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Volendam

Elegant and spacious, Volendam takes her décor cues from the garden.

About Volendam

Elegant and spacious, Volendam takes her décor cues from the garden. Her grand public spaces are graced with floral fabrics and tapestries, as well as huge vases of fresh floral arrangements. While on board, explore the wonders of nature in BBC Earth Experiences. Enjoy regional cooking demonstrations and food and wine tastings with EXC Port to Table programming. Relax with a spa treatment at the Greenhouse Salon & Spa. Or dine in one of our selection of fine restaurants.

Ship Facts

Launch yearRefit yearLanguageGross tonnageLengthWidthCurrencySpeedCapacityCrew countDeck countCabin countWheelchair cabin countElectrical plugs
19992019en-US61214238 meters32 metersUSD23 knots1432647971621 types:
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EU 2 Pin 220v
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Accommodation

With refined amenities and Holland America Line signature Mariner’s Dream bed gracing each elegant stateroom, the ship offers six grades of staterooms. Most are ocean-facing, many featuring teak-lined verandas for dining alfresco or private sunbathing.

Pinnacle Suite

Generously proportioned and filled with light, these elegant suites include a living room, dining room, pantry with microwave and refrigerator, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah. The bedroom features a king-size bed—our Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, plus a separate dressing room and the bath includes an oversize whirlpool bath and shower as well as an additional shower stall. There's also a sofa bed, suitable for two people, and a guest toilet. Amenities include a private stereo system, use of the exclusive Neptune Lounge, private concierge and an array of complimentary services.

The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown.

Approximately 1,296 sq. ft. including verandah

Facilities

  • Sofa Bed
  • Shower
  • Whirlpool Bath
  • Suite Benefits
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Room Service Available
  • Telephone
  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Dining Area
  • Vanity Area
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)
  • Desk

Neptune Suite

With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah, these spacious suites are flooded with light. They feature a large sitting area with a mini-bar and refrigerator, and two lower beds convertible to one king-size bed—our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses plus a separate dressing room. There's also a sofa bed, suitable for two people. The bathroom comes with a full-size whirlpool bath and shower. Amenities include use of the exclusive Neptune Lounge, a private concierge and an array of complimentary services.

The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown.

Approximately 558-566 sq. ft. including verandah

Facilities

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Sofa Bed
  • Shower
  • Whirlpool Bath
  • Suite Benefits
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Room Service Available
  • Telephone
  • Lounge Area
  • Dining Area
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)
  • Desk

Vista Suite

With a teak-lined verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sitting area, these comfortable suites are filled with light. They include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed—our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, plus a whirlpool bath and shower, mini-bar and refrigerator.

The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown.

Approximately 297-379 sq. ft. including verandah

Facilities

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Room Service Available
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Lounge Area
  • Vanity Area
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)
  • Whirlpool Bath
  • Suite Benefits
  • Free Mini Bar

Lanai

Sliding glass doors (mirrored for privacy) open onto our Promenade deck from this comfortable stateroom, which includes two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed—our Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads and other amenities.

The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown.

Approximately 196-240 sq. ft.

Facilities

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Room Service Available
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)

Ocean View

These expansive staterooms include include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed—our Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads, a host of amenities and an ocean view.

The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown.

Approximately 140-319 sq. ft.

Facilities

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Room Service Available
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Lounge Area
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)

Porthole

These spacious staterooms include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed—our Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads, an array of modern amenities and a porthole.

The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown.

Approximately 140-319 sq. ft.

Facilities

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Lounge Area
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)

Partial Sea View

These staterooms feature a partial sea view and include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed—our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, plus premium massage shower heads and a variety of amenities.

The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown.

Approximately 140-319 sq. ft.

Facilities

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Lounge Area
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)

Ocean View Obstructed

These large staterooms include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed—our Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads and a host of amenities. The view is fully obstructed.

The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown.

Approximately 140-319 sq. ft.

Facilities

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Lounge Area
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)

Interior Stateroom

Two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed—our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads and a host of amenities are featured in these comfortable staterooms.

The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown.

Approximately 151–233 sq. ft.

Facilities

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Room Service Available
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Lounge Area
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)

Entertainment

Every day aboard a Holland America cruise ship brings a wealth of cruise activities and indulgences, along with the freedom to partake in as many-or as few- as you please. It's an opportunity to try something new that surprises you, every day. 

Dabble, discover, daydream- do everything, or do nothing at all.

Ocean Bar

Enjoy live music in this popular bar perfect for pre-dinner cocktails.

Crow's Nest

Up on Deck 9, this panoramic place is the perfect spot to enjoy the sunset, and then stay as it transforms into a fun dance club after dark, all whilst the DJ spins the tunes.

Lido Bar

Enjoy a refreshing beverage poolside in shaded seating around the bar or delivered to your sunny chaise lounge.

Explorer's Lounge

Coffees, drinks and liqueurs are served to the classical sounds of the Adagio Strings.

World Stage

World Stage, the largest theatre on board is home to a variety of performances day and night. Our exclusive EXC® Talk lecture series features captivating regional stories told by local experts and narrated by your Cruise & Travel Director. In the evenings, Step One Dance Company, vocal sensation Cantaré, BBC Earth in Concert and more take the stage. Koningsdam, Nieuw Statendam and Rotterdam bring the World Stage experience to the next level by surrounding you in spectacular sight and sound with a two-story, panoramic LED screen.

Casino Action

Your Holland America Line ship’s Casino offers a wide array of gaming options. Whether you prefer slot machines or want to try your hand at blackjack or poker, our dealers and staff are available to provide complimentary instruction — and we offer many engaging tournament options. The Casino is only open at sea.

Art Tours

Holland America Line is known for the extensive art collections onboard each of its ships. Now, fine art goes high tech. The line invites you to enjoy the self-guided walking tour for each ship which highlights the art onboard an eclectic collection that is valued at tens of millions of dollars.

Narrated by well-known radio hosts Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman, the 30-40 minute tours include walking directions, interviews with artists, background music and thumbnails of some of the artwork. Download the ship-specific art tour onto your personal iPod, MP3 or portable media player before you embark on your Holland America Line cruise. Pre-loaded art tours are also available on board.

Art Gallery

As a guest onboard Holland America Line, you are invited to indulge your inner art connoisseur by immersing yourself in the ship’s exclusive onboard gallery and fine art experience. Through exciting live auctions, dazzling gallery exhibitions, enriching educational programs and intimate champagne-sipping enthusiast events, you are destined for a memorable artistic encounter that will ignite your passion for fine art.

Representatives from Park West Gallery bring their expertise to Holland America Line and afford the art novice to seasoned aficionado access to an extensive array of paintings, prints, drawings, watercolours, mixed-media, sports memorabilia and animation art. Park West engages guests in a way that is sure to surprise and delight every level of collector.

Vibrant works of art by world-renowned contemporary artist Peter Max, quiet cottage scenes by Thomas Kinkade and collectable sports memorabilia from favourite athletes are but glimpses of the broad range of exquisite items offered by Park West Gallery to guests on board Holland America Line. Be sure to visit the gallery on embarkation day to pre-register for the art activities and ensure a space in one of the educational programs and champagne events. Gallery event guests also have the opportunity to take home a complimentary gift of art and enter raffle drawings for special art prizes.

Founded in 1969, Park West Gallery has brought fine works of art to more than 1.3 million clients worldwide through events at sea, at its gallery locations in Michigan and Florida, and by select auctions in major metropolitan areas. Every purchase from Park West Gallery comes with a certificate of authenticity, assuring that each is subjected to the highest level of artistic and critical scrutiny. The gallery also offers convenient shipping and framing services so you may easily enjoy your new work of art at home.

Photo Gallery

It all begins with a great photo taken at embarkation -- the first of many photo opportunities. Your onboard photographers, called "Image Creators" will be with you throughout the cruise, ready to capture that special moment at the Bon Voyage Party, Formal Night, Scenic Cruising and more.

The Photo Gallery on board offers print and digital photos, photo packages and DVDs of your cruise itinerary and voyage. Be sure to take home memories of your voyage that will last a lifetime.

Black Label Photography- Whether the look he captures on film is thoughtful, irreverent or joyous, Joe Craig believes a successful photograph reveals the soul of its subject. He has spent his life perfecting his craft and teaching it to others. See what his approach can show you.

Joe Craig Black Label creates images that blend innocence and sophistication. It’s a great opportunity for you and your friends, family or special someone to capture the memory of your voyage in interpretive photography.

All Black Label artists on board are personally trained by Joe, and studio sessions are complimentary, with no obligation to buy and no sitting fee.

The Signature Shops

Discover a world-class shopping experience only steps away. The Signature Shops onboard offer a great selection of fine jewellery, watches, fragrances, premium liquor, exclusive Holland America Line souvenirs and more all at tax and duty free savings. You’ll find many famous brands with designer names specially selected with you in mind. Knowledgeable specialists will gladly answer all your questions and are dedicated to providing you with excellent service, helping to make your cruise vacation, relaxing and enjoyable.

The Wajang Theatre

Located on Deck 4.

BBC Earth In Concert

Our partnership with BBC Earth brings their innovative and breathtaking programming to the World Stage. Award-winning soundtracks are performed live as BBC Earth’s incredible wildlife footage fills the big screen. It’s an unforgettable experience that will leave you with a new perspective on the planet.

Onboard Shopping

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.

Movies On Board

Screening nightly in the movie theatre (on select ships) are recent-release films and perennially popular classics. You can also watch movies any time in your stateroom or suite. And aboard Koningsdam, Nieuw Statendam and Rotterdam, watch your favourite stars light up the night on a giant outdoor LED movie screen by the Lido Pool.

Step One Dance Company

The Step One Dance Company, comprised of six elite dancers, tours the Holland America Line fleet presenting works from notable choreographers who have blended high-caliber dance with technology to create two unique shows. 

Cantaré

Cantaré is back with electrifying performances featuring iconic pop songs and amazing harmonies.

Dining

Pinnacle Grill

Pinnacle Grill is the ultimate steakhouse at sea, where an exceptional menu and impeccable service make for one of finest meals you’ll ever have. The refined menu features a selection of 28-day wet-aged USDA Prime steaks — meticulously chosen to guarantee the finest quality — as well as classic steakhouse dishes and innovative recipes from James Beard Award-winning chef and Culinary Council® member, David Burke. Every dish is exquisitely prepared, beautifully plated and complemented by a vast collection of award-winning wines. Here, your meal is an event unto itself, a celebration of fine dining and a triumph of flavour.

Canaletto

In Italy, there’s nothing more important than coming together to celebrate the joy of great food. This is the inspiration for our onboard Italian restaurant, Canaletto. Enjoy amazing Italian classics like braised chicken cacciatore al forno, branzino ai ferri or garlic shrimp ravioli. And for dessert: tiramisù, cannoli alla Siciliana, gelato, and more. Including pasta made fresh daily. Buon Appetito!

The Dining Room

For an elegant breakfast, leisurely lunch or unforgettable multi-course dinner, The Dining Room is your destination. Behind the scenes, our Culinary Council,® an elite team of seven world-renowned chefs, and our talented onboard executive chefs have worked to bring each dish to perfection. For dinner, choose from classics such as Boneless Lamb Loin en Croute, Rosemary Roasted Chicken, as well as regionally inspired cuisine and artfully prepared vegetarian dishes. Enrich your journey with an extensive selection of wines, carefully selected by our Wine Curator, world-renowned wine critic James Suckling.

Lido Market

Explore a world of intriguing culinary possibilities in the Lido Market. Steps from the Lido pool, this modern marketplace includes a curated selection of delicious options that you can grab on the go or have made to order: Breadboard, with freshly baked breads and pastries; Wild Harvest, offering a bountiful selection of hearty salads; Homestead, serving up comfort classics; Distant Lands, featuring global cuisine; Sweet Spot, for ice cream creations and desserts; Roasting Pan, hand-carved meats, fish and other hearty entrees; Perk, freshly brewed beverages and chilled juices; Quench, premium coffee, beer, wine, and soda available for purchase; Rise, savoury quiches, croissants and sandwiches, and more.

Dive-In

Dive-In offers a variety of casual culinary classics, using the highest quality ingredients. Enjoy a burger, grilled to perfection and served on a toasted brioche with our own trade-marked secret sauce. Savour a succulent Nathan’s Famous gourmet hot dog with golden French fries. Or choose a grilled chicken breast sandwich or juicy portabello mushroom stack. Dive-In is the perfect spot to dine poolside on the best burgers at sea.

Explorations Café

At Explorations Café, sink into plush chairs and sofas in a comfortable environment. Sip elegantly prepared espresso drinks and nosh on fresh pastries from the coffee bar. You can also take in fantastic views, catch up on your favourite book or browse the web.

24-Hour In-Room Dining

Sleep in and have breakfast delivered. Enjoy an early dinner on your verandah before an evening excursion. Order a salad, sandwich or entrée any time. Room Service is only a phone call away. All selections are included in your cruise fare unless otherwise noted on the in-room menu.

Enrichment

Boasting an expansive range of enrichment facilities and opportunity, Holland America Line's ships are bound to offer something you'll want to know more about. Why not have a go at the Digital Workshop powered by Windows and learn how to enhance your holiday picture or how to easily share them.

Microsoft Studio

Learn how technology can make your voyage more meaningful and memorable with our complimentary small-group courses at the new Microsoft Studio. Designed for all abilities using the latest Surface Laptop 2 devices, our Microsoft-trained hosts will show you everything from creating photo albums and movies to using 3D effects and staying safe online. Drop in during scheduled times for courses or join our Creative Studio Time every day to work on your projects.

Learn New Skills

Days at sea are the perfect time to explore new skills. Learn how to design postcards with 3D effects, create incredible videos, paint a landscape with a digital pen, build a trip journal and organize your life, photos and files online.

Available Classes

Choose from an array of travel-centric workshops offered multiple times and days throughout your cruise or stop in during our Creative Studio Time to work on all the content you’ve created and make it into something special.

Take It Home With You

Take digital course handouts with you and continue your cruise experience on your home device. They’re sure to come in handy when you use all the newfound skills you learned in the Microsoft Studio!

Port To Table

Each voyage brings a guest chef on board to guide you through the culinary traditions of your destinations. Try local flavors at a food & wine tasting, add a new recipe to your repertoire at a live cooking demonstration or indulge your senses at a fine dining event.

For those looking to continue their epicurean immersion on shore, guest chefs lead select shore excursions*, exploring local cuisines while sharing their gastronomic expertise in the field.

Explore On Board

Savor the region through cooking demonstrations and tastings on board. Learn to make Malaysian roti with curried chicken. Discover which wines pair well with coconut. Enjoy a lavish feast featuring the cuisine of Western Australia.

Explore On Shore

Take a culinary tour with the guidance of a chef’s palate. Shop for French pastries in one of Tahiti’s open-air markets. Scour the Thai countryside for the perfect pad Thai. Compare world-class rieslings at a Tasmanian winery.

*Shore excursions and fine dining events require an additional cost.

Explorations Central

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. Enjoy the programs listed below and visit our Explorations Central discovery center on board.

EXC Talks

Get an insider’s perspective at these informative onboard talks. In select regions, EXC Talks feature multimedia presentations that bring each destination to life with captivating storytelling and expert commentary.

EXC Culture

Start your immersion in a destination’s culture and history before you even step on shore, with help from local experts, artists and performers.

EXC Port To Table

Food is the gateway to understanding a culture. Delve into each region’s culinary traditions through onboard cooking demonstrations, and food and wine tastings (fleetwide Jan. 1, 2020).

EXC Photography

Learn to capture your most memorable travel moments with expert photography instruction and unique opportunities to use your newfound skills in port.

Unique Shore Excursions

Choose from our award-winning shore excursions and immerse yourself in authentic, engaging travel experiences—easily, comfortably and conveniently.

BBC Earth Experiences

We have partnered with BBC Earth to bring you unforgettable new ways to experience the world's natural wonders. Through the innovative and breathtaking programming, guests will be taken closer to the ocean and the natural world through groundbreaking concerts and films.

Planet Earth II In Concert

Experience sensational footage from the natural world and get closer to the animals, landscapes and wildlife dramas on our planet than ever before. With a stunning score by award winning musicians Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea and Jasha Klebe.

Alaska In Concert

Celebrate Alaska, one of the last great wildernesses. With footage from the TV series, Wild Alaska, audiences will enjoy the Alaskan seasons and will see this place is as unforgiving as it is beautiful. Music by world leading composer Timo Baker.

Inside Earth

Inside Earth is a series of films that provide insight into how the BBC’s extraordinary content is captured. Each episode includes stories from different television series and locations.

Blue Planet II: Underwater Adventure

A 25 minute film experience based on BBC Earth’s multi-award winning Blue Planet II television series. This film will take you on a breath-taking submarine journey of our vast oceans.

BBC Earth Experiences is brought to you by BBC Studios and licensed by Holland America Line

The BBC is a trademark of the British Broadcasting Corporation and is used under license. BBC logo © 1996

Health & Fitness

Greenhouse Spa & Salon

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-honoured, hands-on massage techniques gleaned from around the world.

Signature Service

Prepare for wonderful pampering as you enjoy a select combination of rejuvenating spa treatments from the Greenhouse Spa & Salon®, along with other healthy amenities.

Hair & Nail Services

Open your mind to the creativity of our international stylists and leave the salon today with a hairstyle that will put a bounce in your step and your locks!

Treatment Rooms

Relaxing treatment rooms offer breathtaking views where guests can enjoy exotic skin, body, and hair treatments ranging from hot stone massages and pedicures to hair styling and facials.

Fitness Centre

Stop by the professionally staffed Fitness Centre 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, and two refreshing pools (available on select ships). Some classes may have a nominal fee.

Lido & Sea View Pools

The Lido pool, located on the Lido Deck, is protected from varying weather by the ship's retractable glass roof. There are also two whirlpools available- the area is served by the Lido Bar and Terrace Grill.

The Sea View Pool is the ship's outdoor pool and is located at the back of the Lido Deck.

Pickleball At Sea

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? Join a pickleball tournament at sea and put your dink shot to the test. Hesitant amateur? Learn the basics at complimentary beginner’s lessons, starting in spring 2023. Commemorative starter kits will soon be available in our retail shops — purchase as gifts for avid players or as souvenirs, so that you can always look back on your pickleball cruise memories.

Deckplans

Deck 9 - Sports

  • Crow's Nest
  • Sliding Dome Cover
  • Sports Court
  • Club Hal
  • The Loft

Deck 8 - Lido

  • Fitness Centre
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Dive-In
  • Lido Pool
  • Lido Bar
  • Canaletto
  • Lido Market
  • Sea View Bar
  • Sea View Pool

Deck 7 - Navigation

  • Bridge
  • Neptune Lounge
  • Pinnacle Suite
  • Neptune Suites
  • Vista Suites
  • Ocean-View Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

Deck 6 - Verandah

  • Verandah Suites
  • Ocean-View Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

Deck 5 - Upper Promenade

  • World Stage
  • The Shops
  • Atrium
  • Ocean Bar
  • Casino
  • Mix
  • Hudson Room
  • Explorations Café
  • Future Cruises
  • Explorer's Lounge
  • King's Room
  • Queen's Room
  • The Dining Room

Deck 4 - Promenade

  • World Stage
  • Photo Shop
  • Atrium
  • Guest Services
  • Art Gallery
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wajang Theatre
  • Pinnacle Grill
  • The Dining Room

Deck 3 - Lower Promenade

  • Atrium
  • Ocean-View Staterooms (Lanai or Large)
  • Interior Staterooms (Large)

Deck 2 - Main Deck

  • Ocean-View Staterooms (Large)
  • Interior Staterooms (Large)

Deck 1 - Dolphin

  • Medical Centre
  • Ocean-View Staterooms (Large)
  • Interior Staterooms (Large)

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