Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Rebrands as Margaritaville at Sea

Margaritaville on Wednesday announced Margaritaville at Sea, an offshore resort experience. The first cruise ship, Margaritaville Paradise, formerly operated as Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s flagship vessel, Grand Classica, and will feature gourmet food and beverage options. This means, as of March 19, "Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line" will willcease operations and will be known as "Margaritaville at Sea" going forward.

Departing on its first passenger sailing on April 30 from the Port of Palm Beach, Florida to Grand Bahama Island, Margaritaville Paradise will have 10 passenger decks and 658 cabins in various stateroom categories. Following a multimillion investment and refurbishment, the ship’s cabins and common spaces will sport Margaritaville’s signature “casual-luxe” design with nautical details and colors.

Dining options onboard will include JWB Prime Steak & Seafood, Frank and Lola’s PizzeriaPort of Indecision Buffet, LandShark Sports Bar and Margaritaville Coffee & Pastry Shop, as well as the Euphoria Lounge, Sunset Bar and 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar. Additionally, the ship will offer onboard leisure activities and entertainment like the Par-A-Dice Casino, a Stars on the Water Theater, St. Somewhere Spa, Fins Up! Fitness Center, pools, a retail shop and more. The ship was built at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard and entered service as a pioneer ship.

Oneil Khosa, CEO of Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, who will serve as CEO of Margaritaville at Sea, said in a press statement: “We’re excited about this new partnership as we launch Margaritaville at Sea out of the Port of Palm Beach. We are incredibly proud of what we’ve built at Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line and are appreciative of our loyal customers and trade partners who have stood by us through so much. We’re excited about this next phase of our evolution, rebranding as Margaritaville at Sea. The collaborative concept will add a different dimension to the cruising industry, appealing to a new audience of travelers.”

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