(CNN) — What’s it like to sail the seas at the height of luxury?
The most luxurious cruise ship suites merge the best cutting-edge technology with the timeless luxury of 24-hour waiter service, catering to your every whim.
The world’s most incredible floating cabins have one thing in common: breathtaking views. Take in the wonders of glaciers and fjords or a casual encounter with dolphins and whales as you float in the privacy of a large deck exclusively for you.
Whether you’re sleeping in a bed with a $200,000 mattress or staying at the helm of the ship, the journey is as exciting as the destination when you stay in one of these incredible cruise suites.
Celebrity Cruises: Iconic Suite
- Ship: Celebrity Beyond
- Cost: Trips from US$15,340 per person
- Cut: 176 square meters indoors, 64 square meters terrace
Two full-size suites at the helm of the new Celebrity Beyond ship will pamper its first guests in late April 2022.
Perched above the Captain’s Deck, these iconic suites are the crown jewel of Celebrity’s Edge Class, offering spacious interiors with no interior walls and stunning floor-to-ceiling windows.
Luxurious amenities like cashmere bedding, a hot tub on your private deck, and Le Labo bath products add comfort to your trip.
When you’re ready to leave the cozy confines of your suite, your table awaits at all of the ship’s specialty restaurants, including the new Celebrity’s Le Voyage, from world-renowned chef Daniel Boulud.
Royal Caribbean: Ultimate Family Suite
- Boats: Wonder of the Seas, Symphony of the Seas and Specter of the Seas
- Cost: Trips from US$19,000 per suite
- Cut: 175 square meters inside, 64 square meters terrace
Perhaps the funniest deal you can have in the privacy of your own suite at sea, Wonder of the Seas’ Ultimate Family Suite was designed with kids and kids at heart in mind.
The two-story penthouse is a magical dream come to life, filled with bright colors and amenities like its own in-suite slide, an air hockey table and an 85-inch 4K TV so big it’s called a cinema .
The suite can accommodate families of up to 10 people, though its hot tub on the private terrace can only fit half of them at a time.
Virgin Voyages: massive sequels
- Boats: Scarlet Lady and Valiant Lady
- Cost: Trips from US$4,360 per person
- Cut: 199.4 square meters
The whole vibe on Virgin Voyages ships is rock star VIP, so when Richard Branson set out to create the ship’s superior suites, he aimed for epic.
The two Massive suites at the top of the ship evoke the luxury life your favorite rock star is used to, with your own team of crew members to help you with anything you need; from packing clothes in your suitcase to restocking your endless bar so the party never stops.
Let the incredible, thoughtful views inspire you to create your own music in the suite’s guitar room, or simply enjoy some classics from the suite’s record collection on the turntable.
Disney Cruise Line: Wish Tower Suite
- Ship: Disney Wish
- Cost: Trips from US$21,000 for two adults
- Cut: 182.6 square meters
The Wish Tower Suite is the epitome of fairytale living, bringing fairytale fantasy to life every night. The new sequel will debut on the Disney Wish this summer as a unique maritime enclave at the bow of the ship.
Like the Cinderella Castle Suite at Disney World, this unique suite can accommodate up to eight people in its two bedrooms and children’s room, and has four and a half bathrooms.
The suite is inspired by “Vana” and will provide an enchanting Disney-style welcome as a custom sculpture evokes the joy and heart of the film and fills the suite with lights and sounds.
Viking Cruises: Owner’s Suite
- Boats: Viking Octantis and Viking Polaris, the new Viking expedition fleet
- Cost: Trips from US$10,995 per person based on double occupancy
- Cut: 115 square meters, including a private outdoor room
Viking’s Expedition Fleet has just begun sailing the Cruise Line to the farthest corners of Earth, and if you’re in the Owner’s Suite, you’ll do it with the best view.
The new expedition fleet, the sister cruise ships Octantis (sailing from January 2022) and Polaris (sailing from August 2022), has an owner’s suite.
More than just a terrace, the suite’s 73.5 square meter garden room has its own “badenstamp” (a wooden-walled hot tub), the perfect place to admire the ever-changing landscapes. .
The adjoining six-person dining room offers the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing private meal while listening to music and exclusive wine collections curated by the line’s charismatic founder and chairman, Torstein Hagen.
Norwegian Cruise Line: Premier Owner’s Suite
- Ship: Premium Norwegian
- Cost: Trips from US$21,904 per person
- Cut: 195 square meters, 72.9 square meters of terrace
Launching in August 2022, Norwegian Prima reinvents The Haven, the line’s popular luxury suite enclave, with a dramatic move to the rear of the ship.
Aft, the newly redesigned Premier Owner’s Suite features a stunning wrap-around balcony elegantly fitted with a Jacuzzi, four-seater dining table and sun loungers.
The suite, designed by Piero Lissoni, has floor-to-ceiling windows in its three bedrooms (each with a king-size bed), three bathrooms (all with power showers), and a powder room.
Oceania: Owner’s Suite
- Ship: Oceanian Riviera
- Cost: Trips from US$15,599 per person
- Cut: 185.8 square meters
Cashmere blankets, Bulgari toiletries and an in-suite bar with six full-size bottles of premium spirits or wine: Oceania’s three owner’s suites live the high life on the ship’s aft decks.
From the first impression, you will be amazed by the impressive floor-to-ceiling windows that perfectly frame the views, wherever you are in the world.
Suites span the full width of the ship, so get ready for a private wrap-around deck that offers incredible panoramic views and privacy.
Designed by Ralph Lauren Home Collection, the suites are both majestic and comfortable.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises: Regent Suite
- Ship: Splendor of the Seven Seas
- Cost: Trips from US$54,999 per person
- Cut: 412 square meters
Are you ready for the best sleep of your life? The Regent Suite at Seven Seas Splendor offers the most luxurious sleeping experience ever at sea thanks to a $200,000 Hästens mattress.
Not only will you float on water, but you’ll also levitate on this one-of-a-kind handmade mattress made with layers of linen, horsehair and cotton.
Once you’ve recharged overnight, refuel with unlimited Canyon Ranch suite treatments, then venture out to the harbor with your own car and personal guide.
Seabourn: Winter Garden Suite
- Ship: Seabourn Company
- Cost: Trips from US$17,999 per person
- Cut: 97 square meters, 12 square meters of outdoor terrace
Iconic designer Adam D. Tihany’s vision for the Wintergarden suite was to balance beauty and relaxation aboard the line’s first expedition ship.
Opening in mid-April 2022, the new suite will be a luxurious cabin with distinctive touches, like a TV that disappears with the touch of a button to allow uninterrupted views from the bed.
Favorite amenities in the two-story suite include a heated closet to keep the parka toasty warm before the arctic expedition and a Swarovski ATX interior peephole, ideal for the best view of all the wildlife on this vessel.
Cunard: Balmoral Suite
- Ship: Queen Mary 2
- Cost: Trips from US$25,000 per person
- Cut: 209 square meters
Queen Mary 2’s large two-storey duplex apartments are the most luxurious and well-appointed way to cross the Atlantic.
Luxury in-suite living is effortless with classic, impeccable British butler service. Your very own Jeeves!
Every whim of your stay is catered for, from unpacking your suitcases while enjoying sparkling wine and chocolate on your terrace, to a pillow menu that will allow you to rest easy.
Although overdone, the Balmoral Suite’s sweeping staircase is perfect for a grand entrance to your own private cocktail party, toasting the luxury of living in the middle of the ocean.