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Royal Caribbean - Introduction

About Royal Caribbean Cruises 

With a fleet of 25 ships, Royal Caribbean are one of the most popular cruise lines in the world and it’s not hard to see why! Their ships carry up to 5,400 passengers and continually push the limit of what is possible at sea.

Their newest ship, Harmony of the Seas, is the largest cruise ship in the world and the brand have a range of 7 classes of ship for you to choose from. They regularly bring plenty of firsts to the industry and travel to over 240 destinations worldwide.

Would you like a Royal Caribbean cruise?

You would love a cruise with Royal Caribbean if…

  • You’re a couple who’d like a trip with a difference
  • You want an action-packed adventure with plenty of on-board entertainment
  • You’re a first-time cruiser wanting to dip your toes into your first sailing
  • You’d like to travel as a group or with a large family

Entertainment

The entertainment offered on-board varies from ship to ship but all have something spectacular to offer. Whatever your activity level, there is plenty to enjoy and all age ranges are catered for.

High octane entertainment includes having a go in the iFly skydiving simulator, learning to surf on the Flowrider surfing simulators or reaching incredible heights by travelling in the North Star: jewel shaped pods that ascend 300 feet above sea level. You can also enjoy bumper cars at sea, roller-skating on-board and trapeze lessons on your ship in the SeaPlex.

For those after more sun than anything else, there are a variety of pools to swim in, Jacuzzis to relax in and even waterparks to splash around in. Oasis class ships even have a Central Park complete with thousands of plants and trees – just in case you ever miss the greenery of land!

With theatre shows like Grease, live action ice skating performances, incredible water shows in the aqua theatre and a variety of casinos, nightclubs and music bars, you’ll certainly never be bored.

Want to see for yourself what entertainment awaits on Royal Caribbean? Watch our video introduction to Royal Caribbean here!

Dining Experience

Whatever tickles your taste buds, you’re sure to find something you’d enjoy on Royal Caribbean! Those of you who like a traditional dining experience can take your meals in the main dining room (of which there is often more than one!) or you can hit the buffet if you fancy something a little more informal.

Royal Caribbean have one of the best selections of speciality restaurants at sea and your choice of venues includes:

  • Wonderland – an Alice in Wonderland themed restaurant with creative dishes like liquid lobster
  • Izumi – a sushi restaurant with plenty of Asian fusion options
  • Chops Grille – for quality steaks and cuts of meat
  • Johnny Rockets – a family friendly American diner
  • Giovanni’s table – for hearty Italian and food that offers a taste of Tuscany
  • Jamie’s Italian, the Seafood Shack and many more!

It’s also up to you whether you’d like to eat at the same time every day in a fixed seating time or if you want to try My Time Dining and choose a different seating every day. You can also just sit back and order room service in your cabin if you’re feeling tired!

Family Friendly

Royal Caribbean are one of the most family friendly cruise lines around! From specialist kid’s clubs for children of all ages to the most innovative children’s entertainment at sea; your children are set to have the time of their lives.

Some of the family friendly amenities include:

  • Children’s day care and babysitting service
  • Fuel lounge for teenagers with video games and age appropriate activities
  • Babies 2 Go service which offers baby food and nappies to save suitcase space
  • Family cabins and interconnecting cabins for large families

Royal Caribbean also have the stars of DreamWorks on-board certain ships and children can meet their favourite famous characters!

Amenities

Whether you want to go to the gym, go for a Starbucks, play mini-golf or watch some live sport, Royal Caribbean have got you covered. There are also shopping malls with plenty of well-known brands, as well as places to buy any small items you may have forgotten to pack. There are facilities to book your next cruise, purchase professional photos and staff on hand to help 24 hours.

Every stateroom will offer a television, telephone, shower, hairdryer and soap. You’ll also get lots more amenities which vary depending on the class of room and ship you’re staying on.

One of the stand out features of Royal Caribbean is their superfast Voom Wi-Fi which is one of the fastest at sea! They have also introduced smart check-in online which cuts boarding time down to ten minutes and smart concierge so you can book in at restaurants on-board, online. Once on-board, you can even have your room card synced to a WOW wrist band – so you’ll never lose your door key again!

Dress Code and Extras

Royal Caribbean aren’t as formal as some other cruise lines and whilst some nights may be formal, most evenings you are free to wear more casual clothes to dinner. For example, on a formal night, ladies might wear cocktail dresses and men may choose a shirt and dark jacket, whereas other nights you may just wear casual separates (but not swimwear). You’re also free to wear whatever you like if you just fancy grabbing a snack on deck or eating in the buffet!