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Sailings
34 Nights South America
departing from Vancouver, British Columbia
Vendor Sailing Identifier S9S34B
Cruise Line Holland America Line
Ship Amsterdam
Departing Tue, Sep 24, 2019
Return Port San Diego, California
Ports of Call Vancouver, British Columbia | Victoria, British Columbia | San Francisco, California | Monterey, California | Santa...
Holland America Line
Vancouver, British Columbia | Victoria, British Columbia | San Francisco, California | Monterey, California | Santa Barbara, California | San Diego, California | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico | Huatulco, Mexico | Fuerte Amador, Panama | Manta (Quito), Ecuador | Salaverry (Trujillo), Peru | Callao (Lima), Peru | Guayaquil (Quito), Ecuador | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Puerto Corinto, Nicaragua | Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala | Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Itinerary
  • Date Date Location Location Arrival Arrival Departure Departure
  • Tue, Sep 24, 2019 VANCOUVER, B.C., CA CHECK IN STARTS AT 1200P -- 11:00 pm
    Wed, Sep 25, 2019 VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA 7:00 am 1:00 pm
    Thu, Sep 26, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Fri, Sep 27, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, US 8:00 am 11:00 pm
    Sat, Sep 28, 2019 MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA, US TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED 8:00 am 4:00 pm
    Sun, Sep 29, 2019 SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA, US TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED 9:00 am 5:00 pm
    Mon, Sep 30, 2019 SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, US 7:00 am 5:00 pm
    Tue, Oct 01, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Wed, Oct 02, 2019 CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED 12:00 pm 11:00 pm
    Thu, Oct 03, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Fri, Oct 04, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Sat, Oct 05, 2019 HUATULCO, MEXICO 7:00 am 4:00 pm
    Sun, Oct 06, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Mon, Oct 07, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Tue, Oct 08, 2019 FUERTE AMADOR, PANAMA 9:00 am 6:00 pm
    Wed, Oct 09, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Thu, Oct 10, 2019 MANTA, ECUADOR 5:00 am 7:00 pm
    Fri, Oct 11, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Sat, Oct 12, 2019 SALAVERRY (TRUJILLO), PERU 6:00 am 5:00 pm
    Sun, Oct 13, 2019 CALLAO (LIMA), PERU OVERNIGHT 10:00 am --
    Mon, Oct 14, 2019 CALLAO (LIMA), PERU -- 11:00 pm
    Tue, Oct 15, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Wed, Oct 16, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Thu, Oct 17, 2019 GUAYAQUIL (QUITO), ECUADOR 9:00 am 5:00 pm
    Fri, Oct 18, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Sat, Oct 19, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Sun, Oct 20, 2019 PUNTARENAS (PUERTO CALDERA), COSTA 9:00 am 6:00 pm
    Mon, Oct 21, 2019 CORINTO, NICARAGUA 11:00 am 5:00 pm
    Tue, Oct 22, 2019 PUERTO QUETZAL, GUATEMALA 8:00 am 6:00 pm
    Wed, Oct 23, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Thu, Oct 24, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Fri, Oct 25, 2019 PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Sat, Oct 26, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Sun, Oct 27, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Mon, Oct 28, 2019 SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, US 7:00 am --
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Holland America Line
General

For 145 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea, award-winning service, exquisite dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you've come to the right place.

Our fleet of 14 modern classic ships offers more than 500 sailings a year visiting all seven continents. Cruises include both popular and less-traveled ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Mexico, South America, the Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand and Asia - as well as unique voyages to the Amazon, Antarctica and our extended Grand Voyages.

Holland America Line is proud of its environmental program. The company earned its initial ISO 14001 certification in June 2006. As the internationally recognized standard for environmental management, ISO 14001 encompasses virtually every aspect of our ships' operations. Holland America Line has been recertified to meet that standard again and again - demonstrating our belief that the safeguarding of our guests, crews, ships and the environment in which we live and operate is not only the right thing to do, it is essential to the successful conduct of our business.

As part of our collective social responsibility, the company, employees, and guests have joined together to give back to communities and organizations around the world. Whether it's donating shipboard items to an orphanage, cleaning up a neighborhood park, walking 5K onboard to raise funds for cancer research, or donating money to disaster relief, Holland America Line and our employees share time and resources to make a difference.

Every Holland America Line employee is committed to providing a truly extraordinary experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.

Ship
Amsterdam
Overview

Named for the Dutch capital, ms Amsterdam is the third ship to bear this name in Holland America Line's rich history. At the heart of the ship's three-story atrium is the Planeto Astrolabium, a commissioned signature sculpture. The stunning Astrolabe tracks constellations, the planets, world time and ship time.

While on board, choose from an array of onboard activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. Guests on Amsterdam will be able to "show and tell" their vacation memories through the Digital Workshop powered by Windows. Enjoy onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops in partnership with America's Test Kitchen. And explore the wonders of our world through exclusive BBC Earth natural history content through onboard activities, concerts and films. The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and a variety of salon services. Our fully equipped Fitness Center includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight machines, as well as classes in Yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and more. On deck enjoy two outdoor pools, along with basketball and volleyball courts.

Club HAL provides a wide variety of youth and teen-friendly activities for kids ages 3 to 17, supervised by qualified, full-time staff.

Services


On Holland America Line cruises, your every wish is our pleasure to fulfill

Always at the heart of the Holland America cruise experience is our warm and award-winning style of service that is never in the way and never out of reach. We sail with nearly one crew member for every two guests, providing the intuitive, gracious service that has long defined classic cruising. Our extensive onboard services, from special dining requests to full service laundry and dry cleaning services, are designed with your comfort and convenience in mind. Our specially trained crew takes pride in anticipating and fulfilling your every wish. From our waiters and bartenders to our chefs and wine experts, our spa technicians and fitness instructors to our officers and housekeeping staff, everyone is dedicated to providing you with the gracious and personalized service that will make your cruise vacation memorable. On board the ships of Holland America Line you'll discover a cruise experience that is modern, fresh and appealing - in an ambiance that is timeless and refined.

Activities


Each New Day, a Wealth of Cruise Activity and Indulgences

Every day aboard a Holland America cruise ship brings a wealth of cruise activities and indulgences, along with the freedom to partake in as many - or as few - as you please. It's an opportunity to try something new that surprises you, every day. Dabble, discover, daydream - do everything, or do nothing at all.

Whether you want to workout in the Fitness Center, learn yoga, pamper yourself with a massage and spa treatment, or listen to music and check your email in the Explorations Cafe, there's a perfect onboard activity for everyone.

In every cruise port, make your cruise vacation even more memorable with our extensive Shore Excursions program of activities. See, explore, discover: arts and cultural activities, athletic expeditions, city tours, shopping and more on our cruises.

Entertainment

Dazzling entertainment options abound on board Amsterdam.

Entertainment offered on the Amsterdam:

  • Queen's Lounge
  • Casino
  • Ocean Bar
  • Pinnacle Bar
  • Wine Bar
  • The Oprah Magazine
  • Movies in the Wajang Theatre

Dining

How better to enhance your onboard experience than to provide incomparable cuisine in a variety of wonderful ways. Bountiful buffets and dress-up dinners, hors d'oeuvres on your verandah or a picnic on the beach are just a few of the dining options awaiting you aboard Holland America's Amsterdam vacation.

Pinnacle Grill

Guests who dine at the intimate, reservations-only Pinnacle Grill enjoy a dining experience themed to reflect the Pacific Northwest. Candlelight and fine decor create a romantic ambiance that sets the stage for fresh Northwest dishes and select wines.

Wine Tasting Room

Whether you're learning to navigate your way through a wine list or enhancing your already vast knowledge of vintages and labels, visit the Wine Tasting Room for a fun, informative session with the ship's expert sommelier.

La Fontaine Dining Room

Elegance redefined under a flower-bedecked stained-glass ceiling -- the La Fontaine Dining Room offers award-winning dining at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Aromatic soups, seasonal fish and succulent meats, crisp salads and divine desserts grace a fresh, imaginative menu.

Activities

Onboard activities abound, including exclusive BBC Earth Experiences: learn about the ocean and natural world through amazing concerts, films, shows, and children's activities. Hone video-editing, movie-making, and scrapbook skills in the Digital Workshop powered by Windows, rejuvenate at our Greenhouse Spa, go to a wine tasting or simply relax and unwind.

Activities offered onboard Amsterdam:

  • BBC Earth Experiences
  • America's Test Kitchen
  • Digital Workshop, powered by Windows
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • The Oprah Magazine
  • EXC Explorations Central
  • Club HAL and The Loft
  • Two swimming pools
  • Fitness Center
  • Basketball & Volleyball courts
  • The Shops of Holland America Line

Ship Facts
  • Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
  • Passengers capacity: 1,380
  • Gross Tonnage: 62,735 grt.
  • Length: 780 feet
  • Beam: 105.8 feet
  • Maximum Speed: 22.5 knots
Decks
Stateroom Legend
  • Stateroom Legend
  • A Vista Suite
    B Vista Suite (some accessible)
    BB Vista Suite
    BC Vista Suite
    C Large Oceanview (some partial sea views)
    CA Lanai
    D Large Oceanview (some partial sea views)
    DA Lg Oceanview (some partial views, some accessible)
    DD Large Oceanview Stateroom (some partial sea views)
    E Large Oceanview (some accessible)
    EE Large Oceanview (some accessible)
    F Large Oceanview
    FF Large Oceanview (some accessible)
    G Large Porthole Oceanview (some accessible)
    H Large Oceanview (some accessible)
    HH Lg Obstructed Oceanview (some accessible)
    I Large Inside Stateroom
    J Large Inside Stateroom (some accessible)
    K Large Inside Stateroom
    L Large Inside Stateroom (some accessible)
    M Large Inside Stateroom
    MM Large Inside Stateroom
    N Large Inside Stateroom
    PS Pinnacle Suite
    SA Neptune Suite (some accessible)
    SB Neptune Suite
Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Connecting rooms
    Wheelchair accessible
    Fully accessible, roll-in shower only
    2 lower beds or converts to 1 queen-size
    Fully accessible with with single side approach to the bed.
    Fully obstructed view
    Partial sea view
    Shower Only
    Bathtub and shower
    Triple (2 lower beds, 1 sofa bed)
    Quad (2 lower beds, 1 sofa bed, 1 upper)
    Ambulatory accessible
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Sports Deck

Sports Deck
Destination
South America
South America is huge, with scenic wonders that would impress even the most jaded traveler, cosmopolitan cities and native villages, snow-capped mountains, deserts and lush rain forests, miles of sandy beaches and areas so isolated a visitor feels swept back in time.

There are many options to cruising South America, and there is no better way to explore this vast continent than on a cruise vacation.
Ports of Call
Vancouver, British Columbia
City Vancouver

In Vancouver, you're never out of sight of towering peaks--or of the sea. It is a prosperous city adorned with flowers lining the streets and lush greenery like Stanley Park. Museums offer fine collections of the dramatic Northwest native arts. Vancouver's Chinatown is the second-largest in the world. The waterfront Gastown district recalls the city's colorful past as a premier Pacific port since the days of the Clipper ships.

Victoria, British Columbia
City Victoria

Prim and proper, neat and clean, friendly little Victoria island is like a breath of fresh air. Its British heritage is apparent in the double-decker buses, the Royal British Columbia Museum and High Tea at the Empress Hotel. Go out to the renowned Butchart Gardens, where sunken floral beds reflect international themes.

San Francisco, California
City San Francisco

Sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge and into San Francisco's broad bay will surely be a highlight of your cruising life. Once docked along the Embarcadero, you're just a short walk from Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, North Beach and other attractions that make this one of the world's favorite cities. The scenic Napa Valley wine country is nearby, too.

Monterey, California
City Monterey

California's Monterey is located on in the Midwestern coast of the state in Monterey County. The original inhabitants were the Native Americans of the Esselen, Ohlone, and Salinan tribe then thereafter the Europeans arrived. Back in 1542, Monterey Bay's first discoverer was European Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo who declared it to be Spain's. Monterey's name was derived after Count of Monte Rey (viceroy of New Spain) by Sabastian Vizcaino who was the first it set foot in Monterey in December of 1602. The city was founded back in 1770 and later incorporated n 1850.

Santa Barbara, California
City Santa Barbara

California's Santa Barbara is located in the southwestern region of the state in Santa Barbara County. The city of Santa Barbara is the largest city in Santa Barbara County. One of Santa Barbara's best assets would be its beaches. One of the recommended beaches would be the West Beach which is located right in between the wharf and the marina and is perfect for a relaxing day at the beach. Another recommended beach would be the Leadbetter Beach which is well known for family activities and swimming and is provides the ideal picnic experience.

San Diego, California
City San Diego

Blessed with a sunny climate and a fine natural harbor, San Diego has grown from a Spanish mission into a thriving town. With two universities, a world-class zoo and safari park, the famous Hotel Del Coronado and the museums and attractions of Balboa Park, it's well worth exploring.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
City San Lucas

Sail past Los Arcos, the soaring rock archway at the extreme southern tip of Baja California that guards Cabo's perfect harbor. This idyllic bay once sheltered treasure ships from the Orient, and pirate brigs bent on those treasures. Now Cabo caters to an international vacation set, and has a strong artistic tradition famous for its black-coral jewelry.

Huatulco, Mexico

The entire community is, in essence, a beach, so you will never be far from the sparkling sea and the warm, shimmering sand.There are a couple of outstanding restaurants in the vicinity, and the shopping here is limited but still enjoyable.The Museo de Artesanias Oxaquenas is an extraordinary museum where you can watch artistic geniuses at work.

Fuerte Amador, Panama
City Fuerte Amador

Manta (Quito), Ecuador
City Manta

...The port of Manta is the busiest fishing port on earth.The Museo del Banco Central is a fantastic museum ...Manta's beaches are spacious as well as beautiful, and are home to a wide array of wildlife.There are a few truly great restaurants in Manta, and the nightlife is fantastic.

Salaverry (Trujillo), Peru
City Salaverry

This is the port for Trujillo, the "Lordly City," whose elegant mansions and churches reflect the aristocracy of the Spanish colonial era. Here you may opt for a thrilling excursion to Chan-Chan, an immense and magnificent enclave that since A.D. 1300 has been the center of the sophisticated Chim culture.

Callao (Lima), Peru
City Lima

Callao is your port of entry to the glittering, elegant city of Lima, the darling of Peru. Founded by Pizarro and the Conquistadors, the capital city today offers priceless collections ranging from the Museum of Gold to the Museum of Anthropology and Archeology. Pizarro's remains can be found in the Cathedral, built in 1746. From Lima, you can also take a tour to Machu Picchu, the mysterious lost city of the Incas high in the Andes, or to Cuzco, the capital of the Incan Empire.

Guayaquil (Quito), Ecuador
City Guayaquil

Guayaquil is a port for Quito, the beautiful capital of Ecuador. As you stroll the cobbled streets of the city called "Queen of the Andes," rich legacies of art, history and magnificent Spanish colonial architecture surround you. Or, experience the natural Eden of the fabled Galapagos, Darwin's living laboratory, on a special land tour.

Puntarenas, Costa Rica
City Puntarenas

Puerto Corinto, Nicaragua

Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

Puerto Quetzal has become the destination of choice for historians interested in looking at ancient Mayan ruins. The ancient city of Tikal is nearby, and its ruins are remarkably well preserved. Once you've seen the ruins, take it easy along Guatemala's Pacific shore. The beaches here attract Guatemalans from all over the country.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
City Puerto Vallarta

Hollywood discovered this little fishing village back in the 1960's, and since then luxury resorts and bougainvillea-covered villas have flourished in the delightful seaside climate. Yet hints of past tranquility remain: cobbled courtyards where the locals hold their markets, and superb sport-fishing just offshore.