Sailing round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale, the luxurious Nieuw Amsterdam will treat her nude guests to such exotic destinations as Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Roatan, Honduras. Add a day at the passengers' favorite nude island of Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas and all the fun that Bare Necessities is famous for and you have a cruise that has it all!
The Nieuw Amsterdam features a new Italian restaurant as well as a new Pan Asian Restaurant and lounge with panoramic views of the ocean and Lido Pool area. Savor sumptuous meals in the Manhattan Dining Room featuring impeccable service and an extensive wine list. Five-course menus include continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-carb options. The intimate reservations-only Pinnacle Grill offers an elegant, sophisticated dining experience featuring premium Sterling Silver beef, inspired seafood dishes and many select wines.
The ship also introduces new private cabanas available to reserve by the day or by the cruise. Available on two decks, they are tastefully decorated, filled with amenities and provide an exquisite poolside retreat. Enjoy the your own private oasis located high above the rest... our exclusive Cabana Club is the ultimate place to relax surrounded by healthy refreshments and luxurious amenities.
Relaxation...privacy...serenity. These are the hallmarks of the ms Nieuw Amsterdam's spacious new Spa Staterooms, located on the Panorama and Observation decks and they include special spa amenities. However all passengers will have access to the Greenhouse Spa & Salon featuring heavenly beauty and wellness rituals. Enjoy a facial, hot stone massage, or a thermal suite or hydro-pool, and work out in the largest gymnasium ever built for the Holland America Line.
Other new concepts and additions are a premium wine-tasting lounge, an elegant luxury jewelry boutique, new atrium bar area, and enhanced Showroom at Sea. The new ship continues several much-admired Holland America Line features including outside-view glass elevators at midship, the Explorations Cafe - a cyber-coffee house, and the innovative Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine Magazine, where culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and intimate classes in a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchen.
Half Moon Cay
The first stop is a nude beach day at Half Moon Cay. Located on Little San Salvador Island, a private island in the Bahamas, it is considered to be the most beautiful and pristine of the cruise lines’ private islands. The island offers everything you need for a day of play in paradise: a two-mile crescent of perfect beach, an interior lagoon, private beachside cabanas with butler service, showers and misters, and all manner of water sports and activities in crystal clear waters.
It’s the best private island experience and it will be nude for our visit with a host of luxurious amenities for a day of play like no other, including an onshore beach BBQ supplied the by the ship.
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
When you think of a tropical Island you think of Jamaica. Harry Belafonte’s “Island in the Sun” is lush, green and kissed by ocean breezes. Ocho Rios is a half-moon shaped cove in the middle of Jamaica's northern coastline. It is a beautiful resort town with stunning waterfalls and beaches and interesting colonial-period buildings. Try Fisherman's Beach for authentic Jamaican seafood.
Dunn's River Falls is both a 600-foot natural staircase of cascading water, and the most famous attraction in Ocho Rios. Gather some friends from the cruise, form a human chain, and hike directly across the face of the falls. Or visit Shaw Park Botanical Gardens, which offers 32 acres of indigenous trees, flowers and shrubs, and even picturesque streams, waterfalls and views to the town below.
Grand Cayman Islands
Scuba in Grand CaymanNatural beauty, coupled with the Caribbean's finest cuisine and shopping, makes Grand Cayman a genuine isle getaway. Nestled in the serene, azure tides of the western Caribbean lies the Cayman Islands, a British Crown Colony discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1503.
Amidst the historic aura is an island boasting ribbons of sandy shores, lush vegetation and bountiful activities. Finding events to fill your day is simple with world-class scuba diving, snorkeling, museums and botanical gardens, to name just a few. The shores and sites of Grand Cayman await you!
Located off the north coast of Honduras and at the southern end of the second-largest barrier reef in the world lies the island of Roatan, a quiet haven for divers and beach aficionados. Known for its crystal-clear water, blue skies and warm sun, Mahogany Beach, located at the west end of Roatan, is nearly 300 yards of white sand, with private cabanas and water sports, making it the perfect place for swimming, kayaking and snorkeling.
Spend the day at Mahogany Bay or sign up for one of many exciting shore excursions that include a trip to a nudist resort called Paya Bay, or hiking, sightseeing or swimming with the dolphins! If adventure activities are not your cup of tea, no problem! One can also enjoy the cruise center's shopping and dining, then take in the spectacular views of the islands lush paradise from the Magical Flying Beach Chair!