Regent Explorer Reviews for 2020 – Seven Seas and More

by May 6, 2020

With several luxury cruise lines to choose from, it can be hard to find the perfect one for your next vacation. Here is our review of a client favorite, the Regent Seven Seas Explorer.

Regent Seven Seas is changing the game when it comes to cruising. Keep reading to learn why.

Regent Explorer


Perfectly-sized fleet

Forget about large cruises, crowded pools, and waiting in-line for buffets. Regent Seven Seas redefines the concept of luxury cruising with all-suite, all-inclusive promise, and highly personalized service in intimate ships. 

Regent’s fleet comprises of five perfectly-sized vessels, the largest being the Seven Seas Explorer, which holds only 750 guests. This makes it an ideal option for an intimate all-inclusive escape in comparison with its competitors that offer large ships with a several thousand passengers.


Exclusive amenities

When we say “all-inclusive,” we truly mean it. When booking your Regent cruise through Bell & Bly Travel, you get every imaginable amenity completely included in the cruise fare. Below are some of the exclusive amenities you can enjoy through our partnership with Regent Seven Seas: 

  • FREE Air on Intercontinental Flights. 
  • Upgrade to Business Class at a minimal cost and even FREE Business Class tickets depending on which suite you choose! 
  • Unlimited Shore Excursions: as many as you want at each port of call.
  • Complimentary ground transportation between airport and ship.
  • Complimentary hotel nights pre-or-post cruise on select voyages.
  • Unlimited Beverages, including fine wines and spirits.
  • Complimentary room service and in-suite personalized minibar.
  • Pre-paid Gratuities, and more!


Regent Explorer Service

Personalized service

This is one of the key features that make Regent our pick for an intimate and pampering vacay. The Seven Seas Explorer offers impeccable service from a highly-trained professional crew. It features a guest-to-crew ratio of nearly one-to-one (1.38 to 1), whereas other premium lines usually offer a ratio of 1-to-2.3. 


Luxury suites 

The ship offers all-suite accommodations ranging from 300 – 4,000 square feet, but don’t worry – you don’t need to review them all!  As your travel advisor, we will help you choose the best one to suit your preferences. We will also ensure you get your exclusive in-room amenities, from the welcome bottle of champagne to your personal butler service.

Explorer Master Suite BalconyFun fact: did you know that the Explorer boasts the largest balconies at sea? Absolutely ALL suites have huge furnished balconies, ideal to enjoy the bubbles from your private veranda. In addition to this, all suites offer spacious sitting areas, marble & stone detailed bathrooms, exclusive Elite Slumber beds, and personalized mini-bar set-up.

If you are looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, exclusively aboard Seven Seas Explorer you can stay in the magnificent Regent Suite, the only one of its kind. Featuring nearly 4,000 square feet, the suite is the only one in the world to have its own spa inside.

By staying in the Regent Suite you can get amazing amenities such as complimentary Business and First Class air, unlimited in-suite spa services, and a personal car and guide in every port. We can also help you customize every single detail of your stay, from bed linens to pillows and the aromatic fragrance of the suite.

Explorer Regent Suite


Exquisite cuisine 

The Seven Seas Explorer also offers five exquisite restaurants in which you can enjoy gourmet experiences, from fresh Asian flavors at Pacific Rim, to Chartreuse’s French cuisine, to Italian flavors at La Veranda. And of course, casual dining at the Pool Grill.

Furthermore, Explorer is the only of Regent’s fleet to offer cooking classes. Get ready to learn from the executive Chef itself at the state-of-the-art Culinary Arts Kitchen and become an expert in the art of cooking!

Pro tip: online reservations for dining begin 75 days prior to sailing. At Bell & Bly Travel, we make sure you don’t miss a spot at your preferred restaurant; help you book for that special occasion; and ensure you can enjoy a memorable bespoke lesson with your Chef. 


Enriching onboard activities & entertainment

Regent Explorer Pool DeckWhether you are travelling with kids, with friends, or with your loved one, there is something for everyone on board. From luxurious treatments at the Canyon Ranch Spa and fitness classes to spectacular production shows and late-night dancing, you can choose from an array of activities.

During the day you can relax in the pool, read a book from the library, or enjoy a hands-on experience at the Culinary Arts Kitchen. By night, catch a show in the Constellation Theater, try your luck in the casino, or taste a craft cocktail in the lounge.


Epic journeys & unique destinations

Regent isn’t just focusing on your experiences on-board, they are making the destination adventures richer and more meaningful with unlimited shore excursions. Yes, that’s right –  you can choose from a wide range of activities and do them ALL, from hiking glaciers to touring UNESCO World Heritage sites. 

Also, since Regent vessels are smaller, they can go to ports that the big ships simply can’t reach. The Seven Seas Explorer often spends summers in cooler Northern European countries and winters in warmer destinations like Asia and the Tropics. The ship also cruises the scenic Mediterranean coastlines of Italy, Spain and France.

Regent Destinations Capri


Only Good surprises

The best part of it all is that the unlimited shore excursions, fine dining, top-notch service, fabulous entertainment, and exclusive amenities, are all included in the cruise fare! 

Now that you know what makes the Regent Seven Seas Explorer a great choice, are you ready to get on board and experience this cruise for yourself? Let’s get started on planning your next cruise adventure.


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