SeaDream Yacht Club Named World’s Best Small Cruise Ship and World’s Best Cruise Ship for Romance

SeaDream Yacht Club Named World’s Best Small Cruise Ship and World’s Best Cruise Ship for Romance

BEST OF THE BEST: SeaDream II and SeaDream I have been ranked as the World’s Best Small Cruise Ship and Best Cruise Ship for Romance. Photo: SEADREAM YACHT CLUB

SeaDream Yacht Club’s twin yachts have been honored as two of the best cruise ships in the world in the prestigious 2023 World Cruise Awards. SeaDream II is named “World’s Best Small Cruise Ship” and SeaDream I “Best Cruise Ship for Romance”.

The World Cruise Awards are recognized globally for celebrating the world's most remarkable cruise experiences. Each award is voted for by cruise professionals, media, and consumers worldwide.

“This exceptional achievement is a tremendous source of pride for the entire team. These accolades reflect our unwavering dedication to providing our guests with unforgettable, romantic, and unique cruise experiences”, said Andreas Brynestad of SeaDream Yacht Club.

Family owned and operated, SeaDream Yacht Club offers distinct yachting adventures in the Caribbean, Europe and Mediterranean on two small, newly upgraded yachts. With a 1-1 crew-to-guest ratio, guests can enjoy unprecedented service, unique all-inclusive culinary experiences and included activities such as watersports directly from the yachts.

Both yachts are now crowned best-of-the-best of the cruise industry in the independent, annual World Cruise Awards:

World’s Best Small Cruise Ship 2023: SeaDream II

The "World's Best Small Cruise Ship" award underscores SeaDream's commitment to delivering intimate and personalized travel experiences. With boutique-sized ships designed for exclusivity, SeaDream has consistently offered a level of luxury and service that is unmatched in the industry.

World’s Best Cruise Ship for Romance 2023: SeaDream I

The "World’s Best Cruise Ship for Romance" award recognizes SeaDream's dedication to creating an ambiance of love and connection on board their yachts. Whether it's a romantic getaway or a honeymoon voyage, SeaDream’s cruises provide the perfect backdrop for couples to celebrate their love.

“As cruise ships grow bigger and bigger, we see a demand for more unique and more personal experiences. Being honored as the best of the best in the travel industry once again is a testament to our commitment to excellence and innovation in the travel industry”, said Brynestad. 

World Cruise Awards is the latest in a series of awards and rankings acknowledging SeaDream Yacht Club, its yachts, crew and service at the very top of the cruise industry. 2023 awards includes SeaDream Yacht Club ranked and voted #1 Best Boutique Cruise Line and #1 Best Small Cruise Ships in USA Today’s 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards, Winner Small Ships in the 2023 Condé Nast Reader’s Choice Awards, Best For Romance in’s Best Honeymoon Cruise Lines of 2023, and more.

About SeaDream Yacht Club

Family owned and operated, SeaDream Yacht Club has achieved the industry’s highest accolades for its boutique yachting experience aboard twin casually elegant and modernized yachts. Each accommodating a maximum of only 56 couples and manned by 95 exemplary crew members, SeaDream I and SeaDream II feature plentiful open deck spaces and call on exclusive harbors and secluded ports around the world on seven- to 15-night voyages. The line’s “It’s Yachting, Not Cruising” trademark defines not only the small size of the vessels but their distinctive, luxurious onboard lifestyle. Guests enjoy highly anticipatory service on a nearly 1-to-1, staff-to-guest ratio and fares include an expansive array of special services, activities, watersports equipment, gourmet cuisine, premium wine and beverages, and gratuities. SeaDream yachts also supplement guests’ holistic wellness lifestyles and feature the only raw and living food menu at sea and the only Thai-certified spa at sea, the SeaDream Spa. 


About World Cruise Awards 

Voted for by cruise professionals, media, and consumers worldwide, the World Cruise Awards serves to recognize, reward, and celebrate excellence in the global cruise sector through its annual awards program. World Cruise Awards is the sister event of the World Travel Awards, which launched in 1994 to celebrate excellence in global travel and tourism. 

Media contact

Rune Thomas Ege
SVP Communications
+47 988 288 68

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