Windstar Cruises operates three sailing yachts known for their ability to visit hidden harbors and secluded coves of the worlds most treasured destinations.
Carrying just 148 to 312 guests, the luxurious ships of Windstar cruise to nearly 50 nations, calling at 100 ports throughout Europe, the Caribbean and the Americas. The companys cruise vacations offer a seaside window on the world, combining the relaxed refinement of a luxury hotel with a moveable feast of cultural experiences. Seattle-based Windstar is a division of Ambassadors International Cruise Group, LLC, a whollyowned subsidiary of Ambassadors Cruise Group, LLC.
Sailing under the banner of its appropriate tag line 180 Degrees From Ordinary,Â Windstar was created with the vision to offer an alternative to the typical cruise or resort vacation. Well known for cruising off the beaten path, the upscale line visits exotic locales and hidden harbors that larger ships cannot access.
Windstars distinctive four- and five-masted ships the Wind Star, Wind Spirit and Wind Surf will again be sailing some of the worlds most beautiful waters, with strong presences in the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Panama Canal and Europe, including the Mediterranean and Greek Islands. In addition, the Wind Star, Wind Spirit and Wind Surf will operate Transatlantic voyages of 14 days each for guests who wish to experience the unique thrill of crossing an ocean in a spectacular sailing ship.
Windstars unique concept of sailing has led the cruise industry in the luxury small ship, casual attire and alternative dining arenas. Pioneering and refining these concepts has earned Windstar an excellent reputation and market niche, winning the allegiance of a whole new generation of contemporary cruise vacationers, one-third of whom are first-time cruisers.