October 29, 2023
SeaDream Yacht Club – luxury yachting not cruising
I recently had the incredible opportunity to sail with the SeaDream Yacht Club on a Mediterranean voyage from Athens to Istanbul, and I cannot praise this experience enough. From start to finish, it was an absolute dream come true.
First and foremost, the culinary experience on board SeaDream was nothing short of outstanding. Every meal felt like a gourmet feast, with a wide variety of fresh and delicious dishes that catered to every palate. Whether it was enjoying the catch of the day on the open deck under the Mediterranean sun or savouring a multi-course dinner in the elegant dining room, the food was consistently exceptional. The talented chefs onboard seemed to take great pride in crafting dishes that were not only delectable but also beautifully presented.
What truly set SeaDream Yacht Club apart, though, was its incredible staff. The crew members felt like an extended family, and their warmth and attentiveness made the journey even more special. They went above and beyond to ensure that every guest felt comfortable and pampered. Whether it was the thoughtful cabin service, the friendly bartenders who remembered your favourite drink, or the knowledgeable guides who enriched our excursions with their insights, the staff’s dedication was truly remarkable.
And let’s not forget the spa experience on SeaDream, which was nothing short of rejuvenating and luxurious. The onboard spa was a haven of relaxation and serenity, offering a range of treatments and therapies that allowed guests to unwind and indulge. Whether it was a soothing massage, or a rejuvenating facial, the spa was a true oasis of tranquility. The skilled therapists and serene ambiance left me feeling completely refreshed and pampered, making it a vital part of the overall SeaDream experience.
The itinerary itself was a breathtaking adventure. Sailing from Athens to Hydra, Santorini, Paros, Patmos, Lemnos, and finally Istanbul was like a whirlwind tour of some of the most picturesque destinations in the Mediterranean. Each stop offered a unique blend of culture, history, and natural beauty, and SeaDream made it easy to explore and enjoy these places to the fullest. Whether it was strolling through the charming streets of Hydra, admiring the iconic white-washed buildings of Santorini, or visiting the historic sites on Patmos, every moment was a highlight.
And speaking of highlights, the return journey to London from Istanbul was a perfect ending to an unforgettable trip. Sailing through the scenic Bosporus Strait with views of both Europe and Asia was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will forever be etched in my memory.
In conclusion, my voyage with SeaDream Yacht Club was nothing short of extraordinary. From the outstanding food and spa experience to the exceptional staff and the beautiful itinerary, every aspect of the journey was meticulously planned and executed to perfection. It was a true privilege to sail with SeaDream, and I can wholeheartedly recommend this luxury cruise experience to anyone seeking a truly exceptional travel adventure. I will cherish the memories of this trip for years to come, and I can’t wait to explore more of the world with SeaDream in the future.
A: Miami, Florida (USA), SeaDream Yacht Club, 601 Brickell Key Drive Suite 700, Miami, FL 33131
T: +1 800-707-4911
Monday-Friday 2 a.m. to 8 p.m EST
Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m EST
A: Oslo, Norway, SeaDream Yacht Club, Pustutveien 18, NO-1396 Billingstad, Norway
T: +47 67 79 25 85 (new number as of mid-2022)
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. CET
Written by Luxuria Lifestyle International Group Editor Debbie Stone