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18 Day Holy Land & Arabian Gems

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Athens to Dubai on Seabourn Encore


Cruise ID 31645
Book By 19Dec19
Embarkation Athens, Greece
Disembarkation Dubai, United Arab of Emirates
Departure Dates 20Oct20
Duration 18 nights
Arrival Dates 07Nov20
Region Middle East
Cruise Line Seabourn
Cruise Ship Seabourn Encore
Cruise Type Ocean
Cruise Package Type Cruise Only
Ports of Call Piraeus (Athens), Agios Nikolaos, Haifa (Tel Aviv), Ashdod (Jerusalem), Enter Suez Canal At Port Said, Transit The Suez Canal, Exit Suez Canal At Suez, Aqaba (For Petra), Salalah, Muscat, Abu Dhabi, Sir Bani Yas Island, Dubai

The sea route from Rome to Arabia is layered in history. Discover ancient  Syracuse, Jerusalem and Petra, and also modern Tel Aviv, Abu Dhabi and Duba on this fascinating voyage.


Highlights
  • Intimate ships with no more than 300 suites
  • Spacious all-suite accommodations
  • Award-winning gourmet dining. Further enhanced through a partnership with Chef Thomas Keller
  • Tipping is neither required nor expected
  • Complimentary champagne and in-suite bar
  • Complimentary open bars and fine wines
  • You maybe eligible to earn Qantas frequent flyer points with this purchase.
Important Terms
  • Prices are based on best available cruise fare per person, inclusive of all discounts.
  • All prices based on cash or cheque payment - credit card fees may apply.
  • Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply.

Cabin Name
Price per person twin share from
Signature Suite SS
Wait List
Veranda Suite OB
Wait List
Veranda Suite V4
$11,500
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Veranda Suite V1
$11,500
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Veranda Suite V5
$12,200
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Veranda Suite V2
$12,200
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Veranda Suite V6
$12,900
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Veranda Suite V3
$12,900
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Penthouse Suite PH
$24,500
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Penthouse Spa Suite PS
$27,000
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Owner's Suite OW
$29,000
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Wintergarden Suite WG
$39,000
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Grand Wintergarden or Signature Suite GR
$51,200
Book

* All prices quoted are PER PERSON in Australian Dollars and include taxes, fees and port expenses (if applicable). All prices quoted are for the cruise departing on 20Oct20. Prices for alternative departure dates may vary. Gratuities included.

*Rates are subject to availability and changes without notice. Rate are based on the lowest available and may differ at time of booking. Other travel dates may be available at an additional cost.
For more information and other conditions please confirm with our Travel Specialists at time of booking.



Day 1: Athens
Tue 20 Oct 2020 | Depart 5:00 PM

Day 2: Agios Nikolaos (Crete)
Wed 21 Oct 2020 | 9:00 AM To 7:00 PM

Day 3: At Sea
Thu 22 Oct 2020

Day 4: Ashdod
Fri 23 Oct 2020 | 7:00 AM To 11:00 PM

Day 5: Haifa
Sat 24 Oct 2020 | 7:00 AM To 3:00 PM

Day 6: Enter Suez Canal At Port Said
Sun 25 Oct 2020 | 5:00 AM To 5:00 AM

Day 6: Transit The Suez Canal
Sun 25 Oct 2020

Day 6: Exit Suez Canal At Suez
Sun 25 Oct 2020 | 6:00 PM To 6:00 PM

Day 7: At Sea
Mon 26 Oct 2020

Day 8: Aqaba
Tue 27 Oct 2020 | 7:00 AM To 6:00 PM

Day 9: At Sea
Wed 28 Oct 2020

Day 10: At Sea
Thu 29 Oct 2020

Day 11: At Sea
Fri 30 Oct 2020

Day 12: At Sea
Sat 31 Oct 2020

Day 13: At Sea
Sun 1 Nov 2020

Day 14: Salalah
Mon 2 Nov 2020 | 7:00 AM To 2:00 PM

Day 15: At Sea
Tue 3 Nov 2020

Day 16: Muscat
Wed 4 Nov 2020 | 10:00 AM To 8:00 PM

Day 17: At Sea
Thu 5 Nov 2020

Day 18: Sir Bani Yas Island
Fri 6 Nov 2020 | 8:00 AM To 5:00 PM





Veranda Suites (OB, V1, V2, V3, V4, V5, V6)
All Veranda Suites feature a full-length window and glass door to private veranda, comfortable living area, queen-size bed or two twin beds, dining table for two, walk-in closet, interactive flat-screen television with music and movies, fully stocked bar and refrigerator, makeup vanity, spacious bathroom with shower.

Veranda Suite (OB)

Total inside space of between 246 and 302 square feet (23 and 28 square meters) plus one veranda of between 68 and 83 square feet (6 and 7 square meters)

For this option, Seabourn will select the location and specific suite for you, and notify you prior to departure. Guests are guaranteed to be assigned a suite in the category selected or higher.

*Wheelchair accessible suites are roll-in shower only.

Veranda Suite (V1)

Located on Decks 7 and 9; total inside space of between 246 and 302 square feet (23 and 28 square meters) plus one veranda of between 68 and 83 square feet (6 and 7 square meters)

Veranda Suite (V2)

Located on Deck 5, total inside space of between 246 and 302 square feet (23 and 28 square meters) plus one veranda of between 68 and 83 square feet (6 and 7 square meters)

*The veranda railings on Deck 5 are part metal and part glass from floor to teak rail. Suites on Deck 5 have slightly larger verandas. Wheelchair accessible suites are roll-in shower only.

Veranda Suite (V3)

Located on Decks 6, 7 and 11; total inside space of between 246 and 302 square feet (23 and 28 square meters) plus one veranda of between 68 and 83 square feet (6 and 7 square meters)

*Wheelchair accessible suites are roll-in shower only.

Veranda Suite (V4)

Located on Decks 8 and 9; total inside space of between 246 and 302 square feet (23 and 28 square meters) plus one veranda of between 68 and 83 square feet (6 and 7 square meters)

Veranda Suite (V5)

Located on Decks 6 and 7; total inside space of between 246 and 302 square feet (23 and 28 square meters) plus one veranda of between 68 and 83 square feet (6 and 7 square meters)

*Wheelchair accessible suites are roll-in shower only.

Veranda Suite (V6)

Located on Decks 8, 9, 10 and 11; total inside space of between 246 and 302 square feet (23 and 28 square meters) plus one veranda of between 68 and 83 square feet (6 and 7 square meters)

*Wheelchair accessible suites are roll-in shower only.

 



Penthouse Suite

Located on Deck 10 and 11; total inside space of between 449 and 450 square feet (42 square meters) plus one veranda of between 93 and 103 square feet (9 and 10 square meters)

All Penthouse Suites feature dining table for two to four and separate bedroom. Glass door to veranda, two flat-screen TVs, fully stocked bar, spacious bathroom with tub, shower and large vanity.

 



Penthouse Spa Suite

Located on Deck 11; total inside space of between 639 and 677 square feet (59 and 63 square meters) plus veranda of between 254 and 288 square feet (24 and 27 square meters)

All Penthouse Spa Suites feature dining table for two to four and separate bedroom. Glass door to veranda, two flat-screen TVs, fully stocked bar, spacious bathroom with tub, shower and large vanity.

 



Owner’s Suite

Located on Deck 7, 8, 9 and 10; total inside space of between 576 and 597 square feet (54 and 55 square meters) plus veranda of between 142 and 778 square feet (13 and 72 square meters).

Owner’s Suites feature expansive ocean views, forward-facing windows, dining for four to six, bathroom with whirlpool bathtub, guest bath, pantry with wet bar, and two flat-screen TVs. Complimentary Internet/Wi-Fi service.

*Wheelchair accessible suites are roll-in shower only.

 



Signature Suite

Located on Deck 8; forward suites 800 and 801 inside space of approximately 977 square feet of inside space (90 square meters), plus one veranda of 960 square feet (89 square meters).

Signature Suites feature expansive ocean views, forward-facing windows, dining for four to six, bathroom with whirlpool bathtub, guest bath, pantry with wet bar, and two flat-screen TVs. Complimentary Internet/Wi-Fi service.

 



Wintergarden Suite

Located on Deck 8; mid-ship suites 846 and 849 inside space of 989 square feet (92 square meters) plus one veranda of 197 square feet (18 square meters)

Wintergarden Suites feature large windows, dining for six, whirlpool bathtub, guest bath, convertible sofa bed for one, pantry with wet bar, glass-enclosed solarium with tub and day bed, two closets and two flat-screen TVs. Complimentary Internet/Wi-Fi service.

 



Grand Wintergarden Suite

Located on Deck 8; Combine mid-ship suites 849 and 851 for suite 8491 or suites 846 and 848 for suite 8468 for a total inside space of 1,292 square feet (120 square meters) plus two verandas totaling 244 square feet (23 square meters)

Grand Wintergarden Suites feature large windows, dining for six, glass-enclosed solarium with tub and day bed, bathroom with whirlpool bathtub, guest bath, Glass-enclosed solarium with tub and day bed, two bedrooms, two bathrooms (one whirlpool), guest bath, convertible sofa bed for one,pantry with wet bar, and two flat-screen TVs. Complimentary Internet/Wi-Fi service.

 


Seabourn Encore

Seabourn Encore is as strikingly beautiful and as excitingly innovative as any Seabourn has ever debuted. She crowns a fleet that is already the newest, most modern and most acclaimed in the ultra-luxury segment. Modeled on the award-winning trio of ships introduced with Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Encore represents another welcome stage in the evolution of small-ship cruising, which Seabourn pioneered and has consistently expanded and enriched.

 

300 Suites
690 feet length
92 feet width

Onboard Activities

Each day on board offers delicious dining options, world-class entertainment and enriching activities.

 

Fitness Center

Seabourn’s Fitness Center features high performance Technogym equipment for cardio and strength training. Seabourn also offers a series of complimentary classes including yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi. Or, if personal attention is preferred, their personal trainers will design a nutrition and exercise plan that will help you achieve results. Based on your body’s particular needs, this personalized session will expose you to the wellness program that works best with your body. Aboard Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn and Seabourn Quest you may try the Kinesis System. Using a tri-dimensional pulley system, their personal trainers will guide you through a series of exercises designed to improve balance, flexibility and strength.
Included.

 

The Retreat

A tranquil setting housed in a distinctive flower-shaped canopy that shields guests from sun and wind, The Retreat is ringed with 15 private cabanas designed as individual luxury living rooms that each feature a large HD flat screen television and a refrigerator stocked with a personalized selection of beverages. An additional Spa Treatment Cabana is also available for guests to enjoy personalized spa services, subject to availability.

The Retreat is located around a central whirlpool with step-up access to water maintained at an inviting temperature. Up to 28 guests can stretch out on comfortable sun loungers; pull up a bar stool or take a table seat for champagne and cocktails custom created by Seabourn mixologists; or enjoy a selection of bites from a healthy spa menu. A selection of amenities include fresh fruit baskets, premium sun lotions, Evian mist spray, plush towels and personalized bathrobes, while a dedicated Retreat Concierge will be available to satisfy guest requests.
Price Additional.

 

Spa & Wellness

World’s Finest Ultra-Luxury Cruise LineTM  

Seabourn’s Spa & Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil is the first-ever program of its kind at sea. Seabourn has partnered with Dr. Weil, a visionary pioneer in integrative medicine, whose groundbreaking research and bestselling books combine physical, social, environmental and spiritual well-being. Each Seabourn ship’s Mindful Living Coach is a certified yoga and meditation practitioner who will inspire and educate guests with orientations, seminars and classes during the voyage. Guests who participate in the Mindful Living Program will have their cruise experiences further enhanced by a holistic mind and body perspective.
Price Additional.

 

Sushi

Seabourn researched the best ingredients and developed a menu that is a perfect blend of authenticity to maintain the root of the cuisine, and a twist of Seabourn’s culinary expertise. The sushi concept is a modern line that is steeped in tradition using the finest ingredients. Hamachi, tuna, shrimp and other fresh fish products will be shipped from Japan to Sushi and served à la carte for dinner. The menu features caviar and small plates, along with a selection of maki rolls, sushi and sashimi, and salads. In addition, the restaurant will feature three varieties of bento boxes for lunch: meat, seafood and vegetarian. Currently there are no plans to open Sushi on the existing fleet of Odyssey-class ships.
Included.

 

The Restaurant

Before Seabourn, open-seating dining on a cruise ship was unheard of. Come when you like, with whom you please, and be seated as you wish. The room is beautiful, the cuisine is exquisite, and the service is simultaneously flawless, friendly and fun.
Included.

 

The Patio

Relaxed poolside dining offering luncheon buffets, salads, soups, grilled specialties and freshly baked pizza. Dinners feature a full menu in an alfresco setting. For The Patio, Chef Keller has developed exclusively for Seabourn, a signature Napa burger, as well as an artisanal hot dog dubbed the Yountwurst, named for the hometown of The French Laundry, Ad Hoc, and the original Bouchon and Bouchon Bakery.
Included.

 

The Grill By Thomas Keller

The Grill by Thomas Keller is a unique culinary concept for Chef Keller, exclusive to Seabourn. Guests setting foot inside the elegant dining room will be treated to table-side preparations of Caesar salad and ice cream sundaes as well as a range of other steakhouse favorites like Lobster Thermidor and creamed spinach, presented à la carte. The timeless menu will draw on the freshest products from artisan purveyors. A cocktail program and wine list of domestic and old-world labels complement the menu.

For Booked Guests: Dining reservations for The Grill by Thomas Keller can be requested online prior to sailing, subject to availability. Online reservations close 15 days prior to sailing. Due to high demand, online reservations are recommended, however, reservations can also be made on board. One reservation permitted per voyage.
Included.

 

The Colonnade

Seabourn’s more casual, indoor/outdoor alternative, features an open kitchen, lavish buffets or table service for breakfasts and lunch, and serves regionally themed, bistro-style dinners with table service nightly. At The Colonnade, special theme nights feature Chef Keller-influenced dinners that pay homage to his American childhood. His interpretations of classic comfort dishes, such as Clam Bake and BBQ Ribs will be served family-style on platters to complement the essence of sharing in a relaxed spirit of fun and togetherness.
*Chef Thomas Keller influenced menu served family-style in The Colonnade are available for reservations once onboard.
Included.

 

The Club

Open for afternoon tea then transforms into a dance club in the evening. Socialize while enjoying cocktails, live music, and great company.
Included.

 

Sky Bar

The Sky Bar is a place to enjoy a refreshing tropical beverage during the day, or an evening cocktail under the stars.
Included.

 

Observation Bar

Stunning lounge with a bar and panoramic views. Enjoy Coffee and Tea served every morning, and drinks before or after dinner.
Included.

 

In-Suite Dining

Seabourn is pleased to offer a varied menu available around the clock for service in your suite. You may also order dinner from The Restaurant menu and have your meal served, course by course, in your suite or on your veranda.
Included.


Seabourn Encore


Seabourn Cruises

 

Experience the Extraordinary

Seabourn welcomes you to luxury cruising refined to its purest form. Where hand-selected itineraries take you to places beyond the reach of larger ships. Where intuitive service exceeds your expectations.

Seabourn pioneered small-ship, ultra luxury cruising, and continues to represent the pinnacle of that unique style of travel. Its fleet of intimate, all-suite ships, carrying between 458 and 600 guests each, sail to the world’s most desirable destinations at their peak seasons. On board, guests are served by an award-wining crew numbering nearly as many as the guests, hand-picked and extensively trained to deliver Seabourn’s signature style of thoughtful, personalized and heartfelt hospitality.

Seabourn’s ships attract accomplished people who enjoy traveling well, and sharing fun and adventures with other interesting people. A great many of them have found the Seabourn cruise experience to be their preferred method of travel, and return regularly to sail with Seabourn again and again.

 

The Seabourn All-Inclusive Difference
  • Intimate ships with a private club atmosphere
  • Intuitive, personalised service provided by staff passionate about exceeding guests expectations
  • Curated voyages to all seven continents delivering award-winning experiences
  • All ocean-front suites, luxuriously appointed
  • Complimentary premium spirits and fine wines available on board at all times
  • Welcome Champagne and complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences
  • Finest resort at sea that is masterfully designed
  • World-class dining, further enhanced through a culinary partnership with Chef Thomas Keller
  • All dining venues are complimentary, dine where, when and with whom you wish
  • Seabourn Conversations, connecting with visionary experts
  • Ventures by Seabourn™, optional shore excursions, enhance and extend your experience in select destinations
  • Select purposeful and sustainable travel experiences in partnership with UNESCO
  • Spa & Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil, featuring an exclusive mindful living program
  • An evening entertainment experience in collaboration with Sir Tim Rice†
  • Committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability
  • Tipping is neither required, nor expected

 

Seabourn's Fleet

With their unmatched sense of style, elegance and grace, Seabourn ships beckon you to travel beyond the bounds of the imagination. On board Seabourn, every desire is met promptly and with a welcoming smile. Whether it's a warm blanket and a cup of gourmet hot chocolate as you drift along the Norwegian Fjords or a relaxing neck massage poolside, you'll feel that you're a member of a very exclusive club.

Step aboard any one of our ships and you'll enjoy a sophisticated and luxurious journey like no other. You will feel as though you’ve been invited to sail on a private yacht.

Each ship offers all ocean-front suites, luxuriously appointed accommodations, an open-bar policy serving premium wine, champagne and spirits, and a world-class dining experience, further enhanced through a culinary partnership with Chef Thomas Keller.

 

Onboard Gourmet Dining

Seabourn’s award-winning cuisine starts with the finest quality ingredients, infused with authentic regional flavors, prepared á la minute by Seabourn's skilled chefs and served with pride. Each Seabourn ship offers a choice of dining venues to suit your mood of the moment, and nearly all are open-seating, inviting you to dine where, when and with whom you wish. Complimentary fine wines are poured with lunch and dinner, and there is never an extra charge for any dining choice. You can even enjoy a meal in your suite or on your veranda, with compliments.

Seabourn is a proud member of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, one of the world’s most prestigious gastronomic societies devoted to the art of fine dining.

 

Awards

  • World's Best Small-Ship Cruise Line
    Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2007
  • Best Small-Ship Cruise Line
    Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2008
  • Best Spa on a Cruise Ship
    Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Poll
  • Gold List
    Condé Nast Traveler for 25 consecutive years, 1994-2018
  • Travel + Leisure Top 500
    Travel + Leisure annual World’s Best Awards, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2007
  • International Six Star Diamond Award
    American Academy of Hospitality Sciences
  • Best Culinary Cruise Line
    2016, 2014 & 2013 SAVEUR Culinary Travel Awards
  • Finest Cruise Line Dining
    Saveur's 2015 Good Taste Award


 
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