Cruise ships offer a host of luxurious facilities on board, not to mention the plush cabins. There are a host of restaurants, shops and leisure activities on the deck, not to mention the opportunity to simply top up your tan on a lounger. When the ship docks, staff organise a host of exciting excursions for travellers to opt in and out of. Yet according to one former cruise ship worker, it is the sheer difference of life on the waves that causes more couples to stay in their cabins.
What’s more, he attributes the sea to sparking some seriously saucy activity.
In his new book The Truth About Cruise Ships, former cruise ship employee Jay Herring states: “Even if it’s not with the captain, and say, only between passengers, there is no doubt that sex is one of the main activities onboard.
“Cosmopolitan magazine conducted a survey and found that 80 per cent of the passengers polled felt more sexually excited at sea than they did on land.
“If you’ve been a passenger, then maybe you know the feeling.”
He added: “What is so seductive about a cruise?
Cruise secrets: Cabin crew claim travellers are more frisky at sea (Image: Getty)
“I think it’s because the ship environment is so different than what people are used to on land.