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7 Nights aboard Arvia
20 Jan 2024
20 Jan 2024
Our new ship Arvia will join the fleet in December 2022. With more freedom, greater choice, sunny vibes and spectacular views, get ready to see the world in widescreen.
Your ultimate holiday is on the horizon. Arvia, Iona’s sister ship, is taking shape in Germany with extraordinary experiences and incredible choices at the heart of her build. And, like Iona, she’s powered by liquified natural gas for a future of responsible travel.
Designed to help you see the world in widescreen with sunshine and blue skies, Arvia boasts a unique SkyDome with a retractable glass roof. Whatever the weather, soak up glorious views as you take a dip in the pool, chill on a sun lounger or sip a sensational cocktail. Expect more sun-kissed relaxation plus more across the board.
The Retreat Lounge
Couples Treatment Room
Barbados is the most British of the Caribbean islands, where cricket is the national passion and afternoon tea a tradition. Yet the flawless skies, lilting rhythms of both speech and calypso and the endless beaches all provide vivid reminders that you are a long way from home. Enjoy a stroll around Bridgetown, the capital which boasts impressive colonial architecture and take a snap of what used to be known as Trafalgar Square.
Here, in the beautiful archipelago of the British Virgin islands, the motto is: “The best thing you can do is do nothing.” The “nothing” that Tortola offers you consists of swimming in opalescent waters, basking in glorious sunshine and strolling along beaches of shimmering white sand.
La Romana boasts the graceful resort of Casa de Campo, the ambitious project of designer Oscar de la Renta, which offers you Olympic scale swimming, Wimbledon standard tennis and Epicurean restaurants. Or you can spend the day swimming and relaxing on charming Catalina Island.
An island with a split personality, this is one of the few places in the Caribbean where the European powers co-existed peacefully. Hence, this lovely island is a mixture of Dutch, French and Caribbean tastes and delights.
With over 365 beaches, there is a slice of white sand heaven for every day of the year – even a leap year – on the idyllic Caribbean holiday island Antigua. Antigua played host to Admiral Horatio Nelson’s fleet in the late 1700’s. Nelson’s Dockyard now bustles with crew and guests from yachts and cruise ships sailing these waters for pleasure rather than for King and Country. The main port, St John’s, is also the capital and a vibrant hub for shopping as well as being within easy range of some of the best beaches – at Fort James, Deep Bay, Galley Bay and Hawksbill. Almost perfect weather conditions and low humidity, due to the warm prevailing trade winds, allows Antigua to boast of being the sunniest of the Eastern Caribbean islands with the lowest annual rainfall. It is also the largest of the English-speaking Leeward Islands although it is only 14 miles long and 11 miles wide. Still, with a population of less than 70,000, this means there are lots of wide open spaces – especially on those gorgeous beaches.
7 Nights aboard Arvia
Departs 20 Jan 2024