Seabourn is building expectations for wellness, pampering and relaxation with the release of details and imagery of Spa & Wellness aboard the line’s new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ships. Occupying a space all its own on Deck 7, Spa & Wellness has been designed by Adam. D. Tihany and will offer many opportunities for guests to enhance their expedition with physical, social, environmental and spiritual wellbeing through its onboard Mindful Living Program: Spa & Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil.
“Spa & Wellness is sure to be a standout space for our guests to embrace feelings of wellbeing in the midst of adventure on expeditions to the wonders of the world on our expedition ships,” said Josh Leibowitz, president of Seabourn. “Over the past year, wellness has grown in importance in many people’s personal lives, and our highly-trained staff will be devoted to providing a robust series of mind and body programs and rejuvenating treatments developed in collaboration with Dr. Weil to ensure travellers can relax, reconnect, and recharge during their time on board.”
As conceived by Tihany, who is fashioning the design of interior and exterior guest areas throughout the ships, Spa & Wellness is at once sleek, serene, and inviting. The 3,700-square-foot space integrates the concept of a contemporary ‘floating forest,’ with details including a textured tree-inspired art mural, light wood-and-bronze material palette, and live wood features to usher guests into the reception area. Striking natural stone flooring plays off muted sage and orange accent colors found throughout the spa, while the branches of the ‘floating forest’ spread like delicate fingers into four tranquil treatment rooms, each arrayed with neutral, textured wall coverings, light wood, and bronze accents.
Tihany’s design touches continue into the spa’s yoga and fitness areas, both of which feature an open wall of windows for guests to soak up floor-to-ceiling views of the sparkling seas and coastal panoramas gliding by outside. The spa’s sauna will also offer floor-to-ceiling windows, a new design amenity for Seabourn and unique to the expedition ships.
Integral to the Spa & Wellness experience on board will be the popular Mindful Living Program, developed by Dr. Andrew Weil and currently available across the Seabourn fleet. Led by a specially trained Mindful Living Coach, the program will comprise a holistic mind-and-body approach to wellbeing, offering complimentary yoga and guided meditation sessions, as well as illuminating seminars on topics ranging from integrative medicine to nutrition, pain management to creative aging, and more.
Skilled therapists will offer massage for the face and body, as well as detox, cleansing and wrap services. The fitness center within the spa will be outfitted with a range of cardio and strength equipment, with a Fitness Director on hand to offer spot-on assessments and train guests in various fitness regimes. A full-service salon will also be part of the scene, with hair styling, facials, manicures and pedicures available for women and men.
Seabourn Venture is scheduled to launch in December 2021, with the second yet-to-be-named sister ship slated to launch in 2022. Seabourn Venture will sail on a series of 10- to 14-day Norwegian Winter voyages during her inaugural season between December 2021 and April 2022. The itineraries, fares and additional details can be found here.
Both ships will be designed and built for diverse environments to PC6 Polar Class standards and will include a plethora of modern hardware and technology that will extend the ships global deployment and capabilities. A new and exciting offering will be two custom-built submarines carried onboard, providing an unforgettable view of the world beneath the ocean’s surface. The ships will also be designed to carry expedition kayaks and 24 Zodiacs that can accommodate all onboard guests at once, which will allow for a truly immersive experience. Both expedition vessels will feature an onboard crew that will include outstanding and well-traveled expedition teams comprised of highly regarded wilderness experts, scientists, historians and naturalists. These fascinating, accomplished experts are also part of the Seabourn Conversations program, providing in-depth insights into the history, ecology, and culture of the places they visit. Each ship will feature 132 luxurious oceanfront suites with furnished verandas.
More details about public spaces and suites on the new expedition ships will continue to be revealed in the coming months.
For more details, visit www.seabourn.com.