For luxury on the high seas and stops in fascinating ports of call, the ms Veendam is a ship you don't want to miss. Elegant dining rooms with wide vistas of the seas, a broad sweeping staircase, wide teak decks for strolling and spacious staterooms (149 of which feature private verandahs) all lend the ms Veendam an air of elegance, providing our guests with the best cruise experience.
The ms Veendam celebrates the most modern advances in guest amenities and nautical design while preserving more than 130 years of Holland America Line maritime traditions. Grandly proportioned and designed to carry 1,258 guests, the ms Veendam offers an onboard experience defined by spacious comfort. All Signature of Excellence enhancements to her public rooms and staterooms were completed in Spring 2006.
Join her in 2006-2007 on a sunny Caribbean cruise, transit the Panama Canal, discover the stunning natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska's Inside Passage and Glacier Bay. In 2007 the ms Veendam also offers several exciting European cruise itineraries.
Choose the blissful pampering of a facial. Let the trained fingers of a massage therapist sooth your muscles while working fragrant oils into your skin. Enjoy therapeutic water treatments as you steam in a thermal suite or bathe in exotic herbs. All this while cruising to exotic destinations and enjoying other Holland America's Veendam onboard experience indulgences.
World-renowned master chef Reiner Greubel leads our award-winning culinary staff in providing extensive dining options, including "light & healthy" items, continental and ethnic cuisines, and vegetarian dishes. All are available in a range of dining venues.
Close your eyes and open your mind to all of the thrill seeking entertainment alternative that you'll have the opportunity to venture. No matter how you plan on spending your night, the Veendam remains well equip to accommodate each and every one of your desires. If you're looking for the relaxed scenery of a lounge, you'll find plenty. If you're in the mood for the mingling bar atmosphere, you'll feel completely comfortable in our bars.