A mid-sized ship in the Holland America Line fleet, MS Amsterdam blends the latest shipbuilding technology and personalised touches with superior service. At the heart of MS Amsterdam you’ll find Planeto Astrolabium, a commissioned signature sculpture, which soars high in the three-storey high atrium showcasing her Dutch heritage.
Cruise holidays on board MS Amsterdam are perfectly matched for passengers who are looking for well-thought out itineraries, a variety of facilities, with welcoming and attentive staff and all those little extras expected from a premium cruise ship as they circle the globe on a Grand World Voyage.
Holidays are all about relaxation; so let your worries fade away and make the most of the alluring entertainment MS Amsterdam has to offer. Discover one-of-a-kind treasures at Marbella, a luxury boutique featuring jewellery, high-end watches and exquisite pieces from noted designers. Stop by the comfortable coffeehouse of Explorations Café, powered by the ‘The New York Times’, for your favourite hot beverage and a quiet moment away from the livelier areas of the ship.
Presented by Food & Wine Magazine, the Culinary Arts Centre is a ground-breaking concept that blends food and entertainment into a unique and interactive experience. Discover new entertaining tips from flower arranging to plate presenting, cake decoration to cocktail classes and bartending tips. The kids can also join in all the fun with special workshops that focus on fun and easy to make recipes, which may even inspire them to go on and be the next master chef.
Up on the Lido Deck you’ll find the Greenhouse Spa and Fitness Centre that’s offers a luxurious haven of beauty treatments with thermal pools, heated ceramics lounges and treatment rooms that face out to sea with professionally trained staff in the gym. Perhaps you’d like to skip the workout and make your way over to one of the two refreshing outdoor pools that await that on the Lido Deck? Divulge in juicy grilled burgers and crispy French fries at Dive-In at the Terrace Grill, and dine al fresco by the pool.
From younger children right up to teenagers, MS Amsterdam provides kids with their very own sanctuary areas full of non-stop fun and activities. Make the most of your child-free time and relax in the knowledge that you children are having a good time.
Entertainment carries on well into the night with bars and gathering places to suit all tastes. Magnificent shows are performed in the Queen’s Lounge ranging from Vegas-style shows to sets by comedians and magicians.
Catch a glimpse of classical music from Adiago in the Explorers Lounge or head to the Ocean Bar to sip on exotic cocktails as you listen to live music. You’ll undoubtedly find yourself dancing the night away in the lively Crow’s Nest that’s part-bar, part-nightclub. The real attraction that makes Crow’s Nest so popular with all passengers is the panoramic views. End your night by rolling the dice of luck in the Casino; whether you’re an experienced gambler or a first timer you will find games to suit all levels of play.
Enjoy breakfast, lunch or a five-course dinner in the sophisticated surround of La Fontaine; MS Amsterdam’s Main Dining Room. You’ll find a menu bursting with classic favourites, vegetarian options along with regionally inspired cuisine from professionally trained chefs. This two-level main restaurant venue has sweeping sea views and gold trimmings that line the banisters for an added air of elegance. La Fontaine, hosts sittings at 5.45pm and 8.00pm on one level of the dining room, the other is reserved for ‘As You Wish Dining’ guests.
In the Pinnacle Grill you can look forward to broiled Alaska King Salmon and grilled steak in a refined and luxurious setting. Once per cruise “An Evening at Le Cirque”, will see the tables transformed and select signature Le Cirque dishes such as Lobster salad and crème brulee make an appearance in the Pinnacle Grill, complimented with Feudi del Pisciotto wines.
The authentic Italian cuisine at Canaletto’s also invites you to enjoy a variety of dishes from veal, roasted pork loin and grilled fish with an array of delicious desserts to devour. For a more relaxed dining venue, dine in the Lido Restaurant and choose to dine in air-conditioned comfort or enjoy the fresh sea air on deck.
The dress code on board Holland America Line is laid back and casual and passengers are encouraged to dress for comfort. Evening dress falls into two distinct categories; Formal or Smart Casual. On festive formal evenings women usually wear cocktail dresses or gowns, and men wear business suits or tuxedos. With approximately two formal nights per week there is plenty of opportunity for you to dress up.