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Learn About Cruising

"Best Cruise Line for First-Timers" - Cruise Critic Editor's Choice

Do you have questions about cruising, planning or booking a cruise? Then you're in the right place. This overview will introduce you to what makes cruising such a unique and memorable way to travel, where you can go, what the rooms are like, what you can do onboard, and how to get started planning.

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WHAT IS THERE TO DO ONBOARD?

Cruising offers something for everyone from the very young to the young at heart. It’s great for groups, celebrations, and meeting new people.

The choices are endless, from invigorating activities to more relaxing pursuits. With Princess you'll discover an incredible array of options that make each day a delightful new adventure.

Princess offers traditional onboard activities like culinary demonstrations, bingo, wine tasting and spa services as well as presentations where you learn about the culture, top sites of the ports you will be visiting, plus live entertainment.

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Only on Princess can you enjoy evenings spent watching Movies Under the Stars®, with complimentary blankets and popcorn. Meet friends for a small bite, wine by the glass and enjoy street performer-style entertainment in the Piazza. Or spend a few hours of tranquility in The Sanctuary – a retreat just for adults where you can enjoy a massage, signature drinks and snacks or the spectacular sea views from your plush lounge chair.

Eat. Whether you feel like a multi-course meal in a formal dining room or hand-tossed Naples-style pizza by the pool, Princess obliges your every mood. From elegant specialty restaurants to themed buffets on deck, the variety of venues and dining options is certain to satisfy no matter the time of day. Discover all of the dining options available.

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WHAT CAN KIDS DO?

Our Youth Centers and Teen Lounges are staffed by experienced counselors, who are ready to ensure your kids stay happy all day long. There’s everything from art projects, games, the latest movies, pizza parties, talent shows, and much more. In partnership with Discovery Communications™, Princess has developed engaging new youth programming and wonder-filled center designs for cruisers ages 3 to 17 to play, discover and create.

Learn more about Kids, Teens & Family Cruise Activities