The Grand P&O Azura
If you’ve been on a few cruises and are in need of something grander, book your next cruise holiday on the P&O Azura. As one of the largest cruise ships in the company’s fleet, the Azura offers passengers an incredible array of sports and spa facilities, exciting bars and restaurants, along with heaps of great entertainment choices and other unique features that make this ship different from the others.
What Makes the Azura Different?
One of the main features of this ship is its atrium. This spectacular focal point stretches over all three of the ship’s decks and is host to an array of venues such as a bookshop, café, library, art gallery and ample shopping. There’s more. At night head to the atrium for as you dance the night away on a beautifully polished floor. Passengers can also take in entertainment at the Playhouse Theatre where West End style shows can be enjoyed or at the Manhattan, which is a New York inspired lounge.
The Azura is fully equipped with an adult only spa terrace that offers guests luxurious treatments under airy cabanas or moonlit skies. The ship’s Lido Deck is where passengers will find SeaScreen, which is an open-air cinema. Here you can take in a range of movies from Hollywood blockbusters and British films to comedies and classics.
P&O did not forget about the dining experience. Aside from the three main restaurants that offer passengers a choice of Freedom Dining, which means no fixed seating; Club Dining, which is where guests seat at the same table each evening or the Select Dining venues. There is also the exclusive restaurant, Seventeen, which is led by famed chef Atul Kochhar.
Highlights of the Azura
There are numerous highlights and special features that truly make sailing with the Azura a unique experience. Some of these features include single staterooms, the first the fleet has ever offered. Other features include an ocean view fitness centre, six whirlpools and four pools, a spa and health club fully equipped with a thermal suite and pool as well as a 3-deck atrium with dance floor. Other features include Broadie’s English Pub, The Planet Bar, Sindhu Indian food, The Glass House steak and seafood grill, Seventeen for fine dining and Verona, where Italian can be found.
What about the Decks?
The ship is loaded with themed decks. The Sky Deck is where golf nets and sports courts are located while the Ocean Deck is reserved to host The Planet Bar with its floor to ceiling audio visual wall while the Sun Deck is where guests can find the exclusive outdoor spa and terrace. For themed entertainment head to the Aqua Deck where you will find the Beach Hut, The Hub, Game On!, SeaScreen, Frontiers, Apartment 16, Oasis Pool, The Sea Bed, gym, shuffleboard, and salon access to the Thermal Suite, while the Lido Deck offers access to a variety of restaurants and bar pools.