Family friendly - There’s always something happening on Ventura, enjoy delicious fine dining, a tranquil spa, many quiet spaces to unwind, great sports facilities and four pools. Evenings are particularly memorable, with the lavish two-deck theatre where you’ll witness elaborate shows and stand-up comedy.
Step into the Oasis Spa and choose from the most exclusive spa therapies, simple nail fixes, rejuvenating facials and massages and exquisite hair styling. Some of Ventura's spa features: Hair and nail salon, Spa treatment rooms, Relaxation lounge, The Thermal Suite.
Fresh and informal
You’re never far from a refreshing drink, served with a smile at one of our deck bars. Serving a wide selection of beer, wine, cocktails and soft drinks.
For a refreshing cocktail out on deck, Breakers Bar is the perfect spot to enjoy the views surrounding you.
Sundaes Ice Cream
We know the importance of a quality ice cream on holiday, that’s why Sundaes serves a selection of delicious Jude’s ice creams. Choose from Very Vanilla, to Truly Chocolate, Strawberries & Cream, Salted Caramel, Ginger Spice, Gin & Tonic, and more. Sundaes also serves tempting milkshakes and your favourite Costa Coffee.
If you're seeking rich coffee and conversation, Tazzine, is just the thing. Serving speciality Costa coffees, cookies, pastries and savoury snacks, Tazzine will make a great option for a mid-morning coffee, a light lunch or an afternoon snack. Located just off of Ventura's atrium on Deck 5, in the ship's hub, you will be able to linger here over a magazine or people-watch to your heart's content.
The Glass House
In The Glass House on board Ventura, we bring the world of wine to you… varieties from all four corners of the globe, by the glass, by the bottle and, if you fancy, right by a plate of fabulous food. Headed up by the irrepressible, award-winning wine expert and passionate foodie, Olly Smith, The Glass House is the perfect location for a light bite, lunchtime tipple, afternoon apéritif or a tastefully informal evening out.
As vibrant as its name suggests, the Red Bar will offer cocktails and champagne in a sophisticated setting. Located on Deck 7, close to the 31 foot high atrium, this bar will provide a wonderful setting for a pre-dinner drink or after dinner socialising. The sound of tinkling ivories provides a special ambience, while the décor is warm, inviting and vivid.
Chic and special
This unique venue brings you all the excitement of the world's coolest destinations. An innovative 20 metre floor-to-ceiling video wall displays dramatic cityscapes, so you might gaze 'out' upon Paris, New York or Sydney as you sip your favourite apéritif. Grouped seating and soft lighting create the feel of a sophisticated jazz bar. And as you take in your surroundings, you can listen to the mellow sounds of a jazz combo or pianist.
Served with entertainment
HavanaVisit Havana, Ventura's Cuban themed nightclub, for all the passion and exuberance of Latin America. This venue will be found on Deck 7 aft. This will be the place to party into the night. With a stage and dance floor you might dance to a live band or DJ, take part in some karaoke, or enjoy some late night cabaret. This vibrant venue will get livelier as the night progresses. Order a mojito, let your hair down and get your feet moving to those salsa rhythms.
Imperial and exotic touches will combine to create an element of escapism and opulence. A wonderful setting for comedy and live music, this venue will provide a memorable night. Listening to the comedians centre stage, you can soak up the jovial atmosphere and revel in great company and entertainment. During the day in this venue you can enjoy enrichment lectures and port lectures.
There are some things only a visit to the pub can satisfy. Catching up with friends for some quick wit and repartee. Watching unmissable sporting events on the big screen and celebrating – or commiserating – the outcome together. Assembling a team and putting your communal grey matter to the test in a good, old-fashioned pub quiz. So, welcome to the Exchange.
Family favourite lounge and bars: Deck Bars, Breakers Bar, Terrace Bar, Beachcomber Bar, Laguna Bar, Sundaes ice cream
All about entertainment
Between the two-tier Arena theatre with its new LED screen, the exotic Tamarind Club and the lively Havana lounge, there's never a dull moment on board.
A delight for foodies
In addition to the three main restaurants, Ventura's specialty restaurants are second to none. Indian favourites with a British twist at Sindhu, a world of wine at Olly Smith's The Glass House, or fantastic flavours from The Beach House. The Epicurean combines fine dining with contemporary presentation and the best ingredients for an unforgettable dinner, or sit down to Eric Lanlard's elegant Afternoon Tea.
A shopper's paradise
As part now her March 2018 refit, Ventura's on-board shops underwent a complete upgrade, and new brands such as Bric's, Caroline Gardner and Fat Face now sit alongside popular brands such as Radley, Cath Kidston and Pandora. The enhanced Dixons Travel store, meanwhile, sells the latest tech, from tablets to headphones.
Fresh and informal
No matter what time of day it is, if you fancy a good meal you'll always get one on board Ventura. Our main self-service restaurant offers high quality dining throughout the day in a relaxed, informal environment. A designated children's tea is also provided in Waterside restaurant from 5-6.30pm, parental supervision is required.
Poolside pizzeria and grill
When you’re lying on a lounger and feeling peckish, choose a freshly made snack from the brand-new, mouth-watering menu at your ship’s poolside grill. Stone-baked pizzas topped with gooey Provolone cheese from Italy. Juicy burgers filled with patties made to an exclusive recipe. Delicious hot dogs with tasty toppings. These quick bites are ideal for all the family and available throughout the day.
The Beach House
The Beach House offers an experience that can’t be found anywhere else on board. The menu features ingredients from across the globe alongside regional speciality dishes such as Cuban Pulled Pork and American Baby Back Ribs. You can even cook your own Fillet of Beef on our speciality Lava Rocks. With only a small cover charge, dining here represents exceptional value for money (and your taste buds will definitely thank you!). An additional supplement applies to selected items.
Morning, noon, and through the night, if you fancy a bite to eat in your cabin, you’ve a mouth-watering room service menu to choose from… meals, desserts, snacks and drinks, all prepared with care and delivered with a smile. A small supplement applies to each item, apart from breakfast, which is included in the price of your holiday.
Bay TreeClub Dining in the Bay Tree Restaurant. Choose a particular Club Dining seating and you’ll dine at the same time and table each night and enjoy the same company. It’s the way many a friendship has been made on board.
Freedom Dining at Saffron Restaurant. Like to escape the usual routine on holiday? Then you’ll love the flexibility of Freedom Dining. Opt for an early dinner one night and a late supper the next; you can shape each day as you please.
Freedom Dining at the Cinnamon Restaurant. Enjoy the special ambience and sociable atmosphere of a main dining room, with a five-course menu. You can the flexibility to turn up anytime you choose between 6pm and 9.30pm, with whom you like, and every effort will be made to accommodate you.
Visit Sindhu and you’ll be treated to authentic Indian cuisine with a British twist. Showcasing a menu which is a triumph of perfectly balanced spices, delicate flavours and wonderful aromas, this restaurant has become a firm favourite with many. So why not take a seat amidst its sumptuous fabrics and opulent décor to experience a treat for your senses?
The Glass House
Headed up by the irrepressible, award-winning wine expert and passionate foodie, Olly Smith, The Glass House is the perfect location for a light bite, lunchtime tipple, afternoon apéritif or a tastefully informal evening out. You’ll be treated to a choice of around 40 wines handpicked by Olly, accompanied by a menu of delicious food options. What’s not to like?
Chic and special
A sense of occasion is permanently on the menu at The Epicurean. Here you will find a selection of much loved classic dishes. It's all about taking the finest British ingredients - fresh, seasonal and all thoughtfully sourced by our team of Executive Chefs - and presenting them with great skill to achieve maximum flavour. Expect the finest cuts of organically-reared meat, and the best seafood and fish British shores have to offer.
Eric Lanlard's Afternoon Tea
Sit down to an indulgent treat for the senses. Inspired by Eric’s worldwide travels, we’ve taken the great British tradition of Afternoon Tea to decadent new places. Intricately rendered and carefully prepared, you’ll be presented with a cake stand laden with intriguing delights. Savour mouth-watering moments indulging in savoury porcini and pancetta éclairs or curried crab tartlets, plus sweeter bites including pistachio petit choux with red berries and orange blossom, bee pollen scones and saffron and mango verrine. And the all-essential tea? A thirst-quenching collection of 12 blends courtesy of teapigsTM
Family favourite dining venues: Waterside buffet, The Beach House, Poolside pizzeria and grill
Ventura's Entertainment Venues
Ventura's two-tier theatre is located forward on Deck 7. West End-style shows and cabaret light up her technologically advanced stage, but you can also enjoy talks and watch films on the big screen in this venue.
The rich fabrics and colours of the Indian subcontinent provide the inspiration for Ventura's Tamarind Club on Deck 7. Imperial and exotic touches will combine to create an element of escapism and opulence. A wonderful setting for comedy and live music, this venue will provide a memorable night. Listening to the comedians centre stage, you can soak up the jovial atmosphere and revel in great company and entertainment. During the day in this venue you can enjoy enrichment lectures and port lectures.
Visit Havana, Ventura's Cuban themed nightclub, for all the passion and exuberance of Latin America. This venue will be found on Deck 7 aft. This will be the place to party into the night. With a stage and dance floor you might dance to a live band or DJ, take part in some karaoke, or enjoy some late night cabaret. This vibrant venue will get livelier as the night progresses. Order a mojito, let your hair down and get your feet moving to those salsa rhythms.
Love the sense of excitement as the roulette wheel spins? If so, pay Fortunes Casino a visit. The flashing lights of the slot machines and the suspense of blackjack beckons, as does a great night out. The Exchange bar has been integrated into the area to create a lively entertainment venue that's perfect whether you simply want to soak up the atmosphere over a drink or enjoy the casino.
Rock up to The Reef! With age-specific clubs, a night nursery, a boatload of activities and enthusiastic Reef Rangers on hand, The Reef is the place to be for under 18s. Split into four age groups, there are a whole host of exciting activities organised daily by our enthusiastic and well-qualified Reef Rangers, to keep children of all ages entertained safely throughout the day and evening, and to ensure that they have the chance to make friends of their own age.
- Country of registry: Bermuda
- Port of registry: Hamilton
- Entered service: April 2008
- Named by: Dame Helen Mirren
- Gross Tonnage: 115,000
- Length overall: 290m (951ft)
- Breadth: 36m (118ft)
- Draught: 8.3m (27ft)
- Service speed: 22 knots
- Crew: 1,226
- Regular passenger capacity: 3,078
- Maximum passenger capacity: 3,574
- Passenger decks: 15
- Passenger cabins: 1,539
Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.
Why choose us?
We'd like to treat you to a taste of the good life, or rather the great life! Join us for a fabulous blend of discovery, relaxation and great service. We'd love to welcome you on board.
The decision lies in the choice
So, what floats your boat? Youve the chance to explore a string of different destinations in one holiday. On board, you can savour delicious meals, relax and recharge and choose from a whole host of daytime activities. While evenings are deliciously spontaneous. Take your seat for a theatre show, a live band or some comedy, or seek out a cosy corner in a bar. It's up to you. From glittering Black Tie nights to Gala Dinners, its all on offer. Join us to discover for yourself what makes us Britain's favourite cruise line.