The moment you come onboard one of the stylish mid-size ships, you feel instantly welcomed by a casually elegant atmosphere, inviting spaces and dedicated staff. Oceania has designed their unique on board experience specifically for the discriminating Oceania Cruises guest, creating a sophisticated ambiance that also allows you to relax and be yourself. Whether you are lounging in the library, attending an enriching culinary demonstration or sipping a cocktail poolside, your comfort is their utmost priority, and their staff enthusiastically attends to your every wish.
Grand Dining Room
Continental cuisine, savory Canyon Ranch selections and Jacques Pépin’s signature dishes are served in an elegant ambiance inspired by Europe’s five-star hotel restaurants.
With all the elements of a classic steakhouse, from filet mignon to New York strip, Polo Grill also has equally appealing options for seafood lovers, such as whole Maine lobster.
Enjoy family recipes handed down through generations. Presented on elegant Versace china, each dish is a masterpiece that exemplifies the essence of Tuscany.
Red Ginger’s chefs have created contemporary interpretations of Asian classics. The culinary pleasures will delight your palate while the striking decor provides a feast for the eyes.
Luscious aromas waft from the gleaming rotisserie, where chicken, duck, pork, rib and veal roasts slowly turn. Each dish is a classic, ingeniously interpreted by Master Chef Pépin.
Dine indoors or alfresco as the menu of international dishes changes daily. Savor grilled lobster tails, jumbo shrimp, hand-cut steaks and chops, a sushi bar and fresh pastas. Rated the best buffet at sea by Smarter Travel.
Chefs grill gourmet burgers and succulent seafood to order, with sides including fresh salads and hand-cut truffle fries. For dessert try a creamy homemade gelato or a thick handdipped milkshake.
Teatime is a daily event at four o’clock in the afternoon. With a classical string quartet softly playing, four-tiered carts elegantly display finger sandwiches, petits fours, scones, exquisite desserts and a selection of artisanal teas.
The Culinary Center on board Marina and Riviera, the only hands-on cooking school at sea, teaches you how to prepare a variety of exquisite dishes at your own fully equipped workstation in a state-of-the-art teaching kitchen. Master chefs from around the world offer guidance and inspiration to fine-tune your techniques, but each dish is prepared by you. Culinary Discovery Tours take culinary exploration one step further–at select ports you may accompany the instructor chefs while shopping for fresh ingredients ashore at local markets on our exclusive, or even experience authentic regional fare in private homes or restaurants.
Help Oceania celebrate the glorious career of Executive Culinary Director, Jacques Pépin! Regarded in the chef community as the ‘master of technique,’ they’ve selected recipes for this class that embrace Jacques’ lifelong passion for culinary technique. Prepare delicious dishes while practicing the basic techniques that chefs have learned from Jacques Pépin over the past six decades. Drink a glass of Jacques’ favorite champagne as a toast to ‘the master’ and send a Happy Birthday photo to him at the conclusion of each class!
The primary cooking technique of Asian cuisine uses very high heat and the vessel known as a wok. In this class, you will explore three diverse cuisines of Asia: Chinese, Japanese and Thai. You’ll master the ‘Asian Pantry’ of ingredients used in these cuisines. Knife skills, mise en place and high heat cooking are the fundamental techniques of this class. You’ll learn how to work with rice paper and pad Thai noodles, lacquer sear fish and roll sushi, along with the basics of rice wine, sake.
As we all balance our diets for diversity, fish is one protein that consistently intimidates even the most experienced of home cooks. In this popular and technique-driven class, you’ll master the basics of fish cookery: searing, baking, shallow poaching, deep poaching, curing and ceviche. When you finish this class, you will know how to purchase and store fish, and cook or prepare it in a diverse number of ways. This class also shares the passion and practices in the worldwide chef community for sustainable fishing practices, including responsible aquaculture.
We believe that one of the main reasons to travel is to taste the cuisine of the places you visit. By doing so, one gains an appreciation of the ingredients, traditions and family life of the people and place. This class has been designed to help you better appreciate the cuisines of the world, and to explore the spices, cooking techniques, ingredients, vessels and preparation of foods from around the world. Come along and take a trip around the world with us, sample and make great food and think about where you want to travel next!
Being mid-size facilitates going ashore, as Oceania ships can slip into boutique ports off-limits to larger vessels. Of course, the fact that the 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 savor the defining elements that make their ships so special.
Talented artists-in-residence offer stepby-step instruction in classes ranging from painting to sketching to making collages.
Enjoy complimentary illy® espressos, cappuccinos and lattes prepared by our master baristas, as well as delicious pastries and homemade biscotti throughout the day.
Read comfortably in the welcoming ambiance of the classic English-inspired library, with more than 2,000 books and periodicals.
See production shows, critically acclaimed headline entertainers and movies under the stars. Hear world-renowned guest lecturers and shop duty free at the stylish boutiques.
Musical entertainment includes an eight-piece orchestra, string quartets and jazz nights at Martinis. Sing karaoke or listen to nightly dance music in Horizons.
Practice your swing and play up to 18 holes on the putting green. Play paddle tennis, bocce, croquet or shuffleboard high atop the ship.
Multiple bars and intimate lounges offer premium wine, scotch and champagne tastings. More fun can be had with the daily trivia contest, as well as the many games and puzzles available.
The Monte Carlo-style casino features blackjack, roulette, craps, poker and slot machines for your gaming pleasure. The croupiers and dealers are happy to provide lessons that entail an explanation of how games are played, the rules and proper table procedures, if you wish.