14 Nights - Halloween Transatlantic Cruise

14 Nights - Halloween Transatlantic Cruise


Hosted Group Gay Men & Women

Departs from Barcelona, Spain on October 29, 2023 returning November 12, 2023

Virgin Voyages - Valiant Lady

An unrivaled Transatlantic Voyage from Gay Mecca Barcelona, Ibiza, and Malaga, Spain’s cultural capital, the garden of Eden, Funchal, in the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy a warm and sunny southern Atlantic crossing to Miami.

Aquafest Does Not Accept Electronic Transmission of Credit Cards.

Special Savings and Offers-Call Us For Details!!!

Download the Virgin Voyages APP!

Please make sure you have added the Virgin Voyages APP on your mobile device and log in to complete your required check in for the sailing. I have found that the APP work best when you close all other applications on your mobile device and the VV APP will work just fine.

This APP will be your online guide for the cruise booking your dining and shore excursions (Shore Things). If you have trouble, you can call Virgin at 800.430.5308.

If you are not familiar with the Virgin Voyages brand, I have included a link to the e-brochure that explains Virgin Voyages and its onboard cruise experience:
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As a reminder, Aquafest has EXCLUSIVE advance booking for both the ships dining and shore excursions reservations as follows:
• Priority Access to Reserve Add-ons and Bookable Experiences. You can book on your VV App or call 800.430.5308
• 135 Days Prior (instead of 120) for Shore Things (June 16, 2023)
• 60 Days Prior (instead of 45) for onboard activities and dining (August 29, 2023)

Recommended Shore Excursions )ADVANCE NOTICE)

We are recommending the following (Advance Notification) shore excursions for our prestigious group once you can book starting June 16th. Mark your calendar as a reminder to book these once the reservations open for sale if you would like to join your hosts and fellow travelers.
Ibiza October 30, 2023 port times 8am-6pm
Tour: Culture, history, and Sangria in Ibiza’s Old Town
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Malaga (Day 2 of stay) November 1st port time depart 7pm
Tour: The Alhambra Complex (This tour is a FAST SELL OUT)
Shore Excursions
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Madeira (Funchal) November 3, 2023 port times 8am-8pm
Tour: Jaunty Monte Holiday in Maderia
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Thank you for your participation and more to come…

Sail from Barcelona to Miami on the Super Chic BRAND NEW Virgin Voyages -Valiant Lady

Hosted LGBTQ Group (This Is Not An Aquafest Event)

Dear LGBTQ Traveler,

Join Aquafest on our 1st Halloween Cruise Transatlantic crossing (This voyage is NOT an Aquafest Event but a hosted group departure) for a magnificent “Adults Only” cruise experience on Virgin Voyages NEW Resilient Lady. The lady ships are a game changer for cruising offering spectacular entertainment including pop up shows, more deck and theme parties, a SCARLET night event, more dance club options, , dining options (up to 20), high quality crafted cocktails, and hip very friendly service. Virgin has changed the traditional cruise experience with more fun in an exclusive, all adult, casual, and POSH Environment…

This cruise includes basic beverages (coffee, water, soft drinks), all Staff Gratuities, FREE Wi-Fi, and all restaurants onboard for less “nickel and diming” and more inclusiveness just for you!

Exceptional Value & No Nickel & Diming!

• Adults-only ships; you must be 18 or older to sail
• Valiant Lady is a BIG Ship at 110,000 tons but only 2800 passengers with 1500 crew. Other ships of the same size carry up to 3600 passengers and carry only 1000 crew
• Highest Premium to Luxury Cruise Experience with Richard Branson’s Infamous Chic Style
• More than 20 places to grab a bite to eat with no extra-fee restaurants
• Cruise fares will include basic drinks (soda, bottled and sparkling water, juices, drip coffee and tea) and all staff gratuities
• Free Wi-Fi
• VIP Scarlet Night Themed Event
• The majority (86 percent) of cabins have balconies, and 93 percent offer ocean views
• Resilient Lady will feature the first-ever Tattoo Studio at sea
• The most Spectacular Entertainment, Parties, Celebrity DJ’s, and Special Theme Events At Sea, & More!

Your Aquafest Included Value!

• Hosted Group Dinners
• Evening Social Gatherings
• AquaQuest Shore excursion Options
• VIP Aquafest Gift Bag
• Aquafest will offer a pre cruise host hotel a year out from sailing
• Aquafest “A” Team Hosts

Also Included: Your Stylish Designer Cabin, All Entertainment, All Tips, Free Wi-Fi, All meals in 20 different restaurants, bottled water, soft drinks, coffee and juice.

Your Aquafest Transatlantic Itinerary- October 29-November 12, 2023

An unrivaled Transatlantic Voyage from Gay Mecca Barcelona, Ibiza, and Malaga, Spain’s cultural capital, the garden of Eden, Funchal, in the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy a warm and sunny southern Atlantic crossing to Miami.


Coffee (or cocktails) in your terrace hammock overlooking the waves, or waking up late in your own cocoon, 24 hour room service. Here are the cabins you can choose from...
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Attention Sea Blazers (Past Virgin Voyages Guests)

Ask for your Special Discounts and amenities!


CALL AQUAFEST NOW!!! 1-800.592.9058

Once you book,and the 7-day grace period is up, the deposit is non-refundable. If the Sailor (traveler) can't go, you can change sailings without any penalty as long as it is done 45+ days prior to sailing. Once inside 45 days, the only change that can be made is name changes. Those can be done 2+ days prior. This is all based on not having our Voyage Protection (insurance). Guests must be 18+ To book. Full terms and conditions will be provided at time of booking.

• 121 days or more

All monies refunded, except for potentially your deposit.

Your deposit will be refunded only if cancellation is within 7 days of the date the deposit was made. Otherwise, entire deposit amount is non-refundable.

• 120 days or less

No refund; but you have flexibility to change your voyage date.

Options available for cancellation up to 45 days of Guest’s departure date:
• Receive a “Future Voyage Certificate” in the amount paid that can be applied to a new sailing up to 1 year after the original voyage date.
• Change to a new voyage date up to 1 year after original voyage date.
• Change names on the reservation; permissible up to 48 hours before your voyage sailing date.
• Submit an insurance claim if travel protection (aka travel insurance) was purchased.
Individual cancellation policies apply at the Guest level for any individual cancellation within a cabin.

All advertised events are exclusive to guests who book through Aquafest only. Aquafest Cruises are group events and not chartered vessels. All rates are cruise only and per person, based on double occupancy subject to availability at time of booking. Non-discountable fees and taxes, airfare, air taxes and transfers are additional. Pricing and other information may change without notice. We reserve the right to correct errors. Information and pricing are subject to change without notice. All cancellations are subject to a $50 per booking cancellation fee from Aquafest in addition to any vendor cancellation penalties. Trip Cancellation Insurance is strongly recommended for all reservations. More information will be provided to you at the time of booking confirmation. Please contact us for a more detailed description of restrictions, cancellations, and penalties.

Please ask us about rates for Suites, Mini-Suites, and other cabin categories not shown. If you are a PAST PASSENGER, Senior citizen, Military, or have Special Coupon Offers, please advise your Aquafest agent at the time of booking.

BOOKING PROCESSING FEE: A non-refundable $50.00 Booking Processing Fee and Special Event Fee (where applicable) will be charged to your credit card at the time of final payment. Your credit card statement reference line will display "CruiseCenter" and will not reflect a description of these fees.