Dining: Holland America Line serves world-class cuisine, from endless buffets to elegant dinners accented by classic signature ouches featuring Rosenthal china, starched linens, fine silver, and fresh flowers. The Holland America Line chefs, who are all members of the Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs gourmet society, prepare continental, regional, and traditional favorites.
In the Main Dining Room, guests dine in style surrounded by elegant staircases, rare art, and panoramic windows. Guests can enjoy a five-course meal, which may include seared sea scallops or filet mignon, or an order from the kosher dinner menu.
The reservations-only Pinnacle Grill offers guests a romantic ambience and delicious Pacific Northwest cuisine. Succulent seafood dishes, including Alaskan king salmon, Dungeness crab cakes, and Northwest clam chowder, are served by candlelight.
The casual indoor/outdoor Lido Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests enjoy a range of menu items, including fresh meat, fresh seafood, Asian stir-fry, Italian favorites, and Mexican fare.
Club HAL provides exciting activities for children and teenagers. Children ages 5-12 can enjoy a range of activities, including ice cream sundae and pizza parties, storytelling, minigolf, theme parties, ping-pong, sports events, and scavenger hunts. Teenagers ages 13-17 can hang out at the teen disco and participate in sports tournaments, trivia contests, arcade games, dance lessons, and movies. Club HAL also features "kids-only" shore excursions to Half Moon Cay as well as a selection of special adventures during Alaskan itineraries.
Spa & Fitness: The Holland America Line Spa features the therapeutic and wellness rituals of Steiner Leisure. Rejuvenating treatments include a Couples Massage, Elemis Deep Tissue Muscle Massage, Elemis Japanese Silk Booster Facial, and an Elemis Exotic Coconut Rub and Milk Ritual. Guests may dip into the refreshing hydrotherapy pool, receive therapeutic water treatments in the sauna, or bathe in exotic herbs.
The fitness center boasts panoramic ocean views that guests can admire while working out with treadmills, bikes, stair steppers, rowing machines, weight machines, and free weights. Yoga, kickboxing, Pilates, and aqua aerobics classes are also available. Onboard, guests can keep fit in the swimming pool, exercise on tennis and volleyball courts, and improve their swing with Elite Golf.
Entertainment: The multi-tiered show lounges play host to Las Vegas-style productions that feature incredible performances by vocalists, comedians, and illusionists. Emmy, Grammy, Tony, and Oscar nominees assist in creating these magical performances.
A variety of themed lounges allow guests to relax, applaud live entertainment, or kick up their heels with swing, disco, fox trot, waltz, and calypso dancing in the signature Crow's Nest nightclub.
The casino features blackjack, craps, roulette, and Caribbean stud poker. Guests can try their luck at bingo, the cruise lottery, and the mega-slot tournament.
Stateroom & Suite Amenities: Spacious and elegant staterooms include quality amenities such as Premium Plush Euro-Top mattresses, high-quality cotton bed linens, large plush towels and terry bathrobes, massage showerheads, and a welcome basket of fresh fruit. A white-gloved steward will escort guests to their room upon boarding and provide unobtrusive service.
Suite guests receive all stateroom amenities plus additional amenities and services, including personalized stationary, luxury duvets, in-suite afternoon tea and hors d'oeuvres, fully stocked no-host minibar, and 24-hour concierge service.
Guests can relax, read, and socialize in the privacy of The Neptune Lounge, reserved exclusively for passengers staying in the Penthouse Suite and Deluxe Verandah Suites. The lounge concierge helps guests make reservations for shore excursions, car rentals, the Pinnacle Grill, and more.
Weddings On Board: Whether you prefer a simple ceremony and a small, elegant reception or lots of family and friends at a larger celebration, we'll help you plan the wedding of your dreams. Launch a lifetime of memories with a wedding on one of our elegant ships, under the palms on an exotic Caribbean island beach or on the peak of a majestic Alaskan glacier. Our wedding coordinator is ready to assist you.
Wedding packages include a personalized ceremony, wedding coordinator services, flowers, cake, champagne, photo album, recorded music and a keepsake wedding certificate. Services such as photography, live music, receptions and pampering appointments can be added to customize your wedding package.
Wedding packages start at $1,295 for North America or Caribbean sailings and $1,900 for Europe sailings.
About Holland America: Holland America Line leads the cruise industry premium niche by offering virtually unlimited cruise and CruiseTour options that span the globe and satisfy every traveler's appetite for exploration. Over the course of the company's rich history as first a shipping and passenger line and subsequently a cruise line, Holland America Line's fleet has carried nearly 10 million passengers, either to new lives in the New World or to exotic locales for vacations of a lifetime. Holland America Line marked its 130th anniversary in 2003.
With 13 luxury ships sailing to more than 280 ports of call and all seven continents, and more ships and tours being added each year, Holland America Line's commitment to providing the best in cruise vacations is confirmed by awards and accolades from leaders in the tourism industry.
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