Cruising: The Perfect Romantic Holiday for Couples

 

Cruise holidays have never been more popular, with the low prices and luxury on offer attracting thousands of new holiday-makers every year. So why not try something new for your getaway, and discover why millions of people are certified cruise addicts?

Forget about juggling itineraries, tickets and packing suitcases every few days, and explore the sea and visit exciting ports of call instead. After all, everyone, especially those who are stressed at work, deserves a vacation. It could even help your career, as having time away from work might be necessary to increase work efficiency.

Travelers may be surprised to learn just how affordable cruise holidays have become; and for a couple looking for a romantic, stress-free holiday getaway, it’s the perfect choice.

A cruise ship pulling out of the port in Nice on the French Riviera.

A cruise ship pulling out of the port in Nice on the French Riviera.

Benefits of a Cruise Holiday

The best part of a cruise holiday is that most expenses are included in the ticket cost. Check with the cruise company before heading off, but as a rule of thumb, most cruises include all meals and daily entertainment choices in the ticket price.

Not only is this a financial plus, but it takes a lot of stress out of having to budget for each meal. Passengers are spoiled for choice in regards to food options, and don’t be surprised if you come back a little heavier than when you set sail!

Safety is a concern for all travelers these days, and the secure environment of a cruise ship provides peace of mind, plus gives travelers a secure base to return to after visiting each port. As an added bonus, there are guided tours on offer at each stop that provide sightseeing and shopping opportunities.

In the Caribbean, San Juan is one of the most popular ports of call. And with good reason, as it's historical and beautiful.

In the Caribbean, San Juan is one of the most popular ports of call. And with good reason, as it’s historical and beautiful.

Romance on the Seas

[Also see our travel article “Top Ten Mediterranean Cruise Destinations“]

It’s often difficult for married couples to find time to set aside for each other. A cruise is the perfect way to rekindle passion and rediscover the joys of each other’s company.

What could be more romantic than a late night stroll on the deck, taking in the spectacular starry night skies, and listening to the lapping waves below? After the stroll couples can pop into one of the many bars and clubs that are open till the wee hours and enjoy a few drinks together.

Thanks to the positive aspects listed above, the stress-free environment of a cruise holiday is the perfect place to discover romance on the sea.

 

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