(CNN) — The highly anticipated superyacht cruise from The Ritz-Carlton has finally debuted three and a half years after its originally planned maiden voyage.

Evryma, the first of three bespoke yachts for the famous hotel chain The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, launched a 7-night cruise from Barcelona, ​​Spain to Nice, France on October 15th.

The 190-meter ship, which can accommodate 298 passengers, consists of 149 suites with private terraces and floor-to-ceiling windows, and features an infinity pool, wine cellar, Ritz-Carlton spa, nightclub and its own ‘marina’. .

Prices for week-long stays start at $6,400 per person for Mediterranean voyages and $5,100 per person for Caribbean voyages, with accommodation options ranging from standard cabins to two-story ‘loft-style’ The apartments are sprawling up to 1,091 sqm. – Foot “owner’s suite” with private hot tub.

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The Ritz-Carlton superyacht cruise debuts with its maiden voyage, a seven-night cruise from Barcelona to Nice.

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Those splashing out from these luxury cruises can expect “the highest standard of service.” The yacht claims one of the best staff-to-space-guest ratios at sea. Water sports, etc. Board entertainment.

We also have a dedicated onboard children’s facility full of programs for children ages 4 to 12.

Evrima means discovery in Greek and sails to a variety of destinations in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Central and South America, with most cruises staying 7-10 nights.

The luxury yacht will be followed by Irma and Luminara, two currently under construction at the Chantiers de L’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.

The Ritz-Carlton first announced plans to foray into the world of luxury yachts in 2017, describing the venture as “a hybrid of luxury cruising and yachting.”

“The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will revolutionize the luxury cruising industry, offering unparalleled vacations, curated itineraries, insider access and a level of excellence never before seen in the sector. We are creating a completely unique category designed for those who seek personalization,” said Douglas Procero Chief Executive Officer of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection in a statement.

The future of cruising?

At 85.2 square feet per guest, Evrima has one of the highest space ratios in luxury cruising, according to The Ritz-Carlton.

At 85.2 square feet per guest, Evrima has one of the highest space ratios in luxury cruising, according to The Ritz-Carlton.

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“Evrima was designed and created with all the elements of a luxury yachting experience considered.

All three superyachts are available for private charter. The Ritz-Carlton hasn’t disclosed charter fees, but it’s safe to assume that those who choose to hire the vessel will need significant funds.

Chris Gabaldon, senior vice president of luxury brands at Marriott International, said:

The Evrima launch has been rescheduled several times due to supply chain issues and the global pandemic.

early this month, four seasons has announced plans for its first 14-deck, 207-meter-long, 95-suite ship, which is set to enter service in late 2025.