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Costa Cruises is an Italian cruise line offering cruise voyages to exciting destinations Worldwide: Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, Red Sea, Eastern Mediterranean, Far East, Great Eastern Cruises, Indian Ocean / Mauritius, Norwegian Fjords, Northern Capitals, Pacific Ocean, Dubai / United Arab Emirates, South America, Transatlantic, Western Mediterranean.

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Now more than ever, people are discovering the all-inclusive pleasures of a cruise vacation. Cruising is the best vacation value and Costa offers a cruise to suit every taste and every budget. Your cruise fare includes your meals, stateroom accommodations, on-board activities, entertainment and transportation from port to port. Families, friends, couples, singles and honeymooners alike are sailing away for the vacation of their dreams, and eliminating the hassles of planning a vacation. A cruise is one convenient vacation where you won’t have to worry about catching your next flight as you travel from one destination to another, packing and unpacking your bags or making dinner or nightclub reservations. You’ll find that a Costa Cruise ship is a floating resort offering every comfort, convenience and amenity that one could imagine. You can lie back and be completely pampered. Or you can go non-stop enjoying one great show after another — dine like never before — try your luck in the lively casino — or dance the night away to the pulsating beat in the disco. It’s no wonder that more people are taking a cruise vacation than ever before. And once you get a taste of cruising, you’ll also want to come back for more again. In fact, cruises have the highest customer satisfaction of any other vacation experience!

What’s Included ?

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For variety, value and satisfaction…you haven’t lived until you’ve cruised! Our state-of-the-art cruise ships are filled with everything you need for an all-inclusive vacation. Your cruise fare includes your room accommodations, all standard meals, entertainment, onboard activities and more… You’ll discover an amazing thing about Cruising Italian Style. So many pleasures await you onboard that you can indulge in the vacation of a lifetime without ever setting foot on land. Will you join in the dozens of shipboard activities like art auctions, horse racing, bridge games, Italian lessons and trivia contests? Or learn to prepare perfect pesto in an Italian cooking class. Explore all the possibilities available to you when you’re Cruising Italian Style.

Your cruise fare includes:

  • Stateroom accommodations featuring all the comforts of home
  • Personalized service
  • Dining options
  • Opulent Casino
  • Onboard Activities
  • Kids Club programs
  • 24-hour Room Service
  • State-of-the-art Fitness Facility
  • Library and Card Room
  • A variety of Nightclubs and Broadway Style Shows

Also Available Onboard (additional charges apply):

  • World-Class Spa amenities
  • Internet Café
  • Beauty Salon
  • Boutiques & Shopping
  • Art Auctions
  • Shore Excursions
  • Bar Drinks
  • Golf Lessons
  • Fitness Trainers & Exercise Classes

What Happens on a cruise?

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Your days and nights onboard can be as active or relaxing as you wish. Shipboard entertainment options and organized activities are orchestrated by your cruise staff and you may participate or not as you see fit. A complete schedule of the next day’s events is listed in the Daily Program that is delivered each evening to your stateroom. You’ll discover an amazing thing about Cruising Italian Style. So many pleasures await you onboard that you can indulge in the vacation of a lifetime without ever setting foot on land. Will you join in the dozens of shipboard activities like art auctions, horse racing, bridge games, Italian lessons and trivia contests? Or learn to prepare perfect pesto in an Italian cooking class. Explore all the possibilities available to you when you’re Cruising Italian Style.

Here is just some of the entertainment and activities you will find onboard:

  • Dance classes – Get in step with everything from fox-trot to hip-hop!
  • Deck & Pool games – A great way to meet other guests and foster friendly competition for a chance to win some cool prizes.
  • Cooking Demonstrations – Learn the secrets of Italian cooking from the masters!
  • Italian language classes – Pick up useful phrases in conversational Italian.
  • Fitness – From the casual fitness enthusiast to the fitness devotee, Costa ships offer state-of-the-art fitness facilities as well as a wide range of conditioning activities including fitness walks, aerobics, stretch and relaxation.
  • Spa – Select from a-la-carte treatments or personalized packages for massages, facials and herbal wraps. (additional charges apply)
  • Port & shopping lectures – Everything you ever wanted to know about your next port of call.
  • Nighttime at sea – At night, you’ll find a variety of entertainment – watch a Broadway style show in the theater, wander into the piano bar, try your luck in the casino or step out to a dance band out on deck. Then you can head to the disco where the D.J. spins the hits all night long.

Dining Options:

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Costa offers all kinds of dining options, so you can eat formally or casually, in the open air, in a restaurant or in your stateroom – any time of day or night! Dining choices abound from poolside dining to midnight buffets. Each day you may choose to dine Casual at the buffet, Traditional in the main restaurant or in one of our world-class Specialty restaurants (additional charge applies). Cozy bistros serve pizza, gelato, cappuccino and espresso and room service awaits your call 24 hours a day.

On many ships you can enjoy real Italian pizza , prepared by expert pizzamakers who studied at the “Accademia Italiana della Pizza” – the Italian Pizza Academy. The pizzeria menu offers a wide variety of pizza dishes, including famous Ligurian focaccia with cheese, as well as delicious desserts, wines and draught beers. The freshly sourced ingredients, stone ovens and traditional recipes we use are all a guarantee of the very best quality.

There’s a variety of dining experiences onboard every Costa ship:

  • “Trattoria Italiana” ~ Casual Dining in the buffet or by the pool deck.
  • “Tradizionale” ~ Traditional Dining in the main restaurant.
  • “Salute e Benessere” ~ Spa Menu for the health conscious.
  • “Dining di Lusso” ~ Deluxe Dining in one of our specialty restaurants.
  • “Piccolo Morso” ~ A Lite Bite from the buffet or room service 24 hours a day.
  • “Pizzeria” ~ Pizza in the bistro.
  • “Spuntino” ~ Treats to Sweets from the midnight buffet.

Costa Kids Program – Squok Club

Costa Kids Program

From morning to night our entertainment staff is here to entertain children and teens, giving you the time to relax and enjoy the whole cruise and, if you like, while on excursions. For all children between the ages of 3 and 17, Costa Cruises entertainment staff is available every day from 9:00 am to midday, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm and from 9:00 pm to 11:30 pm. This is a free group service. There are four Clubs. 2 for children: Mini from 3 to 6 years, Maxi from 7 to 1. 2 for teenagers:Teen Junior from 12 to 14, Teen from 15 to 17. Teen Junior is only active during certain periods. Children under the age of 3 are allowed to enter and stay in the room only during certain times (not during busy times in high season) and must be accompanied by an adult.

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Plus more! It’s no wonder that more and more people are discovering the outstanding value of a Costa cruise vacation.

A Costa cruise is an endless source of excitement and fun. They offer over 2,000 different excursions, giving you a new adventure every day in every corner of the world. Discover all the offers we have for your holiday, you’ll be sure to find the ideal excursion for you. Fancy a museum? Passionate about eco-adventures? Love local crafts and ethnic markets? All your wishes will be granted.

Tailor Made Excursions:

Costa Tailor Made Excursions

Discover Costa’s personalized excursions which are tailor-made for you. Adventure, excitement, enchantment and magical settings that you can enjoy independently without restrictions, but with the guidance and advice from our staff. A truly exclusive service that will make your cruise a unique and unforgettable experience, just as you’ve always imagined it.

Eco-Excursions:

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Traveling is fun, discovery, adventure, enrichment and in particular a time to indulge yourself. With Costa Cruises it can be the same for the countries that host you. For this reason Costa offers Eco-excursions, with focus on the respect of the environmental, economic and social needs of each destination. Traveling is a way to fulfill the needs of the local people and their environment with responsibility and low impact. Discover all the opportunities offered by your next Costa cruise and experience the excitement of a sustainable holiday.
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For further information regarding destinations, staterooms, and pricing for Costa Cruises and ALL your cruise needs, Please remember to contact your Destinations With Character Travel agent online.

You can also call us at: 630-308-2350, or Email Us At:destwithchar@comcast.net