Amami Oshima is the largest island of all the Satsunan Islands between Kyushu and Okinawa and belongs to the county of Kagoshima in Japan. It is an ideal destination for those who want to enjoy the rich flora and fauna, its wonderful beaches with warm waters but also the white sand as well as its underwater coral life. But beyond its natural beauty Amami Oshima has a rich history and excellent cuisine. It is also known for producing excellent quality silk.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
The capital of United Arab Emirates and the largest city in range and population is Abu Dhabi. It is known for its parks and beautiful beaches, especially for the traditional markets. Noteworthy is the hospitality of the local people, who show to visitors their traditions and lifestyle willingly.
Kota Kinabalu is located on the northwest coast of the tropical island Borneo and is the capital of the state of Sabah, in East Malaysia. The city was named after the nearby Mount Kinabalu. It is a modern city and a great tourist destination with many attractions in the surroundings. Extraordinary landscapes, tropical beaches, tropical rainforests, coral reefs and a variety of tastes and experiences will fascinate every visitor.
In this cultural center, the bustling capital of Thailand, you will always have something to do. Look for deals in markets, streets or visit one of the luxury branded stores. Make a gift to yourself tasting the delicious food at one of the many eateries. Be sure to visit the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
Explore the vibrant city of Bangkok with the cable car of the city, which is clean, cheap and very efficient.
The mysterious Mumbai is an outburst of colors, flavors and spices and hosts Bolywood, the famous movie center of India. The first thing that will catch your eyes is the gateway to India, a stone arch, 26 feet hight, built in honor of the Royal Visit in 1911. Experience the multi cultures of the city's past visiting one of the many mosques, temples and colonial buildings and don't forget to taste the Indian cuisine.
Busselton is a city located in the South West region of Western Australia. It is repeatedly voted as Western Australia's top tourist town and it know for the turquoise waters and white sands.
The port of Chan May is located halfway between two historic and important cities.The surrounding coast is lined with superb white sand beaches.Vietnam's major cultural attractions are within an easy drive.
Jeju Island, also known as the "Island of the Gods" is a popular holiday destination. The volcanic composition of the soil and the mild climate make it very similar to the islands of Hawaii. The island offers to visitors a wide range of activities, including hiking on Halla-san, the highest peak of South Korea, or to majestic waterfalls, riding, and swimming in light blue waters of beautiful sandy shores.
Colombo is the largest city and economic capital of Sri Lanka. Due to its large natural harbor and its strategic position on the trade routes, connecting East and West, Colombo was known to the traders of ancient times, about 2000 years ago.
Cochin is a commercial city that stretches over six islands and many narrow peninsulas. You can visit the church of St. Francis, the museum housed in the Ntarmpar mansion, the Dutch palace of the former Maharaja of Malabar with the most beautiful murals in India and the Jewish district with the synagogue in the center of the Market with spices.
Doha is the capital city of the state of Qatar. It is located on the eastern coast of the peninsula of Qatar and the Persian Gulf. The name "Doha" came from the Arabic ad-dawha, "the big tree." The reference might be to a prominent tree that stood at the site where the original fishing village arose. Doha is one of the world's fastest-developing countries.
Sandy beaches, sun, shopping and enjoynment, there are all in Dubai. Spend a morning at a busy traditional bazaar, such as "Gold Bazaar", one of the largest retail gold markets in the world. After that visit a modern department store with a variety of duty free items before escaping into a nearby beach in the afternoon.
Don't forget to have a look to the unique hotel Jumeirah Burj Al Arabica - shaped like a yacht, 321 meters high, one of the most impressive attractions of modern Middle East.
For those who want to spend a relaxing time enjoying special beaches with colored water, the three Emirates are ideal. Therefore, after all, Emirates experienced a significant tourist growth in recent years. In Fujairah exept swimming, you can also do scuba diving.
Goa is one of the 28 Federal States of India and is known for its beaches and places of worship.It's considered to be monument of world architecture heritage. Rich in flora and fauna due to its location, has also been ranked as one of the most important centers of biodiversity.
This World Heritage of UNESCO is a place one should visit.The Halong Bay contains about 3.000 limestone islands in the Tonkin Gulf. Enjoy your time in the sun and taste fresh seafood. Explore the illuminated caves and swim in the clear emerald waters.
Visit the night market of Jordan street and savor seafood delicacies in Kwo Tong. Ride the funicular to reach the top of Victoria hill, about 554 meters high and admire the commanding view of Hong Kong. It's strongly suggested to have a walk in Nathan and Canton avenues at Kaouloun peninsula. Both avenues are a commercial paradise in Hong Kong. Countless shopping malls and branded stores are waiting for you to do your shopping .
The largest and most famous island of Thailand, Phuket, is full of white, sandy, beaches and glittering seas. A region rich in history and culture, you can explore it from the back of an elephant on a tour of the jungle. Alternatively join a cooking class of the local Thai cuisine.
Seoul, located in the northwest of South Korea, is its capital and largest metropolis. Seoul is a modern, global city, with an infrastructure technologically advanced. Visiting Seoul, you have the opportunity to see many historical and cultural landmarks, museums, religious buildings and parks.
Ishigaki is the main island of Okinawa Perfecture in Japan. This is a place where you can find Japan's finest beaches. Perfect coastlines, blue waters,white sand and beautiful coral reefs make the place idyllic and ideal for relaxing, swimming and water sports. Scuba diving is the number one activity on the island. This place has many attractions for the tourists to see and learn about the Japanese culture. Apart from the natural beauty, many visitors come here to enjoy the fascinating and vibrant nightlife. Numerous bars stay open until the early hours of the morning! Japanese cuisine is, also, a must to taste.
Located in the southern part of Taiwan the city of Kaohsiung is the island largest industrial center.A thriving international metropolis as the southern tip of Taiwan,Kaohsing was the host city for the 2009 World Games.Due to the rejulating effects of the mavine climate.Kaohsing is generally sunny and enjoys pleasant weather year-round.
Khasab is a city of Oman on the edge of the cape Mousantam and is known as the " Norway of Arabia " , because of the terrain of the area . The Khasab was built by Portuguese in the early 17th century during the edge of their presence in the region.
Kumamoto is the capital city of Kumamoto prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. Kumamoto is a major city on Kyushu's west coast. The city is most famous for its castle, for Lake Ezu and for Suizenji Gardens. The Kumamoto Castle, which is one of Japan's largest, is an extremely well fortified castle. Kumamoto means "origin of the bear" and has a prefectural mascot, "Kumamon", a black bear with red cheeks.
Kagoshima is the capital city of Kagoshima Prefecture at the southwestern tip of the island of Kyushu in Japan, and the largest city in the prefecture by some margin.Kagoshima is approximately 40 minutes from Kagoshima Airport, and the city features large shopping districts and malls, is served by trams, and has many restaurants featuring Satsuma Province regional cuisine.
Sihanoukville, also known as Kampong Som or Kampong Saom, is located in southern Cambodia, in Thailand Bay and is surrounded by sandy beaches with palm trees and primitive tropical islands in the south and west coast. Tourists can go from one island to another and enjoy free diving and fishing.
The capital of Malaysia has a unique charm that attracts visitors from all around the world. Wander the streets of the city and enjoy all the amazing sights and landscapes. Otherwise visit one of the many outdoor markets and experience the diversity of Asian culture
The magnificent Muscat, Oman's capital, has all the features of a modern city in an environment full of natural beauties. In Muscat you will find beautiful beaches but also mountains and canyons, worthwhile to explore. Also, the wonderful depths of the region will amaze the lovers of diving. Some of the sightseeings are the Old Town, the port Moutrach and the shopping district Rougoui, which is one of the most popular spots in the region.
Malé has evolved into a high class city worldwide, with all modern amenities, with its own artificial beach, historic landmarks and an impressive skyline of skyscrapers with caramel colors. It's both an exotic island and a modern city.
Manila had been the jewel of the Spanish empire in the Pacific and a colony of the U.S. after the Spanish-American War. The city is now a mixture of old buildings and churches and has museums of great interest. A jeepney ride is an unforgettable experience for every visitor.
The Japanese city of Nagasaki is built on a long narrow bay which forms a natural harbor on the Kyushu island. After 1571 the town grew rapidly and turned into a trade center and important port. Gradually, developed in a large base of Japanese Navy. Nagasaki is best known for the atomic bomb attack during the Second World War.
Nha Trang is located on the South Central Coast of Vietnam. Nha Trang's economy relies largely on tourism. Is considered one of the most important tourist hubs of Vietnam, thanks to its beautiful beaches with fine and clean sand and the clear ocean water with mild temperatures all year round. The local cuisine is most famous for fresh seafoods and barbecued pork rolled in rice paper. Visitors can enjoy them selves by doing Scuba diving and kite boarding. Nha Trang has many tourist attractions such as museums, palaces and small islands.
Mangalore is the chief port city of the Indian state of Karnataka. It lies between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghat mountain ranges. Mangalore's economy is dominated by the agricultural processing and port-related activities.The New Mangalore Port is India's ninth largest port, in terms of cargo handling. It handles 75 per cent of India's coffee exports and the bulk of its cashew nuts. Many classical dance forms and folk art are practised in the city. The Yakshagana, a night-long dance and drama performance, is held in Mangalore. Most of the popular Indian festivals are celebrated in the city. Mangalorean cuisine is largely influenced by the South Indian cuisine, with several cuisines being unique to the diverse communities of the city.
Okinawa Prefecture is made up of the Ryukyu Islands, which at their southern extremity begin at Nansei Island, and lie between Kyushu, the most southwesterly of Japan's four main islands, and Taiwan. Okinawa consists of 160 islands of various size scattered across a vast area of ocean. The temperature in winter is about the same as that of springtime in Tokyo and Osaka, making it warm and comfortable throughout the year
Penang, is a state in Malaysia, a mosaic of cultures, with multiracial population. The "Pearl of the East" is famous for its beautiful beaches, rich culture and history and the delicious food.
Puerto Princesa is a city located in the western provincial island of Palawan, Philippines. Puerto Princesa is a popular tourist city with many beach resorts and seafood restaurants. It has been acclaimed several times as the cleanest and greenest city in the Philippines.
Busan is the second largest city in South Korea, an international trade port, which is famous for its seafood, beautiful, pristine beaches, craggy islets that are promising wonderful experiences to the adventurous travellers.
Yangon, also called Rangoon is the capital of independent Myanmar(Burma) from 1948 to 2006, when the government officially proclaimed the new city of Nay Pyi Taw (Naypyidaw) the capital of the country. The city site is a low ridge surrounded by delta alluvium. The original settlements were located on the ridge, but the modern town was built on alluvium. Subsequent expansion has taken place both on the ridge and on delta land. The local climate is warm and humid, with much rainfall. The centre of the city, called the Cantonment, intersected regularly by streets running north–south and east–west. As Yangon’s population increased in the 20th century, new settlements were built in the north, east, and west that greatly expanded the city’s area.
Brunei-Muara is the northern-most district in Brunei, it is the smallest of Brunei's four districts in term of area but by far the most populous. Tourism is one of the largest contributors to the district's GDP, since the district contains the most number of tourist attractions in the country, such as museums, parks and shopping stores.
Sir Bani Yas is a natural island located southwest of Abu Dhabi, the capital of theUnited Arab Emirates. Located just off the shore of the Western region of Abu Dhabi, Sir Bani Yas island was originally home to Arabia's largest wildlife reserve. Thanks to decades of conservation work and ecological investment, it is now home to thousands of large free-roaming animals and several million trees and plants. A bird sanctuary as well as a wildlife reserve, Sir Bani Yas showcases nature through activities such as adventure safaris, kayaking, mountain biking, archery, hiking and snorkeling.
Ho Chi Minh City is located on the Saigon River, in the southeastern region of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is the economic center of Vietnam and major commercial and passenger port.
Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, the War Museum and the Old Post Office. Elegant boulevards and historic buildings reflect the french colonial style, owing to the French occupation of Vietnam in the mid-nineteenth century.
Shanghai is located in the Yangtze River Delta in eastern China and once was a fishing and textiles town. Shanghai grew in importance in the 19th century due to European recognition of its favorable port location and economic potential.Is a popular tourist destination renowned for its historical landmarks such as The Bund, City God Temple and Yuyuan Garden, as well as the extensive and growing Pudong skyline.
The skyscrapers and bright lights of Singapore hide an eclectic mix of cultures, religions, ancient treasures and British colonial influences that give to the city a distinct identity. A much different environment you are going to meet at the city's outskirts, with the lush rainforests of the nature reserves Boukit Timach and Central Katsment.
The port Shimizu, has a number of attractions and is considered one of the most picturesque harbors, thanks to views of Mount Fuji. Mount Fuji or Fuji-yama is the highest mountain in Japan, with a peak elevation of above sea level 3,776 meters. The exceptionally symmetrical cone of Mount Fuji is known symbol of Japan and prevalent in photographs and paintings, so, is visited by many tourists and climbers. Since 2013 belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage of Cultural.
Keelung City is a major port city situated in the northeastern part of Taiwnan.Keelung has a humid subtropical climate and is a particularly noted for its high rainfall year-round with an average of upwards of 3.700 milimetres contributing to its nickname of Rain Port.
Kobe is the capital of Hyogo Prefecture and one of Japan's ten largest cities. Located between the sea and the Rokko mountain range, Kobe is also considered one of Japan's most attractive cities.Kobe has been an important port city for many centuries. Its port was among the first to be opened to foreign trade in the 19th century alongside the ports of Yokohama, Nagasaki, Hakodate and Niigata.In 1995, Kobe was hit by the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, which killed over 5000 people and destroyed tens of thousands of buildings. Today the city is completely rebuilt, and few signs of the terrible event remain.
Coron Island in Palawan, in Philippines is a breathtaking paradise. With a magnificent natural beauty, characterized by coastal landscapes surrounded by beautiful mangrove forests, white sandy beaches and a number of lakes, the visit here will be unforgettable. The clear blue waters make the marine sports, such as swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving, a unique experience. This place offers some of the best diving spots on the planet.
Koh Samui is an island of natural beauty and charm,a place where you can have your holiday anyway you like it,kicked back and relaxed or active and fastpaced.Beautiful white sand beaches,clean,clear warm water,lush tropical,gardens and gentle ocean breezes await you at this ideal holiday destination.If you love the beach,this is the place for you.
Yokohama is a city in the metropolitan area of Tokyo and the second largest city in Japan. Wander around the largest Chinatown in Japan, admire the largest lighthouse in the world and take o photo of the historical ships in harbor, which once were sailing across the Pacific. Spend a day at the "Hakkeijima Seaparadise", an amusement park, aquarium, with various activities and shops.
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The brand new Marina, and her sister Riviera, which debuted in May 2012, are the most beautiful, elegant and sophisticated ships to debut in the past 50 years. Designer touches are everywhere, from the magnificent Lalique Grand Staircase and stunning Owner's Suites furnished in Ralph Lauren Home, they are showcases of the finest residential design and furnishings. More than anything, Marina and Riviera personify the Oceania Cruises experience.
Comfortably mid-size, Marina and Riviera retain the same warmth and charm of their acclaimed consorts Regatta, Insignia and Nautica. While the country club casual ambiance and level of personalized service remain the same, they offer even more choice and some enticing new amenities. As the first ships designed for lovers of fine dining and travel experiences, Marina and Riviera offer guests multiple dining venues, of which six are open-seating gourmet restaurants with no surcharge. La Reserve by Wine Spectator offers enlightening wine and food pairings. The new Bon Appétit Culinary Center is the only hands-on cooking school at sea. Similarly, artists-in-residence teach fine arts in Artists Loft, a new enrichment center. For specialty coffees and snacks, there is Baristas Coffee Bar. Intimate lounges abound. Accommodations in every category are incredibly spacious, especially with regard to the lavish bathrooms.
Yet remarkably, with so many additions, the onboard ambiance and experience remains comfortably familiar. We have retained everything guests adore about our ships and raised the bar ever higher. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.
Marina: Debuted in 2011
Length: 785 feet
Beam: 106 feet
Maximum Draught: 24 feet
Cruising Speed: 20 knots
Guest Decks: 11
Total Decks: 15
Electric Power or Voltage: 110, 220 AC
Guest Capacity: 1,250 (Double Occupancy)
Staff Size: 800
Guest to Staff Ratio: 1.57 to 1
Nationality of Officers: European
Nationality of Staff: International
Country of Registry: Marshall Islands
YOUR WORLD. YOU WAY
Whatever corner of the globe beckons you to explore, Oceania Cruises takes you there in comfort and style. Relax onboard our luxurious ships and savour exquisite cuisine that is renowned as the finest at sea and even rivals the best Michelin-starred restaurants ashore. Inspired by Master Chef Jacques Pepin, these culinary delights have always distinguished the Oceania Cruises experience from any other. And considering the uncompromising quality, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of an Oceania Cruises voyage is its incredible value. Lavish complimentary amenities abound, and there are never supplemental dining charges in any of the restaurants. Value-priced packages ensure that exploring ashore, sipping a glass of vintage wine or surfing the Internet is both convenient and affordable. Every moment spent on an Oceania Cruises voyage confirms that this is Your World. Your Way.
MID - SIZE SHIPS
Mid-size holds great benefits Once you sail one of our mid-size ships, you will never settle for anything less, nor will you ever again be satisfied with anything more in regard to size. Our ships cater to just 684 pampered guests on Regatta, Insignia and Nautica and 1,250 privileged guest on Marina and Riviera. Warmth and conviviality come naturally. Elegance and grace are given. The ambiance is exceptionally relaxed and personal as we singularly focus on your individual desires. Consequently, service standards soar, guests easily develop a rapport with staff and fellow guests, and the friendships only deepen as the days pass effortlessly.
All the elements for bliss Being mid-size even facilitates going ashore, as our ships can slip into boutique ports off-limits to larger vessels. Of course, the fact that our ships are mid-size positively influences every aspect of the onboard experience. With no need to rush, stand in endless lines or worry about crowds, you can savour the defining elements that make our ships so special. Our cuisine, "the finest at sea", is carefully prepared a la minute. Appointments for spa services are readily available in the relaxing Canyon Ranch SpaClub. A comfortable chaise always awaits should you decide to lounge by the pool. Life just seems to proceed at a more courteous pace.
SHIPS' SPECIFICATIONS - MARINA & RIVIERA
Year Built: Marina 2011, Riviera 2012 / Gross Tonnage : 66.084 / Length : 239.24 metres / Beam : 32.2 metres / Cruising Speed : 20 knots / Guest Decks : 11 / Guest Capacity (Double Occupancy) : 1.250 / Staff Size : 800 / Guest to Staff Ratio : 1.56 to 1/ Nationality of Officers : European
SHIPS' SPECIFICATIONS - REGATTA, INSIGNIA & NAUTICA
Year Built: Regatta & Insignia 1998, Nautica 2000 / Refurbishment Dates : Regatta, May 2014, - Insignia, April 2014 - Nautica, May 2014 / Gross Tonnage : 30.277 / Length : 180.96 metres / Beam : 25.45 metres / Cruising Speed : 18 knots / Guest Decks : 9 / Guest Capacity (Double Occupancy) : 684 / Staff Size : 400 / Guest to Staff Ratio : 1.71 to 1/ Nationality of Officers : European