If you still have not made plans to escape the dreary winter, now is the time. Chosen by National Geographic traveler as “one of the 100 best worldwide vacations to enrich your life”, the Holistic Holiday at Sea Cruise offers a 100% vegan experience to all guests aboard their eco-friendly ship. Equipped with Advanced Water Treatment technology, Energy Saving and Monitoring System, the MSC Divina is one of the greenest in the industry.
The ship departs from Miami, Florida on March 11th, 2017. It will take its passengers to Ochos Rios, Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, Mexico and the Bahamas before returning to shore in Miami on March 18th.
However, you may not want to leave the boat. Activities on board include conferences by world-renowned plant-based advocate doctors such as Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Dr. Michael Greger and Dr. Neal Barnard, cooking classes by world-class vegan chefs, daily Pilates, yoga and meditation. Amongst other things, you can work out with vegan runner Matt Frazier and learn to cook delicious heart-attack proof food with Jane Esselstyn. You can look at the full program here.
The dining room offers an exclusively vegan menu with gluten-free and oil-free options. Furthermore, all desserts prepared by the pastry chefs are sugar free. Examples of dishes you would get to taste on board include seitan paella, blueberry peach crumble and kasha cabbage rolls with mustard sauce. By the way, a vegan pizza party is scheduled by Go Veggie on March 14th.
The Holistic Holiday at Sea 2017 edition will comprise of 145 classes taught by 45 teachers. The organizers describe it as the ultimate “Voyage to Well-being” with their health and wellness program being the largest ever to be set at sea.
If that sounds like a trip you want to be a part of, you can book your tickets right now at atasteofhealth.org.