9 Nights - 9-Day Ultimate Caribbean Cruise on the NEW ALL-SUITE EXPLORA I

9 Nights - 9-Day Ultimate Caribbean Cruise on the NEW ALL-SUITE EXPLORA I

from $4930 pp

Hosted LGBTQ Group (This Is Not An Aquafest Event)

Departs from Miami, Florida on March 15, 2025 returning March 24, 2025

Explora Journeys - Explora I

Departing roundtrip from Miami, Florida. Visiting Puerto Plata, Cayo Levantado, San Juan, Gustavia, Road Town with 3-days at sea

Aquafest Does Not Accept Electronic Transmission of Credit Cards.

All Inclusive- All Beverages, Meals, Staff Tips, and Wi-Fi Included. Plus, receive a $700 euro onboard credit per suite!

I am so excited to share a new luxury cruise product introduced softly into the marketplace just 7 months ago called Explora I by Explora Journeys.

Explora Journeys was founded by the Aponte family which privately owned MSC shipping, the World’s largest container company, 23 cruise ships in the large ship marketplace with MSC Cruises, and now building 6 smaller ultra-luxury vessels for Explora Journeys.

Please review my pictures in the link below and watch this short brand video to see for yourself how magnificent this brand really is…

This new fleet of vessels (soon to be 6 when fully introduced by 2026) are all inclusive onboard.

All accommodations, meals (except one venue called Anthology), all premium beverages, staff tips, and the best WiFi I have encountered on a cruise ship-ever!

I just sailed for 8 nights in the Caribbean on Explora I and after some 300+ cruises in my long travel industry career, will attest this is one of the industries finest vessels, most uniquely decorated and appointed with no expense spared, and having the dedication to the finest onboard cuisine by hiring true Michelin Star chefs working onboard to create the most innovative well-prepared food at sea.

The most impressive feature are the hand selected crew (Hosts). All hail from land-based resorts worldwide and all nationalities represented but each were vetted for their true caring personalities and ability to manage service and exceed guest expectations. To be frank, Explora Journeys have hit a 100% home run here!

The ship has 371 suites. The smallest is 377 square feet, all with walk in closet, world class amenities, and yacht designed style. There are also an array of penthouses and cove residences (not for sale) for those wanting the larges suites and the best of the best.

The atmosphere is country club casual and more resort like as if you were vacationing at a Four Season or Ritz Carlton resort.

The food is exceptional (Dare, I say-The best I’ve encountered at sea) and taken on smaller restaurants that are like a fine restaurant shore side and include, Fil Rouge (French/International cuisine), Med Yacht Club (Mediterranean Inspired) Marble & Co (steakhouse and seafood), Sakura (Pan Asian), Anthology (true Michelin Star guest chef-this venue levies a fee), and The Emporium Marketplace, which is a gourmet food hall open for all meals and a magnificent venue which some might call a buffet, however, the quality here beats most anything I have ever seen and there is no self service or anyone touching food or utensils as servers prepare your dish to order and serve to you. There is a gourmet coffee shop, creperie/waffle bar, ice crème bar, afternoon high tea, pizza bar, and 24-hour room service all included…

This 65,000 ton, 14-deck yacht is spread out over many intimate areas with 3 outdoor pools, 1 massive indoor/outdoor pool, a spa with spa pool, thermal suites salt room, ice room, steam and sauna (included), many bars, some of the largest hot tubs at sea, and massive Techno gym with indoor and outdoor workout & Pilates equipment.

Every detail, lounge, bar, and space onboard is thoughtfully and elegantly designed-see for yourself in my pictures-link below.
Now is the time to become an honored guest onboard this incredible vessel as once she catches on in coming months, will be coveted as Explora is the one to beat!


1. Incredibly well designed and appointed yacht
2. Hand selected crew with impeccable service and deliverable
3. Dare I say, The Best Food At Sea-Yes, I said it…
4. Best WiFi connection of any ship-period (Included up to 3 devices)
5. Best Pool Deck Are with 4 Outdoor Pools-unheard of!
6. Luxury atmosphere but casual dress code onboard-not stuffy!
7. Best Coffee Bar at Sea
8. Largest array of satellite TV Channels and Free Movies unlimited

Ocean Terrace Cancellation Policy All cruise lengths

10 Days from booking initial date (if booking is created earlier than 365 days before departure) - No fees
From booking date until 151 days prior - Administration Fee: 200 USD / 250 CAD / 250 AUD / 250 NZD / 200 € / 150 £ / 200 CHF
150 - 121 days prior - 15%
120 - 91 days prior - 25%
90 - 61 days prior - 50%
60 - 31 days prior - 75%
30 days prior - 100%

BOOKING PROCESSING FEE: A non-refundable $50.00 Booking Processing Fee and Special Event Fee (where applicable) will be charged to your credit card at the time of final payment. Your credit card statement reference line will display "CruiseCenter" and will not reflect a description of these fees.