Cruise Line: Oceania CruisesCruise Ship: Marina
Available Cruise Departure Dates:2014 May: 22
The brand new Marina, and her sister Riviera, which debuts in May 2012, are the most beautiful, elegant and sophisticated ships to debut in the past 50 years. Designer touches are everywhere, from the magnificent Lalique Grand Staircase and stunning Owner's Suites furnished in Ralph Lauren Home, they are showcases of the finest residential design and furnishings. More than anything, Marina and Riviera personify the Oceania Cruises experience.
Comfortably mid-size, Marina and Riviera retain the same warmth and charm of their acclaimed consorts Regatta, Insignia and Nautica. While the country club casual ambiance and level of personalized service remain the same, they offer even more choice and some enticing new amenities. As the first ships designed for lovers of fine dining and travel experiences, Marina and Riviera offer guests multiple dining venues, of which six are open-seating gourmet restaurants with no surcharge. La Reserve by Wine Spectator offers enlightening wine and food pairings. The new Bon Appetit Culinary Center is the only hands-on cooking school at sea. Similarly, artists-in-residence teach fine arts in Artists Loft, a new enrichment center. For specialty coffees and snacks, there is Baristas Coffee Bar. Intimate lounges abound. Accommodations in every category are incredibly spacious, especially with regard to the lavish bathrooms.
Yet remarkably, with so many additions, the onboard ambiance and experience remains comfortably familiar. We have retained everything guests adore about our ships and raised the bar ever higher. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.
The Marina rewards guests with our signature "finest cuisine at sea" in six restaurants, including two new gourmet venues Jacques and Red Ginger. Her new Yacht Club holds enlightening wine and food pairings. For special coffees and snacks, there is Biscottos Coffee Bar. The new Bon Apptit Culinary Center offers hands-on cooking instruction under the guidance of master chefs. Similarly, artists-in-residence teach fine arts in The Studio, a new enrichment center. Intimate lounges abound. Accommodations in every category are incredibly spacious, especially with regard to the lavish bathrooms.
Discover a legendary spa experience aboard Oceania Cruises. Award-winning Canyon Ranch - with its family of destination health resorts, hotel, wellness communities and SpaClub facilities - has been the acknowledged world leader in healthy living expertise, and a haven of luxury, comfort and warmth for 30 years. Experience the profound pleasures of Canyon Ranch in a spectacular setting - Oceania Cruises' fleet of luxurious cruise ships. Enhance your voyage with indulgent services, enlightening presentations, nurturing wellness services and exercise classes that promote resilience, restore serenity and leave you feeling fantastic. Enjoy!
Our beauty professionals can help you look as terrific as SpaClub makes you feel!
Our fitness professionals can help you fine-tune your exercise program or start a new one.
Marina and Riviera offer a hands-on program for budding artists in the Artist Loft, a well-equiped enrichment center, where superbly talented artists-in-residence offer step-by-step instruction in their areas of expertise. You might learn how to paint with watercolors, needlepoint or create phenomenal arts and crafts. The courses are always changing, and with the masters' guidance, your talents will quickly blossom.
Enrich your mind in the tranquility of our English inspired Library with over 2,000 books and periodicals ranging from destination-specific guide books to best-selling mysteries to classic literature.
Stay connected with loved ones back home or easily monitor business developments through our fully staffed (Sea Days: 8:00am - 7:00pm | Port Days: 8:00am - 11:00am & 3:00pm - 7:00pm), 24-hour Internet center, Oceania@Sea. Because Oceania Cruises features wireless Internet access, you can use your own laptop throughout the ship if you wish. You will also find laptops have been provided in all Suites, while Marina and Riviera extend this amenity to guests in Concierge Level Veranda Staterooms as well. And as an added convenience, guests in all Owner's, Vista and Oceania Suites will have the use of an iPad throughout the voyage.
Internet usage rates apply. Please ask the Oceania@Sea Internet Manager about special rates and packages. Package amounts are charged upfront and no refunds will be made for unused minutes. All additional minutes are charged at the same rate level.
Letters and postcards with the appropriate postage can be mailed at the Reception Desk. Postage for mail may be purchased at the Reception Desk for a nominal fee. Mail will be collected one hour prior to sailing from each port of call.
Incoming mail or faxes received by the ship on your behalf will be delivered directly to your stateroom.
Oceania Cruises offers Wireless Maritime Services (WMS) for all GSM mobile phones and GPRS devices such as Blackberry when the ship is at sea.
You can make and receive phone calls, send and receive text messages and use other data services when the ship is at sea.
You will be billed by your mobile phone provider and calls or messages will appear as roaming charges on your bill. While using the WMS service, international maritime roaming rates will apply. Please consult your wireless service provider for detailed rates and service zones.
Immerse yourself in the joy of cooking gourmet cuisine at Oceania Cruises' Bon Appetit Culinary Center. It's the world's only hands-on culinary studio at sea, a distinction that elevates the onboard gourmand experience to a level of participation far beyond even the grandest expectations.
Beautiful scenes of the fertile Tuscan countryside adorn Toscana, an artistic expression of the authentic dining experience awaiting guests. Simple yet keenly balanced, Tuscan cuisine evolved from rich family traditions, epitomized within Toscana, where many of our recipes originated with the grandmothers and mothers of our own Italian culinary staff. Similarly, the sommeliers are from long lines of wine-producing families, so they inherently know the characteristics of each vintage to perfectly complement your meal. Presented on elegant, custom-designed Versace china, each dish is a masterpiece that exemplifies the essence of Tuscany. Relish antipasti like Carpaccio of Beef Topped with Aged Reggiano Parmigiano or Sauteed Jumbo Scampi Tenderly Wrapped in Proscuitto San Daniele. Enjoy a traditional Porcini Mushroom Risotto with Caramelized Shallots and Fresh Thyme. Savor delectable entrees such as a Tender Bone-In Milk-Fed Veal Chop Grilled to Perfection and Topped with Sauteed Piedmonte Wild Mushroom Sauce.
Days that begin in the Terrace Cafe always seem light and carefree. Perhaps it's because the furnishings are so wonderfully inviting, or that the room is infused with natural sunlight from the floor-to-ceiling windows, stimulating the appetite for the sumptuous breakfast selections. Come lunch, the expansive menu of international dishes changes entirely, beautifully complemented by flavorful roasted and rotisserie meats, and the magic of the pizzeria's oven. Feel free to dine inside or alfresco at one of the shaded teak tables on the terrace; both areas offer stunning panoramic views. Evenings, the fanciful Murano glass chandeliers glitter provocatively, the impeccably clad wait staff shines, and the menu bears a certain Mediterranean flair. You may indulge in whole Maine Lobster, delicately roasted duckling, made-to-order grill dishes and mouth-watering pastas and paellas.
Being open-air and just steps from the swimming pool, Waves Grill welcomes casual diners. Its laid-back ambiance invites guests to come directly from lounging in the sun, or for a quick meal between shore excursions. While the atmosphere is deliciously informal, the menu and preparation reflects the same attention to detail as the finest of restaurants. You can watch the chefs grill savory items such as gourmet burgers, tangy barbecue and succulent seafood to perfection. Side dishes include healthy, garden-fresh salads and crispy, piping-hot, hand-cut fries. For a refreshing dessert, there's a variety of creamy gelatos, made-to-order sundaes topped with all the trimmings and thick, hand-dipped milkshakes.
Privee stands alone as Oceania Cruises' most indulgent, one-of-a-kind dining experience. Even superlatives pale when describing Marina's ultimate venue, which you may reserve solely for exclusive parties of as many as ten privileged guests. Opulently decorated with Ferrari Red carpeting, oversized white baby crocodile throne chairs, ornate Baroque millwork, and flanked by backlit onyx-clad walls, the setting for Privee is absolutely exquisite. A custom-made oval table, illuminated by a white Venini glass chandelier, lies at its heart, accentuating the culinary magic that awaits you.
Guests will be able to enjoy a menu selected from Polo Grill, Toscana or a combination of both. Each guest can select their own menu. Within the sanctum of Privee, dining engages all the senses, leaving you and your guests immensely fulfilled. This dining extravaganza can be reserved for $250 per evening for a party of up to 10 guests.
The clink of wine glasses signals the beginning of a very special event, an exclusive affair for only 24 fortunate guests to savor La Reserve by Wine Spectator. Perched high atop Deck 12, La Reserve by Wine Spectator is decorated in a sophisticated decor to provide the ideal venue for wine tastings and gourmet dinners.
During the day, you might sample a flite of distinctive vintages from the wine cellar, each one hand-selected by the head sommelier to reflect the region of the world in which you're sailing. Tastings are developed by Wine Spectator and do not require advanced reservations. Please check Daily Currents for specific times.
Evenings are reserved for more elaborate affairs, such as seven-course, gourmet dinners where each course is delightfully paired with carefully selected premium wines. The innovative menus are designed exclusively for that evening by the Executive Chef, pairing Oceania Cruises' signature "finest cuisine at sea" with vintage wines recommended by the connoisseurs at Wine Spectator. It's an experience food and wine aficionados will savor long after the affair has concluded. Advance reservation required.
Choose from three menus consisting of a seven-course gourmet dinner with seven different wine flites; The Explorer and Discovery Menus are $95 per guest* and the Connoisseur Menu is $165 per guest*
*An 18% gratuity will be automatically added to your onboard account.
Martinis serves numerous incarnations of this famous cocktail in an intimate atmosphere reminiscent of a private gentleman's club, featuring live piano music.
As you sit ensconced in a tufted leather chair in Marina's welcoming library immersed in the latest bestseller, you are drawn by the aroma of freshly-brewed specialty coffees to Baristas, Oceania Cruises' new coffee bar directly adjacent to the library. A stunning arc of floor-to-ceiling windows provides panoramic views high above the glittering sea as our master baristas present you with the finest espressos,frothy cappuccinos, delightful pastries and homemade biscotti. A comforting yet stylish enclave, Baristas offers the tasteful chance to relax and savor the moment.
Before enjoying a gourmet meal, sample a rare vintage or imbibe in your favorite libation as you enjoy spirited conversation with new found friends amid the opulence of the convivial Grand Bar.
From headline acts to comedians and magicians to lively jazz ensembles, our ship lounges are the center of nightly entertainment aboard Oceania Cruises.
An observation lounge with dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows offers captivating views, sweeping vistas and a convivial bar in which to enjoy our favorite cocktail.
Try your hand at exciting table games such as blackjack, poker and roulette while enjoying a delightful cocktail from the Casino Bar. The air's always charged with anticipation as guests gather around the tables and the slot machines jingle with jackpots.
Like a precious jewel imbuing the room with radiance, a luminous crystal chandelier crowns the center of the Grand Dining Room's soaring ceiling. It is emblematic of the stateliness throughout, the warm grandeur of Marina's most spectacular restaurant. Patterned after Europe's exquisite 5-star restaurants, the dining area is handsomely decorated in rich woods, soft cocoa and hues of cream and gold, with splashes of apricot and cranberry. Tables are beautifully set with European bone china, sparkling Riedel crystal, gleaming silver and fine, cotton linens. The magnificence to follow is as stunning as the decor. The formally attired wait staff attends to each detail with flawless impeccability as they graciously serve course after course of European-inspired Continental cuisine or the healthy and savory fare of the world-renowned Canyon Ranch. Menus change daily, with a brilliant selection of sumptuous dishes for breakfast and lunch, punctuated by at least six appetizers and nine entrees at dinner.
Enter Jacques, the eminent Jacques Pepin's first restaurant to bear his name on land or sea, and you will be instantly struck by the sensory pleasures. Luscious aromas waft from the gleaming glass and brass show rotisserie in the room's heart, where duck, pork, chicken and veal roasts slowly turn, sealing in their succulent flavors. Handsomely decorated with rich fabrics, heirloom antiques, pickled wood furnishings and art from Jacques' personal collection, it resembles a classic Parisian bistro. Exceedingly comfortable and clubby, the ambiance is pure French, as is the cosmopolitan yet wonderfully approachable cuisine.
Chef Pepin has taken the classics, deconstructed them, and then ingeniously re-created each remarkable dish. This is Coq Au Vin beyond the imagination, as you have never tasted it before. Rotisserie-roasted chicken falls off the bone, bursting with flavor. His Steak Frites pairs the succulence of prime beef with the crisp sweetness of pommes de terre. At Jacques, simple classic French cuisine becomes incredibly elegant and, of course, absolutely magnifique.
Red Ginger makes an immediate and powerful statement with its decorative centerpiece: three fabulous, multi-colored Buddha heads, each carved from a single piece of glass and brightly lit from within. Then, with a nod to feng shui, the room unfolds in perfect harmony, the mood a study in tranquility. The decor simply radiates with ebony woods, bronze and hand blown glass light fixtures and eclectic, modern Asian artwork.
To complement the stunning interior, Red Ginger's chefs have created a striking menu, noted for its contemporary interpretations of Asian classics. You might begin with a Salad of Roast Duck and Watermelon with Cashews, Mint and Thai Basil. Savor a Nutty Braised Beef Malay Curry with Coconut Rice and Paratha Roti. Or Asian-spiced Rack Of Lamb with Kohl Robi, Cream Spinach and Truffle Oil. For dessert, Green Tea Banana Cake with Toffee and Hazelnut Sauce Served with Coconut Ice Cream is the perfect ending. In Red Ginger, the gustatory pleasures are as striking as the visual ones.
Polo Grill is simply timeless; a traditional intimate setting that personifies a classic steakhouse, courtesy of its crisp, white linen tablecloths, dark-wood furnishings upholstered in richly textured fabrics, and supple burgundy leather chairs. Each course is a consummate expression of time-honored favorites. Savor a succulent Colossal Shrimp Cocktail, followed by Lobster Bisque Topped with Morsels of Roasted Lobster. Enjoy a Caesar Salad prepared tableside. Delight in knowing that all of the beef dishes such as our signature 32-ounce, Bone-In King's Cut Prime Rib are USDA Prime and dry-aged for at least 28 days. Other magnificent classics include Surf and Turf, featuring a grilled Florida Lobster Tail and tender Filet Mignon, and whole Maine Lobster Gratinee.
These beautifully decorated 282-square-foot staterooms reflect many of the luxurious amenities found in our Penthouse Suites, including a private furnished veranda, LCD flat-screen television, a wireless laptop computer, plush seating area and an oversized marble and granite bathroom with tub and separate shower. In addition, Concierge Level guests will enjoy access to their own exclusive Concierge Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge along with priority restaurant reservations.
Veranda Staterooms feature a private veranda, our most popular luxury. Besides offering an abundance of space, this wonderful outdoor area is comfortably furnished to enhance the experience of watching the ever-changing panoramas. Each of these remarkably plush 282-square-foot staterooms contains a wealth of conveniences including a marble and granite-clad bathroom with shower and separate tub, refrigerated mini-bar, vanity desk, breakfast table and choice of a queen-size or two twin beds.
These spacious 242-square-foot staterooms with floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows feel even more commodious with the curtains drawn back, the ocean in full view and natural light streaming in. Queen or twin bed accommodations, a spacious seating area, vanity desk, breakfast table and oversized marble and granite-clad bathroom with separate tub and shower.
These 174-square-foot staterooms boast beautiful designs and handsome furnishings that add to the serenity. Highlights include an oversized bathroom resplendent with marble and granite, and thoughtful touches such as a refrigerated mini-bar, vanity desk, breakfast table and a choice of a queen-size or two twin beds.
Sprawling more than 1,000 square feet, each offers a living room and dining room, walk-in closet, expansive private veranda and much more. Enjoy a brisk morning workout followed by a therapeutic whirlpool in either your private Jacuzzi overlooking the sea or in the Jacuzzi tub in your Master Bath. Spend an evening screening first-run movies on your 50-inch LCD flat-screen television in your state-of-the-art media room.
2,000 square feet, boasting a large living room and dining room, spacious bedroom with a king-size Prestige Tranquility Bed, sumptuous bathroom, his and hers walk-in closets, and a dramatic entry foyer and music room overlooking the sea, they are truly palatial. A professional entertainment system with flat-screen televisions, 3D movies, and media library is provided as well as a laptop and iPad with wireless access.
The design of each suite is ingenious, which maximizes its generous 420 square feet of space and puts every creature comfort at your fingertips. At its heart is a spectacularly luxurious queen-size Prestige Tranquility Bed that can be converted into two twin beds, if you wish. Commodious enough for private en-suite dining, the living area features a table and comfortable seating, refrigerated mini-bar and lighted vanity desk.
1,200 to 1,500 square feet (depending on location) has been meticulously designed for your enjoyment. Indulge in a relaxing soak in one of your suites two Jacuzzis on your private veranda or in your lavish Master Bath. Watch films on the 42-inch LCD flat-screen television, enhanced by Bose surround sound, or view them from the comfort of your bed on a second LCD flat-screen television. Including a walk-in closet, a second bathroom for guests and your own private fitness room.
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