Unique combination of an expeditionary experience, fine dining and butler service in Polar waters.
Silver Cloud is one of Silversea’s fleet of luxury cruise ships which explore some of the more remote and exotic parts of the world, including voyages to the Earth’s last true wilderness, Antarctica. This first class superior class ship can carry 254 guests and with 223 staff has a staff/guest ratio which can’t be beaten. This reflects the company’s philosophy of offering all-inclusive cruising with exemplary bespoke customer service.
The sleek vessel is of the standard and ambiance of a classic top-of-the-range hotel, with elegant furnishings and sumptuous fabrics embellishing the spacious state rooms. There’s a choice of dining options, including her main restaurant which specialises in continental cuisine, Italian-themed La Terrazza and an outdoor grill. There are no fixed tables or mealtimes, eat when and with whom you like. A further restaurant, La Dame, offers French-style Relais & Chateaux dining (reservation fee applies). There’s also a spa with massage services, fitness room and beauty salon on board. And, of course, there’s a Polar library and state-of-the-art theatre where you can attend lectures and presentations.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
Most memorable experience: "A hard question to answer, but probably being able to walk on the continent, and not just strolling along the shore line, but fairly serious walking on snow and ice up onto the local ridges."HW, New Romney
The whole experience of sailing across Antarctica was amazing, but being able to visit Scott's at Cape Evans was probably the pinnacle of the trip.JW, Bedford
Most memorable experience: "The whales in Wilhelmina Bay. Our expedition leader said that this was the best he had seen in his 19 years of leading these trips."RW, Teddington
Antarctica “Best holiday we have ever had.”MR, West Malling
Highlights were South Georgia – amazing king penguin colony, bathing in thermal pool and cooling off in Whalers Bay on deception island, the open air party as we left Paradise Bay, walking f the frozen Weddell seaHG, Surbition
This was a trip of a lifetime. The scale of the natural beauty of Antarctica is overwhelming. The icebergs, penguins ,mountains and sunshine which reflected it all in the clear water was breathtaking. I feel privileged to have been able to experience it thank you.AW, Stanmore
Highlights: “Setting foot on Antarctica and seeing the wildlife in its natural habitat. The first part had always been an ambition of mine”SM, Dennie
Every bit was memorable from the rough sea crossings to the wonderful remoteness of the destination and the absolutely fantastic wildlife.HD, London
Most Memorable Experience: “The Awesome Beauty of a Sunny Antarctica!”AW, Nottingham
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Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.
Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert
Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.
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Evie Oswald - Travel Expert
It's hard to believe that Evie has had time to cram so much in to her life so far. Having lived as a child in the Americas and Europe she found herself immediately attracted to Latin America.
Ben Line - Travel Expert
Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Head of Sales.
Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Expert
Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
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Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.
Lina Fuller - Travel Expert
Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.
Carrie Gallagher - Travel Expert
A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours department.