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Eastern Caribbean

P&O Cruises Arvia
Date 4th Mar 23
Nights 14 Nights
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Barbados, Caribbean
Fly from the UK to Barbados where you will be transferred to the port to board P&O Cruises Arvia for your fourteen night cruise.
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At Sea
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Curacao, Caribbean
The Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao is home to beautiful colonial architecture and beaches. Head to Cas Abao or Playa Porto Marie to soak up the sun or, for the more adventurous, try out scuba diving and snorkelling at Playa Lagun. Visit Handelskade and stroll along the picturesque stretch of pier to admire the brightly-coloured Dutch colonial buildings across St Anna Bay. Uncover over 450 species of plants and native wildlife along the driving and hiking trails around Christoffel National Park. Kura Hulanda Museum offers a wide range of artefacts, relics, and artworks which trace the history of the African slave trade on Curacao. Finish off your day enjoying a coffee whilst admiring the boats sailing through the open arm of the floating Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge.
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At Sea
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La Romana, Dominican Republic
La Romana sits on the Caribbean coastline of the Dominican Republic and is a haven for spectacular beaches, natural beauty, and authentic charm. Stroll into the city centre and admire the colourful obelisk painted with scenes from local life, explore bustling markets, or taste Caribbean flavours in a local eatery. Pay a visit to the delightful Altos de Chavon; a re-creation of a 16th-century Mediterranean village complete with an array of artists workshops. Enjoy a boat trip across to Catalina Island with its idyllic beaches, coral reefs, and the remains of pirate William Kidd's ship. Head to the peaceful fishing village of Bayahibe and enjoy a few hours sunbathing on its white sandy beach or snorkelling amongst the tropical marine life off shore.
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At Sea
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St. Kitts
St. Kitts is renowned for its rainforest mountains and picturesque beaches with white, grey and black sands. Head to the Circus Square marketplace for a great selection of local produce and textiles, follow rainforest trekking trails up to a dormant volcano, or, why not simply relax one of the sun-drenched beaches that surround the island?
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Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean
Antigua and Barbuda's secluded pink and white sand beaches surrounded by palm trees are the perfect location to explore and relax. Hike through the rainforest to get to Rendezvous Bay, one of Antigua's most remote but nevertheless stunning beaches; or take a rainforest canopy tour by zip-wire. Get up close and personal with the marine life as you swim with Stingrays at Stingray City or explore the local wildlife at Frigate Bird Sanctuary. Get cultural at the Georgian-era marina, Nelson's Dockyard National Park that was made a UNESCO World Heritage site. Finish the day by watching the sunset with a Caribbean meal and a few drinks at Bumpkins.
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At Sea
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St. Maarten
This minute island offers a cosmopolitan culture, first-class dining scenes, international shopping, and a laid-back Caribbean atmosphere. Savour delicious barbecued meats in street cafes and dance to calypso sounds at a barefoot beach bar. Head to the ruins of the French and Dutch forts which overlook the Caribbean Sea, or visit Philipsburg waterfront for duty-free shopping.
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Martinique, Caribbean
Martinique, a rugged Caribbean island part of the Lesser Antilles, is famous for its breath-taking natural beauty. Ascend Mont Pelee, an active volcano which offers the most beautiful scenery and outstanding views. Sunbathe on the tranquil Diamond Beach, perfect for those wanting a peaceful getaway. Head to Les Salines, a family-friendly beach lined with palm trees, calm waters, and vendors selling tasty treats. Buy your loved ones some souvenirs and treat yourself to some snacks and crafts at La Savane Park. Admire the architecture at St Louis Cathedral or enjoy a day exploring the plantation, rum distillery, and museum at Habitation Clement.
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St Lucia
Arrive in St. Lucia and experience some of the Caribbean's most dramatic scenery. The island's natural landscape features the majestic Piton Mountains, pristine beaches lined with palm trees and miles of unspoiled rainforest. Shop for souvenirs at the colourful Central Market in Castries — the capital city, snorkel in the crystalline waters of Half-Moon Bay and enjoy a picnic on a lemon grass lawn at Pigeon Island National Park.
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At Sea
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Barbados, Caribbean
The Eastern Caribbean Island of Barbados, part of the independent British Commonwealth Nation, encompasses beautiful beaches, exciting landmarks, and friendly locals. Sun worshippers should spend a day at Bottom Bay, considered to be one of the best beaches on the island. For family-friendly fun, why not sample some Bajan cuisine and maybe even try jet-skiing at the popular Mullins Beach? Visit St Nicholas Abbey and learn about the island’s history as well as the rum distillery. Head to Harrison’s Cave which allows you to delve deep into the cave surrounded by natural wildlife. See the monkeys and other animals roaming freely around the Barbados Wildlife Reserve. Take a stroll around the scenic garden park with tropical trees at the Flower Forest.
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Barbados, Caribbean
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and be transferred to the airport for your flight home.
Hays Extras
Hays Extras
  • Return flights & overseas transfers
  • Brand new ship
  • No tipping required
  • Includes £90 on-board spend per cabin
  • 5% low deposit
  • Overnight onboard in Barbados
Why Book
Why Book
  • Head to the peaceful fishing village of Bayahibe, near La Romana and enjoy a few hours sunbathing on its white sandy beach or snorkelling amongst the tropical marine life off shore
  • Hike through the rainforest to get to Rendezvous Bay, one of Antigua's most remote but nevertheless stunning beaches; or take a rainforest canopy tour by zip-wire
  • Sun worshippers should spend a day at Bottom Bay, considered to be one of the best beaches on Barbados

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Background
Arvia
Overview

Iona’s eagerly-anticipated sister ship, Arvia, joins the fleet in December 2022 and is heading for the sunshine. Like Iona, Arvia is another Excel class ship, with even more freedom, innovation and variety in store than ever before. So get ready for your ultimate P&O Cruises holiday.

Revel in the glorious Caribbean rays from Arvia’s unique SkyDome. Luxuriate in modern accommodation with crystal-clear sea views from your Conservatory Mini-suite. Enjoy your pick of dining experiences in new and exclusive restaurants. And relax and re-energise with entertainment and activities for the whole family, from cinema screenings and live music to a brand new activity zone, Altitude. Arvia will also be powered by liquefied natural gas; with significantly reduced carbon emissions, we can continue to create a future of more responsible travel for many years to come.

Arvia
Arvia - The Keel and Cow Arvia - Vistas Cafe Bar Arvia - Sindhu Arvia - The Glass House Arvia - The Quays Arvia - The Epicurean Arvia - The Beach House Arvia - The Olive Grove
Food & Drink

Choose from over 15 places to eat to suit all appetites and occasions, 8 speciality restaurants and more than 6 places to have breakfast.

Entertainment

Why not relax on deck to soothing sounds from our live musicians, catch a singer in the theatre, stumble upon a busker, party the night away at The Club House, or embrace the air guitar with our epic rock night in SkyDome? Or perhaps for the ultimate nostalgic evening, take in the sunset views to the tune of a live pianist in panoramic Crow's Nest. The soundtrack to your holiday is unlimited.

In between live music, theatre productions, movie blockbusters and more, how about a spot of rib-tickling comedy? You’ll find something for everyone on a P&O Cruises holiday. From family-friendly to adult-only content, all ages can enjoy our comedy shows. Guest comedians step on board to take to the stage and make you laugh. While world-class tribute acts dazzle with such impressive vocals, you won’t believe it isn’t the real deal!

Arvia - The Grand Atrium Arvia - The Glass House Arvia - Emerald Bar Arvia - Headliners Theatre Arvia - Ocean Studios Arvia - 710 Club Arvia - The Limelight Club Arvia - SkyDome
Arvia - Thermal Suite
Health & Fitness

Choose from 18 whirlpools and 4 swimming pools (three outside and one inside).

Kids & Teens

Run by a team of passionate and dedicated professionals, The Reef provides a perfect environment for our younger travellers to create their own holiday memories. For toddlers to teens, we’ve soft play, imaginative spaces and high-energy activities plus gaming, DJ equipment and arts and crafts. There's also action-packed outdoor spaces including a climbing wall, football court and splash zone to keep them cool on a hot day. Pre-registration is essential.

Arvia - Night Nursery Arvia - Splashers Arvia - Splashers Arvia - Surfers Arvia - Scubas
Terms & Conditions
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