Caribbean Islands Stories and Tips

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The Royal Promenade (on deck 5) is the center for many activities. It is reminiscent of a quaint European town. This four-deck high mall area hosts the Captain's Champagne Reception as well as carnival-like parades with street jugglers, dancers, jesters, etc. Passengers can also check out the Duck & Dog Pub, Sports Bar, or help themselves to ice cream, cookies, pizza or sandwiches at the Cafe Promenade where Seattle's best coffee is always available.

In the aft Centrum starboard are the Guest Relations and Explorations desks, while on the port side is the Champagne Bar (with two sculptures by the American artist Helaine Blumenfeld). The Centrum is dominated by a four-deck tall piece of artwork entitled "The Dive" by Lawrence Kirkland. This piece depicted a divers view when looking up from the sea bottom. Another attraction of the Royal Promenade is the 1939 Citroen Roadster – really cool looking car.

Deck 2 has the entertainment complex, conference center, and La Marquis with screening room, plus cabins.

Deck 3 has the Lyric Theatre, which has live performances and Studio B, which is a two-deck high skating rink. Also there is the Jester's Club (a disco for 18 and over) and the Vivaldi Dining Room.

Deck 4 has the second level of the Lyric Theatre and the Schooner Bar with the characteristic odor of old ships ropes. Farther along the aft is the Casino Royale, which Royal Caribbean claims is the largest afloat. Next is the Aquarium Bar with fish swimming in and out of its walls or coral formations.

Deck 5 has the Royale Promenade and forward is the Imperial Lounge with a Chinese motif. There is an outdoor observation deck and the Connoisseur's Club (cigar smoking and lots of leather seating) Also on deck 5 is the Mozart dining room.

Deck 6 mostly cabins and a business services area.

Deck 7 is mostly cabins and the library (well stocked).

Deck 8 is mostly cabins and 19 internet stations. I checked my email for $5.

Deck 9 is mostly cabins and the Concierge Club.

Deck 10 has Suites and Superior Staterooms.

Deck 11 has the fitness center and spa, the Solarium pool (seawater), the Portofino, Windjammer Café, and Island Grill.

Deck 12 has the spa, Club Ocean, video arcade, Johnny Rocket’s, Adventure Beach, and the jogging track.

Deck 13 has rock climbing (got 3/4 of the way up), basketball court, Adventure Dunes Golf, and in-line skating.

Deck 14 has the Viking Crown Lounge, which is divided into Crow's Nest, Blue Note jazz club, and a sports bar.

Deck 15 has the Skylight Chapel, which can hold 60 people and is the highest point in the ship.

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