Devotees of Empress of the Seas will be delighted when she returns to the Royal Caribbean International fleet in April 2016 after an extensive refurbishment. The long-time passenger favorite will be better than ever with fabulous new features. She will even boast Voom, the fastest internet at sea.
Enhancements to the 48,563-ton, 1,602-guest include a rock-climbing wall, new pools, relaxing whirlpools and the peaceful, adults-only, Solarium. Guests will have the option to dine in a host of fine and casual eateries, including the Windjammer Café and the line’s specialty restaurant Chops Grille. Enjoy leisurely Sunday Brunch served with a complimentary mimosa or Bloody Mary as part of your delightful cruise vacation.
Spice things up and party throughout the night at the lively Boleros Latin Lounge, serving margaritas, tequilas and delicious mojitos. Meet friends for pre- and post-dinner drinks at this fun venue where there is live salsa and meringue music plus dancing.
Also featured on the updated Empress of the Seas are a wide range of stateroom choices – from balcony suites to interior options. Rejuvenate your mind body and soul at the Vitality Spa and keep up with your workouts at the state-of-the-art fitness center. Royal Caribbean International’s signature Viking Crown Lounge and the bustling Casino Royale are other popular spots. Take a seat for exciting Las Vegas-like entertainment called “Sequins & Feathers.” Onboard for the younger set is a complimentary youth program, Adventure Ocean .
The shorter itineraries provide an ideal getaway as you enjoy these amenities and more. Cruise roundtrip from Empress of the Seas’ homeport of chic Miami on 4- and 5-night sailings. Cruise to Nassau, Bahamas; romantic Cozumel and Costa Maya, Mexico. Experience romantic Caribbean sunsets and spectacular sunrises and extended port stays. On select 5-night cruises an overnight stay in Cozumel provides a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in Mexican culture and savor delicious regional cuisine.
Sail on the revamped Empress of the Seas for an incredible vacation that, while short in length, is chock full of excitement from beginning to end.