Above left: On one side of the twin funnels is a
combination volleyball and paddle tennis court.
Right: On the other side of the ship is a basketball
Below: A ship with such a tie to the traditions of the
classic liners would not have been complete without
Left: Rotterdam has an outdoor promenade that wraps around
Above: At the stern, guests can relax and watch the wake in a
The Lido Pool Rotterdam's main swimming pool, (above left) has a retractable magrodome (above right).
Thus, it can be used during inclement weather as well as on sunny days.
The Greenhouse Spa is located forward just beyond
the Lido Pool area. It offers a variety of services
including massages, facials, and acupuncture. (see
spa menu from one cruise).
A feature of the spa is its thermal suite in which
guests can relax in a whirlpool or on heated ceramic
Guests can also use the steam room facilities (left) or have a
massage in one of the treatment rooms (above). There are
treatment rooms for couples as well (below).
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In addition to the pool, this area
has two whirlpools, a light grill,
a bar and a bandstand.
Located in the aft section of the ship is The
Retreat. This adult-oriented area has a large
expanse for sun loungers as well as a shallow pool
with built-in loungers. The Retreat also has a
whirlpool and its own bar. Overlooking the area is
a giant screen for movies and videos.
One can sit and relax elsewhere on the open decks either in a sun lounger or on one of carved wooden benches.
The third component of the spa complex is the Gym,
which has an area for fitness classes, treadmills and
other aerobic machines, and free weights and