There are plenty of ways to choose your next travel destination. You can scope out hot travel deals, stay abreast of the latest trends, or decide to check a once-in-a-lifetime vacation like cruising to South Africa off your bucket list. You could spin a globe, close your eyes, and point—although odds are, that method will lead you to the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Or, you can simply allow the universe to guide you.
What can the characteristics of your zodiac sign tell you about your travel preferences? A lot! We’ve analyzed the personality traits of each astrological sign and handpicked the perfect vacation destination for each zodiac type. Let the stars align and lead you to the perfect cruise travel destination for your personality.
As an Aries, you’re passionate and energetic. You have a competitive spirit and enjoy a physical challenge. People born under Aries can be impulsive, which means keeping informed of last-minute cruise deals is a good idea. (Never miss a deal by signing up for our email newsletter.) Aries can be impatient and should look for cruise itineraries that keep them moving.
That’s where New Zealand comes in. The Land of the Long White Cloud is a haven for outdoor adventures. You can spend an afternoon exploring the edge of civilization by jet boat and 4X4, tee off at the country’s premier golf course, or hike Mount Maunganui, better known as Mauao around the world, or simply The Mount to locals. As an Aries, your most compatible travel companions are Libras and Leos.
As a Taurus, you’re a hopeless romantic with an eye for beauty. You want the best out of life, especially when it comes to food, music, travel, and fashion. You most enjoy travel destinations that are beautiful and inspiring. People born under the Taurus sign can be stubborn, which means traveling with like-minded companions is a must. You’re also known for being great with money, which means you’re always looking for a good travel deal.
That’s why you should set your sights on the Adriatic will be a perfect vacation! After all, the island of Hvar is like a paradise on Earth. You’ll love the stunning architecture in destinations like and Dubrovnik and Kotor, as well as the region’s sun-kissed beaches and sparkling harbors. The delectable fresh, local seafood is sure to please the refined palate of a Taurus.
Geminis are ruled by the Twins and have two sides to their personalities. As a Gemini, you’re social and cheerful, and dislike being alone. You can also be quiet and serious, and occasionally nervous and indecisive. Planning travel well in advance will help you to feel safe and allow time to mull over your shore excursion options.
Geminis will love cruising to South America—especially Brazil. The mix of bustling, cultured cities, and relaxing, secluded beaches will appeal to both sides of your personality. A luxury cruise, where everything is taken care of for you, will ease those famous Gemini anxieties. Sagittarius and Aquarius star signs make ideal travel companions for a Gemini.
Known for being supremely empathetic and intuitive, Cancers make excellent friends. They’re homebodies who love relaxing, spending time with friends, and enjoying great food. They often dislike strangers, so private, customized shore excursions are ideal for Cancers.
In Scotland, you’ll get that familiar feeling, but you’ll also have the chance to be swept up in dramatic scenery of calm lochs, windblown seascapes, and rugged mountains. Discover an abiding sense of community and cozy up into a charming pub or two. Before booking, call up your Capricorn and Taurus pals—they’re your most compatible travel companions.
As a Leo, you’re a warm, passionate, social being. You have a deep appreciation for the finer things in life and love a good holiday. Leos can occasionally be self-centered. They will best avoid conflict by choosing travel companions who have similar interests or are very easygoing. You love drama and theater—you’ll find Leos enjoying the onboard entertainment during a cruise.
Leos will love a luxury cruise around Australia. Visit Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns and more, and discover your ideal blend of laid-back and fun-loving culture. You’ll have plenty of time to soak up the sun with eco-adventures, underwater exploring, hiking through rainforests. Plus, you can sample some award-winning wines that speak to your social spirit. As a Leo, you’ll find the best travel companions in friends born under the Aquarius and Gemini signs.
Virgos are practical, hardworking types who can be prone to worrying. As a Virgo, you’re very analytical and prefer to plan a vacation well in advance. You can be shy and would prefer a smaller, more intimate cruise experience to traveling aboard a mega-ship. You love animals and nature and try to incorporate both into a vacation.
Our Greek Isles cruises have all the off-grid romance a Virgo could ask for. Sunsets on Santorini, wine tasting on Crete, and sunbathing on Mykonos check all of this star sign’s boxes. As a Virgo, cruising is an ideal mode of travel—when you’re on board an Azamara ship, we take care of everything, so that you can leave any worries back on land. Your most compatible travel companions are those born under the Pisces and Cancer signs.
Known for being gracious, fair, and co-operative, Libras make great travel companions. As a Libra, you love making new friends and hate being alone (unless you’re curled up with a good book). Libras are intellectuals with a taste for the luxe life. You live for impassioned, cerebral debates and like your life to be enriched by travel, art, and beautiful things.
For complete cultural immersion, Libras should head to Japan! In a place where the super-modern and the centuries-old combine effortlessly, your eye for beauty will be pulled in every direction. From ornate gardens to towering skyscrapers, everything about Japanese design has thoughtful intention behind it—which we know you’ll appreciate. Plus, it’s the perfect place to indulge in delicious cuisine that’s often elevated to a true art form. Find an Aries or Sagittarius to tag along, as they’re your most compatible travel companions.
Scorpios can often be summed up as cool, calm, and collected. As a Scorpio, you’re known for your intensity and decisiveness—but you can also be a perfectionist. You place a high value on authenticity and truthfulness, and research your travel decisions thoroughly.
Mystery and elusiveness are what Scorpios love about travel, so a cruise to South Africa definitely fits the bill. Go on a bucket list-worthy safari in search of the famed Big Five. Discover what treasures a maze-like marketplace holds. Relish in the unique juxtaposition of rugged and refined.
Scorpios are comfortable as solo travelers, but if you prefer a companion, you’ll find your best mates in the Taurus and Cancer signs.
As a Sagittarius, you’re often the life of the party and eager to try anything new. You’re funny and energetic, with an idealistic outlook on life. People born under Sagittarius tend to travel more than anyone else, but can be impatient when it comes to the details of planning a trip. You are reflective in nature and look for answers to life’s biggest questions in the world around you.
So why not go big and cruise the Black Sea? Beautiful and beguiling, it’s simply perfect for a Sag that loves to explore off the beaten path. Most of our Black Sea cruises stop at least once in Istanbul—a city that sprawls over two continents. From the humming Grand Bazaar to dolphin watching in the Bosporus Strait (and delicious Turkish food), there are endless adventures to be had. Once you head into the Sea itself, you’ll get to discover sparkling gems like Odessa, Sochi, and Batumi that are sure to satisfy your wanderlust—for now. By cruising, you’ll be able to island-hop without having to think about any of those pesky details like flights or ferries. You’ll have a great time with your most compatible travel companions, Aries and Geminis.
Capricorns are responsible, a bit serious, and care deeply about their families. You are self-disciplined and have high expectations for others, which can occasionally come across as overbearing. You’re a natural-born leader, and most likely to be planning a group or family vacation.
Capricorns need a crowd-pleasing vacation destination—like the Caribbean! A luxury voyage around the Caribbean offers something for everyone. There are plenty of adventurous shore excursions to choose from, or you can spend the day relaxing at the beach. There’s great shopping, great music, and great food in the Caribbean, too. What’s more, a Caribbean cruise offers hardworking Capricorns like you the much-needed opportunity to unplug and unwind. Your best travel companions are going to be people born under the Taurus and Cancer signs.
Known for being quiet, emotional, and intellectual, as an Aquarius, you’re also a non-conformist that doesn’t follow the crowd. You’re not one to lie around on a beach or while entire days away. You can get bored easily and should look for cruises that take you to a new place nearly every day, but still give you time to go beneath the surface.
Our Iceland-Intensive voyages are a great fit for this water sign. You’ll visit six captivating ports, with overnight stays in some. Lose yourself crashing waterfalls, stunning fjords, lush countryside, and unique island architecture. And for when you crave more cosmopolitan pursuits, you’ll start and end your voyage in Dublin or Copenhagen. Leo and Sagittarius friends will make good travel buddies for an Aquarius.
As a Pisces, you’re the ultimate introvert. You’re gentle and compassionate, and have a deep appreciation of, and a talent for, art and music. You’re a dreamer, and look for an escape from reality when you travel. You love water and swimming, making tropical destinations a good fit for a Pisces.
A cruise to India and Sri Lanka is the ultimate getaway for a Pisces. The region offers tropical temperatures and secluded beaches, as well as inspiring cultural experiences that will connect with your empathetic nature as a Pisces. We bet you can picture yourself gliding down the tranquil backwaters of Alappuzha or taking in a traditional Kandyan dance performance in Colombo. A long voyage in the Indian Ocean allows for the quiet, contemplative days at sea that a Pisces needs. A Pisces makes for an excellent solo traveler, but you’ll also enjoy the company of Virgo or Taurus companions.
Is an Azamara voyage written in the stars? We think so. In fact, these incredible cruise deals might just be the universe’s way of telling you that it’s time to take a vacation.
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