The World is home to the owners of 110 luxurious private residences who are free to "come home" at any scheduled port and be aboard for any period of time. The same flexibility is available to guests of The World's 88 beautifully appointed guest suites when they participate in an innovative programcalled Tailored Time Fares. Purchased for 30 to 300 days, Tailored Time Fares can be used at any time over a two-year period tailored to personal schedules. Guests may also reserve a suite for a pre-planned voyage according to their travel interests. Pre-planned voyages are all-inclusive: roundtripeconomy air transportation, transfers, porterage, port charges, meals and beverages, including an extensive selection of fine wines and spirits.
Voyagers aboard The World have the opportunity to experience castles in Denmark, salsa lessons on the Mexican Riviera, world-renowned vineyards in Italy and France, the rare artisanship of the San Blas Islands and New Year's Eve celebrations in Hawaii. Each year, residents of this international community enjoy approximately 250 days in port with extended stays for in-depth exploration and world-renowned special events, such as the star-studded Cannes Film Festival and Monaco's thrilling Grand Prix.
The concept of traveling the world without leaving home was conceived and developed by Norwegian Knut U. Kloster, Jr., the former chairman of Royal Viking Line and Norwegian Cruise Lines. Kloster is also a member of the renowned shipping family that pioneered the modern cruise industry in the early 1960s.
The World of ResidenSea offers the comfort and privacy of a luxury vacation home, the personal service of a world-class resort and the mobility of a grand ocean liner that circumnavigates the globe. It houses an exclusive community of discerning adventurers committed to enjoying life to the fullest. With its 110 spacious, fully furnished luxury residences, The World of ResidenSea provides a unique lifestyle and an exciting new way to travel the world. It offers the advantages of owning a home with an ocean view in more than 100 countries - without the maintenance, logistics, and other inconveniences typical of vacation-home ownership.
The World's residents select an interior design style from four internationally acclaimed designers. Homes range from 1,106 to 3,200 square feet and are priced from US$2.255 million.
In addition, membership in the ResidenSea Club promises an unrivaled lifestyle. Luxury, security and pampering are offered at every level: 24-hour concierge service to handle everyday details, travel arrangements and special requests; the internationally acclaimed Clinique la Prairie spa to help residents feel relaxed and renewed; four superb restaurants for casual and elegant dining; 24-hour room service; chefs on call; and in-home dining. And residents get all this from a staff that knows them by name. Members also enjoy myriad life-enrichment activities and reciprocal privileges at private clubs throughout the world.
Without a doubt, the ultimate lifestyle on Earth is actually found on water. The World of ResidenSea offers you and your family the ultimate address and a quality of life unlike any other in the world.