Sapphire Princess is a 115,000 ton cruise ship that can accommodate 2,670 passengers with a crew of 1,100. One of the first of the 100,000 plus ton breed, the Sapphire Princess Ship represent Sapphire’s philosophy of towering atriums with a small ship appeal.
Sapphire Princess Highlights
The Sapphire Princess is known for its elegant décor, not too modern and not too traditional, the ship is one of the best choices for a cruise. The furnishings, the wall coverings and the carpets are simple yet very attractive with its smoothed out colors that go easy on the eyes.
Apart from the romantic atmosphere, what is more romantic is that the Captain can marry those who choose to get married onboard and friends and family can witness the wedding online through the ship’s webcam.
According to Sapphire Princess reviews found in different websites, cuisine onboard the cruise ship is an attraction on its own. With the atrium’s decks 5, 6, and 7 functions as the focal point for the Sapphire princess’s restaurants. There are five restaurants near to each other to take care of onboard dining and the hall for regular dining (no extra charge) has smaller dining rooms for a more intimate dining experience.
Another highlight for Sapphire Princess’ dining experience is that any passenger eating in any of the five restaurants can order from the other restaurants’ menu. Apart from that, those who are in regular dining can order from any of the other restaurants as well.
Entertainment and Nightlife
Once out at sea, do not worry about getting bored because there are a myriad of things to do onboard. Visit the many bars in the ship, go to Club Fusion for live music and jam with the DJ’s. At Club Fusion, the port hopper can also enjoy HD TV viewing; there are 42 HDTVs available at the lounge.
For a more intimate night “out” visit Wake View Bar and enjoy a more relaxing atmosphere.
Visiting the Wine Bar is another feature that makes the Sapphire Princess Cruise unique. Wine lovers will love the offerings at the Wine Bar. The select vintage wine collection of the Sapphire Princess can be bought by the port hopper and can ask for it whenever at any of the premium restaurants in the ship.
The spa onboard offers traditional hairdressing, sensuous wraps, aromatherapies, massages and beauty services. For the health buff, the fitness center has state of the art equipment, a solarium and sauna.
For art lovers, visit the art gallery. A library and a writing room is also available at the Sapphire. For the kids, there is a kids and teen center onboard.
Taking the Kids
Kids are welcome aboard the Sapphire Princess and there are age-appropriate activities for young children, tweens and teens.
Medical services onboard have additional fees; ask for information before going in for a doctor’s check up. For those needing the check messages via the Internet, talk to the Internet Café Manager first for information with regards to Internet charges.
Laundry services is not included in the gratuities so be prepared to pay out of pocket for clean clothes. Ask the travel agent for more information about onboard fees for a more enjoyable experience at the Sapphire Princess.