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Royal Caribbean Introduces Utopia of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Introduces Utopia of the Seas
Utopia of the Seas

Next summer, vacationers will have the opportunity to embark on the ultimate weekend getaway aboard Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, Utopia of the Seas. This game-changing vessel, the first Oasis Class ship to offer short getaways from the debut, promises to redefine the vacation experience and create unforgettable memories in just a few days. Set to debut in July 2024 from Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida, and Utopia will bring an unprecedented level of excitement to travelers with its abundance of dining options, pools, thrilling activities, and an exclusive destination at Perfect Day at CocoCay – Royal Caribbean's private island in The Bahamas.

With more than 40 dining and drinking venues, Utopia of the Seas caters to every palate and offers flavors worldwide.

New Dining Experience:

Empire Supper Club:

A new upscale experience near the lush Central Park neighborhood, where guests can enjoy an extravagant night out with a taste of old New York. The menu features premium American cuisine, from caviar to wagyu, paired with drinks and live music.

Poolside Food Truck:

The epitome of culinary convenience aboard a cruise ship - a delightful food truck experience that brings incredible bites to your sun-soaked haven. Prepare to tantalize your taste buds without ever having to leave the warmth and relaxation of your chosen spot onboard.

Enhanced Dining Experience:

Giovannis Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar:

This incredible specialty dining experience will boast its largest venue in a chic two-story location with an outdoor terrace, Gio's Terrazza, overlooking the iconic Boardwalk!

Izumi in the Park:

A new all-day window next to the second Izumi restaurant in Central Park, serving fresh sushi and street food, like taiyaki ice cream with Insta-worthy toppings.

Returning Complimentary Favorites:

Boardwalk Doghouse

Cafe Promenade

El Loco Fresh

Main Dining Room

Windjammer Cafe

Solarium Bistro


Park Cafe

Returning Specialty Favorites

150 Central Park

Chef's Table

Chops Grille

Coastal Kitchen

Hooked Seafood

Playmakers Sportsbar and Arcade


The Mason Jar

Utopia's pool and beach offerings will cater to various moods and preferences. Vacationers can choose from five pools, including resort-style pools with three Lime & Coconut bars at the heart of the action. The Perfect Storm, a high-speed waterslide complex, and Splashaway Bay, designed for young kids, will provide endless fun for all ages. The Solarium offers a tranquil retreat for adults seeking relaxation with its pool, whirlpools, and panoramic ocean views. The Suite Sun Deck, an exclusive area within the Suite Neighborhood, provides a private oasis with stunning views for guests staying in suites.

Ultimate Abyss onboar dUtopia of the Seas
Ultimate Abyss onboard Utopia

Thrill-seekers will find no shortage of adventures on Utopia. The ship features record-breaking attractions like the Ultimate Abyss, an adrenaline-pumping slide extended to 259 feet with new zoom booster rollers and transparent racing windows. Other exhilarating activities include:

  • A 10-story-high zip line.

  • The signature FlowRider surf simulator.

  • Mini golf at AquaDunes.

  • The Utopia Playscape is designed for the youngest cruisers.

Pesky Parrot onboard Utopia of the Seas
Pesky Parrot

For travelers who want to celebrate special occasions or enjoy the vibrant nightlife, Utopia offers over 20 bars and entertainment venues. The new Pesky Parrot Caribbean bar on the Royal Promenade will serve a variety of tropical cocktails and frozen drinks, providing guests with a slice of laidback paradise. Additionally, two casinos will offer thrilling gaming experiences. At the same time, live music venues will ensure guests' diverse entertainment options, including Spotlight Karaoke, Boleros, Music Hall, Bell & Barley, and Schooner Bar. The ship's original production shows, spanning air, ice, water, and theater performances, will captivate audiences with high diving, slacklining, acrobatics, ice-skating feats, and theatrical productions.

Solarium Suite onbaord Utopia of the Seas
Solarium Suite

Utopia of the Seas also offers a wide selection of accommodations, with over 20 types. Whether guests prefer ocean views, open-air neighborhoods like Central Park and the Boardwalk, or suites such as the Royal Loft Suite and Ultimate Family Suite, there is an option for every group size and preference. The ship introduces a new accommodation category called the Solarium Suites, allowing guests to enjoy a private retreat within the Solarium area.

Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, expressed excitement about Utopia of the Seas, stating, "Vacationers are looking to make every moment count by celebrating and recharging with their friends and family, and Utopia of the Seas makes all that possible in more ways than one." He further emphasized that the ship's combination of dining, bars, pools, entertainment, and thrilling experiences on Perfect Day at CocoCay will create the world's biggest weekend for everyone.

Aireal of Utopia of the Seas
Aireal Utopia

Bookings for Utopia of the Seas will open on Friday, June 23, with Crown & Anchor Society loyalty members gaining early access on Thursday, June 22. With its unrivaled offerings and the promise of an extraordinary getaway, Utopia is set to become the go-to vacation choice for friends, families, and groups celebrating any occasion.


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