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25th October 2019 for 11 nights

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Premium level of service

Youth & Teen Programmes

Inside price from
£1,199pp

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Stateroom
Price
Inside
£1,199pp
  • Stateroom Category ZI £1,199pp
Outside
£1,349pp
  • Stateroom Category YO £1,349pp
Balcony
£1,499pp
  • Stateroom Category XB £1,499pp
Suite
£2,199pp
  • Stateroom Category WS £2,199pp

Up to 25% off fares on selected 2019 sailings, Offer ends 17th December 2018. T&Cs apply.

Stateroom
Price
Inside
£1,539pp
 £250 pp On-board Spends
  • Stateroom Category 6V £1,539pp
  • Stateroom Category 4V £1,561pp
  • Stateroom Category 2T £1,636pp
  • Stateroom Category 4U £1,636pp
Outside
£1,693pp
 £250 pp On-board Spends
  • Stateroom Category 8N £1,693pp
  • Stateroom Category 2N £1,715pp
  • Stateroom Category 4M £1,872pp
Balcony
£1,885pp
 £500 pp On-board Spends
  • Stateroom Category 6D £1,885pp
  • Stateroom Category 4D £1,960pp
  • Stateroom Category 2D £1,990pp
  • Stateroom Category 7D £2,012pp
  • Stateroom Category 6B £2,087pp
  • Stateroom Category 4B £2,117pp
  • Stateroom Category 2B £2,155pp
Suite
£2,416pp
 £500 pp On-board Spends
  • Stateroom Category J4 £2,416pp
  • Stateroom Category J3 £2,521pp
  • Stateroom Category GS £3,414pp
  • Stateroom Category OS £4,666pp
  • Stateroom Category VP £5,785pp
  • Stateroom Category GT £6,008pp
  • Stateroom Category RS £7,666pp

About this Cruise

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25/10/2019
Southampton

Lying near the head of Southampton Water, a peninsula between the estuaries of the Rivers Test and Itchen, Southampton is Britain’s largest cruise port. It has been one of England’s major ports since the Middle Ages, when it exported wool and hides from the hinterland and imported wine from Bordeaux. The city suffered heavy damage during World War Two and as a result the centre has been extensively rebuilt, but there are still some interesting medieval buildings including the Bargate, one of the finest city gatehouses in England.

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Funchal, Madeira

Formed by a volcanic eruption, Madeira lies in the Gulf Stream, about 500 miles due west of Casablanca. Discovered by Portuguese explorer João Gonçalves Zarco in 1419, this beautiful island became part of Portugal’s vast empire and was named for the dense forest which cloaked it - 'Madeira' means 'wood' in Portuguese. Sugar plantations first brought wealth here, and when King Charles II of England granted an exclusive franchise to sell wine to England and its colonies, many British emigrants were drawn to the capital, Funchal. Today’s travellers come to Madeira for the varied and luxuriant scenery, from mountain slopes covered with vines to picturesque villages and a profusion of wild flowers. The natural beauty of the island has earned it many pseudonyms such as ‘The Floating Garden of the Atlantic’, 'The Island of Eternal Springtime' and ‘God’s Botanical Gardens’ and our selection of excursions aim to show you why.

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Tenerife
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Perhaps the prettiest of the Canary Islands, Gran Canaria is an almost circular isle with the peak of Pozo de Las Nieves, its highest point, at the centre. With a wealth of natural beauty and all the exciting attractions of city life in the capital, the island offers the best of both worlds. You will no doubt wish to see the sights of the capital’s old quarter, which dates back to the 15th century and encompassses the Vegueta and Triana districts, and wherever you go you can enjoy the glorious subtropical climate, perfect for growing exotic palms and fruits.

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Lanzarote
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Vigo

Dating from Roman times, the Galician city of Vigo has a fine natural harbour and is renowned as the biggest fishing port in the world. It is also full of history - it was in this fjord-like quay that the English and Dutch defeated the French and Spanish fleets in 1702. Today, the attractive marinas stand in contrast to the industrialised areas of the city, while further exploration will reveal the characteristic 17th-century architecture and attractive countryside beyond. The charming Old Town is a delight, with its labyrinth of winding narrow streets and shaded squares. Nearby is the Cathedral city of Tui, and further to the north is the pilgrimage centre of Santiago de Compostela, which can be reached by car in approximately 1¼ hours.

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La Coruña

The busy port of La Coruña (A Coruña in the Galician language) is located in the far north-west corner of Spain and is the capital of the rugged region of Galicia. Boasting a rich maritime heritage, the city is famous for being the departure point for Felipe II’s doomed Armada, which was defeated by the English in 1588. British military historians also know it as the location of the Battle of Corunna that took place in 1809, when Napoleon’s troops attacked a division of the British Army led by General Sir John Moore, who lost his life in the battle and is buried in the city. In keeping with its seafaring tradition, La Coruña is also famous for the Tower of Hercules, Europe’s oldest functioning lighthouse, which dates back to Roman times and is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The town itself is well worth exploring, with its handsome squares, Romanesque churches and interesting archaeological museum. It is particularly noted for its long seafront promenade lined with elegant

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Southampton

Lying near the head of Southampton Water, a peninsula between the estuaries of the Rivers Test and Itchen, Southampton is Britain’s largest cruise port. It has been one of England’s major ports since the Middle Ages, when it exported wool and hides from the hinterland and imported wine from Bordeaux. The city suffered heavy damage during World War Two and as a result the centre has been extensively rebuilt, but there are still some interesting medieval buildings including the Bargate, one of the finest city gatehouses in England.

Suites & Deluxe Staterooms

The most spacious and luxurious of all suites, these include extra touches such as private balconies and a personalised concierge service.

Balcony Staterooms

Throw open the doors and let the ocean air invigorate you. Take in the view all the way to the horizon in a luxurious stateroom with a private balcony.

Ocean View Staterooms

Even after a day of activity there’s no need to lose your sea view – Outside Staterooms give you a panoramic window on the world.

Interior Cabins

Comfort and little luxuries are the order of the day in these cosy and affordable Interior Staterooms.

Launched
2000
Tonnage
137308
Length
310.9
Total Crew
1185
Occupancy
3840

Is it adventure you seek, or a restful retreat from life on land? Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas is home to an array of innovations that give you whatever type of vacation you desire. Climb a rock wall that overlooks the sea, or find your adventure on the basketball court, ice-skating rink or mini-golf course. If it’s zen you seek, achieve it poolside or at the relaxing Vitality Spa. Liven up your nights on the Royal Promenade, with parades, dancing, and duty-free shopping deals. And bring along some friends—with spacious public areas, enhanced staterooms, and a spectacular three-story dining room, this ship has room for your whole crew.

FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD

TEMPT YOUR TASTE BUDS WITH FOOD FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

Fresh sushi, juicy steak, a rustic Italian feast or just a good old-fashioned hamburger – no matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll find it – and lot’s more besides – onboard Explorer of the Seas®.

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Whatever you’re in the mood for, you can tempt your taste buds with delicious food and drink at a variety of fantastic venues onboard Explorer of the Seas®.

Main Dining

Experience: complimentary

Food: classic

This elegant 3 story restaurant is the perfect place for a special occasion, with a menu of fine dining and our trademark excellent service.

Johnny Rockets

Experience: cover

Food: american

1950s style diner, offering fast, friendly service. A traditional burger joint serving a range of hamburgers, hotdogs, milkshakes and sodas, indoor and outdoor seating is available, with jukeboxes adding to the ambiance.

Windjammer Cafe

Experience: complimentary

Food: buffet

Self-service buffet breakfasts and lunches, with restaurant service during the evenings. Casual atmosphere combined with a changing evening menu makes Windjammer one of the more popular eateries onboard.

Giovanni's Table

Experience: cover

Food: italian

Be transported to an Italian trattoria at this rustic venue, where the signature flavours of Tuscany and delicious fresh ingredients combine to make a truly special dining experience.

Izumi

Experience: cover

Food: japanese

The traditional japanese dishes at Izumi will impress you with their pure, delicate flavours, freshness of ingredients and impeccable presentation. Diners can choose from popular sushi rolls, sashimi, Hot Rock (Ishiyaki) Plates, sukiyaki and more.

Chops Grille

Experience: cover

Food: surf_turf

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.

Cafe Promenade

Experience: cover

Food: cafe

This café on the Royal Promenade offers specialty coffees, snacks and pastries in the morning and sandwiches and cookies throughout the day and night.

Casino Royale

The exciting Casino Royale offers, roulette, black jack, poker and slot machines, with lessons, games and tournaments for players of all abilities.

Royal Promenade

Located in the heart of the ship; 2 football pitches long and 4 decks high – the Royal Promenade is lined with boutiques, as well as 24-hour casual dining and drinking options.

Palace Theatre

Standing five decks high (from orchestra pit to domed ceiling), the impressive Palace Theatre showcases contemporary musical stage productions, West End style shows and stand up comedians.

Studio B

Studio B is a multi-purpose complex housing a wide range of activities – from ice skating to cooking demonstrations and classes.

The Champagne Bar

The Champagne Bar is elegant, sophisticated and most importantly stocks some of the finest champagnes at sea. This venue is great for a special occasion, a pre dinner drink or just to celebrate that you are on holiday. Accompanying drinks will be an assortment of canapés.

The Tavern

Offering traditional ales and lagers within a great British pub atmosphere, this venue truly is a home from home.

Pool Bars

The ship's pool bars make it easy to stay cool in the sun without having to stray too far from the deck chair. They offer a range of refreshing drinks and cocktails for passengers to enjoy.

Schooner Bar

This nautical themed bar is available on all Royal Caribbean ships. In the evening this is a popular place to be, with live piano playing and singing.

Sports Bar

Passengers can grab a beer and catch all the big matches in the ship's Sports Bar. It's just like your favourite sports bar at home - only it's at sea!

Viking Crown Lounge

Offering the best views at sea The Viking Crown Lounge is Royal Caribbean's signature bar. Located on the top deck, this glass lounge, offers unmissable panoramic great views.

Art Gallery

Original art is displayed in the onboard art gallery as well as throughout the ship. To purchase something for your own collection, visit an onboard art auction.

Star Lounge

Live music, dancing, and entertainment.

Connoisseur Club

This dimly-lit lounge is perfect for sipping on a cognac.

R Bar

Experience a 1960s vibe at the all-new R Bar, featuring iconic furnishings and classic cocktails — gimlet, martini, gin, whiskeys and more — all served by the ship’s resident mixologist. And be sure to try the drink specials, specially created to complement the Centrum’s nightly theme and aerial performance.

Library

Peace, quiet, and your next great read – find it all at the well-stocked library, featuring a variety of genres, plus tables for cards and board games. Everything’s complimentary for your enjoyment.

Concierge Club

Guests staying in Grand Suite-level rooms and higher, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor® Society members enjoy access to this lounge serving complimentary continental breakfast and evening drinks.

Outdoor Movie Screen

Watch first-run movies and big time sporting events the way they were meant to be seen - poolside, under the stars. A screen hoisted above the main pool area will showcase all the larger-than-life action.

Diamond Club

Diamond, Diamond Plus, and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor® Society members enjoy access to this lounge, created to serve these loyal guests with concierge access, complimentary continental breakfast, and evening drinks.

Explorer Academy

Classes include:

  • Wine tasting - learn about wines from around the world
  • Casino tuition - from poker to blackjack, learn how to play some of the casino's most popular games
  • Dance and fitness - including yoga, pilates, ice skating and dance
  • Language
  • Cookery - try your hand at cupcake decoration

    Vitality Spa

    A range of services and relaxation treatments are available from the Vitality Spa & fitness Centre. The salon, located within the spa area, offers haircuts, styling, manicures, pedicures and teeth whitening. Visit Vitality Spa for massages, reflexology, facials, bodywraps and acupuncture. 

    Health, fitness and beauty demonstrations are run by qualified professionals during most voyages. The Vitality Wellness Programme offers a holistic approach to well being, with seminars, expert advice, healthy menu options, fitness programmes and spa.

    Sports Court

    Passengers can also enjoy the ship's fantastic sporting facilities, which include: an ice rink, a golf simulator, a jogging track, as well as basketball and volleyball courts. Thrill seekers can also try out the impressive rock climbing wall.

    Solarium

    The Solarium offers a calm, quiet, peaceful atmosphere for adults to relax in. Both in and outdoors, the lounge area can be covered during cooler weather by a large glass roof.

    Rock Climbing Wall

    Ever thought about climbing a rock wall 200ft above sea level? With the ship's onboard rock wall this can become a reality. Passengers who take on the challenge will experience some of the best views at sea.

    Flowrider

    Your friends are never going to believe you surfed onboard a ship! Even the best beaches have bad days, but on the FlowRider®, surf’s always up. Plus, whether you’re boogie boarding or surfing, the FlowRider® is great fun for all ages and all skill levels.

    Explorers Dunes Golf Course

    Our 9-hole miniature golf course will entertain adults and children alike.

    Swimming Pools & Whirlpools

    Warm up in one of the relaxing whirlpools or take a refreshing dip in one of the three swimming pools.

    Running Track

    Run laps while taking in the view with tracks that are open to anyone.

    Adventure Beach

    The Adventure Beach family pool area offers deckchairs, a slide and pool for kids to splash around in to their hearts content.

    Optix Teen Disco

    Optix Teen Disco lets teens have the chance to relax, hang out, dance and have some fun away from mum and dad.

    Adventure Ocean

    A play area with specially designed activities for kids from 3-17. Run by exceptional, energetic and college-educated staff.

    Video Arcade

    Blips, bleeps, clangs and cheers. Play to win in a classic arcade atmosphere with timeless games like Pacman and table hockey, plus the latest – Guitar Hero, Fast and Furious Drift and more.

    Special Dietary Requirements

    Special meals can be provided on all ships, when requested in advance, however not all requests are guaranteed. Requests must be submitted no later than 60 days prior to sailing. 

    A wide range of vegetarian and gluten free meals are available onboard as standard.

    Disabled Facilities

    Wheelchair accessible staterooms are available on request. These can include electric entrance doors and accessible shower facilities. Priority and assisted boarding is also available on request. 

    The ship has ramps and lifts on most decks, and hoists are available on request at certain pools and jacuzzis. Please note that passengers must provide their own wheelchairs/scooters or hire from an outside vendor.

    Dress Code

    There are three distinct types of evening on board: casual, smart casual and formal. Suggested guidelines for these nights are:
    Casual: Polo shirts and trousers for men, sundresses or trousers for women.

    Smart Casual: Jacket and shirt for men, dresses or trouser suits for women.

    Formal: Suits and ties or tuxedos for men, cocktail dresses or trouser suits for women.

    There are however certain restaurants onboard which maintain a casual dress code throughout the cruise. On a typical 14 night cruise, 8 nights will be casual, 3 nights will be smart casual and 3 nights will be formal, however this depends upon individual cruise itineraries.

    Age Restrictions

    For sailings that depart from a port in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South America and Asia, the minimum age for purchase and consumption of alcohol is 18. , For any sailing which commences outside of the above stated areas, the minimum drinking age is 21. Therefore any ships departing from or calling at a port in North America the minimum drinking age will be 21. 

    Passengers who wish to use the spa, casino and adult nightclub must be 18 years or over. Those wishing to use the solarium and whirlpools must be 16 years or over. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult when attending the theatre.

    Drinks Packages

    The following drinks packages are available onboard:

    Select Drinks Package - from $40 per person per day (approx £25)- Includes: Beer (a selection of bottle, can and draught), wine by the glass (up to $8 value), fountain soft drinks with souvenir cup and non-alcoholic cocktails.

    Premium Drinks Package - from $55 per person per day (approx £35) - Includes: All house spirits with mixer and premium cocktails, beers (a selection of bottle, can and draft), premium wine by the glass (up to $12 value), frozen & non-alcoholic cocktails, fountain soda with souvenir cup, still bottled water (500ml). 

    Ultimate Drinks Package - from $65 per person per day (approx £40) - Virtually unlimited options. A combination of all the benefits from the Premium and Royal Replenish Packages. 

    Wine & Dine Package - from $99 per person (approx £60) - Wine enthusiasts can save up to 25% on standard list prices with a multi-bottle Wine Package. Choose from a renowned selection and enjoy your wine in the Main Dining Room, speciality restaurants or the Windjammer Café. 

    Evian Water Package - from $28.45 per person per day (approx £18.70). Stay perfectly refreshed with Evian 1 litre bottled water, available in quantities of 8, 12, 16 and 24 and delivered conveniently to staterooms, with savings up to 35% on individual bottles. 

    Juice Package - from $20.15 per person per day (approx £13.20) - Minute Maid bottled juice packages delivered to your stateroom. They're available in a variety of flavours and quantities (6, 8 and 12 bottles) for savings of up to 25% on individual bottles. 

    Please note: 15% gratuity is included in all package prices.

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