There are two outdoor pool areas on Zuiderdam. The Lido Pool is actually an all-weather area
that is protected by a retractable glass roof. In addition to the pool, which is overseen by a large
polar bear and her cub,, the area has three whirlpools. It also has a bar, a bandstand and a grill for
light meals. Usually once a cruise, there is a Lido Deck Party with a dessert buffet and ice
Zuiderdam has wooden deck chairs (above) as well as sun
loungers (above right).
The outdoor promenade (right) allows guests to stroll all
the way around the ship.
The Greenhouse Spa is a
large complex at forward end of
Deck 9 just before the Lido Pool
The spa offers massages, wraps,
facials, cellulite reductions,
acupuncture, and other treatments.
(see spa menu from one cruise).
Left: The indoor hydrotherapy
pool is a very attractive venue. In
addition to its visual appeal, it has
jets of water to sooth the body.
Below: The thermal suite
includes steam rooms (left);
ceramic thermal chairs (middle).
and a sauna (right).
The third component of the spa is the salon, which
provides hair and nail services.
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The second component of the spa is the fitness center. It has
space for aerobics and exercise classes as well as for exercise
machines, free weights and aerobic training machines such as
treadmills and stationary bikes. The spa also offers individualized
personal training, one-on-one pilates training, Tai Chi and other
classes. (See fitness center handout from one cruise)
The spa has treatment rooms for individuals as well as a suite that
includes its own hot tub for couples.
The Seaview Pool is open-air and overlooks
the stern (right). Adjacent to the pool are two
whirlpools (below) as well as a large expanse of
open deck for sun loungers (below right). The
area also has its own bar.
For outdoor exercise, Zuiderdam has a large Sports Court - a
combination basketball, volleyball and deck tennis court - astern of the
ship's funnels ( above left).
The ship also has ping pong tables (above).
For more cerebral exercise, there is a giant chess set (left).
Zuiderdam also has the traditional shipboard games of shuffleboard
(below left) and quiots (below).