Costa Cruises Line ranks as Europe's number one cruise line. It is essentially appropriate for any kind of person and ideal for all ages.
The company's service and facilities on each of its ships virtually cater to all occasions whenever you would want to take a trip: birthday celebrations, honeymoons, family vacations and even comfortable rest in solitude.
The company has been hosting passengers since 1948 when it shifted its business interests from olive oil transportation to passenger voyages. Since then, it has been successfully promoting its chosen image of offering trips on "friendly and fun" ships. The company now owns ten ships of ocean liner class through super liner. They make up the most modern fleet among all the European cruise companies. Costa cruise ships can satisfy the most elaborate taste ranging from the intimate to super-luxurious. On each of Costa cruise ships, passengers will bask in European-style luxury and sophistication. Italian-style hospitality of the staff is an integral part of the top-notch Costa cruise service that ensures excellent on-board and ashore traveling experience.
Costa cruise ships are designed to be child-friendly. Your children will be safe and secure and you can let them run around without supervision. To make their rest more enjoyable, each cruise ship supports a children program. It usually features activities such as arts and crafts, sport tournaments, afternoon games and evening parties. On "Parents' Night Out", parents can enjoy some time separately from their kids leaving them under care and supervision of Costa cruise youth counselors, free of charge. Children will immensely enjoy the trip.
Now we will explore the cruise liners. The Costa cruise ships are: Costa Mediterranea, Costa Magica, Costa Fortuna, Costa Victoria, Costa Europa, Costa Romantica, Costa Classica, Costa Tropicale and Costa Allegra. They can carry 420 to 1950 passengers and offer different facilities. The first ship to enter service was Costa Classica. Not the biggest in size, it provides all the conveniences of a modern cruise liner. They include: multiple meeting facilities, beauty center, spa, infirmary and walking/fitness track on Ravello Deck over the standard air-conditioning, direct-dial, television, hair dryer and safe deposit box in every stateroom. Costa Victoria, the second biggest of Costa cruise ships, offers a Wimbledon tennis court and misting pool on Solarium Deck plus to what has been mentioned. The newest ship the company owns is Costa Atlantica. This 84,000-ton, 2,112-passenger cruise ship was delivered from Finlands Kvaerner Masa-Yards in Spring 2000, and is the fastest of Costa's cruise liners.
For more information about each ship you can refer to the Internet page http://www.passionforcruising.com/cruise-companies/costacruises/costa-cruises.asp in order to make your choice easier. Whatever the differences may be, all the liners offer large well designed cabins, friendly staff, and excellent cuisine and unconventional entertainment programs for you to enjoy a luxurious rest that most fully answers your individual needs.