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Sail, Explore, Repeat: Book A Luxury Cruise From UAE

Sail across serene ocean waves to exotic locales aboard a luxury ship and experience something new daily. That's right! Going on a cruise holiday allows you to explore and witness some of the most beautiful destinations worldwide. Cruising is a great way to explore the world in a comfortable and luxurious setting. Cruise ships offer a variety of activities and entertainment to ensure an enjoyable experience. Onboard amenities such as gourmet dining, entertainment, spa services, pools & hot tubs, theatres, casinos, lounges, kids' activities and more provide thrilling times. Plus, you can indulge in culinary delights, mingle with people from different backgrounds and enjoy sunsets across the horizon. A cruise vacation caters to everyone, from families to couples to solo travellers to retirees. As a bonus, you won't have to unpack everywhere!
Are you looking for great deals on a cruise? Travelwings offers an array of all-inclusive packages with world-class cruise liners such as NCL Cruise, MSC Cruise, COSTA Cruise, Resorts World Cruises, Disney Cruise, Royal Caribbean Cruise, and Celebrity Cruise. Browse our website for our 5-star cruise packages from popular cruise ports like Italy, France, Croatia, Israel, Turkey, Greece and more. From family-friendly cruises to themed cruises to adventure cruises to romantic cruises to luxury cruises, explore your choice of cruise with us. Travellers experience the culture and attractions of each region, from the Mediterranean to the Arabian Gulf to the Bahamas to Europe. The budget-friendly 0% EMI payment option makes cruising with us a certainty. Book your all-inclusive cruise from UAE with Travelwings today! Escape to the open waters and unwind in style with us. Bon voyage!

Top Cruise Liners

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL Cruise)

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL Cruise) is one of the world's finest cruise lines known for its ‘Freestyle Cruising’. It operates a fleet of ships that travel to the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska, Hawaii, Asia, the Mediterranean, and more. Passengers enjoy multiple specialty restaurants, Broadway-style shows, comedy acts, waterslides, pools, casinos and many other world-class amenities.

Highlights: The Local, Studio Complex & Lounge, Garden Café, Broadway Musical Footloose, Laser Tag, Spa, Racetrack, Casino, Mini-Golf, Fitness Center, Aqua Parks, Bar City and more

MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises is more than just a cruise - it is a lifestyle, with 23 ships in its fleet. It is a way of travelling that combines European elegance, innovation and the warmth of the Mediterranean. Pick a cruise to the Caribbean, Northern Europe, South America and the Mediterranean. Discover onboard dazzling theatre shows, gourmet dining options, thrilling water slides, relaxing spas and much more.

Highlights: MSC for Me, Art Gallery, SeaView bar, Brass Anchor Pub, Carousel Lounge, Broadway-Style Theatres, The Champagne Bar, LED Dome, Pantheon Theatre, The Red Bar Piano & Lounge, and more

COSTA Cruise

COSTA Cruise is an Italian cruise line known for its spacious staterooms and modern fleet. The cruise line offers a taste of ‘La Dolce Vita’ onboard with over 2000 immersive shore excursions. Their fleet of 10 ships offers tours to exotic destinations such as the Baltic & Russia, China, Dubai, Eastern & Western Caribbean, Eastern, and Western Mediterranean destinations, the Far East, the Indian Ocean, the Red Sea, South America, the North Cape/Fjords, and Transatlantic.

Highlights: Poolside games, talent shows, Teen Zone activities, Squok Club, family activities, Grand Suite Jacuzzi Veranda, shore excursions, gourmet dining, and more

Resorts World Cruises (RWC)

Resorts World Cruises is Asia's leading cruise line, offering budget-friendly itineraries. Their ships Genting Dream and Resorts World One, provide elegant cabins, dining options, fun-filled entertainment, and state-of-the-art facilities. Create unforgettable experiences by sailing to Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. Enjoy a voyage aboard the Genting Dream, the flagship of RWC.

Highlights: The Palace (ship-within-a-ship boutique hotel), Waterslide Park, Bar City, Little Dreamers Club, Foam Parties, The Lido, Umi Uma Restaurant, 35m over-the-water zipline and more

Disney Cruise

Disney Cruise Line offers themed cruises and is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. The fleet of ships: the Disney Magic, the Disney Wonder, the Disney Dream, and the Disney Fantasy, offer award-winning service, dining experiences and a family-friendly atmosphere. Sail to the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska, or the Bahamas aboard Disney Cruise ships to create memories at sea.

Highlights: Balcony Staterooms, AquaDuck (tubing), “It’s a small world” Nurseries (for toddlers), Oceaneer Club (for kids age 3-7), Oceaneer Lab (kids age 8-12), Edge (tweens age 11-14) and Vibe – the ‘teens only’ corners, immersive experiences with Disney characters, stories and more

Royal Caribbean International Cruise

Royal Caribbean luxurious ships offer award-winning cuisine and world-class entertainment. Its fleet of 27 sails to more than 280 destinations in 71 countries worldwide. Their ships offer different staterooms categories, including ocean view, balcony view and suites. Experience a variety of dining options and specialty restaurants serving delicious cuisines. Onboard entertainment enthrals with Broadway-style shows, live music performances, casinos and more.

Highlights: Aqua Theatre, R Bar, Bionic Bar, Bumper Cars at Seaplex, Casino Royal & Golden Room, Ice Bar, Pool Bars and Sand Bar, Boardwalk Arcade, Coral Theatre and more

Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruise Line ships have a festive atmosphere and festive vibe. Rooftop gardens, multi-speciality dine-in restaurants, wine bars, double pool loungers, and real-grass lawns are some amenities onboard. Its classic fleet of 16 ships sails to 26 destinations worldwide. Enjoy live performances, musicals, and a variety of shopping and entertainment options. All of this creates an unforgettable experience for passengers.

Highlights: Blu Restaurant, Rooftop Gardens, Lawn Club, Martini Bar and Crush, Quasar, Michael's Club, Sunset Bar, Ensemble Lounge, Rendezvous Lounge, Sky Observation Lounge, Pool & Mast Bar, Casino, Slush, and more

Top Cruise Destinations


Cruising the Mediterranean is an unforgettable experience discovering historic ports, from Rome to Venice, Genoa to Naples. A cruise is a perfect way to explore the diverse cultures of the European region, its archaeological sites and its delicious cuisine.


Explore the beauty and natural wonders of Alaska on a cruise holiday. Check out spectacular natural scenery, including glaciers, icebergs and snow-capped mountain ranges. Embark on an adventure cruise and encounter the captivating beauty of the region.

The Bahamas

The Bahamas is an archipelagic nation of over 700 cays and islands in the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy the white-sandy beaches, stunning sunsets and vibrant coral reefs. It is an ideal destination for scuba divers and snorkelers and is also home to wildlife, with different species of birds and other animals.


Come and explore the lush landscapes of the Caribbean islands on a cruise. It's turquoise waters and pristine beaches are heavenly. Relax in the warm tropical climate and discover the vibrant culture of the islands.


Embark on a TransAtlantic cruise for a unique experience. The cruise offers a chance to visit multiple cities in Europe, the Caribbean, or South America, often in a single trip. Also, enjoy onboard entertainment, shopping, and dining experiences while exploring places as part of the itinerary.

Arabian Gulf

The Arabian Gulf offers cruisers glittering sunshine and crystal-clear waters which are heavenly. Its rich culture, culinary delights and fascinating places beckon. Royal Caribbean, COSTA, MSC and Celebrity Cruises are among the top cruise lines which operate from Dubai and Abu Dhabi.


Asia presents some of the most stunning locations - Japan, Thailand, Singapore, and the Philippines. These countries promise diverse cultures, landscapes, and attractions. It is ideal for travellers looking for numerous experiences.

South Africa

South Africa cruises offer travellers the opportunity to explore a variety of destinations along the coast of the country, from lush vineyards to pristine beaches to diverse wildlife. Cruises also include stops in historic cities like Cape Town and Durban. Experience the culture and history of this beautiful country on a cruise.

Australia and New Zealand

Cruising to Australia and New Zealand in the South Pacific is a journey to a beautiful part of the world. Guests enjoy some of the most stunning scenery, such as the Great Barrier Reef and the pretty landscapes of New Zealand. Traverse to a distant land of island nations surrounded by blue ocean waters.

Most Loved Cruise Packages

Pick from the many popular cruise packages depending on your budget, preferences and destination. You can choose the type of cruise from family-centric cruise, adventure cruise, romantic cruise, themed cruise, budget-friendly cruise, luxury premium cruise, all-inclusive cruise and more. Some of the most loved international cruise packages from Travelwings are:

  • MSC Splendida - Voyage of Luxury
  • MSC World Europa - Epic Cruise
  • MSC Cruises - MSC Poesia
  • MSC Musica from Haifa (Israel)
  • Norwegian Epic - Cruise The High Seas
  • Norwegian Jade - Discover the Greek Isles
  • COSTA Cruise - Abu Dhabi
  • 14 Nights European Voyage with Costa Cruise
  • RWC Genting Dreams - Ex Singapore
  • Discover Thailand with Resorts World Cruises
  • British Isles Cruise with Silver Anniversary at Sea
  • Disney Mediterranean Cruise with Silver Anniversary At Sea
  • Royal Caribbean - Explorer of the Seas
  • Royal Caribbean - Symphony of the Seas
  • Royal Caribbean - Mediterranean Summer Dreams
  • European Sailing Aboard Iconic Celebrity Edge
  • Celebrity Cruise Aboard Celebrity Infinity (Italy to Greece)
  • Celebrity Cruise 10 Nights Aboard Celebrity Beyond and more

Popular Departure Ports

Barcelona, Spain

The Port of Barcelona is a vibrant gateway for trade and tourism. It connects Spain with the Mediterranean and beyond, offering services and attractions. From the historic Port Vell to the modern Free Port, it showcases the city’s dynamic spirit and maritime heritage.

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

Port of Rome (Civitavecchia) is a famous seaport in Civitavecchia, near Rome. It connects Italy with the Mediterranean and Sardinia. The port hosts many cruise ships and ferries connecting the world to Italy. Rome is known for its grand monuments, impressive art, and advanced engineering.

Athens, Greece

Athens (Piraeus) is located about 10 kilometres south of Athens city centre and handles around 20 million passengers annually. It is also the hub for the Greek island ferries, providing transportation to the Greek islands. Piraeus is Europe's third busiest passenger port after Southampton and Barcelona.

Venice, Italy

Venice is a city in northeastern Italy built on a series of small islands in the Venetian Lagoon. It is famous for its canals and iconic architecture. The Port of Venice is one of the world's most famous ports, a trading hub for centuries. It is renowned for its stunning architecture and unique waterways, navigable by gondolas. It is also a popular tourist destination.

Southampton, England

The Port of Southampton on the south coast of England is one of the busiest ports in Europe. It also serves as a hub for passenger ferries and cruise ships. It is an important city known for its maritime connections with the rest of the world. It is also home to a vibrant culture with numerous attractions for visitors.

Istanbul, Turkey

The Port of Istanbul is a majestic maritime gateway nestled along the shores of the glittering Bosphorus Strait. Ships from all corners of the world dock alongside one another, reminding us of the countless journeys embarked upon. The port is a living symbol of Istanbul's alluring glory and a fusion of history and modernity.

Seattle, Washington DC, United States of America (USA)

Seattle`s port is a bustling junction where land meets the sea. It is a vital hub of trade and maritime commerce. The port echoes tales of adventure and dreams in a city of innovation. It serves as a gateway connecting the USA to international destinations across the globe.

Seward, Alaska

Seward is amid the rugged beauty of Alaska with its pristine waters and snow-capped peaks. The port connects land and sea, inviting cruisers to explore this charming coastal city, where nature reigns supreme. It serves as a gateway to the splendid natural wonders of the Kenai Peninsula.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Port of Vancouver is the largest in the British Columbia (BC) province. The maritime hub is one of the busiest in North America. It attracts tourists the world over with its scenic waterfront amid the picturesque landscapes of Vancouver.

Miami, Florida, United States of America (USA)

The Port of Miami is a popular cruise port handling diverse cargo and international cruises. Its stunning waterfront attracts visitors from around the world. It is a bustling hub for trade and commerce, connecting the region to global markets.

Tampa, Florida, USA

Tampa is a beautiful city on the west coast of Florida. It offers beautiful beaches, cultural attractions, museums, parks and lively waterfront activities. It is home to the Port of Tampa, a thriving maritime hub and a gateway for cruise ships.

Orlando, Florida, USA

Orlando is not a port city but is accessible at a driving distance from Port Tampa Bay and Port Canaveral. Visitors can combine their Orlando vacation with a cruise to discover the beautiful city. It is renowned for its World Disney Resort, Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld Orlando.

New Orleans, USA

The Port of New Orleans is a home port offering embarkation and disembarkation points for cruise passengers. The port's terminals provide large cruise ships a gateway to explore New Orleans. It is also committed to promoting energy efficiency and sustainable practices.

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

The Port of Baltimore is an important gateway for international cruises and is one of the busiest ports in the United States. Many cruise lines, such as Royal Caribbean International and Carnival Cruise, operate from here. Travellers can embark on discoveries of the Caribbean, Bahamas, Bermuda and New England/Canada aboard an international cruise ship.

New York, USA

The Manhattan Cruise Terminal and the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal serve as ports. The port welcomes numerous cruise lines and passengers embarking on journeys to various destinations. New York`s waterfront adorns landmark attractions such as the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge connecting Manhattan with Brooklyn.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Embark on a cruise trip from Dubai from the Jebel Ali Port which boasts of being among the most advanced ports in the world. It is strategically located on the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, connecting major shipping routes. Its world-class facilities and efficient support operations have contributed to the growth of Dubai as a cosmopolitan centre attracting tourists and international trade. Choose an international cruise from Dubai and set sail!

Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Port of Abu Dhabi is a significant maritime gateway for the UAE. It provides access to shipping routes from across the world. Abu Dhabi Ports offers a wide range of facilities for container terminals, general cargo handling and roll-on/roll-off operations.

Singapore, Asia

Singapore is home to the world`s leading maritime hub, the Port of Singapore. The port is located along major shipping routes in Southeast Asia and is a critical link between East and West Asia. Its state-of-art infrastructure and advanced technologies make it a preferred transhipment hub. The port is also committed to environmental sustainability with greener practices and operational efficiency.

Hong Kong, Asia

Hong Kong is a popular destination for cruise ships at the Kai Tak Cruise terminal. It offers to dock cruise vessels as a convenient starting point for exploring Asia. It is also the world's busiest container port important for the global shipping industry.

Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is located on the southwestern coast of South Africa and is a popular departure point. Cruises from Cape Town are the Southern Africa Coastal Cruises, Cape Peninsula Cruises and more. There are cruises from Cape Town heading east into the Indian Ocean islands such as Mauritius, Madagascar, Seychelles and other tropical destinations.

Durban, South Africa

Durban is a major port city in South Africa on the Indian Ocean. It is one of the busiest ports in the world, offering popular cruises from Durban to travellers. It acts as a gateway to the rest of Africa, facilitating the movement of goods from Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What Is The Best Time To Go On A Cruise From UAE?

Cruising from the UAE typically is best from November to April when the weather is more pleasant. These months experience comfortable temperatures for outdoor activities. Look out for a budget-friendly cruise from UAE with Travelwings for great deals.

What Are The Best Cruise Packages From UAE?

Travelwings offers an array of international cruises from the UAE that suit your preferences and budgets. Book from among some of our best cruise packages on offer that include;

  • MSC Splendida - Voyage of Luxury
  • MSC World Europa - Epic Cruise
  • MSC Cruises - MSC Poesia
  • MSC Musica from Haifa (Israel)
  • Norwegian Epic - Cruise The High Seas
  • Norwegian Jade - Discover the Greek Isles
  • COSTA Cruise - Abu Dhabi
  • 14 Nights European Voyage with Costa Cruise
  • RWC Genting Dreams - Ex Singapore
  • Discover Thailand with Resorts World Cruises
  • British Isles Cruise with Silver Anniversary at Sea
  • Disney Mediterranean Cruise with Silver Anniversary At Sea
  • Royal Caribbean - Explorer of the Seas
  • Royal Caribbean - Symphony of the Seas
  • Royal Caribbean - Mediterranean Summer Dreams
  • European Sailing Aboard Iconic Celebrity Edge
  • Celebrity Cruise Aboard Celebrity Infinity (Italy to Greece)
  • Celebrity Cruise 10 Nights Aboard Celebrity Beyond and more.

What Are The Standard Inclusions In A Cruise?

Our 5-star international cruises from UAE include a range of highlights for a memorable journey. These are;

  • Accommodation
  • Meals in one of our many complimentary dining venues
  • 24-hour Dining Venue (on select ships)
  • Outdoor Buffet (on select ships)
  • Pool Bar and Grill (on select ships, liquor will be charged, as per your accommodation package)
  • Iced Tea, some juices in the buffet (for breakfast), regular coffee, tea and iced water
  • All entertainment onboard (except for theatre entertainment with meal)
  • Art Auctions
  • Poolside activities
  • Access to fitness facilities
  • Select onboard presentations
  • Sports Court activities
  • Use of outdoor pools and hot tubs
  • In-stateroom TV programming (except for on-demand movies)
  • Phone calls onboard the ship (stateroom to stateroom)
  • Suite Guests receive additional amenities based on the category of accommodation.

Is Cruising A Good Way To See The UAE?

Yes, cruising is a pleasant way to see the UAE. You can witness the views of the Arabian Gulf and visit coastal cities such as Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. Many cruises include stops at the picturesque Yas Island or the Pearl Islands. Consider combining a cruise with shore excursions to immerse yourself in the local culture and attractions. You can experience the beauty of the Dubai skyline or enjoy the traditional markets of Sharjah.

What Is The Duration For Planning A Good Cruise Holiday Package?

Pick from the many luxury cruise packages that offer holidays from 2 nights to 274 nights for a lifetime of memories. We recommend that you do adequate research and consider planning for a cruise holiday several weeks ahead. Contact our 'Travel Experts' today!

Which Cruise Lines Are Available?

We offer listings for several cruise lines, including MSC Cruise, NCL Cruise, COSTA Cruise, Resorts World Cruises, Disney Cruise, Royal Caribbean Cruise, and Celebrity Cruise. You can explore various options from these reputable cruise lines.

What Are The Departure Locations For The Cruises Listed On Your Website?

The cruises on our website depart from Italy, France, Croatia, Israel, Turkey, Greece, Abu Dhabi and more. Each cruise line may have different itineraries and departure ports, so you can choose the one that suits your preferences.

Can I Search For Cruises Based On A Specific Departure Location?

Yes. You can search for cruises based on your preferred departure location. You can select Italy, France, Croatia, Israel, Turkey, Greece, Abu Dhabi or other options.

Is There Any Special Offer Or Promotion Available For The Listed Cruises?

We frequently update our website with special offers and promotions for the listed cruises. These may include discounted prices, No Cost EMI, or other exclusive deals.

Can I Find Cruises Suitable For Families With Children?

Many cruise lines offer special packages and features tailored to families with children. These may include childcare programs, family-friendly activities, and discounts for children.

Are There Any Cruises Specifically Catering To Luxury Or Premium Experiences?

Travelwings offers many cruises that cater to luxury or premium experiences. Onboard indulge in world-class amenities and services, such as gourmet meals, spas, and private cabins. The premium packages ensure a personalised experience with dedicated staff and warm hospitality.

Some of the world-class luxury cruise lines include;

  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Silversea
  • Viking Cruises
  • Ponant
  • Seabourn
  • Windstar Cruises
  • Scenic
  • Cunard Line
  • Paul Gauguin Cruises
  • Celebrity Cruises

Contact our Travelwings ‘Travel Experts’ for details on the best offers, and book with us to sail away!

Can I Find Cruises Departing From UAE Or Nearby Regions?

Cruise lines such as MSC, Costa, Royal Caribbean and more offer cruises in the nearby region. These cruises promise a great way to explore the destinations while relaxing on a luxurious cruise ship. Browse our website for a range of all-inclusive cruise packages for the best deal.

Are There Any Cruises Available From Abu Dhabi?

There are many cruises from Abu Dhabi to experience. Cruise lines such as Costa Cruises, Royal Caribbean, and Carnival offer many itineraries from Abu Dhabi. These cruises can range from a few days to a few weeks to beautiful locations. Cruise ships also provide plenty of onboard entertainment and fun activities.

Are There Any Cruises Available From Dubai?

Yes, several cruise lines offer cheap cruises from Dubai that are budget-friendly. Some cruise lines are MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, and Princess Cruise. Cruise trip from Dubai offers a variety of destinations, from the Arabian Gulf to the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean, and with a range of activities to suit the whole family.

Can I Find Cruises Departing From Different Parts Of The UAE?

Several cruises depart from various parts of the UAE. You can choose a luxury cruise from Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Fujairah and Ras al Khaimah.

Can I Find International Cruises Departing From the UAE?

Yes, you can find international cruises from the UAE. The main departure ports for these cruises are Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Cruise ships from the UAE offer travellers a unique way to explore the world, each with its itinerary and destinations.

What Does An All-Inclusive Cruise Package Include?

Our all-inclusive packages elevate your luxury cruising experience to the next level. With our standard rate, you will enjoy a stay in one of our spacious staterooms, delicious gourmet meals at our restaurants, and a slate of activities and entertainment shows, plus unlimited drinks, Wi-FI, and daily gratuities—without ever worrying about the tab.

Are There Any All-Inclusive Cruises Available From UAE?

An international cruise from Dubai or other Emirates offers a range of activities and services, including onboard meals, drinks, and entertainment. Most of these cruises also offer shore excursions, so passengers can explore the ports they visit.

For further details, contact our ‘Travel Experts’ for the best deals and offers today!

Can I Book Cruises From Dubai For 2024?

Yes, you can book cruises from Dubai 2024. There are many options depending on your preferences and budget.