’s Queen Mary 2
The Balmoral and Sandringham Duplexes lead the list of suites preferred by millionaires due to their over-the-top exclusivity and extravagance. The two-storey penthouse even features a curved staircase to reach the private bedrooms on the second floor; a room with exercise equipment; marble bathrooms with whirlpool tub and shower and large terrace. Guests can enjoy a 24-hour butler service in the private dining room, spacious lounge deck and a special lounge. Prices for the duplexes start at $2,628 per person, per night.