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Itinerary

Due to the sale of Legend of the Seas, Vision of the Seas itinerary has changed. The ship will  now offer four fall foliage sailings from Cape Liberty, New Jersey after completing northerly crossing from Copenhagen, Denmark .

On August 22, Vision will offer a 16-night Transatlantic sailing from Copenhagen, Denmark to Cape Liberty, New Jersey with several calls in Denmark, Norway, Scotland and Iceland.

On September 7, Vision will offer a 13-night open jaw sailing from Cape Liberty, New Jersey to Quebec City, Canada.  The sailings departing from Cape Liberty on September 20, October 1, and October 11 will replace the previously planned sailings offered on Rhapsody and include calls in Boston, Massachusetts, as well as multiple ports in Maine and Nova Scotia.

The Vision of the Seas sails various global  itineraries. Please visit the RCCL website for the complete schedule. 

CDC Ratings

Sanitation Report

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2008 Rating 97 (May)
2012 Rating 95 (Oct)
2013 Rating 98 (Nov)
2014 Rating 100 (May)
2015 Rating 97 (Mar)

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Deck Plan

Deck 11

Viking Crown Lounge

Deck 10

Observatory, Adventure Ocean, Teen Center, Video Arcade, Jogging track, Fitness Center, Rock climbing wall

Deck 9

Windjammer Cafe, Main pool deck, Solarium, Spa, Fitness Center

Deck 8

Passenger staterooms, Explorer's Lounge, Crown & Anchor Study

Deck 7

Passenger staterooms, Card room

Deck 6

Schooner Bar, Masquerade Theater (upper level), duty free shops, Showboat Lounge, Some Enchanted Evening Lounge

Deck 5

Masquerade Theater, Casino Royale, Guest relations, Explorations desk, Aquarius Dining Room

Deck 4

Passenger staterooms, Champagne Bar, Aquarius Dining Room

Deck 3

Passenger staterooms

Deck 2

Passenger Staterooms

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Adults Only

The Solarium

Retreat to the glass-canopied, adults-only Solarium pool, where inspired surroundings, a light-fare café, and whirlpools promise the ultimate in relaxation. The indoor/outdoor pool and lounge area can be covered during inclement weather by a huge glass roof.

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ships > RCI > Vision of the Seas
 

Vision of the Seas

majesty of the seas

Sister ship Majesty of the Seas

 

Vision of the Seas is the last ship built in her class.  Her sister ships include Rhapsody of the Seas, Legend of the Seas, Splendour of the Seas, Granduer of the Seas and Enchantment of the Seas. Features include a rock-climbing wall, indoor/outdoor pool in a solarium with a sliding roof, 6 whirlpools (2 indoor, 4 outdoor), Adventure Ocean for kids and FantaSeas for teens.  

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Specifications

Ship Class: Vision

Launched: 1998

Refurbished:

Vision of the Seas completed a  drydock refurbishment in September 2013 that added a number of amenities first developed for Oasis-class cruise ships.

GRT: 78,000

Length: 867

Draft: 26

Speed: 22 Knots

Passengers: 1800

Accommodations

All staterooms offer accommodations that convert to queen size bed and have private bath, vanity area, flat-panel TV and phone, electric mini-bar, hair dryers and AC. The bedding program has been updated fleet-wide, with new bed frames, mattresses, sheets, pillows, and duvets.

September 2013 Refurbishment

All staterooms and bathrooms were completely refreshed. 

Stateroom sizes

Inside 132-172 Sq. ft.
Outside 151-237 Sq. Ft.
Balcony 234 Sq. ft. w/veranda
Suite 310-1300 Sq. ft. w/veranda

Interior

Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom.  Family staterooms include a pullman or sofa bed to accommodate up to 4 guests.

Outside

Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom. The family ocean view has additional bunk beds in separate area, separate sitting area with sofa bed, and can accommodate up to 6 guests. Panoramic staterooms have floor-to-ceiling windows for stunning views.

Balcony

Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom.

Suite

Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area. Grand suites include concierge service. Royal family suites have two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long(one room with third and fourth Pullman beds), two bathrooms (one with shower, one with bathtub), living area with double sofa bed, private balcony, and concierge service. The stateroom can accommodate up to 8 guests. The Royal Suite has a separate bedroom with king-size bed, private balcony with hot tub, whirlpool bathtub, living room with queen-size sofa bed, baby grand piano and concierge service.

Suite Amenities

Excluding Junior suites, guests booked in other suites enjoy the following amenities :

• Priority check-in

• Personalized attention throughout the cruise with complimentary

• Concierge Club service on select ships

• Reserved prime seating in the main theater for entertainment shows, where available

• Priority tender tickets on select cruises. (Tender service is provided when smaller vessels are necessary to reach shore in locations without docking ports large enough for cruise ships.)

• VIP pool deck seating, where available

• Full breakfast, lunch and dinner dining room menus available for in-room dining

• Private breakfast and lunch seating in specialty restaurants on our Voyager and Freedom Class ships

• Mattel® board games available to order for in-room entertainment for the kids

• Complimentary luggage valet service

• Luxury spa bathrobes for use onboard

• Complimentary pressing service on formal night

• Priority departure with exclusive suite departure lounge featuring continental breakfast

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Dining Venues

($) = Specialty restaurant, surcharges apply

Aquarius Dining Room

Two-story main dining room. Sweeping, multi-level ambience, world-class cuisine and extraordinary personal service from a dedicated wait staff. The main dining room serves exceptional, multi-course meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Windjammer Cafe

A culinary destination loaded with an array of delicious food for every meal and snack time – all with spectacular views and a comfortable, casual atmosphere. Browse multiple buffets and serving stations featuring pastas, omelets made-to-order, global cuisine, salads, soups, sandwiches, meat-carving, and tons of tantalizing desserts.

Chops Grill ($)

Royal Caribbean's popular signature steakhouse, featuring grade-A premium cuts of steak cooked to your specifications, plus fresh seafood, hearty side dishes and signature desserts in an upscale, contemporary setting. $30.00 per person surcharge.

Izumi Asian Cuisine ($)

The new Asian cuisine restaurant features a sushi bar and hot rock cooking, as well as other Asian fare in a more formal setting. Open for lunch and dinner; á la carte pricing plus a $3 fee for lunch or $5 fee for dinner.

Park Café

An indoor/outdoor gourmet market featuring salads, sandwiches, soups and pastries. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, complimentary.

Chef’s Table ($)

An exclusive and private experience co-hosted by the executive Chef and Sommelier for a wine pairing dinner of five courses. Open for dinner reservations, $95 per person.

Cafe Latte-tudes ($)

Caffeine fix, coffee break, or after-dinner cappuccino – drop by this café for sweets, people watching and specialty coffee beverages (additional cost applies)

Room Service

Breakfast, lunch and dinner, 24 hours a day (late night service charge applies).

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Notable Rooms

Masquerade Theater

Complimentary Broadway-style entertainment playing nightly.

Viking Crown Lounge

Observation area during the day with great views of the sea and cocktails and music by night.

New Centrum featuring the R Bar

The Centrum, a seven-story atrium surrounded by bars, lounges and unique shops which offer an array of merchandise ranging from perfume and jewelry to liquor and cruise wear. The R Bar features iconic furnishings and classic cocktails-- gimlet, martini, gin, whiskeys and more-- all served by the ship's resident mixologist. And be sure to try the drink specials, specially created to complement the Centrum's nightly theme and aerial performance.

Casino Royale

Play slots, cards, roulette and more.

Schooner Bar

The Schooner Bar is a nautical haven inspired by the sea – a guest-favorite bar, thanks to nightly piano entertainers that will have you joining a chorus of classics.

Champagne Bar and Terrace

This quiet and elegant bar is the perfect place to enjoy a glass (or two) of champagne.

Showboat Lounge

Pre-dinner dancing and cocktails.

Some Enchanted Evening Lounge

A Cabaret-style venue with live entertainment.

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Outdoor Features

Sport Activities

Jogging Track, Bungee Trampoline, Vita Course and Rock Climbing Wall located on deck 10.

Main Pool Area

One swimming pool and four whirlpools; Solarium with two whirlpools located on deck 9. Watch first-run movies and big time sporting events the way they were meant to be seen- poolside, under the stars. A screen above the main pool area will showcase all the larger-than-life action.

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Kids Only

Royal Babies & Royal Tots

Interactive classes filled with enriching activities developed by early childhood experts at Fisher-Price® for kids 6-18 months. The Royal Tots Program offers 45-minute interactive playground sessions filled with age-appropriate activities and toys for kids ages 18-36 months. Both programs are hosted by trained youth staff. A parent or caregiver must accompany child during all activity sessions. Nursery program also available.

Adventure Ocean for Kids Ages 3-11

Aquanauts for kids ages 3-5 years old; Explorers for kids ages 6-8 years old; Voyagers for kids ages 9-11 years old. Royal Caribbean offers age appropriate parties, crafts, scavenger hunts, science experiments, theater games, excursions and more. Located on deck 10.

Teen Program

Non-structured, participate when you want program for teens, ages 12-17 years old. Featuring Theme Nights, Improve Games, DJ Academy, Mocktail Competition, Dodgeball, Open Mic and Talent Show, BBQ, Movie and Pool Party, Teen Casino, Snowball Fight, Climbing Competition and more. Located on deck 10.

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