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Ventura
Last refurbished
2018
Last refurbished
Passengers
3114
Passengers
Ports Visited
41
Ports visited
Cruises from $126 per day
$126
From Price per day
Total Gross Tonnage of Ventura
116,017
Gross Tonnage

Ventura Cruises

Entering service in 2008, at 116,017 GT and carrying 3114 passengers, Ventura is one of P&O’s three larger ship. She was last refitted in 2018. Sporting a distinctive rounded bow, Ventura is filled with modern luxuries and innovations.Expect a large ship feel, with comfortable surroundings and a British flavour. The ship is well suited to seniors, families and adult couples. Children are cared for in each age-group, and there are a night nursery and family shore programs. The ship is filled with British artworks, lounges, bars, child-free Retreat, and quiet areas.

Ship Specification

Maiden voyage: 2008
Number of decks: 14
Tonnage: 116017
Cabins: 1557
Passengers: 3114
Number of crew: 1229
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Onboard Experience

  • Dining

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    • Dining on the Ventura
    • Dining on the Ventura

    The ship has three main restaurants that offer six-course silver service traditional British dining, with a range of other cuisines. Opt for fixed seating at either of two set times for dinner, or anywhere at any table dining. The Beach House is a family self-service restaurant, where food is available all day.

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    Alternative restaurants, at extra charge for non-suite guests, are: East, an Asian/Pacific Rim restaurant specialising in seafood and Thai spices; The White Room, overseen by celebrity chef Marco Pierre White, is a waiter-served Italian restaurant for families, or intimate evening dining indoors or on the terrace overlooking the ship’s wake; and The Glass House, for steak and seafood grills with wines selected by sommelier Olly Smith.

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  • Bars

    • Bar on the Ventura
    • Bar on the Ventura
    • Bar on the Ventura

    During the day the Tazzine serves coffee, chocolates, tea and snacks while at night it serves pre-dinner drinks, adjacent to the atrium dance floor. There are 19 lounges and bars worth discovering on a long voyage, including a modern interpretation of a London pub with beer on draught, quizzes, live bands and the occasional sport screenings. Afternoon tea is served daily. The ship features a dance floor in the three-deck atrium.

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    The Tamarind Club and Havana show lounge are the ship’s multi-cultural night venues with cabaret, live bands and dancing. A video wall in the Metropolis lounge screens real-time footage of seven of the world’s most famous skylines. On the top deck is a huge open-air cinema screen. The Retreat is an al fresco spa terrace for adults.

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  • Entertainment

    • Entertainment on the Ventura
    • Entertainment on the Ventura

    The 800-seat two-deck Playhouse Theatre is an excellent venue for shows, with two large video screens either side of the stage. The in-house Headliners Production Company features outstanding song-and-dance presentations superbly produced for each P&O ship at its Southampton studios.

  • Activities

    • Activities on the Ventura

    The sports court has amenities for tennis, cricket, football, shuffleboard, quoits and golf. There are three main pools, one covered by a skydome.

  • Health & Fitness

    • Fitness on the Ventura
    • Fitness on the Ventura
    • Fitness on the Ventura
    • Fitness on the Ventura

    The ship’s gym offers personal trainers and the latest technogym equipment. The Thermal Suite spa provides natural skin treatments while the Oasis spa has rooms with ocean-view balconies. The Retreat is Ventura’s open-air spa that offers al fresco spa treatments.

  • Kids

    • Kids activities on the Ventura
    • Kids activities on the Ventura
    • Kids activities on the Ventura

    Children can play to their hearts content in The Reef, P&O Cruises exciting complimentary onboard programme; splash around in the family pools; let off steam in the sports arena, tuck into pizza and jelly at the dedicated children’s tea; and join family-friendly shore excursions featuring treasure hunts, water parks, beaches and adventure trips.

  • Inclusions

    • Activities - organised & individual
    • Afternoon tea of sandwiches, cakes & pastries daily
    • All main meals on-board
    • Alternative dining (extra charge)
    • Bridge director on select cruises
    • Coffee, tea, milk & hot snacks
    • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
    • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
    • Family programs (Aurora, Oceana, Oriana & Ventura)
    • Kids clubs & teen programs (2-17 yrs) exept Arcadia, Adonia, Orianna
    • Open/anytime or traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
    • Ship-shore-ship transfers
    • Shuttle buses at specified ports
    • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor

Destination & Ports

Visited Ports

Highlights

  • Twelve places to dine including three main restaurants.

  • Lavish two-deck theatre and eleven places to socialize including four deck bars.

  • Plenty of places to relax and unwind including spa and retreat.

  • Four pools and six whirlpool spas.

Cabins

There are five types of staterooms and 34 price grades. Fifty-seven percent of the cabins have a balcony. Staterooms have twin beds or king-sized bed, adjustable AC, safe, vanity writing desk with mirror, good storage areas, wide-screen TV (with major news channels, sports and movies), telephone, mini-fridge, tea/coffee-making facilities, daily steward service, and hair dryer. Inside staterooms have a picture mirror. Outsides have a picture window or porthole. Cabins with private balconies have sliding doors that open to a patio set with two recliner chairs and a small table.

Some balcony cabins have a bath with shower. Suite and Penthouse Staterooms are much larger and come with many extras, including butler service. Allow for service and additional charges for, say, room-service dining, depending on the five types of accommodation. Suites are very spacious, with shower over a bathtub, DVD player, mini-stereo, coffee machine, ironing facilities, and lounge area with sofa. Special touches include bathrobe and slippers, ironing board, fruit basket, flowers, champagne and chocolates on arrival, and daily canapés. Penthouse Suites are simply more spacious again, and all suites include butler service. Some cabins have 3 or 4 berths, inter-connecting doors for families, three cabins are wheel-chair accessible, and the 18 single cabins have wide single beds.)

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  • Inside

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    Cabin Types

    QB, OG, OF, OE, OD, OC, OA, NE, ND, OB, PA, PB, PC, PD, PE, NA, PF, MA, SC

    Average Cabin Size – 14.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Two lower beds convertible to a king-size bed bull;Bathroom shower and WC bull;Wardrobes and drawer space bull;Table bull;Vanity/writing desk bull;Flat panel TV and radio bull;Safe, hairdryer and refrigerator bull;Tea/coffee making facilities bull;Direct dial telephone bull;Large picture mirror bull;Fully air-conditioned. Features: Mineral water on arrival, Luxurious pamper pack. Size: Approx164 square feet

  • Oceanview

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    Cabin Types

    LB, LC, LF, LE, MB, MC, ME, MF, NB, JD, NC, JB, NF, JC, RC, JA, LA, KC, KA

    Average Cabin Size – 16.2 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.5 m2

    Outside cabins (approx. 137-181 sq.ft)Air-conditioned outside cabins have two lower beds that are convertible to a king-size bed with wardrobe and drawer space. The bathroom has a shower, or shower over bath, and WC plus a hairdryer. There is a vanity/writing desk, and interactive TV System for your enjoyment, plus a radio, telephone, safe and tea and coffee making facilities. Outside cabins may have a window or portholes.On arrival you will be offered Mineral water and a Luxurious pamper pack.

  • Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    DA, DD, DB, DE, HA, HB, HC, HD, HE, HF, JG, JF, JE, GE, GC, GA, DC, CC, CB, CA

    Average Cabin Size – 19.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 5.8 m2

    Superior Deluxe Balcony Cabins (approx. 317 sq.ft. including balcony)Fully air-conditioned superior deluxe balcony cabins enjoy two lower beds convertible to king-size bed. Bathrooms boast a full-sized bath, shower, sink, vanity unit and WC plus hairdryer, bathrobe amp; slippers.There is a sitting area with sofa, chair and coffee table, two flat screen interactive TVs, plus radio and telephone, writing desk, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a safe. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your balcony with recliner chairs and table.Superior deluxe balcony cabins have a magazine selection, atlas and binoculars, plus fruit bowl, flowers, champagne, chocolates, mineral water and luxurious pamper pack on arrival and canapeacute;s once a week.

  • Suite

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    Cabin Types

    A1, B2, AC, B4, B5, BE, BC, BA, AE, AD, AB

    Average Cabin Size – 43.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 7.8 m2

    Penthouse Suites (approx. 449-753 sq.ft. including balcony)Fully air-conditioned suites with two lower beds convertible to king-size bed. Bathrooms boast a whirlpool bath, shower and WC plus luxurious premier pamper pack, bathrobe amp; slippers. Additionally there is a useful walk-in dressing area with iron amp; ironing board, trouser press and a hairdryer.The lounge has a sofa, chairs and table, with a mini stereo anda TV plus radio and telephone, writing desk, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a safe. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your balcony with loungers, chairs and table.Suites have a butler service, magazine and newspaper selection, atlas and binoculars, plus fruit bowl, mineral water, flowers, champagne and chocolates on arrival and daily canapeacute;s.

Deck Plans for Ventura

Legend

  • Cabin has one additional bed in a form of a single sofa bed
  • Cabin has two additional beds in a form of a double sofa
  • Cabin has two additional beds in the form of Pullman beds
  • Extra pull down bed available
  • Fixed twin beds
  • Part obstructed view
  • Glass fronted balcony
  • Balconies visible from above and/or neighbouring balconies
  • Cabin is partially shaded
  • Steel fronted balcony
  • All adapted cabins have a shower only, with the exception of Suites/Mini-suites which have standard bath and separate shower.

Ventura Cruise Calendar

Date Title Departs Prices From
25 May 2024 Spain And France Cruise - N411 Southampton $0
01 Jun 2024 Spain And Portugal Cruise - N412 Southampton $2168
11 Jun 2024 Amsterdam Cruise - N413 Southampton $1079
15 Jun 2024 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N414 Southampton $3137
29 Jun 2024 Spain And Portugal Cruise - N415 Southampton $2118
09 Jul 2024 Amsterdam Cruise - N416 Southampton $1079
13 Jul 2024 Spain And Portugal Cruise - N417 Southampton $1849
20 Jul 2024 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N418 Southampton $3367
03 Aug 2024 Spain And France Cruise - N419 Southampton $1729
10 Aug 2024 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N420 Southampton $3367
24 Aug 2024 Spain Cruise - N421 Southampton $1729
31 Aug 2024 Spain And Portugal Cruise - N422 Southampton $2298
10 Sep 2024 Amsterdam Cruise - N423 Southampton $1079
14 Sep 2024 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N424 Southampton $2537
28 Sep 2024 Spain And France Cruise - N425 Southampton $1549
05 Oct 2024 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N426 Southampton $1987
19 Oct 2024 Spain France And Portugal Cruise - N427 Southampton $1379
26 Oct 2024 Spain France And Portugal Cruise - N428 Southampton $1848
05 Nov 2024 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N429 Southampton $2170
18 Nov 2024 Belgium And Netherlands Cruise - N430 Southampton $1029
23 Nov 2024 Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N431 Southampton $1607
05 Dec 2024 Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N432 Southampton $1941
17 Dec 2024 Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N433 Southampton $2807
29 Dec 2024 Belgium And Germany Cruise - N434 Southampton $1429
03 Jan 2025 Caribbean And Usa Cruise - N501 Southampton $6383
07 Feb 2025 Amsterdam Cruise - N502N Southampton $789
07 Feb 2025 Southampton $0
11 Feb 2025 Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N502P Southampton $2732
23 Feb 2025 Amsterdam Cruise - N503 Southampton $799
27 Feb 2025 Caribbean Cruise - N504 Southampton $6383
03 Apr 2025 Belgium Cruise - N505 Southampton $649
06 Apr 2025 Spain France And Portugal Cruise - N506 Southampton $1887
16 Apr 2025 Amsterdam Cruise - N507 Southampton $999
20 Apr 2025 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N508 Southampton $2557
03 May 2025 Spain France And Portugal Cruise - N509 Southampton $1248
10 May 2025 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N510 Southampton $2606
24 May 2025 Spain And France Cruise - N511 Southampton $1568
31 May 2025 Spain And Portugal Cruise - N512 Southampton $1887
10 Jun 2025 Amsterdam Cruise - N513 Southampton $879
14 Jun 2025 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N514 Southampton $2826
28 Jun 2025 Spain And Portugal Cruise - N515 Southampton $1887
08 Jul 2025 Amsterdam Cruise - N516 Southampton $879
12 Jul 2025 Spain And Portugal Cruise - N517 Southampton $1568
19 Jul 2025 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N518 Southampton $3026
02 Aug 2025 Spain And Portugal Cruise - N519 Southampton $1568
09 Aug 2025 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N520 Southampton $3026
23 Aug 2025 Rotterdam Cruise - N521 Southampton $949
27 Aug 2025 Spain And Portugal Cruise - N522 Southampton $1987
06 Sep 2025 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N523 Southampton $2306
20 Sep 2025 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N524 Southampton $2306
04 Oct 2025 Spain France And Portugal Cruise - N525 Southampton $1348
11 Oct 2025 Spain Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N526 Southampton $1776
25 Oct 2025 Spain And France Cruise - N527 Southampton $1148
01 Nov 2025 Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N528 Southampton $0
15 Nov 2025 Rotterdam Cruise - N529 Southampton $0
19 Nov 2025 Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N530 Southampton $0
01 Dec 2025 Amsterdam Cruise - N531 Southampton $0
05 Dec 2025 Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N532 Southampton $0
17 Dec 2025 Portugal And Canary Islands Cruise - N533 Southampton $0
29 Dec 2025 Belgium And Netherlands Cruise - N534 Southampton $0
03 Jan 2026 Caribbean Cruise - N601 Southampton $0
23 Feb 2026 Amsterdam Cruise - N603 Southampton $0
27 Feb 2026 Caribbean And Usa Cruise - N604 Southampton $0

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