Oceania Cruises Upgrades Insignia
Oceania Cruises is transforming all of its three R Class ships - Insignia, Nautica and Regatta - with a $50 million upgrade programme, with Nautica and Regatta receiving theirs over the next four weeks, making this the largest refurbishment program in Oceania Cruises history.
The makeover brings many of the popular design elements found on the company's larger ships, Marina and Riviera to the cruise lines original and much loved vessels. Insignia added several new areas including Baristas coffee bar, a new grill at the Terrace Café and a new Sports Deck offering outdoor recreation.
A version of the Artist Loft enrichment centre that's has proved popular on the O Class ships was added exclusively to Insignia during the dry dock.
Suites and staterooms
There are significant updates to the Owner's and Vista Suites with an all-new bathroom design. The bathroom features wall-to-wall marble with a decorative inlay centrepiece, along with an expansive granite vanity that sits opposite an oversized shower.
Penthouse Suite - Insignia
The Penthouse Suites have new furnishings, rich upholstery and a vibrant, yet calming palette that reflects the sea, sun and sky.
Veranda Stateroom - Insignia
All staterooms were appointed with new décor elements featuring a refreshing sense of style and elegance.
The main casual dining option on board the ship is brand new from top to bottom. A collection of new furnishings, floorings, fixtures and lighting accompanies the floor-to-ceiling windowss.
Terrace Cafe - Insignia
The pièce de résistance is the cook-to-order grill featuring delicacies such as steaks, chops and lobster tail.
Waves Grill - Insignia
The popular coffee bar where master baristas prepare complimentary illy brand espressos and cappuccinos throughout the day now makes its debut on Insignia.
Baristas - Insignia
Baristas is centrally located on deck 5, near the Grand Dining Room.
The Sports Deck, located atop the ship, received a new miniature golf course and shuffleboard courts, along with other deck games.
Pool Deck - Insignia
Relaxation & Enrichment
The Canyon Ranch SpaClub exudes a sense of tranquillity with new décor elements including a flowing mosaic display.
Steam Room, Canyon Ranch Spa - Insignia
Inside the spa, guests will enjoy steam rooms with new tile mosaics, along with renovated changing areas.
The all-new Artist Loft is tucked inside Horizons Bar, providing a variety of enrichment programs for guests to enjoy.
All of the ship's main lounges are refreshed and refurbished.
Horizons Bar - Insignia
Horizons bar features a new colour palette of sea blues, cocoa brown and mint, complemented by new sofa, chair and table furnishings.
Martinis maintains its classic ambiance with all-new furnishings.
The Insignia Lounge was completely refurbished with new carpeting and chairs, along with new fabrics and upholsteries.
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Oceania Cruises offers unrivalled cuisine, elegant accommodations and exceptional personalised service, all for an extraordinary value. Known for its unique and destination-rich itineraries that appeal to the seasoned traveller, Oceania Cruises calls on more than 330 ports across Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific, Asia, Africa and the Americas aboard five award-winning mid-size ships: the 684-guest Regatta, Insignia and Nautica, and the 1,250-guest Marina and Riviera