Azamara Onward

Embark on an extraordinary journey with Azamara Onward, the latest gem in the Azamara Cruises fleet, celebrated for its boutique cruising experience. As a mid-sized luxury vessel, Azamara Onward offers an incredible chance to explore the globe’s most sought-after destinations with elegance and ease. With a commitment to destination immersion, guests aboard the Onward are treated to extended stays, numerous overnights, and night touring, allowing for a deeper connection with local cultures, cuisines, and attractions.

Catering to the sophisticated traveller in search of a more tailored and immersive cruising experience, Azamara Onward is adorned with a host of sumptuous amenities, including exquisite dining venues, spa and wellness facilities, and spacious, beautifully appointed staterooms and suites. Whether you’re relishing gourmet dishes, enjoying a pampering spa session, or uncovering the secrets of exotic destinations, Azamara Onward promises a voyage that transcends the conventional, making every moment onboard and ashore utterly unforgettable.

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The Score Card.

Ship Interior

How wowed were we by the ship interior?

Ship Exterior

How striking is the exterior design of the ship?


How well maintained is the ship? Any rust? Any sign of damage?

Glitz & Glamour

How striking is the ship interior? Does it feel palatial?

WOW Factors

Wow facilities - such as bumper cars, ice rinks, luxury spas, sanctuaries etc


How friendly and efficient was service?

Cabin Amenities

How well appointed is the cabin? Interactive TV, sufficient plug sockets?

Cabin Service

How efficient was the cabin service?

Cabin Comfort

How comfortable was the bed?

Shop Variety

How large was the variety of shops onboard?

Shop Prices

How fair is the onboard pricing in the shops?

Drink Prices

How fair is onboard pricing when it comes to drinks?

Main Dining

How impressed were we with Main Dining?

Alfresco Dining

Variety of alfresco dining options onboard?

Speciality Variety

Variety of speciality restaurants onboard

Speciality Quality

Quality and standards of cuisine in the speciality dining venues

Speciality Prices

How fair were the prices of speciality restaurants?

Buffet Choice

How big was variety in the buffet restaurant onboard?

Buffet Quality

Quality of food in the buffet?


Choices for vegetarians, vegans and other dietary issues?

Overall Dining

Overall variety of dining options onboard?


How good was the variety and standard of entertainment onboard?

Pools & Hot Tubs

Variety and amount of pools and hot tubs onboard

Poolside Area

How well maintained were the poolside areas onboard?

Fitness Centre

How impressed were we with the gym and fitness area onboard?

Deck Furniture

Condition and variety of different deck furniture

Extra Activities

Mini Golf, Sports Court, Golf Simulator and other venues of that type


Sufficient amount of lifts? Average wait times?


Variety on sale, cost and standard of excursions sold

Spa Treatments

How fairly priced were spa treatments and products?

WiFi Cost

How fairly priced was WiFi onboard?


Were we kept informed by the bridge of developments and progress?


How impressive was the spa? Hydrotherapy pool, thermal suite?

WiFi Quality

How fast and efficient was the WIFI?


Children's facilities onboard

The App

Was there an app to improve a customers experience? Did it function well?


How smooth and fast was the embarkation process?


How smooth and fast was the disembarkation process?

Interactive TV

Was there an interactive TV in the cabins? Functionality?

Deck Freedom

Did the ship have a promenade? Could you walk to the front of the ship?


How easy is it to get a towel by the pool? Was there a towel station?

Value For Money

Overall value for money, considering all factors.

*A score of 0 means that this facility was not offered. Scores are generated by comparing to experiences with other cruise ships and cruise lines. These scores are based on our own opinion. The Cruise Ship Score below is generated from The Score Card.

Cruise Ship Score


Cruise Ship Score


Ship Name: Azamara Onward
Operator: Azamara Cruises
Port of Registry: Valletta
Cost: $150,000,000
Launched: August 1999
Tonnage: 30,277 GT
Length: 181.0m
Beam: 25.5m
Height: 36m
Passenger Decks: 9
Speed: 18.5 knots
Max Passengers: 670
Crew: 400
Crew to Passenger Ratio: 1:2

Azamara Cruises is a luxury cruise line founded in 2007. The first ships of the company were the Azamara Quest and Azamara Journey. They offer passengers cruises to exotic locations, and are indirect competition with Oceania Cruises and Windstar Cruises. Today, they operate a fleet of 4 Renaissance-class cruise ships which offer destination-intensive voyages worldwide. As a luxury brand, Azamara are an inclusive cruise line where a drinks package, Wi-Fi package, dining, entertainment, flights and transfers are included as part of your cruise fare.

Best Suited For

  • Couples without children
  • Those that appreciate a quiet and relaxing cruise experience
  • Those seeking a luxury cruise experience on a budget
  • Those who don't mind flying to join the ship
  • Those that really value the destinations

Not Suited For

  • Children
  • Those that like waterparks, waterslides and ice skating etc
  • Those that like a lively ship
  • Those prone to seasickness
  • Those that enjoy seadays