Ocean cruising is an ideal holiday choice for families as most ships offer a vast range of supervised children’s activities and facilities. Ask your travel consultant about inter-connecting cabins for space and comfort. With dedicated areas for each age group, including teen hangout zones, everyone is well catered for.
Spend quality time together as well as having the option for individual exploration and play, there is so much to do onboard that you and your family will never be bored. Another benefit of a cruise holiday for families is the convenience of only unpacking once!
From five-course meals in the main dining room to poolside barbeques and pizzerias you’ll be certain to experience an abundance of food on your cruising holiday. Your cruise fare includes a vast array of dining options however many ships also offer ‘speciality’ restaurants where you can choose to dine for a nominal fee.
These restaurants feature international dishes, celebrity chefs, intimate venues, innovative menus and all-round delicious food. Partnerships with chefs such as Luke Mangan, Jamie Oliver and Nobu have raised the food bar at sea.
Mixed, shaken, stirred or sipped. You will be spoilt for choice with an array of bars available onboard. If you’re a lover of fine wine, P&O Cruise’s Cellar door is the place to be. Come and experience wines from the boutique Hunter Valley winery, Glandore Estate. Sign up for their master classes and seminars held by friendly staff and enjoy great wine at sea. If you fancy a glass of bubbly before taking your table for dinner then the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Bar onboard Cunard is the perfect location. Guests may choose from among seven different Veuve Clicquot Champagnes, served by the bottle or the glass.
Celebrity Cruises feature the Martini Bar & Crush. On top of the totally cool, ice-topped bar, the talented bartenders put on a highenergy show preparing an intriguing menu of classic and contemporary martinis. Sit back in the contemporary plush high-back chairs while listening to up-tempo tunes and enjoy a collection of classic and rare vodkas and a portfolio of fine caviars.
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