Share knowledge, good times and make friends for life with 200 digital nomads as we cruise the Mediterranean Sea.
Join us on our first epic journey across the Mediterranean and Aegean Sea from Spain to Greece.
Connect, collaborate and share your skills on a ten-day cruise that will change your life and your perspective. You’ll meet like-minded people, broaden your horizons, learn from inspiring talks and workshops, engage in thought-provoking discussions and get involved in master-minds on every topic under the sun as we traverse the Mediterranean sea.SEE OUR PROGRAM
Network. Share. Learn.
We believe that sharing knowledge, skills and experience is the foundation of an open-spirited community and it couldn’t be more true of the ethos on board. To create an environment of cooperative learning and personal and professional development, we organize talks, workshops, and meet-ups with the help of our fellow Nomad Cruise participants. No limits, just opportunities for exponential growth every day. Keen to see what we’re talking about? Check out the Nomad Cruise programs for trip III, IV and V.
Listen to talks from other nomads in the morning. Let our community speakers entertain and engage you with the stories and experiences that have lead to their greatest achievements and deepest learnings. You will feel inspired. You could also join our speaker community and share your perspective on the thing that gets you up in the morning.
Take a deep dive in our workshops. This is your opportunity to really investigate the topics that interest you. Guided by our community speakers, you can look forward to a more focused session that really lets you get to grips with the topic at hand. Or if there is something you’d like to teach the community, why not host a workshop yourself?
Nomad Cruise works because it’s community lead and nothing represents the spirit of cruise community better than hosting your own meet-up. Whether it’s on the pool deck or around the dinner table, get a small group together to discuss ideas, thoughts and opportunities. Every pot has its lid, and at Nomad Cruise, every interest has its group.
Have a wicked problem that needs solving? Let your Nomad Cruise community help you out. You won’t have many opportunities like this, with people like these at your disposal to help you crack the ‘code’ you’ve been struggling with. Open up once, and you will be rewarded many times!
Work hard – play hard. Our conference days are packed full of inspiration and insight. On land days, team up with new nomad friends to try the cuisine, discover the picturesque landscapes and immerse yourself in the local culture at each of our island stops.
Finding yourself stuck on a cruiseliner with 200 nomads is just as awesome as it sounds. You’ll have ample networking opportunities – be it at the pool bar or over coffee, we’ve seen nomads collaborating on projects, starting businesses and teaming up to work and travel together.
Imagine traveling to Spain, Malta and Greece aboard an ocean cruiseliner across the Mediterranean and Aegean Sea with 200 of your newest friends!
As we journey from Malaga, Spain to Athens, Greece, we will experience the very best of the European spring in the most unique way.
The Spanish beach town of Malaga offers a number of exciting activities including hiking and rock climbing for the more adventurous as well as numerous cultural events and architectural sites for those who look for a little enlightenment. And, of course there is superb Spanish food to ensure you have enough energy for all these activities. In between our 3 sea days, we will visit the Balearic island of Menorca, Valletta in Malta, Katakolon, Souda Bay in Crete and the ruins of Nafplion, each location with its own special charm and history.
The cruise’s final destination, Athens, is just the starting point for the rest of this epic adventure. Join us in exploring the many Greek islands and their stunning vistas.
Day 2 /15.04: at sea
Day 3 /16.04: Mahon, Menorca (Spain)
Day 4 /17.04: at sea
Day 5 /18.04: Valletta, Malta
Day 6 /19.04: at sea
Day 7 /20.04: Katakolon, Greece
Day 8 /21.04: Souda Bay, Crete (Greece)
Day 9 /22.04: Nafplion (Greece)
Day 10 /23.04: Piraeus (Greece)
Enjoy all the comforts of an all-inclusive cruise ship!
We will be cruising on board the Horizon for the first time and we are super excited to explore another member of the Pullmantur fleet. The public spaces are similar to those found on other Pullmantur ships for those cruisers who have been before. For the newbies you can look forward to variety of options when it comes to meals, places to relax, and stunning views. They’re pretty much wherever you turn. We can’t wait to welcome you aboard our home for 10 days.
You’ll be provided with all the perks of cruise life with most facilities on board being free of charge! There are a few things where additional charges apply such as the spa, laundry and the casino.
LEISURE & ENTERTAINMENT
It’s hard to get bored on Nomad Cruise. Meet other participants in one of the 4 bars, chill by the pool then visit the Broadway Show in the evening before dancing your night away in the disco.
ALL MEALS INCLUDED
All meals are included on Nomad Cruise. Enjoy a great buffet breakfast and lunch then join us in our private dining area for a 3 course dinner. There is a wide variety of food with vegetarian and vegan options.
Yes. All alcoholic drinks on Nomad Cruise are free too! But we recommend you keep to the law of everything in moderation, to enjoy the nights and days on Nomad Cruise to their full potential ;-)
Staying fit was never easier! If you want to work out, simply head to the swimming pool or to the well-equipped gym. Run, cycle, row, take an aerobic class or join the acro yoga group. Then hop in the jacuzzi to relax and unwind.
Nomad Cruise life includes a super comfy cabin of your choice. For 9 days you’ll find your home away from home with everything you need.
MEALS AND DRINKS
You’ll never go hungry on this cruise. Enjoy breakfast buffets after yoga class, delectable lunches after talks and elaborate 3-course dinners at night in a private dinner seating. All inclusive!
More than 40 talks and workshops guarantee that you will get your mind blown. Let great ideas become a catalyst for your next big thing.
This cruise is about finding your people. Join a community of nomads and entrepreneurs that have dreams as big as yours, who you’ll meet all over the world again.
EXCURSIONS & EVENTS
Join free and paid excursions on land created especially for Nomad Cruisers and join exciting events and meetups before and after the cruise.
NO HIDDEN COSTS
What you see is what you get. Port taxes of 245€ and service charges of 93€ are all included in your ticket price.
Choose your cabin
IMPORTANT BOOKING INFO
- Early commitment is essential for our planning therefore we reward those who book early with the best prices and cabins.
- To book your ticket you will have to pay a non-refundable deposit of € 150. The full payment is only due 60 days prior to departure.
- You can book a shared cabin to save costs. If you don’t have anyone to share a cabin with, we will select a roommate of the same gender and similar age for you.
- Prices include cabin, nomad cruise program, taxes, service charges, all drinks and meals and meet-ups before and after departure.
- Not included: Premium services like wifi, spa and casino are not included.
- Early bird prices are limited and can increase at any time.
- This is an invitation only event. Apply here to get invited and receive the booking link.
The cruise is just the beginning… Greece is calling!
The cruise ends in Athens but that’s not the end of the adventure. We highly recommend you to stick around Greece and discover this beautiful country with us. Join us for informal meet-ups in Athens or join us at a secret Greek Island;-), or team up with other nomads and go sailing! This is set to be an incredible month you will never forget!
Athens is the historical capital of Europe, brimming with rich culture, and a modern metropolis with bars, hotspots and a legendary street food scene. In addition, it also has a beautiful stretch of beaches. Have you ever heard of the Athenian Riviera? It’s time to check it out!
DISCOVER THE GREEK ISLANDS
Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, Skiathos, Rhodes, Kefalonia, Zakynthos: from one end of the Aegean sea to the other, the Greek islands will treat us with idyllic beaches and lush mountains, elegant architecture, mind-blowing sunsets and all the exquisite flavours of mediterranean cuisine.
Visit the Greek Islands and coastline by sailboat. Team up with new friends, explore quaint towns and ancient ruins all while enjoying the perks of a sailboat: sunbathing under the Mediterranean sun, swimming in the sea, and chilled sunset sessions.
JOIN THE NOMAD CRUISE COMMUNITY
Most importantly, by joining Nomad Cruise you will become a part of an inspiring community that is location independent from all over the world. In this community we keep in touch! We support each other. We realize great ideas together and we travel to awesome destinations and meet up in incredible places around the globe.
NOMAD CRUISE STATS
Total Nomad Cruisers: 700
New friendships: countless
Frequently Asked Questions
Below, we’ve listed the most common questions with answers about Nomad Cruise including everything from: the application process, cost of the event, to the refund policy, and more, giving you all the information you need about participating in Nomad Cruise and what to expect at the event.
Application and Tickets
We are looking for creative, productive and passionate people at different stages of their digital nomadism/remote working. Nomad Cruise is for beginners as well as for pros because we believe that we all have different talents and we can all learn from each other.
The application process also allows us to put together a heterogeneous group concerning age, gender, nationality, experience, skills and interests, yet homogenous concerning open-mindedness and choice of the nomadic/remote working lifestyle.
If you haven’t applied yet and want to join us in the future, please do so soon. Keep in mind that we plan cruises a long time ahead and chances to get on board AND get better deals are higher if you apply early.
Once you applied and we considered you a good match for our project, you will receive an invitation. The review will take from 1-6 weeks.
In your invitation, you will find a link that takes you to the booking site. Click it, fill out the form and pay the deposit to confirm your booking. This tells us that you really mean it. The deposit is 150€ and non-refundable.
You will soon after receive your invoice and you’re all set! The full ticket price only needs to be paid 60 days before departure.
You will receive your boarding pass 3 weeks before departure. Please print out your tickets for check-in.
The ticket prices depend on the type of cabin you choose and on the port of departure. Prices start at around € 800 and go up to €2000.
We increase the price during our sales process. The earlier you secure the ticket, the more it facilitates our planning, making deposits and preparing the beautiful experience that lies ahead of us. This is why ticket prices will increase with more tickets being sold.
Yes! Many participants have used it to reduce their taxes. How much you can deduct in the end depends on your country and taxadvisor.
- A 10-day long cruise through the Mediterranean sea including all port fees, taxes and service charges
- Accommodation in the cabin type of your preference
- All meals & Drinks
- Access to our private venue on board, where most of the Nomad Cruise program takes place
- Meet-ups in Spain and Greece
- Access to our Nomad Cruise Alumni community (after the cruise)
Airfares, visa fees, wifi (more info below), island excursions and other additional services like premium brand drinks, spa or laundry are not included in the price.
Some of the excursions are free, for others we will ask you to pay an extra fee if you wish to participate. More details will follow later but we can already promise that we won’t leave you without a program on any of the 10 days.
A few days after your booking, we send you an e-mail containing your invoice. You can pay online by simply clicking on the link given on the invoice. The full amount needs to be paid 60 days prior to departure.
Besides credit card and bank transfers, we do also accept Paypal (for an additional €25 fee) and Bitcoin payments. Please send us an email to email@example.com if you’d like to pay with Bitcoin.
If for some reason you can’t make it on the cruise, you can cancel your ticket by simply sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The following conditions apply to cancellations and booking changes for the trip:
> 60 Days: Deposit is held as cancellation
60 – 30 Days: 33% of the tour price is held as cancellation
29 – 19 Days: 67% of the tour price is held as cancellation
18 – 0 Days: 100% of the tour price is held as cancellation
Tickets are not for resale.
You are welcome to bring your partner/family along and share your cabin with them. You can choose a cabin with either a large double bed or two separate beds.
You can share a cabin with up to 4 people, and children under the age of 18 get a discount on the ticket. Simply send an email to email@example.com if you would like to book for your family.
Remember that the minimum age to join the cruise is six months and women who are pregnant beyond week 22 cannot join the cruise.
We do finally offer shared cabins with another nomad cruise participant. Each cabin can have a setup with two separate beds. By providing shared cabins, we can get more people on board, and you can save costs for your ticket at the same time. You can either make a suggestion of who you would like to share your cabin with or we will choose another lovely participant of the same sex for you.
If you want to upgrade your cabin, you have to do so at least 40 days before the cruise departure date without any extra charges, depending on availability. Downgrades are unfortunately not possible. To request a change, simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll be happy to help you out.
You will have to make your own flight arrangements to our start and from our final destinations. To start your research, we can highly recommend Kiwi or Google Flights.
Most cruisers will arrive 1-3 days before departure in Malaga. Use this time to already get to know some of your fellow cruisers and to experience the Spanish beach town at its best.
If you can only make your way to Malaga on the 14th of April, we recommend arriving early that day so you can make it to the ship in time.
If you check in, you can have free lunch on board. You can access the port by taxi. We recommend having a printed version of your boarding documents on hand, as you might be asked to show them when entering the port territory.
The ship will depart at 5pm. Check-in will be between 10:00am and 3.30pm.
This is the location of the port:
Estacion Maritima S/N – Terminal De Cruceros – Puerto De Malaga
We recommend staying in the old part of town or close to the port, if you arrive just a few days prior to departure. We will also make some recommendations for accommodation or you can find people in our Facebook group that we open 30 days before departure to share your accommodation with.
You may bring as much luggage on board as your flight company allows you to. You can’t bring your pet, your car or your bike. You will check your luggage in during check-in. It will then be dropped in front of your cabin door.
We have been on five cruises by now, and they all have been a little bit different. Our recommendations are based on our experience, and obviously, you know best what you will need on top of that.
For the Conference
- Bring your own pens and paper. Yes, we’re all super digital and stuff, but honestly, taking notes on paper sometimes is just more convenient.
- Bring your own power adapters (Type B and Type C)
- Bring a multi-socket.
- Bring all the material you may need for a meetup or mastermind session. We will provide the material for speakers of the curated program.
For Cruise Life
- Bring jackets, wraps or thin scarves for the evening jam sessions on board.
- You can wear what you wish to wear, however after 7 pm they don’t allow flip flops or bathing shorts in the restaurant. There will be at least one Captain’s Dinner, where many of the general passengers will dress up more or less glamorously. You choose whether or not you want to go all suit and tie or cocktail dress.
- There have been themed nights before. ‘All white’, ‘Tropical’, ‘Pirates’, ‘Rock’n’Roll’, ’70ies’ and so on. We usually don’t stick to the rules more than necessary, but if you really care: prepare for this.
- Bring one or two swimsuits. With all the networking and socializing and conference going on, you will enjoy some downtime at the pool.
- Bring sunscreen and an umbrella – you never know which one you will need on a spring day.
- Bring your own meds. We are not allowed to give out any medication. We recommend a carry-on pharmacy with bandaids, cold-meds, Ibuprofen, Voltaren, motion sickness meds, and the like. Bring hand sanitizer. Pullmantur puts up dispensers as well, and we highly encourage using it. In a narrow space like a boat, germs spread quickly, and it’s on you to do what you can to stay healthy. For the female members of the group, we recommend bringing tampons. Everything you have to buy on board will be ridiculously expensive. And parents: bring enough diapers.
- Bring books, music, small board games.
- Located on the coast of Andalusia, in southern Spain, Malaga has a mediterranean climate. Spring is mild and sunny – it’s the perfect season for walking and hiking in the region. Bring clothes according to a 16°C daily average temperature.
- The currency in Spain is Euros.
- The climate of Greece is Mediterranean on the coasts and islands with a pleasant and sunny spring. In April-May the daily maximum temperature is around 20 °C that can cool down to 13 °C during the nights so make sure you pack some extra layers too.
- The currency in Greece is Euros.
We will start the official trip-related Facebook group a month before departure. In this group, you guys can connect, exchange travel plans, and get in touch with the workshop organizers.
The on board meals are included in your ticket. You can expect a wide variety of food during meal times with many options for vegans and vegetarians.
- Buffet in morning (fruit, cereal, eggs, variation of bread, pancakes, sausages and more)
- Buffet for lunch (salad bar, variety of fish, meat, vegetables and desserts)
- Dinner a la carte or buffet style
For snacks, the Grill is open everyday from 4-10pm.
If you are vegan, please let us know beforehand, so we can communicate this to the ship.
All basic drinks on the cruise are included. However, if you prefer more high end brands, you can let us know beforehand and we can arrange to book a premium package at €10/day for you.
1) All Inclusive: no extra charge
Water, Soft Drinks, Beer, Cafe, Spirits, Cocktails
Included brands or similar: Coca Cola, Miller, Stolichnaya, Bacardi, Captain Morgan, Beefeater, Gordons, Ballantines, Martini. Premium brands and cocktails can be purchased for 1-3 € each.
2) All Inclusive + Premium Brands: 10 € per day
Same as above + premium brands like Red Bull, Bombay, Johnny Walker, Chivas Regal, Kahlua
To book the premium package simply send us an email (email@example.com), and we will add it to your booking.
Keep in mind that additional charges apply for selected on board services such as wifi, SPA packages, casino, laundry and the à la carte restaurant. However, most services on board are free of charge.
We won’t be spending more than one day on the high seas, so you can expect to have access to reliable internet every 24 hours at least. As for the sea days…well, let’s say the wifi is not exactly fiber optic. We faced a different situation on each trip, so it’s hard to make a general statement. During Nomad Cruise III and it was quite steady, but there were one or two days where it was a little too slow for anything. On Nomad Cruise IV it was good most of the times, but wasn’t working at all for 3 days. We’ve become very cautious after the wifi-connection completely collapsed on NC II – too many of us used it at the same time.
We recommend being prepared. Don’t expect anything – appreciate everything is pretty much the ideal strategy here. While this sounds like a total downer, we were surprised to learn, that a large number of participants used all of NC III for a digital detox and focused on making connections with the others on board. They only ever logged in during island stops and other than that kept their devices off. They reported a positive change in their behavior, increased their level of relaxation, and many said that it felt like the first true vacation in years.
Cruising close to the beautiful Southern coastline of Europe and stopping frequently at amazing places also mean that roaming is available whenever we are on land. If you need internet access more often than that, the bad news is that Satellite Internet doesn’t come cheap. There is also an unlimited wifi plan available, and you can get online for €12/$14 per day. To get the unlimited pack, you will have to pay the €12/$14 per day for each day of the cruise from the first day you buy it until our arrival and can only access the wifi with one device at a time.
Nomad Cruise Program
One of the fun things about Nomad Cruise is that there is something different going on every day. In the beginning, we focus a lot on breaking the ice between our 200 participants. While that’s not too hard, as they are carefully selected through our application process, it’s an important part to develop the community vibe early on.
During the days at sea, a day starts with a big breakfast before the morning talks. After lunch, there are plenty of different workshops and mastermind sessions. These can be inspirational events or full-on business oriented. There are sessions on SEO, programming, marketing, finance but also on breathing, relaxation, relationships and balance. Talks are open to the entire group, while workshops are limited to smaller groups to make them engaging and more hands-on.
Depending on our itinerary there are island stops either in the beginning or at the end of a trip. It’s another fantastic bonding opportunity. Just to go and explore the islands together with so many like-minded people who embrace traveling to the max, is such a rare opportunity for many, who are usually on the road all by themselves. We usually leave the ship together in the morning and then either organize basic excursions to popular spots or the groups split up into smaller groups. We meet back for dinner, which is usually wild with all the stories people have to tell about their days.
We use the afternoons for meet-ups, mastermind sessions, relaxation by the pool or to make use of the leisure facilities on board, go to the gym, for a run or play basketball. Everybody can organize their own events at this time, and the outcome is often mind-blowing.
During our Mediterranean cruise we will have more land days than on our past trips. Some of the excursions to these destinations come for an extra fee, but there will always be a free option to explore these beautiful places. We have amazing plans and ideas for special activities every day. More info will follow as we get closer to departure date!
As a crowd-oriented business, we believe in the power of a sharing community, and if you feel like you have something to say, we highly encourage you to hand in a proposal. We are proud that our conference is based only on the contributions made by our participants.
If you would like to contribute as well please fill out our workshop form here. We are looking forward to hearing from you!
If you’re a bit insecure about the ifs and hows, get in touch with us (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Yes, we are not the only ones on the ship. Most program will take part in our private venues though.
You mean with all the workshops, talks, meet-ups, masterminds, acrobatics, meals together, chilling by the pool, meditating in the sunrise, listening to impromptu jam sessions, starting new businesses, exploring islands? Well…No!
We arrive at 08.00 in the morning.
We suggest not to make early flight arrangements because disembarkation can take a while. In general we can encourage you to stick around at least one week after the cruise and discover Athens and Greece together with us.
This is the location of port:
Piraeus, OLP Piraeus Cruise Terminal
Akti Miaouli 8 -10
What many of you can’t anticipate is that Nomad Cruise is really just the beginning. After our arrival, everything changes. Suddenly you have a global network of new friends, new potential business partners, travel companions, and soulmates. Many team up and travel together or meet in different places in Greece and around Europe. We will also organize some informal meet-ups in Greece within the first 4 weeks after our arrival. More information on our plans for Greece will follow but we can already recommend to stay for a few weeks after our arrival if it suits you calendar!
Important to know
Here’s everything you need to know to help you plan your Nomad Cruise
The only sure thing about spring weather is that it can change from one day to another.
Be prepared for a cool breeze and the bit lower temperatures of spring nights, warm, sunny days and April showers.
Nomad Cruise does not provide insurance with your ticket. You are obliged to insure that you have sufficient health, travel and accident insurance coverage.
If anything goes wrong, don’t worry! Our excellent customer support department will get back to you soon, and you can always get in touch with us under email@example.com – Please pass this email address on to your family in case you like to go on a digital detox but want to make sure they can contact us in the case of emergency.