Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises is one of the newer luxury cruise lines to win the hearts and minds of cruisers the world over. Founded in 2002 by industry veterans, Oceania has in short order become a consistent contender for best luxury cruise line in the world.

Owned by Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL), the company has six premium luxury cruise ships the sail on worldwide itineraries. Of note, Oceania is one of a handful of premium cruise lines that offers extended 180 “world cruises” to more affluent passengers seeking ongoing life on board their ships.

The Good

MS Regatta The MS Regatta was originally named the Insignia, until a renaming in 2003 which remains to this day. The ship underwent a massive transformation into one of the most acclaimed luxury ships in 2014 with a multi-million dollar refurbishment. The ship leaves nothing wanting for its guests, with multiple restaurants, lounges and bars, as well as a casino and world-class fitness center.
  • Year Built: 1998
  • Year Refurbished: 2014
  • Gross Tonnage: 30,277
  • Length: 593.7 feet
  • Beam: 83.5 feet
  • Maximum Draught: 19.5 feet
  • Stabilizers: Yes
  • Cruising Speed: 18 knots
  • Guest Decks: 9
Marina The Marina is second newest member of the Oceania fleet, and one of the most luxurious vessels on the ocean today. Mixing contemporary styles with classical luxury appointments, the ship can serve up to 1,250 guests to the vacation of a lifetime. Among other features, the Marina has nine dining options for guests, a hand-on cooking school called The Culinary Center, as well as every amenity a cruise goer could want.
  • Year Built: 2011
  • Gross Tonnage: 66,084
  • Length: 784.95 feet
  • Beam: 105.646 feet
  • Maximum Draught: 24 feet
  • Stabilizers: Yes
  • Cruising Speed: 20 knots
  • Guest Decks: 11
 Riviera The Riviera is the sister ship of the Marina, and is the newest member of the Oceania-class (15 deck) family. Like the Marina, the Riviera serves up to 1,250 passengers on worldwide cruises with a crew of 800. The ship features ten dining areas along with multiple bars and lounges. The Culinary Center allows guests to learn how to cook at sea, and a world-class fitness center allows them to pump up a sweat before relaxing in a luxurious swimming pool and hot tub.  

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