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The second largest ship in the P&O fleet and sister ship to Ventura, Azura balances the new innovative features of the Grand Class with the classic hallmarks of great British cruising that make P&O Cruises so popular.

Built in 2010, Azura’s contemporary design introduced the first collection of single staterooms to the fleet and are eagerly snapped up by single passengers at season launches each year. A three-tiered atrium sits at the heart of the ship and is a hive of activity with shops, cafes, art galleries and a polished wooden floor that buzzes with varied dancing throughout the day and into the evenings.

Guests familiar with P&O Cruise's innovations will recognise the new open-air cinema, Seascreen where you can enjoy films from British classics to Hollywood blockbusters, from 11th January 2019, and a new alfresco terrace featuring The Retreat with airy cabanas offering exclusive sanctuary for adults. There are four pools and an extensive spa service available including a thermal suite, with special Azura Spa Stateroom packages for those looking to be truly pampered. The Azura also boasts the Oasis Teen Spa - an areas designed especially for 13-17 year olds. With these innovations Azura is a ship popular with families, couples, seniors, seasoned travelers and those new to cruising. This helps create a joyful and exciting ambiance through the duration of your journey.

In celebration of cruising cuisine, Azura’s unique dining options take you on a journey around the globe to sample the very best flavours from fine dining to homely classics.

Meridian –  Blends of the very best of international inspired favourites with classic British cuisine and fantastic two-tiered dining venue, beautifully laid out to create a vibrant atmosphere. The result is a delightful five-course meal you simply cannot fail to enjoy, with something for every taste. 

Peninsular Restaurant – The second of Azura’s top quality dining venues has an enticing menu that will tempt you back every night. Enjoy superb cuisine and a tasty chocolate buffet.

The Oriental Restaurant – One of the two main dining venues onboard, guests will enjoy the comfortable and elegant settings while gazing out at ocean views through the huge windows. Tuck into a menu filled with beautifully crafted dishes.

The Glass House – Aptly named with panoramic views of the surrounding ocean or port, this wine bar is a must to sample some exquisite selections from a menu designed in cooperation with award-winning wine master Olly Smith.

Sindhu Restaurant – A brilliant fusion of Indian and British cuisines inspired to give diners the best of both worlds, all while gazing out over the stunning views.

The Epicurean – Savour the finest of British cuisine prepared by a team of executive chefs serving the best cuts of organic meat and seafood found on the British Isles.

Verona – Enjoy a relaxing family meal from the self-service food court serving an Italian styled buffet during breakfast and lunch time.

Venezia – Azura’s self-service buffet offers excellent choice and freedom with your dining. Enjoy a wide range of high quality dishes throughout the day. Pus with around the clock dining you can enjoy a late night snack from 10pm – 6am from an ever changing buffet which includes a self-service sandwich bar, ready-made Paninis, homemade cakes, biscuits and pastries.

Entertainment on board Azura will have you laughing, crying and cheering from embarkation, night after night.Take in a West End style show on display at the Playhouse Theatre, head to Malabar for comedy and live music or for a taste of a New York City live lounge, Manhattan will have you moving to the sounds of the Big Apple each evening. Play you’re at the multipurpose sate of the art casino with black jack, roulette and slot machines.

There’s something for everyone onboard, lean a new skill with cookery demonstrations and listen to interesting talks from experts and guest speakers about destinations on your cruise, historic events plus more. There really is something to satisfy all the senses on this modern ship.

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