17 Night Oriental Cruise on the Sapphire Princess


The Sapphire Princess debuted in 2004 as part of the enlarged Grand Princess class, offering an impressive array of amenities and public rooms. 2,670 passengers are carried on a variety of Alaskan and Mexican itineraries. The Sapphire Princess is too wide to use the Panama Canal.

Sapphire Princess 17 Night Oriental Cruise Schedule & Itinerary

Sapphire Princess Ship Profile and Statistics


  • Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
  • Ship Type: Cruise Ship
  • Line Class: Mainstream
  • Registry: Bermuda
  • Year Built: 2004
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2012
  • Capacity: 2,670 passengers
  • Decks: 18
  • Gross Tonnage: 115,875
  • Length: 952 ft
  • Beam: 158 ft
  • Average Speed: 22 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 337
  • Outside Cabins: 1,000
  • Nationality of Officers: British, Italian
  • Nationality of Crew: International
  • Number of Crew: 1,100

Sapphire Princess On-Board Recreation
  • Indoor Pools: 1
  • Outdoor Pools: 3
  • Spa: Yes
  • Casino: Yes

Sapphire Princess Dining Choices
  • Pacific Moon
    Cuisine: Asian
    Room Capacity: 230
  • Santa Fe
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Room Capacity: 230
  • International Dining Room
    Room Capacity: 518

Sapphire Princess Entertainment
  • Pacific Moon
    Cuisine: Asian
    Room Capacity: 230
  • Santa Fe
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Room Capacity: 230
  • International Dining Room
    Room Capacity: 518
  • Skywalkers
    Description: Disco
    Room Capacity: 169

Sapphire Princess Deck Plans


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Sapphire Princess Cabin and Stateroom Photo Gallery


  • Sapphire Princess Mini Suite with BalconyMini Suite with Balcony
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    Bedroom, living area, bath with tub and shower, walk-in closet, private balcony. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess Premium BalconyPremium Balcony
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    The Premium Balcony stateroom is appointed with the same fine amenities as our Balcony stateroom but features a larger balcony. This impressive stateroom offers the added indulgence of a balcony and gives you more space than a standard stateroom. Enjoy your own private outdoor space with a table, two chairs, and a relaxing view of the inspiring scenery surrounding you, whether a beautiful sunset over the ocean or a new city to explore.

  • Sapphire Princess BalconyBalcony
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    This impressive stateroom offers the added indulgence of a balcony and gives you more space than a standard stateroom. Enjoy your own private outdoor space with a table, two chairs, and a relaxing view of the inspiring scenery surrounding you, whether a beautiful sunset over the ocean or a new city to explore. It?s also perfect to enjoy cocktails before dinner or a leisurely breakfast.

  • Sapphire Princess Oceanview Stateroom with BalconyOceanview Stateroom with Balcony
    AWAW

    Sitting area, floor-to-ceiling windows, private balcony. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess BalconyBalcony
    AWAW

    This impressive stateroom offers the added indulgence of a balcony and gives you more space than a standard stateroom. Enjoy your own private outdoor space with a table, two chairs, and a relaxing view of the inspiring scenery surrounding you, whether a beautiful sunset over the ocean or a new city to explore. It?s also perfect to enjoy cocktails before dinner or a leisurely breakfast.

  • Sapphire Princess Oceanview Stateroom with BalconyOceanview Stateroom with Balcony
    AWAW

    Sitting area, floor-to-ceiling windows, private balcony. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess BalconyBalcony
    AWAW

    This impressive stateroom offers the added indulgence of a balcony and gives you more space than a standard stateroom. Enjoy your own private outdoor space with a table, two chairs, and a relaxing view of the inspiring scenery surrounding you, whether a beautiful sunset over the ocean or a new city to explore. It?s also perfect to enjoy cocktails before dinner or a leisurely breakfast.

  • Sapphire Princess Oceanview Stateroom with BalconyOceanview Stateroom with Balcony
    AWAW

    Sitting area, floor-to-ceiling windows, private balcony. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess BalconyBalcony
    AWAW

    This impressive stateroom offers the added indulgence of a balcony and gives you more space than a standard stateroom. Enjoy your own private outdoor space with a table, two chairs, and a relaxing view of the inspiring scenery surrounding you, whether a beautiful sunset over the ocean or a new city to explore. It?s also perfect to enjoy cocktails before dinner or a leisurely breakfast.

  • Sapphire Princess Oceanview Stateroom with BalconyOceanview Stateroom with Balcony
    AWAW

    Sitting area, floor-to-ceiling windows, private balcony. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess BalconyBalcony
    AWAW

    This impressive stateroom offers the added indulgence of a balcony and gives you more space than a standard stateroom. Enjoy your own private outdoor space with a table, two chairs, and a relaxing view of the inspiring scenery surrounding you, whether a beautiful sunset over the ocean or a new city to explore. It?s also perfect to enjoy cocktails before dinner or a leisurely breakfast.

  • Sapphire Princess Oceanview Stateroom with BalconyOceanview Stateroom with Balcony
    AWAW

    Sitting area, floor-to-ceiling windows, private balcony. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess BalconyBalcony
    AWAW

    This impressive stateroom offers the added indulgence of a balcony and gives you more space than a standard stateroom. Enjoy your own private outdoor space with a table, two chairs, and a relaxing view of the inspiring scenery surrounding you, whether a beautiful sunset over the ocean or a new city to explore. It?s also perfect to enjoy cocktails before dinner or a leisurely breakfast.

  • Sapphire Princess Oceanview Stateroom with BalconyOceanview Stateroom with Balcony
    AWAW

    Sitting area, floor-to-ceiling windows, private balcony. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess Deluxe Oceanview Two Lower BedsDeluxe Oceanview Two Lower Beds
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    A slightly larger version of our oceanview stateroom which offers value while picture windows provide your own view. Two twin beds make up into a queen-size bed. Other amenities include a refrigerator, television, closet and bathroom with shower. Approximately 212 square feet of space.

  • Sapphire Princess Oceanview StateroomOceanview Stateroom
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    Sitting area, picture window. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess Partially Obstructed Oceanview StateroomPartially Obstructed Oceanview Stateroom
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    Sitting area, picture window. Accommodates up to 4 guests. Partially obstructed view.

  • Sapphire Princess Oceanview StateroomOceanview Stateroom
    AWAW

    Sitting area, picture window. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess Obstructed View StateroomObstructed View Stateroom
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    Sitting area, picture window with partially or fully obstructed views. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess Grand Suite with Private BalconyGrand Suite with Private Balcony
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    Bedroom, living & dining room, luxury bath with corner whirlpool tub, walk-in closet, wet bar, large private balcony. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess Obstructed View StateroomObstructed View Stateroom
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    Sitting area, picture window with partially or fully obstructed views. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess Inside StateroomInside Stateroom
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    Spacious stateroom with sitting area. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess InteriorInterior
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    These staterooms are the perfect place to recharge your batteries. Our most affordable option, featuring two twin beds or a queen-size bed. Other amenities include a refrigerator, hair dryer, TV, closet and bathroom with shower.

  • Sapphire Princess Inside StateroomInside Stateroom
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    Spacious stateroom with sitting area. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess Club Class Mini-SuiteClub Class Mini-Suite
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    A premium stateroom category featuring our best located Mini-Suite staterooms, as well as the great amenities found in all Mini-Suites - plus premier dining benefits and luxurious perks. Each night, enjoy Club Class Dining, an exclusive dining area. Other amenities include priority embarkation and disembarkation, a complimentary one-time wine set-up and so much more.

  • Sapphire Princess Mini-Suite with BalconyMini-Suite with Balcony
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    Choose a luxurious Mini-Suite with balcony which is substantially larger than a Balcony stateroom and receive a complimentary welcome glass of Champagne. Mini-Suites include a separate sitting area with sofa bed, premium bathroom amenities and two flat-panel televisions. For families or groups needing a little extra space, Mini-Suites offer an appealing and affordable option.

  • Sapphire Princess Premium OceanviewPremium Oceanview
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    Enjoy the added benefit of a view of the ocean from either a picture window or porthole that brings in natural light. This stateroom includes all the amenities of an interior room.

  • Sapphire Princess OceanviewOceanview
    AWAW

    Enjoy the added benefit of a view of the ocean from either a picture window or porthole that brings in natural light. This stateroom includes all the amenities of an interior room: two twin beds or a queen-size bed. Other amenities include a refrigerator, hair dryer, TV, closet and bathroom with shower.

  • Sapphire Princess OceanviewOceanview
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    Twin beds that make up into a comfortable queen-size bed. Picture window (categories E-HH obstructed). Refrigerator and TV. Spacious closet. Bathroom with shower.

  • Sapphire Princess Owner's Suite with Private BalconyOwner's Suite with Private Balcony
    AWAW

    Bedroom, living room, bath with tub and separate shower, walk-in closet, private balcony. Accommodates up to 3 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess Oceanview (Obstructed View)Oceanview (Obstructed View)
    AWAW

    Enjoy the added benefit of a view of the ocean from either a picture window or porthole that brings in natural light. Features the same fine amenities as our Oceanview stateroom, but the view from the picture window is either fully or partially obstructed. This stateroom includes all the amenities of an interior room: two twin beds or a queen-size bed. Other amenities include a refrigerator, hair dryer, TV, closet and bathroom with shower.

  • Sapphire Princess Oceanview (Obstructed View)Oceanview (Obstructed View)
    AWAW

    Oceanview staterooms with partially or obstructed views are a great value. They feature a picture window providing natural light and added ambience. You'll find them comfortable and welcoming with all the amenities of an interior stateroom.

  • Sapphire Princess Penthouse Suite with Private BalconyPenthouse Suite with Private Balcony
    AWAW

    Bedroom, living room, bath with tub and separate shower, walk-in closet, private balcony. Accommodates up to 3 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess Premium Suite with Private BalconyPremium Suite with Private Balcony
    AWAW

    Bedroom, living room, bath with tub and separate shower, walk-in closet, private balcony. Forward facing suites have wraparound balconies. Accommodates up to 3 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess Grand SuiteGrand Suite
    AWAW

    The Grand Suite features an expansive cabin and oversized balcony. Enjoy exclusive suite-only upgrades and benefits. Surrounding you with deluxe accommodations, a spacious Suite with balcony includes all the amenities of a Club Class Mini-Suite, plus incredible premiums. Enjoy more living space, a sofa bed and separate seating areas, and wonderfully enhanced amenities that range from priority embarkation and disembarkation to a complimentary mini-bar setup in suite and so much more.

  • Sapphire Princess Owner's SuiteOwner's Suite
    AWAW

    The Owner's Suite features an expansive cabin and oversized balcony. Enjoy exclusive suite-only upgrades and benefits. Surrounding you with deluxe accommodations, a spacious Suite with balcony includes all the amenities of a Club Class Mini-Suite, plus incredible premiums. Enjoy more living space, a sofa bed and separate seating areas, and wonderfully enhanced amenities that range from priority embarkation and disembarkation to a complimentary mini-bar setup in suite and so much more.

  • Sapphire Princess Penthouse SuitePenthouse Suite
    AWAW

    Penthouse Suite features a spacious cabin and balcony. Enjoy exclusive suite-only upgrades and benefits. Surrounding you with deluxe accommodations, a spacious Suite with balcony includes all the amenities of a Club Class Mini-Suite, plus incredible premiums. Enjoy more living space, a sofa bed and separate seating areas, and wonderfully enhanced amenities that range from priority embarkation and disembarkation to a complimentary mini-bar setup in suite and so much more.

  • Sapphire Princess Penthouse SuitePenthouse Suite
    AWAW

    Penthouse Suite features a spacious cabin and balcony. Enjoy exclusive suite-only upgrades and benefits. Surrounding you with deluxe accommodations, a spacious Suite with balcony includes all the amenities of a Club Class Mini-Suite, plus incredible premiums. Enjoy more living space, a sofa bed and separate seating areas, and wonderfully enhanced amenities that range from priority embarkation and disembarkation to a complimentary mini-bar setup in suite and so much more.

  • Sapphire Princess Premium SuitePremium Suite
    AWAW

    Surrounding you with deluxe accommodations, a spacious Suite with balcony includes all the amenities of a Club Class Mini-Suite, plus incredible premiums. Enjoy more living space, a sofa bed and separate seating areas, and wonderfully enhanced amenities that range from priority embarkation and disembarkation to a complimentary mini-bar setup in suite and so much more.

  • Sapphire Princess Vista SuiteVista Suite
    AWAW

    Vista Suite features a spacious cabin and balcony. Enjoy exclusive suite-only upgrades and benefits. Surrounding you with deluxe accommodations, a spacious Suite with balcony includes all the amenities of a Club Class Mini-Suite, plus incredible premiums. Enjoy more living space, a sofa bed and separate seating areas, and wonderfully enhanced amenities that range from priority embarkation and disembarkation to a complimentary mini-bar setup in suite and so much more.

  • Sapphire Princess Two Bedroom Family SuiteTwo Bedroom Family Suite
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    These suites are for larger families or groups traveling together and include special suite-only benefits and two bathrooms ? connected by a large living room, which leads to an expansive private balcony. Each suite sleeps up to eight people.

  • Sapphire Princess Vista SuiteVista Suite
    AWAW

    Bedroom, living room, bath with tub and separate shower, walk-in closet, private balcony. Located aft, accommodates up to 3 guests.

  • Sapphire Princess Family SuiteFamily Suite
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    Interconnecting staterooms with 4 lower beds, 2 baths with tub and shower, sitting area, private balcony. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

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Sapphire Princess travel42 Professional Ship Review


Sapphire Princess entered service in May 2004. Constructed by Mitsubishi in Japan, it is a sister to the Diamond Princess (March 2004) and part of the Grand Princess class.

The 2,670-passenger ship had a major renovation in January 2012. As a result, it has an updated atrium, the adults-only Sanctuary area, two added dining venues and a large outdoor movie screen.

The ship has a gross tonnage of 116,000, length of 954 ft and draft of 28 ft. Its officers are British and Italia...

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