With space for 2,670 guests and a wonderful selection of bars, restaurants, activities and entertainment, passengers can enjoy an unforgettable cruise on the Diamond Princess, by Princess Cruises. Launched in 2004, the ship enjoyed a makeover in 2014 to bring it up to modern, world-class standards.
A varied selection of accommodation is designed for both families and couples. Interior rooms are the most affordable, offering refrigerators, TVs, bathrooms with showers, closets and hairdryers. Two bedroom family suites include two bathrooms, living rooms and private balconies. Suites offer luxury amenities, such as balconies, separate seating areas and priority embarkation and disembarkation.
The Diamond Princess sails to destinations including Japan, Taiwan and South Korea, with itineraries ranging from 4 to 23 nights. Exciting ports of call along the way take in the sights of Osaka, Tokyo, Busan and Taipei. Shore excursions encompass visits to Hirosaki Castle Park in Aomori, discovering the Grand Observation platform of Tokyo Tower and walking tours of Chiufen, in Taipei.
Activities onboard cater to all ages and interests. Sports fans enjoy basketball, volleyball and workouts in the cruise ship gym. Several swimming pools and sundecks suit families and those looking for relaxation. Boutiques, an art gallery with auctions, a spa and an internet cafe, combine with original musical productions, outdoor movies, bars and a casino for constant entertainment. Children are fully occupied, with organised clubs and playgrounds.
When it comes to food and drinks, passengers can indulge in everything from Italian food at Sabatini's Restaurant, Sushi and Sashimi at Kai Sushi, and the finest steaks at the Sterling Steakhouse. The Diamond Princess has plenty to offer for families, couples and solo travelers alike.