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Top things to do on the Zaandam

Check out the top 5 things to do onboard the Zaandam that will amaze you!

By Cruise Booking Team

Vacation on a cruise is like staying at a luxury hotel that moves. The cruise vacation takes off the worry about logistics of transport and takes you to all the destinations on a dream itinerary. You can experience a variety of cultures and new places just by getting out of bed in the morning during your vacation on the cruise.

Holland America Line is a seasoned cruise line operator that has been operating cargo and cruise lines for nearly 145 years. Zaandam is elegant and comfortable, designed to carry guests, offering them great space. Here are the top 5 things to do on Zaandam.

Unforgettable things to do on the Zaandam Cruise Ship

1. Entertainment & relaxation

World Stage: Koningsdam, Nieuw Statendam and Rotterdam bring two storeys, 270-degree wrap-around LED screen to watch music shows and other entertainment.

BBC Earth in concert: In partnership with BBC Earth, BBC Earth's nature footage is telecasted, where you will see wildlife eye to eye and witness incredible scenes along with the music.

Greenhouse SPA & Salon: To make your vacation even more relaxing, pamper yourself at the Greenhouse SPA & Salon that helps you refresh, relax, and rejuvenate. Nurture your body with massage treatments.

Movies onboard: Some of the cruise’s recent movies and popular classic movies are screened.

2. Shopping

Onboard shopping: There is a wide variety of duty-free signature shops open on board to enhance your shopping experience.

3. Dining

Restaurants :

The dining room – From elegant breakfast, leisurely lunch, and multi-course dinner, everything is prepared by an elite team of seven world-renowned chefs to satisfy your taste buds.

Lido Market – Explore a world of intriguing culinary possibilities in the Lido Market close to the Lido pool.

Pinnacle Grill – Ultimate steakhouse at sea

Canaletto – Onboard Italian restaurant o Dive-in – It offers a variety of casual culinary classics.

Explorations café – Relax in the coffee house environment along with a library. You can enjoy fresh pastries and your favourite coffee.

24-hour in-room dining – In-room dining is only a phone call away.

4. Fitness


 A professionally staffed fitness centre is present with all the latest cardio and weight machines. There are indoor sessions available for cycling and pilates, and you can choose to work out on the deck, enjoying the fresh air. There are basketball and volleyball courts and two pools for you to enjoy.

5. Games


 Zaandam’s casino offers a wide range of gaming options. From slot machines to blackjack or poker, there are engaging tournament options available on board.

Club HAL

Club Hal offers entertainment for kids between 3 and 17, supervised by professionally trained full-time staff. The activities like arts and crafts, sports, scavenger hunts, team games, and themed parties are conducted to keep the children engaged.

Moreover, the following staterooms are available to book based on your requirement.

Inside: It is approximately 182-293 sq. ft., available with two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed with a host of amenities.

Ocean View: It is approximately 140-319 sq. ft. with the same amenities similar to Inside staterooms. The Ocean View comes in four different variants.

Vista Suite: This is approximately 297-379 sq. ft., with one verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows, and two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed with a host of amenities.

Neptune Suite: It is approximately 558-556 sq. ft., with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah, a large sitting area with a mini-bar, and a refrigerator. Two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed, access to Neptune lounge, a private concierge and other complementary services with a host of amenities are available.

Pinnacle Suite: It is approximately 1296 sq. ft., including verandah. Living room, dining room, pantry including microwave, refrigerator and mini-bar, floor-to-ceiling windows, access to Neptune lounge, a private concierge, and other complementary services with a host of amenities are available.

Final Words

A vacation on a cruise ship cuts down the time on finding the connecting commute, boarding, lodging, and time to packing and unpacking when moving between places as per your itinerary. You can spend all the saved time with your loved ones in the cozy staterooms and on a huge cruise ship to enjoy the comfort and luxury.

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