£1m per couple! Is this the world's most expensive cruise?


Anyone with a spare million knocking around now has the perfect way to spend it.

All hail 'the most desirable cruise holiday in the world' (and surely the most expensive): a luxury cruise just launched by Six Star Cruises - with a price tag of £8,000 per night and totalling at £1 million per couple.

The ridiculously luxurious 124-day holiday departs from Los Angeles and visits 28 countries, including Barbados, French Polynesia, Malaysia, Bora Bora, The Maldives and the Mauritius, South Africa and Ghana.

The holiday starts as it means to go on. You'll be collected from your home in a Sikorsky helicopter and flown to a London airport, feasting on caviar and Dom Perignon champagne on the way.

£1m per couple! Is this the world's most expensive cruise?Bora Bora/ Getty

You'll then fly by private jet to Los Angeles in a plane with a spacious lounge and bedroom, gold plated fixtures and a dining room, where a Michelin starred chef will create a ten-course tasting menu especially for you.

After four nights in an exclusive Beverley Hills hotel, you'll be taken by Rolls Royce to the Royal Suite, onboard Silversea's Silver Whisper. Your room includes two marbled bathrooms, private verandahs and two sumptuous bedrooms. Beds have nine different kinds of pillow, and you'll have your own private butler.

£1m per couple! Is this the world's most expensive cruise?Maldives/Six Star Cruises

When you've finished cruising the world and seeing some of its most beautiful sights in complete luxury, you'll stay in an exclusive waterside villa on Sunset island (pictured below), which comes complete with rooftop jacuzzi and in-home cinema.

Silver Star company director Mal Barritt believes that his holiday will be a hit with cruise fanatics. "We have listened to what some of our most discerning customers say they look for in a holiday and have created the most desirable cruise holiday in the world."

It all sounds fab, but will anyone actually book it? According to marketing manager Sam Hall, this shouldn't be a problem. He told Aol Travel: "A lot of our customers look for exactly this kind of cruise. While it is certainly the most expensive we offer, many of our luxury cruises come with significant price tags. I can definitely see it generating interest and bookings."

£1m per couple! Is this the world's most expensive cruise?Villa/Six Star Cruises

But what if you fancy the cruise but can't fork out £1million? Sam says it's possible to do the same cruise without the frills: a lead-in price for two people, including a standard cabin and pre and post stay hotels, costs a mere £68,379.

See the full itinerary here.

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