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The beauty of a P&O Cruises holiday is anything goes; you might kayak along a fjord or explore by bicycle or catamaran by day and kick up your heels to a live band by evening. Through this happy fusion of incredible destinations, exploration and on-board experiences, your holiday takes shape – and what a holiday it could be...

We believe it does us all good to leave the everyday behind from time to time.

And it's this belief that has inspired us to create holidays like no other.
We took the best of the beach, the city break and the sightseeing tour and created holidays you'd never have thought possible.
Where you can whizz down a zipwire in the morning and sunbathe in the afternoon.
Where Europe's best restaurants come to you.
Where you can watch coastlines transform whilst sipping a cocktail.
And dance beneath the stars whatever the season.
This is a holiday that helps you to explore and relax in equal measure.
This is a holiday that tempts you to try something new every day.

This is your chance to holiday like never before.

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Where will you holiday like never before?

From iconic cities to rustic islands, so many surprises lie in store.


Discover a different side to these dreamy sun-drenched islands. You can hike to St Lucia’s verdant Les Pitons by day, and relax in a whirlpool spa by evening. Snorkel Barbados’ abundant waters and soak up the atmosphere of the lively Bridgetown Night Market (just minutes from your ship) by evening.

Short Breaks

Time to shake up the routine? Set sail on a short break to Bruges (from Zeebrugge), Amsterdam (from IJmuiden) or St Peter Port on the island of Guernsey. With a full day to explore, you can feast your eyes, strolling the coastlines or cobbles before experiencing the best of life at sea, on board your ship.

Norwegian Fjords

Travel into a world of vivid landscapes, punctuated by soaring peaks and cascading waterfalls. Through your P&O Cruises ship you can truly immerse yourself in it all. Imagine gliding through still waters – sheer rock faces just metres from your balcony, or watching as spellbinding cities emerge on the horizon.


Famed for its art, architecture, cuisine, beaches and more – the Med offers a holiday full of rich experiences. One day you might wander between the superyachts and chic bars of the Riviera. The next, you could stroll through time in an ancient city; taking your clues from fascinating ruins.

Canary Islands

What other holiday lets you stargaze in Tenerife, canyon through Gran Canaria and laze on Lanzarote’s black sand beaches? It’s time to travel beyond the expected. And with so many full days ashore, you’ll have time to dive deep into these extraordinary islands.

Mediterranean fly-cruises

Want to fly straight to the sunshine? The Med is waiting to charm you. From its incredible architecture to its art, postcard-worthy coastlines and irresistible beaches, it’s a region that offers endless reasons to explore. Add to this the many facets of your ship and you really can holiday like never before.

Spain and Portugal

There’s so much more to this region than sunshine and siestas. Leap on a tram to explore Lisbon. Try the freshest seafood along the Spanish coast. Soak up the atmosphere in Seville and bask in the artistry of Barcelona. From traditional Flamenco performances to tapas and historic streets, let the mood take you.

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What's included in your cruise?

At an additional cost