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Borealis

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  • Launched: 21 Dec 1996
  • Occupancy: 1360
  • Tonnage: 31011
  • Length: 781
  • Rating

Entertainment


Neptune Balcony
Neptune Lounge
The Auditorium

Fitness


Fitness Centre
Sports Court
Swimming Pool

Food & Drink


Aurora Restaurant
Borealis Restaurant
Colours & Tastes Restaurant
Morning Light Pub & Lounge
Ocean Bar
Piano Bar
Tea & Coffee Stations
The Bookmark Cafe & Lounge
The Indian Ocean Room Restaurant
The Lido Bar
The Oriental Tea Room
The Poolside Cafe
The View Bar
The View Buffet Restaurant
Vasco Restaurant

Other


Destination Services
Future Cruise Information
Guest Services
Laundry Room
Medical Centre
Retractable Roof

Recreational


Boutiques
Card Room
Forecastle
Jewellery Shop
Port Shop
The Flower Shop
The Lookout
The Observatory
The Olsen Art Studio
The Photo Gallery

Relaxation


Atlantis Spa
Jacuzzis

Rooms

Inside


Interior Cabin


Cabin Grade: I

Situated on decks 3, 2 and 1 I Grade Interior cabins on Borealis have all the amenities and comforts guests need, and are positioned close to the ship's stairs and lifts, providing easy access to the other decks and their public areas. Deck(s): Promenade Deck 3, Coral Deck 2 & Marina Deck 1 Size: 183 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with shower 4 berth & 3 berth cabins available
View Marina Deck 1  |  View Coral Deck 2  |  View Promenade Deck 3

Interior Cabin


Cabin Grade: H

Situated on decks 2 and 1 H Grade Interior cabins on Borealis have all the amenities and comforts guests need, and are positioned close to the ship's stairs and lifts, providing easy access to the other decks and their public areas. Deck(s): Coral Deck 2 & Marina Deck 1 Size: 183 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with shower 4 berth & 3 berth cabins available
View Marina Deck 1  |  View Coral Deck 2

Superior Interior Cabin


Cabin Grade: G

The Superior Interior cabins can be found on Decks 3 and 6, and are approximately 183 -293 square feet in size. The room consists of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed. The bathroom features a shower only.
View Promenade Deck 3  |  View Highland Deck 6

Single Superior Ocean View


Cabin Grade: M

Situated on deck 7 M Grade Single Superior Interior cabins on Borealis have all the amenities and comforts guests need, and are positioned close to the ship's stairs and lifts, providing easy access to the other decks and their public areas. Deck: Bridge Deck 7 Size: 183 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with shower
View Promenade Deck 3  |  View Bridge Deck 7

Single Interior


Cabin Grade: N

Situated on decks 2 and 1 N Grade Single Interior cabins on Borealis have all the amenities and comforts guests need, and are positioned close to the ship's stairs and lifts, providing easy access to the other decks and their public areas. Deck(s): Coral Deck 2 & Marina Deck 1 Size: 183 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with shower
View Marina Deck 1  |  View Coral Deck 2

Outside


Superior Ocean View Cabin


Cabin Grade: B

Our Superior Ocean View cabins are found on Deck 6 and 3, all featuring a large ocean view window. These cabins are approximately 214 square feet in size. The bedroom consists of two single beds which can be converted into one queen-size bed, while the bathroom has both a bath and shower
View Promenade Deck 3  |  View Highland Deck 6

Superior Ocean View Cabin


Cabin Grade: C

Our Superior Ocean View cabins can be found on Deck 2, midship, and are approximately 214 square feet in size. Each cabin features a large ocean view with a window, while the bedrooms consist of two single beds that can be converted into a queen-size bed. The bathroom features both a bath and shower.
View Coral Deck 2  |  View Promenade Deck 3

Ocean View Cabin with Porthole


Cabin Grade: F

Situated forward and aft on Coral Deck 2 and Marina Deck 1, Borealis' F Grade Ocean View cabins feature porthole windows that not only bathe the interior in natural light, but also provides guests with fantastic ocean views. Deck(s): Coral Deck 2 & Marina Deck 1 Size: 140-160 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with bath and shower over bath (unless indicated as shower only) Porthole windows
View Marina Deck 1  |  View Coral Deck 2

Ocean View Cabin


Cabin Grade: E

These Ocean View cabins can be found on Decks 1 and 2 and are approximately 214 square feet in size. These cabins feature large picture windows. The bedrooms consist of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed while the bathrooms feature both a bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only).
View Marina Deck 1  |  View Coral Deck 2

Ocean View Cabin


Cabin Grade: D

These Ocean View cabins can be found on Decks 1 and 2 and are approximately 214 square feet in size. These cabins feature large picture windows. The bedrooms consist of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed while the bathrooms feature both a bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only).
View Marina Deck 1  |  View Coral Deck 2

Superior Ocean View Fully Restricted


Cabin Grade: CO

These cabins can be found on Deck 3 and feature a picture window, but with a fully obstructed view. They are approximately 214 square feet in size. The cabins feature two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed and a bathroom with a shower (Unless indicated as shower only). Please note cabins with a cross symbol represent these cabins.
View Promenade Deck 3

Single Ocean View


Cabin Grade: K

Situated on deck 3, 2 and 1, Borealis' K Grade Single Ocean View cabins provide guests with the comfort of soothing natural light, as well as wonderful ocean views, thanks to their large picture windows. Deck(s): Promenade Deck 3, Coral Deck 2 & Marina Deck 1 Size: 214 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only) Large picture window
View Marina Deck 1  |  View Coral Deck 2  |  View Promenade Deck 3

Superior Ocean View Wheelchair Adapted


Cabin Grade: BD

These Superior Ocean View adapted cabins can be found on Deck 3 and 6 and are approximately 214 square feet in size. The accessible cabin consists of two single beds that can be converted into a queen-size bed, with the bathroom featuring a roll-in shower only. Please look for the relevant symbol on the deck plan to identify these cabins. PA references part-accessible cabins that have a bathroom adapted with a fold-down shower seat and grab bars throughout, suitable for ambulatory guests who do not require a wheelchair to move around their cabin.
View Promenade Deck 3  |  View Highland Deck 6

Ocean View Wheelchair Adapted


Cabin Grade: FD

These Ocean View cabins can be found on Deck 1 and are approximately 140 to 214 square feet and feature a porthole window. The accessible cabin consists of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed, with single side approach to the bed. The bathroom features a roll-in shower only. Please look for the relevant symbol on the deck plan to identify these cabins. PA references part-accessible cabins that have a bathroom adapted with a fold-down shower seat and grab bars throughout, suitable for ambulatory guests who do not require a wheelchair to move around their cabin.
View Marina Deck 1

Balcony


Terrace Adapted Cabin


Cabin Grade: TCD

Our Terrace Adapted Cabins can be found on Deck 3, midship and are approximately 218 square feet. Each accessible cabin consists of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed. with single side approach to the bed. The bathroom has a roll-in shower only. Sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around Lower Promenade Deck. Please look for the relevant symbol on the deck plan to identify these cabins.
View Promenade Deck 3

Terrace Cabin


Cabin Grade: TC

Our Terrace Cabins can be found on Deck 3, midship and are approximately 218 square feet. The bedroom features two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed. The bathroom has both a bath and shower. Sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around Lower Promenade Deck.
View Promenade Deck 3

Suite


Premier Suite


Cabin Grade: PS

At approximately 568 to 644 square feet in size, Borealis' Premier Suites are spacious and stylish, and feature all the amenities guests need for a comfortable, restful stay, as well as a few extra touches that help make for a even more special experience. Deck: Bridge Deck 7 Size: 658-644 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with king-size bed Separate sitting and dressing areas Bathroom with bath and shower Private balcony with large table, chairs and sun loungers Large floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package
View Bridge Deck 7

Olsen Suite


Cabin Grade: OW

Situated on Deck 7, this suite is approximately 1,181 square feet in size and is located near the lift and stairs. Features include floor to ceiling windows leading out to a private balcony. The suite has one king-size bed and a sofa with the bathroom boasting an oversize bath and separate shower. A living room, dining room, dressing room, private balcony, pantry, mini-bar, fridge and guest toilet can also be found in the Olsen Suite.
View Bridge Deck 7

Balcony Suite


Cabin Grade: BS

The Balcony Suites on Borealis feature all the amenities and comforts guests need during their stay, and provide ample space in which to relax, both indoors and outside on a private balcony. Deck(s): Bridge Deck 7 & Highland Deck 6 Size: 283 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted to one queen-sized bed) Separate sitting area Bathroom with bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only) Private balcony Large floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package
View Highland Deck 6  |  View Bridge Deck 7

Balcony Junior Suite


Cabin Grade: BJ

Borealis' Balcony Junior Suites are a welcoming, comfortable space. Guests will find ample room to relax, and all the amenities they need during their stay, plus a private balcony for soaking up sunshine and scenery outside. Deck(s): Bridge Deck 7 & Highland Deck 6 Size: 244 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted to one queen-sized bed) Sitting area Bathroom with bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only) Private balcony Floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package
View Highland Deck 6  |  View Bridge Deck 7

Single Balcony Suite


Cabin Grade: JB

Borealis' Single Balcony Suites are a welcoming, comfortable space. Guests will find ample room to relax, and all the amenities they need during their stay, plus a private balcony for soaking up sunshine and scenery outside. Deck: Highland Deck 6 Size: 244 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted to one queen-sized bed) Sitting area Bathroom with bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only) Private balcony Floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package
View Highland Deck 6

Premier Suite Wheelchair Adapted


Cabin Grade: PSD

The Premier Adapted Suites are located on Deck 7 and are approximately 568-644 square feet in size. Floor to ceiling windows leads onto a private balcony. Each accessible suite features a king-size bed, with single side approach to the bed, bathtub & roll-in shower. Each suite also features a large sitting area, dressing room, sofa, mini-bar and fridge. Please look for the relevant symbol on the deck plan to identify these cabins.
View Bridge Deck 7

Balcony Junior Suite Wheelchair Adapted


Cabin Grade: BJD

The Balcony Junior Suite Adapted Suites can be found on Deck 7 & 6 and are approximately 244-283 square feet in size. Floor to ceiling windows leads onto a private balcony area. Each accessible Suite consists of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed. The bathroom features a roll-in shower. Suites also include a sitting area, mini-bar and refrigerator. Please look for the relevant symbol on the deck plan to identify these cabins.
View Highland Deck 6  |  View Bridge Deck 7
Ship Deck

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Overview of Borealis


The 1,338-passenger Borealis joined the Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines fleet in 2021. She is most loved for her stylish, spacious and comfortable surroundings.


Onboard Experience

Accommodation

Guests can choose from a vast range of accommodations on Borealis. Inside Cabins have all amenities and comforts guests need and are positioned close to the ship’s stairs and lifts, providing easy access to the other decks and their public areas. Situated forward and aft, Borealis’ Porthole Cabins and Picture Window Cabins feature windows that noy only bathe the interior in natural light but also provide guests with fantastic ocean views. Terrace Cabins offer guests space, natural light and access to Deck 3 - Promenade Deck and designated sun loungers - perfect for enjoying the sunshine, scenery and sea breeze. Lastly, Borealis’ Suites are spacious and stylish and feature all the amenities guests need for a comfortable, restful stay, as well as a few extra touches that help make for an even more special experience.

Dining

Borealis’ elegant and spacious two-tiered main restaurants, Aurora Restaurant on Deck 5 - Lounge Deck and Borealis Restaurant on Deck 4 - Main Deck, are the focal points of dining onboard. At these venues, delicious five-course, á la carte menus of dishes are expertly created, prepared and cooked by a talented team of chefs. The View on Deck 8 - Lido Deck has a welcoming feel and beautiful views of the ocean. It is the perfect venue for relaxed, buffet-style dining with no formal dress codes or set tables.

Colours & Tastes on Deck 4 - Main Deck is one of Borealis’ speciality dining options. This restaurant offers modern Asian fusion dishes which provide a stimulating set of new taste experiences. With Japanese, Thai, Chinese and Filipino cuisines you can choose from spiced grilled meats, seafood, dim sum and sushi. Delicious! Vasco on Deck 8 - Lido Deck offers a fresh and modern take on Indian food. The menu has been inspired by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Goan chefs who focus on unique culinary traditions.

Entertainment

Life onboard Borealis is all about offering guests a varied choice of events and activities. Take a seat in Borealis’ elegant, two-tiered Neptune Lounge on Deck 4 - Main Deck and Deck 5 - Lounge Deck as the superb Show Team as they put on a show to remember. Also on the bill are comedians, singers and magicians, who’ll delight and entertain you.

Borealis’ all-weather pool is perfect for taking a dip - no matter where you are in the world! The pool is surrounded by open deck space and plenty of loungers, so is the ideal spot for soaking up the sunshine. The al fresco Poolside Café is close by when you’re after a bite to eat or something to drink. For blissful relaxation, head to the jacuzzis and let the warm, bubbling water soak any cares away, while you chat with fellow guests.


Destinations

Borealis sails her guests to the Mediterranean, Europe, the Atlantic Islands and the Caribbean.

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