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MAY 18 – 25, 2023


Melt the cares of the world away on board the Desire Venice – Rome Cruise, designed to rekindle the flame between you and your partner. May 18 – 25, 2023, this couples-only cruise will take you on an Adriatic adventure sure to be a fantasy quencher.

Staying true to what we do, our floating couples’ paradise offers a luxurious program conceived to seduce the senses. Indulge in exclusive amenities such as the Premium Beverage Package, five gourmet dining venues, room service, an alluring playroom, sexy pool parties, temperature-rising theme nights, sensual entertainment, stimulating workshops, and clothing-optional areas, all of which are included in your cruise.

Our journey starts in one of the world’s most captivating cities in the world: Venice, Italy, a mecca for hopeless romantics who thrive on taking chances. Next stop, the Croatian city of culture: Šibenik , known for its diversity of international influences. For those seeking paradise on earth, we will then travel to the Pearl of the Adriatic: Dubrovnik, Croatia. Then, get ready to leave a piece of your heart in the medieval city of Kotor, Montenegro, before setting sail to the land of limoncello: Amalfi, Italy. Along our voyage is the Gateway of Capri: Sorrento, Italy. You will see all these cities before disembarking in the Eternal City: Rome, Italy.

Rates & Promotions

Premium Beverage Package Included

Club World Owner’s Suite $31,450 31,450  
Club Ocean Suite $31,450  
Club Spa Suite $19,378 SOLD OUT
Club Continent Suite $12,279 SOLD OUT
Club Veranda Plus Stateroom 10,741 10,741  
Club Veranda Stateroom $9,567 $8,381 $1,186
Club Oceanview Stateroom $8,199 $6,739 $1,820
Club Interior Stateroom $6,888     SOLD OUT

*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 $750 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.


Azamara Quest

Experience the suite life

In addition to modern accommodations and the first-class service you deserve, as a Desire Venice Rome suite guest, you and your partner will receive a variety of exclusive benefits.


Indulge in the sensual luxury of our suites, elegant spaces to enjoy your privacy. In addition to the amenities included to all passengers, Suite guests will enjoy these exclusive perks:

  • $300 onboard credit per person (applicable to Club Owners’, Club Ocean, and Club Spa suites only)

  • 240 complimentary internet minutes per guest

  • Complimentary seating in the specialty restaurants

  • One free bag of laundry service per suite

  • Priority embarkation and debarkation

  • Complimentary in-room spirits

  • In-suite afternoon tea service

  • English butler service

  • Daily fruit basket


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

  • 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.

  • Features

    • Spacious living room with a separate master bedroom
    • Master bedroom with one king size bed and a 40” flat-screen TV
    • 55” flat-screen TV in living room
    • Marble master bath with tub and shower
    • Dressing room with vanity and ample closet space
    • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors in living room and master bedroom
    • Spacious 233 sq. ft. (21.7 sq. m.) veranda
    • Minibar
    • Thermostat-controlled air conditioner
    • Direct-dial telephone with voice mail
    • Writing desk
    • In-room safe
    • Hand-held hair dryer




Club Ocean Suite

  • 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.

  • Features

    •Master bedroom with king-size bed and a 40” flat-screen TV •55” flat-screen TV in living room
    •Marble mater bath with shower and tub
    •Dressing room with vanity and ample closet space
    •Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors in living room and master bedroom
    •Spacious 233 sq. ft. (21.7 sq. m.) veranda
    •Thermostat-controlled air conditioner
    •Direct-dial telephone with voice mail
    •Writing desk
    •In-room safe
    •Hand-held hair dryer




Club Spa Suite

  • 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.

  • Features

    •Spacious glass-enclosed bathtub •Separate rain shower
    •Comfortable sitting area
    •55” flat-screen TV in sitting area
    •In-room spa music
    •Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
    •Thermostat-controlled air conditioner
    •Direct-dial telephone with voice mail
    •Writing desk
    •In-room safe
    •Hand-held hair dryer



Club Continent Suite

  • 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.

  • Features

    •Spacious and comfortable sitting area •55” flat-screen TV in sitting area
    •Roomy bathroom with shower.  Some also feature a tub.
    •Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
    •Thermostat-controlled air conditioner
    •Direct-dial telephone with voice mail
    •Writing desk
    •In-room safe
    •Hand-held hair dryer




Club Veranda Plus Stateroom

  • 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.

  • Features

  • •Complimentary Internet (120 minutes)
    •One free bag of laundry service per stateroom each 7 days
    •One night of complimentary specialty dining for two each 7 days
    •Priority embarkation and debarkation
    •Complimentary in-room spirits
    •Comfortable sitting area with 40” flat-screen TV
    •Thermostat-controlled air conditioner
    •Direct-dial telephone with voice mail
    •Writing desk
    •In-room safe
    •Hand-held hair dryer


Club Veranda Stateroom

  • 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.

  • Features

    •Sitting area with 40” flat-screen TV •Veranda
    •Thermostat-controlled air conditioner
    •Direct-dial telephone with voice mail
    •Writing desk
    •In-room safe
    •Hand-held hair dryer



Club Oceanview Stateroom

  • 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.

  • Features

    •40” flat-screen TV •Minibar
    •Thermostat-controlled air conditioner
    •Direct-dial telephone with voice mail
    •Writing desk
    •In-room safe
    •Hand-held hair dryer



Club Interior Stateroom

  • 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. 

  • Features

    •40” flat-screen TV •Minibar
    •Thermostat-controlled air conditioner
    •Direct-dial telephone with voice mail
    •Writing desk
    •In-room safe
    •Hand-held hair dryer


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


  • 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

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.

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 or at the time of checking in on the Azamara website (confirmation number required).

*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 issued.

Restaurants & Bars


Fresh ingredients, careful preparation and a variety of menu choices, promise a meal for every mood. This voyage offers six seductive dining venues, including room service. Bon appétit! Buon appetito! ¡Buen provecho!




*Please note that specialty restaurants are included only for Suite guests. There is a minimal service charge for all other stateroom categories.






The Premium Beverage Package is included aboard the Desire Venice-Rome Cruise. This inclusive feature gives you the freedom to enjoy your favorite cocktail or celebratory drink without having to pay extra. For our full beverage list: CLICK HERE


In all dining rooms, we encourage a “cruise casual” dress code. Good taste and common sense are the key.

  • Bare feet, tank tops, baseball caps, bathing suits, shorts, and torn/distressed jeans are not allowed in the main dining room or two specialty restaurants (khakis and other trousers are fine).

  • When dining at Windows Café, guests must wear footwear and a cover-up or shirt.

  • In Prime C, Aqualina and Discoveries Restaurant, many guests enjoy dressing up. Formal evening wear (tuxedos and gowns) is not expected. We recommend that men bring a sport coat or suit; this attire comes in handy for evenings onshore as well. For women, dining attire includes dresses, skirts, blouses with pants and capris.


With advance notice, we can accommodate most special dietary needs. Please submit your request in writing to our Reservations Department no later than 80 days before sailing.

E-mail: cruises3@original-group.com

Standard kosher-style menus are available on all voyages. On the day of boarding, please confirm your special dietary arrangements with the restaurant manager.


Who doesn’t enjoy room service every now and then? Well, we have great news! For your convenience, this voyage offers 24-hour complimentary room service. So, if you’re feeling a bit lazy today, you’re just a phone call away.


Additional Facilities

Pamper yourselves while aboard the Desire Venice-Rome Cruise. Whether you are seeking a bit of retail therapy, a day to rest and rejuvenate at the spa, prep for the evening at the salon, or become even more fabulous and fit at the gym, this voyage has got all the extra services you and your partner may seek.


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

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.



The Desire Venice – Rome Cruise will be making an erotic statement with its sensually seductive onboard entertainment.

Our heart-stopping couples’ workshops by internationally-acclaimed sexologists, sensual theme nights, provocative pool parties, VIP  DJs, plus prize-winning shows and more stimulating onboard entertainment, are the perfect combination to rekindle the flame in your relationship forever.

Stay tuned for more exciting news coming soon!






House Rules

So that all guests may fully enjoy the Desire Experience, Desire Cruises is committed to providing safe voyages. We ask you to respect the following guidelines throughout the cruise:

  • For the comfort of all guests, we ask that you use appropriate attire in all restaurants and other public areas that are not clearly marked as clothing optional.

  • Keeping the identity of our guests private is extremely important to us. For this reason, taking photos or videos in any of our ship’s clothing-optional areas (the pool on deck 9 and the tanning areas on decks 10 and 11) or in the Playroom is strictly prohibited. Taking photos is permitted in all other areas, just as long as you respect the other guests.

  • Our playroom has been designed for sexual, erotic pleasure. We ask that you use this couples-only area to fulfill your intimate desires.

  • Please treat all guests with utmost respect and remember the Golden Rule: NO means NO.

  • Balance is important, some like to rest while others party, after midnight your fellow sailors would appreciate it if noise levels are kept to a minimum in our ship’s corridors.

  • We have created an open-minded ambiance aboard our Desire Cruise; however, drug use will not be tolerated.

  • Neither Desire Cruises nor Azamara Club Cruises will be held responsible for items left outside of your safety deposit box. Please be sure to place valuable items in the safe.

  • We are proud to provide you with a safe, open-minded environment in which you may fully enjoy your vacation at Desire Cruises; however, it is a firm company policy that all staff members, Original affiliates, brand representatives, and any person in a commercial relationship with the resort or Original Group, are strictly forbidden from interacting intimately or drinking with guests, doing so will result in the immediate dismissal and/or termination of their contract with the company.

*These conceptual house rules are in addition to all rules and regulations stipulated by Azamara Club Cruises and local port authorities.

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