Sun Princess joined the Princess Cruises' fleet in December 1995 and is the sister ship to Dawn Princess and Sea Princess. This large, family-friendly resort-style ship underwent a refurbishment in April 2106 and now presents 11 passenger decks lined with luxurious staterooms, tasty restaurants, chic bars, three pools, the Lotus Spa, and vibrant daytime and evening entertainment options. Highlights such as the Movies Under the Stars screen, the adult-only The Sanctuary, and the Discovery at SEA programmes enhance your cruise experience. Sun Princess drops anchor most mornings at an eclectic mix of ports of call where you can step ashore and explore independently or join an organised excursion.
Savour round-the-world flavours at the restaurants and eateries on Sun Princess. Regency Dining Room presents fixed time Traditional Dining and the Marquis Dining Room hosts Anytime Dining options; both offering the same multi-course menu and themed events. Tuck into serve-yourself dishes at breakfast and lunch and bistro-style fare for dinner in Horizon Court. Discover fast food and burgers during the daytime and also authentic Aussie barbecues at lunch on sea days at Terrace Grill. Stop by the 24-hour International Cafe for light bites, tasty desserts, and speciality coffees and teas. The trio of speciality restaurants add to your culinary delights - book a table at SHARE by Curtis Stone for an exquisite dining experience, enjoy Japanese sushi, sashimi, and fruits of the sea at Kai Seafood Bar, or feast on freshly-grilled premium steaks and seafood at Sterling Steakhouse.
The bars and lounges are open for everything from your morning espresso to late-night cocktails. Relax with a cup of speciality tea or coffee, light bites, and sweet baked treats at Amuleto Cafe. Riviera Bar and Topsiders Bar refresh you with cold drinks by the water's edge or enjoy cocktails with a view at Sundowners. Sip ice-cold beers as you watch sporting events on the big screens in Legends Sports Bar or chat with new-found friends over drinks in the Wheelhouse Bar. Crooners Bar is the perfect spot to sip a signature martini cocktail as the resident pianist tinkles the ivories or to dance around the inviting dance floor.
There is plenty to entertain you both day and night on Sun Princess. Visit Riviera Deck to sunbathe by the Riviera Pool, relax in the Jacuzzi, or indulge in a hot stone massage in Lotus Spa. Step up to the Sun Deck to unwind in style at the adult-only The Sanctuary. Get active with a workout in the fitness centre or join in a game of volleyball at the Sports Court. There is also endless fun for tots to teens at The Tree House, The Lodge, and The Beach House. After dinner, Princess Theatre hosts Broadway-style production shows or discover cabaret acts on stage in Vista Show Lounge. Watch feature films at the Movies Under the Stars screen or enjoy a spot of star-gazing with the Discovery at SEA programme. Chance your luck at the blackjack tables at Grand Casino & Bar before dancing the night away at Shooting Stars Nightclub.
Day 1: Fly UK to Perth, Australia
Fly from your chosen UK airport to Perth. On arrival be privately transferred to the your five-star hotel for your pre-night stay.
Day 2: Perth to Fremantle Port, Australia (Embarkation Day)
After check out be privately transferred to the port to board Sun Princess for your twelve-night cruise.
Day 6: Lombok, Indonesia
East of Bali and west of Sumbawa is the Indonesian island of Lombok. Best known for its beaches and surfing spots, you will also find beautiful reefs suitable for diving and snorkelling, as well as a sea turtle hatchery off the west coast. Mount Rinjani is an active volcano topped by a crater lake which is accessible through multi-day hiking expeditions, and is a haven for birds and monkeys. Chill out on the white sands of Cemare Beach overlooking the crystal clear waters and work on your tan. Treat your loved ones to a souvenir from Banyumelek Village or take a stroll around Lembar Mangrove Forest to admire the natural attraction of the lake and beach. Hike to Batu Idung Mount to watch the sunset overlooking the stunning nature, or take a trip to Lake Segara Anak to capture some mesmerising photos.
Day 10: Penang, Malaysia
Penang is located alongside the Strait of Malacca on the north-western coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Comprising two parts - Penang Island with its capital George Town and Seberang Perai on the Malay Peninsula. Ride a trishaw around the bustling streets and discover authentic local cuisine at the China House shophouses in Road Town. Travel on the cable car up Penang Hill or climb the 500 steps to Waterfall Hilltop Temple for stunning views. Explore the tropical oasis of herbs and spices at the Tropical Spice Garden or admire the winged beauties at the Butterfly Farm. While away a few hours at Batu Ferringhi beach or enjoy outdoor activities at ESCAPE theme park. Say a prayer at the Street of Harmony or gaze in awe at Wat Chayamangkalaram - Asia's largest reclining Buddha.
Day 11: Phuket, Thailand
The ship drops anchor today on the island of Phuket. Be sure to head to the picturesque Patong Beach along the western coast — perhaps the most popular attraction. Take a short drive and see the famous Simon Cabaret show with its full ladyboy cast. For gorgeous scenic views over the island visit the Big Buddha statue or watch the sunset from Promthep Cape. Take a trip through the historical Old Phuket Town with its various cafes, restaurants, museums, shrines and temples. A visit to 19th-century Wat Chalong Temple is a truly magical experience.
Day 12: Langkawi, Malaysia
Langkawi is an archipelago of 104 islands in the Andaman Sea, just 30km off the north-western shore of Malaysia. Ride the SkyCab to the summit of Mount Mat Cincang before taking the mountain walk to the SkyBridge for awesome views. Pay a visit to the Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls and the Beach of Black Sand. Take a boat trip to Tasik Dayang Bunting Lake and the Gua Cerita and Gua Langsir caves. Go snorkelling amongst colourful fish and coral at Pulau Payar Marine Park; enjoy a mangrove tour at Kilim Geopark; or encounter 5000 marine species at Underwater World Langkawi.
Day 13: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia. The city's most famous landmarks - the 451 metre tall Petronas Twin Towers and also the 421-metre high Menara KL Tower – both offer city-wide views from their observation decks. Spend a few hours at the Bukit Bintang shopping and entertainment district or enjoy the 7000 artefacts on display at the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. Escape to the tranquil surroundings of Kuala Lumpur Bird Park or admire the Hindu temple at Batu Caves. Kuala Lumpur's British colonial past comes to life at the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station and the Sultan Abdul Samad Building.
Day 14: Fly Singapore to UK
Today your holiday comes to an end. After check out be privately transferred to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.