The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection brings the luxury hotel brand to the sea

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection is poised to bring its brand of luxury land-based hospitality to the seas in the coming months. After several delays, the yacht of the line, Evrima, will make its first departure from Spain to France on October 15.

The first of her three yachts, she seats 298 passengers and will travel to the Caribbean, Mediterranean, South America and more, depending on the time of year, with itineraries that include Costa Rica and the Costa Rica. Azure.

“Every element of the luxury yachting experience was carefully considered when creating Evrima,” said Douglas Prothero, CEO of the line, in a press release. “This attention to detail and innovation, along with our commitment to delivering highly personalized, immersive voyages will set The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection in a league of its own, promising unforgettable getaways for longtime cruisers and those new to space.”

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What can passengers expect from Evrima?

The guest experience on the yacht will serve as an extension of the Ritz-Carlton brand, reflected in various aspects of the ship, from design to dining options.

Evrima has 149 suites, including two-story loft suites and some that have soundproof blind walls, allowing guests to combine them into “larger, open-plan spaces,” according to the press release. Each suite has floor-to-ceiling windows, a private terrace and king-size beds.

The onboard experience is meant to be an extension of the Ritz-Carlton properties on land.

SEA, the ship’s signature restaurant, serves a European tasting menu and was designed by Chef Sven Elverfeld, who runs the three-Michelin-starred Aqua restaurant at Ritz-Carlton’s Wolfsburg, Germany. Other choices include South Asian-inspired cuisine at Talaat Nam, and Mistral, which offers a Mediterranean-influenced menu and privileged views.

There will also be spa treatments, as well as a variety of shore excursions, including reef snorkeling, beach yoga and curator-led museum tours, which vary by resort. itinerary. Passengers can also customize their own.

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How much do the trips cost?

Prices vary depending on route and sailing dates, but Evrima’s seven-night maiden voyage starts at $7,600 per person based on double occupancy, according to its website. The rate includes multiple restaurants, room service, Wi-Fi, personal concierge service, and more. Additional charges of $265 per guest apply for taxes, shipping and fees.

Airfare is sold separately, but the line can help with reservations. Flights from New York to Barcelona for the entire trip start at $555 in economy class and $2,505 in business class, according to Google Flights.

Suites have double sink bathrooms, private terraces, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

What else should travelers know?

Evrima has three wheelchair-accessible suites and ADA-compliant pool and hot tub lifts. Guests with accessibility needs can also email special.services@ritz-carltonyachtcollection.com, according to the line’s website.

Vessels can also be chartered privately. Travelers can find more information on the line’s website and book by calling 833-999-7292 or through their travel agent.