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MS EUROPA 2 - from Dubai to Limassol (Cyprus)

Exclusive me time. Non-stop luxury.

MS EUROPA 2 - from Dubai to Limassol (Cyprus)
Cruise EUX1812
22.05.2018 - 31.05.2018 (9 days)
from € 3.990 from CHF 4‘788 from $ 4.590 from £ 3.400
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from € 3.990 from CHF 4‘788 from $ 4.590 from £ 3.400

Exclusive me time. Non-stop luxury.

from Dubai to Limassol (Cyprus)

from 3,990 €

Cruise EUX1812

22.05.2018 - 31.05.2018

9 days (9 days cruise only)

    While the EUROPA 2 spends eight days at sea cruising around the Arabian Peninsula, get to know the best cruise ship in the world (Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018) in all its diversity. Look forward to countless opportunities to enjoy perhaps the most precious luxury of all: plenty of time for yourself!


    Sport & Wellness
    International cruise
    This is a bilingual cruise with English shore excursions. [Read more]

    Price specials - Extended fun

    Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUX1811 or subsequent cruise EUX1813 and save € 1,200 per person (Applies to categories 1 – 14).

    The highlights of this cruise

    A cruise with gin.
    Did you know that with 37 varieties, the EUROPA 2 has the largest selection of gins on all the world’s oceans? The range includes a true rarity that was produced in cooperation with Altonaer Spirituosen Manufaktur – Cruzeiro do Sul. What makes this so special? Distilled in Hamburg, the gin was poured into four large oak barrels that embarked on a four-month cruise to Lisbon on our Deck 8. Having battled wind, weather and swells, this gin is very special. Make sure to try it in one of the bars on the EUROPA 2: after all, it’s an extremely limited edition.
    State of the art.
    A full day for discoveries and relaxation on board: it is not just art lovers who will notice something special about the more than 890 originals that can be found throughout the entire ship. Admire, for example, the oil painting Dogs by Cornelius Völker in Restaurant Tarragon. Or discover Christian Schoppe’s postcard collection. As well as the works of ambitious young artists, you can also find plenty of famous artists like Gerhard Richter and Damien Hirst. The EUROPA 2 – a floating gallery.
    Twenty-one knots and no tie.
    A comfortable daybed or a spot by the pool are perfect for reflecting on the idyllic impressions of your first days. Simply relax, cast your gaze over the ocean and enjoy a cool drink on the Pool Deck. How about a multifaceted show in the evening? Or follow the sounds of the DJ into the Sansibar and dance until the sun comes up.

    Your ship - MS EUROPA 2

    Twenty-one-knots. And no tie.

    All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: on board the EUROPA 2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018.

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    Your suites on MS EUROPA 2

    Veranda Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Exclusive living area with a chaise longue
    • Bathtub and separate shower
    • Free mini bar
    Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tube and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Free mini bar
    Family Apartment
    • Living area: 2 × 20 m²
      (2 x 215 ft²)
      veranda: 2 × 7 m² (2 x 75 ft²)
    • Connecting door between the rooms and verandas
    • Separate toilets
    • Free mini bars
    Penthouse Suite, for disabled guests
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two washbasins
    • Separate WC
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tub and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    Grand Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Separate toilet
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool tub
    • Free mini bar
    Grand Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 78 m² (840 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna.
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini-bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges
    Owner Suite
    • Living area: 99 m² (1,066 ft²); veranda: 15 m² (161 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping area
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges

    Show arrival travel package
    Optional bookable
    Monday, 21.05.2018

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

    Tuesday, 22.05.2018

    City tour and transfer to embarkation point

    Tuesday, 22.05.2018

    Dubai/United Arab Emirates, departure 18.00 hrs

    In the evening, leave the spectacular Dubai skyline behind for an enjoyable and relaxing cruise.

    Wednesday, 23.05.2018 to
    Tuesday, 29.05.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    A ship packed with potential favourites: embark on a culinary journey of discovery in the seven gourmet restaurants. Pamper your body and soul in the 1,000 m2 (10,794 ft2) OCEAN SPA and fitness area. Relax on the comfortable daybeds by the pool, or create sophisticated dishes in the EUROPA 2 Culinary School under the guidance of the executive chefs. The theatre with its wide range of shows, or your own suite with a private veranda and ocean view – which spot is your favourite? On this cruise, you don’t need to decide, because there’ll be plenty of time to enjoy them all.

    Wednesday, 30.05.2018

    Daytime passage through the Suez Canal

    The perfect way to travel from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean: on this cruise, the EUROPA 2 will take you through the Suez Canal – more than 190 km (118 mi.) in length – between Port Taufiq and Port Said. When it opened in November 1869, it was considered an engineering masterpiece and a diplomatic and logistical triumph. Even today the journey is impressive, and from your private veranda it seems as though you could reach out and touch the shore landscape of desert and oasis.

    Thursday, 31.05.2018

    Limassol/Cyprus, arrival 7.00 hrs

    Your cruise on the EUROPA 2 around the Arabian Peninsula ends in Cyprus’s coastal city. 

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    Optional bookable
    Thursday, 31.05.2018

    Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany

    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.

    Following programmes we offer in German:

    Your private Pre and Post-Programs

    Discover your destinations in a personal setting for two - ideal for those who do not want to join a group. The excursions included in the program are accompanied by a local guide who will meet your individual wishes. In addition, there is sufficient time and space for your own activities. Transfers are organized with cars and private drivers. Prices for more or less than two persons are available on request.

    YOUR PRIVATE POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME: EXPLORE CYPRUS PRIVATELY

    Guided Pre and Post-Programs

    Our proven pre and post programs cover a wide range of excursions and experiences and are accompanied by experienced Hapag-Lloyd Cruises tour guides. For all travelers who like to share experiences in a group of like-minded people.

    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: DUBAI – BOOM TOWN IN THE DESERT

    Your individual Travel arrangements

    Our travel concierge will be pleased to tailor exclusive travel arrangements to your wishes. From trendy design hotels to luxury beach resorts to insider tips for the most exciting metropolises - exclusive recommendations can be found here and at www.hl-cruises.com/travel-concierge. Your travel concierge is available to you before traveling and on board.

    YOUR INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL ARRANGEMENT – DUBAI

    NOTE ON RAMADAN:
    This cruise takes place during the fasting month of Ramadan. During this time, it is not permitted to consume food or drink in public during the day. Local restaurants will not open until the evening.

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

    You can look forward to the following programme:

    IN2BALANCE

    Experience innovative training and relaxation in perfect harmony: the IN2BALANCE programme is like a soothing balm for body and soul.

    Let our team of experts help you regain your balance!

    Jon Hippensteel (international coach and model)

    Jon Hippensteel is many things, an international model, 3x Ironman triathlete and CrossFit coach. Yet, his greatest passion is sharing his personal model for holistic and healthy living. This year, he is proud to present HIPPNATION, a program designed to help people from all walks of life discover... Read more

    Jon Hippensteel is many things, an international model, 3x Ironman triathlete and CrossFit coach. Yet, his greatest passion is sharing his personal model for holistic and healthy living. This year, he is proud to present HIPPNATION, a program designed to help people from all walks of life discover their fittest selves. At the core of the HIPPNATION philosophy is a four-part approach geared to optimise body, mind and spirit. Exclusive to EUROPA 2 cruises, HIPPNATION bootcamps will inspire, elevate and unlock your body's full potential. Jon Hippensteel will also offer personalised training sessions that build on the fundamental principles of HIPPNATION.

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    Jon Hippensteel (international coach and model)

    Jon Hippensteel is many things, an international model, 3x Ironman triathlete and CrossFit coach. Yet, his greatest passion is sharing his personal model for holistic and healthy living. This year, he is proud to present HIPPNATION, a program designed to help people from all walks of life discover their fittest selves. At the core of the HIPPNATION philosophy is a four-part approach geared to optimise body, mind and spirit. Exclusive to EUROPA 2 cruises, HIPPNATION bootcamps will inspire, elevate and unlock your body's full potential. Jon Hippensteel will also offer personalised training sessions that build on the fundamental principles of HIPPNATION.

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    Sebastian Fitzek (author)

    Sebastian Fitzek is a thriller author, he was born in 1971 in Berlin. Fitzek has been writing psychological thrillers since 2006, all of them have become bestsellers. His first novel "The Therapy" already captured the paperback bestseller lists of Stern and Spiegel. With his debut, he was nominated... Read more

    Sebastian Fitzek is a thriller author, he was born in 1971 in Berlin. Fitzek has been writing psychological thrillers since 2006, all of them have become bestsellers. His first novel "The Therapy" already captured the paperback bestseller lists of Stern and Spiegel. With his debut, he was nominated for the Friedrich-Glauser-Prize. Sebastian Fitzek has written 14 bestsellers by now and sold about eight million books, his works were translated into 27 languages. As one of a few German thriller authors Fitzek also appears in the USA and Great Britain, the home of exciting novels. In 2016 he was honored tob e the first german author who won the „Ripper Award“, the most renowned award for european crime literature.

    Sebastian Fitzek lives in the capital, which is also the home town for most of his stories. The author studied veterinary medicine and law, he promoted In copyright law and worked as chief editor and program director for various radio stations in Germany. Fitzek plays drums. He is married and has three children. Sebastian Fitzek is an honorary patron of “Das frühgeborene Kind” ("The Early Child") and is Ambassador for the “Deutscher Kinderverein Essen” (“German Children's Association Essen”).

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    Aris Quartett (classical string quartet)

    The Aris Quartett was founded in 2009 at the Frankfurt University of Music. At the time, Anna Katharina Wildermuth (violin), Noémi Zipperling (violin), Caspar Vinzens (viola), and Lukas Sieber (cello) were still high school students between the ages of fifteen and eighteen. Nine years later, the... Read more

    The Aris Quartett was founded in 2009 at the Frankfurt University of Music. At the time, Anna Katharina Wildermuth (violin), Noémi Zipperling (violin), Caspar Vinzens (viola), and Lukas Sieber (cello) were still high school students between the ages of fifteen and eighteen. Nine years later, the Aris Quartett is one of the most striking quartets of the younger generation, with worldwide engagements and performances in the great concert halls and at the major music festivals. Influenced by their studies with Günter Pichler, the Artemis Quartet, and Eberhard Feltz, the musicians are committed to communicating the passion and emotions of the music to the audience.

    They achieved their breakthrough early on with no fewer than four first prizes at international competitions: the 2012 Brahms Competition in Pörtschach (Austria), the 2013 European Chamber Music Competition in Karlsruhe, the 2014 August Everding Music Competition in Munich, and the 2016 Joseph Joachim Chamber Music Competition in Weimar.

    The Quartet also attracted attention in summer 2016 when it was awarded the Chamber Music Prize of the Jürgen Ponto Foundation, with prize money of 60,000 euros, as well as five prizes at the ARD International Music Competition in Munich. After two CD recordings with a focus on works of the 20th century, their third CD recording released in 2017 with works by Beethoven. The Aris Quartett is supported by scholarships from the German Music Council, Jeunesses Musicales, Irene Steels-Wilsing Foundation, Villa Musica Rheinland-Pfalz, Peter Fuld Foundation, Anna Ruths Foundation, Yehudi Menuhin’s Live Music Now, and Fundación Albéniz.

    Foto: © bednarek photography

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    MS EUROPA 2 - FREEDOM THAT TAKES YOU PLACES

    The EUROPA 2

    All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: on board the EUROPA 2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018.

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    Suites

    Plenty of room to feel good in our suites. On board there are no cabins but only suites with their own veranda. With a size of 35 to 114 m² and unlimited open space.

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    Restaurants

    Delicious diversity in seven restaurants. From upscale modern cuisine to a rich variety of Asian delights. Some opulent, some light, some fresh from the grill, some rustically inspired. The stylish ambiance in the seven restaurants underscores the most pleasurable gourmet expectations.

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    Bars

    Atmospheric evenings in six stylish bars. The bars on board the EUROPA 2 will quickly become your favourite places. Whichever you choose, a discreet service, a wide selection of drinks and snacks, as well as a wonderful ambience will provide you with unforgettable moments during your stay on board.

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    Relaxation

    The spacious OCEAN SPA awaits you with everything you could wish for to vitalise body and mind over an area of more than 800 m²/8,611 ft². And so that you never forget where you are, you'll always have a fantastic view of the open sea.

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    Entertainment

    Raise the curtain! Enjoy unforgettable events and spectacular shows featuring famous artists and stars on board the EUROPA 2. Great comedy, music from classical to pop, and exciting presentations and talks - and always first class.

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    Price specials - Extended fun

    Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUX1811 or subsequent cruise EUX1813 and save € 1,200 per person (Applies to categories 1 – 14).

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    Additional included services

    IN YOUR SUITE

    • Mini bar, refilled on a daily basis
    • Nespresso machine
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Butler service in the Penthouse, Grand Penthouse and Owner Suites
    • Personal EUROPA 2 e-mail account

    RESTAURANTS

    • Seven gourmet restaurants at no extra cost, with flexible mealtimes and no fixed seating plans
    • Breakfast, lunch, dinner
    • Tea and coffee specialities

    RELAXATION & FITNESS

    • OCEAN SPA and fitness area covering an area of 1,000 m² (10,764 ft²)
    • Extensive range of fitness classes from spinning to outdoor pilates
    • Four saunas and state-of-the-art training apparatus

    ENTERTAINMENT

    • Different entertainment programme every day
    • Free use of the Internet* on board

    FAMILIES

    • Comprehensive programme of games and sports as well as arts and crafts for children from 4 years of age and for teens
    • Baby welcome package for parents with babies and small children up to 3 years of age
    • Children up to and including 11 years of age travel free in the suite of their parents or other fully paying guardians

    SEE MORE, EXPERIENCE MORE

    • Available for free hire: bicycles (subject to official approval) and snorkelling equipment


    FOR ALL CASES

    • Travel cancellation insurance (only included for guests of the European Economic Area and Switzerland)



    Clear and simple – our pricing model

    ¹ Please note that you can choose between a Veranda Suite and an Ocean Suite.

    ² You pay only the guaranteed price for double occupancy shown here per person. Accommodation will be provided in a Veranda Suite or Ocean Suite in category 1 – 4, subject to availability. If you book a combination of one cruise with another cruise in a guaranteed Veranda or Ocean Suite, no combination discount will be offered and it will be necessary to change suites between the individual cruises. Continuous occupancy of the same suite throughout the cruises is not possible. You will receive your exact suite number at the time of embarkation on board (limited allotment).

    More travel information can be found here.

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