This certainly isn’t cruising as you’ve imagined it. A cruise with one of these companies often means luxurious extras such as free flowing Champagne, butler service and gourmet dining are included in the price of your holiday. Ultra-luxury cruising, whether along rivers or over oceans, is for those who wish to see the world in style.
The ships tend to have a more boutique feel, yet there’s no shortage of space with staterooms and suites generally more spacious than those on larger liners. And with some of the highest crew to passenger ratios at sea you can expect nothing but the very best service.