Ahoy Sailor…

Virgin Voyages is the Gen Z answer to cruising, complete with group workouts, Michelin star menus and festival-like line-ups of international acts. Adding to its extensive repertoire of worldwide cruises, Virgin Voyages is setting sail for Dubai later this year.

Guests can set sail on Branson’s third ship, The Resilient Lady, embarking on one of two routes from Dubai: to Athens or Singapore. The maiden Dubai voyage will take passengers on a 15-day adventure to Singapore in November of 2023, and will return to the Middle East again in 2024 for it’s two week voyage from Dubai to Athens.


Virgin Voyages sails to more than 100 destinations; from the clear waters of the Caribbean to the dreamy shores of the Mediterranean – guests can travel from Miami to Europe, the South Pacific and more.

Exciting entertainment onboard…


Onboard entertainment has now been upgraded, promising new shows, parties, lots of live music acts and gastronomical adventures. Alongside this an array of rotating performances will be available, returning with the much-loved adaptation of Romeo and Juliet’s ‘Duel Reality’, Lolas Library: an immersive cocktail cabaret party, comedy sketches, and much more. Rotating performances will change every two to four weeks – constantly offering new and exciting entertainment.

2023 will also feature the Supper Club series, offering a stylish and sophisticated setting for guests to enjoy cabaret theatre whilst tucking into amazing gastronomy.

All of this entertainment is confirmed for the 2023 Dubai to Singapore cruises, along with the two-week Dubai to Athens route in 2024.

Dubai Delights to Singapore Sights


Embarking in November of 2023, this one-way voyage from Dubai to Singapore will offer sights of Mumbai, Goa and Columbo, before plunging into Phuket’s waters, and then stopping off in Kualaumpar and Singapore for all our doses of spice and flavour. This 15-day cruise, offers an array of culturally rich and scenic beautiful destinations.

Modern Dubai to Ancient Athens


Making it’s way back to the Middle East in 2024, guests can opt for a one-way 14-day tour from modern-day Dubai to Ancient Athens. This cruise will offer views of the Arabian Gulf, whilst crossing the Suez Canal, before reaching the Greek coast. Passengers will be able to see sights in Dubai, Safaga, Alexandria, Rhodes, Santorini and Piraeus.

The prices

Prices for the Dubai Delights to Singapore Sights are currently unavailable, suggesting this route may already be sold out. Those looking to embark on the Dubai to Athens cruise can expect rates from USD6,434 (AED23,628).

Virgin Voyages, Dubai to Singapore 2023, Dubai to Athens 2024. Various prices. virginvoyages.com

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