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Offering affordable, luxury voyages, perfect for first-time cruisers and experienced travellers alike, Princess Cruises are loved for their relaxed atmosphere, fantastic food and impeccable standards. One of the largest cruise lines at sea and with itineraries sailing to all 7 continents, a Princess Cruises holiday offers you the opportunity to explore more ports of call with an extensive variety of shore excursions. Back onboard and the elegant fleet of ships blend an impeccable level of service together with an informal and cosmopolitan ambience.

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Freshness is at the heart of every dish onboard a Princess ship. Serving up everything from gourmet dining to hand-tossed pizzas, every mealtime is a joy for the senses.

Included dining

When it comes to what’s included in your fare, there are a mix of casual restaurants and fine dining venues for guests to enjoy. Popular casual dining choices include the Burger and Hot Dog Grill, the pizzeria and Horizon Court Buffet where the choices are as delicious as they are endless.

Alternatively, if you’re looking for more of a sit down affair, the main dining rooms offer multi-course meals, sophisticated décor and attentive service.

Speciality dining

For those willing to splash out on something a little more intimate, Princess Cruises’ speciality restaurants are bound to please:

  • Curtis Stone SHARE
  • The Salty Dog Gastropub
  • Sabatini’s Italian Trattoria
  • Harmony Chinese restaurant
  • Bistro Sur La Mer
  • Crown Grill
  • Sterling Steakhouse
  • Kai Sushi
  • Bayou Café

Drinks packages

Princess Cruises offer three drinks packages to keep you hydrated during your holiday:

  • Premier Beverage Package- from morning coffee to evening cocktails and all the soft drinks in between, this package has everything covered.
  • Premier Coffee & Soda Package- this is the package for all your hot drinks and soft drinks needs.
  • Classic Soda Package- there’s no risk of being thirsty thanks to this package, with all the soda, fruit juices, mocktails and smoothies you could want.

Thanks to Princess Cruises, entertainment on their fleet of incredible ships is second to none and once the sun goes down, the fun really begins.


Prepared to be dazzled by the talent on stage thanks to performers from around the world bringing their skills to the stage in the Princess theatre on each ship. Ranging from Broadway-style productions to comedy shows and even rock opera, there’s something to please every member of the family.

Live music

Music lovers will definitely be amused on a Princess Cruises’ ship. For something interactive, head to The Voice of the Ocean where guests can compete to be crowned the winner. In addition, there are performances from live bands, as well as piano sing alongs at venues across the ship.


Offering colourful cocktails, tasty beers, international wines and everything in between, the bars and lounges on Princess Cruises are designed to meet every guests’ needs. Whether you want to sit back, relax and enjoy some interesting conversation, or you’d rather be on your feet dancing to some of the best tunes of the last couple of decades, there’s a spot waiting for you to discover.

Princess Cruises offer fantastic, elegant family cruises, with Grand Princess one of the most popular ships sailing from Southampton. Offering a great variety of entertainment, a choice of suitable family-friendly cabins and an understated approach to American-style cruising, they are sure to offer something for every family member onboard.

Kids Clubs, Youth and Teen Programs

  • Princess Pelicans (3 -7 years)- Princess Pelicans offer a great variety of activities for youngsters, taking in arts & crafts, movies & cartoons, parties, talent shows and more.
  • Shockwaves (8 - 12 years)- from dance parties and talent shows to scavenger hunts and PlayStation® 2 games, the kids will be kept entertained all day long at Shockwaves. Throw in some arts & crafts sessions and educational programs, such as the California Science Centre, you kids will be having so much fun, you'll hardly see them on sea days.
  • Remix (13 - 17 years)- designed with teenagers in mind, Remix offers activities and an atmosphere where they can relax with their friends, meet kids their own age and participate as little or much as they please. With activities such as DJ workshops and Hip-Hop dance classes to Karaoke and "The Dating Game". Your teens can enjoy mocktail parties, a Casino night and late-night movies, while you enjoy the rest of the ship.

Childcare and the youth club are open from 9am until midday, then 2pm until 5pm and from 7pm until 1pm during the evenings. On port days the opening hours are from 8am until 5pm, with a supervised complimentary lunch service available with parental consent.

Group babysitting is also available for children 3 to 12 years between 10pm and 1am, though this service does incur an additional charge. More information on the baby sitting and group sitting service is available onboard.

Note: Age groups may differ on Caribbean Princess, Diamond Princess, Sapphire Princess, Star Princess, Pacific Princess and Tahitian Princess.

Family Staterooms

With Princess Cruises you have plenty of choice when it comes to family-friendly staterooms, ranging from luxury to value options. For great value there are the three and four berth inside and outside staterooms, though you have to remember these cabins consist of pull down beds, meaning a twin bed option is available but a king size configuration is not. The balcony cabins usually consist of a king/twin bed option and a double sofa bed. This is usually suitable for adults, though sometimes cabins can involve pullman beds so it is always worth double checking with your cruise specialist at the time of booking.

You can also choose from a variety of interconnecting cabins which are usually two cabins of the same grade, so inside to inside or balcony to balcony. To book interconnecting cabins an adult is required to be booked into each stateroom and they are often booked up very quickly during school holiday periods.

Princess Cruises offer several cruises from Southampton to the Mediterranean and Baltic so that guests can enjoy a Princess cruise without the need to fly. Other exciting destinations visited by Princess Cruises include Alaska, North America, Caribbean and Asia. Fly Cruises are available from a range of airports including Glasgow, Sheffield, Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham.

Crown Princess, Island Princess, and Regal Princess will offer cruises around the UK, to North Europe and Scandinavia, the Mediterranean, and the Canary Islands. The rest of the fleet will be offering itineraries in Asia, the Caribbean, and North America as well.

Explore Japan on one of Diamond Princess’ exciting Asian itineraries, on which you could discover a Miso Brewery in Gamagori, taste delicious ramen noodles in Wakayama, or take in UNESCO world heritage site, Himeji Castle. Alternatively you could see more of the UK’s own beauty onboard Crown Princess, Sea Princess, or Pacific Princess.

With so much to do onboard a Princess Cruises’ ship, you’ll never have to worry about being bored. Spend your free time lounging about, refreshing in the pool or try something a little more active. No matter your tastes and interests, there’s fun to be had onboard for every guest.

Spa and fitness

There are plenty of ways to stay active or be pampered during your holiday. The Sanctuary is an adults-only retreat where you can relax in the peace and quiet, while the Lotus Spa has an extensive menu of treatments which will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Meanwhile, if you enjoy some exercise, the onboard gym on each ship is modern and well equipped and even host zumba, yoga and tai chi classes.


If you want to enrich your cruise, there are classes available onboard the ships to help you learn something new, including the ultimate ship tour where you get to see behind the scenes on the vessel, while the art gallery, auctions and art history seminars are perfect for art lovers. Other options include:

  • Presentations by local destination experts
  • Escape room
  • Cooking demonstrations and wine tastings
  • Shops and boutiques
  • Pools and hot tubs
  • Sports courts
  • Golf putting course
  • Golf driving range
  • Dancing classes

Princess Cruises suites

No matter where in the world you're cruising, do so in the utmost comfort, style and luxury by opting for one of Princess Cruises' incredible suites:

  • Mini Suite- with separate spaces for sleeping and relaxing, as well as exceptional ocean views, a mini suite is a more affordable way to enjoy the suite life during a cruise with Princess Cruises.
  • Suite- with all the luxuries of a Mini Suite as well as the added perks of a complimentary bar, and balcony with furniture, you'll love every moment you spend in this spacious room.
  • Sky Suite- for those wanting even more space during their cruise, a Sky suite comes with a master and guest bedroom, two bathrooms, a large balcony and floor-to-ceiling doors which bring the outside in.
  • Family Suite- comprising a mini suite connected to a stateroom with a lounge in between, this is the perfect option for families travelling with kids, providing enough space for everyone to enjoy their downtime.

Ocean Medallion

Princess Cruises presents its innovative new onboard technology: the Ocean Medallion. This is a small, wearable gadget that guests will reap all kinds of benefits from.

The Ocean Medallion devices weigh only 1.8 ounces, and are about the size of a ten pence piece - making them convenient and discreet. They can either be carried in a pocket or wallet, or worn in the form of a bracelet or necklace.

How does it work?

The Ocean Medallion contains sensors which collect a range of data from guests. This data is safely stored on a digital platform known as the Ocean Compass. You can access your information stored in the Ocean Compass cloud in the following ways:

  • Interactive screens found throughout the ship
  • Your in-cabin or in-suite television
  • The Ocean Medallion mobile app.

What are the advantages?

The technology has a plethora of uses which many guests will find helpful. Some of our favourites include:

  • Simple and quick embarkation and disembarkation - by uploading your documentation ahead of time, it is possible for the medallion to register your access on and off the ship.
  • Ordering food, drinks, and more to wherever you are on the ship - whether you want to pre-order drinks before a show, or need some extra sunscreen by the pool, the device makes it simple to get what you want, when you want.
  • Fast entry to your statement - the Ocean Medallion acts as a key for your accommodation, replacing key cards.
  • Make dining requests - you can enter information regarding allergies, wine preferences, and more before visiting the restaurants.

Captain's Circle

For information on Princess Cruises' rewards and benefits scheme, see our dedicated Captain's Circle page.


Depending on the class of ship, Princess Cruises offer up to 31 accessible staterooms onboard — including inside, outside and balcony cabins, mini-suites and one suite. Princess will make a case by case decision as to whether wheelchairs and scooters are allowed onto tenders.

Customer reviews for Caribbean Princess

  • Caribbean Princess
  • Princess Cruises
  • 22 Sep 2019

Ship was very nicely laid out and clean. Staff were friendly and helpful. Food was OK in buffet could have been more choice over the 10 days I was on the ship.but there are other restaurants. The theatre was not big enough for everyone to see the shows despite the two sittings. A good holiday was had though.

  • Caribbean Princess
  • Princess Cruises
  • 30 May 2019

We are Platinum Princess passengers set to sail out of Port Everglades on July 27 for 13 nights. Listed in the line up of activities aboard is Laundry. Does that mean Laundry service available or are there coin operated washers and dryers for passenger use? This is important as it determines how much clothing we need to pack. 

  • Caribbean Princess
  • Princess Cruises
  • 30 Apr 2019

went on the Caribbean princess march 2019 with my sisters and we had a fantastic time on the cruise, the staff were brilliant, the entertainment was next to nothing, especially the group called symphonee they were the highlight of the cruise,

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