2019 Auction Lots

Below is a listing of the amazing 2019
Naples Winter Wine Festival auction lots

  • Fourteen (14) night journey aboard The World, Residences at Sea for two (2) couples
  • Onboard accommodations in a luxurious two (2) bedroom, two (2) bathroom residence
  • One (1) in-residence dinner prepared by a private chef and featuring a menu of the winners’ choice, including service staff
  • Two (2) 60-minute massages at The World Spa
  • One (1) vertical wine tasting experience with the onboard sommelier, based on the couples’ preferences
  • One (1) bespoke destination experience based on the couples’ preferences
  • All meals and beverages aboard the Ship, including select wines and spirits


Imagine waking up one fine morning and gazing out your window at the world as it passes by, in all its glorious splendor. This could be your fabulous fate from aboard The World, the vacation home that transports you all around the globe, allowing you to discover new scenery outside your private residence every few days. Thanks to this choice lot, two lucky couples are invited to experience the exceptional lifestyle of The World, the largest private residential ship on the planet.

With just 165 individual homes, The World offers the ultimate onboard lifestyle as it continuously circumnavigates the globe, spending time in the most exotic and desirable ports-of-call. As a guest in this luxurious environment, you will not only enjoy in-depth expeditions, but also the unique Enrichment Program, which brings onboard expert guides and lecturers in various fields to prepare you for each port you visit, and beyond.

While on The World, you’ll enjoy your own spectacular 1,106-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bath residence. Then there’s the lengthy list of amenities, which includes a private chef (and service staff) for one dinner party in your residence with a menu of your choice. Your itinerary also includes two 60-minute spa treatments at The World Spa, a vertical wine tasting experience with the Ship’s sommelier, a bespoke destination experience based on your preferences, as well as all meals and beverages.

Staying fit and active is easy with yoga, Pilates, spinning bikes, swimming, a fully equipped Fitness Center, a state-of-the-art golf simulator and even a game of tennis on the only regulation-sized court at sea. The World even has its own marina, complete with kayaks, sailboats and personal watercraft. Dining aboard The World will be a palate-pleaser as well, with local ingredients and inspirations found in every dish.

The World is your window – and your paddle is your passport. Bid high!

Insider's Info

The voyage aboard The World must be scheduled for mutually agreeable dates in 2019. The voyage must be taken within one (1) year. Itinerary options in 2019 are based on availability and include: India; Oman, Egypt; Suez Canal Transport; Israel; Greece; Siracusa, Italy; Malta; Spain; France; Italy; Corsica; Barcelona; Gibraltar; Portugal; Isle of Wight (United Kingdom); London; Dublin; Northern Ireland; Faroe Islands; Iceland; Greenland; Russia; Sapporo, Japan; South Korea; Tokyo, Japan; China; Hong Kong; Taiwan; Philippines; Vietnam; Malaysia; Singapore and Thailand. The following blackout dates apply: Thursday, April 25–Saturday, June 1, 2019; Friday, August 16–Tuesday, September 10, 2019; Sunday, December 22, 2019–Thursday, January 2, 2020 and Wednesday, January 15–Monday, February 3, 2020. All gratuities and port charges are included. The bespoke destination experience should not exceed $500.00. Airfare to the Ship, pre- and/or post-cruise hotel accommodations, transfers to and from the Ship, optional shore excursions and onboard personal expenses are not included. All 14 nights onboard The World must be taken consecutively and within the span of the winner’s selected voyage. Trip is non-transferable, not redeemable for cash and cannot be sold to any other parties. The winning bidder and his/her guest will be considered participants of The World’s Guest Stay Program (GSP). Those in the GSP may take a maximum of three (3) voyages. The limit for any one (1) voyage is 30 days with a total maximum number of days of 90. All passengers must undergo a full criminal history background check and security screening prior to boarding The World. The winning bidder must submit required biographical data, including passport information, residence address and social security or other identifying numbers. The procedures for background checks will be seamless, and no contact with the individuals being screened will be required once their biographical data has been submitted to The World. If a person is denied boarding because of unsatisfactory results from these background checks, as determined in our complete and sole discretion, The World will make no refund or compensation to the winning bidder or any other person. All passage onboard The World is subject to the Terms of Carriage.


The World, Residences at Sea

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