Holidays on Royal Caribbean's brand-new Icon of the Seas cruise ship now on sale – from £2,123pp | The Sun

ROYAL Caribbean has opened bookings for the brand-new Icon of the Seas cruise.

The deals start from £303pp a night, with deposits from £99pp.


From January 2024, the 7,600-passenger mega ship will be stationed in Miami and operate seven-night Caribbean cruises.

The cruise will stop at Perfect Day at CocoCay, a private island owned by Royal Caribbean in the Bahamas, as well as a number of other locations, including Cozumel in Mexico, St. Maarten and Honduras.

The ship will boast 28 different room types, including 14 brand-new categories that are geared at families and groups.

For instance, guests can experience the new Ultimate Family Townhouse, which can sleep up to eight passengers.

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The three-story apartment will also give guests direct access to the Surfside neighbourhood.

  • Check out the best deals on the new Royal Caribbean cruise here

The newest deals on Cruise 118 include kids sailing from £99pp, plus a reduced deposit of £99pp.

Royal Caribbean said the ship will have "eight neighbourhoods", including the newly created family-friendly Surfside and Thrill Island, where guests can enjoy the "biggest water park at sea."

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The water park at Thrill Island features six slides, including ones suitable for little ones too.

The ship will also have an infinity pool suspended 130 feet above the water, plus Swim and Tonic, their first swim-up bar.

There are 15 restaurants, pubs, and lounges, including a brand-new jazz venue.

A new adult-only retreat, Cloud 17, has been revealed too.

Another brand-new neighbourhood aboard the ship is the AquaDome, a brand-new entertainment arena where guests will find food, a lounge, shopping, a bar, and the AquaTheater.

A new aerial experience, the Crown's Edge, will also be the latest addition, a "part ropes course, part skywalk," where holidaymakers can hang 154 feet over the ground.

Here are some of the first deals available for the new cruise:

  • 7 nights on the Western Caribbean and Perfect Day Cruise – cost from £2,123pp

The cruise will call at Miami, Florida; Roatán Island, Costa Maya, Cozumel, Coco Cay and back to Miami, Florida.

  • 7 nights on the Eastern Caribbean and Perfect Day Cruise – cost from £2151pp

Calling at Miami, Florida; Basseterre, Saint Kitts; Charlotte Amalie, Coco Cay, Miami, Florida.

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