Discovering The World with Divine Residences at Sea

Scoring a stay on The World is no easy feat; the luxury cruise ship operates a strict residents and their guests’ only policy that makes this floating oasis a tranquility of calm. Yet for those who manage to somehow catch a ride on one of the most expensive, exotic and truly lavish residences, the experience is sure to be nothing short of sheer perfection.

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Explore the Exotic without Leaving Home

The innovative idea behind the concept of The World was to design and craft a superior cruise liner bedecked with individual grand apartments that people could buy and explore the far flung globe without ever leaving home. True to its word, this is exactly what you get aboard The World, the cruise ship that never sits still. Every day of the year the majestic ship sails into the setting sun traversing the earth from the frozen tip of the Antarctica to the azure waters of the soft Caribbean shores.

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Lavish Apartments Adorned in Luxury

There seems to be no such thing as cabin fever aboard The World, each individual apartment is lavished with every luxury you could need. Buyers can pick from simplistic studios to three bedroom residences that have it all. Opulent spaces, beautiful private verandas and even a baby grand nestled in the living room make moonlit cocktails and music the perfect way to end another day on the glitzy seas.

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Those wanting to rest beneath a canopy of nautical stars can even sleep on the Bali beds sitting pretty on the deck.

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A Small City That Never Stops

The World has picked its name with care and precision and on deck you can find so much more than your standard cruise pool, buffet restaurant and mini library. The World is a small city in its own right boasting a full size tennis court, delicatessen, grocery store, six gourmet restaurants, putting green and personal fitness gym. Art studios to inspire creation, exhibitions, boutique shopping, poker nights, yoga, cooking classes – these are just a hint of the endless array of action to be found on the floating city.

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The World is all about bringing that touch of fine living and adventure to your every day. Start with a fresh aromatic coffee in the elegant Freddy’s Coffee Shop before hitting the streets of Lisbon, take a brunch-time dip in the luxurious sun deck pool before hiking the Carpathian Mountains and unwind with signature spa treatments after spending the evening soaking up the Latino rhythms of Brazil.

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Top Tipples and Inspired Dining

Decadent dining is another five-star service on board The World, with over 12,000 vintage wines lining the cellar, spirits from the far eastern shores of Russia to French Polynesia and exceptional craft beers from old world Europe and the microbreweries of America, you can pick the perfect tipple to start your evening.

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Local markets are scoured at every stop to ensure that the kitchen is always whipping up a frenzy of seasonal delights. You can taste the sizzling sensation of pan Asian in East, dine on fresh clam chowder and blue crab in Marina’s, let homemade gnocchi melt in your mouth at Tides and devour local delicacies from the world over in Portraits.

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Residences aboard The World can run from $700,000 to over ten million depending on your preferences. Yet the beauty of this gorgeous liner is that you can hop on and hop off when and where you see fit. You can step onshore in stunning Cape Town and spend a few weeks perusing the African wilderness before catching back up with The World in New York City. With the divine ship anchoring up in over 30 countries a year, this is truly the best way to explore the world in style.

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Roxanne Genier

Luxury Brand Management Consultant at Roxy Genier
Roxanne or Roxy, founder of Luxe In A City, was nominated as one of the Top 5 Luxury Travel Bloggers by the readers of USA Today. Aside from overseeing this luxury travel blog, she spends her time teaching how to perfect the feeling of luxury to authentic niche brands while traveling the world with her family.
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