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Detailed Ship Information: Veendam The Ship. Built in 1996 and refurbished in 2011, the Veendam is a member of HAL's Statendam or "S" class of cruise ships. She weighs approximately 57,000 tons, and... Read More

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5 Night - Western Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Key West, Cozumel
2020 Sails: Nov 3

7 Night - Western Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Key West, Mahogany Bay, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya
2020 Sails: Nov 8

7 Night - Western Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Key West, Banana Coast, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya
2020 Sails: Nov 15

7 Night - Western Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Belize City, Mahogany Bay, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya
2020 Sails: Dec 6

7 Night - Western Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Belize City, Banana Coast, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya
2020 Sails: Dec 13, 2021: Jan 17, Jan 24, Feb 21, Mar 21

7 Night - Western Caribbean Holiday
Starting in Tampa with stops in Belize City, Banana Coast, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya
2020 Sails: Dec 20, Dec 27

7 Night - Western Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Belize City, Banana Coast, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya
2021 Sails: Feb 14, Mar 14

12 Night - Southern Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Key West, San Juan, St. Thomas, Oranjestad, Willemstad, George Town
2021 Sails: Mar 28

12 Night - European River Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Brest, La Rochelle, Cruising Gironde Estuary, Leixoes, Lisbon, Scenic cruising Tagus River, Gibraltar, Cartagena, Civitavecchia
2021 Sails: Sep 6

14 Night - Southern Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Johns, Castries, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Oranjestad, Willemstad, George Town
2020 Sails: Nov 22, 2021: Feb 28

14 Night - Southern Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Key West, St. Thomas, Basseterre, Philipsburg, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Willemstad, Oranjestad, Costa Maya
2021 Sails: Jan 3

14 Night - Southern Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Samana, San Juan, St. Thomas, Basseterre, Castries, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Willemstad, George Town
2021 Sails: Jan 31

14 Night - Turkey & Greek Isles Explorer
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Katakolon, Nafplion, Piraeus, Kusadasi, Cruising the Dardanelles, Istanbul, Mykonos, Thira, Valletta, Mgarr
2021 Sails: May 8

14 Night - European River Explorer
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Alicante, Malaga, Gibraltar, Portimao, Scenic cruising Tagus River, Lisbon, Leixoes, Bordeaux, Cruising Gironde Estuary, Brest, Portland, Zeebrugge, Amsterdam
2021 Sails: May 22

14 Night - British Isles Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Brussels, Scenic Cruising Scheldt River, Zeebrugge, Dublin, Douglas, Belfast, Liverpool, Portree, Kirkwall, Invergordon, South Queensferry
2021 Sails: Jun 5

14 Night - Baltic Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Oslo, Scenic cruising Oslofjord, Fredericia, Warnemunde, Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Stockholm, Cruising Stockholm Archipelago, Copenhagen
2021 Sails: Jun 19

14 Night - British Isles Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Portland, St Marys, Dun Laoghaire, Cobh, Galway, Killybegs, Stornoway, Lerwick, Invergordon, South Queensferry
2021 Sails: Jul 26

14 Night - Baltic Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Scenic cruising The Elbe, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Cruising Stockholm Archipelago, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Visby
2021 Sails: Aug 9

14 Night - Northern Isles Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in South Queensferry, Djupivogur, Akureyri, Scenic cruising Eyjafjordur, Isafjordur, Scenic cruising Isafjardurdjur, Reykjavik, Heimaey, Lerwick
2021 Sails: Aug 23

14 Night - Holy Land & Ancient Kingdoms Explorer
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Katakolon, Piraeus, Ashdod, Haifa, Kusadasi, Rhodes, Souda, Taormina, Naples
2021 Sails: Sep 18

14 Night - Turkey & Greek Isles Explorer
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Katakolon, Nafplion, Piraeus, Kusadasi, Cruising the Dardanelles, Istanbul, Mykonos, Thira, Mgarr, Valletta
2021 Sails: Oct 2

15 Night - Passage to Rome
Starting in Tampa with stops in Key West, Ponta Delgada, Malaga, Cartagena, Civitavecchia
2021 Sails: Apr 9

19 Night - Western / Southern Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Belize City, Banana Coast, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya, Key West, San Juan, St. Thomas, Oranjestad, Willemstad, George Town
2021 Sails: Mar 21

21 Night - Western / Southern Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Key West, Banana Coast, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya, San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Johns, Castries, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Oranjestad, Willemstad, George Town
2020 Sails: Nov 15

21 Night - Southern / Western Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Johns, Castries, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Oranjestad, Willemstad, George Town, Belize City, Mahogany Bay, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya
2020 Sails: Nov 22

21 Night - Western & Southern Caribbean Holiday
Starting in Tampa with stops in Belize City, Banana Coast, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya, Key West, St. Thomas, Basseterre, Philipsburg, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Willemstad, Oranjestad
2020 Sails: Dec 27

21 Night - Southern / Western Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Key West, St. Thomas, Basseterre, Philipsburg, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Willemstad, Oranjestad, Costa Maya, Belize City, Banana Coast, Santo Tomas de Castilla
2021 Sails: Jan 3

21 Night - Western / Southern Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Belize City, Banana Coast, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya, San Juan, St. Thomas, Basseterre, Castries, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Willemstad, George Town
2021 Sails: Jan 24

21 Night - Southern / Western Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in San Juan, St. Thomas, Basseterre, Castries, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Willemstad, George Town, Belize City, Banana Coast, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya
2021 Sails: Jan 31

21 Night - Western / Southern Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in Belize City, Banana Coast, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya, San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Johns, Castries, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Oranjestad, Willemstad, George Town
2021 Sails: Feb 21

21 Night - Southern / Western Caribbean
Starting in Tampa with stops in San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Johns, Castries, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Oranjestad, Willemstad, George Town, Belize City, Banana Coast, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya
2021 Sails: Feb 28

23 Night - Spitsbergen & Icelandic Fjords Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Eidfjord, Scenic cruising Hardangerfjord, Bergen, Molde, Longyearbyen, Scenic Cruising Polar Icecap, NY Alesund, Longyearbyen Outer P/S, Akureyri, Scenic cruising Eyjafjordur, Isafjordur, Scenic cruising Isafjardurdjur, Reykjavik, Lerwick, Portree, Belfast, Dunmore East
2021 Sails: Jul 3

26 Night - Northern Isles & European River Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in South Queensferry, Djupivogur, Akureyri, Scenic cruising Eyjafjordur, Isafjordur, Scenic cruising Isafjardurdjur, Reykjavik, Heimaey, Lerwick, Brest, La Rochelle, Cruising Gironde Estuary, Leixoes, Lisbon, Scenic cruising Tagus River, Gibraltar, Cartagena, Civitavecchia
2021 Sails: Aug 23

26 Night - European River, Holy Land & Ancient Kingdoms Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Brest, La Rochelle, Cruising Gironde Estuary, Leixoes, Lisbon, Scenic cruising Tagus River, Gibraltar, Cartagena, Civitavecchia, Katakolon, Piraeus, Ashdod, Haifa, Kusadasi, Rhodes, Souda, Taormina, Naples
2021 Sails: Sep 6

28 Night - Turkey, Greek Isles & European River Explorer
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Katakolon, Nafplion, Piraeus, Kusadasi, Cruising the Dardanelles, Istanbul, Mykonos, Thira, Valletta, Mgarr, Alicante, Malaga, Gibraltar, Portimao, Scenic cruising Tagus River, Lisbon, Leixoes, Bordeaux, Cruising Gironde Estuary, Brest, Portland, Zeebrugge, Amsterdam
2021 Sails: May 8

28 Night - European River & British Isles Explorer
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Alicante, Malaga, Gibraltar, Portimao, Scenic cruising Tagus River, Lisbon, Leixoes, Bordeaux, Cruising Gironde Estuary, Brest, Portland, Zeebrugge, Amsterdam, Brussels, Scenic Cruising Scheldt River, Dublin, Douglas, Belfast, Liverpool, Portree, Kirkwall, Invergordon, South Queensferry
2021 Sails: May 22

28 Night - British Isles & Baltic Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Brussels, Scenic Cruising Scheldt River, Zeebrugge, Dublin, Douglas, Belfast, Liverpool, Portree, Kirkwall, Invergordon, South Queensferry, Oslo, Scenic cruising Oslofjord, Fredericia, Warnemunde, Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Stockholm, Cruising Stockholm Archipelago, Copenhagen
2021 Sails: Jun 5

28 Night - British Isles & Baltic Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Portland, St Marys, Dun Laoghaire, Cobh, Galway, Killybegs, Stornoway, Lerwick, Invergordon, South Queensferry, Scenic cruising The Elbe, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Cruising Stockholm Archipelago, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Visby
2021 Sails: Jul 26

28 Night - Baltic & Northern Isles Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Scenic cruising The Elbe, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Cruising Stockholm Archipelago, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Visby, South Queensferry, Djupivogur, Akureyri, Scenic cruising Eyjafjordur, Isafjordur, Scenic cruising Isafjardurdjur, Reykjavik, Heimaey, Lerwick
2021 Sails: Aug 9

28 Night - Holy Land, Ancient Kingdoms & Greek Isles Explorer
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Katakolon, Piraeus, Ashdod, Haifa, Kusadasi, Rhodes, Souda, Taormina, Naples, Nafplion, Cruising the Dardanelles, Istanbul, Mykonos, Thira, Mgarr, Valletta
2021 Sails: Sep 18

37 Night - Baltic, Spitsbergen & Icelandic Fjords Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Oslo, Scenic cruising Oslofjord, Fredericia, Warnemunde, Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Stockholm, Cruising Stockholm Archipelago, Copenhagen, Eidfjord, Scenic cruising Hardangerfjord, Bergen, Molde, Longyearbyen, Scenic Cruising Polar Icecap, NY Alesund, Longyearbyen Outer P/S, Akureyri, Scenic cruising Eyjafjordur, Isafjordur, Scenic cruising Isafjardurdjur, Reykjavik, Lerwick, Portree, Belfast, Dunmore East
2021 Sails: Jun 19

37 Night - Spitsbergen, Iceland & British Isles Explorer
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Eidfjord, Scenic cruising Hardangerfjord, Bergen, Molde, Longyearbyen, Scenic Cruising Polar Icecap, NY Alesund, Longyearbyen Outer P/S, Akureyri, Scenic cruising Eyjafjordur, Isafjordur, Scenic cruising Isafjardurdjur, Reykjavik, Lerwick, Portree, Belfast, Dunmore East, Portland, St Marys, Dun Laoghaire, Cobh, Galway, Killybegs, Stornoway, Invergordon, South Queensferry
2021 Sails: Jul 3

About HAL Veendam

Veendam

The Ship. Built in 1996 and refurbished in 2011, the Veendam is a member of HAL's Statendam or "S" class of cruise ships. She weighs approximately 57,000 tons, and accommodates about 1,300 passengers. She is a completely modern ship with state-of-the-art amenities, the ship features a $2 million art and antique collection that harkens back to the Holland of old. Passengers will find the ship large enough to provide plenty of choices in onboard experiences, yet small enough to feel cozy and intimate

Dining. The ship features a number of dining options:

The main dining room features impeccable service and an extensive wine list. Five-course menus include continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-carb options. You may opt for traditional cruise dining with assigned times and tables, or choose HAL's As You Wish Dining for more flexibility.

The Pinnacle Grill is an intimate, reservations-only venue that serves premium Double R Ranch Beef and as well as a variety of seafood dishes for an additional dining fee.

Canaletto is a classic Italian restaurant serving seafood, grilled meats and more in a relaxed setting for dinner. This venue features a selection of antipasti, salads, soups, pasta, seafood, grilled meats and more.

The Lido Restaurant provides a relaxed ambiance for all three meals and features a variety of fresh, cooked-to-order specialties.

Complimentary 24-hour room service is also available

Daytime Activities. The Veendam features the Lido pool, with a retractable roof as well as a series of hot and cool tubs with glorious views over the ships stern. Two other hot tubs are also available. The Veendam offers HAL's Explorations activities program, where an experienced travel guide educates passengers about the culture, wildlife and history of the ports to be visited. A Digital Workshop, powered by Windows® - offers fun, free learning about digital photography, videos, scrapbooking, blogging and social networking. The Culinary Arts Center presents interactive gourmet cooking lessons taught by professional chefs. In addition to an Internet cafe, WI-FI is available throughout the ship.

Spa and Fitness. HAL's Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers all of the healthy and relaxing treatments one would expect at an upscale spa including massages, facials, and body wraps. Their signature treatment is the Hot Stone Massage, which they describe as “Harnessing the properties of volcanic basalt stones, guests are bathed in warm water and anointed with spicy, sensual aromas of the Orient. Deep penetrating heat from the stones massages the body using traditional techniques to release muscular tension and balance the spirit." The Greenhouse Retreat is a communal relaxation center that has an ambiance similar to a Turkish Bath. Different grottos and chambers release a variety of dry heat, steam and mists into the air with aromatherapy filled vapors. Relax on a heated ceramic lounge and allow the pressures of life to rinse away.

Tennis, basketball, and shuffleboard courts are available, as are a jogging track and ping-pong tables. A fully-equipped gym that features resistance and cardio equipment as well as regular fitness classes.

Nighttime Entertainment. Nightlife onboard the Statendam is elegant and plentiful. There are intimate, cabaret-style shows staged in the theater with professional performers. Mix is an innovative meeting place featuring three specialty venues: Champagne, for mid-day mimosas or anytime celebrations; Martinis, for Grey Goose cocktails and martini flights; and Spirits & Ales for microbrews, single malts and sports updates. Music and dancing in the various bars and lounges, a casino offering a variety of games when the ship is at sea. First-run movies are also shown in a theater setting.

Kids. The Veendam offers a variety of supervised fun for kids.

For children aged 3-7, Club HAL® offers activities like pirate treasure hunts, hands-on pizza making, storytelling, “Little Artists” crafts, ice cream sundae parties and a farewell pajama party.

Teens and tweens ages 8-12 have even more options and can participated in Xbox and Wii tournaments, relay races, scavenger hunts, and karaoke disco parties. At this age, they can also become involved with the award-winning National Park Service Jr. Ranger Program in Alaska on Alaska cruises.

Club HAL also offer activities for children aged 3-12 between 8:00am and 4:00pm on port days.

Teens ages 13-17 can enjoy more mature pursuits like mocktail mixology classes, late night sporting competitions, cooking demos, and teen yoga. There are also hip hop classes, guys verses girls scavenger hunts, tech classes and teen only night club events. They also have dedicated teen spaces.

In addition, the line offers kid-friendly food, with menu items that include sandwiches, tacos, hamburgers, hot dogs and pizza. HAL also offers kid-friendly birthday parties with advance notice.

Babysitting services are available for a small surcharge for children 3 years of age or older, but is provided by staff on a volunteer basis, and may not always be available. Babysitting service is not offered while the ship is in port.

Club HAL® After Hours is from 10:00pm – 12:00am for children 3 years of age or older. The fee is US$5.00 per child, per hour.


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