All of the Princess Cruise Line’s ships offer great cruise vacations, destinations and on-board amenities, making it a close race for the best ones. The ships selected for this list of the Best Princess Ships were graded on adult only sections of the ship, romantic ambiance and kids programs. The different ships offer something geared toward specific cruise goers.
The Crown Princess offers an adults only, elite experience at The Sanctuary, where guests can take advantage of being pampered and served in their very own deck chair, complete with snacks and drinks. Though this concept is available on additional ships, the Crown Princess was the first of Princess Cruise Line’s fleet to offer it.
No matter what the weather is like, guests can take a swim in the Calypso Reef and Pool, when cruising aboard the Crown Princess. The ship is equipped with a sliding glass roof over the pool, which can be opened of closed depending upon weather conditions.
The Crown Princess is one of the best ships in the Princess Cruise Line fleet for adults looking for a relaxing time away from the kids. Keep in mind that kids are allowed on the ship, but the ship offers plenty off adult only locations and entertainment.
In 2009 the Grand Princess won the Cruise Critic’s UK Editors’ Picks for Best Ship for Romantics. Upon boarding the ship it is a romantic adventure right from the beginning, including the view from your stateroom’s veranda. Guests on board the ship can take advantage of the many quiet area’s including The Sanctuary or spend the night walking the deck in the moonlight.
The Grand Princess is part of the company’s Grand class of ships and offers guests vacations to the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. The Grand Princess is the best ship for those seeking a romantic getaway, honeymoon or wedding at sea. The ship offers many romance additions to the room, dinner and for shore excursions.
The Island Princess is the best ship when vacationing with children. The ship offers kids a list of planned children activities throughout the day, including in-port activities and educational opportunities. Kids will be able enjoy time away from mom and dad at their private disco and coffee club for teenagers.
While the kids are off playing the adults can enjoy some spice in their life by dining at the Cajun and Creole restaurant on board. The Island Princess was one of the first ships in the fleet to offer this type of cultural cuisine.
The Island Princess is the best ship in the fleet for those traveling as a family. The ship is complete with a large staff of children activity organizers and is complete with unlimited fun for the kids. While the kids play, mom and dad can getaway and relax by the pool or on the deck.