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Cruise Region: Caribbean

Caribbean Cruise

35 nights
01 Jan 1970
Ventura
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Quote Cruise Reference: POOTC

What's Included

  • Full Board cruising – Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snacks. Available in Buffet & Main restaurants, also Pool-side grill & pizzeria
  • Spectacular Entertainment – Includes Dazzling shows, live bands and comedians across an array of amazing Bars, Lounges, two-tier theatre
  • Pools, Sports & Fitness - Swimming pools, Hot tubs. Fully equipped gym, Fitness classes & Sports Deck
  • Spa & Wellness* –The Oasis Spa & Salon also The Retreat, Ventura’s outdoor spa terrace
  • Family Friendly ship including the Reef Children’s Clubs – age specific clubs & activities
  • Specialty Restaurants * – Includes The Beach House; inspired by South American, Caribbean & Stateside cuisines or enjoy Eric Lanlard’s Afternoon Tea at Epicurean

*Available for a supplement

Your Itinerary

On-board the visually stunning Ventura, P&O have taken all the refined cruise features you’d expect and added imaginative and exciting innovations. Highlights on the Ventura include the White Room restaurant, inspired by celebrity chef Marco Pierre White, the amazing floor-to-ceiling video wall in the Metropolis bar, and the Havana Show lounge with its Latin American atmosphere and salsa dancing. Of course, there’s also a superb spa and spacious sundecks for those who enjoy cruising at a more leisurely pace. Add in four great pools, five dedicated kids’ areas, superb shopping and friendly staff and you have the ideal cruise ship.

Madeira lies within an Atlantic archipelago to the west of Morocco. The Gulf Stream gives the island its warm year-round weather and flowers that bloom in riotous colour along its mountainous terrain. Madeira offers mountain walks with breathtaking views, trails on horseback, bird watching, big game fishing, boat trips, surfing, canyoning, scuba diving and whale and dolphin watching. Visit Monte Palace Tropical Garden, or Santa Clara Monastery, or just relax and enjoy the islands fabulous nature.

Barbados is full of natural beauty, vibrant culture and hospitable locals making it a dream location to visit. The coastline offers stunning white sandy beaches, translucent water, and endless watersports and activities. A walk into the city will take you to many shops, selling everything from designer clothes to their famous rum. For those wanting to explore Barbados further, take an island safari - a great way to travel across this beautiful island and learn about the history, culture and folklore.

Enjoy the best of the west coast, taking in panoramic views, spice plantations and fishing villages, all typical of Grenada. Visit the one-street fishing community and Nutmeg Station to see the grading, drying and packing process and the ‘must see’ cobalt blue lake of Grand Etang. This extinct volcanic crater lake is situated a breath-taking 1,900 feet above sea level.

Bonaire is surrounded by glistening white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and locals who care and protect their natural surroundings. The community here takes great care in preserving the marine life here which makes for spectacular diving and snorkeling trips. As well as the beauty of the waters you can windsurf, kayak, kite board, fish, hire mountain bikes and even take a waterside horse ride.

Amsterdam’s influence is evident in the architecture of Willemstad. Take a walk across the Queen Emma Bridge to the eastern side of town and you will find the colourful floating market lined with boats from Colombia and Venezuela. On the other side of the bridge is Breederstraat which is one of Willemstads best shopping streets.

Aruba is an island surrounded by beautiful white beaches and glistening waters. The island is alive with Dutch heritage and history. The streets are lined with pastel painted houses in nearby Oranjestad, which also offers boutiques and malls for those wanting to shop. The beaches are stunning and offer amazing diving and snorkelling opportunities. The famous Natural Bridge can be found on the windward side of the island.

Natural beauty abounds in Dominica, the Caribbean's most pristine island. Exotic birds and wildlife inhabit the tropical rainforest interior, and the surrounding seas are home to schools of dolphins and whales. Discover waterfalls and hot springs on island excursions or swing above the treetops on a jungle adventure, or simply enjoy Dominica's rare and unspoiled beauty.

Guadeloupe sometimes known as the Butterfly Island, (due to the shape of two of its major islands) is a group of islands in the eastern Caribbean located southeast of Puerto Rico. Scuba diving and snorkelling are the main activities in Guadeloupe with an amazing assortment of tropical fish, that can be seen in water less than a metre deep. For those who can't swim, glass bottomed boat trips are always on offer.

Antigua is surrounded by stunning white sandy beaches and crystal clear water. This island is a taste of paradise. From snorkeling in the clear waters among untouched coral reefs to finding out about the history of this island, Antigua offers something for everyone. Trips include sailing around the beautiful harbor, horse riding treks across this tropical island to zip wiring through the lush rainforest.

St Kitts is an island of natural beauty, history and stunning sandy beaches. The island is home to waterfalls, lush rainforests and home to the Mount Liamuiga volcano. For culture and history, visit the St Kitts brimstone fortress, Georgian buildings surrounding Independent Square or shop in downtown Basseterre and pick up some of the delicious local honey.

If you want to experience the ‘undiscovered’ Caribbean, cruise to the unspoiled British Virgin island of Tortola. Just five minutes’ walk from the tender drop-off at Wickhams Quay you will find Main Street, home to a colourful crafts market and you will also find some of the loveliest and least crowded beaches in the Caribbean.

St Maarten is an island surrounded by beautiful white sandy beaches, lively boadwalks and a mix of culture and heritage. The island is divided into two, Dutch Sint Maarten and French Saint Martin, both of which offer different culture, history and architecture making this island interesting and one of a kind. The Dutch St Maarten Is situated in the south and is alive with bustling resorts, casinos, bars and restaurants while the northern French Saint Martin reminds you of a French fishing village, filled with colour, houses built into the cliffs and mouth-watering cuisine.

Praia offers pristine beaches and a coastline full of coves and coral reefs. The city is great for shopping and has a thriving music scene. Visit the Jaqueira Indigenous Protection Reservation to find out more about the cultural and tribal history of the region, or explore the historic old quarter of the city.

Life on board Ventura

Overview

On-board the visually stunning Ventura, P&O have taken all the refined cruise features you’d expect and added imaginative and exciting innovations. Highlights on the Ventura include the White Room restaurant, inspired by celebrity chef Marco Pierre White, the amazing floor-to-ceiling video wall in the Metropolis bar, and the Havana Show lounge with its Latin American atmosphere and salsa dancing. Of course, there’s also a superb spa and spacious sundecks for those who enjoy cruising at a more leisurely pace. Add in four great pools, five dedicated kids’ areas, superb shopping and friendly staff and you have the ideal cruise ship.

Dining

From set dining at the Bay Tree to flexible dining at Saffron, enjoy a variety of food experiences in a special ambiance. Celebrate the occasion with a five-course menu or treat yourself to authentic Indian cuisine at Sindhu.

Activities

The Oasis Spa features a hair and nail salon and a thermal suite. Recreational activities include three pools, sports court and golf nets or keep the little ones entertained with fun activities at The Reef.  

Entertainment

For West End-style shows, talks and movies, head to Arena Theatre. Dive into the exotic-style Tamarind Club for comedy and live music or dance the night away at the Cuban-themed Havana nightclub.

Ship Facts

Entered Service: 2008

Tonnage: 116,017

Number of Decks: 18

Passenger Capacity: 3,727

Total Crew: 1,226

Number of Cabins: 1,553

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools:  4

Number of Restaurants: 12

Kids Club: Yes

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Quote Cruise Reference: POOTC