The Magic of Christmas Cruises for families

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The holiday season brings to mind twinkling lights, Christmas decorations and fun times with the kids. But if you’re looking for a unique and memorable way to celebrate Christmas, a holiday cruise might be the way to go.

These holiday cruises offer Christmas fun, amazing destinations and activities to get the whole family in the holiday spirit.

Imagine waking up to the gentle rocking of the waves, stepping out onto your private balcony and taking in the breathtaking views of a new port every day. As you explore the ship and all it has to offer.

You’ll be surrounded by a wonderland of decorations, from towering Christmas trees adorned with twinkling lights to life-sized gingerbread houses that seem plucked straight from a fairy tale.

Christmas Cruises: A Holiday on Board

One of the best things about a Christmas cruise is celebrating Christmas with holiday traditions at sea. From tree lighting ceremonies to Christmas fun with holiday shows, live music and Christmas movie nights, there’s something for everyone.

There’s something for everyone from holiday decorations, Christmas trees, festive shows and concerts to themed parties and holiday-inspired culinary events. Kids will love holiday activities such as meeting Santa, decorating gingerbread houses and special Christmas holiday kids’ clubs.

If you’re looking for the best deals on Christmas cruises, start planning early. The best holiday cruises offer early bird discounts and promotions for those who book their holiday cruises months in advance. Also consider traveling the week before Christmas or the week after, rates are often lower during these periods pack appropriate attire for every occasion

A World of Holiday Cheer on Board

Once on board the ship’s staff will go all out to create a magical atmosphere, from carolers on the decks to holiday themed buffets and dining experiences. Specialty restaurants will offer traditional favorites and new holiday dishes to enjoy during the holiday season.

Enjoying Christmas presents on a cruise

Imagine a traditional Christmas dinner with all the fixings or a holiday dessert while sipping a warm, spiced Christmas wine, for mum and dad only of course.

If you want a more active holiday many cruise lines offer shore excursions to experience the cultures and traditions of the ports. From exploring ancient ruins to water activities on the beach and authentic cuisine.

Shore excursions are a chance to make lasting memories and experience the holiday season from a different perspective. Pack accordingly so you can fully participate, while it may be cold at home there are still a lot of warm destinations in December.

It’s All About Special Moments at Specialty Restaurants

One of the best things about a Christmas cruise is making memories and new traditions with your whole family. Whether you’re travelling with extended family or just your kids, the shared experience and festive atmosphere on board will make the holidays special.

The holiday spirit is alive with festive activities and themed parties so everyone will be in the mood. From gift giving under the atrium lights to holiday game shows and trivia, there’s plenty of ways to connect and make memories.

Get into the Holiday Spirit

As the sun sets on each day, the decks come alive with holiday lights so you can snuggle up with a blanket and hot cocoa and stargaze or join the fun of a holiday deck party with live music, dancing and festive cocktails.

Christmas cruises can be in warm weather locations

For a more indulgent and luxurious experience many cruise lines offer special holiday packages and amenities. From private dining and butler service to exclusive shore excursions and spa treatments these elevated offerings will make your holiday extra special.

Also experience a winter wonderland on board with a festive and magical Christmas village with games, line dancing and Christmas magic for kids and families. Whether you’re looking for a family friendly adventure or just a special way to celebrate, a Christmas cruise is a unique and special way to spend the holiday.

New Year’s Cruise

Book a New Year’s cruise to enjoy a New Year’s Eve dinner and midnight Champagne toast on the biggest night of the year.

Celebrate New Year’s on a cruise ship with a year’s eve party featuring live music, themed activities, costumes, countdown and confetti and toasts.

Departure ports for these cruises include Sydney, Fort Lauderdale and Port Canaveral.

a couple enjoying a holiday season cruise
New Years eve cruises are popular

With festive traditions, beautiful destinations and endless ways to make memories a holiday cruise has holiday activities on board including Christmas celebrations, festive walks and DIY ornament classes. No wonder these have become a holiday tradition for families everywhere.

We hope this article from Wyld Family Travel has inspired you to consider an alternative Christmas: a Christmas celebration on the high seas.

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