Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady departs from Miami for an epic voyage


The cruise line debuts with a combination of four and five night Caribbean itineraries

After a successful season in the UK, Scarlet Lady comes to Miami to offer consumers a new way of sailing on the high seas. With a mix of four- and five-night Caribbean itineraries, the brand offers a high-end experience for adults only.

Sir Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group, said: “For more than 50 years we have brought innovation. Virgin Voyages is charting our own path, offering a new perspective on cruise travel with a blend of the familiar and the healthy.”

In addition to requiring full vaccinations for both guests and crew, all passengers will be tested for COVID-19 prior to boarding. The goal is to ensure the safest travel experience possible, including the implementation of best practices around disinfection, physical distancing, limited occupancy, and following local government guidelines at each destination Virgin Voyages sails. .

Tom McAlpin, President and CEO of Virgin Voyages, said: “We are excited to officially launch Scarlet Lady and welcome customers to the US on board for an unforgettable experience. With a Michelin-starred dinner, an incredible spa , phenomenal inflight entertainment and an incredible crew, we promise to provide a sophisticated, yet relaxed, adults-only, formality-free experience where the ordinary becomes extraordinary. ”

Virgin Voyages is bringing a sea of ​​change to the cruise industry with a superior value proposition, giving its sailors more for their money with all tips covered, free Wi-Fi, basic drinks and unlimited group fitness classes all included. in the trip rate.

Scarlet Lady will have a four-night itinerary stopping in Nassau and then heading to the Beach Club in Bimini, an exclusive beachfront experience in one of the most attractive destinations in the Caribbean.

During its inaugural season, it will also sail through Mexico and the Caribbean according to the tastes of any traveler, with five-night trips through the Riviera Maya to Cozumel / Playa del Carmen; five-night trips to the Costa Maya and five-night trips to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.

86 percent of the rooms at Scarlet Lady have a balcony and 93 percent have an ocean view. Smart architecture is built into the dynamic design with additional highlights including rain showers, ambient lighting and smart controls, which automatically adjust with the ship’s geographic navigation system.

Virgin Voyages worked with some of the world’s most sought-after interior designers, artists, and architects.