The 114,500-ton, 3,000-passenger Costa Fascinosa features now-signature Concordia-class elements, such as the Asian-themed Samsara Spa (with associated restaurant), a pool area with giant movie screen and sliding glass roof, and a Grand Prix driving simulator. For a full review of sister ship Costa Serena, click here.
Fascinosa, which was designed by cruising's most well-known architect, Joe Farcus, distinguishes itself in its design. Farcus' theme is "things that fascinate." Quoting a Costa press release, this means "celebrities, movie stars and exotic places synonymous with allure and seduction."
If that doesn't narrow it down, try this: a "Gone With the Wind"-themed lido area. Specific design touches (the burnt-out shell of Tara?) haven't been revealed, but the space will feature raised whirlpool tubs and waterfalls. Inside, the Millionaire Casino is named after the Italian title of the Oscar-winning "Slumdog Millionaire."
A new Ship, beautiful! The rooms are big enough and most facilities needed are available, clean and neat. Definetely buy the Boys and Girls Softdrink package that they have, you save a bit with this. Everything worth doing on the ship is however ...continue
having cruised on many lines,and reading the negative reviews on costa ships,i thought it cannot be that bad,i was wrong,i should have listened,IT WAS AWFUL.the ship itself is really nice,and well decked out,the balcony cabins really nice,but ...continue
If you have already booked this ship and are leaving soon then I shall start with the positive aspects of our cruise. Firstly the ship is splendid, clean and constant maintenance being done to the ship to keep it looking sparkling. The Spa is one ...continue