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DESIRE FRENCH RIVIERA CRUISE

MAY 4 – 11, 2024

COUPLES ONLY! ALL INCLUSIVE

BARCELONA | MARSEILLES | TOULON | NICE | PORTOFINO| LIVORNO | CIVITAVECCHIA

The opulence and magnetic energy of the sea will sweep you off your feet throughout a French Riviera eight-day, seven-night itinerary with unique experiences to fulfill your every fantasy on board the intimate Azamara Quest ship.

The Desire French Riviera Cruise will start in a port that overflows with humanity and Catalan pride: Barcelona. From there, we will set sail for Marseille and Toulon, France, before continuing to Italy, where we will be provoked by Portofino and Livorno before reaching Civitavecchia, our final destiny.

There is so much to see and do. From dusk until dawn, you can enjoy seductive activities and erotic entertainment provided by our Playmakers and VIP Attendees, such as themed parties and spicy activities at the pool, sensual theme nights, and stimulating workshops to name a few. Don’t forget our iconic on-board clothing-optional hotspots, which include the pool and tanning decks, as well as the couples’ playroom.

Desire Cruises is all about sensuality, comfort, luxury, and inclusive amenities. On this breathtaking boutique ship, the Premium Beverage Package, five gourmet dining facilities, and room service have been included to ensure carefree convenience while at sea.

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Azamara Quest

SUITES & STATEROOMS

For a cruise experience that will fulfill your highest expectations, the following inclusive amenities are available to all Desire Lisbon-Ibiza Cruise guests:

  • Gratuities included

  • Premium Beverage Package included per person

  • Self-service laundry

  • Concierge services for personal assistance and reservations

  • 24-hour room service

  • Luxurious cotton bed linens with duvet

  • Terry bathrobe and slippers

  • Fresh-cut flowers

  • Tote bag

  • Use of umbrella and binoculars

  • Shoe-shine service

  • Turndown treats

  • Daily news bulletin

  • Welcome fruit basket at embarkation

Club World Owner’s Suite

Description

Decks: 6, 7, 8

Our largest suites have been transformed to feature contemporary design elements that create an elegant organic field, drawing inspiration from nature. These luxurious accommodations feature a large living room with separate bedroom, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that open to a private veranda, marble master bath, large flat-screen TV, mini bar, and many other amenities.

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Club Ocean Suite

Description

Decks: 6, 7

Our Club Ocean Suite is a large suite with elegant, contemporary décor. This suite features new furnishings and wallpaper, plush carpeting, a large living room, a separate bedroom, and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that open to a private veranda.

A marble master bath and dressing room with vanity make it easy and comfortable to get ready for the day or for an evening dinner out, while a large flat-screen TV, mini bar, and other fine amenities add comfort to the suite.

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Club Spa Suite

Description

Deck 9

Located next to the relaxing Sanctum Spa, our newest suites offer easy access to the spa, open decks, swimming pool, restaurants, and the Living Room. And for the ideal amount of pampering, these suites offer organic, elegant décor and the finest amenities: a comfortable sitting area, daily delivery of healthy snacks, plush robes and slippers, and in-room spa music.

For the ultimate serene experience, the spacious glass-enclosed spa soaking tub and separate rain shower bring the outside in with views to the endless seas and beyond. Additionally, a spa credit is included, to be used for spa treatments.

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Club Continent Suite

Description

Deck 8

The Club Continent Suites are smaller suites, yet spacious and comfortable. These suites have new décor inspired by nature’s elements: water, sand, wood, and stone. They offer a queen-size bed, comfortable sitting area, a spacious, newly decorated bathroom, either with a bathtub or shower, large flat-screen TV, minibar, and plenty of other fine amenities. A wonderful and refined home away from home.

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Staterooms

Club Veranda Plus Stateroom

Description

Decks 6, 7, 8

Couples will enjoy these staterooms’ elegant style, stellar service, and spectacular views of the ocean and each of the ports on our journey, plus additional benefits and amenities that will take their onboard experience to the next level.

 

 

Club Veranda Stateroom

Description

Decks 6 & 7

Passengers love the Club Veranda Stateroom’s polished style and stellar service. The finer touches make this stateroom stand out, but it takes more than a beautiful room to elevate a voyage from good to great. With extraordinary service and a friendly attitude, Desire Cruises adds enjoyment to every voyage.

 

 

Club Oceanview Stateroom

Description

Decks 4, 6

Couples will love the service, style, and view of their Club Oceanview Stateroom, completely refurbished with contemporary décor, for their comfort and enjoyment, each featuring a picture window providing natural light.

Deck 6 only: Even though the Club Oceanview Staterooms on this deck have obstructed views, they represent an excellent value.

 

 

Club Interior Stateroom

Description

Decks 4, 6, 7, 8  Our mission is to make passengers comfortable so they can spend more time on the important things, like exploring the spectacular ports of call. This is their home away from home, with the style and amenities of a luxurious boutique hotel. 

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Rates & Promotions

Premium Beverage Package Included

CABIN CATEGORY
REGULAR PRICING
DISCOUNTED PRICING
SAVINGS
DISCOUNTED PRICING
SAVINGS
SELECT
Launch Sept. 18th, 2022
Sept 18-24th, 2022
As of Sept 25th, 2022
Club World Owner’s Suite
$34,000
$31,694
$2,306
$33,570
$430
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Club Ocean Suite
$29,929
$27,472
$2,457
$28,585
$1,344
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Club Spa Suite
$21,000
$20,517
$483
$20,517
$483
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Club Continent Suite
$13,694
$10,205
$3,489
$11,000
$2,694
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Club Veranda Stateroom Plus
$11,736
$8,660
$3,076
$9,098
$2,639
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Club Veranda Stateroom
$10,635
$7,600
$3,035
$8,265
$2,370
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Club Oceanview Stateroom
$9,611
$5,700
$3,911
$5,904
$3,707
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Club Interior Stateroom
$7,982
$4,900
$3,082
$5,000
$2,982
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*Rates are subject to change and are based on current availability.  Please select your preferred choice above and continue to the booking page to confirm the availability and pricing of the cabin.

Rates are in $USD per Cabin based on Double occupancy.

Rates above include the Premium Beverage Package per cabin (based on double occupancy).

Deposit necessary when booking.
Initial Deposit: Staterooms $500 USD / Suites $1500 USD

Flexible payment calendar available.

All Staterooms will have a one time additional Port charge of $350.00 (USD) p/p, and all Suites $400.00 (USD ) p/p (not included in the above prices). This charge will cover – Port fees, Taxes, Document Fees, Gratuities, Administration & Security Fees.

We strongly encourage to purchase cruise coverage, as well as travel protection insurance.

Itinerary

DAY

DATE

PORT

1

May 4, 2024

2

May 5, 2024

3

May 6, 2024

4

May 7, 2024

5

May 8, 2024

6

May 9, 2024

7

May 10, 2024

8

May 11, 2024

*Ports, arrival, and departure times are subject to change without prior notice.

DAY 1

MAY 4
BARCELONA, SPAIN

DAY 2

MAY 5
MARSEILLES, FRANCE

DAY 3

MAY 6
TOULON, FRANCE

DAY 4

MAY 7
NICE, FRANCE

DAY 5

MAY 8
PORTOFINO, ITALY

DAY 6

MAY 9
LIVORNO, ITALY

DAY 7

MAY 10
AT SEA

DAY 8

MAY 11
CIVITAVECCHIA, ITALY

 

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WHAT’S INCLUDED

Desire Cruises is about seductive at-seas experiences, comfort, luxury, and inclusive amenities. We are dedicated to providing unique experiences onboard our breathtaking boutique ships, here are some of the inclusive features that ensure not only seduction and sensuality, but carefree convenience while sailing on the Desire French-Riviera Cruise.

  • PREMIUM BEVERAGE PACKAGE

    The PREMIUM BEVERAGE PACKAGE is INCLUDED on this voyage. There is no need to pay extra for your favorite nightcap or celebratory drink, our Desire Lisbon – Ibiza Cruise has included it for you!

    • Cocktails / Spirits / Liqueurs / Beer

    • Bottled still and sparkling water

    • Wines by the glass at dining venues

    • Fresh squeezed juices / Non-alcoholic cocktails

    • Premium coffees and teas

    • Fountain sodas

    For our full beverage list, CLICK HERE

     

  • INCLUSIVE DINING VENUES

    You and your partner will enjoy an outstanding culinary journey that includes five fabulous dining venues. The inclusive dining options on this cruise are:

    Discoveries Restaurant – main dining room

    The Patio – casual dining & snacks

    Windows Café – Buffet, casual dining & snacks

    Mosaic Café @ Mosaic Night – Specialty coffees, teas & snacks

    Sunset Veranda – Al fresco dining

    Room Service – 24 hours

    Additionally, there are two specialty restaurants included for suite guests. All other stateroom categories will be charged a minimal USD per-person cover. We invite you to take yourselves up to the top deck for a succulent specialty dining experience.

    Prime C – signature steakhouse

    Aqualina – Mediterranean

    For detailed information regarding all onboard dining options and dress codes, CLICK HERE

     

  • ROUND-THE-CLOCK ROOM SERVICE

    When is the best time to order room service? Any time you want! As one of your inclusive perks, we offer room service 24 hours a day!

     

  • CLOTHING-OPTIONAL AREAS

    The pool deck and sun decks are the designated clothing-optional areas on this voyage.

     

  • COUPLES WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

    The workshops and seminars on board the Desire Lisbon – Ibiza Cruise will entertain and educate you with actionable steps and useful information to add some spice to your sex life.

     

  • SENSUAL THEME NIGHTS

    To satisfy all of our passengers’ desires, our erotic, enticing theme nights will set the mood for seduction at its finest

  • STIMULATING POOL PARTIES

    A broad array of daring activities and provocative pool parties, each with Desire’s sensual touch, will surprise & seduce you.

     

  • PLAYROOM

    This intimate, erotic hotspot with a sensual atmosphere is for couples seeking to live out their forbidden fantasies at sea.

     

  • FITNESS CENTER

    The secret to maintaining vitality is exercising. For our passengers who love to do just that, we offer group classes and a state-of-the-art fitness equipment.

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BEVERAGE PACKAGE INCLUDED

PREMIUM BEVERAGE PACKAGE – INCLUDED

The Premium Beverage Package is included aboard the Desire Lisbon Cruise. This inclusive amenity gives you the freedom to enjoy your favorite cocktail or drink without having to pay extra, and it includes:

  • Cocktails, spirits, liqueurs and beer

  • White and Red wine during lunch and dinner

  • Bottled and sparkling water

  • Fresh-squeezed juices

  • Non-alcoholic cocktails

  • Premium coffees and teas

  • Fountain sodas

 

FOOD FOR THE SENSES

 

CAPTIVATING CULINARY EXPERIENCES

The Desire Cruise includes a choice of four all-inclusive dining venues, plus complimentary, round-the-clock room service for your convenience.

Whether you are seeking a gastronomic treat, a hamburger hot off the grill, or a stroll along the spectacular, international buffet, there is plenty to please everybody, from the foodie to the finicky.

Inclusive Dining Venues:

Discoveries Restaurant – Main dining room

The Patio – Casual dining and snacks

Windows Café – Casual dining and snacks

Mosaic Café @ Mosaic Night – Casual dining & snacks

Room Service – 24 hours

 

IRRESISTIBLE ENTERTAINMENT

 

SENSUAL SPECIALTY DINING ($)

In addition to the inclusive dining facilities, our Desire Lisbon Cruise offers two additional specialty dining options for a minimum cover fee (USD) per person. Specialty dining is complimentary for Suite guests: Club World Owner’s Suites, Club Ocean Suites, Club Spa Suites and Club Continent Suites.

Prime C – A steakhouse where you can choose the cut that suits your mood.

Aqualina – Mediterranean venue with magnificent ocean views.

 

The Sanctum Spa

Staffed by professional aestheticians and therapists, the Azamara Spa is an oasis of tranquility.

Choose from an extensive menu of services including:

  • The Sanctum Terrace: Enter your private spa deck with a bubbling saltwater bath and powerful jets that massage you as you soak up the views.

  • Facial Glow services: State of the art skin care and restorative facials for men and women.

  • Massage therapy: Hot stone therapy, deep tissue massage, Swedish massage and other exotic massage treatments from around the world.

  • Body sculpting: Renewing seaweed wraps, cellulite reduction body sculpting, lime and ginger salt glows, and more.

  • Spa rituals: A selection of carefully crafted half and full-day packages including body sculpting, facials and massage for the ultimate in relaxation.

  • Teeth whitening services for bright beautiful smiles.

Spa services can be purchased a la carte or in specially priced packages. Reservations are required for most services, and slots quickly fill up, so please plan. Please note that an 18% gratuity will be added to your folio for all spa treatments.

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Onboard Shopping

You’ll find a tasteful collection of merchandise and beautiful jewelry and watches in four onboard stores.
Watch your daily news for specials and one-time offers that make shopping even more fun.

  • The Quest Shop. Pick up sundries, casual wear and swim fashions, sunglasses, accessories, music and shipboard keepsakes. This is a great place for small gifts to take back home.

  • Indulgences. Shop an exquisite selection of fine jewelry, watches, and other pieces from iconic jewelry-makers. There’s something here to delight even the most discriminating tastes.

  • The Photo Shop. Stop by for camera supplies including batteries and digital memory cards. The shop displays photos of the previous day’s events available for purchase, taken by the ship’s roving photographer.

  • Le Boutique. This shop offers a discrete shopping experience with a focus on fine jewelry and gifts. Located by the concierge desk, guests enjoy personalized shopping with one-on-one assistance from the concierge.

Fitness Center and Personal Training

The secret to maintaining vitality. Exercise more. Many Azamara guests are eager to do just that, and we make it easy with complimentary group classes like sunset yoga on the deck, Pilates, cycling, core workouts, and nutrition classes.

Ramp up the benefits with specialized training (for additional cost):

  • Customized personal training: Certified personal trainers will work with you to develop a customized workout plan and lead you through individualized instruction. Take written material back home and keep it up! Customized Pilates instruction is also available.

  • Body Sculpt Boot Camp: Offered by the spa, this get-fit boot camp includes individual analysis with a personal trainer and four supervised group workouts.

 

The Salon

Our full service salon offers a menu of professional services for men and women, including:

  • Hair styling and care including cuts, coloring, highlights and color correction.

  • Manicures and pedicures.

  • Salon favorites: Special packages of hair and scalp renewing rituals, milk-and-honey manicures and pedicures with massages and barbering and grooming services.

 

The Den

The Ships newest lounge exemplifies our dedication to Destination Immersion experiences. The Den inspires you with tools to travel to all corners of the world with travel books, guides, and destination-focused activities.

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Ship Specifications

  • Occupancy: 702 (Double Occupancy)

  • Gross registered tons: 30,277

  • Length: 592 feet (180 meters)

  • Width: 84 feet (25 meters)

  • Guest decks: 8

  • Cruising speed: 18.5 knots

  • Refurbished: 2016

  • International staff and crew members: 408

  • Ship’s Registry: Malta

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Premium Beverage Package included

  • Luxurious staterooms & suites

  • Five inclusive dining options + two specialty restaurants ($)

  • Numerous bars, lounges & gathering spots

  • Couples playroom

  • Provocative daytime & seductive evening entertainment

  • Spa, salon & fitness center

  • Onboard shopping

 

Beverage Packages

Desire Venice Cruise | Premium Beverage Package

Premium Beverage Package Included

Domestic beer: Coors Light, Miller Lite, Samuel Adams Boston Lager

International beer: Amstel Light, Boddingtons Pub Ale, Bohemia, Carlsberg, Corona Extra, Dos Equis, Grolsch, Guinness, Heineken, Heineken Premium Light, Leffe, Murphy’s Irish Stout, Newcastle, Peroni, Pilsner Urquell, Red Stripe, Stella Artois, Strongbow, Warsteiner

Spirits: Absolut, Absolut Berri Açaí, Absolut Citron, Absolut Kurant, Absolut Mandarin, Absolut Vanilla, Finlandia Mango, Finlandia Tangerine, Ketel One, Stolichnaya, Leblon, Seagram’s VO, Canadian Club, Crown Royal, Jameson, Sandro Bottega, Tanqueray, Bombay Sapphire, Dewar’s White Label, The Famous Grouse, Johnnie Walker Red Label, Justerini & Brooks, Alize Gold Passion, Campari, Disaronno, Dubonnet, Frangelico, Goldschläger, Jägermeister, Kahlua, Linie Aquavit, Midori, Ouzo, Pallini, Limoncello, Pama, Pernod, Pimm’s, Romana Sambuca, Southern Comfort, Tia Maria, Bacardi Limón, Bacardi O, Bacardi Razz, Bacardi Select, Bacardi Superior, Bacardi Torched Cherry, Captain Morgan, Original Spiced, Captain Morgan Parrot Bay Mango, Captain Morgan Parrot Bay Pineapple, Gosling’s Black Seal, Malibu, Myers’s Original Dark, José Cuervo Especial Gold, Napoleon, Metaxa 5 Stars, Berneroy Fine, Dry Sack, Harveys Bristol Cream, Tio Pepe

Please note: The brands and selections are subject to change without prior notice.

Desire Venice Cruise | Ultimate Beverage Package

Upgrade to the Ultimate Beverage Package

You can upgrade to the Ultimate package for an additional $14.95 USD per person/per day.

This package includes all items from the Premium package, plus:

Spirits: Belvedere, Christiania, Effen, Grey Goose, Grey Goose Le Citron, Grey Goose L’Orange, Grey Goose La Poire, Level, Hendrick’s, Tanqueray No. Ten, Bacardi 8, Pyrat XO Reserve, Zacapa 23, Don Julio Blanco, Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s, Gentleman Jack, Tangle Ridge, Jameson Gold, Blanton’s, Maker’s Mark, Woodford Reserve, The Balvenie, Chivas Regal, Dewar’s 12 Years Old, Glenfiddich, The Glenlivet, Highland Park Aged 12 Years, Johnnie Walker Black Label, Laphroaig, The Macallan Select Oak, Cardenal Mendoza, Courvoisier VS, Courvoisier VSOP, Rémy Martin VSOP, B & B, Baileys Coffee Liqueur, Baileys Irish Cream, Benedictine, Chambord, Cointreau, Drambuie, Fernet Branca, Galliano, Godiva, Godiva White Chocolate, Grand Marnier, Hpnotiq, St-Germain

Wine: Martini & Rossi Asti, Domaine Chandon Brut Classic, Seaglass Sauvignon Blanc, DeLoach Chardonnay, Gabbiano Pinot Grigio, Berringer White Zinfandel, Hess Cabernet Sauvignon, DeLoach Merlot, Callia Alta Malbec

Nespresso: Ristretto, Espresso Forte, Ristretto Origin India, Espresso Leggero, Lungo Forte, Lungo Leggero, Espresso Decaffeinato, Lungo Decaffeinato

Water: Evian, Perrier, San Pellegrino

Please note: The brands and selections are subject to change without prior notice.

*Beverage package upgrades can be purchased onboard at the time of check in.

*Upgrade price is subject to change without prior notice.

*All packages and discounts do not apply to bottles of wine, private bar, tobacco products, package sharing, multiple orders, specialty food items, cover charges, or in-room bottles.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: Prices shown do not include taxes where applicable. The upgrade price as shown is per person, per day. The upgrade price is subject to change without notice. Packages cannot be shared and are non-transferable (including but not limited to any other guest or sailing), are valid only for the voyage for which they are purchased, and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional programs or as credit towards any other purchases, such as selections that are not included in the program. Packages do not include beverages sold in gift shops. Package upgrades will be charged on the day of purchase. Package upgrades may not be cancelled at any time. No refunds for previous or remaining days will be issued. When ordering, a selection onboard, you must present your Keycard bearing the package code or sticker to your server. Not all beverage selections may be available on all sailings. Alternate selections of equal value may be substituted at management discretion. Beverage selections are offered for consumption in the dining room, specialty restaurants, the buffet and casual dining restaurants, and bars and lounges. Beverage Package selections are not available for consumption from the in-stateroom minibar. Selections are limited and subject to availability. Violation of these terms and conditions may result in loss of package privileges and a refund will not be

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