Brightening up the high seas, you will sail in ultimate luxury on Viking Ocean Cruises’ beautiful 47,800-ton, 930-guest Viking Sun when she debuts in October 2017. Designed for ultimate comfort, she offers a sublime vacation ideal for travelers looking for the very finest. All-inclusive cruises provide a shore excursion in each port, beer and wine with both lunch and dinner onboard, Wi-Fi, 24/7 room service and more.
Exciting destination-oriented itineraries were designed to allow longer days in fascinating ports and more overnight stays affording guests the opportunity to experience evening performances ashore or local nightlife. With her intimate size, she can access ports that many larger vessels simply cannot.
Throughout the Viking Sun, amenities are provided to enhance the comfortable atmosphere and bolster enjoyment of your luxury cruise. Classic touches include a promenade deck encircling the ship and which is reminiscent of those found on ocean liners of the past. Located at the top of the ship, is the popular two-deck Explorer’s Lounge with its observation area that beckons you to sit and enjoy the views with your favorite beverage and companion. Adjacent to the Main Pool area, is the Wintergarden, a relaxing airy venue elegantly furnished and ideal for afternoon tea which is accompanied by a harpist. Choose from a wide selection of books at the Library and finally find time to read that bestseller.
Holistic wellness treatments await you in the acclaimed LivNordic Spa, considered one of the best at sea. The Snow Grotto, part of the thermal suite, is based on the Scandinavian ritual of alternating hot and cold therapies. Enjoy conversation and cocktails at The Atrium which is the center of the Viking Living Room — a multipurpose space with living room-like seating areas, comfortable chairs, sofas and bookshelves.
Showcased on the ship is a spectacular glass-backed Infinity Pool off the stern, boasting unobstructed views. Located on the top deck is the Main Pool, with a glass magrodome that can be closed during inclement weather. The ship offers a host of delightful spaces in which to relax. The Explorers’ Lounge boasts panoramic views and is a favorite spot for pre-dinner drinks.
Viking Sun features several dining options, including the most al fresco venues at sea. Dining choices range from casual cafés and poolside grills to fabulous wine-pairing menus and regional specialties. American classics are always available. Exquisite culinary venues include The Restaurant, serving delicious dinners with entrées that change nightly, such as classic French, Italian or modern California. Every table offers seaside views enhancing the delightful experience. Intimate dinners at The Chef’s Table will delight connoisseurs as they will be indulged with a five-course degustation menu accompanied by complimentary wine-pairings for each course served.
Casual choices include the World Café, serving international cuisine and local favorites. Head to Manfredi’s, where you won’t be able to resist freshly prepared pastas and other mouthwatering Italian specialties. The Kitchen Table is the place for market-to-table regional specialties. Al fresco dining is also offered at Aquavit Terrace. Savor Norwegian deli-style fare at Mamsen’s for a delicious treat. The ultra-casual Pool Grill is a convenient place to stop for made-to-order burgers, vegetarian options, grilled fish and chicken sandwiches. Room service is also on the menu 24/7.
Intimate, elegant and state-of-the-art, the ships’ spacious staterooms are ultra-comfortable and all with a private veranda. Every stateroom has a modern Scandinavian design. Fourteen two-room suites range from 720- to 1,448-square-feet for the expansive and stunning Owner’s Suite showcasing sweeping views from private wrap-around balconies. If you are looking for something ultra-special, this sumptuous setting even has its own sauna and wine cabinet.
Specially themed shows reflecting the destinations visited are offered in The Theater, which also has its own convenient bar. Catch a film at the two movie houses showing first-run films and classics. Entertainment also includes fascinating onboard lectures and port talks covering such topics as history, art and culture. Some evenings, local performers may come onboard adding to the cultural experience.
Experience the luxurious elegant Viking Sun and brighten your cruise vacation.