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The Island Escape provides the perfect setting for a relaxed and informal cruise holiday, and is ideal for first-time cruisers and families. Offering guests a wide variety of all-inclusive amenities, activities and entertainment, the Island Escape is spread across 12 decks and holds a total of 1536 passengers and 540 members of crew.

Sailing around the Western Mediterranean, the Island Escape will take you to a range of wonderful destinations, from the beautiful beaches of Valencia to the picturesque city of Rome.

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Activities onboard Island Cruises

The Island Escape is home to a selection of shops which stock gifts, souvenirs and holiday essentials, just in case you’ve forgotten anything. If you want to get in touch with the outside world or simply check your emails, then the onboard cyber café has a number of computers for guests to use. There is also a video arcade onboard the Island Escape – great for a spot of gaming fun whilst your are in-between ports.

Kids onboard the Island Escape will never be stuck for something to do, with the Palmy’s Kids Clubs running a daily activity programme, from street dancing lessons to arts and craft activities. Palmy’s Pals caters for children between three and six, Palmy’s Crew for seven to eleven year-olds, and there are also a number of activity programmes for teenagers. On selected days, parents can make the most of a relaxing lie in with the Breakfast Club, which sees your little ones picked up early from your cabin for a fun and exciting breakfast, giving you the chance to get some peace and quiet.

Spa & Fitness onboard Island Cruises

Keep fit during your cruise at the onboard gym, which provides a full range of fitness equipment, as well as numerous exercise classes and an aerobics studio.

Head out to the Sports Deck which offers guests the opportunity to participate in a spot of tennis, football or even basketball.

After a hard exercise session, why not treat yourself to some well-deserved pampering at the Hair and Beauty Salon. Relax in the separate male and female saunas, soothe those aching muscles and leave feeling thoroughly revitalised. You’ll even find a full range of indulgent treatments and beauty therapies to top off your pampering session.

What's included

  • Daily meals from a choice of 3 restaurants including a 24hr buffet
  • Basic tips
  • Sports activities
  • Kids clubs and breakfast clubs
  • West-end style shows and lounge entertainment
  • Classes and activities

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Whether you’re looking for a quiet pre-dinner aperitif or a post-dinner cocktail, accompanied by lively entertainment, there are plenty of bars to cater for your mood. Enjoy comedy, live music and Cabaret in the Ocean Theatre, live game shows in the Bounty Lounge, plus a late-night disco at The Lookout. During the daytime, The Lookout also provides the perfect setting for a quiet coffee whilst enjoying the panoramic sea views. For fans of gaming, the ship offers a Casino, complete with Blackjack, Roulette and a selection of gaming machines.

As the ship sets sail, the Sailaway Bar becomes the ideal place to watch the land slip away behind you, complete with a refreshing drink in hand. After the sailaway, head to the Sundowner to listen to some of the talented live musicians. If you’re a sports fan, catch a game in Champions bar or if you just fancy a good old pint in a traditional pub setting, The Pub is the place to be. When the sun is shining, you can enjoy drinks al fresco at the Mirage Bar, as you lounge by the pool. After a tiring day of exploring, enjoy a rejuvenating cup of tea or coffee at Café Brasil to get you back on your feet again.

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There are three fantastic restaurants onboard the Island Escape, which are all included within the price, as well as 24-hour room service at an additional charge.

The Oasis is a reservation-only a la carte restaurant, which provides table service and a great menu, including daily chef’s specials. The restaurant serves up delicious fresh cuisine, such as steak, seafood and scrumptious double chocolate desserts to satisfy that sweet tooth, topped off with a selection of fine wines.

There are two more informal dining options onboard which do not require reservations – the Island Restaurant and the Beachcomber Restaurant. Both offer varied buffet selections, with the Beachcomber restaurant staying open 24-hours – perfect for a midnight snack!

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