The AmaLyra features outside staterooms with hotel-style amenities such as monitors with Internet access, television with English channels and a satellite phone to call home for a small fee. More than 80 percent of these rooms feature large French balconies. Each of the four Junior Suites is a spacious 255 square feet and features a comfortable sitting area with a sofa and two chairs, floor-to-ceiling windows along with the balcony and an extra large bathroom with tub and shower. The gourmet cuisine features local ingredients with fresh produce and seafood, to be enjoyed with complimentary wine each night at dinner. Passengers can relax in the whirlpool on the sun deck or take advantage of the glassed-in fitness room and massage/beauty salon.