Top Unique Cruise Destinations for an Unforgettable Trip

Cruise ship passing through beautiful mediterranean landscape

There’s no vacation quite like a cruise. Cruising provides more value, more variety and nearly every amenity under the sun, but beyond that, it enables travelers to visit multiple extraordinary locations while enjoying the journey at sea along the way.  

While sailing inherently offers an amazing experience, depending on your destination, you can turn a great trip into an incredible vacation. No matter what cruise line you choose, some feature truly unique and exciting offerings you just can’t find anywhere else. 

Here are some of the most unforgettable cruising destinations around. 


Famous for its incredible beaches, unique architecture and beautiful scenery, Greece is one of most popular European vacation destinations. The country comprises thousands of islands, and for those who enjoy island hopping, countless opportunities to savor its exquisite beauty, history, and culture. 

Teeming with cultural landmarks, natural wonders, and secluded getaways, Greece has something for every sort of traveler. Enjoy delectable cuisine, tour the magnificent cities of Mykonos and Santorini, or snap some unbelievable pictures of seaside cliffs and turquoise waters. 

Nile River 

Few waterways in the world boast more beauty or fascinating history than the Nile River. Traditionally stretching from Egypt’s Luxor to Aswan, it is a must-experience cruise.  

Cruising the Nile is one of the best ways to explore some of the most iconic ancient sites in Egypt. Timeworn temples, monuments, and landmarks dot its shores, enabling travelers to witness true wonders of the world while learning their historical significance from expert guides. 

Such breathtaking views of ancient Egyptian cultural and architectural sites are illuminated at night, creating a mesmerizing spectacle off the water’s surface.

Galapagos Islands

Renowned for its seclusion, natural beauty, and extensive biodiversity, the Galapagos Islands are the perfect cruise destination for those interested in sightseeing, snorkeling, and animal watching. 

From sea lions and giant tortoises to tropical penguins and iguanas, each island boasts a wealth of diverse and colorful plant and animal species, as well as crystal-clear waters brimming with exotic sealife for divers to encounter and enjoy. 

Cruising also grants exclusive access to strictly regulated islands and areas such as Galapagos National Park that you can’t get to otherwise. 


An Alaskan cruise provides an ideal escape for travelers seeking a more rugged and remote experience without sacrificing comfort and luxury. With a wide variety of itineraries available, the sky’s the limit on customized excursions full of spectacular views, and memorable activities and experiences.

Alaska is one of the most popular regions for cruise lines, replete with stunning natural wonders including glaciers, waterfalls, and snow-covered mountains. It’s also home to a wide variety of exotic wildlife, such as brown bears, humpback whales, orcas, bald eagles, and more. 

Depending on the time of year, guests may also be treated to the magical and colorful luminosity of the aurora borealis—with cruise lines even offering voyages specifically dedicated to watching the Northern Lights. 

No matter where you want to go on your cruise, be sure to enlist the help of an InteleTravel Advisor to ensure a truly unforgettable experience. 

Our InteleTravel Advisors are certified experts in all things travel, and will work with you to create the perfect custom itinerary. From securing the optimal cruise line, arranging the ideal accommodations, and securing access to exclusive deals and travel bonuses, an InteleTravel Advisor is your best resource for whatever you may need throughout the planning and travel process. 

The best part: InteleTravel Advisors never charge travelers for their services—meaning you can take full advantage of our knowledge, connections, and expertise all at no additional charge.

If you’re ready to start planning a remarkable cruise getaway, contact an InteleTravel Advisor today

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