Princess Cruises newest ship, Royal Princess was launched in June 2013 by Kate Middleton the Duchess of Cambridge shortly before the arrival of Prince George. This beautiful ship offers cruisers a fantastic range of dining, entertainment and onboard facilities.
The stunning, new 141,000 tonne ship carries 3,600 passengers and boasts balconies on 80% of her cabins, with all balcony cabins benefitting from the much sought after outside space. At 260,000 square feet of public space the Royal Princess offers an enviable feeling of space onboard. Even the Atrium is the bigeest at sea, boasting a grand space elvating platforms of cafes, bars and seating areas.
Up on deck the adult-only pool is surrounded by seven plush, private cabanas, that appear to float on water, while The Sanctuary benefits from increased size and expanded facilities, offering a truly relaxing adult-only escape.
Movies Under The Stars offers an excellent top deck experience, mid-ship with HD viewing, comfortable padded loungers, blankets and popcorn. Two pools flank a tropical island that puts on a fantastically lit fountain display at set times throughout the evening.
The Royal Princess features the new SeaWalkTM, where guests can test their nerves walking over the glass bottomed walkway. It extends 28ft from the ships edge, 128ft above the ocean and offers some incredible sea views.
Royal Princess is a next generation ship for Princess Cruises and pays tribute to the entire Princess fleet.
Royal Princess continues in the tradition of Princess Cruises ships and offers a superb selection of dining. From traditional fixed dining to Anytime dining in the ship's main restaurants to the cruise line's signature venues, Sabatini's Italian Trattoria and Sterling Steakhouse.
Entertainment onboard Royal Princess comes in many forms. From the Broadway-style shows in the stunning Princess Theatre, to cooking demonstrations, comedic acts and the amazing Movies under the Stars, there will be something for everyone.
The choice of top venues are endless, from live music to nighclubs. Bellini Bar hosts a lively atmosphere with a delicious cocktail menu, where as Crooners Lounge is a more laid back atmosphere with the best martinis around.
The Royal Princess boasts the largest of the line's signature adult-only escapes, The Sanctuary. Decorated in soft, warm colours this spa hosts a whole range of spa favourites for the ultimate in relaxation. The new relaxtion room will instantly put guests in a tranquil state of mind before their treatment. There are more treatment rooms than any other Princess ship and it is home to two new spacious Couple's Villas, where couples can relax and enjoy treatments in privacy. The Enclave at Lotus Spa is the new thermal suite with heated stone beds, steam room, large jacuzzi and powerful water jetts for an unbeatable shoulder massage.
Onboard Royal Princess there is a wide array of recreational activities to enjoy, from the running track to basketball court to art exhibitions and enrichment programs.
The interior of the ship has a range of seating areas, entertainment venues, libraries and an internet cafe. The kids club offers an indoor and outside area for childen to enjoy, with organised activities and games. The shops onboard give a feeling of walking around a boutique mall and offer a large range of luxury goods.
Up on the top deck the suprises continue, with pools, cabanas, a large movie screen and more. With all this choice, your days and evenings can be spent exactly how you want.
The dress code onboard Royal Princess will reflect the class, elegance and relaxed atmosphere of the Princess Cruises fleet, with smart casual evenings out numbering the formal ones. Pack you sports jackets and casual dresses for the more relaxed eveings and break out the tuxedos or evening gowns on the formal nights.
If a long day of excursions and activities leaves you wanting a more casual evening, head to the buffet where the dress code is always casual.