Star Princess — sister ship to the stylish Golden Princess and Grand Princess — features a modern variety of innovative features with an array of tasty dining options, lively bars, eclectic entertainment, and family fun. Highlights including the piazza-style atrium, Movies Under The Stars cinema experience, and relaxing The Sanctuary area blend seamlessly with luxurious staterooms and a laid-back atmosphere.
Soak up the sun by the four pools, unwind in a hot tub, and relax at adult-only The Sanctuary. Enjoy a pampering session in Lotus Spa, have fun with Discovery at Sea activities, and shop in the ship's designer boutiques. You can add activity to your day with a game of shuffleboard on Sports Deck, while kids make the most of age-specific clubs, games and play areas, too.
Enjoy a 24-hour international cafe, relaxing wine bar, ice cream parlour, Italian restaurants, and casual burger grills during your time on Star Princess — which features both formal and casual dining at a time to suit you.
Star Princess offers the ideal environment for seeing the world in style.
Dine your way around the world in the on-board eateries on Star Princess. Portofino and Capri Dining Rooms offer the freedom of 'freestyle dining', while 'fixed dining' is available in Amalfi Dining Room – each serving a daily-changing menu of tasty dishes. Horizon Court presents buffet-style fare in a casual setting. You can savour sushi and tapas at Vines; 24-hour drinks and light bites at International Cafe; poolside pizza in Prego; and freshly-cooked hot dogs and burgers at Trident Grill. Cool down with an ice cream sundae at Scoops or indulge in a traditional afternoon tea served to your table.
Star Princess offers gourmet delights in its speciality eateries, too. Authentic Tuscan dishes are served in stylish Sabatini's, or choose Crown Grill for prime steak, fresh lobster and delicious desserts. Indulge in breakfast or dinner on your balcony courtesy of the 'Ultimate Balcony Dining' experience!
Relax with your morning cappuccino in Lounge Bar, while the Outrigger, Mermaid's Tail and Calypso Bars refresh you with cocktails poolside throughout the day. You can unwind in the hot tub at Oasis Bar; admire the view from the al fresco Tradewinds Bar; or indulge in a wine and chocolate tasting experience at Vines. Shooter's Bar is the place to relax with a whisky and cigar, or enjoy light music at the nautical-themed Wheelhouse Bar. For ambient piano music, classical tunes and relaxing drinks; head to Crooner's Bar.
Evenings on Star Princess offer something to match your every mood. Princess Theatre presents Broadway-style production shows and cabaret acts. Explorer's Lounge combines an Egyptian-style decor with live music and karaoke competitions on stage. Vista Lounge hosts indoor film screenings, alongside comedy and cabarets, or you enjoy popcorn in front of a film at Movies Under the Stars on Deck 15. Skywalkers Nightclub offers great views by day and transforms into a lively spot for dancing at night. Have a gamble at a wide choice of table games and slot machines in Grand Casino before the evening ends, too.
Day 1: UK to Los Angeles, California
Fly from your chosen UK airport to Los Angeles. On arrival make your way to you four-star hotel for a pre-night stay.
Day 2: Los Angeles, California (Embarkation Day)
After check out, make your way to the port to board Star Princess for your fifteen night cruise to Hawaii.
Day 7: Hilo, Hawaii
Hilo, commonly called the Big Island, is a region blessed with waterfalls, vast rainforests and blooming gardens. Hilo is the gateway to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, home to Kilauea Volcano, one of the world’s most active volcanoes. Take a helicopter tour over this spectacular area and look out for lava flowing from the crater. Visit Akaka Falls State Park and feast your eyes upon the lush vegetation and spectacular waterfalls. Hilo is a vibrant town with interesting museums, art galleries, shops and markets to visit. To experience the connections between local culture and astronomy, visit the Imiloa Astronomy Center.
Day 8: Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu is Hawaii's state capital and only major city. This bustling city is equally matched by the relaxing atmosphere of a Hawaiian island. Board a boat to the awe-inspiring Pearl Harbor & USS Arizona Memorial. Alternatively, head to the idyllic Hanauma Bay and relax on the horseshoe sands or snorkel in the welcoming turquoise waters. Explore the magical Diamond Head trail and head to the tuff cone volanic crater, where you’ll find the former fort boasting panoramic views. Gaze out to sea from the top of the Aloha Tower and eat your way through the streets of Chinatown. Browse at the world's largest open-air shopping centre at Ala Moana or visit the city's treasure-filled art museums.
Day 9: Maui, Hawaii
Famous for its scenic beaches and dramatic scenery, Maui is a paradise for surfers and walkers alike. Haleakala National Park is situated on the inactive Haleakala Volcano; the best time to visit is sunrise to see incredible views. Learn about local marine life at the Maui Ocean Centre which contains turtles, stingrays, and sharks. Visit Lahaina and Kaanapali Beach for sunbathing, dining, and open-air shopping at Whalers Village. Drive through rainforests and past waterfalls along the Hana Highway en-route to the remote village of Hana. Spend time on the unique black lava beach at Paiola Bay in Waianapanapa State Park or relax on the golden sands of Keawakapu Beach in Wailea.
Day 10: Kauai, Hawaii
The oldest and most western island in the Hawaiian archipelago, Kauai is also known as 'The Garden Isle' thanks to the lush tropical rainforest that covers most its landscape. The scenic Waimea Canyon offers awe-inspiring views; stroll along one of the several hiking trails or head further into Koke'e State Park where the deepest parts of the canyon are contained. Unwind at Kauai's Wailua River and savour the waterfall views or thrill-seekers can have a go at kayaking. Walk along the beautifully remote mountain-backed beach in Polihale State Park or visit Na Pali Coast State Park where steep mountains offer fascinating natural views.
Day 16: Ensenada, Mexico
Ensenada is a picturesque seaside town on the Baja California coast and is surrounded by small mountain ranges. The town is a shopper’s paradise, especially along Paseo Calle Primera and Avenida Lopez Mateos with its locally-made silver jewellery and pottery. The Malecon path down by the harbour is the perfect spot to sample fine seafood from the authentic restaurants. Explore the fascinating exhibits at Museo de Historia de Ensenada in Riviera del Pacifico and also at Museo del Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia. Visit La Bufadora marine geyser at Punta Banda that rises more than 30m above sea level.
Day 17: Los Angeles, California to UK
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and make your way to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.