Although there was no real true promenade deck, outdoor sunning space was extensive and varied, with plentiful loungers and attendants.
Located mid-ship on Deck 8, this was a great place for laps and lounging, a decent sized pool for a ship of this size, flanked by two whirlpool tubs and a couple dozen loungers. There are also round day beds big enough for two and a few couches with overstuffed pillows near the corners of the sunken space. We thought there might not be enough loungers but everyone seemed to have the seat they needed and attendants were at the ready with towels and anything else we needed.
Bar (and food) service is available from the Patio Grill, and servers sometimes carried around trays of frozen drinks we could try.
Much less used than the Main Pool, this smaller, square pool on Deck 5 also had a pair of whirlpool tubs and a couple dozen loungers. Depending on the ship’s position it was often less sunny than the Main Pool, but we didn’t encounter more than four or five people here at any given time, making it a good spot for quiet. Smokers were more common here, but we weren’t clear if this was condoned by the ship.
Bar servers came through, but it was on more of an as-needed basis.
This was one of our favorite places on Seabourn Sojourn, a whirlpool tucked into the nose of the ship, accessed by a door at the forward end of the corridor on Deck 6. Strangely, most passengers missed this spot, and there were times when we had this prime perch at sunset all to ourselves.
In addition to the whirlpool—big enough for just three or four—there was about a dozen loungers set up on the broad deck. The space was sporadically attended by a server, who manned a cart of soft drinks. Other drinks could also be ordered. Note that two of the ship’s suites directly face this deck, so it’s not 100-percent private.
This deck serves little purpose other than for sunning or enjoying the view, but it’s a great spot we found ourselves enjoying a number of times during our cruise, especially when sailing away from ports of call. There were plenty of loungers and good people-watching, too, as this deck overlooks the Main Pool. Drink service was available from the Sky Bar.
Tucked into a sheltered spot on Deck 12, this was the highest public space on the ship, with rows of loungers waiting for us when the weather was right. We always found at least a few available, and the deck was fairly sheltered from the breeze. There was a cart with soft drinks, and attendants came through occasionally to see what might be needed.
We found a few holes of mini-golf at this sundeck. It was nicely sheltered from the breeze, so it was a good place for lounging as well.
Seabourn Sojourn doesn’t have a traditional Promenade Deck, but this deck wrapped from mid-ship around to the aft pool, and provided a nice place for taking in the sun and sea air.
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