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7 Night Caribbean - Western Cruise departing from Tampa, Florida

7 Night Caribbean - Western Cruise departing from Tampa, Florida
  • Departing Sat, Mar 30, 2019
  • Length 7
  • Destination Caribbean - Western
  • Vendor Royal Caribbean International
  • Ship Name Rhapsody Of The Seas
  • Departure Port Tampa, Florida
  • Return Port Tampa, Florida
  • Ports of Call Tampa, Florida | Key West, Florida | Cozumel, Mexico | Belize City, Belize | Costa Maya, Mexico
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Date Port Arrival Departure
Sat, Mar 30, 2019 TAMPA, FLORIDA -- 4:00 pm
Sun, Mar 31, 2019 KEY WEST, FLORIDA 11:00 am 6:00 pm
Mon, Apr 01, 2019 CRUISING -- --
Tue, Apr 02, 2019 COZUMEL, MEXICO 7:00 am 6:00 pm
Wed, Apr 03, 2019 BELIZE CITY, BELIZE 8:00 am 6:00 pm
Thu, Apr 04, 2019 PUERTO COSTA MAYA, MEXICO 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri, Apr 05, 2019 CRUISING -- --
Sat, Apr 06, 2019 TAMPA, FLORIDA 7:00 am --

Tampa, Florida

Florida's third largest city, Tampa is a lively west coast port that still hints of its Spanish heritage. In the Latin Quarter stands Ybor City, site of the once flourishing cigar industry. Hugging Tampa Bay and near Tampa is St. Petersburg; some of the attractions found in the area include Busch Garden's The Dark Continent and Adventure Island, a water theme park.

Day Date Arrival Departure Next Port
1 Sat, Mar 30, 2019 -- 4:00 PM Key West, Florida
8 Sat, Apr 06, 2019 7:00 AM -- --

Key West, Florida

Key West is the southernmost point in the Continental United States and home of "Papa" Hemingway's noted hangout, Sloppy Joe's. Tour Presiden Truman's "Little White House" or bask on a beach that's just 90 miles from Cuba.

Day Date Arrival Departure Next Port
2 Sun, Mar 31, 2019 11:00 AM 6:00 PM Cozumel, Mexico

Cozumel, Mexico

Sitting just off the gorgeous Yucatan coast, Cozumel revels in its mythic white-sand beaches and world-class coral reefs. Yet Cozumel is also the last stronghold of the Mayas, who settled the island in 300 A.D. Residents still speak Maya, and sometimes wear traditional Mayan clothing. Nearby stand the great pyramids and temples of their ancestors.

Day Date Arrival Departure Next Port
4 Tue, Apr 02, 2019 7:00 AM 6:00 PM Belize City, Belize

Belize City, Belize

Belize is an adventurer's paradise with a history that dates back more than a thousand years. Explore the ancient Mayan sites of Xunantunich or Altun-Ha. Swim, snorkel or dive and explore the second largest barrier reef in the world.

Day Date Arrival Departure Next Port
5 Wed, Apr 03, 2019 8:00 AM 6:00 PM Costa Maya, Mexico

Costa Maya, Mexico

Day Date Arrival Departure Next Port
6 Thu, Apr 04, 2019 8:00 AM 5:00 PM Tampa, Florida
Vendor

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

Rhapsody Of The Seas

cruise overview.

ONE OF A KIND WORLD WONDER

Chart a course for Caribbean thrills. Or set sail for Mediterranean marvels. From the Gulf of Mexico to the Adriatic, Rhapsody of the Seas delves deeper and adventures further, taking you to shores that most other ships never even visit.

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.

Chef's Table

If you enjoy gourmet fare paired with the finest of wines, then dining at Chef's Table is an absolute must. Located in an intimate, exclusive spot onboard, this private epicurean experience for a limited number of guests treats you to a five-course, upgraded 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.

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:
  • Cafe Latte-tudes
  • Giovanni's Table
  • Izumi
  • Room Service
  • Sushi Making Class
  • Windjammer

Shows

  • City of Dreams
  • Guest Entertainers
  • Live Orchestra
  • Marquee
  • Original Productions
  • Tango Buenos Aires
  • West End to Broadway

Bars & Nightlife

Diamond Club

Loyalty definitely has its privileges. Royal Caribbean created the exclusive Diamond Club lounge to thank our valued Diamond, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor Society members for their continued loyalty. From concierge access to complimentary continental breakfast, and even complimentary cocktails at happy hour, our most loyal guests enjoy special perks in a space reserved just for them.

Schooner Bar

Is the pianist playing your song? Join the fun at Schooner Bar, where a nautical theme, warm decor and perfectly mixed cocktails come together. Cozy up in a seat under the mast, by the portholes, or right by the gleaming grand piano. The sing-along's starting soon.

Solarium Bar

Relaxation can be thirsty work. While you're soaking up the vibe of the adults-only Solarium, grab a refreshment from the Solarium Bar, where friendly bartenders serve wine, beer, cocktails and chilled umbrella drinks perfect for sipping beneath your poolside umbrella.

Pool Bar

How about a drink as colorful as the Caribbean sunset? You don't have to stray too far from your poolside lounge to enjoy a frozen Mojito, exotic Mai Tai, Virgin Daiquiri, cool imported pilsner and more.

Entertainment & Shopping

  • Broadway-style entertainment in the Main Theater
  • Vegas-style Casino Royale with 162 slots and 11 tables
  • 8 bars and lounges that never have a cover
  • Duty-free Shops featuring name brand jewelry, perfumes, apparel and more
  • Vintages

Onboard Activities

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.

Sushi Making Class

Learn how to prepare your own Far East feast during a sushi-making class at Izumi, where our chefs will walk you through the basics of creating a hand-rolled sushi lunch. Once you've mastered the skills, it's time to dig in.

Others:
  • 70s Disco Party
  • Adventure Ocean
  • Aquanauts
  • Arcade
  • Art Collection
  • Bottomless Galley Brunch
  • Casino
  • Club DJs
  • Culinary Classes
  • Dancing Under The Stars
  • Dancing Under The Stars
  • Explorers
  • Fitness Classes
  • Folding Artistry
  • Game Shows
  • Guest Lectures
  • Jewelry Making
  • Latin Dance Classes
  • Latin Fiesta
  • Learn a Language
  • Library and Card Room
  • Live Bands
  • Mini Golf
  • Mystery Dinner Theater
  • Night Life
  • Outdoor Movie Nights
  • Pool Parties
  • Pool Table
  • Pools
  • Pub Performances
  • Salsa Dancing
  • Scrapbooking
  • Shopping
  • Solarium
  • Sports Court
  • Table Tennis
  • Teen Disco
  • Theme Nights
  • Vitality at Sea Spa and Fitness Center
  • Voyagers
  • Wine Tasting

Ship Facts

  • Maiden Voyage: May 19, 1997
  • Guest Capacity: 2,416
  • Crew Capacity: 765
  • Tonnage: 78,491
  • Length: 915.35 ft.
  • Width: 105.6 ft.
  • Draft: 25 ft.
  • Cruising Speed: 22 knots
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Referbished: March 2012
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Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Some Accessible)

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Some Accessible)

Category Code(s)
1B
Description Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and private bathroom.
Ultra Spacious Ocean View

Ultra Spacious Ocean View

Category Code(s)
1K
Description Two sets of two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area with sofa bed, separate area with bunk beds and a private bathroom with shower.
Spacious Ocean View

Spacious Ocean View

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1M
Description Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom. Oversized window provides extended view.
Ocean View

Ocean View

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1N
6N
Description Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom.
Interior

Interior

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1V
2V
3V
6V
Description Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom.
Spacious Ocean View Balcony

Spacious Ocean View Balcony

Category Code(s)
2B
3B
4B
Description Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and private bathroom.
Ocean View (Some Accessible)

Ocean View (Some Accessible)

Category Code(s)
2N
3N
Description Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom.
Interior (Some Accessible)

Interior (Some Accessible)

Category Code(s)
4V
Description Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom.
Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom

Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom

Category Code(s)
GS
Description Marble entry. Room has two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private balcony, sitting area and private bathroom with tub.
Grand Suite - 2 Bedroom

Grand Suite - 2 Bedroom

Category Code(s)
GT
Description Two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to Royal King, two bathrooms (one with shower, one with bathtub), living area with double sofa bed and two Pullman beds, and a private balcony.
Junior Suite

Junior Suite

Category Code(s)
J3
J4
Description Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private balcony, sitting area with sofa bed and private bathroom with tub.
Owner's Suite - 1 Bedroom

Owner's Suite - 1 Bedroom

Category Code(s)
OS
Description Marble entry with door bell. Queen-size bed, bathroom with tub. Separate living area with a queen-size sofa bed.
Royal Suite - 1 Bedroom

Royal Suite - 1 Bedroom

Category Code(s)
RS
Description Grand entrance with doorbell. Bedroom with king-size bed, and private bathroom with whirlpool tub, private balcony, living room with queen-size sofa bed and baby grand piano.
Ocean View Suite (No Balcony)

Ocean View Suite (No Balcony)

Category Code(s)
VO
Description Two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to Royal King. Two bathrooms, one with tub, living area with double sofa and second bedroom with 2 Pullman beds.
Suite Guarantee

Suite Guarantee

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WS
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Ocean View Balcony Guarantee

Ocean View Balcony Guarantee

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XB
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Ocean View Guarantee

Ocean View Guarantee

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YO
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Interior Guarantee

Interior Guarantee

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ZI
Description

Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.

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  • 1B
  • 1K
  • 1M
  • 1N
  • 1V
  • 2B
  • 2N
  • 2V
  • 3B
  • 3N
  • 3V
  • 4B
  • 4V
  • 6N
  • 6V
  • GS
  • GT
  • J3
  • J4
  • OS
  • RS
  • VO
  • WS
  • XB
  • YO
  • ZI
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Deck Twelve

Deck Twelve
Destination

Caribbean - Western

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.