Seabourn Unveils New 2025-26 Cruises Exploring Japan, Caribbean and More

The ultra-luxury cruise line has announced new sailings including 72 itineraries to over 105 destinations in over 40 countries for its 2025-2026 fall, winter, and spring season on four of its ocean ships.
 
Seabourn’snew itineraries take guests in the lap of the cruise line’s legendary luxury to:
·     the fall foliage of Japan,
·     the vibrant islands of the Caribbean,
·     the mystical cultures of Southeast Asia and Arabia, and
·     the tropical Hawaiian Islands
 
between September 2025 and March 2026 aboard the award-winning, ultra-luxury Seabourn Ovation, Seabourn Encore, Seabourn Quest, and Seabourn Sojourn.
 
Itineraries range from seven to 22 days with options to combine voyages for longer, more immersive journeys.
 
Guests can extend their experiences with pre- and post-cruise Seabourn Journeys to UNESCO World Heritage sites and immerse themselves in Seabourn’s ultra-luxury, signature moments like Caviar in the Surf, Shopping with the Chef, and Marina Day.
 
Seabourn guests can linger longer in iconic ports with overnight stays and mid-voyage Seabourn Journeys.
 
FIRST-TIME EVER FALL FOLIAGE CRUISES TO JAPAN
For the first time, Seabourn will offer a series of Japan voyages in the fall for guests to enjoy the country’s iconic fall foliage.
 
Seabourn Quest will circumnavigate the Japanese archipelago, visiting all four main islands that will also include four maiden calls.
 
Between September and November 2025, Seabourn Quest will explore Japan’s iconic fall foliage on a series of four sailings, ranging from 12 to 22 days. The ship will visit more than 20 destinations in all four main islands of Japan, as well as hidden gems of the smaller southern islands, and will make maiden calls to the following destinations:
  • the hot springs and samurai districts of Akita
  • the vibrant arts district of Ishinomak
  • the coastal beauty of Niigata
  • the impressive architecture of Wakayama.
Features ports include:
  • Wakayama is home to some of Japan’s most sacred sites including the Kongobuji Temple UNESCO world heritage site. Explore Mt. Koya, the center of Shingon Buddhism, a key start location for one of the routes on the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage path, and an iconic temple town nestled in the mountains among the trees. Explore the culinary history of soy sauce in Yuasa Town or discover much of the preserved architecture from the Edo Period in the designated “Historic Preservation District of Traditional Buildings.”
  • Akita, Japan (maiden call) -Sheltered along the enchanting Sea of Japan coast, Akita boasts a captivating blend of modern and old, with a cityscape that showcases an intriguing contrast of architectural styles. Akita’s hot springs, known as onsen, provide a therapeutic escape and are set against stunning mountain backdrops, inviting guests to soak in mineral-rich waters to unwind and rejuvenate the senses.
 
CLOSE TO HOME IN THE CARIBBEAN
Seabourn Ovation and Seabourn Sojourn embark on new Caribbean itineraries between November 2025 and March 2026, with 27 departures of seven- to 20-day voyages departing from Barbados, St. Maarten, Miami, and new for this season, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
 
The season includes visits to 23 destinations, including a new island destination at Little Bay, Montserrat, and an exclusive beach experience at Prickly Pear Cays, Anguilla. Also new are three new seven- and 12-day voyages on Seabourn Ovation, featuring visits to the popular ABC islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao in the Southern Caribbean.
 
The Caribbean voyages will also include Seabourn’s signature events, including “Marina Day” and “Caviar in the Surf,” with a beachside Champagne and caviar experience and a lavish beach barbecue. Featured ports include the following:
  • Little Bay, Montserrat (Maiden Call) - The breathtaking natural beauty and volcanic activity of this mountainous island have inspired nicknames such as the “Pompei of the Caribbean” and the “Emerald Isle of the Caribbean.” Guests can tour the Soufriere Hills Volcano observatory or the exclusion zone encompassing the southern part of the island. Enjoy a leisurely coastal tour of the island or spend the day lounging on one of the island’s many black sand beaches.
  • Prickly Pear Cays (Notable Call) - Off the coast of Anguilla is Prickly Pear Cays, an exclusive, pristine island with three reefs lying just beyond the shore that provide excellent snorkeling experiences in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. A white powder sand beach bends playfully around the island, guiding guests toward the delicious treats that await at the local restaurant.
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ALOHA, HAWAII, PLUS THE PANAMA CANAL AND THE WEST COAST OF THE AMERICAS
Seabourn Sojourn will sail on a “Hawaiian Holiday Overnight” to celebrate the holidays “Hawaii style” with a special Christmas Eve overnight stay in Honolulu.
 
On Nov. 25, 2025, Seabourn Sojourn will depart Miami and sail west to Long Beach, Calif., that will include a transit of the legendary Panama Canal. This voyage will guide guests on a 22-day discovery of Mayan, colonial, and present-day civilizations on a journey through Curacao, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and the historic locks of the Panama Canal.
 
The ship then sets sail on Dec. 17, 2025 for a 20-day voyage to celebrate the holidays in the true Aloha spirit of the Hawaiian Islands. This unique voyage will visit four of the major islands – the Big Island, Oahu, Maui, and Kauai – and will include an overnight in Honolulu for an unforgettable Christmas Eve.
 
Notable port highlights include the following:
  • Honolulu, Hawaii - Home to the state capital and most of Hawaii’s population, Oahu is a vibrant mix of natural, cultural, and historic wonders. In Honolulu, an array of cultures blends harmoniously, allowing each to retain its distinct flavor. The downtown sector combines Hawaii’s royal history with the modern-day action of a major metropolitan center. Guests will celebrate the holidays “Hawaii style” on Seabourn Sojourn with a special Christmas Eve overnight in Honolulu.
  • Santa Marta, Colombia - The oldest city in Colombia curves around a beautiful bay on the Caribbean coast, where the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Madre de Santa Marta range can be glimpsed from the beach on clear days. Visit the Tayrona National Park to explore the preserved natural wonders of this region such as golden beaches interspersed with huge volcanic boulders, lush jungle vegetation, and plentiful wildlife. A featured shore excursion includes the chance to explore Colombia’s natural beauty with an ecological walk through a lush tropical landscape, revealing the magnificent waterfall at Quebrada Valencia.
 
For a longer escape, guests may combine these two voyages for a 42-day Panama Canal & Hawaiian Holiday sailing to more than 17 destinations, from the charming Curacao in the Caribbean to the Na Pali Cliffs on the island of Kauai.
 
RETURNING TO SOUTHEAST ASIA, PLUS ARABIA
Seabourn Encore returns to Southeast Asia on curated 14-day itineraries that include an overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City that provides guests ample time to fully explore this dynamic city.
 
From December 2025 to March 2026, Seabourn Encore returns to Southeast Asia with its popular 14-day Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam voyages between Singapore and Hong Kong, all of which include an overnight stay at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The ship will also operate voyages in Arabia before and after its Asia season with 17- and 18-day voyages in November 2025 and March and April 2026, visiting Safaga, Aqaba, and bucket-list UNESCO sites like Petra and Luxor.
 
Notable port highlights include the following:
  • Ko Kood, Thailand - Seabourn has discovered a pristine tropical island paradise on which to create its signature Caviar in the Surf beach barbecue party.
  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City covers an area of more than 800 square miles, stretching westward from the South China Sea to the Cambodian border. Its land is overwhelmingly rural, dotted with villages and clusters of houses set amidst rice paddies.
  • Seabourn Journey - Cambodia & Laos: The Temples of Angkor & Luang Prabang – Available as a pre- and post-cruise package, this six-day package allows guests to discover the fascinating history, culture, and architecture of some of Laos and Cambodia’s most famous temples, including the awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor. Learn how old traditions are adapting to an evolving cultural landscape and marvel at the vibrant atmosphere of the captivating cities of Vientiane, Luang Prabang, and Siem Reap.
 
 
MORE ABOUT SEABOURN:
Seabourn represents the pinnacle of ultra-luxury ocean and expedition travel and operates a suite of seven modern ships. The all-inclusive, boutique ships offer all-suite accommodations with oceanfront views; award-winning dining; complimentary premium spirits and fine wines available at all times; renowned service provided by an industry-leading crew; a relaxed, sociable atmosphere that makes guests feel at home; a pedigree in expedition travel through the Ventures by Seabourn program and two new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ships, including Seabourn Venture that launched in 2022 and Seabourn Pursuit in 2023. Seabourn takes travelers to every continent on the globe, visiting more than 400 ports including marquee cities and lesser-known ports and hideaways. Guests of Seabourn experience extraordinary offerings and programs, including partnerships with leading entertainers, dining, personal health and wellbeing, and engaging speakers.
 
ASK US ABOUT CRUISING, SEABOURN-STYLE:
  • Intimate ships with a private yacht-like atmosphere masterfully designed by iconic hospitality atelier Tihany Design
  • All ocean-front suites luxuriously appointed, most with a private veranda
  • Intuitive, personalized service provided by team passionate about exceeding guests expectations
  • Complimentary premium spirits and fine wines available on board at all times 
  • Complimentary caviar, an extra indulgence offered throughout your voyage
  • World-class dining and culinary experiences that rival the finest restaurants anywhere
  • All dining venues are complimentary, dine where, when and with whom you wish 
  • Welcome Champagne and complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences 
  • Tipping is neither required, nor expected 
  • Seabourn Conversations, connecting with visionary experts 
  • Curated voyages to all seven continents delivering award-winning authentic experiences
  • Ventures by Seabourn, optional shore excursions, enhance and extend your experience in select destinations
  • Complimentary entertainment experiences, offering a variety of shows and live music
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi packages with unlimited minutes powered by SpaceX's Starlink
  • Complimentary Signature Events: Marina Day, Caviar in the Surf, Evening at Ephesus, Shopping with the Chef, Caviar on the Ice, Polar Plunge, and more
  • Spa & Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil, featuring an exclusive mindful living program
  • Committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability
 
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