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The SuperStar Virgo: A Huffington Post Travel Cruise Ship Guide

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The SuperStar Virgo is a popular floating resort. The waters are crowded with sea-worthy vessels, so to make planning easier, we've done all the prep work for a cruise vacation. As part of a Huffington Post Travel series on cruise ships, here is a tip sheet offering all the key information one could ever need to know about the SuperStar Virgo.

Singapore To South China

The SuperStar Virgo travels to Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. It specializes in two- to five-day cruises that leave from Singapore. The ship cruises the South China and Andaman seas. The cruises are seasonal, from October through April.

Passenger Ship

The SuperStar Virgo is a medium-sized luxury cruise ship that holds 1,804 passengers. The ship features 902 cabins and is designed for families, adults and seniors.

Special Features

The SuperStar Virgo has 25 restaurants, several types of game rooms, a cinema, gymnasium and pool. It offers shopping, a computer center, beauty salon, library, childcare center, disco, lounges and live entertainment, making it an ideal cruise ship for families, couples and singles.

Accommodations

There are six different types of cabins on the SuperStar Virgo. Inside and ocean-view staterooms with or without a porthole have two single beds and a pull-out couch. The ocean-view staterooms have queen and single beds for families. Junior and executive suites have beds and a jacuzzi. Accommodations and room layout vary.

Cost

Prices for a two-day cruise on the SuperStar Virgo range from $358 to $1,387 per person. Three-day cruises range from $437 to $1,668 per person. Five-day cruises range from $704 to $2,617. Prices depend on cabin choice and length of cruise.

Excursions

The five-day cruise from Singapore to Malaysia is a popular SuperStar Virgo itinerary. Travelers enjoy elephant rides, shopping, visiting historical spots and eating at local restaurants. In Singapore, guests can visit Chinatown, Little India and the world's largest oceanarium.

Dining Experience

The SuperStar Virgo offers international dining, ranging from Japanese buffet items to Italian fusion dishes. Guests can enjoy a variety of restaurants, cafes, champagne bars and buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Maiden Voyage

Star Cruises ordered the SuperStar Virgo from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany in November 1995. The ship was designed for Asian cruises and was delivered to Star Cruises in August 1999.

In The News

According to Asia One Travel, in 1999, a man slipped on the SuperStar Virgo and fell overboard. Our research revealed no other notable news reports of accidents or safety issues.WATCH:

This is a passenger video of the Japanese restaurant on the SuperStar Virgo.

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