AIDAcara – AIDA Cruises

In Service – 1996 to Present
Type: Cruise Ship GRT: 38600 Length: 634 ft Beam: 91 ft
Speed: N/A knots
Registry: Italy Passengers: 1186 Crew: 370
Shipyard: Kvaerner Masa-Yards

 Outside view

About Aida Cruises

AIDA Cruises is a German cruise line that introduced the club vacation at sea in 1996 to the German marked. Passengers do not need to stick to firm dining seatings or dress codes. All passengers can enjoy a very casual and friendly atmosphere onboard. The cruise line convinces its guests with good buffets, a lot of sports and inventive entertainment. All passengers, also families and young guests, are very welcome onboard. The main onboard language is German.


The ship

AIDA Cara was commissioned in 1996. 1186 passengers can go onboard the ship which is 193,34 meters long. It is a bit smaller than its sister ships AIDA vita and aura.



All staterooms are comfortable and designed colourful. Inside staterooms are 14,5 square meters, oceanview staterooms 13,5-17 square meters and balcony staterooms 20,5 square meters large. Junior Suites feature 31 square meters including balcony and Suites feature 55 square meters. Guests in Premium Suites share a common sun deck with 82 square meters.


Atmosphere on board

AIDA Cruises is mainly directed to the German-speaking market with various international itineraries. Therefore, the main onboard language on all AIDA vessels is German. AIDA Cruises stands for its casual and youthful service in an unstrained and easy going atmosphere.


Food and beverages

The main restaurants on this AIDA vessel are self-service restaurants with a diverse and rich buffet. There are neither fixed dining times, nor strict dress codes. Basic beverages, including beer and house wines, are free of charge during meal times at the buffet restaurants. In addition, there are several beverage packages which may be bought at reduced rates. At an additional fee, you may also dine in one of the exclusive á la carte restaurants, for example the well known Rossini. In order to guarantee a place to dine there, reservation should be made on board in time.


Entertainment, sports and relaxation

AIDA Cruises offers lively entertainment at night, from extraordinary shows in the theatre over great music at one of the lounges to dancing the night away at the night club. During the day, different games and activities are offered or alternatively you may visit the large AIDA Spa or the Fit & Fun gym.


Our recommendation

AIDA has the right vessel for you if you enjoy an easy going atmosphere with open dining times, no formal dress code and prefer rather young and active fellow passengers.