Built in 2003
Passenger Capacity 2,716 (Double Occupancy)
Number of Crew 1,027
Total Cabins 1.358 (27 for Handicapped Guests)
Tonnage 102.587 tons
Length 890 feet
Beam 118 feet
Decks 17 (13 for Guests Use)
Max Speed 22 Knots
Cruising Speed 20 Knots
Copies of posters
and advertisements from the 1920s and 1930s adorn Costa Fortuna's
public areas and interiors celebrate Italian passenger liners.
You'll find the
fleet of 26 former and present Costa ships "sailing" on the Atrium
More than 60% of Costa Fortuna's accommodations
have an ocean view, and 60% of those also feature a private veranda.
Costa Fortuna is basically a slightly smaller Euro-clone of parent
company Carnival Cruise Lines' Conquest-class vessels; however, the
size and mix of public rooms is slightly different. In
the style favored by Europeans, the casino was made smaller to add
room for the Conte Di Savoia Grand Bar that houses a suitably large
Fortuna passengers enjoy a Roman Bacchanal complete with a parade
and toga party.
While the Tuscan steakhouse style cuisine
in Club Grande Conte, the upscale
specialty restaurant, is served on Versace china, the decor is
Festa Italiana, Costa Fortuna guests are invited to an Italian
street festival at sea featuring Bocce Ball contests, Tarantella
dance lessons, pizza dough tossing competitions, and Venetian mask
Costa Fortuna “Costa Kids” Program provides fun for children from
ages 3 to 17, including pizza parties, face painting, masquerades,
pirate treasure hunts, visits to the bridge, and even Italian
For dessert, Costa Fortuna chefs tempt guests
with Tiramisu, Crème Brulée, Cannoli, Baba Tarantello, Sambuca
Sundae, and Gelato.
celebrate Costa Cruises' 60-year Diamond Anniversary and the
debut of Costa Fortuna in the Caribbean, we
recently spent a night on board in Fort Lauderdale. Read Cruising
Italian Style and see a preview slide show.