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Ventura Review

4.0 / 5.0
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784 reviews

Lovely Ventura

Review for Ventura to Canary Islands
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Dec 2018
Cabin: Outside Twin with Shower (Part-obstructed View)

Having cruised before on smaller ships, we thought we would try one of the 'biggies' and as we wanted a Christmas and New Year cruise to somewhere warm, we chose P & O's Ventura cruise to The Canaries and Madeira. The weather couldn't have been kinder with just a bit or rain in Madeira (didn't spoil the wonderful New Year fireworks display though). Both ways across the Bay of Biscay were really smooth which was a real bonus.

As for the cruise itself, the service and food was very good; most of the entertainment was excellent; our cabin was fine and our cabin steward was first class. My only disappointment was that apart from a watercolour painting course (which would have cost an extra £21) there were no craft courses - which we've had on previous P & O cruises. Embarkation and disembarkation in Southampton went really smoothly. The various excursions we went on were all great.

So all in all we were very pleased with our holiday.

Cabin Review

Outside Twin with Shower (Part-obstructed View)

Cabin MA

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Just a gentle stroll around the town in the sunshine - most enjoyable.

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