May 30, 2022
CM Content Team
There's nothing more relaxing than spending time by the ocean. Now imagine being in the middle of the sea, with the best of drinks, food, entertainment, and world-class hospitality! Luxury cruise vacations are on the rise in India, and if you have been fancying going on a cruise, it's high time you took one.
Here are some of the best luxury cruises in India you can hop on for your next adventure.
The beautiful Lakshadweep islands are known for their adventure activities. There are many cruise services available from Kerala that will take you to the islands where you can make some local friends and learn more about their culture and lifestyle. If you love adventure, you can try various activities like coral reef walking and bird watching. You can also hire jet skis and water scooters to make the entire experience even more thrilling.
You may have explored the beaches of Goa on foot but exploring it on a cruise is a whole new experience! Enjoy the picturesque sunset standing by the railing while sipping on a refreshing drink and munching the local delicacies. Doesn’t that sound delightful? That’s not all, as your cruise through, you may even spot a few dolphins in the distance completing this dreamy scenery.
Now this one is a luxurious experience amid nature. Sunderbans is known for its flora and fauna, and one can experience its natural beauty while sailing through the mangroves. You can visit the wildlife sanctuary in Sunderban, which is home to a large population of Bengal Tigers, and spot various other endangered species of birds, reptiles, and other animals that call Sunderbans their home.
This is one of the best luxury cruises that takes you on an excursion over the Holy River Ganga. The cruise journey covers many sites along the banks of the Ganges, and you get to see important places like the French town of Chandanagar, the battlefield of Plassey, Mayapur and Murshidabad to name a few. Comfort, grandeur and style are the hallmarks of this extravagant cruise as you get to enjoy amenities like gym, library, and massage parlour.
The beauty of the Andaman Islands cannot be expressed enough in words. But you can enjoy and appreciate nature's masterpiece when you're on a cruise ship. There are many cruise lines available that you can choose from that provide a wonderful experience.
Those who want to relax can enjoy the cool breeze by the rails of the cruise and make the most of the food and world-class entertainment offered onboard. But, if you are looking for some adventure and fun, you can enjoy the various offshore activities like snorkelling, scuba diving, jet skis, and more.
You can visit many pilgrimage sites through the River Ganges Heritage Cruise. The cruise accommodates about 80 guests and has 32 rooms with a terrace for dining. It sails through a stretch of 260 km, and you can stop at various sightseeing and pilgrimage spots and make the most of your trip.
Costa Victoria is undoubtedly one of the best cruises in India. This Mumbai-Cochin cruise is one where you will have one of the most luxurious experiences for sure. The cruise has four bars and four restaurants where you can have delectable dishes and drinks. The cruise also has a disco where you can party all night. It has something for everyone to keep them busy and entertained all day. From fitness centres and spas to casinos, it has the best-in-class amenities.
This luxury cruise in Kerala is perfect for those who love to party and stay active. There is an in-house 3D theatre where you can enjoy your favourite movies, a restaurant that offers lip-smacking delicacies, and even a playroom where kids can play board games and video games. They also arrange live performances for the guests to keep them entertained.
Explore the backwaters of Allepey in the most luxurious way possible and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Vembanad Sea while enjoying the local cuisine of Kerala abode on the Luxury Vrinda cruise. You can also hop onto a houseboat, get some fishing done, or stop to enjoy the cultural dances and events. This cruise offers a local Kerala experience!
This cruise starts from Kolkata and takes you through tea plantations, scenic villages, and colourful monasteries through Assam and Tezpur. The cruise has many luxurious amenities onboard like jacuzzi, swimming pools, and spas and offers experiences like cooking sessions and cultural events to keep the guests entertained.
If you’re not convinced to go on a luxury cruise vacation yet, this will surely help. Club Mahindra M Select offers its members exclusive deals on 12000+ cruise options across 1000+ routes! That’s not all, the Club M Select members can change or cancel their vacation dates at any time without having to pay date change or cancellation charges!
So, what are you waiting for? Plan your vacation today and set sail into a world of luxury!
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.