Operating since 1955, P&O is one of the UK’s most loved and trusted cruise lines. P&O have just seven ships in their fleet giving them greater attention to detail and service. Two of their ships, Arcadia and Oriana, are exclusively for adults, giving couples and solo travellers the chance to enjoy a travel experience which is tailored specifically to them.  With many cruises disembarking from Southampton, P&O is a popular choice for those seeking convenience or a no-fly cruise holiday.



P&O work with Food Heroes to deliver mouthwatering culinary experiences morning, noon and night. With their gala evening menus designed by Marco Pierre White and their legendary afternoon teas created by master patissier Eric Lanlard, you can expect sumptuous dishes such as Bayonne ham with with parmesan mousse or New England half split lobster with mornay sauce. With a fantastic selection of speciality restaurants, dining will be a special event each day of your cruise. P&O are passionate about their wine too, and with the help of expert sommelier Oli Smith, they’ve curated an excellent wine list and can provide superb recommendations to accompany your meals.

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Try something new each day of your cruise with an array of activities to choose from. Whether it’s refining your culinary prowess in the Cookery Club, learning a new language or picking up a paintbrush in an art class; on a P&O cruise there are plenty of refined activities to choose from. P&O also have an intriguing programme of guest speakers on their ships, covering everything from  digital photography to making the perfect cocktail - giving you the opportunity to expand your horizons and learn a new skillset.


Evenings are always memorable on a P&O cruise with a wondrous selection of live music, dancing, comedy shows and more. Kids have their very own programme of events to choose from including karaoke or a movie under the stars. For parents who want to spend more time together, there’s a night nursery which is open to 2am giving you the chance to let your hair down for a little longer.

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Choose from a great variety of staterooms to suit your requirements. If you’d like the VIP treatment then a suite is a must with perks such luxurious White Company toiletries in your bathroom and flowers, champagne and chocolates waiting for you on arrival. For families or solo travellers, there are staterooms tailored specifically to suit with ample space and plenty of storage.

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Natalia says "A fabulous blend of discovery, relaxation and great service. This is truly Traditional British style cruising at its best."