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Wheelchair Accessible Cabins
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Formal Nights
Adult Only
Maximum Capacity
1952 (2388)
Number of Crew

As a mid-sized, adult only ship, P&O Cruises’ Arcadia has the sophistication and elegance of a boutique ship with the facilities and diversity of a grander vessel. With an accent on gourmet dining, luxury relaxation and celebrated art, Arcadia attracts an international crowd seeking a refined cruising experience.

Her signature glass fronted lifts offer access to Arcadia’s extensive art collection featuring over 3000 pieces spread through elegant public areas. Head to The Crows Nest Lounge Bar for panoramic views and light jazz or pull up a chair in a number of great cafes, pubs and bars dotted around the ship – the perfect scene for any retreat or rendezvous.

From January to March Arcadia sails on her world cruise. Join her for sections of the journey or enjoy the trip of a life time on the full itinerary.

With enough variety to satisfy any foodie, Arcadia boasts a fine variety of dining venues aboard, from Marco Pierre White’s Ocean Grill restaurant, Atul Kochhar’s immaculate East restaurant, which gives guests a unique opportunity to sample some of the world’s finest of cuisine.

There is also the stylish two-tiered main restaurant, a poolside grill for steaks and seafood in the sun and an Italian style café for specialty coffees and chocolates.

Caffè Vivo - Located on the starboard side of Promenade Deck is Caffè Vivo offering tasty pastries, freshly made smoothies, squeezed juices, plus warm coffees and teas. Lunch time snacks are also served with a wide menu featuring salads, bagels, noodles and more. The perfect place to refresh your palate.

Neptune Grill – The laid back grill is great for a casual pool side bite to eat serving a range of snacks, refreshments and daytime meals. Relax and enjoy while listening to music from a live band.

The Belvedere – Take in floor to ceiling ocean views at the flexible anytime dinning venue. Tuck into a wide choice of dishes from the menu featuring Oriental and Italian to bistro-style dishes and a delicatessen counter. Open any time of the day or night with outdoor seating so you can dine alfresco.

The Ocean Grill – Expect dishes cooked to exceptional standard inspired by celebrity chef Marco Pierre White. Succulent steaks, British beef delectable cuts of lamb and delicious salads await.

Meridian – Every night is spectacular dining experience at the two-tier restaurant. Beautifully laid tables are accompanied by excellent service. Savour a five-course menu influenced by dishes from around the world including prime traditional British cuisine.

Meridian Restaurant (Lower) – Dine in style surrounded by vibrant art work and beneath handmade glass chandeliers. You’ll enjoy a six-course menu with a whole host of sumptuous dishes to choose from.

Sindhu Restaurant – This colourful Indian inspired restaurant is infused with a British twist. Located at the top of Arcadia on Sky Deck you’ll enjoy great views and delicious food.

Utilising her 86,000 tonnage Arcadia has a wide variety of entertainment venues to extend memorable days into the night.

Enjoy a film in the boutique cinema Screening Room, the newest addition to the ship having being included in the 2008 refit, sample some comedy or live music in The Globe or head to the three-tired Palladium Theatre for professional theatre shows.

The Palladium – Experience live shows at the impressive Palladium set over three tiers with great views of the stage. From its magical blue colour scheme to amazing shows, guests will be left in awe from the moment they enter.

The Screening Room – Watch your favourite films in intimate surroundings in the 30-seat boutique cinema.

The Crow's Nest – This spacious relaxed lounge is the ideal place to put your feet up with a book in hand. At night the calming atmosphere changes to a lively venue hosting Jazz nights, cabaret and lots of dancing at the elegant post-dinner venue.

Monte Carlo Casino – If you have a thrill for the high stakes or a fun spin on the roulette then try your luck at Acadia’s casino. In addition to roulette, guests can play two blackjack tables and three card poker table, you will find over 40 slot machines.

The Globe – Located in the heart of the ship is the main entertainment venue. Attend an enriching art exhibition in the day; watch one of the latest film releases after lunch and enjoy a cabaret or live music show late at night.

For complete relaxation, guests can indulge in Arcadia’s impressive spa featuring a hydrotherapy pool, thermal suite and aromatic showers.

Two swimming pools also feature on Arcadia which includes an indoor/outdoor space with retractable Skydome roof. A fully equipped gym is available to your use as well as a sports centre for those looking for active fun and to balance the scales on the fantastic selection of cuisine available.

Bring your game to the Sports Court situated at the stern of the ship on Sky Deck. Take part in organised tournaments or play a light-hearted game with your own party. Football, short tennis, basketball, volleyball, golf nets and cricket are some of the options available to you.