With warm, welcoming service, the best itineraries, a relaxed & rejuvenating retreat at sea, as well as delicious fresh food and exclusive amenities like Movies Under the Stars® (with complimentary blankets and popcorn), Princess Cruises is proud to be known as The Consummate Host®.
With an enormous fleet, ranging from classic small ships to state of the art super-liners, this award-winning cruise line can offer choice like no one else. And with Japan, Australia and South America cruises amongst their choice of exotic destinations, you're likely to find yourself coming back year after year in order to cross somewhere else off from your travel list.
Princess has a wide variety of room types available to suit every traveller; from the smaller inside rooms for those who don’t plan to spend much time in their cabin to lavish suites, complete with walk in wardrobes, DVD player and flat screen TV and iPod dock. Family suites are available with additional beds and sofa beds as well as all the usually facilities and private bathroom. All staterooms come with satellite TV’s refrigerator, Egyptian cotton bedding, private bathroom and complimentary toiletries as standard.
Princess Cruises has an enormous range of formal and casual dining options so you can always find something to suit your tastes at any hour of the day. You will be able to take advantage of two dining options of either Traditional or Anytime Dining; Traditional Dining allows you the consistency of the same table, at the same time, with the same waiter and same dining companions every evening; whilst Anytime Dining allows you to dine at a time which suits you and with whomever you choose.
Princess has many speciality restaurants to tempt your taste buds including; Sabatini’s Italian restaurant, or one of the steakhouse options where you will find prime cuts of tender beef and seafood.
For more casual options you can drop into the Piazza International Café for lighter snacks and meals or indulge in a romantic candlelit dinner on your private stateroom balcony.
Fresh bread and pastries are cooked on board every day.
There is plenty to see and do on board a Princess ship. Partake in the ScholarShip@Sea Program and you can get involved in all sorts of new learning experiences; from Zumba fitness, cooking lessons, painting master classes, ceramics, lectures to joining the ships choir there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Other facilities for you to enjoy are the swimming pools, library and various sports including table tennis, golf, basketball, volleyball and the jogging track. If you are after something a bit more relaxing soak up the atmosphere in the Sanctuary or Lotus Spa.
In the evenings, the ships come alive with entertainment; enjoy a movie under the stars, watch a stunning show featuring one of the largest casts at sea, catch some comedy or sing your heart out in karaoke. There are always plenty of theme parties to get involved in or you can enjoy a peaceful cocktail in one of the bars and lounges available to you.
The casino has table games and slot machines and bingo for your enjoyment or you can browse one of the designer boutiques or art auctions if you are looking to make some new purchases.
All Princess Cruises' ships have dedicated youth programmes with the exception of Pacific and Ocean Princess.
The Youth Centres cater for children aged 3 – 12 years old
Both clubs are run by fully trained youth counsellors who will ensure your kids have a great time whilst on board. The ‘Princess Pelicans’ can enjoy dance parties, films, Ice Cream and pizza parties, arts and craft activities, themed parties and fun fairs. Meanwhile the older kids in ‘Shockwaves’ will be able to take part in dinners, films, computer console games, scavenger hunts, talent shows, sports tournaments, workshops and theme nights.
Older kids are catered for too in the Teen Lounges for 13 – 17 year olds, where teens can enjoy console games, discos, movies, sports activities, formal dining, Djing, makeovers and Hip hop dance classes.
All aged children can enjoy children only dinners with other people of their own age. This gives them a chance to make friends while you can enjoy a bit of peace and quiet.
Princess also has a range of excursions for you to enjoy while in port including sightseeing and city tours, activities and adventures or special interest excursions and walking tours for those with a desire to learn more. Venture into the wilderness and learn more abut the local wildlife, engage in some water sports or off road adventures or drop in on some of the worlds most beautiful beaches.
By pre-booking your excursion prior to departure you are ensured quality excursions with reputable tour operators. Your tickets will be waiting for you upon check in so you will avoid and queuing or disappointment of missing out.