10 Things You'll Only Find on a Virgin Voyages Cruise

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10 Things You'll Only Find on a Virgin Voyages Cruise
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Sailing with Virgin Voyages has always been a special experience for me, but my first Virgin Voyages cruise was truly unforgettable. From the moment I boarded, I was captivated by the vibrant, innovative design of the ship and the welcoming atmosphere created by the crew. It was an experience unlike any other I've had on a cruise.

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Embarking on a Virgin Voyages cruise is more than just a journey — it's an adventure filled with unique experiences and innovative offerings that set it apart from any other cruise line. Whether you're a seasoned sailor or a first-time cruiser, Virgin Voyages promises an unforgettable voyage with its eclectic mix of entertainment, wellness activities and luxurious amenities.

Here are 10 exceptional features you'll only find on a Virgin Voyages cruise:

  1. "Happenings" cast members: A team of dynamic performers and hosts who engage sailors with impromptu performances, interactive events and engaging activities throughout the ship.

  2. Unique shows: Innovative entertainment productions that push the boundaries of traditional cruise performances, from immersive theater experiences to edgy cabaret acts.

  3. Endless fitness classes: A wide variety of complimentary fitness classes, including yoga, spinning, HIIT and more, ensuring sailors can stay active and healthy during their voyage.

  4. Shake for Champagne: A unique service where sailors can shake their phone using the Virgin Voyages app to have a bottle of champagne delivered to them anywhere on the ship!

  5. Tattoo parlor: Squid Ink is the first-ever tattoo studio at sea, offering sailors the chance to get inked with a permanent souvenir of their voyage.

  6. Hammock on every balcony: Every balcony cabin comes equipped with a comfortable red hammock, perfect for relaxing and taking in the ocean breeze.

  7. Redemption Spa: A luxurious spa with a mermaid-inspired design, featuring a hydrotherapy pool, mud room, salt room and more for ultimate relaxation after a long day on shore.

    Virgin Voyages' thermal suite, with stone benches next to portholes.
  8. The Athletic Club: A retro-inspired gym and wellness space featuring a boxing ring, running track and even a 220-square-foot adult playground.

  9. The Perch: Located at the back of the ship away from prying eyes, The Perch is a sunbathing deck where sailors can enjoy the sun topless.

  10. Scarlet Night: Virgin Voyages' signature themed party night with a vibrant red dress code, featuring immersive performances, dancing and surprises throughout the ship.

These are some of things that help create the extraordinary ambiance of a Virgin Voyages cruise, making it a truly one-of-a-kind experience at sea.

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This trip report is part of our ongoing series on cruise travel. Looking for more travel inspiration? Check out my guide, Essential Lisbon: A 3-Day Itinerary.

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