PHOTO TOUR AND
Appropriately for a ship that spends most of its
time in the warm weather, Valor has an extensive
amount of open deck space. Included in this space
are three pool areas.
The Dolphin Pool is the furthest forward and lies
next to the terminus of the ship's three-deck high
The midship pool area is the Arogonaut Pool area. It
is named after the sailors who accompanied Jason on the
quest for the Golden Fleece in ancient Greek mythology.
In addition to the pool (below), the area includes two
whirlpools, a stage, a bar, a grill, and a 12 foot by 22
foot LED screen called the Seaside Theatre (right).
The latter is used to show sporting events, concerts, news
At the stern is the Prometheus
Pool area. Prometheus was the
ancient Greek mythological character
who stole fire from the gods and gave
it to man.
This area can be covered by a
retractable glass roof and includes
whirlpools, a bar, a grill, and the
The open decks are not just the three
pool areas. There is a golf practice
net (left), volleyball (below left),
basketball (below middle), a nine hole
mini-golf (below right) and a
Jogging Track (right).
Of course, one can also just sun oneself.
On either side of Lobby Deck
are Exterior Decks.
These are quiet promenades
with teak decking and
wooden benches, that invite
a stroll or just watching the
The Fitness Center has an area for aerobics
and other classes (above), treadmills and other
cardiovascular machines (above right), and
weight machines (right)
In the forward part of the
ship is the Spa Carnival
complex, which occupies
portions of a two decks.
Amongst aother amenities, it
has steam rooms and saunas
(left) for men and women and
eight treatment rooms (right).
The Spa offers a veriety of
services ranging from
massages to teeth whitening
(see menu of spa services
from one cruise).
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