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Cruises with Costa Cruises

If you're looking for affordable cruise holidays alongside fantastic Italian hospitality, high-quality service and delicious cuisine, Costa Cruises is the ideal choice. Whether you've never cruised before or you head out to sea on every holiday, everyone is guaranteed an unforgettable experience onboard these incredible ships.

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Costa Cruises: Life on-board

  • Total cruises 605
  • Fleet: 9 Ships
  • Destinations: 23

From exciting itineraries to magical evening entertainment and plenty of activities on offer throughout the day, you'll be wanting to book your next cruise holiday before the first one has even finished.

Family

Costa Cruises make sure families feel welcome onboard their ships, meaning that kids are well catered for with dedicated clubs they can socialise and have fun in with others their age.

Club Age Highlights
Mini Squok Club3-6 yearsPeppa Pig-themed activities
Maxi Squok Club7-11 yearsSports tournaments
Teen Club Junior12-14 yearsDance and music classes
Teen Club15-17 yearsPool parties and themed dinners

Dining

With a variety of restaurants on every ship, Costa Cruises offer a range of different dining options for everyone to enjoy. Whether you like casual dining or a more traditional style in the main dining room, you will be able to dine exactly how you wish on a Costa cruise. The stylish main dining rooms boast large chandeliers, grand staircases and extensive menus for exciting meal times with the family while for the casual diners there is a selection of salads, meats, pasta dishes and more. In addition, there is a selection of world-class speciality restaurants on each ship. For an extra charge you can indulge in some of the best cuisine at sea including an Italian bistro and steakhouse. While venues vary across the fleet, here are some of the guest-favourite restaurants:

  • Pizzeria Pummid'oro- authentic Italian pizza freshly made with high-quality ingredients
  • Teppanyaki Restaurant- delicious dishes made in this traditional Japanese style
  • Samsara Restaurant- fusion cuisine inspired by the Pacific and the Mediterranean

Entertainment

After a busy day exploring new destinations or checking out the onboard activities, your evening during your cruise can be just as memorable. From live shows to atmospheric bars and lounges, visit a new venue every night and let yourself make the most of life on a ship.

  • Live Shows- with each ship boasting its own theatre, guests can enjoy everything from Broadway-style shows to acrobatics and stand-up comedy.
  • Bars and Lounges- whether you want to dance the night away at the club or would prefer a classy evening sipping a glass of champagne, the perfect bar is out there.

In addition, for those who want to test their luck during their cruise, the onboard casino is always popular amongst guests. Featuring games tables and slot machines, why not take a chance? You might just find yourself able to book that next cruise holiday earlier than expected!

Recreation

During your Costa Cruise, there's no time for being bored. Whether you want to sit back and relax or get stuck into more active activities, there's something for everybody to enjoy during sea days on their holiday.

For those looking for the ultimate in relaxation, the onboard spas are a big hit, perfect for those looking to unwind and be pampered. Finish your time here off with a visit to the sauna and you'll leave feeling brand new. In addition, the pools are another popular spot where you can lay back on a sun lounger and soak up the sun before taking a refreshing dip in the inviting waters.

However, for those who like to stay on the go, the modern gyms on each ship are perfect for keeping up with your workouts, while many ships are also fitted with waterparks, golf simulators, sports courts and much more, ideal if you want to dive straight into the action.

Costa Cruises Ships

While keeping with Costa Cruises’ characteristic comfort and style, each ship in the fleet offers cruisers something unique, guaranteeing that guests fall in love with ocean voyaging from the moment they step onboard.



Costa Cruises ship classes explained

Costa Cruises Highlights

Costa Cruises Destinations

With itineraries across the world, guests are bound to find a cruise holiday that takes them to the destinations that they've always wanted to visit, whether that's the Mediterranean coastline or the islands of the Caribbean.

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Top FAQs

  • In your Costa Cruises cabin, you'll find European plug outlets. While you may be able to request an adaptor once onboard, these are in limited supply, so it's best to bring your own adaptor for British 3-pin plugs.

  • On arrival guests receive a Costa Card which is linked to your bank card 48 hours before boarding. With this, all onboard expenses will be charged to the cabin account automatically.

  • The atmosphere onboard is casual, but in restaurants guests are not allowed to wear beach clothes such as shorts and flip flops. There are occasional Gala evenings, for which cocktail dresses and suits are recommended.

  • While Costa Cruises are suitable for guests with disabilities, it is strongly advised you inform your travel agent at the time of booking in order for the cruise line to assist you as best as possible.

  • Guests can use the onboard laundry service for an additional fee - there is a price list in each cabin. Using MyCosta, however, you can also book the Magic Laundry Service at an affordable price during the last days of your cruise.

  • Most cruises hold two formal 'Gala' nights during the itinerary, but some European sailings only hold one.

  • Costa Cruises offer wireless internet throughout their ships 24 hours per day. Internet charges are billed directly to your account with the option to pay per minute or get a pre-paid plan.

Dining

  • The drinking age is 18 years old on any ship leaving from a non-US port. However, for any cruise leaving from the USA the drinking age is 21 years old.

  • No, restaurants onboard are not open 24 hours, however room service is available at any time. Room service has an additional cost unless you are staying in a Premium cabin or above.

  • It's important for guests to make any dietary needs known at the time of booking, however specific menus can be requested on all cruises. These include gluten-free, vegetarian, diabetic, diary-free and low sodium. It is recommended guests also inform restaurant managers of their needs.

Costa Cruises Covid-19 safety measures

  • Before Cruising

    Prior to boarding, guests must complete an obligatory health questionnaire online and once at the embarkation terminal , there will be temperature checks, as well as a Covid-19 test for those over the age of six. Check-in will be done online, and when boarding guests must wear a mask.

  • Onboard

    Throughout the ship, socially distancing will be managed by reducing the ship capacity on each cruise, as well as limited numbers allowed in public areas, smaller groups on shore excursions and signs reminding guests to distance. In restaurants, spacing between seats and tables will be increased and there will no longer be self-service buffets.

  • Cleaning

    Stringent hygiene protocols will include sanitation of public areas throughout the day, and frequent cleaning of public toilets. Cabins will undergo antiviral disinfection before each cruise, and will be cleaned daily during the holiday. To encourage frequent handwashing, hand sanitiser stations will be available in locations across the ship.

  • Entertainment

    To ensure that guests can still enjoy live entertainment, Costa Cruises has reduced theatre capacity by 50%, with face coverings required, as well as checking in and checking out. However, with more performances, there's no need to worry about missing out on a show.

  • Crew

    As well as guest safety, crew wellbeing is also a priority for Costa Cruises. In addition to personal protective equipment and staff training, there will also be crew temperature checks before and after each shift.

  • Medical

    Should any guests or crew become ill, each ship has a medical centre with a team of doctors and other healthcare professionals.

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