june 12-16, 2024


Fire & Sunset Soireés


Splash of Pride

An even more inclusive experience on virgin voyages

Brought to you by Bestmates, Splash of Pride is an excitingly new group sailing aboard the most queer-friendly cruise line, and we're welcoming you for the most fabulous voyage of the year!

Virgin Voyages Valiant Lady with Splash of Pride logo and rainbow in sky

In just a few years, Virgin Voyages has become known to bring together a diverse range of people who seek an elevated yet relaxing getaway. Splash of Pride is to set to deliver just that—but with a queer twist!

We’ll be sailing on the Fire & Sunset Soireés itinerary from June 12 to 16, 2024 on the Valiant Lady. Our voyage is a round-trip from/to Miami with additional ports, including Key West, and Bimini Bahamas.

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what to expect

Taking your voyage experience to the next level

Courtyard king bed room at Kimpton Surfcomber Miami Beach


Get started with a stay at our host hotel, the Kimpton Surfcomber Miami, where you can chill by the pool or swing by the beach before a night out in South Beach. Note: This is an optional add-on.

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Day 1

Plan to board early to give yourself plenty of time to explore the ship and get settled before the Sail Away Party where you'll meet other folks in our group.

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Day 2

During our day at sea, enjoy Virgin's award-winning entertainment and dining. Join us for our exclusive Sunset Cocktail Party to meet up and connect with fellow sailors.

Drag queens performing at Aqua Bar & Nightclub in Key West

Day 3

Our first stop takes us to Key West, the southernmost point of the United States. Sip on your favorite cocktail during our Splash of Pride Party at Aqua, featuring drag performances and retail from local vendors.

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View of beach from Bimini Beach Club in Bimini, Bahamas

Day 4

Bimini, Bahamas marks our second port, featuring The Beach Club at Bimini. Think Mykonos beach club but in the Bahamas! Make sure you pack something pink to go with our group theme.

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Day 5

Goodbyes are hard, but we hope you head home with new memories and friends. Grab some brunch at The Wake or Razzle Dazzle before you disembark, and we'll see you at our next group sailing.

Splash of Pride Event Details

The signature event of the weekend will be a takeover of Aquaplex, a massive LGBTQ+ venue located on nearby Duval Street, where we'll be featuring 3 zones. Each zone will feature a complimentary drink, with a full bar available for purchase

Drag Theater

A special matinee show featuring the greatest Key West Drag talent

Side Bar

A day club featuring all of our favorite gay anthems

Back Bar

A quieter, sunnier spot serving snacks (additional purchase)


Bonus sailor loot if you book into a Circle
Onboard support from Bestmates crew
portion of profits go to Equality florida

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About vv

Sailing the virgin way

Whether a seasoned cruiser or a first-timer, Virgin has been making waves with a voyage experience that's nothing like you've seen before

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Exclusively Adult

No kids. No kidding. With elevated experiences curated with adults in mind, they’ve created a place where only your inner-child will be roaming free.

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Boutique Glamour

Combining the luxury of a yacht with the diverse options of a larger ship, the Creative Collective-designed environment inspires personal and experiential connection.

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Relaxed Luxe

Gone are the buffets and pre-set dining times to bring you made-to-order food from our 20+ unique eateries. No stuffiness, just premium service and endless options. From steakhouses with sea views to tabletop Korean BBQ grilling (the first at sea!), all incredible fare is always included.

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only Extraordinary

From longer stays and overnights at their destinations to diverse onboard experiences, you’ll never want to sail any other way. Immersive entertainment pushes boundaries, explores untold stories, and aims to transform and inspire.

Always included luxury

all food

From refined dining to relaxed casual, all 20+ eateries featuring menus curated by Michelin-star chefs are yours to enjoy.
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Group Fitness

Yoga, meditation, cycling, HIIT classes, and more — all your group fitness classes are covered.
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You have a ticket to all awe-inspiring shows developed by the world’s most talked-about producers and artists.
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Essential Drinks

Stay hydrated with still and sparkling water, non-pressed juices, sodas, teas and even drip coffee.
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Browse, post, and stay connected with WIFI — whenever you want, and wherever you are on the ship.
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They’ve taken care (of taking care) of your servers, so all gratuities for your onboard experiences are covered.
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cabin options

Something for everyone

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The Insider

Starting at $1800 per cabin
$50 Sailor Loot
Up to 4 sailors

View of Virgin Voyages window or sea view cabin

The Sea View

Starting at $1850 per cabin
$50 Sailor Loot
Up to 3 sailors

View of Virgin Voyages cabin with balcony

The Sea Terrace

Starting at $2000 per cabin
$700 Sailor Loot (book by 5/31)
Up to 4 sailors

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Rockstar Quarters

Starting at $5500 per cabin
$700 Sailor Loot (book by 5/31)
Up to 4 sailors

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Mega Rockstar Quarters

Starting at $7850 per cabin
$700 Sailor Loot (book by 5/31)
Up to 4 sailors

Solo options

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The Solo Insider


View of Virgin Voyages window or sea view cabin

The Solo Sea View


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Two men in embrace and smiling in cruise ship pool and forming a heart gesture with their hands
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Your Questions answered

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