Overview: MS Europa 2 made her maiden voyage in May 2013. She is a five-star plus vessel, carries 516 passengers and employs 370 crew members. German and English are the languages spoken on board.

Sails to: Western and Eastern Mediterranean, Arabian Peninsula and Asia.

Recommended for: Families and golf lovers.

Accommodation: She has 251 suites in total – two owner’s suites including veranda; two grand penthouse suites including veranda; 16 spa suites including veranda; 24 grand suites including veranda; 59 ocean suites including veranda; 141 veranda suites; and seven apartment including veranda.

Dining: She has eight restaurants; Restaurant Weltmeere – the largest on board and serves a range of international cuisine to vegetarian menues; Restaurant Tarragon – serves French-oriented cuisine; Restaurant Elements – Asia-themed venue; Restaurant Serenissima – Italian inspired menu; Yatch Club Restaurant – buffet restaurant where guests can compile their own menu; and Restaurant Sakura – a sushi restaurant.

Bars/Lounges: Herrenzimmer; Sansibar; Jazz Club; Belvedere; Pool Bar; and the Piano Bar.

Entertainment: One pool; an Ocean Spa; a gymnasium; a cooking school; theater; boutique;

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