Ventura in focus: entertainment

Enjoy a great variety of entertainment. When it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone on Ventura.

Experience the magic of a Strictly Come Dancing themed cruise

Get closer to the Strictly pros on a P&O Cruises holiday

If you’re a fervent fan of fab-u-lous Strictly, then our Strictly Come Dancing themed cruises are sure to dazzle and delight. Be wowed by the slick and sizzling dance displays, and enjoy so much more... a chance to trip the light fantastic with private one-to-one lessons. Or have dinner hosted by one of your favourite Strictly pro dancers in a speciality restaurant.

Dance cheek-to-cheek with the pro dancers

Are you a Strictly super fan? If you dream of meeting the show’s dancers, we can offer you an unforgettable experience. We’re offering private one-to-one dance lessons with pro dancers from the 2019 series, so you can glide across the floor with one of the magnificent movers. Or, if you’d prefer a more relaxing encounter, you could enjoy a glamorous dinner hosted by one of them in the chic setting of a Select Dining restauran

Rub sequined shoulders with the pro dancers

You’re used to seeing the pro dancers in your living room but on a Strictly Come Dancing themed cruise you could bump into them in person. Receive personal dedications (plus killer dance tips) at autograph sessions and hear stories of their time on the show at our intimate Q&A events.

Relax and unwind…

Oasis Spa

Step into the Oasis Spa and choose from the most exclusive spa therapies, simple nail fixes, rejuvenating facials and massages and exquisite hair styling. Some of Ventura's spa features: Hair and nail salon, Spa treatment rooms, Relaxation lounge, The Thermal Suite.

Ventura's entertainment venues

Arena theatre

Ventura's two-tier theatre is located forward on Deck 7. West End-style shows and cabaret light up her technologically advanced stage, but you can also enjoy talks and watch films on the big screen in this venue.

Tamarind Club

The rich fabrics and colours of the Indian subcontinent provide the inspiration for Ventura's Tamarind Club on Deck 7. 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. During the day in this venue you can enjoy enrichment lectures and port lectures.


Visit Havana, Ventura's Cuban themed nightclub, for all the passion and exuberance of Latin America. This venue will be found on Deck 7 aft. This will be the place to party into the night. With a stage and dance floor you might 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.

Fortunes casino

Love the sense of excitement as the roulette wheel spins? If so, pay Fortunes Casino a visit. The flashing lights of the slot machines and the suspense of blackjack beckons, as does a great night out. The Exchange bar has been integrated into the area to create a lively entertainment venue that's perfect whether you simply want to soak up the atmosphere over a drink or enjoy the casino.

The Reef

Rock up to The Reef! With age-specific clubs, a night nursery, a boatload of activities and enthusiastic Reef Rangers on hand, The Reef is the place to be for under 18s. Split into four age groups, there are a whole host of exciting activities organised daily by our enthusiastic and well-qualified Reef Rangers, to keep children of all ages entertained safely throughout the day and evening, and to ensure that they have the chance to make friends of their own age.

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