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A great choice for multi-generational families, Sapphire Princess has evolved to offer both adult-only spaces including the top-deck Sanctuary with plush cabanas and massage services, as well as funky kids' clubs and family-friendly splash pools. The glamorous Piazza is a space everyone can share together, with the tempting scent of freshly-baked pizzas drifting through, and panoramic lifts taking you up to the Princess Theatre and Grand Casino above on the Fiesta deck. Princess' signature attractions include Movies under the Stars, a unique take on film night with popcorn and cosy blankets on the pool deck, and the Lotus Spa® offering steam rooms, saunas, and a full-service beauty salon. You'll find staterooms and elegant suites to suit all party sizes, whether you'd like a cosy stateroom with an ocean view for a couple, or a spacious Family Suite with sea-facing balcony. 

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At a glance
Tonnage

77499

Length

857 feet

Capacity

1998

Total Crew

910

Avg Cruising Speed

22.4 knots

Maiden Voyage

December 1998

Beam

105 feet

Last Refurbishment

October 2015

Good to know

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account
dress code
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laundry
medical
power
smoking
wifi

Life Onboard Overview

Dining

Princess Cruises offer you the flexibility to dine as you wish, with traditional dinners as well as 24-hour snacks.

Shopping

From indulgent Norman Love chocolate collections to designer jewellery and perfumes, shopping onboard is a delight. 

Bars & Lounges

Toast to your travels in one of the many bars and lounges onboard, serving fine wines, Seawitch craft beers, soft drinks and speciality cocktails. 

Spa & Wellness

The aptly-named Sanctuary is a serene adult-only retreat for total relaxation, while the Lotus Spa® offers a range of holistic treatments.

Leisure & Activities

Keep up-to-date with leisure opportunities with the free mobile-friendly Princess@Sea service, where you'll find a schedule of daily activities.

Family

Families are made welcome on Princess Cruises, with a range of exciting activities for your young entourage.

Entertainment

The magic of Academy-award winning composer Steven Schwartz and the catchy tunes of live musicians create world-class cruise entertainment.

A great choice for multi-generational families, Sapphire Princess has evolved to offer both adult-only spaces including the top-deck Sanctuary with plush cabanas and massage services, as well as funky kids' clubs and family-friendly splash pools. The glamorous Piazza is a space everyone can share together, with the tempting scent of freshly-baked pizzas drifting through, and panoramic lifts taking you up to the Princess Theatre and Grand Casino above on the Fiesta deck. Princess' signature attractions include Movies under the Stars, a unique take on film night with popcorn and cosy blankets on the pool deck, and the Lotus Spa® offering steam rooms, saunas, and a full-service beauty salon. You'll find staterooms and elegant suites to suit all party sizes, whether you'd like a cosy stateroom with an ocean view for a couple, or a spacious Family Suite with sea-facing balcony. 

At a glance
Tonnage

77499

Length

857 feet

Capacity

1998

Total Crew

910

Avg Cruising Speed

22.4 knots

Maiden Voyage

December 1998

Beam

105 feet

Last Refurbishment

October 2015

Life Onboard

From the fine Egyptian cotton linens and overstuffed down pillows to the complimentary in-suite bar filled with your favorite beverages, your suite was designed for exquisite comfort.

Good to know

accessibility
account
dress code
gratuities
laundry
medical
power
smoking
wifi

Movies under the Stars

Plush loungers around the poolside become your cinema seat for the night, with a huge movie screen showing first-run feature-length films under the stars. 

Princess Theatre

A magnificent theatre adorned with pink and purple hues, as well as a spotlight-scattered ceiling. The design allows for great acoustics and viewing from any seat in the house, for stellar, show-stopping acts and live entertainment. Be prepared to be wow-ed by talented musicians, rip-roaringly funny comedians and dazzling Broadway-style musicals. 

Horizon Court

A firm favourite with families, Horizon Court is a delightfully relaxed setting for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Buffet selections include hearty home-style dishes and a loaded salad & fruit bar so kids won't miss out on their 5-a-day!  

The Sanctuary

This exclusive, adult-only retreat is inspired by the spa with light meals and massages available and influenced by English gardens with a relaxed, outdoor setting. 

Café Corniche

An authentic Italian pizzeria with sit-down waiter service, Café Corniche rustles up individual Naples-style pizzas as well as focaccia, salads, pastas and delightful desserts. 

Vista Show Lounge

Slightly tiered with rouge carpets, delightful cocktail tables, and hints of gold in the furnishings, the Vista Show Lounge is a more intimate entertainment lounge where you'll find bingo, cabaret performances, and first-run film screenings. 

Wheelhouse Bar

Adorned with maritime memorabilia, the Wheelhouse Bar has a distinctly nostalgic feel, with trivia games and lectures held here during the day, and Latin music by the Tito Cruz Quartet after sunset. 

Crooners Bar

Overlooking the lively piazza, Crooners Bar is located on the Promenade Deck and offers delightful musical entertainment, from live pianists to swinging jazz bands.

Seaview Bar

Marvel as mixologists rustle up colourful cocktails, juggling and stirring as they go with a stunning ocean view as a backdrop. The glass-panelled walkway spans the bar and is a truly unique experience with the roaring ocean just 128-feet below. 

Legends Sports Bar

Chill out with a cool beer and catch up the major matches in Legends Sports Bar. From AFL and NRL matches through to the Australian Open, multiple LED screens will be scattered around the edges, with a pool table and darts board as a centrepiece. 

The Nook

An intimate whisky bar, The Nook offers guests more than 60 premium whiskies from around the world, with expert barman for recommendations. Perfect for an after-dinner drink or lazy afternoon. 

Topsails Bar

Serving the Sun Deck adjacent to the adult-only Sanctuary, Topsails Bar offers a wide variety of refreshments to relaxed sunbathers and pool-goers. 

Wine Bar

Sip and savour fine wines from all over the world, with premium selections chosen by expert sommeliers, the wine by is an intimate pre- or post-dinner evening hideout. 

Patisserie

Those with a sweet tooth will adore this delightful patisserie, serving freshly-made pastries, speciality coffees and indulgent desserts. 

 

Sterling Steakhouse

This authentic steakhouse serves premium seafood and made-to-order cuts with your choice of fresh soups, salads and sides. Specialities include the 16oz Kansas city strip with sautéed wild mushrooms and the New Zealand double lamb chops with loaded baked Idaho potato and garden vegetables. Indulgent desserts include classic raspberry crème Brule and the heavenly seven-layer s'mores stack. Reservations recommended. Cover charge applies.

Terrace Grill

Situated on the outdoor deck, Terrace Grill is an ideal choice for lunch or a mid-afternoon bite, serving juicy cheeseburgers, meat kebabs, and delicious hot dogs. 

Chef's Table

Uniquely elegant and catered to your personal taste, the Chef's Table dining experience offers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the preparation of your delicious meals and handcrafted cocktails, made by the experts. An intimate table in the main dining room is yours for the night, as you're served a special menu and given wine pairing suggestions to complement your meal. At the end of your dinner, each couple will receive an autographed copy of Princess' best-selling cookbook, so you can try your favourite courses at home. The Chef's Table Experience can be reserved by up to 10 guests on select nights. Cover charge applies.

Traviata Dining Room

Serving breakfast, delectable afternoon tea of pastries and finger sandwiches, and dinner with traditional early or late seating, the Traviata Dining Room is your elegant dinner choice. The menu is a set selection of Princess' signature pasta, beef dishes, and fresh seafood, while the Lotus Spa healthy eating options are also available. 

New Zealand Natural Ice Cream

Your ship now serves the delicious flavours of New Zealand Natural Ice Cream, the ideal way to cool down in the sun. Their creamy ice cream is made with quality ingredients using fresh dairy cream from free-roaming cows in New Zealand, so you can enjoy your tasty treat with peace of mind. Flavours range from the Hokey Pokey with crunchy butterscotch and honeycomb, to Boysenberry Dream, a fresh take on raspberry ripple. 

Amuleto

Those with a sweet tooth will adore Amuleto, serving freshly-made pastries, speciality coffees and indulgent desserts. 

Rigoletto Dining Room

A sophisticated dinner option, the Rigoletto Dining Room offers flexible evening dining. A menu of set options includes signature Princess pasta dishes, fresh salmon and chicken specialities, as well as the Lotus healthy eating options and an array of tempting soups, salads and sweet desserts. 

Riviera Grill & Bar

Serving delicious hot dogs and burgers as well as refreshing drinks for mid-morning treats or afternoon snacks, the Riviera Grill & Bar is situated by the Riviera Pool and hot tubs. 

Casino

Bringing the buzz of Las Vegas to the seas, the casino is a dazzling night hotspot for both enthusiastic gamblers and first-time gamers to try their hand at blackjack, poker, thrilling craps and roulette. Tournaments are held for those feeling extra-lucky!

Youth Centre / The Fun Zone

Equipped with the latest video games and movies, football tables and board games, the Fun Zone is a friendly kids' hotspot for the Princess Pelicans (ages 3-7 years) and Shockwaves (ages 8-12 years). For your young entourage, there's kids karaoke, pizza parties and pyjama nights. 

Teen Centre

A sleek centre for Remix teens (ages 13-17 years), activities include jukebox parties, football tables, arts and crafts and video games. 

Video Arcade

A cool hangout spot for kids and teens, the funky Video Arcade offers a selection of the latest video games, consoles and activities.

Basketball

Shoot some hoops onboard with basketball facilities and equipment available throughout the day. 

Centre Court

Tennis enthusiasts will be thrilled to find a Centre Court onboard, as well as facilities for paddle tennis. 

ScholarShip@Sea®

Choose from up to 40 enrichment classes with the ScholarShip@Sea® Program. Learn how to snap the perfect photo with digital photography classes, become a wine connoisseur with wine tasting sessions, or master the skills of vase painting in the ceramics studio. 

Library & Writing Room

Visit the library to browse and select classic novels or best-selling biographies, as part of the wide collection of books on offer. The Princess Book Club allows you to share your passion for reading with your fellow guests. 

Shuffleboard

A cruise ship favourite, enjoy a classic game of shuffleboard on the outdoor games deck. 

Internet Café

Stay connected while onboard in the 24-hour Internet Café, where wireless access is available alongside desktop computers. 

Platinum Studio

The Platinum Studio is where guests can capture their cruise memories with beautiful portraits from the professional photographer. You'll find a large variety of package options, with private shoots and no sitting fee, and your images will be retouched and printed on quality paper ready to be sent to your home on your return. 

Grand Plaza

As the centrepiece of the ship, the Plaza is an awe-inspiring hub of lounges, lively cafes and daytime shopping, where you'll find entertainment and activities held throughout the day and into the night. Grand staircases wind down its decks, while sleek bars and lounges line its edges. 

Pools and Hot Tubs

With 3 swimming pools and 6 whirlpool spas to choose from, there's plenty of opportunity on board to soak, swim and savour those incredible ocean views from the outdoor deck. Choose from the Riviera Pool and hot tubs, or the Lido Pool which becomes your film hangout at night for Movies under the Stars. 

Art Gallery & Exhibitions

Peruse an extensive collection of modern and classical art in the gallery and exhibition, with lectures highlighting some of the world's greatest artists and their work. Champagne art auctions provide an opportunity for guests to bid on and purchase some of the artwork as a memory of their cruise. 

Jogging Track

Admire sweeping ocean views on a leisurely jog around the cruise deck. 

Boutiques

Snap up excellent duty-free deals on your favourite designer brands, including Swarovski jewellery, Chanel fashion accessories, and Clinique make-up. Souvenirs, local crafts and keepsakes make the perfect gift for returning home. 

Future Cruise Sales

Dreaming of your next cruise already? The Future Cruise Sales team are happy to help you find the ideal itinerary and Princess Cruises ship for you. 

Latitudes

As part of your onboard shopping, Latitudes is a welcoming boutique with ideal gifts, logo-fashion clothes and sundries. 

Reflections

Reflections is an inviting boutique store as part of your onboard shopping experience, offering a wide selection of fragrances, spirits, designer jewellery and fashion brands, including Swarovski, Ravello of Beverly Hills and Majorca. 

Fitness Centre

The fitness centre features state-of-the-art equipment, including cardio machines and weights, to help you keep on top of, or start a new, fitness regime. If you prefer to workout as part of a group, you'll also find a range of classes and courses, from Zumba to spinning. Aerobics is a fun-filled activity that is sure to get the hearts of the young and the old racing. 

Lotus Spa®

Linger in the relaxed environment of the Lotus Spa®, where you'll find a variety of treatments from aroma stone therapy to detoxifying ocean body wraps. The Lotus Spa® pool, plus 2 hot tubs, is a quiet area in which you can tuck away in tranquillity. 

Explorers Lounge

Arched windows encircle the lounge while inside you'll find plush, velvet seating for drinks over nightclub-style performances. 

Your home on board

Princess ships are outfitted with modern furnishings and deluxe amenities including nightly turndown and 24-hour room service. Enhance your voyage with a suite and receive added benefits, including priority embarkation, welcome treats and speciality dining reservations.

Included as standard

  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body lotion
  • Satellite TV
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Wardrobe
  • Telephone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Evening turndown service with chocolates

Interior

Warm and welcoming, the Interior room is situated on the inside of the ship, with two twin beds and a small desk area. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate additional passengers. 

  • 12-13sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk

Oceanview (obstructed)

Providing warm, natural light, this Oceanview Room features a picture window or porthole with partially obstructed views of the ocean. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate additional passengers. 

  • 12-16sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk
  • Picture window
  • Partial ocean views

Oceanview

Richly appointed with modern amenities, the Oceanview Room features a picture window for memorable vistas. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate additional passengers. 

  • 12-16sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk
  • Picture window
  • Ocean views

Premium Oceanview

With a picture window for an abundance of natural light and a bright, airy feel, the Premium Oceanview stateroom is ideal for a couple. 

  • 12-16sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk
  • Picture window
  • Ocean Views

Balcony

Delightful staterooms feature outstanding ocean views from your private balcony. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate additional passengers. 

  • 16sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk
  • Furnished balcony
  • Ocean views

Mini-Suite with Balcony

A lovely suite perfect for a couple, the Mini-Suite includes two twin beds, as well as a luxurious sitting area with balcony. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate additional passengers. 

  • 34-49sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Desk
  • Bathroom with combination tub & shower
  • Furnished balcony
  • Ocean view
  • Welcome glass of Champagne

Club Class Mini-Suite with Balcony

With the same great amenities as the mini-suite but with added Club Class privileges, these suites are intimate and welcoming. VIP touches include Club Class Dining, priority embarkation and disembarkation and welcome Champagne. 

  • 34-49sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Desk
  • Bathroom with combination tub & shower
  • Furnished balcony
  • Ocean view
  • Welcome glass of Champagne
  • Club Class dining each evening
  • Evening canapés upon request
  • Coffee table
  • Upgraded patio furniture
  • CD/DVD player
  • Pillow menu
  • 100% cotton luxury towels
  • Terry Shawl bathrobes
  • Upgraded bath amenities
  • Bath salts
  • Gel eye mask
  • Upgraded shower & showerhead
  • Upgraded turndown service
  • Fresh orchids
  • Premium stationary & pens
  • VIP priority embarkation & disembarkation
  • Disembarkation lounge
  • VIP priority onboard shore excursion reservations
  • VIP priority line at guest service desk
  • VIP priority speciality dining reservations
  • Private portrait sitting with photographer
  • Same-day laundry & professional cleaning services
  • Access to Lotus Spa® thermal suite on select ships
  • Umbrellas
  • Cruise card wallet
  • Speciality dining on embarkation evening
  • Minibar set-up on embarkation day
  • Chef's welcome goodies on embarkation evening
  • In-suite afternoon tea service
  • Fresh fruit bowl on embarkation day
  • Ice service twice daily
  • Upgraded room service menu

Suite with Balcony

These spacious suites carefully blend indoor and outdoor living, with a large furnished balcony as well as a bedroom and sitting area with sofa bed to accommodate an additional guest. 

  • 49-64sqm
  • One queen-size bed
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Desk
  • Walk-in closet
  • Furnished balcony
  • Ocean views
  • Coffee table
  • Upgraded patio furniture
  • CD/DVD player
  • Pillow menu
  • 100% cotton luxury towels
  • Terry Shawl bathrobes
  • Upgraded bath amenities
  • Bath salts
  • Gel eye mask
  • Upgraded shower & showerhead
  • Upgraded turndown service
  • Fresh orchids
  • Premium stationary & pens
  • VIP priority embarkation & disembarkation
  • Disembarkation lounge
  • VIP priority onboard shore excursion reservations
  • VIP priority line at guest service desk
  • VIP priority speciality dining reservations
  • Private portrait sitting with photographer
  • Same-day laundry & professional cleaning services
  • Access to Lotus Spa® thermal suite on select ships
  • Umbrellas
  • Cruise card wallet
  • Speciality dining on embarkation evening
  • Minibar set-up on embarkation day
  • Chef's welcome goodies on embarkation evening
  • In-suite afternoon tea service
  • Fresh fruit bowl on embarkation day
  • Ice service twice daily
  • Upgraded room service menu

Explore your Princess Cruises ship, deck by deck

What's on Deck 4 - Fiesta

  • Medical Centre

What's on Deck 5 - Plaza

  • Explorers Lounge
  • Grand Plaza
  • Passenger Services
  • Rigoletto Dining Room
  • Shore Excursions
  • Interior
  • Oceanview

What's on Deck 6 - Emerald

  • Latitudes
  • Boutiques
  • Reflections
  • Traviata Dining Room
  • Interior
  • Oceanview

What's on Deck 7 - Promenade

  • Art Gallery
  • Crooners Lounge & Bar
  • Dance Floor
  • Future Cruise Sales
  • Internet Café
  • Legends Sports Bar
  • Library
  • Photo Gallery
  • Photo Shop
  • Princess Theatre
  • The Nook
  • Vista Lounge
  • Wheelhouse Bar
  • Writing Room

What's on Deck 8 - Dolphin

  • Café Corniche
  • Captain’s Circle
  • Monte Carlo Club Casino
  • Sports Bar
  • Interior
  • Oceanview
  • Mini-Suite
  • Suite

What's on Deck 9 - Caribe

  • Interior
  • Oceanview
  • Balcony
  • Suite

What's on Deck 10 - Baja

  • • Interior, • Oceanview, • Balcony, • Mini-Suite, • Suite
  • Interior
  • Oceanview
  • Balcony
  • Mini-Suite
  • Suite
  • • Interior
  • • Oceanview
  • • Balcony
  • • Mini-Suite
  • • Suite

What's on Deck 11 - Aloha

  • Interior
  • Oceanview
  • Balcony

What's on Deck 12 - Riviera

  • Aerobics
  • Beauty Salon
  • Fitness Centre
  • Lotus Spa
  • Massage
  • New Zealand Natural Ice Cream
  • Platinum Studio
  • Riviera Bar
  • Riviera Pool & Hot Tubs
  • Sauna
  • Teen Centre
  • Youth Centre
  • Interior
  • Balcony

What's on Deck 14 - Lido

  • Buffet
  • Horizon Court
  • Hot Tub
  • Movies under the Stars
  • Seaview Bar
  • Sterling Steakhouse
  • Terrace Grill

What's on Deck 15 - Sun

  • Sports Court
  • The Sanctuary
  • Topsails Bar

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