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"The Holistic Holiday at Sea™ cruise is a transforming experience. It's an opportunity to expand your knowledge and eat perfectly healthy foods while relaxing in the beautiful Caribbean. It wouldn't surprise me if you came back from your vacation a different person."
Neal Barnard, M.D., Washington, DC
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Eating Healthy on a Cruise

Why Eating Healthy on a Cruise is Important

Eating healthy at home and on vacation are both important. Oftentimes travel can cause people to fall back into bad habits they have given up during their day to day routine, but if diet affects how you feel physically it is essential to eat healthy while you are traveling so you can get the most out of your vacation time. One of the most challenging aspects of all inclusive packages is the food you are served. It may or may not be up to your standards and meet your dietary needs. One of the most common situations in which healthy travelers suffer is on cruise ships. Eating healthy on a cruise can be difficult when everything is prepared buffet style for large numbers of guests. Not only are you often tempted by a number of unhealthy options, but it is also hard to confirm the ingredients used in every recipe.

Eating Healthy is Easy on the Holistic Holiday at Sea

Not all cruises can boast about serving truly healthy meals, but the incredible vegan, vegetarian, raw food, and macrobiotic menu available on the annual Holistic Holiday at Sea makes eating healthy on the cruise ship simple. Seven days of food preparation is carefully supervised by Mark Hanna, an internationally recognized natural food chef who has designed menus and cooked for everything from yoga retreats to macrobiotic conferences. This healthy cruise vacation involves enjoying:

  1. all-natural, non-dairy, vegan cuisine that uses organic ingredients whenever possible
  2. sugar and dairy free desserts
  3. macrobiotic favorites like miso, shoyu, umeboshi, and sun-dried sea salt
  4. sugar and dairy free beverages
  5. gluten free entree options

Guests dealing with health issues and specific dietary needs will find the meals are flexible. Any guest working with a health provider or nutritional counselor can request dishes with less or no salt, no oil, and no flour. Holistic Holiday at Sea makes the health and wellness of its attendees a top priority and every effort is made to accommodate special dietary restrictions.

Learn more about Cooking and Cuisine on One of the most Unique Healthy Cruise Vacations

In addition to eating healthy you can also learn about cooking healthy, well rounded meals in your daily life. Cooking classes are taught by a wide variety of macrobiotic, vegan, raw food, and natural chefs from around the world. Topics can include:

  • Macrobiotic cooking
  • Vegan basics
  • Raw food
  • Oil-free cooking
  • Sugar-free cooking
  • Meal planning
  • Vegan alternatives for traditional recipes
  • Dairy-free baking
  • Whole foods cooking

The Holistic Holiday at Sea is not just focused on food, we believe every guest should leave with more knowledge, empowerment, and education on how to be healthy every day in the real world. We guarantee a wonderful learning experience will be paired with the delicious opportunity to taste the fare of some of the world’s best chefs. Recipes from the cruise are included in the program book so every guest can take them home for future use and as a memento of your journey.

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Beautiful Locations

San Juan Porto Rico
Beaches of Cozumel, Mexico
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Exquisite Cuisine

Spring Rolls
Gourmet Vegan Meals
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Luxurious Ship

Ship in Port
Cruising Italian Style
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Spacious Rooms

Suite with Veranda
Verandas and Suites Available
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Renowned Lecturers

Dr. Neal Barnard
World Leaders in Holistic Health
Including Dr. T. Colin Campbell

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