Five ultra-luxury cruise lines sail from LA. All cruise ships offer some level of luxury, but these are the most all-inclusive and luxurious in the world.
Luxury cruises have higher standards for fine dining, stylish staterooms, and pampering service. The entertainment is better. Learning experiences are offered and shore excursions are more unique.
Azamara Club Cruises is a luxury cruise line known for longer stays in port, more overnights, and night tours. "Azamazing Evenings" are complimentary and part of every voyage. They offer cruises to the Sea of Cortez and up the California coast from Los Angeles.
Crystal Cruises has the most award-winning ships and is regularly voted "best cruise ships in the world". Features include up to seven evening dining options, Feng Shui-inspired spa, 360 teak promenade deck, exceptional wine cellar, and the highest rated enrichment and entertainment in luxury cruising. Out of LA, Crystal offers several departures including a world cruise and cruises to Hawaii.
Venerable Cunard Line offers genuine English luxury on famous ships. Their Panama Canal cruise is a classic itinerary.
Regent Seven Seas is known as the most all-inclusive of the luxury cruise lines. Their all-suite ships sail to New Zealand, New York, Tahiti, and around the world from LA.
Seabourn operates small ships with all-inclusive cruises. The accommodations are all-suite and 90 percent have private verandas. Other features include a two-deck spa, four dining options, six bars, Seabourn Square lounge, two swimming pools, 6 whirlpools, and Grand Salon. Cruises from LA include a long voyage to the South Pacific and a cruise through the Panama Canal to Florida.
Silversea is another luxury line operating smaller ships on cruises. They have a cruise from Los Angeles to Tahiti.