Review of Scenic Azure deck 2 (Sapphire-Dining-Spa)
Wellness Area (starboard) includes a small Spa (massage room) and the Beauty Salon (manicures/pedicures, hairdresser/barber services).
Fitness Centre (portside) is a small gym room, equipped with an elliptical trainer, recumbent bike, rowing machine, treadmill, large-size TV). Bottled water and towels are complimentary provided at the Spa and Gym facilities.
Elevator (mid-level 2 of 3)
Crystal Dining Restaurant (forward) is the ship’s open-seating Dining Room. It has the single-seating capacity, floor-ceiling windows (on both sides), central buffet station. The Crystal restaurant’s dining times are as follows: Breakfast (7-9 am), Lunch (12:30 – 1:30 pm), and Dinner (7 pm). Breakfasts and lunches are buffet-style, with some hot dishes available for off-menu ordering. The breakfast menu has fruits, cheeses, cereal, yogurt, bread, pastries, scrambled eggs, cold meats, fish, plus made-to-order omelet station. The lunch menu has salads, sandwich fixings, 2 soups, 2 main dishes (incl vegetarian), regional cuisine specialty, pasta and carving stations, cheeses, desserts (incl cookies, cakes, ice cream). Dinners (waiter-served) as menu feature 2-3 appetizers, 1 soup, 1 entree (incl meat, seafood, vegetarian), 1 dessert. Always available are salads (green, Caesar), hamburgers/cheeseburgers with fries, chicken, steak, dessert cheese plate. Captain’s formal dinners (Welcome and Farewell) are held here. At lunches and dinners are offered complimentary wine, beer, soft drinks.
Scenic Azure cruise director often schedules culinary (food and wine-themed) events on the ship. Among those are the galley tour and live cooking demonstrations by the boat’s chef.
Table La Rive is for the Scenic’s “Chef’s Table” (private dining) concept. This is a 10-seat table where guests can enjoy a 3-hour long gourmet dinner with a 6-course menu, complimented by fine wines (different wine by course).
Sapphire Deck cruise cabins from 201 to 221, all of which are Balcony Suites in categories B, BB, and C (aft location), plus the two Junior Suites (category BJ, near the elevator).