Holland America’s ms Oosterdam was introduced in 2003 and offers great amenities paired with the classic charm of Holland America’s old world style. Featured in the three-story atrium is a stunning Waterford crystal globe, priceless artwork and beautiful antiques. Guests on the ms Oosterdam will have plenty of options to fill their days between indulgences in The Greenhouse Spa to sunbathing by the Lido Pool. Evenings can be filled with succulent steaks in Pinnacle Grill restaurant followed by live soulful performances in B.B. King Blues Club.

What is unique about this ship?

Guests on the ms Oosterdam can expand their knowledge at sea by attending a free workshop in the Digital Workshop. Here Microsoft-trained experts will teach guests a variety of photo taking and editing skills as well as how to share your memories with family at home. The Culinary Center is another venue where guests can broaden their skills. Professional chefs will conduct cooking demonstrations, tasting and even provide cooking classes giving guests a piece of vacation they can recreate at home.

Who is this ship best for?

Adults and older travelers would be best suited for Holland America’s ms Oosterdam. The on board activities and venues are geared towards those looking for a classic cruise experience without the mega ship size. Families traveling with children will be pleased with the kids and teens facilities and organized activities in Club Hal.