Costa Cruises Restart Update: Entire Fleet in Service in June

Costa Deliziosa

With two additional ships resuming service soon, the entire Costa Cruises fleet is set to be in service for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eight Ships Currently in Service

A total of eight cruise ships are in service for Costa Cruises for the 2022-2023 winter season, and the entire fleet will be back in service by June.

Here are the ships currently in service:

Costa Deliziosa
Capacity at 100%: 2,260 guests
Date: In service since June 26, 2021
Region: World Cruise
Homeports: Trieste to Venice/Marghera (Italy)
Length: 127 nights
Itineraries: Second leg of a 127-night world tour that sails to the Middle East, the Indian Ocean, Africa, Brazil, Patagonia, Peru, the Caribbean, the Panama Canal, the U.S. East Coast and more

Costa Firenze
Capacity at 100%: 4,232 guests
Date: In service since February 18, 2022
Region: South America
Homeports: Santos, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador (Brazil)
Length: 7 nights
Itineraries: Domestic cruising in Brazil with week-long cruises visiting Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Ilhéus and Salvador

Costa Toscana
Capacity at 100%: 5,224 guests
Date: In service since March 5, 2022
Region: Middle East
Homeports: Dubai and Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
Length: 7 nights
Itineraries: Week-long cruises to the Middle East featuring visits to Doha, Oman, Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Costa Fascinosa
Capacity at 100%: 3,000 guests
Date: In service since May 1, 2022
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Pointe-à-Pitre (Guadeloupe)
Length: 7 and 14 nights
Itineraries: Southern and Eastern Caribbean cruises visiting popular ports in the region including Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, St. Maarten, Barbados and more

Costa Smeralda
Capacity at 100%: 5,224 guests
Date: In service since May 7, 2022
Region: Western Mediterranean
Homeports: Savona and Civitavecchia (Italy); Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca (Spain); Marseille (France); and more
Length: 7 nights
Itineraries: Western Mediterranean visiting Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Marseille, Savona, Civitavecchia and Palermo

Costa Pacifica
Capacity at 100%: 3,000 guests
Date: In service since June 4, 2022
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: La Romana (Dominican Republic)
Length: 6 to 13 nights
Itineraries: Wrapping up a program in the Southern Caribbean ahead of a transatlantic crossing to the Mediterranean

Costa Fortuna
Capacity at 100%: 2,720 guests
Date: In service since June 11, 2022
Region: South America
Homeports: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); Montevideo (Uruguay); and Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Length: 8 nights
Itineraries: Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay visiting Rio de Janeiro, Balneário Camboriú, Buenos Aires, Montevideo and more

 Costa Favolosa
Capacity at 100%: 3,000 guests
Date: In service since October 7, 2022
Region: South America
Homeports: Santos (Brazil); Buenos Aires (Argentina); and Montevideo (Uruguay)
Length: 3 to 7 nights
Itineraries: Week-long itineraries to Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay, in addition to three- and four-night cruises in Brazil

Two Ships Resuming Service

Completing the company’s restart program, two ships are set to resume service for Costa Cruises through June.

With the Costa Magica leaving the fleet in February and the Costa Venezia soon being transferred to Carnival Cruise Line, that leaves two more ships to restart:

Here are the planned service resumption dates and details:

Costa Diadema
Capacity at 100%: 3,700 guests

Date: April 7, 2023
Region: Western Mediterranean and Canaries
Homeport: Savona (Italy); Marseille (France); Barcelona (Spain); and more
Length: 14 nights
Initial Itineraries: Western Mediterranean, Canary Islands and Madeira visiting Savona, Marseille, Barcelona, Valencia, Cádiz, Lisbon, Funchal, Tenerife and Arrecife

Costa Serena
Capacity at 100%: 3,000 guests
Date: June 2023
Region: Asia
Homeport: Busan, Pohang and Sokcho (South Korea)
Length: 4 to 7 nights
Initial Itineraries: South Korea and Japan

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