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For more than 144 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising, taking our guests to exotic destinations around the world. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea, award-winning service, five star dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you've come to the right place. We are committed to our mission: through excellence, we create once-in-a-lifetime experiences, every time.

Today, Holland America Line's fleet of 14 elegant, mid-size ships offers more than 500 sailings a year visiting all seven continents. Our fifteenth ship will debut in December 2018.




  • Ships are purposefully designed to accomodate fewer guests, resulting in more space per guest than any other premium cruise line.
  • A sense of spaciousness throughout the ship, from generously proportioned public rooms to plenty of outdoor viewing room.
  • A wide variety of spacious staterooms, most with ocean views or private verandas
  • More personal attention
  • Promt seating and easy access to services
  • Smooth embarkation, disembarkation and tendering
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  • Staterooms are 25% larger than other cruise lines
  • Suites are 50% larger than other cruise lines
  • Inside staterooms have walk-in closet & some of them even have a bath tub
  • Introduction of new Family Ocean-view staterooms with accommodations for up to 5 guests, and also Single staterooms for solo travelers on ship ms. Koningsdam which debuted in April 2016. The Family staterooms have additional closet space and two separate shower facilities
  • Use of the exclusive Neptune Lounge & personal concierge for Neptune and Pinnacle Suite guests
  • Complimentary laundry, pressing and dry cleaning throughout the cruise for Neptune and Pinnacle Suite guests
  • Largest vegetarian menu with 52 dishes as a standard alternative on all ships
  • Specific meals like Indian vegetarian, Jain food etc. available on advance request
  • Complimentary 24-hour in-room dining
  • Choice of traditional pre-set seating and dining times or a flexible open schedule
  • Intuitive, always nearby, never intrusive
  • Guest to crew ratio 2:1
  • Warm Asian hospitality with onboard Filipino & Indonesian Crew
  • Wide array of carefully researched itineraries to showcase a destination at its best
  • More time in each location; Holland America Cruises arrive early morning & leave in the evening
  • Minimum time spent at sea with maximum ports of call in each itinerary
  • Zero days at sea in our Alaska Inside Passage itineraries
  • The Alaska sailings have maximum visits to the Glacier Bay which has four major glaciers, is a full day experience and provides more wildlife and whale watching opportunity.
  • Hubbard Glacier is offered on Alaskan Explorer cruises roundtrip from Seattle
Entertainment, Activities & Programs:
  • Nights aboard Holland America Line are filled with an abundance of world-class entertainment options & exclusive experiences curated for each cruise - as many as 12 performance options nightly
  • Club HAL program: Age specific multiple recreational options on every ship for children
  • Vegas & Broadway style shows on-board at no extra charge.
  • Greenhouse spa on-board with State of the Art Gymnasium
  • Casino, Culinary Arts Center, Digital workshop, Movies and many more recreational facilities on board
Group Benefits:
  • Only require 10 full paying guests to qualify for group benefits.
  • For groups of five or more staterooms, you can customize special amenities for your client including: Dinner at a Specialty Restaurant | Wine Navigator package | Cocktail parties | Beverage Card options | Ship Board Credit options | Group leader upgrades
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Explore the world-famous Rijksmuseum right in the comfort of our cruise-ship, take a cooking class from a master chef from America's test kitchen, or enroll your kids in the "HAL Club" where they can enjoy an array of exciting activities.
Nights abroad Holland America Line are filled with an abundance of word-class entertainment options - as many as 12 performances nightly.
Whether it's making dinner reservations, tidying your stateroom, scheduling a massage, singing up for a popular shore excursion, our concierge service takes care of these tasks so you're free to enjoy yourself.