Superior Suites include all the stateroom amenities, plus:
A variety of firm, medium and soft pillows
No-host mini-bar for easy entertaining
Personalized cruise stationery
Oversized bath towels
One-touch telephone concierge service
Complimentary DVD library
Lanai Staterooms - On select ships undergoing Signature of Excellence enhancements, ms Statendam, ms Maasdam, ms Veendam and ms Rotterdam, staterooms on the Lower Promenade deck will become a new Lanai category stateroom with lanai doors that open directly onto the walk-around promenade. There will be 38 lanai staterooms aboard Veendam, Maasdam and Statendam and 39 on Rotterdam.
A hydrotherapy pool bubbling with warm, therapeutic sea water. Available on select ships only.
Heated ceramic lounge reminiscent of an opulent Turkish bath except ms Prinsendam.
Private treatment rooms, including couple's massage rooms.
Massage therapy inspired by an exotic blend of cultures — from Hawaiian Lomi Lomi to Chinese Tui Na.
The latest exotic skin, body, hair and nail treatments.
Knowledgeable, professional therapists trained to guide you through your spa experience.
The Explorations Café, powered by The New York Times offers a comfortable, coffee house environment where you can browse through one of the most extensive libraries at sea, view a wide array of audio and video programming, or simply read the morning paper. Guests can also enjoy fresh pastries and their favorite espresso drink provided by Torrefazione Italia. Additional highlights include:
Internet stations featuring news and email, with free access to The New York Times online edition (wireless hot spots also available for those traveling with laptops)
Destination-related content provided by The New York Times, as well as unique travel-related New York Times crossword puzzles
Large jigsaw puzzle tables
The Explorations Speaker Series on longer voyages, feature guest lecturers and discussions on varied topics related to the history, culture and cuisine of ports of call
Culinary Arts Center
The Culinary Arts Center program, presented by Food & Wine magazine,
integrates fine food and wine with a unique and entertaining experience. Immerse yourself in the unique traditions and tastes of the ports of call you will visit. Sample fine wines from around the world or learn to make a new gourmet dish in a hands-on cooking class taught by our own Master Chefs or culinary guests.
Club HAL® — Children, ages 3-7, can participate in such activities as story telling, fabric painting, indoor games, arts and crafts, drawing contests, ice-cream sundae parties, puzzles, bingo, pirate treasure hunts or a farewell pizza party. Children in the Kid's age group must be toilet trained. Children in pull-ups or diapers are not allowed in the youth facilities, due to mandates from US Public Health. Exceptions to this rule cannot be made.
Club HAL® — Tweens, ages 8-12 might learn golf putting, have disco parties and theme parties, participate in the award-winning National Park Service Jr. Ranger Program on Alaska cruises, compete in on-deck sports events, compete in scavenger hunts or simply play Ping-Pong with a friend.
The Loft and The Oasis — Teens, ages 13-17 will especially enjoy the teen disco, karaoke sessions, video games, teen sports tournaments, card games, trivia contests, bingo, movies and videos. When there are more than 100 children on board, a HAL Talent Show is offered. (The Oasis is not available on all Vista-class ships)