Overview: MS Columbus 2 is a four-star vessel. She accommodates 698 guests and employs 377 crew members. German is the language spoken on board.

Sails to: Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, Black Sea, Western Europe, Nordic Countries, Iceland and Spitsbergen, Baltic Sea, Introductory Cruises, Grand/ Compact World Tour 2013/14 from Barcelona or Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona: Canary islands, South Africa, South America, Mexico, South Seas, Australia, Indonesia, Asia, Orient.

Recommended for: Families and golf lovers.

Accommodation: In total 287 cabins and 62 suites. Types of suites include; Penthouse Suite; Vista Suite; and Owner’s Suite.

Dining: Albert Ballin Restaurant – international specialties; Toscana – Italian restaurant; Restaurant Polo Grill – meat and fish specialty venue; and Lido Restaurant – casual dining.

Bars/Lounges: She has six bars and lounges on board; Pool Bar; Ballin Bar; Polo Grill Bar; Martinis Bar; Observation Lounge; and the Martinis Club.

Entertainment: She has an Ocean Spa; a gymnasium with an ocean view; outdoor chess; painting and creative courses; a boutique; and child care at the Kids’ and Teen’s Clubs.

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