• Dean Nelson

Vacaya - a new LGBTQ Cruise Experience

Updated: Aug 19, 2020

Excited to be an official travel partner of Vacaya - a new LGBTQ Cruise experience. VACAYA is the first large-scale full-ship/resort LGBT+ vacation company for adults to launch in decades and they are the only company catering to the entirety of the LGBTQ community!

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Join us on one of the following trips:


Iceland Cruise August 30 - September 6, 2020


LGBTQ Luxury Yacht Sailing Iceland Aug 30-Sept 6, 2020

Join the Vacaya crew for an intimate luxury sailing around Iceland aboard the explorer yacht Ponant's Le Jacques Cartier

92 Staterooms on the luxurious Le Jacques Cartier will circumnavigate Iceland on this all-LGBTQ inclusive charter. Never before in the history of all-LGBT+ cruising has this level of accessible high-end luxury been offered. And certainly, never to such an exotic destination. Savvy travellers recognize “value” doesn’t mean “low price.” Instead, value is defined as getting something extraordinary for a great price. And that is exactly what VACAYA’s Enchanted Iceland cruise delivers. Included in this extraordinary cruise:

Luxury LGBTQ All-Gay Cruise around Iceland
  • All meals featuring subtle and audacious flavours inspired by the Icelandic port of calls

  • Complimentary unlimited open bar throughout your cruise (premium alcohol at a surcharge)

  • Complimentary unlimited open mini-bar in your stateroom/suite (premium alcohol at a surcharge)

  • 24-Room service, stateroom service and reception service

  • All gratuities on board crew, local guides, and drivers

  • Zodiac landing craft cruising and landings

  • Park entry fees into protected areas

  • Fitness Classes

Prestige staterooms start at USD$5997/person - limited availability for suite categories. Click here for more information and to book now.


Past Sailings - sorry this ship has sailed:

Vacaya - PTOWN Cruise August 11-18, 2019


All-LGBTQ PTown Cruise

To celebrate, Vacay's inaugural sailing they are pulling out all the stops for their very first cruise. Vacay will be sailing roundtrip from the Big Apple to one of the biggest and most fun gay parties on the planet… Provincetown Carnival! And it’s also your chance to make history! Not only is Vacay the largest all-LGBT+ cruise to ever sail to Carnival, but they will be the largest ship to ever overnight in Ptown! Join Mr. Gay Canada, Josh Rimer, along with Kristin Chenoweth, Leslie Jordan, Lesli Margherita, Alex Newell and Katharine McPhee as they hit the high seas sailing from New York round trip with stops in Saint John, Bar Harbor, and two nights in PROVINCETOWN. Sailing on the über LGBTQ friendly Celebrity Summit is one you will want to be a part of. Limited rooms are still available, but do book soon as this sailing is soon to depart! click here to book now.


Vacaya European Christmas Market River Cruise

Cruise 1 - Amsterdam to Nuremberg, Germany Dec. 5-12, 2019


All-LGBTQ Europe River Cruise - Christmas Market Sailing

Join the crew of Vacaya on a truly unique all-LGBTQ luxury river cruise on the Emerald Destiny sailing from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Nuremberg, Germany. You will enjoy two nights in Amsterdam, evenings in Cologne, and Linz plus stops in Rüdesheim, Miltenberg, Wurzburg, and Bamberg. Make the Yuletide gay as Vacaya explores the Christmas Markets of Europe. The luxurious 5-star Emerald Destiny will be your home away from home with all meals, standard cocktails, beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee/tea all included. Book now and save. Cabins starting from USD$1649/person click here to learn more or to book now.


Cruise 2 - Nuremberg, Germany to Budapest, Hungary Dec. 12-19, 2019


All-LGBTQ Europe River Cruise - Christmas Market Sailing

Join the crew of Vacaya as they continue south on this truly unique all-LGBTQ luxury river cruise on the Emerald Destiny sailing from Nuremberg to Budapest. You will enjoy two nights in Budapest, evenings in Dürnstein and Vienna plus stops in Regensburg, Passau, Melk, and Bratislava. Make the Yuletide gay as Vacaya explores the Christmas Markets of Europe. The luxurious 5-star Emerald Destiny will be your home away from home with all meals, standard cocktails, beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee/tea all included. Book now and save. Cabins starting from USD$1849/person click here to learn more or to book now.


Cruise 3 - Amsterdam to Budapest Dec. 5-19, 2019


All-LGBTQ River Cruise - Christmas Market Sailing

Join the Vacaya crew for the entire two weeks sailing from Amsterdam to Budapest. All 14-nights cabins starting from USD$3498/person click here to learn more or to book now.


Emerald Waterways are designed to impress and inspire with every little detail, exceeding any expectation you have what a rivership should be. Maximum capacity of 182 guests, 92 staterooms and a crew of 47 you are certain to be well looked after and have a great time.



**Rates are subject to change without notice and not guaranteed until deposit is made.

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