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Sailings
9 Nights Caribbean - Southern
departing from Miami, Florida
Vendor Sailing Identifier 09D034
Cruise Line Royal Caribbean International
Ship Explorer Of The Seas
Departing Fri, Nov 29, 2019
Return Port Miami, Florida
Ports of Call Miami, Florida | Labadee (Labadie), Haiti | Willemstad, Curacao | Kralendijk, Bonaire, Dutch Antilles | Port of...
Royal Caribbean International
Miami, Florida | Labadee (Labadie), Haiti | Willemstad, Curacao | Kralendijk, Bonaire, Dutch Antilles | Port of Oranjestad, Aruba, Caribbean
Prices starting from
  • Inside
    Oceanview
    Balcony
    Suite
  • $448 USD $49.78 USD per day
    $548 USD $60.89 USD per day
    $889 USD $98.78 USD per day
Port charges of $225 included. Taxes and fees of $108 are not included.
Itinerary
  • Date Date Location Location Arrival Arrival Departure Departure
  • Fri, Nov 29, 2019 MIAMI, FLORIDA -- 5:00 pm
    Sat, Nov 30, 2019 CRUISING -- --
    Sun, Dec 01, 2019 LABADEE, HAITI 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Mon, Dec 02, 2019 CRUISING -- --
    Tue, Dec 03, 2019 WILLEMSTAD, CURACAO 9:00 am 8:00 pm
    Wed, Dec 04, 2019 KRALENDIJK, BONAIRE 8:00 am 8:00 pm
    Thu, Dec 05, 2019 ORANJESTAD, ARUBA 8:00 am 7:00 pm
    Fri, Dec 06, 2019 CRUISING -- --
    Sat, Dec 07, 2019 CRUISING -- --
    Sun, Dec 08, 2019 MIAMI, FLORIDA 7:00 am --
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Royal Caribbean International
General

Royal Caribbean is an award-winning global cruise line with a 45-year legacy of innovation and excellence in the cruise industry. It has redefined cruising with exciting onboard activities such as rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, zip lines, bumper cars, the signature FlowRider surf simulator and exclusive skydiving thrills of RipCord by iFLY. Royal Caribbean was the first to bring the best of Broadway to the high seas, staging full-length productions of hit musicals like MAMMA MIA!, Cats and We Will Rock You. The world-class entertainment program includes dazzling only-on-Royal stage, ice, aerial, dive and multimedia shows, plus dance clubs, bars and lounges that never charge a cover. The newest ships in the fleet - Oasis Class and Quantum Class - are equipped with advanced technology, with the fastest Internet at sea, and the widest variety of accommodations, from single rooms with a balcony, to family-connected staterooms and luxurious two-story lofts. Royal Caribbean International is redefining family and adventure travel with its newest ship, Symphony of the Seas. Bringing to life every family's vacation dreams, the ship is a playground of thrill and chill experiences carefully designed with guests of all ages in mind. Families can go head to head in a glow-in-the-dark laser tag adventure, take the plunge down the tallest slide at sea, or soak up some sun after getting drenched on the ship's epic waterslides and surf simulators, discovering exactly how Symphony of the Seas is the new sound of adventure for the whole family. The Royal Amplified program is set to reveal multimillion-dollar upgrades, including Sky Pad, Battle for Planet Z, a glow-in-the-dark laser tag experience; The Perfect Storm trio of waterslides and a new Escape Room: The Observatorium challenge, where competitors can solve a series of high-tech riddles to unravel a mystery. Not to mention the addition of new dining venues, from Fish and Ships - a seaside seafood spot with freshly battered fish and chips and other guest favorites - to Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade, Izumi Hibachi and Sushi and Sugar Beach. Scheduled for completion in fall 2019, the new Perfect Day at CocoCay will offer endless discoveries and shareable moments among seven distinctive island experiences to deliver the ultimate family destination in the Caribbean with the perfect combination of thrills and chills for everyone. Combined with personalized, attentive service, Royal Caribbean is committed to delivering the best vacation experience to its guests. And for the last 12 years, it has been honored as both the best cruise line in the Caribbean and best cruise line overall by the readers of Travel Weekly.

Ship
Explorer Of The Seas
Overview

ANSWER THE CALL OF THE WILD

Embark on the expedition of a lifetime onboard Explorer of the Seas- a cruise ship that sizes up with Alaska in adventure. Then delve deeper into the Alaskan wilderness or range inland to the Canadian Rockies on a Cruisetour, with all the best resorts and lodges already reserved, so you can unwind after experiencing the grandeur and wildlife of the Last Frontier.

Onboard Dining

Chops Grille

For more than a decade, the chefs of Chops Grille have proudly presented quality, hand cut steaks at this hallmark Royal Caribbean restaurant. Now, they give you a fresh twist on a favorite, with a revamped menu that brings contemporary flair to traditional steakhouse offerings. Most intriguing: our exceptional prime meat. This prime beef is joined by Maine lobster, veal parmesan, grilled branzino and other succulent dishes paired with addictive sides and irresistible desserts.

Giovanni's Table

Rustic Italian dishes are served with contemporary flair at Giovanni's Table, a Royal Caribbean favorite offering indoor and al fresco seating. This casual trattoria serves up a seemingly endless selection of Italian classics, like Gnocchi Al Gorgonzola, Melanzane alla Parmigiana, Risotto, Bolognese and much more. From the mouth-watering fresh pastas to the carefully braised meats and stews, you can tour all of Italy without ever leaving the ship.

Main Dining

Sweeping, multi-level ambience, world-class cuisine and the most attentive staff at sea. Our main dining room serves exceptional, multi-course meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a new dinner menu each evening in an elegant setting, with extraordinary personal service from your dedicated wait staff. Main Dining Room offers reservations for My Time Dining, giving more flexible options for you to book or Traditional dining, which secures the same seating and table every evening.

*Additional charges apply for specialty dining venues and ice cream. Specialty beverages, beer, wine and soda are charged separately and are offered at current bar menu prices.


Other Dining Options:
  • Chef's Table
  • Izumi
  • Johnny Rockets
  • Room Service
  • Windjammer
Onboard Activities

Flowrider

The surf's always up on the 40-foot-long FlowRider surf simulator. Grab your board and get ready, 30,000 gallons of rushing awesome are headed your way. Carve like a pro - or just try to stay upright - while friends cheer you on from the stadium seating.

Scuba Certification

Discover the underwater world on a PADI scuba diving expedition- exclusively offered on Royal Caribbean. PADI dive instructors will lead you on underwater adventures with a range of courses offered, so you can get certified right onboard. Fee applies.

Rock Climbing Wall

The view alone is worth every step. Climb forty feet above deck on the signature Rock Climbing Wall, where everyone from beginners to speed climbers can strap in and go vertical. With no reservation required at this complimentary activity, you could visit the view again and again.

Others:
  • 70s Disco Party
  • Adventure Ocean
  • All Access Tour
  • Arcade
  • Art Collection
  • Casino
  • CLub Twenty
  • Dance Classes
  • Fitness Classes
  • Folding Artistry
  • Game Shows
  • Guest Lectures
  • Ice Skating
  • Jewelry Making
  • Learn a Language
  • Library and Card Room
  • Live Bands
  • Mini Golf
  • Mystery Dinner Theater
  • Night Life
  • Outdoor Movie Nights
  • Pool Parties
  • Pools
  • Pub Performances
  • Salsa Dancing
  • Scrapbooking
  • Shopping
  • Solarium
  • Sports Court
  • Table Tennis
  • Theme Nights
  • Vitality at Sea Spa and Fitness Center
  • Wine Tasting

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.

**Concierge Club reserved for Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Crown & Anchor Society members, and select suite guests. Diamond Lounge available for Diamond and above tier level members.**

Kids & Families
  • Complimentary Adventure Ocean Youth Program
  • Teen lounge areas and disco
  • Family-friendly activities including games, contests, enrichment classes and lectures
Entertainment & Shopping
  • NEW Diamond Club for Crown & Anchor Society members to enjoy
  • NEW Digital Wayfinders and signage
  • Complimentary Broadway-style entertainment in the Main Theater
  • Complimentary ice-skating shows in Studio B
  • 9,623 square foot Vegas-style Casino Royale with 287 slots and 16 tables
  • 15 bars, clubs, and lounges that never have a cover, including Champagne Bar, Crown & Kettle Pub, and The Chamber nightclub
  • Variety of name-brand, duty-free shopping on the Royal Promenade including jewelry, perfumes, apparel and shopping for teens and kids
Bars & Nightlife

English Pub

As lively as London, this is a brilliant spot to grab a pint. And you've got lots to choose from. The impressive beer list runs from ales to lagers, with UK-themed cocktails and an inspired collection of spirits, as well. Come for the British racing decor and stay for the live music.

Suite Lounge

It's serenity with a twist of lime. Reserved exclusively for guests of Grand Suite-level accommodations and above, the Suite Lounge presents complimentary continental breakfast and evening drinks. So from croissants to Cosmos, we've got your cravings covered.

Others:
  • Diamond Bar
  • R Bar
  • Pool Bar
  • Schooner Bar
  • Solarium Bar
Shows
  • Fast Forward
  • Guest Entertainers
  • Ice-Skating Shows
  • Invitation to Dance
  • Original Productions
  • Parades
  • Spirits of the Seasons
Dining Options
  • Main Dining Room with complimentary, multi-course dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • More complimentary options including Windjammer Cafe, Jade Sushi and Asian-fusion cuisine, Cafe Promenade for coffee and pastries/snacks, and room service*
  • NEW Giovanni's Table Italian trattoria and Izumi Japanese Cuisine*
  • NEW Royal Caribbean's signature steakhouse, Chop's Grille*
  • Casual dining and snacks at Johnny Rockets and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream*

*Late night service charge applies to room service orders between midnight and 5:00 a.m. Additional charges apply for specialty dining venues. Specialty beverages, beer, wine and soda are charged separately and are offered at current bar menu prices.

Rest & Relaxation
  • NEW Staterooms with real time virtual balconies
  • Vitality Spa with 100+ treatments including medi-spa treatments and acupunture
  • 3 pools including the Solarium, an adults-only retreat
  • 6 whirlpools
  • State-of-the-art Fitness Center, with classes including yoga and tai chi

*During inclement weather and select hours, the ship may permit the Solarium Pool to be used by persons under age 16 provided they are directly supervised by a parent or guardian.

Action & Adventure
  • NEW FlowRider
  • Rock wall
  • Ice-skating rink
  • Mini-golf course
  • Basketball court
  • Running Track
Ship Facts
  • Maiden Voyage: Oct 28, 2000
  • Guest Capacity: 4,290
  • Crew Capacity: 1,185
  • Tonnage: 138,000
  • Length: 1,025 ft.
  • Width: 157.5 ft.
  • Draft: 29 ft.
  • Cruising Speed: 22 knots
  • Registry: Bahamas
Decks
Stateroom Legend
  • Stateroom Legend
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
    1D Ocean View Balcony
    1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
    1L Spacious Panoramic Oceanviwew
    1M Spacious Ocean View
    1N Ocean View
    1T Promenade View Interior
    1V Interior Stateroom
    2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
    2D Ocean View Balcony
    2N Ocean View
    2T Promenade Stateroom
    3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
    3D Ocean View Balcony
    3N Ocean View
    3V Interior
    4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
    4D Ocean View Balcony
    4M Spacious Ocean View
    4U Interior w/ Virtual Balcony
    4V Interior
    5D Ocean View Balcony
    6B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
    6D Ocean View Balcony
    6V Interior
    7D Ocean View Balcony
    8N Ocean View
    GS Grand Suite - 1 bedroom
    GT Grand Suite - 2 bedroom
    J3 Junior Suite
    J4 Junior Suite
    OS Owner's Suite - 1 bedroom
    RS Royal Suite with Balcony
    VP Ocean View Panoramic Suite (No Balcony)
    WS Deluxe Stateroom Guarantee
    XB Ocean View Balcony Guarantee
    YO Oceanview Guarantee
    ZI Interior Guarantee
Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Stateroom with sofa bed
    Stateroom has four additional Pullman beds available
    Sofa Bed Eligible
    Stateroom opens only on the starboard side
    Connecting staterooms
    These staterooms have obstructed views
    Stateroom with sofa bed and third Pullman bed available
    Stateroom has third and fourth Pullman beds available
    Indicates accessible staterooms
    Stateroom has third Pullman bed available
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Deck Fifteen

Deck Fifteen
Destination
Caribbean - Southern
Sleeping under a palm tree, strolling on endless beaches and eating ice cream while floating in a turquoise sea. What could be further from your everyday world? When you sail the Caribbean you''ll discover how relaxing, entertaining and just plain fun a week really can be. Visit a variety of beautiful islands and escape to paradise on your next vacation.
Ports of Call
Miami, Florida
City Miami

Discover the cosmopolitan beauty of Miami along Florida's fabled Gold Coast. Stroll through carefully preserved Art Deco neighborhoods and witness the trendy lifestyle that is South Beach. Enjoy open-air shopping in the Bayside Marketplace and shop for a bite to eat in Coconut Grove, with its harborside cafes and quaint, artistic settings.

Labadee (Labadie), Haiti
City Labadee

Willemstad, Curacao
City Willemstad

The ship passes through a channel in the reef, into a broad, perfectly protected natural harbor. This is Willemstad, where Dutch gingerbread houses, superb shopping, excellent restaurants and bustling casinos abound. Nature buffs will love the exotic plants and tropical birdlife of Christoffel National Park. And don''t forget to sample the famous Cura�ao liqueur, still made here.

Kralendijk, Bonaire, Dutch Antilles

Bonaire has consistently been ranked as the finest snorkeling and scuba diving destination in the Caribbean for two decades. This is because of the island's diligent stewardship of its marine resources. Since 1979, all the waters of Bonaire's coast have been legally protected.

Besides snorkeling and scuba diving, there is plenty more to be done here. Bonaire has trade winds that are usually steady and wash over the island. This creates ideal conditions for windsurfing. The sere beauty of this semi-desert landscape is home to an assortment of wildlife. Atop the rock formations of Washington Slagbaai you can find iguanas toasting themselves, while they watch a vast cloud of orange-pink flamingoes drift across the bone-white salt flats. The divi-divi trees bending into the surreal sculptures of the wind, and towering cacti represent the Caribbean's diverse ecology.

Another great thing about Bonaire is that it has a yearly average temperature of 82 degrees F (27.8 degrees C) with an average water temperature of 80 degrees F (26.7 degrees C). All year, Bonaire is not likely to see more than 22 inches (56 cm) of rain. This can be attributed to its nearly constant humidity of 76% and year round sunny forecast.

Port of Oranjestad, Aruba, Caribbean

The tiny island of Aruba is the smallest of the ABC Islands, which include Barbados and Curacao. Aruba lies about 15 miles north of Venezuela and has limited vegetation. The landscape consists of cacti and the curiously wind-bent divi divi trees. You may also be interested in climbing atop some of the huge boulders and exploring some of its caves. Of course, the main attractions to this island are its magnificent beaches against the turquoise waters full of spectacular marine life, which lure scores of sunbathers, snorkelers, and divers each year to the island.

Though small, Aruba has room for some luxury as well. If you travel along Palm Beach, you will find the several miles of this white sand lined with a string of hotels with glitzy casinos, restaurants and exotic boutiques. The crystal-clear waters of this beach are ideal for swimming and all kinds of watersports. However, if you prefer to stay dry, you are more than welcome to enjoy Aruba''s exotic underwater world from the glass bottom boats or on a submarine excursion.