| More than a quarter century ago, Royal Caribbean International
set sail on a voyage that has taken its ships to the ends of the earth - and made
it a leader in providing exciting and memorable cruise vacations to millions of
guests along the way.
Dont be fooled by the name. Royal
Caribbean's fleet now travels to hundreds of ports of call in some of the worlds
most breath taking destinations. Destinations that Royal Caribbean visits include
favorites such as Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, the Caribbean, Hawaii, and Mexico.
They also sail to exotic destinations like Europe, the Bahamas, Bermuda, and Canada/New
Royal Caribbeans ships boast some of the most unique and exciting
ships in the industry. All ships in their fleet have towering rock climbing walls,
elegant dining rooms where guests can savor the fine cuisine, relaxing spas that
melt worries away, spacious staterooms, and attentive service every step of the
way with their Gold Anchor Service.
Suites offer more room, comfort and luxury. Most come with
a private balcony and all include standard features. Some suites even include
complimentary concierge service, which includes access to a private lounge as
well as personalized service to help with making reservations or other arrangements.
Suites are a great way to travel in style and give a family more space, while
keeping everyone together. The Royal Family Suite can accommodate up to eight
Each Balcony Stateroom includes two twin beds (can convert
into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area and a private bathroom. They also
include minibar, vanity area, hair-dryer, TV, phone, computer jack, vanity table
with an extendable working surface for laptop computers and 110/220 electrical
outlets. Some have a Pullman bed and/or sofa bed and can accommodate 3 guests.
Some can also accommodate a rollaway bed or Pack n Play.
Guests will enjoy breath taking scenery just outside their
window in the Oceanview staterooms. These staterooms include two twin beds (can
convert into queen-size), large picture window, vanity area, a private bathroom
and some have sitting area with sofa (180 sq. ft.). They also include minibar,
hair-dryer, TV, phone, computer jack, vanity table with an extendable working
surface for laptop computers, and 110/220 electrical outlets. Some have Pullman
beds and can accommodate 3-4 guests.
Interior staterooms offer great value for guests with out sacrificing
comfort because these staterooms include all of the basic amenities that the other
accommodations on the ship. They all include two twin beds (can convert into queen-size),
vanity area, a private bathroom and some have sitting area with sofa.
With the glitz, glamour and special effects, guests will think
the ship has docked on Broadway. Performed in the magnificent theatre, Royal Caribbeans
live productions feature the outstanding talent of The Royal Caribbean Singers
and Dancers, along with well-known performers and headline acts.
Guests won't believe their eyes when they step into Studio
B. It's where they'll find the onboard ice-skating rink, not to mention the professional
ice shows, which are a "can't miss." Featured on only our Voyager and
Freedom family ships, Studio B is also home to other onboard activities like game
shows, onboard parties, cooking demonstrations and more.
Guests who have a desire to learn something new will enjoy
the variety of classes that are offered aboard Royal Caribbeans ships. Some of
the classes offered include dancing, wine tasting, cooking demonstrations, casino
and card game lessons, ice-carving instruction, jewelry seminars and more. On
Voyager-family ships, they also offer ice-skating lessons and rock-wall instruction.
Impressive selections of books are available to check out.
Guests can choose from a variety of topics, including travel, art, biography,
fiction, non-fiction, science fiction, beauty, health and more. Daily trivia games
are often held here as well.
The Sports Deck offers guests cutting edge activities that will
put them right in the middle of the action. Guests can join a game of pick up
basketball or volleyball on the courts, work on their golf swing on the golf simulator,
sharpen their short game on the mini golf course on some ships, or go for a jog
on the track.
Royal Caribbeans signature rock-climbing walls are the most
popular feature and are available on all Royal Caribbean cruise ships. They offer
skill combinations for all levels, from beginners wanting to try something new
to adventurous rock climbing experts. Guests who climb the wall will not only
get a work out but also enjoy some of the best views on the ship.
The fitness center has all the equipment and facilities that
major sports clubs do: weight machines, free weights, stationary spin bikes, stair
steppers, treadmills, sauna, whirlpool, steam room, and thermal suites. Plus a
sweeping ocean view that extends for miles. They also offer all the latest classes,
like Pilates, yoga, spinning, and kickboxing for all levels.
Guests can embark on a pathway to complete relaxation. In the
spa theres a chance to indulge the mind, body and soul with an Elemis Aroma Stone
Therapy or an Exotic Frangipani Hair & Scalp Conditioning Treatment. The Day
Spa offers an array of cultural therapies designed to entice avid spa lovers,
couples and men. They offer a complete spa menu that includes facials, massages
and salon services such as hair and nail service.
The excitement onboard the cruise ship doesn't stop when the
sun goes down. Guests can dance the night away to hot Latin rhythms, watch a live
band play their favorite song, laugh with a comedian, or enjoy a cocktail with
some new friends in the many bars, lounges and discos.
There's nothing like the sound of cards being shuffled, chips
being stacked and slot machines paying off. Royal Caribbean has games for all
levels of players. There are onboard lessons for novice players and tournaments
for the more advanced. Royal Caribbeans Casino Royale is open whenever guests
are sailing so they can try their luck when ever they want.
Our onboard shops offer a wide selection of merchandise, including:
designer watches by TAG Heuer and Gucci, precious and semi-precious jewelry in
gold or tanzanite, fine fragrances from Dior and Chanel, Swarovski crystal collectibles,
Majorica pearls, and Estee Lauder cosmetics, just to name a few. Everything on
board is tax- and duty-free with a savings of up to 25% off U.S. retail prices.
Plus, Royal Caribbean offers a price guarantee. If a guest finds an identical
item at a lower price, all they have to do is obtain written proof of the price
and Royal Caribbean will gladly match it.
If a guest is looking to add to their collection, they might
find just what they're looking for at one of Royal Caribbeans onboard art auctions.
If browsing is more their preference, guests can walk through the onboard gallery
or take a guided tour of the ship with the onboard art auctioneer.
Dining on a Royal Caribbean cruise is as exciting as every other
aspect on board. Guests have such a variety of choices they wont know where to
start. Choices include the Main Dining room where guests can enjoy a five course
meal, Italian cuisine at Portofino*, fabulous steaks at Chops Grille*, old fashion
burger and fries in a 50s style diner at Johnny Rockets*, exotic Asian dishes
at Jade*, a slice of pizza and ice cream any time at the Caf Promenade* or casual
dining at the Windjammer Caf and of course Room Service. Note: Ask your Cruise
Consultant for specific venue availability by ship.
Fun isn't just for adults at Royal Caribbean. Kids from
3-17 are invited to take part in Royal Caribbeans exciting, complimentary Adventure
Ocean Youth Programs. Adventure Ocean was specially designed to blend educational
activities with just plain fun. Every cruise is different. But one thing never
changes: kids will get to learn about local customs, do cool science experiments,
and make great new friends. To participate in the Adventure Ocean programs or
use the onboard pools and whirlpools, children must be three years of age and
potty-trained (diaper and pull-up free). Parents can feel confident leaving their
children with the staff because every member of our staff holds a college degree
in education or other related field, or has qualified experience in working with