Orient Line Cruise Review
Orient Cruise Lines reviews and visits world destinations in the Greek Isles, Mediterranean Europe, Antarctica, Britain, Scandinavia, the Baltic, South America and the Panama Canal. A further Orient Cruise Line review reveals travel itineraries which can last anywhere from 10 days to over a month. Besides offering top shore excursions in exciting ports of call, an Orient Line Cruise Review also details a wonderful experience onboard the luxurious Marco Polo ship. Noted for providing diverse dining, entertainment and service accommodations, the Marco Polo ship offers big-ship amenities via a smaller ship experience. The perfect vessel for a family vacation, group outing or solo expedition, the Marco Polo ship shares the inquisitive nature of the legendary figure that it was named after.
Orient Line Cruise Review – Mediterranean & Greek Isles Voyages
Mediterranean and Greek Isles Orient Cruise Lines Reviews reveal spring and fall luxury voyages on the Marco Polo ship which can last anywhere from 10 to 26 days. These spectacular Mediterranean and Greek Isles cruises visit exciting cities like Alexandria, Athens, Barcelona, Cannes, Corfu, Genoa, Istanbul, Monte Carlo, Palma de Mallorca, Rome, Tripoli and Venice. An Orient Cruise Line Review of shore excursions on these different Mediterranean cruises reveals a lot of exciting options for romance and adventure.
From Alexandria, explore the amazing pyramids and tombs of Cairo, the largest city in Africa. While in Athens, visit the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon and other ancient sites which helped to give rise to the "birthplace of Western Civilization." After time well-spent enjoying the French Riviera, journey from Cannes to beautiful Monte Carlo in Monaco and visit its Old District and Casino Square for a nice contrast of past and present. Take a wine tasting tour at the Tagliolo Castle while in Genoa and then venture to romantic Rome, which is commonly marked by visits to the Vatican and Sistine Chapel.
Orient Cruise Lines Reviews for Mediterranean and Greek Isles trips detail excellent voyages during the months of April, May, September and October of 2006.
Orient Line Cruise Review – South America and Panama Canal Voyages
South American and Panama Canal Orient Cruise Lines Reviews reveal unique 20- to 31-day trips on the Marco Polo ship during the months of February, March and December of 2006. These cruises may visit cities in Barbados, Curacao, Aruba, Costa Rica, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Guatemala, Colombia, Jamaica, Grand Cayman and Mexico. This Orient Cruise Line Review provides a nice sampling of the shore excursions that abound during these cruises.
While in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, visit the famous Copacabana and Ipanema beaches and engage in a variety of water excursions or just lounge in the sun. An Orient Line Cruise Review of other popular activities in Rio de Janeiro include a visit to the famous "Christ the Redeemer" statue on Corcovado Mountain and a trip to Guanabara Bay. Visit the amazing twisting towers of granite at Torres del Paine National Park in Punta Arenas, Chile. Observe the daring divers at the 125-foot high cliffs at La Quebrada in Acapulco, Mexico or engage in your own high-risk adventures by swimming with stingrays in the appropriately named Stingray City in Georgetown, Grand Cayman.
Orient Line Cruise Review – Antarctic Orient Cruise Line Review
An Antarctic Orient Line Cruise Review reveals 11 to 33-day trips to some of the most fascinating destinations in not only Antarctica but also many of the previously mentioned destinations during South American and Panama Canal cruises. An Orient Cruise Line Review of Paradise Harbor in Antarctica depicts visions of hanging ice cliffs and floating icebergs. While in this properly named paradise, be entertained by chinstrap and gentoo penguins or set foot on the mainland of Antarctica. A visit to Half Moon Island will offer stunning views of whales and the surrounding mountains.
Orient Line Cruise Review – Marco Polo Ship Facts
Orient Cruise Lines Reviews of the Marco Polo ship reveal a magnificent vessel capable of accommodating over 800 passengers. Built in 1965 and rebuilt from 1991-1993, this 587-foot vessel can cruise to these previously described destinations at a maximum speed of 20.5 knots. Featuring eight passenger decks, the Marco Polo ships bustles with activity. And unlike many cruise ships, the Marco Polo features its own helipad, where helicopters can take off and land at ease.
Orient Line Cruise Review – Marco Polo Amenities and Entertainment
Orient Cruise Lines Reviews of amenities reveal an aerobics center, boutique, health club and beauty center for those guests whom desire to stay fit and beautiful during these various cruises. Marco Polo passengers may test lady luck at an onboard casino, which features four black-jack tables, one roulette table and over 20 slot machines. Other travelers can stay in tune with world news and check their email at the Internet Café or just enjoy the comfort of a world class novel in the library. A further Orient Cruise Line Review of this ship's amenities details three Jacuzzis, a swimming pool and a couple of saunas as well.
Orient Line Cruise Review – Marco Polo Dining and Lounges
Orient Cruise Line Reviews of dining venues on the Marco Polo reveal a cornucopia of options. Many passengers dine at the luxurious Raffles restaurant, a bistro-style venue which contains a double buffet, an outdoor barbeque grille area and indoor and poolside seating. Raffles serves Oriental cuisine on selected evenings while also offering Mediterranean menus during cruises to the Mediterranean. With tables for four, six and eight guests, the Seven Seas Restaurant serves as the main dining room on the Marco Polo vessel. Besides offering plenty of ocean views, the Seven Seas Restaurant will further leave you breathless with its beautiful etched glass partitions, Tiffany ceiling and graceful columns.
Orient Cruise Line Reviews of lounges on the Marco Polo ship reveal a variety of popular piano bars and dancing locales. Saunter on over to the Ambassador Lounge, a world-class showroom that features a stage, piano, dance floor, full bar and projection screen for a variety of activities, from live shows to movie showings. The Charleston Club is a panoramic lounge which features its own dance floor and grand piano while serving up some of the best cocktails on deck via its full-size bar. Check out the intimate Le Bar, which can seat ten guests in its location next to the casino. The Palm Court is another good place to just sit back, relax and stare out at the mesmerizing ocean.
Orient Line Cruise Review – Staterooms
Orient Cruise Line Reviews of staterooms on the Marco Polo ship reveal a variety of options for guests with different desires and needs. Marco Polo passengers may choose among various staterooms, oceanviews and suites. An Orient Cruise Line Review of staterooms reveals different options, such as standard, superior and deluxe insides and standard and superior outsides. All inside rooms come equipped with air conditioning, a direct-dial phone, a spacious closet, a television, bathroom, safe and a mirrored dressing table. Standard and superior outside staterooms feature two lower beds and a shower in addition to portholes.
An Orient Cruise Line Review of oceanviews and suites details junior, deluxe and superior deluxe options. Deluxe and superior deluxe oceanview rooms feature a window and shower with the choice of a queen size bed or two lower beds. Junior suites feature two lower beds which can convert to a queen, a sitting area, refrigerator, marble bathroom with a tub and shower and a walk-in closet. An Orient Cruise Line Review of deluxe suites reveals similar features as the juniors while also possessing its own living room and a VCR with the television. Whatever your choice of living arrangements, the Marco Polo ship guarantees comfort and intimacy.
Orient Line Cruise Reviews – Discounts
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