Jewel of the Seas
Jewel of the Seas is aptly named – she positively sparkles with light which floods in through her expansive glass exteriors. This light and airy feel enhances Jewel of the Seas spacious quality and provides enviable levels of comfort. One of the ship’s most exciting features is the nine deck Centrum. Located in the centre, it enjoys an elegantly curved staircase, domed ceilings and glass lifts with sea views.
During the day you can soak up the sun under the retractable roof of the solarium, soothed by the soft sound of the cascading waterfall. During the evening you can catch a West End-style show, try your luck at the casino, or sip a fine wine, beer or freshly-made cocktail at one of the many themed bars. Jewel of the Seas really does live up to her name.
Designed with larger families and groups in mind, accommodating up to 8. The largest cabins onboard, they offer priority boarding, dedicated entertainment seating and private concierge services. A private balcony with ocean views, sitting area with sofa bed, two twin or one king size bed, refrigerator or mini-bar, TV, telephone and private en-suite bathroom with bathtub.
Relax with friends over a speciality coffee at Latte-tudes or enjoy a light meal with stunning views at the Seaview Café or the Windjammer buffet. For more elegant dining enjoy classic chophouse and seafood dishes at ChopsGrille or fine Italian cuisine at Portofino. And for an evening of fun, enjoy a who-dunnit mystery over dinner at the Mystery Dinner Theatre.
The Main Dining Room delivers attentive service and flexible dining options, and our speciality restaurants offer a range of different culinary experiences.
Spanning two decks, Tides offers seating for 2-10, with floor to ceiling windows allowing stunning views on the upper floor. Closed for lunch most days, breakfast and dinner menus offer a wide range of cuisine. Shoreside Dining Room is a smaller dining room attached to the larger.
Serving Seattle’s Best Coffee, Latte-tudes is a hip and happening coffee shop. It’s a great place to recharge, or settle down with a good book and a steaming mug of coffee. The menu includes lattes, cappuccinos and espressos. You’ll also find pastries, beer, wine and soft drinks in this informal cafe.
Located in an intimate, exclusive enclave within Chops Grille, this private epicurean experience for up to 16 people treats you to a five-course, upgraded steakhouse menu and wine tasting.
Dinner at Chef’s Table is both experiential and educational, as the Chef de Cuisine specially prepares and presents each course, while explaining its cooking techniques, ingredients and flavors. Then a sommelier pairs every course with wine chosen to enhance your enjoyment of the dish.
From traditional cruise favourites to innovative, first at sea activities; the entertainment onboard offers something for all ages and preferences.
Our onboard library features comfortable reading chairs as well as an impressive selection of books and guidebooks
Enrichment programs, or ‘Explorer Academy’ classes cover a wide range of topics, including:
- 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
- Cookery - try your hand at cupcake decoration
The ship features a fantastic array of health and fitness facilities including, a spa, a fitness centre, a rock climbing wall and much more.
A range of services and relaxation treatments are available from the newly renovated 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.
Created to mirror the Balinese culture, the Solarium is simply a tropical paradise. You’ll find magnificent Balinese artwork, plush tropical gardens, graceful statues of elephants in prayer and brilliant colours in every direction. One of the most spectacular features is the Temple Gate Falls, an intricately carved wooden gateway with water cascading down its sides.
Royal Caribbean International's cruise ships offer a wide range of options for the whole family, as well as a great range of just-for-kids options.
Join your child in the fun of Royal Babies (6-18 months) or Royal Tots (18-36 months) interactive playgroup sessions including music, toys and learning activities, developed by early childhood experts at Fisher-Price. Each 45-minute session offers activities that make playtime learning time as well. Please note, a parent or caregiver must accompany children.
If you fancy a bit of time to yourself, make use of the colourful Royal Babies & Tots Nursery. The littlest guests (aged 6-36 months) are cared for by trained professionals, while enjoying specially designed programs. Daytime and evening drop-off is offered; hourly fee of $6 in the daytime and $8 during the evening applies, and you can book onboard.
With cool activities like the Scratch DJ Academy, sports matches and movie nights, as well as dedicated hang out areas just for them, our teen programme is perfect for kids aged 12-17.
There is also a Video Arcade. 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 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.
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.
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.
Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas, this includes electronic cigarettes/ e-cigarettes.
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.
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.
Recommended gratuities for guests in a Grand suite or above, is advised to be $14.25 per guest per day.
For guests in a Junior suite or a Stateroom it is advised to be $12.00 per guest per day.
A 15 % gratuity will automatically be added to bar bill or wine bills and for services in the Spa or Salon.
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