Discover a wide range of comfortable lounges and stylish leisure facilities. If it’s a day at sea, then why not listen to one of Astoria's informative guest speakers, join a craft session, work off a few pounds in the gym or simply relax with a good book.
In the evening, Astoria invites you to take your seats in the Calypso Show Lounge and enyoy a show of song and dance, or the talents of one of the guest acts. Cabaret performances will certainly keep you entertained well into the night. And, for the night owls, there’s dancing in the Night Club.
However, for something more mellow, relax to your favourite melodies in the Sirenes Bar and enjoy a drink and conversation with new found friends. Make up a table for a round of cards in the Card Room or try your luck in the Casino.
Then to round off a perfect evening, take a romantic stroll on deck before retiring to your cabin at the end of another wonderful day.
Picture yourself with your table companions enjoying a sumptuous meal in the Olissipo Restaurant served by Astoria's attentive restaurant staff. Dining on board is always a special event and on Astoria you will experience new levels of gastronomic delight.
From breakfast through to late night snacks, you will be impressed by the choice and quality of the superb food the chefs have prepared and by the friendly, attentive service of the stewards. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served in the Olissipo Restaurant or alternatively in the Lotus Buffet where you may choose to eat "al fresco" on the Pool Deck.
With modern exercise equipment, sauna and steam room plus hairdresser and treatment room for facials and massage, the Astoria health and beauty centre has all you need to pamper yourself and indulge your senses.
Cruise and Maritime ships have some great entertainment on board, from show teams to pianists to disco.
Why not start your evening with a pre-dinner drink and enjoy some of your favourite melodies? Astoria's resident musicians invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy conversation with new friends about another wonderful day ashore.
Learn more about a fascinating subject from someone who is passionate about their interest and will want to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with you. CMV cruises of five nights or more are accompanied by one or more of these experts giving informative talks or practical sessions on a range of fascinating subjects.
These speaker subjects may include maritime history, broadcasting, gardens and even criminology! They are generally programmed to take place during days spent at sea rather than in port, so that you won’t miss out.
With Arts and Crafts growing in popularity, Cruise & Maritime are including sessions on all cruises of five nights or more.
Specialists will be delighted to demonstrate their talents replicating many of the growing number of new crafting skills now witnessed on dedicated TV channels. These may include millinery, bead jewellery, mosaic decoration, calligraphy and decorative card art.
Following dinner, Astoria's show team will enjoy the pleasure of your company in the comfortable Show Lounge as artists display their talents in a stylish show - all you need to do is just sit back and enjoy. Speciality acts and guest entertainers complement the show team to ensure that your evenings go with a swing.
For a little night music, Astoria offers different combos around the ship, including classical interludes with her resident pianist and violinist, who will play for your listening pleasure. If however it is quieter pleasures that you seek, how about a few hands of cards or making up a table for a syndicate quiz.