See Ritz-Carlton’s New Luxury Cruise for Over $4,000 a Person

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is bringing its exclusivity to the high seas with its new “yacht collection” cruise arm.



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And you won’t have to wait much longer to experience a floating Ritz-Carlton: Its first yacht, the Evrima, will sail this year.

A rendering of the upper level of the loft suite on the Ritz-Carlton Evrima.



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It’s been five years and a full pandemic since the brand first announced its intention to launch a yacht and cruise arm.

A rendering of the dayroom with couches, set dining tables on the Ritz-Carlton Evrima.



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And after years-long delays amid COVID-19 and reports that the project ran $55 million over budget, the Evrima will finally set sail in August on a seven-night cruise around Greece.

A rendering of the Ritz-Carlton Evrima as it sails by Santorini, Greece.



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To compare, Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, is 1,188 feet-long.

A rendering of the Wonder of the Seas.

The Wonder of the Seas.


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The Evrima is much smaller than the mega cruiseliners, but this size will allow it to access more desirable ports of call in locations like Greece and France, according to the Ritz-Carlton.

A rendering of a lounge with couches, plush seating, facing the ocean on the Ritz-Carlton Evrima.



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The ship can accommodate almost 300 passengers within its 149 luxury hotel suites at sea.

A rendering of the owner's suite with a bed on the Ritz-Carlton Evrima.



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Imagine two-story penthouse lofts, suites with private terraces and whirlpools …

A rendering of a lofted suite with a bed, staircase, view of ocean on the Ritz-Carlton Evrima.



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