Built with the ultimate epicurean and travel connoisseur in mind, the Riviera delivers on every aspect of a cruise. Including no less than six restaurants, all expertly executed and produced as culinary art, the Riviera contains exceptional accommodation and West-End quality productions. Allow yourself to be transported to an oasis of luxury and extravagance, as you cross the world’s most magnificent oceans.
Embarking on her maiden voyage in 2012, the Riviera is the most recent ship to join the luxurious liner’s fleet. The Riviera delivers the perfect blend between extravagance and refinement, while still encapsulating all the warmth and charm that passengers have fallen in love with on previous voyages. Featuring the magnificent Lalique Grand Staircase and touches of designer embellishments throughout the ship, the Riviera showcases the best of finesse and grace.
Oceania Riviera provides a range of accommodation types, so that each of the 1,250 guests have the freedom to choose a suite according to their requirements. For ultimate indulgence, consider the Vista and Penthouse Suites, including full 24-hour Butler Service, exclusive access to the Executive Lounge, a welcome bottle of Champagne and a private veranda in which guests can experience the fresh sea air with stunning panoramic views from the comfort of their bedroom. For exceptional exclusivity, consider the Owner’s Suite. Outstandingly spacious at 2,000 square ft., the Owner’s Suite is decorated with rich furnishings from Ralph Loren Home and boasts the most lavish living and dining room where meals from any of the six restaurants may be enjoyed, served by your attentive Butler. The staterooms are also far from ordinary. With staterooms featuring panoramic ocean views, guests can relax as they take in the wonders that glide past their bedroom. Each of the modern staterooms exude a contented yet stylish ambiance, the ‘Tranquillity Bed’ offering comfort beyond your imagination on as it cradles you into a deeply satisfying slumber. The full-sized bathtub soothes and relaxes you physically, while 24-hour room service ensures that your every need is met by the attentive staff.
Experience the wealth of dining options on board the Riviera. The Grand Dining Room provides a spectacular setting for guests to experience fine dining, boasting ocean views for guests to gaze out at as they enjoy a magnificent meal, perfectly paired with fine wines. The two speciality restaurants on board do not fall short of this exceptional standard. The Polo Grill provides elegant and stylish twists on traditional steakhouse favourites. The meat is dry-aged to ensure optimum flavour and tenderness and the seafood is an example of culinary delight. Toscana is the second of speciality restaurants, where family-trained Italians serve traditional Tuscan and Italian specialities in a gourmet setting. Immerse yourself in the Parisian ambiance of Jacques, the namesake of Oceania’s culinary director Jacques Pepin, or visit Red Ginger for a fantastic fusion of Asian flavours. Warm and inviting, Red Ginger serves dynamic and exciting meals to impress every guest. For a more relaxed experience, visit the Terrace Café, serving al fresco friendly Mediterranean dishes, or the open-plan Waves Grill located adjacent to the pool. Realise the luxurious potential of tea time with a classical string quartet providing the perfect accompaniment for afternoon tea in Horizons. Indulge in the first-class experience of staff seamlessly circulating the room presenting an abundance of freshly made finger sandwiches, wonderfully baked scones complete with clotted cream and an array of fantastic desserts, all beautifully presented on four-tiered pastry carts.
Offering multiple impeccably organised on-shore excursions, the entertainment doesn’t end when you disembark. Discover the wonders of your destination with local expert guides dedicated to your education and enjoyment. Experience the extravaganza of a theatre-produced show, from the exceptionally talented and versatile on board cast. Work your way across the world with the arts, sampling cultural highlights from the irresistible beats of Irish tap to the colourful celebration of the Moulin Rouge. Guests are welcomed to attend speeches from the inspirational orators that come aboard, on subjects such as destination-related politics, epochs of history, politics, religion or much more from historians, naturalists and even former Ambassadors. Enjoy an exhilarating evening in the casino room, where travellers can find Lady Luck at the poker or blackjack table, or see what’s in their favour at the roulette wheel.
The Canyon Ranch Spaclub offers an extensive range of revitalising treatments, including practices inspired from traditional Buddhist monasteries. An oasis of calm and tranquillity, the spa includes reinvigorating massage therapies, spiritual healing, tanning treatments and body wraps. Soak away any tension in the heated Jacuzzi’s, designed to help you ease into a realm of serenity and bliss. Visit the Fitness Centre for an injection of high energy activity. Choose between the available range of exercise equipment or one of the organised classes such as indoor cycling, aerobics, Pilates or yoga. Professional fitness instructors are also available for consultations, so that guests may receive personalised training and advice to ensure they are performing at their best.
Investigate the regency style library, with traditional English-style décor. Find a cosy corner near the fireplace and settle down with any one of the 2,000 books, ranging from destination-specific guides to best seller romance novels. The Artists Loft is ideal for those seeking to develop their artistic skills. Guests are offered this exclusive opportunity whereby in-residence artists share their skill and expertise so that all guests are able to progress with their own creative talents. The culinary centre provides a further opportunity for education and enrichment, as renowned Master Chefs offer their personal expertise and guidance to improve your culinary techniques. Choose between cuisines from around the world to perfect, as you receive unparalleled tutorials and inspiration at sea. Enjoy a drink with new found friends in any one of the atmospheric bars or lounges. From the cosy nooks of Baristas to the sophisticated cocktails in Martinis, guests can find the perfect spot to relax. Alternatively, ease into the waters of the heated pool before soaking into either one of the whirlpool spas, as you sip from a freshly made cocktail served from Waves Bar mere steps away.