Holland America Line offers the best in “premium” cruising, onboard stylish mid-sized ships adorned with priceless art and fresh flowers. Recently awarded “Best Cruise Value” for the 22nd consecutive year by experienced World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society members, HAL combines quality, value – and innovative ideas to enhance guests’ experience. An on-going “Signature of Excellence” commitment includes complimentary enrichment programmes as well as special touches such as bathrobes and fruit in spacious staterooms, and pre-dinner hors d’oeuvres. Grand but not immense, spacious yet intimate, these ships offer more space per guest…and a ratio of one crew member to every two guests means attentive, award-winning service from award winning crew, who will remember your every preference. Itineraries ranging from Alaska’s glaciers to Asian temples; Australasia to the Amazon, the balmy Caribbean to colonial Canada showcase the ultimate in worldwide premium travel experiences onboard a fleet of 15 five star ships.
All guests boarding a cruise ship expect the very best. Holland America Line delivers MORE, with a “Signature of Excellence” that enhances every aspect of the experience.
“As You Wish” ® or set dining in the restaurant, complimented by a menu of inspired choices and gracious service. The Lido offers fresh, cooked-to-order selections; the Pinnacle Grill, a refined steakhouse, Canaletto, for informal Italian dining and Pan-Asian Tamarind. Known for the most extensive menus at sea served gracefully in elegant dining rooms, they now offer yet more dining choices from intimate speciality restaurants and casual Italian to gourmet burgers poolside.
By day demonstrations in the Culinary Arts Centre, digital workshops by Windows®, “On Location” destination enrichment and the Explorations Café, powered by the New York Times. By night West-end style production shows, BB Kings Blues, comedy or the classical Lincoln Centre Stage.
Resort amenities onboard every ship include two spacious pools, one with a retractable glass dome (in case of cool climes), as well as spacious teak decks for sunbathing and strolling. Vista and Signature-class ships also feature a hydro pool.
Further pampering opportunities are available at the Asian-inspired Greenhouse Spa and Salon, featuring everything from saunas, thermal pools, heated ceramic lounges to a dry float suite and couples massage rooms. Or relax in a private cabana on deck!
The state-of-the-art fitness centre features the latest cardio and weight machines. For gentle rejuvenation through exercise, there are fitness classes in yoga, Pilates and more, plus basketball and volleyball courts on deck.
Club HAL provides a range of exciting kids and teen friendly activities for guests aged 3-17 supervised by qualified staff – everything from pirate treasure hunts and pizza making for youngsters to teens-only nightclub events and cookery classes.
Take an i-pod art tour and discover more about the precious art and antiques onboard, learn to waltz or tango, courtesy of “Dancing with the Stars at Sea” or become immersed in your destinations through regional delicacies and entertainment.
Take in a thrilling show on stage, try your luck in the casino, sing along in the piano bar or dance ‘til late. There are bars and lounges for every taste – or watch a new release in the cinema, with freshly popped popcorn.
Revel in spacious cruise ship rooms, breathe in expansive views and relax in easy elegance. Rich woods, beautiful floral arrangements and handsome furnishings create an inviting atmosphere in which to gather for your wonderful cruise vacation. With elegant fine dining and enriching activities, Holland America Line's cruise ships welcome you aboard to discover timeless cruising, refined for a new generation.
Spacious staterooms and suites offer every comfort and convenience, ranging from roomy inside and ocean view accommodation to luxurious staterooms and suites with their own private teak lined balcony. Whichever you choose you’ll enjoy the most comfortable nights at sea with Mariners Dream beds, pure Egyptian cotton sheets, fluffy bathrobes, salon quality hairdryers, flat screen TV’s and DVD players, twice daily ice service and complimentary fruit baskets! As a bonus Neptune & Pinnacle Suite guests have key card access to a dedicated Neptune Lounge concierge service.
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