First-Time Cruise: Information & Tips

Discover the taste of a holiday at sea
  • Dream destinations all over the world
  • Cabins, your oasis of comfort
  • Entertainment for adults and children
  • Excellent Cuisine
  • Amazing Spa
  • Tours tailored for you.


All the new safety procedures to protect your health: from online check-in to swab tests for everyone, from excursions in small groups to all the other news for a peaceful cruise.

We protect your health to guarantee you a peaceful holiday.

Your cabin: relaxation at sea

Cabins and Suites

On a Costa cruise, your cabin becomes an oasis of comfort. Suite, with balcony, outside or inside: our cabins offer efficient and accurate service, and a seascape that changes from day to day without denying yourself the comforts of your own home.

Entertainment without end

Theatre, sport and entertainment

Sports, games and competitions, music and shows. You’re spoilt for choice on board Costa ships. The charm of local music - dance to the rhythm of the countries we are visiting, the perfect way to truly discover them.

A fantasy world to explore

Dedicated to the younger

While the children are playing a game in the pool and having a tasty snack, the adults can concentrate on relaxation or exploration. On a Costa cruise, you will find Mini Clubs for different ages, a dedicated entertainment team and special menus.

Discovering destinations through food

Restaurants, bar and degustations corners

Sweet, savoury, vegetarian or gluten free, just quality ingredients, each dish created for different needs. Discover the typical dishes of the places you're visiting for pleasure you won’t forget

The largest floating spa

Wellness for body and mind

A yoga class on deck or an invigorating massage? A new hairstyle? Transform your Costa cruise into a voyage into wellness.

Tours tailor-made for you


Discover a different place every day and decide what you want to see. From a shopping trip to scuba diving, from a 4x4 trip to a guided tour around a museum.

Ready to go?

Let’s go: let’s pack your bags!

Packing your suitcase, the torment and delight of any holiday. Especially if this is your first cruise experience. To help you choose between the superfluous and the indispensable, we have compiled a little guide to the "perfect suitcase".

Not yet a member?

Signing up is quick and easy! Enter a world of privileges, either on holiday or at home. As a CostaClub Member, you can take advantage of special discounts on many departures and a magazine entirely dedicated to you, C Magazine, now also available online!

Discover the world with Costa

Choose where you want to go and when you want to leave. There’s a cruise for everyone.