Royal Caribbean International’s highly anticipated Icon of the Seas made its grand entrance into Miami on January 10th. This groundbreaking ship, combining the best of every type of getaway, was welcomed with great excitement by locals, Royal Caribbean enthusiasts, and company representatives. The inaugural cruise is set for January 27th.
As anticipation builds for the start of a new era in vacations, Icon of the Seas made a memorable arrival at PortMiami. The ship was greeted with fireboat salutes, planes carrying banners, and a community celebration at Pérez Art Museum. This is just the first of many appearances the ship will make in Miami, marking the beginning of an incredible vacation experience. As the countdown continues, Icon is undergoing final preparations, including an iconic naming ceremony, before setting off on its first cruise.
This one-of-a-kind ship brings together the best aspects of various types of vacations, from beach retreats to resort escapes and theme park adventures. With something for every type of family and vacationer, Icon offers a range of features, including a dedicated neighborhood for families with young children, over 40 restaurants, bars, and lounges, unparalleled entertainment options, and so much more. Explore eight distinct neighborhoods that offer a variety of activities day and night, including record-breaking waterslides, the Crown’s Edge experience at a dizzying height of 154 feet above the ocean, and a suspended infinity pool that defies expectations.
Starting on January 27th, you can embark on an island-hopping adventure in the tropics aboard Icon of the Seas. Choose from 7-night Eastern or Western Caribbean itineraries departing from Miami, and discover stunning destinations in the Caribbean. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience Royal Caribbean’s award-winning private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas. And coming in January 2024, Perfect Day introduces its first adults-only escape, Hideaway Beach. This exclusive all-day experience offers a private beach, pools, dedicated spots for drinks and bites, cabanas, live music, and more.