Explora Journeys unveiled its festive offerings on board EXPLORA I for this holiday season.
"Guests are invited to experience the magic of the holidays and New Year's Eve against the stunning backdrop of the Caribbean," Explora said in a statement.
EXPLORA I will sail from 22DEC to 29DEC 2023 from Miami on a seven-night journey to San Juan, Puerto Rico, exploring destinations such as Key West, St. John's, and Deshaies. Between 29DEC 2023 and 05JAN 2024, guests can ring in the New Year during a seven-night voyage from San Juan to Miami, stopping at Saint Martin, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Martinique.
Children can join Nautilus Club's Christmas Parade and the Santa Meet & Greet. Enrichment programs feature insights by adventure traveller David Liman, creativity sessions with Dr. Bob Bilder, and spiritual insights by David Code.
Guests will be treated to performances by the musical trio Roxx, multi-instrumentalist Adam Barry, and hit comedian Andrew Grose. The ship's Steinway Spirio pianos will serenade passengers with a personalized Explora Journeys Christmas Playlist.
On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Explora Journeys will host international, interdenominational services led by onboard clergy, providing moments of reflection and celebration.
Christmas Eve aboard EXPORA I will feature a festive meal, including dishes like Maine lobster soufflé' Plaza Athénée' and Christmas-roasted Vermont turkey. Christmas Day Lunch in Fil Rouge will offer an international set menu with all the festive classics.
New Year Revelry
Passengers venturing into the New Year will enjoy insights by acclaimed luminaries Ken Schmidt and Sarah Furness. Francesco Parrino, a Steinway artist and musical influencer, and international recording sensation Nina Skyy will be on board. The night will conclude with a New Year's Eve gala and a masked ball, promising an unforgettable start to the New Year.
More information on Explora Journey's website.