MS Vasco da Gama

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Former Names:  Pacific Eden, Statendam

Vasco da Gama has a rich heritage and maritime pedigree. She has nine passenger decks serviced by eight lifts. The top deck pool is open no matter the weather thanks to a climate controlled retractable roof.  Vasco da Gama passengers tend to be 45+ and British. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 44.3 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.2 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 34.3 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.8 passengers.
Size Medium
Rating
Built 1993
Refit 2015
Tonnage 55820
Passengers (Min/Max) 1260/1627
Crew 580
Officers Dutch
CABINS
Total  633
The cabins are a good size and are well equipped with convertible beds to queen size, separate living area with sofa and table. The closet area is limited but there is ample drawer space. Bathrooms are compact and outside cabins feature a small bathtub. 
Balcony  149
Ocean View  352
Inside  132
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
FITNESS & LEISURE
Pools Out/In  1/1
Onboard the ship offers a sports deck with tennis courts, table tennis, shuffle board, volleyball, health spa and pool. The second swimming pool has a magradome for indoor/outdoor use.
Jacuzzis  2
Fitness Centre  Yes
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  No
Deck Space  Average
RESTAURANTS
A dramatic two level stern dining room with sweeping staircase, panoramic 3 sided views and provides reasonable food and service. Informal dining is offered in the Lido Buffet and at a poolside grill. Main Dining Rooms  1
Sittings  2
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  2
 ENTERTAINMENT
There is a large exterior wrap around teak promenade deck. Entertainment is provided in the two level show lounge, films in the Wajang Theatre and nightlife in the Crow's Nest Lounge. This ship also features a large library and cyber café.  Show Lounges 1
Cinema Yes
Library Yes
Casino Yes
DRESS CODE
Casual and comfortable during the day. More elegant clothing may be worn in the evening.
TIPPING
All gratuities on Astor cruises are included in the fare. On Columbus, Magellan and Marco Polo: £7 per passenger night is automatically charged to your shipboard account (£6ppn for cruises over 16 nights).
 DISABLED
Wheelchair cabins 6
Wheelchair access is acceptable. There are wheelchair friendly cabins.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 8
 CHILDREN
The rating for children is Acceptable. There is a video arcade and a children's club for 5-17 year olds and facilities vary dependant on child numbers per cruise. 

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