Holland America Line

Veendam

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Veendam

Grandly proportioned and recently enhanced, ms Veendam offers an onboard experience defined by spacious comfort and the latest amenities. Guests aboard Veendam enjoy a multi- million dollar art and antique collection, wide teak decks, elegant dining rooms and spacious staterooms - many with private verandahs.

While on-board, choose from an array of onboard activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows®. And explore the wonders of our world through exclusive BBC Earth natural history content through onboard activities, concerts and films. Enjoy onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops in partnership with America's Test Kitchen.

The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and a variety of salon services. Our fully equipped Fitness Center includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight machines, as well as classes in Yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and more. On deck, enjoy The Retreat, a private resort-style pool experience offering sophisticated poolside amenities and service.


Veendam Facts
  • Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
  • Passenger Capacity: 1,350
  • Crew Members: 580
  • Gross Tonnage: 57,092 grt.
  • Length: 719 feet
  • Beam: 101 feet
  • Maximum speed: 22 knots
  • Dedicated: January 1996, by actress Debbie Reynolds
Dining

Veendam Dining Room: features impeccable service and an extensive wine list. Five-course menus include continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-carb options.

Pinnacle Grill: This intimate reservations-only venue offers an elegant, sophisticated dining experience. Featuring premium Sterling Silver beef, inspired seafood dishes and many select wines rated "Excellent" by Wine Spectator - as well as distinctive Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens.

Canaletto Restaurant: Named for a famous 18th-century Venetian artist, Canaletto is your destination onboard for an intimate Italian dinner. The evening begins with the chefs selection of antipasti with a taste of the delicious fare and personal, polished service to follow.

De Librije: Offered once per cruise, the Pinnacle Grill transforms into "Taste of De Librije" featuring the cuisine of Culinary Council member and Michelin Star Chef Jonnie Boer. Named after Boer's restaurant in the Netherlands, the menu will showcase a selection of starters, soups, entrees and desserts from his land-based eatery.

New York Pizza: crisp Italian salads and personal pan pizzas made with a thin crust and a sauce so savory it does New York-style pizza.

Lido Market: provides a fresh, new approach to casual dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner, with a panoramic view of the sea.

Dive-In: has it all, including lighter fare like our grilled chicken breast sandwich and vegetarian-friendly portabella mushroom stack.


Activities

Once you're aboard Holland America's Rotterdam, you're required to unwind and set your inner child free. During your ultimate cruising experience you'll have the opportunity to wander around the decks and submerge yourself in whichever activity your heart desires. Feel free to let your hair down and kick your shoes off and absorb the serene atmosphere.

  • America's Test Kitchen:
    Holland America Line is teaming up with America's Test Kitchen to offer an enticing selection of live onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops where guests will learn foolproof techniques and user-friendly recipes to make delectable dishes with confidence.

  • BBC Earth Experiences:
    Enjoy exclusive BBC Earth Natural History content on board. Learn about the ocean and natural world through amazing concerts, films, shows, children's activities and featured cruises.

  • Club HAL:
    Kids ages 3 to 17 can enjoy an array of exciting activities, supervised by full-time staff with professional degrees.

  • Digital Workshop, powered by Windows:
    Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows®.

  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon:
    Features heavenly beauty and wellness rituals. Enjoy a facial, hot stone massage, steam in a thermal suite and have your hair and nails done for a special evening.

  • Fitness Center:
    Take a class in our professionally staffed Fitness Center equipped with the latest cardio and weight machines. On deck are basketball and volleyball courts and two refreshing pools.

  • The Retreat:
    Your own private oasis located high above the rest...our exclusive Retreat cabanas are the ultimate place to relax surrounded by healthy refreshments and luxurious amenities.

  • Signature Shops:
    Enjoy a wide variety of duty-free shopping in the Signature Shops such as Merabella, a luxury jewelry boutique featuring high-end watches and pieces from noted designers.



Entertainment

Close your eyes and open your mind to all of the thrill seeking entertainment alternative that you'll have the opportunity to venture. No matter how you plan on spending your night, the Veendam remains well equipped to accommodate each and every one of your desires. If you're looking for the relaxed scenery of a lounge, you'll find plenty. If you're in the mood for the mingling bar atmosphere, you'll feel completely comfortable in our bars.

  • Casino: offers games for all levels, staffed with professionals eager to help you learn new skills.

  • Mix: an innovative meeting place featuring three specialty venues: Champagne, for mid-day mimosas or anytime celebrations; Martinis, for Grey Goose cocktails and martini flights; and Spirits & Ales for microbrews, single malts and sports updates.

  • Movies in the Wajang Theater: complimentary films and popcorn are waiting for you in your ship's movie theatre.

  • Showroom at Sea: glamorous nightclub venue for world class entertainment.

  • Ocean Bar: enjoy cocktails and ocean views while listening to live string music.

  • Pinnacle Bar


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