Amsterdam & Antwerp Lesbian Christmas Getaway Cruise
3 nights from/to London Tilbury, United Kingdom
December 16 19, 2019
Cruise & Maritime Voyages Columbus
Enjoy a sprinkling of Christmas Spirit and a dusting of festive fun on our hosted lesbian Christmas getaway cruise to beautiful cities of Antwerp and Amsterdam. This festive three-night cruise will certainly get you into the Christmas spirit. Visit Antwerp’s magnificent Gothic cathedral and Rubens House, and don’t forget to buy some delicious Belgian chocolates! Discover cosmopolitan Amsterdam with its famous canals crisscrossed by bridges with time to do some last minute Christmas shopping.
Join Diva hosted lesbian group festive Cruise this December. Our hosts will meet you at Tilbury Port and look after you from the moment we board. You'll get to know your fellow travelers at our welcome drinks evening and get into the festive spirit from the word go.
We'll meet for group breakfasts and dinner and enjoy our trips ashore as we explore these two beautiful cities. Plus we'll have the ship's full entertainment programme and facilities at our disposal.
Travelling solo or single? No problem our hosts will be with the group throughout so you'll always have someone to share the experience with.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages Columbus
The impressive Columbus cruise ship joined the Cruise & Maritime fleet in June 2017. This splendid medium-sized cruise ship enjoys a sterling reputation on the British cruise market and offer the same traditional cruising style that CMV is known for. Travelling with Columbus is sure to create memories.
Combining spacious surroundings and friendly service with stylish entertainment and delicious cuisine, Columbus is the perfect choice for those looking for the ultimate experience and comfort. Offering a wide range of on-board experiences including seven different lounges and bars, two speciality coffee and tea shops, and two deck bars, this ship gives guests ample choice to tailor their leisure time around their preferences. You will never be short of amusement aboard this ship cruise, as our Dome Observatory, Nightclub and Palladium Show Lounge host nightly performances by the talented Columbus show team and renowned guest stars. There is even a large floor for ballroom dancing!
However, she still retains a feel of intimacy and personal attention when compared with the ‘mega’ resort style cruising lines built today. The spacious surroundings on-board mean that you’ll always find a quiet retreat where you can put your feet up and simply take in the ocean views. Whether you choose to seek sanctuary with a good book in the library, get creative in the new Crafter’s Studio, get energised at the fully-equipped gym or unwind with a relaxing massage, ‘me-time’ doesn’t get better than this.
At 63,786 GRT (Gross Registered Tonnage), with a draft of 8.20 metres and overall length of nearly 250 metres, Columbus was purpose-built for deep sea ocean cruising, which we believe makes it ideally suited to the type of exciting scenic cruise programme we operate. She underwent an extensive refit in August 2015 and was upgraded further before the start of her Cruise and Maritime fleet maiden season.
Columbus has 775 passenger cabins including 64 deluxe balcony cabins and junior suites, which have been specially designed for customers who have been requesting more balcony accommodation. Each cabin is fitted with high-quality furnishings and facilities, so you can truly relax at the end of each day of discovery.
At the Waterfront Restaurant you can opt for a full English breakfast, savour a leisurely lunch and enjoy a delightful five course dinner. Breakfasts and lunches are generally served on an open seating basis. However, two fixed time sittings are operated for dinner when your attentive waiting staff will welcome you each evening. Perhaps opt to dine at the Fusion or Grill speciality restaurants or sample the delights of a sumptuous dinner at the ‘Chef’s Table’. If you prefer something more casual, the Plantation Bistro is open every day for buffet style breakfast, lunches and dinner, and when the weather is fine, the Alfresco Grill beckons.
Lounges & Bars
Columbus offers a choice of seven different lounges and bars including the Captain’s Club and Casino, Connexions, Raffles and Taverners Pub. There are also two speciality coffee and tea shops plus two deck bars. And, the spacious surroundings on board Columbus mean there is always a quiet corner to relax.
There are six entertainment venues including the impressive three-decked central Atrium, Dome Observatory & Nightclub and two-decked tiered Palladium Show Lounge where the talented Columbus show team and guest acts will perform for your enjoyment. The Palladium’s retractable stage provides a large floor for Ballroom dancing.
The maritime themed Columbus Observation Lounge affords fine ocean views and a place to truly relax with a good book. Trumps & Aces is a new dedicated bridge and card room seating up to 100 guests complimented with a separate Library. A new Crafter’s Studio will meet the growing demand for arts and crafts.
Work off a few pounds in the fully equipped gym and book yourself in for a relaxing massage or beauty treatment in the well-appointed Jade Wellness Centre. And, for a spot of retail therapy, there is a fine selection of shops at the central Atrium.
Included in your cruise package
• Diva representative throughout your cruise
• Diva welcome drinks party
• Group breakfasts, lunch & dinner
• Cruise & Maritime’s full evening entertainment programme at your disposal
• 3 nights full board accommodation
• Afternoon teas and late night snacks
• Captain’s Cocktail Party
• Self service tea & coffee (6am to midnight)
• Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
• Daytime activities and leisure facilities
• Cruise & Maritime's guest speakers and arts & crafts
• Porterage of luggage, port to cabin
• Total financial protection through our ATOL bonding