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Silver Shadow & Silver Whisper

This pair of elegant ships carry just 392 privileged guests each, in beautiful style, with plenty of space and loads of facilities, whilst maintaining a nurturing intimacy.

What we love

We do enjoy stepping aboard these sleek ships, the second generation from Silversea. Whilst maintaining the small ship feel, they have the space to offer upgraded facilities and choices, not to mention outstanding levels of service and hospitality, with Italian flair and a family atmosphere.

Capacity 392 Guests
Crew 302 International Staff
Style The Italian verve and sparkle of Silversea makes for a social, welcoming ambience and cosmopolitan style. The international passenger mix creates a sophisticated and elegant environment.
  • Wines and spirits included at all times throughout the ship
  • Numerous dining options
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Daytime activities and lecture programme
  • Evening entertainment and shows
  • Gratuities
Year Built Silver Shadow 2000, Silver Whisper 2001
Last Refurbished Silver Shadow 2019, Silver Whisper 2018
Tonnage 28,258 grt
Length 610 feet
Breadth 82 feet
Cruising Speed 18.5 knots


Silver Whisper - La Dame restaurant
La Dame
Silver Shadow - The Restaurant
The Restaurant
Silver Whisper - La Terrazza restaurant
La Terrazza
Silver Shadow - The Grill restaurant
The Grill

Dining on Silversea can be as relaxed or as formal as you wish, with an easy open seating style and lots of alternative options.

The Restaurant

An intimate table for two by the window, or a social evening with new friends or old, you can dine however and whenever you please in the Restaurant, with sweeping sea views and an extensive menu.

La Terrazza

Here you will see Silversea's Italian heritage represented in food with ingredients that are fresh, sustainable and locally grown. La Terrazza is open for casual, buffet-style breakfast and lunch, and during the evening transforms into an à la carte traditional Italian restaurant.

La Dame

At this intimate and quintessentially Parisian venue, fine wines are complemented by a bespoke menu embodying the gastronomic traditions of France. Demand is high and a small charge applies.

The Grill

At this casual al fresco location the top deck of the Pool Bar & Grill is transformed into The Grill at night, with a fun lava rock experience, allowing you to cook your own delicacies to taste, out under the stars.

Bars and lounges

Silver Whisper - The Bar

Whether you are looking for a quiet indoor corner to read a book, a lively venue for drinks before dinner, or a place to gather with friends for a nightcap, Silver Shadow and Silver Whisper have so many options.

The relaxed and social ambience on board is perfect whatever your mood. After dinner, the Show Lounge comes live with lavish productions, intimate concerts or guest entertainers, whilst the Panorama Lounge is great for listening to the pianist, afternoon tea, or watching the world go by. Meet or make friends in the Bar before dinner, or relax in the Connoisseur's Corner over a cognac and cigar.


Silver Whisper - Owners Suite
Owners Suite
Silver Shadow - Royal Suite
Royal Suite
Silver Shadow - Medallion Suite
Medallion Suite
Silver Shadow - Silver Suite
Silver Suite
Silver Shadow - Veranda Suite
Veranda Suite
Silver Shadow - Vista Suite
Vista Suite

At entry level enjoy spacious suites with sweeping sea-view or private verandah, or if you like more space, go for one of the more lavish options. Whatever you choose, your butler is standing by.

Owners Suite

This one or two bedroom suite with an inviting midships location and 919 or 1264 square feet of space is the perfect choice if you prefer to entertain privately. A home from home for long voyages.

Grand Suite/Royal Suite

Enjoying sweeping views over the bow of the ship with plenty of living space and the option of one or two bedrooms, these suites are perfect for entertaining, and great for privacy too, with loads of inside space as well as a large teak veranda.

Silver Suite

Our very favourite accommodation on board, the Silver Suite has lots of space- 653 to 701 square feet - and a great midships location on deck 7. A separate bedroom and spacious teak veranda ensure this feels like a wonderful little apartment. We recommend you book early, they are very popular.

Medallion Suite

Whilst smaller than the Silver Suites, these spacious accommodations are nevertheless very desirable with 521 square feet of private space to enjoy. True suites with separate bedroom, walk in wardrobe and bathroom with bathtub and separate shower, this category is an excellent choice.

Veranda/Deluxe Veranda/Superior Veranda/Classic Veranda Suite

In these categories you have lots of opportunity to enjoy spacious accommodation - 345 square feet - with comfortable sitting area, walk-in closet and marble clad bathroom, not to mention sliding doors to a private veranda. Different categories relate to position only.

Vista Suite

You have plenty of living space - 287 square feet in fact - and sweeping sea views when you choose this comfortable entry level suite with marble bathroom.

All rooms and suites include
  • Your own butler to look after your needs
  • Beds which can be configured as queen or twin
  • Marble bathroom with separate shower cubicle and full size bathtub
  • Walk in wardrobe
  • Fully stocked bar, replenished daily
  • WiFi access, free of charge
  • 24 hour room service
  • Fine bed linens and down duvet covers
  • Choice of European bath amenities
  • Writing desk(s) with personalised stationery, binoculars, and umbrella

Onboard experiences

Silversea Wine Tasting Excursion

There is plenty of space on these intimate ships, and detailed planning has gone into preparing an experience on board that is stimulating, exciting and heart-warming in equal measure.

There is so much to do on board, and your daily programme reveals a treasure trove of delights, including classes and seminars, tournaments and quizzes, entertainments and events.

Tours, talks and more
  • Great themed experiences such as bridge cruises
  • Special culinary and wine voyages
  • Varied shore excursions, complementary on various sailings, and Privato for your own car and driver
  • Prestigious guest lecturers
  • Matinee movies

Onboard facilities

Silver Whisper - Jogging track

Just a glance at the deck plan of these two ships reveals a whole range of options to suit every taste: wellness, fitness, entertainment, education: everything is here at your fingertips.

  • Well equipped fitness centre
  • Extensive spa and salon with a range of great treatments
  • Observation lounge - perfect when cruising close to land
  • Pool with adjacent Jacuzzis
  • Library and internet café
  • Connoisseur's corner for fine brandies and a special cigar
  • Extensive casino
  • Excellent shops

Deck plans

See the deck plans

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

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