Reason to Sail #7: Relax in the whirlpool on your private verandah.
Here are photos of Nieuw Amsterdam’s Neptune Lounge. Bert van Mackelenbergh is Statendam’s hotel manager. He currently is in Italy visiting Nieuw Amsterdam at the Fincantieri shipyard.
Reason to Sail #8: Marvel at the interesting water feature by the Lido pool.
Director of Newbuilds Pieter Rijkaart sent us these photos of Nieuw Amsterdam’s aft pool bar.
Reason to Sail #9: Admire the stunning Bob Mackie-designed costumes. (We’ve reached single digits!)
Reason to Sail #10: Holland America Line’s impeccable service.
Reason to Sail #11: Pamper yourself with the Elemis amenities in your stateroom.
Reason to Sail #12: Mmmmm … lobster tail! And all of the other delicious cuisine.