Allure of the Seas was the second ship to join the Royal Caribbean Oasis Class, standing at a staggering 220,000 tons and continuing Royal Caribbean’s plan to bring a whole new world of entertainment and facilities to the cruising world. With contemporary style, and entertainment that guarantees to WOW, Allure of the Seas welcomes her passengers with open arms, sailing enticing destinations in the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and even Transatlantic Voyages to combine the two.
Central Park is a picture perfect setting designed to replicate the world famous location of New York. Take a wander through the tropical gardens and enjoy the scenery or venture down the Boardwalk, where you’ll find the very first carousel at sea. Such is the size of Allure of the Seas, her areas are divided into neighbourhoods as well as decks.
Adrenaline pumping activities are what set Royal Caribbean apart from the rest. Take on the challenge of the Flow Rider; a signature Royal Caribbean feature offering a thrilling surfing experience without even leaving the ship. Ride the waves as 60,000 gallons of water is released every minute – dare you take on the challenge? If you’re looking for even more exhilarating fun head to the zip wire; that’s right we said zip wire! This outrageously fun innovation will get your heart racing, blood pumping and have you soaring through the sea air 9 decks high. You can also master the dizzying heights of the rock climbing wall and see some of the most captivating views at the peak of the ship.
Those looking for something a little more tranquil will love the Vitality Spa; the perfect spot for a few indulgent hours alone in a peaceful setting. Alternatively, soak away your cares in the adults-only pool that can be found at the Solarium. No matter your preference, the welcoming surroundings of the ocean views promise to rejuvenate and recharge your batteries.
Prepared to be entertained and WOWed well into the night with the unique entertainment of Oasis Class. Watch the stage light up with Broadway style shows featuring award-winning musicals, from the dazzling dance spectacular of Chicago to brilliant comedies with some of the funniest acts at sea. The largest and deepest pool at sea is perfect for soaking up the sun during the day but it is even more magnificent at night, when you can take a seat to watch an exhilarating show. The thrilling AquaTheatre showcases high diving acrobats, trapeze specialists and lightshows for a truly memorable evening on deck.
Allure of the Seas features an exhausting array of bars and lounges for you to enjoy throughout the night. The aptly named Rising Tide Bar floats up and down between decks so you can see the ship’s nightlife in all its glory. For pre or post-meal cocktails head to the Trellis Bar hidden amid the greenery of the Central Park. The Bow & Stern is a British-styled pub with beers on draught and the On Air Club is a dedicated spot for televised sporting events and karaoke. For a late night piano sing-along head to the Schooner Bar or dance the night away to the sounds of the party band at Dazzles; a venue that also plays host to the ship’s fun themed nights.
Allure of the Seas boasts an unbelievable range of dining options to satisfy any appetite. You’ll find somewhere where you can enjoy a relaxed bite to eat for a fun family meal or somewhere a little more intimate for a romantic dinner for two.
The Main Dining Room, Adagio, spans over three decks and offers guests a choice of either Traditional Dining or My Time Dining. Guests who opt for Traditional Dining may pre-select the ideal dining time for the duration of the holiday between the main or second sittings of 6.30 and 8.30pm. My Time Dining allows you to dine when you want each evening between 6pm and 9.30pm, by reserving a table beforehand or arriving at the restaurant and requesting the table size of your choice. The Adagio Dining Room also offers open-seating for breakfast and lunch with waiter service.
Discover the amazing Brazilian-style churrascaria, Samba Grill; a venue that oozes personality and flare. Choose from 12 different main-course meats carved at the table coupled with a wide selection of soups, salads and appetisers at the buffet. Enjoy Rita’s Cantina, with tasty traditional Mexican fare in colourful surroundings. Rita’s Cantina caters to guests of all ages by day and adults by night, with live guitar performances and dancing setting the tone while you sip your way through the a comprehensive menu of margaritas.
150 Central Park is one of Allure of the Seas’ most exciting dining venues, serving an intimate 6-8 course meal of seasonally fresh and delicious dishes accompanied by a trendy upscale ambiance. Discover the fresh and flavoursome eastern delights of Izumi, opting to eat from an extensive sushi menu or cook your meal ishi-yaki style on a hot rock placed at the centre of the table.
A signature Royal Caribbean venue is Johnny Rockets, with its authentic décor, jukeboxes at every table and a flashback to the 1950s; it’s a feast of fun for the whole family. Alternatively, casual Italian fare from Giovanni’s Table serves family-style favourites of pizzas, salads, pasta and meat dishes with both indoor and al fresco seating.
Enjoy a sweet treat or two at the 1940s style Cupcake Cupboard featuring freshly baked gourmet cupcakes with new flavours showcased everyday (including strawberry, red velvet, root beer and more). Private decorating parties and cupcake-design classes are also offered so you can learn some baking tips for when you get home. Late night snacks and nibbles will also be available from the Café Promenade, a Royal Caribbean favourite serving an array of delicious buffet food around the clock.
The dress code aboard Allure of the Seas revolves primarily around elegant casual. During the day guests are free to enjoy the casual, with clothes they would wear for any land-based holiday. The evening varies in the form of elegant casual and formal nights. Formal nights usually occur twice per week on a Royal Caribbean sailing and the remaining nights will be elegant casual. Look out for theme nights that take place often too.