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Ventura Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
778 reviews
12 Awards

An Enjoyable Cruise But Not Without Niggles

Review for Ventura to Transatlantic
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Jane Stevens
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Mar 2012
Cabin: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

We had previously cruised with NCL, Princess and Celebrity and were really looking forward to sampling P & O but unfortunately we were rather disappointed with some aspects of this cruise.

Our flight was a Thomas Cook charter to Barbados, and it was as good, if not better than many schedule flights, with plenty of legroom and attentive cabin crew.

Ventura is a large ship, chosen by us as I do not have the best sea legs and we thought it would be good to choose a large ship as we were crossing the Atlantic.

Cabin Review

Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

Good cabin midships on A deck spoilt with smoking allowed on the balconies.

Port Reviews


If you want a lovely sandy beach with warm waters we would strongly recommend Paynes Beach, a short taxi ride from the Port Terminal. Previously a group of us have taken a private taxi for a tour of the island which was most enjoyable.


We took a snorkeling trip, although we have seen more fish in other places the trip was very enjoyable, a good boat ride with two different snorkeling sites, to be recommended.

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