For just under 200,000 dollars you can book a penthouse on one of Crystal Cruises amazing ships. Each booking comes with a bottle of Cristal as a welcome gift. The cruises boast both daytime lectures and nightly shows alongside a movie theater. The cruise lasts for 102 days and leaves from San Francisco.
The Sea Dream I and II are a pair of luxury yachts available for chartering in the Caribbean for just under half a million dollars per week. They are noted for their on the beach caviar luncheons, which are included with the price.
The top suite of the Seven Seas Mariner will run you back about 130,000 dollars but you'll have paid for two balconies, two master bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. The ship also includes a spa and a world class steakhouse.
The Freedom of the Seas really likes its food, boasting a Ben and Jerry's ice cream parlor, a Johnny Rockets and a 24 hour pizza restaurant. It's also got an ice skating rink, a rock climbing wall, a full size basketball court and a solarium.
193,000 dollars will get you a suite aboard the Queen Elizabeth, which will take you to 42 different ports. British tea time is observed aboard the ship and should you want to learn something new, the cruise offers fencing lessons for all those interested.
The Queen Mary II boasts the world's only at sea planetarium. If that wasn't enough, they've also got a 3D cinema, theater stage, several clubs and a spa. There's also an 8,000 book library and 5,000 specially commissioned pieces of art in order to make sure that you remain refined and cultured during your cruise.
Ride along with Holland America and your cruise ship will feature a state-of-the-art "Culinary Arts Center" complete with cooking lessons, lectures and anything you could possibly want to eat. They've also got computer classes aboard and have partnered with a Dancing With the Stars to bring ballroom dancing classes aboard taught by those who work on the show.
The Liberty of the Seas is all about sports. It's got a boxing ring, a wave generator that allows for onboard surfing, a barber shop, a movie theater and the Broadway show, Saturday Night Fever: The Musical. Its whirlpools are also purposely angled so that you can see the ocean at all times.
Silversea Cruises offer casinos aboard their ships and to go along with marble bathrooms stocked with Egyptian cotton linens. You also get butler service should you be too comfortable to get up, which is likely. Your rooms also come with optional personalized stationary and a customized bar including all your favorite drinks, just in case you feel like composing a message and placing it in a bottle.
The MS Paul Gauguin is specifically designed to sail shallow waters, where other boats can't quite go. Fortunately for you, these shallow waters exist mainly in Fiji, Tahiti and other gorgeous places in the South Pacific. One extremely unique feature of the ship is its very own "Watersports Marina" which is basically a mechanical dock which lowers out of the ship's bow and instantly allows you to frolic around in the water behind the ship.
The Oceania Riviera features a 1300 pound chandelier and a Canyon Ranch spa. It bills itself as a blend of country club and private yacht. It also boasts an Artists' Loft and a restaurant whose menu was curated by internationally famous chef Jacques Pepin.
The S.S. Antoinette is a bit different from most of the ships on the list because it is actually a riverboat. It is designed to be reminiscent of the palace of Versailles but features floor to ceiling retractable windows. The ship also offers free shoe shine services, a 3D theater and a heated swimming pool which plays underwater music.
When Disney gets involved with something, they usually like to go big and innovative. This was the thinking behind the Disney Dream, a ship which features what they call the world's first "water coaster." As you can see from the photo, it appears to be some kind of Futurama-style tube that shoots you around the ship. Mickey and Donald will be waiting at the bottom with towels.
If you're not into that Disney stuff then the Oasis of the Seas has another option for you. It's basically a large floating city, but it offers the "Dreamworks Experience" meaning that you can party with Shrek, Donkey and the Penguins from Madagascar if you so choose. It also features a mini golf-course, zip-lining and both comedy and karaoke clubs.
Norwegian Breakaway is an ocean liner with a fully sized aqua park onboard. You can actually play in a water park and perhaps float on a the water on a boat floating on the water. It also has a "Plank," which extends eight feet out from the side of the ship which you can walk onto. Why you would tempt fate like this is anybody's guess. It also features a bar made entirely of ice, live entertainment and a Brazilian steakhouse.
The Allure of the Seas is the largest ocean liner in the world, weighing just slightly less than an actual aircraft carrier. As you can see from the photo it is basically a floating aqua world/supervillain style fortress and has its own Starbucks. Its recreational areas are designated as seven different "neighborhoods," and its also got a two-story deck devoted solely to dancing.