Any cruise ship lets you see the world. Windstar brings it close enough so you can fully live it. With just 148 to 342 guests per voyage, you will feel like you are on your own private yacht. See, hear, smell, taste, and feel what it's like to sail on a lovely yacht into a small port, explore a hidden beach, see a parade of penguins, taste a spicy Norwegian Bacalao stew, and altogether lose yourself in a strange and wondrous culture. Windstar's small cruise ships and personalized approach bring you closer to each destination and every port and an unpretentious and relaxed ambiance onboard.Genuine, award-winning service that aims to surprise and delight and savvy travelers that you’ll soon form fast friendships with. Once-in-a-lifetime shore excursions and chatting with the Captain on the open Bridge. A Watersports Platform on the stern and Signature Expeditions launched right from the ship in the most remote regions. Exceptional, locally sourced culinary experiences from some of the most recognized chefs in the world. All this on beautifully appointed yachts, including the newly transformed Star Plus Class featuring more space, two new restaurants, new pool, and more. This is private yacht-style cruising that’s 180 degrees from ordinary, and it’s only found on Windstar Cruises.