Oceania Cruises’ Marina will undergo a huge refurbishment in May 2024.

Onboard, there will be three new restaurants including the wellness-focused Aquamar Kitchen which debuted on Vista.

There will also be a poolside ice cream parlour serving milkshakes and smoothies. In addition, the ship will also have a new casual al fresco trattoria serving Italian dishes like freshly made pizzas. 

Marina is the last of Oceania Cruises’ current fleet to be refurbished.

Marina is a ship designed by foodies, built by foodies, for foodies,” said Frank A. Del Rio, President of Oceania Cruises.

“Food is the foundation of what we do onboard each of our ships, and globally, in the destinations we visit.

“This refresh of Marina will see her updated to offer three exciting new dining venues. We are especially thrilled to expand the Aquamar Kitchen concept to Marina, following its incredible reception from guests since it was unveiled aboard Vista in May.”

Food onboard

Marina and her sister Riviera were the first ships ever to have an onboard cooking school. 

After the Marina’s refurbishment, the Aquamar Kitchen at breakfast will offer guests smoothies, cold-pressed juices, and energy bowls.

While the lunch menu will have avocado toast selections and globally inspired salads and wraps. Heartier options include an Impossible burger, yellowfin tuna tacos and a crunchy chicken sandwich among several others. 

In the evening, Waves Grill will transform into an al fresco trattoria. It will feature freshly made pizzas, grilled Italian specialties, spicy dry-rubbed chicken wings, and more.

For the sweet-toothed guests, an all-day ice cream parlour will be added to the pool deck. There will be options from Humphry Slocombe, plus milkshakes and smoothies.

With the addition of Aquamar Kitchen, Oceania Cruises’ signature pairing dinners featured in La Reserve will be showcased in Privée, Marina’s exclusive private dining space. This intimate venue will host culinary aficionados for long-standing favourite pairing menus of La Reserve, including the Odyssey Menu and the Dom Pérignon Experience.

Public spaces

Marina’s private and public spaces will also be refurbished. All upper suites will be revamped look, to become lighter, brighter, and seemingly even more spacious. Classic steakhouse Polo Grill will also be enhanced with new carpet, stylish window treatments and a fresh design of the dining chairs.

The Penthouse Suites will be completely refurbished with custom-crafted furniture as well as new closets and cabinetry. There will also be new carpets, and upholstery, updated modern lighting and thoughtful details such as more outlets and USB ports.

Each Penthouse Suite will have a sleek restyled bathroom, with distinctive Italian marble throughout, abundant drawer space, and generous over-sized showers, offering the elegant residential luxury for which Oceania Cruises is renowned.

Favourite public spaces including Martinis, Horizons, The Grand Dining Room, and Library will be elegantly updated with plush new carpets and refreshed upholstery.

The refurbished ship will debut on 18 May 2024.

Marina Summer 2024 Featured Sailings:

6 July: Oslo to Copenhagen, 20 days aboard Marina:

16 July: London to London, 44 days aboard Marina

26 July: Copenhagen to Tromsø, 10 days aboard Marina

5 August: Tromsø to Reykjavik, 15 days aboard Marina