Discerning travelers who expect the very best are sure to find it when they experience the elegance of a vacation with Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. The luxury line is introducing a breathtaking new ship in 2017. Already referred to as the “most beautiful ship sailing the Seine,” the 128-guest S.S. Joie de Vivre will make her debut in France in March 2017. With a name that translates to “joy of living,” she will reflect the destination’s philosophy of enjoying life to the fullest through fabulous food, wine, music and art.
Modern conveniences will be coupled with antiques on the S.S. Joie de Vivre, with French-inspired handmade furniture boasting exquisite fabrics and rich accents. Privileged cruisers will relish the benefits of Uniworld’s acclaimed all-inclusive experience such as 24-hour in-suite butler service, sumptuous local cuisine, stunning accommodations, attentive pampering in elegant surroundings plus much more. Journey through this culturally – rich region on a luxury ship that highlights the history, art, fine dining and architecture of France. Feel pampered and special from the moment you board.
Showcased in the ship’s Salon de Beaux-Arts lounge will be a collection of fine art and antiques curated from such legendary auction houses as Christie’s and Sotheby’s. Sure to be a popular spot, Le Club l’Esprit will boast a cinema and a surrounding pool with a hydraulic floor which can transform into a dance floor or outdoor venue to watch movies at night. Dining venues include Le Restaurant Pigalle and La Cave de Vins for wine-pairing dinners.
Journey along the romantic Seine through Northern France’s legendary countryside and gain an understanding of the allure it held for such artists as Van Gogh and Monet. History buffs and war veterans will want to explore the historic beaches of Normandy. Travel along the Alabaster Coast to the UNESCO-designated Le Havre and be awe-struck at the majestic beauty of the landscapes and cliffs of Étretat.
Sail in elegance along the Seine River on the stunning S.S. Joie de Vivre, which will provide every possible comfort for its guests. She will become Uniworld’s first Super Ship to offer the convenience of docking right in the heart of Paris.
Unrivalled luxurious accommodations are provided in your choice of 54 spectacular staterooms, eight Junior Suites and two Royal Suites. Each suite was designed with its own special signature style and boasts enhanced amenities and services, including highly-trained butlers and concierge services. Feel like royalty when you sleep on bespoke Savoir of England beds, complete with unique headboards.
Surround yourself with luxury on the S.S. Joie de Vivre, she’s sure to become a favorite of sophisticated cruisers. Be among the first to appreciate all she has to offer in this history- and culturally-rich part of the world.