One of two cruise ships in the Princess fleet specially built to sail through the Panama Canal, ninety percent of her staterooms offer ocean views, with 700 balconies available, perfect for witnessing the engineering marvel of the Canal. Spend the night watching a film, concert or sporting event outdoors in a plush lounge chair at Movies Under the Stars and come back refreshed and revitalised after a visit to The Sanctuary, exclusively for adults. Unique to this and her sister cruise ship, the Bayou Café and Steakhouse features live jazz music and New Orleans-inspired cuisine.
Bayou Cafe & Steakhouse - Passengers are able to enjoy jazz music along with traditional Cajun and Creole-infused dishes in the very first New Orleans restaurant at sea. Dishes such as peel-and-eat shrimp, smothered gator ribs, seafood gumbo, chicken and chorizo jambalaya, and N'Awlins crawfish "mud bug" bisque make this a truly unique dining experience.
Movies Under the Stars - Poolside outdoor cinema with Hollywood movies against a backdrop of sea and sky. Staff provide comfortable chaise lounges, blankets in the evenings and complimentary popcorn, warm cookies and milk.
Wheelchair users will find access-friendly design across most of the Princess fleet, making it easy to enjoy each vessel's restaurants, theatres, spas, lounges and open deck space. Elevators have generous 36- to 42-inch doorways, and wheelchair seating is available in show lounges and other public spaces.
Guests with sight and hearing disabilities will find vessels equipped with such helpful features as Braille elevator call buttons, audible arrival sounds and infrared listening assistance systems in the Princess theatres. ADA "all in one" kits are available upon request -- featuring telephone amplifiers, visual smoke detectors, door knock sensors, text telephones (TDD) and other aids.
Princess ships also welcome service animals, and have hosted a variety of such special helpers, including seeing-eye dogs, hearing-assistance dogs, and even a "helping hands" monkey.
Princess Cruises are happy to meet your request for low-sodium, low-fat, low-sugar and vegetarian diets. Kosher meals and baby food are available upon advance written request. Any other special diet requests must be authorised in advance by the Princess corporate office.
You or your travel agent must advise Princess in writing of any special diet, allergies or medical needs. Requests must be received no later than 35 days prior to departure for cruises to Alaska, Canada/New England, Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico, Panama Canal and Coastal Getaways. For all other cruises, requests must be received no later than 65 days prior to departure. Once onboard, please check with the Maitre D' to confirm your request.
The legal drinking age of 21 years is always observed onboard all ships and proof of age may be required. All on-board staff are trained to take their responsibility to not serve alcohol to under-age passengers seriously. The age restrictions are clearly posted in the bars.
Entry into the disco is limited to passengers 18 years and older. Be sure to check with the child and teen centres, however, for special disco events designed just for kids. Children under the age of 18 are welcome in the gymnasium, spa and jacuzzi; and also in the evening entertainment show lounges when accompanied by a parent or guardian.
In line with domestic age limits, as well as Princess' company policy, the casino is reserved for passengers 21 years and older. Additionally, only those passengers 21 years and older will be allowed to purchase or consume alcohol. For those whose age is questionable, picture identification may be requested.
You should dress for a cruise with Princess the same way you would for any stylish land-based resort.
Casual sportswear, including shorts, lightweight pants and jogging suits, is the order of the day both at sea and ashore in hotter climates.
Princess recommend you bring a sweater, a jacket or an all-weather coat for cool evenings, and for shore excursions, depending on your destination. Due to unpredictable weather, don't forget a hat or visor and a collapsible umbrella. Please be sure to bring proper clothing for visits to religious sites. You'll also want low-heeled, rubber soled shoes for strolling on deck, as well as comfortable walking shoes or sandals to wear.
Princess makes it easy to know what to pack and what to wear when you’re dining on-board our spectacular ships. There are two designations for dress codes: Smart Casual and Formal.
Passenger attire should be in keeping with what they would wear to a nice restaurant at home; Skirts/dresses, slacks, and sweaters for ladies, trousers and open-neck shirts for men
Inappropriate dinner wear such as pool or beach attire, shorts, ball caps and casual jeans (with fraying and/or holes) are not permitted in the dining rooms. Shoes must be worn.
When formal nights are held, please observe the dress code in the Traditional Dining and Anytime Dining venues for the enjoyment of all guests. Evening gowns and cocktail dresses are suggested for women; Tuxedos, dinner jackets or dark suits with a tie for men
All Inclusive Beverage Package:
Relax and enjoy the convenience of an all inclusive beverage package featuring any drink up to $10 including cocktails, wine, beer, sodas, lattes, cappuccinos, bottled water & more. All for just $49 per person per day.
Unlimited Soda Packages:
Guests wi'll never be without their favourite fountain sodas, from Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and Barq's Root Beer, to nostalgic orange soda, soda water, tonic water and ginger ale. The Unlimited Soda & More Package allows guests as many fountain sodas, refreshing juices, fruity mocktails and creamy ice cream shakes as you can handle.
Clearly marked “Designated Smoking Areas” are available on-board and include a sufficient number of ashtrays that are emptied regularly. Generally, these areas include cigar lounges, a section of the nightclub and casino, as well as a portion of the open decks. As a safety precaution, passengers are reminded to properly dispose of cigarettes, cigars and pipe tobacco, which are never to be thrown overboard as this may be sucked back into the ship and cause fires.
The use of electronic cigarettes is allowed within the confines of the passenger's stateroom (balcony not included) and within designated smoking areas only.
Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin and large balcony, along with special suite-only benefits. Suites include a separate seating area with a sofabed, walk-in closet, full bathroom and deluxe amenities such as an upgraded balcony feature with room for four with two comfortable loungers, a table and two chairs, Complimentary mini-bar set-up, CD/DVD player with access to a complimentary DVD library, personal safe, Comfortable luxury pillow-top mattress, Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Two flat-panel satellite TVs, Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow, Refrigerator, Writing desk and phone, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Enhanced nightly turn-down service and a host of other benefits and amenities.
The luxurious Mini-Suite staterooms include a Welcome glass of champagne, Separate seating area with a sofabed, Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed, Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow, Two flat-panel televisions, Private bathroom with combination tub and shower with Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110-volt, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings and daily housekeeping service.
Oceanview Mini-Suites offer no balcony but feature a large approximately 300-square foot cabin space with a picture window.
The spacious Balcony and Premium Balcony staterooms are appointed with fine amenities such as Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, and an Evening bed turn-down service with chocolates on your pillow.
Some staterooms also have pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.
Some Balcony staterooms may have a partial or fully obstructed view from the balcony.
The Oceanview and Premium Oceanview staterooms feature a picture window for memorable views. The Premium Oceanview stateroom is richly appointed with fine amenities such as Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, and an evening bed turn-down service.
Some also have pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.
The Interior staterooms are richly appointed with fine amenities such as Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, and an evening bed turn-down service.
Some also have pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.
To say the nightlife onboard is entertaining is an understatement. Illuminating the stage in captivating productions, Princess Cruises performers are some of the most talented musicians, singers and dancers at sea. Their Princess Signature Shows, lounge performers, movies and casinos are just some of the entertainment guests enjoy as they escape completely.
Princess Cruises largest theatre yet, with sophisticated architectural lighting. West End-style shows are on every cruise, with more than one performance each evening allowing passengers the flexibility to see a show before or after dinner. With lively music, stunning choreography and some of the largest casts at sea.
This multi-purpose area hosts many activities and shows, from cooking and computer classes to theatre production performances.
Boasting a giant screen 30% larger than Princess Cruises other ships, this signature poolside venue presents first-run movies, sporting events and concerts under the night sky, accompanied by complimentary fresh-popped popcorn. The 300 square foot theatre offers a unique opportunity to enjoy a blockbuster Hollywood movie against a backdrop of twinkling stars. Personal touches include comfortable chaise lounges, complimentary popcorn, warm cookies and milk, with cosy blankets in the evenings.
This London-themed casino features an array of the latest slots and your favourite games of chance including blackjack, Texas Hold'em, and roulette.
Explorers Lounge, located on the Fiesta Deck, is a multi functional venue with entertainment ranging from art auctions and game shows to karaoke.
It also doubles up as the ship's nightclub with a resident DJ playing later on in the night.
Step into the Wheelhouse Bar on-board for a taste of British tradition. You'll find a menu of favourites advertised on chalkboards and displayed on counters for an authentic pub feel including fish & chips or a hearty Ploughman's Lunch
Live piano entertainment and drinks in a club-like ambience.
The Churchill Lounge, on the Promenade Deck, is the ship's intimate smoking lounge where guests can also request a cognac from Crooners Bar next door to enjoy with their cigar.
Offering an enticing menu of 75 martinis, plus entertainers at spectacular duelling glass pianos.
The boutiques onboard offer more than just accessories and sundries you may have left at home. Shop onboard and benefit from incredible tax-and duty-free savings off suggested U.S. retail prices on fragrances, cosmetics, jewellery and gifts, apparel and liquor.
In addition to everyday savings, they bring you special promotions throughout the cruise.
Plus, Elite Captain’s Circle members receive a 10% boutiques discount!
Internet access is available on all Princess vessels through the 24-hour onboard Internet Cafe and wireless network- which is available in staterooms and various public.
Use the state-of-the-art computer systems to access your web-based email account, or browse the Internet for world news, sports and stock trading. Or bring your wireless-enabled laptop and access the Internet through the improved onboard wireless service.