New Hits and All-Time Favorites, Including Icon of the Seas, Head to The Tropics from Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico

Sun-seeking vaca5oners now have more ways to island hop in the tropics, following the opening of Royal Caribbean Interna5onal’s 2025-2026 Caribbean vaca9ons. A lineup of seven Royal Caribbean hits and all-9me favorites sailing from Florida, Texas or Puerto Rico, including the record-breaking Icon of the Seas in Miami and game-changing Oasis Class ships Oasis and Harmony of the Seas, makes for a variety of 6- to 8-night Caribbean getaways for every type of family and adventurer. Crown & Anchor Society loyalty members can be one of the first to book the new adventures on Royal Caribbean’s website star9ng today, ahead of the official opening on Thursday, Nov. 16.

Vaca5oners can escape to the Caribbean and The Bahamas from six popular jumping-off points at any 5me of the year, including Miami, where Icon returns with 7-night Eastern and Western Caribbean vaca9ons. The lineup’s highlights also include adventures in the western Caribbean on Harmony, which makes a bold return to Royal Caribbean’s net-zero cruise terminal in Galveston, Texas, and Oasis in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, visi5ng the eastern, western and southern Caribbean. Adventure of the Seas from Orlando (Port Canaveral), Florida, Independence of the Seas from Miami, Rhapsody from both Tampa, Florida, and San Juan, Puerto Rico; as well as Grandeur of the Seas from Tampa round out the newly revealed vaca5ons.

Many of the most memorable coastlines, flavors and adventures are in store. Families and vaca5oners of all ages can have their pick of picture-perfect des5na5ons, including Basseterre, St. Ki^s and Nevis; Cozumel, Mexico; Castries, St. Lucia; St. Johns, An9gua; St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands; and more. Plus, six of the seven ships visit Royal Caribbean’s marquee private des5na5ons, Perfect Day at CocoCay, The Bahamas, and Labadee, Hai9. From Perfect Day at CocoCay’s two towers of adrenaline- pumping waterslides at Thrill Waterpark and the first adults-only oasis, Hideaway Beach, to Labadee’s five stunning shorelines, a culture-rich local ar5sans market and even the world’s longest overwater zip line, the des5na5ons have a range of experiences for any vibe and mood.

Island Hopping Into 2025-26: Royal Caribbean Opens New Caribbean VacaEons – Page 2 Highlights of the 2025-2026 Caribbean vaca5ons in store include:

An Encore of Iconic Vaca9ons

The ul5mate combina5on of memory making on land and on board is in store on Icon. There are ways to thrill, chill and everything in between, with six new record-breaking waterslides, seven pools – one for every day of the week – Surfside, the first stay-all-day neighborhood designed for young families; more show-stopping entertainment, live music and experiences for kids, teens, adults and the whole family; 40-plus ways to dine and drink; and more.

• Icon of the Seas – From Miami
The first-of-its-kind combina5on of the best of every vaca5on is back with an encore lineup of the 7-night eastern and western Caribbean adventures that have sparked record-seYng bookings for Royal Caribbean. Every vaca5on features a visit to Perfect Day at CocoCay, alongside new des5na5ons for Icon, such as Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Labadee, Hai9; as well as highlights like Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico; Roatan, Honduras; and Charlo^e Amalie, St. Thomas.

Oasis Class Adventures for the Whole Family

The original game-changers, Oasis Class ships feature a lineup of memorable adventures across signature neighborhoods. Popular experiences include the 10-story Ul5mate Abyss dry slide, The Perfect Storm trio of waterslides, full-scale entertainment across four stages: air, ice, water and theater; a nine- deck-high zip line, twin FlowRider surf simulators; and a world of flavors across dozens of restaurants, bars and lounges – from an Italian tra^oria to an American steakhouse and even the cruise line’s debut barbecue spot, Portside BBQ.

• Oasis of the Seas – From Fort Lauderdale
The original game-changer heads for the eastern, western and southern Caribbean on 6- and 8- night vaca9ons. Vaca5oners can set their sights on the tropical shores of Philipsburg, St. Maarten; San Juan; Royal Caribbean’s two private des5na5ons: Labadee and Perfect Day at CocoCay; and more. For the winter, there are alterna5ng southern and western Caribbean getaways to locales like Falmouth, Jamaica; Willemstad, Curacao; and Oranjestad, Aruba.

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• Harmony of the Seas – From Galveston
In a bold return to the Lone Star State, at the world’s and Royal Caribbean’s first zero-energy terminal, the 6- to 8-night getaways will visit the western Caribbean and The Bahamas every week. It’s island hopping to the max, and adventurers can escape to the idyllic beaches and waters of des5na5ons like the award-winning Perfect Day at CocoCay, Costa Maya, Cozumel, Roatan, and Nassau, The Bahamas.

Voyager & Freedom Class Getaways

From one island to the next, vaca5oners can enjoy the varying lineup of amplified experiences across Adventure and Independence. Highlights include thrills like The Perfect Storm dual racing waterslides and the FlowRider surf simulator, and restaurants serving up everything from sushi and sashimi at Izumi to Tuscan classics at Giovanni’s Table. Plus, there’s original entertainment and ways to go out for a night on the town – whether it’s dancing, bar hopping or a movie under the stars on the pool deck.

  • Adventure of the Seas – From Orlando (Port Canaveral)
    Vaca5oners can have their pick of 6- and 8-night vaca9ons to the southern, eastern or western Caribbean and The Bahamas. The lineup includes Caribbean gems like Charlo^e Amalie, Puerto Plata, San Juan, St. Croix, Perfect Day at CocoCay, Labadee, and more.
  • Independence of the Seas – From Miami
    For the winter season, the 7-night adventures line up a combina5on of des5na5ons in the western and eastern Caribbean. Travelers will head to the sun-soaked shores of locales like Charlo^e Amalie, Cozumel, Falmouth; George Town, Cayman Islands; San Juan, and Perfect Day at CocoCay.

    Vision Class Vaca9ons

    The Vision Class lineup features pools, views and experiences made for memory making from day to night. Whether kicking back on the pool deck or at the adults-only Solarium, finding Zen at the Vitality Spa, adventuring to new heights on Royal Caribbean’s signature rock climbing wall or breaking bread over prime cuts at Chops Grille or five courses at Chef’s Table, vaca5oners can make the most of their getaway every minute of the day.

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  • Rhapsody of the Seas – From San Juan & Tampa
    Calling San Juan home for the summer, Rhapsody makes its way to the southern Caribbean for 7- night adventures. The natural beauty and shores of isles await, including Bridgetown, Barbados; Castries; St. Johns; and Roseau, Dominica. Travelers can also choose from a different lineup in the winter, with 6- to 8-night Western Caribbean vaca9ons from Tampa to the likes of Belize City, Belize; Costa Maya, Cozumel, George Town, and Roatan.
  • Grandeur of the Seas – From Tampa
    The vaca5ons in store include 7-night getaways to the western Caribbean and The Bahamas during the winter. Travelers can set their sights on exploring culture-rich des5na5ons like Belize City, Costa Maya, Cozumel, Perfect Day at CocoCay and Roatan.

    More ways to see and explore the Caribbean will be revealed in 2024. Vaca5oners can learn more about new and upcoming adventures by visi5ng Royal Caribbean’s website.

    About Royal Caribbean International

    Royal Caribbean International, owned by Royal Caribbean Group, has been delivering innovation at sea for more than 50 years. Each successive class of ships is an architectural marvel that features the latest technology and guest experiences for today’s adventurous traveler. The cruise line continues to revolutionize vacations with itineraries to 240 destinations in 61 countries on six continents, including Royal Caribbean’s private island destination in The Bahamas, Perfect Day at CocoCay, the first in the Perfect Day Island Collection. Royal Caribbean has also been voted “Best Cruise Line Overall” for 20 consecutive years in the Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards.