|Ship Size:||Mid-sized Ship|
|Entered Service:||May 2000|
|Aimed at:||Adults Only|
|Beam (width):||32m (105ft)|
|Passengers:||1,874 double occupancy (1,975 maximum occupancy)|
You'll find a wealth of bars, lounges and other entertainment venues on board Aurora so you will never be short of options. While away a few hours with a good novel in the impressive library, take a stroll around the Promenade deck and admire the great views, or join in with a host of fun games and competitions in The Crow's Nest Lounge. The Playhouse cinema shows the latest movies as well as some classics during the day and the Curzon Theatre has a range of spectacular production shows and musicals in the evening. Champions sports bar is a popular place to catch all the latest sporting events from around the world, and Carmen's show lounge hosts fantastic live music and cabaret acts. If you fancy your luck then head to the Monte Carlo Casino for a night of black jack and roulette, or put on your dancing shoes in the ships' nightclub, Masquerade.
If you prefer a slightly slower pace of life then a trip to Aurora's fantastic spa is an absolute must. The Oasis Spa is a real haven for those in need of some rest and relaxation, and has an extensive range of treatments available throughout the day as well as a sauna, pool and whirlpools. The beauty salon also offers various beauty and hair treatments including manicures and pedicures. The sports courts are a great place to stay fit, with various activities like football and tennis available, as well as golf nets and a simulator for those who are keen to improve their game. The broad teak promenade deck is perfectly designed for walking or jogging, three and a half laps around her circumference is equal to one mile. Aurora also has a fully-equipped gym with a good selection of fitness equipment and an exercise area where daily classes are held such as yoga and aerobics. Click here to see a selection of available beauty treatments.
Aurora was the first ship in the P&O fleet to receive the new livery design as part of the £26 million pound makeover in December 2014.
Aurora is a fantastic choice for families, with children of all ages catered for in the dedicated children's clubs. The Reef is split in to various age groups aged 2 to 17, with each group offering a varied choice of facilities and activities to suit that age, such as face painting, treasure hunts, sports competitions and movie nights. Most of the clubs stay open until midnight and many extend this until 2am during peak times such as Christmas and school holidays.
- International fine dining
- Al fresco grill
- Casual cafe
- Coffee shop
13 bars including
- Raffles Bar
- The Pennant Bar
- Anderson's Bar
3 Swimming pools, 1 with retractable roof
Golf nets & simulator
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Part of what makes Aurora so special is the great range of dining options you'll find on board. Whether you want to indulge in one of Marco Pierre White's unique creations in The Glass House or try a variety of different dishes in the The Horzion buffet restaurant, there's sure to be something to suit every appetite.
This restaurant has fixed seating dining with waiter service and is open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Breakfast is usually served between 8am and 9.30am with lunch available from 12.15pm - 13.30pm, both with open seating.
Afternoon tea is usually available between 4pm and 4.45pm on a first-come, first-served basis. In the evening dinner is available between 1800 to 2130 for Freedom dining .
Samples of the main dining menus can be found here.
The Alexandria Restaurant also has fixed seating dining with waiter service it is only open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is usually served between 8am and 9.30am with lunch available from 12.15pm - 13.30pm, both with open seating. Dinner is available at two fixed times of 6.30pm for first sitting and 8.30pm for second sitting, and the same table is reserved for the duration of your cruise.
Samples of the main dining menus can be found here.
Sindhu is an Asian Fusion restaurant that features various dishes with Chinese, Japanese and Thai influences, all created with the aid of celebrity chef Atul Kochhar. The interior gives it a distinctive Oriental feel and the intimate atmosphere makes it a great place to celebrate any special occasion. The menu has a wide choice of delicious food on offer, including Tandoori Chicken, Red Snapper, Loin of Lamb and Thai Spiced Chicken. The restaurant is open for dinner between 6.00pm and 9.00pm. The cover charge varies depending on the duration of your cruise; cruise length 8 days £15 per person, 3-7 days £20 per person and 1-2 days cruises £25 per person. As it's a speciality restaurant, you will need to make a reservation in advance via the P&O Cruise Personaliser, or once you arrive onboard. You can click Sindhu to see an example menu.
With a menu designed by celebrity Olly Smith, The Glass House is a chic bistro serving a wide variety of food in a casual environment. It's open 24 hours a day serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as afternoon tea and late night snacks. There is a cover charge for dinner of approx £5.25 per person for a small plate and large plates are priced on the menu. A sample of the menu can be found Here.
Only open in the evening, The Beach House is located in the Horizon Restaurant and offers a informal alternative. There is a cover charge for dinner of approx £5.00 per person for a small plate and large plates are priced on the menu. A sample of the menu can be found here
The Horizon Restaurant is an informal buffet restaurant that is open almost all day. It usually opens for breakfast from 6.30am and offers brunch, lunch, afternoon snacks, children's tea and dinner before closing at around 10pm. There is a good choice of food available as well as tea, coffee, water and juice machines, and many dishes such as eggs and omelettes can be made to your specific preferences. As the restaurant is self-service there no set seating plans or dining times, so you can come and go at a time that suits you.
The Lido Grill is a casual eatery serving a variety of light meals and snacks from 11am until 6pm. As it's located between the 2 main swimming pools, it's a great place to grab a lunchtime or afternoon snack without having to venture too far, and you'll find a selection of soft drinks available too.
Raffles is a casual coffee shop serving a selection of speciality teas and coffee as well as pastries and other snacks, and it is open throughout the day from 8am until 11.30pm.
Select a cabin onboard Aurora to view amenities. With a range of cabins, we hope to have something to suit your needs.
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