Introduction

Exclusively for adults - Mid-sized Aurora is a world-class ship, bringing you the joys of classic cruise travel. In April 2019, she enjoyed a refit and started an exciting new chapter as a ship that caters exclusively for adults. With a skydome over her inviting Crystal Pool you’ll enjoy stylish surrounds whatever the weather. At her heart a 35 foot sculpture dominates the atrium while The Crow’s Nest offers panoramic views.

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Main Info
  • Children Not allowed
  • Nursery -
  • Smoking Some
  • Style Resort
  • Decks9
  • Cabins962
  • Size Large
  • Ship Type Ocean
  • Wheelchair Cabins32
  • Crew Members850
  • Refurbished2019
  • CurrencyGBP
Unique Features


Special Dietary Requirements

The ship can cater for the following diets; vegetarian, low /no fat, low salt /no salt, lactose intolerant /dairy free, gluten /wheat free /celiac, low cholesterol, diabetic, kosher and vegan. Passengers requiring any of the above diets should contact the Customer Contact Centre prior to their cruise.

Disabled Facilites

Fully accessible adapted cabins and suites are available, which are suitable for wheelchair / mobility scooter users. Passengers with a disability which may affect their mobility onboard are asked to inform the Customer Contact Centre prior to their cruise. Assisted embarkation and disembarkation is available when sailing from Southampton.

Age Restrictions

As with UK laws, the age limit for purchase and consumption of alcohol on board is 18 years of age, however, when in US waters, the age limit increases to 21.

Passengers must be over the age of 18 to use the spa facilities including treatments. If you are under the age of 18 and if you would like a treatment then you will need to be accompanied by an adult.

Dress Code

The ship operates three styles of dress code: Smart, Evening Casual and Black Tie.

On Smart evenings ladies typically wear tailored trousers and separates or even a stylish dress, while men are in a shirt and trousers with a jacket, such as a blazer or sports jacket, or a suit and tie if they wish. For a typical two week cruise there are normally four Smart evenings.

Stylish resort or leisurewear is ideal for Evening Casual nights, for example casual separates or dresses for ladies and open-neck polo shirts and casual trousers (not shorts) for men. A jacket and smart trousers can be worn but are not compulsory. Smart dark denim is also fine, but not trainers, football shirts or tracksuits. For a typical two week cruise on Azura, Britannia, Oceana or Ventura there are normally ten Evening Casual nights. On Adonia, Arcadia, Aurora and Oriana there are normally six Evening Casual nights.

Black Tie nights (also known as Gala Evenings)add a touch of glamour and a real sense of occasion to evenings at sea. Ladies wear glamorous evening wear including cocktail dresses, ball gowns or even smart trouser suits. For men, dinner jackets or tuxedos are the norm, but a dark lounge or business suit and tie can be worn as an alternative. For a typical two week cruise there are normally four Black Tie evenings on board.

During the day casual shirts, shorts, trousers and beachwear are ideal.

Smoking & E-cigarette Policy

There are dedicated areas onboard where smoking is permitted. Smoking is not permitted in any public room, inside cabin or on cabin balconies.

Guests onboard Aurora may smoke on the port side and aft outer deck on decks:
-Deck 7
-Deck 9
-Deck 10
-Deck 11
-Deck 12
-Deck 13
-Deck 14

Electronic cigarettes, including those which do not emit smoke, can be used in designated smoking areas only.

Although we recognise that electronic cigarettes are not covered by the UK legislation we have taken the decision to prohibit their use in all public areas and cabins in the same way as real cigarettes for the benefit of all of our guests

Deck Plans
Sun Deck

  • The Crow's Nest
  • Library
  • Skydome
  • Sports Court
  • Golf Nets

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Lido Deck

  • Standard Inside Cabins
  • Standard Balcony Cabins
  • Riviera Pool
  • Riviera Bar
  • Treatment Rooms
  • Oasis Spa
  • Lido Grill
  • Oasis Salon
  • Whirlpool Spa
  • Crystal Bar
  • Crystal Pool
  • Horizon Restaurant
  • Beach House
  • Pennant Bar

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A Deck

  • Suites (higher level)
  • Balcony Cabins
  • Outside Cabins
  • Inside Staterooms
  • Single Outside Cabins
  • Riviera Pool
  • Launderette
  • Whirlpool Spa
  • Fitness Room

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B Deck

  • Penthouse Suites
  • Suites (lower level)
  • Mini-Suites
  • Deluxe Balcony Cabins
  • Balcony Cabins
  • Standard Outside Cabins
  • Larger Inside Cabins
  • Standard Inside Cabins

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D Deck

  • Standard Outside Cabins
  • Deluxe Balcony Cabins
  • Larger Outside Cabins
  • Standard Inside Cabins
  • Single Balcony Cabins
  • Raffles Bar
  • Raffles Court
  • Sindhu Restaurant
  • Vanderbilt's
  • Photo Gallery
  • The Playhouse
  • The Glass House
  • Terrace Bar
  • Terrace Pool
  • Whirlpool Spa

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C Deck

  • Suites
  • Standard Balcony Cabins
  • Larger Outside Cabins
  • Standard Outside Cabins
  • Single Outside Cabins
  • Inside Cabins

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Prom Deck

  • Curzon Theatre
  • Anderson's
  • Charlie's
  • Mayfair Court
  • Shopping
  • Masquerade
  • Monte Carlo Casino
  • Champions
  • Carmen's

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E Deck

  • Standard Outside Cabins
  • Standard Inside Cabins
  • Alexandria Restaurant
  • Medina Restaurant
  • Shopping 
  • Explorers

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F Deck

  • Standard Outside Cabins
  • Standard Inside Cabins
  • Reception
  • Palm Court
  • Launderette 

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G Deck

  • Medical Centre

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Accomodation
Suites

Fully air-conditioned suites enjoy two lower beds convertible to king-size bed. Bathrooms boast a whirlpool bath , shower and plus luxurious premier pamper pack, bathrobe & slippers. Additionally there is a useful walk-in dressing area with a hairdryer. 

The lounge has a sofa & chairs plus dining table and chairs, with a mini stereo and a TV plus and telephone, writing desk, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a safe. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your balcony with loungers, chairs and table. Suites have an optional butler service, magazine and newspaper selection, atlas and binoculars, plus fruit basket, mineral water, flowers, Champagne and chocolates on arrival.

Mini-Suites

Fully air-conditioned mini-suites boast a separate bedroom area with two lower beds convertible to queen-size bed. Bathrooms boast a whirlpool bath, shower, dual sink vanity unit and WC plus luxurious premier pamper pack, bathrobe & slippers and a hairdryer.

There is a sofa, chair and table, a TV and DVD player, plus radio and telephone, writing desk, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a safe. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your balcony with chairs and table.

Mini-suites have a magazine and newspaper selection, atlas and binoculars, plus fruit basket, mineral water, flowers, Champagne and chocolates on arrival and daily canapés.

Deluxe Balcony Cabin

Fully air-conditioned deluxe balcony cabins enjoy two lower beds convertible to queen-size bed. Bathrooms boast a bath with shower or shower only, sink, vanity unit and WC plus a hairdryer.

There is a sitting area with sofa, chair and table, TV, plus radio and telephone, writing desk, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a safe. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your balcony with recliner chairs and table.

Mineral water is provided on arrival along with a pamper pack, an atlas and binoculars.

Balcony Cabins

Fully air-conditioned balcony cabins enjoy two lower beds convertible to king-size bed. Bathrooms boast a hairdryer, bath with shower or shower only. There is a chair and table, TV, and telephone, writing desk, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a safe. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your balcony with recliner chairs and table with mineral water on arrival. 

Sea View

Air-conditioned Sea view cabins have two lower beds that are convertible to a king-size bed with wardrobe and drawer space. The bathroom has a shower, or shower over bath, plus a hairdryer. There is a vanity/writing desk, and a TV for your enjoyment, plus a radio, telephone, safe and tea and coffee making facilities. Sea view cabins may have a window or portholes with mineral water on arrival.

If a balcony is not top of your list, but you're seeking great value and a sea view, then our Sea view cabins are ideal. Well designed and with all those little extras.

Some Sea View cabins have a fully obstructed view.

Inside Cabin

Air-conditioned inside cabins have two lower beds that are convertible to a king-size bed with wardrobe and drawer space. The bathroom has a shower plus a hairdryer. There is a vanity/writing desk, and a TV for your enjoyment, , telephone, safe and tea and coffee making facilities with mineral water on arrival.

Single Cabin

With the choice of either an inside or outside location, these cabins are perfect for the single traveller.

These beautifully designed cabins feature a single bed, shower, sink, and WC. Outside cabins will have a window or porthole. Inside cabins will have a mirror.

Entertainment

There's never a dull moment...

P&O Cruises offers the very best in cruise entertainment. Days can be filled with as much or as little as you want, whilst evenings are no doubt the social highlight. When the sun goes down your ship begins to come alive with the hum of conversation and music, and you can be sure of a memorable night.

The Playhouse Cinema

This fantastic cinema screens feature films throughout the day and into the evening. The Playhouse is located midships on D Deck, next to the Photo Gallery. You can watch a great range of films. There are 213 spacious and comfortable chairs and good visibility for everyone. In addition to films, The Playhouse is also the venue for classical recitals, lectures, port enhancement talks, and much more.

The Crow's Nest

At 105 feet above the waterline, this stylish cocktail bar is higher than the bridge and affords the ship's most amazing views. By day you can watch the glistening sea as the world floats by in this comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. As evening draws in The Crow's Nest comes into its own; with a light tickling of the ivories to set the mood, there's no better vantage point from which to enjoy a dramatic sunset at sea.

Champions

If you just want to socialise, catch up with friends over a few bevvies, or carry off the cup in a pub quiz, touch down in Champions. For lovers of all things sporting, it's a slam dunk. It's the place to enjoy a drink while celebrating all things great about British sport.

The Curzon Theatre

You’ll see spectacular productions on stage at The Curzon, a lavish theatre seating up to 652 people. In the Curzon Theatre you'll find there's multiple performances on selected nights, so you can plan your evening however you like. Catch a show before dinner or enjoy one after. On Aurora you'll enjoy entertainment such as cabaret performances, stand-up comedy, interactive game shows, quizzes, and talent shows.

Anderson's

Traditional sofas, bookcases and panelled walls create a very British ambience and the feel of an exclusive country club. You will find Anderson's on Promenade Deck. Welcoming and elegant and ideally located next to the Curzon Theatre, its refined setting is perfect for a pre-show drink or a warming nightcap. The bar is named after Arthur Anderson, the founder of P&O, who is said to have had an amazing attention to detail. So we certainly believe he would have approved of the long bar, the ornate fireplace and the traditional artworks.

Monte Carlo Casino

The flashing lights of the slot machines and the suspense of blackjack beckons, as does a great night out. As night falls our casinos come alive. Featuring the latest in slot machines and gaming tables, our friendly croupiers are on hand to oversee the evening’s events. During the day there are gaming workshops for those who’ve never played before and at night, tournaments for those who believe Lady Luck is on their side. The gaming tables include Three Card Poker, Blackjack and of course, Roulette, one of the oldest and most popular games of chance.

Raffles Bar

A wonderful area to meet up with new friends for a mid-afternoon break or after dinner drink, the court offers lovely views of the atrium and its' 35 foot centre-piece sculpture. Comfortable sofas and chairs, in conjunction with soft lighting, create a relaxing ambience. Raffles Court also offers access to Vanderbilt's card room and Sindhu.

Pool Bars

Our pool bars offer a casual place to socialise and relax in throughout the day and into the evening. On a hot day nothing is better than lounging by one of our pools, sipping a cool drink, or two, and feeling yourself completely unwind.

Carmen's

Carmen's is a show lounge featuring spectacular cabaret performances, fun quiz shows, tribute acts, family shows and glittering discos. With so much to see and do on board Aurora, every night will dance to a different beat. Carmen's is a show lounge featuring spectacular cabaret performances, fun quiz shows, tribute acts, family shows and glittering discos.