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Britannia

Ship statistics;

entered_service
14/03/2015
tonnage
143000
wheelchair_accessible_cabins
37
number_of_decks
15
number_of_elevators
12
number_of_pools
4
number_of_restaurants
13
formal_nights
kids_club
maximum_apacity
4372
number_of_crew
1400
refurbished
2019

Hop onboard P&O Britannia this summer and embark on a UK coastal cruise from Southampton. Offering 3 and 4-night itineraries, you won't stop at any ports of call, meaning you'll have more time to make the most of the onboard dining, entertainment and recreation features as your ship chases the sun.

Combining the excitement of cruising with the sophistication of a five-star hotel, P&O Britannia offers the perfect setting for those looking to travel in comfort and style. Whether you're sailing as a family, heading out to sea alone or enjoying a couple's getaway, this fantastic P&O cruise ship has everything you need for the holiday of a lifetime. From shore excursions in some of the world's most desirable destinations to hours spent exploring every corner of this impressive vessel, you'll find out for yourself just what makes a cruise with onboard Britannia such a memorable experience.

From tempting main restaurants included in your cruise ship fare to speciality venues, ideal for celebrating a special occasion, P&O Britannia offers delicious cuisine from morning until evening.

Included Restaurants

As part of your cruise fare with P&O Cruises, you'll be able to enjoy an array of casual and formal dining venues at no additional cost. Those who are looking for more traditional cruise ship dining should head to the Peninsular and Meridian restaurants, the ship's two main dining rooms. Poolside bites can be ordered from the Poolside Pizzeria and Grill, while Horizon is a relaxed venue offering dishes from around the world.

Speciality Restaurants

For those who want to splash out a little during their time on P&O Britannia, the speciality restaurants are well worth a reservation. Whether it's a family meal out or a romantic dinner, the perfect venue awaits:

  • Sindhu- contemporary décor, delicious Indian dishes and a British twist- what more could you want from a speciality restaurant?
  • The Glass House- dine on perfectly prepared light bites paired with the perfect wine at this modern eatery.
  • The Limelight Club- if you're looking for a livelier dinner, book a ticket for this exclusively for adults venue and have your exquisite meal served alongside the best of British entertainment.
  • The Epicurean- try something truly special at this exclusive restaurant where iconic British flavours come to life with a modern twist.
  • The Beach House- American-style dining with dishes from the United States, the Caribbean and South America.
  • The Olive Grove- a restaurant which brings the sunny flavours of the Mediterranean onboard.

Whether you'd like to dance the night away or find a peaceful spot for an evening drink, entertainment onboard P&O Britannia is nothing less than exceptional. If you'd like to be blown away by spectacular live performances, look no further than Headliners Theatre where you can expect dazzling shows by some of the best acts at sea. For a smaller venue with entertainment that still packs a punch, the Live Lounge hosts musicians and dance shows throughout your cruise, while The Studio is known for inviting everyone from celebrity chefs to game show hosts onto the stage. When the night seems to be ending but you're not ready for bed, the Crystal Room will keep you dancing into the early hours.

Bars and lounges

A cruise with P&O Britannia isn't just about dazzling entertainment. Once evening arrives, you can also spend time exploring the fantastic bars and lounges found onboard, including:

  • Sunset Bar- welcome in the evening and enjoy a drink under the stars at this al fresco bar.
  • Blue Bar- spend the night sipping on classic and contemporary cocktails and the elegant Blue Bar.
  • Crow's Nest- the place to go for a sophisticated evening, order your favourite drink and admire the ocean views to the soundtrack of live music.
  • Champion's- feel at home as you order a pint and pull up a seat at this lively British-style pub.

Drinks

Spend less time during your cruise worrying about picking up the bill thanks to P&O Cruises' drinks packages. For excellent value, choose the Ultimate Drinks Package and enjoy a great choice of wines, beers, spirits and cocktails, as well as soft drinks and hot drinks. For those who don't drink, the hot drinks, soft drinks and children's drinks packages are also fantastic options.

Spa and fitness

A holiday is all about relaxation, and there's no better way to let your stresses melt away than by treating yourself to a trip to the onboard spa. Boasting aromatherapy, massages and an extensive range of other treatments, as well as high-end salon, there's no reason why you shouldn't let yourself be pampered during your holiday. For even more luxury, head to The Retreat, an al fresco spa terrace where the fresh sea air will help you feel brand new.

What's more, if you love to stay fit, there are plenty of ways to get active onboard Britannia. Head to the state-of-the-art gym, sign up for a fitness class, go head to head on the sports court- there are more than enough ways to enjoy a workout during your cruise.

Recreation

Exciting Sea Day activities range from dance classes to arts and crafts classes, cinema screenings, Bridge, quizzes and sports tournaments. Guest speakers also make a welcome appearance on cruises of 7 nights or more. Meanwhile, if you're looking for some retail therapy, Britannia's shopping arcade is brimming with luxury goods from designer beauty, bath and body brands to watches, jewellery, clothes and accessories.

For those wanting to spend some time out in the fresh sea air, the pool deck is a popular spot. If you don't fancy taking a dip you can always find a sun lounger and spend the day lounging about, and maybe even topping up your tan.

Family

Onboard family-friendly Britannia, P&O Cruises provide exceptional family facilities and activities for all ages. From anytime dining making mealtimes stress-free to dedicated kids clubs and a family pool, guests of all ages can make the most of their time at sea.

  • Splashers- designed for children between the ages of 2 and 4, Splashers has interactive toys and books, as well as experienced crew leading age appropriate activities.
  • Surfers- kids from ages 5 to 8 will love making new friends, playing games and watching films at Surfers.
  • Scubas- for 9 to 12 year olds, Scubas is a special area on the ship where tweens can hangout and make memories with others their age.
  • H20- a cool and modern space designed just for those between 13 and 17 years old, H20 is perfect for teens who want to escape their parents for a few hours.
  • Night Nursery- enjoy a night without the kids thanks to the complimentary night nursery, available for little ones aged between 6 months and 4 years old.

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