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Reservations open for Ritz-Carlton's Ilma inaugural season

Ilma's pool area
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection's second vessel, Ilma, will debut in September 2024 in the Mediterranean.

'With a relaxed sailing pace and more overnights in port, our 2024 Mediterranean season underscores the essence of the yachting lifestyle, giving guests more time to truly immerse themselves in the vibrant cultures, local cuisines and natural beauty of the region,' said Douglas Prothero, CEO, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection.

Athens to Haifa maiden voyage

Ilma's seven-night maiden voyage will travel from Athens to Haifa, Israel.

Further voyages range from seven to 13 nights, visiting a range of destinations in the Greek Isles, along the Amalfi Coast, the French Riviera and the Balearic Islands.

Travelers will have access to great cities like Rome, Florence (via Livorno) and Monte Carlo, and destinations like Tangier, Morocco and Funchal, Madeira. Overnight calls are planned at Alexanderia, Egypt, Amalfi and Tenerife in the Canary Islands.

The 456-passenger Ilma measures 790 feet/241 meters and offers 228 suites, each with a private terrace. Two new upper suite categories measure more than 1,000 square feet.

The yacht will have five restaurants, six bars, a wine vault and signature spaces found on Evrima, such as an expanded marina with a new mezzanine feature, a signature Ritz-Carlton Spa and a special space for Ritz Kids programming.

Ilma is under construction at Chaniers de l'Atlantique.