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Enchanted Princess will be in Southampton for summer 2022 - what’s onboard?

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Enchanted Princess will be based in Southampton for the 2022 summer season, Princess Cruises has announced. This is what you need to know.

Enchanted Princess Cruises from Southampton

Princess Cruises has revealed Enchanted Princess will be based in Southampton for the 2022 summer season.

Enchanted Princess initially joined the Princess line in 2021 for a Caribbean season before heading to Europe beginning this April. Sailing from Southampton, she joins her sister ship Sky Princess and two others, Island Princess and Emerald Princess.

Ranging from four to fourteen nights, Enchanted Princess’ thirteen new voyages begin on May 4, 2022. Exciting destinations for the 3,660-passenger ship include the Canary Islands, the Mediterranean and Norway.

Tony Roberts, vice president of Princess Cruises UK and Europe commented: “Bringing Enchanted Princess to Southampton is testament to the UK cruise market, as it shows that people are eager to sail with us and have memorable holidays at an incredible value.”

Enchanted Princess will also offer Princess’ MedallionClass. Wearing a small, 10 pence-sized device enables contactless boarding and enhanced service anywhere on the ship to make your experience even more relaxing.

Tickets for Enchanted Princess’ new itineraries are on sale now for the coming summer.

This is what you can expect onboard the cruise ship, from cabins to entertainment.

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Enchanted Princess cabins

Cabin accommodations aboard Enchanted Princess range from affordable interior cabins to a luxurious Sky Suite.

If you prefer a view, go a step above an interior cabin and book an oceanview or balcony cabin. Both feature floor-to-ceiling windows for passengers to take in the full beauty of the ocean from the comfort of their room.

An all-inclusive balcony package starts at £499pp for a five-night cruise to Belgium, the Channel Islands and the Netherlands, including a premium drinks package and unlimited MedallionNet Wi-Fi.

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Upgrade to a suite for an even more luxurious experience with VIP touches. All suites will include a welcome glass of bubbly in addition to plentiful amenities and a balcony.

Introduced on Sky Princess in 2019, Sky Suites provide guests with the largest balcony at sea at 1,000 square feet and 270-degree views. A Princess Cruises Sky Suite can fit up to five people and also comes with a personal Suite Experience Manager to help you tailor your experience throughout your cruise holiday.

Spend time in your luxurious Sky Suite with the largest balcony at sea. Credit: Princess Cruises

Enchanted Princess entertainment and activities

Enchanted Princess offers a variety of activities for passengers from immersive jazz experiences to relaxing swimming pools.

Prepare yourself for an original production like Rock Opera, which features music from opera to classical rock. Passengers can also see 5-SKIES, which features a virtual gaming world, digital effects and acrobatics.

For a relaxing day onboard guests can check out the two deep-tank pools situated right next to the top-deck bar, so you’ll never have to go too far for refreshment. Immaculate views can also be seen from the infinity-style Wakeview pool and bar. Adults looking for a quieter experience will want to go to the adults-only Retreat Pool.

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Take Five on Enchanted Princess provides a unique experience for guests to be surrounded by vintage jazz footage and imagery. Along with nightly live jazz, guests can sip on a cocktail from Master Mixologist Rob Floyd while they immerse themselves in the environment.

Children and adults alike will also appreciate Princess’ Discovery at Sea program for activities such as stargazing, activities based on hit Discovery shows, and various speakers.

Go for a refreshing swim in one of the many pools Enchanted Princess has to offer. Credit: Princess Cruises

Enchanted Princess dining

Enchanted Princess offers 25 bars and restaurants, so you’ll never lack options during your time onboard. The ship also holds the most al fresco dining of any Princess ship.

For delicious French cuisine, guests can dine at Bistro La Mer created by Three Michelin Star Chef Emmanuel Renaut. Expect classic French food with Renaut’s own unique flair.

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Sabatini’s Italian trattoria serves guests classic Italian favourites and offers its own Pasta Room where you can get an up-close look at how pasta is made by hand.

For a twist on pub-style food and drink, guests will love The Salty Dog Gastropub. In addition to a unique selection of beers, wines and cocktails, listen to live music as you hang out with friends and family.

Relax in one of Enchanted Princess' mini-suite's after a day of fun and adventure. Credit: Princess Cruises

Enchanted Princess' Itineraries

11-night Canary Islands

For a dose of warm weather sail from Southampton and make calls at Vigo, Madeira, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Gran Canaria, and Lanzarote before returning once again to Southampton.

All-inclusive Princess Plus fares, which include a Premier Beverage Package, wi-fi and crew appreciation, cost £1,099 for a balcony cabin per person and £1,499 for a mini-suite per person. Enchanted Princess' 11-night Canary Islands cruise sets sail on May 4, 2022.

5-night Belgium, Channel Islands & Netherlands Sampler

A great option for a quick sampling of a variety of places, Enchanted Princess makes a roundtrip from Southampton and visit Brussels/ Bruges, Rotterdam, and Guernsey.

All-inclusive Princess Plus fares for a balcony cabin are £499 per person and £799 for a mini-suite per person. This cruise sets sail on May 15, 2022.

14-night Mediterranean Adventurer

The longest duration of Enchanted Princess' Southampton sailings, set sail on Enchanted Princess around the Mediterranean with calls at Seville, Barcelona, Marseille, Florence/ Pisa, Rome, Sardinia, Gibraltar and return to Southampton.

For departure on June 3, 2022, the all-inclusive Princess Plus fare is £1,399 for a balcony cabin and £1,799 for a mini-suite per person. Departures on July 1, 2022, are £1,599 for a balcony and £1,999 for a mini-suite per person.

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14-night Iceland and Norway

Another two-week, roundtrip from Southampton option heads north with calls in Haugesund, Flaam/Sognefjord, Andalsnes, Akureyri, Isafjordur, Grundarfjordur and Reykjavik.

Departing Southampton on July 22, 2022, the all-inclusive Princess Plus fare for a balcony cabin is £1,399 per person and £1,799 for a mini-suite per person.

7-night Scandinavia

Departing Southampton on June 24, 2022, the first of two Scandinavia cruise options, Enchanted Princess calls at Kristiansand, Copenhagen, Gothenburg and Oslo before returning to Southampton. All-inclusive Princess Plus fare with a balcony cabin costs £849 per person and £1,149 per person for a mini-suite.

Departing on August 26, 2022, Enchanted Princess departs for another Scandinavian cruise with the same calls, but in a different order, sailing from Southampton to Oslo, Copenhagen, Gothenburg and then Kristiansand before returning to Southampton. Balcony cabins cost £899 per person and £1,199 for a mini-suite per person with all-inclusive Princess Plus fare perks.

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