ms Oosterdam is the second of Holland America Line's Vista-class cruise ships. Her chic interiors are a mix of warm colours, inlaid wood, crystal and brass, with priceless artworks and antiques displayed around her decks.
When you add superb service, fabulous fine dining and luxurious facilities into the mix, you've got a cruise holiday that makes you feel like a VIP from start to finish.
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Lifestyle onboard your Holland America cruise ship
The accommodation on ms Oosterdam ranges from comfortable and spacious staterooms to sumptuous Penthouse Veranda Suites. Wherever you stay, you can look forward to fluffy bath robes, fresh fruit in your room as well as air conditioning, radio, DVD player and flat screen TV showing first run films.
Holland America Line includes extra little touches which are all part of the excellent service, such as complimentary hors d'oeuvres at cocktail hour and hand-dipped chocolates in the Explorers Lounge. While the décor in your cruise ship's public rooms is hugely sophisticated and stylish, adding a little extra pizzazz to the atmosphere.
There are plenty of facilities onboard to keep you happy and amused during your trip. If you're cruising with the family, there are also dedicated areas and organised activities for all age groups, from 3 -17.
Daytime cruising on ms Oosterdam
There's such a luxurious ambience on ms Oosterdam that you won't find it hard to enjoy a little ‘me time'.
Grab a cool drink and lounge by the Lido pool or enjoy a little pampering at the Greenhouse Spa. The Explorations Café is another great place to while away an hour or two since it doubles up as a coffee house and library, featuring comfortable music listening stations too.
When you're ready for a little activity, you can work out at the fitness centre, play some sport or take a stroll along the wrap-around promenade deck. Why not brush up on your computer skills in a digital workshop run by Microsoft ‘techsperts' or join your master chefs for an interactive cookery demonstration in your cruise ship's Culinary Arts Centre.
Your evening cruise entertainment
This glittering cruise ship really comes alive at night. You'll find a choice of live music and entertainment in many of ms Oosterdam's bars and lounges and spectacular variety shows in the Vista Lounge.
Up in the panoramic Crow's Nest, there's dancing ‘til late, with music supplied by professional DJs and live bands. Or you can catch a new-release move in your cruise ship's cinema.
Got the feeling that Lady Luck's on your side? Then go hit the tables or slots in the casino. If you prefer a cocktail and quiet conversation, then the Manhattan-chic piano bar is the place to be.
Dining on ms Oosterdam
You've got a great range of casual and formal dining options on ms Oosterdam. The Vista Dining Room is your cruise ship's main formal dining venue, serving five fabulous courses that include continental cuisine as well as vegetarian and low-carb options.
Fancy a romantic candle-lit dinner for two? The Pinnacle Grill is an intimate, reservations-only restaurant serving specialities such as fresh seafood and Sterling Silver Beef along with an excellent range of fine wines.
If you prefer to grab a quick bite with the kids, you'll find tasty children's menus and cooked-to-order mains at the Lido Restaurant. This is also the venue for your cruise ship's magnificent midnight buffets.