What is an Atlantis Cruise Like?

It’s so much more than a vacation. Find out for yourself!

An Incredible All-Gay Experience

An Atlantis gay cruise is about so much more than a vacation – it’s a chance to visit new places, experience new adventures, discover new ways to play, and become part of a unique community filled with friends old and new that simply doesn’t exist anywhere else. For our very short time together, we become the majority and revel in the joy and strength of this unique experience.

Whatever You Dream Of

Atlantis is dedicated to absolute relaxation and incredible fun. Our cruises are about newness, romance, and fresh perspective. They’re about exploration and adventure, about escaping normalcy by acting spontaneously — going places you never thought you would go and doing things you never thought you could do. They’re about waking up next to your husband, long-time partner, or short-term fling and realizing, together, that you’ve woken up in a different and fascinating port. Mostly, though, our cruises are about having the time of your life!

This is the way we play.

This ship is ours!

First, we charter the newest and finest ships from world’s leading cruise lines. Then, we customize every facet of the experience – entertainment, itinerary, shore excursions – to create a one-of-a-kind vacation tailored specifically to our incredibly diverse group of gay and lesbian guests from around the world.

Have Some Fun. Your Way.

Everybody has their own view of what a gay cruise is or could be. And they’re all correct. No two days are ever the same onboard – unless you want them to be. Each presents an opportunity to be spontaneous, try new things, learn a sport, take a class, take a chance, meet new friends, or rediscover an afternoon without a schedule. Of course, sometimes the best times are when you do absolutely nothing at all. It’s all up to you.

An Amazing Value

One of the greatest things about cruising is that virtually everything is included for one low fare, making it the absolute best value in vacations – gay or otherwise! In addition to gorgeous and comfortable accommodations, your fare includes all our entertainment, parties, activities, and an environment that simply cannot be duplicated. Virtually all your meals are of course included as well, making the extra expenses few and far between.

Every day starts with an amazing new destination to explore. And leave the planning to us. We take care of all the details both ashore and onboard. The best part is you only have to pack once!

The World’s Finest Gay & Lesbian Entertainment.

Great entertainment isn’t just entertaining, it’s the presentation of stunning and surprising talent, diverse and unusual shows, special guest stars, and up-and-coming names, and an understanding of who you want to see today. We pride ourselves on showcasing top talent from our community, along with entertainers you might never see anywhere else. Atlantis hand-selects each and every comic, singer, musician, cabaret act, production show, drag performer, DJ, and more to create a lineup that’s tailor-made for a wide range of tastes. As you know, “The perfect night out” is in the eye of the beholder, which is why our cruises offer a variety of perfect nights, every night.

And Atlantis entertainment isn’t just about the evenings. Throughout the day, a wide range of activities –from pool games to glass blowing demonstrations to wine tastings -- are crafted for your enjoyment. Who knows where you might find yourself!

Legendary Parties for Everyone

Some people think that an Atlantis cruise is one big party. Actually, it’s over a dozen parties, designed to enchant, amaze, and engage every one of your senses with an over-the-top spectacle. Our talented lighting, sound, video, and scene designers join forces to transform the ship’s outdoor decks into jaw-dropping, fantastical extravaganzas. After all, there’s nothing like dancing under the moonlight in the middle of the ocean as we sail through the night.

So what’s it like? That one’s easy… it’s crazy, fun, and yet features a completely relaxed vibe. Some of our theme nights are legendary experiences designed to let your imagination run wild. Some nights showcase music from the hottest clubs of today to the music of the 80s or 90s. Some nights will surprise you in their simplicity.

And you’ll always fit in – there’s never any pressure to dress up in outlandish outfits and you don’t even need to step on the dance floor to fully experience it all. Sometimes it’s just as much fun to watch the mesmerizing lights and lasers from the balcony with a few friends. And when you’ve had enough, your room is never more than an elevator button away.

Friends from Everywhere

As we’ve grown over the past 25 years, Atlantis has become the world’s largest international experience, welcoming guests literally from around the globe. Our guests are as diverse as our community itself, with guests from all ages, looks, and perspectives joining together where the common thread is having a great time.

You Make the Rules

While we do have a set of guidelines in place to keep you safe, healthy, and comfortable – in general we adhere to a simple philosophy: No one should tell you what to do on your vacation. You are not obligated to go on any tours, eat at a specific time, or engage in group activities. And don’t even think about dress codes – it’s your vacation, wear whatever you want! (within the boundaries of good taste and appropriateness, of course.)

Delicious and Effortless Dining

Whether you’re grabbing a quick bite at our lavish buffet, joining friends for a multi-course meal in the restaurants, enjoying one of our sensational specialty dining choices, or relaxing in your stateroom over room service, there’s always an option to please any taste.

All main restaurants on an Atlantis cruise offer open seating so you can dine with whomever you want, whenever you want. Our friendly staff will always find a place for you, whether you’re a party of 1 or 11. And of course, there’s never a dress code on Atlantis, so feel free to always come as you are.

Your New Home at Sea

Like our guests, our staterooms come in many different designs to instantly make you feel right at home. Our modern ships feature sleek, comfortable rooms, the majority of which have balconies overlooking the sea. Twice a day your dedicated steward will service your room with an attention to detail found only in 5-star hotels. The beds are luxurious, bathrooms are cozy and smartly designed, the view is spectacular, and there are plenty of places to put your shoes. From the comfort of your room you can order room service 24-hours a day, choose from a wide range of movies (including top gay cinema), organize your day, or simply have some private time away from it all.