Sapphire Princess

Ø Interior
#62 of 125 ships
Ø Oceanview
#65 of 332 ships
Ø Balcony
#75 of 285 ships
Ø Suite
#59 of 360 ships
Passenger / Crew Ratio
1 : 0.46
#74 of 181 ships
Passenger / Space Ratio
1 : 43.32
#47 of 180 ships

Key Facts

Ship Name Sapphire Princess
Cruise Line Princess Cruises
Cruise Style Couples Family
Builder Mitchubishi Heavy Industries (Japan)
Entered Service 2004
Registry Great Britain
Length (ft) 870
Beam (ft) 115
Draft (ft) 25
Tonnage 115875
Passenger Decks 13
Cabins 1335
Total Crew 1240
Max. Passengers 2675
Sapphire Princess is a jewel on the high seas - filled with innovative features and luxurious amenities. Swim in one of four sparkling pools, shop the boutiques or get a massage in the Lotus Spa. Dine casually on pizza and burgers or more elegantly in one of the many formal dining rooms and specialty restaurants. And with nearly 740 balcony staterooms, there's a room with a view for you.

Discover our onboard activities

The many activities onboard our ships are designed to stimulate, educate, entertain, inspire and sweat - not necessarily in that order. But, you can be sure Princess will do their best to cover all the bases. And from art auctions to virtual golf, this ship is loaded with fun things to do.

Pools & Spas
Sometimes, floating serenely just isn't enough - splash around, ride the waves, swim against the current or take a dip in one of this ship's bubbling hot tubs.

  • Calypso Reef and Pool (plus 2 hot tubs)

  • Neptune's Reef and Pool (plus 2 hot tubs)

  • Terrace Pool

  • Oasis hot tubs

  • The Sanctuary (adults only)

The ships will keep you on the run, literally, with basketball, paddle tennis, jogging tracks and state-of-the-art gyms equipped with machines that'll keep your heart rate pumping.

  • Lotus Spa, gym and fitness area

  • Swim-against-the-current lap pool

  • Jogging track

  • Shuffleboard

  • Center Court

Dining on the Sapphire Princess

Princess chefs are true culinary artists who insist on serving the very finest cuisine – and it shows. The entire fleet has been inducted into the prestigious Chaîne des Rôtisseurs gastronomic society. Each chef’s menu is creative and the selections change every day. Pair that with impeccable service and you’re in for an unforgettable gourmet experience.

This ship offers several formal dining rooms in the cruise tradition, with Traditional Dining at the same times for each meal, with attentive service provided by your own waiter throughout the cruise.

  • International Dining Room

Anytime Dining means you aren’t limited to eating at a fixed time or place on the ship. Instead, the choice of when and where you want to eat is flexible, based only on your stomach’s whim.

  • Pacific Moon Dining Room

  • Santa Fe Dining Room

  • Savoy Dining Room

  • Vivaldi Dining Room

Ships’ restaurants are always in big demand and this ship’s options are no exception, serving up exquisite local specialties and gourmet favorites. Reservations recommended. Cover charge applies.

  • Sabatini’s (Italian restaurant)

  • Sterling Steakhouse

  • Ultimate Balcony Dining

Want to maximize your pool time and minimize your mealtime? Get a quick and satisfying bite whenever you like at our Casual Dining eateries, or get take-out and dine by the pool.

  • 24-hour dining in the Horizon Court

  • Alfredo’s Pizzeria

  • International Café

  • Vines Wine Bar

  • Patisserie

  • Sundaes ice cream bar

  • Prego Pizzeria

  • Trident Grill (burgers & hot dogs)

  • Afternoon tea

  • 24-hour room service

Onboard entertainment

To say the nightlife onboard is entertaining is an understatement. The performers are seasoned professionals and their performances are of the same caliber as what you'd see on a Broadway stage. Theater productions, lounge acts, movies and casino venues are just some of the fun onboard.

This ship's theater venues are designed with great acoustics, the best seats in the house, and stellar acts. The movies shown are all first-run feature-length films.

  • Princess Theater

  • Movies Under the Stars outdoor theater

Hot Spots
Ship's Hot Spots are just that - sizzling! They vary depending upon the ship and feature dazzling casinos, our Movies Under The Stars outdoor theater, night clubs, dance floors and more.

  • Grand Casino

  • Explorers Lounge (nightclub-style performances)

  • Skywalkers Nightclub

  • Club Fusion

Whether you're in the mood for a cozy space to sip cocktails with someone special or a swanky place to savor a cigar and make new friends, Princess ships provide it all.

  • Wheelhouse Bar

  • Churchill Lounge

  • Crooners Bar

  • Wake View Bar

Check out the amazing venues on Sapphire Princess

Sapphire Princess, at 116,000 tons, is a sister ship to the elegant Diamond Princess. Below are some of the features Sapphire Princess has to offer:

  • 748 cabins with private balconies

  • Environmentally advantageous diesel and gas turbine powered electric propulsion, with gas turbine situated in the funnel

  • 5 swimming pools as well as children’s splash pool

  • Aft terrace with bar and pool below

  • Conservatory consisting of a swimming pool and bar, with a balcony deck and sliding glass roof high above

  • A central pool with bar

  • “The Sanctuary” – adult only relaxation area

  • Asian-themed Lotus spa with fitness center and outdoor sunken terraced pool

  • Multiple main dining rooms featuring Princess’ unique Personal Choice Dining options

  • 24-hour dining – buffet/bistro and room service

  • Poolside Pizzeria, Hamburger Grill and Ice Cream Bar

  • Sabatini’s Italian restaurant

  • Large forward theater for Princess’ original Broadway and Las Vegas-style productions

  • Sports bar

  • Casino

  • “Movies Under the Stars”

  • Atrium with shops, two bars, art gallery, library and writing room

  • Nautical-themed Wheelhouse Bar with P&O memorabilia

  • Hearts and Minds wedding chapel with cruise industry’s only wedding-at-sea program where passengers can be married by the ship’s captain

  • Asian and African-themed Explorers lounge

  • Aft show lounge — high-tech Club Fusion features 42 high-definition video screens and spiral staircase leading to Wake View Bar below

  • One of largest Internet cafes at sea with 29 computer stations

  • Dedicated teens’ and children’s area with a total of 9,686 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, plus a dedicated pool area for teens

  • Hair salon, health center and spa

  • Nine-hole golf putting course and two computerized golf simulators that enable passengers to virtually play the finest courses in the world

  • Sports deck

  • Skywalkers disco/lounge plus a 125-foot wide balcony that provides commanding views over the aft end of the ship where passengers can enjoy stargazing, or an al fresco break from the action inside


Sapphire Princess Key Facts


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