P&O UK's Arvia cruise ship with new dining and entertainment options

   March 10, 2021 ,   Cruise Industry

P&O Cruises UK announced its newest liner Arvia will boast an ‘Altitude Skywalk’ high ropes experience, a restaurant serving plant & fish-led menu, and a swim-up bar.

Guests will be able to participate in a couple of different high ropes courses while 54 meters above the ocean.

‘Altitude Minigolf’ comprising of 9 mini-golf challenges will be situated below Altitude Skywalk.

An infinity pool and swim-up bar with uninterrupted views of the vessel’s wake will be among the new elements onboard P&O Arvia, which is scheduled to enter service in December 2022, together with the first retractable SkyDome roof of the line.

SkyDome is expected to feature a swimming pool by day, dining and entertainment by night, including theatre productions, aerial performances, and outdoor films on a large screen.

Arvia, sistership to yet to be launched P&O Iona, will include 12 restaurants joined by a further 8 more casual places to eat.

Brand new additions feature Green & Co featuring Mizuhana with a plant and fish-led menu, specially developed for P&O Arvia. Mizuhana sushi bar will be located within Green & Co where guests can watch expert chefs at work while admiring sea views.

Another first for the cruise line is 6th Street Diner featuring atmospheric lighting, retro seating, and juke box as well as serving all-American flavours like speciality fried chicken and waffles with bourbon mascarpone.

The signature restaurants of P&O Cruises: Epicurean, Sindhu, The Glass House, The Olive Grove, The Keel & Cow, already across its fleet, will also be available on Arvia.

P&O Arvia cruise ship

With a total of 16 passenger decks, the ship will also be home to Ocean Studios cinema, 1,300m2 of shopping, and Oasis Spa & Health Club.

The Oasis Spa boasts new treatments exclusive to P&O Arvia – 2 couples suites each with a steam and hammam room, therapeutic cool room, restorative salt sauna, and Kneipp Walk combining a pebble foot massage with hot & cold water treatments.

Similar to her sistership Iona, Arvia will be LNG-powered (by liquefied natural gas).