Our Company

Windstar Cruises

180° From Ordinary

Windstar Cruises operates a six-ship fleet of small sailing and all-suite ships visiting 170 ports throughout Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, Costa Rica, the Panama Canal, sailing year-round in Tahiti and the South Pacific, and adding newly announced Alaska, Canada, New England, Asia and Arabia. The boutique cruise ships are known for an intimate private yacht-style experience, unique itineraries and exclusive access to the world’s best small ports and hidden harbors. Windstar’s fleet is the market leader in boutique small ship cruising with a total of 1,242 passenger berths. All ships in the fleet have recently undergone multi-million dollar transformations to embody casually elegant small ship travel. The all-suite Star Breeze, Star Legend and Star Pride serve 212 guests in all-suite accommodations; while sailing ships Wind Spirit and Wind Star sail with up to 148 guests, and Wind Surf serves 310 guests. The small ships cruise to quaint and popular ports in nearly 60 nations worldwide. Windstar Cruises is a part of Xanterra Parks & Resorts®, known for “Legendary Hospitality with a Softer Footprint.” Xanterra’s entities also include lodges, restaurants, tours and activities in national and state parks, as well as resorts, railway and tour companies. 

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Meet our parent company – Xanterra Parks & Resorts

Windstar Cruises is proud to be an affiliate of Xanterra Parks & Resorts, Inc., one of the world’s most environmentally responsible travel and hospitality companies. Recognized globally for extraordinary travel experiences which are gentle to our environment, Xanterra is proud to be a member of World Wildlife Fund’s respected Climate Savers program. Windstar is part of Xanterra’s Resorts, Cruise, and Tour division, which also includes Austin Adventures, Country Walkers, and VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations. To explore Xanterra’s award-winning travel experiences, including lodges throughout our National Park System and Ohio State Parks, go to xanterra.com.

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