Legends of the Mediterranean
Malta to Naples Luxury All-Gay Cruise 2025
7 nights from Valletta, Malta to Naples, Italy
July 05 12, 2025
Atlas Ocean Voyages World Navigator
Six UNESCO World Heritage Sites…Seven Legendary Ports…One Epic Luxury All-Gay Voyage. We are excited to invite you to luxury all-gay voyage aboard the award-winning Atlas Ocean Voyages World Navigator. This exceptional yacht is a marvel of luxury and design, setting a new standard for elegance and intimacy for just 190 gay travelers. A new itinerary and one of our most requested destinations.
We begin in Malta, a country steeped in history and stunning beauty and named the most welcoming LGBTQ+ country in the world!
Two exciting destinations included in this experience are Sicily and Tunisia, as well as the beloved Amalfi, culminating in the vibrant streets of Naples. Each city, from the eclectic streets of Palermo to the tranquil island of Lipari, has been carefully selected to provide an unforgettable experience.
Legends of the Mediterranean Gay Cruise Highlights
• Unlimited spirits, wines, and beers
• Inspired cuisine at 4 included dining options & 24-hour room service
• Personalized mini-bar and special cabin amenities
• Extraordinary Greek ruins in the Valley of the Temples
• Exotic medina and the ancient city of Carthage in Tunis
• Customized shore excursions
• Rejuvenating day at sea, shipboard gym & spa
• Special entertainment, theme, and pool parties
• Morning fitness, yoga & enrichment talks
• Complimentary 1 GB of standard Star Link Wi-Fi
• Explore the rich history of Palermo
• Amalfi’s spectacular coastal beauty, limoncello
• Beautiful sailing under a full moon
• Pompeii, Herculaneum ruins and iconic pizza in Naples
• Complimentary premium cocktails, fine wines, craft beers & beverages
• 7 Nights Luxe Staterooms and Suites
• All shipboard cuisine with four dining options and ever-changing menus
• Open bars and lounges, including 24-hour bar and room service
• Mini-bar and in-room bar service
• Complimentary 1 GB of standard Star Link Wi-Fi
• Private LGBTQ+ charter of World Navigator
• Nespresso & specialty coffees, teas and fresh-press juices
• Yoga & fitness classes & Shipboard spa
• Premium L’Occitane Bath Products
• Special Entertainment & PoolsideT-dances & Parties
• Enrichment lectures at sea
**Not included: International flights to and from the cruise, pre or post stays, spa treatments, shipboard purchases, optional excursions. Cruise port charges and pre-paid gratuities.
Your Ship Luxury World Navigator
Days filled with possibility and new adventures……
When you embark on Atlas all-gay voyage, you will experience the seamless blend of luxury, exploration, and community. Awaken each day to the serenity of your private balcony stateroom, indulging in bespoke L’Occitane comforts and gourmet dining, while your journey is enriched with our exceptional, all-inclusive experiences, from enlightening excursions to rejuvenating spa retreats.
With our Atlas experience, you enjoy the complimentary array of fine beverages, complimentary 1 GB of standard Star Link WiFi, and our legendary sunset T-dances.
Nighttime brings out the stars…
Enjoy special entertainment with friends in the Dome Observation Lounge. Dance under the stars at Source Journey theme parties, or sing along to your favorite tunes at the piano bar.
Outfitted with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, our Fitness Studio gives you the tools you need to keep your body at peak strength.
SEASPA BY L’OCCITANE
Pamper yourself with an optional, signature treatment at the first and only SeaSpa by L’OCCITANE. Relax in the warmth of the spa’s sauna, complete with multiple panoramic windows that give way to views that replenish the soul.
Take a lap or two at the running track on the top deck, complete with breathtaking horizons and exercise stations located throughout.
POOL, HOT TUB & SUN DECK
Take a dip in the pool or hot tub. Catch the rays of the sunrise with morning yoga and relax all afternoon on the sun deck.
Porto, the elegant main restaurant, celebrates the Atlas Portuguese origins with diverse breakfast buffets, lavish lunch options, and five-course dinners featuring classics and adventurous regional cuisines, including vegan choices and the authentic Alma menu, all enjoyed indoors or out on the deck.
An open-air chophouse on our Epicurean Expeditions™, serves casual lunches by day and transforms by night to offer the finest steaks and seafood, expertly seared on a Josper grill, renowned for its charcoal grilling mastery.
THE DOME OBSERVATION LOUNGE
Experience the refinement of high tea at The Dome Observation Lounge, complete with finger sandwiches, pastries, and a wide selection of teas, along with espresso drinks and pre-dinner canapés, all set against a panoramic backdrop of the yacht’s surrounding scenery.
An inviting café, for quick, delightful options like muffins, croissants, fresh-pressed juices, sandwiches, and salads, along with specialty coffees from Caffè Milano, all featuring daily rotating menu items.
Enjoy breakfast in bed or midnight tapas from the “always available” menu with FREE 24-hour room service, including spirits, wine and beer in all accommodations. Guests in suites also enjoy an expanded room service menu.
Amid stylish décor and a relaxing atmosphere throughout the day, look out at the stunning scenery from picture windows. Feel a sense of ease with a book in one hand and drink in the other. Or gather for pre-dinner cocktails with newfound friends.
When it’s time to set sail, settle into a cozy couch on the aft deck at the Zephyr Lounge. As you enjoy a glass of wine, mocktail or after-dinner coffee, watch the scenic coastline diminish on the horizon.
Watch for wildlife sitting just 30 feet above the sea’s surface from Water’s Edge, including heated seating for absolute comfort.
Legends of the Mediterranean
Luxury All-Gay Cruise 2025
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| 06 Jul
|Porto Empedocle, Sicily
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| 07 Jul
|La Goulette, Tunis
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| 08 Jul
|Fun Day at Sea!
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| 09 Jul
|B, L, D
| 10 Jul
|Lipari, Aeolian Islands
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| 11 Jul
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| 12 Jul
Day 1 - Valletta, Malta
Our voyage begins aboard the Atlas Ocean Voyages World Navigator, setting sail from the historic port of Valletta, Malta. Arrive early and enjoy an optional pre-cruise extension in Malta.
As a UNESCO World Heritage site, this city, steeped in breathtaking architecture and timeless streets, provides a majestic backdrop to the beginning of our shared voyage. Valletta is a fortress city adorned with baroque architecture where you can witness the splendor of Grand Harbor. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Knights of Malta and visit one of their palaces. St. John’s Cathedral and Museum houses two masterpieces by Caravaggio. Beyond the cultural treasures, indulge in the crystal-clear blue waters surrounding the archipelago, providing a stunning backdrop for relaxation.
Malta’s vibrant gay nightlife adds a modern flair, and the nearby island of Gozo promises enchanting landscapes and historical charm.
Day 2 - Porto Empedocle, Sicily (Italy)
The historic port of Porto Empedocle, a coastal gem on the southern shores of Sicily.
Explore the rich history and vibrant culture of this Sicilian jewel. The ruins of ancient Akragas in the nearby Valley of the Temples are an awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting some of the best-preserved ancient Greek ruins in the Mediterranean. Or just stroll through quaint streets lined with authentic Italian eateries along the picturesque waterfront, savoring the authentic Sicilian atmosphere.
Day 3 - La Goulette, Tunis
In Tunis, embrace the exotic allure of North Africa. Here, in this historic port, you are greeted by a blend of Mediterranean charm and rich Tunisian heritage. Wander through bustling medinas, where the scents of spices and the vibrant colors of artisanal crafts create an enchanting atmosphere. Discover the allure of ancient Carthage, where remnants of a once-great civilization echo through captivating landscapes. Discover archaeological marvels, including the Baths of Antoninus and the Punic Ports, each telling tales of Tunisia’s rich past. Tunis is the heart of Tunisian culture, with opportunities to savor traditional cuisine and perhaps even partake in a local tea ceremony.
Day 4 - Fun Day at Sea!
A day of pure leisure and luxury aboard the Atlas Ocean World Navigator. As we glide through the Mediterranean, our ship becomes a sanctuary of relaxation and enjoyment. Join us by the pool for a refreshing dip or a cocktail, enjoying the soft touch of the sea breeze. The onboard spa awaits those seeking a touch of indulgence, while our T-dance promises daytime laughter and great music. For a blend of leisure and learning, sunrise yoga and an afternoon lecture offers the perfect balance. This day is yours to shape as you wish – whether you’re in the mood for energetic activities or a tranquil retreat, our day at sea caters to every preference.
Day 5 - Palermo, Sicily (Italy)
Palermo is the dynamic capital of Sicily. Encounter an eclectic blend of history and modernity. This city is captivated by its unique cultural heritage, evident in landmarks like the opulent Capella Palatina, a symbol of historical confluence. Explore the world-renowned Opera House where scenes from Godfather 3 were filmed. Taste authentic Sicilian treats at the bustling Ballarò market or relax at at Mondello, one of Sicily’s most beautiful beaches. Palermo’s streets are a canvas of history, where every turn offers a glimpse into its rich past, from the ornate facades of ancient buildings to the serene beauty of the Orto Botanico, one of Europe’s oldest botanical gardens.
Day 6 - Lipari, Aeolian Islands (Italy)
The enchanting island of Lipari is the largest of the Aeolian Islands. This picturesque paradise, surrounded by the azure waters of the Mediterranean, is a haven of natural beauty and serene landscapes. Lipari offers a unique blend of quaint cafes and historic sites like the Lipari Castle, a testament to the island’s rich past. The island’s volcanic origins and ancient history are on display at the Aeolian Archaeological Museum. Whether you choose to relax on the pristine beaches, explore the rugged terrain, or indulge in a Wine Tour, Lipari offers a tranquil escape, allowing you to connect with nature and each other in a setting of awesome beauty.
Day 7 - Amalfi, Italy
Welcome to the jewel of the Italian coastline and the birthplace of the Knights of Malta. Amalfi is a favorite destination among our travelers, and it never fails to enchant with its dramatic cliffs, vibrant terraced gardens, and sparkling blue waters. Here, in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, you can visit the magnificent Amalfi Cathedral, which holds the remains of St. Andrew the Apostle. Explore the historical Arsenal of the Maritime Republic, where echoes of Amalfi’s naval power resonate. Then, for a touch of nature’s tranquility, you can venture to the nearby town of Ravello, the site of Villa Cimbrone. Ravello offers breathtaking views that have inspired artists and writers through the ages.
Day 8 - Naples, Italy
Our voyage culminates in the vibrant city of Naples, where we’ll offer an optional post-cruise stay. Its lively streets and rich history allow you to explore an ancient and eternally young city. Wander through the historic center, marveling at the intricate architecture and lively atmosphere. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Pompeii or Herculaneum as well as the renowned National Archaeological Museum. The opulent Royal Palace showcases the city’s royal past. Naples is also a haven for foodies, famed for being the birthplace of pizza.