Sailing onboard a Costa cruise is truly an international experience and is perfect for those who enjoy being surrounded by multiple cultures. While onboard, guests can look forward to living la dolce vita from the exquisite Italian cuisine and fine wines, lively entertainment influenced by Italy’s finest art and musicians, to the genuine hospitality that will make you feel right at home.
With five official languages spoken onboard, you can expect that guests and staff come from all over the world. While onboard a Costa cruise ship, you’ll find that each experience is a celebration of life and this is what Italian cruising is about. Not only is life at sea thrilling, but so is discovering beautiful ports of call in destinations including the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, Far East, and more.
Entertainment, accommodations and most dining venues are included with your cruise. Select programs onboard are not included, such as: specialty restaurants, casino, and spa treatments, to name a few. For more specifics, your travel agent may provide more information.
There are currently 13 ships available for the North American market, including the Costa Smeralda, Costa Cruises’ newest addition to their fleet.
It is customary to extend gratuities to staff onboard. Costa Cruises adds a modest service charge per person, per day on your account and this varies by the length of your cruise, the destination, and the ship. In addition, a 15% gratuity is added to beverage purchases. For more specific information, your travel agent will be able to assist.