Ventura is currently the largest of P&O’s seven ships, but will be superseded by Britannia when she comes into service in 2015. Ventura is the sister ship of Azura and so she shares the same family-friendly environment, with plenty of focus on facilities for younger cruisers. Just like on her sister, guests are able to walk right to front of the bow in search of excellent views or to do their best impression of that famous scene from the Titanic film.
Ventura was named by none other than Helen Mirren when the ship was brought into service in 2008. Since then she has received a refit, in 2013, and spends regular periods in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Southampton.
Being a large ship, there is plenty of choice when it comes to dining and entertainment. From delicious British cuisine to flavourful favourites from around the world, there is plenty to delight your palate. Children are split into four different age groups, each of which has their own specified area of the ship. An appearance from Noddy or Mr Bump is a regular occurrence, whilst the largest theatre on a British ship hosts nightly entertainment for older guests.
It’s not all go though as there are also a number of places to unwind, including the spa and five swimming pools.