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Recharge in Secluded Luxury at The Retreat on Your Next Cruise

As many cruisers know, Holland America Line combines personalized service and once-in-a-lifetime experiences with innovative and engaging onboard amenities. One of the amenities that best shows Holland America Line’s unique ambiance is “The Retreat.”

Currently on Eurodam, Koningsdam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Noordam, Oosterdam, Westerdam and Zuiderdam, The Retreat is an outdoor area that is perfect for guests looking for a quieter, more luxurious place to rejuvenate during their cruise. To make sure those at this prime location can enjoy the wonderful views and take in the relaxing atmosphere, The Retreat includes private cabanas, lounge chairs, sun beds and exclusive bar service. The cabanas are perfect for guests who love to be outside but seeking a secluded sanctuary where they can be pampered by a dedicated staff. Some of the cabanas overlook the sea; others overlook the pool deck — but they all provide unique views of the surroundings.


An aerial shot of Koningsdam’s Retreat area.

Imagine watching the glaciers of Alaska pass by, seeing the lakes and locks of the Panama Canal up close or simply enjoying the sunshine of the Caribbean in a private area where you know your cabana and deck chairs will be waiting.

Along with the luxurious amenities, a simple lunch is served at The Retreat each day, which can be enjoyed with a mixed drink from the exclusive bar for Retreat guests.

The Retreat on Eurodam.

The corner cabana at the The Retreat on Eurodam has stunning sea views.

The Retreat on Westerdam.

The Retreat on Westerdam.

Service at the Retreat

We’re ready to serve you at The Retreat!

Ready to experience The Retreat? Add Retreat reservations, which include a cabana, to your next cruise by calling ship services or through your preferred travel professional prior to your cruise. Relax, recharge and reach total rejuvenation at The Retreat today!

  • Julie

    Hi Roshell, on Eurodam the Retreat Cabanas are different from Lido Cabanas in cost. For a 20-day cruise, the Retreat would be $699 for two adults, the family cabana would be $999 for four adults. The Lido Cabanas are $499. Please call ship services: 800–541–1576

  • Maureen

    Hello – is it possible to be in the retreat without a cabana? I’m traveling solo and wondering whether it is possible to just be on the sunchairs and not in cabana.

  • Julie

    Hi Maureen, the sun chairs are reserved for guests in the cabanas only.

  • Marc Harry

    Is there a self service laundry on Noordam

  • Julie

    Hi Marc, there isn’t self-service laundry on Noordam, but we do offer full laundry service.

  • Jennifer Peterson

    How can I reserve a retreat cabana , i don’t see it on my app??

  • Eric Nygaard

    What is the cost for a retreat for six people on the New Amsterdam Feb 29th 2020 sailing?

  • Julie

    Hi Jennifer, you can call ship services at 800-541-1576 or visit Guest Services if you are on board already.

  • Julie

    Hi Eric, the Family Cabana is $549 for the week for up to four adults. If it’s six adults, you’ll also need a regular cabana for two people at $399.

  • Diana Cowden

    We will be on Koningsdam Feb. 2 through 12th, 2020. Can you get a Cabana just for the 3 sea days? If so, how much for two people? Also, can you get just a lounge chair for the sea days? If so, how much for 2 people. Thank you.

  • Julie

    Hi Diana, you can try to book for just the sea days once you are on board, and it’s $85 per sea day. However, priority is given to guests booking the whole cruise. The lounge chairs in The Retreat are for the exclusive use on the guests in the cabanas and cannot be booked. Please call ship services to see if you can book prior to departure, but I believe it’s on board: 1–800–541–1576

  • Dick Alpert

    Hi there. We had a RETREAT FAMILY CABANAon the Oosterdam last year which had plenty of room for the 4 of us. A nice dining table, 4 loungers, some chairs…it was great. Next year, we are on the Koningsdam and I have been reading everywhere that the Family Cabanas on the Koningsdam are MUCH smaller than the Oosterdam and have trouble fitting 4 comfortably! Any advice from anyone on if this is indeed the case and what can be done about it?

  • James Mockenhaupt

    Is the retreat on the Noordam closed? If so will it ever reopen?

  • Peggy Bowman

    Is there a table in the family cabana? Maybe to play cards

  • Julie

    There is a small table in the cabana for drinks. Depending on the ship there are tables outside the cabanas exclusively for use of guests in The Retreat.

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