Discover the best cultural getaways for getting up close and personal with new shores.
There’s a great big world out there full of new places to explore, and Vision of the Seas is the perfect ship to see it from. No matter where you wander, it’s full of ways to make memories in between onshore adventures - like Broadway-style shows, dining that always hits the spot, and activities that make every moment onboard wow-worthy.
Bars and Lounges
Wrap up your night at Schooner Bar, where perfectly mixed cocktails and live entertainment come together in a warm-lit nautical-themed lounge. Cozy up in a seat under the mast, by the portholes, or right by the gleaming grand piano. The sing-along's about to being.
Royal Caribbean created the exclusive Diamond Club lounge to thank our valued Diamond, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor Society members for their continued loyalty. From concierge access to complimentary continental breakfast, and even complimentary cocktails at happy hour, our most loyal guests enjoy special perks in a space reserved just for them.
Relaxation can be thirsty work. While you're soaking up the vibe at the adults-only Solarium, grab a refreshment from the Solarium Bar, where friendly bartenders serve wine, beer, cocktails and chilled tropical drinks perfect for sipping beneath your poolside umbrella.
Viking Crown Lounge
A fixture on nearly every cruise ship in the Royal Caribbean fleet and a true architectural wonder, the iconic Viking Crown Lounge is the ultimate spot to soak up panoramic views while you sip your favorite cocktails. Catch the sunset through its floor-to-ceiling windows, then stick around as the space comes alive with the sounds of live entertainers, flashing strobe lights, and plenty of hip-swinging action on the dance floor.
Swanky, sophisticated, and suffused with retro style, R Bar serves up classic cocktails garnished with vintage vibes. Whether your drink of choice is a dry gin martini, an expertly mixed old fashioned, or the perfect gin and tonic, you’ll find plenty to savor here.
You don’t have to stray too far from your comfy poolside lounger to enjoy a cool and creamy pina colada, a tropical Mai Tai, a glass of bubbly, or your favorite ice cold brew - just pull up a chair at the Pool Bar.
Salsa, hip-hop, swing or ballroom. Learn the latest moves from instructors and bring your newfound skills to your favorite Royal Caribbean dance floor.
All Access Tour
Go behind-the-scenes for a look at ship operations, and see how we bring the Royal Caribbean experience to life. Learn how dishes are prepared and where ingredients are stored. Explore the Engine Control Room and the crew corridor and get an exclusive tour of the Bridge.
Come home ready to rock the kitchen. Onboard culinary classes invite you to watch seasoned chefs create culinary masterpieces right before your eyes. Get the tips and techniques to create your own gourmet appetizers, main dishes and desserts. Culinary classes have an additional cost and vary by itinerary.
When the stars come out, the party heats up on the Pool Deck. The DJ will be spinning club anthems and dance classics and the drinks will be pouring to keep you fueled up, so you’ll be able to dance all night.
Whether you prefer a masquerade mystery or traditional toga, you’re in luck. Themed nights and parties may vary in era, but always deliver in fun.
- Game Shows
- Outdoor Movie Night
- Latin Dance Classes
- Folding Artistry
- Learn A Language
- Art Collection
- Wine Tasting
- Jewelry Making
- Salsa Dancing
- Sushi Making Classes
- Cupcake Classes
Kids & Teens
When the kids are happy, parents are happy. And our award-winning Adventure Ocean Youth Program is designed with that in mind. Tiny travelers ages 3-5 will have an education blast in the Aquanauts group. The Explorers program keeps 6-8 year olds entertained with activities like themed parties and more. And learning is a thrillfest for 9-11 year olds in the Voyagers group.
Broadway Rhythm & Rhyme
Take a trip down Broadway's memory lane with witty and original renditions of classic scores in Broadway stage hits. Whether you love classic or contemporary, you'll feel like you were set down right in the heart of the Great White Way.
Tango Buenos Aires
Set sail on a show stopping voyage to Tango Buenos Aires and dive into a world of sultry enganches and fast-paced, heart-pounding corridas. From the "Apache" to the "Elegant Tango," stomp your feet along to rhythms set by Gauchos, and get swept away by the universal dance of love and passion.
This is the rock concert event of the year- and you're getting an All Access pass. The set list spans the decades, from Motown to soul pioneer Tina Turner to soul sister Alicia Keyes. Expect to dance and sing along as the greatest music of the last four decades transforms the stage.
Head to Schooner Bar for classic cocktails and a laid-back nautical vibe. Stay for the chorus. Sing along as the piano player performs piano bar classics nightly at this Royal Caribbean favorite found on every ship.
Sip, Tour, Brunch
Catch a glimpse of the magic that happens in the kitchen on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the galley with the Chef. Then take your taste buds on an exceptional brunch in a dining room, where you can indulge in spectacular eats paired with unlimited sparkling wine.
- Guest Lectures
- Live Bands
- Captain’s Welcome Aboard Reception
- Art Auctions
- Library & Card Room
- Night Life
Spa and Fitness
Spa & Fitness Center
Emerge renewed, relaxed and rejuvenated at the Vitality Spa. Professional spa products from acclaimed brands such as Elemis, bliss, La Therapie and Ionithermie bring the most advanced services to the sea. Massages, wraps, facials and acupuncture, or choose medi-spa treatments to smooth wrinkles, lift and tone. A more brilliant smile is just a tooth whitening away, while a salon completes the perfect look with hair and nail services.
Start a healthy new habit or keep your fitness routine on track. VitalitySM Fitness Center has an array of the most popular training classes including yoga, Pilates, spinning, sculpting and more. Trained instructors make it easy for everyone to have a great time and get fit. Fee applies for some classes.
It’s a paddle battle. Get ready for a table tennis tourney unlike any other. Come solo or pair up for a back-and-forth battle at sea.
Check your watch: It’s me time. Discover the Solarium, a relaxing indoor-outdoor retreat just for our adult guests. Perfectly positioned at the front of every Royal Caribbean ship, the crystal canopy area presents fantastic views and stays warm while you enjoy swimming pools, whirlpools and lounge area, as well as cascading lagoons on select ships.
Discover a different type of hot spot. Each Royal Caribbean ship has multiple whirlpools. Find the warm and bubbly whirlpool that’s calling your name.
Rock Climbing Wall
The view alone is worth every step. Climb forty feet above deck on the signature Rock Climbing Wall, where everyone from beginners to speed climbers can strap in and go vertical. With no reservation required at this complimentary activity, you could visit the view again and again.
Welcome to Chef’s Table, the most exclusive and elevated dining experience on our fleet. Join an intimate group of fellow foodies on a private epicurean journey led by the ship’s Chef de Cuisine. You’ll sit down to a white tablecloth dinner spotlighting five exquisite courses that range from scallop carpaccio with yuzu vinaigrette, to grilled filet mignon served with truffle potato puree - each expertly paired with the perfect wine to highlight every flavor on the menu.
When you find yourself craving a steaming hot cuppa, Cafe Latte-tudes has just what you need. From a nice breakfast blend to get you going to an after-dinner cappuccino or macchiato, you’ll find all your favorite sweets and specialty coffee beverages at this cozy cafe.
From delicious sushi rolls to fresh sashimi and nigiri, Izumi serves up an exotic Asian-inspired dining experience. Savor izakaya-style appetizers and rolls that range from classic to imaginative. No matter what you order, you’re in for a far out, Far East feast filled with incredible flavors from Tohoku to Tokyo.
For more than a decade, the chefs of Chops Grille have proudly presented quality, hand cut steaks at this hallmark Royal Caribbean restaurant. Now, they give you a fresh twist on a favorite, with a revamped menu that brings contemporary flair to traditional steakhouse offerings. Most intriguing: our exceptional prime meat. This prime beef is joined by Maine lobster, grilled branzino and other succulent dishes paired with addictive sides and irresistible desserts.
Every meal at Giovanni’s Table is a family-style celebration of rustic Italian flavor. You’ll find all your favorite Old-World classics on the menu here, like house focaccia served with marinated artichokes, olives and pesto, fluffy gnocchi tossed in a thyme-scented sauce of lamb and root vegetables, traditional risotto finished with porcini and truffle mushroom tapenade, and veal osso buco paired with creamy cheese polenta, ripe tomatoes and sauteed green beans.
The Windjammer is your go-to restaurant for tantalizing global flavors served complimentary. Like just-pressed paninis packed with all your favorite meats and cheeses. Flaky pastries fresh from the oven and omelets any way you like them. And hearty mains that run the gamut from crispy buttermilk fried chicken to Vietnamese braised Ho Chi Minh pork.
Want to savor a meal in the comfort of your stateroom? Order delicious in-room dining any time - day or night. Tuck into breakfast in bed with a fresh omelet or a steaming stack of pancakes. Or enjoy an intimate date night in after a long day of adventure onboard and ashore. Room service makes it easy to treat your taste buds without having to set foot outside your door.
In the mood for deli classics that knock it out of the park? Head to Park Cafe, where you’ll find quick bites to please every palate. Crisp made-to-order salads? Check. Fresh-pressed paninis and sandwiches? Double check. And don’t miss the legendary Royal Kummelweck roast beef sandwich - it’s a guest favorite (and a rite of passage for cruising foodies).
Main Dining Room
In the Main Dining Room, you can experience flavors that take you from Jamaica to Jaipur, a rotating menu of delicious dishes always offering something unexpected. A multi-level restaurant that in the morning is the perfect spot to enjoy a hearty brunch paired with refreshing mimosas, at dinnertime transforms into a world class dining experience with a menu that invites you to taste your way around the world course by course.