Empress of the Seas is a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that, after a refurbishment in 2016, harks back to the days when cruising was all about the sea. She is one of the smallest ships in Royal Caribbean’s fleet, carrying 1,602-passengers to destinations across the Caribbean.
Though she doesn’t boast the signature Royal Caribbean FlowRider or North Star capsule, Empress of the Seas enchants you with delicious dining, endless relaxation and unforgettable itineraries. This vessel’s intimate size offers more on-board freedom while still offering some fantastic amenities such as the ‘Quest’ scavenger hunt, relaxing in the Viking Crown Lounge, dining in the Windjammer Marketplace and enjoying the fantastic service from outgoing crew members.
Empress of the Seas favours quality over quantity with a choice of three unmissable restaurants. Windjammer Marketplace offers casual, buffet-style dining piled high with cuisine from around the world, while Chops Grille presents quality, hand-cut steaks with a contemporary twist, as well as Maine lobster, veal parmesan, and other succulent dishes. The third restaurant, Chef’s Table offers a VIP dining experience where the Chef de Cuisine talks you through each course and an expert sommelier pairs each dish with the perfect wine.
Whether you are craving stunning views or luxury amenities, Empress of the Seas has the stateroom for you. Stylish Interior staterooms offer an escape from the main thoroughfare of the ship, surrounding you with home comforts. Ocean View staterooms help you greet the morning through windows revealing stunning seaside views, and suites (Junior, Owner’s and Royal) offer oodles of space complete with indulgent perks.
Empress of the Seas might not have all the bells and whistles of Royal Caribbean’s biggest ships, but she is still absolutely perfect for families. The Adventure Ocean® Youth Program will entertain children of all ages. Three to five year olds will have an educational blast in the Aquanauts group; six to eight year olds will be entertained by activities like themed parties in the Explorers program; and nine to 11 year olds will be taken on an educational thrillfest by the Voyagers group. Empress of the Seas offers plenty to keep you occupied morning, noon and night. Learn to salsa, swing or ballroom during energetic dance classes, grab a paddle and challenge your loved ones to a game of table tennis or take part in game shows like Battle of the Sexes. Head to the pool deck for cocktails and fun and games, or admire stunning Caribbean views from the top of the climbing wall.
Entertainment is everything on this stunning ship. Pool parties complete with DJs, midnight buffets, original theatre shows and live bands will all work to capture your imagination. There are also plenty of bars to choose from to take your dancing shoes on-board Empress of the Seas. Boleros Latin club offers sizzling salsa and samba music accompanied by tantalising cocktails and the Schooner Bar offers classy nights with accompaniment from a glistening grand piano. Add outdoor movie nights and a casino to the mix, and there is something for everyone.
Choose a Deck
|Departure Date||Itinerary||Embarkation port||Nights||Prices from|
|01 June 2019|| Key West & Havana Overnight ||Miami||5 ||CALL view|
|06 June 2019|| Havana & Nassau ||Miami||4 ||CALL view|
|10 June 2019|| Key West, Havana & Cozumel ||Miami||5 ||CALL view|
|15 June 2019|| Best of Cuba & Perfect Day ||Miami||8 ||£1299pp view|
|23 June 2019|| Best of Cuba ||Miami||6 ||CALL view|
|29 June 2019|| Havana Caribbean & Perfect Day ||Miami||8 ||CALL view|
|07 July 2019|| Key West,Havana & Cayman ||Miami||6 ||£1289pp view|
|13 July 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||8 ||£1699pp view|
|21 July 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||6 ||£1829pp view|
|27 July 2019|| Havana Caribbean ||Miami||8 ||£2059pp view|
|04 August 2019|| Key West,Havana & Cayman ||Miami||6 ||£1659pp view|
|10 August 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||8 ||£1559pp view|
|18 August 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||6 ||£1529pp view|
|24 August 2019|| Havana Caribbean ||Miami||8 ||£1419pp view|
|01 September 2019|| Key West,Havana & Cayman ||Miami||6 ||£1149pp view|
|07 September 2019|| Best of Cuba & Perfect Day ||Miami||8 ||£1199pp view|
|15 September 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||6 ||£1119pp view|
|21 September 2019|| Havana Caribbean ||Miami||8 ||£1169pp view|
|29 September 2019|| Key West,Havana & Cayman ||Miami||6 ||£989pp view|
|05 October 2019|| Key West & Havana Overnight ||Miami||5 ||CALL view|
|10 October 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||7 ||£1579pp view|
|17 October 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||8 ||£1199pp view|
|25 October 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||8 ||£3939pp view|
|02 November 2019|| Key West, Havana & Cozumel ||Miami||5 ||£899pp view|
|07 November 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||8 ||CALL view|
|15 November 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||8 ||£1499pp view|
|23 November 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||7 ||£1039pp view|
|30 November 2019|| Cienfuegos & Havana ||Miami||5 ||CALL view|
|05 December 2019|| Key West & Havana ||Miami||4 ||£999pp view|
|09 December 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||7 ||£1199pp view|
|16 December 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||8 ||£1339pp view|
|24 December 2019|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||6 ||£1589pp view|
|03 January 2020|| Havana Overnight Cozumel ||Miami||6 ||£1179pp view|
|09 January 2020|| Key West, Havana & Cayman ||Miami||6 ||CALL view|
|15 January 2020|| Key West & Havana ||Miami||4 ||CALL view|
|19 January 2020|| Havana Overnight & Cozumel ||Miami||7 ||CALL view|
|02 February 2020|| Havana Overnight & Perfect Day ||Miami||6 ||CALL view|
|08 February 2020|| Best Of Cuba ||Miami||8 ||CALL view|
|16 February 2020|| Havana & Bahamas ||Miami||4 ||CALL view|
|20 February 2020|| Key West & Havana ||Miami||3 ||CALL view|
|23 February 2020|| Havana Overnight & Cozumel ||Miami||7 ||CALL view|
|01 March 2020|| Havana & Perfect Day ||Miami||6 ||CALL view|
|07 March 2020|| Havana Overnight ||Miami||8 ||CALL view|
|15 March 2020|| Havana & Perfect Day ||Miami||4 ||CALL view|
|19 March 2020|| Havana Weekend ||Miami||3 ||CALL view|
|22 March 2020|| Havana & Cozumel ||Miami||7 ||CALL view|
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