Water-lovers were well accommodated aboard Sapphire Princess.
The Oasis is on the upmost of the decks that cascade down to the aft of the ship, a great area for sunning. There are two hot tubs here, along with a pair of shuffleboard courts, and the Oasis Bar serves libations through the day.
One of five pools on Sapphire Princess, Neptune’s Reef is one of the two largest, and serves as the main outdoor facility. There are two hot tubs and the screen for Movies Under the Stars.
Of the five pools on Sapphire Princess, Calypso Reef is one of the two largest, and the ship’s indoor facility. There are two hot tubs and loungers, plus the Conservatory, an upper deck wrapping around the pool that has ping-pong tables and more loungers.
This smaller round pool was little used on our cruise. It was a bit larger than a plunge pool—no laps, please—and located next to the kids areas.
Though a bit smaller than the ship’s largest pools, this was our favorite, located on the lowest of the terraces facing aft. On sunny days, this was a glorious spot to hang out.
This odd little pool is sequestered within the spa area and has a couple small hot tubs at one end. It’s outdoors, but with walls enclosing this sunken space, the sun didn’t land here except when overhead. The eight loungers sat in the shade for most of the day.
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