The steel-cutting ceremony of the Seven Seas Splendor cruise ship was held in March 2018. Credit: Regent Seven Seas Cruises Inc.
The vessel will have a capacity to carry 750 passengers. Credit: Regent Seven Seas Cruises Inc.
The Seven Seas Splendor cruise ship will have a total of 375 luxury suites for passengers. Credit: Regent Seven Seas Cruises Inc.

Seven Seas Splendor is a luxury cruise ship being constructed by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

The vessel is the second ship in the Explorer-class cruise ships, the first being Seven Seas Explorer, which joined Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ fleet in July 2013.

The new cruise ship’s name was revealed in November 2017 and its steel-cutting ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Ancona shipyard in Italy in March 2018. The ship is set for launch in February 2020.

Seven Seas Splendor cruise ship design and specifications

The Seven Seas Splendor cruise ship incorporates most of the design and features introduced on her sister ship Seven Seas Explorer. It features distinctive suites, which will provide luxurious experience on board.

The cruise ship will be 224m-long and 31.08m-long with a draft of 7m. Registered under Marshall Islands flag, the ship will have a cruising speed of 19.5k.

The 55,500t vessel will have a capacity to accommodate 750 passengers, who will be served by 542 international crew members.

Dining and entertainment facilities

The cruise ship will feature various restaurants, including Pacific Rim, Chartreuse, Prime 7, Compass Rose, and Sette Mari At La Veranda to offer different types of cuisines for guests onboard.

The guests can relax and enjoy coffee and snacks at the new chic metropolitan café Coffee Connection with trendy al fresco seating.

The on-board entertainment facilities will include live music, constellation theatre, and Monte-Carlo-style casino, and Canyon Ranch Spa Club. The casino will feature roulette, stud poker, blackjack, slot machines, and mini-craps, whereas the treatments offered by spa will cover therapeutic massages, ayurvedic treatments, facials, and customised aromatherapy.

Deck plan of Seven Seas Splendor

Seven Seas Splendor will have 14 decks in total, of which ten will be passenger decks. Deck four will house lower level of the constellation theatre, reconfigured atrium, boutique, Splendor lounge, casino and Compass Rose restaurant, while deck five will feature a business centre, cruise sales office, atrium, Coffee Connection, Meridian lounge, Pacific Rim restaurant and a spa.

“The 88 distinctive suites on board include Regent suite, Master suite, Grand suite, Splendour suite, Seven Seas suite and Penthouse suite.”

Decks six, seven and eight will accommodate concierge suites, deluxe veranda suites, superior suites, penthouse suites, grand suites and master suites. Seven Seas suite and Splendour suites are on decks nine and ten.

Deck 11 will feature a pool, culinary arts kitchen, library, connoisseur club, card room, and an observation lounge, while the Deck 12 will have a jogging track, and sports deck, which includes shuffleboard, golf net and bocce court along with the suites.

Deck 14, the uppermost deck, will feature the Regent suite.

Accommodation details

The cruise ship will offer 375 spacious luxury suites ranging from 307ft² basic veranda suite to the lavish 4,443ft² regent suite. Most of the suites have a private balcony along with European king-sized Elite Slumber beds and oversized bathrooms.

The 88 distinctive suites on board include Regent suite, Master suite, Grand suite, Splendour suite, Seven Seas suite and Penthouse suite.

The cruise ship will have 140 concierge suites, which are designed to provide stunning views of the ocean. The 464ft² Superior, 361ft² Deluxe Veranda and 307ft² Veranda suites will feature vanity and sitting area with a sofa and coffee table.

Seven Seas Splendor itineraries

The Seven Seas Splendor cruise ship will embark on her 15-day maiden voyage from Barcelona, Spain, to Miami, US, on 7 February 2020. It will then sail on two 17-day voyages, one from Miami to Los Angeles and the other from Los Angeles to Miami in the US.

The ship will also sail on a 13-day cruise from Barcelona to Venice, Italy, in the Mediterranean Sea and on an eight-day journey from Barcelona to Rome.

Guests can visit renowned museums, famous landmarks, beaches, cities, and other iconic locations throughout the Caribbean, North America and the Mediterranean on the ship’s inaugural season.