The Seabourn cruise line recently unveiled another Odyssey-class liner, the Seabourn Ovation. The twelve-deck ship is distinguished by its luxurious design and spacious cabins for each passenger. The administration promises an individual approach to each visitor of the vessel and a high level of service.
The liner boasts the following characteristics:
Capacity - 638 people
Number of cabins - 266
Displacement - 40 350 tons.
Length - 210 m
Width - 28 m
Maximum speed - 15 knots
Passenger decks - 12
Crew - 330 people.
The ship was launched in the spring of 2018. Now he makes cruises around the world from London, Stockholm and even St. Petersburg.
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Seabourn Ovation passengers on a sea cruise will enjoy a circular lounge area with a square bar in the middle and panoramic views around. The musicians will help create the right atmosphere with their live piano performance, the bartenders with delicious drinks and the chefs with an amazing dinner. An even more impressive view can be found in the SkyBar on the upper deck of the ship, which is in the open air.
The ship also has a special area for thematic entertainment shows, performances by guest artists, musicians and comedians - this is the Grand Salon exhibition hall. It, if necessary, is able to accommodate all the passengers of the liner at the largest parties. There you can watch films, various master classes (for example, in cooking) and any other gatherings for a large number of people. In the evenings, guests can enjoy live music, cabaret performances, a disco and even a classical concert in the hall.
Nightlife is represented by a range of entertainment options such as a nightclub, slot casinos, roulette and Blackjack tables.
Among other things, on the boat you can visit the gym, swim in the pools (there are two of them), relax in the large recreation area and take a shopping tour of Duty-Free shops, boutiques and souvenir shops.
PREPARING FOR A CRUISE
Each Seabourn guest must have a passport valid for at least 6 months after the end of the cruise. Usually, passports on board are handed over and stored at the Reception in a safe to resolve all visa problems at ports of call without the participation of passengers (if possible). We advise you to have a copy of your passport (photo page) with you and keep it with you in case the original is lost or damaged.
Citizens of Ukraine need to obtain an entry permit (visa) in advance, if required, to stay in those countries that are planned for your cruise. The passenger is directly responsible for the availability of documents for the cruise. Guests who do not have the necessary documents with them may be denied boarding.
PASSENGERS UNDER 21 YEARS OLD
All passengers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Young people under the age of 21 are prohibited from drinking alcoholic beverages. A parent or guardian is responsible for their behavior on board.
Casual resort style attire including jeans and shorts is available in all lounges and restaurants until 6:00 pm. Swimwear, cropped shorts, baseball caps, and sportswear are for use only at the pool, spa and fitness center, and deck walks.
Every evening after 6 pm, you will be advised to dress in one of the clothing styles described below to suit the activities on board.
Elegantly casual style (ElegantlyCasual):
Men: trousers with a shirt or jumper, a jacket at the discretion of the guest
Ladies: pants / skirt, blouse, pantsuit or dress
Jeans are allowed in restaurants during the daytime, jeans are not allowed in restaurants after 18:00
Evening wear, formal style (FormalOptional):
Men: Tuxedo, Suit, or Pants & Blazer - are required (no tie required)
Ladies: Evening dress or other formal dress. Elegant casual dress in other evening establishments. Jeans are allowed in restaurants during the daytime, jeans are not allowed in restaurants after 18:00.
Before the cruise, you will receive a package of documents indicating the number of formal evenings on your cruise.
• Cruises up to 13 days: one formal evening
• Cruises from 14 to 20 days: two formal evenings
• Cruises of 21 days or more: three formal evenings
(Please note that official events for Long-Term Cruises, Exploration Expeditions, and Ocean Crossing Cruises may vary)
You need to carefully consider the choice of clothing that you plan to take with you. Clothing should be optimally suited to the climate, the route you have chosen, and the season.
Layered clothing is the best option in cruise planning for almost any climate. For cruises in the tropics, light, light clothing with a light jacket or sweater is preferable. For cruises to countries with cool climates, warm clothing in several layers is recommended: a light coat and a sweater.
Going for a walk ashore, you need to get acquainted with the local traditions of the countries you visit. In some ports, guests should not wear shorts, and women are advised to wear dresses or skirts when visiting temples, churches, mosques and churches.
All cabins are equipped with 110 and 220 V electrical outlets. Hairdryers are also provided. For safety reasons, it is forbidden to use heating devices in the cabin, including an iron.
Seabourn ships do not have the specialized supplies required for fertility, prenatal and early childhood care. In this regard, Seabourn cannot accept pregnant women on board its ships for a period of 24 months or more at the end of the cruise. All pregnant women are required to provide a letter from the doctor (in English) stating that the mother and baby are healthy and able to travel and that the pregnancy is not at any risk. The letter must include the estimated date of birth.
Before going on a trip, check that you have all the necessary documents: passport with the necessary visas, air ticket, medical insurance, cruise voucher; vouchers for hotels, transfers and excursions. For the convenience of disembarking in some ports, we advise you to bring your driver's license with you on the cruise ..
Carry-on baggage: Keep your documents, medicines, jewelry, camera, films, cash and other valuables in your carry-on baggage, which must be with you at all times.
REGISTRATION AT PORT
Check-in and boarding times are indicated on your cruise ticket. It depends on the route and its schedule. For your convenience and comfort, boarding the ship is allowed only after the cabins are ready for accommodation (check-in).
SERVICES ON BOARD
Your ship is small, but it has basic modern medical equipment and medical staff represented by a doctor and a nurse. The equipment is designed to provide medical attention in case of accidents and to treat simple illnesses that may occur during the cruise, but it is not intended for long-term treatment. We advise you to bring with you a sufficient number of medicines and / or their prescriptions, on which your health will depend, since during the cruise you are at sea or in ports where the availability of medical facilities and pharmaceuticals is limited.
Laundry, dry cleaning and ironing services are at your service. Your steward will take care of the delivery and collection of your linen. The service is paid additionally for urgency, if you prepare an order by 9 am. A launderette with washers, dryers, soap and ironing equipment is located on Deck 5, middle of the SeabournOdyssey, SeabournSojournandSeabournQuest.
Multi-award winning SeabournSMcruiseline ship spa is available wherever Seabourn ships are sailing. Try thermal wraps surrounded by Antarctic icebergs. Relax in the sauna, steam room or visit the salon for a full range of services. On board the ships SeabournOdyssey, SeabournSojourn and SeabournQuest, a spacious spa center with a total area of up to 800 m2 will open its doors to guests.
ENTERTAINMENT ON BOARD
Sample activities on board the Seabourncruiseline ships:
• An Evening Under the Stars®, where guests will be served delicious barbecues for dinner, and the evening will continue with gala parties with live music and dancing on the deck;
• A pier with a swimming pool in the sea and free water sports activities;
• Caviar treatment at the Surf® establishment as part of a barbecue party on the beach;
• SeabournDestinationsSM - free excursion planning service on the shore;
• Free massage on deck according to the Moments® program;
• Cinema under the stars with fresh popcorn;
• Shopping program in local markets with the chef.
SHORE EXCURSIONS IN ENGLISH
The daily programs will indicate the time of lectures on ports of call (in English) and the start time of excursions. Please note that all excursions are paid additionally. You can book excursions in advance on the cruise company's website. Please note that cancellations of booked excursions later than 4 days before the start of the cruise are subject to penalties that can be up to 100%.
A FITNESS CENTER
The gyms on the Seabourncruiseline ships are equipped with the latest technology to keep guests in good shape throughout the cruise.
Sports equipment includes:
• Various exercise equipment, including: abdominal trainer, vertical block, leg curl and extension trainer, biceps, triceps trainers, leg press, hyperextension;
• Adjustable benches and dumbbells from 5 to 50 kg;
• Recumbent exercise bike for cardio training;
• Upright exercise bike for cardio workouts;
• Free classes in yoga, pilates and kibo;
• Professional trainers and nutritionists.
SeabournOdyssey and SeabournSojourn also offer gyms with Kinesis for the musculoskeletal system, personal and group training, and fitness classes. Kinesis simulators will provide guests with workouts of any difficulty level and will triple the effectiveness of each movement, which will help to improve the balance, flexibility and endurance of the body in sufficiently comfortable conditions.
Most of the SeabournCruiseline restaurants offer a relaxing outdoor seating experience with gourmet breakfasts, lunches and dinners. During lunch and dinner, guests will be offered free selection of selected wines from California, France, Chile and Italy, which diversify the menu. The sommelier will kindly provide guests with a menu with the best vintage wines at an additional cost.
Table reservations are not required at the Main Restaurant, Colonnade and PatioGrill restaurants. However, in order to avoid unforeseen circumstances, it is recommended to book tables in advance for large companies of 6 people or more.
At the Second Restaurant, guests will be able to book one dinner during the cruise. Re-booking at the Second Restaurant is subject to the availability of free tables on the waiting list.
You can book a table at TheGrillbyThomasKeller on the SeabournQuest online on the Seabourncruiseline website.
24-hour cabin service is provided free of charge. Restaurant menu delivery is available in each suite during extended dinner hours.
(The GrillbyThomasKeller is slated to open on all Seabourn ships. Please check this when booking.)
CRUISE COMPANY RULES
For safety reasons, visitors are not allowed on board the ship. SeabournCr Company uiseLine regrets any inconvenience this may cause.
For the comfort and convenience of passengers, smoking is prohibited in most public areas as well as in all suites.
Allowed smoking areas on all Seabourn ships:
E-cigarette smoking is allowed in the suite. Pipes, hookahs and other smoking devices are not permitted on board. Smoking is prohibited on the open decks of the ship when refueling the liner.
Smoking on open decks is allowed at SeabournOdyssey, SojournandQuest:
On the right side of the SkyBar on Deck 9 (EncoreDeck10) including smoking on bar stools.
On the right side of the open terrace at TheClub on deck 5.
Smoking of cigarettes, cigars and cigarettes is allowed on the right side of the Seabourn Square outdoor terrace on deck 7. Smoking of cigarettes, cigars and cigarettes is prohibited in all other places on board.
Animals are not allowed on board the ships, with the exception of specially trained guide dogs. You need to notify Seabourn in advance and take medical documents confirming that the animal is healthy if you plan to bring a guide dog with you.
CALCULATIONS ON BOARD
For your convenience, there is a cashless payment system on board. To activate your onboard account on the day of boarding, you need to register a valid credit card and sign a purchase registration form. You will receive a detailed statement from your onboard card on the last day of the cruise, the evening before disembarkation. Any additional or later purchases will be automatically charged to your credit card. You can get the final invoice or clarify any questions regarding the onboard one at the Reception before disembarking from the ship.
The currency on board is US dollars. To activate your onboard account, you can use Visa, MasterCard, DinersClub, AmericanExpress or Discover. Cash withdrawals from your in-flight account or credit card on board are limited and an additional 3% surcharge applies. For your convenience, currency exchange between US dollars, euros and British pounds is possible at the Reception.
Tipping on board is not required or expected.
Telephone. You have the option to call the ship directly from your cabin. Note: All phone calls are charged at satellite rates.
Mobile phone. Seabourn invites guests to use GSM mobile communications through the WirelessMaritimeService operator while the ship is in international waters. When a ship is in port or passing near the coast, the ship's mobile network is not working. You can use your mobile phone at your carrier's international roaming rates. For questions about the cost of roaming services, including at sea through the Wireless Maritime Service, contact your operator.
The Internet. On board you can access the Internet both wireless WiFi and computers in SeabournSquare. We kindly ask you not to download files from the Internet, play Internet games or watch videos, but only use e-mail. all this can lead to a decrease in the speed of the Internet for other users.
Internet access is available for a nominal fee. Just register at the terminal in SeabournSquare to create an account, the fee for its use will be deducted from the onboard account. The basic cost of the Internet is 40 cents per minute. Various internet packages can be purchased on board at lower prices. Internet tariffs can be used both on stationary terminals and via wireless Internet.
LANDING FROM THE SHIP
The estimated time of arrival of the ship at the port of disembarkation is indicated on your cruise schedule. Usually, after arriving at the port, the ship must go through certain procedures. Upon completion of these procedures, passengers will be allowed to disembark. Disembarkation usually takes place within two to four hours after arriving at the port.
The main open-air restaurant Venues offers three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with open-air seating. For special evenings, the administration asks to respect the dress code of all guests - elegant dress code.
Other catering establishments include:
The Colonnade is a restaurant with an open kitchen where guests can watch the chef work, a private terrace and an outdoor seating area. There is a different menu for every dinner.
Patio Gril is an establishment next to the pool that serves grilled dishes, light salads and literally a few side dishes for lunch and dinner. Passengers can order pizza there throughout the day.
Sushi is a classic sushi bar for lovers of Asian cuisine.
Seabourn Square is a small cafe with fresh pastries, sandwiches, aromatic coffee and ice cream. Additionally, the institution provides room service.
The Grillby Thomas Keller is a classic American coffeehouse-style establishment created in collaboration between designer Adam D. Tihany and chef Thomas Keller, who has three Michelin stars.
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