The Red Sea

A global 200 ecoregion, the Red Sea is an inlet of the Indian Ocean, located between Africa and Asia. Having played a crucial navigational role since ancient times, its coastline is now a popular tourist attraction where nature and archaeological monuments feature in abundance.
Home to some of the world’s warmest and saltiest seawater, the Red Sea is a remarkable body of water. Where technicolour coral reef displays draw divers from

around the world to view its thriving biodiversity, and luxury resorts line its shores.

Of course, its part to play in biblical history excites and intrigues intrepid explorers, who flock to witness its powerful, divine properties.

Introducing two new 2022 Red Sea yacht cruises 

We are delighted to announce the addition of two brand-new 2022 yacht cruises to our Red Sea collection. 
The Mysteries and Treasures of the Red Sea & Saudi Arabia await you on this 10-day luxury yacht cruise. Arrive in Limassol, Cyprus and after a day at sea arrive in Port Said, to witness the Great Pyramids of Giza and embark on a traditional Felucca cruise along the Nile River. Connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, the Suez Canal is your route to the white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters of Sharm-el-Sheikh, before an included excursion to the ancient city of Petra. The Saudi Arabian destinations of Al Wajh and Duba are bursting with historic landmarks and atmospheric old towns just waiting to be uncovered.  
Or perhaps join us on the 12-day The Ancient Wonders of the Red Sea & Mythical Greece, beginning in Jeddah, where ancient and modern meets. Take in more of Saudi Arabia as you uncover Al Wajh, the gateway to AlUla and Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. Immerse yourself in local life in Duba, the ‘Pearl of the Red Sea’, before arriving in Aqaba, where you can discover Jordan’s famous archaeological site Petra. Explore the Egyptian resort town of Sharm-el-Sheikh before travelling the Suez Canal towards Greece. Upon arrival in Crete, embark on a walking tour of the charismatic fishing town of Agios Nikolaos, and onward to beautiful Santorini. 

To celebrate the launch of these exciting new itineraries, we are offering a bonus FREE Platinum Drinks Package worth up to $940pp on top of our Super Earlybird & Earlybird offers.  

Sharm el-Sheikh

The purpose-built holiday resort entwines traditional and modern Egypt, from the elegant mosques and bustling bazaars, to the luxurious hotels resplendent with private beaches and ocean vistas.

Among the world’s most renowned diving site, explore the wrecks of Thistlegorm and the colourful corals, or take life at a much slower pace by swimming at its many bays and practice your haggling skills at the Sharm Old Market, alive with vibrant stalls and surrounded by restaurants and cafés.
Sharm el Sheikh


Northern Israel’s largest city and bordering Galilee, Haifa is often regarded as the country’s answer to San Francisco. 
Set on the slopes of Mount Carmel, it’s a melting pot of culture and the gateway to the holy lands of Galilee and Nazareth. Take a cable car to the summit and admire the exquisite views over the Mediterranean Sea.

Explore Haifa’s fascinating history with a walk through the luscious Bah’ai Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is a place of pilgrimage for those of Bah’ai faith. Discover the legacy of the German Colony, founded in the late-1860s, which gives a small corner of the city a distinctive European feeling.

The vibrant nature of the city makes Haifa a must-see and a captivating insight into life in Israel.

New Saudi Arabia destinations

Al Wajh – Saudi Arabia

Located in the Tabuk Province in north-western Saudi Arabia, exuding a laidback ambience, Al Wajh is an atmospheric coastal city perched along the coast of the Red Sea.

The old town, Al Balad is a hidden gem. Wander through its beautiful streets admire the Hijazi-style architecture with its Red Sea coral buildings and colourful balconies and discover the city’s many mosques. Stroll through this historic fishing village, past the fishing boats and stop off for some fresh seafood and imagine the hustle and bustle from times passed.

During your time in this seaside retreat, pay a visit to Al Wajh Castle. Built in 1875, it served as a fort to protect the Tabuk region as well as the government headquarters, and today it is home to a museum highlighting the city’s history. Head to the top of the castle for spectacular views across the port. If you drive a couple of hours outside of the city you will find AlUla, Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage-listed site home to the spectacular tombs of Hegra and one of the oldest cities on the Arabian Peninsula. 

If you are looking to sit back, relax and soak up the sunshine, Al Wajh is home to pristine white sandy beaches and the azure blue waters of the Red Sea.

Duba – Saudi Arabia

Lovingly known by locals as the ‘Pearl of the Red Sea’, Duba is a small port city in the Tabuk region and is the nearest Saudi Arabian port to the Suez Canal. Despite being one of the regions smaller cities, this undiscovered treasure is bursting with history, fresh seafood restaurants overlooking the harbour, and picturesque beaches.

Without a doubt, the historic King Abdulaziz Fort is Duba’s main attraction. Built in 1933 CE during King Abdulaziz’s reign, the fort acted as the ruling centre of the city and is proudly perched right on the sea front overlooking the port.

Immerse yourself in local life with a visit to Duba Fish Market where you can experience the hustle and bustle of a traditional Arabian fish market or visit one if the city’s many sun-kissed beaches and take part in snorkelling, diving, swimming or one of the other marine activities on offer.  

Jeddah – Saudi Arabia

Where the past and present combine, Jeddah is a captivating port city along the Red Sea that blends the old with the new. A gateway for pilgrimages to the Islamic holy cities of Mecca and Medina, the city boasts a mix of ancient mosques and towering, modern skyscrapers. Jeddah is a modern commercial hub, with a cosmopolitan and diverse approach to life where visitors can still learn about the region’s past.

This forward-thinking city is home to the contemporary Corniche waterfront, high-end shopping malls, bustling souqs, beautiful mosques, diving sites in pristine coral reefs, and seafront restaurants serving the finest Middle Eastern cuisine. 

The city’s historic district Al Balad (translated as ‘The Town’) is a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site that dates to the 7th century. Retaining its traditional charm with buildings made from coral, Al Balad is home to the city's oldest mosque, Masjid Shaffie and the old pilgrimage road, also known as Al Dahab Street, where you can meet with street vendors as you search for trinkets, nuts, spices, fabrics, and more.

Agios Nikolaos, Crete – Greece

Nestled in an enviable location, on a sprawling hillside beside the Gulf of Mirabello is the laid-back town of Agios Nikolaos, a picturesque coastal port with a quaint small town feel, and a rich history. Situated on Crete’s north-east coast the town is partially built on the ruins of the ancient city of Lato pros Kamara. 

The town’s most treasures gems is Voulismeni Lake, a cobalt blue lagoon steeped in Greek mythology and legend has it, that the goddess Athena and Artemis bathed in its waters. Relax lakeside by day in one of the many cafes, and as night falls watch as the lake comes to life with locals and tourists alike in its lively bars and traditional tavernas.  

Many of Crete’s most beautiful beaches are found with a stone throw from Agios Nikolaos including the white sands and turquoise waters of Voulisma Beach, plus there are several other attractions nearby including olive farms and typically Greek rural villages. 

Superyacht Cruising Experience

Reaching an impressive 110 metres in length, our spectacular new superyachts, Emerald Azzurra & Emerald Sakara, will exceed your yacht cruising expectations. And with an intimate 100 guests on board, there's an abundance of space throughout.
Discover a secluded spot to read a book, enjoy unimpeded views of the unspoilt landscapes, take a relaxing dip in the infinity-style pool, or arrange to meet fellow guests at one of our comfortable meeting spots.