Kazuhito Takadoi installation in new Regents Seven Seas Explorer


Kazuhito Takadoi installation in new Regents Seven Seas Explorer

They're calling it the most luxurious cruise ship ever built.

And with its unprecedented collection of lavish suites, a state of the art spa, and a theatre on board which cost a staggering $450million to build - they might just be right.

Today, cruise line Regent will be christening the Seven Seas Explorer to mark the beginning of its new life on the water, with Princess Charlene of Monaco doing the honours.

It's the first new ship for Regent in over a decade and took a whopping $450million to build, making it cost more per berth than any other cruise ship currently at sea.

At 55,254 gross-registered tons and carrying 750 guests, the all-suite, all-balcony ship boasts one of the highest space ratios and lowest guest to crew ratios in the cruise industry.

Following its maiden voyage on July 20, Seven Seas Explorer will spend its inaugural season in Europe before heading to Miami for a series of Caribbean voyages.

The ship’s masterpiece is the highly acclaimed, 4,443 square-foot Regent Suite. The lavishly appointed two-bedroom suite features an in-room spa retreat, a first at sea, that comes complete with unlimited complimentary spa treatments from Canyon Ranch.

An outdoor, glass-enclosed sitting area off the dining room provides 270-degree views over the ship’s bow. The living room features a black marble bar with chic black lacquered stools and a custom Steinway Maroque piano by famed designer Dakota Jackson.

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