Silver Wind joined the Silversea fleet in 1995 and is the sister ship to Silver Cloud. This luxury small-sized ship sets sail with a maximum of 296 on board and combines a cosy and intimate atmosphere with sumptuous ocean-view suites, gourmet dining, and personalised service. Relax your mind and body in the wellness spa, indulge in retail therapy in the luxury boutiques, or lose yourself in a book in the library. Take a dip in the outdoor pool and whirlpools, work out at the fitness centre, or admire the panoramic views from the observation lounge. Step ashore to enjoy sightseeing, cultural activities, exciting adventures, and culinary experiences.
The Restaurant presents regional specialities, signature dishes, and open-seating dining; leaving you free to dine when, where, and with whom you please. The Pool Bar and Grill offers casual-style dining and drinks by the water's edge. The menu features light fare and healthy CruiseLite selections for breakfast, freshly-cooked meats and pizzas for lunch, and the interactive Black Rock Grill experience under the stars for dinner. La Terrazza serves casual, buffet-style breakfasts and lunches; transforming into an a la carte traditional Italian eatery in the evening. Le Champagne offers a delicious six-course dining and wine experience in an intimate, elegant setting.
Take your seat in the comfortable Panorama Lounge for freshly-made coffee, piano music, and uninterrupted views of the ocean and your ports of call. Sip your favourite tipple or tropical cocktail in the Bar as you enjoy chatting with friends, listening to live music, or showing off your dance moves on the dance floor. Pay a visit to Connoisseur's Corner to savour vintage cognacs and purchase premium cigars.
Entertainment on board Silver Wind can be as low-key or up-beat as you wish. The multi-level Show Lounge is a hive of activity after dinner; you can watch everything from full-scale production shows and classical soloists, to cultural entertainment and feature films. It is also the setting for port talks, enrichment lectures and special events throughout your cruise. The Bar and Panorama Lounge also host live music and dance tunes in the evening. If you're feeling lucky; why not take a chance on the roulette and blackjack tables and slot machines in The Casino?
Day 1: UK to Fort Lauderdale, Florida (USA)
Fly from your chosen UK airport to Fort Lauderdale and be transferred to the port to board Silver Wind for your 10-night Southern Caribbean Cruise.
Day 4: Trujillo, Honduras
The historic port city of Trujillo sits on a bluff overlooking the Bay of Trujillo on Honduras' Caribbean coastline. The city is surrounded by white sandy beaches and natural hot springs with the idyllic Capiro-Calentura National Park and the Guaimoreto Lagoon Wildlife Reserve nearby. Stroll to the city's main plaza and pay a visit to the historic Fortaleza de Trujillo and also El Cementerio Viejo. Explore the pre-historic, colonial, and contemporary artefacts at Rufino Galan Museum on Calle 18 de Mayo. Head to the Municipal Lookout Point and take some photos with the statue of Christopher Columbus. Venture half an hour out of the city to Campo de Mar Park, which is divided into four parks - connecting the rainforest with the sea and uniting the Ancient, Historical, and New Worlds - Nature Park, Wildlife Park, Heritage Park, and River Recreation Park.
Day 5: Belize City, Belize
The port of Belize City is located in the Central American country of Belize. The city is divided is in two by Haulover Creek with the manually-operated 1920s Swing Bridge linking the two halves together. On the northern side you can trace the country's history at the Museum of Belize or admire the displays of contemporary art at the Image Factory gallery. To the south you can visit the historic St John's Cathedral and the fascinating House of Culture. Get up close to the native and rescued animals that roam freely in enclosures at Belize Zoo. Head out of town to the Old Belize Beach and spend a few hours sunbathing or enjoy barbecued lobster and rum punch on a visit to Goff's Caye. Alternatively, an hour's drive will take you out to the amazing Altun Ha and Xunantunich Temples.
Day 6: Santo Tomas, Guatemala
Santo Tomas sits on Amatique Bay off the Gulf of Honduras on Guatemala's Caribbean Sea coast. This port is gateway to the myriad of attractions that Guatemala has to offer. The nearby towns of Puerto Barrios and Livingston and also the 16th-century Castillo de San Felipe near Lake Izbal are well worth visiting during your time ashore. Enjoy a drive out to the stone Mayan carvings at the Quirigua archaeological site or visit the ancient UNESCO-listed Mayan citadel of Tikal and surrounding national park. View over 400 species of birds and also abundant indigenous reptiles, mammals, and insects in the thriving ecosystem at Cerro San Gil Rainforest and Las Escobas Springs Reserve.
Day 7: Roatan Island, Honduras
Rotatan sits at the heart of the Caribbean Bay Islands in Honduras. This paradise island forms part of the huge Mesoamerican Barrier Reef and is lined with white sandy beaches and tropical fish-filled turquoise waters. Visit the island's capital, Coxen Hole, or spend time at nearby Mahogany Bay. Venture east to Roatan Institute of Marine Sciences, Roatan Museum, Carambola Gardens, and Rotatan Marine Park at the cultural centre of Sandy Bay. Head to the southwest to bustling West Bay Beach with its offshore coral reef. Keep your eyes peeled for the indigenous Lala Monkey, Jesus Lizard, and the Red Lored Parrot, or scuba dive with reef sharks at the Cara a Cara dive site.
Day 8: Cozumel, Mexico
Arrive on the Mexican island of Cozumel. One of Mexico's most popular ports of call, it's home to several natural parks and a rich coral reef surrounded by tropical fish. San Miguel, Cozumel's only town, offers a great selection of bars, cafes and restaurants alongside seafront shops and boutiques selling handmade Mayan souvenirs. Follow sightseeing jungle trails, wander botanical gardens with natural lagoons, or view dolphins and sea turtles in their natural habitat.
Day 10: Key West, Florida
Key West is the USA's southernmost point and features a diverse mix of water sports, fishing trips, historic sites, and art galleries. Explore the waterfront to find a range of bars, parks and cafes, and stroll down Duval Street — a famous commercial district. There's a range of quirky street performers to see at Mallory Square, or you can visit Fort East Martello Museum and Gardens to view an old, Italian-style fortress. Make sure to stop at the former home of author, Ernest Hemingway, before you leave, too.
Day 11: Fort Lauderdale, Florida (USA)
Your cruise comes to an end in Fort Lauderdale where you disembark and be transferred to the airport for your flight back to the UK.