In the three-level atrium of this ship, a dramatic sculpture of red lacquered metal and blue-green glass constantly changes appearance as fiber optic light reflects through the glass. Passengers dine in the Renaissance-style Rotterdam Dining Room, or they can opt for the Canaletto Restaurant, an Italian bistro. The Frans Hals Show Lounge features rich wood paneling, a multicolored ceiling and brightly colored ceramic vases from Delft, Holland. One of the most unique features is the Culinary Arts Center, a state-of-the-art show kitchen with plasma video screens and cooking display counters -- a must-see for food and wine enthusiasts. View a movie at the Wajang Theater, catch up with current events in the Erasmus Library, or get a massage in the Ocean Spa. A bronze sculpture of leaping dolphins overlooks the Lido pool, which is covered by a retractable glass roof. Nearby is the Lido Restaurant, which features breakfast and lunch buffets. Work off all those wonderful meals on the Sports Deck, which features a jogging track and tennis/volleyball court. The Volendam has a large complement of minisuites with verandas.
Holland America will automatically add $13.50 per day, per guest to your onboard account ($15.00 per day, per guest for Suites). These amounts can be adjusted onboard. A 15% tip is added to all beverage orders.