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- Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
- Passengers capacity: 1,432
- Crew Members: 615
- Gross Tonnage: 61,396 grt.
- Length: 781 feet
- Beam: 105.8 feet
- Maximum speed: 23 knots
- Dedicated: May 2000, by actresses Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen
Designed to carry fewer guests while providing more space for maximum comfort, ms Zaandam is a prize in the mid-size ship category. On the musically themed Zaandam, you'll find musical instruments such as Bill Clinton's saxophone and signed guitars from Queen, Iggy Pop, Eric Clapton and the Rolling Stones throughout the ship. In her soaring three-story atrium: a Baroque-style Dutch pipe organ, inspired by the traditional barrel organs still found on the streets of The Netherlands.
While on-board, choose from an array of onboard activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and salon services. Our fully equipped Fitness Center includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight machines, as well as classes in Yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and more. On deck enjoy two outdoor pools, along with basketball and practice tennis courts.
Club HAL provides a wide variety of youth and teen-friendly activities for kids ages 3 to 17, supervised by qualified, full-time staff.
Dining & Activities
Enjoy everything from a burger and fries by the Lido Pool to the authentic Italian flavors of Canaletto to the ultimate in refined and luxurious dining at the Pinnacle Grill.
Dining venues on Zaandam:
- Pinnacle Grill
- Master Chef's Table Pop Up (available on 8+ night cruises )
- An Evening at Le Cirque
- Sel de Mer Pop Up (coming May 2017 )
- The Dining Room
- Lido Market
Onboard activities abound, including exclusive BBC Earth Experiences: learn about the ocean and natural world through amazing concerts, films, shows, and children's activities. Hone video-editing, movie-making, and scrapbook skills in the Digital Workshop powered by Windows, rejuvenate at our Greenhouse Spa, go to a wine tasting or simply relax and unwind.
Activities offered onboard Zaandam:
- America's Test Kitchen (coming soon in 2017)
- EXC Explorations Central (coming early 2018)
- BBC Earth Experiences
- Digital Workshop, powered by Windows
- Greenhouse Spa & Salon
- Club HAL and The Loft
- Fitness Center
- Basketball & Practice Tennis Courts
- The Shops of Holland America Line
The Mondriaan Show Lounge is a glamorous nightclub featuring world-class entertainment.
Entertainment offered onboard Zaandam:
- Mondriaan Show Lounge
- Ocean Bar
- Piano Bar
- Movies in the Wajang Theater
Please note that the staterooms shown below are samples only. Actual cabin decor, details and layout may vary by stateroom category and type.
Stateroom Symbol Legend
|Fully obstructed view|
|Bathtub and shower|
|Partial sea view|
|2 lower beds or converts to 1 queen-size|
Holland America Line
For more than 140 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea, award-winning service, five-star dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you''ve come to the right place.
Our fleet of 14 modern classic ships offers more than 500 sailings a year visiting all seven continents. Cruises include both popular and less-traveled ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Mexico, South America, the Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand and Asia - as well as unique voyages to the Amazon, Antarctica and our extended Grand Voyages.
Holland America Line is proud of its environmental program. The company earned its initial ISO 14001 certification in June 2006. As the internationally recognized standard for environmental management, ISO 14001 encompasses virtually every aspect of our ships'' operations. Holland America Line has been recertified to meet that standard again and again - demonstrating our belief that the safeguarding of our guests, crews, ships and the environment in which we live and operate is not only the right thing to do, it is essential to the successful conduct of our business.
As part of our collective social responsibility, the company, employees, and guests have joined together to give back to communities and organizations around the world. Whether it''s donating shipboard items to an orphanage, cleaning up a neighborhood park, walking 5K onboard to raise funds for cancer research, or donating money to disaster relief, Holland America Line and our employees share time and resources to make a difference.
Every Holland America Line employee is committed to providing a truly extraordinary experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.
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