Pullmantur Horizon Review and Specifications
Specifications of Pullmantur Horizon
|Builder||MEYER WERFT GMBH|
|Year of built||1990|
|Gross Tonnage||47427 gt|
|Former name||Island Star, Pacific Dream|
|Passengers||1506 - 1828|
|Decks with cabins||10|
Review of Pullmantur Horizon
Launched in 1990 as Celebrity Horizon, Pullmantur Horizon is one of the Pullmantur Cruises ships, together with Pullmantur Empress, Pullmantur Monarch, Pullmantur Sovereign and Pullmantur Zenith. The ship cost US $185 million to build and was last refurbished in 2013.
History - construction & ownership
Pullmantur Cruises S.L. is a Spanish cruise line headquartered in Madrid. It started operations in the late 1990s as an offshoot of Madrid-based namesake travel agency "Pullmantur". Through its parent company, Pullmantur Cruises was purchased in 2006 by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Pullmantur offers high-quality, high-value cruising with a strong Spanish-Mediterranean flair. Company's hold on the Spanish cruise market started when the founded in 1971 Madrid travel agency Pullmantur, chartered ms Seawind Crown (Premier Cruises) in the late 1990's.
The 47,427-ton, 1,354-passenger cruise ship Pullmantur Horizon was transferred to the fleet of Pullmantur from Celebrity Cruises (along with mv Zenith) and over the years has undergone a few name changes – Island Star (1995), Pacific Dream (2009), and Horizon again in 2011. Pullmantur Horizon is not a small ship, able to navigate any sea, however used mainly for a few routes in Europe, Mediterranean based cruises and Caribbean voyages (since 2008).
Pullmantur Horizon has a sister ship, mv Zenith, and both are currently operated by CDF “Croisières de France”.
Cruise itinerary program
Pullmantur Horizon itinerary program is based on Caribbean voyages with round-trip departures from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Pullmantur Horizon offers a total of 721 staterooms in 11 categories, of which Inside, 68 Balcony and 16 Suites. The largest aboard Horizon are the Suite-Royale rooms.
Dining options - Food & Drinks
MS Horizon Buffet restaurant is where you'll be able to choose between various dishes to satisfy consumer preferences and tastes. It has an adjacent outdoor grill and provides a wide selection of delicious dishes and an informal setting for relaxing. The main dining room (serving set-time, set-table in the evening) offers a more formal dining experience.
Follows the complete list of Pullmantur Horizon restaurants and food bars.
- Le Splendide Restaurant (912-seat; main dining room; the best spot to taste elaborate dishes that Pullmantur provides in its all inclusive)
- Le Marché Gourmand Buffet Restaurant (enjoy a more relaxed dining at this ‘gourmet market’ for a variety of international dishes)
- Terrace and Grill.
Entertainment options - Fun & Sport
Cruisers may have a good holiday in the most absolute of tranquillity. Onboard Pullmantur Horizon everything is set to make time go more slowly and give the passengers the opportunity to enjoy every minute of it. In the outdoor pools, jacuzzis, gym and Spa, all travelers are going to feel wonderful. Evening entertainment is based in the theatre, nightclub and casino. And, meanwhile, the kids in the Tibu Club are going to be busy with non-stop amenities.
Follows the complete list of Pullmantur Horizon lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens and adults.
- The Grand Theatre
- James Piano Bar & Lounge
- Rendez-Vous Lounge
- Cafe Moka
- Rhoto Gallery; Video Arcade; Boutique
- Internet Center
- Sapphire Dance Club
- Card Room; Reading Room; Library
- Teen's Club; Tibu Club (Kids' Playroom)
- Spa del Mar Beauty & Fitness
- L'Annexe Pool Bar
- 2 swimming Pools; 2 Jacuzzis; Solarium
- Fitness Center.
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Pullmantur Horizon Itineraries 2016
The below listed Pullmantur Horizon cruise prices on 2016 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Pullmantur fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.