Overview
Cruises

Summary

Grandly proportioned and recently enhanced, Veendam offers an onboard experience defined by spacious comfort and the latest amenities. Guests aboard Veendam enjoy a multi- million dollar art and antique collection, wide teak decks, elegant dining rooms and spacious staterooms – many with private verandahs.

While on-board, choose from an array of onboard activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows®. And explore the wonders of our world through exclusive BBC Earth natural history content through onboard activities, concerts and films. Enjoy onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops in partnership with America’s Test Kitchen.

The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and a variety of 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 The Retreat, a private resort-style pool experience offering sophisticated poolside amenities and service.

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Services

On Holland America Line cruises, your every wish is our pleasure to fulfill

Always at the heart of the Holland America cruise experience is our warm and award-winning style of service that is never in the way and never out of reach. We sail with nearly one crew member for every two guests, providing the intuitive, gracious service that has long defined classic cruising. Our extensive onboard services, from special dining requests to full service laundry and dry cleaning services, are designed with your comfort and convenience in mind. Our specially trained crew takes pride in anticipating and fulfilling your every wish. From our waiters and bartenders to our chefs and wine experts, our spa technicians and fitness instructors to our officers and housekeeping staff, everyone is dedicated to providing you with the gracious and personalized service that will make your cruise vacation memorable. On board the ships of Holland America Line you’ll discover a cruise experience that is modern, fresh and appealing – in an ambiance that is timeless and refined.

Activities

Each New Day, a Wealth of Cruise Activity and Indulgences

Every day aboard a Holland America cruise ship brings a wealth of cruise activities and indulgences, along with the freedom to partake in as many – or as few – as you please. It’s an opportunity to try something new that surprises you, every day. Dabble, discover, daydream – do everything, or do nothing at all.

Whether you want to workout in the Fitness Center, learn yoga, pamper yourself with a massage and spa treatment, or listen to music and check your email in the Explorations Cafe, there’s a perfect onboard activity for everyone.

In every cruise port, make your cruise vacation even more memorable with our extensive Shore Excursions program of activities. See, explore, discover: arts and cultural activities, athletic expeditions, city tours, shopping and more on our cruises.

Dining

Enjoy exquisite dining across a range of venues on Holland America Line cruises

We invite you to dine “As You Wish” To savor Italian cuisine one night and a perfectly grilled porterhouse steak the next. To take your place in the Dining Room at a specific seating time or be spontaneous, following your desires. On board, there are restaurants to suit every mood, along with the flexibility to choose the dining style you prefer.

The Pinnacle Grill

Refined and luxurious, romantic and intimate, the Pinnacle Grill represents the pinnacle of exceptional dining. Make reservations for an intimate meal graced by luxurious appointments such as Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens.

Canaletto Restaurant

“Spartire” is the Italian word for sharing; our new menu is designed around this authentic Italian experience and offers a variety of dishes to enjoy and share with family and friends.

Tamarind Restaurant

Aboard the Eurodam and Nieuw Amsterdam, enjoy the Tamarind for food evoking the rich culinary traditions of Southeast Asian, China and Japan.

Main Dining

The two-tiered Dining Room with its sea views, white linens, sparkling crystal and Rosenthal china, elevates each dining occasion. Whether you choose a pre-set seating and dining time or the freedom each evening to dine “As You Wish”.

Lido Restaurant

Lido Restaurant offers relaxed dining featuring a variety of selections. Breakfasts feature pancakes, fresh fruit, omelets and more. Lunch, choices include sushi, pizza, gourmet sandwiches and an extensive salad bar. In the evening, enjoy entrees from both the Lido and the main Dining Room.

Dining

Veendam Dining Room: features impeccable service and an extensive wine list. Five-course menus include continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-carb options.

Pinnacle Grill: This intimate reservations-only venue offers an elegant, sophisticated dining experience. Featuring premium Sterling Silver beef, inspired seafood dishes and many select wines rated “Excellent” by Wine Spectator – as well as distinctive Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens.

Canaletto Restaurant: Named for a famous 18th-century Venetian artist, Canaletto is your destination onboard for an intimate Italian dinner. The evening begins with the chefs selection of antipasti with a taste of the delicious fare and personal, polished service to follow.

De Librije: Offered once per cruise, the Pinnacle Grill transforms into “Taste of De Librije” featuring the cuisine of Culinary Council member and Michelin Star Chef Jonnie Boer. Named after Boer’s restaurant in the Netherlands, the menu will showcase a selection of starters, soups, entrees and desserts from his land-based eatery.

New York Pizza: crisp Italian salads and personal pan pizzas made with a thin crust and a sauce so savory it does New York-style pizza.

Lido Market: provides a fresh, new approach to casual dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner, with a panoramic view of the sea.

Dive-In: has it all, including lighter fare like our grilled chicken breast sandwich and vegetarian-friendly portabella mushroom stack.

Entertainment

Spectacular Shows, Live Music, Diverse Lounges, Movies and Casino Gaming

Evenings on board glitter with choices. Arrive in a lounge to the strains of a lively dance band. Take in a thrilling show on stage. Share a martini flight in Mix; sing along in the Piano Bar. Stay up late into the night.

Dancing with the Stars: At Sea

Whether you like to Tango or Quickstep, or enjoy watching sizzling dance performances, you can experience the excitement of ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars: At Sea on board Holland America Line.

Cruise guests can learn the steps, meet the stars, and join the fun. Six feature theme cruises offer an in depth Dancing with the Stars: At Sea experience with dance lessons from the pros, a question-and-answer session, photo opportunities and a dazzling production with the stars and glamorous costuming from the show.

In addition to the theme cruises, all 15 ships in the Holland America Line fleet will feature exclusive Dancing with the Stars: At Sea dance lessons developed by the show’s professionals and lead by the onboard dance team. Select guests from these classes will be invited to dance center stage in the show lounge in an exciting dance-off performance.

BB King’s Blues Club

Due to the tremendous popularity of the B.B. King’s Blues Club on Eurodam, Holland America Line is pleased to welcome B.B. King’s Blues Club to the Westerdam, Zuiderdam, Noordam, and Nieuw Amsterdam. Join these world-class musicians as they create a dynamic energy that will move you to sing and dance along.

Facts

  • Ship”s Registry: The Netherlands
  • Passenger Capacity: 1,498
  • Crew Members: 580
  • Gross Tonnage: 57,092 grt.
  • Length: 630 feet
  • Beam: 101 feet
  • Maximum speed: 22 knots
  • Dedicated: January 1996, by actress Debbie Reynolds
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20190907
07 Sep 19
7-day Canada & New England DiscoveryVeendamBostonMontreal$1,659Select-11%
20190914
14 Sep 19
7-day Canada & New England DiscoveryVeendamMontrealBoston$1,680Select-12%
20190921
21 Sep 19
7-day Canada & New England DiscoveryVeendamBostonMontreal$1,670Select-11%
20190928
28 Sep 19
7-day Canada & New England DiscoveryVeendamMontrealBoston$1,690Select-22%
20191005
05 Oct 19
7-day Canada & New England DiscoveryVeendamBostonMontreal$1,659Select-29%
20191012
12 Oct 19
11-day The Atlantic CoastVeendamMontrealFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,976Select
20191023
23 Oct 19
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,702Select
20191030
30 Oct 19
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,568Select
20191106
06 Nov 19
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,636Select
20191113
13 Nov 19
7-day Eastern CaribbeanVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,499Select-10%
20191120
20 Nov 19
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,569Select
20191127
27 Nov 19
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,569Select
20191204
04 Dec 19
7-day Eastern CaribbeanVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,366Select
20191211
11 Dec 19
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,636Select
20200108
08 Jan 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,549Select-17%
20200115
15 Jan 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,636Select
20200129
29 Jan 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,769Select
20200205
05 Feb 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,769Select
20200212
12 Feb 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,644Select-17%
20200219
19 Feb 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,769Select
20200226
26 Feb 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,769Select
20200304
04 Mar 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,769Select
20200311
11 Mar 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,769Select
20200318
18 Mar 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$999,999Select
20200325
25 Mar 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,644Select-17%
20200401
01 Apr 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,769Select
20200408
08 Apr 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,769Select
20200415
15 Apr 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,769Select
20190428
28 Apr 19
7-day Adriatic & Ionian GemsVeendamCivitavecchia (Rome)Venice$1,593Select-13%
20190428
28 Apr 19
17-day Mediterranean MagicVeendamCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$3,747Select-12%
20190505
05 May 19
10-day Adriatic DreamVeendamVeniceCivitavecchia (Rome)$2,127Select-14%
20190505
05 May 19
22-day Adriatic Dream & Greek OdysseyVeendamVeniceVenice$4,590Select-14%
20190515
15 May 19
12-day Greek OdysseyVeendamCivitavecchia (Rome)Venice$2,702Select-11%
20190515
15 May 19
24-day Greek Odyssey & Mediterranean RomanceVeendamCivitavecchia (Rome)Barcelona$4,878Select-15%
20190527
27 May 19
12-day Mediterranean RomanceVeendamVeniceBarcelona$2,416Select-15%
20190608
08 Jun 19
12-day Mediterranean TapestryVeendamBarcelonaVenice$2,798Select-26%
20190608
08 Jun 19
24-day Mediterranean Tapestry & Adriatic DreamVeendamBarcelonaCivitavecchia (Rome)$4,879Select-16%
20190620
20 Jun 19
12-day Adriatic DreamVeendamVeniceCivitavecchia (Rome)$2,319Select-18%
20190726
26 Jul 19
12-day Mediterranean TapestryVeendamBarcelonaVenice$2,319Select
20190726
26 Jul 19
24-day Mediterranean Tapestry & Adriatic DreamVeendamBarcelonaCivitavecchia (Rome)$4,542Select-12%
20190807
07 Aug 19
12-day Adriatic DreamVeendamVeniceCivitavecchia (Rome)$2,414Select-12%
20190807
07 Aug 19
19-day Adriatic Dream & Mediterranean RivierasVeendamVeniceLisbon$3,817Select-12%
20190819
19 Aug 19
7-day Mediterranean RivierasVeendamCivitavecchia (Rome)Lisbon$1,593Select
20190819
19 Aug 19
19-day Mediterranean Rivieras & Voyage Of The ExplorersVeendamCivitavecchia (Rome)Boston$2,888Select-18%
20190826
26 Aug 19
12-day Voyage Of The ExplorersVeendamLisbonBoston$1,648Select-20%
20191106
06 Nov 19
14-day Authentic Cuba / Eastern CaribbeanVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$3,019Select
20191113
13 Nov 19
14-day Eastern Caribbean / Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$3,018Select
20191127
27 Nov 19
14-day Authentic Cuba / Eastern CaribbeanVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$2,886Select
20191204
04 Dec 19
14-day Eastern Caribbean / Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$2,752Select
20190620
20 Jun 19
24-day Adriatic Dream & Greek OdysseyVeendamVeniceVenice$4,687Select-18%
20190702
02 Jul 19
24-day Greek Odyssey & Mediterranean RomanceVeendamCivitavecchia (Rome)Barcelona$5,069Select
20190702
02 Jul 19
12-day Greek OdysseyVeendamCivitavecchia (Rome)Venice$2,893Select
20190714
14 Jul 19
12-day Mediterranean RomanceVeendamVeniceBarcelona$2,224Select-13%
20191218
18 Dec 19
10-day Cuban Explorer HolidayVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$2,615Select
20191228
28 Dec 19
11-day Cuban Explorer HolidayVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$2,702Select-15%
20190826
26 Aug 19
19-day Voyage Of The Explorers & Canada Ne DiscoveryVeendamLisbonMontreal$3,172Select-15%
20200509
09 May 20
14-day British Isles ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$3,662Select
20200509
09 May 20
28-day British Isles & Baltic ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$7,143Select
20200523
23 May 20
14-day Baltic ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$3,862Select
20200523
23 May 20
28-day Baltic North Cape & Norway ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$7,142Select
20200606
06 Jun 20
14-day North Cape & Gems Of Norway ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$3,662Select
20200606
06 Jun 20
35-day North Cape Spitsbergen & Icelandic Fjords ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$9,735Select
20200620
20 Jun 20
21-day Spitsbergen & Icelandic Fjords ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$6,550Select
20200620
20 Jun 20
35-day Spitsbergen Iceland & British Isles ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$9,839Select
20200711
11 Jul 20
14-day British Isles ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$3,862Select
20200711
11 Jul 20
28-day British Isles & Baltic ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$7,341Select
20200725
25 Jul 20
14-day Baltic ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$3,861Select
20200725
25 Jul 20
28-day Baltic North Cape & Norway ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$7,142Select
20200808
08 Aug 20
14-day North Cape & Gems Of Norway ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamAmsterdam$3,662Select
20200808
08 Aug 20
31-day North Cape Norway & European River ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamVenice$7,239Select
20200822
22 Aug 20
17-day European River ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamVenice$3,958Select
20200822
22 Aug 20
31-day European River Turkey & Greek Isles ExplorerVeendamAmsterdamVenice$7,239Select
20201006
06 Oct 20
14-day Turkey & Greek Isles ExplorerVeendamVeniceCivitavecchia (Rome)$3,760Select
20201006
06 Oct 20
31-day Turkey Greece & Journey To The New WorldVeendamVeniceFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$5,604Select
20201020
20 Oct 20
17-day Journey To The New WorldVeendamCivitavecchia (Rome)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$2,131Select
20200422
22 Apr 20
17-day Azores & Normandy ExplorerVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Amsterdam$2,132Select
20200422
22 Apr 20
31-day Azores Normandy & British Isles ExplorerVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Amsterdam$5,508Select
20200908
08 Sep 20
14-day Turkey & Greek Isles ExplorerVeendamVeniceVenice$3,759Select
20200908
08 Sep 20
28-day Turkey Greece & Holy Land ExplorerVeendamVeniceVenice$7,041Select
20200922
22 Sep 20
14-day Holy Land & Ancient Kingdoms ExplorerVeendamVeniceVenice$3,760Select
20200922
22 Sep 20
28-day Holy Land Turkey & Greek Isles ExplorerVeendamVeniceCivitavecchia (Rome)$7,041Select
20210108
08 Jan 21
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,741Select
20210115
15 Jan 21
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,741Select
20210122
22 Jan 21
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,741Select
20210129
29 Jan 21
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,836Select
20210205
05 Feb 21
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,836Select
20210212
12 Feb 21
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,836Select
20210219
19 Feb 21
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,836Select
20210226
26 Feb 21
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,836Select
20210305
05 Mar 21
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20210312
12 Mar 21
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,836Select
20210319
19 Mar 21
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20210326
26 Mar 21
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20210402
02 Apr 21
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,836Select
20201106
06 Nov 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,550Select
20201113
13 Nov 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,550Select
20201120
20 Nov 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,741Select
20201127
27 Nov 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,550Select
20201204
04 Dec 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,454Select
20201211
11 Dec 20
7-day Authentic CubaVeendamFort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)$1,454Select