Unique combination of an expeditionary experience, fine dining and butler service in Polar waters.
Silver Cloud is one of Silversea’s fleet of luxury cruise ships which explore some of the more remote and exotic parts of the world, including voyages to the Earth’s last true wilderness, Antarctica. This first class superior class ship can carry 254 guests and with 223 staff has a staff/guest ratio which can’t be beaten. This reflects the company’s philosophy of offering all-inclusive cruising with exemplary bespoke customer service.
The sleek vessel is of the standard and ambiance of a classic top-of-the-range hotel, with elegant furnishings and sumptuous fabrics embellishing the spacious state rooms. There’s a choice of dining options, including her main restaurant which specialises in continental cuisine, Italian-themed La Terrazza and an outdoor grill. There are no fixed tables or mealtimes, eat when and with whom you like. A further restaurant, La Dame, offers French-style Relais & Chateaux dining (reservation fee applies). There’s also a spa with massage services, fitness room and beauty salon on board. And, of course, there’s a Polar library and state-of-the-art theatre where you can attend lectures and presentations.
What our clients say
This was a trip of a lifetime. The scale of the natural beauty of Antarctica is overwhelming. The icebergs, penguins ,mountains and sunshine which reflected it all in the clear water was breathtaking. I feel privileged to have been able to experience it thank you.AW, Stanmore
Antarctica “Best holiday we have ever had.”MR, West Malling
Most memorable experience: "A hard question to answer, but probably being able to walk on the continent, and not just strolling along the shore line, but fairly serious walking on snow and ice up onto the local ridges."HW, New Romney
Highlights: “Setting foot on Antarctica and seeing the wildlife in its natural habitat. The first part had always been an ambition of mine”SM, Dennie
Highlights were South Georgia – amazing king penguin colony, bathing in thermal pool and cooling off in Whalers Bay on deception island, the open air party as we left Paradise Bay, walking f the frozen Weddell seaHG, Surbition
Most Memorable Experience: “The Awesome Beauty of a Sunny Antarctica!”AW, Nottingham
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