The flagship of the Oceania Cruises fleet, Regatta was launched in 1996 and extensively refurbished in 2014. Its decor features teak decking, custom stone and tile work, and neo-classical furnishings. The ship appeals to younger couples who enjoy interesting itineraries, good food and elegant surrounds without fuss or formality. The 30,277 tonne ship has nine passenger decks and can accommodate 684 passengers and 386 crew.
Regatta has 342 suites and staterooms, nearly 70 per cent of which have private verandahs. Accommodation ranges from 160 square feet Inside Staterooms to 1,000 square feet Owner’s Suites. All rooms have Queen-size bed with 1,000-thread-count linens, refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks and bottled water replenished daily, Bulgari toiletries, twice-daily maid service, Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service, flat-screen television with live satellite news, DVD player, Wi-Fi, satellite phone, desk with stationary, safe, hairdryer, robes and slippers.
Regatta offers guests a flexible dining experience with a choice of venues. The Grand Dining Room serves European-inspired cuisine and healthy alternatives for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The casual Waves Grill near the pool serves lunch and afternoon snacks. The Polo Grill, a classic steakhouse, and Toscana, which serves Tuscan cuisine on custom-designed Versace china, are open for dinner only and require reservations.
The Canyon Ranch SpaClub includes a beauty salon, treatment rooms and a sauna. The fitness centre has the latest exercise equipment and classes such as in indoor cycling, aerobics, Pilates and yoga. Regatta has a pool, golf putting green and shuffleboard court. There is also a program of lectures, plus musical performances, shows and dancing.
There are no special facilities or programs for children.
– Cruise Passenger
This was our 11th cruise with Oceania, so obviously we do love it. The only other lines we’ve cruised are Viking Ocean (1 cruise), Celebrity (2), and Princess (1). Our favorites are Viking Ocean and Oceania. I was glad to get back to Regatta, one of the smaller ships, and the first ship we cruised on back in the early 2000s. The itinerary included some smaller, lesser-known places that I was excited to explore. They did not disappoint, although a couple places were a little light on sightseeing if you only stayed in town on your own. We rented cars, did a lot of planning, and had a great time everywhere we went. - roothy123
– Cruise Critic
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