Oceania Cruises Marina re-enters service after refurbishment.

By Tony Mallinson

Oceania Cruises has brought Marina back into service following an “all-encompassing refurbishment” including the introduction of three new dining options.

a photo of Oceania Marina at Sea.

The new additions are wellness-focused dining venue Aquamar Kitchen, a poolside ice cream parlour serving milkshakes and smoothies, and an al fresco pizzeria.

Alexis Quaretti, one of the two newly appointed executive culinary directors, said: “The introduction of these three wonderful culinary venues on board Marina is just the start of an exciting new taste journey for Oceania Cruises.”

The 1,250-guest Marina is the latest in the line’s eight-strong fleet to have undergone refurbishment.

Aquamar Kitchen, a new Oceania Cruises signature restaurant, which debuted on Vista, will be open for breakfast and lunch and does not require reservations. Lunch options include salads, wraps, yellowfin tuna tacos and a chicken sandwich.

Waves Grill will transform into an al fresco pizzeria in the evenings, while an all-day ice cream parlour has been added to the pool deck.

Oceania Cruises president Frank A. Del Rio said: “The addition of these three relaxed, yet refined, eateries to Marina is the perfect way to spotlight that The Finest Cuisine at Sea does not always mean a white linen tablecloth and starched napkins at one of our award-winning specialty restaurants.

“It’s also a perfectly prepared pizza, accompanied by a chilled glass of white wine enjoyed on deck, as you set sail with a warm breeze around your shoulders; or a decadent poolside ice cream or flavourful smoothie as you relax on your sun lounger.”

As part of the refurbishment, the 124 Penthouse Suites have been “completely re-inspired” through various changes including new closets, cabinetry, carpets, upholstery and lighting.

Public spaces including Martinis, Horizons, The Grand Dining Room and Library have also been updated.

For more information on Oceania Cruises please see our website www.sovereigncruise.co.uk. To book your next cruise at the guaranteed lowest fares, please call us on 03331 224466.

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