Cruise Ship Profiles
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2014 Hurricane Season Summary
Posted December 1, 2014
The National Hurricane Center reports below average activity this season with 8 named storms, of which 6 became hurricanes, and two of those hurricanes were major storms. Strong wind shear, dry descending air throughout the Atlantic and fewer tropical waves coming off the African coast due to a below average monsoon season in Africa can be attributed to a quiet season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 - November 30.
We can't say the same for the Eastern Pacific...the 2014 season was extremely active with 20 named storms, of which 14 became hurricanes, and 8 of those reached major hurricane strength. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season runs from May 15 - November 30.
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Adventure of the Seas
Allure of the Seas
Anthem of the Seas (2015)
Brilliance of the Seas
Enchantment of the Seas
Explorer of the Seas
Freedom of the Seas
Grandeur of the Seas
Independence of the Seas
Jewel of the Seas
Legend of the Seas
Liberty of the Seas
Majesty of the Seas
Mariner of the Seas
Monarch of the Seas
Navigator of the Seas
Oasis of the Seas
Quantum of the Seas (2014)
Radiance of the Seas
Rhapsody of the Seas
Serenade of the Seas
Splendour of the Seas
Vision of the Seas
Voyager of the Seas
Enchantment of the Seas News
Enchantment of the Seas Refurbishment
Posted April 2013
The December 2012 refurbishment added Royal Babies & Tots Nursery, '60s-era R Bar and new dining option, the Park Café gourmet deli.
Other enhancements include Wi-Fi service throughout the ship, flat panel TVs in each stateroom, interactive digital signage and an outdoor, poolside movie screen that proved popular on the Oasis-class ships. Also new to the ship are the Concierge Club lounge for suite guests and Diamond Club for the line's loyalty program members.
Posted Dec 1, 2012
The Enchantment of the Seas will travel to Freeport Bahamas today to begin a two-week refurbishment period.
Summary for 2014
Enchantment of the Seas replaced Monarch of the Seas, which Royal Caribbean recently transferred to sister cruise line Pullmantur.
Updated Dec, 2013
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2009 Rating 97 (May)
2009 Rating 95 (Nov)
2010 Rating 95 (Jun)
2011 Rating 96 (May)
2012 Rating 96 (May)
2012 Rating 97 (Sep)
2013 Rating 86 (Aug)
2013 Rating 94 (Nov)
2014 Rating 99 (Feb)
Viking Crown Lounge
Bungee Trampolines, Vita Course, Jogging Track, Adventure Ocean, Teen Center, V-Deck Video Games, Day Spa and Fitness Center, Rock Climbing Wall
Windjammer Cafe, Kids Splash Pool, Main Pool, Island Bar, Solarium and Day Spa
Nautical Bridge, Passenger staterooms
Passenger staterooms, Crown and Anchor Study, Library
Palladium Theater, Boutiques, Art Gallery, Photo Gallery, Latte-Tudes, Centrum, Chops Grill, Conference Center, Schooner Bar, Carousel Lounge
Palladium Theater, Casino Royale, Boleros Lounge, Guest Relations & Explorations Desk, My Fair Lady Dining Room
Passenger staterooms, Champagne Bar and Terrace, My Fair Lady Dining Room
Enchantment of the Seas
After the ship version of an "extreme makeover" in early 2005, Enchantment of the Seas is fully refurbished and brimming with exciting new features. Bungee trampolines, suspension bridges and an expanded Pool Deck will please adventurous guests, and the interactive Splash Deck is a great spot for kids to get soaked.
|CDC Ratings||Outdoor Areas|
|Deck Plan||Kid's Camps|
Ship Class: Vision
Upgrades: stretched & refurbished in 2005;
2-week drydock Dec 1-14, 2012
Outdoor movie screen
Speed: 22 Knots
Length: 990 ft.
All staterooms offer accommodations that convert to queen size bed and have private bath, vanity area, flat-panel TV and phone, electric mini-bar, hair dryers and AC. The bedding program has been updated fleet-wide, with new bed frames, mattresses, sheets, pillows, and duvets.
|Balcony||191-350||Sq. ft. w/veranda|
|Suite||247-1087||Sq. ft. w/veranda|
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom. Family staterooms include a pullman or sofa bed to accommodate up to 4 guests.
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom. The family ocean view has additional bunk beds in separate area, separate sitting area with sofa bed, and can accommodate up to 6 guests. Panoramic staterooms have floor-to-ceiling windows for stunning views.
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom.
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area. Grand suites include concierge service. Royal family suites have two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long(one room with third and fourth Pullman beds), two bathrooms (one with shower, one with bathtub), living area with double sofa bed, private balcony, and concierge service. The stateroom can accommodate up to 8 guests. The Royal Suite has a separate bedroom with king-size bed, private balcony with hot tub, whirlpool bathtub, living room with queen-size sofa bed, baby grand piano and concierge service.
Excluding Junior suites, guests booked in other suites enjoy the following amenities :
• Priority check-in
• Personalized attention throughout the cruise with complimentary
• Concierge Club service on select ships
• Reserved prime seating in the main theater for entertainment shows, where available
• Priority tender tickets on select cruises. (Tender service is provided when smaller vessels are necessary to reach shore in locations without docking ports large enough for cruise ships.)
• VIP pool deck seating, where available
• Full breakfast, lunch and dinner dining room menus available for in-room dining
• Private breakfast and lunch seating in specialty restaurants on our Voyager and Freedom Class ships
• Mattel® board games available to order for in-room entertainment for the kids
• Complimentary luggage valet service
• Luxury spa bathrobes for use onboard
• Complimentary pressing service on formal night
• Priority departure with exclusive suite departure lounge featuring continental breakfast
($) = Specialty restaurant, surcharges apply
My Fair Lady Dining Room
Two-story main dining room. weeping, multi-level ambience, world-class cuisine and extraordinary personal service from a dedicated wait staff. The main dining room serves exceptional, multi-course meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
A culinary destination loaded with an array of delicious food for every meal and snack time – all with spectacular views and a comfortable, casual atmosphere. Browse multiple buffets and serving stations featuring pastas, omelets made-to-order, global cuisine, salads, soups, sandwiches, meat-carving, and tons of tantalizing desserts.
An indoor/outdoor gourmet market featuring salads, sandwiches, soups and pastries. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, complimentary.
Chops Grill ($)
Royal Caribbean's popular signature steakhouse, featuring grade-A premium cuts of steak cooked to your specifications, plus fresh seafood, hearty side dishes and signature desserts in an upscale, contemporary setting. $30.00 per person surcharge.
Chef’s Table ($)
An exclusive and private experience co-hosted by the executive Chef and Sommelier for a wine pairing dinner of five courses. Open for dinner reservations, $95 per person.
Cafe Latte-tudes ($)
Caffeine fix, coffee break, or after-dinner cappuccino – drop by this café for sweets, people watching and specialty coffee beverages (additional cost applies)
Breakfast, lunch and dinner, 24 hours a day (late night service charge applies).
Complimentary Broadway-style entertainment playing nightly.
Viking Crown Lounge
Observation area during the day with great views of the sea and cocktails and music by night.
Play slots, cards, roulette and more.
The Schooner Bar is a nautical haven inspired by the sea – a guest-favorite bar, thanks to nightly piano entertainers that will have you joining a chorus of classics.
This quiet and elegant bar is the perfect place to enjoy a glass (or two) of champagne.
The R Bar features iconic furnishings and classic cocktails-- gimlet, martini, gin, whiskeys and more-- all served by the ship's resident mixologist.
Follow the Latin beat and find yourself in Boleros, a nighttime hot spot where you can keep up with live music and cool down with a mojito or caipirinha.
Music, dancing and entertainment.
Bungee Trampolines, Vita Course, Jogging Track, and Rock Climbing Wall located on Deck 10.
One swimming pool and 4 whirlpools midship and a Solarium pool with two whirlpools located aft on deck 9.
Royal Babies & Royal Tots
Interactive classes filled with enriching activities developed by early childhood experts at Fisher-Price® for kids 6-18 months. The Royal Tots Program offers 45-minute interactive playground sessions filled with age-appropriate activities and toys for kids ages 18-36 months. Both programs are hosted by trained youth staff. A parent or caregiver must accompany child during all activity sessions. Nursery program also available.
Adventure Ocean for Kids Ages 3-11
Aquanauts for kids ages 3-5 years old; Explorers for kids ages 6-8 years old; Voyagers for kids ages 9-11 years old. Royal Caribbean offers age appropriate parties, crafts, scavenger hunts, science experiments, theater games, excursions and more. Located on deck 10.
Non-structured, participate when you want program for teens, ages 12-17 years old. Featuring Theme Nights, Improve Games, DJ Academy, Mocktail Competition, Dodgeball, Open Mic and Talent Show, BBQ, Movie and Pool Party, Teen Casino, Snowball Fight, Climbing Competition and more. Located on deck 10.