Q. Are there swimming pools on board and what are the opening times?

There are a number of pools on our ships please see details below:

 Adonia

Crystal pool - (Outdoor pool) - 6.7 metres x 4.35 metres, 1.35 metres deep. Located on Lido Deck. Has 2 ladders with 4 steps for each ladder
Thalasso Pool - (Outdoor pool - charges apply) Located on Lido Deck. There are 6 wooden steps up to the pool and 4 steps down into the pool.

Arcadia

Neptune pool - (Indoor / outdoor pool with retractable roof) - 8.6 metres x 4 metres, 1.8 metres deep. Located on Lido Deck. Has 2 steel ladders with 4 wooden steps for each ladder
Aquarius pool - (Outdoor pool) - 7.2 metres x 4.2 metres, 2.2 metres deep. Located on Lido Deck. Has 2 steel ladders with 5 wooden steps for each ladder.
Hydro Pool - (Indoor pool, part of the spa). Located on Lido Deck. Has 8 steps leading down into the pool.

 

Aurora

Riviera pool - (Outdoor pool, adults only) - 8.45 metres x 5.7 metres, 1.1 metres deep. Located on A Deck. Has 2 ladders with 4 steps for each ladder.
Crystal pool - (Indoor / outdoor pool with retractable roof) - 8.2 metres x 5.7 metres, 1.1 metres deep.  Located on Lido Deck. Has 2 ladders with 4 steps for each ladder and 10 steps into the water.
Terrace pool - (Outdoor pool- reserved for families) - 7.7 metres x 4 metres, 1.2 metres deep. Located on D Deck. Has 2 ladders with 4 steps for each ladder
Paddling pool - (Children's pool) - 0.3 metres deep. Located on D Deck. Has 1 step and 1 slide.

 

Azura

Oasis pool - (Outdoor pool, adults only) - 1 metre to 1.8 metres deep. 9.5 metres long x 6 metres wide. Located on Aqua Deck. Has 2 sets of  8 steps into the water .
Aqua pool - (outdoor pool) - 1.6 metres to 2.2 metres deep. 11 metres long x 4.6 metres wide. Located on Lido Deck. Has 2 ladders, 1 with 7 steps and 1 with 5 steps
Coral pool - (Outdoor pool) - 1.6 metres to 2.2 metres deep. 10.5 metres long x 4.6 metres wide. Located on Lido Deck. Has 1 ladder with 7 steps
Terrace pool - (Outdoor pool, adults only) - 1.7 metres deep. 6 metres long x 6 metres wide. Located on Riviera Deck. Has 7 steps into the water.
Children's splash pool - 0.38 metres deep. Located on Aqua Deck. Has 1 ladder  with 3 steps up and 3 steps down into the pool.
Paddling pool - 0.25 metres deep. Located on Aqua Deck. Has 2 ladders with 4 steps up and 4 steps down on each.

 

Britannia

Riviera pool - (Outdoor pool).  Located on Lido Deck. Has two ladders with 7 steps.
Lido pool - (Outdoor pool).  Located on Lido Deck. Has 10 downwards steps and a ladder with steps.
Serenity pool - (Outdoor pool).  1.2 to 1.8 meters deep.  Located on Sun Deck - adult only
Terrace pool - (Outdoor pool).  1.1 meters deep. Located on Sun Deck aft.  You have 7 steps to climb to reach pool then has ladder with 5 steps to get in.
Hydro therapy pool (Charges apply) - (Indoor pool part of the spa). Located on Deck 5.  You have 3 steps to get up to the pool and then 9 steps to get into the pool)

 

Oceana

Riviera pool - (Outdoor pool) - 10.8 metres x 3.9 metres, 1.75 metres deep. Located on Lido Deck. Has ladder with 5 steps.
Crystal pool - (Outdoor pool) - 8.2 metres x 3.9 metres, 1.2 metres deep. Located on Lido Deck. Has ladder with 5 steps.
Terrace pool - (Outdoor pool, adults only) - Diameter 4.9 metres (round pool), 1.36 metres deep. Located on Lido Deck. Has 3 steps into the water and a ladder with 7 steps. 
Splash pool - (Outdoor pool) - Diameter 4.4 metres (round pool), 23 centimetres deep. Located on Sky Deck.

 

Oriana

Crystal pool (Outdoor pool) - 12 metres x 5.25 metres. 1.9 metres deep.  Located on Lido Deck.  The pool has a vertical ladder for entry / exit.
Riviera pool (Outdoor pool) - 8.7 metres x 5.25 metres. 1.9 metres deep. Located on Lido Deck.  The pool has normal steps with gradient for entry / exit. 
Terrace pool (Outdoor pool) - 8.25 metres x 3.6 metres. 1.9 metres deep. Located on D Deck.  The pool has a vertical ladder for entry / exit. 

 

Ventura

Oasis (Endless) pool - (Outdoor pool, exclusively for adults which has a current which you can swim against. There is no need to book as the pool can be accessed from the Sun deck) - 1 metre to 1.8 metres depth. 9.5 metres long x 6 metres wide. Located on Sun Deck. Has 8 steps into the water.
Laguna pool - (Outdoor pool) - 1.6 metres to 2.2 metres depth. 11 metres long x 4.6 metres wide. Located on Lido Deck. Has 1 ladder with 7 steps.
Beechcomber pool - (Indoor / outdoor pool with retractable roof) - 1.6 metres to 2.2 metres depth. 10.5 metres long x 4.6 metres wide. Located on Lido Deck. Has 1 ladder with 7 steps.
Terrace pool - (Outdoor pool) - 1.7 metres deep. Located on Riviera Deck. Has 7 steps into the water.
Plunge pool - (Children's pool) - 1.1 metres deep. Located on Sun Deck. Has 1 ladder with 4 steps.
Splash pool - (Children's pool) - 0.25 metres deep. Located on Sun Deck. Has 1 ladder with 1 step.

 

Adult Pools

The minimum age to use adult only pools is 18.

 

Children

Children are welcome to use the friendly family pools. Due to public health regulations, children in nappies, swim nappies, pull ups, or who are not completely toilet trained are only permitted to use designated pools, which are:

  • Aurora - Children’s Splash pool (Deck 8 Aft) and the Terrace Pool (Deck 8 Aft)
  • Azura - Children’s pools (Aft) and the Coral Pool
  • Britannia - The Reef Adventure Zone and the Lido Pool
  • Oceana - Children's Pirate paddling pool
  • Ventura - Children’s pool (Aft) and the Beach comber Pool

 

Temperature

The temperature of the swimming pools are monitored and we maintain the pool temperatures at an average of 24°C

As with swimming pools ashore we use fresh water, although there is generally less chlorine in the pools found on board.

 

Opening Hours

Pools and Jacuzzis opening hours will be confirmed on-board. 

Please note during maintenance and heavy seas pools and Jacuzzis will be closed.

 

General

Whilst we do allow the use of pool inflatable's such as lilos, we do ask that these are not used if the pool is busy to allow room for other passengers.

Paddling pools are not permitted on board.

 Ventura Pool

You may find the following question useful - Is there a hoist available for pool use?

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