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New Otium wellness features aboard Silversea's Silver Nova

Enhancements to Silversea's Roman-inspired wellness program, Otium, have been introduced on Silver Nova — the 11th ship to join the fleet.

Enhancements to Silversea’s Roman-inspired wellness program, Otium, have been introduced on Silver Nova — the 11th ship to join the fleet.

The Otium program was most recently debuted aboard Silver Dawn in 2022. Now, on Silver Nova, which had her maiden voyage in August, 2023, the Otium wellness concept has expanded to include a wider array of indulgent experiences and amenities. 

Silversea’s Otium wellness program was developed in homage to the philosophies and traditions of the ancient Roman lifestyle.  In addition to the Otium Spa facility on Silver Nova, guests are offered enhanced in-suite experiences, bespoke bathroom amenities, dedicated Otium Suites, and more.

Otvim spa and beauty salon on Silver Nova.
Otvim spa and beauty salon on Silver Nova.

“Unique in the industry, Silversea’s Roman-inspired Otium wellness program speaks to our brand’s commitment to offering our guests some of the world’s most luxurious travel experiences,” said Barbara Muckermann, President of Silversea. 

“Pampering guests with bespoke moments of indulgence, as part of a wellness journey that begins in the comfort of their suite and extends throughout the ship, Otium has evolved aboard Silver Nova, with a redesigned spa, new Otium amenities, an all-new in-suite experience, and more,” said Muckerman.

“Otium marks just one of many enhancements aboard Silver Nova, which pushes boundaries in ultra-luxury travel and represents the evolution of our fleet,” she said.

Otium suites

An Otium Suite on Silver Nova.
An Otium Suite on Silver Nova.

Marking a first for the luxury cruise brand, the Otium Suite is one of seven new suite categories introduced aboard Silver Nova — with the ship offering guests the choice of 13 different categories in total. 

Silver Nova features two Otium Suites — with each spanning 123-square-metres. These two Otium Suites are the ship’s most spacious accommodations, located in a premium aft-corner position. 

Each suite features floor-to-ceiling windows in all living areas, 270-degree views from the inside, and a 40-square-metre balcony (the most spacious on board) that is fitted with a private whirlpool. 

Otium Suites also include custom-made luxury mattresses, two large flat-screen televisions, sound systems with Bluetooth connectivity, and espresso machines. 

As well as the wellness program’s inclusive in-suite experiences, guests staying in Silver Nova’s Otium Suites can enjoy a complimentary treatment in the ship’s spa to the value of up to USD$399 per person, based on double occupancy.

New Otium shower experience, amenities and spa

Silver Nova Pool Deck by Silversea
Silver Nova Pool Deck

Silversea says that the Otium wellness experience begins in all guest suites. First introduced aboard Silver Dawn, guests can benefit from Otium’s signature sleeping experience with a pillow menu, Otium bathing experience with a choice of bespoke bath salts,  a curated playlist, and more.

 Silver Nova expands the array of in-suite Otium experiences, with the introduction of a new shower experience that allows guests to enjoy the aromas of essential oils from shower steamers. Guests can choose from three fragrance ‘themes’: Deep Sleep, Mood Boost or  Steam Room.

Silver Nova spa egg room by Silversea
Silver Nova’s Spa egg room.

Meanwhile, refillable and ceramic Otium bathroom amenities will be introduced on Silver Nova. The amenities were developed exclusively for Silversea by La Bottega and are enhanced with selected essential oils. The amenities are suitable for vegans, and are all free of SLES, parabens, and silicon. 

Silver Nova Otium Spa thermal pool
Silver Nova Otium Spa thermal pool

The 338-square-metre Otium Spa has been repositioned towards the ship’s bow aboard Silver Nova. It encompasses an indoor relaxation pool; a spa with eight treatment rooms; fitness centre; and beauty salon.

Silver Nova Otium Spa Sauna
Silver Nova Otium Spa Sauna.

The thermal area includes steam and sauna rooms, an indoor pool, a travertine and water fountain wall, and a floor-to-ceiling window that provides views out to sea.

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