The Caribbean is home to some unparalleled experiences that have inspired many international stories and movies. It is the destination where adventures, idyllic beaches, cultural diversity, culinary delights and much more blends together offering the perfect getaway. With its gigantic ships and fascinating sailings, embark on a journey to discover the hidden gems of the Caribbean with Royal Caribbean, one of the leading cruising companies in the world.
An esteemed fleet of 18 ships including the world’s largest in its four state-of-the-art Oasis class vessels, sail the Caribbean from East to West; Harmony of the Seas®, Allure of the Sears®, Symphony of the Seas®, and newly amplified Oasis of the Seas® are all award-winning ships and add an extra flavour to vacations in the Caribbean. Thanks to their gigantic sizes, each offers an adventure packed with unforgettable experiences. Countless itineraries are available and spanning fun filled four-night cruises to comprehensive 12-night excursions that will quench the thirst for some serious adventures. Royal Caribbean is a benchmark in the cruise industry with ships changing the game again and again. Each offers many accommodation options that cater to all types of travellers, and bespoke entertainment opportunities which are unparalleled at sea. Music halls, gyms, rock climbing walls, outdoor activities, ziplines, water slides and many more are all available abroad the ships and transform the sailing into a journey to remember.
Sailings in the Caribbean are grouped under three main geographic areas; the Eastern Caribbean which is famous for its mountain peaks and rainforest thrills and is home to some of the best zip-lining courses in the world; the Western Caribbean where visitors can find the alluring ruins of ancient civilizations and hike through the Mayan ruins and limestone caves; and the Southern Caribbean where bright and exotic beaches are at appendance and offering rich submarine experiences with colourful coral reefs, shipwrecks and schools of fish.
With many options on offer, travellers with Royal Caribbean have the option of joining a five-night cruise onboard Adventure of the Seas® for less than US$400 per person (without taxes) and hop on a journey where past meets present. The sailing starts at Galveston, Texas which offers both action-packed adventure and a laidback beach vibe, before reaching to Costa Maya where ancient Maya ruins and mysterious jungles are waiting to be explored. Following that the ship heads to Cozumel, Mexico, with its lively tropical reefs, crystal-clear waters and ancient ruins before going back to Galveston.
For those who are after mega experiences in the Caribbean Harmony of the Seas® should be their preferred choice. The ship with the world’s best feature has the tallest slide at sea, the Ultimate Abyss, as well as a full-sized basketball court, Zipline and seven iconic onboard neighbourhoods to mention a few features. Kicking off the adventure from Port Canaveral, Orlando the ship sails for a whole day before reaching to Royal Caribbean’s private island the “Perfect Day at CocoCay”. This amusement island is home to a thrill water park with the tallest waterslide in North America, beach club, floating cabanas, and loads of beach activities. Fun continues abroad Harmony of the Seas® before reaching to Cozumel, Mexico then to Roatan island where travellers are invited to enjoy the unique blend of cultures and traditions. Leaving Roatan the ship embarks on a journey to the past to visit the Mayan heritage at Costa Maya before heading back to Orlando.
A cruise to the Caribbean will take travellers to beaches with unique features like pink and black sand, and to several UNESCO Heritage Sites. A trip to this part of the world with Royal Caribbean will not only be full of surprises but will also be filled with fun day and night with lots activities whether on islands or at seas.
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