Life aboard cruise ships

 

Have you ever wondered what to do on board of a cruise ship? Excluding those whom have already had a similar experience, the idea of ​​what's inside a cruise ship is the result of the vision of commercials, or the reading of catalogs and brochures. Since the day is long, we naturally come to ask ourselves, how’s time generally spent during navigation. Here’s a guide that explains to the future cruise passenger pleasures and curiosities of life on board.

Cruise ships have all you need for an unforgettable holiday: spacious and cozy cabins, animators always ready to involve with their games and their evening shows, auctions to buy works of art, shops selling a bit of everything, gyms, saunas, spas, swimming pools, theaters, bars, 24h food and even exercise and cooking classes. 

Cruise ships have all you need for an unforgettable holiday: spacious and cozy cabins, animators always ready to involve with their games and their evening shows, auctions to buy works of art, shops selling a bit of everything, gyms, saunas, spas, swimming pools, theaters, bars, 24h food and even exercise and cooking classes. 

All cabins have private facilities, satellite television, air conditioning, safe-box and phone for international calls. The selection ranges between the interior cabins, smaller and essential, and the external cabins, more spacious, with sea view. Obviously, prices are different depending on size and comfort. These giants which ply the seas have on board large spas where to relax with the oriental perfumes treatments, sports massages, physiotherapy massages, saunas, turkish baths, tanning lamps. There are also many restaurants offering different specialties, from processed foods to be enjoyed in luxurious restaurants served by waiters, up to the rich buffets. On some ships , there are, in addition to the fitness center, also an outdoor jogging track, basketball, tennis and volleyball courts.

Life aboard a cruise ship begins at 7am with an inviting and rich breakfast, freshly baked croissants, bread, pastries, milk, tea, coffee, eggs, bacon, cured meats, cheeses and so on and so forth. The pastry chefs and cooks on board work all night to prepare delicious dishes from the earliest hours of the morning. Lunch can be eaten in the rich buffet or in restaurants with table service.

Since the ship is a sort of mini-city, shopping is another leisure that can be experienced on board: duty free, jewelry stores, perfumeries, clothes and souvenir shops, are just few of the possible boutiques where you may spend most of your time and money!

For the most convinced lovers of relaxing activities, there are available libraries with reading rooms, some open 24h. However, for much more animated nights there are discos, theaters, casinos and live music bars.

For those whom would rather visit a city without local guides or organized excursions, in the trips office you can find all the necessary informations to discover the destinations with the DIY (Do It Yourself) method, or else by relying on specialized travel agencies which are located at each landing pier.

If you are fascinated by the services and experiences that cruise ships can offer you, there’s nothing else left to do than just book your next trip!