P&O UK's newest cruise ship Arvia to boast a series of fleet-firsts

   October 15, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

P&O UK's newest boat Arvia (debuting this December) will feature a series of firsts for the fleet (and the P&O brand), including a dedicated men’s area with a barber station for haircuts/male grooming; wellness experiences in the Oasis Spa & Health Club; and experiential shopping zones/retail brands in The Avenue.

The dedicated men’s area offers a barber station and male grooming collections from leading brands like American Crew, Barbour Pro, Clarins for Men, and Clinique for Men.

In the Oasis Spa & Health Club, innovations feature an invigorating cool room, salt room, and 2 exclusive wellness suites where passengers can indulge in bespoke treatments. One of the suites has a hammam, the other a steam shower and both feature private treatment baths, lounging space, and refreshments.

Experiential shopping zones are introduced to The Avenue, Arvia’s shopping destination with 900m2 of open-plan retail space. Experiences feature an area showcasing the latest in tech at sea, a ‘design your own’ fine jewelry bar (Pandora Brilliance) showcasing a new range of lab-produced diamonds; as well as the first-at-sea Swarovski ‘Wonder Lab’ Concept Store with the latest crystal collections from Swarovski’s creative director, Giovanna Engelbert.

Alongside Apple, Mulberry, and The White Company, passengers will also be able to shop a total of 30 brands that are new to P&O, including Cotswolds Distillery, Floral Street fragrances, Rado watches, and 25 sustainable brands like Skin Regimen and Comfort Zone.

P&O Arvia cruise ship

Oasis Spa & Health Club is the perfect place for restoration. Guests can choose from an array of beauty treatments and wellness therapies. The zoned wellness spaces feature an invigorating Thermal Suite and Thalassotherapy with heated & cooling chambers, a pre-treatment Relaxation Lounge with heated lounge chairs.

The Retreat is an outdoor sanctuary for adults with two spa pools, refreshments, and sun loungers. Within the spa, a total of 18 individual treatment rooms are specially designed to soothe, complete with sea views.

Oasis Spa treatments feature a deep-tissue Bamboo Massage, Aroma Stone Therapy, or Restorative Salt Stone Massage that harnesses the healing power of warm blocks of Himalayan salt. 

Gym & Health Club offers state-of-the-art Technogym equipment along with expert guidance from professional personal trainers. Classes include Body Sculpt Bootcamp, Tour de Cycle, Functional Stretch, and Pure-Form Pilates and Yoga. The gym has the latest Evolt 360 body scanning technology so that vacationers can get a unique 360-degree picture of their physical conditioning in order to set individual goals. Wellbeing consultants are on hand for professional advice on sleep, stress, and nutrition management.

The Salon offers premium beauty & grooming services for both women & men. It includes a specialty color bar, advanced technology, expert technicians, and Kerastase hair treatments.

The Photo Gallery is a creative hub that lets passengers capture their special moments. In addition to exclusive photoshoots with a professional photographer, passengers can also visit the new 360 photo booth.

For the venues' exact location see the ship's deck plans.

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