Seven Seas Navigator Entertainment
As would be expected, the entertainment aboard the Navigator is typically subdued. Each evening, there are several opportunities to enjoy live entertainment, including vocals, piano, guitar and more. The ship's orchestra, known as the Navigator Five, also performs in different venues virtually every evening. Along with Broadway-style productions, the Navigator also features headline entertainers on each cruise (a recent Bermuda cruise included an excellent male vocalist from Australia). At least one gentleman host is aboard each cruise, as dancing is popular with many Navigator passengers. A bridge instructor is also aboard every sailing.
Seven Seas Navigator Public Rooms
As mentioned, public space abounds on the Navigator, with a wide range of spaces and styles spread throughout the ship. It's normally quiet, un-crowded and understated anywhere a passenger decides to relax, with lots of rich woods, furnishings, and decorations providing a definite nautical feel.
The tiered Seven Seas Show Lounge is the main showroom, with nice sightlines throughout, including small balconies. This is the location of Broadway-style production shows, other entertainment, feature films and lectures.
Along with the reception, concierge and tour desks, deck six offers the Navigator Lounge (where there's typically subdued pre-dinner entertainment) and the Connoisseur Club (for those wishing to enjoy a cognac and fine cigar). Across the hall, there's the Card Room and a separate 24-hour Library that offers books, videos and the aforementioned computers for Internet use and more. Glass-enclosed elevators make up a part of the small atrium on this deck.
Galileo's is typically the most popular public space, with an active bar, dance floor, and piano. This is lively both before and after dinner, with special entertainment nightly.
Finally, the Vista Lounge does offer namesake views and a quiet place for reading or one of many informal presentations where larger crowds aren't expected. There's not a formal bar here.
Back down on deck seven, there's a casino with three blackjack tables, a roulette table, a mini-craps table, a Caribbean poker table and 43 slot machines. This deck also features two boutiques and a photo shop.
Seven Seas Navigator Spa & Fitness
There's a surprisingly spacious gym and fully equipped aerobics and yoga room. The gym features Lifecycles, free weights, striders, StairMasters, treadmills, weight benches, a Nautilus machine, workout mats and step benches. A full-time fitness instructor also is available and schedules an array of activities every day (walking, stretching, yoga, and more). There's no extra charge for fitness classes.
Deck 10 features a medium-sized saltwater swimming pool flanked by two hot tubs. There's always plenty of space for sunning on this deck, as well as on a deck 11 promenade overlooking the pool. This promenade, linked with deck 12, is also popular with fitness walkers (and even a few joggers); four laps, including some stairs, make a mile.
RSSC recently converted from a Carita of Paris spa affiliation to Canyon Ranch. Though small, the Canyon Ranch SpaClub makes up for its size with excellent treatment services from a mostly Phillipine and French staff. Separate male and female locker rooms each include complimentary steam and sauna. All the saunas at the Spa were updated during the May 2012 dry-dock. Canyon Ranch also runs the upscale beauty salon, which is mostly staffed by European stylists.
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