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    The World’s Most Romantic Cruise Line

4 Ways Windstar is Perfect for a Romantic Getaway

Experience the ultimate romantic getaway with Windstar Cruises. Picture yourselves strolling hand-in-hand on the deck, indulging in candlelit dinners under a starry tropical sky, and exploring intimate harbors and secluded beaches. With small ship, luxury yachts accommodating only 148 to 342 guests, Windstar Cruises is the perfect choice for couples seeking an amorous escape. It’s no wonder that Windstar has been crowned the “World’s Most Romantic Cruise Line” by esteemed publications like Bride’s magazine, Porthole Cruise magazine, and Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, a honeymoon, or simply each other, let Windstar set the mood for love on the high seas. Here are four ways we make your romantic dreams a reality.


Small and Intimate

Say goodbye to crowded decks and long waits with Windstar’s small and intimate yacht-style ships. With a guest capacity of just 348 or fewer passengers, you can enjoy a secluded and intimate experience with your significant other. Savor a glass of champagne on your private balcony, cuddle under the stars on the upper deck, or indulge in delectable cuisine in intimate dining venues for two. Unlike larger ships, Windstar offers numerous opportunities for private togetherness so you can enjoy each other’s company without distractions. Spacious deck areas provide the perfect backdrop for gazing at the sea during the day and admiring the starry sky at night, with no one else around. And if you choose to sail on one of the three vessels under sail, Wind Surf, Wind Star, or Wind Spirit, you’ll be enchanted by the romance of billowing white sails, the gentle salty breeze, and the endless shimmering water.

But what truly sets Windstar apart is the exceptional level of personalized service. With one of the highest crew-to-passenger ratios in the industry, the staff knows everyone on board. They even remember your drink preferences and how you take your morning coffee. Prepare to feel pampered and cared for throughout your entire journey, ensuring an unforgettable experience just for you and your sweetheart.

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Tiny Ports and Harbors

Because of their size, Windstar’s yachts can tuck into small ports and hidden harbors unavailable to larger ships. Since they often dock right in town, you can come and go without a tender, making it easy to explore on your own and at your own leisurely pace. You don’t have to compete with thousands of other cruisers in port for the day, either. No jostling for space in the small shops, no elbowing your way along crowded sidewalks, no hunting for an unoccupied corner of beach for a romantic rendezvous.

And when the sun sets, the intimate and romantic atmosphere continues. As with a private yacht experience, a Windstar cruise often remains anchored for the evening so couples can enjoy the local nightlife. From cozy bistros to saucy nightclubs, your evenings will be nothing short of enchanting.


Romantic Itineraries

In fact, Windstar sails to the world’s most romantic destinations. What could be dreamier than the tropical Caribbean, with its pocket coves and lush vegetation on such tantalizing isles as St. Barts, Culebra, Les Saintes, and Bequia? Or cruising exotic Tahiti and the Tuamotu Islands in the South Pacific, where pristine beaches meet turquoise waters?

Or sampling the storied Greek isles — Mykonos, Santorini, Patmos — with their hidden ports and idyllic beaches, perfect for couples’ interludes? Or the sexy French and Italian Riviera, where chic cafes in cobblestoned towns are guaranteed to keep you starry-eyed?

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Dining à Deux

Dining on Windstar is intimate and decadent. Plan a “date night” at Candles, Windstar’s signature outdoor restaurant and watch the sun set over a postcard harbor as you savor fresh seafood or grilled meats. Or dine at Cuadro 44 and sample flavors of inventive Spanish cuisine by ten-time Michelin Starred Chef, Anthony Sasso.

When you want to turn up the heat, indulge in room service from the made-to-order menu. Don’t miss the chocolate brioche with English toffee. Have it served in bed while you watch the lights twinkle in the harbor through your stateroom’s massive picture windows and savor the moment — just the two of you. Now that’s amore!

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If You Go

Embark on an unforgettable adventure across the stunning Caribbean. Choose from 24 incredible itineraries that will whisk you away to picturesque destinations like Puerto Rico, Antigua, Cartagena, and Barbados. Whether you choose Star Collector: Hidden Gems of the Caribbean, Classic Caribbean, or Star Collector: Captivating Caribbean we have the perfect sailing for you.

Or explore the breathtaking beauty of French Polynesia. Discover the enchanting Tahiti and the Tuamotu Islands or the Dreams of Tahiti itineraries. With over 35 years of experience sailing in this region, Windstar knows these islands like no one else.

If you’ve always dreamed of uncovering the magic and mythology of Greece, we have just the trip for you. Windstar’s Treasures of the Greek Isles itinerary promises an unforgettable journey filled with romance, adventure, and exploration. Whether it’s your honeymoon, anniversary, or a bucket list trip for two, Windstar Cruises will make sure it’s an experience to remember.

And if the Italian Riviera is calling your name, we have the perfect voyages for you. Join us on Classic Italy & Dalmatian Coast and immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of this iconic region.

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