Choosing among the many best cruises for couples options can't be a daunting experience and a large waste of time, that's why here at Nowboat we have prepared a shortlist that you can quickly scan for the best options for you and your other half. 

Best cruises for a honeymoon

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Crystal clear waters, incredible mountains and one of the most incredible coral reef in the world. Take your better half here, we can almost guarantee your marriage will be forever. Bora Bora and the rest of French Polynesia is the true definition of romance. 


Do we need to add anything else to Fiji? The 300-islands country is a natural honeymoon heaven and cruising around its palm-fringed beaches and swimming in the clearest water you have ever seen is something that you won't easily forget. 


For many, the Maldives is the world’s most beautiful archipelago and the ultimate honeymoon destination and we can't really argue with that. In fact, whether you are going to celebrate your love by diving, snorkelling or simply cruising around the magnificent islands, we are sure you are going to remember your honeymoon forever. And beyond. 

Best cruises for couples in their 30s


Not only wellness, surfing and diving, Indonesia has plenty to offer to any couple looking for a romantic break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Perfect for couples in their 30s (but in fact for any age), Bali is the flawless option to spoil yourself and your partner with wild parties on the beach, but also enjoy the healthy lifestyle that this destination is famous for.


Another cruising destination that doesn't need much introduction, the Greek island is probably one of the most incredible gems of the Mediterranean and here in Santorini, among a tzatziki and a massage, we bet that your relationship will benefit from romantic quality time and breathtaking landscapes. 


For the adventurous souls and for those for whom holiday doesn't rhyme with beach, Iceland is the answer. In recent years, its icebergs, active volcanoes and geothermal pools have attracted millions of tourists and nowadays Iceland isn't any longer an unexplored and untouched country.  So, what's the best way to avoid the crowds and the most popular spots?  Cruising on your own private charter, of course! 

Best cruises for couples in their 40s


Any list of romantic sailing destinations is not complete without the Caribbean.  Martinique, British Virgin Islands or Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?  The 700 islands feature some of the most incredible sights of the world and it's impossible to simply pick one for a special holiday with your spouse. But why do you have to choose? Cruising is the best and only option to see it all. 

Sri Lanka 

If Marco Polo described Sri Lanka as one of the most exquisite islands in the world, cruising around it can only be a dream for all those couples looking for the right mix of relax, romance and adventures. 


Italy is known worldwide for its romantic cities, beaches and nature, so if you are looking for a place where you can find the perfect mix of food, wine, culture and beaches, you don't need to look any further. A cruise to Sardinia, Sicily or maybe along the Amalfi Coast is what you and your companion need. 

Best cruises for gay couples 


Popular all around the world for the all-night-long parties and crazy lifestyle, Mykonos is surely one of the top gay destinations in the world. Of course, it's not all about the parties, being right in the middle of the Aegean Sea, this stunning island is also perfect for loads of water activities like diving, snorkelling and, don't forget, to try all the delicious local food


Not only wild nights and beach parties - which nonetheless can add some spark to your love life - but there are also many sleepy, cute villages perfect for couples looking for a bit of both. Cruising among the Balearic Islands and in particular around Ibiza, is one of the best ways to get to know this famous island.


Not only Thailand is one of the most welcoming countries in the world, but cruising around the island of Phuket can be one of the best ways to immerse yourself and your partner in an adventure of a lifetime. 


So, where are you and your soulmate going to spend your next romantic holiday? Have you chosen your best cruise, yet? 

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