Oceania Riviera by Oceania Cruises
- Entertainment & Activities
The Oceania Riviera, built in 2012, is the newest addition to the Oceania Cruises line of luxurious, mid-sized cruise ships. The Riviera is an Oceania Class ocean liner and sister ship to the Oceania Marina. The Riviera has room for 1,250 guests in 625 cabins and caters to guests wanting a relaxing, adult-oriented vacation. Find Oceania coupons on Dunhill Travel Deals and book your next cruise ship vacation on board the Riviera.
Awards for Riviera by Oceania Cruises
- "Best Cabins" March 2014 - 2014 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards
- "Best Dining" March 2014 - 2014 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards
- "Best Public Rooms" March 2014 - 2014 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards
- "Best Overall" March 2014 - 2014 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards
- "Best for Embarkation" March 2014 - 2014 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards
- "Best for Service" March 2014 - 2014 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards
- “Best Restaurants at Sea” - Red Ginger - 2014 USA Today
- "Ship of the Year" - 2014 Ocean and Cruise News
- "Best Food" - 2014 Ocean and Cruise News
- "Best Alternate Dining (Breakfast & Lunch)" - 2014 Ocean and Cruise News
Cabins on the Oceania Riviera come with a variety of features such as mini-bar with unlimited soft drinks and water, Bulgari toiletries, twice-daily maid service, direct dial satellite phones, security safe, hair dryers, 24-hour room service and Belgian chocolates with nightly turn down service.
Suites on the Riviera range from a modest 420 to an astonishing 2,000 square feet and have either a queen-size or king-size bed with memory foam mattress. All suites include a dining table with chairs, separate living area, flat-screen TV, DVD player, walk-in closet, sliding doors leading to a private terrace and luxurious bathrooms with a bathtub and separate shower. Larger suites feature separate bedrooms, a 2nd bathroom, whirlpool tubs and 2 televisions. Guests traveling in Oceania suites have private key-card access to the Executive Lounge including 24-hour butler and concierge service and unlimited access to the Canyon Ranch SpaClub.
Veranda Staterooms offer room for up to 3 guests with queen-size beds, extra bedding if requested and 282 square feet of living space. Veranda cabins include a couch, breakfast table, private teak veranda, large closets and marble and granite enhanced bathrooms with separate tub and shower areas. Guests of the concierge level staterooms enjoy concierge service with complimentary snacks and beverages, daily newspaper delivery, laptop computer and iPad use, discounts on internet service and priority seating in the ship's specialty restaurants.
Oceanview Staterooms have either a queen-size or 2 twin beds to sleep 2 guests. Some rooms have extra bedding to accommodate up to 3 passengers. Ocean view rooms have floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows, a seating area with a couch and breakfast table, vanity desk with chair and granite/marble bathrooms with separate bathtub and shower.
Inside Staterooms include either a shower or bathtub in the marble and granite clad bathrooms. With 174 sf of living space, these rooms offer comfortable cruising for 2 guests with a tranquility queen-size bed which converts to 2 twin beds. Standard amenities in the inside cabins include a breakfast table with chair, vanity desk with chair, flat-screen TV and DVD player.
Entertainment & Activities
Book an Oceania special trip on board the Riviera cruise ship and enjoy many fun activities and entertainment options. Stop by the Canyon Ranch SpaClub which offers a variety of self improvement services including massage, body wraps and even acupuncture treatments. Health and fitness fans will enjoy the Exercise for Weight Loss class or you can schedule a private workout session with one of Oceania’s personal trainers.
If you are looking for your daily coffee fix, check out the Baristas coffee bar near the cruise ship’s library. Baristas, in the Grand Dining Room, serves espresso, cappuccino, frappuccino and other specialty drinks along with a selection of delicious pastries.
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With 800 crew members onboard, you are sure to feel like a special guest while enjoying your Oceania discount cruise on the Riviera. There are 9 formal and informal dining options on the Oceania Riviera, and guests can enjoy a variety of late-night entertaining options while visiting one of Oceania Marina’s 8 bars and lounges.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served throughout the day at the Grand Dining Room. This formal dining option fills up quickly with hungry guests so reservations are suggested. The dining room’s menus change daily and include healthy fare from Canyon Ranch, a gourmet tasting menu and chef Jacques Pepin’s signature dishes.
The elegant Jacques restaurant is stylized after famous chef Jacques Pepin. French inspired cuisine includes hot and cold appetizers, soups and entrées including lamb loin with pistachio stuffing and a Cabernet Sauvignon sauce. Dessert selections, should you still have room after dinner, include chocolate mousse, apple tart and lavender infused crème brûlée.
Red Ginger offers fine dining with Asian-style cuisine from the main menu and dessert menu. The tea menu has a selection of black tea, herbal tea, green tea and white tea, for your enjoyment, and there is even a wine and sake list. Start your meal with creamy yet spicy Tom Kha Gai soup, followed with the Sesame Seaweed Salad, then enjoy an appetizer of Tuna Tataki before going on to the main course of Miso Glazed Seabass.
Enjoy a steakhouse meal at the Polo Grill, in a formal dining setting. A special highlight at this restaurant includes a traditional Caesar Salad prepared tableside by your server. If you are really hungry, try the 32-ounce prime rib accompanied with Bearnaise sauce and a side of crispy onion rings or au gratin potatoes.
Reservations are recommended if you want to enjoy a meal at Toscana, 1 of 7 formal dining options aboard the Oceania Riviera. The main menu is filled with classic Italian dishes including Osso Bucco, an oven-braised veal shank in a mushroom-infused stock served with saffron-enhanced risotto. A unique feature of Toscana is the olive oil cart where you can select from 6 olive oils, 4 infused oils and 4 flavored balsamic vinegars to go with your bread basket.
Privee offers cruise ship guests the ultimate, luxurious fine dining experience. Reserve this exclusive dining spot for up to 10 guests, for an additional $250, and enjoy your meal in your own private dining room. You can order anything you want from both the Toscana or the Polo Grill menus while dining at Privee.
La Reserve is an intimate restaurant, for up to 24 guests at a time, featuring gourmet food and wine tasting suggestions from the experts at Wine Spectator magazine. Seven-course menus change daily, and range from $95 per guest for the Explorer and Discovery menus, to $165 per guest for the Connoisseur menu. Reservations are required for this unique dining experience, however reservations aren’t required to sit in on the daily wine tastings.
Visit Terrace Cafe and enjoy open-air dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You can partake in alfresco dining at a table with an ocean view, or select an umbrella-shaded outdoor table on the terrace. Don’t let the informal atmosphere fool you, there are many delicious foods to choose from including shrimp cocktail, marinated duck breast and veal oscar.
Waves poolside bar and grill, is conveniently located next to the swimming pool. Waves offers diners a casual atmosphere, so there is no need to dress up or request a reservation. Dine when you want on fare such as the Surf & Turf sandwich, Black Angus burgers or the grilled veggie burger served with mango salsa.