Costa Cruise Line Overview Costa, Europe's number one cruise line, offers 388 sailings with 86 different itineraries ranging in length from three to 21 nights. Enjoy a true European experience throughout the Meditteranean, North Cape/Fjords, Baltic & Russia and Transatlantic. Sail the youngest fleet in Europe aboard 11 Itailan inspired ships. Or cruise the Caribbean "Italian Style" with plenty of sun, fun and an Italian week of unforgettable enjoyment. Indulge in all the magic cruising "Italian Style" has to offer and experience the time of your life on Costa. As Sout America's #1 cruise line, Costa also offers cruises throughout Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
Fun-loving, sociable, budget-conscious travelers of all ages who enjoy cruising with an Italian flair. On Mediterranean sailings, over 80% of passengers are European; on Caribbean cruises, most passengers are North American.
Cruise Line Highlights
Spacious teak sun decks
Italian cooking classes
Full-scale dazzling casino
Talent shows/karaoke contests
Sophisticated European ambience
Spa & fitness center
Multiple dining options
Health & well-being menu
The service charges on a Costa cruises are determined by the number of days the cruise will last and to where the cruise is sailing. These charges may be up to $12 per person 15 years of age and older per night. Guests between ages 4 and 14 are charged 50% of this amount per night, and children under the age of 4 are not charged for gratuities. An automatic 15% charge is added to all bar tabs as well.
Note: Gratuity Policies are subject to change.
Updated October 12,2015
Daytime dress on a Costa cruise is casual such as light cotton clothing or swimwear with cover-up when indoors. Sweaters, lightweight jackets, raincoats and hats are also appropriate. Tennis shoes or low-heeled walking shoes are recommended for exploring the ports of call. While most shore excursions do not have dress codes, some tours specifically prohibit shorts and sleeveless shirts and require ladies to wear knee-length skirts or slacks. Most every night is informal. Guests may dress comfortably in resort attire, jackets for men are not required. There are typically one or two formal nights depending on the length of the cruise where Guests may choose to dress formally: elegantly in a suit for men, cocktail dress for the ladies; or more casually in elegant resort wear.