Review of CMV Vasco da Gama-Nicko deck 11 (Lido-Pool-Spa-Sundeck)
Lido Deck 11 houses the main sundeck and swimming pool (midship) that can be covered with a sliding glass roof.
The fore-located Wellness Centre as facilities includes Day Spa (massage rooms), Thermal Suites (Sauna, Steam Rooms, 1 whirlpool), Fitness Centre (modern gym with a separate Aerobics Studio for classes at surcharge / personal trainers provided), Changing Rooms, Hair and Beauty Salon (hair cutting-styling-coloring, manicures-pedicures, teeth-whitening, botox), Barber Shop (professional grooming services, hot towel shave, beard trimming-styling)). The Spa offers various facials with premium brand products, also body wraps, massages, waxing, brow tinting and shaping, lash enhancements, detoxifying and slimming treatments. Spa discounts are offered for purchasing more than 1 treatment. Thermal Suite consists of 5 heated benches, aromatic steam rooms, sauna rooms, warm air room, monsoon rain showers.
The fore-located Gym is equipped with exercise bikes, treadmills and strengthening equipment. The Fitness is open for passengers aged 16+ and free of charge. Daily complimentary fitness classes are offered.
The spacious sundeck features a large swimming pool, 1 Jacuzzi/whirlpool, 2 hot tubs, Giant Chessboard, tennis tables, sunbathing areas fitted with padded chaise lounges, deckchairs, daybeds. The whole area is covered with a retractable glass roof. The luxury resort experience here is provided by luxury day beds, white curtains, live plants, outdoor rugs, lamps. This is also the place for the open-air deck parties held in the evenings.
Pool Bar has a few barstools, stylish lounges, tables and chairs. Its retractable roof and covered spaces enable open-air drinking. The entire bar is non-smoking.
Alfresco Grill and Lido Bar serve the pool deck with light snacks and drinks.
Cappuccino's (fka Gelato's) sells ice cream, iced coffee, thick shakes, specialty/brand coffees and teas, and even liqueur coffees with cream.
“Club Bistro” is a big-capacity, self-service buffet restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating (an open-air Terrace). Dining times vary (sea / port days): Breakfast (6:30-10:30 am), Lunch (11:30-3 pm), and Dinner (5:30-9 pm). Food is complimentary, provided via various food stations. In the morning, breakfast items are offered at each outlet, including fresh fruit and yogurt, hot English breakfast, congee and fried noodles, breakfast carving with poached eggs and muffins, pancakes, French toast, pastries, fresh and stewed fruit, as well as the usual toast, cereal and bacon.