Pullmantur Zenith

Pullmantur Zenith Review and Specifications

Specifications of Pullmantur Zenith

Year built1992  /  Age : 27
Flag state Malta
BuilderMeyer Werft (Papenburg, Germany)
Building costUSD 210 million
OwnerRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd & Springwater Capital
Speed21 kn / 39 kph / 24 mph
Length (LOA)208 m / 682 ft
Beam (width)29 m / 95 ft
Gross Tonnage47413 gt
Passengers1440 - 1828
Crew620
Passengers-to-space ratio34
Decks12
Cabins720
Decks with cabins10
Last Refurbishment2014-2019
Sister-shipsPullmantur Horizon
Former namesMV Zenith

Current itinerary of Pullmantur Zenith

Pullmantur Zenith current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim. The itinerary starts on 18 May, 2019 and ends on 25 May, 2019.

Date / TimePort
18 May    Departing from Malmo, Sweden hotels
20 May 09:00 - 09:00    Stavanger, Norway
21 May 09:00 - 09:00    Bergen, Norway
23 May 08:00 - 08:00    Geiranger, Norway
23 May 17:00 - 17:00    Hellesylt, Norway
24 May 08:00 - 08:00    Alesund, Norway
25 May 08:00    Arriving in Trondheim, Norway hotels

Review of Pullmantur Zenith

Launched in 1992 for Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur Zenith cruise ship has as fleet mates the liners Monarch, Sovereign and Horizon (sistership).

History - construction and ownership

Pullmantur Cruises is a Spanish company (headquartered in Madrid) which founded in 1988 as a subsidiary of the travel agency "Pullmantur" (founded 1971). In 2006, Pullmantur Cruises was acquired by RCCL (Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd) - world's 2nd largest passenger shipping company (after Carnival Corporation). Currently, RCCL owns 49% as 51% were sold in 2016 to Springwater Capital LLC (2002-founded investment firm). Pullmantur offers high-quality product mainly to Spanish-speaking source market. The company operates mainly in Mediterranean-Canaries regions and by fleet capacity is ranked the largest cruise brand in Spain.

Pullmantur Zenith cruise ship

The 1400-passenger cruise ship Pullmantur Zenith was constructed as a sister ship to the first newbuild of Celebrity Cruises, mv Horizon. Her interior designers were Michael Katsourakis and British John McNeece. In 2007 the ship was transferred to Pullmantur Cruises and used for Mediterranean voyages. In 2014, MS Zenith was transferred to CDF Croisieres de France (a subsidiary company of Pullmantur), joining there MS Horizon.

In early-December 2018, Pullmantur Cruceros introduced "Pullmantur Visa" card via a partnership with Bankinter Consumer Finance (specializing in credit cards and consumer loans). Pullmantur Visa allows easier booking and financing over a period up to 18 months. Pullmantur's credit card is for the Spanish market only (Spanish nationals and residents in Spain) and without maintenance fees. All cruise customers who make payments via Pullmantur Visa receive a return up to 6% of the deferred purchases, plus EUR 20 gift voucher when making non-Pullmantur related purchases.

Cruise itinerary program

Pullmantur Zenith itinerary program is based on Mediterranean cruises departing from Marseille to ports of call in Italy, Greece, Malta, Spain and the Adriatic Sea.

To Zenith's 2019 winter cruise program (Canary Islands) was added to Madeira Island (port Funchal) and Morocco (Agadir). Canaries ports are Las Palmas (Gran Canaria), Tenerife, La Palma, Lanzarote. The program (Nov 17, 2019, through March 31, 2020) includes a total of 20 itineraries.

Cabins

Pullmantur Zenith offers a total of 720 staterooms in 15 categories, of which 153 Inside, 47 Balcony and 26 Suites. The largest aboard Zenith is the Suite-Royale room. 

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

MS Zenith Windsurf Café Grill (Buffet Restaurant) provides alternative dining. It 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 single level MDR, Restaurant Caravelle, is elegant and offers good food but expensive wines.

Pullmantur Zenith cruise ship

Follows the complete list of Pullmantur Zenith restaurants and food bars.

  • Restaurant Caravelle (main dining room; the best spot to taste elaborate dishes that Pullmantur provides in its all inclusive)
  • Windsurf Café Grill (buffet; enjoy more relaxed dining at this ‘gourmet market’ for a variety of international dishes).

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

MV Zenith is quite spacious and offers a fine cruise experience and tastefully decorated public rooms. Passengers tend to be Spanish and European, mixed ages. MV Zenith ship leisure activities include a variety of bars, casino, solarium, outdoor and kids pools, as well as three Jacuzzis and a gym for the active passengers.

Follows the complete list of Pullmantur Zenith lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens and adults.

  • Broadway Theatre (Salon de Espectaculos Broadway)
  • James Piano Bar & Lounge
  • La Voile Bleue Bar; Le Zephir Bar
  • Rendez-Vous Lounge
  • Café Moka; Bar Plaza Cafe (cafeteria)
  • Bar Marina, Bar Harrys, Bar Michaels
  • Photo Gallery; Camera and video store
  • Video Arcade; Boutique
  • Internet Center
  • Casino del Mar
  • Dance Club (Rainbow Disco)
  • Card Room; Reading Room; Library
  • Teen's Club; Tibu Club (Kids' Playroom, ages 3-5)
  • Spa del Mar Beauty & Fitness
  • 2 Swimming Pools; 3 Jacuzzis; Solariums
  • Fitness Center.

Pullmantur Zenith wiki

CDF Zenith cruise ship was built in Papenburg Germany (originally for Celebrity Cruises) as "MV Zenith". The vessel has a sister - the fleet mate mv Horizon - both currently operated by CDF (abbrev from "Croisières de France"). CDF is a French cruise line and a subsidiary company / under the management of Pullmantur (RCCL's brand in Spain).

Initially, the ship was used for roundtrip cruises leaving from Florida to island ports in the Caribbean and Bermuda. In 2002, the vessel was flagged Bahamas. In 2007, it was re-flagged to Malta and transferred from the RCI-Royal Caribbean to Pullmantur for Mediterranean Sea cruises leaving from ports in France. In 2014, the liner was transferred to CDF where joined MV Horizon.

Ship’s Captain is Ivo Botica.

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Pullmantur Zenith Itineraries

The below listed Pullmantur Zenith cruise prices on 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.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 Apr 26 8 days, one-way from Lisbon to Malmo Lisbon
2019 Apr 27 7 days, one-way from Vigo to Malmo Vigo
2019 May 04 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Helsinki Malmo
2019 May 11 7 days, one-way from Helsinki to Malmo Helsinki
2019 May 18 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim Malmo
2019 May 25 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Malmo Trondheim
2019 Jun 01 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim Malmo
2019 Jun 08 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Malmo Trondheim
2019 Jun 15 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim Malmo
2019 Jun 22 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Malmo Trondheim
2019 Jun 29 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim Malmo
2019 Jul 06 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Dublin Trondheim
2019 Jul 06 14 days, round-trip Expedition To The British Islands Trondheim
2019 Jul 13 7 days, one-way from Dublin to Trondheim Dublin
2019 Jul 20 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Malmo Trondheim
2019 Jul 27 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim Malmo
2019 Aug 03 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Malmo Trondheim
2019 Aug 10 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Helsinki Malmo
2019 Aug 17 7 days, one-way from Helsinki to Malmo Helsinki
2019 Aug 24 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim Malmo
2019 Aug 31 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Malmo Trondheim
2019 Sep 07 8 days, one-way from Malmo to Lisbon Malmo
2019 Sep 14 7 days, one-way from Vigo to Barcelona Vigo
2019 Sep 21 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona
2019 Sep 28 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona
2019 Oct 05 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona
2019 Oct 12 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona
2019 Oct 19 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona
2019 Oct 26 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona
2019 Nov 02 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona
2019 Nov 09 7 days, one-way from Barcelona to Las Palmas Barcelona
2019 Nov 09 8 days, one-way from Barcelona to Santa Cruz de Tenerife Barcelona
2019 Nov 16 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2019 Nov 17 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2019 Nov 23 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2019 Nov 24 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2019 Nov 30 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2019 Dec 01 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2019 Dec 07 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2019 Dec 08 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2019 Dec 14 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2019 Dec 15 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2019 Dec 21 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2019 Dec 22 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2019 Dec 28 7 days, round-trip New Years Eve In The Canary Islands And Madeira Las Palmas
2019 Dec 29 7 days, round-trip New Years Eve In The Canary Islands And Madeira Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2020 Jan 04 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2020 Jan 05 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2020 Jan 11 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2020 Jan 12 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2020 Jan 18 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2020 Jan 19 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2020 Jan 25 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2020 Jan 26 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2020 Feb 01 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2020 Feb 02 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2020 Feb 08 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2020 Feb 09 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2020 Feb 15 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Las Palmas
2020 Feb 16 7 days, round-trip Canary Islands And Madeira (Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2020 Feb 22 5 days, one-way from Las Palmas to Malaga Las Palmas
2020 Feb 23 4 days, one-way from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Malaga Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2020 Feb 27 3 days, one-way from Malaga to Tangier Malaga
2020 Mar 01 7 days, round-trip Discover Morocco, Porto And Lisbon Malaga
2020 Mar 08 7 days, round-trip Essences Of Italy Malaga
2020 Mar 15 7 days, round-trip Discover Morocco, Porto And Lisbon Malaga
2020 Mar 22 7 days, round-trip Essences Of Italy Malaga
2020 Mar 29 3 days, round-trip Getaway To Morocco Malaga
2020 Apr 01 2 days, one-way from Malaga to Lisbon Malaga
2020 Apr 03 7 days, round-trip Madeira, Morocco And Andalusia Lisbon
2020 Apr 10 7 days, round-trip Madeira And The Canary Islands Lisbon
2020 Apr 17 7 days, round-trip Lisbon, Morocco And Andalusia Lisbon
2020 Apr 24 8 days, one-way from Lisbon to Malmo Lisbon
2020 Apr 24 1 day, one-way from Lisbon to Vigo Lisbon
2020 Apr 25 7 days, one-way from Vigo to Malmo Vigo
2020 May 02 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Helsinki Malmo
2020 May 09 7 days, one-way from Helsinki to Malmo Helsinki
2020 May 16 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim Malmo
2020 May 23 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Malmo Trondheim
2020 May 30 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim Malmo
2020 Jun 06 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Malmo Trondheim
2020 Jun 13 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim Malmo
2020 Jun 20 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Malmo Trondheim
2020 Jun 27 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim Malmo
2020 Jul 04 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Reykjavik Trondheim
2020 Jul 11 7 days, one-way from Reykjavik to Trondheim Reykjavik
2020 Jul 18 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Malmo Trondheim
2020 Jul 25 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim Malmo
2020 Aug 01 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Malmo Trondheim
2020 Aug 08 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Helsinki Malmo
2020 Aug 15 7 days, one-way from Helsinki to Malmo Helsinki
2020 Aug 22 7 days, one-way from Malmo to Trondheim Malmo
2020 Aug 29 7 days, one-way from Trondheim to Malmo Trondheim
2020 Sep 05 9 days, one-way from Malmo to Lisbon Malmo
2020 Sep 05 8 days, one-way from Malmo to Vigo Malmo
2020 Sep 13 7 days, one-way from Vigo to Barcelona Vigo
2020 Sep 14 6 days, one-way from Lisbon to Barcelona Lisbon
2020 Sep 20 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona
2020 Sep 27 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona
2020 Oct 04 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona
2020 Oct 11 4 days, round-trip Getaway Cruise To Majorca And France Barcelona
2020 Oct 18 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona
2020 Oct 25 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona
2020 Nov 01 7 days, round-trip Secret Places Of The Mediterranean Barcelona