The Costa Diadema is the flagship of Costa Cruises. She is also known as the “Queen of the Mediterranean” comes with an outdoor 1,640-ft (500-m) walk around promenade deck. The deck is 16 feet wide allowing you accessibility to walk around the whole ship in the open air. On board you will find an art collection of 7000 pieces of art. The ship carries an Italian motif from the food and dessert to the entertainment and decor.

[fa type=”bed”] Accommodation

There are 8 Wheelchair accessible cabins, 12 Grand Suites, 49 Suites, 14 Mini-Suites, 795 Balcony Cabin, 110 Cove Balcony, 240 Oceanview Cabin, and 666 Interior Cabins on board. These are split across 13 categories for guest to choose their preference of accommodation from. All cabins comes with flat-screen TV,  phone, safe, minibar and hair dryer, vanity and wardrobe closet.  There are connecting cabins onboard, ideal for families and large groups traveling together.

[fa type=”cutlery”] Food

Adularia Restaurant is one of two main restaurants onboard, and stretches along the entire length of deck 3. There are an additional 7 restaurants include the Pizzeria, Tavola Teppanyaki Restaurant serves up Japanese cuisine, Corona Blu Buffet Restaurant serves up wide variety of dishes, from pasta, salads and sandwiches to burgers, and Samsara Restaurant serves healthy dishes with a focus on fish.

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The Emerald Theater can seat 1,500 guests and is the ship’s main show lounge. Shows include singing and dancing performances. A Country Rock Club is onboard to entertain guests. Passengers can visit the 4D Theater, Casino Golden Jubilee, Grand Prix Simulator, and more. The Samsara Spa is 8,396 sq.ft. and is spread across four decks. It is the largest spa on Costa’s fleet. Included are a gym with modern equipment and free weights, spa treatment and massages, Thalassotherapy pool, treatment rooms, sauna, Turkish bath, UVA-ray solarium, cabins and suites, 8 jacuzzis including 2 cantilevered whirlpools, Aroma Steam baths, Laconium (low steam bath). Three are 3 swimming pools, including one with a retractable roof. Aerobic room where classes are offered, and a jogging track is also onboard.

[fa type=”group”] Families

Costa Cruise has Kid’s Club known as the Squok Club for kids ages 3-17. Some events on Costa Cruise include Fun with Peppa Pig, kids age 3-7 they can spend a day with Peppa Pig. Activities such as colouring, drawing, puzzles and more are organised by staff on ship. In the evening, kids join Peppa Pig and her friends in dancing and singing at the Disco. On deck 11, Teen’s Zone is located where complimentary supervised programme and activities for teens age 12-17 are offered. Some activities include PlayStations gaming (PS2 consoles) and themed parties.


– Cruise Passenger 

“…For the first cruise we received a free upgrade from inside to balcony, which was a real treat. My wife has special dietary needs and was looked after superbly by the crew, delivering food to the room every morning at no extra charge. The interior is tastefully done, certainly the most appealing of all cruise ships we have been on. The ship was kept impeccably clean…”

– Cruise Critic 

“…Considering we paid £350 for our weeks cruise including flights, luggage, a extra night in a 4 star hotel in Barcelona I think we have had a excellent holiday. Would I cruise with Costa again?… Most definitely…”

– Berlitz

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