NEWS - Get ready to set sail in style on board Virgin Voyages' J Lo cruise ship this April! The music icon will be joining the adults-only fleet, created by British entrepreneur Richard Branson, for a luxurious voyage across the sea. With four ships currently in the fleet, passengers can expect premium features such as upscale dining outlets, design-forward staterooms, and wellness hubs.
J. Lo will be taking center stage on the Scarlet Lady, where over 20 onboard dining ventures await. Although some amenities may be impacted by the pandemic, passengers are sure to have a memorable experience. Find out more about this exciting collaboration between Jennifer Lopez and Virgin Voyages.
Traveling Across The Sea In Style With Virgin Voyages J Lo Cruise
Virgin Voyages comes from the mind of British entrepreneur Richard Branson, and it’s an adults-only cruise ship. At the time of writing, the fleet has four ships – Brilliant Lady, Resilient Lady, Valiant Lady, and Scarlet Lady, which J. Lo will be joining this April 2023.
All ships have premium features and amenities, including upscale dining outlets, design-forward staterooms, wellness hubs, and free Wi-Fi access for passengers. Swimming pools and group workout classes are also available for those interested.
Foodies can also sink their teeth into over 20 onboard dining ventures, which include restaurants and specialty bars. But it’s important to mention that some activities and amenities might not be available because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
J Lo Takes The Scarlet Lady’s Center Stage
The announcement of the partnership between Jennifer Lopez, Richard Branson, and his brand of luxury cruise ships occurred as a social media post.
In the short clip, Jennifer Lopez and Richard Branson were on a FaceTime call, discussing the artist's role in the partnership. Branson comically names a couple of example titles, including "Jenny from the dock" and "Supreme Goddess of Mermaids."
With this partnership, both Lopez and Branson will join the five-day cruise for the first day. The Virgin Voyages CEO also said that it’s the “perfect opportunity to take [her] energy and spirit together and create a voyage unlike any other.”
The cruise departs from Miami and will sail to Puerto Plata. It’ll also visit the Beach Club at Bimini, Virgin’s private island. Virgin Voyages will also provide 50 staterooms for its “hard-working Latina entrepreneurs through the non-profit, Grameen America,” according to a press release.
Activities And Events Aboard The Scarlet Lady
Aside from the Scarlet Lady’s sail away party (wherein Jennifer Lopez will join), cruise ship passengers can enjoy the cruise by taking part in the ship’s many activities, amenities, events, and features.
During the day, the cruise ship offers a range of activities. For instance, customers can use play games for free, such as foosball, shuffleboard, and air hockey. There are also arcade booths filled with classic video games at The Arcade.
Customers can also head to The Roundabout to hear the DJ mixing tunes. The place has plenty of seats to relax and listen to the beats. Interested folks can also go to Squid Ink for a fresh tattoo.
At night, travelers can head to The Dock for live performances from performing artists like the Phantom Tales. But for passengers looking for a chance to earn quick cash, the Casino on Deck 6 is waiting. Here, the place has over 100 slot machines, along with other gambling activities like craps and roulette.
Interested customers can book a ticket for the cruise at Virgin Voyages’ website. Prices start at $2,526, including fees and taxes. It also comes with complimentary food, drinks, and Wi-Fi access.