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What Can You Expect from Oceania Cruise's Upcoming Ship, Allura: A Preview of Onboard Highlights

Updated: May 31

Oceania Cruise, Allura
Allura | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

In July of 2025 we will see Oceania's newest cruise ship, Allura, enter service in Trieste, Italy. She will begin her sailings in the Mediterranean, before heading across the Atlantic to cruise around New England and Canada, before making Miami her homeport for the winter. We cannot wait to see this beautiful ship enter service, and continue offering the luxurious premium product that Oceania is known for.

For Oceania lovers, there will be many fan-favorite venues returning on Allura, as well as brand new concepts that are sure to excite. Allura has been taken to a whole new level with incredible crew-to-guest ratios, new enrichment opportunities, and delicious dining throughout. Here are some of the onboard highlights you will find on Oceania's brand new Allura:

NEW ONBOARD CRÊPERIE | This new crepe station with create made-to-order crepes and waffles, as well as sundaes in the afternoons. This is the perfect place to enjoy a breakfast or sweet treat throughout your day.

NEW LIBRARY | Oceania has a tradition of creating beautiful onboard libraries that have become beloved by guests. The new library on Allura will feature walls and walls of floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sitting areas with oversized chairs and plush furnishings. The library will be only a few steps away from the always-popular Horizons, as well as the LYNC Digital Center- the ship's digital and social space.

CREW RATIOS | Oceania has always worked to create delicious dining experience onboard their ships, and Allura is no exception. There will be 1 chef for every 10 guests, ensuring that 50% of the crew members are dedicated to the culinary experiences onboard. In addition there will be 800 crew to 1,200 guests which means 2 crew for every 3 guests, making the whole cruise a more personalized and luxurious experience for passengers.

SPECIALTY DINING | Allura will feature 5 specialty dining venues, including the line's newest restaurants that fans have been loving- Ember and Aquamar Kitchen.

STATEROOMS | Allura will feature the most spacious standard stateroom that can be found at sea, with over 290 square feet of space! This ensures that even guests in the entry-level cabins will have a luxurious experience.

SHORE EXCURSIONS | There will be hundreds of immersive shore excursions and tours for guests to choose from with each and every sailing. Having a wide array of choices truly elevates the cruise experience and allows everyone the opportunity to book an excursion that suites their vacation style.

ONBOARD ENRICHMENT | The Artist Loft returns on Allura- a space where guests can take art classes and learn about the history and different style of artwork. In addition to the Artist loft, there are many opportunities for enrichment onboard through guest lecturers, sommelier demonstrations at the wine pairing luncheons.

CULINARY CENTER | The Culinary Center and Chef's Studio onboard Allura is expansive, offering spaces where culinary secrets and cooking techniques will be shared by the talented onboard chefs and instructors. This is a great way for guests to dive deeper and learn more about the cuisine of the regions of the world that they are visiting during the cruise.

Booking Your Cruise

Now that you are ready to book your luxurious cruise experience onboard the brand new Allura, reach out to the experts at Harr Travel. Our advisors know the ships inside and out, and we have an amazing relationship with Oceania. We will help craft the cruise vacation of a lifetime for you, your friends, family, or group at an exceptional rate, and give you the Harr Travel signature service every step of the way.

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