Costa Cruises offer a multinational experience and appeal primarily to those who enjoy an international atmsophere by travelling with individuals with a variety of languages, cultures and customs. Costa cruises are very popular amongst European passengers in particular and an Italian ambiance is to be found onboard due to their partnership with Italian brands like Barilla, Illy Caffe, Nutella and Ferrari wines. Rich decor coincided with regional wines are included in the Italian cuisine focus onboard. A wide variety of cruise destinations and cruise durations are offered by Costa which mainly travel throughout Northern Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, Transatlantic and beyond.
Costa is renowned for its appeal to a wide range of ages ranging from inexperienced first-time cruisers to retired cruise enthusiasts. While it offers fun and active opportunities, it also supports family audiences. Onboard activities include vibrant entertainment and luxurious services including the Samsara Spa, which is renowned for being one of the best spas at sea.
As the only Italian brand for cruises, the traditional company Costa has been taking its passengers for over 65 years as one of the most popular destinations in the world. With the Anna C, the company already sent its first cruise ship on the journey in 1948. Today the fleet comprises 15 ships, which control over 250 destinations in 12 regions. These range from the Pacific Ocean, South America, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean to Northern Europe and the large cities of the Baltic Sea region. In 2006, Costa was the first cruise company to offer sea voyages to Asia. Five years later, the Costa Deliziosa even made it possible to travel around the world. In 100 days, cruise enthusiasts were once able to travel around the world. Not only in his home country, but also in a world-wide comparison, Costa has become one of the market leaders and with more than 13,000 employees today is one of the largest cruise companies in Europe. The typical yellow chimney, which carries all ocean giants of the cruise company, is a distinctive feature of the Costa ships. For example, the Costa Favolosa, the largest ship in the fleet, which has been in service since 2011. It can carry and pamper up to 3,780 passengers across the seas at the same time.
Ships with Dolce Vita – The Costa Cruises Life
All Costa ships have their own character and meet the current four-star standard. However, their greatest commonality is the Italian way of life, which is felt in every angle of the ships. Design and interior create a perfect combination of modern comfort and classic cruise charms. Typical for Italy: On the luxury cruises too, the “Bambini” are regarded as true kings. Costa attaches particular importance to families with children and offers among other things special entertainment programs as well as a professional support for the small passengers. Children from 3 to 17 years of age also play and play free in the Squok Children’s Club.
Parents are now offering a wide variety of wellness, sports and entertainment programs. Enjoy romantic evening walks on the terrace promenade aboard the Costa Diadema and have a fresh beer tapped in the Brauhaus. Music lovers can enjoy the pianobars at their own pace – taste the delicious cocktails in a stylish atmosphere while listening to the harmonious sound of the piano. A culinary highlight is undoubtedly the gala dinner, where a very special menu is served in a festive atmosphere. Costa also takes individual requests into consideration – the cooks on board always provide you with a special menu.
Sustainable travel with Costa cruises
Costa is the first cruising cruise company whose entire fleet has been awarded the Green Star. This voluntary certification examines the vessel with regard to 11 possible sources of environmental pollution. In addition, the company attaches great importance to the sustainable operation of its ships. To this end, in 2011, the company’s own employees were trained in more than 180,000 training hours. Each ship also has an Environmental Officer.
Costa Cruises’ Fleet
As Europe’s largest cruise operator, Costa Cruises offers some of the most extensive itineraries combined with the largest choice of ships available.
Become enchanted by the charming magic of Costa Favolosa, Costa Cruises’ very own fairytale castle. This elegant jewel of the sea is custom-built with state of the art technology. Surrounded by magic, cross the threshold into a delightful paradise and be amazed at Costa Favlosa’s delightful atrium enriched with sparkling diamond-shaped decorations and regal entertainment. Treat yourself to some pampering in Costa’s two-level Samsara Spa, with features that include a thalasso therapy pool, Turkish bath and UVA-ray solarium.
Experience the sheer luxury and comfort of a cruise on one of Costa neoRiviera will not disappoint, with longer stop overs and exotic destinations, travel connoisseurs can escape from the usual routes and enter a new dimension of travelling that will excite. Inspired by the charm of the Italian Riviera, the Côte d’Azur and the captivating Amalfi Coast, you will be seduced by Costa Riviera’s charming ambience and impressive character.
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