Newport Beach, CA
Fridays & Saturdays - 7:30 PM
*Rates do not apply for holidays, Valentines Day and specialty cruises
- Take in the magnificent sunset before enjoying a romantic dinner
- Boarding glass of Champagne, freshly prepared 4-course dinner, live music and dancing under a canopy of stars
- Cruise company has over 30 years experience
- A romantic evening you'll be talking about forever!
Enjoy the finest in gourmet cuisine, surrounded by spectacular views on LA's most magnificent dinner cruise.After being escorted to your private table, start with cocktails on deck then relax as your gracious crew transports you to a world of ease and luxury.
Watch the sun go down before enjoying a romantic dinner prepared fresh on board. Then dance to live music or watch the sights drift by from the outdoor decks.
Enjoy breathtaking views of Newport Beach, delicious food and festive music!
Newport Beach boasts one of the largest small-boat harbors in the world, rimmed by the boat slips of the Balboa Peninsula on the south, the rocky shores of Corona Del Mar at the harbor's mouth, and bustling Mariner's Mile on the north shore.
So whether you are looking for a romantic evening for two, a birthday celebration, or just want a memorable night out, we promise you an unforgettable experience!
- Please let Cloud 9 Living know at time of booking if you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions so that accommodations can be made
- Please check-in 30 minutes prior to departure time
- Rates are inclusive of taxes and gratuities
- Boarding glass of champagne included
- Complimentary soda, coffee, tea and water
- Alcoholic beverages available for purchase on board
- DJ entertainment and dancing
- For party sizes not listed, please contact Cloud 9 Living
- See FAQ's for a sample menu
This cruise will last approximately 3 hours.
Cruise ships carry between 200 and 500 guests.
This experience is only for those on the cruise.
This experience takes place indoors and will not be affected by weather conditions.
What to Wear:
Business casual attire is requested. Attire such as khaki pants and a collared shirt are just fine. You may find that some guests are dressed more formally, especially those celebrating special occasions. However, attire varies from comfortable to the more formal. No jeans, shorts, tank tops, flip-flops or gym shoes are allowed. Bring along a light jacket as it may get a bit breezy on the outer decks.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings 5 days in advance.
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 72 hours prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.
What type of food is served?
Sample Plated Dinner Menu (subject to change):
Variety of Artisan Flat Breads and Baguettes served with Garlic Herb Cheese Spread and a Cilantro Pesto
House Caesar Salad:
Crisp Romaine Hearts, Grilled Ciabatta Crostini, Cherry Tomatoes, Imported Parmesan Cheese and Radicchio with a Creamy Caesar Dressing
Panko-Cruted Salmon finished with a Miso Honey Glaze accompanied by Fresh Seasonal Vegetables or Captain's Beef Short Ribs finished with Chipotle Port Wine Sauce accompanied by Special House Potatoes.
Chef's Selected Dessert
What is the dress attire for the cruises?
Business casual to dressy casual attire is recommended. For men, slacks or khaki pants, and a collared shirt with or without a jacket; for women slacks, a skirt or dress. We request no jeans, shorts, tank tops, flip-flops, or gym shoes on these cruises.
What time do I board the ship?
Boarding time is usually 30 minutes prior to departure. Please check your boarding time on the confirmation email.
Can you hold a reservation and pay later?
We do not hold reservations without payment.
Where is the best place to park?
Marina Del Rey:
Fisherman's Village Marina
Validation for 2 hours, $1.00 per half hour thereafter (subject to change)
2431 W. Pacific Coast Highway (across from Jack's Shrimp)
$8 per car, $15 in December (subject to change)
Are there vegetarian options available?
Yes, for dining cruises, vegetarian meals are available and can be arranged at the time of booking. Please notify Cloud 9 Living at the time of booking.
Do we need to pre-select the menu before the day of cruising?
No, you do not need to pre-select your menu. We have a menu that you will choose from on board.
Are gratuities included in the price package?
Gratuity is included for the meal, but not on additional (alcoholic) beverages.
Is there pre-assigned seating?
As you board, our captain and marine crew will direct you to your deck. From there the host/hostess will show your party to your assigned table(s). Decks are never guaranteed to non-private groups. Seats will be assigned based on needs and capacity for each cruise.
Are there any age restrictions on your cruises?
There are no age restrictions and kids under 3 cruise free of charge. Please let Cloud 9 Living know at the time of booking if you will be bringing a child under the age of 3.
What happens if it rains?
The cruise takes place indoor and will sail rain or shine. In the case of severe weather conditions or upon the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard, we will remain dockside.
What kind of entertainment is on board?
The dinner cruise offers dance floors and a variety of music - from the dance hits of the 40's through today as well as a variety of jazz standards and popular favorites.
Is smoking allowed?
Smoking is allowed on the outside decks only.
Can we bring our own decorations?
Small groups without private space can bring table decorations, but early boarding is not allowed.
What decor is provided?
All yachts are decorated with linens, lantern centerpieces, silver and china.
Can I bring cakes and flowers on board?
Cakes that do not require refrigeration may be brought on board. You will be charged a $1.50 per person cake cutting fee (price is subject to change). Small flower bouquets are allowed.
Is the ship wheelchair accessible?
Please call Cloud 9 Living at (866) 525-6839 to discuss local port options.
Can we meet the captain and visit the bridge?
Yes, guests are welcome to come and meet the captain and his first mate. However, for safety and security reasons, we ask that you check with the staff on board first. We want to ensure that all passengers and crew are kept safe and that the captain is not distracted while performing essential duties.
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"I just love everything about it the team, food, DJ etc...... Boat ride very smooth pilot so friendley love the way they let us take pictures with them also as well they helped us in taking our pictures & videos. Will be back soon!!!!:-)"
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