Enjoy a traditional cruising experience with a friendly, welcoming environment when you sail on Braemar. As with all ships in the Fred. Olsen fleet, she is tailored to British cruisers, from the authentic décor to the little touches like high quality tea and coffee selections.
The smaller size of Braemar means that she is perfect for bringing cruise passengers together, whether over dinner in one of the outstanding restaurants or with a drink in the show lounge while a live comedy or musical performance takes place. And if you need a little ‘you’ time, just head to the spa and book yourself in for an incredible treatment.
Every meal is a special experience on board Braemar, with tempting indulgences on offer in the stylish dining venues throughout your cruise. The main dining areas on-board are the Grampian Restaurant and the Thistle Restaurant, which both serve a mouth-watering menu of the finest cuisine. Palms Café is a buffet-style restaurant offering a less formal dining option, so you can choose what you want to eat and when you want to eat it. The Marquee Bar is where you can take a dip, soak up the sun and enjoy a hearty breakfast or light lunch, too. For unforgettable al fresco dining, book a table at The Grill and enjoy perfectly prepared steaks, seafood and more, all accompanied by spectacular views. Room service and afternoon tea are also available.
Accommodation options on-board Braemar range from interior cabins to those with portholes or picture windows, up to balcony cabins and luxurious suites. Single rooms are available for solo travellers. Each room comes well-equipped with climate control, an interactive smart TV, desk, phone, fridge, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. Selected suites come with the Suite Dreams Package which includes a whole host of extras such as fresh flowers, luxury bathrobes and slippers.
You’ll find so much going on on-board Braemar - photography talks, ballroom dancing classes, art tutorials, theatre workshops, bingo and trivia to name just a few. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to keep fit with yoga, Pilates, dance classes and a fully-equipped fitness centre, as well as sports and games such as table tennis, quoits, bowls and golf. There are two large heated swimming pools on-board, flanked by bubbling Jacuzzis and plenty of sun loungers on which to relax. Other facilities include a card room, casino, library and a spa and beauty salon.
During the peak holiday season, children between the ages of 5 and 12 are well catered-for in the Little Skippers Club. Here they can enjoy a whole host of activities including arts and crafts, deck games, treasure hunts, cookery and quizzes, all in the company of qualified childcare professionals.
There’s always something to keep you entertained on board Braemar. From interesting talks and lectures, brain-teasing quizzes and insightful classes to enjoy during the day – perfect if you’ve somehow had enough of relaxing in the sunshine or exploring ashore; to fantastic performances from live singers, dancers, comedians and more in the evenings.
You’ll find a variety of shows and entertainment acts in the various bars and lounges around the ship. The Neptune Lounge features live shows and cabaret acts, whilst the Observatory Lounge is where you can enjoy pre-dinner drinks and be awed by the extraordinary ocean views. The Coral Club, meanwhile is a sophisticated, 170-seater lounge which hosts much of the ship’s evening entertainment. If you’re after recreating the atmosphere of your local, then head to the Morning Light Pub. The Marquee Bat is a great spot for an alfresco pre-dinner drink and is also the venue for fantastic late-night deck parties.
|Departure Date||Itinerary||Embarkation port||Nights||Prices from|
|22 October 2019|| Into The Heart of Spain & Bordeaux ||Southampton||8 ||£669pp view|
|30 October 2019|| Canary Islands & Madeira ||Southampton||13 ||£1059pp view|
|24 November 2019|| City Overnights ||Southampton||9 ||£579pp view|
|03 December 2019|| Trans-Atlantic To The Caribbean ||Southampton||16 ||£1349pp view|
|03 December 2019|| Transatlantic Crossing & Caribbean Christmas ||Southampton||30 ||£3489pp view|
|02 January 2020|| Western Caribbean & Central America (West) ||La Romana||14 ||£1639pp view|
|16 January 2020|| Caribbean Islands (East) ||Bridgetown||14 ||£2129pp view|
|30 January 2020|| Western Caribbean & Central America (West) ||La Romana||14 ||CALL view|
|13 February 2020|| Caribbean Islands (East) ||Bridgetown||14 ||CALL view|
|27 February 2020|| Western Caribbean & Central America (West) ||La Romana||14 ||CALL view|
|27 February 2020|| Caribbean, Central America & the Azores ||La Romana||30 ||CALL view|
|12 March 2020|| Trans-Atlantic Return from Caribbean ||Bridgetown||16 ||CALL view|
|28 March 2020|| Four Fred.s in Funchal with Spain & Portugal ||Southampton||12 ||£1639pp view|
|09 April 2020|| City Break - Tulips & Chocolates ||Southampton||5 ||£629pp view|
|14 April 2020|| Scenic Landscapes of the Azores & Madeira ||Southampton||14 ||£1639pp view|
|19 April 2020|| Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux ||Southampton||8 ||CALL view|
|28 April 2020|| Spain & Portugal with Seville Feria Fireworks ||Southampton||10 ||£1259pp view|
|08 May 2020|| Springtime Scenery of the Fjordland ||Southampton||8 ||£1059pp view|
|16 May 2020|| Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux ||Southampton||8 ||£1059pp view|
|24 May 2020|| Mystery Cruise ||Southampton||8 ||£969pp view|
|01 June 2020|| Capital Cities of the Baltic ||Southampton||13 ||£1739pp view|
|14 June 2020|| Crossing the Arctic Circle with Midnight Sun ||Southampton||14 ||£1939pp view|
|28 June 2020|| Authentic Andalusia with Lisbon ||Southampton||12 ||£1599pp view|
|10 July 2020|| Welcome to Denmark ||Southampton||10 ||£1399pp view|
|20 July 2020|| Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux ||Southampton||8 ||£1159pp view|
|28 July 2020|| Sailing to the Heart of the Baltic ||Southampton||14 ||£1939pp view|
|11 August 2020|| Cultural Cities of Scandinavia ||Southampton||8 ||£1099pp view|
|19 August 2020|| Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux ||Southampton||8 ||£1159pp view|
|27 August 2020|| Delights of Devon & Cornwall ||Southampton||5 ||£769pp view|
|01 September 2020|| Cruising the Scenic Fjords of Norway ||Southampton||8 ||£1199pp view|
|01 September 2020|| Norwegian Fjords ||Southampton||81 ||£1199pp view|
|09 September 2020|| Cruising to the Heart of Seville & Bordeaux ||Southampton||13 ||£1839pp view|
|22 September 2020|| Exploring the Capitals of Scandinavia ||Southampton||11 ||£1449pp view|
|03 October 2020|| Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux ||Southampton||8 ||£1059pp view|
|11 October 2020|| Western Med Closer Cruise ||Southampton||15 ||£1939pp view|
|26 October 2020|| Netherlands & Belgium City Break ||Southampton||5 ||£629pp view|
|31 October 2020|| Authentic Andalusia with Lisbon ||Southampton||11 ||£1299pp view|
|11 November 2020|| Exploring the Canaries & Madeira ||Southampton||13 ||£1449pp view|
|24 November 2020|| Voyage to the Islands of the Caribbean ||Southampton||16 ||CALL view|
|23 December 2020|| Caribbean Christmas & New Year ||Santo Domingo||15 ||CALL view|
|21 January 2021|| Islands of the Caribbean with Colombia ||Santo Domingo||14 ||CALL view|
|04 February 2021|| Classic Caribbean & Central America ||Bridgetown||14 ||CALL view|
|18 February 2021|| Islands of the Caribbean with Colombia ||Santo Domingo||14 ||CALL view|
|04 March 2021|| TransAtlantic Return from Caribbean ||Bridgetown||16 ||CALL view|
|20 March 2021|| Authentic Andalusia with Lisbon ||Southampton||12 ||£1449pp view|
|01 April 2021|| Springtime Scenery of the Fjordland ||Southampton||8 ||£1099pp view|
|09 April 2021|| Tulips & Chocolates ||Southampton||7 ||£869pp view|
|16 April 2021|| Greek Islands & Corinth Canal ||Southampton||25 ||£4259pp view|
|11 May 2021|| Southern Norway with National Day in Oslo ||Southampton||9 ||£1199pp view|
|20 May 2021|| Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux ||Southampton||8 ||£1099pp view|
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