Caribbean Princess

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MS Caribbean Princess was built at the Italian based Fincantieri shipyards at a cost of $500 million, she came into service for princess cruises in 2004, she was named in a christening ceremony held in fort Lauderdale, Florida on April 2, with actress Jill Whelan acting as godmother.

On board Caribbean Princess offers 10 different stateroom options, these consist of interior, ocean view obstructed, ocean view with portholes, ocean view, balcony, mini suite with balcony, suite with windows, family suite with balcony, suite with balcony, and the luxurious grand suite with balcony which comes equipped with a personal computer, wet bar and a fireplace.

The ship offers several formal dining rooms in the cruise tradition, with Traditional Dining at the same times for each meal, Anytime Dining, which means you aren't limited to eating at a fixed time or place Instead, the choice of when and where you want to eat is flexible, other options include Casual Dining such as burgers or hot dogs from the trident grill, and speciality dinning which usually require you to book a reservation.

Caribbean princess does not disappoint with its on board entertainment and is equipped with all the usual cruise ship facilities such as a casino, pools and whirlpools, the princess theatre sets the stage with captivating productions and some of the most talented musicians, singers and dancers at sea, Caribbean princess was also the first modern cruise ship to feature a movies under the stars outdoor theatre.

Other highlights on the ship include the explorer’s lounge which is a smaller theatre with its own stage, an impressive fully equipped fitness centre, and a wedding chapel.

For younger guests youth and teen centre’s are fully equipped with everything from the latest video games and movies, to arts and crafts, fooseball tables, board games and jukeboxes. And for the littlest ones, activities like kids' karaoke, pizza parties, pyjama nights and more.




Onboard Entertainment and Facilities


Pools tick-icon whirlpools tick-icon
Flowrider  Cross-icon  Rock wall  Cross-icon 
Restaurants & Bars  tick-icon  Shops  tick-icon 
Fast Food  tick-icon  Room Service  tick-icon 
Nightclub or Disco  tick-icon  Lounge  tick-icon 
Theater  tick-icon Cafe's  tick-icon
Casino  tick-icon  Piano Bar  tick-icon 
Pursers desk  tick-icon  Excursion desk  tick-icon 
Library  tick-icon  Photo shop  tick-icon 
Card room  tick-icon  Medical room  tick-icon 
Laundry room  tick-icon Sauna/steam room  tick-icon
Gym  tick-icon Childrens activity clubs  tick-icon
Babysitting service  tick-icon Video games room  tick-icon
Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  tick-icon



Ship Specifications



  • Size: Huge
  • Length: 952 feet
  • Beam: 118 feet
  • Speed: 22 knots
  • Tonnage: 112,894
  • Decks: 19
  • Crew: 1,200
  • Passengers: 3,082
  • Maiden Voyage: April 3 2004  
  • Christened: April 2 2004
  • Godmother: Jill Whelan (Actress, The Love Boat)


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