Holland America ms Zaandam

Since her grand inaugural voyage in 2000, Holland America cruises ms Zaandam has proven to be a lion of the new Vista Class fleet. Holland America Zaandam cruises are lauded with numerous accolades by many a Holland America Zaandam review. This majestic Holland America Zaandam cruise liner is one of the newest additions in the Holland America cruises fleet. With is 10 sprawling decks of 18 public rooms full of onboard activities, this Holland America ship affords more dining and entertainment options to passengers.

On each deck, enjoy the luxury facilities and service a first-class resort. Entertaining ms Zaandam cruise ship activities are around every corner, whether you want to swim in the pool, relax in the spa, take in a Broadway style show, or try your luck in the Holland America Zaandam casino-the choice is yours!

Holland America ms Zaandam - Cruise Ship Statistics

Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
Passenger capacity: 1,440
Crew members: 647
Gross tonnage: 60,906
Length: 780 feet
Beam: 105.8 feet
Maximum speed: 23 knots

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Holland America ms Zaandam - Destinations

What do the Southern Caribbean, Alaska, the Mexican Riviera, and Hawaii have in common (besides the fact that they're all amazing places to visit.)? They're all destinations that the Holland America ms Zaandam sails to in 2006! Please remember that the following itineraries are only some of the itineraries offered on ms Zaandam. Call a Cruise Specialist at 1-888-267-1232 to check on other options, or simply use the 'Cruise Search' portion of our website to find your ideal itinerary.

Southern Caribbean
Visit a number of exciting Southern Caribbean cruise destinations like Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Colon, Panama; Oranjestad, Aruba; and Willemstad, Curacao. St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, Road Town, Tortola, and Nassau, Bahamas when you travel on Holland America Zaandam cruises. A wide array of Holland America Zaandam shore excursions offers passengers adventure and fun at every port of call. On the Holland America owned private island of Half Moon Cay, Bahamas, go horseback riding by land and sea. These specially trained horses take you to the highest points of the island and swim through the surf too! Swim alongside stingrays and hand-feed them in a secluded cove.

Holland America ms Zaandam 10-Day Southern Caribbean Cruise

DAY PORT ARRIVE DEPART
0 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida -- 5:00 pm
1 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas 8:00 am 4:00 pm
2 At Sea -- --
3 Oranjestad, Aruba 1:00 pm 11:00 pm
4 Willemstad, Curacao 7:00 am 7:00 pm
5 At Sea -- --
6 Scenic Cruising The Panama Canal 7:00 am --
6 Gatun Lake 9:00 am 10:00 am
6 Limon Bay 1:00 pm --
6 Colon, Panama 3:00 pm 7:00 pm
7 Puerto Limon, Costa Rica 6:00 am 5:00 pm
8 At Sea -- --
9 At Sea -- --
10 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 8:00 am --

Alaska
Nothing quite captures the spirit of wilderness and grandeur like the way Alaska does. Now, with ms Zaandam, you can get a glimpse into this fantastic place. Go to a salmon bake in Juneau, Alaska's capital. Or, go kayaking, hiking, or on a flightseeing tour. While you cruise through Glacier Bay, you'll witness first hand the constant ebb and flow of these mighty Glaciers, which seem unsure as to whether to leave the ice age or remain there. Glacier Bay has it all: 15,000-ft. snow-capped mountain ranges, coastal beaches, deep fjords, tidewater glaciers, and a mosaic of plant and animal life. Before ending your cruise in Seattle, you'll stop in Victoria, B.C., is a beautiful city; explore the Museum of Natural History or stroll through the downtown, with its double-decker buses, turreted castles, and stunning architecture.

Holland America 7-Day Alaskan Explorer via Glacier Bay

DAY PORT ARRIVE DEPART
0 Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. -- 4:00 pm
1 At Sea -- --
2 Juneau, Alaska Noon 9:30 pm
3 Glacier Bay Scenic Cruising 7:00 am 4:00 pm
4 Sitka, Alaska 7:00 am 5:00 pm
5 Ketchikan, Alaska 7:00 am 1:00 pm
6 Victoria, B.C. 8:00 pm Midnight
7 Seattle, Washington, U.S.A 7:00 am --

Holland America ms Zaandam 15-Day Circle Hawaii Cruise
You'll stop at Hilo, Hawaii's second-largest metropolis. Its Victorian homes and enchanting Japanese Yedo Garden are a photographer's dream. Oahu's most modern metropolis and the capital of Hawaii, Honolulu has the best combination of natural wonders and urban excitement. First-class dining and unique shops line the streets of downtown. You'll also get a chance to visit Kona, origin of macadamia nuts and Kona coffee. For quaint charm and great keepsakes, stop and say hello to the many local vendors on the island. Featuring pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and colossal mountains and craters, Lahaina, Maui has something to offer for every type of nature-lover. For those golf aficionados, Lahaina's Kapalua Golf Courses set against the Hawaiian backdrop are on a par with no other.

DAY PORT ARRIVE DEPART
0 San Diego, California -- 5:00 pm
1 At Sea -- --
2 At Sea -- --
3 At Sea -- --
4 At Sea -- --
5 Hilo, Hawaii, United States 8:00 am 7:00 pm
6 Honolulu, Oahu, United States 7:00 am --
7 Honolulu, Oahu, United States -- 8:00 pm
8 Kona, Hawaii 7:00 am 5:00 pm
9 Lahaina, Maui 7:00 am 6:00 pm
10 At Sea -- --
11 At Sea -- --
12 At Sea -- --
13 At Sea -- --
14 Ensenada, Mexico 8:00 pm Midnight
15 San Diego, California 7:00 am --

Holland America ms Zaandam 10-Day Mexican Riviera Cruise
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, has something for everyone: shops, restaurants, clubs; jungles, countryside, rivers, and, of course, stunning beaches. Puerto Vallarta is a mixture of quaint, old-world charm and modern delights.

Mazatlan, the 'Pearl of the Pacific,' is a wonderful seaside resort to visit while on a cruise through the Mexican Riviera. Originally settled by the Spanish in 1531, Mazatlan and was a major port and village on the Pacific coast. To this day, Mazatlan has kept alive that wonderful mixture of the old and new worlds.

Cabo San Lucas has beautiful natural vistas, such as the well-known 'El Arco,' a rock formation located where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez. But if you're scene is one of bars, restaurants, and shops, Cabo San Lucas will not disappoint either. You can spend the day relaxing on the beach or bustling through the many resort attractions. Cabo San Lucas is located in what's called the 'Cabo Corrido,' home to many hotels and resorts, not to mention several championship golf courses that will be sure to challenge and impress the most avid player.

You may have a hard time pronouncing it now, but once you've visited Topolobampo, Mexico, its name will roll off your tongue as easily as the memory of the place remains in your mind. While in Topolobampo, visit the unbelievable Copper Canyon, a chasm that's four times the size of the Grand Canyon. The Canyon's world-renown train ride covers the entire spectrum of terrain with 39 bridges and 87 tunnels, ending at an elevation of 8,000 feet above the sparkling Sea of Cortez.

Holland America ms Zaandam 10-Day Mexican Riviera Cruise

DAY PORT ARRIVE DEPART
0 San Diego, California -- 5:00 pm
1 At Sea -- --
2 At Sea -- --
3 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 7:00 am 9:00 pm
4 Mazatlan, Mexico 8:00 am 5:00 pm
5 Topolobampo, Mexico 5:30 am 11:00 pm
6 Loreto, Mexico 8:00 am 6:00 pm
7 La Paz, Mexico 8:00 am 6:00 pm
8 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 7:00 am 4:00 pm
9 At Sea -- --
10 San Diego, California 8:00 am --
 
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Holland America ms Zaandam - Accommodations

Admire the breathtaking ocean view from your spacious Holland America Zaandam stateroom or suite. Eighty-five percent of the staterooms have ocean views, and sixty-seven percent have verandahs for private dining or sunning.

According to a Holland America Zaandam review, this cruise ship's commitment to service invariably amazes passengers. Comfort and quality are hallmarks of Holland America cruise ship accommodations. All staterooms are furnished with all the amenities of a fine hotel. This cruise ship receives high marks on many a Holland America Zaandam review for its Signature of Excellence program.

ms Zaandam - Penthouse Verandah Suite
All Holland America Zaandam cruise suites are very comfortable with unbelievable amenities, but the Penthouse Verandah surpasses them all with 1159 sq. ft., an oversize whirlpool bath & shower, a living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah, pantry, sofa bed fit for two, mini-bar, refrigerator and second bathroom for guests. An absolute extraordinary stay aboard the America Holland Zaandam cruise ship!Penthouse Suite

ms Zaandam - Deluxe Verandah Suite
556 square feet of happiness! The Deluxe Verandah Suite comes complete with two lower beds (convertible to 1 king-size bed), a whirlpool bath & shower, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.Deluxe Verandah

ms Zaandam - Verandah Suite
At 292 sq. feet, the Verandah Suite is a little more than half the size of its Deluxe counterpart; other than that, though, it is very similar in amenities.Verandah Suite

Standard Outside
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All DD-category staterooms have a partial sea view. 197 sq. ft. All HH-category staterooms have fully obstructed views.Outside Stateroom

Standard Inside
Besides the former being slightly smaller (182 sq. feet) and having no window, there isn't much difference between the Standard Inside and Standard Outside. 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.Inside Stateroom

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Holland America ms Zaandam - Entertainment & Activities

Learn to cook like a pro in the Holland America Zaandam Culinary Arts Center where passengers learn from hands-on experience to cook delectable entrees from world-famous chefs. The Wajang Culinary Arts Center is just a sampling of the groundbreaking and enriching entertainment options available to cruise passengers on Holland America Zaandam cruises.

Many Holland America cruises ms Zaandam activities wait for you aboard every deck of a Holland America ship. Dance the night away in the many nightclubs onboard Holland America Zaandam cruises. Catch a Vegas-style show or enjoy live music in the Holland America cruise ship Show Lounge. Or, relax with a bourbon and a good story in the warm and elegant Explorer's Lounge.

Take a dip in one of the three pools on the cruise deck, such as the Lido Aft Pool, a place where the line between 'doing something' and 'doing ab-so-lute-ly nothing' is blurred. shoot down the waterslide, or get rowdy with some poolside games.

Active passengers on the ms Zaandam cruise ship will enjoy the latest state-of-art exercise equipment and a variety of aerobics, pilates, and yoga classes in the Fitness Center.

Soak up some tropical rays on the expansive decks, or relax inside at the spa. A Holland America Zaandam review praises the ms Zaandam Greenhouse Spa for its award-winning salon service and variety of exotic beauty treatments.

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Holland America ms Zaandam - Dining

Whether you prefer formal cruise dining or a casual setting, the Holland America cruises ms Zaandam has every dining experience to suit your taste. Enjoy international gourmet cuisine in an elegant Holland America cruises ms Zaandam dining room like Vista Dining Room, or a chicken and pasta combination in the casual setting of other restaurants like the Lido Restaurant.

Make your Holland America Zaandam dinner reservations early for the extraordinary dining experience you will enjoy at the exclusive and elegant Pinnacle Grill. Couples enjoy the romantic ambiance of its intimate candlelit d'or.

Children and health-conscious passengers will enjoy the vast array of savory dishes to choose from on Holland America Zaandam cruises. The gourmet fare has been given much attention and praise according to a Holland America Zaandam review.

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Holland America ms Zaandam - Reservations and Information

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