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Silver Wind Review

5.0 / 5.0
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188 reviews
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5.0
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Silver Wind is one of the cosiest and most intimate ships afloat, with beautifully designed suites and inviting cabins and public rooms.

Silver Wind is a small ship -- it took about five minutes to work out where everything was! For me, that was one of its big selling points, as it offered a very friendly atmosphere. The all-inclusive drinks policy also does a lot to promote that friendliness, especially if you are cruising alone. 

If you like to do more than sunbathe, read books or eat -- and if your perfect holiday includes a huge casino, schedules packed tight with enrichment activities, and silly pool games -- this is not the cruise for you. 

Pros

All-inclusive pricing, fabulous crew

Cons

Minimal onboard entertainment, small casino

Bottom Line

A luxurious cruise experience without being pretentious

About

Passengers : 298
Crew : 212
Passenger to Crew : 1.41:1
Launched : 1995
Shore Excursions : 211

Fellow Passengers

There were 213 passengers on my around-India cruise from Chennai (Madras) to Mumbai, and they had come from all corners of the earth. By far, the biggest group was from the U.S. -- 80 passengers -- but there were Australians, New Zealanders, British, Germans, Belgians, Spanish and various other nationalities. Many were retired or close to retirement age; 140 were past Silversea passengers. Only one couple had never cruised before.

Silversea Silver Wind Dress Code

Silversea has a mixture of formal, informal and smart-casual dress codes. For formal nights, women should wear cocktail dresses, evening gowns or trouser suits, men should have tuxedos or dark suits. Informal means dresses or trouser suits for the ladies, jackets for the men (ties optional). Our 11-night cruise had three formal nights, four informal nights and four smart-casual evenings.

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Where does Silversea Silver Wind sail from?

Silversea Silver Wind departs from Ushuaia, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Lisbon, Tilbury, Tower Bridge, Tilbury, Canary Wharf, Reykjavik, Tromso, Madeira (Funchal), Funchal, Copacabana Beach, and Rio de Janeiro

How much does it cost to go on Silversea Silver Wind?

Cruises on Silversea Silver Wind start from $4,230 per person.

Is Silversea Silver Wind a good ship to cruise on?

Silversea Silver Wind won 2 awards over the years, including Best for Embarkation in 2019.
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2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

No longer 6 star

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Age 60s

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For a luxury line, the cruise wasn't luxurious.

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