Review of Astoria Grande deck 9 (Sports-Teens)
Theater (balcony level 2 of 2)
Cara Lounge is the teens-only club with supervised activities in 2 age groups – Orcas (12 -13 yo) and Teens (14 -17 yo). The lounge has TVs, comfortable seating (incl bean bags), vending machine (drinks and snacks). The teen activities are scheduled in 3 programs (morning, afternoon, evening) and vary depending on the AIDAcara itinerary route. In 2013, the Cara Lounge was upgraded with a Video Games Arcade (Nintendo Wii console gaming) and with modern multimedia equipment allowing it to host edutainment events, like art classes and photography workshops.
(Friseur) Beauty Salon provides professional manicure/pedicure, hairdresser, and barber services.
Body & Soul Sport is the ship’s Fitness Centre. The Gym has modern equipment and offers up to 30 different classes and workshops, including Body Styling, cycling, spinning, aerobics, Tae Bo, Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, meditation. Private training and fitness classes are also available.
Dive Counter (diving and snorkeling tours booking, information)
Golf (small indoor putting green area)
Biking Counter (Segways/bikes reservations)
Golf Counter serves the AIDA cruise golf program (information, golf club rental, golf packages, and instructors /on land courses). The AIDA Cara ship also has a golf simulator (virtual golf courses).
Lambada Bar is a cocktail bar with a dance floor and live band music in the evenings. The bar is Caribbean-themed and decorated with palm trees.
(Bibliotek) Library is small, with panoramic windows and books mostly in Deutsch, plus some card and board games.
Calypso Restaurant is the smaller dining room. This is a complimentary buffet restaurant with both indoor/outdoor seating (270-degree stern views). The 2013 refurbishment added here live cooking areas, a pizza station, ice cream machine.
Calypso Bar is a cocktail bar serving drinks in the restaurant’s outdoor seating area at the stern.