Azura has a host of accommodation options to meet every requirement and budget. Each cabin category offers fully air conditioned accommodations with standard features such as a refrigerator, safe, television and more. Cabins range from single cabins to suites, offering maximum flexibility for passengers. There are also a number of family friendly cabins and little ones will receive a welcome gift of a balloon and jelly beans as well as special bedding. Each cabin aboard Azura offers a complimentary steward service to aid you from early morning until late at night.
Families will find age appropriate kids clubs as well as a host of evening entertainment activities such as discos, karaoke and movie nights. There are also a number of family pools with numerous poolside dining options.
There are numerous adult-only pools on board also as well as a library and art gallery, perfect for visiting during some down time. Luxurious and relaxing treatments are also available at Azura’s very own Oasis spa.
Spacious and well designed, all the cabins on board the Azura are made to provide you with the perfect space to relax and enjoy your cruise. All cabins feature fine sheets, a personal cabin steward to look after your every need while the suites have a lounge area for you to relax in and a private balcony for you to relax on and enjoy your cruise from the comfort of your own cabin.
Aboard the Azura there is a choice of three main restaurants where you can choose whether you would like to eat at the set meal times or eat at your own time, at a table of your choosing. There are also four restaurants exclusive to Azura such as Sindhu which serves the best Indian fare from top chef, Atul Kochhar, and then there are Italian dishes served in the Verona restaurant. The Seventeen is known for its classic menu giving you a fine dining experience and the Glass House has an exquisite steak and seafood menu complemented by selected wines.
Entertainment and Activities
There is much entertainment aboard the Azura so you need not worry about ever feeling bored on board! The Atrium, which is spread out over three decks, features a café, art gallery, bookshop, library and many shops. During the evenings one can dance the night away on the spacious dance floor of the atrium, have a few drinks at the Planet Bar or Brodie’s English pub where you will be greeted warmly. The Malabar you can experience live comedy performances and music or watch energetic and colourful shows. On the Lido deck you will find the SeaScreen, an open air cinema where you can watch Hollywood blockbusters under the stars.
Health and Fitness
Kick back and relax on the sun loungers by one of the four swimming pools or treat yourself to a fantastic massage at the Oasis Spa. The fitness centre gives you plenty of ways to keep fit while looking out at the astonishing views as you pass by beautiful locations on your cruise.
There is a relaxed atmosphere on board the Azura and therefore more casual attire is recommended however in the evenings, especially during meals, more formal clothes are advisable.
The incredible Azura is a fine feat of engineering as she has a length which stretches a mammoth 290 metres along made of intensely strong steel and built in the renowned Italian shipbuilding company of Trieste. As a larger ship with a passenger capacity of almost 3600 passengers, she boasts a sound choice of bars, eateries and other activities to keep you occupied as well as being very family-friendly so do not hesitate to bring the kids! Fantastic destinations await you when you have a cruise aboard the Azura! Such places include the beautiful city of Brugge, the coastal Norwegian cities of Bergen and Stavanger, the lively city of Barcelona, renowned Cannes and breathtaking St Petersburg. There are also fabulous cruises to the Caribbean which give you the sunny holidays everyone dreams about in blue waters, sun-bleached beaches and great weather.
Food and drink are one of the focal points of your cruise on board the ship, simply because of the variety and superiority of the cuisine found on Azura. It is entirely possible to break free of the rigid meal timings with P&O as there are different categories of thus – for instance there is Club Dining where you get given the same table each night or Freedom Dining where you get to choose where you sit as well as the time you eat. Experience the spices of the east with fine Indian dining at the Sindhu from celebrity chef Atul Kochhar serving delectable Indian dishes with deep flavours and fusion dishes with a British touch. The Glass House is a fabulous establishment from celebrated British chef, Olly Smith, and serves the best steak and seafood dishes served fresh off the grill giving you the feeling of a classic steakhouse. The Verona restaurant serves great Italian food in a more casual trattoria style setting for those who want a more relaxed atmosphere than a formal restaurant. Great weather brings great opportunity to enjoy great food and that is where the Retreat comes into use as there is the chance to enjoy magnificent food out on the terrace of the spa. For an authentic English pub experience make your way down to Brodie’s where you can grab a pint and have a really chilled out time with your fellow passengers.
Get ready for the cruise of your life time! With the aforementioned locations, you can look forward to fabulous trips onshore getting to grips with the culture and foods of foreign lands. Get ready for a voyage of discovery which will take you beyond what you could possibly dream of! For a more cultural time, there is the Playhouse theatre which hosts the most skilled performances on the high seas. Stay healthy at the Oasis Spa and Health Club where you can look forward to great treatments to keep you feeling healthy and rejuvenated. For example, a deep tissue massage will sort out those tough knots and the thermal suite where you can expect a sauna or steam room treatment to flush all the toxins out of your skin. There are also four pools for you to enjoy a nice refreshing dip in and six hot tubs which allow you to simply melt into the hot water and allow your troubles to simply soak slowly into the water. On board there is a gym with the full range of exercise equipment to keep you fit and active during your stay – it’s certainly important to keep both your body and mind healthy on your relaxing holiday! So why wait? Book now and make your Azura cruise come true!