Cruise from Southampton with P&O Cruises aboard the child free, mid size, classic and chic styled Arcadia.

A new-look Arcadia!

Striking in design, Arcadia offers a 'child free' stylish and contemporary cruise experience featuring an amazing art collection created by contemporary British artists.


2018 Arcadia Southampton Cruises

Ship Information

Built 2004, Refurbished 2013
Tonnage/Size 85000 - Medium
Total Passengers 1968/2388 (min/max)
Total Crew 869
Length 289.8 m (951.4 ft)
Beam 32.2 m (105.0 ft)
Sister Ships
Fellow Passengers? Mainly British passengers.
Currency Onboard £ GBP
Tipping £6.00 per person per day will be automatically added to passengers accounts. (Mar 2017)

No gratuity is added to beverages unlike some lines.
Smoking There are dedicated areas on each ship where you are permitted to smoke*. Smoking is not permitted in any public room, inside your cabin or on your cabin balcony. E-cigs are permitted in cabins and on balcony's but not indoor public / shared outdoor spaces.

Designated Smoking Area on Arcadia:

Deck 11 Sky Deck - Port side, outside the East bar
Deck 10 Sun Deck - Port side, outside the Retreat bar
Deck 9 Lido Deck - Port side, table area of Aquarius bar
Deck 3 Promenade Deck - Starboard side of Promenade deck

P&O Arcadia Deck Plan (click image to open)


All included in the your voyage:

Ensuite accommodation

All meals throughout the cruise

Complimentary tea & coffee during the day and early evening.

Tea & Coffee facilities in cabin

All entertainment

Daily onboard activities

Sports & Leisure facilities

Welcome and farewell cocktail parties

All port taxes and fees


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Discover what's new aboard Arcadia:


The Crow’s Nest lounge and bar has been completely transformed with new flooring, seating areas, partition walls, furniture, colour scheme, bespoke lighting, low level lamps and a new-look extended bar


East Restaurant
Michelin-star celebrity chef Atul Kochhar delivers a fusion of flavours in the oriental surroundings of the East Restaurant.

You are welcomed by panoramic views, an informal atmosphere and contemporary décor.

Freedom Dining has been introduced to the upper tier of the Meridian Restaurant, where passengers can arrive at any time they wish between 6.30pm and 9.30pm

The bottom tier of Meridian will continue to operate traditional 1st & 2nd Club Dining.

Four times the number of tables for 02 have been introduced.


All cabins have been refreshed– with new carpets, curtains and 32” or 40” flat-screen TVs

24 new cabins on sun deck 10, the sun deck, including…
14 x deluxe balcony cabins
1 x mini suite
4 x inside single cabins
3 x larger inside double cabins
2 x new single cabins with balcony

The Globe - this is now a new late-night dancing venue. Designed to improve the sound quality inside and out, passengers can party without disturbing other guests.

Here you might catch the latest film release on its cinema screen, attend an art auction, enjoy a late night cabaret or boogie the night away to some live music.


Highlights aboard Arcadia:

Main restaurant: 2-tier Meridian restaurant
The Belvedere 24-hour food court
Deck grill
East - Atul Kochhar
Ocean Grill - Marco Pierre White
Cafe Vivo Coffee and chocolate bar
14 bars: British pub, cocktail bar, piano bar, yacht-style bar, 2 deck bars
3-tier theatre
Alternative entertainment venue/cinema
Night Club
1 outdoor pool and 5 jacuzzis
1 indoor/outdoor swimming pool with retractable Skydome
Spa including thermal suite with aromatic steam rooms, dry float suite, sauna and hydro-therapy pool
Fully equipped Gym including a spacious aerobics room and personal trainers
Outdoor Sports Court for games such as cricket, football and short tennis
Golf Simulator
Hair salon
2 shops
Observation lounge with panoramic views
Relaxation lounge
Photo gallery and shop


2018 Arcadia Southampton Cruises



Other reasons to book Aradia with P&O Cruises:

Food and entertainment geared to British tastes

Tea and coffee making facilities in your cabin

Drink prices most likely to match your local pub

Most port shuttle buses are complimentary








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