08/17/2011 05:48 pm ET Updated Oct 08, 2011

The Costa Victoria: A Huffington Post Travel Cruise Ship Guide

The Costa Victoria 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 Costa Victoria.


The Costa Victoria sails to the Mediterranean, Africa, South America, Western Europe, the Middle East, Asia and India. The cruise ship offers four- to 20-night cruises to one of these destinations every month of the year.

Modern Ship

This 848-foot cruise ship is a modern combination of Italian decor and American culture. The Costa Victoria holds 1,928 passengers and has 12 decks.

Special Features

The Costa Victoria offers four hot tubs, two outdoor pools and one indoor pool, a fitness center, spa, outdoor track, theater, casino, lounges and bars.


The Costa Victoria offers 964 exquisite and sophisticated cabins. Private balconies are included with 242 cabins and 20 suites.


Cruises aboard the Costa Victoria cost from $849 for an interior room to $3,989 for a suite, depending on the cabin and length of voyage.


According to one passenger, the best excursion the Costa Victoria offers is to Olympia, Greece, from the port of Katakolon. It is a sight-seeing must for tourists, having been the site of the first Olympic Games.

Dining Experience

The Costa Victoria offers five restaurants, including the peaceful Club il Magnifico, which has an a la carte menu. Reservations are required at Club il Magnifico, and there is an additional charge for this restaurant.

Maiden Voyage

Costa Victoria's maiden voyage was in 1996.

In The News

Our research revealed no notable news stories or safety concerns regarding the Costa Victoria.


Interior and exterior views of the Costa Victoria.

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