Miami’s newest hometown ship, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Empress of the Seas cruise ship, arrived to her new homeport on May 25 after a $50 million revitalization. The ship set sail on her first sailing visiting Royal Caribbean’s private island CocoCay, Bahamas and Nassau, Bahamas. There are also plans to sail to Cuba if approved.
The ship offers short four- and five-night getaways from Miami to Nassau, Bahamas; Cozumel and Costa Maya, Mexico; Grand Cayman and Key West, Florida. With longer stays in every port, guests will be able to experience spectacular golden sunsets in the Caribbean. Plus, on select five-night itineraries, guest can experience the authentic Mexican culture and cuisine during overnight stays in Cozumel, Mexico.
Empress of the Seas will offer signature amenities including a thrilling rock-climbing wall for adrenaline seekers; new pools and whirlpools; a spa with an extensive treatment menu; and a complimentary Adventure Ocean youth program. Empress also will offer a variety of dining options, including the casual atmosphere of the Windjammer Café and fine dining at the brand’s signature steakhouse Chops Grille. In addition, the ship will offer Voom, the fastest internet at sea.