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MS EUROPA - from Dubai to Port Louis

Oriental magic and island paradises

MS EUROPA - from Dubai to Port Louis
Cruise EUR2525
06.12.2025 - 20.12.2025 (14 days)
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    Cruise
    EUR2525
    Cruise dates
    06.12.2025 - 20.12.2025

    The metropolises of the Arabian Peninsula glitter like a mirage at the edge of the desert and promise a unique festive season. Look forward to exciting days in the Middle East before travelling on to the idyllic Seychelles to get in the mood for Christmas.


    Golf
    Sport & Wellness
    Extend your cruise ashore

    e.g. cruise in a Smart Suite from

    $ 8,789 per person

    cruise incl. travel packages to / from departure / arrival point from $ 10,615

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    Please note that your choosen cruise is conducted in German only. All printed matters are available in German. Nevertheless our crew is fluent in English.
    Price specials - Extended fun

    Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUR2524 and save € 2,500 per person (applies to PLATINUM fare) or with the subsequent cruise EUR2600 and save € 1,800 person (applies to PLATINUM fare).

    The highlights of this cruise

    Reflecting skyscrapers, gigantic shopping malls and impressive mosques – enjoy the spectacular scenery of DUBAI before spending carefree hours on the private beach of the exclusive island of SIR BANI YAS or paddling through the mangroves* in a kayak. Superlatives are also spectacular in the neighbouring emirate of ABU DHABI: the capital leaves nothing to be desired, and those seeking adventure will be in their element on a desert safari* through the dunes. Progress and tradition go hand in hand in the Persian Gulf: in DOHA, a city walk* takes you from the sophisticated La Corniche to the mud buildings of the Souk Waqif and in Bahrain, a visit to the Formula One racetrack* is a must when you accompany us from MINA KHALIFA on explorations through the history of the island state extending more than 5,000 years. Reflect on your impressions during the next few days at sea and on the idyllic beaches of the island of PRASLIN in the Seychelles before we bid you farewell in PORT LOUIS.

    * The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to change.

    Your ship - MS EUROPA

    EUROPA: The worlds' best moments

    Smaller than others, the EUROPA is nevertheless way ahead. Equipped with incomparable freedom for personal development - and even more space for fresh ideas, enjoyment and inspiring perspectives. Curious? Then we would like to welcome you to a ship that sets standards worldwide in the field of luxury cruises - and on which your demand for luxury will be fulfilled individually.

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    Your suites on MS EUROPA

    Suite
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) Suite with a panorama window
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Visually divided living and sleeping area
    • Bathroom with shower and bathtub
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar
    Veranda Suite (cat. 4-5)
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Visually divided living and sleeping area
    • Bathroom with shower and bathtub
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar
    • Some suites can be booked with connecting doors
    Veranda Suite (cat. 6-7)
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Visually divided living and sleeping area
    • Bathroom with shower and bathtub
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar
    • Some suites can be booked with connecting doors
    Spa Suite
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) SPA Suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Includes SPA pamper package
    • Bathroom with natural light, ocean view
    • Hydrotherapy shower and whirlpool bath
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar (incl. a selection of high-quality spirits)
    Penthouse Deluxe Suite
    • 45 m² (484 ft²) Penthouse Deluxe Suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour butler service
    • Private atmosphere on Deck 10
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Bathroom with underfloor heating, two washbasins, shower and whirlpool bath
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar (incl. a selection of high-quality spirits)
    Penthouse Grand Suite
    • 85 m2 (915 sq ft) Penthouse Grand Suite with a spacious, partly covered veranda featuring a Dedon sofa island
    • Separate living and sleeping area
    • Inviting dining area with a dining table for up to six people
    • Bathroom with heated floor, two washbasins, a floor-level shower, a whirlpool bath and a private sauna; separate guest toilet
    • Spacious walk-in wardrobe
    • 24-hour butler service
    • Free mini bar (incl.  a selection of high-quality spirits)
    Cruise
    EUR2525
    Cruise dates
    06.12.2025 - 20.12.2025

    Golf course - You stop at the world's best and most beautiful greens and are overseen by a PGA golf professional.

    At anchor - If the ship anchors in open water the ferrying ashore will be done with tenders or Zodiacs.

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    Optional bookable
    Friday, 05.12.2025

    Scheduled flight from Germany to Dubai
    Transfer to a first-class hotel, overnight stay with breakfast

    Saturday, 06.12.2025

    City tour, transfer to embarkation point

    Saturday, 06.12.2025

    Dubai/United Arab Emirates, departure 19.00 hrs

    Sunday, 07.12.2025

    Sir Bani Yas/United Arab Emirates, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Monday, 08.12.2025

    Abu Dhabi/United Arab Emirates , 7.00 – 17.00 hrs

    Tuesday, 09.12.2025

    Doha/Qatar , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Wednesday, 10.12.2025

    Mina Khalifa/Bahrain , 7.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Thursday, 11.12.2025 to
    Tuesday, 16.12.2025

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 17.12.2025

    Praslin1/Seychelles , 7.00 – 17.00 hrs

    Thursday, 18.12.2025 to
    Friday, 19.12.2025

    Relaxation at sea

    Saturday, 20.12.2025

    Port Louis/Mauritius, arrival 4.00 hrs

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    Optional bookable
    Saturday, 20.12.2025

    Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany2

    Sunday, 21.12.2025

    Arrival in Germany

    ¹ The ship’s berth will not be assigned until after the catalogue has gone to print. Subject to change.
    ² Depending on the flight schedule, a change in the travel package from the cruise arrival point may be necessary.

    Pre-cruise and post-cruise programmes for your trip

    The following programmes can be booked.

    Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German.
    For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.

    The following programmes are offered in German:

    Private pre- and post-cruise programmes

    Explore your cruise destinations on a more personal basis as a couple – ideal for all those who don’t want to be part of a group. The excursions in the programmes are accompanied by a local tour guide who will be happy to attend to your individual wishes. There will also be enough time and space for your own activities. Transfers are exclusively by private car with private drivers. Prices for solo travellers or groups of three or more are available on request.

    YOUR PRIVATE PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME – DUBAI

    Our proven pre- and post-cruise programmes

    Our popular pre- and post-cruise programmes include a broad spectrum of excursions and are usually accompanied by experienced Hapag-Lloyd Cruises tour guides. Recommended for guests who like to share their experiences with a group of like-minded travellers. Explore specially selected highlights of your holiday destination and enjoy the convenience of group travel – we will take care of the transfers, excursions and overnight stays.

    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: DUBAI – AT A RELAXED PACE
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: DUBAI – BOOM TOWN IN THE DESERT
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: MAURITIUS – DREAM ISLAND IN THE INDIAN OCEAN
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: MAURITIUS – RELAXING TIME OUT IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

    Individual travel arrangements

    Our travel concierge would be happy to put together travel arrangements tailored to your very own preferences. Whether you’re interested in boutique hotels, luxurious beach resorts, theatre-ticket reservations or restaurant recommendations in the most exciting cities, you can find exclusive tips here and by visiting www.hl-cruises.com/travel-concierge. Our travel concierge will be at your service before the cruise and when on board, of course.

    YOUR INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS – MAURITIUS

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    Cruise
    EUR2525
    Cruise dates
    06.12.2025 - 20.12.2025

    This journey will delight you with the following program

    Refresh Body

    HOLISTIC WELL-BEING The Refresh Body programme gives you new impulses for your body and health. Start your day with vitality and activity, and lay the foundations on board for a sustainable, healthy lifestyle. Presentations and individual coaching sessions*, as well as a programme of classes and training with notable experts, will provide you with valuable information on physical activity, nutrition and relaxation.

    * Subject to a charge.


    Cruise
    EUR2525
    Cruise dates
    06.12.2025 - 20.12.2025

    MS EUROPA - The world's best moments

    The EUROPA

    While the EUROPA sails to the most beautiful destinations in the world with a maximum of 400 guests, you will enjoy luxurious comfort on board that sets standards on the seas. You can look forward to the legendary familiarity of a German-speaking crew that individually caters to your wishes with a crew-to-guest ratio of almost one to one. Hospitality that is lived and perfected down to the last detail. Be inspired by the very special atmosphere of this incomparable ship, which was awarded 5 stars by the Insight Guides 2024.

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    Suites

    A home away from home: Every suite is inviting – just like an elegant home, but at sea. Each is equipped with all the facilities you would expect, and designed so that you have plenty of space to yourself. What’s more, the view changes every day.

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    Restaurants

    Culinary perfection: Our chefs serve up masterful creations in four restaurants, from classic dishes to uncharted culinary waters. On selected cruises, they will even accept a little assistance - but only from the best in the field, of course. The stars of the culinary world, recipients of Michelin stars or Gault et Millau chef hats, dazzle with distinctive creations and deliver taste sensations that you will rave about for a long time afterwards.

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    MS EUROPA 2019

    Bars

    To see out the day in style: Five bars promise hours of pleasant relaxation and are the perfect location to see out any day in wonderful style. They are also popular locations for a few of the events that we organise for you on every cruise.

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    SPA & Fitness

    Every cruise on the EUROPA is a journey inside yourself. With our holistic wellness and health concept, you can reconnect with yourself and take time for mindfulness, self-realisation and your health. Innovative exercise programmes and holistic well-being concepts will bring your body and soul together in harmony. You will be in the best possible hands here – for example, in the OCEAN SPA, which offers everything from classic massages to beauty treatments, in one of our fitness classes or with your personal trainer (fees apply).

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    Entertainment

    Indulge your curiosity on board with numerous opportunities to experience and enjoy things old and new. Our wide-ranging services allow you to explore the extraordinary and return home feeling truly inspired. Become a true connoisseur through on-board discussions with notable experts and public figures – you might even discover a whole new side to yourself. Soak up knowledge and stories that cannot be found in any book and thrilling on-stage entertainment courtesy of renowned artists from the worlds of music, film and TV, culture and science in a programme unique to every cruise.

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    Cruise
    EUR2525
    Cruise dates
    06.12.2025 - 20.12.2025

    Experience the world’s best golf courses with Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.

    On our exclusive Golf & Cruise voyages, we have reserved the best golf courses for you in advance and put together attractive basic packages.

    Basic package: Four courses
    € 2,290 per person

    Settings straight out of the Arabian Nights – the fairways around the Persian Gulf are lined up like a string of pearls. Three marvellous desert courses await, challenging every player both mentally and in terms of play. The fourth course offers a jungle setting in complete contrast to the previous desert experiences. These Golf & Cruise adventures could not be any more different.


    Sun, 07.12.2025, Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi Golf Club – National Course
    The 27 parkland-style fairways are divided into an 18-hole and a 9-hole course. The nine holes can also be played in the late evening hours thanks to a floodlight system. The 18-hole National Course is rather atypical for the area with numerous artificial lakes. The course requires a high degree of concentration, as the fairways are flanked by sand on one side and water on the other. So once again it is an advantage if you can drive the ball straight in front of you.

    Tue, 09.12.2025, Doha, Qatar – Doha Golf Club
    How about a round of golf in the biggest bunker in the world? A unique golfing experience awaits you at Doha Golf Club. The fairways, some of which are quite narrow, are bordered on the right and left by the original desert sand. As a result, the green of the fairways is in stark contrast to the surrounding sandy terrain. This makes it all the more important that you can give your ball a clear direction. If the unusual circumstances don’t cause a problem for your game, you should be able return to the clubhouse with a convincing final score.

    Wed, 10.12.2025, Mina Khalifa, Bahrain – The Royal Golf Club Bahrain
    A golfing round in the desert awaits you. This 18-hole experience designed by golf legend Collin Montgomerie is located in the centre of the island. As you would expect from the surroundings, the fairways reflect the correspondingly varied terrain. The fairways, some of which are very narrow, are laid out through the original desert sand – with the fairways modelled on those in Scotland. As is customary in Arabian climes, you can look forward to a cool drink in the highly sophisticated clubhouse after your round.


    Wed, 17.12.2025, Praslin, Seychelles – Lemuria Golf Club
    Located in the north-west, 50 per cent of the championship course runs through a natural jungle plateau directly on the coast. The resulting fairways turn the round into a unique game of golf in the midst of nature. There are always extraordinary views of the Indian Ocean, which can have a slightly distracting effect on you as you play. The other 50 per cent of the fairways are surrounded by many tall coconut trees. A truly idyllic golfing experience.

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    • Please note: In order to guarantee a comfortable flow of play for all golfers, we have determined a basic speed, which is sufficient for a playing time of four and a half to five hours on foot (covering 18 holes with a trolley).
    • Due to tournaments or renovations, etc. at the various golf clubs, our Golf & Cruise programme is subject to change at short notice.
    • Golf & Cruise voyages allow all players with a handicap index of 36 or better to play on courses all over the world.
    • Additional courses can only be booked in conjunction with the basic package.
    • Reservation of e-carts cannot always be guaranteed due to local availability and/or the weather conditions. You may, therefore, have to play and walk just with trolleys – possibly even on hilly courses. Please consider this when planning/booking your Golf & Cruise package.
    • Halfway refreshments are always ordered via the respective golf club; we have no influence on the quality of the snacks. We kindly ask for your understanding.
    • When booking a Golf & Cruise package and flights through Hapag-Lloyd, we will register your golf equipment directly with the airlines – when possible and required. The current baggage regulations of the relevant airline apply. In your travel documents, which you will receive about four weeks prior to departure, you will find relevant information about this. Excess baggage fees for golf equipment are normally to be paid at check-in.
    • Minimum number of participants for basic package: twelve people.
    • Minimum number of participants for additional courses: ten people.
    • If the minimum number of participants is not reached, cancellation will occur no later than eight weeks prior to cruise departure.
    • Rental clubs for right-handed and left-handed players are available on board, subject to a surcharge.
    André Sallmann

    On this Golf trip on board: André Sallmann

    PGA golf pro

    After his time as an amateur and professional golfer, he was a full-time national trainer to the German men’s team from 1998 to 2004. His players have gained titles such as European vice-champion and have won more than 25 international championships all over Europe. He has been an instructor at Golfclub Hamburg-Ahrensburg since April 2004 and is one of the men’s co-trainers for the national Golf Team Germany. He is always pleased to share his experience with you through Golf & Cruise.


    Cruise
    EUR2525
    Cruise dates
    06.12.2025 - 20.12.2025
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