Oasis of the Seas, marks its 10-year anniversary with a larger-than-ever, $165 million amplification.
Oasis of the Seas Refurbishment
Oasis of the Seas will set a new standard for family vacations with first-to-brand experiences and the latest Royal Caribbean hits. Guest favourites making their way to Oasis of the Seas as part of the 63-day modernization include a reimagined, Caribbean-inspired pool deck that will feature a Splashaway Bay kids aquapark and The Lime & Coconut signature bar; Music Hall; the Perfect Storm trio of waterslides, and the Ultimate Abyss – the tallest slide at sea.
The amplified Oasis of the Seas will set sail on 24 November 2019, beginning 7-night Eastern and Western Caribbean itineraries from Royal Caribbean’s new, state-of-the-art Terminal A in Miami.
Michael Bayley, President and CEO, Royal Caribbean International said:
When Oasis of the Seas debuted as the world’s largest and most groundbreaking cruise ship a decade ago, the typical cruise vacation as the world knew it was forever changed. Today, our Oasis Class ships continue to lead the industry and attract vacationers new to cruising. Now with the opportunity to disrupt the industry once again, we’ve gone all-in with our biggest and boldest amplification yet. Oasis will turn heads when she arrives to Miami this November and the Northeast in May 2020.
Oasis of the Seas Top Deck
The reimagined Pool and Sports Zone will feature new ways to relax, celebrate and plunge into adventure, joining the popular twin FlowRider surf simulators, nine-deck-high zip line and twin rock-climbing walls.
The Ultimate Abyss, a 10-story test of courage and the tallest slide at sea; and The Perfect Storm, an action-packed trio of multistory waterslides known as Typhoon, Cyclone and Supercell will also feature. For the youngest, there will be the Splashaway Bay with a Splash Pad for tots, three waterslides, water cannons, fountains, pools and the first-ever twin drench buckets.
At the centre is the new Caribbean-style pool deck with The Lime & Coconut. The signature bar will be one of the liveliest spots on board, day and night, with poolside cocktails, DJs and live music across two locations. By the poolside, there will be a variety of seating and shade, including comfy casitas, daybeds, hammocks and swing seats, new whirlpools on the top deck, and a refreshed Solarium for the adults.
Dining on Oasis of the Seas
Various new dining venues that will further diversify Oasis of the Seas 23 speciality and complimentary options include:
- Portside BBQ, will offer an authentic, meat-packed menu inspired by the best-in-class barbecue across the United States.
- Mexican grab-and-go fare will be up for grabs at El Loco Fresh, serving up made-to-order tacos and burritos, quesadillas, mini salads and salsas galore.
- Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade will anchor the lineup in the signature Boardwalk neighbourhood.
- Sugar Beach, with more than 220 types of candy and a new walkup ice cream window
Entertainment on Oasis of the Seas
- The new Spotlight Karaoke on the Royal Promenade is where budding singers can rock out to their favourite tunes at the dedicated karaoke venue’s main stage or one of two private rooms.
- First introduced on Quantum of the Seas, live music venue Music Hall will make its Oasis Class debut.
- Rounding out the list of go-to hot spots is the dynamic duo of robotic bartenders that will mix, muddle, stir and shake cocktails nonstop at the Bionic Bar.
The new venues join nightlife favourites on board, including Boleros, Schooner Bar, Blaze Nightclub & Comedy and English pub Atlas & Globe.
Family Time Redefined
Adventure Ocean will receive a total makeover, with newly designed areas organized by activity type and created to fully immerse kids and their families in the adventures they choose based on their interests. Returning offerings include a nursery for the youngest guests, and a specialized area with programming for kids 3 to 5 years old. Teens can rejoice in their more off-the-grid hangout. With exclusive features like a “hidden” entrance, gaming lounge, movies, music, and a new, laidback outdoor deck, teens are free to engage however and whenever without interruption.
Adding to the variety of activities, Oasis of the Seas will challenge friends and foes with a new glow-in-the-dark laser tag game, Clash for the Crystal City.
At the new Royal Escape Room – Mission Control: Apollo 18, the year is 1973 and guests must come together to launch Apollo 18 to the moon by solving every mind-bending puzzle before time runs out.