The beautiful garden theme of the ms Volendam includes an artful floral motif throughout the ship's spacious public rooms and elegant staterooms (149 of which have private verandahs). "Flowers" can be found in abundance on her public decks and in unexpected places in the forms of floral fabrics and tapestries, as well as huge vases of tropical floral arrangements and chrysanthemums. This beautiful ship accommodates 1,440 guests.
In addition to fresh flowers throughout the ship, Holland America Line has drawn on its stores of incredible artwork to enhance the interior of this beautiful ship's public spaces.
Everything from pre-Columbian fetishes and sculptures to Renaissance-era fountains imported from Italy are included in its hallway galleries. At the heart of the ship an elegant sculpture by Luciano Vistosi, inspired by the myriad of moods and colors of a kaleidoscope, greets visitors in a soaring three-story atrium.
Signature features include:
The two-tier Rotterdam Dining Room features impeccable service and an extensive wine list and offers five-course menus, from continental cuisine to vegetarian and low-carb options
The intimate reservations-only Pinnacle Grill offers an elegant, sophisticated dining experience and features premium hand-selected cuts of Sterling Silver beef, inspired seafood dishes and many select wines rated "Excellent" by Wine Spectator - as well as distinctive Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens
The Lido Restaurant offers a relaxed ambiance for all three meals and features a variety of fresh, cooked-to-order specialties
The Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine magazine, is the setting for gourmet cooking demonstrations and interactive classes
Explorations Cafe, powered by The New York Times, features the largest library at sea, as well as comfortable music listening stations and Internet access
The Greenhouse Spa & Salon features thermal suites, a hydrotherapy and thalassotherapy pool, heated ceramic lounges and more
The Frans Hals Show Lounge features Las Vegas-style productions, talented vocalists, illusionists, comedians and variety acts
The Crow's Nest, where sweeping views make this observation lounge a top choice for relaxing during the day, and in the evening transforms into a hip, fashionable nightclub features top-notch DJs and live bands Club HAL, dedicated youth facilities and activities for kids ages 3 to 12
The Loft and The Oasis, designed exclusively for teens to have fun, socialize and hang out with people their own age
For more than 100 years Holland America Cruises have been a major operator within the cruise industry. They offer a massive range of cruise and CruiseTour options that are sure to satisfy the majority of cruisers ideas for exploration and adventure.
Throughout the company’s rich and diverse history they have carried around 10 million passengers, either to new lives in the New World in the days when they were a shipping and passenger line or to exotic locations for holidays of a lifetime in more modern times.
Holland America offer modern, luxurious and elegant cruise ships which are both spacious and comfortable. They aim to create intimate and welcoming spaces on board their cruise ships and every detail is chosen to provide guests with the ultimate aesthetic experience.
Their cruise ships are highly recognisable worldwide due to their unique white and navy blue colour scheme. They are mid-sized ships and as such offer a more personalised cruising experiences for their passengers.
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With 15 different cruise ships which combined offer more than 500 sailings every year and cover all seven continents.
Their cruise itineraries include both very popular, and smaller, less well-known ports of call in Bermuda, Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean, the Panama Canal, America, New Zealand, Australia, Asia and South America. There is an almost inexhaustible list of different ports of call that their passengers can enjoy.
Holland America offer options including the Culinary Arts Centre
As well as offering exciting and lust-worthy destinations, they also offer tailor made programmes such as Culinary Arts Centre cooking demonstrations, digital workshops sponsored by world leading companies and so much more. There is sure to be a cruise which will suit everyone.
Offering award winning service, five star dining, a wide range of activities available on board and exciting and unique worldwide itineraries. Holland America Cruises offer extraordinary holiday experiences to all their clients, and pride themselves on doing so.
Holland America have secured the prestigious Five Star Diamond Award from The American Academy of Hospitality Services. This is due to their innovative programmes and superior level of passenger amenities. They also have one of the highest numbers of repeat bookings in the cruise industry, which is surely a testament to their great experiences.
This cruise company are wholly committed to their programme - the Signature of Excellence - which is a strong promise to their guests. It is a commitment to their guests and passengers that they will continually strive to provide amazing, unforgettable experiences at great value.
With luxurious, sophisticated cruise ships, friendly and attentive staff, exciting and innovative holiday destinations and activities available the hardest decision you might have to make is where to go and when.
Prices shown are based on two people sharing the cruise companies lowest priced inside cabin and are per person. Note that prices, itineraries and availability are all subject to possible change without notice. Please check the final price before making a booking.