The recently sold out Groove Cruise will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary in grand fashion at the end of next week. From January 30 through February 3, the Norwegian Pearl will host the Groove Cruise X (GCX) as it heads out of the Port of Miami. The Groove Cruise has been sailing to the Bahamas since 2005, but they have changed their itinerary for their 10th anniversary. This year, the ship's destination will be Cozumel, Mexico. The reason for the destination change is because the original Groove Cruise in 2004 sailed to Cozumel. Consequently, it is only fitting that the floating EDM fiesta will sail back to its original destination. Furthermore, Groove Cruise has been extended to 96 hours from its usual 72-hour voyage.
Joining the 2,750 revelers on the Norwegian Pearl will be more than 50 of the biggest producers in dance music. Some of the more notable names performing during the cruise are Markus Schulz, Gareth Emery, Cosmic Gate, Tritonal, Michael Woods, Sultan + Ned Shepard, and John Dahlback. The cruise will be particularly special for Markus, as he will be celebrating his 39th birthday on February 3 with an open to close set.
One of the unique aspects of Groove Cruise is the fact that producers are there to have a great time in the sun. The talented producers are just like the attendees who paid to hear them play–they want to enjoy an amazing cruise. You can grab a drink with your favorite producer at the bar, run into them while eating dinner, or even play some basketball with them. Also, all of the other people on the cruise share a lot of the same interests as you. This makes it easy to bond with others and can potentially lead to the creation of long-lasting friendships. The awesome music combined with the great atmosphere compelled Travel Channel to name Groove Cruise the best place in the world to get your groove on.