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Day 1
Southampton, UK, England

Southampton’s location, at the foot of the United Kingdom, offers an ideal point from which to embark on a cruise out of the UK. With a total of four terminals, the city can accommodate some of the largest cruise vessels in the industry. With fantastic shopping opportunities and a large number of museums and art galleries, Southampton is a cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer visitors as well as those arriving in the area prior to embarking on a cruise.

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Day 2
St Peter Port, Guernsey, UK, Channel Islands

Saint Peter Port is the capital of Guernsey and, although it is a British Island, its proximity to France provides it with a unique culture and a slightly warmer climate. This charming town is home to many interesting features including a glistening harbour; the historic fortress of Castle Cornet; the Royal Court House; and the award-winning Candie Gardens.

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Day 3
Greenock, UK, Scotland

The town of Greenock is located in Inverclyde, Scotland, and is situated at the mouth of the River Clyde. This area is renowned for being picturesque and is home to a series of wonderful hills – each of which provides plenty of walking opportunities. A short walk to Craig’s Top will provide you with excellent panoramic views of the surrounding area.

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Day 4
Derry (Londonderry), UK, N Ireland

Derry, otherwise known as Londonderry, is the second largest city in Northern Ireland. Situated beside the River Foyle, this cultural city offers plenty to see and is extremely photogenic. Delve into the city’s history by admiring the city walls and the Bogside Murals, which are found on the walls of buildings in Free Derry Corner. The city is also home to a number of fascinating museums, each of which provide a unique viewpoint into the local history and culture.

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Day 5
Tobermory (Sc), UK, Scotland

The capital of the Isle of Mull is the town of Tobermory, lying on the northern entrance of the Sound of Mull. The town is most famous for the shipwreck of Florencia, part of the Spanish Armada lies at the bottom of Tobermory Bay. Around this area you will find many historic castles, including the Duart Castle, 13th century home of the MacLeans clan chief, and the 14the century Aros Castle of the Lords of the Isles.

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Day 6
Inverness, UK, Scotland

Inverness is a city in the Scottish Highlands and its name derives from the Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Nis – which means “Mouth of the River Ness”. It is located close to two important battle sites including the Aird – which was the site of the 11th century battle of Battle of Blàr nam Fèinne against Norway – and Culloden Moor – which was the site of the 18th century Battle of Culloden. The Gaelic king Mac Bethad Mac Findláich, otherwise known as Macbeth, held a castle within Inverness, where he ruled as Mormaer of Moray and Ross. His 11th century murder of King Duncan was immortalised by Shakespeare and he was subsequently inspired to write the Macbeth play.

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Day 7
Scrabster, UK, Scotland

Situated a mile and a half away from Thurso, the Scottish port of Scrabster is regarded as the most-northerly located large port in mainland Britain. This quaint and charming town is surrounded by low grass-covered cliffs and is of high significance to the Scottish fishing industry. The most significant landmark in the town is Scrabster Caslte, which was a property of the Sinclair family before being passed to the Earls of Sutherland in the 1550’s.

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Day 8
Kirkwall, UK, Scotland

Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands – which are situated 10 miles off the northern coast of Scotland. The people of this small town enjoy a gentle pace of life and there are many shops, cafes and bars to enjoy within the town. It is also home to a number of landmarks including the 12th century, red sandstone St Magnus Cathedral. Other landmarks worth visiting in the local area include Bishop’s Palace and Earl’s Palace – a series of red ruins located opposite the cathedral.

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Day 9
Lerwick, UK, Scotland

Capital and main port of the Shetland Islands, Lerwick is a charming island with warm and welcoming locals and an array of traditional pubs. It is the only town in the Shetland’s and 7,500 of 22,000 population live here.

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Day 10
Belfast, UK, N Ireland

The Northern Irish capital of Belfast is situated at the mouth of the River Lagan and surrounded by a number of low hills. This charming city is home to a number of cultural and artistic landmarks including many galleries and museums, while a poignant history is depicted through the many political murals, which are painted on the sides of houses throughout Belfast. A bus tour of the city is one of the best ways to see these murals, as well as other landmarks such as the impressive City Hall.

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Day 11
Liverpool, UK, England

The vibrant Merseyside city of Liverpool holds significant cultural, historical and maritime value. It is the birthplace of many renowned musicians including The Beatles, Gerry & the Pacemakers, and Frankie goes to Hollywood. Cruise ships are able to provide passengers with direct access to the city centre, where a plethora of cultural and retail opportunities await. Visitors can visit The Beatles Story exhibition, which is home to a number of artefacts from the band. The Merseyside Maritime Museum offers an insight into the emigration from Liverpool to New York, with additional areas dedicated to Titanic and Lusitania. Alternatively, football fans can visit the stadiums of two of the nation’s finest football teams at Goodison Park and Anfield.

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Day 12
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is the capital of Ireland and is a centre for education, culture, and much more. Situated on the east coast, facing the Irish Sea and at the head of a large crescent-shaped bay, the city generally occupies a flat site. The city is home to many historical landmarks including the 16th century Dublin Castle, the 11th-century Protestant cathedral of Christ Church, and the 16th century Gothic St Patrick’s Cathedral. One of the Dublin’s most significant natural sites is Phoenix Park, which is regarded as one of the world’s great city parks and contains Dublin Zoo – the third-oldest public zoo in the world. No visit to Dublin would be complete without visiting a traditional Irish public house, and the 100 metre Hole-In-The-Wall is thought to be the longest in Europe.

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Day 13
Southampton, UK, England

Southampton’s location, at the foot of the United Kingdom, offers an ideal point from which to embark on a cruise out of the UK. With a total of four terminals, the city can accommodate some of the largest cruise vessels in the industry. With fantastic shopping opportunities and a large number of museums and art galleries, Southampton is a cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer visitors as well as those arriving in the area prior to embarking on a cruise.

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Day 14
St Peter Port, Guernsey, UK, Channel Islands

Saint Peter Port is the capital of Guernsey and, although it is a British Island, its proximity to France provides it with a unique culture and a slightly warmer climate. This charming town is home to many interesting features including a glistening harbour; the historic fortress of Castle Cornet; the Royal Court House; and the award-winning Candie Gardens.

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Day 15
Southampton, UK, England

Southampton’s location, at the foot of the United Kingdom, offers an ideal point from which to embark on a cruise out of the UK. With a total of four terminals, the city can accommodate some of the largest cruise vessels in the industry. With fantastic shopping opportunities and a large number of museums and art galleries, Southampton is a cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer visitors as well as those arriving in the area prior to embarking on a cruise.

Sail on board Oriana
Dining

The ship features speciality restaurants, grand main dining rooms and a host of café’s and snack bars. From elegant fine dining to self-service buffets, there's a wide choice of flexible, casual and club dining options to suit everyone.

Sindhu

Atul's restaurant, Sindhu, will showcase an elegant fusion of Indian and British cuisine featuring sublime flavours.

P&O Cruises has a proud tradition of giving guests the very best – and they don't come much better than Atul Kochhar. His Soft Shell Crab and Squid Salad in particular is sure to be a favourite. Guests will also be able to order from a lighter menu for a more informal bite to eat, or sample one of Atul's exotic cocktails from the equally chic bar.

Alfresco

If guests don't want to leave the pool area and get dressed for lunch, they can pop in for a light snack.

Located on Lido Deck, at the forward and starboard side of the Riviera Pool, is Al Fresco Pizzeria. With seating both inside and conveniently outside by the pool, children will appreciate the fast-food feel of Al Fresco. Although pizza is the speciality, guests will find burgers, salads, open sandwiches and much more on the menu. Being high up on the Lido Deck, guests will also get spectacular sea views from this casual eatery.

Conservatory

The Conservatory, an informal self-service restaurant, has easy access to the surrounding decks and facilities.

This restaurant is a light and airy room with a casual atmosphere and decorated with murals reminiscent of an English country garden. High up on Lido Deck, The Conservatory affords spectacular sea views with floor-to-ceiling windows and offers seating both inside and al fresco on deck. It opens early and provides breakfasts (including a healthy option), extensive buffets for lunch and afternoon tea. In the evening a section of The Conservatory is converted into Le Jardin, an informal bistro with an exciting menu. Guests are advised to book a reservation prior to dining.

Ocean Grill

With a variety of grilled treats created by Marco Pierre White, guest's experience here is certain to be authentic and delicious.

Peninsular Restuarant

Positioned midships on E Deck, The Peninsular Restaurant is one of two great formal dining rooms on Oriana.
Taking its name from the 'P' in P&O (Peninsular and Oriental Steam Company) The Peninsular Restaurant seats almost 500 people. Adorned with a wall length mural of 'The Journey of Odysseus', guests will find classy and contemporary décor with exquisite surroundings, as well as an enticing menu night after night. Large windows on either side provide magnificent views as guests dine on the superb cuisine. And don't miss the decadent chocolate buffet!

The Beach House

Fun and informal- a great option for families with a casual menu of grills and seafood.

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.

Dance Classes

There are coupled dance instructors onboard who offer a variety of dance lessons. The main types of dance offered are ballroom and Latin. As well a group lessons, it is also possible to arrange 1 to 1 tuition. On some occasions, there are celebrity dance instructors on board too. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience.

Library

The ship's well-stocked library is perfect for finding a great book to enjoy by the pool. Choose from an extensive range of fiction and non-fiction books, or browse through the tempting selection of books which are available for purchase, in an area operated by Waterstones book shop.

Art Gallery

Take in beautiful paintings, prints and sculptures by artists around the world.
Oceana’s art gallery features works by both famous and up and coming artists, and many of the works are for sale if something catches your eye.

Entertainment

There's never a dull moment...

P&O Cruises offers the very best in cruise entertainment. Days can be filled with as much or as little as you want, whilst evenings are no doubt the social highlight. When the sun goes down your ship begins to come alive with the hum of conversation and music, and you can be sure of a memorable night.

Harlequins

Midships on Promenade Deck lies Harlequins - Oriana's largest nightspot.

A pair of Harlequin figurines welcome guests to this very glitzy and very modern dance venue. One of Oriana's most popular spots, Harlequins has an in-laid, wooden sprung floor, which offers a large open space that's great for ballroom dancing during the day. In the evenings, the floor area is reduced to a small intimate space for fantastic late night disco dancing action. The latest in lighting, coupled with superb high-tech sound equipment and the latest tunes, is a recipe for a fantastic evening experience!

Theatre Royal

The 650-seat Theatre Royal is located in the forward part of the ship on Promenade Deck.
A traditional theatre colour scheme of rich red, blue, gold and maroon, combined with a Shakespearean Tudor rose motif and heraldic design, was employed to give the feel of a West End theatre. The Theatre Royal also has all the very latest technical advantages, with its high-tech audio, video and lighting equipment and its revolving stage. And with a different musical spectacular every night, this is one room that guests will visit over and over again.

The Pacific Lounge

The Pacific Lounge, at the stern of the ship on Promenade Deck, is Oriana's entertainment centre.
Soft comfortable furnishings and contemporary colours create a friendly and inviting feel in the Pacific Lounge, and a tiered floor offers excellent viewing from anywhere in the room. During the day guests can attend craft classes and enjoy leisure pursuits here, and at night they can take in a hilarious comedy or a sophisticated cabaret. There's a full-service bar for liquid refreshment and a large wooden dance floor that comes alive at night.

Chaplin's Cinema

This outstanding cinema offers excellent viewing from any of its 200 comfortable seats, and an exceptional sound system.
Guests can sit back and enjoy the latest blockbusters or their favourite old classics, which are shown throughout the day and evening. Chaplin's is also used for lectures, port enhancement talks, and much more.

Monte Carlo

The Monte Carlo Club is the perfect place for roulette, blackjack and poker
Just forward of midships, on the starboard side of Promenade Deck, is the Monte Carlo Club Casino, Oriana's very own slice of cosmopolitan allure from the Riviera. Guests are invited to stop by and try their luck!

Crichton's

Named after former P&O director Sir Andrew Crichton, this quiet room is a great place to play a game of cards.
Crichton's card room also holds numerous bridge tournaments here, as well as competitive evening syndicate quizzes.

Andersons

Both elegant and welcoming, Anderson's is ideally located for a break from the tables in the Monte Carlo Club.
The panelled walls, deep sofas, comfortable club chairs, classical paintings and traditional rugs create an ambience of a time-honoured London Club. It's perfect for a pre-dinner drink or warming nightcap. With his bronze bust on display in these fine British surroundings, P&O founder Arthur Anderson would be proud to be the namesake of this elegant room.

The Crow's Nest

This classy cocktail bar offers Oriana's most spectacular panoramic views.
High up on Sun Deck at the forward end of the ship guests will find The Crow's Nest. During the day they can enjoy shimmering sea vistas in this comfortable and relaxing atmosphere, with seating on two levels. But it's in the evening, as the lights go down, that The Crow's Nest is at its best; with some mood setting piano music in the background, guests can't find a better place from which to watch a breathtaking sunset at sea.

Lord's Tavern

A tribute to Lord's Cricket Ground, this quintessential British sports bar is shrouded in cricket memorabilia.
Next to the Photo Gallery, on the starboard side of Promenade Deck, is Lord's Tavern. The wall is adorned with a 2.3m high by 8.8m long, hand-painted mural of Lord's, with life-sized figures. There is a canopy above the bar, reminiscent of the awning over the stands at Lord's. Even the carpet is green - with a cross-mowed lawn effect! Offering glorious sea views, there is seating inside, as well as out on deck under umbrellas.

Terrace Bar

This full-service outdoor bar over looks the ships fabulous tiered decks and it's a great place for a casual al fresco lunch.
Located at the stern, high up on Lido Deck, the Terrace Bar is open all day and throughout the evening. With background music that adds to the relaxing environment, the Terrace Bar offers spectacular seascapes during the day and in the evening it is the best vantage point from which to watch the sun dip into the horizon.

Tiffany's Bar

The bar offers lovely views of the colourful Tiffany glass that crowns the atrium
Incorporating Tiffany's Bar in the forward section of D Deck, and wrapping around the top deck of the four-deck atrium, is Tiffany Court. The soft lighting and comfortable sofas and chairs create a very relaxing ambience, wonderful for meeting up with new friends or just enjoying a quiet drink.

HealthFitness

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.

Pools

The Terrace Pool and Crystal Pool have plenty of sun loungers around its deck for sunbathing and just relaxing.
Midships on Lido Deck is Oriana's Crystal Pool boasting an impressive bronze water sculpture by Andre Wallace. Sun Deck above offers some wind protection to the pool, as well as additional sun loungers, which overlook and surround the pool below

Oasis Salon

The fully equipped salon is the perfect place for those who want to look their best. Located in the spa, passengers can try a new colour or style in the hands of fully trained stylists.

Oasis Spa

With superb ocean views and relaxing cream décor, the tranquil Oasis Spa is the perfect place to relax and be pampered. In the treatment rooms you can enjoy private ocean views as you succumb to a relaxing massage.

Also linked to the Oasis Spa is the hydrotherapy pool, which offers a hydromassage; a type of treatment that increases circulation, eases tension and aids restful sleep. Flooded with light via a pyramid skylight, the hydropool lies in the centre of several tiled columns. Alternatively passengers can head for Arcadia's thermal suite on the starboard side where they'll find three steam rooms, a sauna and a heated swimming pool.

Gymnasium

Passengers can watch the waves as they work out with all the latest equipment, including exercise bikes, rowing machines, running machines, steppers, resistance machines and a range of weights. After the workout, visitors can head to the Oasis Spa for a relaxing massage, a stimulating therapeutic treatment or a warming and cleansing sauna.

Golf Nets

On Sun Deck, midships between the viewing decks for the Crystal and Riviera pools, are the golf nets.

Securely enclosed in netting, you can perfect your swing as you sail on to the next course. Clubs and balls are provided, or you can use your own.

Football & Cricket Nets

Play casually on your own or join in one of the many organised tournaments.

Midships on Sun Deck, between the viewing decks for the Crystal and Riviera Pools and adjacent to the golf nets, is the Sports Court. Covered with netting, you can enjoy a game of short tennis, football, cricket and basketball, to name just a few of the options available on Oriana's Sports Court.

Aft of the Sports Court, to the stern of the ship, you can also enjoy a friendly game of Deck Quoits or Shuffleboard, on both the port and starboard sides.

Facilities

Special Dietary Requirements

The ship can cater for the following diets; vegetarian, low /no fat, low salt /no salt, lactose intolerant /dairy free, gluten /wheat free /celiac, low cholesterol, diabetic, kosher and vegan. Passengers requiring any of the above diets should contact the Customer Contact Centre prior to their cruise.

Disabled Facilites

Fully accessible adapted cabins and suites are available, which are suitable for wheelchair / mobility scooter users. Passengers with a disability which may affect their mobility onboard are asked to inform the Customer Contact Centre prior to their cruise. Assisted embarkation and disembarkation is available when sailing from Southampton.

Age Restrictions

As with UK laws, the age limit for purchase and consumption of alcohol on board is 18 years of age, however, when in US waters, the age limit increases to 21.

Passengers must be over the age of 18 to use the spa facilities including treatments. If you are under the age of 18 and if you would like a treatment then you will need to be accompanied by an adult.

Dress Code

The ship operates three styles of dress code: Smart, Evening Casual and Black Tie.

On Smart evenings ladies typically wear tailored trousers and separates or even a stylish dress, while men are in a shirt and trousers with a jacket, such as a blazer or sports jacket, or a suit and tie if they wish. For a typical two week cruise there are normally four Smart evenings.

Stylish resort or leisurewear is ideal for Evening Casual nights, for example casual separates or dresses for ladies and open-neck polo shirts and casual trousers (not shorts) for men. A jacket and smart trousers can be worn but are not compulsory. Smart dark denim is also fine, but not trainers, football shirts or tracksuits. For a typical two week cruise on Azura, Britannia, Oceana or Ventura there are normally ten Evening Casual nights. On Adonia, Arcadia, Aurora and Oriana there are normally six Evening Casual nights.

Black Tie nights (also known as Gala Evenings)add a touch of glamour and a real sense of occasion to evenings at sea. Ladies wear glamorous evening wear including cocktail dresses, ball gowns or even smart trouser suits. For men, dinner jackets or tuxedos are the norm, but a dark lounge or business suit and tie can be worn as an alternative. For a typical two week cruise there are normally four Black Tie evenings on board.

During the day casual shirts, shorts, trousers and beachwear are ideal.

Smoking & E-cigarette Policy

There are dedicated areas onboard where smoking is permitted. Smoking is not permitted in any public room, inside cabin or on cabin balconies.

Electronic cigarettes, including those which do not emit smoke, are not permitted in public areas but can be used in cabins, balconies and designated areas of the open deck.

Deck Plans

Deck G

  • Medical Centre

 

Deck F

  • Inside Cabins 
  • Outside Cabins
  • Reception Desk
  • Garden Court
  • Atrium

Deck E

  • Inside Cabins 
  • Outside Cabins
  • Launderette
  • Shopping
  • Atrium
  • Queens Court
  • The Penninsular Restaurant
  • Gallery
  • The Oriental Restaurant

Deck Prom

  • Theatre Royal
  • Explorers
  • Shopping
  • Royal Court
  • Atrium
  • Andersons
  • Monte Carlo Club
  • Harlequins
  • Photo Gallery
  • Lord's Tavern
  • Pacific Lounge

Deck D

  • Single Inside Cabins
  • Inside Cabins 
  • Outside Cabins
  • Deluxe Balcony Cabins
  • Tiffany's
  • Tiffany Court
  • Atrium
  • Sindhu
  • The Thackeray Room
  • Library
  • Crichtons
  • Chaplin's Cinema
  • Sunset Bar
  • Whirlpool Spa
  • Terrace Pool

Deck C

  • Inside Cabins 
  • Outside Cabins 
  • Deluxe Outside Cabins
  • Launderette

Deck B

  • Inside Cabins 
  • Outside Cabins
  • Deluxe Balcony Cabins
  • Mini-Suites
  • Suites
  • Wedding Venue

Deck A

  • Inside Cabins 
  • Outside Cabins 
  • Launderette

Deck Lido

  • Deck Tennis
  • Whirlpool Spa
  • Oasis Spa
  • Gymnasium
  • Sauna
  • Treatment Rooms
  • Oasis Salon
  • Al Fresco
  • Riviera Bar
  • Riviera Pool
  • Crystal Pool
  • The Conservatory
  • Terrace Bar
  • Beach House

Deck Sun

  • The Crows Nest
  • Bar
  • Cyber Study
  • Medina Room
  • Football and Cricket Nets
  • Golf Nets
  • Deck Quoits
  • Shuffleboard
Accommodation Types

Suites

Travel in ultimate style and luxury with our butler-service Suites.

Fully air-conditioned suites enjoy a separate bedroom with two lower beds convertible to queen-size bed. Bathrooms boast a whirlpool bath, shower and WC plus luxurious premier pamper pack, bathrobe & slippers. Additionally there is a useful dressing area with iron & ironing board, trouser press and a hairdryer.

The lounge has a sofa plus table and chairs, a mini stereo, TV, plus radio and telephone, writing desk, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a safe. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your balcony with steamers, chairs and table.r.

Mini-Suites

Our spacious Mini-Suites come with all the little luxuries you could want from your home from home.

Fully air-conditioned suites enjoy two lower beds convertible to queen-size bed. Bathrooms boast a whirlpool bath, shower, dual sink vanity unit and WC plus luxurious premier pamper pack, bathrobe & slippers. Additionally there is an iron & ironing board, trouser press and a hairdryer.

There is a sofa, chair and table, TV and DVD player, plus radio and telephone, writing desk, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a safe. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your balcony with chairs and table.

Balcony Cabins

There's nothing quite like opening the doors onto your own private balcony.

Fully air-conditioned balcony cabins enjoy two lower beds convertible to queen-size bed. Bathrooms boast a bath with shower or shower, sink, and WC.

There is a chair and table, TV, plus radio and telephone, writing desk, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities and a hairdryer. There is also a safe for your valuables. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your balcony with reclining chairs and table.

Outside Cabins

These spacious cabins are perfect for passengers who want a more economical way to travel. These air-conditioned outside cabins have two lower beds that are convertible to one king-size bed with wardrobe and drawer space. The bathroom has a shower, or a shower over bath, and a WC. There is a writing desk and TV. Outside cabins may have a window or a porthole.

Inside Cabins

A beautifully designed space to rest your head, Inside Cabins offer a comfortable and economical way to travel.

Fully air-conditioned, they feature two lower beds convertible to one king-size bed. The bathrooms boast a bath with shower or shower only, sink, and WC.

Single Cabins

With the choice of either an inside or outside location, these cabins are perfect for the single traveller.

These beautifully designed cabins feature a single bed, shower, sink, and WC. Outside cabins will have a window or porthole. Inside cabins will have a mirror.

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