Freedom of the Seas completed her $116 million amplification with new features, such as water slides, a new Caribbean pool deck look, Giovanni’s Italian Kitchen and new dedicated spaces for kids and teens. The new changes:
Thrills & Chills – Perfect Storm Waterslides: Cyclone & Typhoon slides:
Caribbean Poolscape – The Lime & Coconut poolside bar with live music and a wide variety of seating & shade with the addition of casitas, in-pool loungers and daybeds, the remained pool deck
Splashaway Bay – Kids Aqua Park
Solarium – renewed adults only
Giovanni’s Italian Kitchen – Royal Caribbean’s Italian specialty restaurant serves a reimagined menu of fresh pastas, custom pizzas and a wide selection of wines and limoncello
El Loco Fresh is complimentary Mexican serviced poolside including tacos, burritos and quesadillas with a full service bar serving a wide selection of tequilas
Izumi Hibachi & Sushi – from sushi to sashimi and hibachi, a wide variety of hot and cold appetizers, entrees and desserts
Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade with live games on more than 100 TVs, play arcade classic and enjoy classic bar fare and ice-cold brews
Things to Do
Clash for the Crystal City Laser Tag have two clans, the Yetis and Snowshifters, colliding in this glow-in-the-dark laser tag adventure for control of a mystical frozen city
Adventure Ocean has revamped its youth program with a new layout that encourages kids to choose their own immersive adventures across several rooms.
Play Place is whimsical space with climbable creations; Arena for friendly competition; and Hangout which is a space to chill and call their own Three and five year olds and toddlers each have dedicated spaces with AO Juniors and AO Babies respectively
Social033 is a hangout for teens redesigned to feature the latest in movies, gaming and music, plus a new, private outdoor deck
Freedom of the Seas has been added to Royal Caribbean’s new app. Guests can check-in for their cruises and take advantage of expedited arrival Onboard the ship, the app can pan activities for each day, view onboard expenses, and make reservations for dining, shore excursions as well as shows, and the in-app TV remote available to each stateroom.
Along with Freedom of the Seas being amplified, here are other Royal Caribbean ships that have been Royal amplified as well.
Oasis of the Seas
Find new thrills on every deck, like the Perfect Storm waterslides and the tallest slide on the sea, Ultimate Abyss. Satisfy your hunger at El Loco Fresh and Portside BBQ. Cheer your favorite team at Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade.
Get your thrills on the Perfect Storm Waterslide and get drenched at Splashaway Bay aquapark. Play a glow-in-the-dark laser tag, where you’ll battle for control of a mystical frozen city. Face a space-age puzzler in the Royal Escape Room and the tallest slide at sea, Ultimate Abyss. Check the redesigned spaces for babies, kids and teens of all ages.
New possibilities on the menu include El Loco Fresh for Mexican fare, or game-day favorites at Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade. Taste pitmastery perfection at Portside BBQ and your sweet tooth is covered at Sugar Beach.
Bold New Contenders for thirst quenching are Lime and Coconut, poolside or Playmakers for a beer. Rock out on the dance floor at th Music Hall and end the evening on a high note with a duet at Spotlight Karaoke.
Navigator of the Seas
Grab your blaster and gear up for glow-in-the-dark laser tag or take on a space age puzzler in the Royal Escape Room. Brave the longest waterslide at sea, The Blaster aqua coaster. Sip island-inspired craft cocktails at the Bamboo Room and end every night on a high note at Spotlight Karaoke. Try Giovanni’s Kitchen, El Loco Fresh, Portside BBQ, Playmakers Bar & Arcade, The Lime and Coconut Jamie’s Italian, Johnny Rockets Express
Mariner of the Seas
Launch yourself into a virtual world on a new bungee trampoline experience, Sky Pad. Hang ten on the newly added Flow Rider surf simulator or race down the Perfect Storm waterslides. Try the Tuscan eats at Jamie’s Italian or kick off date night at The Bamboo Room. Fuel up on game-day favorites at Playmakers Bar & Arcade or say “Konnichiwa” to fresh sushi and sashimi at Izumi. Taste those creamy milkshakes and a side of classic Americana at Johnny Rockets. Try salsa dancing and mojitos at Boleros to sing-alongs at Schooner Bar
Independence of the Seas
Launch yourself on the Sky Pad bungee trampoline experience. Battle for Planet Z in a glow-in-the dark laser tag clash. Have an awesome time and game-changing grub at Playmaker’s Sports Bar & Arcade. Experience “Perfect Day at Cocoa Cay. Indulge your sweet tooth at Sugar Beach and catch a wave on the FlowRider surf simulator. Race down the Perfect Storm dueling waterslides.
Try the reimagined favorites at Izumi Hibachi & Sushi or order batter-fried favorites at Fish & Ships, the new seafood spot.
Voyager of the Seas
Twist and turn on two high speed waterslides in the Perfect Storm or go head to head in the glow-in-the-dark laser tag clash in Battle for Planet Z. Hang ten on the FlowRider surf simulator or recharge and reinvigorate at the newly designed spa and adults-only solarium. Enjoy Voyager Dunes, ice-skating, rock-climbing wall and totally reimagined spaces for kids and teens. Take a flavor-filled journey to the Far East at Izumi or rustic Italian dishes at Giovanni’s Table. Indulge in the cut above at Chops Grille or embark on a globetrotting gourmet adventure at Windjammer Café.