The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation.

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020. Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities.

With The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection you will explore charming harbours, exclusive beaches, outdoor adventures and inspired destination-based itineraries crafted from the localized perspective of the experts. Discover new worlds, cultures, tastes — the serene quietude of an underwater ecosystem, or the transcendent flavours of an unexplored cuisine. Along the way, discover another side of yourself.
As with The Ritz-Carlton on land, cruises feature:
• Thoughtfully designed, modern interiors such as the Panorama Lounge
• Destination-based activities with local chefs, artists and musicians
• Luxury amenities including The Ritz-Carlton Spa
• Elevated dining including a restaurant from Sven Elverfeld of Aqua, the  three Michelin-starred restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Wolfsburg

Exclusive Yachting

Cruise Type
Ship
Datum
Days
Bestemming
Information
Luxury Yachting
Ritz-Carlton Azora
05.07.2020
14.07.2020
9
Northern Europe, Exclusive yachting – Bordeaux to London (Greenwich), England
Fare from € 6.902
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Travelroute
Day 1

Bordeaux, France

Located in southwestern France, Bordeaux is a handsome 18th-century city with stately buildings, broad avenues and historic public squares. Highlights include the majestic gate known as Porte de Bourgogne, the stained glass windows of Bordeaux Cathedral, the 12th-century Romanesque basilica and the impressive Hôtel de Ville, or City Hall. But no visit to Bordeaux is complete without an acknowledgment of what makes this region of France known worldwide – wine! Wine lovers everywhere will recognize appellations such as Pauillac, St. Emilion, Margaux and Sauternes. Visit a wine chateau and learn how the grapes are grown, aged in oak barrels and then processed. It’s a fascinating tour of the vintner’s art.

Day 2

Bordeaux, France

Day 3

Belle Île, France

Belle Ile means “beautiful isle,” and indeed it is. Located off the coast of the Brittany region of France, the island boasts 60 gorgeous beaches and a rugged coastline. Worth a visit is Citadelle Vauban, a star-shaped fortress in the town of Le Palais that was built by the famous military engineer in the 18th century. Further afield on the island’s northern tip, the fort at Pointe des Poulains houses a museum dedicated to 19th-century actress Sarah Bernhardt, who made it her home in 1894. On the south shores of the island, one of France’s most impressive lighthouses overlooks the Aiguilles de Port Coton, rock formations that jut from the sea foam frothing below and create a natural spectacle so striking it was immortalized by painter Claude Monet.

Day 4

Sailing Time

With a day at sea, enjoy the unique opportunity to unplug and relax into the unhurried life on board. Enjoy a workout with a view at the gym, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, watch the sky transform at sunset from The Observation Lounge, or find an intimate alcove in The Living Room and lose yourself in a favourite book.

Day 5

Saint-Malo, France

Located on the northeast coast of Brittany, Saint-Malo has long been an important French port and today keeps busy receiving ferries arriving from the UK. This walled city is ringed with mighty ramparts and towers built to protect its inhabitants from intruders long ago, and a walk along the ramparts makes for a pleasant tour. The most famous attraction and one of the most popular in France is nearby Mont St. Michel, a rocky tidal island that has been one of the top pilgrimage sites for Christians through the ages. Its crowning glory is a Romanesque abbey built in the 11th century that clings to the mountaintop, and the entire island is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Day 6

Honfleur, France

Situated where the Seine estuary meets the English Channel, Honfleur has been an important port of trade and defence for centuries. Tall, narrow buildings line cobblestone streets in the Vieux Bassin, the historic harbour, and attract Parisians on summer weekends. Look up for the 15th-century wooden spire of the Église Saint-Étienne, the oldest church in town and now a maritime museum. Contrast it with the Église Sainte-Catherine, built entirely of wood by the town’s shipbuilders. Honfleur has a long tradition of inspiring artists in the impressionist school. One is native son Eugène Boudin, whose work is on display in a museum dedicated to him. Honfleur is also the gateway to the beaches of Normandy, where Allied troops landed during World War II, and the D-Day Landing Museum.

Day 7

Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK

Guernsey is a self-governing British Crown Dependency, and one of the Channel Islands in the English Channel close to the French coast. The handsome town of Regency-style buildings is a short walk up from the pier and a delight to explore. Visit Castle Cornet, a fortress that has guarded the harbour for eight centuries. After visiting the five museums housed within, you’ll become an expert on Guernsey history. Another popular attraction is Hauteville House, the former home of the exiled 19th-century French literary giant and author of Les Miserables, Victor Hugo. It’s overflowing with his collection of secondhand furniture and bric-a-brac.

Day 8

Sailing Time

Day 9

London (Greenwich), England, UK

London is one of the great cities of the world, and its attractions are well known: the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London and St. Paul’s Cathedral. If you’re a first time visitor to London, you’ll want to see them all. If time permits, try to fit in a visit to the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, the shopping districts of Regent Street and Knightsbridge, and the energy of Covent Garden and the Portobello Road market. London is also an art lover’s city, so you’ll want to visit the National Gallery on historic Trafalgar Square and the renowned Tate Modern. After all that sightseeing, you will have earned an opportunity for a quiet stroll in beautiful Hyde Park!

Day 10

London (Greenwich), England, UK

Disembarkation.
Please note; fares are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses of €402 per passenger are included.

Overview

Exclusive yachting –  Bordeaux to London (Greenwich), England

From the beaches of Normandy to the beautiful islands of Belle Île and Mont Saint-Michel — both topped by landmark citadels — explore wonders of France as well as icons of London, including Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

All of this delivered in an intimate setting with a heightened level of care and attention. Enlivened and enlightened, marvel at the beauty of the world though fresh eyes. Live untethered, live fully.

Please note: more Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection voyages are available, not all of them are listed online. Please contact us for more details.

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Ship information

Ritz-Carlton

Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 190 m
Passenger Capacity: 298

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020.
Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities. Exclusive yachting experience!

Some of the highlights aboard the Ritz-Carlton:

All-suite oceanview accommodations, each with private terrace • Dedicated Personal Assistant attending each suite • Onboard gratuities • Multiple dining venues; main dining room, Asian fusion restaurant, seafood grill, poolside grill and Aqua restaurant –developed by three-star Michelin chef Sven Elverfeld, Bon Appétit! • 24-hour in-suite dining • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht • Onboard entertainment and enrichment • Wi-Fi • Marina-style platform with access to watersports • Spa
• Panorama Lounge and wine bar

Contact
Booking
Luxury Yachting
Ritz-Carlton Azora
14.07.2020
23.07.2020
9
Northern Europe, Exclusive yachting – London (Greenwich), England to Hamburg
Fare from € 7.370
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Travelroute
Day 1

London (Greenwich), England, UK

London is one of the great cities of the world, and its attractions are well known: the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London and St. Paul’s Cathedral. If you’re a first time visitor to London, you’ll want to see them all. If time permits, try to fit in a visit to the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, the shopping districts of Regent Street and Knightsbridge, and the energy of Covent Garden and the Portobello Road market. London is also an art lover’s city, so you’ll want to visit the National Gallery on historic Trafalgar Square and the renowned Tate Modern. After all that sightseeing, you will have earned an opportunity for a quiet stroll in beautiful Hyde Park!

Day 2

London (Greenwich), England, UK

Day 3

Bruges (Zeebrugge), Belgium

Often referred to as the "Venice of the North," Bruges dates from the early Middle Ages when the town was world-renowned for its immensely prosperous wool and cloth trade. It was also Northern Europe’s most important trading port until the 15th century, after the gradual silting of the estuary that linked Bruges to the sea. Today this magnificently preserved city is one of Belgium’s greatest attractions. This fairy-tale town is a living museum with intimate, winding streets and a lacework of canals lined with step-gabled houses, churches and market squares, as well as museums that hold some of the country’s finest collections of Flemish art.

Day 4

Antwerp, Belgium

A diamond center, a magnet for fashionistas, a European cultural hub and mecca for brewmeisters – Antwerp is a multifaceted jewel. Meet the Rubens, van Dycks and van Eycks that fill its world-class museums. Admire the two oldest printing presses in the world at the sublime Museum Plantin-Moretus, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Wander through one of the world’s most beautiful train stations and down the nave of the Antwerp Cathedral, where religious paintings by Rubens and other Flemish masters are on display. If you love fashion or simply want to experience the local shopping culture, check out the beautiful Stadsfeestzaal, or Festival Hall, a gloriously renovated exhibition hall turned shopping center. Antwerp’s love affair with fashion dates back to the 1980s and the Antwerp Six, perhaps the greatest fashion collective of all time.

Day 5

Antwerp, Belgium

Day 6

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Dutch capital is one of Europe’s best-preserved cities – with 60 miles of canals and nearly 7,000 buildings dating from the 18th century or earlier. A good way to see the narrow shop houses is on a canal cruise. Consider a canal tour that includes the poignant Anne Frank House on the Prinsengracht Canal. Amsterdam is an art lover’s city with over 70 museums, the best known being the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum, considered a national treasure for its collection of masterworks by Rembrandt, Vermeer and others. Don’t miss a trip to Zaanse Schans, a picturesque village of windmills, factories and workshops giving a glimpse of what it was like to live in the Netherlands in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Day 7

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Day 8

Sailing Time

With a day at sea, enjoy the unique opportunity to unplug and relax into the unhurried life on board. Enjoy a workout with a view at the gym, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, watch the sky transform at sunset from The Observation Lounge, or find an intimate alcove in The Living Room and lose yourself in a favourite book.

Day 9

Hamburg, Germany

Connected to the North Sea by the Elbe River, Hamburg sits just a few miles up river from the busiest manmade waterway in the world – the Kiel Canal. Needless to say, Hamburg has a rich maritime history, and this is a city of superlatives on a worldwide scale. It has the most bridges at 2,300, six times as many as Venice. The Speicherstadt district, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is the largest complex of architecturally significant warehouses, and Miniatur Wunderland is the world’s largest model railroad and cityscape. Take a tour of the bustling harbour from Landungsbrücken, a floating dock in the St. Pauli area, where you’ll have an opportunity to see Hamburg’s newest attraction, the striking Elbphilharmonie symphony hall built on the waterfront in the old warehouse district. Or for a more serene boating experience, go out on Alster Lake, right in the heart of the city.

Day 10

Hamburg, Germany

Disembarkation.
Please note; fares are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses of €670 per passenger are included.

Overview

Exclusive yachting – London (Greenwich), England to Hamburg

Call on national and provincial capitals from London to Antwerp, and discover cultural treasures such as Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, Bruges’ Belgian chocolate, Antwerp’s famous diamonds and Hamburg’s historic warehouse district, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

All of this delivered in an intimate setting with a heightened level of care and attention. Enlivened and enlightened, marvel at the beauty of the world though fresh eyes. Live untethered, live fully.

Please note: more Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection voyages are available, not all of them are listed online. Please contact us for more details.

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Ship information

Ritz-Carlton

Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 190 m
Passenger Capacity: 298

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020.
Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities. Exclusive yachting experience!

Some of the highlights aboard the Ritz-Carlton:

All-suite oceanview accommodations, each with private terrace • Dedicated Personal Assistant attending each suite • Onboard gratuities • Multiple dining venues; main dining room, Asian fusion restaurant, seafood grill, poolside grill and Aqua restaurant –developed by three-star Michelin chef Sven Elverfeld, Bon Appétit! • 24-hour in-suite dining • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht • Onboard entertainment and enrichment • Wi-Fi • Marina-style platform with access to watersports • Spa
• Panorama Lounge and wine bar

Contact
Booking
Luxury Yachting
Ritz-Carlton Azora
23.07.2020
30.07.2020
7
Northern Europe, Exclusive yachting – Hamburg to Copenhagen
Fare from € 5.959
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Travelroute
Day 1

Hamburg, Germany

Connected to the North Sea by the Elbe River, Hamburg sits just a few miles up river from the busiest manmade waterway in the world – the Kiel Canal. Needless to say, Hamburg has a rich maritime history, and this is a city of superlatives on a worldwide scale. It has the most bridges at 2,300, six times as many as Venice. The Speicherstadt district, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is the largest complex of architecturally significant warehouses, and Miniatur Wunderland is the world’s largest model railroad and cityscape. Take a tour of the bustling harbour from Landungsbrücken, a floating dock in the St. Pauli area, where you’ll have an opportunity to see Hamburg’s newest attraction, the striking Elbphilharmonie symphony hall built on the waterfront in the old warehouse district. Or for a more serene boating experience, go out on Alster Lake, right in the heart of the city.

Day 2

Hamburg, Germany

Day 3

Sailing the Kiel Canal

The busiest artificial waterway in the world, Kiel Canal was opened by Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1895. It runs a length of 61 miles from the locks in Kiel Holtenau to the locks in Brunsbüttel. Some 43,000 commercial ships and 20,00 private yachts pass this way between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea yearly. The volume and diversity of the shipping is extraordinary, with masts flying flags from around the world. The canal passes under numerous bridges, including the Levensau High Bridge dating from 1893. Amongst the bustle there's a sense of peace as well – the banks of the canal are often wooded and rural with vistas of the agricultural countryside of Schleswig-Holstein. Large cruise ships cannot pass through this canal due to clearance limits under bridges, so your sailing is a special chance to witness the action and beauty of Kiel Canal.

Day 4

Berlin (Rostock), Germany

The yacht docks in Warnemünde, a charming resort town with a popular beach, a pretty promenade and gabled fishermen’s houses. Nearby Rostock enchants with its university established in 1419, St. Mary’s Church with its famous astronomical clock, the 13th-century Town Hall and the quaint Old Town. You might also travel inland to the quintessential fairy-tale castle of Schwerin Palace. Further inland the incomparable historical icons of Berlin await you, from massive Brandenburg Gate to the modern dome of the Reichstag to the East Side Gallery, a remaining section of the Berlin Wall covered in paintings by artists from all over the world. Countless museums command attention in this city, including the Topography of Terror, the Jewish Museum, the Allied Museum and the many found on Museum Island, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Berlin is also home to the enormous, opulent Charlottenburg Palace and its ornate gardens.

Day 5

Berlin (Rostock), Germany

Day 6

Bornholm, Denmark

Picturesque half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets, Denmark’s highest waterfall and third largest forest, historic round churches, castle ruins and photo ops everywhere you go – welcome to Bornholm, a Danish treasure that lies closer to Sweden than Denmark. With the island’s comparatively mild climate, beaches are the main attraction for the hardy Swedes, but visitors from everywhere are enchanted by medieval Rønne and the unique round churches that were used as fortresses as well as places of worship during the Middle Ages. Over the years the Danish island has reinvented itself as an eco-friendly, foodie destination, an international center of contemporary glass and ceramic art, and a biker’s paradise with 150 miles of routes, including a few for mountain bike enthusiasts. Hop on and go exploring!

Day 7

Copenhagen, Denmark

Perched upon a rock in the harbour, the Little Mermaid welcomes all to this lively, fun-loving city of Danes, said to be some of the happiest people in the world. From the fabulous food and fresh water to free education, free healthcare and a 37-hour work week, this is a society firmly focused on the good life, and its capital is a joy to explore. From an outstanding assembly of modern architecture, world-class museums and charming canals to the lively streets of the Old Town that wind through the world’s oldest kingdom, Copenhagen has it all – not to mention 15 Michelin-starred restaurants and the Stroget, the world’s longest pedestrian shopping street offering the very best in Scandinavian design.

Day 8

Copenhagen, Denmark

Disembarkation.
Please note; fares are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses of €359 per passenger are included.

Overview

Exclusive yachting – Hamburg to Copenhagen

Traverse German shores via the astounding Kiel Canal, freeing you to explore both Hamburg’s historic warehouse district — a UNESCO World Heritage site — as well as the Brandenburg Gate and East Side Gallery in Berlin, a short trip from Rostock.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

All of this delivered in an intimate setting with a heightened level of care and attention. Enlivened and enlightened, marvel at the beauty of the world though fresh eyes. Live untethered, live fully.

Please note: more Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection voyages are available, not all of them are listed online. Please contact us for more details.

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Ship information

Ritz-Carlton

Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 190 m
Passenger Capacity: 298

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020.
Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities. Exclusive yachting experience!

Some of the highlights aboard the Ritz-Carlton:

All-suite oceanview accommodations, each with private terrace • Dedicated Personal Assistant attending each suite • Onboard gratuities • Multiple dining venues; main dining room, Asian fusion restaurant, seafood grill, poolside grill and Aqua restaurant –developed by three-star Michelin chef Sven Elverfeld, Bon Appétit! • 24-hour in-suite dining • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht • Onboard entertainment and enrichment • Wi-Fi • Marina-style platform with access to watersports • Spa
• Panorama Lounge and wine bar

Contact
Booking
Luxury Yachting
Ritz-Carlton Azora
30.07.2020
09.08.2020
10
Northern Europe, Russia, Exclusive yachting – Copenhagen to Stockholm
Fare from € 7.983
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Travelroute
Day 1

Copenhagen, Denmark

Perched upon a rock in the harbour, the Little Mermaid welcomes all to this lively, fun-loving city of Danes, said to be some of the happiest people in the world. From the fabulous food and fresh water to free education, free healthcare and a 37-hour work week, this is a society firmly focused on the good life, and its capital is a joy to explore. From an outstanding assembly of modern architecture, world-class museums and charming canals to the lively streets of the Old Town that wind through the world’s oldest kingdom, Copenhagen has it all – not to mention 15 Michelin-starred restaurants and the Stroget, the world’s longest pedestrian shopping street offering the very best in Scandinavian design.

Day 2

Copenhagen, Denmark

Day 3

Sailing Time

With a day at sea, enjoy the unique opportunity to unplug and relax into the unhurried life on board. Enjoy a workout with a view at the gym, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, watch the sky transform at sunset from The Observation Lounge, or find an intimate alcove in The Living Room and lose yourself in a favourite book.

Day 4

Tallinn, Estonia

Choral music rings out from old Lutheran churches in this magnificently restored Baltic city. Built by German merchants who grew rich on the flourishing Hanseatic trade, Tallinn is one of the best-preserved capitals in Europe. Its magnificent Town Hall is the oldest city hall in Northern Europe and the only one preserved in Gothic style. But two centuries of czarist rule and nearly half a century of Soviet domination added a distinct Russian flavour to its Germanic heritage. Walk the atmospheric streets to Toompea, the upper town with its majestic castle and splendid views overlooking the city, and then explore the ancient convents, steepled churches, handsome guild houses and burghers' mansions in the lower town. The entire historic district is a UNESCO World Heritage site. After exploring, relax at the famous Kadriorg Park with its exquisite gardens and colourful palace. More than a quarter of Tallinn’s acreage is public and green.

Day 5

St. Petersburg, Russia

The former capital of Russia built by Peter the Great and known as The Imperial City, St. Petersburg is a great walking city with impressive royal architecture earning it a designation as a UNESCO World Heritage site. A must-see is the palatial Hermitage Museum, a massive treasure trove of art and antiques that rivals the Louvre as one of the great museums of the world. Other sights include the imposing Church of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood, with its colourful onion-domed cupolas covered in gold and mosaics, and the impressive fountains and gardens of Peterhof Palace. Just 40 minutes outside the city is Catherine Palace, an astounding Rococo palace that was the summer residence of the czars.

Day 6

St. Petersburg, Russia

Day 7

St. Petersburg, Russia

Day 8

Sailing Time

Day 9

Mariehamn Islands, Finland

You’ll want to be on deck when sailing in and out of the Åland Islands, as this Finnish archipelago of more than 6,500 islands is simply spectacular. Mariehamn is the capital, a picturesque, laid-back town of 11,000 residents with a hospitable islander lifestyle and a strong maritime culture. Mariehamn was once the home of the world’s largest fleet of oceanic sailing ships, and a stroll through the Maritime Quarter reveals boat building workshops and smithy and craft shops. Named Finland’s best museum in 2016, the Maritime Museum offers excellent insight into Aland’s maritime heritage. Moored beside it is the Pommern, one of the world's last merchant sailing ships, just waiting to be explored. Or visit the Bomarsund Fortress ruins just a half hour from town. Together with Kastelholm Castle, the fortress bears witness to the heyday of the Swedish Kingdom and the golden years of the Russian Empire.

Day 10

Stockholm, Sweden

The approach to Sweden’s capital city of Stockholm, through the untouched nature of the archipelago, is breath taking. Spread over 14 islands, Stockholm is called “The City That Floats on Water.” Not surprisingly, 57 bridges traverse the city. Start your tour at Djurgården, an island that was once the hunting grounds of the king and is now home to the fascinating Vasa Museum, housing the world’s only preserved 17th-century warship. Stockholm has 70 museums, including the world’s oldest open-air museum, the Skansen. Explore the narrow streets and medieval buildings of Gamla Stan, the Old Town founded in the 13th century. Stockholm also gives you access to three UNESCO World Heritage sites: the Viking outpost of Birka, the unique cemetery of Skogskyrkogården, and Drottningholm Palace, which has been home to the royal family since 1662.

Day 11

Stockholm, Sweden

Disembarkation.
Please note; fares are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses of €383 per passenger are included.

Overview

Exclusive yachting – Copenhagen to Stockholm

Overnight stays in the Scandinavian capitals of Copenhagen and Stockholm are bookends on this remarkable sailing that includes three days in St. Petersburg, a UNESCO World Heritage site of gilded palaces, onion-domed churches and the incomparable Hermitage Museum.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

All of this delivered in an intimate setting with a heightened level of care and attention. Enlivened and enlightened, marvel at the beauty of the world though fresh eyes. Live untethered, live fully.

Please note: more Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection voyages are available, not all of them are listed online. Please contact us for more details.

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Ship information

Ritz-Carlton

Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 190 m
Passenger Capacity: 298

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020.
Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities. Exclusive yachting experience!

Some of the highlights aboard the Ritz-Carlton:

All-suite oceanview accommodations, each with private terrace • Dedicated Personal Assistant attending each suite • Onboard gratuities • Multiple dining venues; main dining room, Asian fusion restaurant, seafood grill, poolside grill and Aqua restaurant –developed by three-star Michelin chef Sven Elverfeld, Bon Appétit! • 24-hour in-suite dining • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht • Onboard entertainment and enrichment • Wi-Fi • Marina-style platform with access to watersports • Spa
• Panorama Lounge and wine bar

Contact
Booking
Luxury Yachting
Ritz-Carlton Azora
09.08.2020
19.08.2020
10
Northern Europe, Russia, Exclusive yachting – Stockholm to Copenhagen
Fare from € 8.009
<read more>
Travelroute
Day 1

Stockholm, Sweden

The approach to Sweden’s capital city of Stockholm, through the untouched nature of the archipelago, is breath taking. Spread over 14 islands, Stockholm is called “The City That Floats on Water.” Not surprisingly, 57 bridges traverse the city. Start your tour at Djurgården, an island that was once the hunting grounds of the king and is now home to the fascinating Vasa Museum, housing the world’s only preserved 17th-century warship. Stockholm has 70 museums, including the world’s oldest open-air museum, the Skansen. Explore the narrow streets and medieval buildings of Gamla Stan, the Old Town founded in the 13th century. Stockholm also gives you access to three UNESCO World Heritage sites: the Viking outpost of Birka, the unique cemetery of Skogskyrkogården, and Drottningholm Palace, which has been home to the royal family since 1662.

Day 2

Stockholm, Sweden

Day 3

Mariehamn Islands, Finland

You’ll want to be on deck when sailing in and out of the Åland Islands, as this Finnish archipelago of more than 6,500 islands is simply spectacular. Mariehamn is the capital, a picturesque, laid-back town of 11,000 residents with a hospitable islander lifestyle and a strong maritime culture. Mariehamn was once the home of the world’s largest fleet of oceanic sailing ships, and a stroll through the Maritime Quarter reveals boat building workshops and smithy and craft shops. Named Finland’s best museum in 2016, the Maritime Museum offers excellent insight into Aland’s maritime heritage. Moored beside it is the Pommern, one of the world's last merchant sailing ships, just waiting to be explored. Or visit the Bomarsund Fortress ruins just a half hour from town. Together with Kastelholm Castle, the fortress bears witness to the heyday of the Swedish Kingdom and the golden years of the Russian Empire.

Day 4

Sailing Time

With a day at sea, enjoy the unique opportunity to unplug and relax into the unhurried life on board. Enjoy a workout with a view at the gym, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, watch the sky transform at sunset from The Observation Lounge, or find an intimate alcove in The Living Room and lose yourself in a favourite book.

Day 5

St. Petersburg, Russia

The former capital of Russia built by Peter the Great and known as The Imperial City, St. Petersburg is a great walking city with impressive royal architecture earning it a designation as a UNESCO World Heritage site. A must-see is the palatial Hermitage Museum, a massive treasure trove of art and antiques that rivals the Louvre as one of the great museums of the world. Other sights include the imposing Church of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood, with its colourful onion-domed cupolas covered in gold and mosaics, and the impressive fountains and gardens of Peterhof Palace. Just 40 minutes outside the city is Catherine Palace, an astounding Rococo palace that was the summer residence of the czars.

Day 6

St. Petersburg, Russia

Day 7

St. Petersburg, Russia

Day 8

Tallinn, Estonia

Choral music rings out from old Lutheran churches in this magnificently restored Baltic city. Built by German merchants who grew rich on the flourishing Hanseatic trade, Tallinn is one of the best-preserved capitals in Europe. Its magnificent Town Hall is the oldest city hall in Northern Europe and the only one preserved in Gothic style. But two centuries of czarist rule and nearly half a century of Soviet domination added a distinct Russian flavour to its Germanic heritage. Walk the atmospheric streets to Toompea, the upper town with its majestic castle and splendid views overlooking the city, and then explore the ancient convents, steepled churches, handsome guild houses and burghers' mansions in the lower town. The entire historic district is a UNESCO World Heritage site. After exploring, relax at the famous Kadriorg Park with its exquisite gardens and colourful palace. More than a quarter of Tallinn’s acreage is public and green.

Day 9

Sailing Time

Day 10

Copenhagen, Denmark

Perched upon a rock in the harbour, the Little Mermaid welcomes all to this lively, fun-loving city of Danes, said to be some of the happiest people in the world. From the fabulous food and fresh water to free education, free healthcare and a 37-hour work week, this is a society firmly focused on the good life, and its capital is a joy to explore. From an outstanding assembly of modern architecture, world-class museums and charming canals to the lively streets of the Old Town that wind through the world’s oldest kingdom, Copenhagen has it all – not to mention 15 Michelin-starred restaurants and the Stroget, the world’s longest pedestrian shopping street offering the very best in Scandinavian design.

Day 11

Copenhagen, Denmark

Disembarkation.
Please note; fares are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses of €409 per passenger are included.

Overview

Exclusive yachting – Stockholm to Copenhagen

Three leisurely days in St. Petersburg let you linger in the Hermitage Museum, explore vast Catherine Palace and even catch a Russian ballet, while other overnight stays promise equal delights, such as Stockholm’s Vasa Museum and Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

All of this delivered in an intimate setting with a heightened level of care and attention. Enlivened and enlightened, marvel at the beauty of the world though fresh eyes. Live untethered, live fully.

Please note: more Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection voyages are available, not all of them are listed online. Please contact us for more details.

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Ship information

Ritz-Carlton

Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 190 m
Passenger Capacity: 298

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020.
Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities. Exclusive yachting experience!

Some of the highlights aboard the Ritz-Carlton:

All-suite oceanview accommodations, each with private terrace • Dedicated Personal Assistant attending each suite • Onboard gratuities • Multiple dining venues; main dining room, Asian fusion restaurant, seafood grill, poolside grill and Aqua restaurant –developed by three-star Michelin chef Sven Elverfeld, Bon Appétit! • 24-hour in-suite dining • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht • Onboard entertainment and enrichment • Wi-Fi • Marina-style platform with access to watersports • Spa
• Panorama Lounge and wine bar

Contact
Booking
Luxury Yachting
Ritz-Carlton Azora
19.08.2020
28.08.2020
9
Northern Europe, Exclusive yachting – Copenhagen to Edinburgh, Scotland
Fare from € 7.078
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Travelroute
Day 1

Copenhagen, Denmark

Perched upon a rock in the harbour, the Little Mermaid welcomes all to this lively, fun-loving city of Danes, said to be some of the happiest people in the world. From the fabulous food and fresh water to free education, free healthcare and a 37-hour work week, this is a society firmly focused on the good life, and its capital is a joy to explore. From an outstanding assembly of modern architecture, world-class museums and charming canals to the lively streets of the Old Town that wind through the world’s oldest kingdom, Copenhagen has it all – not to mention 15 Michelin-starred restaurants and the Stroget, the world’s longest pedestrian shopping street offering the very best in Scandinavian design.

Day 2

Helsingborg, Sweden

Just across the strait from Denmark, the coastal Swedish city of Helsingborg has earned a reputation as the friendliest city in Sweden. The city’s most prominent landmark is Kärnan Castle, built by the Danes in the 1300s and destroyed in 1679. All that remains is a defensive tower that looms over the city. Also worth visiting is Sofiero Castle, which lies in one of Europe’s most beautiful parks and was once the summer getaway for Swedish royalty. There are handsome Gothic churches, a Neo-Gothic Town Hall and even impressive contemporary buildings, all easy to see on foot. Or you might cross the bridge to Denmark to see Kronborg Castle, the UNESCO World Heritage site that was the setting for Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

Day 3

Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg, located on Sweden’s west coast, is the country’s second largest city and an important trading center. Start your explorations with a stroll down the cobblestone streets of the Haga district. The main street, Haga Nygata, is for pedestrians only and is lined with cafés and artisan shops. A must-see is the Feskekorka fish market. Meaning “Fish Church,” Feskekorka was built in 1874 to resemble a church and is a mecca for seafood lovers. For car buffs, there’s the Volvo Museum, and for thrill-seekers, the Liseberg amusement park. Join the locals on a day trip by ferry to the Southern Archipelago and take in the beautiful scenery. These islands are free of cars and thus perfect for walking and biking.

Day 4

Lysekil, Sweden

Lysekil, just north of Gothenburg and at the mouth of the Gullmar Fjord, started life as a small fishing village but became famous as a spa town. Today it is a popular holiday destination for Swedes in the summer months. Don’t miss the Havets Hus aquarium, where hundreds of species of fish are displayed in saltwater tanks. Then visit Lysekil Church, which was built in 1901 from the local granite. Its 300-foot spire has long been a navigation aid to local sailors. No visit to Lysekil is complete without strolling the narrow alleys of Gamla Stan, or Old Town, where colourful wooden houses date back 200 years.

Day 5

Oslo, Norway

Oslo, Norway’s capital, lies on the country’s southern coast at the head of the Oslofjord. It is at this headland that you’ll find the famous Oslo Opera House, its roof sloping toward the waterfront. Two parks not to be missed are Vigeland Park, the world’s largest sculpture park made by a single artist, and Ekebergparken, a sculpture and heritage park surrounded by beautiful scenery and spectacular lookout points. Consider a tour of the peninsula of Bygdøy, where you can visit the Norwegian Maritime Museum, the Viking Ship Museum and the Holmenkollbakken ski-jumping hill with panoramic views of the fjord. Also save time to shop and dine in the hip Aker Brygge district, walking distance from the port.

Day 6

Oslo, Norway

Day 7

Risor, Norway

To get an overview of this charming town on Norway’s southern coast, make the trek up to Risørflekken, the famous landmark used by sailors to navigate their way into the harbour. It can be seen 12 nautical miles from land. Risør is known as a town of wooden houses thanks to its preservation of these quaint and historic structures. Wood also figures prominently in the town’s main industry, the building of wooden boats, which you can learn about on a visit to their cultural center. Risør also boasts a saltwater aquarium where you can observe 100 different kinds of fish and other sea creatures.

Day 8

Sailing Time

With a day at sea, enjoy the unique opportunity to unplug and relax into the unhurried life on board. Enjoy a workout with a view at the gym, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, watch the sky transform at sunset from The Observation Lounge, or find an intimate alcove in The Living Room and lose yourself in a favourite book.

Day 9

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Scotland’s capital is a city of handsome Georgian buildings, many architectural highlights and two UNESCO World Heritage sites. The first is Edinburgh Castle and the medieval Royal Mile, Scotland’s most visited site. Edinburgh’s Old Town and New Town are also part of this designation. Perched on an extinct volcano, Edinburgh Castle affords unrivalled views of the city, and its Esplanade is where the spectacle of the Royal Military Tattoo takes place every August as part of the Edinburgh Festival. Another UNESCO World Heritage site is Forth Bridge, an iconic railway bridge considered a symbol of Scotland. Also tour the Royal Yacht Britannia, now retired and berthed at Leith, or for a touch of modern history, visit the café where J.K. Rowling penned her first Harry Potter book.

Day 10

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Disembarkation.
Please note; fares are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses of €378 per passenger are included.

Overview

Exclusive yachting – Copenhagen to Edinburgh, Scotland

The castle ruins and leafy boulevards of Swedish coastal towns are perfectly complemented by the scenic fjords and sculpture gardens of Norway’s capital of Oslo on this journey culminating with Scotland’s greatest national event, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

All of this delivered in an intimate setting with a heightened level of care and attention. Enlivened and enlightened, marvel at the beauty of the world though fresh eyes. Live untethered, live fully.

Please note: more Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection voyages are available, not all of them are listed online. Please contact us for more details.

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Ship information

Ritz-Carlton

Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 190 m
Passenger Capacity: 298

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020.
Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities. Exclusive yachting experience!

Some of the highlights aboard the Ritz-Carlton:

All-suite oceanview accommodations, each with private terrace • Dedicated Personal Assistant attending each suite • Onboard gratuities • Multiple dining venues; main dining room, Asian fusion restaurant, seafood grill, poolside grill and Aqua restaurant –developed by three-star Michelin chef Sven Elverfeld, Bon Appétit! • 24-hour in-suite dining • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht • Onboard entertainment and enrichment • Wi-Fi • Marina-style platform with access to watersports • Spa
• Panorama Lounge and wine bar

Contact
Booking
Luxury Yachting
Ritz-Carlton Azora
28.08.2020
05.09.2020
8
Northern Europe, The Arctic, Exclusive yachting – Edinburgh, Scotland to Reykjavik
Fare from € 5.802
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Travelroute
Day 1

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Scotland’s capital is a city of handsome Georgian buildings, many architectural highlights and two UNESCO World Heritage sites. The first is Edinburgh Castle and the medieval Royal Mile, Scotland’s most visited site. Edinburgh’s Old Town and New Town are also part of this designation. Perched on an extinct volcano, Edinburgh Castle affords unrivalled views of the city, and its Esplanade is where the spectacle of the Royal Military Tattoo takes place every August as part of the Edinburgh Festival. Another UNESCO World Heritage site is Forth Bridge, an iconic railway bridge considered a symbol of Scotland. Also tour the Royal Yacht Britannia, now retired and berthed at Leith, or for a touch of modern history, visit the café where J.K. Rowling penned her first Harry Potter book.

Day 2

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Day 3

Invergordon, Scotland, UK

Considered the capital of the Scottish Highlands, Invergordon is Scotland’s fifth largest city. Visit Cawdor Castle, built in the 14th century and considered one of the most stately homes in the Highlands. The founding family, the Thanes of Cawdor, live there to this day. Next up is Dunrobin Castle, the ancestral home of the Clan Sutherland and one of the oldest inhabited houses in Scotland. It features stunning formal gardens that run down to the sea. Don’t miss the opportunity to take a boat trip on Loch Ness, one of Scotland’s largest lochs, where the legend of the Loch Ness Monster has persisted since 565 AD.

Day 4

Invergordon, Scotland, UK

Day 5

Kirkwall, Scotland, UK

Kirkwall is the largest settlement and capital of Orkney, an archipelago in the north of Scotland with history tracing back to Norse times in the 11th century. With history such as this, ancient archaeological sites are the highlight of a visit. The most important monuments can be found at the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Ring of Brodgar is one of the finest known truly circular Neolithic stone rings. Other sites that are fascinating to tour are Maeshowe, the Standing Stones of Stenness and the ancient Neolithic village of Skara Brae. For a completely different experience, dive the many shipwrecks at Scapa Flow, where the Germans scuttled their fleet after World War 1.

Day 6

Sailing Time

With a day at sea, enjoy the unique opportunity to unplug and relax into the unhurried life on board. Enjoy a workout with a view at the gym, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, watch the sky transform at sunset from The Observation Lounge, or find an intimate alcove in The Living Room and lose yourself in a favourite book.

Day 7

Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

Sheer cliffs and waterfalls carve Streymoy, the largest of the 18 Faroe Islands and home of Tórshavn, the capital and largest town of the archipelago. The old town of Tinganes was the home of the Faroese parliament for over a thousand years; the prime minister’s office is still located here. Stroll along narrow alleyways lined with black-tarred houses with grass roofs, some dating to the 14th century, and look for mysterious rock carvings believed to relate to ancient council meetings. But most of the pleasures involve the natural landscape. From nearby Vestmanna, a boat ride through narrow channels and grottoes reveals the desolate beauty of the islands. These cliffs are home to many bird species, including skuas, kittiwakes, fulmars and the charming puffins that breed every summer in the towering bluffs. While in Tórshavn, be sure to listen for some Faroese, considered the purest of all Norse and Scandinavian languages.

Day 8

Sailing Time

Day 9

Reykjavik, Iceland

Disembarkation.
Reykjavik is Europe’s most northern capital and a delight to visit. Modern public buildings of steel and glass contrast with the preserved colorful wooden houses of the old quarter. However, it is outside of Reykjavik that the rugged beauty of the country reveals itself. The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa where the mineral-rich water is believed to have therapeutic benefits. The Golden Circle route takes you to Thingvellir National Park – the site of Iceland’s first parliament, dating back to 930 AD, and the only place to view the deep fissures created by tectonic plates slowly splitting apart. There are many spectacular geysers, glaciers and waterfalls to photograph.
Please note; fares are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses of €402 per passenger are included.

Overview

Exclusive yachting – Edinburgh, Scotland to Reykjavik

Fully savour the riches of Scotland, beginning with the nation’s greatest event, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, and continuing to the breath taking landscapes of the Scottish Highlands and the ancient wonders of Orkney, including the Ring of Brodgar outside Kirkwall.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

All of this delivered in an intimate setting with a heightened level of care and attention. Enlivened and enlightened, marvel at the beauty of the world though fresh eyes. Live untethered, live fully.

Please note: more Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection voyages are available, not all of them are listed online. Please contact us for more details.

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Ship information

Ritz-Carlton

Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 190 m
Passenger Capacity: 298

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020.
Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities. Exclusive yachting experience!

Some of the highlights aboard the Ritz-Carlton:

All-suite oceanview accommodations, each with private terrace • Dedicated Personal Assistant attending each suite • Onboard gratuities • Multiple dining venues; main dining room, Asian fusion restaurant, seafood grill, poolside grill and Aqua restaurant –developed by three-star Michelin chef Sven Elverfeld, Bon Appétit! • 24-hour in-suite dining • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht • Onboard entertainment and enrichment • Wi-Fi • Marina-style platform with access to watersports • Spa
• Panorama Lounge and wine bar

Contact
Booking
Luxury Yachting
Ritz-Carlton Azora
05.09.2020
12.09.2020
7
Northern Europe, The Arctic, Exclusive yachting – Reykjavik to Reykjavik
Fare from € 5.646
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Travelroute
Day 1

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik is Europe’s most northern capital and a delight to visit. Modern public buildings of steel and glass contrast with the preserved colourful wooden houses of the old quarter. However, it is outside of Reykjavik that the rugged beauty of the country reveals itself. The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa where the mineral-rich water is believed to have therapeutic benefits. The Golden Circle route takes you to Thingvellir National Park – the site of Iceland’s first parliament, dating back to 930 AD, and the only place to view the deep fissures created by tectonic plates slowly splitting apart. There are many spectacular geysers, glaciers and waterfalls to photograph.

Day 2

Sailing the Arctic Circle

Whether sailing the sapphire waters of the Mediterranean, the arctic reaches of the North Sea or the deep blue expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, there is nothing quite like the serene sense of freedom that comes over you when gliding across the open water in a luxurious yacht. Marvellous destinations certainly await you, but for now you need simply savour the scenic horizon as you relax in an outdoor lounge or on your private terrace. Perhaps visit the spa or fitness center or take a dip in the pool, all with a view of the sea. When the mood strikes, dine at one of five exquisite restaurants or in the privacy of your suite. However you choose to relish your time at sea, you will enjoy the legendary level of personalized service for which The Ritz-Carlton is renowned.

Day 3

Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri is Iceland’s second largest city and is known as the “Capital of the North,” but with a population of approximately 18,000, Akureyri feels more like a town than a city. Only 62 miles from the Arctic Circle, it surprisingly has one of warmest climates in the country. Enjoy a stroll through the charming streets, especially Hafnarstræti, a pedestrian-friendly street filled with quaint coffee shops and boutiques selling locally made wares. Also in town is a lovely botanical garden near the majestic Akureyri Church, the city’s best-known landmark. A favourite local curiosity is the Christmas House, open year-round. Come August, the city becomes a prime viewing spot for the luminous northern lights, or aurora borealis.

Day 4

Akureyri, Iceland

Day 5

Stykkishólmur, Iceland

This small town of well-preserved, 150-year-old wooden warehouses, shops and homes clustered around a deep natural harbour is the jumping off point for touring and hiking the picturesque peninsula of Snæfellsnes. The town seems frozen in time, as it is home to few people and has no traffic or pollution. Visit the Volcano Museum, a tribute to native son and volcanologist Haraldur Sigurdsson, who studied volcanoes around the world for forty years. The unique Library of Water Museum features melted glaciers from the island’s five largest icecaps. Also worth a visit is the Stykkishólmur Lighthouse, with views of the coastal islands and great birdwatching.

Day 6

Sailing Time

With a day at sea, enjoy the unique opportunity to unplug and relax into the unhurried life on board. Enjoy a workout with a view at the gym, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, watch the sky transform at sunset from The Observation Lounge, or find an intimate alcove in The Living Room and lose yourself in a favourite book.

Day 7

Heimaey Island, Iceland

The largest of the Westman Islands off the Icelandic coast, Heimaey is best known for a volcanic eruption in 1973 from a previously unknown fissure that rained ash and lava and changed the landscape forever. A heroic effort was made to save the town – and the valuable frozen fish stock stored at the pier – by pouring seawater on the molten lava. This slowed the red-hot lava’s march toward the sea, and all residents were able to escape. In time, residents were able to return and rebuild the community, now situated amidst the lush landscape of volcanic peaks. The must-see Eldheimar Museum is dedicated to this traumatic event and includes the excavated ruins of one of the homes buried in the eruption.

Day 8

Reykjavik, Iceland

Disembarkation.
Please note; fares are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses of €246 per passenger are included.

Overview

Exclusive yachting – Reykjavik to Reykjavik

The mystical lands of Northern Lights are yours to behold on this voyage into the Arctic Circle and to the scenic volcanic islands of Iceland, a landscape of lava formations, glaciers and the famed hot springs of the Blue Lagoon.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

All of this delivered in an intimate setting with a heightened level of care and attention. Enlivened and enlightened, marvel at the beauty of the world though fresh eyes. Live untethered, live fully.

Please note: more Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection voyages are available, not all of them are listed online. Please contact us for more details.

<close>

Ship information

Ritz-Carlton

Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 190 m
Passenger Capacity: 298

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020.
Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities. Exclusive yachting experience!

Some of the highlights aboard the Ritz-Carlton:

All-suite oceanview accommodations, each with private terrace • Dedicated Personal Assistant attending each suite • Onboard gratuities • Multiple dining venues; main dining room, Asian fusion restaurant, seafood grill, poolside grill and Aqua restaurant –developed by three-star Michelin chef Sven Elverfeld, Bon Appétit! • 24-hour in-suite dining • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht • Onboard entertainment and enrichment • Wi-Fi • Marina-style platform with access to watersports • Spa
• Panorama Lounge and wine bar

Contact
Booking
Luxury Yachting
Ritz-Carlton Azora
12.09.2020
26.09.2020
14
Northern Europe, The Arctic. North America, Exclusive yachting – Reykjavik to Halifax, Nova Scotia
Fare from € 8.423
<read more>
Travelroute
Day 1

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik is Europe’s most northern capital and a delight to visit. Modern public buildings of steel and glass contrast with the preserved colourful wooden houses of the old quarter. However, it is outside of Reykjavik that the rugged beauty of the country reveals itself. The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa where the mineral-rich water is believed to have therapeutic benefits. The Golden Circle route takes you to Thingvellir National Park – the site of Iceland’s first parliament, dating back to 930 AD, and the only place to view the deep fissures created by tectonic plates slowly splitting apart. There are many spectacular geysers, glaciers and waterfalls to photograph.

Day 2

Stykkishólmur, Iceland

This small town of well-preserved, 150-year-old wooden warehouses, shops and homes clustered around a deep natural harbour is the jumping off point for touring and hiking the picturesque peninsula of Snæfellsnes. The town seems frozen in time, as it is home to few people and has no traffic or pollution. Visit the Volcano Museum, a tribute to native son and volcanologist Haraldur Sigurdsson, who studied volcanoes around the world for forty years. The unique Library of Water Museum features melted glaciers from the island’s five largest icecaps. Also worth a visit is the Stykkishólmur Lighthouse, with views of the coastal islands and great birdwatching.

Day 3

Sailing Time

With a day at sea, enjoy the unique opportunity to unplug and relax into the unhurried life on board. Enjoy a workout with a view at the gym, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, watch the sky transform at sunset from The Observation Lounge, or find an intimate alcove in The Living Room and lose yourself in a favourite book.

Day 4

Sailing Time

Day 5

Sailing the Prince Christian Sound

Day 6

Qaqortoq, Greenland

South Greenland has more green fields than any other locale in the country, but ironically, Qaqortoq means “white” in Greenlandic. Despite the name, colourful houses peer down on the verdant fjord system winding through the city. The lush scenery is best seen on foot, and tours to nearby hilltops open up a view to the mountains above and the drift ice in the sea below. Water taxis provide access to the historic church ruins at Hvalsey and the hot springs in Uunartoq. Qaqortoq itself is a sculpture garden, as artists have carved more than two dozen faces into the granite throughout the town. For the adventurous who work up an appetite, whale, seal and reindeer are found on local menus, as is the national dish of Greenland, a meat soup called suaasat.

Day 7

Sailing Time

Day 8

L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland, Canada

Named as one of Canada's 50 Places of a Lifetime by National Geographic, L'Anse aux Meadows transports visitors back in time a thousand years. Perched on the northernmost tip of Newfoundland, the ancient Viking settlement is heralded as the oldest in North America and widely accepted as evidence of European contact here prior to Columbus. Discovered in 1960, L’Anse aux Meadows was named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1978 and now brings the struggles of early settlers to life. Near the ancient ruins, an authentic Viking village has been recreated in Norstead, where visitors can explore Viking ships, hear ancient tales, shape pottery and spin fleece into yarn. Boat tours are available, as well as coastal hiking and biking through the majestic terrain. Fine dining is even offered at the Norseman Restaurant, and from its windows, icebergs or whales may be glimpsed passing by off shore.

Day 9

Gros Morne (Bonne Bay), Newfoundland, Canada

A jewel of Newfoundland's breath taking west coast, Bonne Bay is surrounded by the UNESCO World Heritage site of Gros Morne National Park, exhibiting unparalleled diversity of habitat and stunning views of both the ocean and mountains. Within the park are the Tablelands, an astounding geological site nearly a half-billion years old, where continental drift has caused deep ocean crust and rocks of the earth's mantle to lie exposed. Along the coast of Bonne Bay, the town of Woody Point invites visitors to shop for crafts and jewellery and check out the local art studios. Hezikiah House stands here in town as an example of the quaint homes built throughout Newfoundland during the late 19th century. The perfect ending to a day along these scenic shores would be some pan-fried cod or a fisherman's platter at one of the delightful eateries on Water Street.

Day 10

Gros Morne (Bonne Bay), Newfoundland, Canada

Day 11

Sailing Time

Day 12

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

A vibrant seaside capital city, Charlottetown takes pride in its past while carrying forward the tradition of hospitality that Prince Edward Island province is noted for. The centrally planned downtown is lined with Victorian-era houses and buildings, and the spires of St. Dunstan's Basilica tower above the skyline. Picturesque Queen Street and Victoria Row are home to historic shops as well as the Confederation Centre of the Arts, a showcase of the best in Canadian visual and performing arts. Museums of interest include Beaconsfield Historic House – one of the first residences in the city – and the Anne of Green Gables Museum. Charlottetown is the birthplace not only of the classic book’s author, Lucy Maud Montgomery, but also of the Confederation of Canada. It was here that delegates first convened in 1864 to discuss the unification of the British North American colonies.

Day 13

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Day 14

Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada

A historic treasure, Louisbourg is home to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, which offers a glimpse into what life was once like in this bustling town fortified by the French in the 18th century. This is also one of the busiest fishing villages in the Maritimes, and a meal of fresh chowder and lobster would be perfectly complemented by a sip of Fortress Rum, matured in oak barrels within the fortress. Hikers along the seaside may spy native puffin or moose, and a jaunt along the biking trails reveals even more of verdant Cape Breton Island. Other adventures include Louisbourg Lighthouse and the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site. The Highland Village Museum illuminates the region’s Gaelic heritage, while a celebration of indigenous Mi'kmaq culture is found at the village of Eskasoni, nestled along the scenic shores of Bras d’Or Lake.

Day 15

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Disembarkation.
A major economic center of Atlantic Canada, Halifax is also all about culture and scenery. And history. And shopping. And food. Active travelers will enjoy a hike along nearby Peggy's Cove to see the iconic lighthouse, or a Segway tour through Halifax proper, or even a kayak through the harbor. With miles of coastline, Halifax has some of the best views in Nova Scotia, and the national historic site of Halifax Citadel is one of the best places to take in these scenic vistas. Also meriting a visit are the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, which displays relics of the Titanic collected after the ship sank off these shores. The charming waterfront area of the city is filled with boutiques, cafés and restaurants and hosts an array of festivals throughout the year.
Please note; fares are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses of €223 per passenger are included.

Overview

Exclusive yachting – Reykjavik to Halifax, Nova Scotia

You’ll be challenged to choose your favourite panorama as you sail from Iceland’s volcanic landscapes through the spectacular fjords of Greenland’s Prince Christian Sound and on to Canada’s UNESCO World Heritage site of Gros Morne National Park.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

All of this delivered in an intimate setting with a heightened level of care and attention. Enlivened and enlightened, marvel at the beauty of the world though fresh eyes. Live untethered, live fully.

Please note: more Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection voyages are available, not all of them are listed online. Please contact us for more details.

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Ritz-Carlton

Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 190 m
Passenger Capacity: 298

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020.
Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities. Exclusive yachting experience!

Some of the highlights aboard the Ritz-Carlton:

All-suite oceanview accommodations, each with private terrace • Dedicated Personal Assistant attending each suite • Onboard gratuities • Multiple dining venues; main dining room, Asian fusion restaurant, seafood grill, poolside grill and Aqua restaurant –developed by three-star Michelin chef Sven Elverfeld, Bon Appétit! • 24-hour in-suite dining • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht • Onboard entertainment and enrichment • Wi-Fi • Marina-style platform with access to watersports • Spa
• Panorama Lounge and wine bar

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Booking
Luxury Yachting
Ritz-Carlton Azora
03.10.2020
15.10.2020
12
North America, Exclusive yachting – Boston, Massachusetts to Montréal, Québec
Fare from € 9.334
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Travelroute
Day 1

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States and arguably America's greatest walking city. Step along the cobblestones in any direction and you'll run into history. The Freedom Trail connects 16 significant sites, including the Paul Revere House, Boston Common and the USS Constitution. Once dubbed the “Athens of America,” this cultural capital is rich with museums, libraries, music venues and art galleries. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum houses a world-renowned art collection, famously heisted in 1990. Numerous city tours and Boston Harbor cruises are offered, and the more adventurous might even kayak the Charles River or rent a sailboat. When it's time to grab a bite, seafood is always recommended, especially in the Seaport District. Specialties include fresh steamed lobster, oysters on the half shell, and thick, creamy clam chowder. Top that off with a cannoli from the North End.

Day 2

Bar Harbor, Maine, USA

Once called Man-es-ayd'ik, or “clam-gathering place,” by the Wabanaki people, Bar Harbor is relaxed and fun but still retains an air of elegance from its history as an enclave for elites including the Morgans, Vanderbilts and Astors. It was the Rockefellers who convinced big landowners to donate the land to create Acadia National Park – over 50 square miles of mountains, lakes, hiking, biking, scenic vistas and dramatic coastline. The restaurants and boutiques of Main Street and the neighboring villages on Mount Desert Island offer the simple to the spectacular. Museums are generally small and focused, presenting the history of the island's Gilded Age, its Native American heritage and the Gulf of Maine's unique ecosystems. Galleries feature contemporary artists, Maine artists and historic works. A must-do is the Shore Path. Extending two miles from the town pier, it offers the best sights, sounds and smells of the shore of Frenchman Bay.

Day 3

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

A major economic center of Atlantic Canada, Halifax is also all about culture and scenery. And history. And shopping. And food. Active travelers will enjoy a hike along nearby Peggy's Cove to see the iconic lighthouse, or a Segway tour through Halifax proper, or even a kayak through the harbor. With miles of coastline, Halifax has some of the best views in Nova Scotia, and the national historic site of Halifax Citadel is one of the best places to take in these scenic vistas. Also meriting a visit are the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, which displays relics of the Titanic collected after the ship sank off these shores. The charming waterfront area of the city is filled with boutiques, cafés and restaurants and hosts an array of festivals throughout the year.

Day 4

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Day 5

Sailing Time

With a day at sea, enjoy the unique opportunity to unplug and relax into the unhurried life on board. Enjoy a workout with a view at the gym, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, watch the sky transform at sunset from The Observation Lounge, or find an intimate alcove in The Living Room and lose yourself in a favorite book.

Day 6

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

A vibrant seaside capital city, Charlottetown takes pride in its past while carrying forward the tradition of hospitality that Prince Edward Island province is noted for. The centrally planned downtown is lined with Victorian-era houses and buildings, and the spires of St. Dunstan's Basilica tower above the skyline. Picturesque Queen Street and Victoria Row are home to historic shops as well as the Confederation Centre of the Arts, a showcase of the best in Canadian visual and performing arts. Museums of interest include Beaconsfield Historic House – one of the first residences in the city – and the Anne of Green Gables Museum. Charlottetown is the birthplace not only of the classic book’s author, Lucy Maud Montgomery, but also of the Confederation of Canada. It was here that delegates first convened in 1864 to discuss the unification of the British North American colonies.

Day 7

Sailing Time

Day 8

Percé (Gaspé), Québec, Canada

Percé is a small town near the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula in Québec, located within the traditional lands of the Mi'kmaq. These native people called the area Siscog, or “steep rocks,” an apt description of the dramatic landscape of rugged coastal cliffs and soaring mountains. One of the world's largest natural arches, striking Percé Rock looms just off the coast. On nearby Bonaventure Island, hiking trails wind through meadows and evergreen forests populated by large colonies of gannets, puffins, cormorants and murres. Back in town, step back in time as you shop the restored general store stocked with authentic antique merchandise. The local microbreweries are also popular, as are the many restaurants with a view of the sea, where those who linger until sunset are rewarded with a natural light show glowing over Percé Rock.

Day 9

Sailing Time

Day 10

Tadoussac, Québec, Canada

Founded in 1600 when the first European fur-trading post was established in North America, Tadoussac lies at the confluence of the Saguenay and St. Lawrence rivers, where cold fresh water and warmer salt water mix to create rich marine life. An abundance of krill makes the area very attractive to whales, and boat excursions to view the massive mammals are one of the town’s biggest attractions. Still surrounded by relative wilderness, Tadoussac Bay is stunning. Sea kayaking in the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park or hiking the trails of the adjoining Saguenay Fjords National Park are both great ways to absorb the scenery. Sights of interest in town include the trading post of Pierre de Chauvin and the historic chapel. The bohemian village is filled with funky eateries and shops and historic French-Canadian architecture, and the locals always have time for a chat.

Day 11

Québec City, Québec, Canada

Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, known as the “Father of New France,” the grand provincial capital of Québec is one of the oldest European settlements in North America and blends past and present beautifully. The only walled city in the Americas north of Mexico, Old Québec is a UNESCO World Heritage treasure offering 400 years of history and evolution, and its aged cobblestones also feature the best of today's shopping, food and entertainment. One requisite stop is high tea at Château Frontenac, an iconic North American hotel that commands the skyline from atop the promontory Cap Diamant. The changing of the guard at the Citadel, a residence of the Canadian monarch, also attracts a crowd. For green space and relaxation, Québec has one of the world’s largest urban parks, the Plains of Abraham, as well as the breathtaking waterfall of Chute Montmorency just north of the city.

day 12

Montréal, Québec, Canada

The second largest French-speaking city in the world after Paris, Montréal is a nexus of commerce and culture. With a collection of more than 40,000 works, Montréal Museum of Fine Arts is among the most prominent in Canada, as is the historical collection at the McCord Museum. More superlatives are found at Montréal Casino, the largest in Canada, and Notre-Dame Basilica, one of the oldest examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the country. The cathedral is renowned for its imposing façade and opulent interior. The redeveloped Old Port offers access to eateries, boutiques, cycling, Segways and the Montréal Science Center, while a jaunt along the cobblestone streets of Old Montréal reveals historic architecture, galleries and high-end restaurants. A 60-meter rise on the Montréal Observation Wheel provides a view of the old town, downtown and the mountains, or the funicular to Montréal Tower atop Olympic Stadium offers an equally spectacular panorama.

Day 13

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Disembarkation.
Please note; fares are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses of €534 per passenger are included.

Overview

Exclusive yachting – Boston, Massachusetts to Montréal, Québec

Linger overnight in nearly every port of call, absorbing the autumn colours of Bar Harbor’s Acadia National Park, the iconic lighthouses of Halifax, the classic citadel overlooking the bluffs of Quebec, and the majestic fjords of Saguenay.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

All of this delivered in an intimate setting with a heightened level of care and attention. Enlivened and enlightened, marvel at the beauty of the world though fresh eyes. Live untethered, live fully.

Please note: more Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection voyages are available, not all of them are listed online. Please contact us for more details.

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Ship information

Ritz-Carlton

Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 190 m
Passenger Capacity: 298

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020.
Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities. Exclusive yachting experience!

Some of the highlights aboard the Ritz-Carlton:

All-suite oceanview accommodations, each with private terrace • Dedicated Personal Assistant attending each suite • Onboard gratuities • Multiple dining venues; main dining room, Asian fusion restaurant, seafood grill, poolside grill and Aqua restaurant –developed by three-star Michelin chef Sven Elverfeld, Bon Appétit! • 24-hour in-suite dining • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht • Onboard entertainment and enrichment • Wi-Fi • Marina-style platform with access to watersports • Spa
• Panorama Lounge and wine bar

Contact
Booking
Luxury Yachting
Ritz-Carlton Azora
27.10.2020
05.11.2020
9
North America, Caribbean, Exclusive yachting – Boston, Massachusetts to Nassau
Fare from € 5.032
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Travelroute
Day 1

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States and arguably America's greatest walking city. Step along the cobblestones in any direction and you'll run into history. The Freedom Trail connects 16 significant sites, including the Paul Revere House, Boston Common and the USS Constitution. Once dubbed the “Athens of America,” this cultural capital is rich with museums, libraries, music venues and art galleries. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum houses a world-renowned art collection, famously heisted in 1990. Numerous city tours and Boston Harbor cruises are offered, and the more adventurous might even kayak the Charles River or rent a sailboat. When it's time to grab a bite, seafood is always recommended, especially in the Seaport District. Specialties include fresh steamed lobster, oysters on the half shell, and thick, creamy clam chowder. Top that off with a cannoli from the North End.

Day 2

Sailing the Cape Cod Canal to Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Newport. From the Cliff Walk to the Ten Mile Drive, there's no shortage of amazing experiences in the “City by the Sea,” but the opulent mansions built by wealthy industrialists must top the list. Gloriously styled after Italianate palazzi, French châteaux and Elizabethan manors, these impeccably restored homes, known as the summer “cottages” of the elite, are filled with priceless antiques and must be seen to be believed. Couple that with the vast array of immaculately preserved buildings from the colonial era, and Newport is any architecture lover's paradise. After gawking at the lavish display, try some chowder, nibble a clam cake and sip a coffee cabinet – a famous Rhode Island milkshake.

Day 3

Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Day 4

New York, New York, USA

Situated on one of the world's largest natural harbours, New York is a global power city with a nearly endless “to-do” list. Journey to the Statue of Liberty, experience the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and take in Times Square. Revel in a Broadway show and gaze up at the Flatiron, Chrysler and Empire State buildings. The Met is among the world's largest and finest museums. Or you can do the Guggenheim. Or MoMA. Shop Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman and Henri Bendel. Bike the Brooklyn Bridge or take a walking tour. Palates are tempted with options ranging from thousands of fine restaurants to gourmet food trucks lining the streets. Chefs grow vegetables on roof gardens, source sustainable meats and embrace artisanal everything. New York is so fun that visitors can do any of the above or just sit down for a cup of coffee and watch what happens next, as eye candy is everywhere.

Day 5

New York, New York, USA

Day 6

Sailing Time

With a day at sea, enjoy the unique opportunity to unplug and relax into the unhurried life on board. Enjoy a workout with a view at the gym, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, watch the sky transform at sunset from The Observation Lounge, or find an intimate alcove in The Living Room and lose yourself in a favourite book.

Day 7

Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Lying below the steeple-rich skyline of Charleston is an architecture buff's dream. Founded in 1670, the port is now host to eight distinct building styles. It also claims the country’s first museum and the harbour where the first shots of the American Civil War were fired from Fort Sumter, accessible via a pleasant ferry ride. Antebellum history is revealed at Boone Hall Plantation, famous for its stunning avenue overarched with moss-draped live oak trees more than two centuries old. A saunter down King Street is also a must; the area regularly shuts off to traffic and becomes a pedestrian mall where locals walk pets, listen to live music and sip wine at sidewalk tables. The Upper King area adds a fresh spin with modern eateries, bars and shops north of the historic district. A new wave of restaurateurs has made Charleston a culinary capital, putting mouthwatering low-country cuisine on the world stage.

Day 8

Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Day 9

Sailing Time

Day 10

Nassau, Bahamas

Disembarkation.
Numerous islands and hundreds of tiny cays form the nation of the Bahamas. Small at just 21 miles long and nearly seven miles wide, New Providence Island boasts numerous white sand beaches as well as the vibrant capital of Nassau. In the lively city center, the National Art Gallery and Junkanoo Museum showcase the fine art, unique traditions and colorful crafts of the local culture that melds African, English and West Indian influences. Explore Nassau’s complex history among the heritage buildings and landmarks that include Fort Charlotte and the Pompey Museum of Slavery & Emancipation. A walkable bridge and ferries link Nassau’s harbor area with the modern mega-resorts and beaches of Paradise Island.
Please note; fares are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses of €732 per passenger are included.

Overview

Exclusive yachting – Boston, Massachusetts to Nassau

Watch for whales as you cross Cape Cod Canal en route to the palatial mansions of Newport. Catch a Broadway show when you overnight in the City That Never Sleeps, and enjoy another evening amidst the antebellum plantations of Charleston.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

All of this delivered in an intimate setting with a heightened level of care and attention. Enlivened and enlightened, marvel at the beauty of the world though fresh eyes. Live untethered, live fully.

Please note: more Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection voyages are available, not all of them are listed online. Please contact us for more details.

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Ship information

Ritz-Carlton

Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 190 m
Passenger Capacity: 298

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020.
Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities. Exclusive yachting experience!

Some of the highlights aboard the Ritz-Carlton:

All-suite oceanview accommodations, each with private terrace • Dedicated Personal Assistant attending each suite • Onboard gratuities • Multiple dining venues; main dining room, Asian fusion restaurant, seafood grill, poolside grill and Aqua restaurant –developed by three-star Michelin chef Sven Elverfeld, Bon Appétit! • 24-hour in-suite dining • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht • Onboard entertainment and enrichment • Wi-Fi • Marina-style platform with access to watersports • Spa
• Panorama Lounge and wine bar

Contact
Booking
Luxury Yachting
Ritz-Carlton Azora
06.11.2020
14.11.2020
8
North America, Caribbean, Exclusive yachting – Fort Lauderdale, Florida to San Juan
Fare from € 4.940
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Travelroute
Day 1

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

With an average temperature of 25°C and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, Fort Lauderdale’s gorgeous beaches are just the beginning of the city’s attractions. Venturing into the water allows for scuba diving, deep-sea fishing or an airboat tour of the Everglades with a live gator show. Often called the “Venice of America” for its many canals and waterways, Fort Lauderdale is also a lovely place for a stroll. A trek along the Riverwalk reveals a tropical landscape lined with restaurants, art and entertainment and continues down Las Olas Boulevard for a posh shopping spree. Architectural highlights include the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Stranahan House and City Hall. Also check out FAT Village, downtown's creative enclave for art, crafts, music and fun. Restaurants showcase the wizardry of celebrity chefs as well as local talent. Settle in for the atmosphere and ambrosia in any number of Jamaican and Brazilian restaurants citywide.

Day 2

Key West, Florida, USA

Closer to Cuba than to Miami, the southernmost city in the continental United States can feel like a country all its own. Home to free spirits, scuba divers and six-toed cats, Key West is defined by its quirky charm. People go barefoot, chickens roam the streets and eclectic culture rules. Architecture lovers will appreciate classic Caribbean villas, unique Keys conch houses and Victorian and Queen Anne gingerbread homes. Shopping opportunities range from many music and book shops to trendy designer boutiques. Activities not to miss in Key West include watching the sunset in Mallory Square, seeing the cats and literary relics at the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and eating an authentic piece of Key lime pie. Speaking of eating, from fantastic waterfront seafood dives to authentic Cuban delicacies to the fine-dining establishments of Duval Street, the choices are many and fresh is the word.

Day 3

Sailing Time

With a day at sea, enjoy the unique opportunity to unplug and relax into the unhurried life on board. Enjoy a workout with a view at the gym, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, watch the sky transform at sunset from The Observation Lounge, or find an intimate alcove in The Living Room and lose yourself in a favourite book.

Day 4

Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos

On the island of Grand Turk, it’s all about the gorgeous beaches – and the impossibly clear waters surrounding them. The sea starts shallow at the shore and ever so gradually deepens, which creates a spectacular spectrum of every shade of blue imaginable. Step off your yacht, stroll right onto the beach and relax on the pearly white sands. There are also excellent snorkelling and diving spots around the island, including the offshore coral reefs and Gibbs Cay, where you can swim with friendly stingrays. A modern cruise center that resembles a Bermudian village offers duty-free shopping for jewellery, apparel and souvenirs and also features one of the largest swimming pools in the Caribbean and Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville. Historical landmarks are found amidst the charming 18th- and 19th-century colonial architecture of Cockburn Town, including the Turks and Caicos National Museum.

Day 5

Sailing Time

Day 6

Samaná, Dominican Republic

The Samaná peninsula is the Dominican Republic’s natural treasure, a region of verdant mountains, waterfalls, a beautiful bay and miles of pristine beaches. The port town of Santa Bárbara de Samaná overlooks Samaná Bay, where the annual winter gathering of thousands of Atlantic humpback whales is the top attraction. At the bay’s western end, Los Haitises National Park preserves and protects a diverse collection of subtropical plants and birds amid the forests and mangroves. Samaná’s famous beaches are on the northern coast along the Atlantic. Las Terrenas, the most developed town, has a decidedly cosmopolitan air, thanks to the French and Italian expats drawn to the silky sands and crystalline waters of Playa Bonita and Playa El Portillo. Quiet Las Galeras, at the peninsula’s remote far end, is the closest village to idyllic Playa Rincón.

Day 7

La Romana, Dominican Republic

Surrounded by rugged terrain and lush vegetation, La Romana is home to crystalline waters, white sand beaches and impressive coral reef life. It's a gateway to charming villages such as Bayahibe, ecological trails and numerous golf resorts. In the town center is El Obelisco, painted with images of local Dominican life. Nearby Altos de Chavon is a replica 16th-century village and cultural center featuring artist studios, galleries, an archaeological museum and sweeping views of the Chavon River. Due south is Catalina Island, surrounded by stunning coral reefs and the sunken wreck of pirate William Kidd's ship Quedagh Merchant. To the southeast, Parque Nacional Del Este houses hundreds of species of flowers and birds and offers beach access to reef diving amongst manatees, dolphins and other sea creatures. Over 400 caves also make the park a spelunker's dream.

Day 8

Isla Catalina, Dominican Republic

Just south of La Romana is an island paradise that gives an idea of what these environs were like back in 1698 when pirate William Kidd anchored his ship offshore and fled his English pursuers. While less than six square miles in size, Isla Catalina supports diverse ecosystems including sand dunes, mangrove forests and impressive coral reefs. The entire island is a national park and rich in wildlife with numerous species of birds and tropical fish. Catalina is a haven for diving and snorkelling, and equipment can easily be rented. Popular dive sites are the appropriately named Wall, a vast coral reef, and Aquarium, where divers may encounter lobsters, stingrays and eels. Lying less than 20 feet below the surface, the wreck of Kidd’s vessel, the Quedagh Merchant, is now a living museum. For those who prefer to relax, great food, cool drinks and beach chairs are easy to find as well.

Day 9

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Disembarkation.
San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico, is an intriguing blend of the old and the new. Founded in 1521, the city was a key port in the Spanish colonial empire, as evidenced by El Morro, the huge fortress that guards the harbour. Behind thick stone walls, Old San Juan retains its original character of blue cobblestone streets, elegant plazas and brightly coloured heritage architecture. This lively center is the city’s – and island’s – cultural hub for museums, music, dining and more. The nearby Santurce district has emerged as the city’s hippest, with unique shops, cutting-edge restaurants and trendy nightlife. Just minutes from the heart of San Juan are the iconic beaches of the Condado and Isla Verde, whose stretches of palm-fringed sands are lapped by the azure waves of the Atlantic.
Please note; fares are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses of €340 per passenger are included.

Overview

Exclusive yachting – Fort Lauderdale, Florida to San Juan

Set sail for relaxation on the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Experience the quirky charms of the Florida Keys before heading east to the glorious beaches and amazing marine life of the Turks & Caicos and the Dominican Republic.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

All of this delivered in an intimate setting with a heightened level of care and attention. Enlivened and enlightened, marvel at the beauty of the world though fresh eyes. Live untethered, live fully.

Please note: more Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection voyages are available, not all of them are listed online. Please contact us for more details.

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Ship information

Ritz-Carlton

Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 190 m
Passenger Capacity: 298

Set sail on a journey of discovery with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020.
Each yacht will feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace, and accommodate up to 298 guests in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere. As with The Ritz-Carlton® on land, each yacht will feature personalized service, elevated dining and luxury amenities. Exclusive yachting experience!

Some of the highlights aboard the Ritz-Carlton:

All-suite oceanview accommodations, each with private terrace • Dedicated Personal Assistant attending each suite • Onboard gratuities • Multiple dining venues; main dining room, Asian fusion restaurant, seafood grill, poolside grill and Aqua restaurant –developed by three-star Michelin chef Sven Elverfeld, Bon Appétit! • 24-hour in-suite dining • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht • Onboard entertainment and enrichment • Wi-Fi • Marina-style platform with access to watersports • Spa
• Panorama Lounge and wine bar

Contact
Booking