Windstar Cruises operates a six-ship fleet of small sailing and all-suite ships visiting approximately 330 ports in 2020 sailing throughout Europe, the Caribbean, Costa Rica and the Panama Canal, Asia, Alaska, Canada and New England, Central America, Mexico, US West Coast and cruising year-round in Tahiti. Windstar’s fleet is the market leader in small ship cruising with a total of 1,242 passenger berths calling on off-the-beaten-path and popular ports in over 60 countries. The boutique cruise line carries fewer than 350 passengers on its small ships and takes travelers on cruises that are 180 degrees from ordinary. They are known for their immersive and authentic experiences, unique, port-intensive itineraries, exceptional award-winning service, and innovative culinary program as the Official Cruise Line of the James Beard Foundation. Windstar Cruises is a part of Xanterra Travel Collection, known for “Legendary Hospitality with a Softer Footprint.”
With fewer than 350 guests, a Windstar ship is large enough to pamper, yet small enough to explore secluded coves and docks in the heart of charming villages, sparkling cities and remote islands. Windstar’s Signature Onboard Barbecue and the beloved crew show Local performances on board Learning how to sail with the Captain or officers on our Open Bridge Ocean views from all beautifully appointed staterooms or suites Cooking demonstrations powered by the James Beard Foundation and recipes by James Beard Foundation chefs All meals, in all venues, including 24-hour room service All non-alcoholic beverages, including specialty tea and coffee drinks Water-sports Platform, including all water-sports equipment featuring complimentary kayaks, paddle-boards, water trampoline and more!