Royal Caribbean International takes delivery of newest, most innovative cruise ship

Wonder of the Seas will make its official debut in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 4, to begin sailing 7-night cruises to the Caribbean before sailing to the Mediterranean for the summer. The fifth in Royal Caribbean’s revolutionary Oasis class of ships, Wonder has adventures in store for guests of all ages across eight unique neighbourhoods – a Royal Caribbean first: 

Suite Neighborhood where Royal Suite Class guests enjoy a Sun Deck with a plunge pool, bar, loungers, restaurants, lounge and the largest Ultimate Family Suite hosting a family of 10.

The Mason Jar Southern Restaurant & Bar – a new hotspot serving up southern staples for brunch, dinner and late night, with live country music, farmhouse-style decor, a collection of American whiskeys and spiked shakes.

Wonder Playscape – an underwater-themed play area for kids with slides, climbing walls, games, an interactive mural activated by touch and imaginative puzzles.

The Vue Bar – a new cantilevered bar that offers panoramic ocean views by day, and after sunset, it shines bright with a colourful mosaic canopy.

Caribbean Pool Deck – features a trio of high-speed waterslides, The Perfect Storm kids aqua park Splashaway Bay, Casitas, in-pool loungers, live music and more.

El Loco Fresh and Cantina Fresca – the spot for Mexican delights, like made-to-order tacos, burritos and quesadillas, now debuts Cantina Fresca. The dedicated bar serves a selection of “aguas frescas,” margaritas and other Mexican staples.

Other returning favourites on board Wonder include Giovanni’s Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar, Royal Caribbean’s latest twist on the Italian trattoria. For endless fun there’s the tallest slide at sea, The Ultimate Abyss; the newly designed, dedicated kids and teens spaces at Adventure OceanSocial100 and The Patio; the FlowRider surf simulator and twin rock-climbing walls. There’s also the Central Park neighbourhood lined by more than 20,000 real plants; and more.

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