Don’t be fooled by the name as the Caribbean is not the only region Royal Caribbean helps guests discover. Covering almost every inch of the planet, from Europe to Australia, Asia to the South Pacific and Alaska to South America, no stone is left unturned.
Covering over 260 worldwide destinations on over 20 different ships, you can cruise to destinations you've always dreamt of. Whether you like relaxing on a beach or exploring fascinating cities, Royal Caribbean has cruises for every type of traveller.
The cruise line offers both UK sailings from Southampton and Harwich, as well as a wide range of fly and cruise holidays. Royal Caribbean cruise deals can be arranged with flights from airports all over the UK, including Newcastle, Aberdeen, Belfast, and Jersey. To give you an idea, here are a handful of the destinations you can cruise to:
The Mediterranean is home to the world’s most intriguing cities and every inch of these fascinating waters are lined with a new city adventure.
Experience the exotic flare of Spain, the delicious tastes of Italy or explore the history-enriched culture of Croatia. Feel glamorous in the South of France, soak up the sun in Corsica or go hiking in Santorini. The adventures are never ending on a Mediterranean voyage.
One of the most picturesque parts of the world, a cruise in Northern Europe will ensure no shortage of incredible views.
The iconic Norwegian Fjords will take you through an enchanted wonderland of soaring mountains and narrow waterways. Available to book through Royal Caribbean, a great way to experience the beauty of the lands in Northern Europe is by rail as you travel past sapphire lakes, snowy mountains and cascading waterfalls. Take a cruise that stops at famous Scandinavian cities and you can explore Sweden, Norway and Finland for a truly authentic experience.
Russia, Denmark and Bruges are other popular stops in Northern Europe where you can explore this intriguing part of the world to your heart’s content.
This sun-drenched haven is home to miles of crystal clear water and soft white sand. Boasting the best beaches in the world, the Caribbean truly defines paradise.
Postcard pictures do not justify how inspiring these islands are. With swaying palms along heavenly beaches, colourful rural towns and locals serving up traditional treats, you will not want to leave.
Snorkelling in Grand Cayman, discovering ancient ruins in Mexico or shopping in St Maarten are just some of the highlights. Royal Caribbean also have two private islands in the Caribbean, enabling you to enjoy a day on an exclusive island.
Alaska & Canada
A place that doesn’t quite seem real, Alaska is the original winter wonderland. Home to over half of the world’s glaciers this incredible 586,500 square mile land is a story waiting to be read.
Spot whales from the deck as you sail through waters lined with glaciers, before stopping in remote Alaskan villages where you can experience their authentic ways of living.
Cruising past Hubbard Glacier is said to be one of the most awe-inspiring experiences in the world. Best enjoyed from the bow of the ship, you will come close to the largest ice formations in the world and face to face with the unique wildlife that call this area home.
A dog sled ride, a scenic helicopter flight and shopping in Juneau are just some of the explorations that await you in Alaska. In Canada, book an organised excursion with Royal Caribbean to embark on a tall ship sailing and see Pier 21, one of the seven wonders of Canada or spend the day in Vancouver, either shopping in the quirky stores, enjoying the panoramic views of the city from the mountains or take some time cycling around Stanley Park.
A place of mystery, Asia is an enchanted wonderland of life-changing moments. From vibrant cities, tropical jungles and magical temples, this diverse part of the world is bursting with exploration.
Every region of Asia offers a different experience from the last, one minute you are staring up at bright skyscrapers, the next you are looking down into a magical lake surrounded by ancient temples.
Board a floating restaurant in Hong Kong, discover amazing views from the top of high-rise buildings in China or go shopping through Singapore’s colourful street markets.
Australia and New Zealand
Despite being located far away, Australia and New Zealand cry out for you to visit and will not disappoint. From cosmopolitan cities, picture-perfect beaches and iconic landmarks, every time you turn you are faced with a new adventure.
Australia is home to vibrant cities including Sydney and Brisbane where you can experience the quintessentially laid-back and fun Australian lifestyle. From the famous Opera House, incredible Ayers Rock and fascinating snorkelling around Heart Reef, there is no end to Australia’s ventures.
A hop across the water, New Zealand is an intriguing island that welcomes every single visitor with open arms. The locals love to show off their beautiful home and everything it has to offer. Royal Caribbean offers a great selection of excursions, such as a visit to the Glow Worm Caves and a Rail, Steamboat and Winery tour.
Welcome to a land of intense beauty and extreme diversity, South America is like nowhere else in the world. A place that will shock even the most experienced traveller, let this alluring region captivate you from the first step.
It will not take you long to fall in love with the lively city of Brazil. From the exciting beaches, breath-taking scenery and pristine National Parks, it is an essential stop on any South American cruise.
Aside from Brazil, South America showcases an array of other intriguing cities. Make friends with penguins in the Falkland Islands, learn to tango in Argentina or take in the sun rays on one of Uruguay’s paradise beaches.
This majestic part of the world exposes mysterious cities and mesmerising coastlines that make for the ultimate cruise.
From the 17th century fort in Khasab to the modern attractions in Dubai, it has a unique diversity of new and old. Home to some of the world’s most significant cities, it takes you back in time and enables you to truly relive history.
Once here, you will want to take advantage of all the Middle East has to offer such as the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, the stunning beaches of Oman or the luxurious lifestyle of Dubai.
Great for those who want the ultimate relaxing escape, a transatlantic cruise enables you to discover our vast oceans like never before. Travelling from one side to another, an ocean crossing exploits what we love about cruising – experiencing a floating resort on the ocean.
Crossing the Atlantic takes around six days and there will often be a range of exciting ports at the beginning and towards the end of the crossing.
Royal Caribbean Islands
One popular destination on Royal Caribbean's Caribbean cruises is their private island, CocoCay. This idyllic island offers everything from picturesque beaches and the chance to relax, as well as exhilarating things to do like a Zip-line and a wave pool. Get more information about the Perfect Day on CocoCay.