Launched: 1993 Passengers: 1,607
Registry: Italy Tonnage: 53,000
Crew: 610 Decks: 10

Costa Romantica

The Costa Romantica cruise ship epitomizes Costa's devotion to Italian design. Richly embellished public rooms feature rare woods and Carrara marble, exquisitely detailed by the finest European artisans. Millions of dollars have been invested in original works of art including sculptures, paintings, murals, wall hangings and hand-crafted furnishings. Guests of the Costa Romantica cruise ship can refresh themselves in a fully contained spa which offers beauty treatments, therapies and personalized instruction or they relax in her generously proportioned and luxuriously appointed staterooms. The Costa Romantica is one of the most comfortable and elegant ships in the Costa fleet.

Recommended For

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.


At the heart of the ship, the Atrium - Marchera d'Argento Hall - stretches over ten decks. The main lounge, Teatro Osiris, is three decks high and seats 1,170 guests. A new design feature for this series of ships is the location of the show lounge/night club, here the Salone Giardino Isolabella, underneath the main lounge. The main restaurant, Ristorante Degli Argentieri, is two decks high and seats altogether some 1,300 guests.

The Club Medusa is a supper club located at the top of the ten-deck-high atrium and housed under a glass dome. The Perla del Lago and Posillipo Pizzeria behind the main pool area are casual Lido-areas with a variety of special dining areas.

There is a two-level health and fitness centre, the Ischia Spa, four swimming pools, one featuring a retractable dome, five whirlpools, a large casino and more than ten themed bars, lounges and public areas for activities and entertainment. In addition, there is a shopping area, a wedding chapel and large facilities for children and youngsters. There is also a library, a conference centre and a cascading water slide.


If the ideal dining experience is what you crave, Costa's Romantica would be the perfect ship for your cruise. You're guarantee the best dining affair ever on the open seas. Our skilled chefs will turn your old favorites into a thing of the past and open your mind to a wide range of new favorites. If you have a sweet tooth and don't know what to do, make a trip down to the bakery shop and put that sweet tooth to rest. The kiddie-o's also have their own Pizzeria with each and every meal that they'll possible want.

* Botticelli Restaurant
* Terazza Cafe
* Juliet's Patisserie
* Romeo's Pizzeria
* Indoor/Outdoor Restaurant
* 24-Hour Room Service


Let the entertainment begin!

As the moon lights the sky, the level of energy high. The air is filled with the enchanting sounds to people interacting, finding new and old friends, variety of music playing, and thrilling sounds from the casino of those trying their luck. No matter what you're in the mood for, they'll be come form of entertainment to suit your mood to a "T". Even if you plan on just dancing the night through, they'll be a Disco just for you. With the help of Costa's Romantica, your cruise will surely be worth your wild and more. Enjoy!

* Diva Disco on the Lisboa Deck, 14 decks above the sea
* Tango Ballroom
* Excelsior Casino
* The two story L'Opera Theatre
* Piazza Italia Grand Bar


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.

Note: Dress Codes are subject to change.

Updated October 12, 2015

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