Ship Activities

Unwind, Indulge, and Explore

Ship Activities
When you’re on a ship, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. For those looking to unwind and relax, a trip to the spa is a must. With a variety of treatments available, from massages to facials, you’ll leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. If you’re in the mood for some pampering, head to The Retreat, where you can enjoy a luxurious experience complete with private cabanas. For those who love to shop, the ship’s boutiques offer a range of products, from designer clothing to jewelry and souvenirs. If you’re looking to stay active during your trip, the onboard gym is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and fitness classes to help you stay on track. And when you’re ready for some fun and games from puzzles to pickleball. Whatever your interests, there’s something for everyone on a cruise ship.

Greenhouse Spa & Salon

Deck Location: 9

During a leisurely day at sea, few places help you refresh, relax and rejuvenate like the Greenhouse Spa & Salon®. This heavenly retreat nurtures every aspect of your well-being with renowned spa rituals and healing touches. In the spa, pamper your skin with facial treatments featuring premium, naturally sourced ingredients. Nurture your body, too, with massage treatments employing time-honored, hands-on massage techniques gleaned from around the world.

Library | Dave Koz Cruise Store

Deck Location: 2

You simply can't miss out on the Dave Koz Cruise Store! Located in the Library, it's a haven for those who want to explore the vast array of CDs by this year’s artists. Be sure to visit the store early to get your CDs for the Autograph signing event.

Onboard Shopping

Deck Location: 2, 3

Enjoy a wide variety of duty-free shopping in such signature shops as The Vault, Diamonds and Gemstones by Merabella, which offers the best diamonds at sea, brought to you by Effy.

The Retreat

Deck Location: 12

If you're looking for more privacy, upgrade your experience by booking a cabana at the Retreat on Deck 12 for an additional charge. In addition to the privacy of a cabana, the following amenities are available: cushioned loungers and a table, bathrobes and slippers, warm and cold towels, handheld fans, Evian spray, chilled bottled water, fruit basket, healthy breakfast and lunch choices, ice cream, chocolate dipped strawberries, frozen grapes and a glass of sparkling wine each afternoon.

Fitness Center

Deck Location: 9

Stop by the professionally staffed Fitness Center equipped with the latest cardio and weight machines. Try one of our classes on indoor cycling, Pilates and more or work out at your own pace. You can also head out for fresh air and exercise on deck, where you'll find basketball and volleyball courts. Some classes may have a nominal fee.

Pickleball At Sea

Deck Location: 11

Play the fastest-growing sport in the U.S. with Holland America Line, the exclusive cruise line partner of the Professional Pickleball Association. All our cruise ships feature pickleball courts with amazing top-deck views. The equipment and courts are available for a match anytime, so long as the weather allows. Frequent pickler? Hesitant amateur? Learn the basics at complimentary beginner’s lessons.

Game Room

Deck Location: 12

The ship's Game Room is the perfect spot to unwind and have some fun! Whether you're looking to play a game of chess, work on a puzzle, or challenge your friends to a board game, this room has it all. With plenty of comfortable seating and a cozy atmosphere, this is the ideal place to spend a lazy afternoon or evening. So come on in and get ready to have some fun – the Ship's Game room is waiting for you!

Explorations Central

Deck Location: 12

Explorations Central™ (EXC®), Holland America Line’s exclusive destination programming, is designed to deepen your understanding of the places you visit. Its indispensable travel resources and opportunities to engage with experts and local insiders, make exploring each port of call more vivid and meaningful.