Eastern Caribbean Cruise
|5||St Thomas, UK|
|7||Half Moon Cay|
The 86,000-ton Nieuw Amsterdam was built at Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard and her interior design and art collection reflect the glamour and history of New York City, which was formerly known as Nieuw Amsterdam.
Nieuw Amsterdam offers concepts such as the innovative pan-Asian Tamarind restaurant and Silk Den lounge surrounded by panoramic views overlooking the ocean expanse and the Lido pool. Other additions are an Explorer's Lounge Bar, a premium wine-tasting lounge, an elegant luxury jewellery boutique, atrium bar area, enhanced and reconfigured show lounge, and a photographic and imaging centre.
She also offers several much-admired Holland America Line features, including outside-view, glass elevators at mid-ship; the Explorations Cafe -- a cyber-coffee house powered by The New York Times; the Pinnacle Grill and Pinnacle Bar; the innovative Culinary Arts Centre presented by Food & Wine Magazine, where culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and intimate classes in a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchens; an expanded Greenhouse Spa and Salon with thermal suites and hydro-pool, and a youth facility that includes the teens-only Loft.
Nieuw Amsterdam Dining Options
Tamarind Restaurant and Silk Den Lounge: Pan Asian Restaurant and lounge with panoramic views of the ocean and Lido Pool area.
Canaletto Restaurant: Canaletto is your destination onboard for an intimate Italian dinner.
Lido Restaurant: offers a relaxed ambiance for all three meals and features a variety of fresh, cooked-to-order specialties
Manhattan Dining Room: Five-course menus include continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-carb options
Pinnacle Grill: Featuring premium Double R Ranch Beef, inspired seafood dishes and many select wines rated "Excellent" by Wine Spectator. Reservations only.
Nieuw Amsterdam Features & Facilities
Cabanas: Private cabanas are available to reserve by the day or by the cruise. Available on two decks, they are tastefully decorated, filled with amenities and provide an exquisite poolside retreat.
Cabana Club: Your own private oasis located high above the rest. This exclusive Cabana Club is the ultimate place to relax surrounded by healthy refreshments and luxurious amenities.
Spa Staterooms: Nieuw Amsterdam's spacious Spa Staterooms, located on the Panorama and Observation decks include special spa amenities.
Digital Workshop, powered by Windows® Learn how to share all your digital memories through email, blogging and social networking — so friends and family can see where you have been cruising even before you return home. Free workshops taught by Microsoft-trained "techsperts" make it easy and fun, even for novices.
The Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine Magazine: State-of-the-art demonstration kitchen offering interactive gourmet cooking lessons taught by Holland America’s own Master Chefs or culinary guests
Greenhouse Spa & Salon: Enjoy a facial, hot stone massage, steam in a thermal suite and have your hair and nails done for a special evening.
Explorations Café, powered by The New York Times: a comfortable, coffee house environment where you can browse through an extensive library, surf the Internet and check email or simply read the morning paper.
The Showroom at Sea: features talented vocalists, dancers, illusionists, comedians and variety acts
Crow's Nest: offers sweeping 270° views during the day, and a hip, fashionable nightclub each evening
Club HAL®: dedicated youth facilities and activities for kids ages 3 to 12; activities are supervised and age appropriate
The Loft: designed exclusively for teens to have fun, socialize and hang out with people their own age, includes our new video editing facility for teens.