If you’ve done any amount of researching cruise ships, you’ve likely seen some really big ones. You’ve probably spotted ships that look like mega resorts on the open ocean. But, have you seen the biggest one?
Harmony of the Seas is the largest cruise ship in the world. It’s the third ship in Royal Caribbean’s Oasis class of vessels and it carries 5,400 passengers, which is slightly more than her Oasis class sister ships Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas.
Want to know more about Harmony of the Seas? Here are the exciting details of this Royal Caribbean behemoth that will amazingly cruise in complete harmony with the sea in 2016.
Just like the other ocean liners in Royal Caribbean’s Oasis class, Harmony of the Seas is technologically advanced way beyond the norm. Harmony of the Seas boasts tech features like passenger bracelets that allow payment for onboard purchases with just a quick scan. Cruisers are able to download Royal Caribbean’s app to their mobile devices to make reservations for dining on Harmony of the Seas and take care of other cruising essentials. Another way that Harmony of the Seas goes above and beyond is with her fuel efficiency. She’s one of the greenest ships at sea, from any cruise line.
Harmony of the Seas sets sail on her maiden voyage in 2016. During her first year on the ocean, she will sail from Barcelona to Rome, stopping in Mediterranean ports like Palma (Mallorca), Naples, and Florence. Cruisers will be able to sail on a 7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise and a 7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise. There will be a 3-Night Getaway Cruise to Southampton, England, and a 3-Night Short Western Mediterranean Cruise.
Harmony of the Seas’ restaurants include a mix of casual and upscale eateries. Cruisers can visit 4 main venues for early and late seating, and for Royal Caribbean’s My Time Dining program. Meals at these main restaurants are include in the price of the cruise. Other dining establishments that passengers can eat at without paying extra include specialty places like Sorrento’ Pizzeria, Boardwalk Dog House, Park Café, and Solarium Bistro.
Bars and Clubs
The bars and clubs offer a range of exciting opportunities for nightlife. Boleros, a Latin-style lounge, features live music that is great for dancing to. Boot & Bonnet Pub was created to resemble an authentic English pub. It serves pints and finger foods. Other bars on Harmony of the Seas include Rising Tide Bar and Bionic Bar, a bar that has a robot mixing and serving drinks to cruisers.
There are so many activities to enjoy on Harmony of the Seas. If you want to spend time outdoors, you can ride a zip line, jet down a waterslide, play mini golf, swim, rock climb, and even test your surfing skills. Indoors, there is a fitness center, spa, shopping esplanade, ice-skating rink, and casino for your enjoyment.
Harmony of the Seas is a ship built to allow cruisers of all ages to enjoy a harmonious vacation. It features a kids club, spacious accommodations, plenty of relaxing public spaces, and a room to watch cooking demonstrations.
To find out more about Harmony of the Seas or to book your passage on her, visit Royal Caribbean’s website.