Cruising in Style With P&O Cruises

P&O Cruises is Britain’s favorite cruise line and it’s easy to see why.  Each of its 7 cruise ships is like a luxury resort but better.  All cabins are beautifully decorated and equipped with facilities which rival those of luxury hotels.  With the staff’s 24-hour room service, passengers can expect to be pampered.  And what better way is there to spend the morning than to bask in a gorgeous sunrise in your balcony.   Each cruise also comes with an impressive entertainment line-up including a casino, comedy shows, stunning productions and stage shows, a circus and acrobatic show, dance parties and the widest movie selection.

The P&O Cruises Fleet

The Arcadia

Exuding elegance and sophistication, the Arcadia is perhaps the most lavishly appointed in the fleet with its 3,000 artworks.   It sails in the Caribbean, the West Mediterranean and the Canary Islands exclusively for adult passengers and boasts of the finest British cuisine by Gary Rhodes.

The Artemis

One of the smaller ships in the fleet, the Artemis is perfect for an intimate and a more laid-back holiday.  Its cabins are stylishly appointed but with a downscaled and casual ambience.  Catering only to adults, the Artemis sails East Mediterranean, Baltic and Canary Islands cruises. (Artemis is due to leave the fleet in May 2011).

The Aurora

The Aurora is a classic mid-sized world cruise ship which is ideal for families. A children’s clubs are available for kids in tow while older members of families can choose from the many bars and lounges in the cruise ship.  The Aurora sails in the East Mediterranean, the Caribbean and in South America and the Pacific.

The Azura

A cruise on the Azura is ideal for those who want to have fun and excitement.  It is for those who want to mingle with and meet new friends.  It is also the best choice for those who like to travel alone.  Its most prominent feature is the atrium which has an art gallery, a cafe, a bookshop, a library and a shopping center.  Its spa facilities are superb – imagine having a massage in a cabana beneath a starry sky.  Taking into consideration the different preferences and needs of its passengers, the Azura has fixed seating dining in its Club Dining, as well as a free seating option in its Freedom Dining.   The Azura sails the Caribbean Transatlantic and the Caribbean.

The Ventura

The Ventura is one of the largest ships in the fleet and is similar to the Azura in terms of its facilities and services.  The ship is family-oriented with its play area for toddlers and children’s clubs.  Kids can learn tricks in its circus skills school while teenagers can go to Rock School.  Best of all, it has a 24-hour buffet restaurant.

The Oceana

The Oceana sails in the Panama Canal and in the Caribbean.  Its most beautiful feature is its impressive atrium.  Perfect for socializing and meeting new friends, the Oceana is has an informal and casual ambience.

The Oriana

The most family-friendly ship in the P&O Cruises fleet, the Oriana has sports courts, golf nets and a dedicated swimming pool.  It has superb amenities for children and a wide selection of shows, movies, clubs and music festivals.  The Oriana sails from Auckland to Hongkong, to Singapore, or to Southampton.

The Adonia

The Adonia joins the fleet in 2011 and will be exclusively for adults. Adonia will be the smallest of the fleet offering an intimate cruising experience for just 710 passengers. Because of her smaller size, Adonia will be able to visit ports that the larger ships cannot visit.

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