The Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas is a popular floating resort. The waters are crowded with sea-worthy vessels, so to make planning easier, we've done all the prep work for a cruise vacation. As part of a Huffington Post Travel series on cruise ships, here is a tip sheet offering all the key information one could ever need to know about the Adventure of the Seas.
To The Caribbean And BeyondThe Adventure of the Seas sails in the Canary Islands, Caribbean and the Mediterranean. The ship also crosses the Atlantic. However, at 158 feet wide, the ship is far too wide to fit through the Panama Canal.
Family FriendlyThe Adventure of the Seas is a Voyager-class cruise ship. This floating behemoth can accommodate up to 3,800 people. It's a family-friendly ship with specially designed family suites.
LuxuriousVoyager-class ships all have larger-than-life luxuries, including a casino, theater and spa. The Adventure of the Seas has a Hollywood-themed casino and features movie memorabilia throughout its design. Another special feature exclusive to the Voyager class is an ice skating rink aboard the ship.
Room With A ViewMost of the cabins on the Adventure of the Seas have windows, although some of the windows give passengers a view of interior ship spaces. The Adventure of the Seas features family suites with two rooms. One room acts as a sitting room during the day and converts to a bedroom at night.
PricePrices for a cruise on the Adventure of the Seas vary depending on destination, cabin and season. A four-night cruise of Portugal starts at $399 per person for an inside cabin, while a seven-night Caribbean cruise that starts the day after Christmas can run as high as $3,499 per person for a suite.
ExcursionsAdventure of the Seas passengers recommend the Buck Island snorkeling tour. Since the excursion boat holds only six people, each tour gives every adventurer the chance to see natural marine life with little interference.
Flexible DiningThe Adventure of the Seas features a triple-level dining room with early and late seating. If you are looking for a more casual dining experience, try the Windjammer buffet restaurant. Johnny Rockets, a hamburger and shake shop, is popular with families. In addition, the ship offers 24-hour room service.
Maiden VoyageLaunched Nov. 18, 2001, the Adventure of the Seas named four "godparents." Two New York City firefighters and two New York City police officers were honored with this designation.
In The NewsAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there was a norovirus outbreak on the Adventure of the Seas in November 2006.
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