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Top 10 Cruise Lines

See the World by Sea

Regent Seven Seas Cruises, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Cruise Lines

The Best Cruises in the World

While massive, Golden Age of Travel-style luxury liners are still sailing the world, cruising just ain't what it used to be. These days, boutique fleets are the hottest thing on the high seas (and rivers), promising — and delivering — smaller passenger lists, larger staterooms and sophisticated resort facilities such as full-service spas and gourmet restaurants. We're not discounting the big ocean liners, but many of our favorite voyages tend to be on the more intimate ships. Read on to discover which floating hotels we prefer and why.

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GAYOT's list of Top 10 Caribbean Cruises features top destinations, with perks such as planetariums and full-service spas

ISLAND STYLE
Top 10 Caribbean Cruises

GAYOT's list offers quintessential Caribbean destinations plus amazing extras, from planetariums to full-service spas to private islands.

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Boutique fleets are the hottest thing on the high seas, promising smaller passenger lists, larger staterooms and sophisticated resort facilities.