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NEW summer holiday 2025 on board Arvia

Join Arvia as it continues to offer 14-night itineraries to the Western Mediterranean in 2025 with two different itineraries, each with six ports. Although the itinerary types remain the same as in 2024, Marseille and Valencia have been replaced by Toulon and Malaga.Type 1 includes:stops in Italy, Spain and France with highlights in La Spezia (for Florence and Pisa) and Barcelona,Characteristics for type 2:six unique ports with highlights in Barcelona and Malaga, both in Spain and in France.

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Introducing Arvia's incredible godmother, P&O Cruises' newest entertainment partner: Nicole Scherzinger

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Introducing Arvia's incredible godmother, P&O Cruises' newest entertainment partner: Nicole Scherzinger. Yes, you read that right. The godmother of P&O Cruises' spectacular new solar ship, Arvia, is multi-award winning, multi-platinum singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and TV personality Nicole Scherzinger.

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As part of a special partnership, Nicole will create spectacular music and dance shows that will take place on board P&O Cruises ships.

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Nicole also sang live and officially named Arvia at a beachside ceremony in Barbados which was broadcast globally on the P&O Cruises YouTube channel on Thursday 16 March 2023. It was a colorful event with a large audience. plenty of entertainment, including a one-off appearance by Grammy-nominated The Nicole, whose record sales exceed 60 million as part of The Pussycat Dolls and as a solo artist.

Olly Murs, Sara Cox and Trevor Nelson were on the bill for the naming ceremony next to Arvia beach

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As the beach naming ceremony for P&O Cruises' new sun-kissed ship Arvia approached, P&O Cruises created excitement with a host of stars turning out for the spectacular event in Barbados.

The special celebration took place onThursday 16 March 2023 at 19:00 GMT, with events taking place at the Arvia SkyDome and on beautiful Heywoods Beach. The entire event was streamed live on P&O Cruises' YouTube channel, so even those at home didn't have to miss it.the festivities!

Olly Mur's live performance

Talented singer and TV presenter Olly Murs kicked off the ceremony when he performed live on Heywoods Beach on Barbados' stunning west coast. He treated us to hits "Dance with me tonight" and "Troublemaker", a glimpse into a glittering career spanning seven studio albums, five of which topped the UK charts.

Sara Cox and Trevor Nelson

Two of Britain's most popular and respected broadcasters, Sara Cox and Trevor Nelson, ran the show in Barbados, Sara taking over beautiful Heywoods Beach and Trevor maintaining the ford in beautiful Arvia's Skydone as they introduced all the acts and contributed his signature charisma. and charm about the matter.

(Video) P&O Cruises | Our sunshine ship, Arvia

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The wait is over; she has finally arrived!

P&O Cruises are delighted to have welcomed their incredible new ship, Arvia, to the Port of Southampton. She is absolutely sparkling and crazy about going out, she just looks amazing. Designed to make the most of tropical climates, Arvia's guests can enjoy the sun in many ways: sip cocktails at the pool bar, play miniature golf on the top deck, watch the kids get wet in the Splash water zone. Swim or relax by the pool in the SkyDome, which features a custom retractable roof. The possibilities are endless!

A highlight at the SkyDome


Arvia's beautiful blessing

A very special day for Arvia and her team

It is an old maritime tradition that a new ship is blessed with the belief that it will bring good luck to the ship and to all who sail on it. P&O Cruises' newest ship, Arvia, was officially welcomed into the port of Southampton in a special ceremony where the city's Bishop, Rt Revd Debbie Sellin, blessed the ship and her crew. The commemorative plaques were exchanged between Associated British Ports and P&O Cruises chairman Paul Ludlow and Captain Robert Camby. What a memorable moment!

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Arvia Blessing

Introduction of Tidal Space in Arvia

A sunny island room
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Travel the seas with a golden rum that unites the Caribbean and the British Isles as one. Created exclusively for P&O Cruises in collaboration with The Tidal Rum, Golden Tide is an invitation to enjoy the essence of a golden age of spiced rum, infused with coastal botanical ingredients sourced from the sea and coastline.

This unique blend will be distilled aboard the Arvia as it sails through the Caribbean, and The Tidal Rum will recreate the recipe on dry land. Sail with Arvia and you can enjoy Golden Tide neat or in expertly crafted cocktails in the on-board bars, or buy a bottle to take home and sip while reminiscing about your sun-drenched holiday.

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Embrace a story of togetherness, connection and the allure of traveling to the shores of sun-drenched islands, and enjoy all the joy of creating your own golden memories with Golden Tide.

Rum tasting courses in Arvia

Enjoy a range of fine rums in this special tasting while our onboard rum expert explains the story behind each rum. Taste P&O Cruises Golden Tide Rum and other handpicked favorites including The Tidal Rum in a unique experience at Anderson's Bar on board Arvia, home of Aurelia, the first rum still at sea. Garnishes and mixers will be served to perfectly complement each rum and you will receive a guide to guide you through this unique taste journey.

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Romblandingsklasse i Arvia

If you've ever loved mixing your own rum, here's your chance to try it at Anderson's Bar aboard the Arvia, where you'll find Aurelia, the first rum still at sea. During this hands-on experience, our P&O Cruises Rum Expert will show you how to use a variety of blends and infusions to create your own delicious spirit with flavors from the Caribbean and British shores and beyond. Even better, you'll take your bottle of rum with you as the ultimate golden keepsake, perfect for recreating that sun-kissed holiday feeling at home.

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Arvia Tidal Rum Association

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What is on board the Arvia? Here is a small sample...

  • Choose from 20 restaurants, including exciting new dining concepts
  • Swim-up Bar - A glamorous first for the P&O Cruises fleet!
  • Indoor SkyDome with retractable roof for a glorious view in all weathers
  • Brand new activity zone on the top deck with Altitude Splash Valley, high rope adventure of Altitude Skywalk and Altitude Mini Golf - play 54 meters above sea level!
  • Mission Control Multi-Sensory Escape Room Experience - Board the fictional Arvia II submarine in groups of up to 10 to face a series of live-action puzzles and challenges
  • Boutique gin and rum distillery with tastings and master classes

Our very own P&O Cruises Insider...

Arvia is the second Excel-class LNG-powered ship in the P&O Cruises fleet, following the arrival of Iona in 2020. The new P&O ship also has a host of surprises in store; With Arvia's light-filled SkyDome with a glass roof, onboard gin distillery and a whole world of onboard dining and entertainment, we can't wait to share it with you.

Enjoy your best day with Arvia

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The official musical Take That by Tim Firth, exclusive to the new P&O Cruises ship

The arrival of the incredible new ship Arvia from P&O Cruises means it has even more spectacular entertainment lined up, including Tim Firth's Greatest Days, The Official Take That Musical. Arvia is currently the only place in the world where you can see this captivating feel-good show, an adaptation of the acclaimed West End musical The Band, with the songs of Take That and a beautiful story by Olivier Award-winning writer Tim Firth. . Named to celebrate the upcoming film adaptation of The Band, Greatest Days will be brought to life by an incredible cast, handpicked from P&O Cruises Headliners Theater artists.

Greatest Days: a story of friendship and music

It's 1993, and for five 16-year-old girls, Take That is everything. Join us as this once inseparable girl group reunites after 25 years of separation and once again attempts to fulfill their dream of meeting the boy band whose music became the soundtrack to their lives. Greatest Days features the music of Take That, one of Britain's most successful boy bands of all time, whose songs include Never Forget, Back for Good, A Million Love Songs, Greatest Day, The Flood, Relight My Fire, Shine and Rule the World. .

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Are you excited about this exclusive experience? So is Take That!

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Here's what the band had to say about the new show:"Almost ten years ago, we got the idea to write a musical with our songs. It was a big wish on our part to do a show with the music of Take That, but without us, not the story of our lives. Our wishes came true and five years ago we introduced the musical The Band to the world. Now we couldn't be more proud to bring the story to P&O Cruises under its new name: Greatest Days. "In Tim Firth we find an author who has invented a completely different and wonderful story, for which our music is the perfect setting. A story with a lot of heart and friendship. A musical that shows how music unites friends. The story works so beautifully that you don't even need to know our music!

With P&O Cruises Music Director Gary Barlow

Singer, songwriter, producer and performer... Gary Barlow's many talents speak for themselves. And now he has taken on the exciting role of music director for The 710 Club on P&O Cruises' newest ships, Arvia and Iona.

club 710

A place to immerse yourself in the seductive sounds of a range of genres that have inspired music director Gary Barlow over the years, The 710 Club on P&o Cruises Arvia is a sophisticated bar designed around Gary's creative vision. Dimly lit and atmospheric, The 710 Club features live music by resident band The 710s with an unmistakable vintage feel, elegant cocktails and the most important ingredient of all: a bit of escapism to ensure the good times continue well into the night. night.

Reset your clock to Island Time: P&O Cruises Arvia chases the sun to the Caribbean

Arvia was created to seek the sun and will spend her first season sailing cruises toThe Caribbean, and feel at home in the serene turquoise sea as you hop between eight of the most magical islands.

In a series of itineraries spanning seven to 22 nights, Arvia explores eight idyllic Caribbean islands: Antigua, Barbados, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic (a maiden stop), Martinique, St. Kitts, St. Lucia and St. Maarten. Swap the gray skies of the UK for the blues of Barbados, enjoy the good life, reset island time and sink your toes into the warm sand as the sound of the waves surround you - bliss!

Arvia cruises promise an adventure like no other, with a design made for the sea to be the star and the sun to shine – think swim-up bars and infinity pools overlooking paradise. There will be outdoor chill-outs under the ever-blue Caribbean skies and many glances over the golden shores with a soda in hand.

Holidays in Arvia are designed to spend more time on land, so the new ship from P&O Cruises will offer itineraries that include overnight stays and late calls in some of the most exciting ports of call in the Caribbean. All Arvia guests will enjoy an overnight stay in Barbados, home of the famous Oiston Fish Fry, when the lights go down and the party begins. Choose a 14- or 15-night Arvia cruise and you'll also have a chance to relax and enjoy the nightlife of Antigua and St. Lucia (those Piton views are even better at sunset...) And for those lucky enough to join Arvia on a 22-night repositioning voyage, there will be two wonderful days in Barbados, plus two full days in St . Kitts or two full days in Martinique and St. Lucia. Doesn't being castaway in paradise for a week or two sound like heaven?

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St. Kitts, Caribbean
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Martinica, Caribe
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Barbados, Caribbean

This is what our guests say about Arvia


Arvia Cruise | P&O Cruises new cruise ship? ›

Arvia was built in 2022.

Is Arvia a new ship? ›

Arvia was built in 2022.

What is the sister ship to Arvia? ›

P&O Cruises newest ships, Iona and Arvia, are sister ships which means that they are virtually identical.

Is Arvia the biggest cruise ship? ›

Antigua and Barbuda has welcomed P&O Cruises Arvia for its homeporting operations with over 4,500 passengers.

How many formal nights on Arvia cruise ship? ›

Arvia will have one formal night on each seven-night cruise.

What class of ship is Arvia? ›

Arvia is the second liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered Excel-class luxury cruise ship under construction for British cruise line P&O Cruises. The cruise ship will join its sister ship Iona in December 2022.

Is the Arvia bigger than the Iona? ›

Both Iona and Arvia are Excel Class ships with 19 decks, lengths of 345 m/1132 ft, beams of 42 m/138 ft each with capacity of 5206 - 6264 guests, Arvia is marginally heavier, however at 184700 GT compared with Iona's 184089 GT- not much difference, but she is a heavyweight in other ways too.

Where is Arvia sailing in 2023? ›

For her summer 2023 season, Arvia sets sail for the Mediterranean with holidays that take you to the heart of 11 stellar cities in Spain, France and Italy.

How many passengers will Arvia have? ›

Arvia's normal operating capacity is 5,200 passengers even though her maximum capacity if 3rd and 4th berths are used is 6,264 passengers. Arvia was supposed to have her maiden voyage on 9 December 2022 but due to operational reasons, this was delayed to 23 December 2022.

How much did Arvia cruise ship cost? ›

Named Arvia, the ship cost a reported $1 billion to build and can carry 5,200 guests and a crew of 1,800. It contains ten decks devoted to accommodation – superluxe suites at the top with their own restaurant, and cabins below for those with varying budgets.

Is Arvia adults only? ›

The bow-facing The Retreat is an adults-only, open-air VIP Sundeck with 2x outdoor Jacuzzies/whirlpool hot tubs.

How many pools does Arvia have? ›

Home to 20 different places to eat, 12 bars and lounges, 4 swimming pools and many more activities to keep sailors of all ages entertained from morning until evening, an Arvia cruise is perfect for family getaways, romantic breaks, solo adventures and everything in between.

How many single cabins does Arvia have? ›

Single Cabins on Arvia

Arvia has 22 single cabins. 12 are balcony cabins located toward the aft of the ship on decks 9, 11 and 14.

Does Arvia have a cinema? ›

Our four-screen cinema complex offers a warm welcome, comfortable seating and a premium cinema experience.

Can you wear jeans to dinner on a cruise? ›

On formal nights, proper attire includes tuxedos, suits or slacks (jackets required) for men and evening gowns, cocktail dresses or dressy pantsuits for women. Jeans are welcome in all dining venues during the day, but they're not appropriate in any public venues for dinner or cocktail hour.

Is there freedom dining on Arvia? ›

Well, on Arvia that is something you don't have to worry about. All the main dining rooms offer Freedom Dining. This means you have the flexibility to eat at a time and venue that you choose. There is no assigned dining room or table and you don't have a set time to dine.

What does the ship Arvia mean? ›

Arvia, meaning “from the seashore,” is an innovative and future-focused ship and the latest evolution in the P&O Cruises experience, embodying the newest trends in travel, dining and entertainment to offer varied and contemporary holidays.

Is P&O Arvia family friendly? ›

Onboard Activities

P&O Arvia is a fantastic cruise ship for families. As well as the fun-filled onboard activities and swimming pools, for those sailing with children, the kids clubs are a must.

Who is the new captain of Arvia? ›

P&O Cruises has announced that Captain Robert Camby will lead the team responsible for on board operations for its newest LNG-powered ship Arvia.

What is the name of the largest cruise ship today? ›

As of 2023, Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas is the largest cruise ship in the world. Launched in 2022, the Oasis-class vessel can accommodate up to 7,084 guests in 2,867 staterooms and carries as many as 2,204 crew members. While you may get lost on this ship, you'll never be bored.

What is the current position of the Arvia? ›

Arvia current position

Arvia current location is at North East Atlantic Ocean (coordinates 50.63006 N / -0.97898 W) cruising at speed of 16.4 kn (30 km/h | 19 mph) en route to GBSOU>ESLCG. The AIS position was reported 3 minutes ago.

Is Arvia built yet? ›

MS Arvia is an Excellence-class cruise ship in service for P&O Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc. Built by German shipbuilder Meyer Werft in Papenburg, she was delivered on 9 December 2022 to P&O Cruises.

Will Arvia be ready? ›

Arvia's first sailing will now be 23 December 2022. "Whilst we know this is disappointing, we will not compromise on our high standards of build, interior design and service." Boasting a gross tonnage of 184,700, the ship will offer over 20 restaurants, a huge pool, and the SkyDome area with a retractable roof.

What are the two newest Princess ships? ›

What Are The Newest Princess Ships? The newest Princess cruise ships are Discovery Princess, Enchanted Princess and Sky Princess. Of those, the Discovery Princess is the most recent, having launched in 2022. There are two new ships under construction currently.


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