A cruise line which is always popular amongst UK guests, P&O Cruises is welcoming a new ship into the fleet. Sister ship to Iona, P&O Arvia effortlessly combines the timeless class of this British fleet with unforgettable at-sea innovations. From mouth-watering dining including the decadent 6th Street Diner to endless entertainment in Arvia's SkyDome, all while embarking on unique and exciting itineraries, cruise in style onboard Arvia. Plus, powered by liquified natural gas (LNG) Arvia showcases P&O Cruises' commitment to sustainable travel.
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Whether you're sitting down for breakfast, lunch or dinner, the amazing dining options onboard Arvia will make sure that every craving is satisfied. If it's traditional cruise ship mealtimes you're looking for, the Meridian Restaurant is bound to please. Meanwhile, those looking for a more casual bite to eat can enjoy everything from freshly made pizzas to burgers stacked with toppings at one of the more casual venues; such as the Horizon Restaurant. Arvia will also see the arrival of a two new P&O Cruises' restaurants: Green & Co and 6th Street Diner. Featuring a plant-led menu, Green & Co is the perfect eatery for vegans, vegetarians and flexitarians alike, while 6th Street offers informal dining during the day and a more sophisticated experience in the evening, reminiscent of a retro American diner.
Guests onboard Arvia will also be able to enjoy an array of signature P&O Cruises restaurants, including:
After an exciting day discovering incredible ports of call, it's not quite time to turn in for the night just yet. With live shows, cosy lounges and lively bars to make the most during your time onboard, no two evenings on your cruise will be the same. Boasting an impressive theatre, al fresco and indoor venues and even a nightclub, you're sure to find a favourite spot to let your hair down on P&O Arvia. Highlights include:
Mission Control is a one-of-a-kind immersive experience set on the fictitious submarine Arvia II that you won't want to miss. And don't forget to go to Altitude Skywalk, which is located 54 metres above the water, to put your skills to the test on the fleet's first high-ropes adventure.
Expect everything in Arvia's SkyDome, including spectacular production shows and a special Wallace & Gromit production for the whole family. At Headliners Theatre, you can catch even more spectacular performances, such as Greatest Days, a stage adaptation of the renowned West End musical The Band that features Take That songs and a story by author Tim Firth, as well as the brand-new interactive game show WaveLength, which virtually stars TV host and game show host Ben Shephard.
Gary Barlow adds his vision and personality to the evocative live music venue as the 710 Club's music director aboard P&O Arvia. Enjoy the sounds of the resident band The 710s and up-and-coming musicians as the stage illuminates. On some cruises, Gary will even give a performance himself in the Headliners Theatre. A-list entertainment is promised at The Limelight Club, presented with showbiz glitz, chic cocktails, and a magnificent supper.
Wind down under the night sky after a busy day at the chilled-out Sunset Bar. From swinging seats and sun canopies to whirlpools and live DJs, there's no better place to welcome in the evening on board Arvia.
Live music will help you get through the day and keep you dancing at night in other locations. A few entertainment highlights include pianists in the Grand Atrium, buskers at Brodies, cocktail pianists at the Crow's Nest, and power ballads and pop anthems at The Club House themed nights while SkyDome offers spectacular parties and DJ sets outside in addition to live entertainment.
There are golf nets, table tennis tables, deck games, and a tonne of classes available if you want to get moving too - from soothing al fresco yoga to high-energy spin workouts in the gym.
Additionally, there are many methods to branch out and meet new people. Learn more about photography, art, or bridge in a class; establish a quiz team with friends, attend a guest lecture at Headliners Theatre or practise your karaoke skills.
Finally, the kids' clubs offer activities for young cruisers of all ages, including the Academy programme for teens. Aboard P&O Arvia you'll all leave with large smiles and joyful holiday memories, whether you watch a hit movie at Ocean Studios, dance the night away at a family disco, or explore immersive experiences from renowned animation studio Aardman with family favourites Wallace, Gromit and Shaun too!
Between shore excursions and nights out onboard, spend your free time seeing what Arvia has to offer.
Boasting two stories of loungers, infinity pools and whirlpools, this is the height of relaxation onboard this P&O Cruises' ship. And if you find yourself wanting a drink, you won't even have to get out of the pool thanks to the unique swim-up bar.
With its relaxed atmosphere and spacious pool, the Beachcomber Pool and Bar is the perfect spot to soak up the rays onboard Arvia. Grab your favourite drink from the bar or cool down with an ice cream.
A stylish and intimate lounge in which you can indulge in a tipple or two. P&O are partnering with Tidal Rum to create a unique island-inspired rum that will be available on board. There’s even a rum distillery at sea within Anderson’s Bar in which they create the delicious drink!
If you're travelling as a family, there's plenty to keep guests of all ages entertained. Children and teens will love hanging out with others their age at the kids clubs, perfect for parents wanting some time to themselves. Or, spend time together as you enjoy the sports facilities and other amenities onboard.
If you are looking for a fun day for all the family while onboard the ship, the Mission Control Escape Room is the perfect spot. Hop into the multi-sensory escape room onboard a submarine which is brimming with puzzles for you to solve. Here you’ll face a story like no other in which you have to solve the mystery against the clock.
No holiday is complete without a few hours of relaxation, and where better to do just this than at the spa? Indulgent facials, massages and other treatments are all on the menu, while the sauna and steam room is guaranteed to help those worries melt away.
For those who like to stay active during a cruise, there are also facilities to help you keep up with your fitness regime. A well-equipped gym is on hand for those who prefer a solo workout, while a range of classes are offered for guests who like a more social exercise.
Very nice ship with friendly staff. The time we spent in each port was perfect.
We enjoyed a cruise on Arvia very much and will cruise again in the future.