Established in 2002 by well-known industry veterans Joe Watters and Frank Del Rio, Oceania Cruise Lines is one of the newer kids on the block in the world of luxury cruises. While Oceania Cruise Lines hasn’t been around as long as the competition, it has managed to become a heavy hitter among some of the largest premium cruise lines in the world due to its luxury accommodations, exotic destinations, stellar service, and mature clientele. So, if money is no object and elegance and sophistication are top priority, Oceania Cruise Lines is the perfect choice for your next cruise vacation.
Oceania Cruise Lines Fleet and Destinations
Oceania Cruise Lines features three premium vessels including Regatta, Insignia, and Nautica. Each 30,277-ton vessel accommodates 684 guests, which creates an intimate environment for the ultimate in comfort and relaxation.
Oceania’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 pampered – 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. Oceania’s largest suites, called “Owner’s” and “Vista Suites” typically feature Jacuzzis, 42-inchplasma flat-screen TV’s with Bose® 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 Cruise Lines 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 Cafe©, The Grand Dining Room, Toscana and Waves. Oceania’s wine list features more than 150 vintages and 24-hour room service is also available.
Visit any one of Oceania’s six bars or lounges for cocktails, martini’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 Cruise Lines visit www.oceaniacrusies.com. Here, you can learn more about Oceania Cruise Lines, take a virtual tour, request a brochure, search for a travel agent, plan your cruise using the site’s “cruise planner” or book online. You can also call Oceania Cruise Lines toll-free at 800-531-5619.