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Tropical Weather

Atlantic

ALL CLEAR for cruisers

 

Eastern Pacific

ALL CLEAR for cruisers

Itinerary

The Sun Princess sails Asia, India, Africa, Australia & New Zealand. Visit the Princess Cruises website for a complete schedule.

CDC Ratings

Sanitation Report

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2007 Rating 99 (May)
2010 Rating 98 (Mar)
2010 Rating 98 (Aug)
2011 Rating 95 (Oct)
2016 Rating 96 (Aug)

Deck Plan

Sun Deck 15

Sports Court, The Sanctuary, Topsiders Bar

Lido Deck 14

Horizon Court, Sterling Steakhouse, Terrace Grill, Sundowners bar

Riviera Deck 12

Beauty Salon, Fitness Center, Lotus Spa, Princess Links, Riviera Pool and Hot Tubs, Sundaes Ice Cream bar, The Riviera Bar, Teen Center, Youth Center

Aloha Deck 11

Passenger Staterooms

Baja Deck 10

Passenger Staterooms

Caribe Deck 9

Passenger Staterooms

Dolphin Deck 8

Passenger Staterooms, Verdi's, Grand Casino

Promenade Deck 7

Passenger staterooms, Princess Theater, Wheelhouse bar, Shooting Stars, Trumps, Vista Lounge, Rendez-Vous, Atrium Lounge

Emerald Deck 6

Duty free boutiques, Regency dining room

Plaza Deck 5

Grand Plaza, Marquis dining room, Patisserie

Fiesta Deck4

Medical Center

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Adults Only Area

The Sanctuary

The perfect place to take a break and indulge in a private getaway with a plush, outdoor spa-inspired setting, complete with massage cabanas, signature beverages, light meals, attentive service and personal entertainment. Serenity Stewards are on hand to provide everything from a chilled face towel and Evian water atomizers, to a menu of healthy beverages and fare. Half-day passes for The Sanctuary are available for $10 per person, for 8 am to 12:30 pm or 1 pm to 5 pm.

The Sanctuary features two outdoor private cabanas where guests can also take advantage of the exclusive Lotus Spa Services at The Sanctuary. (additional fee).

* Prices subject to change - updated Dec 2013.

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Sun Princess

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Sun Princess is a Sun class cruise ship built in 1995.  At the time of her construction, she was one of the largest cruise ships in the world. She is the lead ship of her class that includes sister ships Dawn Princess, Sea Princess and the former Ocean Princess.

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Specifications

Ship Class: Sun

Launched: 1995

Refurbished: 2011

GRT: 77,000

Length: 857 ft

Draft: 26.6

Speed: 21 Knots

Passengers: 1,998

Sun Princess Bridge Cam

Accommodations

Standard Stateroom Amenities

Fresh fruit (by request), evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow, complimentary shampoo, conditioner and body lotion, Waffle weave cloth bathrobes (available upon request from your stateroom steward), bottles of liquor and stateroom bar packages available for purchase at non-duty-free prices through room service or from designated bar locations, private safe and refrigerator, 110-volt, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, and electric hair dryer.

Stateroom sizes

Inside 135-148 Sq. ft.
Ocean View 135-175 Sq. ft.
Balcony 179 Sq. ft. w/veranda
Mini-Suite 370-536 Sq. ft. w/veranda
Suite 538-695 Sq. ft. w/veranda

 

Interior

Interior staterooms come standard with twin beds that convert to a queen, private bathroom with shower, hair dryer, safe, desk, and refrigerator. Some staterooms include pullman beds for extra passengers.

Ocean View

These staterooms come standard with twin beds that convert to a queen, private bathroom with shower, hair dryer, safe, desk, and refrigerator. Some staterooms include pullman beds for extra passengers. Most staterooms will have a picture window, although a few may be port holes.

Balcony

Balcony staterooms come standard with twin beds that convert to a queen, private bathroom with shower, hair dryer, safe, desk, refrigerator, and balcony with patio furniture. Some staterooms include pullman beds for extra passengers. Premium balconies are larger and some are rear-facing staterooms.

Mini-suites

In addition to standard amenities, mini-suite passengers receive a welcome glass of champagne, two televisions, a sitting area with a sofabed, two flat-panel televisions, and a spacious closet. Some mini-suites have a pullman for a fourth passenger.

Suite Amenities:

In addition to standard amenities, suite passengers receive a DVD/CD player and free access to a DVD library, complimentary web access in the Internet Café, laundry and dry cleaning, use of the Lotus Spa® Thermal Suite (select ships), one-time free mini-bar setup, walk-in closet with a safe, soundstation with dock for iPod, two flat-panel televisions, upgraded bathroom amenities , and use of the Disembarkation Lounge. In suites with a balcony, the patio furniture accommodates up to four people.

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Dining Venues

($) = Specialty restaurant, surcharges apply

Traditional Dining Room

Traditional fixed seating is available in the Regency and Marquis Dining Rooms.

Horizon Court

At the forefront of 24-hour dining, the Horizon Court offers a round-the-clock venue for buffet meals or snacks. In addition, the restaurant operates a late-night bistro with a set menu and sit-down service from 10 pm to 4 am.

Trident Grill

Burgers, hot dogs and more located on Lido Deck.

Patisserie

Light menu.

Kai Sushi Bar

Stop by for a fresh sushi or sashimi roll washed down with green tea or sake.

Sundaes

Serving your favorite creamy treats at the Ice Cream Bar.

Sterling Steakhouse ($)

Premium cook-to-order aged beef and other steakhouse favorites. *$25.00 surcharge per person.

Ultimate Balcony Dining ($)

Ultimate Balcony Dining features a hosted cocktail party, fresh flowers, champagne and a deluxe four-course meal featuring delicate sweet lobster tail or juicy steak among many available delicacies.
Or, opt for a breakfast which includes specialty pastries, fresh fruits, quiche, smoked salmon and other special treats served with a half bottle of French champagne.

Room Service

Princess provides 24-hour room service, enabling passengers to enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks in the privacy of their own staterooms or enjoying the view from their balconies. In addition to the always-available room service menu, passengers can also enjoy items from the day's main menu in their staterooms, as well as special room service-only offerings, such as a special Champagne Balcony Breakfast (*$28 per couple) and an elegant four-course Caribbean Lobster Balcony Dinner available on Caribbean Princess, featuring delicate sweet lobster tails plus a full evening of special touches (cover charge applies).

* Prices subject to change - updated Dec 2013

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Notable Rooms

Princess Theater

Watch live entertainment nightly in the main showroom.

Vista Lounge

An alternative venue showcasing comedy acts, movies and more.

Grand Casino

A full service casino with slots, cards, roulette and more.

Shooting Stars

A vibrant evening dance club.  

Crooner's Lounge

Cabaret-style venue with dueling pianos.

Wheelhouse Bar

Relax in the Nautical-themed lounge.

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Outdoor Features

Main Pool Area

Two large pools, two whirlpool spas, bandstand, and island bar.

Movies Under the Stars

Poolside HD theater. Movies and more.

Sports Deck

Basketball Court, Jogging Track, and Golf Simulators.

Lotus Pool and Lotus Spa

Located on Riviera Deck aft.

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Kids Only

Please note: To participate in the Youth Program, children must be at least 3 years old and potty trained. However, children under 3 are welcome to join in the fun if supervised by a parent at all times.

Princess Pelicans

Ages 3-12

Kids-only dance parties, movies and cartoons, ice cream and pizza parties, t-shirt coloring, pajama parties, fun fairs, and art projects.

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Shockwaves

Ages 8-12

Kids-only dinners, dance parties, movies, video games, scavenger hunts, karaoke and talent shows, sports tournaments, California Science Center workshops, Jr. CHEF @Sea, Klutz®projects, and theme nights.

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Remix Teen Lounge

Ages 13-17

Teens-only dance parties, late-night movies, sports tournaments, casino night, talent shows, formal dinners, DJ workshops, PlayStation® and Wii® equipment, foosball tables and more.

No signing in or out of the club required.

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