Nautica was launched in 2000 and underwent refurbishing in 2014. The ship features teak decks, custom stone and tile work and neo-classical furnishings. It is recommended for mature cruisers who enjoy good food, style and service in an informal setting. The 30,277 tonne ship has nine passenger decks and can carry 684 passengers and 400 crew.
Nautica has 342 cabins and about 70 per cent have private verandahs. The largest accommodation on Nautica are the Owner’s Suites at 1,000 square feet. Standard inside and outside cabins are 143 to 160 square feet and have a Queen-size bed with 1,000-thread-count linens, refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks and bottled water, Bulgari toiletries, Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service, flat-screen television with live satellite news and programming, DVD player, Wi-Fi, desk, safe, hairdryer, robes and slippers.
Continental cuisine is served in the Grand Dining Room which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and has open seating. Casual meals are available at the Terrace Café (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and Waves Grill (lunch). There are also specialty restaurants for dinner, which require reservations: Polo Grill is a steak house and Toscana serves Tuscan and other Italian cuisine.
Nautica’s Canyon Ranch SpaClub has a spa terrace, steam rooms, styling salon, treatment rooms and a whirlpool. It offers services such as skincare, acupuncture, body wraps, Ayurveda and exotic treatments. The fitness centre has the latest exercise equipment and classes in indoor cycling, aerobics, Pilates and yoga. There is a large heated pool and a sports deck with a golf putting green, shuffleboard and a fitness track for walking and jogging.
There are no special areas and facilities for children on board.
– Cruise Passenger
The cabin furniture had seen better days and was covered in a dark varnish which gave the room a gloomy feel. The carpet badly needed a shampoo as it had a stained and dirty appearance. The bathroom was very small and god help you if you dropped the soap whilst in the shower cubicle. We have had better cabins on other cruise lines and wonder how Oceania can label it concierge and price it as such. On the plus side, were the efficient and friendly cabin staff. -Cheddar cave
– Cruise Critic
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