With Freedom of the Seas Royal Caribbean have let their imagination fly free! For the adventurous they designed a Rock Climbing Wall with eleven routes up and a central spire you can swing around; a spectacular FlowRider surf simulator where you can ride the surf high above sea level, and a boxing ring.
For those who like things a little more laid-back, Freedom of the Seas has cantilevered whirlpools stretching out over the ocean and a sumptuous spa. Families are in for an unforgettable time with their magical DreamWorks experience. Get up close and personal with all your favourite characters including Shrek, Fiona and Po (Kung Fu Panda).
Wheelchair accessible staterooms are available on request. These can include electric entrance doors and accessible shower facilities. Priority and assisted boarding is also available on request.
The ship has ramps and lifts on most decks, and hoists are available on request at certain pools and jacuzzis. Please note that passengers must provide their own wheelchairs/scooters or hire from an outside vendor.
Special meals can be provided on all ships, when requested in advance, however not all requests are guaranteed. Requests must be submitted no later than 60 days prior to sailing.
A wide range of vegetarian and gluten free meals are available onboard as standard.
There are three distinct types of evening on board: casual, smart casual and formal. Suggested guidelines for these nights are:
There are however certain restaurants onboard which maintain a casual dress code throughout the cruise. On a typical 14 night cruise, 8 nights will be casual, 3 nights will be smart casual and 3 nights will be formal, however this depends upon individual cruise itineraries.
For sailings that depart from a port in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South America and Asia, the minimum age for purchase and consumption of alcohol is 18. , For any sailing which commences outside of the above stated areas, the minimum drinking age is 21. Therefore any ships departing from or calling at a port in North America the minimum drinking age will be 21.
Passengers who wish to use the spa, casino and adult nightclub must be 18 years or over. Those wishing to use the solarium and whirlpools must be 16 years or over. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult when attending the theatre.
Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas, this includes electronic cigarettes / e-cigarettes.
The following drinks packages are available onboard:
Select Drinks Package - from $40 per person per day (approx £25)- Includes: Beer (a selection of bottle, can and draught), wine by the glass (up to $8 value), fountain soft drinks with souvenir cup and non-alcoholic cocktails.
Premium Drinks Package - from $55 per person per day (approx £35) - Includes: All house spirits with mixer and premium cocktails, beers (a selection of bottle, can and draft), premium wine by the glass (up to $12 value), frozen & non-alcoholic cocktails, fountain soda with souvenir cup, still bottled water (500ml).
Ultimate Drinks Package - from $65 per person per day (approx £40) - Virtually unlimited options. A combination of all the benefits from the Premium and Royal Replenish Packages.
Wine & Dine Package - from $99 per person (approx £60) - Wine enthusiasts can save up to 25% on standard list prices with a multi-bottle Wine Package. Choose from a renowned selection and enjoy your wine in the Main Dining Room, speciality restaurants or the Windjammer Café.
Evian Water Package - from $28.45 per person per day (approx £18.70). Stay perfectly refreshed with Evian 1 litre bottled water, available in quantities of 8, 12, 16 and 24 and delivered conveniently to staterooms, with savings up to 35% on individual bottles.
Juice Package - from $20.15 per person per day (approx £13.20) - Minute Maid bottled juice packages delivered to your stateroom. They're available in a variety of flavours and quantities (6, 8 and 12 bottles) for savings of up to 25% on individual bottles.
Please note: 15% gratuity is included in all package prices.
Twin or king size bed, refrigerator or mini-bar, TV, telephone and private en-suite bathroom with shower.
Outside or promenade views through picture window, two twin or one king size bed, refrigerator or mini-bar, TV, telephone and private en-suite bathroom with shower.
Views of the open seas or Boardwalk through a fully accessible balcony. Each room includes two twin or one king size bed, refrigerator or mini-bar, TV, telephone and private en-suite bathroom with shower.
Designed with larger families and groups in mind, accommodating up to 8. The largest cabins onboard, they offer priority boarding, dedicated entertainment seating and private concierge services. A private balcony with ocean views, sitting area with sofa bed, two twin or one king size bed, refrigerator or mini-bar, TV, telephone and private en-suite bathroom with bathtub.
From dazzling theatre productions are thrilling ice shows, to live comedy and glitzy champagne bars, there's plenty to keep passengers entertained. Whether you want to enjoy the unbelievable views of The Viking Crown Lounge or try your luck in the exciting casino, there will never be a dull day onboard.
This theatre - five stories from the orchestra pit to domed ceiling - features contemporary musical stage productions.
When the professionals aren't putting on one of their remarkable shows, enjoy this onboard skating rink.
A multipurpose studio complex filled with activity all day long, from ice-skating to cooking demonstrations.
Grab a mic, a few friends, and bring your voice to the hottest onboard karaoke bar in the Royal Promenade.
This nautically themed bar is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink with friends.
This glittering casino features electronic Slot Machines, Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette and Caribbean Stud Poker.
View professional photographs of your experiences onboard. In addition, pick up the latest cameras and accessories.
A multiple-story atrium surrounded by bars, lounges, and unique shops which offer an array of merchandise ranging from perfume and jewellery to liquor and cruise wear. It's best compared to the lobby of a grand hotel.
Follow the Latin beat and find yourself in a nighttime hot spot where you can keep up with live music and cool down with a mojito or caipirinha.
An English-themed pub that serves various imported beers and ales.
Distinctive storefronts offer an array of merchandise ranging form logo items, perfume and jewellery to liquor and cruise wear.
Experience Vintages, Royal Caribbean's first-ever wine bar at sea.
This mall, a naturally lighted four-story area lined with bars and shops, is the heartbeat of the ship.
The café on the Royal Promenade offers Seattle's Best Coffee.
This quiet and elegant bar is the perfect place to enjoy a glass (or two) of champagne.
The onboard library features comfortable reading chairs as well as an impressive selection of books and guidebooks.
It's high tech on the high seas!
With royalcaribbean online, for a small fee you can access the Internet, send emails or send your family and e-postcard with your picture in it.
Guests staying in Grand Suite-level rooms and higher, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor Society members enjoy access to this lounge serving complimentary continental breakfast and evening drinks.
The H2O Zone integrates colourful sculptures around a series of sprinklers, jets and water canons that guests can use to soak each other. In the evening, it transforms into a beautifully lit sculpture garden.
Visit the SeaTrek emporium for water gear and souvenirs.
Watch first-run movies and big time sporting events the way they were meant to be seen - poolside, under the stars. A screen hoisted above the main pool area will showcase all the larger-than-life action
Blips, bleeps, clangs and cheers. Play to win in a classic arcade atmosphere with timeless games like Pacman and table hockey, plus the latest – Guitar Hero, Fast and Furious Drift and more.
This 9-hole miniature golf course will entertain adults and children alike.
Your friends are never going to believe you surfed onboard a ship! Even the best beaches have bad days, but on the FlowRider, surf’s always up. Plus, the FlowRider is great fun for all ages and all skill levels, whether you’re boogie boarding or surfing.
Diamond, Diamond Plus, and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor Society members enjoy access to this lounge, created to serve these loyal guests with concierge access, complimentary continental breakfast, and evening drinks.
A Royal Caribbean signature. Perched high above the ocean, this comfortable lounge offers spectacular vistas by day and turns into a lively dance club at night.
The Seven Hearts card room is a great place to meet for Bridge and other games.