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Hays Exclusive Bournemouth Caribbean Charter

P&O Cruises Arvia
Date 2nd Mar 24
Nights 14 Nights
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Bridgetown, Barbados
Fly from the UK to Bridgetown where you will be transferred to the port to board P&O Cruises Arvia for your fourteen night cruise.
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At Sea
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Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Tortola is the largest of the British Virgin Islands. Powder-white sands, azure seas and verdant green mountains set the scene; equally matched by tasty culinary experiences, luxurious holiday resorts, and a wealth of famous attractions. Explore the eclectic mix of shops in Road Town or escape to the tranquillity of J R O'Neal Botanic Gardens. Get up close to nature at Sage Mountain National Park or visit the giant boulders and rock formations at The Baths on Virgin Gorda. Go surfing at Cane Garden Bay or snorkel amongst tropical fish and coral at Smuggler's Cove. Swim with dolphins at Dolphin Discovery or sample locally-made rum at Callwood's Rum Distillery.
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At Sea
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La Romana, Dominican Republic
La Romana sits on the Caribbean coastline of the Dominican Republic and is a haven for spectacular beaches, natural beauty, and authentic charm. Stroll into the city centre and admire the colourful obelisk painted with scenes from local life, explore bustling markets, or taste Caribbean flavours in a local eatery. Pay a visit to the delightful Altos de Chavon; a re-creation of a 16th-century Mediterranean village complete with an array of artists workshops. Enjoy a boat trip across to Catalina Island with its idyllic beaches, coral reefs, and the remains of pirate William Kidd's ship. Head to the peaceful fishing village of Bayahibe and enjoy a few hours sunbathing on its white sandy beach or snorkelling amongst the tropical marine life off shore.
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At Sea
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Philipsburg, St Maarten
The ship drops anchor today at St Maarten's Dutch capital city - Philipsburg. Stroll along the shops on bustling Front Street or enjoy a couple of hours’ beach time on Great Bay beach. Fly through the trees at the Fly Zone at Loterie Farm or explore the island by quad bike. See local plant and animal life at St Maarten Zoological and Botanical Garden, and caterpillars and butterflies at the Butterfly Farm. You can also swim with dolphins at Dolphin Discovery Anguilla or admire heart-stopping views in the Pic du Paradis hills.
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Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean
Antigua and Barbuda's secluded pink and white sand beaches surrounded by palm trees are the perfect location to explore and relax. Hike through the rainforest to get to Rendezvous Bay, one of Antigua's most remote but nevertheless stunning beaches; or take a rainforest canopy tour by zip-wire. Get up close and personal with the marine life as you swim with Stingrays at Stingray City or explore the local wildlife at Frigate Bird Sanctuary. Get cultural at the Georgian-era marina, Nelson's Dockyard National Park that was made a UNESCO World Heritage site. Finish the day by watching the sunset with a Caribbean meal and a few drinks at Bumpkins.
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At Sea
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Basseterre, St Kitts
Basseterre is the capital city of St Kitts and Nevis in the West Indies. Explore the shops and bars of The Circus or pay a visit to the cathedral, courthouse, and fountain of Independence Square. On the outskirts of the city, you'll discover Fairview Great House and Botanical Gardens and to the northwest are Romney Manor and the Wingfield Estate. Take a ride on the St Kitts Scenic Railway to discover deep ravines, black-sand beaches, and Mount Liamuiga volcano. Admire the views over sugarcane fields from the 17th-century Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park.
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Fort de France, Martinque
Today, the ship docks in Fort de France, the capital of Martinique. Gaze in awe at the stained-glass windows at St-Louis Cathedral, before visiting La Savane Park to admire the Empress Josephine statue and nearby Fort St-Louis. Shop for local handicrafts at Le Grand Marche or explore the designer perfume and fashion boutiques on Rue Victor Schoelcher. Spend some time at Habitation Clement - part plantation/part rum distillery/and part museum and heritage site! Travel to the south-west of the island to view the white stone effigies at Anse Cafard Slave Memorial.
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At Sea
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Castries, St Lucia
Arrive in Castries, the capital city of St Lucia. Step ashore and shop for bargains at La Place Carenage Shopping Plaza in downtown Castries, or venture to the heart of the city to the vibrant Central Market. Pay a visit to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Derek Walcott Square and the Government House; before climbing to the top of Morne Fortune to view Fort Charlotte. Spend a few hours at Vigie Beach or head south to Marigot Bay. Take an island tour and admire the majestic Piton Mountains, snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of Half-Moon Bay, or enjoy a picnic on a lemon grass lawn at Pigeon Island National Park.
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Bridgetown, Barbados
It's easy to see why Bridgetown is known as 'Little England' with its Georgian houses, Lord Nelson Statue and Parliament Square. Indulge in retail therapy on Broad Street, admire stunning views and rugged island landscapes on a jeep island safari, or visit the dramatic stalactites and stalagmites of Harrison's Cave. For a once-in-a-lifetime experience - sail on a catamaran to swim with once-endangered hawksbill and green sea turtles.
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Bridgetown, Barbados
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and be transferred to the airport for your flight home.
Hays Extras
Hays Extras
  • Hays Exclusive Bournemouth Caribbean Charter
  • 02 March 2024 / 14 nights
  • Flying DIRECT from Bournemouth 
  • 14 night full board cruise on board Arvia

  • Based of 2 sharing – Select Pricing 
  • Interior from £2,449pp
  • Oceanview from                £2,899pp
  • Balcony from                      £2,999pp
  • Suite from                          £5,279pp

  • Return flights from Bournemouth 
  • Overseas transfers
  • 14 night full board cruise on board P&O Cruises Arvia

Why Book
Why Book
  • While in St. Maarten head to the ruins of the French and Dutch forts which overlook the Caribbean Sea, or visit Philipsburg waterfront for duty-free shopping
  • While in Basseterre take a ride on the St Kitts Scenic Railway to discover deep ravines, black-sand beaches, and Mount Liamuiga volcano
  • For a once-in-a-lifetime experience - sail on a catamaran to swim with once-endangered hawksbill and green sea turtles in Bridgetown

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Background
Arvia
Overview

Iona’s eagerly-anticipated sister ship, Arvia, joins the fleet in December 2022 and is heading for the sunshine. Like Iona, Arvia is another Excel class ship, with even more freedom, innovation and variety in store than ever before. So get ready for your ultimate P&O Cruises holiday.

Revel in the glorious Caribbean rays from Arvia’s unique SkyDome. Luxuriate in modern accommodation with crystal-clear sea views from your Conservatory Mini-suite. Enjoy your pick of dining experiences in new and exclusive restaurants. And relax and re-energise with entertainment and activities for the whole family, from cinema screenings and live music to a brand new activity zone, Altitude. Arvia will also be powered by liquefied natural gas; with significantly reduced carbon emissions, we can continue to create a future of more responsible travel for many years to come.

Arvia
Arvia - The Keel and Cow Arvia - Vistas Cafe Bar Arvia - Sindhu Arvia - The Glass House Arvia - The Quays Arvia - The Epicurean Arvia - The Beach House Arvia - The Olive Grove
Food & Drink

Choose from over 15 places to eat to suit all appetites and occasions, 8 speciality restaurants and more than 6 places to have breakfast.

Entertainment

Why not relax on deck to soothing sounds from our live musicians, catch a singer in the theatre, stumble upon a busker, party the night away at The Club House, or embrace the air guitar with our epic rock night in SkyDome? Or perhaps for the ultimate nostalgic evening, take in the sunset views to the tune of a live pianist in panoramic Crow's Nest. The soundtrack to your holiday is unlimited.

In between live music, theatre productions, movie blockbusters and more, how about a spot of rib-tickling comedy? You’ll find something for everyone on a P&O Cruises holiday. From family-friendly to adult-only content, all ages can enjoy our comedy shows. Guest comedians step on board to take to the stage and make you laugh. While world-class tribute acts dazzle with such impressive vocals, you won’t believe it isn’t the real deal!

Arvia - The Grand Atrium Arvia - The Glass House Arvia - Emerald Bar Arvia - Headliners Theatre Arvia - Ocean Studios Arvia - 710 Club Arvia - The Limelight Club Arvia - SkyDome
Arvia - Thermal Suite
Health & Fitness

Choose from 18 whirlpools and 4 swimming pools (three outside and one inside).

Kids & Teens

Run by a team of passionate and dedicated professionals, The Reef provides a perfect environment for our younger travellers to create their own holiday memories. For toddlers to teens, we’ve soft play, imaginative spaces and high-energy activities plus gaming, DJ equipment and arts and crafts. There's also action-packed outdoor spaces including a climbing wall, football court and splash zone to keep them cool on a hot day. Pre-registration is essential.

Arvia - Night Nursery Arvia - Splashers Arvia - Splashers Arvia - Surfers Arvia - Scubas
Terms & Conditions
Advertised offer based on 2 sharing the lowest category cabin/stateroom unless otherwise stated. Single supplements apply. Offer is subject to availability and can change without notice and may fluctuate in price. Hays Cruise Extras can change without notice and Hays Travel reserves the right to withdraw any offer at any time. This includes any current cruise line campaign/promotion(s) and may be withdrawn whilst the offer is still being promoted. Promotional discounts and savings offered by the operator can change without notice. Pricing is based on the cheapest UK airport or port departure and travelling dates. Promotional discounts and savings offered by the operator can change standard without notice. Hays Travel reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit any material submitted for this website. Certain destinations where an ESTA or Visa is required, it is the sole responsibility of the individual(s) travelling and Hays Travel cannot accept any liability for declined entries. Further terms and conditions may apply. Please contact Hays Travel for up to date pricing and further information.
Hays Exclusive Bournemouth Caribbean Charter
Arvia
2nd Mar 24
14 Nights
£2,449
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