UK’s newest cruise ship, P&O Arvia, to boast top-deck Altitude experience

   December 11, 2021 ,   Cruise Industry

A tropical-themed mini-golf, water splash zone, and high ropes experience, will form part of the new top deck Altitude experience on P&O UK's newest cruise ship Arvia, scheduled to be launched in December 2022.

Britain’s most environmentally-friendly cruise ship, powered by LNG, has been specially designed as the "sunshine ship".

Arvia will boast a number of "adventure firsts" set on the top deck.

  • Altitude Minigolf includes tiki huts, water hazards, “hippos” and night-time illuminations. The 9-hole course is open throughout the day and evening.
  • Altitude Splash Valley is a cooling aqua zone for all the family with shaded areas, ocean views, and water jets.
  • Altitude Skywalk is 54 meters above the ocean - the company’s first-ever high ropes experience with various courses to suit different abilities.
  • Sports Arena is an outdoor sports court for basketball, football, short tennis, cricket.

P&O Cruises ship Arvia

P&O Cruises president Paul Ludlow said the thrilling new Altitude experiences would have fun and excitement at their heart. He added holidays were "about trying new things, being with friends and family and of course capturing the perfect holiday photos.”

Example Arvia cruise is 14 nights, sailing to the Caribbean (from GBP 2100 pp / inside cabin). Departing on January 21, 2023, the fare includes flights, onboard meals and entertainment, kids’ clubs activities. Departing from homeport Bridgetown (Barbados), the roundtrip itinerary visits St John's (Antigua), Fort-de-France (Martinique), Castries (St Lucia), Willemstad (Curacao/ Dutch Antilles), La Romana (Dominicana), Basseterre (St Kitts), Philipsburg (St Maarten/ Dutch Antilles).