As one of the leading luxury cruise lines in the world, Oceania Cruises focuses on the things that matter. That goes to say that their ships are relaxed, elegant, comfortable and take guests to some truly remarkable destinations; enriching their travelling minds and immersing them in their excellent surroundings.
Something else that Oceania has definitely got right is the way that food should be at sea. Fine dining is usually something that you would find in extravagant, Michelin starred restaurants, but these floating luxury hotels offer an abundance of sumptuous dishes over a wide range of dining areas; all overseen by Master Chef Jacques Pépin.
Guests can look forward to inviting plates that come bearing gifts such as ‘Duck à l’Orange with Braised Red Cabbage and Almond Potato Croquettes’ and ‘Steamed Maine Lobster on Castilla–La Mancha Saffron Rice’, whilst irresistible desserts like ‘Nine Minute Baked Valrhona Chocolate Cake with Raspberries and Vanilla Ice Cream’ won’t hang around for too long before disappearing and being replaced by an empty plate.
If sailing the world in style and delighting your taste buds along the way is what cruising is all about for you, then Oceania will definitely not disappoint.
Oceania is first choice for the discerning, sophisticated traveller in search of an enriching, destination-oriented experience aboard a luxurious home from home.
Oceania Cruises will provide the highest quality cruise product for mature and discerning travellers by offering the finest culinary experience at sea, meticulous attention to detail, and a warm and inviting country club-casual ambience on every voyage. Combining extraordinary comfort, exceptional value and the world’s most alluring destinations, we provide our guests with an enriching, rewarding travel experience.
Oceania has medium-sized ships, which give a wider range of facilities than small ships whilst retaining the feeling of luxury and personal service which is lacking in many large ships. Marina and Riviera cater to 1,250 passengers whilst the Sirena, Regatta, Nautica and Insignia carry 684 passengers each. Each Oceania stateroom is fantastically appointed and contain the highest quality linens and amenities. Suites have the added addition of butler service waiting to attend to your every need.
With an excellent staff-to-passenger ratio on board, you are guaranteed high quality personalised service during an Oceania Cruise. The feeling on board an Oceania vessel is casual elegance and relaxed luxury, rather like a country club. Every dish onboard is handcrafted into a mini masterpiece and with first-class entertainment and facilities onboard you will be fully entertained will you travel.
Oceania suites and staterooms are spacious and beautifully appointed. Each room is home to the finest quality linens, exclusive Prestige Tranquillity beds and luxury toiletries so you can enjoy your own personal solitude and relaxation on your voyage. Complimentary mini-bar and 24-hour room service, en-suite bathtub or shower, LCD televisions and safe are standard in all staterooms.
Oceania suites feature private verandas, spacious living and dining areas and marble bathrooms with bathtubs. Oceania suite passengers receive priority check in, access to the executive lounge, bottle of champagne, priority restaurant and shore excursion reservations, use of in suite iPad and laptop, whirlpool bath, 3D movies and double walk in wardrobe. Oceania's butlers are waiting to draw you a bath, plan a private cocktail party or assisting you to dress for your evening out.
Famed master chef Jacques Pépin is the Executive Culinary Director for Oceania and coordinates a team of exquisite chefs who create culinary masterpieces for your enjoyment. The restaurants on-board Oceania ships operate an open seating policy, enabling you to eat when, where and with whoever you like, whether it be as a group, or intimate table for two.
Each Oceania ship has its own sparkling array of speciality restaurants which are the feature of every Oceania ship; The Grand Dining Room is the flagship restaurant and serves breakfast lunch and dinner with a daily-changing menu.
Toscana is distinctively Tuscan inspired cuisine served with classic
Jacques is the home of Jacques Pepin, featuring his signature dishes such as King’s Cut Bone-In Prime Rib and soufflés in this classic French bistro style restaurant.
Artisan breads are created every day with strong French influences to create delicious brioche, croissants and baguettes.
Afternoon Tea is served everyday from at 4pm to the sounds of the accompanying string quartet. Enjoy elegant finger sandwiches, delicate petit fours, rich scones and delicious pastries.
Elsewhere on board an Oceania ship you can take a stroll around the walking track, have a dip in the pool or soak up the warmth on the sun deck from a private cabana. There is also a state of the art fitness suite with personal trainers and fitness classes on hand to get you in shape.
There is a full programme of guest lecturers on all Oceania ships waiting to share their vast knowledge with you. These include famous historians, politicians and nature experts who can vastly enrich your experience of the destinations you will visit along your voyage. You can add to this knowledge by browsing a full range of books in the ships elegant library. Workshops are available in the ‘Bon Appetit Culinary Center’ and the ‘Artist Loft’ for perfecting those arts and crafts skills.
The evening entertainment ranges from hilarious comedians, classical string quartets, engaging pianists, stunning singers and fabulous soloists. Alternatively you can while away the evening with a few games in the casino. With a variety of bars and lounges at your disposal you can sip on anything from cocktails to coffee.
The Canyon Ranch SpaClub® can be found on every Oceania vessel. These chic, modern facilities provide the height of relaxation and will leave you feeling balanced and rejuvenated. Facilities include whirlpool spas, steam room hair salon and makeup room. Treatments available include; a wide range of massage techniques, acupuncture, body wraps, scrubs, manicures, pedicures and tanning.
On land, there are a wide range of Oceania shore excursions, led by English speaking guides and overseen by ships staff. These excursions are all fully insured and led by highly trained professionals. There are a full range of Oceania excursions available with varying ranges of physical activity.
Oceania Choice and Oceania Exclusive excursions offer one of a kind opportunities and are limited to no more than 16 passengers in a group. This means you won’t have to be worried about being stuck at the back and not being able to hear. You will be picked up in high quality transportation with full climate control so you can travel in comfort. There are also private tours available for a more personal experience.
Book your Oceania excursions before you sail to avoid disappointment and ensure you get the best experiences.
You can choose from such options as; Whale watching in Alaska, exploring Bangkok in a tuk-tuk, Safari rides in Africa, see the jumping crocodiles in Darwin, snorkelling in the South Pacific or take fascinating city tours in Europe.
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