Costa Favolosa is a cruise ship ordered for Costa Crociere in October 2007. Based on the Concordia-class design, Costa Favolosa was laid down by Fincantieri‘s Marghera shipyard on 5 November 2009 and launched on 6 August 2010. Part of a five-ship expansion of the Costa Crociere fleet, the vessel entered service in July 2011.
On Costa Favolosa you will feel like you are in a fairy tale, onboard everything around you will fill you with delight and inspire moments of wonder. This is the charm of Costa Favolosa. It is there every time you wake up in your balcony cabin looking out at the day’s new sea view.
The best way to relax is at the Spa or in one of the outdoor hot tubs, followed by a fantastic glass of wine at the wine bar.
It’s already time for dinner, world-renowned cuisine, or Neapolitan pizza? You’ll be spoiled with choices and you’ll really feel like you’re living in a fairy tale!
Costa Favolosa cruise ship deck plan showss a total of 1507 staterooms for 3016 passengers (max capacity is 3617) served by 1100 crew-staff. The boat has 13 passenger decks (named after “UNESCO World Heritage” sites and museums), 5 restaurants, 13 lounges and bars, 4D cinema, 4 swimming pools (2 with retractable glass roofs), 5 jacuzzies (also 6 Samsara Spa Suites have own hot tubs), 18 elevators. Favolosa has no self-service laundromats on board.
On Costa Favolosa, there are a total of 400 original artworks and 6000 prints on display at various places throughout the ship.
Besides the ship’s staff and crew, Costa cruise passengers are also served by Peper robots – the latest cyborg technology implemented fleetwide in 2016. These humanoid robots greet and guide passengers upon embarkation. They also assist them throughout the cruise by providing information and tips on onboard dining, entertainment, enrichment program (workshops, pre-scheduled events), casino and shopping promotions, shore excursions, and tours. Pepper robots are mobile and communicate in 3 languages (English, German, Italian). They can also interpret human emotions by analyzing voice tones and facial expressions.
|Owner||Carnival Corporation & plc|
|Port of registry||Genoa, Italy|
|Builder||Fincantieri, Marghera, Venice|
|Laid down||5 November 2009|
|Launched||6 August 2010|
|Christened||2 July 2011|
|Maiden voyage||4 July 2011|
|In service||4 July 2011|
|Class and type||Modified Concordia-class cruise ship|
|Length||290 m (951 ft 5 in)|
|Beam||40 m (131 ft 3 in)|
|Draught||8.5 m (27 ft 11 in)|
|Depth||14.18 m (46 ft 6 in)|
|Propulsion||Diesel-electric: Two shafts: 2 fixed pitch propellers|
|Speed||24 knots (44 km/h; 28 mph)|