By design, activities are not a high priority for Oceania. Expect enrichment lectures themed around the region being visited; fitness, photography, and computer classes; informal health and beauty seminars by the spa and salon staff; and a handful of old cruise standards such as bingo and shuffleboard. For people who are self-motivated and/or prefer to spend their time aboard reading on deck or in one of the library's overstuffed leather armchairs, the sparse activities schedule is ideal. If you like a lot of organized activities, though, this is not the line for you. Oceania's three original ships have smallish, 19th-century-style casinos that see a fair amount of action.
The newer Marina will have a few more options. The Bon App?tit Culinary Center, operated through a deal with Bon Ap?tit magazine, will offer hands-on cooking classes taught by guest chefs from around the world. At the Artist Loft, meanwhile, rotating artists-in-residence will give short courses in disciplines ranging from watercolors to needlepoint.
Spas aboard all the line's ships, old and new, are run by Canyon Ranch, which made its name with celebrated resort spas in Arizona and Massachusetts and later opened them at sea aboard QM2 and the Regent Seven Seas ships. Internet access is available in each ship's Oceania@Sea Internet center, at terminals in the library, and via full-vessel Wi-Fi service. All cabins on all ships include a wireless laptop to allow Internet access, though you have to pay to use them.
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