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Departure Date: 27th October 2019

Duration: 7 nights

Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International

Cruise Ship: Brilliance of the Seas

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Holiday Benefits

  • Flights from Gatwick*
  • All overseas transfers included
  • 7 nights onboard Brilliance of the Seas

Itinerary

  • 27th October 2019

    London Gatwick > Barcelona

  • 27th October 2019

    Barcelona

  • 28th October 2019

    Villefranche-sur-mer

  • 29th October 2019

    Portofino

  • 30th October 2019

    Livorno

  • 31st October 2019

    Civitavecchia

  • 1st November 2019

    Salerno

  • 3rd November 2019

    Barcelona

  • 3rd November 2019

    Barcelona > London Gatwick

Ship Information

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Useful Info
Launched
2002
Tonnage
90090
Length
962.0
Total Crew
848
Occupancy
2543

Focusing on open spaces, natural light and floor to ceiling windows, Brilliance of the Seas is full of the unique entertainment, original facilities and signature features that passengers have come to expect from Royal Caribbean International. Ideal for those seeking an action packed resort style cruise, the ship caters particularly well for families with kids and teens.

Launched in 2002, refit in 2013, she now offers more than half a dozen main, casual and speciality dining options and over a dozen bars, lounges and pubs. The introduction of Royal Babies and Tots during her refit means that kids and teens of all ages can experience the fun Adventure Ocean programme.

Suites/Deluxe Staterooms

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

These are available as:

  • Royal Suite with Balcony
  • Owners Suite with Balcony
  • Two-Bedroomed Suite with Balcony
  • Grand Suite with Balcony
  • Junior Suite with Balcony
  • Accessible Suite

All Suites and Deluxe Staterooms feature 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. Full breakfast, lunch and diner room service are also available, along with complimentary concierge service, priority check-in, priority departure, and complimentary luggage valet service.

Balcony Suites

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. 

These are available as:

  • Superior Ocean View
  • Deluxe Ocean View
  • Accessible Balcony

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.

Outside 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. 

Available as:

  • Family Ocean View
  • Large Ocean View
  • Accessible Outside 

Offering outside or promenade views through the picture window, the outside staterooms offer guests two twin or one king size bed, a refrigerator or mini-bar, TV, telephone and private en-suite bathroom with shower.

Inside Staterooms

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

These staterooms are available as:

  • Interior
  • Promenade
  • Accessible Interior 

The inside staterooms offer guests two twin or one king size bed, a refrigerator or mini-bar, TV, telephone and private en-suite bathroom with shower.

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Entertainment

Pacifica Theatre

Spanning 3 decks, the fantastic Pacifica Theatre offers contemporary and Broadway-inspired shows, headline musicals and live comedy.

Casino Royale

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

Centrum

Spanning 9 decks with panoramic sea views; a multitude of entertainment, casual eateries, as well as day and night time performances. Entertainment includes high-flying aerial acrobatics and daytime enrichment programmes.

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.

Starquest Nightclub

Passengers can party the night away, make new friends, listen to the latest tunes and enjoy a late night drink in the exciting nightclub.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Colony Club

A customisable entertainment space with different clubs: Jakarta Lounge and Singapore Sling’s are all unique and packed with fun and some amazing cocktails!

Shops & Boutiques

Distinctive storefronts offer an array of merchandise ranging from logo items, perfume and jewellery to liquor and cruise wear.

Pub

An excellent meeting place for pints, people, performances, and more.

Cinema

The cinema shows first-run movies daily.

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.

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.

Card Room

Tables for cards and board games. Everything’s complimentary for your enjoyment.

Health & Fitness

Sports

Passengers can also enjoy the ship's fantastic sporting facilities, which include: a golf simulator, a running track, as well as basketball and volleyball courts. Thrill seekers can also make use of the impressive rock climbing wall.

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.

Fitness Centre

A fully equipped gym and fitness centre, including free weights, weight machines and cardiovascular machines. Classes include pilates, spinning, kickboxing, yoga and salsa mania (Latin dance-inspired exercise). A steamroom and sauna are also available

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.

Designed to resemble an African watering hole, complete with three 16-foot-tall stone elephants and cascading waterfalls, it’s the perfect place to take a refreshing dip in the pool or relax in the whirlpool with friends.

Pool Deck

Simply relax on one of the comfortable loungers or take a dip in the warm water, the choice is yours.

After a renewal of the whole ship, Brilliance of the Seas has doubled her dining options. You can experience a wide variety of culinary influences, from tradtional italian, Giovanni’s Table, to the intimate and exclusive multi-course Chef’s Table.

Main Dining

Experience: complimentary

Food: classic

Spanning two decks, Minstrel offers seating for 2-10, with floor to ceiling windows allowing stunning views on the upper floor. Closed for lunch most days, the breakfast and dinner menus offer a wide range of cuisine.

Windjammer Cafe

Experience: complimentary

Food: cafe

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.

Rita's Cantina

Experience: cover

Food: mexican

With colourful surroundings and the lively flavours of Mexican classics like nachos, fajitas and Margaritas, this is the place for a fun fiesta.

Latte-tudes

Experience: snacks

Food: cafe

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.

Izumi

Experience: cover

Food: sushi

From sushi to sashimi and tableside cooking preparation using Hot Rocks, Royal Caribbean’s Izumi offers guests an exotic Asian-inspired dining experience.

Chef's Table

Experience: cover

Food: steakhouse

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 flavours. Then a sommelier pairs every course with wine chosen to enhance your enjoyment of the dish.

Vintages

Experience: snacks

Food: tapas

Developed with Robert Mondavi, Beringer Blass Wine Estates and Niebaum-Coppola, Vintages brings you amazing wines from some of the world’s finest vineyard with delicious tapas.

Chop's Grille

Experience: cover

Food: surf_turf

A high-end grill where you’ll find filet mignon and mesquite-grilled salmon on a menu that changes daily There’s no better place for a special occasion – great steaks and seafood are the speciality.

Park Cafe

Experience: snacks

Food: cafe

Park Café specialises in complimentary fresh, made to order paninis, crêpes, stir fries and more. You can also stock up on snacks for your excursions or for your stateroom.

Giovanni's Table

Experience: cover

Food: italian

Savour Italian home cooking just like Mama used to make it in this family-friendly trattoria, specialising in the traditional dishes of Tuscany.

Adventure Beach

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

Teen Disco

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

Royal Babies & Tots

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. Available on Oasis, Freedom, and Radiance class ships.

Aquanauts (3-5 Years)

Enjoy the magic of Bubbling Potions, uncover the dinosaur-sized secrets of Jurassic Jr, and take over the ship with the Pirate Party Parade. Parents of three-year olds can opt for pagers so Adventure Ocean staff can stay in touch.

Explorers (6-8 Years)

Space Mud, Fossil Fever and Meteorology Madness. Hands-on science gets young minds churning – along with explorations of arts with Adventure Art and Adventure Theatre. Round out the night with dancing through the decades and ice cream for all.

Voyagers (9-11 Years)

For 9 to 11 year olds there’s a range of cool and educational activities including science experiments, backstage tours and new sports like Gagaball.

Ages 12-14

Get active with rock climbing competitions, dodgeball and Dance Dance Revolution, then take it down a notch at BBQs and movie nights. Plus, the chance to let your star shine with open mic nights, talent shows and Scratch DJ Academy

Ages 15-17

Join new friends at theme nights, pool parties and teen dinners. Test your skills on the karaoke stage, on the Wii or at the basketball court and see who takes home the glory.

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.

Smoking & E-cigarette Policy

Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas, this includes electronic cigarettes/ e-cigarettes.

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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