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M/S Panorama

Accommodating just 48 passengers, the tall-masted M/S Panorama offers an ideal venue for experiencing the island of Cuba. The ship has just been refurbished with attractive décor and welcome amenities. The Dining Room boasts wood flooring, new wallpaper, and an improved buffet area. The Upper Deck Lounge has attractive new sofas. Cabins are air-conditioned and have been painted or wallpapered, and feature new carpeting and bedding. All cabins have been upgraded with flat-screen TVs, and the bathrooms sport new stainless steel fixtures, Corian vanity counters and shower floors, and new wallpaper. Outside on the Sun Deck, teak decking has been installed, and lounges and chairs have been replaced. All upgrades have been beautifully carried out to improve both the appearance and the comfort during your voyage.

During your cruise, view quaint towns and historic ports from the Sun Deck; through the Lounge’s floor-to-ceiling windows; and from the Dining Room’s panoramic windows. Sailing aboard the M/S Panorama is the best way to explore Cuba — in comfort and style.

Lounge: 
The Lounge is situated on the Main Deck and has a library where you can enjoy a book and watch the scenery through the floor-to-ceiling windows. 

Sun Deck: 
During the day, life on board centers around the outdoor areas, the Sun Deck, and the shaded exterior deck on the aft of the M/S Panorama

Bar: 
In the evening, you can relax in the Lounge Bar and have a drink while mingling with your fellow travelers. 

Dining area:
 
The classy, spacious Dining Room accommodates all guests in one seating and is surrounded by large windows that provide beautiful views.

Cabin Amenities:
Bathrooms feature a shower and toilet, shampoo and shower gel, soap, cotton balls, a shower cap, hairdryer, and a sewing kit. Each cabin features a new flat-screen TV, DVD player, mini-fridge, and a safe. Laundry service is available on the ship.

Dress Code:
During the day, comfortable and casual attire is appropriate. Comfortable walking shoes are also recommended for excursions. The evenings are smart casual (shirt and trousers for men, and a skirt and blouse for women). 

Electricity:
Each cabin is equipped with 110V and 220V electrical outlets. We recommend that you bring an international adapter with you. 

Facilities:
The ship features a restaurant, lounge with a piano, bar, a sun deck with lounge chairs, and a swimming platform when weather and anchorage conditions permit. Laundry and ironing services are available for a small fee. There are no dry cleaning services on board. 

Dining Information: 
All meals on board the ship are served in the ship’s restaurant. The restaurant serves continental cuisine, together with some local dishes, and seats all passengers in one open seating arrangement. Breakfast and some lunches are served buffet style. Dinner is a combination of buffet and menu offerings. Coffee and tea are available during the day free of charge on a self-serve basis, and are also served with meals. Pitchers of iced water are served with meals, and red or white wine, beer, and soft drinks are included at every dinner. Bottled water, specialty coffee, and alcohol are available for purchase at an additional cost. 

Special Meal Requests:
The ship is able to accommodate a variety of special dietary requirements, including low salt, low fat, gluten free, and diabetic, provided requests are received by Vantage prior to departure. Please submit any special dietary requests at the time of booking, then confirm once on board. We regret that the ship is unable to guarantee special requests and is not equipped to prepare or serve kosher or halal cuisine. 

Medical:
There is no doctor on board; however, a crew member trained in first aid is always available, and medical personnel can be summoned aboard quickly in the case of an emergency. Passengers requiring special medications are advised to bring a supply with them. Each cabin is equipped with a refrigerator where insulin can be kept. Please note that no medication of any kind can be handed out on the ship. 

Valuables:
Safety deposit boxes are available in the cabins. We urge you to leave valuable jewelry at home. We are not responsible for any valuables left in the cabins. Please beware of pickpockets when ashore in larger cities. 

Smoking Policy: 
For your comfort, smoking is not allowed inside the ship. Smoking is only permitted in specially designated outside areas.

Communication: 
The ship has Wi-Fi available in the lounge for a fee of €15 ($20) for 2 hours.




Category A (Main Deck cabin)
Cabins P & A

Features Include:

  • 120-135 sq. ft.
  • Outside cabin with large windows
  • 2 twin bed cabins and 4 double bed cabins
  • Quality bath amenities
  • In-room safe deposit box
  • Cotton linens with duvet
  • Refillable water bottles
  • Mini-fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Flat-screen satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Private bathroom, fully renovated with new showers, vanities, and fixtures
  • Laundry service
  • Cold towel upon returning from sightseeing tour

 

Category B (Lower Deck cabin)
Cabins B & C

Features Include:

  • 120-125 sq. ft.
  • Outside cabin with portholes
  • 11 twin bed cabins or 1 double bed cabin (Cabin 16 only)
  • Quality bath amenities
  • In-room safe deposit box
  • Cotton linens with duvet
  • Refillable water bottles
  • Mini-fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Flat-screen satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Private bathroom, fully renovated with new showers, vanities, and fixtures
  • Laundry service
  • Cold towel upon returning from sightseeing tour

 

Category C (Lower Deck cabin)
Cabins B & C

Features Include:

  • 115-120 sq. ft.
  • Outside cabin with portholes
  • 2 twin bed cabins and 2 double bed cabins
  • Quality bath amenities
  • In-room safe deposit box
  • Cotton linens with duvet
  • Refillable water bottles
  • Mini-fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Flat-screen satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Private bathroom, fully renovated with new showers, vanities, and fixtures
  • Laundry service
  • Cold towel upon returning from sightseeing tour


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Services & Amenities
  • FREE Wi-fi throughout the ship
  • Early riser breakfast available daily
  • Free coffee, tea & hot chocolate available 24 hours a day; cookies and snacks every afternoon
  • Fitness room with treadmill, stationary bicycle, free weights, plus walking/jogging track on Solaris deck
  • Souvenirs and sundries available
  • Reading room offering a selection of books and magazines. See our reading list
  • Playing cards and selection of games available
  • Cocktail lounge serving from noon until last guest retires
  • Nightly entertainment featuring onboard pianist, with local performers coming aboard in select ports
  • Twice-daily housekeeping service with evening turndown
  • Beauty Salon on board
  • Elevator between Navigator, Explorer, and Odyssey decks, plus hydraulic chairlift to the open-air Solaris deck