AIDAbella was launched in 2008. The 69,203 ship has 13 passenger decks and carries 2,050 passengers and 646 crew. Most of the passengers are from Germany and the crew members speak German. This ship appeals to families travelling with their kids and others seeking value for money.
AIDAbella has 1,025 staterooms in a number of different categories, from compact interior cabins to balcony suites. All of the suites/cabins have twin beds convertible to a queen-size bed and small bathrooms with a shower. Some cabins have extra beds to accommodate children and there are interconnected rooms for families.
AIDAbella has three self-serve buffet restaurants: Markt (Market), Weite Welt (Wide World) and Bella Vista for Italian dishes. Other dining options include the Buffalo Steakhouse, Rossini Restaurant (dinner only), a 12-seat sushi bar and Pizzeria Mare.
AIDAbella has three pools and a fitness centre. The Body & Soul Spa Complex spans two decks with saunas, massage and treatment rooms and a relaxation area. There is an open-air area for nude sunbathing, and a beauty salon for pedicures, manicures and barber/hairdresser services.
AIDAbella is recommended for families with children. Kids are split into age groups: Seepferdchen (4-6 year olds), Delfine (7-9 year olds), Sharks (10-11 year olds), Orcas (12-13 year olds), and Teens (14-17 year olds). Each age group has a specific playroom and there is an activities program similar to a holiday camp.
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