Silversea Silver Shadow - Pool Bar

Silversea: Silver Shadow Overview

Silversea - Silver Shadow at sea

Third in the Silversea fleet, the  Silver Shadow  cruise ship introduced guests to the next generation of Silversea cruising while maintaining Silversea’s award winning , all-suite luxury and trademark intimate ambience.

Silversea’s Millennium Class ships –  Silver Shadow  and her sister ship  Silver Whisper  – are built with proportions slightly larger in size than their two earlier ships, yet they retain the same level of genuine hospitality.

Silver Shadow ’s 2012 is a study in contrasts from the unique scenery of New Zealand and Australia to the fabled landscapes of the Far East and the wild, natural beauty of summer in Alaska . A special holiday sailing visits magical Bali and spends the year’s 365th day in the crystal blue waters of the magnificent Great Barrier Reef .

Spectacular New Zealand fiords and Australia’s Outback are but two of the unforgettable destinations encountered aboard Silver Shadow  cruises during 2013. In late February  Silver Shadow  travels to Asia to explore the wonders of the Far East until it’s time once again to spend the warmer months surrounded by the majesty of Alaska . Come fall, it’s back to Japan, China and a series of 9-day Vietnam cruises . In December, sailings around Australia and New Zealand are highlighted by a 15-day holiday cruise between Sydney and Auckland

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With voyages to over 80 countries each year, Silversea caters to the upscale traveller’s love of diverse destinations, remote cultures and uncommon experiences.

  • New ports are added each year, providing our repeat guests with an ever-changing choice of enticing adventures.
  • Small ships means access to intimate and boutique ports inaccessible to larger ships, including sailing under Tower Bridge into the heart of London.
  • Silversea averages the highest number of ports per ship (71).
  • Silversea offers nearly twice as many unique ports as other leading luxury cruise lines.
  • Extended port stays of one or two nights – allows more time to explore the world’s most vibrant cities.
  • Voyages range from 6 to 110 days so there are a wide variety of options – from a quick getaway to a leisurely voyage around the world.
  • Every port offers a stimulating array of optional shore excursions, many exclusive to Silversea.
  • Silversea sails to all regions of the world including the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Africa, Indian Ocean, Middle East, Far East & South Pacific, Alaska, North America, South America, and Antarctica.

Silversea Destinations: AsiaLet the fabled islands of Indonesia embrace you with their exotic beauty.Silversea’s Asia cruises explore Vietnam – a seemingly endless patchwork of rice paddies, colourful markets and entrepreneurial energy. Cruises in Asia journey between ancient glories and modern-day miracles from Beijing with its Great Wall and Forbidden City to booming Shanghai … from Tokyo’s flashing neon lights to Nagasaki’s beautiful bay … from high-tech Taiwan to Kyoto , cultural fountainhead of Classical Japan .


Silversea Destinations: Australia and New ZealandThe Far Side of the World – Close Up…

Silversea’s South Pacific cruises sweep across two hemispheres, two continents and a breathtaking succession of dazzling sights. New Zealand  sets out to impress with its geysers and glaciers, sub-tropical rain forest andspectacular Lord of the Rings landscapes . In Australia you can wander from wonder to wonder: the Great Barrier Reef , the wildlife ofKangaroo Island , stunning Sydney Harbour


Silversea Destinations: AlaskaOnce Upon a Time…

This is what Earth must have looked like before the human footprint. Immense forests as far as the eye can see. Glaciers advancing and retreating in an endless cycle of rebirth. An ice age wilderness , bigger, bolder and more beautiful than you can imagine Alaska’s sheer size puts everything else in perspective. Yet, ironically, it takes a smaller Silversea ship to appreciate the immensity of it all.

Silversea’s luxury Alaska cruises take you on an insider’s path along the Inside Passage. There are diamond-blue icebergs, rushing mountain streams, waterfalls and flowers of every colour. Here you’ll find the biggest bears , the largest gathering ofbald eagles anywhere, and more than half of the world’s entire population of humpback whales . Experience Alaska’s grandeur up close and in person aboard an intimate Silversea Alaska cruise .


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All suites feature: Butler service, champagne upon arrival, fresh fruit and flowers, refrigerator and bar setup stocked with your preferences, European bath amenities, down duvets, fine bed linens, premium mattresses, a choice of nine pillow types, plush robes and slippers, personalised stationary, binoculars, umbrella, daily news summary, WiFi Internet access (fee applies) and daily suite service with nightly turndown.

Silversea Silver Shadow: Owners Suite Owner’s Suite:  The name says it all. A stylish apartment. Prestigious and classic. For those whose standards are higher than most. Available as a one-bedroom configuration or as two-bedrooms (as illustrated) by adjoining with a Vista Suite . (more)
Silversea Silver Shadow: Grand Suite Grand Suite: Expertly designed and exquisitely appointed. Ideal for entertaining friends or enjoying a quiet dinner “at home”. Whatever you wish. Available as a one-bedroom configuration or as two-bedrooms (as illustrated) by adjoining with a Veranda Suite. (more)
Silversea Silver Shadow: Royal Suite Royal Suite: Stately. Commanding and majestic. Perfect for entertaining. Enough living space to roam. The pinnacle of good living. Available as a one-bedroom configuration or as two-bedrooms (as illustrated) by adjoining with a Veranda Suite. (more…)
Silversea Silver Shadow: Silver Suite Silver Suite: Stylish and sophisticated. Separate dining and living rooms. Larger verandas. Situated midship. Perfection in design for comfortable living. Silver Suites accommodate three guests. (more…)
Silversea Silver Shadow: Medallion Suite Medallion Suite: A mark of distinction. Sumptuous. Spacious. Rich textures and panoramic views surround you with distinguished luxury. (more…)
Silversea Silver Shadow: Midship Veranda Suite Midship Veranda Suite: A Silversea signature. Spacious and welcoming. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open onto a furnished private teak veranda. Each spectacular sunset feels like it is yours alone. The Midship Veranda Suite offers preferred central location with identical accommodation to a Veranda Suite. Some Midship Veranda Suites accommodate three guests. (more…)
Silversea Silver Shadow: Veranda Suite Veranda Suite: A Silversea signature. Spacious and welcoming. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open onto a furnished private teak veranda. Each spectacular sunset feels like it is yours alone. Some Veranda Suites accommodate three quests. (more…)
Silversea Silver Shadow: Midship Veranda Suite Terrace Suite: With a shared veranda, this accommodation provides an easy transition from peace and privacy to the energy and excitement of the onboard social scene. Some Terrace Suites accommodate three guests. (more…)
Silversea Silver Shadow: Vista Suite Vista Suite: A quiet sanctuary. The sitting area has plenty of room to relax. Large picture windows frame panoramic ocean views. The perfect backdrop for breakfast in bed. Some Vista Suites accommodate three guests. (more…)


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Silversea Silver Shadow The Bar The Bar:  With complimentary cocktails and engaging conversation, live music and a dance floor, The Bar welcomes guests to mix and mingle
Silversea - Connoisseur's Corner Connoisseur’s Corner: The Connoisseur’s Corner offers exceptional cognacs along with a premium selection of cigars for purchase.
Silversea Silver Shadow - La Terrazza restaurant La Terrazza:  A divine selection of Italy’s best cuisine is served à la carte in La Terrazza. Authentic recipes and the freshest ingredients come together with flair and passion – a flavourful expression of Silversea’s distinctive Italian heritage that embraces the principals of the Slow Food movement.
Silversea Silver Shadow - Le Champagne Bar Le Champagne:  The only Wine Restaurant by Relais & Châteaux at sea can be found aboard the ships of Silversea. Indulge in an evening where fine wines are complemented by a set tasting menu of regionally inspired dishes in an intimate, elegant setting.
Silversea Silver Shadow Panorama Lounge The Panorama Lounge:  The Panorama Lounge is specially designed to provide an uninterrupted view of the day’s destination from the comfort of the ship’s interior. This is an ideal place to unwind, enjoy afternoon tea, listen to the pianist and watch the setting sun.
Silversea Silver Shadow - Pool Bar The Pool Bar & Grill:  Casual and convenient. At the Pool Bar, cocktails are served with soft ocean breezes. Poolside menu options feature healthy CruiseLite selections and light fare for lunch and dinner including grilled meats and fresh-from-the-oven pizza.
Silversea Silver Shadow - The Restaurant The Restaurant:  Sparkling with silver, crystal and candlelight, The Restaurant encircles its guests with sophisticated elegance and impeccable service


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Evening Activities:   An array of entertaining proposals ignites a Silversea evening, including The Panorama Lounge, The Bar, Casino, Show Lounge, Connoisseur’s Corner, Movies on deck, and Deck Barbecues (select voyages and on overnight port stays only).  

Enrichment Programme:   The Silversea experience offers a journey of enlightenment, enjoyment and excitement. With never-ending opportunities to satisfy the thirst for knowledge, aboard Silversea there need never be a dull moment. Silversea’s onboard programme brings together world experts in archaeology, history and anthropology, to provide guests with a fascinating insight into the places they are set to discover. On some voyages, celebrity hosts bring their own unique twist to the enrichment programme. John Cleese has entertained guests on several voyages, as has author Frank McCourt.  

Culinary Arts Programme:   Guest chefs sail on selected voyages. Guests can enjoy a grand gourmet dinner prepared by the guest chef, culinary demonstrations and escorted market tours (subject to suitable venues in ports visited).  

Wine Series:   Cruises for wine lovers hosted by top experts, vineyard owners and winemakers. Guests can enjoy enriching lectures, wine tastings and escorted shore excursions to wineries and vineyards.

Silverseas - The Beauty Salon The Beauty Salon:  A full range of salon services is available for both men and women including hairstyling, manicures and pedicures. Appointments for these chargeable services may be made on board the ship, or in advance via My Voyage.
Silversea Silver Shadow: Boutiques Boutiques:  Featuring designer collections and duty-free shopping, the onboard Boutiques offer a selection of jewellery, fashions, perfumes and Silversea logo items.
Silversea Silver Shadow - Card Room Card Room / Conference Room:  Bridge games and tournaments take place most days in the Card Room. On days at sea, newcomers to the game can learn how to play. Should your group require a conference or meeting space, Silversea is pleased to provide a tailor-made experience. Audio-visual equipment is available and complimentary.
Silversea Silver Shadow - Casino Casino:  Roulette, blackjack and slot machines are available in The Casino for guests 18 years or older. If you are a novice, come to the champagne reception and learn all the games offered aboard.
Silverseas - Internet Cafe Internet Cafe:  Email friends and family back home or surf the web for a nominal fee. CD burners, headphones, digital camera media readers, and complimentary black and white laser printing are also available.
Silversea Silver Shadow - Library The Library:  The Library has an extensive selection of hardcover books, magazines, reference materials and newspapers, as well as audio listening stations.
Silversea Silver Shadow - Gym Fitness Centre: The Fitness Centre is equipped with free weights, weight machines, state-of-the-art treadmills, elliptical trainers and recumbent and upright bicycles. Classes in aerobics, yoga, Pilates and circuit training are led by the onboard fitness trainer and are always complimentary
Silversea Silver Shadow - Pool Deck The Pool Deck:  Teak chaise lounges arranged in the sun or shade. Bubbling whirlpools. The pool water refreshing in warmer climates, heated for cooler weather.
Silverseas - Spa at Silversea The Spa at Silversea: Relax your body and mind in this soothing sanctuary. Indulge in a wide range of invigorating therapies including facials, body wraps and massages. Appointments for chargeable services may be made on board the ship, or in advance via My Voyage. Men’s and women’s saunas and steam rooms are perfect for relaxing before your spa treatment or after your workout..
Silverseas - Show Lounge The Show Lounge:  Every seat in this multi-tiered venue enjoys a clear view to the stage. Applaud a broad spectrum of entertainment — from full-scale production shows and classical soloists, to cultural entertainment and feature films.


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Why Silversea?

Silversea’s emphasis on excellence is apparent in every aspect of the travel experience. Guests will already enjoy the finer aspects of life where only the best is good enough. Onboard a Silversea ship they can expect it in an atmosphere that is home from home. Silversea is the easy going world of elegance without pretension…

Silversea service is a philosophy, an attitude, complimented by distinctive Italian style . It begins with a ceremonious white-gloved greeting , a flute of perfectly chilled champagne on arrival and continues in every detail of life on board. With a crew to guest ratio of 1 to 1.34, nothing is overlooked. And with no schedules or routines to hem guests in, they are free to design their day as they please.

Silversea’s all-inclusive policy ensures a relaxed and hassle free stay . Everything from gratuities to premium brand drinks and a selection of up to 60 pouring wines is taken care of.

Inclusions / Features  Silversea Others
All onboard gratuities included Yes No
Complimentary beverages served throughout the ship including the
Bar & Poolside
Yes No
Complimentary dining options Yes No
Open-seating dining Yes Some
Complimentary in-suite beverage cabinet Yes No
Complimentary 24-hour room service Yes No
Complimentary shore-side events Yes Some
Complimentary transportation in port Yes Some
Complimentary twice daily suite service & nightly turndown Yes Some
Average Silversea Veranda Suite size to average big ship Deluxe suite 323 sq. ft / 30m  259 sq ft. / 24m
Walk-in Wardrobe Yes No
Intimate ships with access to more intriguing ports Yes No
Pre-book shore excursions & spa appointments online before sailing Yes Some