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Royal Caribbean Cruises

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship - Anthem Of The Seas

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship - Anthem Of The Seas

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Aqua Theater (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Aqua Theater (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Aquapark Cococay Private Island (Select Itineraries)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Aquapark Cococay Private Island (Select Itineraries)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Boardwalk Carousel (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Boardwalk Carousel (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Bumper Cars (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Bumper Cars (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Elevator With A View (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Elevator With A View (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Fitness

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Fitness

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Flowrider Surf Simulator (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Flowrider Surf Simulator (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - H2O Zone Waterpark (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - H2O Zone Waterpark (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Labadee Private Island (Select Itineraries)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Labadee Private Island (Select Itineraries)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Lounge

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Lounge

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Mini Golf

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Mini Golf

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Northstar Capsule (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Northstar Capsule (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Oasis Of The Seas

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Oasis Of The Seas

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Oceanview Balcony Stateroom

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Oceanview Balcony Stateroom

oyal Caribbean Cruises - Pool

oyal Caribbean Cruises - Pool

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Ripcord Virtual Skydiving (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Ripcord Virtual Skydiving (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Rock Climbing Wall

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Rock Climbing Wall

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Roller Skating (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Roller Skating (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Snorkeling In Cozumel (Select Itineraries)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Snorkeling In Cozumel (Select Itineraries)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Solarium

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Solarium

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Solarium

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Solarium

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Spa Lounge

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Spa Lounge

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Swim With Stingrays (Select Itineraries)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Swim With Stingrays (Select Itineraries)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Two70º Night Show (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Two70º Night Show (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Vintages Wine Bar (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Vintages Wine Bar (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Zipline (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Zipline (Select Ships)

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Fitness

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Fitness

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Sky Loft Suite

Royal Caribbean Cruises - Sky Loft Suite

Limitless Adventure Awaits You on Every Royal Caribbean Cruise

Royal Caribbean is famous for fun and adventure for families and couples who love to cruise. There's so much to do and enjoy when you cruise Royal Caribbean! Each day spent on a Royal Caribbean cruise is packed with fun and adventure, from zip-lining to ice skating to mini golf. You can even enjoy unique activities like cooking demonstrations or jewelry-making classes when you book a Royal Caribbean cruise. However you choose to cruise, our Royal Caribbean cruise deals offer the best value and amenities that everyone will enjoy.

Reserve your Royal Caribbean booking with CruiseDirect today to lock in the lowest prices on cruises to the Caribbean, Hawaii, the Mediterranean, or a host of other great destinations. With our Royal Caribbean cruise deals, you can have the vacation of a lifetime!

Launched:
2001/2016
Pax:
3,114
Crew:
1,185
Pools:
4
Bars:
13
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
89
Launched:
2010/2020
Pax:
5,400
Crew:
2,394
Pools:
4
Bars:
17
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
99
Launched:
2015
Pax:
4,180
Crew:
760
Pools:
4
Bars:
16
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
2002/2018
Pax:
2,112
Crew:
859
Pools:
3
Bars:
13
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
1997/2021
Pax:
2,252
Crew:
873
Pools:
2
Bars:
9
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
2000/2023
Pax:
3,114
Crew:
1,185
Pools:
4
Bars:
14
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
93
Launched:
2006/2020
Pax:
3,782
Crew:
1,360
Pools:
4
Bars:
16
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
95
Launched:
1996/2017
Pax:
1,950
Crew:
760
Pools:
2
Bars:
7
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
2016/2021
Pax:
5,402
Crew:
2,394
Pools:
4
Bars:
17
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
96
Launched:
2022
Pax:
5,610
Crew:
2,350
Pools:
6
Bars:
20
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2008/2018
Pax:
3,634
Crew:
1,360
Pools:
4
Bars:
18
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
93
Launched:
2004/2021
Pax:
2,112
Crew:
859
Pools:
3
Bars:
14
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
100
Launched:
2007/2021
Pax:
3,634
Crew:
1,365
Pools:
4
Bars:
17
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
97
Launched:
2003/2023
Pax:
3,114
Crew:
1,181
Pools:
4
Bars:
13
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
97
Launched:
2002/2019
Pax:
3,114
Crew:
1,181
Pools:
4
Bars:
16
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
96
Launched:
2009/019
Pax:
5,400
Crew:
2,150
Pools:
4
Bars:
17
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
92
Launched:
2020
Pax:
4,284
Crew:
1,551
Pools:
3
Bars:
14
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
97
Launched:
2016/2021
Pax:
4,180
Crew:
1,500
Pools:
4
Bars:
11
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
2014/2019
Pax:
4,180
Crew:
1,500
Pools:
4
Bars:
7
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
97
Launched:
2001/2021
Pax:
2,139
Crew:
869
Pools:
3
Bars:
14
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
1997/2022
Pax:
1,998
Crew:
765
Pools:
2
Bars:
6
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
100
Launched:
2003/2022
Pax:
2,110
Crew:
859
Pools:
3
Bars:
12
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
2019
Pax:
4,200
Crew:
1,300
Pools:
3
Bars:
8
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2025
Pax:
5,610
Crew:
2,350
Pools:
4
Bars:
8
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2018
Pax:
5,497
Crew:
2,300
Pools:
5
Bars:
26
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
97
Launched:
2024
Pax:
6,788
Crew:
2,394
Pools:
8
Bars:
20
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
1998/2022
Pax:
2,000
Crew:
765
Pools:
2
Bars:
6
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
99
Launched:
1999/2019
Pax:
3,114
Crew:
1,181
Pools:
4
Bars:
15
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
100
Launched:
2020
Pax:
7,084
Crew:
2,300
Pools:
4
Bars:
19
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
95
Ship Rating Launched Pax Crew Pools Bars Casino Kids Programs Cdc Score Minimum Price Minimum Price
Adventure of the Seas 2 star 2001/2016 3,114 1,185 4 13 True True 89 426.00 $448
Allure of the Seas 2 star 2010/2020 5,400 2,394 4 17 True True 99 252.00 $621
Anthem of the Seas 2 star 2015 4,180 760 4 16 True True 98 190.00 $590
Brilliance of the Seas 2 star 2002/2018 2,112 859 3 13 True True 98 346.50 $371
Enchantment of the Seas 2 star 1997/2021 2,252 873 2 9 True True 98 222.50 $259
Explorer of the Seas 2 star 2000/2023 3,114 1,185 4 14 True True 93 222.50 $283
Freedom of the Seas 2 star 2006/2020 3,782 1,360 4 16 True True 95 264.50 $541
Grandeur of the Seas 2 star 1996/2017 1,950 760 2 7 True True 98 236.00 $500
Harmony of the Seas 2 star 2016/2021 5,402 2,394 4 17 True True 96 470.00 $798
Icon of the Seas 0 star 2022 5,610 2,350 6 20 True True - 1451.00 $0
Independence of the Seas 2 star 2008/2018 3,634 1,360 4 18 True True 93 225.50 $322
Jewel of the Seas 2 star 2004/2021 2,112 859 3 14 True True 100 263.00 $569
Liberty of the Seas 2 star 2007/2021 3,634 1,365 4 17 True True 97 222.50 $446
Mariner of the Seas 2 star 2003/2023 3,114 1,181 4 13 True True 97 294.00 $307
Navigator of the Seas 2 star 2002/2019 3,114 1,181 4 16 True True 96 198.50 $399
Oasis of the Seas 2 star 2009/019 5,400 2,150 4 17 True True 92 245.00 $611
Odyssey of the Seas 0 star 2020 4,284 1,551 3 14 True True 97 476.50 $0
Ovation of the Seas 1 star 2016/2021 4,180 1,500 4 11 True True 98 268.50 $566
Quantum of the Seas 3 star 2014/2019 4,180 1,500 4 7 True True 97 185.50 $484
Radiance of the Seas 2 star 2001/2021 2,139 869 3 14 True True 98 231.00 $699
Rhapsody of the Seas 2 star 1997/2022 1,998 765 2 6 True True 100 376.50 $472
Serenade of the Seas 2 star 2003/2022 2,110 859 3 12 True True 98 391.00 $289
Spectrum of the Seas 0 star 2019 4,200 1,300 3 8 True True - 191.00 $0
Star of the Seas 0 star 2025 5,610 2,350 4 8 True True - 1506.00 $0
Symphony of the Seas 2 star 2018 5,497 2,300 5 26 True True 97 445.00 $1,049
Utopia of the Seas 0 star 2024 6,788 2,394 8 20 True True - 392.50 $0
Vision of the Seas 2 star 1998/2022 2,000 765 2 6 True True 99 423.00 $232
Voyager of the Seas 2 star 1999/2019 3,114 1,181 4 15 True True 100 240.50 $189
Wonder of the Seas 0 star 2020 7,084 2,300 4 19 True True 95 357.00 $0
entertainment
Entertainment & Attractions

Royal Caribbean cruises have set the industry standard with full-scale stage productions nightly on every cruise, all of which are included in the cost of Royal Caribbean cruise packages. You'll be able to take in Broadway musicals, ice skating shows, and original productions with a live orchestra, intricate costuming, and amazing talent culled from around the globe. World-class performers star in original shows by Royal Caribbean Productions. You might see a contemporary stage production, a Las Vegas-inspired floor show, a headline musical act, or a fast and loose live comedy show. No matter what type of show you see, it's certain to make you cheer!

What Shows Are Featured on Royal Caribbean Ships?

Royal Caribbean ships offer a ton of entertainment, but the specific shows vary by ship. However, some popular options for Royal Caribbean guests include:

  • Cats
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Hairspray
  • AquaTheater shows
  • Ice skating shows
  • Original productions (musical acts, aerial acrobatics, high diving, and more)

Additional Activities

What is there to do on a Royal Caribbean cruise? You'll never run out of options! Each Royal Caribbean ship is unique, and all offer a variety of fun activities to enjoy. Book a Royal Caribbean cruise online today and get in on the excitement!

  • SeaPlex Entertainment Center: Royal Caribbean is the only cruise line with the SeaPlex, the largest indoor activity space at sea! With a full-size basketball court, bumper cars, and so much more, there's fun for all ages.
  • Karaoke: Belt out your favorite songs and soak up the spotlight. Who will take the title of karaoke superstar?
  • Specialty Food and Beverage Demonstration: Take part in a unique tasting experience and savor the delicious offerings of top chefs and onboard beverage specialists.
  • Boogie Bodies: You and your crew can get animated and sing along with pop hits while your heads are superimposed onto animated bodies. Take home a DVD of your performance to relive those happy memories!
  • Gotta Dance: Show off the new hip-hop dance moves you learned in this unique dance adventure. Inspired by the award-winning documentary, Gotta Dance incorporates easy-to-follow choreography formatted for and open to guests of all ages and skill levels. It's exclusive to Royal Caribbean International.
  • Bingo: Onboard a Royal Caribbean cruise, bingo isn't a game: It's a whole event! With fun themes and awesome prizes, it's enjoyable for all.
  • Inline Skating: Zip around on inline skates hundreds of feet above the ocean!
  • FlowRider: Only Royal Caribbean lets you catch a wave like this! The sloped, wavelike surface of the FlowRider is perfect for all surfers whose hearts call them to the ocean. It's available on Freedom- and Oasis-class ships.
  • Rock Climbing: Available on all Royal Caribbean cruises, the signature rock climbing walls are a top-rated attraction, offering climbing challenges for all experience levels. All of the specialized equipment is provided. Socks are required, as is an adventurous spirit.
  • Casino Royale: Casino Royale features games for all levels of players. Onboard lessons are available to help novice players to play better, and tournaments are held for more advanced players.

The following are activities that may be on your Royal Caribbean cruise, depending on the specific ship:

  • Mini golf
  • Golf simulator (Freedom-, Voyager-, and Radiance-class ships; small additional fee required)
  • Zip-lining (Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas)
  • Waterslides
  • "Ultimate Abyss" slide
  • Aqua parks (Splashaway Bay or H2O Zone)
  • Sports court
  • Ice skating
  • Jogging track
  • Fitness classes
  • RipCord flight simulation
     
dining
Dining Options

When you dine on a Royal Caribbean ship, you can expect sweeping views, multi-level dining rooms, amazing cuisine, and personal service. Royal Caribbean's main dining rooms serve extraordinary, multi-course meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy new dinner choices every evening in a well-designed setting, with two nightly seatings available to guests. Guests can also choose a My Time Dining plan, available when you book Royal Caribbean cruise packages on select ships. With My Time Dining, you'll experience the fine quality and superior service of the main dining room without being beholden to a meal reservation. When you choose My Time Dining, you have the flexibility to dine in the main dining room between 6 and 9:30 p.m. (times vary by ship). Please note that prepaid gratuities are required when you select My Time Dining.

  • Windjammer Café: Casual buffet dining open almost around the clock, for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks
  • Seaview Café: A popular outdoor dining choice, the Seaview Café is a great place to grab a light lunch or late-night snack. The menu is an assortment of everyone's favorite bar food, classic deli sandwiches, and desserts. Beer and wine are also available.
  • Johnny Rockets: Enjoy a good old-fashioned burger and fries. The menu features all-American favorites and friendly service.
  • Compass Deli: Need a quick on-the-go lunch or dinner? Head to the Compass Deli, featuring soups, salads, and made-to-order sandwiches.
  • Seafood Shack: Featuring casual seafood favorites and a selection of delicious burgers, salads, and more
  • Ice Cream Parlor: Freshly made gelato in cups and cones with all of your favorite sweet toppings
  • Sorrento's: Classic and specialty pizzas
  • Café Promenade: Sandwiches, pizza, pastries, and popular brands including Seattle's Best Coffee and, on some ships, Ben & Jerry's® ice cream. Open both day and night, it's a great dining choice for a quick breakfast or a late-night snack.
  • Park Café: Park Café is a green market and casual dining spot featuring gourmet made-to-order sandwiches and paninis, salads, and more.
  • Boardwalk Donut Shop: For breakfast, dessert, or snack time, every time of day is doughnut time. There are a dozen doughnut flavors to choose from, and they're all baked fresh daily.
  • Latté-Tudes: Get your caffeine fix at the onboard coffee bar.

How Much Is a Drink Package on Royal Caribbean?

The Deluxe Beverage Package aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship offers unlimited alcohol and costs between $60 and $100 per passenger per day, depending on the specific ship and itinerary. The Refreshment Package is $29 per day and includes premium coffee, premium tea, bottled water, freshly squeezed juice, and non-alcoholic beverages. And the Classic Soda Package is $12.99 per day and provides unlimited soft drinks.

What Drinks Are Free on Royal Caribbean?

  • Tap water
  • Milk
  • Tea
  • Coffee (regular and decaf)
  • Lemonade
  • Iced tea
  • Flavored waters
  • Juices (not fresh-squeezed)
kids activities
Kids Activities

Royal Caribbean cruises offer a variety of entertainment spots for youth onboard.

Babies and Toddlers

Set aside some special family time on board and join the fun of the Royal Babies (ages 6 to 18 months) or Royal Tots (ages 18 to 36 months) interactive classes held in one of the onboard lounges. These activities, hosted by trained staff, have been developed by early childhood experts at Fisher-Price to provide an enriching experience. Draw from an onboard treasure chest of Fisher-Price toys during your stay: The Fisher-Price Toy Lending Program includes developmental toys that were specifically created for infants and toddlers ages 18 to 36 months. Borrow and exchange toys for a new activity every day, and help your little one's growing mind learn through play. Note that a parent or caregiver must accompany children 6 to 36 months of age during all activity sessions.

Diverse Kids' Programming

  • Aquanauts (ages 3 to 5)
  • Explorers (ages 6 to 8)
  • Voyagers (ages 9 to 11)

When you take a Royal Caribbean cruise with kids, the last thing you want to hear is, "I'm bored… ." Thankfully, Royal Caribbean has the fun and games covered for a wide age range. Young travelers will be able to choose how they spend their adventure at sea. Kids can learn more about local customs, carry out cool science experiments, and spend time with new friends. All kinds of exciting activities await, like age-appropriate hands-on science experiments and games. Popular kids' entertainment choices for Aquanauts, Explorers, and Voyagers include:

  • Adventure Science by High Touch High Tech
  • Adventure Theater by Camp Broadway
  • Adventure Art by Crayola
  • Sail Into Storytime
  • Assorted themed days

Young Teens (Ages 12 to 14)

Young teens can join in on activities and games when they want to or chill in the teens-only lounge that is staffed by professionals with experience working with youth. Activities young teens might enjoy include most things that are available to kids, plus:

  • Improv games
  • Mocktail competition
  • Scratch DJ Academy
  • Ice skating
  • Dodgeball
  • Teen barbecue
  • Open mic and talent show
  • Unplugged jam sessions
  • Dive-in movie and pool party
  • Teen casino

Teens (Ages 15 to 17)

The Royal Caribbean teen program isn't a controlled set of classes or rules. After all, it's the teens' vacation, too. Royal Caribbean offers teens the freedom to enjoy all the fun that cruise ships can offer. Explore the variety of curated onboard entertainment and activities, and come and go as you want. There are chill hangouts where teens can relax with friends and meet new people, and some of the ships also feature a teens-only club where you can dance and listen to music.

spa
Spa & fitness

Spa and Fitness

Fitness facilities on a Royal Caribbean cruise include a variety of equipment that guests can use as well as a sauna, whirlpool, steam room, and thermal suites. Available classes include:

  • Aerobics in Motion: An easy-to-follow, multi-level program that is fun, dynamic, and great for all ages
  • Shape Up/Step Up: A step class set to the beat of cool music and consisting of easy moves and simple transitions
  • Pathway to Yoga: This unique program features accessible, familiar postures and pranayama (breath work) for two different levels.
  • Shape Up/Pump Up: Great music will get you pumped in this high-energy resistance training program.
  • Wheels in Motion: This group cycling class features a few different formats, including endurance rides, interval rides, all-terrain rides, and mind-body journeys.
  • Shape Up/Firm Up: This conditioning program focuses on toning your abs, hips, and thighs.
  • Aquamotion: A water-based workout that focuses on challenging and supporting your body
  • Combat in Motion: Benefit from Eastern martial arts and dynamic Western aerobic conditioning practices in this program that focuses on vitality.
  • Circuits in Motion: Cardio and resistance work together in this circuit workout program.
  • Wake Up/Shape Up: Enjoy an eclectic mind-body program that promotes strength, proper posture, flexibility, and relaxation.
  • Balance in Motion: Take part in a varied mind and body workout that emphasizes core abdominal strength, proper posture, flexibility, and relaxation.

When you're done with your workout, take advantage of the finest signature spa treatments, which are sure to leave you feeling rejuvenated.

Destinations Jun 24 Jul 24 Aug 24 Sep 24 Oct 24 Nov 24 Dec 24 Jan 25 Feb 25 Mar 25 Apr 25 May 25
Alaska $429 $1,971 $438 $352               $323
Australia / New Zealand           $461 $442 $352 $333 $323 $1,478  
Bahamas $692 $487 $271 $281 $302 $239 $242 $232 $223 $242 $236 $333
Bermuda $1,179 $1,032 $573 $424 $452             $463
Canada / New England   $582 $562 $597 $417             $340
Eastern Caribbean $834 $460 $226 $244 $252 $242 $239 $295 $342 $323 $223 $492
Eastern Europe $1,000 $5,824 $1,772                  
Eastern Mediterranean $699 $959 $1,023 $964 $874             $622
Hawaii         $964           $647  
India           $2,327            
Mexico $504 $429 $363 $319 $208 $217 $199 $263 $214 $214 $328 $265
Northern Europe $1,061 $3,064 $1,238 $1,109 $1,043             $1,473
Orient Far East $1,309 $820 $588 $489 $366 $403 $451 $351 $385 $337 $323 $568
Pacific       $744 $1,932           $2,187  
Pacific Coastal       $4,899             $430 $484
Panama Canal       $1,229 $5,151           $1,067  
South Pacific           $1,011 $1,004 $687 $566 $706 $1,478  
Southern Caribbean $830 $1,448 $854 $644 $584 $584 $612 $463 $525 $505 $646 $717
Transatlantic     $1,664   $2,600 $700     $536   $496 $606
Transpacific       $744 $1,932           $2,187  
Western Caribbean $741 $561 $332 $275 $281 $272 $291 $323 $223 $293 $293 $393
Western Europe   $6,929                   $946
Western Mediterranean $1,759 $946 $914 $712 $764           $363 $727

Royal Caribbean Cruises