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SeaDream Yacht Club Cruises

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SeaDream II

About SeaDream Yacht Club Cruises

SeaDream promotes its style of cruising as "yacht-like" with a "resort-casual" dress code (read: no formalwear required) and upscale cuisine and amenities. "We are not a cruise line" is the mantra repeated by top executives.

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SeaDream Yacht Club Cruise Tips, Activities, and Overview

Who goes on SeaDream Yacht Club cruise ships?

SeaDream passengers tend to be affluent, unpretentious and active, primarily coming from North America and Europe, with most falling in the 40 to 60 age range. Though families with children older than 12 months are welcome onboard, there is no family programming and the overall SeaDream experience is decidedly adult. The line has a huge following of repeat cruisers who know what they love about the brand and will happily tell newbies all about it. Cruisers tend to be fun and familiar.

Do I have to dress up on a SeaDream Yacht Club cruise?

Not exactly. SeaDream maintains a "yacht casual" dress code, and by day everyone wears swimsuits with cover-ups and comfortable yachtwear. In the evening, you'll find men wearing collared shirts and sometimes jackets, but no ties, and women are mostly in elegant casual dresses or slacks. Dining outside is the norm, so shawls and wraps are common at dinner.

Is everything free on SeaDream Yacht Club cruises?

Not quite. Conventional shore excursions cost extra, but crew members take cruisers out hiking, biking, snorkeling or kayaking without charge, and with complimentary mountain bikes onboard, you can set up your own excursion. Use of all the water "toys" in the marina is also complimentary. Also included in the cruise fare are all dining venues and most beverages, gratuities, fitness classes and use of the golf simulator.

You'll pay extra for premium alcoholic drinks, spa treatments and shore excursions.

What are SeaDream Yacht Club’s most popular activities?

Sailing on SeaDream is very much like being invited on a friend's large yacht -- you'll find lots of great food but you create the experience you want, aided by personal service from the staff (nearly one crew member for each passenger). Many passengers enjoy napping or sunning on deck in the thick-cushioned Balinese Dream Beds. (They can even be reserved at night for sleeping under the stars. These beds were upgraded recently, as SeaDream invested completely in updating its two ships.)

The marina is also quite popular, with its selection of sailboats, WaveRunners, snorkeling gear, banana boats, tubes, wakeboards and water skis, stand-up paddle-boards and Jet Skis. Active passengers also gravitate to the golf simulator (with 30 major courses), and yoga and tai chi classes.

Passengers all turn out at the weekly beachside Champagne & Caviar Splash Party, and concerts and movies are screened on deck at night.

Why go with SeaDream Yacht Club?

  • True yacht-like cruising: sophisticated yet unpretentious
  • Outstanding service and cuisine
  • Super cozy cabins

Best for: Travelers who prefer free time over a highly structured schedule

Not for: Anyone who likes to be on the go all the time and wants lots of choices of activities

SeaDream Yacht Club Cruises Cruiser Reviews

It Really Was a Sea Dream Come True!

The crew knew us by name by the first dinner, and provided extraordinary service in every department.The standards of service lived up to the hype.Read More
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2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

our new Christmas tradition

We had such a good time that we booked back-to-back trips for Christmas 2022.On Christmas, a choir of staff members performed Christmas Carols for us (a motley choir, but very good natured!Read More
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10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Where do I start?

The walkway down to tender is old.Bottom line is the ships are quite outdated and old so don’t expect a first class experience.Read More
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10+ Cruises

Age 60s

It’s like a Private Yacht

The crew did a “champagne splash” and barbecue on the beach one day and a dinner under the stars (on the island) when we were in St Kitts.The rooms are spacious and first class, the crew is attentive and professional, and the food is exquisite and abundant.Read More
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10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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