An exceptional onboard cruise experience awaits with the Signature of Excellence enhancements that appeal to the cruisers who prefer mid-sized ships, more personalized service, five-star dining, and an ambiance of sophistication.
Daytime aboard a Holland America cruise gives you a wealth of cruise activities and indulgences, with the choice of joining in or just relaxing. It's an opportunity to try something new that surprises you, every day. Do everything, or do nothing at all. Whether you want to workout in the Fitness Center, learn yoga, pamper yourself with a massage and spa treatment, or listen to music and check your email in the Explorations Café, there's a perfect onboard activity for everyone. In every cruise port, make your cruise vacation even more memorable with our extensive Shore Excursions program of activities. See, explore, discover: arts and cultural activities, athletic expeditions, city tours, shopping and more...
Holland America ships are currently cruising around alot of the popular cruise destinations of 2016, places such as Northern America, Europe and Scandinavia. Alternatively you can plan even further ahead with the deals available now for 2017 (here) and for 2018 by following this link.
Exquisite dining in beautiful restaurants
You have two expert servers per table in your main dining room to ensure your dining experience is perfect. With a beautiful setting for breakfast, five course dinner menus and a choice of pre seating dining or the freedom dining 'As you wish'. On the Lido Deck you will find casual dining in the Lido Restaurant offering relaxation and cooked to order selections. The Pinnacle Grille ia an intimate dining venue featuring premium seafood and Sterking Silver beef with an extensive wine selection from Australia to California. Speciality Restaurants include Tamarind & Canaletto and you also receive 24 hour In-Room Dining included in your cruise fare.
Rejuvenate at your own pace
If you're a fitness fanatic, get a personal fitness trainer in the fully equipped fitness centre or take a swim in one of the two fresh water pools (one with a retracting roof). Private cabanas will give you sanctuary around the Lido Pool or you may want to have a little retail therapy in the Merabekka luxury jewellery boutique or purchase your duty free.
Come alive at night
A glittering night onboard awaits. Start off with drinks and dancing in the Ocean Bar or take in an after dinner musical in the state-of-the-art show lounge. Try your luck in the Casino, watch a movie on the Giant LED screen on deck or dance the night away in the night club, the choice is endless.
A great experience for all ages
For the youngsters there is Club HAL for ages 3-7& 8-12 with lots of stories, pizza parties, treasure hunting and more. Kids & Teens Culinary Workshops keep the kids busy and for the teenagers who want to stay clear of mum and dad there is The Loft and The Oasis which is exclusively for Teens.
Your home away from home with Signature touches
Holland America signature service gives you a professional crew that take pride in making your cruise the best in every way. From one lump or two in your hot beverage your crew will remember your preference. Your stateroom will be serviced twice daily and your bed will be turned down nightly and all with prompt attention throughout.