One of the newer kids on the block in the world of luxury cruises is Oceania Cruises. Established in 2002 by well-known industry veterans Joe Watters and Frank Del Rio, Oceania Cruises has become a heavy hitter among some of the largest premium cruise lines in the world. If money is no object and elegance and sophistication are top priority, Oceania Cruises is the perfect choice for your cruise vacation.
Oceania Cruises Fleet and Destinations
Oceania cruises features three premium vessels to choose from including: Regatta, Insignia and Nautica. Each 30,277-ton vessel accommodates 684 guests, which creates an intimate environment for the ultimate in comfort.
Oceaniaâ€™s premium vessels travel to the most exotic destinations including: Africa, Arabia, Black Sea, Caribbean, Central America, China, Greek Isles, Iceland, India, Mediterranean, Mexico, Russia, Scandinavia, South America and Southeast Asia. Guests traveling to China will enjoy overnight stays in amazing cities such as Beijing, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Shanghai, Hanoi, Saigon, Kyoto, Bombay, Luxor and Dubai.
Regatta, Insignia and Nautica sail to more than 80 ports in Scandinavia and Russia, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Greek Isles, the Black Sea and exotic destinations such as Libya, Tunisia and Morocco.
Oceania Onboard Experience
Aboard each Oceania cruise ship, guests will enjoy personalized service uncommon aboard larger ships. With 400 staff members per ship, requests are handled quickly and efficiently, meaning guests will always feel pamperedâ€”as if they were on a private yacht.
Oceania Accommodations and Spa
Oceania accommodations run the gamut from 160 sq. ft. staterooms to spacious suites that total close to 1,000 sq. ft. Oceaniaâ€™s largest suites, called â€œOwnerâ€™sï¿½ï¿½? and â€œVista Suitesï¿½ï¿½? typically feature Jacuzzis, 42ï¿½ï¿½? plasma flat-screen TVâ€™s with BoseÂ® surround sound system with a 2nd plasma to enjoy form the comforts of a queen-sized Tranquility Bed, entertainment center with CD & DVD Players, Laptop computers with Internet access and refrigerated mini-bars. Rooms also feature a 2nd bathroom for guests, floor-to-ceiling glass doors and wraparound teak verandas.
Oceania Spa features a spa, fitness center and salon. The spa offers facials, wraps, detoxification procedures, massage and a spa deck while the fitness center features a full-service gym, personal training and complimentary classes combining, aerobics, body tone, dance and step.
Dining and Entertainment
Oceania cruises offers fine dining at sea comparable to 5-star hotel dining. Guests have six dining options to choose from ranging from the grand to casual poolside dining. Options include: Polo Grill, Tapas on the Terrace, Terrace CafÃ©, The Grand Dining Room, Toscana and Waves. Oceaniaâ€™s wine list features more than 150 vintages and 24-hour room service is also available.
Visit any one of Oceaniaâ€™s six bars or lounges for cocktails, martiniâ€™s or wine. The Polo Lounge features single-malt Scotch and full-grain whiskey or visit the Observation Lounge for cocktails. Entertainment ranges from live jazz and comedy to magicians. In addition, Oceania offers a variety of guest and celebrity speakers as well as dance lessons, arts & crafts classes and culinary demonstrations.
Booking an Oceania Cruise
For more information about Oceania Cruises visit www.oceaniacrusies.com. Here, you can learn more about Oceania Cruises, take a virtual tour, request a brochure, search for a travel agent, plan your cruise using the site â€œcruise planner” or book online. You can also call Oceania Cruises toll-free at 800-531-5619.