Silversea cruises provide the best European cruises according to U.S. News & World Report. Fodor’sTravel states the Silversea ships provide intimacy, hospitality, luxury and cultural enrichment. In addition, Silversea cruises offer the ability to customize all aspects of vacations with airfare packages, transfers, porterage and pre-cruise accommodations.
Not only do Silversea ships excel in luxury, but this cruise line offers more activities than other comparably sized ships. These ships do not cater toward children, no on-board childcare services are provided, and the number of children on board is capacity-controlled. All accommodations on Silversea cruises are suites.
A unique feature of Silversea cruises is an enrichment program which features guest lecturers who are experts in their field. The ships also feature live entertainment, afternoon tea, poolside parties and many other social events to keep travelers entertained. Passengers can also book offshore excursions online prior to boarding.
Silversea offers cruises through the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and British Isles, with occupancy ranging between 100 and 540 guests per ship. Of its eight ships, three cruise the Mediterranean: the Silver Cloud, Silver Spirit and Silver Wind. The Silver Explorer, Silver Whisper and Silver Cloud offer cruises in Northern Europe and the British Isles. U.S. News &; World Report ranks Silver Whisper as the number one European cruise ship based on value, health and analysis of reviews with the Silver Whisper and Silver Cloud ranking in the survey's top three.