Oceania is a “premium” cruise line positioned between the mainstream cruise lines and luxury cruise lines. It has three smaller ships of about 700 guests each which are able to get into ports the larger ships cannot visit. Oceania cruises also has two newer ships – the Marina and the Riviera. These ships came out in 2011 and 2012 and are still fairly small at about 1200 passengers. Another 700 passenger ship, the Sirena, will join the fleet in the summer of 2016.
Fine dining is of utmost importance to Oceania and from superb breakfast and lunches to their afternoon celebratory teas to their excellent dinners, Chef Jacques Pepin has spent a lot of time and creativity with the cuisine. You’ll find formally attired waiters providing impeccable service in their dining rooms every evening. Each ship offers open seating for all meals. In addition, there are various alternative eateries on each of their ships. There is also a culinary center on board, and it was created in conjunction with Bon Appétit magazine.
The spa on Oceania is the well-known Canyon Ranch Spa. And, concierge level and suite guests get unlimited access to the Canyon Ranch Spa Club Private Spa Terrace. All other passengers can purchase day passes to the Spa Terrace. Treatments vary from acupuncture to body scrubs to facials to a variety of massages. A full salon is located nearby on each ship.
There is also a gym, swimming pool, casino, shops, and several lounges on every ship. A number of enrichment programs are offered on various voyages. Chef Jacques Pepin, guest lecturers and noted musicians often sail on specific cruises.
Oceania offers 7-day and longer cruises around the world. Many departures feature specific themes including culinary, wine, music, and health/wellness.
Please call us at 559-324-8150 to help plan an extraordinary cruise on Oceania cruises.