SuperStar Virgo - Star Cruises
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Vessel: SuperStar Virgo
Cruise Line: Star Cruises
Star Rating: 4 stars
Tonnage: 75,338 GRT
Max Passenger Capacity: 2800
Entered Service: August 1999
Description: Facilities include 4 levels of sunbathing decks, a jogging track, golf driving range, tennis and basketball courts, 2 pools, 4 whirlpools, show lounge, cinema, casino, karaoke room, mah jong room, cigar lounge, disco, gym, children's computer centre, library, video arcade, and hair and beauty salon.
There are two indoor boulevards, and a six-deck-high atrium lobby with three, glass-walled elevators. The 450-seat Galaxy of the Stars Lounge sits atop the ship and turns into a nightclub in the evening. The ship attracts an international mix of passengers (although the regional market has now been developed).
SuperStar Virgo is best suited to couples, singles, and families with children of all ages who want a good cruising experience at a decent price.
Accommodation comprises 391 balcony, 601 outside, and 379 inside cabins and comes in 7 types and in 15 categories so the price you pay will depend on the grade, location, and size you choose. All cabins have a personal safe, 100 percent cotton towels, and 100 percent cotton duvets or sheets.
For dining, choose from 8 different places to eat, ranging from fine dining to transethnic eateries.
SuperStar Virgo's Straits of Malacca, 6-day/5-night cruises start from $1360, per person twin share, plus $120 port charges and $35 fuel surcharges. 4-day/3-night cruises from $810 per person twin share, plus $80 port charges and $21 fuel surcharge. Special itineraries are also available. For further information contact your local ICCA accredited travel agent or phone Star Cruises: 1300 658 666.
Passengers live the high life on the Malacca Straits cruise aboard Star Cruises' superior Super Star Virgo.
Operated under the aegis of Star Cruises line, the Superstar Virgo has a rating of 4 stars for its impeccable service and high comfort level ensured for 2800 passengers that can be accommodated in its 1371 cabins available. Of these 391 cabins have attached balconies, 601 are on the outside of the ship and the interior cabins (379 in number) offer the maximum range of types and categories wherein pricing is determined by grade, location and size of the cabin chosen. All cabins have personal safes and pure cotton linen.
Its 450-seat lounge – Galaxy of the Stars – is the highlight of the luxury liner, since the space has dual functions: theatre by day, nightclub by moonrise. The ship also has 2 indoor boulevards, an atrium lobby that measures 6-decks high, elevator facilities, sunbathing decks spread across 4 levels, a mah jong room besides cigar lounge, hair and beauty salon and a video arcade for quieter pleasures.
Fitness and sports enthusiasts aboard the Superstar Virgo will appreciate its well-equipped gym, quality jogging track, tennis and basketball courts and golf driving besides 2 pools, 4 whirlpools and disco for staying in shape.
The ship’s 8 eateries offer a range of trans-ethnic cuisines, like Western, International and Chinese, served piping hot and fresh at its fare-inclusive restaurants called, Pavilion, Bella Vista and Mediterranean Buffet/Terrace.
With a tonnage of 75,338 GRT, the Superstar Virgo was launched into service in 1999 and has been winning hearts of many international holiday makers ranging from singles, couples, families with kids besides mature individuals with a penchant for enjoying a cruising experience at affordable prices. It is now targeting the regional market for new customers.