Take Halloween out to sea in 2021 with the biggest West Coast gay cruise yet! Atlantis celebrates 30 years of all-gay vacations with a first-ever sailing on the spectacular Norwegian Bliss from Los Angeles to Mexico’s most beautiful beaches and gay-friendly destinations.
Start your week with an originally wild take on Halloween, kicking off a non-stop festival of dazzling entertainers, spectacular parties, and endless fun for 4000 guys from around the world.
We’re serious about fun this year, with insanely low fares from $699 – the same rates as their very first trip 30 years ago. It’s time to play again!
Get onboard the newest and most advanced ship in the West where options abound and a new adventure awaits at every moment. The stunning Norwegian Bliss features the largest pool deck we’ve ever sailed, perfect for our t-dances and evening events, original places to play, dazzling entertainment spaces, a bounty of inviting eateries, and a blisteringly cool design throughout.
Chill out in the Vibe Beach Club or take a spin around the Bliss Speedway, the largest racetrack (yup!) at sea. Scream a little on the AquaRacer, and reward a long day out with quality time in the massive Mandara Spa. Meet some friends at the ship’s core – 678 Ocean Place, or just people watch on the glorious outdoor pool deck or from the dazzling Observation Lounge. Bliss was built for enjoying the wonders of life at sea with features perfect for us in every way.
Find your perfect place in the sun during our three fabulously entertaining days at sea, where options abound, and Atlantis will keep you entertained day and night. From daytime pool games to festive afternoon T-dances, you’ll always be tempted to join in. Take in the afternoon drag Bingo (the gayest bingo ever), indulge in a long brunch with friends, play a game of volleyball, check out the waterslides and race cars, or find a quiet deck chair on Bliss’ massive outdoor decks. And when you’re ready to really relax, the Mandara spa features every imaginable treatment along with one of the largest and most complete fitness centers at sea.
Nothing compares to dancing under the stars or afternoon sun on the wide-open top decks of a cruise ship, and Bliss boasts our largest and most spectacular venue yet. An incredible and diverse set of spectacular parties will rise up from this remarkable space, featuring concert sound, eye-popping lights, dazzling lasers, mesmerizing video, and the friendliest crowd on land or sea. The world’s top gay DJs headline our signature themes with wide-ranging musical styles, designed to fit everyone’s taste.
It all starts with a completely original take on Halloween, so start your costume creations now! We’ll tell you more about our other theme nights in late June, but just know that we’re planning the parties that everyone needs right now!
Late night Bliss offers a fascinating outdoor space called Spice H20 that we’ll use for both our after hours and our first-ever sunrise morning party. Plus we’ll create some truly original after-hours events in unexpectedly playful spaces onboard.
Over 30 years Atlantis DJs have curated an original upbeat repertoire that blends todays’ hottest tracks with musical tributes to Classic Disco, 80s retro, great divas from the 90s, and more. But it’s always uplifting, and variety is the key with different sounds at every party. Regardless of your taste in music, or temperament for a party, we will blow your mind.
Of course, any Atlantis event will be planned with your safety first and we will adjust our programming in accordance with the highest standards. We’ll keep you informed on our “Already Booked” pages as well as through email notifications.
Custom-built for the spectacular, Norwegian Bliss features the largest pool deck Atlantis has ever enjoyed, gorgeous outdoor decks, fascinatingly original activities, and a dazzling Observation Lounge inviting you to soak in every stunning moment. The dazzling new 4000-guest Bliss is perfect for Atlantis’ biggest West Coast cruise yet!
Chill out, unwind, and relax in Bliss’ sparkling pools, hot tubs, and countless sun loungers. Pick up a game of volleyball on the outdoor court. Take a thrilling ride in the AquaSlide or around the racetrack. Or let the talented team pamper you in the Mandara Health Spa. Of course, there’s plenty to keep you active at the fabulous fitness center, featuring the latest equipment and invigorating classes.
The gorgeous Bliss Theater boasts the perfect setting for Atlantis’ signature entertainers and even full-scale productions of the global sensation musicals Jersey Boys and Six!
The Social Club hosts Atlantis comedy shows, our original cabaret performances, a little drag karaoke and some late, late night dance parties. Drop into the Cavern Club for our showcase of original gay musical talent and up-and-coming drag stars. Pull up a chair at our original piano bar where Atlantis’ talented entertainers take you on a musical journey. Try your luck in the gorgeous casino or meet friends in one of the many inviting bars and lounges.
With 15 dining options, including a sushi bar, teppanyaki grill, tapas and churrascaria, there’s always something new to try on Bliss! Best of all, most of them are included at no extra charge.
From the inviting Savoe, Taste, and Manhattan Room main restaurants to the breezy Garden Cafe, you’ll always find a variety of tempting delights to satisfy you. As with all Atlantis cruises, there’s never a dress code or assigned tables, so you can dine whenever you choose. Our Atlantis team is always there to help you find a table with friends.
Looking for something casual? Grab a poolside snack at the Surf Bar & Grill. Garden Cafe is open virtually 24 hours a day, featuring full breakfast and lunch buffets, plus casual dinner alternatives and a late-night service specially designed for Atlantis.
And for something really special, check out the awesome variety of original specialty restaurants on Bliss:
• Ocean Blue features fresh seafood in a refined and elegant setting.
• Los Lobos takes a modern twist to Mexico’s most delicious flavors.
• Food Republic lets you travel the globe with a fusion of foods and cultures in a street-vendor like atmosphere.
• Teppanyaki sizzles with surprises at our authentic Japanese restaurant where shared tables meet skillful chefs on a magical grill.
• The American Diner is the comfort food you love with everything from lobster rolls to delicious crispy chicken.
• Cagney’s Steakhouse offers premium cuts of beef and all the other classics in a clubby warm setting that demands a good martini.
• La Cucina dazzles with top-quality ingredients in a classic Italian ristorante.
• Le Bistro makes dining romantic with an elegant interior, crisp white linens, and delectable French cuisine.
• Q Texas Smokehouse invites you to dig into some authentic BBQ with traditional sides.
All specialty restaurants carry an additional charge.
Still hungry after all of that? Room service is available around the clock including 24/7 pizza delivery! A service fee may apply at certain times of the day.
Guests in The Haven are invited to dine in the private The Haven Restaurant with unique signature dishes and wine offerings from an impressive selection.
Bliss offers more fascinating lounges throughout the ship, including Observation Lounge, with 180-degree panoramic views of the sea. Enjoy a freshly muddled drink at Sugarcane Mojito Bar, or be a winner in the inviting Casino. Or just settle in for a drink in one of our other inviting bars throughout the ship.
Bliss’ large and comfortable staterooms all sparkle with a fresh modern look with rich color palates and warm finishes throughout. Over 70% feature private balconies with floor to-ceiling windows. Every room is state-of-the-art with coffee makers, color televisions, comfortable duvets, and larger bathrooms than most other ships. And of course you’ll find a friendly greeting in the morning, ice buckets filled in the afternoon, fresh towels twice a day, and a turned down bed to come home to after a long night.
An entire deck of Club Balcony Suites offers an affordable upgrade to a spacious mini-suite with plenty of space, luxurious touches, and breathtaking private views.
If you’re looking for room with a spa, take a look at the variety of Spa rooms throughout the ship. These rooms provide a pampering spa experience with easy access to the Spa and fitness center. Complimentary access to the Thermal Suite is included!
For our single guests, the cozy Studio rooms are specially designed and priced for a solo traveler with a full-sized bed, separate bath area, and access to the private Studio Lounge – no single supplement required.
Hidden at the top of the ship, The Haven offers the ultimate in luxury including a private sundeck, priority embarkation and debarkation, 24-hour Butler service, concierge service, courtyard attendant, white tablecloth in-suite dining, and evening turndown service. Access to the private The Haven Restaurant is included. It’s the ultimate place to play!
This incredible Halloween adventure has no adds on!
Remember the carefree joys of dancing with friends, exploring a new place, reveling in a new adventure, and dressing up, down or silly? When Atlantis does Halloween, they’ll bring it together with a mix of dazzling thrills and zany fun. All followed by a week of pure bliss where superstar talent takes center stage, world-class DJs inspire, parties sizzle into the morning, and we all get to see the world again.
Explore the Pacific’s most alluring beaches and cities, including a late-night stay in gay-friendly Puerto Vallarta with plenty of time to enjoy the city’s incomparable nightlife and beach culture. Dive, fish, or snorkel in beautiful Cabo San Lucas, or explore a nearby uninhabited beach. Discover the best of authentic Mexico in the charming city of Mazatlan, a remarkable beachfront metropolis.
We’re celebrating 30 years of Atlantis talent with a mix of our superstar entertainers, special guest performers, and dazzling outdoor musical events.
A white-hot entertainment lineup features a mix of fresh and familiar Atlantis performers including their own stellar gay circus show, Miss Richfield 1981, La Voix, and so much more. Even a special guest or two from Broadway, TV, or beyond. Past years have featured Olivia Newton-John, Billy Porter, Patti LuPone, Idina Menzel, Kathy Griffin, Jennifer Hudson, Vanessa Williams, Erasure, Cynthia Erivo, and so many others. Who knows who might show up this year?
On deck they’ll blow you away with a superstar electronic music show and a few surprises. they’ve brought you community exclusive concerts by Above & Beyond, Galantis, Markus Schultz, Gareth Emery, Cosmic Gate, and more! Look for an exciting announcement soon.
And that’s just the beginning! Bliss offers several intimate spaces to showcase top gay comedians, fabulously outrageous drag queens, Atlantis musical stars, and more from our community. Get ready to experience the largest festival of gay entertainers on the planet!
Atlantis home city of Los Angeles is the perfect spot to start from, with easyaccess from around the world. If you’re driving, there’s plenty of parking at the port.
And since we sail on the Sunday of Halloween weekend, there should be plenty on the night before! Just don’t miss the boat..
Spend the day relaxing with friends. Linger over brunch. Take in the pool games, drop in for a drag queen bingo, and don’t miss our first afternoon T-Dance. There’s nothing like a beautiful day sailing the Pacific coast.
Straddling the southernmost tip of Baja California, Cabo San Lucas is a sun-drenched paradise that offers exceptional scuba diving, snorkeling and world-class fishing. For those seeking a more mellow and relaxing time, Cabo offers some of the peninsula’s best beaches where the desert meets the sea. Cabo San Lucas’ other main attractions include an underwater nature preserve and the striking Land’s End rock formations at once end of the bay.
Puerto Vallarta has become Mexico’s favorite gay destination in recent years, attraxting travelers with its mix of clasic Mexican charm, casual atmosphere, beautiful beaches and fantastic year-round weather. Handicraft stores abd art galleries line the streets of its quaint, cobblestone town center. At night, Vallarta’s many gay and gay-friendly restaurants, bars, and clubs offer everything from laid-back to the outrageous.
Mazatlan is a historic capital as well as a beach resort and lively, romantic town, Returning travelers rave about the welcoming Mazatlecos as well as the beaches, the food, the weather, the music, and the feeling of never wanting to leave.
After three days on the beach, it’s time to indulge. Treat yourself to a spa day. Or hang by the pool with new friends. This day is all about relaxing. Until T-Dance time, and the biggest evening party of the week!
Relax. Connect. Play. Sleep in a bit, and join a few friends for brunch. Drop into the spa for a pampering treatment or refreshing workout. And wait until you see how things get wraped up for you with some of the finest entertainment at sea.
Welcome back to sunny Los Angeles!
If you’re flying home today, allow yourself plenty of time to disembark and go through customs. We’ll strat arounf 8 am and don’t recommend flights earlier than 11 am.
We’re all ready to get away this year, and Atlantis is making it easier than ever with insanely low fares throughout. In honor of their 30th anniversary, they’re offering the newest cruise at the exact same rate that they had in 1991! You can get onboard Bliss for just $699 as we take back Halloween and celebrate in 2021!
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