With the world’s biggest cruise ship having recently set sail with passengers for the very first time – here’s what those waiting to board Wonder of the Seas can expect.
Having reported a few months ago that the ship was due to launch back in March, it has since completed its maiden voyage – sailing around both the Eastern and Western sides of the Caribbean on 7-night cruises.
And, with Wonder of The Seas having recently arrived in Europe – with the ship set to sail in the Mediterranean throughout the summer months – many will be wondering what it is actually like on board this monster-sized vessel.
Well, you are in luck – as throughout this article we will take a look at what the ship offers when it comes to places to ‘wine and dine’, relax, keep fit – as well as the variety of entertainment choices on offer to passengers.
How Big Is Royal Caribbean’s Wonder Of The Seas?
It’s not the first time that one of Royal Caribbean’s fleet has earned the title of the world’s biggest cruise ship – with its Symphony of the Seas having previously held it.
In fact, with Wonder of the Seas now in operation the company now owns the world’s five largest ships – with each of them able to accommodate nearly 7,000 passengers at any one time.
So, how big exactly is Wonder of the Seas?
Measuring in at a mammoth 1,118 feet (362m) in length and weighing in at 236,857 tonnes – Wonder of the Seas spans across 18 decks, making it possible to play host to a maximum capacity of 6,988 passengers.
And, this number does not even include crew members – with the ship also having enough space to accommodate up to 2,300 cruise ship staff.
There’s A New Neighborhood On Board
Royal Caribbean’s newest addition – Wonder of the Seas – features a brand new neighborhood on board, which spans over two of the ship’s decks.
Named the ‘Suite Neighborhood’, passengers are able to stay at one of its 188 suites on offer, as well as sit back and relax at one of the neighborhood’s bars and restaurants or soak up the atmosphere at its freshly designed sun deck and infinity-style plunge pool.
The ship also offers seven other neighborhoods to visit on board – with each providing their own unique options for drinking and dining in – along with a variety of entertainment to enjoy.
What Are The Accommodation Options On Board Wonder Of The Seas?
With nearly 3000 cabins on board Wonder of the Seas – 2,867 to be precise – there are a selection of different rooms that can be booked by cruise-goers.
This includes the following staterooms:
- Ocean View
- Virtual Balcony
All rooms offer occupants the chance to connect to WiFi, as well as the opportunity to take advantage of the ship’s room service options and spa-like services.
Where Can You Eat And Drink On Board Wonder Of The Seas?
With 20 different restaurants to choose from, you are certainly not going to find it a difficult task to find somewhere to eat or drink when on board Wonder of the Seas – with the ship offering all types of cuisine.
Whether you’re looking to eat at one of the vessel’s upmarket eateries, or wanting to grab a quick and easy snack on the go – you are not going to be lost for choice for what this ship has to offer.
Those on board can even check out a new addition to the selection of Royal Caribbean’s dining options – the Mason Jar – which offers some of the best when it comes to America’s southern delicacies.
Swim At One Of The Ship’s Four Swimming Pools
Due to its huge size, Wonder of the Seas is able to offer passengers the opportunity to choose from a selection of swimming pools on board.
This includes the ship’s huge pool deck – which boasts a number of slides, as well as a variety of sun loungers and beds to soak up the sun.
What Are The Entertainment Options Available On Board?
For anyone who is fortunate enough to spend time sailing into the sunset on Wonder of the Seas – there is certainly a wide variety of entertainment options for cruise passengers to enjoy.
- an ice rink
- a theater – which can accommodate up to 1400 people at any of its shows
- an outdoor aquatic theater
- rock-climbing walls
- a zip line – which is as high as ten of the ship’s decks
- a variety of bars – including some where you are served by robots
- a children’s water park and playground
- a full-size basketball court
- a running track
- a surf-simulator.
And this is just a taste of what you can expect – with the ship also boasting its Central Park, which features in excess of 10,000 plants.
You can check out what else Royal Caribbean’s new monster cruise ship – Wonder of the Seas – has to offer by clicking here.
Royal Caribbean Have Recently Started Construction On Their Next Biggest Ship
A few weeks ago we reported that Royal Caribbean had begun constructing the next addition to its fleet of cruise liners – with Utopia of the Seas set to sail in 2024.
Once built – and in operation – the ship will take over from Wonder of the Seas as being the world’s largest cruise liner.
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