For many of us, holidays are all about spending time with our children and making sure that they are given every opportunity to enjoy themselves in a safe and thoroughly entertaining environment. For others though those concerns don’t enter the equation and we can snap up cruise deals on luxurious ships like the P&O Oriana in the knowledge that it will be quite a sophisticated and a very relaxing place to be.
The fact that the Oriana is an adults-only vessel gives it a certain appeal from the outset but as a mid-size ship it has plenty to offer in terms of entertainment, activity areas and dining options. In fact, guests on-board are in many ways spoilt for choice with so many great places to eat and ways to really unwind and enjoy the surroundings.
And the surroundings are always likely to be packed with activity on-board but superbly exotic and tranquil views out to sea. The list of destinations to which the Oriana will set sail in the coming months includes various parts of the Baltic and the Caribbean seas, as well as around the Atlantic Islands of Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Madeira.
A large proportion of P&O Cruises begin and end in Southampton, which makes life rather easier for British holidaymakers and is a potential game-changer for anyone who is unconvinced by the fly and cruise package options that are proving so popular these days. One of the more outstanding currently available offers on the Oriana involves lengthy stays on-board over Christmas as she visits the delights and wonders of the Eastern Mediterranean.
So if you are as yet uncommitted to a plan of action over Christmas then you could give yourself quite an amazing gift and join the festivities on what is one of the most luxurious cruise ships in the world.