As seen on Cruising with Jane McDonald
Oceania Cruises’ Marina is 1,250-capacity mid-size luxury cruise ship offering sailings in a range of destinations across the world, including the Americas, the Caribbean the Mediterranean and Northern Europe.
A member of Oceania Cruises’ O-Class fleet (and the sister ship of Riviera), Marina was built in 2011 and quickly became a firm favourite with cruise enthusiasts who fell in love with the ship’s perfect blend of world-class dining options, incredible service and luxurious facilities. Marina’s comfortable onboard surroundings, coupled with a laid-back, informal atmosphere, make her the ideal ship for both experienced cruisers and those looking to experience their first cruise holiday.
In early 2020, Marina will enter dry-dock for a period of refurbishment. During this time, enhancements will be made to the Concierge and Veranda Staterooms, the Penthouse Suites and the Owner’s Suites. A brand new coffee bar will also be installed on deck 14.
Oceania Marina Staterooms and Suites
The accommodation on Marina consists of eight categories of stateroom and suite. All types, aside from the Inside Staterooms, offer ocean-views courtesy of either a large picture window or private balcony.
The accommodation categories on Marina are as follows:
- Inside Stateroom – 174 sq.ft.
- Deluxe Inside Stateroom – 242 sq.ft.
- Veranda Stateroom – 282 sq.ft.
- Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom – 282 sq.ft.
- Penthouse Suite – 420 sq.ft.
- Oceania Suite – 1,000 sq.ft.
- Vista Suite – 1,200 – 1,500 sq.ft.
- Owner’s Suite – 2,000+ sq.ft.
In terms of facilities, all of the accommodation options on Marina benefit from a private en-suite bathroom, a refrigerated mini-bar, ample storage space, an entertainment system and Bulgari toiletries. The higher categories, such as the Penthouse Suite, boast private butler service, larger seating areas, a free laundry service and grant guests access to an exclusive lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge.
Oceania Marina Dining Rooms & Restaurants
Oceania Cruises are famed for offering ‘the Finest Cuisine at Sea’, and Marina will certainly not disappoint where dining is concerned. Take your pick of twelve restaurants and eateries and treat your tastebuds to a range of mouth-watering dining experiences.
Marina’s elegant Grand Dining Room offers a range of classic and contemporary dishes, served against a back-drop echoing Europe’s best five-star hotels. Here, the service is fantastic and the range of options available will satisfy even the most discerning of diners.
Toscana is Marina’s Italian-themed dining room and serves up a variety of masterfully-created pasta, meat and seafood dishes, while Red Ginger is renowned as being one of the best Asian restaurants at sea. For French fine-dining, Jacques promises authenticity courtesy of menus designed by Jacques Pepin, and the Waves Grill is recommended for American-style burgers and hotdogs, as well as fresh fruit and salad.
Other dining options on Marina include:
- The Bistro: Enjoy a quintessentially French lunch in the Grand Dining Room.
- The Polo Grill: A classic steakhouse serving up meat and seafood dishes.
- The Terrace Café: Buffet-style dining consisting of meats, seafood, salads and pizza.
- Baristas: Grab a coffee and a pastry and take in the views provided by large floor-to-ceiling windows.
- Privee: An exclusive private-party experience which can be reserved for up to ten guests.
- Afternoon Tea: Served daily at 4pm.
Alternatively, choose to take advantage of the 24-hour room service and dine in your stateroom or suite.
Oceania Marina Entertainment, Leisure and Facilities
The entertainment on Oceania’s Marina is relatively low key. While there are often cabaret-style performances in the 600-seater Marina Lounge, a large number of guests prefer to spend the evenings mingling in the ships many bars and lounges. Among the options available, Martinis is a great spot to enjoy a late-night cocktail and Horizons offers live music and panoramic views. Marina also boasts a casino where you can try your luck at Blackjack, poker and roulette.
In terms of spa facilities, Marina’s Canyon Ranch SpaClub operates almost like a mini-health club. The range of treatments is extensive and include everything from organic body wraps to French manicures. The ship also has a fitness suite equipped with a variety of machines and offers a programme of classes.
Other facilities on Oceania Cruises’ Marina include:
- Artist Loft
- 3 boutiques
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Self-service laundrette
For further information regarding Marina, please contact our Voyage Consultants on 0800 008 6677 or make an online enquiry for one of the sailings below.
|13 May 2020||Wine, Art & Aristocrats - Barcelona to London||12 days||Marina|
|25 May 2020||European Quest - Southampton Roundtrip||10 days||Marina|
|25 May 2020||London to Stockholm||22 days||Marina|
|4 Jun 2020||Breathtaking Baltic - Southampton to Stockhlom||12 days||Marina|
|16 Jun 2020||Stockholm to Copenhagen||10 days||Marina|
|26 Jun 2020||Baltic Legacies - Copenhagen to Stockholm||10 days||Marina|
|6 Jul 2020||Stockholm to London||22 days||Marina|
|6 Jul 2020||Stockholm to Oslo||10 days||Marina|
|16 Jul 2020||Oslo to London||22 days||Marina|
|16 Jul 2020||Fjords of Norway - Oslo to Southampton||12 days||Marina|
|28 Jul 2020||Emerald Exploration - Southampton Roundtrip||20 days||Marina|
|28 Jul 2020||British Isles Tapestry - Southampton Roundtrip||10 days||Marina|
|7 Aug 2020||Circling the Biscay - Southampton Roundtrip||10 days||Marina|
|7 Aug 2020||London to Copenhagen||22 days||Marina|
|17 Aug 2020||Baltic Revelry - Southampton to Copenhagen||12 days||Marina|