50 Venues

Arena Theatre

4.8 out of 5 (5 Reviews)

Type: Entertainment

West End-style shows and cabaret will light up her technologically advanced stage, though this flexible venue offers far more besides. 3D films and the latest blockbusters will m... ake you feel right in the middle of the action, while interactive game shows will have you on the edge of your seat. With 785 seats and capability for performance ''flying'', the Arena theatre will provide entertainment on a grand scale. more

5 Reviews

4 out of 5

by wishfishcoach on September 20, 2018

The size of the Arena was adequate for the shows that it was putting on. To get a great seat tho you had to be willing to queue up early - which was OK.
5 out of 5

by Suzie55 on September 17, 2018

Excellent

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Art Gallery

5 out of 5 (1 Review)

Type: Shops

The Gallery will be the perfect setting to view the collection of original works by leading artists. The Gallery’s experts will be on hand to offer advice, and pieces will be ava... ilable for purchase. more

1 Review

5 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Beautiful works in there

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Atrium

4.8 out of 5 (4 Reviews)

Type: Entertainment

With the Reception Desk at the heart of its base, the Atrium soars through the upper decks and has bars, boutiques, lounges and eateries radiating from it on each deck. Filled wi... th palm trees and other and a variety of other sub-tropical plants the Atrium boasts a breathtaking array of floating staircases, glass domes, marble inlays and gleaming glass fronted lifts. Comfortable seating in this magnificent setting makes for a great rendezvous point with family and friends. more

4 Reviews

4 out of 5

by wishfishcoach on September 20, 2018

I liked the look and feel of the Atrium. It was light and airy.
5 out of 5

by Suzie55 on September 17, 2018

Light bright and stunning

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Bay Tree Restaurant

4.5 out of 5 (2 Reviews)

Type: Dining

The Bay Tree restaurant will offer leisurely breakfasts or lunches and Club Dining in the evening. Which means you will eat at a reserved table with the same companions each nigh... t. A wonderful, sociable way to dine, this is often the way long-lasting friendships are made. A six course menu offers a variety of delicious options. Warm woods, richly coloured fabrics and carpets and etched glass screens create a feeling of intimacy. While a special ambience, soft lighting, crisp white table linen and attentive service combine to create a meal to remember. more

2 Reviews

4 out of 5

by wishfishcoach on September 20, 2018

We went here for breakfast and it was lovely. The service was prompt and the staff were very polite and attentive. The poached eggs were more like boiled eggs tho!
5 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Had nice breakfast in here

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Beachcomber Bar

5 out of 5 (1 Review)

Type: Bar

Come rain or shine, you will be able to enjoy a drink by the Beachcomber Pool, protected by Ventura''s skydome. And with steward service, there won''t even be any need to put dow... n your book, or leave your sun bed. more

1 Review

5 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Nice bar good service

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Beachcomber Pool

Type: Pools

There''s nothing more relaxing than splashing around in a pool or reclining in the sunshine. From a paddling pool for tots to a pool sited beneath a sky dome, finding your favour... ite spot will be easy. You might be entertained by a live band as you enjoy the view. Waiters will be on hand to fetch you a refreshing drink, while there are plenty of options for a tempting poolside snack. Days by the pool will be wonderfully leisurely. While later, these expansive deck areas provide just the meeting place for deck parties and shows. more

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Breakers Bar

Type: Dining

Breakers Bar will be the place to go for a refreshing smoothie. Packed full of fruit, they make for a delicious and healthy treat. Feeling good, you will be able to admire the vi... ew from on high as Ventura glides you toward your next port of call. And if you''re in the mood for something not quite so virtuous, there will also be a full deck bar menu. more

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Celebrations

Type: Shops

You will find the Celebrations desk at the very top of the Atrium, adjacent to The Piano Bar. Either ascend the attractive staircase at the centre of the Atrium or take the midsh... ip lifts to the Promenade Deck. On display you will find extravagant floral displays carefully crafted by the resident florist, as well as a wonderful selection of gifts, which can be purchased for loved ones or friends. more

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Chapter One

Type: More Ship Features

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Cinnamon Restaurant

4 out of 5 (3 Reviews)

Type: Dining

If you prefer not to be tied to specific sittings, Freedom Dining will be an appealing option. Offering you more flexibility and spontaneity, you can book a table here for any ti... me between 6.00pm and 10.00pm. You will find exactly the same standards of service and menu as in the Bay Tree. And surroundings that complement the enticing menu. Furnished in a warm palette of colours inspired by spices, the restaurant is certain to be welcoming. more

3 Reviews

5 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Our MDR the staff were fabulous especially Elvis , Nevin and our wine waiter Yogesh table 51
2 out of 5

by pemby143 on May 31, 2018

Very slow service. Waited to long for freedom dining

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Cirque Ventura

Type: More Ship Features

The whole family can enjoy all the fun of the circus on Ventura. Learn to juggle, walk on stilts, acro-balance and swing from the flying trapeze at her contemporary circus school... or experience the sensation of bouncing high above the open deck and the ocean on her bungee trampolines. more

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Decibels

Type: Kids Area

Teenagers can chill out in these specially designed areas, complete with all the latest gaming consoles and interactive technology. Whether they want to relax on the comfortable... sofas and bean bags, challenge a friend to a game on the Playstation, enjoy watching the most recently released films on the large plasma screens or listening to the latest music, there is plenty to keep them entertained from morning through ‘til night. more

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Emporium

Type: Shops

This is our version of a corner shop, where you can buy everything from sweets and chocolates, to books, suntan lotion and batteries. It''s the little shop that has everything!

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Essence

Type: More Ship Features

In case you forgot anything, you''ll likely find it at this little shop. Also a good place to grab a last-minute souvenier for friends and family on the mainland.

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Eternity

Type: More Ship Features

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Explorers

Type: More Ship Features

Here you can book your shore excursions, get information on the ports Aurora visits and receive general advice about what not to miss and what to avoid when you go ashore.

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Fortunes Casino

Type: Casino

If you love the excitement of the spin of the roulette wheel, the flashing lights and trill of the slot machines or the suspense of blackjack then this is the place to come. Test... Lady Luck''s allegiance and afterward, celebrate or commiserate with a drink in The Exchange. more

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Frankies Grill

Type: Dining

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Frankie''s Pizzeria

5 out of 5 (1 Review)

Type: Dining

1 Review

5 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Lovely pizza every day

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Golf Nets

Type: Sports

Don''t get rusty while at sea - stop by here and practice that backswing.

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Gymnasium

Type: Spa/Fitness

A fully equipped gym featuring exercise bikes, steppers, treadmills and free weights, plus innovative Cardio Wave and X-Dream machines. Passengers can opt to have a Personal fitn... ess programme tailored to their individual needs or take part in a range of fitness classes from yoga to body combat. more

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Hair Salon

Type: Spa/Fitness

When you want to look your best or just feel like treating yourself to a little pampering, visit the full-service hair salon for a cut, colour or styling. Indulge yourself, and l... et them coddle you - professional staff are warm and welcoming and ready to transform you. more

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Havana

4 out of 5 (1 Review)

Type: Entertainment

Visit Havana, a Cuban themed nightclub, for all the passion and exuberance of Latin America. This will be the place to party into the night. With a stage and dance floor you migh... t 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. more

1 Review

4 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Nice venue but we found it very cold

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Hot Tubs

Type: Pools

Take a load off - you''ve had a long day of playing ping pong, shuffleboard, and bingo. Relax those muscles and enjoy the views here in the hot tubs.

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Jumping Jacks

3 out of 5 (1 Review)

Type: Kids Area

For children from 5 to 8 year old, colourful Jumping Jacks is fun and games all day long! As well as computers, Playstations, videos, games, an indoor climbing frame and a ball p... en, there are arts and crafts, face painting activities and dressing up theme days, such as ‘Mad Hatters'', ‘Fairground'' and ‘Circus''. And to ensure that parents will love Jumping Jacks too, they hold ‘slumber parties'' between 10.30pm and 2am so mum and dad can relax and enjoy in Aurora''s scintillating evening entertainment. more

1 Review

3 out of 5

by pemby143 on May 31, 2018

Ok not bad place

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Laguna Bar

Type: Bar

A refreshing drink will never be far away on Ventura. And enjoying the sunshine around her Laguna Pool, you will find plenty of stewards only too willing to take your order. Recl... ine poolside or visit the bar yourself for some cooling shade. more

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Laguna Pool

Type: Pools

By day you can lounge here, drink in hand, take a dip and enjoy the stunning views. While later, on certain nights, a spectacular deck show will light up the night, creating an a... ir of excitement and intrigue. more

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Metropolis

4 out of 5 (2 Reviews)

Type: Bar

This unique venue will bring you all the excitement of the world''s coolest destinations. An innovative 20 metre floor-to-ceiling video wall will display dramatic cityscapes, so... you might gaze ''out'' upon Paris, New York or Sydney as you sip your favourite apéritif. Grouped seating and soft lighting will 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. What could be better? A wonderful option for any evening on Ventura, Metropolis is also ideally located for a drink before or after dinner at The White Room. While by day, this venue makes a comfortable and stylish observation lounge. more

2 Reviews

4 out of 5

by Suzie55 on September 17, 2018

Very upmarket venue for pre dinner drinks
4 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Lovely views from here but again we found it very cold

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Oasis Spa & Health Club

4 out of 5 (2 Reviews)

Type: Spa/Fitness

For those who really want to relax, a visit to the Oasis Spa is a hedonistic way to spend a few hours. With facilities for both men and women, there is an extensive range of ther... apeutic and up lifting treatments available, from Balinese head massages to facials, manicures and body wraps. Or enjoy a warming and cleansing visit to the sauna, steam rooms or jacuzzis. The soft lighting, marble floors and beautiful hand-painted murals adorning the walls, create an ambiance of calm and tranquillity, the perfect setting in which to rejuvenate yourself. more

2 Reviews

5 out of 5

by wishfishcoach on September 20, 2018

This was amazing and Nadiya and Chantel were fantastic. Great service and great treatments.
3 out of 5

by Suzie55 on September 17, 2018

Facilities good in the Spa but a bit overpriced and didn’t like the constant sales pitches and the added 10% on the treatments. The health club was ok but I felt that there should have been a member o... f staff available to help with the correct way to use the machines as not everyone who uses the gym knows what each machine is used for or how to best use them without getting injured or frustrated as not sure how to use Read More

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Paddling Pool

Type: Kids Area

The little tykes can start practicing their sea legs at the paddling pool.

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Photo Gallery

1 out of 5 (1 Review)

Type: Shops

You can view the photos that a team of on board professional photographers capture and take home high quality mementoes of your holiday. The Photo Gallery can also develop your f... ilm or download your images and print your photos right on board. You can also buy other photographic supplies here including film, photo frames and albums. more

1 Review

1 out of 5

by Suzie55 on September 17, 2018

Wasn’t very impressed as we hardly saw any of the photographers apart from on black tie nights and they didn’t seem as approachable as last year. Also there didn’t seem to be as many of them as last y... ear and the ones we did see were being monopolised by couples who I assume had paid for the unlimited photo package so therefore not interested in anyone who hadn’t Read More

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Ramblas

Type: Bar

Named after the historic avenue in Barcelona, Ramblas will be Ventura''s wine and tapas bar on Deck 7. A great place to soak up the atmosphere, meet for a drink, listen to live m... usic and have a bite to eat. Dark wood, decorative arches and the sound of a Spanish guitar will ensure you are transported to the back streets of Barcelona. While an extensive wine collection and enticing tapas dishes enhance the experience still further. You will be able to pick up a light lunch here or enjoy a sociable, informal evening meal. Great for sharing, Ramblas is certain to be a favourite for those who love impromptu, informal dining. A separate and slightly more formal area will offer more substantial tapas, paella and seafood at a modest charge. more

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Reception Desk

5 out of 5 (1 Review)

Type: More Ship Features

You will find the Reception desk manned by a team of warm, friendly and caring staff prepared to answer any queries you may have relating to your holiday.

1 Review

5 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Excellent service both helpful and friendly

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Regalia

Type: More Ship Features

Regalia is one of the ship''s most opulent boutiques. Home to some of the most iconic names in fine jewelry and timepieces, Regalia brands include Tag Heuer, Roberto Coin, Pianeg... onda, Olivia and more. more

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Saffron Restaurant

4.5 out of 5 (2 Reviews)

Type: Dining

The Saffron restaurant will provide the opportunity to enjoy a leisurely breakfast and lunch. While by evening this attractive venue will offer Freedom Dining. If you prefer not... to be tied to specific sittings, Freedom Dining will be an appealing option. Offering you more flexibility and spontaneity, you can book a table here for any time between 6.00pm and 10.00pm. You will find exactly the same standards of service and menu as in the Bay Tree. And surroundings that complement the enticing menu. Furnished in orange and gold tones, the restaurant will embody a sense of warmth and hospitality. more

2 Reviews

5 out of 5

by Suzie55 on September 17, 2018

Excellent food and service
4 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Nice but prefer the other 2

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Sports Court

Type: Sports

Whether you enjoy the friendly competition of an organised tournament or prefer to play casually with your own party, short tennis, football, cricket, volleyball and basketball a... re just some of the options available in the Sports Area. more

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Tazzine

Type: Dining

If You are here seeking rich coffee and conversation, Ventura''s contemporary and relaxed coffee lounge, Tazzine, is just the thing. With a variety of treats created by Marco Pie... rre White, your experience here is certain to be authentic. Serving speciality 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. Stylishly rendered, the café will feature comfy seating, tactile fabrics and sleek, Italian-style chrome and wood furnishings. more

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Terrace Bar

4 out of 5 (1 Review)

Type: Bar

Crowned by a space-age dome and with its own bubbling jacuzzi, it over looks the spa pool and jacuzzis on Lido Deck below. With easy links to the Spa, it is a great place for a r... efreshing post-treatment or post-workout drink. It''s also a good place to be for sail away parties and for sipping cocktails at any time of the day. But it is ‘the'' place to be to watch the setting sun, as you sail on to new shores. more

1 Review

4 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Nice place when the weather is warm

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Terrace Pool

4 out of 5 (2 Reviews)

Type: Pools

The Terrace Pool will be just the place for splashing around in the sunshine. A fun area, ideally located for the children''s clubs and The Beach House, this area will appeal par... ticularly to families. With views over the aft of the ship, it''s just the place for Mum and Dad to relax and let their worries unfurl along with the ship''s wake. more

2 Reviews

5 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

My granddaughter loved this pool again in warm weather quieter than the other pools
3 out of 5

by xXxoCruiseroxXx on July 19, 2018

It is a nice pool to swim in, yet it is placed bad and the water is extremely cold! Otherwise, Fabulous

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The Beach House

Type: Dining

This buffet-style venue will offer a variety of children''s favourites, plus more sophisticated fare. You will find everything you need for a relaxed, informal family meal. High... chairs, bibs and children''s cutlery will all be on hand. While father of four, Marco Pierre White, will give the menu his own twist, ensuring the food is a hit with all ages. Colourful, light and airy, The Beach House will be furnished in light wood and have a seaside feel, complemented by far-reaching ocean views. You will be able to simply help yourself to a wonderful array of options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. And as it will be open around the clock, you can even visit for a light snack in the early hours if You are here feeling a little peckish. more

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The Den

Type: More Ship Features

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The Exchange

4.5 out of 5 (2 Reviews)

Type: Entertainment

A little taste of home away from home, The Exchange is Ventura''s urban warehouse bar. Found on Deck 6, just a few steps from the casino, it will make the ideal place to celebrat... e. Exposed iron girders and antique brick give this sociable venue real character. While two model trains, which runs around the top of the bar adds a fun and quirky touch. Furnished in dark wood and bottle green, the bar will be distinctly British in style. Beer on draught, entertainment such as quizzes and live bands, plus occasional televised sporting events complete the picture. more

2 Reviews

4 out of 5

by Suzie55 on September 17, 2018

Friendly staff and lots of things going on throughout the day although most of the bar staff didn’t realise that a larger should not be served in a bitter glass!
5 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Loved this venue lots of activities going on and nice place to sit and chat

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The Red Bar

5 out of 5 (1 Review)

Type: Bar

As vibrant as its name suggests, the Red Bar will offer cocktails in a sophisticated setting. Located on Deck 7, close to the 31 foot high atrium, this bar will provide a wonderf... ul setting for a pre-dinner drink or after dinner socialising. The perfect place to mingle, people watch and enjoy a sociable chat. Champagne and caviar anyone? Whatever your fancy, you can indulge here. The sound of tinkling ivories provides a special ambience, while the décor is warm, inviting and vivid. more

1 Review

5 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Quiet very comfortable place to be

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Thermal Suite

Type: Spa/Fitness

Spaaaaaaah! Let yourself be pampered in the restful atmosphere of the Greenhouse Spa and Salon.

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The Tamarind Club

5 out of 5 (1 Review)

Type: Bar

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. more

1 Review

5 out of 5

by TomandShirley on August 26, 2018

Our favourite place for that late night drink

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The Wardrobe

Type: Shops

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The White Room

5 out of 5 (1 Review)

Type: Dining

Inspired by the exclusive city hotels of Venice and Florence, The White Room promises to be very special. Furnished in dark woods and plush, sumptuous fabrics, this Select Dining... restaurant will offer fabulous food in the most elegant of surroundings. Lunch will be a relaxed and informal affair. While later, a fine dining experience that simply oozes with style will create an experience to remember. You might head here for a relaxed family lunch or a romantic evening meal. There will be an al fresco area for dining in the sunshine or beneath the stars. Simple, yet beautifully made dishes will be the order of the day - classic Italian fare at its very best. more

1 Review

5 out of 5

by Suzie55 on September 17, 2018

Fabulous food beautifully presented and service excellent

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Toybox

Type: Kids Area

Your 2-4 year olds can get involved in imaginative play, singing, colouring and drawing and loads of fun and games. Toybox is equipped with large cushioned balls and cubes as wel... l as toys, books, computers and games. There are large padded areas for comfort and fun and even a place to snuggle down with a favourite movie. Toybox will keep your little ones amused for hours. more

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Tumblers Nursery

Type: Kids Area

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Waterside

1 out of 5 (1 Review)

Type: Dining

Offering great variety, you will be able to take your pick from a broad selection of hot and cold dishes. You might start the day with a hearty cooked breakfast or a medley of fr... esh fruit. Later crunchy fresh salads, pasta dishes, curries, quiches, pizzas, sandwiches, jacket potatoes and much more will tempt you. Styled around a New England theme, it will have a friendly and relaxed feel. Striped sky blue and cream calico reminiscent of awnings, light woods and sea views will create a light and airy atmosphere. more

1 Review

1 out of 5

by pemby143 on May 31, 2018

Very over crowded not enough food

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