Coral Princess

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Coral Princess was built at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyards in france at a cost of $330 million US Dollars she came into service for princess cruises in 2003, the vessel was built as a panamax ship, which means she was desinged so she could pass through the panama canal, coral princess is the sister ship to Island Princess. 

On board Coral Princess offers 7 different stateroom options, these consist of interior, ocean view obstructed, ocean view, balcony, mini suite with balcony, suite with windows, family suite with balcony, and suite with balcony which comes with premium features including luxury balcony furniture, deluxe canapés, fresh flowers, DVD/CD player, free access to DVD library, two flat-panel TVs, one complimentary mini-bar setup, a roomy walk-in closet, upgraded bathroom amenities, complimentary use of the Lotus Spa Thermal Suite, and complimentary laundry and dry cleaning services. 

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, an additional venue Unique to Coral Princess and her sister ship, is the Bayou Café and Steakhouse which features live jazz music and flavourful New Orleans-inspired cuisine. 

Plenty of on board entertainment is available and coral princess 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, the universe lounge is a smaller theatre but is beautifully decorated and is equipped with its own smaller stage, the ship is also equipped with a large outdoor Led movie screen for movies under the stars. 




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: Large
  • Length: 964 feet
  • Beam: 122 feet
  • Speed: 22 knots
  • Tonnage: 91,627
  • Decks: 16
  • Crew: 895
  • Passengers: 1,970
  • Maiden Voyage: 17 january 2003  
  • Christened: January 2003
  • Godmother: President Mireya Moscoso of Panama


Coral Review's

2013-03-19, 09:43
first of all..dining room we were pampered! my wife was on a...

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Nautical Terms

Afterdeck - Deck behind a Ship's Bridge

Bow - The Front of the Ship (pointy bit)

Beam - The Greatest Width of the Ship

Bridge - The Location From Which a Ship is Steered and its Speed Controlled

Cargo Hold - A Space for Storing Cargo

Capstan - Upright Device for Winding in Heavy Ropes or Cables

Davit - Device for Hoisting and Lowering a Boat

Flagstaff - Flag Pole at the Stern of a Ship

Forecastle - The Section of the Upper Deck of a Ship Located at the Bow Forward of the Foremast

Foremast -  Mast nearest to  the Bow of a Ship

Galley - The Kitchen area of a Ship

Helm - Ship's Steering Wheel

Hull - The Main Structure or Body of a Ship

Knot - A Measure of Speed Equal to One Nautical Mile (6076 feet) per Hour