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Dance the night away on the high seas with Saga Holidays
2:18pm Thursday 10th October 2013 in Travel
WHETHER passengers have ants in their pants or want to shake a leg Saga Holidays offers unrivalled access to the dancefloor on their cruises.
From Motown to Glen Miller and classical to jazz there is plenty to choose from on Saga’s Ruby and Pearl II ships.
A Saga spokesman said: “Passengers can waltz at a Venetian masked ball, jive or jitterbug on the dancefloor or throw themselves about to the sounds of the sixties, Saga offers cruise passengers plenty of choice when it comes to showing off their nifty footwork.”
On the Saga Ruby passengers can listen to the timeless sounds of Motown music as they sail away on the Portugal, Madeira and the Azores cruise.
The all-inclusive getaway includes sandy beaches, lush landscapes, wine-tasting and dolphin-spotting and in the evening passengers can dance to the best sounds from Berry Gordon’s Motown music machine. The price is £1899 for 15 nights, departing Southampton on November 8.
On the Saga Pearl II there will be a Venetian masked ball on the Adriatic Homecoming all-inclusive classic cruise.
The spokesman added: “Saga Pearl II sails from Southampton and on this melodic cruise there will be plenty of star names including soprano Hayley Westenra, The Operababes, The Three Tenors tribute act and The Gondolier Trio.
“Passengers can visit the ancient ruins of Cartagena, Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, mythical Corfu, historic Split and, of course, the beautiful city of Venice. or take an 11-night outward journey or 13-night return.
Prices start from £1679 for 11 nights (Nov 22-Dec 3), £1999 for 13 nights (Dec 3-16) or £2749 for 24 nights. Three-night stay in Venice from £399 including breakfast.
The magic of Motown will be celebrated as the Saga Pearl II journeys through the Norwegian Fjords. Hit the dancefloor when you hear tracks by Stevie Wonder, The Jackson Five and the Temptations. Passengers will be able to enjoy the timeless work of Berry Gordy’s record label in style when a Supremes’ tribute band bring memories flooding back.
Price from £909 for 7 nights on May 1, 2014, sailing from Dover to Bergen, Geiranger, Skojolden and Haugesund.
On the Saga Sapphire passengers can get groovy to the sounds of the 60s on the four-night A Taste of the Continent cruise to Guernsey, Belgium and Holland.
Tribute band the Mersey Beatles will top the bill on the long weekend cruise which starts at £519, departure from Southampton on May 2, 2014.
The laid-back sounds of The Rat Pack will be the perfect soundtrack for a cruise around the Fjordland Gems on the Saga Sapphire.
Passengers will visit Olden, Flam and Stavanger by day and in the evenings can enjoy a singalong and dance to the Kings of Cool.
Price from £876 for seven nights, departing from Dover, on May 6 or July 1, 2014 The Saga spokesman said: “A dazzling swing set from the Glenn Miller era will get everyone in the mood for dancing on the Baltic Explorer cruise.
“Colin Bryant and the Hot Rhythm Orchestra will play the sounds of the 20s, 30s and 40s to salute jazz greats Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton and The Original Dixieland Jazz Band.
“This cruise sails through the Kiel Canal and celebrates the architectural splendours of Stockholm, Helsinki and St Petersburg, to the medieval towns of Tallinn in Estonia and Riga in Latvia.”
Price: 15 nights from £2870 per person, departing from Dover on July 9, 2014 All holidays include UK door-to-door travel service, all meals, entertainment, gratuities, room service and travel insurance and cancellation cover.
All-inclusive cruises also include house branded alcohol and cocktails and soft drinks.
To book call free on 0800 056 8986 or visit saga.co.uk/cruises.
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