What to expect from a typical day aboard The World, versus daily living on a cruise ship?
Many travelers are familiar with the typical life on a cruise ship. You wait in queues to board, find your cabin, and then crowd onto decks and into restaurants. As you make landings at your destinations, you try to get in line for disembarkation early, knowing that you must be quick and see what you can on shore before being back on board in the afternoon for departure. For days at sea, you stake what claims you can on poolside chairs. For dinner, you may be assigned a seat with unknown fellow passengers or order room service to eat, seated on your bed. More expensive options may allow you more room in your cabins and better service at meals, and a longer itinerary means many more of these days of travel. Life on a cruise ship has its appeal, but it is not without its compromises and limitations.
A person who dreams of a more luxurious, exclusive and adventurous life at sea would find their most ambitious expectations exceeded every day as a Resident of The World. It is the only Ship of its kind, and the largest private residential yacht on Earth. Each of the travelers aboard is either the owner of one of 165 private homes on board, or they are the personal Guest of one of these Residents. And for those with a lifelong wanderlust and love of adventurous, immersive travel, each day aboard The World is extraordinary.
Awake in the comfort of your own luxurious bed and sip coffee on your spacious private veranda. You’ll want to go ashore to enjoy the curated, exclusive experiences arranged by the Ship’s teams of specialists, but there’s little need for hurry; The World’s landings have an average length of 3 days. Indulge the passions that matter most to you, from diving to photography, cycling and golf to wine-tasting and local music.
When you return to the Ship, enjoy dinner in any of The World’s prestigious restaurants on board, seated in your preference of intimate privacy or joining your onboard friends to share stories of the day. Or retire to your Residence, where you or one of The World’s chefs can prepare a gourmet meal for two (or for 10) in your state-of-the-art kitchen. Or visit the World Spa, launch a kayak from the onboard private marina, attend a discussion with local artists or Nobel laureates, or play a set on the only full-size tennis court at sea. There are no typical days aboard The World. While life on a cruise ship can be exciting, there is no other experience to compare to the remarkable lifestyle found only aboard The World.