Ventura

There’s always something happening on Ventura, enjoy delicious fine dining, a tranquil spa, many quiet spaces to unwind, great sports facilities and four pools. Evenings are particularly memorable, with the lavish two-deck theatre where you’ll witness elaborate shows and stand-up comedy.

Ventura venues at a glance:

  • Twelve places to dine including three main restaurants 
  • Lavish two-deck theatre 
  • Eleven places to socialise including four deck bars 
  • Plenty of places to relax and unwind including spa and retreat

Specifications
  • Lloyds No9333175
  • Size large
  • Style resort
  • Type ocean
  • Year of launch 2008
  • Year of last refit 2013
  • Gross tonnage 116017t
  • Length 290.0m
  • Width 36.0m
  • Speed 22kts
  • Decks 12
  • Language en
  • Currency Pound Sterling (£)
  • No. of passengers 3078
  • No. of crew 1205
  • No. of cabins 1553
  • -wheelchair access 35
Unique Features

The ship benefits from the skill and expertise of award winning chefs Marco Pierre White in the wonderful Tazzine, The White Room and The Beach house restaurants.

The ship also benefits from the Writer/TV presenter extraordinaire and specialist wine expert, Olly Smith who adds a flamboyant twist to our culinary tale at the Glass House Wine and Dine restaurant.

The ship's fantastic New Horizons programme offers to passengers the chance to leave their cruise with a new hobby, skill or passion. With classes ranging from cookery and ballroom dancing, to feng shui and tai chi, passengers can search for true enlightenment.

Gratuities

A discretionary amount of £7.00 is added to your on-board account each day, for each guest aged 12 and over.

Facilities
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Designated areas only
Nursery
Accommodation

From inside cabins to balcony cabins and luxurious suites, you will find a room for every budget and taste.

All cabins are air-conditioned and well designed, to give you as much space as possible and to help you relax into your surroundings. Many feature balconies to give you additional outside space. All feature Egyptian cotton sheets, free tea & coffee making facilities, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, in-cabin television and good sized en-suite bathrooms with toiletries pack. You will also enjoy the services of a personal cabin steward who will look after your every need, and can enjoy room service from early morning until late evening at no extra cost.

Decks
Dining

Enjoy three main restaurants offering a choice of Club Dining - the same table at the same time each evening - or Freedom Dining with no fixed seating or dining times.

There’s also the opportunity to visit the Select Dining venues of Sindhu, the first restaurant at sea from master of spices Atul Kochhar; The Epicurean, where a sense of occasion is always on the menu; and The Glass House, a wine bar and restaurant created in partnership with award-winning wine guru Olly Smith.

Entertainment

When it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone on Ventura.

See below some examples of the kind of entertainment you'll find included in the price of your holiday.

  • Dazzling West End style performances in theatre
  • Comedy shows
  • Cabaret
  • Live music, piano recitals and tribute bands
  • Night clubs
  • Dance classes
  • Pub quizzes

Health and fitness

From the revitalising hydrotherapy pool, to the state of the art gymnasium, there's plenty of facilities onboard to refresh your mind, body and soul. Passengers can enjoy luxury massages and treatments in the Oasis Spa, or head out to the top deck sports court for a spot of tennis.

Kids and Teens

Ventura offers freedom for families with age-specific kids' clubs, night nursery for under 4s and dedicated family restaurants and early eating times, creating the perfect balance for families. So you can enjoy quality time together as well as time separately.

  • Free age-specific children's clubs ranging from 2-17 years and night nursery for under 4s
  • Family-friendly swimming pools
  • Dedicated family restaurants & early eating times for children
  • Shore excursions designed for families

Enrichment

The ship's fantastic New Horizons programme offers to passengers the chance to leave their cruise with a new hobby, skill or passion. With classes ranging from cookery, and ballroom dancing, to feng shui and tai chi, passengers can search for true enlightenment.

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