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Brilliance of the Seas

Brilliance of the Seas is a radiance class ship, which are the most stunning class of ships in the fleet. The ship is wrapped in glass to offer passengers perfect panoramic views from every direction from its wall to ceiling windows.

The radiance class ships were built with environmentally sensitive world heritage sites in mind like Alaska — including the use of gas turbines as opposed to diesel engines, making the Brilliance of the Seas more environmentally friendly and much quieter This makes Brilliance of the Seas the ideal ship to visit stunning destinations such as Norway and the fjords.

Brilliance of the Seas is a well-equipped ship, filled with great dining venues, lounge bars and entertainment facilities. From the kids' club to the Broadway-style shows, there is something for everyone onboard. And if that's not enough, she is part of the Royal Revitalization programme that is bringing even more dining venues, outdoor movie screens and more to the fleet.

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Ship Stats and Features

Year Entered Service 01/01/2002
Tonnage 90000
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins 24
Number Of Decks 13
Number Of Elevators 9
Number Of Pools 2
Number Of Restaurants 4
Formal Nights Yes
Kids Clubs Yes
Maximum Capacity 2112 (2501)
Crew 869
Refurbished 2018

Ship Facilities

Cuisine and dining onboard Brilliance of the Seas offers the fantastic fare and high standards you would expect of a Royal Caribbean ship. The Minstrel main dining rooms offers fabulous formal occasions, the Windjammer Cafe is ideal after a long day of shore excursions or sitting by the pool and Chops Grille is the ever popular steak house onboard.

Since May 2013 Brilliance of the Seas boasts new dining venues including the Chef's Table, Rita's Cantina — offering great Tex-Mex — Giovanni's Table — Royal Caribbean's latest Italian venue — and the Izumi Asian Cuisine restaurant.

Entertainment onboard Brilliance of the Seas is filled with fun, whatever your age. From the sophisticated evenings in the theatre or champagne bar, to the mini golf and Adventure Ocean® kids' club , there is something for everyone onboard. For the active folk onboard there is a rock climbing wall, waterslides in the kids' pool and, of course, a golf simulator.

There is also a great selection of lounge bars onboard, offering speciality coffees, cold beers and cocktails throughout the day. If you fancy a flutter head to the casino. Since May 2013, the ship now has some new venues onboard to enjoy, such as the R Bar, the Pub and Vintages Wine Bar.

Family fun is taken seriously onboard Brilliance of the Seas with something that's bound to please every member of the family.

  • Royal Babies & Tots- kids aged 6-36 can play alongside their parents or guardians with activities designed to be engaging and fun.
  • Adventure Ocean- an award-winning kids’ club, parents can relax knowing that their kids are having fun with others their age.
  • Adventure Beach- a pool area specially designed so that the whole family can splash about in the water or chill on one of the loungers while the kids zip down the waterslides.
  • Arcade- featuring the most popular retro arcade machines, the whole family could spend hours here.

Brilliance of the Seas also boasts fantastic spa and fitness facilities, which enjoy the same, gorgeous panoramic views as the entertainment venues. The fitness centre boasts all the usual equipment, class and staff, while the ShipShape Spa offers an elegant escape from a busy day at sea — the perfect place for a little pampering!

If you can tear yourself away from the luxurious spa facilities, you will find an exciting variety of activities onboard Brilliance of the Seas. For those who enjoy life at a faster pace, head to the sports court and running track for a bit of friendly competition or reach new heights by scrambling up the climbing wall. If you’re after a more leisurely few hours, try your hand at golf on the mini putting green or have a game of pool.

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