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About Oceania Cruises

Sophisticated travelers who like a casually elegant atmosphere flock to Oceania. In addition to three 15-year-old former Renaissance ships — the Nautica, Regatta, and Insignia — Oceania has two new builds: the Riviera and Marina. The new ships may be the “foodiest” at sea, with the eponymous Jacques Pepin bistro and an authentic Pan-Asian restaurant, Red Ginger. Take time to explore the impressive art collections, which include pieces by Pablo Picasso and Damien Hirst.

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Best For

Sophisticated couples or friends who like great food, wine, design, art, and service.

Not For

Families, since the line just launched its first kids’ club program on a limited basis. 

We Love

  • Foodies will be stunned by the offerings on Riviera and Marina.
  • The wine-pairing restaurant on the two new builds — La Reserve — is elegant and beautiful, and serves modernist cuisine using techniques like sous vide. 
  • Oceania's art collections include pieces by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, and Damien Hirst.
  • The Ralph Lauren suites on the newer ships are as elegant as boutique hotel suites on land, which is not a statement we make often
  • The new ship’s cooking school offers market tours, visiting chefs, and do-it-yourself, hands-on classes.
  • The Artist Loft offers classes on sea days by a rotating list of artists in residence.

We Could Live Without

  • The three older ships in Oceania's fleet lack some of the bells and whistles of the newer ones.

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What Cruisers Say

  • dkaplan says ...

    Excellent service and attention to detail. The staff always greeted us by name throughout the ship. Read Full Review
  • bbross says ...

    Grand Dining Room is almost as large as the ones on Marina and Riviera. Ask waiter about portions and add a side dish if you think the portion of the entree may be small for you. Read Full Review
  • lwortzman says ...

    Some of the carpets near the stairs could use replacing Read Full Review

6 Oceania Cruises Ships


Price: $$$    Ship Size: S
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With luxurious amenities, exceptional service, and a country-club casual atmosphere, the intimate ne...

Sails to:
South America Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East) World Cruise Caribbean Cuba
Sails from:
Miami, Florida New York, New York Singapore Long Beach (Los Angeles), California Montreal, Quebec Tokyo, Japan Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy London, England Sydney, Australia Dubai, U.A.E.


Price: $$$    Ship Size: M
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The all new Oceania Marina epitomizes the refined Oceania Cruise experience. This mid-size ship will...

Sails to:
Europe - Mediterranean Europe - Western Europe Transatlantic Europe - Western Mediterranean Europe - Northern Europe
Sails from:
Barcelona, Spain Venice, Italy Lisbon, Portugal Copenhagen, Denmark Papeete, Tahiti Monte Carlo, Monaco Southampton (London), England Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy Amsterdam, Netherlands New York, New York Stockholm, Sweden Valparaiso (Santiago), Chile More


Price: $$$    Ship Size: S
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The luxurious mid-size Nautica combines casual elegance, personalized service, and warm conviviality...

Sails to:
Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East) Europe - Western Europe Europe - Mediterranean Europe - Northern Europe Europe - Eastern Mediterranean
Sails from:
Southampton (London), England Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy Stockholm, Sweden Dubai, U.A.E. Hong Kong Venice, Italy Barcelona, Spain Cape Town, South Africa Singapore Shanghai, China Piraeus (Athens), Greece More

Ship Size:

  • XL: 4,000 + passengers
  • L: 2,000 to 4,000 passengers
  • M: 500 to 2,000 passengers
  • S: Less than 500 passengers


  • $$$$: $1500 and up
  • $$$: Up to $1500
  • $$: Up to $1000
  • $: Up to $500

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