Nieuw Amsterdam

Nieuw Amsterdam

The Nieuw Amsterdam, operated by Holland America Line, offers an exceptional vacation experience from Fort Lauderdale as it sails through the beautiful waters of the Bahamas, Eastern Caribbean, Western Caribbean, and Southern Caribbean. The Nieuw Amsterdam from Holland America Line serves as an exquisite floating haven for your unforgettable journey through the Caribbean and the Bahamas. Charting a course across the crystal-clear waters of the Western, Eastern, and Southern Caribbean, as well as through the captivating Panama Canal, this grand vessel merges timeless elegance with modern luxuries.

Holland America Line

Embark on an unforgettable Caribbean adventure with Holland America Line. Renowned for its rich history and exceptional service, Holland America Line offers a classic and elegant cruising experience in the Caribbean. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the region as you set sail on one of their well-appointed ships, each designed to provide comfort, sophistication, and a touch of old-world charm.

Onboard Nieuw Amsterdam

Belonging to the Signature class of Holland America Line, Nieuw Amsterdam adorns eleven decks of maritime beauty. She accommodates up to 2,106 guests and is attended by a well-trained staff of 929, ensuring a superior guest-to-crew ratio. The ship's notable feature is the incredible art collection worth over three million dollars, exuding a unique elegance throughout the voyage.

Onboard Activities

Every day aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam offers a spectrum of activities to delight passengers. Guests can try their luck at the Casino, enjoy live music at the Music Walk, learn something new at the America's Test Kitchen culinary shows, or relax with a book in the extensive library – the options are endless.

Onboard Activities for Kids

Young travelers on the Nieuw Amsterdam are not forgotten. With the dedicated Club HAL, children and teenagers can indulge in various arts and crafts, sports competitions, treasure hunts, and video game tournaments. These kid-friendly activities ensure a fun-filled Caribbean journey for Nieuw Amsterdam's younger guests.


At the center of the Nieuw Amsterdam's water activities is the Lido Pool, equipped with a sliding glass roof that allows year-round swimming comfort. Additional smaller pools and hot tubs are available, ensuring a soothing dip is never far away. On Caribbean cruises, guests can take advantage of water volleyball, poolside games, and more.

Spa and Fitness

At the Greenhouse Spa & Salon, guests can enjoy relaxing treatments that draw on the wellness traditions of the Caribbean. The Fitness Center is well-equipped with modern workout machines and provides specialized classes like yoga, Pilates, and indoor cycling to keep guests fit and invigorated.

Staterooms and Suites

Staterooms and suites on Nieuw Amsterdam cater to a variety of preferences, each featuring a luxurious Mariner's Dream bed. Room options range from Interior and Ocean-View staterooms to Verandah suites with private balconies. For solo travelers, single stateroom options are available, ensuring comfortable accommodation for all guests.

Dinning Options

With a diverse array of dining venues, the Nieuw Amsterdam ensures every meal is a culinary journey. Guests can savor everything from exotic Asian fusion at Tamarind, to grilled classics at Dive-In, to fine dining at the Pinnacle Grill. Meanwhile, bars like the Explorer's Lounge and Sea View Bar provide a wide selection of premium beverages.

Nightlife and Antertaiment

Evenings on the Nieuw Amsterdam sparkle with entertainment options. Guests can enjoy thrilling shows at the Mainstage, dance the night away at B.B. King's Blues Club, or partake in interactive events like trivia and game shows. Whether you're a couple, family, or solo traveler, there's something for everyone.

Onboard Facilities

Nieuw Amsterdam offers a myriad of facilities including boutique shopping where guests can browse for high-fashion, jewelry, souvenirs, and more. Additionally, the ship houses a fully equipped photo studio, an internet center, and a wide array of other services designed to enhance the cruising experience.

Off-board Excursions

Nieuw Amsterdam offers an exciting range of off-board excursions. Discover the beauty of the Bahamas’ vibrant coral reefs, explore the historical forts of the Eastern Caribbean, delve into Mayan history in the Western Caribbean, or meet the friendly sea turtles of the Southern Caribbean.

Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Schedule 2024-2025

On a Nieuw Amsterdam cruise, the journey is as breathtaking as the destination. As the ship navigates through the turquoise waters of the Caribbean and Bahamas, every moment onboard is a testament to Holland America Line's commitment to excellence, creating a voyage that truly captures the spirit of timeless elegance.